Huskies downplay home pressure

Originally Published: December 18, 2013
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW.com

SEATTLE -- Watching Washington's tight-wire act in the NCAA volleyball regional final, you couldn't help but think about how much pressure the Huskies must have felt to "make it home alive."

The national semifinal and final are at KeyArena, less than five miles from Washington's campus. Surely, the Huskies carried that weight all year, knowing how much it would mean to them, their fans and the volleyball community in this area for Washington to be playing in this event.

That ...

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