Marist, Brother Rice Grads Team Up to Win USA Beach National Championship
Kevin Morrison and Dan Weishar are national champions of 18U beach volleyball.
Kevin Morrison and Dan Weishar both were volleyball stars in high school, at Marist and Brother Rice, respectively.
Their fame grew Monday as they partnered to win the USA Junior Beach National Championship at North Avenue Beach in Chicago.
The duo, representing the Great Lakes Region, were national champions of the 18U open division, defeating the Ohio Valley team of Wesley Meyer (West Chester) and Logan Williams (Clarksville) 24-22, 21-19.
Morrison and Weishar have been beach volleyball partners for the last three years. The duo finished second last year on the USA Junior Beach Tour to qualify for nationals in California. This year, Weishar and Morrison qualified for the national tournament by finishing first on tour.
Morrison (Oak Forest) and Weishar (Midlothian) both are graduates of St. Damian School in Oak Forest.
Richards' boys volleyball team won the Palos Courts Summer Volleyball League championship this week. Richards defeated Andrew 25-17, 25-21 in the final, as reported by the SouthtownStar.
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