You’ve Come a Long Way, Duckie

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They are some of the finest athletes in collegiate sports: Alaina Bergsma, AVCA National Player of the Year; Jillian Alleyne, third all-time in collegiate basketball double-doubles; Liz Brenner, multisport All-American and finalist for the Sports Illustrated College Athlete of the Year; Laura Roesler, winner of the Bowerman Award; and Courtney Ceo who led the nation in hitting last year. Two things unite …

Volleyball Coaching Profile: Jim Moore and Stacy Metro

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The Ducks swept the Southern California schoolc this past week, but not in football or basketball; try volleyball. Once the down dog in Pac-12 volleyball, Oregon has risen to the top of the volleyball world under the patient guidance of co-coaches Jim Moore and his wife Stacy Metro. Though Moore is nominally the head coach; in actuality, he and Metro equally …

Ducks Volleyball: Where No Duck Has Gone Before

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The Ducks are in uncharted waters. The #5 Oregon Ducks Women’s volleyball team entered the second round of the NCAA tournament for only the third time in the history of the program. In their previous attempts, the Ducks did not advance past the round of 16. Emotions ran high against the #12 BYU Cougars on Friday. Although they would wind …