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<br /> Also in this issue: Growing the Men's Game  Benchmarking the AVCA VPI  Tracking Stats<br /> A Publication of the American Volleyball Coaches Association February/March 2014<br /> Chronicling the Growth of<br /> Collegiate Sand Volleyball<br /> p. 10<br /> www.avca.org<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> February/March 2014 Volume 31 • Issue 2<br /> 20<br /> On the Cover<br /> e dominoes have been tipped and now it's only<br /> a matter of time until the NCAA o cially adds<br /> sand volleyball as a collegiate championship.<br /> Check out our timeline, which will show you the<br /> roots of the game and the path that it took to the<br /> required 40 programs.<br /> Cover photo courtesy of FIVB.<br /> Features Departments<br /> 8 Grow the Game<br /> Men’s volleyball is in full swing and the game is as popular as ever at the collegiate<br /> level. 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