Under Pressure: Lara Vukasovic’s journey to Cal

When Lara Vukasovic decided to pursue a collegiate career at Cal, she feared the wrath of her coaches. But that didn't stop her from achieving her dream.

Two years ago in a gym in Zagreb, Croatia, Lara Vukasovic looked up in the stands and saw the key to her future as well as the source of a long-held secret. There sat Cal head coach Rich Feller. Vukasovic, on the other hand, sat on the bench and tried
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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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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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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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Injury-riddled roster leads to Cal loss

In the third set of Saturday’s match against the University of San Francisco, the Cal volleyball team found itself tied late in a set for the third time. In the other two sets, the Bears conceded three straight points each time. This time around was no different. Three consecutive strikes
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Bears enter final weekend of nonconference play

After a 1-3 start — its worst opening to a season in over a decade — the Cal volleyball team has exploded on a four-game winning streak. With that momentum at hand, the Bears enter this weekend with two tilts against St. Mary’s and University of San Francisco. Cal (5-3)
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Bears chop Lumberjacks in four sets

Cal entered the final game of its weekend tournament expecting to finish with a perfect record. Although Northern Arizona (8-1), fought hard on Saturday night in Haas Pavillion, the Bears won 3-1 (25-11, 25-21, 23-25, 25-17) and emerged as champions of the Cal Molten Classic. In the the four-team tournament,
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