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Facing Cal is no laughing matter for Stanford women any longer

Original post made on Nov 2, 2008

Those days of opponents being able to overlook California women's volleyball teams, when they hit the road with Stanford, are over. That's not necessarily a good thing, except for the fifth-ranked Bears -- now regarded among the nation's elite programs. The Bears are 6-0 in conference play and 16-1 overall while Stanford is 6-0 (15-2) and ranked No. 4 nationally heading into their showdown Sunday at Maples Pavilion.

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Posted by gws
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on Nov 2, 2008 at 10:55 am

Nice story, Rick. Wonderful job of adding context. I've known John and Rich longer than I prefer to remember, but never knew they were both at SDSU at the same time. Didn't SDSU win the national men's championship that year, or was it 1974? Maybe that helped the coaches to get involved in the sport. Both great people. Nice writing. You're doing the extra work, and it shows.

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