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Cal volleyball opens season with home tournament

While this weekend will be the 12th time that Cal will host the Molten Classic tournament, it will be the first time that Bears head coach Matt McShane will lead the Cal women’s volleyball team. And as the season opener nears, the pressures only continue to mount — not only
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Volleyball embarks upon 2017 season with 6 newcomers

In sports such as football, basketball and soccer (and other contact sports in general), when an athlete is frustrated, either with themselves or their team, they have the option of channelling that frustration into a physical altercation with an opponent. Unfortunately, the rules (and net) of volleyball prevent athletes from
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This Week in Bears: Dora Antal’s earns honor, Cal volleyball recruits transfer, Cal men’s swim shines in Santa Clara

Junior Dora Antal has left her mark on Cal’s history as she became the first three-time first team All-American in women’s water polo. The driver earned yet another ACWPC first-team title, marking three back-to-back honors. Antal led the Bears on offense and finished fourth on the MPSF scoring list (2.12
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McShane adds pair of Bruins to volleyball staff

Haas Pavilion may be Bear territory, but the Cal volleyball team will have to grow accustomed to a pair of individuals who have Bruin and Cardinal ties. Joining recently signed head coach Matt McShane are Spencer McLachlin and Cayley Thurlby. McLachlin will become an assistant coach and Thurlby director of
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Cal volleyball suffers through another bleak season

For the Cal volleyball team, the 2016 season was filled with its share of highlights. Redshirt freshman Savannah Rennie — ranked PrepVolleyball.com’s No. 20 senior ace coming out of high school — made her much-anticipated and emotion-wracked debut after undergoing a successful liver transplant. The Bears also recorded their most
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Cal volleyball loses final match to Stanford

After a season of countless missed opportunities and oh-so-close losses, the Cal volleyball team finished its 2016 conference season the exact same way it started it: with a blowout loss to Stanford. On top of that, the Bears were even able to take a set against the Cardinal back on
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