Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

BonSalle Has Most-Favored Status.(Final)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

St. Pius Volleyball Star Eyes 2012 Games

In two years, the members of the International Olympic Committee will gather and select the host city for the 2012 Summer Games.

Wherever they are destined to go -- New York, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, London, Moscow -- Jackie BonSalle doesn't want to be a spectator.

She plans to be wearing a red, white and blue uniform for the U.S. volleyball team.

"Yeah," she says matter-of-factly, calculating the timeline. "That's probably right."

By then, BonSalle will be 24 years old, long removed from St. Pius X High School and probably college, too. Any decision on the 2012 squad is at least eight years off, but BonSalle is in the preliminary stages of piecing together a compelling case. …

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