Topic: Oregon volleyball

No. 11 Oregon volleyball shuts out No. 15 Arizona in straight sets

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 9:40 pm.

No. 11 Oregon volleyball team got its defense back on track in a dominant straight set sweep over No. 15 Arizona Wednesday night at Matthew Knight Arena 25-17, 25-12, 25-19. Oregon (15-3, 5-3) hit .295 and held Arizona (14-6, 4-4) to a .079 hitting percentage, spurring the trend of a struggling Duck defense. Since Oregon faced No. […]

LGBTQ inclusion in sports at UO subject of Jaqua event

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 10:23 pm.

Imagine living life attempting to hide part of your identity. For some, this is a reality. “The unfortunate truth is that coaches, athletes and administrators remain closeted as retaliation, bullying and career sabotage serve as constant threats to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people,” said Nevin Caple, a nationally renowned consultant on LGBTQ inclusion in […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Ducks gear up for Friday Night Lights

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 4:23 pm.

With Oregon football preparing this week for its Friday night matchup against California, there are plenty of storylines to watch. -The Ducks are coming off one of their best football games of the year, as they were able to easily handle Washington 45-20 last Saturday. Defensive back Reggie Daniels spoke with the Emerald after practice on Tuesday, discussing the […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon’s fast-paced offense meets the stout Washington defense

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 1:21 pm.

- Coming off their best conference showing of the season, the Ducks are determined to build on their lead in the Pac-12 North against the rival Huskies. Oregon ran the ball against UCLA like the field was on a slope, and the O-line protected Mariota as well as it has all season. Linebackers Shaq Thompson […]

Oregon volleyball has a way to go for a national championship

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:29 pm.

Having a 14-3 record and being ranked No. 10 in the country is quite an accomplishment for an Oregon volleyball team that entered the season unranked. Now that most of the questions are answered, the Ducks must focus on the little things if they’re going to take the next step from an NCAA playoff team to a national […]

Oregon volleyball drops second straight match in 3-1 loss to UCLA

By on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 10:23 am.

Four days after the Oregon football team went down to Pasadena, California and beat the UCLA Bruins 42-30, the Ducks’ volleyball team was unable to emerge from Southern California with a similar result against UCLA. Oregon, playing a rare Wednesday match, fell behind early to the Bruins and were unable to mount much of a […]

Oregon clinches messy but decisive win against Washington State

By on Friday, Oct. 10 at 11:23 pm.

No. 11 Oregon volleyball dismantled Washington State in four sets on Friday, prolonging the Cougars’ brutal start in conference. The Cougars had the tall task of facing five straight ranked teams to open up Pac-12 play, but Oregon head coach Jim Moore was quite weary of their less than indicative record. “I am literally watching […]

Oregon volleyball keeps undefeated season alive with 3-1 victory over Colorado

By on Saturday, Sep. 27 at 9:46 pm.

With the Class of 2018 settled into their dorms, Matthew Knight Arena was rocking as the No. 13 Oregon volleyball team kept their undefeated season alive with a tough fought 3-1 victory over Colorado. It wasn’t easy for the typically hot starting Ducks (12-0) as Colorado (9-5) started the match with a 7-0 lead before […]

Jim Moore becomes Oregon’s winningest coach as Ducks sweep Beavers in Civil War

By on Wednesday, Sep. 24 at 10:14 pm.

It was quite the night for Oregon head coach Jim Moore. After swearing that setting Oregon’s career win record wouldn’t mean a thing to him, coach Moore kept his word when the Ducks defeated rival Oregon State 3-0 (25-22, 27-25, 25-19) to remain unbeaten at 11-0 on the season and start conference play 1-0. “No,” […]

No. 13 Oregon volleyball dominates Seattle to close out non-conference schedule

By on Tuesday, Sep. 23 at 8:07 pm.

After posting their worst hitting percentage of the season in its last match at Portland, No. 13 Oregon (10-0) overpowered Seattle (4-9) in straight sets with a .300 attack percentage to extend their undefeated record on Tuesday night at Matthew Knight Arena. Oregon used its dominant physical presence to earn the percentage, two ticks above its season average en route […]

Oregon volleyball finishes non conference play undefeated and ranked 13th in the nation

By on Tuesday, Sep. 23 at 9:43 pm.

It’s been a very impressive start to the season for the Oregon Ducks and their head coach Jim Moore. One year after being bounced in the second round of the NCAA tournament, the Ducks entered the 2014 season unranked and with significantly more questions than they had answers for. Fast forward three and a half […]

Oregon Volleyball holds off Michigan rally to sweep Wolverines 3-0

By on Monday, Sep. 15 at 11:24 am.

After getting through the first two sets without a hitch, No. 18 Oregon found itself in a third set battle with Michigan before the Ducks straightened their mistakes out to earn a 3-0 victory over a quality Big Ten opponent. Like usual, Oregon (8-0) got out to a hot start. Martenne Bettendorf and Frankie Shebby exerted […]

Oregon Volleyball comes from behind to defeat No. 23 Michigan State 3-1

By on Sunday, Sep. 14 at 12:13 am.

It’s a good thing that size isn’t everything when it comes to volleyball. When No. 18 Oregon took the floor against No. 23 Michigan State, it was evident that the Spartans were superior in size as their front line towered over the likes of Oregon’s Liz Brenner, Martenne Bettendorf and Kacey Nady. “It’s about playing […]

Oregon Volleyball leaves Hawaii as tournament champions

By on Sunday, Sep. 7 at 5:01 pm.

Oregon left the mainland and headed 2,500 miles west to Honolulu, Hawaii not knowing what to expect when it played in the Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Volleyball Classic. The Ducks knew they’d be facing three talented teams, including the No. 20 ranked Rainbow Wahine, but had no idea how the time change, the advancement of new players […]

Oregon volleyball rallies from early deficit to beat Illinois State in five

By on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 3:10 pm.

Oregon volleyball remains undefeated this season, winning the final game of the Oregon Invitational against Illinois State 3-2, within the friendly confines of Mathew Knight Arena on Saturday afternoon. In a series that came down to the wire, Oregon (3-0) was able to claim the victory in the fifth set despite stumbling early. Oregon found […]