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Oregon volleyball ends season on a disappointing note

As the confetti fell in the KFC Yum! Center and the Oregon Ducks watched the Texas Longhorns celebrate winning the 2012 national championship in front of over 16,000 people, there were no noticeable tears from the Oregon players. Instead, the looks were that of disappointment and maybe even more appropriately …

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Oregon volleyball loses in title game to Texas

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Oregon volleyball team lost in the NCAA national title game to the Texas Longhorns in straight sets on Saturday evening. The Ducks did not play well and simply had no answer for the Texas offensive attack which was led by tournament MVP Bailey Webster, who …

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Player spotlight: Bailey Webster keys Texas' offensive attack

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Oregon volleyball takes the court tonight against the Texas Longhorns, they will see a familiar sight on the other side of the net. Similar to Penn State, the top seed the Ducks just vanquished, the Longhorns are a tall, physically imposing squad; Texas has nine players …

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Postcard from Louisville: Game day

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – As I ate dinner downtown last night I happened across two Penn State fans. We exchanged pleasantries and eventually the game between Oregon and the Nittany Lions the night previous came up. The two gentlemen were Penn State alums and lifelong volleyball fans, so I asked their …

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Jim Moore, Oregon volleyball sits down for last press conference before national championship game

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Oregon Ducks volleyball team had their final press conference Friday afternoon before they take on the Texas Longhorns tomorrow night at 4 p.m. PST to see who will be crowned national champions. Seated at the podium with head coach Jim Moore were three Oregon seniors who …

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Oregon volleyball enjoys first thirty-win season in 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — For the first time in program history, the University of Oregon volleyball team has recorded a thirty-win season and is headed to the national championship. In addition to the Ducks recording this accomplishment, the same can be said for head coach Jim Moore, who in his 23 …

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Postcard from Louisville: Onto the title game

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As I left the KFC Yum! Center last night at about 1:30 a.m. and walked back to my hotel following Oregon’s surprisingly convincing defeat of the Penn State Nittany Lions, the streets of Louisville were quiet. The relatively raucous environment present when I arrived at the arena …

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Ducks realize tonight is behind them, now shift focus to Texas

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — For the first time in program history, the Oregon Ducks volleyball team is headed to the NCAA National Championship. Coming off an impressive 3-1 victory over top-seeded Big 10 Champion Penn State, the Ducks have earned the right to battle the Texas Longhorns on Saturday night at …

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Oregon volleyball beats Penn State, advances to face Texas in championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — No. 5 Oregon defeated No. 1 Penn State 3-1 on Thursday and are now headed to their first National Championship game in program history for a match against the Texas Longhorns on Saturday night. The Ducks had a balanced attack against Penn State with Liz Brenner leading …

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