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CareerTimeline

Most Notable

  • Volleyball icon Member of the U.S. Women's Sitting National Team since 2004
  • Volleyball icon Member of Team USA's "Best Paralympic Team" in 2016
  • Volleyball icon Inaugural recipient of USA Volleyball's All-Time Great Female Sitting Volleyball Player Award
  • Volleyball icon USA Volleyball Sitting Player of the Year in 2007 and 2004
  • Volleyball icon Named "Best Blocker" of the 2016 Paralympic Games
  • Volleyball icon Named MVP and Best Spiker at the 2003 Parapan American Games

Events

  • 2016 Paralympic Games - Gold; Best Blocker
  • 2012 London Paralympic Games - Silver
  • 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games - Silver
  • 2004 Athens Paralympic Games - Bronze
  • Medal 2018 World ParaVolley World Championships - Silver
  • flag 2006 Sitting Volleyball World Championships
  • Medal 2019 Parapan American Games - Gold
  • Medal 2010 Parapan American Championship - Gold
  • Medal 2016 ParaVolley Intercontinental Cup - Gold
  • flag 2019 Exhibitions vs Canada at Colorado Crossroads
  • flag 2019 Exhibitions vs Russia at USA Volleyball Open Nationals
  • flag 2018 Exhibitions vs Russa and Canada at Colorado Crossroads
  • flag 2018 Exhibitions vs Canada at USA Volleyball Open Nationals

Personal Highlights

  • Volleyball icon Married to Paul Bargellini in 2010... who played collegiate volleyball for the University of Delaware... has three children
  • Volleyball icon Uncle Bob Webster has worked with the U.S. Men's and Women's Hockey teams for more than 25 years... Sister Lisa Yost played collegiate volleyball for the University of Nebraska - Omaha and the University of Tampa
  • Volleyball icon At age 11 was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in her left tibia. Later underwent a procedure known as rotationplasty to remove the cancerous bone, which included the knee. As part of the procedure, her lower leg was rotated 180 degrees and connected to the remnants of the femur. This gave her full range of movement, allowing her to play sports. In 1998, she was fitted with prosthesis.
  • Volleyball icon In 2004, her high school volleyball team won the state title
  • Volleyball icon Was honored at the 2004 Gene Autry Courage Awards in Tempe, Ariz.
  • Volleyball icon In February 2006, she was named Cosmopolitan magazine's first "Fun Fearless Female Reader," winning a $10,000 cash prize

 

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