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Open gym tonight (9/1) in ARC gym 2 at 7pm, bring your iCard.

Open Gyms and Tryouts

Thanks to everybody that came out to quad day and signed up! We have pushed back our tryout dates and open gyms a week so everyone can get some extra touches in before tryouts. Open gyms will be on 8/31 and 9/1 at ARC gym 2, 7-9pm. Tryouts will be 9/6 and 9/8. More info to come! If you missed us at quad day, shoot us an email at

Quad Day 2016

Stop by our booth at quad day to find out more about the club. You can sign up for open gyms and tryouts. See you all there!

2015 NIU Fall Classic Champs!

Both Illinois teams competed this past weekend at the NIU Fall Classic. Illinois Blue won their pool with victories over Oshkosh B, Wisconsin B and Iowa State. Moving into the gold bracket, the Illini took down Calvin in the quarterfinals, Illinois State in the semi's and finished with a 3-set victory over Wisconsin to win the NIU Fall Classic.

Illinois Blue finished with a 32-2 record for 1st semester winning 4 of the 5 tournaments they competed in. Stay tuned for 2nd semester!

2015 Back to the Hardwood Champs!

Illinois Blue took home their 3rd championship out of their first 4 tournaments at Michigan State this past weekend in the Back to the Hardwood Classic. The Illini won their pool beating Dayton, Loyola-Chicago and Liberty. Blue took down Army in a crossover match to keep their #2 overall seed for bracket play.

After a two-set win over Miami (OH) in the first round of gold, the Illini won three exciting 3-set matches over Indiana in the quarterfinals, Virginia Tech in the semi-finals and UW-Milwaukee in the championship!!

Illinois will send both the Blue and Orange teams to NIU this upcoming weekend for both of the teams' final first semester tournament.

Illinois Men's Volleyball Ready for 2015-16 season 

Tryouts have come to a close and the season is now underway! Congratulations to all and welcome to all of our new players. Practices start the week of 9/14.

Our rosters and schedules for the Fall 2015 semester are now posted (found on the right of this page)

Please support the Illinois Men's Volleyball club and your favorite players by purchasing sportswear from this years fundraiser. More information to come soon...

About the Club

Illinois Men's Volleyball is a Registered Student Organization through the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.  

The club consists of two different teams: Blue and Blue.  The Blue and Orange Teams compete at a high level every year throughout the regular season as well as at the NCVF National Championships.  

In the past, we have had a third team that competes competitively, but does not go to nationals at the end of the year.

Notable Records

Illinois Blue
  • Big Ten Champions: '13, '12, '11, '10, '09, '08, '07, '01, '00, '99, '98
  • MIVA DI Champions: '13, '09, '08, '07, '01, '00, '99, '98
Illinois Orange
  • National Champions: '14, '13, '09
  • MIVA DII Champions: '13, '11, '10, '09, '08, '07, '06, '05, '04

Recent Announcements

  • Teams have been decided for 2015-16 season Tryouts have come to a close and the season is now underway! Congratulations to all and welcome to all of our new players. Practices start the week of 9/14 ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2015, 6:26 PM by Bill Russell
  • Season Wrap-Up Illinois Blue finished 9th overall at the NCVF national championships in Division I.  The Illini fell to #1 overall seed Virginia Tech in the first round of the gold bracket ...
    Posted May 4, 2015, 7:02 PM by Philip Hanrahan
  • First Match of the Season Tonight! Watch live online Illinois blue will be on the road tonight to start the 2015 season taking on the Lincoln College Lynx.  The match begins at 7pm.  Tune in to watch the match ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2015, 11:30 AM by Philip Hanrahan
  • Illinois Spring Schedule Updated Check out our schedule for the upcoming Spring.  IMVB will be traveling all across the country leading up to Nationals in Kansas City, MO on April 9, 10 and 11th
    Posted Jan 15, 2015, 5:03 PM by Philip Hanrahan
  • Illinois Finishes First Semester With Tournament Victory Illinois Blue finishes its final tournament of the semester by winning the NIU Invitational.  The blue team went 6-1 on the day defeating defending national champions UW-Oshkosh 25 ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2014, 3:59 PM by Philip Hanrahan
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NIU Fall Tournament Champions