Corona Light Gulfview Championships At End All

The beach volleyball season on the East Coast will end at the $3,000 Corona Light Gulfview Championships October 16-17 at Clearwater Beach. Players from over 20 states and Canada will compete for a share of the cash prizes during the weekend event.

Top men’s players, who will be earning points towards their AVPNext National rankings and a shot at the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour, will include, South Carolina stars Nick Lucena and Phil Dalhausser, fresh off the $6,000 Big Shot Championship at the Hilton Casino in Atlantic City and ranked 10th on the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour, Miami star Gaston Macau, Canada’s Ahren Cadieux, Charleston, S. Carolina’s 2003 Grand Prix Champion Jake Elliott, NJ star Brian Soldano, and NYC star Elvis Rodriguez.

Top female players will include NYC star Tierra Verde’s Paula Roca, who played the entire AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour during the 2004 season finishing as high as 5th, NYC top player Jane Linn, Laura Romeika, a former pro player in France, and Florida stars Joyce Parker and Tara Burton.