- 2016, fifth
- MOST NOTABLE
- Finished fifth at the 2016 Rio Olympics with Phil Dalhausser, eliminated in the quarterfinals by Brazil
- Has five FIVB gold medals, all with Phil Dalhausser
- Placed fourth at the 2015 Beach World Championships with Theo Brunner, lost the bronze medal match to Brazil
- DID YOU KNOW
- With Dalhausser, won four FIVB World Tour events in 2016 and two AVP tournaments
- Seeded #3 at the Olympics with Phil Dalhausser. Duo finished 5th at the Rio Olympics, going 4-1, falling 21-14, 12-21, 15-9 to Brazil's Alison/Bruno in the quarterfinals
- In 2016 Olympic qualification, won six FIVB World Tour events and placed in the top three on 10 occasions
- Placed second at the FIVB Long Beach Grand Slam with Dalhausser, their first World Tour event together since 2005 and Lucena's second podium finish of 2015. Followed Long Beach with a fifth-place showing at the Olsztyn Grand Slam
- Finished second with Phil Dalhausser at the 2015 AVP Seattle Open, it was their first event together since Sept. 11, 2011 at the NVL Miami event which they won
- Played in nine tournaments with partner Theo Brunner, their lone podium finish was third at the 2015 St. Petersburg Grand Slam with Theo Brunner, bumping their World Tour ranking to 17th following the event and heading into the World Championships
- Top finishes in 2014 included finishing second at the World Tour Berlin with Ryan Doherty. With Doherty, placed fifth in The Hague and with Brunner placed fifth in Mangaung
- With Fuerbringer finished fourth at the 2012 Grand Slam in Rome, where Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal won the tournament and the second U.S. Olympic slot
- 2010-12 partnered with Matt Fuerbringer for the FIVB World Tour
- With Brad Keenan in 2009, played in four FIVB events and placed 17th at the World Championships in Stavanger
- Between 2005 and 08 partnered with Sean Scott and Phil Dalhausser
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Stuart Lieberman June 21, 2016
Beach volleyball veteran Walsh Jennings and new partner April Ross are heating up.
U.S. Olympic Men’s Beach Volleyball Team Deep In Experience
Craig Bohnert June 12, 2016
Olympic champ Phil Dalhausser and two-time Olympian Jake Gibb highlight the teams.
The Best Photos From Team USA's 100 Days Out Celebration
April 28, 2016
Team USA took over Times Square to celebrate the 100-day countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Team USA Celebrates 100-Day Countdown To Rio By Taking Over Times Square
Lynn Rutherford April 27, 2016
Some 85 Olympians and Paralympians celebrated the milestone in New York City.
Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From February
March 01, 2016
See which athletes made Team USA's Best of February nominations and vote on your favorites.
Dalhausser and Lucena the USAV 2015 Beach Team of the Year
Corinne Calabro Dec. 21, 2015
Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena take FIVB World Tour success to the record books
April Ross And Nick Lucena Named Beach Volleyball Players Of The Year
Darci Miller Dec. 09, 2015
Lucena and Ross each put their teams in close range for 2016 Olympic qualification.
Nick Lucena named USAV 2015 Male Beach Player of the Year
Corinne Calabro Dec. 07, 2015
Nick Lucena picks up his first USAV Player of the Year award
Beach teams take short break before 2016 training begins again
Corinne Calabro Nov. 26, 2015
Beach teams will begin 2016 training in December, begin FIVB World Tour in January
Beach Update: Beach finishes 2015 season at NORCECA Continental Finals
Corinne Calabro Nov. 16, 2015
Top beach teams will finish 2015 schedule at NORCECA finals in Tobago