Hannah Sorensen isn’t literally hitting the beach to play college volleyball, but she is headed outdoors.
No more florescent lights for the former Dixon High School standout volleyball player. Only the sun and fun of sand volleyball.
The 17-year-old Sorensen is headed to Mercer University to play what she called alternatively “sand or beach” volleyball for the NCAA Division I school in Macon, Ga.
The AVP has released the complete schedule for its 2013 Professional Beach Volleyball Season. The AVP will hold five events in five different cities in 2013. As announced earlier this week, the first of those will take place in Salt Lake City, UT on August 17-18.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - USA Volleyball has entered teams for the first two FIVB beach volleyball tournaments of the 2013 season.
Six U.S. women’s beach volleyball teams and five U.S. men’s teams are registered for the Fuzhou Open, the first FIVB Beach Volleyball Open of 2013, which will be played April 23-28 in Fuzhou, China.
The U.S. women will be led by 2012 Olympic silver medalistsJennifer Kessy and April Ross, who finished the 2012 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour ranked fourth and were named the USA Volleyball Beach Team of the Year.
avp.com’s exclusive interview with “The Professor”
Todd Rogers and his former partner Phil Dalhausser were regarded by many as the greatest American men’s beach volleyball team of all time. Together they competed in two Olympic Games and took home, among other things: an Olympic gold medal, an FIVB World Title, and over $1 million in prize money. However after seven stellar years together, “The Professor” and the “Thin Beast” decided to go their separate ways. Rogers now partners with Ryan Doherty, and the duo has just won a silver medal at their first event together, a NORCECA tour stop in the Cayman Islands. Rogers took time out from his busy training schedule, ahead of a pair of events in China later this month, to talk exclusively with AVP.com.Read more...
Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 11, 2013 – On Friday, the head coach of Argentina’s men’s senior national team will officially introduce the seventeen players chosen for the 2013 season. This year’s team will also include five U23 athletes who are all part of the roster to play in the FIVB World League. The names of players for each of the five intercontinental rounds will be released at a later date.