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Badgers Volleyball heads to Final Four

By Eric Rajala, erajala@wisctv.com
Published On: Dec 14 2013 09:27:47 PM CST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -

For the first time since 2000, and the second time in program history, Wisconsin Volleyball advanced to the Final Four Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Purdue. 

Wisconsin will play the winner of Nebraska/Texas thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Seattle's Key Arena. Penn State also advanced to the Final Four, as they beat Stanford. 

Freshman Lauren Carlini was named with the Regional MVP, while juniors Ellen Chapman, Dominique Thompson and Deme Morales were named to the all-region tournament team. 

Deme Morales fueled Wisconsin with a career-high 20 kills. 

With the win, Kelly Sheffield notched his 300th career win. 


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