Lindsey Berg 3x Olympian Women’s Volleyball

Lindsey Berg (Honolulu), a three-time Olympian, discusses her college recruiting process, playing in college at University of Minnesota, trying out for the U.S. Women’s National Team, competing in three Olympic Games, overcoming odds as a small setter and what she is doing now after volleyball in this 22-minute video interview by Eddie Mata.    Watch the…

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Coaches Lang Ping and Kiraly, star players 30 years ago, face off in title match

Milan, Italy, October 12, 2014 – This year is the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Olympic Games gold medals won by the Chinese women and the USA men in Los Angeles. Each team were led by iconic stars, Lang Ping and Karch Kiraly, who would rise to legendary status in their home countries. Fast forward…

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U.S. Beach Teams Take Silver Bronze in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2014) – U.S. beach athlete Heather Hughes won the NORCECA Tour event in Chula Vista in 2012 with Emily Day and in 2013 with Lane Carico. It seemed like she was on her way to winning her third Chula Vista title on Sunday, this time with Day again, but after…

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Behind the scenes with the AVP

The AVP Championships only occupies Huntington Beach, Calif., for four days of play out of the year, but the beach volleyball spectacle draws enough fanfare to be a staple to the small ocean-lined city.   For the thousands of fans who watch the championship matches on CBS Sports, the event shows on their television screens like…

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Kerri Walsh Jennings And April Ross Reflect On First Season Together

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross have officially been playing beach volleyball together for less than a year. But in 2014, they had the best record of any women’s team. Also this season, the duo has won four FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour tournaments, more than any other team.After a 22-20, 21-17 victory over Whitney…

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Argentina Eliminates Team USA at World Champs

The U.S. Men’s National Team’s quest for gold at the FIVB World Championship ended Sunday with a 3-2 loss to Argentina. The defeat ended Team USA’s three-match win streak in the second round of the tournament, with the U.S. defeating host country Poland, Serbia, and Australia. However, the team’s 3-1 record placed it fourth in…

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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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Checking in With the U.S. Men’s National Team

Halfway to Brazil. That may be hard to fathom, but this summer marks the midpoint of the quadrennial and the U.S. Men’s National Team—in many ways as young as you could imagine—seems to be in pretty good shape after getting off to a 7-1 start in World League play. For example, Taylor Sander, the young…

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Updates from around the world this weekend

It was an exciting weekend in the volleyball world.   In Long Beach, CA, the USA Men’s indoor national team competed against Russia for FIVB World League. Friday night, USA beat Russia in a close 5-set match, 25-17, 27-25, 20-25, 25-27, 15-12. They came back the next night in front of 5,000 fans and won…

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FIVB World League USA vs. Russia and VOL-B-QUE

FIVB World League is coming to the U.S.!   On Friday and Saturday, June 6-7, 2014, the USA Men’s Indoor National Team will play Russia in the Walter Pyramid at Long Beach State. Both matches will begin at 7pm, and on Saturday starting at 12pm, there will be a tailgate party known as VOL-B-QUE III….

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