Washington State has a VM Top 20 showdown on their hands with Tennessee for a spot in the Sweet 16.
FIVB Chetumal Three Star Chetumal, Mexico Oct. 24-28, 2018 Women Only Schedule/Results Top seeded Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson of Canada denied…
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.
After four days of competition, the Las Vegas Open medal race is down to four teams as two Canadian pairs will meet in the final and two Brazilian sides will vie for third place on Sunday.
The first two women’s quarterfinalists earned their spots, while the remaining six matches of Round 2 are slated to begin at noon ET Saturday. Americans Betsi Flint/Emily Day defeated two other Team USA pairs en route to the Final 8, while Brazilians Ana Patricia/Rebecca earned their spot with the Pool H title and a win over Japan.
Just three of the 16 women’s main draw matches went the distance on Thursday with Latvia’s Anastasija Kravcenoka/Tina Graudina and Americans Emily Stockman/Kelley Larsen and Betsi Flint/Emily Day coming out victorious.
FIVB/P1440 Las Vegas Open Las Vegas Festival Grounds; Las Vegas, Nevada Oct. 15-21, 2018 Schedule/Results Watch Live: Men; Women Watch…
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.
Brazil’s Ana Patricia Silva Ramos/Rebecca Cavalcanti Barbosa Silva earned their first ever FIVB World Tour podium appearance with the gold medal at the Qinzhou Three Star. Italy’s Marta Menegatti/Viktoria Orsi Toth and Americans Sarah Sponcil/Kelly Claes rounded out the podium.
Teams from four countries will vie for the Qinzou Three Star women’s medals late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning ET. Italy’s Marta Menegatti/Viktoria Orsi Toth, Americans Kelly Claes/Sarah Sponcil, Russia’s No. 7 Ekaterina Birlova/Evgenia Ukolova and Brazil’s No. 16 Ana Patricia Silva Ramos/Rebecca Cavalcanti Barbosa Silva make up the final four.