Posts Tagged AVP Crocs Tour World Challenge: USA vs. Brazil

USA Wins Overall in the AVP World Challenge: USA vs. Brazil

Posted by on Sunday, 27 September, 2009
AVP Crocs Tour World Challenge: USA v Brazil

Sep 27 2009
GLENDALE, AZ – SEPTEMBER 27: Members of USA team surround Todd Rogers in celebration after USA defeated Brazil during in the gold medal match in the AVP Crocs Tour World Challenge at the Westgate City Center on September 27, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers defeated Alison Cerutti and Harley Marques Brazil 21-14, 21-15. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Americans Phil Dalhausser/Todd Rogers and Brazilians Juliana Felisberta Silva/Larissa Franca win gold medals at the first-ever AVP Crocs Tour World Challenge: USA vs. Brazil. The United States won the overall Country Challenge 26-22.


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.


Misty May-Treanor to Return to Professional Beach Volleyball

Posted by on Wednesday, 16 September, 2009


Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh, originally uploaded by sos-photography.net.
AVP Crocs Cup Shootout presented by Bud Light Manhattan Beach Open

Misty May-Treanor will return to professional beach volleyball at the AVP Crocs Tour World Challenge: USA vs. Brazil, Sept. 25-27. Misty May-Treanor will return and reunite with Kerri Walsh. The team will go head-to-head against the top teams from Brazil. This will be Misty’s first professional tournament after a year long absence.