Cal stays perfect on first day of Jefferson Cup

Through five matches, the No. 1 Cal volleyball team has yet to drop a set in the 2011 season. The Bears (5-0) finished off Friday’s play with a 3-0 (31-29, 25-14, 25-11) sweep over host Virginia (3-2) at the Holiday Inn Jerfferson Cup. Senior Tarah Murrey notched a season high
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Middle hitter Shannon Hawari returns to anchor the Bears' blocking regiment.

Above the Net: Cal is No. 1

Scheduling, strategy and a top ranking Two years ago, the Cal volleyball team ventured to Hawaii to play some of the nation’s premier teams in the Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Volleyball Classic. The Bears left the island with two losses to Texas and Saint Louis and a big upset win over
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Junior Correy Johnson hit .500 in the Bears’ victory over FIU.

Barrett, Johnson shine in opening weekend

For two years, Elly Barrett watched from the sidelines as setter Carli Lloyd ran the Cal volleyball team’s offense. On Friday night in the Bears’ season opener against UC Riverside, Lloyd was perched in the Haas Pavilion stands, watching her successor lead No. 3 Cal to a convincing sweep of
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Bears top Highlanders in straight sets

An emphatic kill by outside hitter Adrienne Gehan sealed a 25-17 win in the final set as the No. 3 Cal volleyball team earned its first win of the 2011 campaign with a 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-17) sweep of UC Riverside. The Bears only allowed the Highlanders to tie the
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All-American Tarah Murrey returns to lead the Bears as the biggest offensive threat.

Cal slightly modifies recipe for success

Volleyball Season Preview The Cal volleyball team is coming off its best season in program history. The Bears took their first Pac-10 title, and made their first appearance in the national championship match. One school of thought would be not to mess with success and simply plug in new players
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Bears open season against barren Riverside

Eight months after dropping the NCAA championship match to Penn State last December, the No. 3 Cal volleyball team will see its first action of the 2011 season this weekend. The Bears will host the Cal Molten Classic today and Saturday at Haas Pavillion, inviting UC Riverside, Fairfield and Florida
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