Walsh Jennings/Ross, Dalhausser/Rosenthal win at 55th-annual AVP Manhattan Beach Open presented by smart

Walsh Jennings wins record seventh AVP Manhattan Beach Open presented by smart women’s beach volleyball title; She and Ross extend perfect 2014 AVP match record to 21-0 at the Manhattan Beach Pier with fourth straight tournament victory; Dalhausser wins fourth AVP Manhattan Beach Open, and Rosenthal claims his second

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AVP Manhattan Beach Open Main Draw LIVE on CBS Sports Network

It was an exciting first day of the main draw with the 32 teams per gender. Lots of matches were played; some teams won and will be playing Saturday, and some teams lost and didn’t advance.   Tomorrow the live scoring is available all day as well as the live streaming. Keep track of your…

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This weekend: AVP Manhattan Beach Open Presented by smart LIVE on CBS Sports Network

Are you ready for the Wimbledon of beach volleyball?!   This weekend, the AVP is making its way to California for the first time this season. With so much history behind the event having started in 1960, players hope to win the title of the most well-known, and longest running, beach volleyball event in the U.S.  …

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AVP Salt Lake City Open Recap

While there were a lot of partner changes on the women’s side before the Salt Lake City Open, this did not affect the finals. For the third time in a row this AVP season, April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings met Lauren Fendrick and Brooke sweat in the finals. April and Kerri won their third…

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Main Draw Saturday AVP Salt Lake City Open

It was a great day of volleyball at Liberty Park today at the Salt Lake City Open! Teams battled; some moved on in the winner’s bracket, others fell just short. All teams have another chance tomorrow to continue their route to the finals, which will take place on Sunday at 1:30pm MT   Live scoring…

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AVP Salt Lake City Open!

Tomorrow marks the start of the AVP Salt Lake City Open!   Qualifiers get underway starting at 8am. The women’s qualifier will be taking place on site at Liberty Park, and the men’s qualifier will be at Wasatch Beach.   Salt Lake City QT Brackets Salt Lake City QT M Salt Lake City QT Brackets…

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Can Beach Volleyball Become a Collegiate Sport for Men?

In 2012, the NCAA sanctioned Beach Volleyball as a collegiate sport for women at a select number of schools. Today, there are over 40 schools that offer Beach Volleyball at the Division 1 level for women. This year, the team of Kirby Burnham and Sara Hughes took home the championship for the University of Southern…

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Limited VIP Tickets now available for AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour’s Manhattan Beach Open presented by smart

The world’s best beach volleyball players, including Manhattan Beach resident and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings, to compete at the Manhattan Beach Pier Aug. 14-17; General admission is free   Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 22, 2014) – The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will travel to cities across the country this summer, but few would argue…

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Volleyball Updates From Around the World

It was an exciting weekend for USA Volleyball this weekend!   In Florence, Italy, the USA Men’s Indoor National Team won the FIVB World League gold medal yesterday defeating the world’s No. 1 Brazil 3-1 (31-29,21-25,25-20,25-23). The only other time USA won World League was in 2008, the year they won the gold medal at…

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This Week in AVPNext

Colorado resumes play in Steamboat Springs: Forty-seven teams traveled into the mountains to participate in the 33rd annual Steamboat Springs Doubles tournament. On the men’s side, Utahans Jake Spencer and Kyle Smith came out on top as they defeated Bryan Klein and Jimmy Minner in the finals. Similarly on the women’s side, it was Traci…

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Sun is out for AVP’s future

After working 13 years at his father’s multibillion-dollar company, Donald Sun thought he might be getting a promotion when his dad, David, called him into a meeting two years ago. Instead, the elder Sun told Donald that there was nothing left for him to learn at Fountain Valley-based Kingston Technology, and that it was time…

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