Sãeback from two sets down in the Brazilian Women’s Superliga Final to win the crown for the eighth time on Sunday. The team from Rio beat out rivals and FIVB club world champions Sollys/Nestlé (SP) 3-2 (22-25, 19-25, 25-20, 25-15, 15-9) in a match that lasted 2 hours and 11 minutes at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in São Paulo.
Brazilian star Natalia and Canadian Sarah Pavan top scored for Unilever with 22 points each while Sollys / Nestle’s Sheilla recorded 17. Unilever’s setter Fofão, received the VivaVôlei trophy after the game for her courageous play having played on in spite of an injury in her right calf.
Kerri Walsh Jennings has finally added a daughter to her brood.
The three-time Olympic gold medalist gave birth to Scout Margery Jennings at 7:46 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively, adding that mommy and baby are “healthy and resting.”
Walsh Jennings, 34, and her husband, pro-volleyball playerCasey Jennings, feel “so blessed to have this beautiful new addition to our family,” they tell PEOPLE...
Bar, Montenegro, April 7, 2013 – Poland, Italy, Turkey, Serbia, Greece and Slovenia have secured the six CEV vacancies to this year’s FIVB Girls' Youth World Championship in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. The top eight nations in the final ranking have also qualified for the European Youth Olympic Festival in Utrecht, Netherlands, which includes the organisers, The Netherlands.
Today, I celebrate the one-year anniversary of taking up ownership of the AVP. This past year has been an adventure, filled with highs and lows. But throughout it all, my excitement and enthusiasm have never waned. I honestly can’t wait for this upcoming year and the growth of the AVP as the premier domestic beach volleyball tour.
Two Phenomenal Events: Last year, we held events in Cincinnati and Santa Barbara...
Sophie Bukovec’s life is a beach.
But it’s McMaster women’s volleyball coach Tim Louks who is all soft, warm and sunny these days after landing Bukovec as his latest recruiting coup.
And who can blame him? The Toronto-born, 6-foot-2 outside hitter can obliterate the stitches off the Mikasa...