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    Baka Fits Right In – Kansas State University Athletics

    By: D. Scott Fritchen Elena Baka was 12 years old when she caught the volleyball bug. She had tried other sports. She dazzled the floor in ballet. But there was just something about volleyball that instantly clicked. She loved to play it near her home in Thessaloniki, Greece, on the sandy beaches of the Aegean Sea. The feeling would carry on into indoor gyms, where she played competitively on teams. Yeah, she was hooked.   “When I was there, I wasn’t thinking about anything else,” she says. “It was a great escape from the world. It’s my escape. It all just clicked in my first practice. I was like, ‘This…

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