USA Beach Volleyball Olympic Trials, 1996

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WHAT:

U.S. Men's and Women's Olympic Beach Volleyball Team Trials


WHO:

Top US Men's and Women's Beach Volleyball Players competing for two remaining slots (two men's, two women's) for US Olympic Team.

Top qualifiers from the FIVB, AVP, WPVA and Bud Four-Person Tours. All players must have earned at least five points on the FIVB World Series Tour to be eligible to compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials. Two teams, Sinjin Smith/Carl Henkel and Holly McPeak/Nancy Reno, have already qualified for the Olympics based on their ranking as the top American team on the FIVB tour.

The top two men's and women's teams from the Olympic Trials join Smith/Henkel and McPeak/Reno on the U.S. Olympic team which competes July 23-28 at Atlanta Beach.


WHERE:

HarborView complex on Baltimore's Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland. The site will include one stadium court and two preliminary courts.

A beach festival with food and beverages will be on site during the day.


WHEN:

JUNE 4-9, 1996


FORMAT:

Double elimination tournament qualifying two teams for both men and women.


TELEVISION:

NBC TV on Saturday and Sunday, June 8th & 9th.

6/8/96 3-4:00PM ET NBC Beach Volleyball Olympic Trials
6/9/96 4-5:00PM ET NBC Beach Volleyball Olympic Trials


TICKETS:

For more information call Ticketmaster, (410) 481-SEAT. VIP packages are available. Contact Maryland Sports Corporation at (410) 576-8343.

Ticket prices:
Tuesday and Wednesday, General Admission - $15 per day
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Reserved Grandstand - $30 per day
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Reserved Court Side - $80 per day


SCHEDULE:

Tuesday June 4 - Men's and Women's Preliminary Matches - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday June 5 - Men's and Women's Preliminary Matches - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday June 6 - Rain day/Rest


Friday June 7 - Match #1 Women             12:00pm - 5:00pm
		Match #2 Women
		Match #1 Men
                Match #2 Men
		Match #3 Women QUALIFIER

Saturday June 8 Match #4 Women             10:00am - 3:30pm
                Match #3 Men QUALIFIER
		Match #4 Men

Sunday June 9   Match #5 Women QUALIFIER   12:00am - 3:00pm
                Match #5 Men QUALIFIER

SEEDINGS:

USA BEACH VOLLEYBALL OLYMPIC TRIALS - TEAM SEEDINGS

MEN


 1. Karch Kiraly/Kent Steffes.   
 2. Adam Johnson/Randy Stoklos.   
 3. Mike Dodd/Mike Whitmarsh. 
 4. Eric Fonoimoana/Rob Heidger.  
 5. Scott Ayakatubby/Brian Lewis. 
 6. Brent Frohoff/Ricci Luyties. 
 7. Sean Fallowfield/Kevin Martin. 
 8. Dain Blanton/Bill Boullianne. 
 9. Jim Nichols/Mike Schlegel
10. Leif Hanson/Chris Young. 
11. Jeff Rodgers/Bruk Vandeweghe. 
12. Mark Eller/Todd Schaefer. 
13. Scott Friederichsen/Eric Wurts. 
14. Tim Hovland/Jon Stevenson. 
15. Canyon Ceman/Lee LeGrande . 
   *Carlos Briceno/Jeff Williams.

* = earned bye into Final Four Round based on finish as 2nd-ranked American team on FIVB tour.

The US Men's players having at least 5 pts in the FIVB World Ranking and authorized to participate in the US Olympic Beach Trials were:

Jeff WILLIAMS (160 pts); Carlos BRICENO (156 pts); Bruk VANDEWEGHE (115 pts); Jeff SOUTHCOTT (26 pts); Roger CLARK (24 pts); Eric FONOIMOANA and Mike WHITMARSH (21 pts); Adam JOHNSON and Kent STEFFES (18 pts); Todd SCHAEFER and Brent FROHOFF (13 pts); Kevin MARTIN and Randy STOKLOS (12 pts); Jim NICHOLS and Mike SCHLEGEL (10 pts); Scott AYAKATUBBY, Mark ELLER, Scott FRIEDRICHSEN, Karch KIRALY and Jon STEVENSON (8 pts); Bill BOULLIANNE, Leif HANSON and Chris YOUNG (7 pts); Mike DODD, Matt UNGER and Kevin WATERBURY (6 pts); Dain BLANTON, Canyon CEMAN, Mike DIEHL, Rob HEIDGER, Tim HOVLAND, Lee LEGRANDE, Brian LEWIS, Ricci LUYTIES, Jeff RODGERS and Eric WURTS (5 pts).

