Extras from Cal volleyball’s two losses

Murrey dazzles despite loss on Senior Night It’s hard to find a silver lining that shone throughout Cal’s implosion in the final three sets to fall to Oregon on Saturday. But Tarah Murrey was that star.

UCLA delivers Cal’s first home loss

Going into the No. 2 Cal volleyball team’s match with No. 6 UCLA, senior Tarah Murrey talked about the drive necessary to come away with a victory. “When we’re in those ruts that happen naturally in matches, is there going to be a collective burst of energy where we actually
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Johnson goes down in victory over Sun Devils

The Cal volleyball team delivered a blow to Arizona State to the tune of a 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 26-24). But the No. 2 Bears (20-2, 10-2 in the Pac-12) suffered a loss on Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Right side hitter Correy Johnson had to be
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Above the Net

Around the Pac-12 There were no real surprises around the Pac-12 this weekend, which is reflected in the national polls. Five of the six of the Pac-12 squads held their positions in the coaches’ poll, including four in the top five. Despite winning both weekend tilts against Arizona State and
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Higgins shines as Bears survive desert storm

When Adrienne Gehan went down with an ankle injury on Sept. 16 against Colorado, outside hitter Christina Higgins knew she had to be the one to fill the void. “I felt like it was my chance to step up,” Higgins said This weekend, the freshman proved that she is more
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Bears maul Wildcats in straight-set win

It’s rare that Cal volleyball coach Rich Feller gets fired up on the sidelines. As an Arizona pass off a Christina Higgins slam fell out of bounds near his feet, the calm and collected coach let out a roar with an emphatic fist pump. Higgins’ violent swing knotted up the
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Extra tidbits for Cal’s matchup with USC

Gehan Injury Update: Adrienne Gehan suffered a dislocated left ankle last Friday night against Colorado. An MRI revealed ligament damage, though she did not break anything. The 6-foot-3 outside hitter is on crutches with a boot on her foot.

No. 1 Bears lose Gehan, but win two weekend matches

Despite two wins this weekend, the No. 1 Cal volleyball team suffered its first major loss of the year. As the Bears (13-0, 3-0 in the Pac-12) and Colorado (5-6, 0-3) neared the end of Friday’s second set, Cal’s outside hitter Adrienne Gehan dislocated her ankle coming down from a
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