- MOST NOTABLE
- 2016 Olympic Games, bronze with Kerri Walsh Jennings; 2012 Olympic Games, silver with Jennifer Kessy
- On the 2014 FIVB Tour, Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings won gold medals at the Fuzhou Open in China, the Moscow Grand Slam, the Stavanger Grand Slam in Norway and the World Series of Beach Volleyball in Long Beach, Calif. They finished the season ranked third by the FIVB
- Ross and Jennifer Kessy won the 2009 FIVB World Championship in Stavanger, Norway
- Led USC to the 2003 NCAA National Championship
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- In 2016 on the FIVB World Tour, Ross and Walsh Jennings medaled nine times, of which five were gold. Finished the 2016 season tying for fifth at the World Tour Finals, losing to the Olympic gold medalists from Germany Laura Ludwig/Kira Walkenhorst
- Won bronze with Kerri Walsh Jennings at the 2016 Rio Olympics, beating Brazil's Larissa Franca/Talita Antunes, 17-21, 21-17, 15-9
- In the first FIVB tournament following the 2016 Olympics, won gold with Walsh Jennings at the Long Beach Grand Slam, their fifth gold of 2016 and 11th as a team
- Finished third in 2016 Olympic qualification, with Walsh Jennings; duo had the #3 seed in the Olympics
- With Walsh Jennings, pair had six medals in 2016 Olympic qualification (2015-16) and earned a #3 seed at the Games: Fuzhou Open (3rd, 2015), Long Beach Grand Slam (2nd), Rio Grand Slam (1st), Vitoria Open (2nd), Xiamen Open (3rd), Fuzhou Open (1st, 2016), Cincinnati Open (1st, 2016), Moscow Grand Slam (1st, 2016), Gstaad Major (2nd, 2016)
- In 2016 on the AVP Tour, won gold three times with Walsh Jennings
- Walsh Jennings and April Ross posted their 100th team victory at the 2016 Rio Grand Slam against Germany's Buthe/Borger in the semifinals
- Finished fifth with Lauren Fendrick at the inaugural FIVB World Tour Finals in 2015
- Finished ninth at the 2015 Beach World Championships with Kerri Walsh Jennings. Pair was eliminated in the round of 16 by China
- On the 2015 AVP Tour, won four events with three different partners. Won the AVP Manhattan Beach Open with Jennifer Fopma and AVP Championship with Lauren Fendrick
- Ross and partner Kerri Walsh Jennings went undefeated on the domestic AVP Tour in 2014. They went 7-0 in tournaments, 36-0 in matches and 70-3 in sets
- Ross and Walsh Jennings started playing together at the end of 2013 and won the FIVB Grand Slams in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Xiamen, China
- Was the first U.S. woman to win the FIVB Rookie of the Year award in 2007
- Ross and Kessy started playing full time together in 2007 when neither of their regular partners could play in the first tournament of the season. They finished second at that tournament (AVP in Miami) and kept playing together.
- In 2008, Ross and Kessy just missed qualifying for the Olympic Games. They were seventh in the FIVB rankings, but the third-place U.S. team
- In seven and a half seasons as partners, Ross and Kessy won 10 FIVB gold medals, 11 silvers and nine bronze. In 2013, Ross and Kessy took silver medals at the World Cup Final and the Rome Grand Slam and also won the World Series Cup in Long Beach.
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Kerri Walsh Jennings And April Ross Return From Olympic Bronze To Win Grand Slam Gold
Associated Press Aug. 28, 2016
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Back On The Beach, April Ross And Kerri Walsh Jennings Reflect On Olympic Bronze And The American Spirit
Sam Yip Aug. 27, 2016
The duo is competing this week at the Long Beach Grand Slam.
Kerri Walsh Jennings And April Ross Battle To Beach Volleyball Bronze
Peggy Shinn Aug. 17, 2016
The medal marked Walsh Jennings’ fourth in five Games and Ross’ second in as many.
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Kerri Walsh Jennings And April Ross Fall In Olympic Beach Volleyball Semi, Will Play For Bronze
Karen Rosen Aug. 17, 2016
The loss ends Walsh Jennings' quest for a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal.
Kerri Walsh Jennings And April Ross Advance To Beach Volleyball Semifinals
Associated Press Aug. 14, 2016
Walsh Jennings and Ross rolled to a two-set victory over Australia in the quarterfinal.
Walsh Jennings And Ross Overcome Italy To Advance To Beach Volleyball Quarterfinals
Associated Press Aug. 12, 2016
Walsh Jennings and Ross dominated in a 21-10, 21-16 victory.