USC Players Storm The Beach At This Weekend's AVP Event

June 8, 2006

LOS ANGELES -- A host of former USC women's volleyball players will be in action when bracket play begins Friday at the 2006 AVP Toyota Hermosa Beach Open presented by Bud Light. Jennifer (Kessy) Boss leads the pack with a No. 5 seed, paired with teammate Nancy Mason.

Former Women of Troy setter Tracy Lindquist, who has been paired with her sister Katie, is the No. 13 seed. Bibiana Candelas is teamed with Minnesota's Paula Gentil after the team won the Beach Volleyball Collegiate National Championship in late April to earn a spot in this weekend's tournament.

Two members of USC's back-to-back national champions in 2002 and 2003 are teamed up: Keao Burdine and April Ross while Alicia Robinson and Kashi Cormier are also scheduled to compete.

A purse of $183,000 will be available for the field with main draw competition taking place on Saturday and Sunday with the finals on Sunday.

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