Longtime U.S. volleyball ambassador Reid Priddy goes out in style

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Reid Priddy could take his Brazilian bow. One of the biggest ambassadors in men's volleyball for more than a decade, the 38-year-old American ended his fourth and final indoor Olympics in spectacular fashion Sunday, leading a five-set comeback that carried the U.S. to the bronze medal with a victory over defending champion Russia. Yet Priddy will be remembered...
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August 21, 2016  |  Discuss

U.S. top assistant Matt Fuerbringer gets his Olympics at last

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Matt Fuerbringer watches intently during warmups, first with hands on hips before he briefly crosses his arms then immediately moves them behind his back. After that, it's a thumbs-up to four-time Olympian Reid Priddy and a high-five with David Lee. A quick hug and handshake for technical coordinator Nate Ngo. The top assistant men's volleyball coach for the...
Via CSN Chicago
August 19, 2016

Who is... Reid Priddy

Reid Priddy is the oldest U.S. volleyball player in Rio at age 38. This marks Priddy's fourth Olympics, becoming the second U.S. men's volleyball player to achieve that mark, joining Lloy Ball. Volleyball beginnings As Priddy himself says, his story began in Richmond, Va., where he was born and spent the first part of his childhood. From there, he moved around, spending time in San...
Via CSN Chicago
August 04, 2016

Reid Priddy makes fourth Olympic team after knee injury

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Reid Priddy's volleyball story would not end this way, as many around him figured it might. The picture itself is still painful to see even two years later: The hard-hitting American down on a volleyball court in Bulgaria, face to the floor and grimacing, his taped-up hand gripping his injured right knee after he landed awkwardly following a hit. Even those...
Via CSN Chicago
June 21, 2016

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