AUSTIN (KXAN) — Lexington native Amanda Dowdy is back in familiar territory in Texas. The AVP sand volleyball Austin Open returns to Krieg Field for its third straight year with Dowdy competing for a championship.
Dowdy is just one of the elite sand volleyball players at the Austin Open this weekend which runs from May 17-19. The former Texas Tech volleyball player transitioned from international competition to sand volleyball after college and is now shooting for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Austin Open features 16 teams from the men’s and women’s bracket in the Main Draw Winner’s Bracket.
Dowdy joined Roger Wallace on More than the Score for a preview of this weekend’s tournament.