Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Beijing: Rogers-Dalhausser will play for gold medal

by Unknown at 7:47 PM

Phil Dalhausser: Huge blocksTodd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser utterly dismantled Georgia's (Brazilian) beach volleyball team today, beating them 21-11, 21-13. The U.S. pair put up some of their best numbers of the tournament, with Dalhausser grabbing a monster nine blocks, and Rogers with 14 digs. Full results

The Americans will play for the gold medal against Brazil's Marcio Araujo/Fabio Luiz on Friday morning (Thursday evening PDT). The Brazilian team is considered one of the strongest on the international circuit; they qualified third for the Olympics after Ricardo/Emanuel, and Rogers/Dalhausser.