• Americans Walsh/Ross, Dalhausser/Rosenthal Dominate World Series of Volleyball in Long Beach

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    Posted about 18 hours ago by John Ohail

    It was a clean sweep for USA Volleyball in front of their home crowd during the Long Beach, California stop on the World Series of Volleyball tour. Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and partner and Olympic silver medalist April Ross won for the women as fellow Olympic gold medalist Phil Dalhausser and partner Sean Rosenthal won the men’s title.

  • Three-Peat! Kerri Walsh Claims Third Straight Beach Volleyball Triumph in London

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    Posted almost 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    It looked easy. Way too easy. In what may be her last Summer Games with her current partner (Misty May-Treanor), Kerri Walsh claimed her third straight Beach Volleyball victory in resounding fashion, smashing fellow Americans Jen Kessy and April Ross, 21-16, 21-16, to close out an utterly dominating campaign in London. The long-time monster duo, combining stellar ball control, power and stature, demonstrated why they’ve been the class of the sport over such a long period of time. “I’m really proud of finishing the journey with Misty the way we finished it,” Kerri said, with tears visibly forming.

  • Three: Beach Volleyball Star Kerri Walsh Grabs Third FIVB Gold in Klagenfurt

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The dynamic Gold Medal duo is back in form. Oakley’s two-time defending Olympic Champion Kerri Walsh and her long-time partner Misty May-Treanor smashed their way to their third gold of the season at the FIVB Grand Slam in Klaganfurt, Austria – topping the tough Chinese duo of Xue Chen and Zhang Xi in straight sets (21-14, 26-24). The triumph marks the two bombers’ 38th World Tour career victory and their fifth title in the Klagenfurt Tournament.

Kerri Walsh

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Date of Birth:
August 15, 1978
Hometown:
Santa Clara, California
Sponsors:
Gatorade, Wilson, Visa, 24 Hour Fitness, AT&T, McDonalds, Pampers, Proctor and Gamble, Kellogg’s, Acer, KT Tape

Career Highlights

    • 2005 Gold World Championships Berlin
    • 2004 Gold Olympic Games Athens
    • 2003,2004 AVP Most Valuable Player
    • 2003-2008 AVP Team of the Year
    • 2005-2008 FIVB Best Blocker
    • 2005-2007 FIVB Best Hitter
    • 2007 Gold World Championships Gstaad
    • 2007 FIVB Best Offensive Player
    • 2007 FIVB Most Outstanding
    • 2005-2008 FIVB Sportsperson
    • 2004, 2006 Sportswoman of the Year Award (with Misty May-Treanor)
    • 2008 Gold Olympic Games Beijing
    • 2012 Gold - Olympic Games London