Volleyball

Oregon volleyball swept by Nebraska to end season

By on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 8:05 pm.

It was going to take a monumental effort for the Oregon volleyball team to advance to the third round. Unfortunately for the Ducks, they weren’t able to overcome the strong net play of Nebraska and committed 24 attacking errors that led to a season-ending sweep in the second round of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament. The Cornhuskers […]


Brenner leads Oregon women’s volleyball into second round of NCAA Tournament

By on Friday, Dec. 6 at 7:41 pm.

The Ducks proved to the nation that they have the potential to make some noise in the NCAA Volleyball Tournament with a straight-set victory (25-16, 25-23, 25-17) over Miami in the first round on Friday. Oregon’s two biggest stars stepped up to on its biggest stage as All-Americans Liz Brenner and Lauren Plum combined to […]


Four Oregon volleyball players earn All-Pac-12 honors

By on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 1:48 pm.

The Pac-12 announced the 2013 all-conference volleyball honorees on Tuesday, and the Ducks were well represented. Junior outside hitter Liz Brenner made the All-Pac-12 team for the second straight year. This is her third Pac-12 honor after making the All-Pac-12 Freshman team in 2011. Brenner topped the conference with 4.62 kills/set and 5.28 points/set this […]


Oregon volleyball ends regular season on a five-match winning streak

By on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 12:07 am.

It was Lauren Plum’s night. Not only did Plum likely play in her last home match as a Duck, she spear-headed a well-balanced offensive effort by Oregon volleyball to a 3-1 victory (25-13, 25-19, 21-25, 25-15) over archrival Oregon State in the regular season finale. “She played well tonight,” Oregon head coach Jim Moore said. “That’s […]


Oregon volleyball sniffs early lead but falls short to Stanford 3-1

By on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 10:14 pm.

Only four points away from taking a 2-1 lead against No. 6-ranked Stanford, Oregon was on the verge of making a defining statement to the rest of the country about being a possible national title contender. Unfortunately for Oregon, three straight miscues, or “dumb plays” as head coach Jim Moore would later say, lost the […]


Oregon volleyball breaks three-game losing streak, beats Arizona in five sets

By on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 11:10 pm.

Entering Saturday night’s match with Arizona (15-8, 5-6), Oregon knew they couldn’t afford to lose a fourth-straight game. After taking the first set 25-23 against the Wildcats, Oregon (13-9, 6-6) faltered in its next two, making the possibility of escaping its losing streak look bleaker and bleaker with each passing point. Instead of hiding from […]


Photos: Oregon volleyball — Ducks outlast Arizona Wildcats 3-2 in fifth set thriller

By on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 10:07 am.

In the first volleyball game this season at Matthew Knight Arena that went a full five sets, the Oregon Ducks battled tenaciously to stay in the fight with a resilient squad of Arizona Wildcats. Oregon closed the first set with a 25-23 win, but dropped the next two sets to Arizona. After notching a critical […]


No. 23 Oregon volleyball drops 3-1 to ASU

By on Friday, Nov. 1 at 11:57 pm.

After dropping two straight conference games to Stanford and California, the No. 23-ranked Ducks (12-9, 5-6) returned home and fell to an Arizona State (14-9, 3-8) team that had lost seven straight games heading into Friday night’s matchup. Despite hitting .319, the Ducks struggled to defend the Sun Devils’ attack and simply could not put […]