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Akers captures bronze

Angie Harris Akers is now a medal winner.The former Notre Dame and Bishop Luers standout won her first federation internationale de volleyball medal with partner Tyra Turner recently.

Akers and Turner defeated Greta Cicolari and Marta Menegatti of Itlay 21-15, 21-15 to win the bronze medal in an open beach volleyball tournament in Sanya, China.

Akers and Turner will compete in the Phuket Thailand Open this weekend in Phuket, Thailand. The tournament is the final women's qualifier on the SWATCH FIVB World Tour this year.