USA’s Ross/Sweat Take Down Olympic Champions On Way To Quarterfinals

  0 Carly DeMarque | June 02nd, 2017 | Beach, FIVB World Tour, News, Pro Beach


  • May 31 to June 4
  • ‘Dynamo’ Beach Sports Centre, Vodniy Stadium
  • Co-ed
  • 3-Star Event
  • Event Site
  • Results

The second day of play of the main draw at the Moscow FIVB World Beach Tour event didn’t start off all sunny and warm but eventually made it there. The USA pair of Summer Ross and Brooke Sweat were able to fight their way through three matches to make it to the quarterfinals.

See Friday’s women’s results below:

Ross/Sweat fought through three matches to the quarterfinals on Friday, with a two-set victory over Olympic champions Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst 2-0, (21-19, 21-13). In addition, they also took down fellow American’s Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes 2-0, (21-16, 21-15).

The American duo will now take on Karla Borger and Margareta Kozuch of Germany in the quarterfinals. Borger/Kozuch was able to take down the American squad of April Ross and Lauren Fendrick 2-0, (25-23, 23-21).

Other women’s duos making it to the quarterfinal round:

  • Victoria Bieneck/Isabel Schneider of Germany
  • Maria Antonelli/Carolina Salgado of Brazil
  • Agatha Bednarczuk/Eduarda ‘Duda” Santos Lisboa
  • Chantal Laboureur/Julia Sude of Germany
  • Louise Bawden/Taliqua Clancy of Australia
  • Talita Antunes/Larissa Franca of Brazil

Tomorrow’s play will consist of the quarterfinal and semifinal matches, with the finals being played on Sunday.

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About Carly DeMarque

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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