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Iowa Hawkeyes right side hitter and Mitchell native Taylin Alm (19) hits the ball during their Black and Gold scrimmage on Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. (Brian Ray/

Learning to compete at college level

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Playing collegiate volleyball is something Taylin Alm dreamed her entire life of doing.

Now, she's living it.

The 6-foot-4 right side hitter has enjoyed her first two months at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, but she's ready to make her mark on the court. Alm, a freshman, said Tuesday that she's changed her swing, which has been a big adjustment for her.


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Brooke Cersosimo
Brooke Cersosimo is The Daily Republic's sports editor.