IMG_8413Volleyball game was invented by William G. Morgan in 1985. He is coach of physical education at the Young Men Christian Association (YMCA) in the city of Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States of America. This game was formerly called “Minonette” which quite similar with badminton. The player in this game is unlimited, deal with the first purpose, such as to develop physical fitness of workers in addition to exercising in a missal. Then, William G. Morgen continued his idea to develop that game in order to achieve the sport contested. The game’s name then became “Volleyball” which means approximately volley the ball.

Volleyball match participated officially of PON II 1951 in Jakarta and POM I in Yogyakarta 1951. After 1962, Volleyball development like mushrooms grown up in rainy season, there were a lot of volleyball clubs in the entire of country. Through this moment, the volleyball in Indonesia ranked in the third place after football and badminton.

Fisheries and Marine sciences Faculty has already built sport facilities, one of that is volley court which construction was started on May 5, 2010 with width 255 m2, which is located in the west side of the A building, Fisheries and Marine sciences Faculty. The donation for this volley court construction was obtained from PNBP – DIPA. In the volley court utilization activity, students use the volley court to volley practicing routinely, nor for University tournament or inter- faculties of Universitas Brawijaya. With the volleyball court facilities is expected to intensify sports activities for students and employees as well as foster the athletes that qualified for the future, able to achieve regional and world championship level.