18 Total Quotes

Mark Pavlik Quotes

I've been more pleased at where things are with the passing. Our offense is starting to click, we're blocking balls and we're playing with some emotion -- some joy. And we've gotta do the same thing [tonight].
Mark Pavlik
#Balls

There's some responsibility on a setter for a team that isn't a great passing team. I wasn't pleased with the sets Danny was giving the hitters. We just didn't get good swings.
Mark Pavlik
#Responsibility

The guys gotta understand that they have to be ready to play from the beginning of the match.
Mark Pavlik
#Beginning

I don't think their serving changed much. Jay just put balls on the money.
Mark Pavlik
#Money

I told the guys in the locker room, Game 2 is the way we can lose an EIVA match. Games 3 and 4 are the way we have to play against teams we have a physical advantage over.
Mark Pavlik
#Games

It's a great rivalry with the Buckeyes. You just know that neither team, no matter what the score of the game is, will never be out of the match so you can't back off and expect them to hand it to you.
Mark Pavlik
#Rivalry

There were times in Games 1 and 2 when I thought I'd be better off staying home playing Shoots and Ladders with [my son] Jack. I thought the way we played in Games 1 and 2 were boring beyond belief. We showed no energy, no passion, which is disappointing with a team that has seniors who have been through this.
Mark Pavlik
#Games

It's always great to play in front of your hometown crowd. It's something you can't underestimate, and we love playing at home.
Mark Pavlik
#Love

We played the way we should against Princeton and took care of business. Against Irvine we played well, but not well enough.
Mark Pavlik
#Business

We have to dig some balls against teams that can bring heat. We can't just rely on our block to stuff every ball, we have to come up with some digs.
Mark Pavlik
#Balls

We're going to come back and tinker with some things and we'll be better. [The trip] wasn't a total disappointment.
Mark Pavlik
#Disappointment

Those teams don't let you slack off for four or five points. They're gonna make you work.
Mark Pavlik
#Work

We gotta find another gear to take us ahead a little bit. We gotta practice and hit that fifth gear to find ways we can point-score against those [top-level] teams.
Mark Pavlik
#Practice

We have to make sure we take care of our matches against them here on our home court. It's as good as an EIVA weekend as we can get.
Mark Pavlik
#Home

I know on offense we're going to be fine. But we need to block some balls. This is a senior-laden group and they know what they need to do to keep playing.
Mark Pavlik
#Balls

[Now] the guys know when you're up and in control, you can't let up one bit.
Mark Pavlik
#Control

I wasn't real pleased with the appearance of team A.D.D. in there. We can't do that. I don't care if we're up 18-10, there are going to matches where we're going to be at 22-22 against good teams, so that was the disappointment there. I just thought it looked like, at points, we lost focus and at this point in the season you can't get bored with a match.
Mark Pavlik
#Appearance

If I could write the ending to those previous appearances, we would have won a few more titles.
Mark Pavlik
#Ending