Jennifer Kessy and April Ross won the Atlantic City Open on Sunday for their second AVP Tour title of the season, beating Emily Day and Summer Ross 23-25, 21-16, 15-13.
Kessy and April Ross also won the season-opening event in Salt Lake City. Day and Summer Ross were coming off a victory last week in Cincinnati.
If I told you last week that a team would make it out of the qualifier (although they only had to play one round to advance), win every match in the main draw of the AVP Cincinnati Open to get to the finals and win those finals, convincingly, against a three-time Olympic gold medalist and a three-time Manhattan Beach Open champion, would you have believed me? Well, it’s not a fairy tale, it happened. All credit has to go to Emily Day and Summer Ross as they never wilted under the pressure during the finals.
Making the transition from baseball to beach volleyball has proven to be a tall order for Toms River native Ryan Doherty.
The 7-foot-1 former pitcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization enters this weekend's Do AC Pro Beach Volleyball Invitational as one of the most promising members of the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) tour.
Seeded 14th, Emily Day and Summer Ross in their first career AVP tournament together made their way to the finals and defeated...