2014 FIVB World Tour concludes in South Africa at $150,000 FIVB Mangaung Open

Mangaung, South Africa, December 7, 2014 – Returning to South Africa for the eighth time, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) will conclude its 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour with this week’s double-gender US$150,000 FIVB Mangaung Open. It is the first time the FIVB World Tour has held an event in Mangaung. The 2014…

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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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U.S. Beach Teams Take Silver Bronze in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2014) – U.S. beach athlete Heather Hughes won the NORCECA Tour event in Chula Vista in 2012 with Emily Day and in 2013 with Lane Carico. It seemed like she was on her way to winning her third Chula Vista title on Sunday, this time with Day again, but after…

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Gstaad and Canada US Team Wins

Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal made it a back-to-back FIVB Beach Volleyball Tour wins this past weekend when they won Gold at the Gstaad Grand Slam. In the gold medal match, Dalhausser and Rosenthal beat the Brazilians 2-0 (21-17, 21-17). “We keep getting better,” Rosenthal said, “When Phil can serve and block like that and…

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Updates from around the world this weekend

It was an exciting weekend in the volleyball world.   In Long Beach, CA, the USA Men’s indoor national team competed against Russia for FIVB World League. Friday night, USA beat Russia in a close 5-set match, 25-17, 27-25, 20-25, 25-27, 15-12. They came back the next night in front of 5,000 fans and won…

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Hunkus/Dicello win the title at Antigua Guatemala

Tealle Hunkus and Kimberly Dicello of USA-A won the title at Antigua Guatemala, the third stage of the NORCECA 2014 Tour, defeating Tracy Weamer/Kendra Vanzweiten of USA-B by 2-0 (21-15, 26-14).   The gold match had a great display from both teams, especially in the second set that ended in Hunkus/Dicello second title of the season,…

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All U.S. Teams on the Podium at NORCECA, Cayman Islands

It was an all U.S. final on the men’s side at the NORCECA event this past weekend in the Cayman Islands. Todd Rogers and Theo Brunner defeated Will Montgomery and Stafford Slick in the gold medal match, 21-12, 21-17.   On the women’s side, both U.S. teams were also on the podium. Christal Engle and…

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