Cal’s passing crisp as mountain air in win over Colorado

For the first time in 2011, the Cal volleyball team didn’t put its main focus on passing this week in practice. And, consequently, for the first time this season, coach Rich Feller was thoroughly satisfied with his squad’s performance in that particular area. “I’m pretty pleased,” Feller said. “The biggest difference
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Cal looks to get back on track against Utah, Colorado

For the first time in 2011, the main focus of the Cal volleyball team’s practices this week hasn’t been on serving and passing. Instead, coach Rich Feller has been more concerned with re-instilling a competitive fire in his squad. “I told them to eat a lot of guts for meals,”
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Cal can’t defend home court in weekend sweep

With the Cal volleyball team down two sets to none, outside hitter Tarah Murrey exorcised some frustration by pulverizing a ball into the hardwood for a kill — pushing the Bears’ lead in the third set to 18-11 over USC. The Bears appeared to be in complete control of the
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UCLA delivers Cal’s first home loss

Going into the No. 2 Cal volleyball team’s match with No. 6 UCLA, senior Tarah Murrey talked about the drive necessary to come away with a victory. “When we’re in those ruts that happen naturally in matches, is there going to be a collective burst of energy where we actually
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Bears return to health in time to host L.A. rivals

Senior Tarah Murrey looked exhausted after Wednesday’s practice and film review. But you never would have known based on her rhetoric about the Cal volleyball team facing No. 6 UCLA and No. 4 USC this weekend. “I definitely want to play as hard as we can every match,” Murrey said.
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No. 2 Bears leave desert with two wins, two injuries

The No. 2 Cal volleyball team battered Arizona State and Arizona this weekend, but the Bears’ lineup took a beating. In the first set of Friday’s 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 26-24) win over the Sun Devils, right side hitter Correy Johnson had to be helped from the floor after spraining her
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Johnson goes down in victory over Sun Devils

The Cal volleyball team delivered a blow to Arizona State to the tune of a 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 26-24). But the No. 2 Bears (20-2, 10-2 in the Pac-12) suffered a loss on Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Right side hitter Correy Johnson had to be
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