Stanford names beach volleyball court after Kerri Walsh Jennings

One of the highest honors an athlete can receive is getting their jersey retired. But when you're one of the best beach volleyball players of all time, a retired jersey doesn't quite cut it.

Perhaps that's why Kerri Walsh Jennings had the entire beach volleyball court dedicated to her at Stanford University. The Olympic gold medalist, who helped lead the Cardinal's beach volleyball team to NCAA titles in 1996 and 1997, was on hand at the school on Tuesday as it named the court after her before the team's match against rival California.

As you might imagine, she was pretty humbled by the experience.


 She even managed to bring both teams together before the match:


She later took to Twitter to thank Stanford for the honor.


 Just in case the day couldn't have gotten any better for Walsh Jennings, Stanford went on to beat Cal 3-2.

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