Trojans drop tough match to Lancers

It was already a given entering the 2013 season that youth and inexperience would be important factors contributing to the progress of the USC men’s volleyball team, especially with the losses of key players Tony Ciarelli and Steven Shandrick from the 2012 squad. Unfortunately, those factors have become even more glaring in a difficult and […]

Trojans stumble in NCAA championship game against UC Irvine

No. 1 UC Irvine upended the No. 2 USC men’s volleyball team in straight sets to win the NCAA championship Saturday with scores of 25-22, 34-32 and 26-24, marking the second national title in four years for the Anteaters. An announced crowd of 9,162 made its way to the Galen Center — the third-highest in NCAA […]

Trojans punch ticket to NCAA title game with four-set win

The USC men’s volleyball team earned a spot in the NCAA championship match against UC Irvine after beating Lewis University on Thursday at the Galen Center in four sets with scores of 25-18, 25-12, 18-25 and 27-25. Senior outside hitter Tony Ciarelli, recently crowned American Volleyball Coaches Association National Player of the Year, had a match-high 18 kills […]

Time is right for men’s volleyball

I’m not typically a fan of doing this, but I want to invite you all on the bandwagon to witness a chance at greatness. This team isn’t led by a well-known face like Matt Barkley or Steve Johnson, and it hasn’t won a championship in more than 20 years, so don’t expect any four-peats. But […]