Budinger (above) and his partner Sean Rosenthal won their first match via forfeit, but lost their next two at the Huntington Beach Open.
FIVB Xiamen Four-Star Xiamen, China April 17-21, 2018 Schedule/Results Pool Play winners were crowned Thursday night/Friday morning in Xiamen on…
FIVB Blooming Beach Aalsmeer One Star The Beach Sport and Event Center; Aalsmeer, Netherlands March 15-18, 2018 Schedule/Results There were…
Three of the four semifinalists hail from the host country of the Netherlands, including No. 1 overall seed Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen, No. 2 seed Jasper Bouter/Christian Varenhorst and No. 4 Dirk Boehle/Steven van de Velde.
Home court advantage was alive and well at the Aalsmeer One Star with two Dutch teams earning pool play titles alongside pairs from Indonesia and New Zealand.
Bennet Poniewaz/Simon Kulzer (Germany), Daniel Jonassen/Morten Overgaard (Denmark), Koko Prasetyo Darkuncoro/Danangsyah Pribadi (Indonesia) and Kristoffer Abell/Daniel Thomsen (Denmark) bested 12 other teams to advance to Friday’s main draw.
It has been a tough few days of volleyball at the Katara Beach Volleyball Cup in Doha, as the finals have been set to feature the Netherland’s Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen and Russia’s Oleg Stoyanovskiy/Igor Velichko.
Americans were atop the leaderboard in scoring and blocking on both the men’s and women’s sides at the Fort Lauderdale Major. Bronze medallist Summer Ross was tops in both categories for the women, while Theo Brunner led the scoring for the men and gold medalist Phil Dalhausser was the top blocker.
The United States are the only country with two teams remaining in the quarterfinals as No. 1 seed Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena and No. 20 John Hyden/Theo Brunner advanced on Friday.
Three Brazilian pairs and two Americans are among the 16 teams vying for pool crowns on Thursday in Fort Lauderdale after winning their opening pool play matches.