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

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 …

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Amanda Benson’s trip to China helps enhance her game

It’s pretty good to be Amanda Benson these days. After being picked to the Pac-12 freshman team last year and leading all freshmen in the nation with 4.61 digs per set, Benson has elevated her play throughout her sophomore season and helped lead the Ducks to a No. 11 national …

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Oregon volleyball loses heartbreaker to Arizona State

No. 11 Oregon volleyball lost a heartbreaker to No. 18 Arizona State in five sets on Friday at Matthew Knight Arena. In a sloppy match, the Ducks were the better team but could not shut the door on the Sun Devils. Arizona State escaped with the victory despite hitting just …

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

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 …

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Maggie Scott would ‘rather eat glass’ than lose a volleyball game

Oregon volleyball has been near perfect thus far in 2014, winning 14 of its first 16 matches and reaching a No. 11 ranking in the country. Leading the team with 6.98 assists per set is freshman Maggie Scott out of Lafayette High School in Wildwood, Missouri. Scott not only brings …

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“Lack of balance” dooms Oregon volleyball in loss to No. 3 Washington

What made Oregon volleyball ascend the national rankings on the volleyball court was the terrific amount of depth and balance the Ducks showed early on in the year. With Liz Brenner and Martenne Bettendorf leading a vaunted offensive attack and Amanda Benson holding things down in the backcourt, Oregon went …

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

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 …

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Oregon volleyball ends season on a disappointing note

As the confetti fell in the KFC Yum! Center and the Oregon Ducks watched the Texas Longhorns celebrate winning the 2012 national championship in front of over 16,000 people, there were no noticeable tears from the Oregon players. Instead, the looks were that of disappointment and maybe even more appropriately …

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