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Rio Olympics: Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross upset in semifinals

In the second upset of the day in beach volleyball, Brazilian pair Agatha and Barbara eliminated three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and new partner April Ross late Tuesday night in Rio. The Brazilians won in straight sets, taking the first set, 22-20 and the second 21-18. The Americans battled in the second set, tying it at 8-8 early on. After a serve into the...
Via Excelle Sports
August 17, 2016

Walsh Jennings, Ross fall to Brazil in beach semifinals

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and London silver medalist April Ross lose to Brazil's Agatha and Barbara in the women's beach volleyball semifinals.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Walsh Jennings, Ross fall to Brazil in beach semifinals

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and London silver medalist April Ross lose to Brazil's Agatha and Barbara in the women's beach volleyball semifinals.
Via CSN Chicago
August 16, 2016

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross: 'We're not done'

Kerri Walsh Jennings says she's bummed following her first Olympic loss and the ultimate difference came down to her fundamentals. Walsh Jennings says her fundamentals broke down and she didn't give her team the breathing room they needed.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross: 'We're not done'

Kerri Walsh Jennings says she's bummed following her first Olympic loss and the ultimate difference came down to her fundamentals. Walsh Jennings says her fundamentals broke down and she didn't give her team the breathing room they needed.
Via CSN Chicago
August 16, 2016

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross upended by Brazil in semifinals

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and London silver medalist April Ross fell to second-seeded Brazilians Agatha and Barbara 22-20, 21-18 in the womens beach volleyball semifinals. The Brazilians took an early lead in the first set but the U.S. women responded to tie at 9-9. Agatha and Barbara took a one-point lead to bring the score to 11-10 entering the first...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross upended by Brazil in semifinals

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and London silver medalist April Ross fell to second-seeded Brazilians Agatha and Barbara 22-20, 21-18 in the womens beach volleyball semifinals. The Brazilians took an early lead in the first set but the U.S. women responded to tie at 9-9. Agatha and Barbara took a one-point lead to bring the score to 11-10 entering the first...
Via CSN Chicago
August 16, 2016

Americans Nick Lucena and Phil Dalhausser lose blustery beach volleyball quarterfinal

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Florida State University war chant blasted through the loudspeakers, and American fans decked in red, white and blue did the tomahawk chop as Nick Lucena, a proud FSU alum, ran onto the Copacabana sand for the Olympic beach volleyball quarterfinals on Monday afternoon. It was a picture-perfect day. The sun was shining. It was 88 degrees. And there was only...
Via The Denver Post
August 15, 2016

Dalhausser, Lucena fall to top-seeded Brazilians in beach quarterfinals

In a matchup anticipated to come no sooner than the Gold Medal Match, Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena were bested by top-seeded Brazilians Alison and Bruno Schmidt 21-14, 12-21, 15-9. The Brazilian men took an 8-5 lead in the first set, gaining momentum as the U.S. men trailed close behind. Alison/Bruno Schmidt took the first set 21-14. The U.S. men rallied back in the second set...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Dalhausser, Lucena fall to top-seeded Brazilians in beach quarterfinals

In a matchup anticipated to come no sooner than the Gold Medal Match, Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena were bested by top-seeded Brazilians Alison and Bruno Schmidt 21-14, 12-21, 15-9. The Brazilian men took an 8-5 lead in the first set, gaining momentum as the U.S. men trailed close behind. Alison/Bruno Schmidt took the first set 21-14. The U.S. men rallied back in the second set...
Via CSN Chicago
August 15, 2016

Olympics: Ross and Walsh Jennings move on to semifinal meeting with Brazil

Kerri Walsh Jennings started off her 38th birthday with a quarterfinal win at Copacabana Beach in Rio. Walsh Jennings and partner April Ross were down early in the first set but got back on top and didn’t look back through two sets. The American duo topped Australian pair Louise Bawden and Taliqua Clancy, 21-14, 21-16, to move on to the semifinals. Walsh Jennings and Ross have...
Via Excelle Sports
August 15, 2016

