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  1. College notebook: Former Marin Academy volleyball player winding up strong career at MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Marin Independent Journal

    Marin Academy High grad Savanah Leaf spikes a ball for the University of Miami women's volleyball team in a game against North Carolina-Greensboro. With her college career winding down and her volleyball future somewhat up in the air, former Marin Academy High standout Savanah Leaf is going out with a bang.

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  2. No. 6 Women's Volleyball Hosts Iowa in Midweek ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Penn State Athetlics

    No. 6 Penn State women's volleyball puts its eight-match winning streak on the line this week, welcoming Iowa to the court in Rec Hall for a midweek Big Ten conference contest. In the first meeting between Penn State and Iowa earlier this season , PSU swept past the Hawkeyes in straight sets behind double-digit kill performances from senior Nia Grant , junior Megan Courtney and freshman Ali Frantti .

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  3. Brazil, Italy closer to semifinals in FIVB Women's Worlds : November 09, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Daily Times

    MILAN World No 1 Brazil and hosts Italy moved one step closer to the semifinals after winning their opening matches of the third round at FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship on Wednesday. The reigning Olympic champions Brazil beat China 25-19, 25-16, 25-15 while Italy powered past the US 25-23, 25-22, 25-20.

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  4. Jordyn Poulter of Eaglecrest is one of nation's best young settersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Denver Post

    "I used to take her in her stroller to practice with me when I was coaching in Illinois," said her father, Bob Poulter. "Just being in the gym all the time as a kid, I was always dragged to practice, doing homework in the gym," Jordyn said.

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  5. UEL to work with Volleyball EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Newham Recorder

    The University of East London has been named as one of five universities to work in partnership with Volleyball England. The national body has announced the next step on the England Talent Pathway with a new Senior Academy Programme being set up to give young volleyball athletes the chance to train and develop in a performance environment while studying.

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  6. Washington alum Courtney Thompson is home after Team USA wins World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Courtney Thompson and her USA Volleyball teammates stood on the podium Sunday in Milan, Italy, flowers in their arms and medals around their necks. At the World Championships awards ceremony, they turned in unison for the raising of the colors.

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  7. ASU hosts Washington and Player of the Year Vansant in volleyball FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Coming off of a tough four-set loss to No. 1 Stanford on Sunday, the No. 17-ranked Arizona State volleyball team will get another shot at one of the nation's top teams, when No.3 Washington , featuring defending National Player of the Year Krista Vansant, comes to Tempe at 6 p.m. Friday.

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  8. Former Huskers lead USA to Gold Medal MatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | KLKN

    Behind a match-high 13 kills from former Husker Jordan Larson-Burbach, the U.S. Women's Volleyball National Team swept previously unbeaten Brazil 3-0 in the semifinals of the FIVB World Championships on Saturday to advance to Sunday's final at 1 p.m. . Larson-Burbach, along with former Huskers Kayla Banwarth and Kelsey Robinson, and Team USA avenged a sweep to Brazil in pool play last week with a resounding 25-18, 29-27, 25-20 win on Saturday.

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  9. US down China to win women's volleyball titleRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Arab Times

    Kimberly Hill led the United States to its first major women's volleyball title, scoring 20 points in a 3-1 victory over China on Sunday in the world championships. Hill had the final kill, and captain Christa Dietzen added 15 points in the Americans' 27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24 victory before 12,600 fans at the Mediolanum Forum.

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  10. U.S. volleyball and gymnastics teams join basketball with world gold medalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The United States completed a hat trick Sunday, sending its third women's national team to the top of the medal stand at the apex of its sport in a span of seven days. One week after the U.S. women's basketball team captured the FIBA World Championship in Turkey, the U.S. gymnastics team placed gold in the World Championships in Nanning, China, and the U.S. women's volleyball team won its first-ever FIVB World Championship in Milan, Italy.

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  11. Team USA, Former Huskers Capture GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Huskers.com

    The U.S. Women had never before won gold at any of the three major international volleyball events: World Championship, World Cup or Olympic Games. Larson-Burbach started the match and finished with four kills and two service aces.

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  12. Former Huskers Lead Team USARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The U.S. Women had never before won gold at any of the three major international volleyball events: World Championship, World Cup or Olympic Games. Larson-Burbach started the match and finished with four kills and two service aces.

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  13. Team USA become volleyball champions of the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The United States women's volleyball team captured its first ever world championship Sunday, beating China, 27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24, in Milan, Italy for the historic milestone before a crowd of 12,600. The No.

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  14. US wins its first women's volleyball world titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    The United States won its first women's volleyball world championship title Sunday, beating China 3-1 in the final. Kimberly Hill scored 20 points, including the final kill, and captain Christa Harmotto Dietzen added 15 in the Americans' 27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24 victory before 12,600 fans at the Mediolanum Forum.

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  15. US wins first major women's volleyball titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    United States' team celebrates after winning the women's Volleyball World Championships final match against China in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. Photo: Emilio Andreoli, AP United States' team celebrates after winning the women's Volleyball World Championships final match against China in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.

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  16. Team USA reaches world volleyball championship finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Stanford grad Foluke Akinradewo and Kelsey Robinson share a moment after the Americans beat Brazil in straights sets to reach the world championship final. FIVB photo The second-ranked United States' women's national volleyball team downed No.

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  17. US shuts out Brazil to reach volley worlds finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    United States's Foluke Akinradewo, right, and teammate Kimberly Hill celebrate after winning a point during a semifinal volleyball match between United States and Brazil, at the women's Volleyball World Championships in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Photo: Felice Calabro', AP United States' players celebrate after defeating Brazil during a semifinal volleyball match, at the women's Volleyball World Championships in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

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  18. Brazil beat China 3-0 in FIVB Women's WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | China Daily

    World No. 1 Brazil and hosts Italy moved one step closer to the semifinals after winning their opening matches of the third round at FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship on Wednesday.

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  19. Brazil, Italy a step closer to semis in FIVB women's worldsRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Big News Network.com

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  20. 2. Former Ute Elliss among latest Utah ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | KSL-TV

    ... moments where she promoted values heavily espoused by her faith. Tom was an outside hitter who made four Olympic volleyball teams, including helping the Americans to silver in 2008 in Beijing and 2012 in London. She was the Gatorade National Player ...

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