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Oregon volleyball sweeps Cal to keep its season alive

Any Oregon fan who has been in Matthew Knight Arena during game point knows the excitement in the air at that moment. When the Ducks hit 24 points, the fans get on their feet and throw spirit fingers in the air, cheering “OOOOO” at Kilkenny court. Oregon volleyball got to …

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Photos: Oregon Volleyball falls to the Stanford Cardinal in Three Sets

The Oregon Ducks played the Stanford Cardinal Volleyball team on Thursday Nov. 5, 2015 at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon. The Ducks lost all 3 sets.

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No. 7 Stanford sweeps Oregon volleyball

Oregon volleyball made its way off the court, heads hung low and faces without emotion, after the team was swept by No.7 Stanford on Thursday night, 25-23, 25-17, 25-18. Whether the loss was due to a lack of energy or the absence of a winning mentality is up for debate. But …

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Oregon volleyball prepares for No. 7 Stanford

After Oregon’s fifth-set stunner over Colorado last weekend, the Ducks are hoping to maintain their winning ways with a victory over Stanford this Thursday. Stanford is currently on a 4-0 winning streak after sweeps of Washington State, Arizona State and a 3-1 victory over Arizona. The Cardinal has its eye …

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Oregon libero Amanda Benson looks to take dig record

In every match of Oregon volleyball’s season, Ducks libero Amanda Benson has had one goal in mind: beat the Oregon dig record.

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Oregon volleyball breaks Colorado home winning streak with road win

Oregon volleyball ended Colorado’s three-match home winning streak with a fifth-set nail biter 3-2 (25-22, 22-25, 23-25, 25-19, 15-11). Oregon was able to break its string of three straight Pac-12 losses to advance its record to 11-10, 5-7 Pac-12 thanks to the work of Oregon’s upperclassmen. Senior Martenne Bettendorf totaled 17 kills …

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Oregon volleyball falls to Utah despite offensive change-up

Oregon volleyball couldn’t find the steam to break the Utah Utes, despite beating them in Eugene earlier this season.

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Volleyball matchups to watch: Oregon blocking will be key against Utah

Earlier this season when the Ducks faced the Utes, Oregon squeaked by with a 15-11 fifth-set win on senior Martenne Bettendorf’s walk-off kill. The second time around, the Ducks — fresh off a two losing streak — won’t have the home-court advantage and will have to find a new groove. The outcome of Oregon’s Oct. 30 rematch with Utah …

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Oregon Volleyball falls to Samantha Bricio and No.1 USC Trojans

No. 25 ranked Oregon volleyball lost in straight sets to the undefeated USC Trojans Sunday afternoon at Matthew Knight Arena. They’ve now lost three of their last five matches. The Trojans (22-0, 10-0 Pac-12) are the No. 1 ranked team in the nation and are likely to retain that spot after …

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Photos: Ducks fall to No. 1 ranked Trojans

The Ducks played the number one ranked volleyball team in the nation Sunday afternoon. The Trojans only needed three sets to finish off the Ducks.

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Photos: Oregon Volleyball team falls to No. 10 Bruins

The Oregon Ducks played the UCLA Bruins Friday night, donning white and pink uniforms for their “Women in Flight” match that promotes women’s athletics. The Ducks lost 3-1.

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Oregon volleyball struggles to finish sets in loss to No. 10 UCLA

The Ducks struggled to finish off sets once again on Friday, as they fell 3-1 (25-22, 19-25, 28-26, 29-27) to No. 10 UCLA. “Just real disappointed that we couldn’t finish,” head coach Jim Moore said, running a hand over his face in disbelief. “We didn’t put the ball on the floor at crunch time.” …

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Oregon volleyball will have its hands full against top 10 teams this weekend

Oregon returns home after two weeks on the road to face No. 10 UCLA and undefeated No. 1 USC.

