STORY: Oregon Volleyball Loses Heartbreaker against UW, 3-2

Oregon Volleyball fell 3-2 against the #11 Washington Huskies on Sunday. Oregon jumped out to a 2-0 lead on Washington (25-23, 25-21), outplaying the Huskies early. The Ducks featured a 6-2 lineup, utilizing players like Abby Hansen (collegiate debut, 4 blocks) and Elise Ferreira (25 assists, 4 service aces). Washington fought back behind strong play from Kara Bajema (21 kills, .177, 12 digs) and squeaked-out set three 25-20. The Huskies got strong contributions in the final two sets from Samantha Drechsel (12 kills, .333, 3 blocks) and Claire Hoffman (14 kills, .136). Washington won the final two sets 25-18, and 15-11. Oregon was once again led by Brooke Nuneviller (15 kills, 16 digs, 4 service aces). Willow Johnson provided 11 kills, Ronika Stone 10 kills, and Georgia Murphy contributed 22 digs. Oregon moves to 5-10 on the season and 1-5 in Pac-12 play. The Ducks will be back in action on Friday with a home match against UCLA, beginning at 6:00 pm.

STORY: Oregon Volleyball Unable to Finish Against Washington (by Sean MacPherson)

QuackSmack: Wednesday, 10/9/19

Hosts: Sean MacPherson, Justin Grossweiner, Trent Shiggut

6:00 Oregon Football Prepares for Colorado

  • Deep Dive on the Buffs
  • Steven Montez Pose Issues for Oregon?
  • Keys for Oregon avoiding upset
  • Looking at Pac-12 slate this weekend, implications for Oregon

6:25 GUEST: Oregon Volleyball Coach Matt Ulmer

6:35 Oregon Volleyball Gears for Washington schools

  • Challenges that UW and WSU pose
  • How big are these matches for the Ducks?
  • What to watch for over the weekend

6:50 Oregon Soccer Facing Bay Schools at Home This Weekend

  • Two challenging opponents walking into Eugene
  • High sense of urgency for the Ducks?