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Sports - September 9, 2011

Sports Shorts

OF LOCAL NOTE . . . Stanford women's basketball All-American Jayne Appel, who now plays in the WNBA, is doing a photo shoot for USA Water Polo. The former high school water polo goalie revealed in a tweet on Thursday, "My first time in a cap since high school." . . . Senior goalie Alexandre Popp has been named the Northern Division Defensive Player of the Week by the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) for matches last weekend. Popp, a native of Palo Alto and a Menlo-Atherton High graduate, led a strong Crimson defensive effort throughout the MIT Invitational last Saturday. In a season-opening win over MIT, Popp made five saves and combined with Jimmy Field to down the Engineers, 13-5. Later, Popp stopped 13 shots from No. 17 Cal Baptist during a 13-9 loss to the Lancers . . . Former Castilleja standout Taylor Docter and Gunn grad Teresa Skelly helped the Harvard women's volleyball team win a pair of matches last weekend at the Georgia State Invitational in Atlanta, Ga. The Crimson topped host Georgia State, 25-22, 25-16, 22-25, 22-25, 15-13 as Docter had 17 kills with Skelly adding 13. In a 25-23, 25-22, 25-20 triumph over Jacksonville State, Docter contributed 11 kills while hitting .550 for the match, with Skelly added five blocks for Harvard (2-1). Docter was named to the all-tournament team . . . Palo Alto grad Mike Scott had six catches for 89 yards in his debut with the Idaho Vandals in a 32-15 season-opening loss to Bowling Green.

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