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Oregon volleyball falls to Cal, Stanford in weekend homestand

The lights dimmed, the music started and a record crowd of 6,210 Oregon fans went crazy. It was the perfect start to a potentially program-lifting upset of No. 4 California. Only the Bears weren’t complicit in Oregon’s grand plan. Riding an efficient offense and a strong block, Cal shut out Oregon, 25-23, 25-22, 25-12 Friday night.

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Record crowd attends Oregon volleyball match against Cal

Oregon broke its three-year-old volleyball attendance record Friday night as more than 6,000 fans packed Matthew Knight Knight Arena.

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Photos: Volleyball – No. 4 California shuts down No. 15 Oregon

The packed house cheering on the No. 15 Oregon Ducks volleyball team left disappointed after the No. 4 California Golden Bears shut down the Ducks winning in straight sets, 25-23, 25-22, 25-12.

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Drukarev: Volleyball match with Cal takes on added importance

Expectations of a record crowd put even more pressure on the Ducks to perform against a top flight opponent.

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Oregon volleyball set to host Cal, Stanford

The Oregon women look to put a devastating 2010 series against Cal and Stanford behind them at home this weekend.

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Athlete of the week – Ariana Williams

The Emerald talked to Oregon’s middle blocker about her recent play and campus life.

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Record crowd expected for volleyball match with California

With both volleyball and football matching up with California this week, the Oregon marketing department seized an opportunity to attract new fans.

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Oregon volleyball splits with Washington, Washington State in weekend play

The Ducks took care of business against Washington State, but fell disappointingly short against No. 3 Washington.

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Drukarev: Volleyball must endure season-defining stretch

Facing off with five of the nation’s top six teams could make or break Oregon’s season.

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Oregon volleyball prepares for weekend trip to Washington

The Ducks face one of their stiffest challenges in the Huskies, and a former teammate at Washington State.

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Off to historic start, volleyball players adjust to demands of classes

The start of classes has complicated life for the Ducks, and not everyone is pleased about conference expansion.

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Oregon volleyball by the numbers

0 – The number of seniors Oregon has on its roster. Last season, Heather Meyers was the only upperclassman in the Ducks’ playing rotation. 1 – The number of sets the Ducks have lost in their last 11 games. Since losing to Minnesota in late August, Oregon has won nine of …

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No. 15 Oregon volleyball sweeps Colorado, Utah on the road

The Ducks have now won 10 straight matches and remain undefeated in conference play.

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Athlete of the Week: Alaina Bergsma

The Emerald spoke with Oregon’s junior outside hitter last week about Penn State, injury problems and beauty pageants.

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Ducks volleyball shocks top-ranked Penn State

Before an August clash with Oregon, the No. 1 Nittany Lions had won 94 consecutive matches.

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Drukarev: Ducks volleyball team suited for success

Fueled by last year’s postseason snub, Jim Moore and the Oregon volleyball team could be in for a special year.

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Volleyball improves to 2-0 in Pac-12 with four set win over Arizona State

As the first weekend of conference play came to an end, Oregon proved its worth with a decisive victory.

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Photos: #16 Oregon volleyball rolls in straight sets against Cal Poly

The #16 ranked Oregon Ducks volleyball team cruised to an easy victory over the Cal Poly Mustangs at Matt Knight Arena on Tuesday evening — winning in straight sets, 25-19, 25-22 and 25-17.

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Weekly Notebook: Oregon football practice starts Monday

The Oregon football team earned its highest preseason ranking ever, coming in at No. 3 in the USA Today coaches’ poll that was released late last week. The Ducks received a pair of first-place votes and trailed only the top-ranked Oklahoma Sooners and the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide in the overall standings.

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Matthew Centrowitz continues strong European campaign

Matthew Centrowitz’s already strong summer continued to improve this weekend as he broke the Oregon school record in the men’s 1,500 meters for the second time in as many months. The junior from Arnold, Md., clocked a time of 3:34.46 at Friday’s Diamond League meet at Stade Louiss II in …

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Oregon athletes continue to shine during summer seasons

Here’s a quick look at a few Oregon standouts competing deep into their summer seasons.

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Shellsy Ashen added to Oregon volleyball roster

Freshman setter Shellsy Ashen highlights three new additions to the Oregon volleyball team.

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Oregon setter Lauren Plum selected to FIVB Women’s Junior World Championship team

Plum is one of five Pacific-10 conference players to be selected to the 12-person USA Jr. National Team volleyball roster.

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Ducks regroup and reflect after NCAA snub

Ivar Vong It’s been three days since the No. 26 Oregon volleyball team found out about its NCAA tournament snub, and the Ducks are still hopping mad. Despite finishing the season 19-11 and going a respectable 7-11 in the rigorous Pac-10 conference, the Ducks were left out of the field …

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Meyers, Fischer receive year-end honors

After ending their season against the Washington schools, the Oregon women’s volleyball team had three players earn all-conference recognition. Senior Heather Meyers received first-team All-Pac-10 honors, while sophomore Alaina Bergsma took home an honorable mention nod, and setter Lauren Plum was named to the All-Pac-10 Freshman Team. In her final …

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No. 24 Ducks denied NCAA berth after split with Huskies, Cougars

Oregon thought it had done enough. The women’s volleyball team finished its regular season with a shutout of Washington State on Saturday, improving its overall record to 19-11, and its Pacific-10 Conference mark to 7-11. But when the NCAA tournament bracket was announced early Sunday afternoon, the Ducks were nowhere …

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Ducks fall to No. 10 Bruins, No. 6 Trojans at home

It was almost perfect. The last match played at McArthur Court and the last home match for senior Heather Meyers had nearly everything Duck fans wanted to see. An enthusiastic crowd of 1,935 provided the energy. A touching pre-game ceremony to honor Meyers added a dash of emotion. And after …

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