Canadians Bansley/Wilkerson Notch Chetumal Gold, American Pairs Round Out the Podium
FIVB Chetumal Three Star Chetumal, Mexico Oct. 24-28, 2018 Women Only Schedule/Results Top seeded Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson of Canada denied…
WATCH LIVE: Canada vs. USA Women Battle for Chetumal Medals
American qualifiers Caitlin Ledoux and Geena Urango are on to their first FIVB World Tour title match after picking up two more wins at the Chetumal Three Star on Saturday. The pair will face top seeded Canadians Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson for gold at 5 p.m. ET. Kerri Walsh Jennings/Brooke Sweat will take on Canadians Nicole McNamara/Megan McNamara for bronze at 3 p.m. ET.
Americans Ledoux/Urango Move into Chetumal Quarterfinals with Two Friday Wins
The Chetumal Three Star quarterfinals will include two teams each from Brazil, Canada and the United States as well as one each from Mexico and Russia.
Walsh Jennings/Sweat, McNamaras, Bansley/Wilkerson Win in Chetumal
Five American teams, including Pool C winners Kerri Walsh Jennings/Brooke Sweat, remain among the final 24 teams at the Chetumal Three Star in Mexico. Top seeded Canadians Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson and collegiate stars Nicole and Megan McNamara also won their respective pools on Thursday.
Chile’s Grimalts, Germany’s Mersmann/Tillman Bring Home Tokyo Gold
Marco Grimalt/Esteban Grimalt of Chile earned their first FIVB World Tour podium finish, while Germans Teresa Mersmann/Cinja Tillman posted a trio of sweeps on Sunday to earn their second tour title.
Chile, Serbia to Battle for Tokyo Gold, Fendrick/Sponcil in Last 8
The podium matches are set for the men’s Tokyo Three Star, while the women’s first of the women’s semifinalists was decided. Team USA’s Casey Patterson/Stafford Slick will vie for bronze, while Lauren Fendrick/Sarah Sponcil are in the women’s quarterfinals.
Flint/Day Win Pool E in Tokyo, Patterson/Slick On To Quarters
Americans Betsi Flint/Emily Day and Lauren Fendrick/Sarah Sponcil and three Japanese duos are among 16 women’s teams left at the Tokyo Three Star. Meanwhile, Team USA’s Casey Patterson/Stafford Slick remain among the final eight on the men’s side.
Three USA Women’s Pairs, Two Brazilian Men Make Haiyang Final Four
No. 2 Emily Stockman/Kelley Larsen, No. 3 Betsi Flint/Emily Day and No. 24 Caitlin Ledoux/Sarah Sponcil picked up a pair of victories on Saturday to earn a spot in the Haiyang semifinals beginning at 9 p.m. ET. On the men’s side, two Brazilian pairs are among the final four.
Upsets Highlight Men’s Round 1 at Haiyang Three Star
Friday brought pool play to an end at the Haiyang Three Star and also included the first elimination round, setting the table for Saturday’s Round of 16.
An Inside Look at the Haiyang Three Star, Qualifying Began Wednesday
Forty one men’s teams and 31 women’s teams will vie for the FIVB Haiyang titles this week, including Americans Casey Patterson/Stafford Slick, Emily Stockman/Kelley Larsen and Betsi Flint/Emily Day.