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Kaufmanis shines in T-Bird debut

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Richmond's Juliana Kaufmanis enjoyed a stellar debut with the UBC Thunderbirds last weekend.
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Juliana Kaufmanis came up with a block on her first play as a T-Bird.

She made several other solid plays afterwards too, helping the University of B.C. sweep the Regina Cougars 3-0 Saturday in Canadian inter university women’s volleyball play at UBC.

The matches were played in front of alumni from the program’s nine title-winning teams.

The play of the 2012 R.A. McMath Secondary School graduate caused UBC coach Doug Reimer to comment: “She can probably play any front row position. And she’s been very patient with us as we work to see where she’s going to help us most..”

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