Volleyball Weekly Recap

The USA vs Brazil Challenge this past weekend generated a lot of hype and started to get everyone excited for Rio 2016. While Brazil won the overall, the US did bring home some hardware. Check out the full recap of the event here.   Following the event, April Ross wrote a blog about her experience…

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April Ross: #Goals

I know goal setting is a big thing right now, being that it’s early January, so I thought I would share my experiences with it. Every year I would make resolutions, but just recently I started setting goals in volleyball. However, my resolutions would eventually fall off and I got to the point where setting…

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The 2014 Volleyball Year in Review

What was the best moment of the year for volleyball?   Was it when the men’s volleyball team at Loyola Chicago won their first-ever NCAA title? And then not too long ago the Penn State women’s volleyball team won their 6th NCAA title in 8 years. Or how about when the USA Men’s National team…

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Most Influential 2014: April Ross

Age: 32 Role: Beach volleyball player; teams with Kerri Walsh Jennings in national and international competition. Bio: A graduate of Newport Harbor High, where she won indoor volleyball state championships in 1998 and 1999. Played at USC, winning indoor national championships in 2002 and 2003. As a beach volleyball player, with former playing partner Jennifer Kessy, won the…

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AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour recognizes top performances with 2014 season awards

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross named women’s team of the year after winning all seven AVP tournaments; Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson selected men’s team of the year; Ross and Gibb are MVPs

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2014 Recap with Photos! By April Ross

What a crazy summer! There were ups, there were downs, great memories made, records set, and LOTS of airline miles accumulated! I learned so much this year, battled hard, and I hope it made me better, but I know it made me stronger. Before I get carried away with the gazillion things I could blog…

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The Number 1’s Come Out On Top

It was the best way the season could have ended… A packed stadium with standing room only, some of the best athletes in the US competing for the championship title, all of which happened on a beautiful and sunny last summer day.   Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross ended the season on a high…

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As Season Comes to an End…

As summer comes to an end, we begin to reflect on the 2014 season. There have been ups and downs: partner break ups, upsets and injuries. But aside from all of that, all of the athletes have put on quite a show and have not let down the amazing crowds we’ve had at all of our…

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