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Quick Hits: Volleyball defends Matt Knight, Freeman gets career rushing record



— Since returning to its home court of Matthew Knight Arena following a victory on the road against Washington State, Oregon volleyball continued a three-game winning streak against Arizona (3-2) on Friday, and Arizona State (3-0) on Saturday.

— The U.S. Olympic Committee announced its selections of the Collegiate Advisory Council last Thursday, including Oregon’s athletic director Rob Mullens. The council’s intent is to “guide and strengthen Olympic sport programming at the collegiate level.”

Royce Freeman grabbed Oregon’s career rushing record by passing former Duck LaMichael James. He got to 5,103 career yards despite the 41-13 loss against UCLA.

— Women’s soccer suffered a 2-0 loss against No. 16 California Berkeley on Sunday, following a shutout loss against No. 1 Stanford last Thursday.

— Senior Alyssa Tobita and junior Shweta Sangwan became the first-ever Oregon doubles team to advance to the ITA Northwest Regional semifinals on Saturday. The powerhouse duo managed to defeat Stanford’s Emily Arbuthnott and Michaela Gordon 4-6, 6-1, 10-4, sending them to Monday’s championship round.

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