Brazilian Showdown Leads To Alison/Bruno First Place Finish

  0 Carly DeMarque | September 18th, 2016 | Beach, News, Pro Beach


Alison/Bruno Schmidt (Brazil) defeat Pedro Solberg/Evandro (Brazil) 2-0 (21-19, 21-19)

In a cut throat battle that lasted 46 minutes, Olympic champion Brazilian duo Alison/Bruno Schmidt topped Pedro Solberg/Evandro (Brazil) in straight sets.

The first set featured nine different ties, the last coming at 15 all when a Bruno kill and Alison kill and monster block took the pair ahead 18-15. Pedro Solberg/Evandro couldn’t recover from the 3-0 run, eventually dropping the set 21-19.

The second set was even more back and forth with 11 ties, the final one coming at 15 all, again. Two Bruno/Alison kills was enough to keep them ahead the remainder of the match. A Bruno cut shot ended the match 21-19.

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Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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