Posts Tagged Ana Paula Connelly

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Haven’t Missed a Step

Posted by on Friday, 25 September, 2009
AVP Crocs Tour World Chalenge: USA v Brazil

Sep 25 2009
GLENDALE, AZ – SEPTEMBER 25: Misty May-Treanor (L) and Kerri Walsh of USA celebrate a point in their opening match against Brazil in the AVP Crocs Tour World Chalenge at the Westgate City Center on September 25, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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After a year long absence as a professional team, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh have reunited and haven’t missed a step. The pair defeated the Brazilian team of Vanilda Leão and Angela Vieira 21-13, 17-21, 15-8 (0:52) in their opening match at the AVP Crocs Tour World Challenge: USA vs. Brazil.

In their second match, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh cruised to another win by defeating Shaylyn Bede and Ana Paula Connelly 21-16, 21-14 (0:33).

As of this posting, United States leads Brazil 10-6 after two rounds of pool play in the challenge.


Semi-Finals are Set for the SWATCH FIVB World Championships 2009

Posted by on Friday, 3 July, 2009
American Angie Akers stretches for the Mikasa in an elimination win Friday against Germany

American Angie Akers stretches for the Mikasa in an elimination win Friday against Germany. Photo courtesy of FIVB

Three American teams (April Ross/Jen Kessy, Tyra Turner/Angie Akers and Nicole Branagh/Elaine Youngs) started the day at the SWATCH FIVB World Championships in Stavanger, but only one team advances to the semi-finals, April Ross and Jen Kessy.

April Ross and Jen Kessy advanced by defeating fellow Americans Tyra Turner and Angie Akers, 17-21, 21-12, 15-9, while Branagh and Youngs ended their tournament with a loss to Brazilians Shelda Bede and Ana Paula Connelly, 17-21, 22-20, 15-12.


3 More Brazilian Women’s Teams Advance in 2009 SWATCH FIVB World Championships

Posted by on Monday, 29 June, 2009

Three more Brazilian Women’s teams advance in the 2009 SWATCH FIVB World Championships resulting in all 4 teams from Beach Volleyball powerhouse Brazil in the next round; Shelda Bede/Ana Paula Connelly, Talita Antunes/Maria Antonelli, Juliana Felisberta Silva/Larissa Franca and the Salgado sisters (Carolina and Maria Clara).