AVP Tour sets new date for season finale – smart AVP Championships at Huntington Beach to be played Sept. 18-21

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (June 10, 2014) – The Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), the premiere professional beach volleyball tour in the U.S., has announced new dates for its final tournament on the 2014 schedule, as the smart AVP Championships at Huntington Beach will now take place September 18-21.   “The AVP is committed to doing…

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7-Foot-1 Pitcher Cut By Team In Minors Is Next Big Thing In Beach Volleyball

It was the spring of 2009 when Ryan Doherty and good friend Steve Johnson decided to head a half hour south to the casinos of Atlantic City, N.J., for a guys’ night out. In the midst of the drive, Doherty dropped a bombshell. “We’re driving down the parkway, and Ryan says, ‘Hopefully I can win…

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Jennifer Fopma, Brooke Sweat win women’s AVP title

Fourth-seeded Jennifer Fopma, whose father played a season in the NBA with the Denver Nuggets, and Brooke Sweat rallied from a first-round loss to win the AVP Championship beach volleyball tournament in Huntington Beach on Sunday. Fopma and Sweat beat third-seeded Brittany Hochevar and Lauren Fendrick, 21-9, 15-21, 15-9, in the championship match. The duo had to win six consecutive matches…

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Some big names upset in beach volleyball

The teams of Phil Dalhausser-Sean Rosenthal and Jen Kessy-Rachel Scott are out after the first day at Huntington Beach. Top-seeded teams win easily.

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