As a first-year member of the Loyola men’s volleyball team, outside hitter Collin Mahan, 21, expected to watch and learn from outside hitter Thomas Jaeschke. Jaeschke ended up leaving Loyola after the 2015 season to play on the U.S. National Team — leaving Mahan to fill his role.
Many athletes have been playing sports for as long as they can remember. But, Loyola men’s volleyball senior middle blocker, 22-year-old Jeff Jendryk, has only been playing volleyball since he was 16 years old. Although playing for six years might seem like a relatively short time, Jendryk said that’s average for midwestern volleyball players.
Ranking sixth in the country and winning 14 of its last 16 matches, the Loyola men’s volleyball team (16-4, 6-1) is in the midst of one of its most impressive seasons since its two national championship campaigns.
The student athletes at Loyola try to support each other as much as they can. At volleyball games members of the men’s soccer and golf teams can typically be seen supporting their fellow student athletes.
Coming back after an injury is difficult for athletes. For Loyola men’s volleyball player Ricky Gevis, the key was to avoid thinking about it.
No. 6 Loyola men’s volleyball team (7-2) is set to begin Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) play Feb. 9. After a 3-1 victory over No. 13 University of Southern California, the Ramblers will head into …
Loyola has announced it will start construction on a new practice facility in April.
The Loyola men’s volleyball team (7-2) is without senior outside hitter Ryan Jamison, who sprained his ankle Jan. 20. With Jamison out of the starting lineup — with no timetable for his return — others will have to step up in his place.