Alix Klineman and April Ross won bronze at the FIVB World Tour Finals Sunday. It was their fifth international medal of 2021 and the first time an American women’s pair finished on the World Tour Finals podium.
Alix Klineman/April Ross will play for bronze at the at the FIVB Word Tour Finals Sunday after going 1-1 to start the playoff round. In the quarterfinals, they beat fellow Americans Kelly Claes/Sarah Sponcil.
Three American teams combined for a 2-3 record on day one of the FIVB World Tour Finals Wednesday. Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil went 1-0 and are second in their pool, while Jake Gibb and Taylor Crabb went 1-1.
Three U.S. Beach National Team pairs – Klineman/Ross, Claes/Sponcil and Gibb/Crabb – will compete at the FIVB World Tour Finals October 6-10 in Cagliari, Italy. It will be Gibb’s final international tournament.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 29, 2021) – The U.S. Girls U18 National Team beat Serbia, 3-1 (25-23, 25-18, 26-28, 25-18) on Wednesday to take the bronze medal at the FIVB World Championship in Durango, Mexico. The U.S. U18 Team finished the tournament at 7-1. Russia beat Italy to win the gold medal. OFFICIAL STATISTICS * TEAM…
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 28, 2021) – The U.S. Girls U18 National Team will play for the bronze medal at the FIVB World Championship after losing to Italy in the semifinals on Tuesday, 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-22) in Durango, Mexico. The Girls U18 Team (6-1) will play Serbia (6-1) for third place at 3 p.m….
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 27, 2021) – The U.S. Girls U18 National Team never gave up against an equally tough team from Turkey and came away with a 3-2 (19-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-21, 15-9) quarterfinal victory on Monday at the FIVB World Championship in Durango, Mexico. The U.S. Girls Team (6-0) will play Italy (6-0)…