Topic: Oregon volleyball

Oregon volleyball: Martenne Bettendorf receives All-America honors

By on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 12:24 pm.

Martenne Bettendorf was named to the Third Team All-America team by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Wednesday. The junior outside hitter led Oregon in kills per set (3.52) and finished third on the team in blocks (0.73 per set). Bettendorf was also featured on the All-Pac-12 team, as well as the AVCA All-Pacific North Region […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Volleyball falls, Mariota rises to the spotlight

By on Monday, Dec. 15 at 12:53 pm.

- Marcus Mariota had a memorable weekend, bringing home a plethora of awards including the Heisman trophy, becoming the first Duck to ever win the trophy. Check out the Emerald’s feature piece on Mariota here. – After dropping its Sweet 16 matchup to North Carolina, Oregon volleyball’s season has come to a close. The Emerald’s Kenny […]

Taylor Agost coming on strong at the right time for Oregon

By on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 10:07 pm.

Heading into the season, incoming freshman Taylor Agost was the “bell of the ball” within the Ducks’ recruiting class. Agost starred at Clackamas High School in Happy Valley, Oregon before going to Oregon this fall as the No. 17 ranked player in the nation. Not only was Agost the highest ranked recruit Oregon had in […]

Oregon volleyball caps regular season with six All Pac-12 honorees

By on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 12:04 pm.

The Pac-12 recognized six Ducks for their contributions to No. 16 Oregon’s impressive 2014 regular season. Outside hitters Liz Brenner and Martenne Bettendorf each received First Team All Pac-12 honors. Brenner was named to the All Pac-12 Team for the third time in her prolific collegiate career. Brenner has emerged as one of the greatest […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Postseason play up next for Oregon fall sports

By on Monday, Dec. 1 at 11:18 am.

– After Arizona emerged as the Pac-12 south champion, Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich spoke with the media about having to break the team’s two-year skid against the Wildcats with a playoff bid and a conference championship on the line. – Oregon’s dominant Civil War victory proved that the team is hitting its stride at the […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Civil War awaits, numerous awards for Oregon athletes

By on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 3:15 pm.

Oregon and Oregon State will play in the 118th installment of the Civil War on Saturday. Though the Ducks have dominated in recent years, it took a last-minute touchdown to secure the victory last season. Players and fans alike know the importance of the game, whether or not it is an even match up. This year, […]

Three Oregon volleyball players earn All-Academic honors

By on Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 10:38 am.

Oregon volleyball players Serena Warner, Shellsy Ashen and Kacey Nady earned Pac-12 All-Acadmic Honors on Tuesday. Warner made the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team while Ashen and Nady were recognized with Honorable Mentions. To be eligible for the award, one must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and appear in at least half of her team’s […]

No. 14 Oregon volleyball tops No. 25 USC to win third straight against top 25 teams

By on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2:03 pm.

No. 14 Oregon volleyball defeated No. 25 USC in four sets on senior day at Matthew Knight Arena on Sunday afternoon 25-23, 23-25, 25-13, 25-22. Five seniors played their final regular season match at Matthew Knight Arena, but it was Oregon’s underclassmen that stole the show in Oregon’s first Pac-12 weekend sweep since the Ducks (21-7, […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Mariota gets in trouble with the law

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 9:25 pm.

– Oregon football’s Marcus Mariota, the front runner for the Heisman trophy award, was cited for a speeding ticket at 12:46 a.m. on Nov. 12 in Veneta, Oregon. Mariota was clocked going 80 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 126-westbound and was clocked by state trooper Ryan Hockema. According to the Register Guard, Mariota was […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Both men’s and women’s basketball teams begin regular season, Grasu will “miss a couple of games”

By on Friday, Nov. 14 at 1:24 pm.

- The Oregon men’s and women’s basketball teams begin their regular season Friday. The women play at 12 p.m. against Utah State and the men’s squad plays Coppin State at 9 p.m. Josh Schlichter of the Emerald had a chance to preview the rest of the Pac-12 conference for men’s basketball. -Oregon offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu will “miss a couple of games” according […]

Maturity and composure are the only things stopping Oregon volleyball from a deep tournament run

By on Monday, Nov. 10 at 12:13 am.

The Oregon volleyball team has all the talent and drive to be one of the top teams in the country. They have the proper work ethic, the depth and the star power needed to make a deep NCAA tournament run. If the Ducks have all those things, then what’s missing from them taking the next […]

Emerald Quick Hits: No. 5 Oregon first team out in first College Football Playoff rankings

By on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 9:35 pm.

- Oregon was ranked No. 5 in the inaugural College Football Playoff rankings, just one spot out of the critical top four. The top two undefeated teams, Mississippi State and Florida State, received the top two rankings in the poll, while Auburn and Ole Miss rounded out the top four. Alabama is one spot behind the Ducks at No. 6. – […]

Kacey Nady’s volleyball career takes her from Yuma to Eugene

By on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 11:26 pm.

Oregon volleyball trounced Arizona in straight sets last Wednesday for its sixteenth win of the season. Perhaps the victory was sweetest for middle blocker and Arizona-native Kacey Nady, whose friends and family from her hometown of Yuma watched her amass four kills and two block assists. “I feel bad,” Nady said in regards to defeating her […]