Class of 2010 alumnus Stefanie Dolson wins women’s 3×3 basketball gold medal at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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Congratulations to Class of 2010 alumnus Stefanie Dolson and her 3×3 basketball team members, who are now 2020 Tokyo Olympic Gold Medal winners!

basketball game in actionMs. Dolson and her teammates beat the Russian Olympic Committee (Russian team) in the gold medal game in a 18-15 final today, July 28.  This is the first Olympics to feature 3×3 basketball.

She is the first Minisink Valley graduate to ever be a member of a U.S. Olympic team!

Olympians receiving gold medals
Photo credit/USA Basketball

“This is very proud day for Minisink Valley,” said Superintendent Brian Monahan. “We’re so thrilled to have had a beginning role in Stefanie’s basketball and Olympic success. Stefanie’s drive and commitment to excellence — both on and off the court — remains a wonderful role model example for all our students. She and her family are also among the nicest people you’ll find anywhere. Congratulations to Stefanie, the Dolson family, her 3×3 teammates and everyone who had a role in this wonderful achievement.”

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