BEACH VOLLEYBALL RUMORS

Phil Dalhausser, Nick Lucena Endure Italy Marathon, Advance In Olympic Beach Volleyball

Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena have extended USA’s stay on Copacabana Beach, despite Italy’s best efforts. Dalhausser and Lucena defeated Italy in a marathon of a match Thursday at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. With the win, USA clinched the top spot in Pool C of the preliminary round and a spot in the round of 16. USA won the first two sets, 21-13 and 21-17, but...
Via NESN.com
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Patterson-Gibb's march to Olympics on schedule, moving to AVP semifinals

HUNTINGTON BEACH – Casey Patterson and Jake Gibb are the first to admit Las Vegas isn’t taking any bets on their Olympic Games chances. But if good planning and execution mean anything, the hometown volleyball duo here might beat whatever odds...
Via The OC Register
May 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Lucena, Phil Dalhausser err on the cautious side, withdraw from AVP Huntington Beach Open with injury on Day 1

HUNTINGTON BEACH – When a bid to the Olympic Games is at stake, there is no such thing as a minor injury. That point was driven home early Friday morning at the AVP Huntington Beach Open. Less than an hour after Olympic hopefuls Phil Dalhausser and...
Via The OC Register
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Gibb, Patterson win St. Pete Grand Slam title

ST. PETERBSURG, Fla. (AP) Americans Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson won the $800,000 St. Pete Grand Slam on Saturday, rallying for a 16-21, 23-21, 15-13 victory over Reinder Nummerdor and Christiaan Varenhorst of the Netherlands in the final of the international qualifying tournament for the 2016 Rio Games. Gibb and Patterson won each of their seven matches on the way to their first...
Via Associated Press
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross complete perfect AVP season

  Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross completed the first perfect season in AVP Tour history, winning the AVP Championships on Sunday at Huntington Beach. Walsh Jennings and Ross beat Whitney Pavlik and Heather Hughes 22-20, 21-17 in the final for their seventh victory in seven events. They had a 36-0 match record and won 72 of 76 sets. ''To have done it together as a new team,...
Via Associated Press
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross team for 6th straight AVP Tour title

  Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross won the DO AC Pro Beach Volleyball Invitational on Sunday for their sixth consecutive AVP Tour title. Walsh Jennings and Ross beat Emily Day and Summer Ross 21-19, 21-12 in the title match to run their season match record to 31-0. The victory ran Walsh Jennings' female tournament victory record to 133. ''We're exactly where we should be right...
Via Associated Press
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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