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Misty May-Treanor Inducted into USAV Hall of Fame

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Misty May-Treanor, the renowned beach volleyball player, has been chosen as one of the 25 volleyball legends to be inducted into the prestigious USA Volleyball Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place at the Dorothy C. Boyce Banquet in Columbus, Ohio on May 22, 2019.

A Celebration of Excellence

The USA Volleyball Hall of Fame pays tribute to players, coaches, officials, and leaders who have made significant contributions to the sport. May-Treanor, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, will be honored with the All-Time Great Female Beach Player award for 2019. Known as one of the greatest beach volleyball players of all time, May-Treanor achieved an astounding 21 consecutive Olympic match victories and secured three FIVB World Championship titles. Throughout her career, she amassed an impressive 112 tournament titles, including 43 international titles, and won over $2 million in prize money.

Joining May-Treanor in this year’s Hall of Fame class is John Kessel, who will receive the prestigious Harold T. Friermood “Frier” Award. Kessel has dedicated five decades to the development of volleyball, leaving an indelible mark on the sport.

Other notable inductees include Ron Von Hagen, Beth McLachlin, Bryan Ivie, Bill Stratton, J. Rashin, Bjorn “Joe” Johansen, Bernie Specht, Kendra Lancaster, Pete Hanson, Stephanie Schleuder, Steve Bishop, Gloria Cox, Joel Reinford, Tom Sullivan, and Lori Okimura.

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FAQs

Q: What is the USA Volleyball Hall of Fame?
A: The USA Volleyball Hall of Fame is an institution that recognizes outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to the sport of volleyball.

Q: What is Misty May-Treanor being honored for?
A: Misty May-Treanor is being honored as the All-Time Great Female Beach Player for her exceptional achievements in beach volleyball, including three Olympic gold medals and 21 consecutive Olympic match victories.

Q: Who else is being inducted into the Hall of Fame this year?
A: This year’s Hall of Fame class includes John Kessel, Ron Von Hagen, Beth McLachlin, Bryan Ivie, Bill Stratton, J. Rashin, Bjorn “Joe” Johansen, Bernie Specht, Kendra Lancaster, Pete Hanson, Stephanie Schleuder, Steve Bishop, Gloria Cox, Joel Reinford, Tom Sullivan, and Lori Okimura.

Summary

Misty May-Treanor, the legendary beach volleyball player, has been selected for induction into the prestigious USA Volleyball Hall of Fame. Recognized as one of the best beach volleyball players of all time, May-Treanor’s impressive career includes three Olympic gold medals, 21 consecutive Olympic match victories, and three FIVB World Championship titles. Alongside May-Treanor, John Kessel and a remarkable lineup of volleyball greats will be honored at the induction ceremony in Columbus, Ohio. This celebration of excellence showcases the remarkable contributions these individuals have made to the sport of volleyball.