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There is not an official list of Christy Johnson-Lynch buzzwords or catchphrases, but there are words that you hear and it catches on that they are topics CJL likes talking about. “Passing” is always near the top of the list, … Continue reading

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Iowa State-Stanford a Match of Great Setting Schools

Programs in many sports get reputations for producing many elite level student-athletes at particular positions. At Iowa State, the position that has stood out has been libero as ISU’s libero’s have earned an AVCA All-America honor and the Big 12 … Continue reading

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Iowa State Making Strong Social Media Strides

Cyclone fans have always shown their full support for the Cardinal and Gold, over-packing the hillsides of Jack Trice Stadium and creating one of the nation’s best college basketball environments in Hilton Coliseum. Off the field, #cyclONEnation’s support is just … Continue reading

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Volleyball European Tour Day Ten – Discover Yourself

It hasn’t really hit me yet, and I don’t know if it has hit anyone else just yet, but it is over. Tomorrow morning we will get on a bus early in the morning, which has been the story for … Continue reading

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Volleyball European Tour Day Nine – Meeting Milan

The first half of Saturday in Milan was sort of a rest day for the Cyclones. This was different from previous “rest days” because we were not waking up early to get on a bus to go somewhere or not … Continue reading

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Volleyball European Tour Day Eight – Road to Monterosso

The biggest fear of international travel nearly struck the Iowa State volleyball team late Thursday night and early Friday morning. When we travel from country to country, when we check into our hotels we have to turn in our passports. … Continue reading

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Volleyball European Tour Day Seven – Where is San Marco?

Thursday was a travel day for the Cyclones, as Iowa State departed Maribor and Slovenia. However, it was an extended goodbye as to get to our destination of Venice, Italy, we would have to cut across Slovenia to get to … Continue reading

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Volleyball European Tour Day Six – Vine Expressions

Before we left the hotel for our journey into Maribor’s City Center, our guide for this leg of the trip, Cory, gave a really interesting speech. He said that this is what a lot of Europe is like, and what … Continue reading

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Volleyball Europe Tour Day Five – Slovenian Adventureland

Today is the sort of halfway point of our adventure in Europe. This was our fifthish day (depending on how you count the day when we arrived mid-afternoon) and we have five full days to go before we begin our … Continue reading

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Volleyball Europe Trip Day Four – All Over the Map

Before we talk about our adventures, I want to start off by wishing a happy Memorial Day to everyone back home. I always enjoyed going to the cemeteries, and the ceremonies that honored all those that have served our country … Continue reading

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