Springfield, Mass. - January 17, 2014 - The Springfield College men's volleyball team recently received their championship rings in a ceremony held in the home of the President of Springfield College, Dr Mary-Beth Cooper.
Last April, the Pride captured its second-straight NCAA Division III National Championship after it swept host Nazareth College in three sets. For Springfield, it marked their eighth Division III National Championship in men's volleyball.
Springfield will begin its title defense when it opens the 2014 campaign in California, playing a trio of matches on January 17 and 18. The Pride will play its home opener on January 23 at 6:00 pm against Lasell.
With eight national championships to his credit, Charlie Sullivan will enter his 16th season as head coach of the men's volleyball team in 2014. In 15 previous years at the helm, Sullivan owns an overall record of 256-158 for a .618 winning percentage. Read more.