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Undefeated road record keeps Oregon volleyball atop Pac-12 standings

Oregon volleyball is finding plenty of success away from home this season with the Ducks undefeated on the road. The team has experienced ups and downs this year. Part of that has to do with the youth of the team, but the Ducks are keeping pace with their rivals. “This is an awesome …

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A highly-touted group of underclassmen has lived up to the hype this season for Oregon volleyball

A year ago, Oregon assembled a recruiting class ranked fourth nationally, which at the time was the highest in school history. The 2015 group of freshmen featured five elite prep athletes, each ranked 54th or better on the Prepvolleyball Senior Ace list, an Oregon record. With the help of the young …

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Oregon volleyball keeps pace in Pac-12 with win over Cougars

No. 20 Oregon (17-6, 10-4) held off No. 23 Washington State (17-9, 7-7) in five sets Sunday afternoon to maintain its tie for first place in the Pac-12 with six games remaining in the regular season. Lindsey Vander Weide came through with her third 20-kill match of the season. Taylor Agost …

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Oregon volleyball tops Washington, moves into tie for first place in Pac-12

After suffering a home sweep at the hand of the Washington Huskies (19-4, 9-4) in early October, the Ducks (16-6, 9-4) went up to Seattle Friday night to return the favor with a sweep of their own, defeating the Huskies 3-0 for their first win in Seattle since 2009. With …

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Oregon defeats Arizona State to snap three-match home losing streak

With the end of the season looming ahead, the Ducks needed a win on Sunday against Arizona State after dropping a crucial match to Arizona on Friday. Oregon came through with a clutch performance and won the match 3-1 to snap its three-match home losing streak. “We definitely needed that,” Oregon outside hitter Lindsey …

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Oregon volleyball loses five-set thriller to Arizona

In a close back-and-forth contest, the Oregon volleyball team (14-6, 7-4) was defeated by the Arizona Wildcats (14-9, 6-5) in five sets at Matthew Knight Arena Friday night. The Ducks, coming off consecutive road wins against Utah and Colorado, fell flat against an Arizona team that snapped a three-game losing …

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Two Oregon volleyball players earn Pac-12 weekly awards

A pair of Oregon volleyball players secured Pac-12 player of the week honors, the conference announced on Monday. Sophomore Lindsey Vander Weide took Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week while sophomore Lauren Page was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week. Vander Weide recorded 20 kills in the win over …

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Lauren Page dominates in Oregon volleyball’s four-set win at Colorado

After two tough losses to UCLA and USC, No. 23 Oregon volleyball responded with a back-t0-back wins at Utah and Colorado. The Ducks rounded out their two-state road trip in a four-set win in Boulder, Colorado, on Saturday. Oregon (14-5, 7-3 Pac-12) jumped on Colorado (12-8, 4-6 Pac-12) early, taking the first set …

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Oregon volleyball tops No. 20 Utah 3-2 to snap losing streak

Ranked No. 23 and No. 20, Oregon (12-5) and Utah (14-5) had similar resumes entering a matchup in Salt Lake City on Friday. So, it was no surprise that the match had to be settled in five sets as Oregon snapped its two-game losing streak with a 3-2 win to remain …

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Oregon offense struggles in 3-1 loss to USC

The last time Oregon dropped two matches in a row, it was the beginning of the season against Texas and Florida, and the team took the losses as a learning experience. After that, for a while, the Ducks looked undefeatable, going on a 11 match win streak. They have a …

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Oregon volleyball comes up short in five sets to No. 20 UCLA

Simply put, the Oregon volleyball team has been on a roll. The Ducks jumped out to a 12-3 start to the season and opened Pac-12 play 5-1. After a three-set sweep of No. 10 Washington State, the Ducks jumped up to No. 16 in the NCAA RPI rankings. However, Oregon …

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Oregon bounces back with sweep of No. 10 Washington State

Coming into the weekend, the Ducks volleyball team was understandably nervous as they were slated to face No. 11 Washington on Friday and No. 9 Washington State. After losing in three sets to Washington on Saturday, snapping their undefeated streak at 11, Oregon redeemed themselves by defeating Washington State 3-0 Sunday …

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No. 20 Oregon volleyball flexes its depth in sweep of No. 10 Washington State

Oregon volleyball played against one of the best defensive teams in the nation on Sunday in No. 10 Washington State, but it was the Ducks who looked more complete team. The Ducks sent Washington State packing after a three-set sweep (25-21, 25-10, 25-14). Coming off a frustrating loss to No. 8 …

