Even though it's St. Francis's mascot, "Red Flash" could easily describe Miami volleyball's attack during the last three sets on Saturday night.
Champions are often asked what they think about when they win - what it feels like to be a part of history.
They came in Washington Capitals, Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins jerseys. They came from Bowling Green, Ohio, Louisville, Kentucky and Washington D.C. They came to Goggin at 10 a.m. and trickled out around 4 p.m.
The year was 1968. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy had both been assassinated. Turmoil spread across the country, but in Columbus, Ohio, a segregated high school came together around two all-star athletic teams and stood in the face of diversity.
The Miami volleyball RedHawks look to play this season with a chip on their shoulder as the Mid-American Conference voted the Red and White to finish fourth in the East Division - even after winning the MAC Championship last year.