Seven American Pairs Among 16 Moving into Las Vegas 4-Star Main Draw
Four American men’s pairs and three United States women’s duos were among those the eight teams per gender that moved through qualifying into the p1440/FIVB Las Vegas Four Star on Wednesday.
DiGinatommaso/Silvestre, Jancar/Kotnik Win First FIVB Gold of 2018-19
Slovenia’s Tjasas Jancar/Tjasas Kotnik and France’s Romain Di Giantommaso/Jeremy Silvestre were the first gold medalists of the 2018-19 season, winning the season opening Siofok One Star.
USA’s Thibodeau/Witt, Budinger/Rosenthal Qualify for Tokyo Main Draw
The Tokyo Three Star kicked off on Wednesday with the qualifying round, one women’s match and seven men’s duels. Two American pairs were among the eight teams, which earned spots in the main draw.
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.
Germany’s John/Stadie, Poniewaz/Poniewaz to Battle for WUBC Gold
Germany’s Dan John/Eric Stadie will face countrymen Bennett Poniewaz/David Poneiwaz for the World University Beach Championships on Friday after each pair won two matches on Thursday.
Spain’s Jimenez/Rojas, Germany’s John/Stadie Pull Upsets at WUBC
Two German teams highlight the World University Beach Championships quarterfinal field after Wednesday’s Round 2 matchups.
WUBC Pool Winners Crowned, Americans Cowell/Rosenmeier Make Way to Final 16
The race for the World University Beach Championships is down to 16 men’s teams as the eight pool winners and eight Round 1 winners remain after a knockout round on Tuesday. Americans Brett Rosenmeier/Colton Cowell are among the group.
Sixteen Teams Start Men’s World University Beach Championships at 2-0
All eight men’s pools saw two teams go 2-0 to set up pool title matches on Tuesday, with just three matches going to tiebreak on Day 1 of the World University Beach Championships.
Americans Carico/Dykstra, Budinger/Rosenthal On To Lucerne Main Draw
Eight men’s and eight women’s pairs fought through two qualifying rounds to earn berths to the Lucerne Three-Star 32-team main draw on Wednesday. Among those moving on were Americans Lane Carico/Lara Dykstra and Chase Budinger/Sean Rosenthal.
Plavins/Tocs Headline 8 Pool Winners Crowned At Kish Island Three Star
Eight teams punched their tickets to the Round of 16 at the Kish Island Three Star on Wednesday, each notching a pair of victories in pool play action.