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No. 20 Oregon volleyball swept by No. 8 Washington

The No. 20 Oregon Ducks knew that hosting the No. 8 Washington Huskies would be no easy test, and the visitors from Seattle proved that point. Washington took control early on in the match, but Oregon did not have any plans to let its rivals take an easy route to …

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Ducks will take on two ranked opponents when they welcome Washington schools this weekend

The last time Oregon volleyball played a top 10 team, they lost 3-1 to No. 10 Florida one day after they falling to No. 2 Texas by the same score. “I thought we were incredibly ready; I was incredibly confident going in against Texas,” Oregon head Coach Jim Moore said. “We just were …

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Oregon Ducks finish Arizona road trip with a 3-1 win over Wildcats

Oregon’s first Pac-12 road trip was a success with a win 3-1 win over Arizona on Saturday, after they defeated Arizona State the day before. Right off the bat, the Ducks dominated play, posting a 7-3 lead early in the first set with kills by junior Taylor Agost and freshmen …

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Ducks overcome a 2-1 deficit to beat Arizona State 3-2

After dropping two sets to Arizona State, the Duck’s brought their win streak to 10 as they rallied to win the fourth and fifth sets and defeat the Sun Devils 3-2 on Friday during their first Pac-12 road trip of the season. Though ASU scored the first two points of the …

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Lindsey Vander Weide has quickly turned into a leader for Oregon volleyball

In every sport and on every team, there are players who lead by example on the playing field. For Oregon volleyball, one of those leaders on the court is Lindsey Vander Weide — and she is only a sophomore. This season, the freshmen have made an immediate impact. From Jolie …

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Freshman Ronika Stone killing the competition

Ronika Stone has already made history at the University of Oregon, despite starting her first day of college on Monday. The 6-foot-2 middle blocker is the highest-rated recruit in Oregon volleyball history, ranking 10th on the Prepvolleyball.com Senior Aces list. Since arriving at Oregon, Stone has proven to be a dominant …

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Jolie Rasmussen on the way up for Oregon volleyball

Freshman Jolie Rasmussen has stepped onto the court and into the spotlight for Oregon volleyball this season. Rasmussen comes from a volleyball family – her father, mother and sister all played at the collegiate level. Now, Rasmussen is taking on the Pac-12. The Ducks opened up the 2016-17 season against then-ranked No. …

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Ducks top Golden Bears in straight sets to win ninth straight

The Oregon Ducks won their ninth match in a row on Friday night against the California Golden Bears with a 3-0 victory, but Coach Jim Moore was not pleased with his team’s performance. He attributes part of his displeasure to Oregon’s obvious fatigue as they were coming off of a …

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Oregon volleyball sweeps Oregon State in Pac-12 opener

Oregon volleyball swept the Oregon State Beavers its opening match of Pac-12 play to continue the Ducks’ win streak, which now sits at eight games. Oregon got off to a quick start, earning a 9-3 lead that forced Oregon State to take a timeout. The margin increased to 11-3 until the …

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Oregon volleyball cruises past No. 21 Illinois 3-0

The Oregon Ducks defeated No. 21 Illinois in three sets Friday night in their first game of the Nike Invitational. Oregon (5-2) began set one on a 12-1 run to set the tone for the set. Despite the Illini playing fairly evenly the rest of the set, the hole dug …

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Oregon volleyball wins first road game of season, fourth in a row

In their first road game of the season the Oregon Ducks defeated Seattle University in four sets (26-28, 25-12, 25-17, 25-16). The win is the fourth in a row for the Ducks (4-2). Lindsey Vander Weide finished with 10 kills and a career-high 18 digs for her third double-double of …

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Oregon Volleyball sweeps Oregon Classic with win over UC Davis

Oregon Volleyball concluded the Oregon Classic with a 3-0 sweep of UC Davis Saturday night at Matthew Knight Arena. The Ducks (3-2) did not lose a match or a set during the tournament. However, UC Davis made Oregon earn the match early as the Ducks trailed for most of the first …

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Oregon Volleyball defeats Murray State and San Diego State in Friday doubleheader

After suffering back-to-back losses against Texas and Florida last week, the Oregon Ducks (2-2) rebounded for a pair of victories Friday against the Murray State Racers and the San Diego State Aztecs, both in three sets. The match-ups were part of the Oregon Classic also includes UC Davis. Earlier Friday, …

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