Stanford sours Cal’s postseason dreams with sweep win

As Cal women’s volleyball walked off the court following their loss against No. 2 Stanford Friday night, the team’s postseason dreams were up in the air. The rivalry match was the last chance for the Bears (15-15, 9-11) to make a strong impression on the selection committee. But they had
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Freshman middle hitter Lara Vukasovic recorded four kills across two sets in Cal's four-set win over Oregon State on Sunday afternoon.

Cal delivers one-two punch on road

On Sunday at Oregon State (13-13, 3-11), the Cal volleyball team was leading two sets to one going into the fourth frame. But the team was in serious trouble. The Bears had just dropped the third set, 26-24, and were tied with the Beavers, 15-15. Cal needed someone to step
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Cal splits weekend, stands with .500 record

Despite sweeping Arizona 3-0 on Friday, Cal faced one of its most disappointing tilts of the season in a nail-biting 3-2 loss against Arizona State on Sunday. Cal’s loss drops it back to a .500 winning percentage, quickly dwindling the squad’s NCAA tournament hopes. In the first set against Arizona
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Win at Washington too tall a task for Cal

Washington newcomer Cassie Strickland taught the Cal women’s volleyball team a lesson on Sunday afternoon: Execution trumps size. Standing at only five-foot-eight, Strickland found herself looking across the net at Cal’s front three — all of whom are over six feet. Yet at the end of the day, it was
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Bears face Washington State and its unorthodox offense

After two consecutive losses to top-10 teams, the best transition the Cal volleyball team can ask for is an away game against Washington State on Friday. Since 2003, the Bears have not lost to the Cougars. This season, the Cougars (10-10, 0-8 in the Pac-12) are on a eight-game losing
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Bears end funk with five-set win against Colorado

For the Cal volleyball team, there has been one constant theme throughout the year: inconsistency. This weekend was a perfect example of this, as the Bears pulled out a close victory against Colorado on Saturday at the Coors Events Center in Boulder. The five set victory (23-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-11,
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Bears hope to end losing streak

When the Cal volleyball team loses, it loses in streaks. Right now, the squad is riding a two-game losing streak heading into its Saturday match at Colorado. The match will begin at 6 p.m. at the Coors Event Center in Boulder, Colo. For the Bears, this match will be a
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The Cal volleyball team fell in straight sets to Stanford Wednesday evening in Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif.

Tight third set not enough to turn Cal’s tide

Cal women’s volleyball head coach Rich Feller knew exactly what Stanford was going to bring to the table in the Big Spike in Stanford’s Maples Pavilion on Thursday night. Three straight sets later, the No. 6 Cardinal never strayed from their original strategy and emerged victorious (25-15, 25-17, 28-26). The
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The Cal volleyball team fell in straight sets to Stanford Wednesday evening in Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif.

Cal heads to No. 7 Stanford not at full strength

For the first time since 2009, the Cal volleyball team will enter the Big Spike against rival Stanford as the clearly less talented squad. The match between the Bears and the Cardinal will take place on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. at Maples Pavilion in Stanford. Cal (6-4) will be
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