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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling falls to Baylor in NCATA semifinals, wins in individual events

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling’s season came to a bittersweet end this weekend in Erie, Pennsylvania. The No. 4 seeded Ducks were unable to best No. 1 seed Baylor on Saturday, losing the semifinal meet to their long-time rivals 281.410-277.725. The Bears went on to win their fourth straight national championship …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling falls short in rematch with Baylor in season finale

Going into Sunday’s meet against the Baylor Bears, the women of Oregon acrobatics and tumbling knew that they needed to deliver a flawless performance to best their rivals on senior night. For most of the meet, it looked like they might do it. Despite a stellar showing throughout the first five …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling deliver season-best 284.66 in win over Hawaii Pacific

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling picked up a big win on Monday night, defeating the Hawaii Pacific Sharks 284.660 to 274.225 on the road. The meet, in which the Ducks swept every event, marked the team’s season-high in points and moved them to 4-2 on the year with one meet left. …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling splits home tri-meet

After losing their first meet of the season to Baylor, Oregon acrobatics and tumbling lost to the No. 4 Quinnipiac Bobcats and beat the No.6 Gannon Golden Knights in Sunday’s tri-meet. On their home court at Matthew Knight Arena, the Ducks finished the day with 272.23 points, while the Bobcats …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling loses to Baylor in first meeting of the season

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling received its first loss of the season Saturday afternoon in its first meeting of the season against long time rival, the Baylor Bears. The two teams’ first competition went down in Waco, Texas, giving Baylor home court advantage to kick off the first of two meetings …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling takes first home meet in win against Hawaii Pacific

Coming off of its season-opening win against Concordia, Oregon acrobatics and tumbling kicked off their first home meet with a victory against Hawaii Pacific. The day ended 267.595-280.100 favoring the Ducks at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday night. The Ducks won the compulsory event in rocky fashion and recorded a …

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Ducks win season-opener over Concordia Wisconsin

The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team kicked its season off with a win over Concordia University (Wisconsin) in Mequon, WI on Monday, winning 267.89-225.305. The team has now won its opening meet eight consecutive times. Oregon took the compulsory round, beating Concordia (Wisconsin) 38.5-32.1. In the acro event, the Ducks …

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Megan Bamford back at Oregon, with one goal in mind

The last time Megan Bamford wore the coveted Green and Yellow colors, she was competing on the 2012 NCATA National Championship-winning team. She has since taken on a new role for the Oregon Ducks: assistant coach. While this season marks Bamford’s official return to the University of Oregon, she never …

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Keenyn Won named acrobatics and tumbling’s new head coach

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling announced the hiring of former Duck Keenyn Won as the new head coach on Thursday, following the surprise firing of Chelsea Shaw after Oregon’s third national championship defeat in as many years. After graduating from the university in 2012, Won, an Oahu native, helped establish Hawaii …

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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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