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Rowe volleyball program sends Rancho Santa Fe residents to duel at NCAA finals

Rowe volleyball program sends Rancho Santa Fe residents to duel at NCAA finals

At the last NCAA Div I Womens Volleyball Championship game in Oklahoma City, two Rancho Santa Fe residents faced each other on opposite sides of the net.

Lacey Fuller played for Penn State, which won the championship title, and Cosy Burnett played for Brigham Young University. Both girls were introduced to volleyball in Rancho Santa Fe at R. Roger Rowe School, where volleyball has been a tradition in excellence for more than 30 years.

It’s unusual that two players in the championship match would both emerge from a small community like Rancho Santa Fe, but it’s not the first time, according to computer sciences teacher and RSF Volleyball Director and coach Jackie...

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