Top Three Women’s Seeds Ousted Ahead of Itapema Quarterfinals
Fourth-seeded Czech pair Barbora Hermannova/Marketa Slukova are the top remaining women’s duo heading into the Itapema quarterfinals after knocking out No. 1 Barbara/Fernanda of Brazil. On the men’s side, the top three seeds are in tact, led by Brazilians Evandro/Andre.
Five Brazilian Teams Among 16 Pool Winners in Itapema
Brazilian teams found success in pool play at the Itapema Four Star, claiming five of the 16 pool titles in their home event.
Americans Larsen/Stockman, Day/Flint Among Itapema 4-Star Qualifiers
Americans Kelley Larsen/Emily Stockman and Emily Day/Betsi Flint were among the eight women’s teams who made it through qualifiers to the main draw of the Itapema Four-Star on Wednesday. Three German teams highlighted the men’s qualifiers.
Mayer/Crabb In Lucerne Podium Race, Larsen/Stockman to Vie for Bronze
Americans John Mayer/Trevor Crabb are still in the running for a medal at the Lucerne Three-Star with a semifinal berth, while Emily Stockman/Kelley Larsen will vie for bronze early Sunday morning.
Six American Teams Make Lucerne Round of 16
The United States is making a splash in Lucerne, Switzerland with four men’s teams and two women’s teams earning a spot in the Round of 16 after pool play and the first knockout round wrapped up on Friday.
Six American Teams On To Lucerne Knockouts alongside USC’s Graudina
Amidst a rain storm, pool play action got underway at the Lucerne Three-Star on Thursday. Six American pairs are through to the knockout phase with one more vying for the round on Friday. Pac-12 Freshman of the Year Tina Graudina also is moving on, competing for her native Latvia.
Busy FIVB Slate Rolls On with Events in Switzerland, Thailand, Vietnam
The jam packed FIVB slate continues this week with three titles on the line: the Tuan Chau Island One-Star, the Bangkok One-Star and the Lucerne Three-Star.
Five New USA Women’s Beach Pairings Emerge Following Fort Lauderdale
Over the past month, a number of USA Beach Volleyball pairings have announced the end of their partnerships which has sparked a trickle-down effect on the layout of USA Beach pairings.
VolleyMob Year in Review: July 2017
July brought the women’s World Grand Prix, the culmination of the men’s World League and several AVP and FIVB beach titles en route to the Beach World Championships slated for the end of the month.
VolleyMob Year in Review: June 2017
June was filled with beach volleyball on both the AVP and FIVB Tours, while the indoor focus turned to the FIVB Men’s World League and women’s Pan American Cup and Montreaux Masters tournaments.