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Sunday, April 26, 2015
Database Statistics
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Players: 8943 6551 15494
Tournaments: 1587 1161 2748
 
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Marise Brandao 49
Shawn Davis 49
Akyeli Yalcin 48
Marco Freitas 47
Jeff Hall 44
Nathan Davenhill 41
Christopher Steines 40
Sandy Martin 38
Susan Poole 38
Dave Pacevich 37
Teresa Zunzunegui 34
Francisco Abreu 33
Sara Dukes 33
Felix Rinner 33
Dimitrios Niopas 32
Tracy Kirk 31
Alexandre Maison 31
Ragnar Pahn 31
Flore Gravesteijn 28
Sonia Berkioune 28
Maximiliano Santiago 28
Lara Dal Canto 27
Stephanie Barry 27
Chase Ross 26
Meghan Mannari 24
Skyler McCoy 22
Aiste Simuntyte 21
Ofek Berman 17
Dane Johnson 15
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1987
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the AVP Hawaii Open.  It was the 73rd win for Sinjin Smith, the 49th win for Randy Stoklos, and the 48th win for the team.
In 1998
Jose Loiola and Kent Steffes won the AVP Miller Lite Fort Myers Open.  It was the 27th win for Jose Loiola, the 100th win for Kent Steffes, and the 14th win for the team.
In 2009
Emanuel Rego and Ricardo Santos won the FIVB Banco do Brasil presents the KIA Open.  It was the 78th win for Emanuel Rego, the 51st win for Ricardo Santos, and the 35th win for the team.
In 2014
Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai won the FIVB Fuzhou Open.  It was the 1st win for Daniele Lupo, the 3rd win for Paolo Nicolai, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2015
Jamie Broder and Kristina Valjas won the FIVB Fuzhou Open.  It was the 3rd win for Jamie Broder, the 3rd win for Kristina Valjas, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2015
Matt Henderson and Piotr Marciniak won the   Madeira Beach Championships.  It was the 3rd win for Matt Henderson, the 3rd win for Piotr Marciniak, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2015
Kristen Batt-Rohr and Priscilla Piantadosi-Lima won the   Madeira Beach Championships.  It was the 5th win for Kristen Batt-Rohr, the 6th win for Priscilla Piantadosi-Lima, and the 1st win for the team.
 
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4/26/2015
NVL Madeira Beach Championships Finals Preview
The top teams are dominating going into finals day at #NVLMadBeach. On the men’s side, the morning will start off with Palm/Mallin (1) vs Hinchey/Vandenburg (4) and Schoonover/Russell (3) vs Henderson/Marciniak (2). Women’s teams Niles/Sowala (1) vs Hayes/Snyder (4) and Harris/Stubinski (3) vs Batt-Rohr/Piantadosi-Lima (2) will go head to head to see who gets a quarterfinals spot.
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First FIVB gold for Canada’s Broder/Valjas at Fuzhou Open
Fuzhou, China, April 26, 2015 – Jamie Lyn Broder/Kristina Valjas from Canada defied the odds to take gold at the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open.
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4/25/2015
USA and Canada secure berths in women’s finals
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, April 25, 2015 - USA and Canada will each have a team in the women’s finals of the 2015 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit Tour opener after setting all semifinal encounters with respective countrywomen at the end of quarterfinal matches at the Seven Miles Beach, on Saturday.
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Puerto Ricans Rodriguez, Haddock eye third Cayman Islands gold
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, April 25, 2015 - Two-time winners in the last three years and bronze medalists last year, Puerto Rican duo, Erik Haddock and Roberto Rodriguez stayed in the hunt for another podium finish by reaching the semifinals of the 2015 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit curtain raiser at the Seven Miles Beach, on Saturday.
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Locals Wang Fan/Yue Y. enter Fuzhou Open semifinal
Fuzhou, China, April 25, 2015 – China’s Wang Fan and Yue Yuan continue on track entering the semifinal of the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open.
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Fuzhou Open gold for Germany’s Böckermann/Flüggen
Fuzhou, China, April 25, 2015 – Markus Böckermann/Lars Flüggen from Germany defeated former world champions Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen from the Netherlands to win gold at the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open.
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4/24/2015
Reckermann and Rogers review
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 25, 2015 - Olympic and world champions Todd Rogers and Jonas Reckermann maybe on different sides of the court - American Rogers is still playing on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and finished fourth with Stafford Slick in the 2015 opening event in Fuzhou on Saturday while Germany's Reckermann is now behind the microphone as a commentator after retiring in 2013 - but they still have a lot in common.
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World Champs Beach Blog - 9 weeks to go
The Hague, Netherlands, April 24, 2015 - The World Champs Beach Blog is your weekly update of news ahead of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships The Netherlands 2015.
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Canada-A, Canada-B end day one unbeaten
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, April 24, 2015: Top ranked Canada-A’s Felipe Humana and Christian Redmann, and countrymen, Garrett May and Daniel Dearing of Canada-B enjoyed a perfect start to the 2015 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit as they both ended Friday’s opening day with 2-0 records and assured of quarterfinal places.
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USA, Canada lead five 2-0 teams at end of day one
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, April 24, 2015: Both USA A and B teams and Canada A and B teams were among five to serve off the 2015 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit with a 2-0 marks at the end of the opening day of competition among women at the Seven Miles Beach, on Friday.
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Confidence is key for Israel’s Faiga/Hilman
Fuzhou, China, April 24, 2015 – Sean Faiga/Ariel Hilman from Israel are entering their third year on the international circuit and began venturing onto the World Tour with four FIVB Open events in 2014.
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VIDEO: #VanuatuStillSmiles
Fuzhou, China, April 24, 2015 – When Cyclone Pam struck the island nation of Vanuatu in early March, the devastation it left in its wake put Miller Pata and Linline Matauatu’s hopes of starting their FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 2015 season in Fuzhou in doubt. However, a month later and they are in China where they will finish at least ninth after reaching the second round.
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