UCSC's Hollenbeck named CVC Coach of the year

Todd Hollenbeck, head coach of the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs, has been named the Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) Coach of the Year as voted on by CVC head Coaches.

The Banana Slugs finished the CVC season by winning the conference tournament in a three-set victory over then ranked Number 1 team in the nation Carthage College. Hollenbeck is in his second year at the helm for UC Santa Cruz men's volleyball program. Hollenbeck led the Banana Slugs to a 16-6 season and a number two ranking in the AVCA Poll. He also coaches the women's varsity program.

UC Santa Cruz (17-6) continues postseason play as the Banana Slugs received the CVC's automatic bid to the first NCAAA Division III Championship. They will face Rivier College (26-8) on Friday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m. at Springfield College's Blake Arena in Springfield, Mass.

For more information, contact:

Brian Gibboney
Sports Information Director
Continental Volleyball Conference