 

WOMEN


 1. Lisa Arce/Karolyn Kirby. 
 2. Liz Masakayan/Angela Rock. 
 3. Gail Castro/Deb Richardson. 
 4. Dennie Shupryt-Knoop/Elaine Roque. 
 5. Karrie Poppinga/Christine Schaefer. 
 6. Danalee Bragado/Marla O'Hara. 
 7. Janice Harrer/Gayle Stammer. 
 8. Krista Blomquist/Wendy Fletcher. 
 9. Erin Deiters/Desiree Leipham. 
10. Marie Andersson/Monique Oliver. 
   *Linda Hanley/Barbra Fontana Harris.

* = earned bye into Final Four Round based on finish as 2nd-ranked American team on FIVB tour.

The US Women's players having at least 5 pts in the FIVB World Ranking and authorized to participate in the US Olympic Beach Trials were:

Karolyn KIRBY (171 pts); Barbara FONTANA HARRIS (150 pts); Angela ROCK (132 pts); (Lori (Lori FORSYTHE (115 pts); Linda HANLEY (112 pts); Liz MASAKAYAN (108 pts); Gail CASTRO (64 pts); Debra RICHARDSON (58 pts); Chris SCHAEFER (44 pts); Elaine ROQUE (38 pts); Lisa ARCE (35 pts); Dennie KNOOP (15 pts); Marla O'HARA (12 pts); Disirie LEIPHAM, Anna Karrie POPPINGA and Gayle STAMMER (9 pts); Krista BLOMQUIST, Wendy FLETCHER and Kathleen LUCIANO (8 pts); Erin DEITERS (7 pts); Marie ANDERSSON, Donalee BRAGADO and Janice HARRER (6 pts); Monique OLIVER (5 pts).


MENS RESULTS

TUESDAY - RESULTS
MEN'S PRELIMINARY QUALIFYING MATCHES

WINNER'S BRACKET

Karch Kiraly/Kent Steffes (#1) - BYE.
Jim Nichols/Mike Schlegel (#8) def. ain Blanton/Bill Boullianne (#9) 15-8
Scott Ayakatubby/Brian Lewis (#5) def. Mark Eller/Todd Schaefer (#12) 15-8
Eric Fonoimoana/Rob Heidger (#4) def. Scott Friederichsen/Eric Wurts (#13) 15-2
Mike Dodd/Mike Whitmarsh (#3) def. Tim Hovland/Jon Stevenson (#14).
Brent Frohoff/Ricci Luyties (#6) def. Rodgers/Vandeweghe (#11) 15-5
Sean Fallowfield/Kevin Martin (#7) def. Leif Hanson/Chris Young (#10) 15-0
Adam Johnson/Randy Stoklos (#2) def. Canyon Ceman/Lee LeGrande (#15) 15-3

Karch Kiraly/Kent Steffes (#1) def. Jim Nichols/Mike Schlegel (#9) 15-7
Scott Ayakatubby/Brian Lewis (#5) def. Eric Fonoimoana/Rob Heidger (#4) 15-5
Brent Frohoff/Ricci Luyties (#6) def. Mike Dodd/Mike Whitmarsh (#3) 15-13
Adam Johnson/Randy Stoklos (#2) def. Sean Fallowfield/Kevin Martin (#7) 15-0

CONTENDER'S BRACKET

Mark Eller/Todd Schaefer (#12) def. Scott Friederichsen/Eric Wurts (#13) 15-10
Rodgers/Vandeweghe (#11) def. Tim Hovland/Jon Stevenson (#14) Forfeit
Canyon Ceman/Lee LeGrande (#15) def. Leif Hanson/Chris Young (#10) Forfeit

Dain Blanton/Bill Boullianne (#8) def. Sean Fallowfield/Kevin Martin (#7) 15-11

Mike Dodd/Mike Whitmarsh (#3) def. Mark Eller/Todd Schaefer (#12) 15-7
Eric Fonoimoana/Rob Heidger (#4) def. Rodgers/Vandeweghe (#11) 15-9
Jim Nichols/Mike Schlegel (#9) def. Canyon Ceman/Lee LeGrande (#15) 15-8

