Misty Elizabeth May-Treanor (born July 30, 1977) is a retired American professional beach volleyball player. She is a three-time Olympic gold medalist. As of August 2012 she is the most successful female beach volleyball player. She has 112 individual championship wins in domestic and international competition.
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Misty May-Treanor was the college player of the year twice. In 1998 she was the NCAA championship co-Most Valuable Player. In the 2004 Summer Olympics Misty May-Treanor and Keri Walsh (her volleyball partner) were the first Americans to get a gold medal in beach volleyball. In 2007 Walsh and May-Treanor were the first to win three straight world titles since the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) began sponsoring the event in 1997.
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- “Misty May." Gale Biography in Context. Detroit: Gale, 2008. Biography in Context. Web. 5 May 2014.
- Misty May-Treanor: Interview (TIME). eLibrary. Web. 05 May. 2014.
- Gregory, Misty. "Q&A: Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Misty May-Treanor.”. : TIME, Print.