Kevin Durant, USA basketball cheer on Walsh Jennings, Ross

Kevin Durant and the rest of the men's USA basketball team cheers on Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant, USA basketball cheer on Walsh Jennings, Ross

Kevin Durant and the rest of the men's USA basketball team cheers on Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross.
Via CSN Chicago
August 14, 2016

Rio Olympics: Walsh Jennings and Ross advance to beach volleyball quarterfinals

The beach volleyball duo of April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings topped Italian pair Marta Menegatti and Laura Giombini in two sets late on Friday night at Copacabana Beach in Rio. With the win, the Americans advanced to the quarterfinal round. The match lasted just 35 minutes as the Americans won easily, 21-10 then 21-16, in the final preliminary round match. Walsh Jennings and Ross...
Via Excelle Sports
August 13, 2016

USC Trojans at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games: April Ross competing for Gold

April Ross is a USC alum competing in the Rio Olympics in beach volleyball with her partner 3-time gold medalist Kerri Walsh-Jennings. Ross credits competing in the Pac-12 in part for her success. You can see the full video below: You can also follow us on social media: Facebook: facebook.com/conquestchronicles/ twitter: twitter.com/CChroniclesSBN Join the team!
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August 13, 2016

Walsh Jennings, Ross sweep Italy to advance to quarterfinals

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross make quick work of Italy's Marta Menegatti and Laura Giombini, winning 21-10, 21-16 to advance to the quarterfinals.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Walsh Jennings, Ross sweep Italy to advance to quarterfinals

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross make quick work of Italy's Marta Menegatti and Laura Giombini, winning 21-10, 21-16 to advance to the quarterfinals.
Via CSN Chicago
August 12, 2016

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross advance to quarterfinals

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross beat Marta Menegatti and Laura Giombini (ITA) 21-10, 21-16 to advance to the quarterfinals.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross advance to quarterfinals

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross beat Marta Menegatti and Laura Giombini (ITA) 21-10, 21-16 to advance to the quarterfinals.
Via CSN Chicago
August 12, 2016

Walsh Jennings, Ross knock out Italians en route to quarterfinals

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross extended their winning streak to 4-0 in a Round of 16 victory over Italys Marta Menegatti and Laura Giombini. Walsh Jennings and Ross made quick work of the Italians, winning 21-10, 21-16 in just thirty minutes. The U.S. women finished at the top of Pool C after capturing a three set victory over Switzerlands Forrer/Verge-Depre on Wednesday. But...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Walsh Jennings, Ross knock out Italians en route to quarterfinals

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross extended their winning streak to 4-0 in a Round of 16 victory over Italys Marta Menegatti and Laura Giombini. Walsh Jennings and Ross made quick work of the Italians, winning 21-10, 21-16 in just thirty minutes. The U.S. women finished at the top of Pool C after capturing a three set victory over Switzerlands Forrer/Verge-Depre on Wednesday. But...
Via CSN Chicago
August 12, 2016

TODAY: Dalhausser gets sweet revenge vs. Italians

The Italians knocked Phil Dalhausser out of medal contention in London, but even when it took multiple long and grueling match points, Dalhausser - teamed with Nick Lucena - wouldn't let losing happen again.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

TODAY: Dalhausser gets sweet revenge vs. Italians

The Italians knocked Phil Dalhausser out of medal contention in London, but even when it took multiple long and grueling match points, Dalhausser - teamed with Nick Lucena - wouldn't let losing happen again.
Via CSN Chicago
August 12, 2016

2016 Olympics: April Ross

Via USC Trojans Athletics
August 11, 2016

Sewing for gold: Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross talk uniform design

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) The collaboration between April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings goes beyond the Copacabana beach volleyball venue, beyond the California beaches where they trained for the Olympics and beyond the far-flung airports and hotel rooms they visited to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Games. The Americans also worked together with pen and paper to design their Olympic...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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