Competing for two? Apparently so! Gold medal-winning volleyball star Kerri Walsh-Jennings revealed today on Today that she had a bun in the oven while competing at the Olympics in London this summer.
"When I was throwing my body around fearlessly and going for gold for our country, I was pregnant," the mama-to-be told Matt Lauer. "And today I'm 11 weeks pregnant and feeling…pregnant."
Kerri—who took gold with teammate Misty May-Treanor—and husband Casey Jennings (a fellow volleyball player) have two children, Joey, 3, and Sundance, 2, and their third child is expected in April.
"Not to get too detailed, but I'm like clockwork and I'm a pretty happy girl and I was unreasonably moody," Kerri recalled about figuring out she was pregnant. "I thought it could have been the stress of the games, and travel throws your schedule off a little bit but, no, I knew...I definitely started feeling something in London."
Kerri wasn't exactly planning to play pregnant though, explaining, "I just felt like it would take me a while to get pregnant for some reason. So a month before, we were like, 'Should we start trying?'...We were in Switzerland, one of my favorite places in the world, and we decided to get going on the process. And apparently we're very fertile."
Apparently! And papa Casey is thinking they might be expecting a mini-Kerri: "We have a strong feeling it's a little girl."