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Twenty-Nine West Coast Conference Student-Athletes, Coaches to Compete in 2012 Olympic Games

July 27, 2012

WCC in the Summer Games

SAN BRUNO, Calif. ---Twenty-nine West Coast Conference coaches and student-athletes will be competing for gold in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, representing 10 different countries and 12 different sports. Seven of those 29 individuals are current student-athletes or coaches in WCC-sponsored sports at their respective institutions.

During the two-week event, the West Coast Conference will track stories and post results on WCCsports.com and on its social media portals Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #WCCinLondon. You may also click on the names below for individual Twitter profiles of WCC student-athletes and coaches.

WCC Roster
Name Institution Sport Role Country
Rafael Alfaro BYU Swimming Participant El Salvador
Sarah Attar Pepperdine W. Track Participant Saudi Arabia
Miranda Ayim Pepperdine W. Basketball Participant Canada
Kevin Barnett Pepperdine M. Volleyball Commentator United States
Roxanne Barker Pepperdine W. Soccer Participant South Africa
Rob Browning Saint Mary's M. Volleyball Team Manager United States
Brandi Chastain Santa Clara W. Soccer Commentator United States
Matthew Dellavedova Saint Mary's M. Basketball Participant Australia
Yakhouba Diawara Pepperdine M. Basketball Participant France
Marv Dunphy Pepperdine W. Volleyball Consultant Coach United States
Russell Holmes BYU M. Volleyball Participant United States
Chris Jackson San Diego M. Volleyball Assistant Coach United States
Rich Lambourne BYU M. Volleyball Participant United States
Robert Lindstedt Pepperdine M. Tennis Participant Sweden
Matt Madigan Santa Clara W. Rowing Coach United States
Derek Mandell Portland M. Track Participant Guam
Patrick Mills Saint Mary's M. Basketball Participant Australia
Merrill Moses Pepperdine M. Water Polo Participant United States
Reid Priddy Loyola Marymount M. Volleyball Participant United States
Megan Rapinoe Portland W. Soccer Participant United States
Sean Rooney Pepperdine M. Volleyball Participant United States
Andrew Rutherfurd BYU Swimming Participant Bolivia
Gary Sato Pepperdine M. Volleyball Assistant Coach United States
Sophie Schmidt Portland W. Soccer Participant Canada
Terry Schroeder Pepperdine M. Water Polo Head Coach United States
Marcio Sicoli Pepperdine W. Beach Volleyball Coach United States
Christine Sinclair Portland W. Soccer Participant Canada
Jesse Smith Pepperdine M. Water Polo Participant United States
Ronny Turiaf Gonzaga M. Basketball Participant France
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