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Friday, May 22, 2015
Database Statistics
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Players: 8966 6581 15547
Tournaments: 1590 1164 2754
 
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Andrew Smith 57
Heidi Grunwald 49
Guilherm Deulofeu 43
Jody Corn 42
Andrew Schacht 42
Jan Ferreira 40
Adam Renfree 39
Jason Marentette 37
Tino Schutz 37
Lucie Svarcova 37
Andrey Tranchina 36
Kristine Packajeva 32
Steve Wethington 32
Steve Van Zwieten 31
Jocelyn Decker 31
Katja Kratzmann 31
Ryan Ragland 30
Martina Racic 29
Eric Rothbard 28
Chase Budinger 27
Iryna Salihova 27
Andrew Dentler 26
Dorota Konieczka 25
Braden McLean 24
Ilze Liepinlauska 24
Sebastiao Alves 23
Norisbeth Agudo 23
Sara Olivova 22
Jessica Smit 22
Cherif Younousse 20
Fiodor Majarov 19
Milad Dargahi 17
Isis Camacho 16
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1988
Linda Chisholm and Jackie Silva won the WPVA Kenwood/LeCoq Sportif Invitational.  It was the 10th win for Linda Chisholm, the 9th win for Jackie Silva, and the 9th win for the team.
In 1994
Karch Kiraly and Kent Steffes won the AVP Miller Lite San Jose Open.  It was the 92nd win for Karch Kiraly, the 62nd win for Kent Steffes, and the 51st win for the team.
In 1994
Cammy Ciarelli and Holly McPeak won the AVP Miller Lite San Jose Open.  It was the 10th win for Cammy Ciarelli, the 12th win for Holly McPeak, and the 8th win for the team.
In 2005
Christoph Dieckmann and Andreas Scheuerpflug won the FIVB China Shanghai Jinshan Open.  It was the 2nd win for Christoph Dieckmann, the 2nd win for Andreas Scheuerpflug, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2005
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the AVP Santa Barbara Open.  It was the 40th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 37th win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 35th win for the team.
In 2005
Dax Holdren and Jeff Nygaard won the AVP Santa Barbara Open.  It was the 14th win for Dax Holdren, the 7th win for Jeff Nygaard, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2005
With their $20,000 check for winning the Santa Barbara Open, Misty May and Kerri Walsh join the Brazilian duo of Shelda Bede and Adriana Behar to become only the second women's team to surpass $1 Million in career team winnings.
In 2010
Jennifer Kessy and April Ross won the FIVB Foro Italico Beach Volley Grand Slam.  It was the 15th win for Jennifer Kessy, the 12th win for April Ross, and the 12th win for the team.
In 2011
Sanne Keizer and Marleen Van Iersel won the FIVB Myslowice Open.  It was the 4th win for Sanne Keizer, the 6th win for Marleen Van Iersel, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2011
Alison Cerutti and Emanuel Rego won the FIVB Prague Open.  It was the 7th win for Alison Cerutti, the 79th win for Emanuel Rego, and the 1st win for the team.
 
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5/22/2015
Group to serve up first telecast of 2015 AVP Tour Tuesday at 9PM EST
Costa Mesa, Calif. – May 22, 2015 – The AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) Pro Beach Volleyball Tour and NBC Sports Group will present the AVP New Orleans Open, the first AVP Tour telecast of the 2015 season, this Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
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Prague Open Features Brazilian Beach Party
Prague, Czech Republic, May 22, 2015 - It is a “Brazilian Beach Party” on the sands of Stvanice Stadium as three women’s Beach Volleyball pairs from the South American country captured pool titles here Friday to advance with five other teams to the second-round of elimination play in the FIVB World Tour event.
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Latvian teams rock the day at Jurmala Masters
Jurmala, Latvia, May 22, 2015. The Main Draw of the Jurmala Masters – first stop of this year’s CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship – started on Friday morning on Majori beach with perfect weather conditions and a positive atmosphere providing the perfect stage for Europe’s best Beach Volleyball players and also for the many fans in attendance.
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Prague Open = Canada Strong
Prague, Czech Republic, May 22, 2015 - Since the start of the women’s competition on the FIVB World Tour in 1992, the strongest teams from the NORCECA confederation came from the United States led by three-time Olympic gold medal winners Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings.
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5/21/2015
Defending Champs Drop Prague Open Pool Play Match
Prague, Czech Republic, May 21, 2015 - It is not easy being a defending champions, and Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova of the Czech Republic found out the hard way as the 2014 Prague Open winners were defeated here Thursday afternoon by a Germany pair during the second round of pool play in the sixth annual Prague event.
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As father, as daughter
Prague, Czech Republic, May 21, 2015 - FIVB Beach Volleyball U23 World Championship bronze medalist Taylor Pischke proved that Canada is not just all about ice hockey and tells how she wants to follow her father’s huge footsteps on the road to Rio.
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American & Dutch Qualifiers Net Prague Open Main Draw Victories
Prague, Czech Republic, May 21, 2015 - The opening pool play matches here Thursday morning in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Prague Open 2015 featured successful efforts by a pair of teams that had to spend a cool and wet Wednesday qualifying for this week’s FIVB World Tour stop on the sands of Stvanice Stadium.
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Home heroes suffer setback in qualification tournament as FIVB President visits Jurmala Masters
Jurmala, Latvia, May 21, 2015. The 2015 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championship – Jurmala Masters continued on Thursday with the qualification tournament to determine the teams moving on to the Main Draw which is set to get underway on Friday on Majori beach.
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U22 Beach Volleyball European Championships moved to Catania, Italy
Luxembourg, May 21, 2015. The 2015 edition of the CEV U22 Beach Volleyball European Championships that was originally due to take place in late June in Myslowice, Poland, has been moved to Italy. The city of Catania, Sicily, will be playing host to the event from September 10 through 13.
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    Upcoming Tournaments
    Dates Tour Tournament Gender Purse
    May 19-24 FIVB Prague Open, Czech Republic W US$75,000
    May 20-24 CEV 2015 CEV Beach Volleyball European Jurmala Masters, Latvia M € 25,000
    May 21-24 AVP AVP New Orleans Open M $75,000
    May 21-24 AVP AVP New Orleans Open W $75,000
    May 26-31 FIVB Moscow Grand Slam, Russia M US$400,000
    May 26-31 FIVB Moscow Grand Slam, Russia W US$400,000
    May 28-31 NVL Ocean City Championships M&W $75,000
    Jun 2-7 FIVB Porec Major Series, Croatia M US$400,000
    Jun 2-7 FIVB Porec Major Series, Croatia W US$400,000
    Jun 5-7 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Mexico, TBD M&W US$16,000
    Jun 9-14 FIVB Stavanger Major Series, Norway M US$400,000
    Jun 9-14 FIVB Stavanger Major Series, Norway W US$400,000
    Jun 11-14 CEV C&S 2015 CEV Beach Volleyball European Molodechno Satellite, Belarus W TBD
    Jun 12-14 NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Punta Cana, Dominican Republic M&W US$16,000
    Jun 16-21 CEV 1st European Games, Baku, Azerbaijan M&W
    Jun 17-21 FIVB St. Petersburg Grand Slam, United States M US$400,000
    Jun 17-21 FIVB St. Petersburg Grand Slam, United States W US$400,000



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