WEDNESDAY - RESULTS

WINNER'S BRACKET

Karch Kiraly/Kent Steffes* (#1) def. Scott Ayakatubby/Brian Lewis (#5) 15-2
Adam Johnson/Randy Stoklos* (#2) def. Brent Frohoff/Ricci Luyties (#6) 15-8

CONTENDER'S BRACKET

Mike Dodd/Mike Whitmarsh (#3) def. Dain Blanton/Bill Boullianne (#8) 15-5
Eric Fonoimoana/Rob Heidger (#4) vs. Jim Nichols/Mike Schlegel (#9) 15-11

Mike Dodd/Mike Whitmarsh (#3) def. Scott Ayakatubby/Brian Lewis (#5) 15-9
Brent Frohoff/Ricci Luyties (#6) def. Eric Fonoimoana/Rob Heidger (#4) 15-13

Mike Dodd/Mike Whitmarsh* (#3) def. Brent Frohoff/Ricci Luyties (#6) 16-14
*Qualified for Final Four Play, beginning Friday, June 7th

FRIDAY - SATURDAY - SUNDAY
FINAL FOUR

Double Elimination


                  B/W       /Briceno/Williams\        J/S
                 -----------   1:30pm June 7  ------------
         K/S    /           \Johnson/Stoklos /            \ Dodd/Whitmarsh
         ------- 1:15am                            12:00pm -------Olympic Berth
Kiraly/ /        June 8                             June 8  
Steffes/        \ K/S	    /Kiraly/Steffes  \        D/W /
-------  1:15pm  -----------   3:00pm June 7  ------------
Olympic\ June 9             \Dodd/Whitmarsh  /
Berth   \J/S
	 -------
	 June 8's
	 12pm Loser

FRIDAY - RESULTS

Adam Johnson/Randy Stoklos (#2) def. Carlos Briceno/Jeff Williams (FIVB #2) 15-4

Mike Dodd/Mike Whitmarsh (#3) def. Karch Kiraly/Kent Steffes (#1) 15-8

SATURDAY MATCHES

Mike Dodd/Mike Whitmarsh (#3) def. Adam Johnson/Randy Stoklos (# 2) 15-7

Karch Kiraly/Kent Steffes (#1) def. Carlos Briceno/Jeff Williams (FIVB #2) 15-7

Mike DODD/Mike WHITMARSH Qualify for Olympics!!!


SUNDAY MATCHES

Karch Kiraly/Kent Steffes (#1) def. Adam Johnson/Randy Stoklos (# 2) 15-3

Karch KIRALY/Kent STEFFES Qualify for Olympics!!!

 


WOMENS RESULTS

TUESDAY - RESULTS
WOMEN'S PRELIMINARY QUALIFYING MATCHES

WINNER'S BRACKET

Lisa Arce/Karolyn Kirby (#1) - BYE.
Liz Masakayan/Angela Rock (#2) - BYE.
Gail Castro/Deb Richardson (#3) - BYE.
Dennie Shupryt-Knoop/Elaine Roque (#4) - BYE.
Karrie Poppinga/Christine Schaefer (#5) - BYE.
Danalee Bragado/Marla O'Hara (#6) - BYE.
Janice Harrer/Gayle Stammer (#8) def. Erin Deiters/Desiree Leipham (#9) 15-8
Marie Andersonn/Monique Oliver (#10) def. Krista Blomquist/Wendy Fletcher (#7) 15-13

Janice Harrer/Gayle Stammer (#8) def. Lisa Arce/Karolyn Kirby (#1) 17-16
Elaine Roque/Dennie Shupryt-Knoop (#4) def. Karrie Poppinga/Christine Schaefer (#5) 15-13
Gail Castro/Deb Richardson (#3) def. Danalee Bragado/Marla O'Hara (#6) 16-14
Liz Masakayan/Angela Rock (#2) def. Marie Andersonn/Monique Oliver (#10) 15-5

CONTENDER'S BRACKET

Marie Andersonn/Monique Oliver (#10) def. Erin Deiters/Desiree Leipham (#9) 15-9
Lisa Arce/Karolyn Kirby (#1) def. Krista Blomquist/Wendy Fletcher (#7) 15-8

