FIVB Cancun Hub 3: Four American pairs vying for Saturday semifinal spots

April Ross will play for the meda rounds Saturday/FIVB photo At the 4-star FIVB Cancun Hub on Friday, four American teams — April Ross and Alix Klineman, Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil, Nick Lucena and Phil Dalhausser, and Tri Bourne and Trevor Crabb — advanced to Saturday’s quarterfinals, in many cases by defeating their fellow… Continue reading FIVB Cancun Hub 3: Four American pairs vying for Saturday semifinal spots

Mol-Sorum, Agatha-Lisboa win FIVB 4-star Cancun gold, USA Olympic race summary

Cherif Samba blocks in the gold medal match/FIVB photo The FIVB beach world tour is hyper-competitive, right? A whole bunch of teams are capable of winning on any given day, right? And when they’re playing in 80-plus degree temperatures and dealing with 10-plus mph winds, that should equalize the field, right? Usually that’s right, but… Continue reading Mol-Sorum, Agatha-Lisboa win FIVB 4-star Cancun gold, USA Olympic race summary