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Four home meets and a spread out schedule brings advantages for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling

Last year, at San Francisco International Airport, the Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team went viral — performing to Beyonce’s “Flawless” on a moving walkway. The performance was inspired during a 13-hour flight delay. Long flights and quick road trips were something the Ducks had to go through last year. Their travel …

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Oregon falls to Baylor in the NCATA National Championship

On one side of the mat at Fairmont State University, Baylor was jumping up and celebrating as R. Kelly’s “World Greatest” blasted from the speakers. On the other side, Oregon athletes held their hands up, showcasing the traditional “O” as fans joined in. Baylor had taken its spot on top of …

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Oregon advances to NCATA championship meet against Baylor

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling coach Chelsea Shaw spoke numerous times this season about a fire brewing in her team. After falling to Hawaii Pacific 282.050-280.295 on March 27, Shaw said her team’s competitive fire had grown into a flame. “It’s way more lit than it has ever been before,” she said. …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling earns No. 3 seed and will face Alderson Broaddus

The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team earned the No. 3 seed at the 2015 National Collegiate Acrobatic and Tumbling Association (NCATA) national championships and will face No. 6 seed Alderson Broaddus in the first round. The association announced the seedings Wednesday afternoon. The meet is scheduled to take place from April …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling falls in season finale against Baylor

The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team had lost only two meets in the past four years, coming into this season. On Sunday, the team closed out the regular season as it fell 284.245 – 274.640 to No. 1 ranked Baylor. The loss marked the third of the season for Oregon and the …

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Q&A: Acrobatics and tumbling coach Chelsea Shaw reflects on Hawaii Pacific loss and upcoming Baylor meet

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling coach Chelsea Shaw thinks the team’s loss to Hawaii Pacific could be a good thing for her team. The loss marked the second this season, the first time in program history the team has lost two meets. With one more regular season meet left – a …

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Q&A: Oregon’s Shelby Armstrong spends her spare time coaching the next generation of tumblers

Junior base Shelby Armstrong speaks to the Emerald about her experiences coaching tumbling at the Willamalane Center in Springfield.






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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling falls to 5-2 after loss to Hawaii Pacific

Oregon coach Chelsea Shaw has said before that every meet comes down to the team routine. Against Hawaii Pacific on Friday, that’s exactly what happened. The Ducks posted their highest team routine score (99.27), but it wasn’t enough. Hawaii Pacific recorded a 101.10 in the final event to win the meet 282.050 – …

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A career-ending injury didn’t stop Nicole Erlichman from running on senior night

Nichole Erlichman can’t compete on the mat for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling anymore. But that doesn’t mean she can’t still be a big part of the team.






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