Volleyball hall tabs Olympians May-Treanor, Scott-Arruda
ABS-CBN Sports on Jul 02, 2016 10:57 AM
FILE- In this Aug. 8, 2012, file photo, women's beach volleyball silver Medalist Jennifer Kessy and April Ross, left, and gold medalist Missy May Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings, right, listen to the United States' national anthem the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. When longtime partner Misty May-Treanor retired after the London Games, Walsh Jennings looked across the net to grab Ross off the team they beat in the gold medal match. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — Three-time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor will be inducted into the Volleyball Hall of Fame.
Also to be enshrined Oct. 22 at the sport's birthplace in Holyoke, Massachusetts, is Danielle Scott-Arruda. She played in five Olympics with the U.S. indoor team, winning two silver medals.
Brazilian beach legend Emanuel Rego, a five-time Olympian and five-time FIVB sportsperson of the year, is also in the class of 2016.
Serbian Nikola Grbic will join Vladimir Grbic in the Hall — the first brothers inducted. South Korea's Park Man-bok, the coach of the Peru team in four Olympics, will also enter the Hall of Fame.