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Martenne Bettendorf and Lindsey Vander Weide become Oregon’s offensive leaders this season

The lights at Matthew Knight Arena dim and one by one Oregon volleyball’s starters take the court as their names are announced. All six have talent, but this year, the team’s offensive leaders are a new face and a seasoned veteran. Senior Martenne Bettendorf and freshman Lindsey Vander Weide have …

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No. 24 Oregon volleyball gets the win on the road over Washington State

Oregon volleyball broke its two match losing streak Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 win over Washington State (25-17, 22-25, 25-19, 25-22). Three Ducks had double digit kills for No. 24 Oregon to advance the Ducks’ record 10-7, 4-4 Pac-12, which was a relief for Oregon after it struggled with its last …

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No. 25 Oregon volleyball swept by No. 4 Washington

As the Ducks made their way up north for the first of two weekend matches, Washington’s hitting placement turned out to be too much for Oregon to handle, leaving the Ducks with another Pac-12 loss (20-25, 21-25, 16-25.) Oregon’s main difficulty through this year, which was evident in tonight’s match, is finishing …

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Oregon at Washington Volleyball Preview

Fresh off a loss at No.7 Stanford, the Ducks are set to face another top 10 opponent on the road this weekend. They will travel North to face the Washington schools and cap off a four match road trip that has kept them away from Matthew Knight Arena since Oct. …

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Ducks fail to keep up with speedy Stanford offense

Despite a thrilling first set win, Oregon volleyball couldn’t pull off the match win against No. 7 Stanford, falling 27-25, 23-25, 10-25, 15-25. Three Ducks posted double digit kills Sunday in Palo Alto, but their defense was no match for true freshman Hayley Hodson, who led the Cardinal with 22 kills. Familiar faces took charge for …

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Oregon volleyball sweeps Cal

Oregon volleyball won in straight sets tonight at Cal after three Ducks had double digit kills, 26-24, 25-19, 25-22. The win upped Oregon’s record 9-5, 3-2 Pac-12, giving them one last preparation match before taking on Stanford Sunday. Some familiar faces were key in tonight’s win, but other players who haven’t had …

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Pac-12 volleyball analyst Al Scates breaks down Oregon’s upcoming match at Stanford

Former coach and volleyball All-American Al Scates tells us who to watch and what to expect in this Sunday’s match between Oregon and Stanford.

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Liz Brenner joins Sheldon High as volunteer volleyball coach

Eugene’s Sheldon high school gained a high-profile volunteer coach this year.

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Meet Oregon volleyball’s five new freshmen

Here’s a look at Oregon volleyball’s five newest members.

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Martenne Bettendorf steps up as Ducks defeat Utah volleyball

Oregon volleyball defeated Utah in a close five set match tonight with help from senior outside hitter Martenne Bettendorf who put up 25 kills for the Ducks.

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Photos: Oregon Volleyball vs Utah

Oregon volleyball faced Utah on Saturday night, the Ducks’ second game in two days. This game came down to the fifth set, as the Ducks pulled away in the final moments to claim their first home victory .

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Colorado comes from behind to beat Oregon volleyball

Despite winning the two opening sets of play, Oregon volleyball could not overcome Colorado in its home opener.

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Photos: Oregon Volleyball Loses to Colorado

  The Oregon Ducks women’s volleyball team played their home Pac-12 opener against the Colorado Buffaloes Friday night. The Ducks won the first 2 sets, but lost the next 3, giving up the victory to the Buffs. The next game for the Ducks is Saturday, 5 pm at Matthew Night …

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Oregon volleyball matures after two-week road trip

Freshman student-athlete Lindsey Vander Weide begins the “student” portion of her college career this week. Unlike most of her classmates, Vander Weide has already been hard at work on Oregon’s campus since the beginning of August. During that time, Vander Weide met with her 14 teammates who comprise the Oregon volleyball team and began …

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What to know in Oregon fall sports

With the 2015 athletic season underway and seven Oregon teams in action, there’s no shortage when it comes to sports. Although some Oregon fans might think the world is over after the football team’s blowout loss Saturday night, there’s still plenty of optimism to be had regarding other sports. Here’s a breakdown …

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No. 18 Oregon volleyball falls to No. 14 Arizona in straight sets

Despite a thrilling win over Oregon State on Sunday, No. 18 Oregon volleyball was unable to keep its mojo going this afternoon against No. 14 Arizona and lost in straight sets. The loss in Arizona dropped the Ducks record to 7-4 (1-1 Pac-12.) The Ducks came out strong in the opening set …

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