|Alix Klineman, left and April Ross compete in Yangzhou.|
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 2, 2018) – The U.S. beach volleyball team of Alix Klineman/April Ross is a finalist for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of October, which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from last month.
Fans are invited to vote for their favorite athletes and teams at Awards.TeamUSA.org through midnight Tuesday, Nov 6.
Klineman/Ross got two big victories in October and earned points toward qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
On Oct. 7, Klineman/Ross won gold at the NORECA Beach Tour Final in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. In the final, they beat Canada’s top-seeded Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson, 21-16, 21-18.
On Oct. 14, Klineman/Ross took gold at the FIVB World Tour four-star event in Yangzhou, China. Four-star events are the second-highest rated events on the World Tour.
In the final, Klineman/Ross beat Brazil’s Ana Patricia/Rebecca, 21-19, 21-16.