Some notable women's volleyball players are Kerri Walsh Jennings, Misty May-Treanor, Holly McPeak and Gabrielle Reece. Other notable female players are Francesca Piccinini, Jaqueline Carvalho and Destinee Hooker.
Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor were teammates and gold medal winners in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. In the 2004 Olympics, they didn't even drop a set.
Jennings grew up in California and attended Stanford University, where she helped her volleyball team win two national titles. May-Treanor also grew up in California but played college volleyball for the Long Beach State 49ers. May-Treanor announced her retirement from beach volleyball before competing with Jennings in the 2012 London Olympics.