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Brad Keenan



Hometown: Westminster, Calif.
Birth Year: 1981
Resides: Costa Mesa, Calif.
Height: 6-8
College: Pepperdine
Olympic History: None

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INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2012 – Competed in six FIVB World Tour events with John Mayer... The team qualified for the main draw three times and its best finish was 17th at the Shanghai, China Open (5/1-6)... The team won a total of $5,300. 2011 – Competed with Casey Patterson in eight FIVB World Tour events... The team's best finishes were ninth at the Brasilia, Brazil Open (4/18-23) and at the Beijing, China Grand Slam (6/6-11)... The team won a total of $10,150. 2010 – Partnered with Casey Jennings in two FIVB events and placed ninth in both. The team won a total of $32,050. 2009 – He placed 17th at the World Championships in Stavanger with partner Nick Lucena. The pair appeared in five total FIVB events. Their best finish was ninth and they won a total of $8,625.

DOMESTIC HIGHLIGHTS: 2012 – Competed in six events on the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Series with Mayer and finished second at the Fort Lauderdale Open (5/25-27) and the Hermosa Beach Open (7/20-22). Placed third at the Chicago Open (7/13-15) and the Huntington Beach Open (9/21-23). Place fifth at the Belmar Open (6/22-24) and the Manhattan Beach Open (8/24-26)... Placed second at the AVP event in Santa Barbara and third in Cincinnati, both with Mayer... Placed third at the NVL in Baltimore with Mayer... Keenan and Mayer won a total of $33,625 for the season. 2011 – Placed second with Billy Allen at the Manhattan Beach Open (part of the Pro Beach Series), losing to John Hyden and Sean Scott in the final (8/26-28). Placed seventh with Allen at the Pro Beach Series events in Miami (9/16-18) and Hermosa Beach (9/23-25)... Finished third with Allen at the Wide Open in Cincinnati... Finished third with Casey Patterson at the NVL event in Baltimore (5/20-21) and third with Billy Allen in Miami (9/10-11)... Won a total of $28,563 with his partners. 2010 – Competed in six AVP events with Casey Jennings before the tour ceased operations on Aug. 13… Their best finish was third in Hermosa Beach (7/16-18)… They also had three fifth-place finishes in Huntington Beach, Calif. (6/3-6), Belmar, N.J. (6/25-27) and Long Beach, Calif. (7/24-25). The team won $16,600. 2009 – Competed in 14 AVP events with Nick Lucena... Best finish was second in Muskegon, Mich. (8/20-23) where the pair lost to Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers in the final... The team finished third five times in Panama City, Fla., Atlanta, Manhattan Beach, Calif., Hermosa Beach, Calif. and San Francisco... The team won a total of $59,725.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: Inducted into the Pepperdine University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2013...
Played at Pepperdine in 2000-03 and was a four-time AVCA All-American. Named to the first team in 2002 and 2003 and the second team in 2000 and 2001… As a senior, Keenan led the nation in blocks and ranked in both kills and aces... Graduated with a BS in accounting.

PERSONAL:  Born Bradley Keenan in 1981 … Son of Greg and Mary Keenan … Brad married fellow beach volleyball player April Ross in November, 2010... Took an accounting job following college due to a knee injury.

PARTNERS: 2013 - Nick Lucena 2012 – John Mayer. 2011 – Casey Patterson, Billy Allen. 2010 – Casey Jennings. 2009 – Nick Lucena. 2008 – John Hyden. 2007 – John Hyden. 2006 – John Mayer.

Updated January 2015

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