Found May 03, 2014 on The Net Set:
PLAYERS: Brian Cook
TEAMS: Stanford Cardinal
This is what we live for. Two of the best teams in the nation battling it out for the right to be called national champions in 2014. In the red corner, the Stanford Cardinal, they of one of the strongest college sport pedigrees in the nation, winners of national championships of some kind for an amazing 37 straight years, and winners of this men’s volleyball national championship back in 2010. In the….other….red corner (white corner? They did wear white tonight), the Loyola Ramblers, playing in the NCAA tournament for just the second time ever. They’ve got one national title in school history. Despite the fact that the match was held in Chicago and featured a vehemently pro-Loyola crowd, it was tough to not still see the Ramblers, at least at some level, as the interlopers. Both teams earned their way here with thrilling five-set wins in the semifinals, and were poised to give that Loyola crowd their money’s worth again tonight. Thomas Jaeschke started the match on serve for the Ram...
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