Americans Flint/Larsen Sweep Way to Tangshan Open Semis
China’s Shuhui Wen and Xinyi Xia, Lithuania’s Ieva Dumbauskaite and Monika Poviliatyte, Czech Republic’s Martina Bonnerova and Sarka Nakladalova and Americans Kelly Larsen and Betsi Flint advanced through the first three rounds to Sunday’s semifinals.
Santos/Schalk Take Down Dalhausser/Lucena In First Round Of New York
The opening round of the AVP New York Gold Series stop has concluded with a few shake-ups occurring in the first matches of the day on the men’s side, while the women’s side remained fairly consistent throughout the day, with a near top-four showdown in the first elimination rounds.
AVP Tour Announces Addition Of Gold Series Events
Much like the FIVB’s new star rating system for their tournaments, the AVP has added a new elevated beach volleyball series into their line-up called the Gold Series.
Dowdy/Pollock Upset Top Women’s Seed in AVP Austin Open Main Draw
No. 9 seeded Amanda Dowdy and Irene Pollock scored the biggest upset of the tournament so far, taking down No. 1 seed and Huntington Beach Open runnerup Betsi Flint and Kelley Larsen.
Top-Seed Day/Hochevar Win Huntington Open Women’s Crown
Emily Day and Brittany Hochevar dropped just one set en route to their first AVP title since the 2016 Manhattan Open.
Flint/Larson Blow Out #2 Pavlik/Ross To Earn AVP Semifinal Berth
A second-consecutive two-set blowout with short duration powered Betsi Flint and Kelley Larsen into the semifinals of the AVP opener in Huntington Beach.
Ross & New Partner Pavlik Dominate Women’s Side Of AVP Opener
The first day of the 2017 AVP Tour opener has ended with four pairs advancing on to the quarterfinal round.
Playoff Decides Auto-Qualifiers for NORCECA Tour Events
Casey Patterson and Theo Brunner as well as Betsi Flint and Kelley Larsen won the United States playoff.