Men’s, Women’s Top Three Seeds Move On to AVP New York Quarters
Seeds 1, 2, 3 and 5 picked up two wins a piece to move on to the AVP New York Gold Series quarterfinals on both the men’s and women’s sides.
Eight Teams Move on To AVP New York Open Main Draw
In a stacked qualifying pool, only four teams per gender advanced through Thursday’s matches into the main draw. Seeds 2, 3, 5 and 9 made it through on the women’s side, while No. 1 qualifier Melissa Humana-Paredes/Sarah Pavan were knocked out. On the men’s side, seeds 1, 2, 4 and 6 advanced, including top seed Ty Loomis/Piotr Marciniak.
2017 AVP Rookie of the Year Alix Klineman Joins adidas Family
adidas today announced multi-year partnerships with 2017 AVP Beach Volleyball Rookie of the Year Alix Klineman.
FGCU Volleyball’s Youngquist Sweat Named to ASUN Hall of Fame
Brooke Youngquist Sweat, who starred as a member of the FGCU volleyball team from 2004-07 and has since become one of the world’s best beach volleyball players by appearing in the 2016 Rio Olympics, has been selected as a member of the fourth-annual ASUN Conference Hall of Fame class.
AVP Tour Adds Stop on Waikiki Beach in September
The AVP announced it is adding an eighth stop on its 2018 tour, the Hawaii Invitational on Waikiki Beach, September 14-16.
USADA Finds “No Fault of Negligence” in Alex Klineman’s Doping Test
In November, Alix Klineman was found to have accidentally ingested a banned substance for the 2nd time in her career.
Television Ratings for Men’s NCAA Volleyball Championship Drop Again
On the other hand, May 5th, 2018 saw volleyball have the two biggest audiences of all original telecasts on ESPN2, including the Huntington Beach Open.
Dalhausser/Lucena, Klineman Ross Go Wire to Wire for Austin Open Gold
The seedings held as No. 1 Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena and Alix Klineman/April Ross wrapped up the gold medals at the Austin Open, the first AVP Tour event of the year.
Top Seeds Dalhausser/Lucena, Klineman/Ross Headline Austin Open Semis
AVP Austin Open May 17-20, 2018 Austin, Texas Schedule/Results Live Stats Headlining Sunday’s semifinals of the AVP Austin Open…
Upsets Abound on Day 1 of AVP Austin Open
The AVP kicked off its 2018 tour season with the first two rounds and first round of contender action on Friday at the Austin Open. Top seeds Dalhausser/Lucena and Ross/Klineman are through to the third round, but several surprise faces are joining them after a day of upsets.