Cal volleyball suffers through another bleak season

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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 struggles against Utah, Colorado

It’s early November, and with less than three weeks left in the season, the Cal volleyball team is a near certainty not to make the NCAA tournament. This weekend put the nail in the coffin. The Bears lost to both Utah and Colorado on the road in straight sets to
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Cal volleyball to battle Utah, Colorado

The heat of the Pac-12 has thus far proven far too much for the Cal volleyball team to handle. But unfortunately for the struggling Bears, there’s no way out of this hellfire kitchen. Since the night of Sept. 10, Cal has won six sets and lost 19 on its way
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Cal volleyball drops match to Washington State

Fresh off a victory against No. 9 Stanford, Washington State — currently ranked 17th — had all the confidence going into its matchup against the Cal volleyball team Sunday. The Bears, meanwhile, were in the midst of an incredibly difficult road trip, with the Cougars marking their third consecutive top-25
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Cal volleyball falls against tough No. 24 Oregon squad

Oregon volleyball (9-2) is currently third in the Pac-12. And holding bronze out West is quite the achievement, for a couple of reasons. The Pac-12, as far as volleyball goes, is a murderer’s row. Of the 35 Division I national championship trophies, the conference has taken home 14, and almost
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Cal volleyball to face No. 11 Stanford at home

For a Cal volleyball team that remains an enigma — at least externally — after its spotty 6-4 preseason showing, opportunities for the team to prove itself nationally relevant currently come at an absolute premium. The outcomes of the Bears’ next few games, therefore, will be tremendously telling of the
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