April Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, has confirmed that she will team with three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings before the end of the season, Ross told FIVB.com Monday.
Multiple media outlets had reported a link between Ross and Walsh Jennings teaming up, but Ross had never officially confirmed it.
"I'm excited to be playing with Kerri," Ross told FIVB.com. "Going towards Rio [2016 Olympics] we plan to be partners and go for Rio. We don't plan to be together until maybe September or October, just to get a little experience going into 2014.
"We're 100 percent planning on it, Jen [Kessy] is in on it. It was a collaborative...