Young Bears face grueling weekend in San Diego

Two years ago, the Cal women’s volleyball team was the Pac-10 champion and advanced to the finals of the NCAA tournament. Just one year later the Bears finished third in the newly minted Pac-12 and couldn’t advance past the second round of the NCAAs.
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Cal looks to adjust without star Murrey

The 2011 Cal volleyball team started its season ranked second in the fiercely competitive Pac-12 conference. After a Pac-10 title and an appearance in the 2010 NCAA championship, the Bears felt confident they could reproduce the same success. If the team’s current sixth-place ranking in the most recent Pac-12 coaches’
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Crosson leaves Cal to serve as head coach at Cal Poly

On Friday, the list of Cal assistant coaches departing for other programs grew to one more. The Cal volleyball team announced assistant coach Sam Crosson accepted a head coaching position at Cal Poly. Crosson brought a bunch blocking defensive scheme and most notably the fast offense to the Bears when
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Cal opens postseason play with familiar opponent

A year removed from reaching the national championship, the No. 10 Cal volleyball team opens NCAA tournament play this week with hopes of replicating its best postseason in school history. And even before the tournament has started, it’s already reminiscent of last year’s as the squad will takes on North Carolina,
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Cal explodes in fourth set to clinch Big Spike

STANFORD, Calif. — In Friday night’s 74th Big Spike, there were 41 ties and 17 lead changes over three sets. But there weren’t any in the fourth frame. Leading two sets to one, the No. 10 Cal volleyball team trampled No. 6 Stanford at Maples Pavilion to finish the regular
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No. 3 Bears suffer two upsets at home

Whenever she is struggling, Tarah Murrey’s father tells her, “It’s never failure. It’s only feedback.” That’s the message the senior outside hitter relayed to the Cal volleyball team on Saturday night following the No. 3 Bears’ second five-set loss in as many days. “If we put our heads down, if
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