Rebuilding not on Trojans’ agenda

Several words come to mind when looking back on top-ranked USC’s exit as a semifinalist from the NCAA men’s volleyball tournament last May: Premature, unsatisfying, disappointing. Ask anyone related to the team and they’d say even these words remain a severe understatement. Losing to a fourth-seeded, 14-loss UC Santa Barbara team was not the ending […]

Ferguson making a name for himself

It’s not easy being a head coach at USC. If you win, it’s expected of you. If you don’t, people start wondering why. And if you find yourself somewhere in the middle, you sort of get lost in the shuffle. Strangely, Bill Ferguson, the USC men’s volleyball coach, has found himself lost in the shuffle. […]

Foundation for men’s volleyball set in place

Four of the country’s top prep volleyball players — Tyler Cundiff, Ben Lam, Robbie McKnight and Austin Rysyk — will join USC for the 2012 season, USC coach Bill Ferguson announced on May 19. The new class features state and club champions, players selected to be part of the national team’s pipeline of talent and […]

Volleyball deserves more fan support

The USC men’s volleyball team, has a rich tradition of success, including four NCAA championships and 12 Final Four appearances. Over the last couple years, USC coach Bill Ferguson has directed the USC men’s volleyball team back to the top of the collegiate volleyball hierarchy; his teams have been synonymous with the word “success.” In […]