2012-13 Men's Volleyball Headlines

April 22, 2013
2013 AVCA NCAA DIII All-Americans Announced
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce its 10th annual AVCA Men's Division III All-America Teams.

April 19, 2013
DIVISION III MEN’S VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP RELOCATED TO NAZARETH COLLEGE
Nazareth College has agreed to be the new host for the 2013 NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Championship, taking place at Kidera Gymnasium in Rochester, N.Y.

April 11, 2013
CVC Announces All Division Teams
Eight players were chosen to the Continental Volleyball Conference All West Division team as voted on by the head coaches of the division. UC Santa Cruz outside hitter Sal La Cavera, Banana Slugs libero Mauro Salinas and MSOE middle hitter Jack Geary are second year selections to the team

March 19, 2013
Sports Imports/AVCA Men’s Division III National Player of the Week - Sal Ls Cavera III
Sal La Cavera III, a 6-1 senior outside hitter for No. 5 UC Santa Cruz, has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Men’s Division III National Player of the Week.

March 18, 2013
Slugs drop to Grand Canyon University
UC Santa Cruz Men’s Volleyball were defeated by Grand Canyon University. The Slugs lost in three sets with the following scores: 22-25, 17-25, 21-25.

March 16, 2013
Slugs begin day 2 with a bang
UC Santa Cruz Men’s Volleyball defeated Stevenson University. The Slugs won in three sets with the following scores: 26-24, 25-20, 25-22.

March 16, 2013
Slugs finish day two with a bang
UC Santa Cruz Men’s Volleyball defeated New York University. The Slugs won in three sets with the following scores: 25-16, 25-18, 25-16.

March 15, 2013
Slugs win first match of the weekend
UC Santa Cruz Men’s Volleyball defeated Stevenson University. The Slugs won in three sets with the following scores: 25-18, 25-14, 25-12.

March 15, 2013
Slugs finish the day undefeated
UC Santa Cruz Men’s Volleyball defeated New York University. The Slugs won in three sets with the following scores: 25-18, 25-19, 25-14.

March 8, 2013
Slugs narrowly edged out by rival opponents Carthage College
UC Santa Cruz Men’s Volleyball were defeated by the Carthage Red Men. The Slugs lost in five sets with the following scores: 18-25, 23-25, 25-27, 25-21, 18-20.

March 7, 2013
Slugs win their D-III season opener against MSOE
UC Santa Cruz Men’s Volleyball defeated the MSOE Raiders. The Slugs won in four sets with the following scores: 25-19, 20-25, 25-22, 25-17.

January 11, 2013
Slugs fall to Stanford University
UC Santa Cruz Men’s Volleyball was defeated by the Stanford Cardinals. The Slugs lost in three sets with the following scores: 18-25, 20-25, 12-25.

January 9, 2013
Juniata, Carthage, Share CVC Preseason Top Spot
Juniata College and Carthage College share the top spot as the teams to beat in the Continental Volleyball Conference Preseason Poll, as voted on by the head coaches of the CVC. Both teams had 73 total points with Juniata receiving five number one votes and Carthage grabbing three top nods.

January 5, 2013
Slugs edged out in their second match against Concordia University
UC Santa Cruz Men’s Volleyball was defeated by the the Concordia Eagles. The Slugs lost in five sets with the following scores: 25-18, 20-25, 24-26, 25-20, 7-15.

January 4, 2013
Slugs drop season opener to Concordia University
UC Santa Cruz Men’s Volleyball were defeated by the Concordia Eagles. The Slugs lost in three sets with the following scores: 14-25, 15-25, 15-25.

November 7, 2012
Continental Volleyball Conference Announces League Expansion
Continental Volleyball Conference Commissioner Gary Williams announced today the addition of three men’s volleyball programs into the conference, effective for the 2013-2014 season. Dominican University (IL), Lakeland College and Marymount University join the CVC and bring the membership to 13 schools.