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Ducks opt not to renew head coach Chelsea Shaw’s contract

Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens has opted not to renew Chelsea Shaw’s contract. The school announced the acrobatics and tumbling news via a release on Wednesday evening. Shaw was 26-9 during her three seasons as head coach for the Ducks. Oregon was the NCATA runner up in each of the three seasons to …

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After falling in national title meet, Ducks look to next year’s growth

After heartbreak in the NCATA National Championship, Oregon acrobatics and tumbling can look back on the 2017 season with a feeling of success. The Ducks went 8-2 — their only losses coming against the Baylor Bears, who won the national championship against Oregon on Saturday in southern California. It was …

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Oregon falls to Baylor in acrobatics and tumbling national championships

Fewer than four points separated Oregon and Baylor in the NCATA national championship final. No. 1-ranked Oregon failed to get revenge on Baylor, who clinched its third national title in the sport. The Bears defeated the Ducks by a score of 279.400-275.625 to win their second-straight national title in Azusa, California. Oregon was outscored …

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Ducks back in NCATA championship after win over Azusa Pacific

Time for a rematch. One night after beating King in the quarterfinals, Oregon took tournament host Azusa Pacific, downing the Cougars 277.625-271.335. The Ducks won five of the six events and dominated the second half to advance to for a national championship rematch Baylor. Oregon won the first event to take an early …

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Ducks roll past King to reach NCATA semifinals

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling is onto the semifinals at the NCATA National Championships in Azusa, California, after beating King 278.800-257.260 on Thursday afternoon. The Ducks, ranked No. 1 in the field, took down No. 8-ranked King with ease to advance. Oregon will face either Azusa Pacific or Hawaii Pacific on …

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Ducks take down Azusa Pacific to improve to 6-1

A convincing win over Azusa Pacific on an emotional senior night was exactly how the Ducks’ acro and tumbling team wanted to rebound from its first loss of the season. Oregon finished its regular season with a commanding 288.08-277.28 win over Azusa Pacific to cap the regular season with a 6-1 record heading into …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling’s perfect record ends at Baylor

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling’s undefeated record came to an end when the Ducks traveled to face defending national champion Baylor on Sunday. The Ducks beat the Bears in Eugene earlier this season, but Baylor returned the favor in Waco, Texas, defeating Oregon 289.745-286.050. Oregon’s strong start in the compulsory event was …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling stays unbeaten with win at King

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling beat King University in Bristol, Tennessee, on Wednesday to keep its perfect season going. The Ducks won their fifth meet of the year by a final of 283.85-272.39. Oregon (5-0) remains the only undefeated team in the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association. Oregon took the compulsory round, 38.10-37.15, which …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling beats Fairmont State to remain perfect

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling kept its unbeaten run after beating Fairmont State 288.425-272.270 at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday night. The Ducks won every event barring the acro event. The Ducks took a 96.35-95.05 lead into halftime following the pyramid event. Oregon won the toss event .55 shy of a …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling rockets over No. 1 Baylor

In a rematch of last year’s national championship against Baylor, No. 2 Oregon acrobatics and tumbling upset the No. 1-ranked Bears in what could be the biggest win since Chelsea Shaw took over as head coach. On Saturday at Matthew Knight Arena, Oregon outscored Baylor 285.025-277.90. The Ducks dominated the first half …

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Ducks defeat Quinnipiac on the road for second win of season

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling won its season-opening meet on Wednesday and followed it up with a win at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut thanks to second-half domination from Oregon. The Ducks beat the Bobcats 284.265-274.945 after trailing at halftime. The Ducks used a strong fifth and sixth event for the second win …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling soars past Hawaii Pacific in opening meet

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling got off to a winning start in the 2017 season after beating Hawaii Pacific 284.98-273.18 at Matthew Knight Arena on Wednesday night. The Ducks had a strong opening event in the compulsory round but stumbled in the second and third rounds. Following a tie at halftime, …

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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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