U.S. & Brazil Fill Country Quota Matches Prior To Moscow Event

  0 Carly DeMarque | May 30th, 2017 | Beach, FIVB World Tour, News, Pro Beach


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The FIVB World Tour event in Moscow began today with five country quota matches for pairs from Brazil and the United States. The $175,000 event will officially begin on Wednesday with men’s and women’s qualification rounds.

The tournament will then begin with the opening round of the main draw on Thursday, followed by elimination matches on Friday and Saturday, leading up to Sunday’s finals.

There were three Brazilian and two United States country quota matches, featuring both men’s and women’s pairs. The winners of the matches move onto the main draw of the tournament.

Quota Matches

  • Maria Antonelli/Carolina Solberg Salgado (BRA) def. Josi Alves/ Liliane Maestrini (BRA) 2-0, (21-15, 21-16)
  • Antonelli/Solberg (BRA) def. Elize Secomandi Maia/Taiana Lima (BRA) 2-0, (22-20, 21-18
  • Emily Day/Brittany Hochevar (USA) def. Lane Carico/Caitlin Ledoux (USA) 2-0, (21-16, 21-15)
  • Billy Allen/Stafford Slick (USA) def. Sean Rosenthal/Trevor Crabb 2-0, (21-19, 21-18)
  • Pedro Solberg/Guto Carvalhaes (BRA) def. Geroge Wanderley/Vitor Felipe 2-1, (21-16, 16-21, 15-11)

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Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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