Posts Tagged Vanilda Leao

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.


Grand Slam Moscow 2009 Goes to Juliana Felisberta Silva and Larissa Franca

Posted by on Saturday, 18 July, 2009
With a smiling Juliana Felisberta Silva (center) watching, partner Larissa Franca (right) hits against Vanilda Leao in the All-Brazilian women's finale at the Grand Slam Moscow 2009 Saturday

With a smiling Juliana Felisberta Silva (center) watching, partner Larissa Franca (right) hits against Vanilda Leao in the All-Brazilian women’s finale at the Grand Slam Moscow 2009 Saturday. Photo courtesy of FIVB

Juliana Felisberta Silva and Larissa Franca defeated Renata Ribeiro and Vanilda Leao for the gold medal in the All-Brazilian women’s finale at the Grand Slam Moscow.