Before the 1999-2000 season even started for the University of La Verne men’s volleyball team, obvious changes loomed in the horizon.
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Entering the 2000 season as defending national champions, the University of La Verne men’s volleyball team will attempt to repeat what was immensely deserved a year ago.
Huge strides toward a national playoff berth were completed last weekend when the men’s volleyball team defeated UC Santa Cruz and UC San Diego.
Three players from the national champion University of La Verne volleyball team received tournament honors last weekend at the 1999 Molten Division III Invitational Championships.
Two words: National Champions. Few groups or individuals across the country can earn such an honor, role or title.
Tonight, the University of La Verne men’s volleyball squad will enter the semifinal round match of the Molten Division III Invitational Championship in hopes of competing in tomorrow’s national title match. Game time is scheduled for 6 p.m.
After two straight losses against Mercyhurst College and Loyola University, in which it was swept in three games, the University of La Verne men’s volleyball team looked to regain the form it displayed earlier in the season in matches against three out-of-state opponents, all at home in the Supertents.
After Friday’s loss to visiting Mercyhurst College, head coach Jack Coberly summed up the night by saying, “We didn’t play with any heart.”
After coming off the best season the University of La Verne men’s volleyball team has ever had, second year head coach Jack Coberly is not only looking to improve upon last year’s championship team.
As a men’s volleyball player at the Division III level, there has been little incentive to go beyond the regular season. That is, until now. The University of La Verne, in the second year of Division III playoffs, has qualified for the four-team championships.