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Erica Walsh's long commute

Updated: August 25, 2008, 12:12 AM ET
By Graham Hays

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Opposing coaches and players sometimes joke about the difficulties inherent in getting to State College, Pa. from just about anywhere else. But that's nothing compared to Erica Walsh's commute for Saturday's game.

The United States women's national team collected its gold medals in Beijing at around noon ET on Thursday. Just after midnight ET as Friday became Saturday, Walsh caught up with the Nittany Lions after flying from Beijing to Chicago and then on to ...

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