Bears in hibernation, fall to Beavers

After No. 5 Stanford and No. 2 UCLA were upset earlier in the evening, the No. 3 Cal volleyball team must have figured it needed to follow suit. The Bears (25-5, 15-5 in the Pac-12) inexplicably fell to Oregon State 3-2 (22-25, 23-25, 21-25, 25-14, 15-17) Friday night in front
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Bears bowl over Huskies in four-set win in Seattle

The Cal volleyball team has struggled somewhat this season with energy lapses in matches, and Saturday’s contest at Washington was no exception. With the No. 5 Bears leading the match two sets to none, the No. 11 Huskies negated Cal’s 14-7 third-set lead with an 11-1 run to force a
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No. 5 Cal sweeps Washington State

The Cal volleyball team defeated Washington State, 3-0 (26-24, 25,20, 25-22), on Friday night in Pullman, Wash. The crowd of 1,111 fans on Nov. 11 saw the Cougars play the No. 5 Bears very closely. Washington State came out strong, opening the match with a 4-0 run. Cal (24-4, 14-4
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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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