Summer Ross

Claes/Hochevar Make Xiamen Semis in Debut, All-Russian Men’s Final Set

Three American women’s pair made the Xiamen quarterfinals, but only No. 23 seed Kelly Claes/Brittany Hochevar, who are playing in their first tournament together, remained standing as the Final Four was set. On the men’s side, Russians Viacheslav Krasilnikov/Nikita Liamin will face countryen Oleg Stoyanovskiy/Igor Velichko for the gold Sunday morning.

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Three American Pairs, Three Brazilians Set for Xiamen Round of 16

Three American teams, 10 of Top 15 seeds will play in the Xiamen Round of 16 on the women’s side, while three Brazilians duos, 11 of Top 15 will be in action on men’s side in Xiamen.

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Two Americans Among Pool Winners Crowned at Xiamen Four-Star

FIVB Xiamen Four-Star Xiamen, China April 17-21, 2018 Schedule/Results Pool Play winners were crowned Thursday night/Friday morning in Xiamen on…

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Three Qualifiers Notch Major Pool Play Upsets Thursday in Xiamen

Three big upsets and six tie-break matches highlighted Thursday morning’s men’s pool play action in Xiamen. No. 30 seed Adrian Heidrich and Mirco Gerson of Switzerland knocked off third-seeded Austrians Alexander Horst/Clemens Doppler in three sets in Pool C, while 25th seeded Americans Ryan Doherty/William Allen also got in on the upset action.

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Five New USA Women’s Beach Pairings Emerge Following Fort Lauderdale

Over the past month, a number of USA Beach Volleyball pairings have announced the end of their partnerships which has sparked a trickle-down effect on the layout of USA Beach pairings. 

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USC Superduo Hughes/Claes Split, Hughes To Partner With Summer Ross

After a near five year career with Kelly Claes, Sara Hughes has decided to split from her long-time beach partner to team up with Summer Ross for the remainder of the season.


Inside the Numbers: A Look at the #FTLMajor Statistics

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.

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Barbara/Fernada Win Gold in All-Brazilian Final at #FTLMajor

FORT LAUDERDALE MAJOR Fort Lauderdale, Florida Feb. 26-March 4 Schedule/Results Brazilians Barbara Seixas de Freitas and Fernanda Alves claimed their…

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Americans Summer/Sweat Join 2 Brazilians, 1 German in #FTLMajor Semis

Two Brazilian sides, one German and Americans Brooke Sweat/Summer Ross will face off for a chance at the podium in the Fort Lauderdale Major semifinals Saturday morning.

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Americans Sweat/Summer, 2 Brazilians Move On To #FTLMajor Round of 16

Americans Brooke Sweat and Summer Ross, the No. 13 seed, upset No. 5 seed Maria Antonelli and Carolina Solberg in three sets to move on to the Round of 16 alongside two Brazilian and two Canadian pairs.

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