Phil Dalhausser & April Ross Pick Up Multiple 2017 AVP Awards

  0 Carly DeMarque | December 26th, 2017 | AVP Tour, News, Pro Beach

2017 in wrapping up and the AVP Tour Awards have been announced following the first year of Gold Series stops and more points awarded to players. Phil Dalhausser and April Ross came out with a number of the top awards from the Awards Banquet.

Dalhausser came out with the most honors from the awards:

  • MVP
  • Best Offensive Player
  • Best Blocker
  • Best Server
  • Men’s Team of the Year (with Nick Lucena)

Also for the men, Taylor Crabb earned the Best Defender award.

Ross picked up a few of the same awards:

  • MVP
  • Best Offensive Player
  • Best Server

Her partner, Lauren Fendrick picked up the Best blocker award while Brooke Sweat was named the Best Defender. For the women, Emily Day and Brittany Hochevar were tabbed the Women’s Team of the Year.

More awards that were handed out at the AVP Awards Banquet were Stafford Slick and Caitlin Ledoux being named the Most Improved Player. Brazilian’s Maria Salgado and Ricardo Santos were named the Newcomers of the Year.

The 2018 AVP Tour season will begin with the Huntington Beach Open in California from May 3-6 and will conclude with the Chicago Open from August 20 to September 2.

2018 Tour Dates

  • Huntington Beach Open, California – May 3rd-6th
  • Austin Open, Austin, Texas – May 17th-20th
  • New York City Open – June 7th-10th (GOLD)
  • Seattle Open, Washington – June 21st-24th
  • San Francisco Open, California – July 5th-8th
  • Hermosa Beach Open, California – July 26th-29th (GOLD)
  • Manhattan Beach Open, California – August 16th-19th
  • Chicago Open, Illinois – August 30th-September 2nd (GOLD)

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About Carly DeMarque

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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