Posts Tagged USA

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.


USA Picks Up Win Against El Salvador in FIFA World Cup Qualifier

Posted by on Saturday, 5 September, 2009
USA v El Salvador: FIFA 2010 World Cup Qualifier

Sep 5 2009
SANDY, UT – SEPTEMBER 05: The United states team celebrates their 2-1 victory over El Salvador during the FIFA 2010 World Cup Qualifier match between the United States and El Salvador at Rio Tinto Stadium on September 5, 2009 in Sandy, Utah. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
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USA Soccer picks up an important win against El Salvador at home in the 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. With just 4 games left and 3 points separating the top 3 teams in the qualifying group, the three points from the win will play a critical role leading up to the World Cup.


Beach Volleyball USA vs Brazil

Posted by on Friday, 31 July, 2009
American Beach Volleyball Gold Medalist Celebrate

American Beach Volleyball Gold Medalist Celebrate, originally uploaded by BSR-12.
Todd Rogers and Philip Dalhausser / USA vs. Fabio Magalhaes and Marcio Araujo / Brazil

The AVP and the United States have invited Brazil to Westgate City Center in Glendale, Arizona for the AVP World Challenge – USA vs. Brazil. If Brazil accepts, it will put the top AVP Crocs Tour players against the top Brazilian players.

The US teams will likely include Kerri Walsh, Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers


Team USA Mens Volleyball Out of the 2009 FIVB World League Finals

Posted by on Thursday, 23 July, 2009
The Russian block was constant headache for Team USA

The Russian block was constant headache for Team USA. Photo courtesy of FIVB

Team USA Mens Volleyball, the Defending champions, lost its second straight match in Pool E today. This loss puts USA out of the running for a medal in the 2009 FIVB World League and makes them the first victim of the Final Round in Belgrade. The Olympic champions were dominated by the Russians in straight sets. Russia will be in the semifinals.