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Adding a chapter to Stanford women's volleyball legacy

Original post made on Dec 22, 2019

Leave it to the graduate transfer to finish Stanford’s 25-16, 25-17, 25-20 victory over Wisconsin in Pittsburgh on Saturday. Madeleine Gates wrote finish to another Stanford women’s volleyball national championship.

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Posted by Shipp
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on Dec 22, 2019 at 4:02 am

I jumped on the Stanford Women's Volleyball bandwagon this year when I watched them defeat Nebraska in September on the Big10 network (random channel surfing). Yesterday's win against those same Badgers in Pittsburgh was the perfect bookend to a masterpiece season. The Cardinal women's team story is electrifying, and the closer they got to repeating as champions, the more compelling it became. I didn't go to Stanford, and I don't live in Northern California (I'm in Orange County), but I do appreciate excellence in the sport of volleyball, and these ladies just gave the world an astonishing demonstration of teamwork and tenacity. Like Coach Hambly, I too am sad that this chapter has ended. But what an ending! Gates for the match, BAM!


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