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Monday, April 27, 2015
Database Statistics
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Players: 8943 6551 15494
Tournaments: 1587 1161 2748
 
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Dennie Shupryt Knoop 59
Sara Herzberg 49
Alexandra Cole 47
Dani Schudt 42
Rossella Berluti 42
Ligia Salazar 40
Clair Syvertsen 36
Sataporn Sawangreung 36
Angela Knopf 35
Wojciech Podwojcik 34
Bill Bowe 32
Kibbee Jelks 31
Jasmin Moser 31
Marie Ellingsen 31
Lionel Trebilcock 30
Melissa Roberts 30
Romana Kayser 28
Leah Hinkey 27
Filip Habr 27
Fabiane Boogaerdt 25
Daniel Pfeffer 25
Giulia Cecato 24
Mackenzie Dagostino 22
Mirko Schneider 21
Rasoul Khajeh 21
Leila Martinez 21
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1991
Tim Hovland and Kent Steffes won the AVP Jose Cuervo Gold Crown Clearwater.  It was the 57th win for Tim Hovland, the 10th win for Kent Steffes, and the 4th win for the team.
In 1997
Jose Loiola and Kent Steffes won the AVP Coppertone Championships of Florida.  It was the 17th win for Jose Loiola, the 90th win for Kent Steffes, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2003
Canyon Ceman and Mike Whitmarsh won the AVP Tempe Open.  It was the 7th win for Canyon Ceman, the 28th win for Mike Whitmarsh, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2003
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the AVP Tempe Open.  It was the 14th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 9th win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 9th win for the team.
In 2013
Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal won the FIVB Fuzhou Open.  It was the 69th win for Phil Dalhausser, the 16th win for Sean Rosenthal, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2014
April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the FIVB Fuzhou Open.  It was the 31st win for April Ross, the 114th win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2014
Theo Brunner and Todd Rogers won the NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Cayman Islands.  It was the 3rd win for Theo Brunner, the 79th win for Todd Rogers, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2014
Kim DiCello and Tealle Hunkus won the NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Cayman Islands.  It was the 4th win for Kim DiCello, the 4th win for Tealle Hunkus, and the 1st win for the team.
 
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4/27/2015
2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour update after opener in China
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 27, 2015 — After last week’s surprising season-opening event in China, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) now has two weeks before the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour resumes. With two first-time gold medalist teams surprising the competition, the FIVB officially launched the Olympic qualifying window for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil at the double-gender US$150,000 Fuzhou Open.
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4/26/2015
Diaz, Gonzalez spike Cayman Islands gold
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, April 26, 2015 - Cuban pair, Nivaldo Diaz and Sergio Gonzalez made a winning start to the 2015 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit with a rather surprising easing win over Puerto Ricans, Erik Haddock and Roberto Rodriguez at Seven Miles Beach on Sunday.
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Pavlik, Kropp grab women’s title in Cayman Islands
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, April 26, 2015 - USA-B’s Jenny Kropp and Whitney Pavlik capped off their return to the tour as playing partners after a two-year hiatus by capturing the women’s gold medal in the 2015 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit Tour opener at the Seven Miles Beach, on Sunday.
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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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