WEDNESDAY - RESULTS

WINNER'S BRACKET

Janice Harrer/Gayle Stammer* (#8) def. Elaine Roque/Dennie Shupryt-Knoop (#4) 15-12
Gail Castro/Deb Richardson* (#3) def. Liz Masakayan/Angela Rock (#2) 16-14

CONTENDER'S BRACKET

Lisa Arce/Karolyn Kirby (#1) def. Karrie Poppinga/Christine Schaefer (#5) 15-9
Danalee Bragado/Marla O'Hara (#6) def. Marie Andersonn/Monique Oliver (#10) 15-13

Elaine Roque/Dennie Shupryt-Knoop (#4) def. Danalee Bragado/Marla O'Hara (#6) 15-6
Liz Masakayan/Angela Rock (#2) def. Lisa Arce/Karolyn Kirby (#1) 15-8

Elaine Roque/Dennie Shupryt-Knoop* (#4) def. Liz Masakayan/Angela Rock (#2) 15-12

*Qualified for Final Four Play, beginning Friday, June 7th

FRIDAY - SATURDAY - SUNDAY
FINAL FOUR

Double Elimination




                  C/R       /Fontana Harris/Hanley\  FH/H
                 -----------  12:00pm  June 7 ------------
          C/R   /           \Castro/Richardson/           \ FontanaHarris/Hanley
         ------- 10:15am                            4:30pm -------Olympic Berth
Castro/          June 8                             June 7  
Richardson      \ H/S	    /Harrer/Stammer  \      R/S-K /
-------  12pm    -----------  12:00pm  June 7 ------------
Olympic\ June 9             \Roque/Shupryt-Knoop
Berth   \ R/S-K
	 -------
	 June 7's
	 4:30pm Loser

FRIDAY RESULTS

Barbra Fontana Harris/Linda Hanley (FIVB #2) def. Gail Castro/Deb Richardson (#3) 15-6

Elaine Roque/Dennie Shupryt-Knoop (#4) def. Janice Harrer/Gayle Stammer (#8) 15-9

FRIDAY - OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION MATCH
Barbra Fontana Harris/Linda Hanley (FIVB #2) def. Elaine Roque/Dennie Shupryt-Knoop (#4) 16-14

Barbra FONTANA HARRIS/Linda HANLEY Qualify for Olympics!!!

SATURDAY MATCHES

Gail Castro/Deb Richardson (#3) def. Janice Harrer/Gayle Stammer (#8) 15-4

SUNDAY MATCHES

Gail Castro/Deb Richardson (#3) def. Elaine Roque/Dennie Shupryt-Knoop (#4) 15-13

Gail CASTRO/Deb RICHARDSON Qualify for Olympics!!!

 


RESULTS - MATCH DETAILS FROM AVP, WPVA, USAV


DIRECTIONS:

FROM THE NORTH (Northern Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, or New Jersey)

Using I-83 (Jones Falls Expressway/Harrisburg Expressway)

South on I-83 into Baltimore; the expressway ends and becomes "President Street"; turn right at Lombard Street; continue west on Lombard approximately 1/2 mile, and turn left at Light Street (south on Light Street); pass Harborplace, bear left at the Science Center onto Key Highway, HarborView is 7/10 of a mile from the Science Center on the left-hand side.

Using I-95 (Kennedy Highway)

South on I-95; when approaching the Fort McHenry Tunnel follow the signs for Key Highway by staying in the right-hand lane; take Exit #55, Key Highway; follow exit ramp to the first traffic light, and turn right; follow Key Highway approximately 3/4 of a mile; HarborView will be on the right-hand side.

FROM THE SOUTH (Southern Maryland, Virginia, Washington)

Using I-95

North on I-95 to Baltimore; follow I-95 toward the Fort McHenry Tunnel; take the last exit before the tunnel; Exit #55 Key Highway; at the first light bear left onto Key Highway; follow Key Highway approximately 3/4 of a mile; HarborView will be on the right-hand side.

Using State Route 2 (Ritchie Highway)

North on Route 2; which becomes Hanover Street; cross over the Hanover Street Bridge; go to the second light and make a right on McComas Street; at the first light bear left onto Key Highway; follow Key Highway approximately 3/4 of a mile; HarborView will be on the right-hand side.

VOLUNTEERS:

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