EUGENE, Ore. – The three-headed attack of Frankie Shebby, Liz Brenner and Kacey Nady led the green team to a three-set victory at Oregon volleyball’s annual Green and Yellow Scrimmage at Matthew Knight Arena Saturday.
Nady was a threat on both sides of the net finishing with 12 kills while also contributing to five blocks, with two solos. The sophomore was a reserve for the Ducks last season, playing in 24 matches and making six starts, made the most of her attempts by hitting .480 on the night.
The freshman Shebby, led all players with 15 kills and added two service aces, while All-American Liz Brenner finished with 13 kills and eight digs as a member of the winning team.
The green team cruised to a 25-15 win in the first set before the yellow team put up a strong fight in the second set but came up just short with a final of 25-23. The third set was another close one with the green team up 18-16, but finishing on a 7-2 run to finish 15-18.
Junior Martenne Bettendorf led the yellow team with 12 kills. Serena Warner and Amanda Benson led the defensive effort for the team with seven blocks and 15 digs, respectively.
The Ducks will have one more scrimmage before starting the season against Ohio State at the Oregon Classic. The current Oregon squad will take on an alumni team with some former greats set to return. The exhibition will take place Saturday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. Admission and parking will be free.