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Kerri Walsh
• Walsh '00 and May-Treanor became the first beach volleyball pair in history, men or women, to repeat a gold medal, defeating the top-seeded Chinese team in front of its home crowd...in a driving rain, the American pair downed Tian Jia and Wang Jie in two competitive sets, 21-18, 21-18...Walsh sealed the gold with a kill right down the center, clinching her 100th career tournament win and the pair's 108th consecutive victory...(posted: Aug. 20)

• Walsh and May-Treanor advanced to the gold medal match...the pair dominated Brazil's Renata Ribeiro and Talita Antunes 21-12, 21-14 in the semifinals for their 107th consecutive victory and the guarantee of at least a silver...(posted: Aug. 18)

• Walsh and May-Treanor remained perfect with another decisive win in the quarterfinals over Brazil's Ana Paula Connelly and Larissa Franca, 21-18, 21-15...it was the 106th consecutive victory for the Americans...(posted: Aug. 16)

• Walsh and May-Treanor battled back from a slow start and claimed a decisive, 24-22, 21-10 victory over Belguim's Liesbeth Mouha and Liesbet van Breedam in their first elimination match...despite facing five set points in the first set, the pair needed just 38 minutes to dispatch their opponent and pick up their 105th consecutive victory...Walsh and May-Treanor, who have not lost a set in Beijing, won the clinching set in a more characteristic 15 minutes...(posted: Aug. 14)

• Walsh and May-Treanor made quick work of their final opponent if Group B pool play, routing Norway's Nila Haakedal and Ingrid Toerlen 21-12, 21-15 in just 37 minutes...Walsh dominated at the net, recording four blocks in the first set and seven in the match...pair finishes pool play with a pristine 3-0 record in the 2008 Games, and extends their winning streak to 104 consecutive matches...(posted: Aug. 13)

• Walsh and May-Treanor dominated their second opponent of the 2008 Games in preliminary play, beating Dalixia Fernandez Grasset and Tamara Larrea of Cuba 21-15, 21-16 for their 103rd consecutive victory...the 2004 gold medalists needed just 36 minutes to win the match...(posted: Aug. 11)

• Walsh and partner May-Treanor easily won their opener in Beijing...the pair handled Mika Teru Saiki and Chiaki Kusuhara of Japan, 21-12, 21-15 ...the win was the record 102nd straight for the pair...Walsh and May-Treanor continue action against Dalixia Fernandez and Tamara Larrea of Cuba on Monday, Aug. 11 in Beijing at 6 p.m. (PT)...(posted: Aug. 9)

• Former Cardinal player will return to the beach this year and look to defend her 2004 gold medal with partner Misty May-Treanor...will be making her third Olympic appearance after playing on the indoor team in 2000 and on the beach in 2004...ranked No. 1 in the world, and is heavily favored to defend her gold...headed to Beijing having won 101 consecutive matches and 18 straight titles...one of six four-time AVCA All-Americans at Stanford and the 1999 AVCA National Player of the Year...(posted: Aug. 1)
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