Gabriel Gardner

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Gabe Gardner
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Born Gabriel Bryan Gardner
March 18, 1976 (1976-03-18) (age 41)
San Diego, California, U.S.

Gabriel "Gabe" Bryan Gardner (born March 18, 1976, in San Diego, California) is an American professional volleyball player. He is a two time Olympian, having played at the 2004 Athens Olympics and 2008 Beijing Olympics with the U.S. national team.

Gardner graduated from San Clemente High School, where he went on to the University of Southern California, playing for the USC Trojans volleyball team in 1996-97. He then transferred to Stanford University, where due to NCAA transfer rules he sat out the 1998 season before playing for the Cardinal in 1999. Gardner also played water polo as a goalie in addition to being an accomplished volleyball player for the high school level.[1][2] He is married to Olympic bronze medalist Lauren McFall Gardner who was the team captain of the 2004 Olympic synchronized swimming team.


  1. ^ USC Olympians: 1904-2008, USC Trojans Athletic Department, accessed August 26, 2008.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-09-07. Retrieved 2008-08-26. ,, accessed August 26, 2008.

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