Reigning Olympic Champions Cerutti/Schmidt Advance To Quarterfinals

  0 Carly DeMarque | February 10th, 2017 | Beach, FIVB Majors Series, News, Pro Beach


In the Fort Lauderdale Major, the Round of 16 men’s tournament has ended, with eight squads advancing to the quarterfinals, that are set to start this evening.

Fijalek/Bryl (POL) def. Herrera/Gavira (ESP)

  • Score: 2-1, (25-23, 20-22, 15-12)

The Polish squad was up 20-16 in the first set, but the Spaniards fought back, tying the set up at 20 all before going up 21-20, but Fijalek/Bryl came back to win the set 25-23. The Spaniards kept a steady lead in the second set, winning 22-20. In the third and deciding set, Fijalek/Bryl were leading 11-12, before going on a 4-1 run to finish the set and match.

Up next: Alvaro Filho/Saymon Barbosa (BRA)

Cerutti/Schmidt (BRA) def. Kantor/Losiak (POL)

  • Score: 2-1, (16-21, 21-18, 15-13)

The reining Olympic champions kept their chances alive with a three set victory over Kantor/Losiak. After going down quick 0-1, the Brazilians fought back to take the next two sets, 21-18 and 15-13 in the third.

Other Round of 16 Results

  • Lucena/Dalhausser (USA) def. Bockermann/Fluggen (GER) 2-0, (21-13, 21-10)
    • Up next: Cerutti/Schmidt (BRA)
  • Gibb/Crabb (USA) def. Pedlow/Schachter (CAN) 2-0, (21-18, 21-18)
    • Up next: Evandro/Andre Loyola (BRA)
  • Evandro/Andre Loyola (BRA) def. Brunner/Patterson (USA) 2-0, (21-18, 21-19)
    • Up next: Gibb/Crabb (USA)
  • Alvaro Filho/Saymon Barbosa (BRA) def. Beeler/Krattiger (SUI) 2-0, (21-12, 21-19)
    • Up next: Fijalek/Bryl (POL)
  • Lupo/Nicolai (ITA) def. Plantinga/O’Gorman (CAN) 2-1, (21-18, 13-21, 15-5
    • Up next: Hyden/Doherty (USA)
  • Hyden/Doherty (USA) def. Liamin/Krasilnikov (RUS) 2-1, (23-25, 21-17, 15-9)
    • Up next: Lupo/Nicolai (ITA)

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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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