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Haley Garelick named volunteer assistant coach for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling

A former member of Oregon’s acrobatics and tumbling team has joined the program as a volunteer assistant coach. Haley Garelick, who graduated from Oregon in 2016, will be a part of the team’s coaching staff, head coach Chelsea Shaw announced on Friday. “She has such a heart and passion for …

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Ducks fall to Baylor in NCATA Finals

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling’s three losses this year have now come from the Baylor Bears. In the NCATA Finals on Tuesday night, Oregon lost to the defending champions 286.275-282.305 in Baylor’s home arena. The Bears won all six of the events against the second-seeded Ducks. Oregon finished the season 11-3 and advanced …

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Ducks advance to NCATA Finals for sixth straight year

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling is in familiar territory. The second-ranked Ducks advanced to the NCATA Finals for the sixth straight year with a 283.405-274.995 win over N0. 3 Quinnipac on Monday in Waco, Texas. Oregon (11-2) won five of six events in the semifinals. The team will take on No. 1 Baylor …

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Oregon sets school record against Azusa Pacific to cap regular season

In its final regular season meet of the year, the Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team set a program-best overall score of 291.480-284.720 in a win over No. 5 Azusa Pacific Monday night. Oregon’s final score is the program’s best since visiting Fairmont State in 2012 and gives the program considerable momentum …

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Oregon falls to No. 1 Baylor on senior night

In a landmark moment for the sport, Oregon participated in the first televised meet in acrobatics and tumbling history Thursday night. Unfortunately for the Ducks, they ended up on the wrong side of the scoreboard in their most important meet thus far. Oregon suffered a 282.025-280.180 loss to the the No. …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling defeats Quinnipiac in home meet

Oregon’s acrobatics and is continuing to improve upon what has already been an impressive start to its season. The Ducks won their second consecutive meet with a 283.935-274.90 performance against Quinnipiac University at Matthew Knight Arena Saturday evening and the No. 2 Ducks are now 4-1 on the season. It was …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling bounces back with season high score in home meet

Losing isn’t a feeling that the Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team is accustomed too. So it left a poor taste in the Ducks’ mouth when they suffered a 278.935-274.450 loss to rival Baylor in Waco, Texas on Feb. 21. In their first meet since that loss the Ducks rebounded with …

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Oregon to make history by hosting the first televised acrobatics and tumbling meet

Oregon has been a frontrunner in advancing the popularity of acrobatics and tumbling since it added a team during the 2008-09 school year. It will continue doing so this spring. The Ducks will face Baylor in the Women In Flight meet at Matthew Knight Arena on March 30, which will …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling suffers first loss of season at No. 1 Baylor

For the second time in two seasons, the Oregon Ducks have suffered a loss to out-of-conference rival Baylor. The Bears, who are ranked No. 1 in the nation, topped the Ducks by a score of 278.935 to 274.450 at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas. The No. 2 Ducks trailed …

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A unified team and an underdog spirit fires up Oregon acrobatics and tumbling

It’s hard for Haley Garelick to explain what happened to the Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team last year. Too much happened too quickly, and it took a talented team and “jumbled” them, the junior said. It started with the standard adjustments of competing for a new coach. Then, on Feb. 17, …

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Four home meets and a spread out schedule brings advantages for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling

Last year, at San Francisco International Airport, the Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team went viral — performing to Beyonce’s “Flawless” on a moving walkway. The performance was inspired during a 13-hour flight delay. Long flights and quick road trips were something the Ducks had to go through last year. Their travel …

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Oregon falls to Baylor in the NCATA National Championship

On one side of the mat at Fairmont State University, Baylor was jumping up and celebrating as R. Kelly’s “World Greatest” blasted from the speakers. On the other side, Oregon athletes held their hands up, showcasing the traditional “O” as fans joined in. Baylor had taken its spot on top of …

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Oregon advances to NCATA championship meet against Baylor

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling coach Chelsea Shaw spoke numerous times this season about a fire brewing in her team. After falling to Hawaii Pacific 282.050-280.295 on March 27, Shaw said her team’s competitive fire had grown into a flame. “It’s way more lit than it has ever been before,” she said. …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling earns No. 3 seed and will face Alderson Broaddus

The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team earned the No. 3 seed at the 2015 National Collegiate Acrobatic and Tumbling Association (NCATA) national championships and will face No. 6 seed Alderson Broaddus in the first round. The association announced the seedings Wednesday afternoon. The meet is scheduled to take place from April …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling falls in season finale against Baylor

The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team had lost only two meets in the past four years, coming into this season. On Sunday, the team closed out the regular season as it fell 284.245 – 274.640 to No. 1 ranked Baylor. The loss marked the third of the season for Oregon and the …

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Q&A: Acrobatics and tumbling coach Chelsea Shaw reflects on Hawaii Pacific loss and upcoming Baylor meet

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling coach Chelsea Shaw thinks the team’s loss to Hawaii Pacific could be a good thing for her team. The loss marked the second this season, the first time in program history the team has lost two meets. With one more regular season meet left – a …

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Q&A: Oregon’s Shelby Armstrong spends her spare time coaching the next generation of tumblers

Junior base Shelby Armstrong speaks to the Emerald about her experiences coaching tumbling at the Willamalane Center in Springfield.






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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling falls to 5-2 after loss to Hawaii Pacific

Oregon coach Chelsea Shaw has said before that every meet comes down to the team routine. Against Hawaii Pacific on Friday, that’s exactly what happened. The Ducks posted their highest team routine score (99.27), but it wasn’t enough. Hawaii Pacific recorded a 101.10 in the final event to win the meet 282.050 – …

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A career-ending injury didn’t stop Nicole Erlichman from running on senior night

Nichole Erlichman can’t compete on the mat for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling anymore. But that doesn’t mean she can’t still be a big part of the team.






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Felecia Mulkey’s return, Oregon’s loss to Baylor signifies victory for the sport of acrobatics and tumbling

At 9:03 p.m. on Thursday, Oregon senior Sarah Moreno stood face-to-face at the center of Matthew Knight Arena with her former coach Felecia Mulkey. Mulkey gave Moreno a smile and a nudge on the left arm before both of them turned around and went their respective ways. Moreno jogged to the locker …

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Oregon welcomes former coach Felecia Mulkey and undefeated Baylor Thursday

When the 2015 Oregon acrobatics and tumbling schedule came out, there was no circle around March 12. That date, Thursday, is when former Oregon coach Felecia Mulkey – who left the Ducks for Baylor this past summer – returns to Matthew Knight Arena. Instead, the Ducks are preparing for their …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling stays undefeated with road win over Quinnipiac

The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team had its lowest score of the season on Sunday, but a strong second-half performance against Quinnipiac sealed the team’s third-straight victory. The Ducks won in Hamden, Connecticut by a final score of 274.315 – 264.065. “Although the first half didn’t go as well as we …

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Oregon’s Krista Phillips named NCATA player of the week

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling sophomore Krista Phillips was named the National Collegiate Acrobatic and Tumbling Association (NCATA) inaugural player of the week Friday. Phillips competed in every event of Oregon’s victories over Asuza Pacific and Concordia University – Wisconsin. Against Concordia, Phillips scored an event-high 9.775 individual score in the …

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Overtime with Justin and Joseph, Ep. 4: Remembering Lauren Jones

It’s never easy to cover a student’s death, but it’s even harder when it’s someone who has left an impact on campus in such a short amount of time. Joseph and Justin discuss what it was like to cover the death of Lauren Jones.






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