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Sports - June 1, 2012

Sports Shorts

OLYMPIANS . . . Stanford grad Kelley O'Hara has been named to her first U.S. Olympic women's soccer team, while fellow Stanford grads Rachel Buehler and Nicole Barnhart will be trying for their second Olympic gold medal. Cardinal grad Christen Press was named as a replacement player. The U.S. Women's National Team has advanced to the gold-medal game of every Olympics thus far, winning the inaugural gold medal in 1996 in Athens, Ga., and silver in 2000 in Sydney, Australia. The Americans are seeking their third straight gold medal after winning in Athens, Greece, in 2004 and Beijing in 2008.

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