* Updated season/career stats are available via the link above.

 

DUCK VOLLEYBALL AWAY ACTION – WEEK 10
- @Colorado* (13-9, 3-7), Boulder, Fri. (10/26), 6 p.m. PT – www.CUbuffs.com - ^Pac-12 Oregon TV
- @Utah** (11-12, 2-8), Salt Lake City, Sun. (10/28), 10 a.m. PT – www.UtahUtes.com - ^ Pac-12 National TV

Pac-12 Network TV Notes (Time = Pacific):
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*Friday’s match will be broadcast live by the Pac-12 Oregon TV Network (announcers are Al Scates and Chris Marlowe).

- **Sunday’s match will be shown nationally by the Pac-12 Network (announcers are Kevin Barnett and Mike Dodd).


WHAT’S ON TAP
EUGENE – Off to its best start in school history, the No. 3 University of Oregon volleyball team (18-1, 9-1) hits the road for the second straight week to open the second half of the Pac-12 slate at Colorado (13-9, 3-7) and Utah (11-12, 2-8) for a pair of Pac-12 televised matches.

Alone in second place in the Pac-12 and one match shy of the league lead, UO swept both Rocky Mountain rivals a month ago in Eugene. Last year in the first year of the expanded 12-team conference, UO split with Utah (won 3-0 in SLC; lost 3-2 in Eugene), and bested Colorado in three sets both times.

Every week this season, UO has led the nation in kills (15.78 per set) and assists (14.82 p/s) under the direction of All-Pac-12 setter and junior Lauren Plum who also tops the individual assists category (13.02 p/s).

Redshirt senior outside hitter Alaina Bergsma continues to stamp herself as a Pac-12 Player of the Year contender and ranks top 11 nationally in kills (eighth, 4.62 p/s) and points (11th, 5.13 p/s).

USA A2 National Team member and senior libero Haley Jacob also deserves consideration as a Pac-12 Libero of the Year candidate. The three-year starter sports the second-best digs per set average in league action (5.06 p/s) for the balanced defense that features four players with +2.00 digs per set averages (and a fifth at 1.94 p/s).

Utah ranks fourth nationally in blocks (3.10 per set) and bettered that average in its three-set loss in Eugene last month (12.0 total / 4.0 p/s). Colorado’s top NCAA ranking is also in blocks (83rd, 2.31 p/s), and but was outblocked by the Ducks in September (10.0-9.0).

Last weekend in the desert,UO logged its first pair of same-weekend 3-0 series road wins at Arizona and Arizona State. UO had also beaten both teams on the road the same weekend under eighth-year head coach Jim Moore twice before in 2011 (UA 3-0, ASU 3-1) and '07 (UA 3-0, ASU 3-1), and once prior in 1987 (by 3-1 counts).


UPCOMING HOME MATCH TICKET PROMOTIONS
- California (Fri., 11/2, 6 p.m.) – Spike For the Cure. Fans that wear pink get a G.A. ticket for $3, and UO faculty get in free with a current staff ID.
- No. 2 Stanford (Sun., 11/4, 1 p.m.) – Matinee Show / Bi-Mart Family Day. The latter ticket deal offers G.A. tickets for two adults and unlimited kids for $12. A free kids youth clinic will be held immediately after the match.

* Current Oregon Students get in FREE to all home matches with a valid UO student ID.


TAKE THE TICKET EXPRESS LANE
Fans for Duck home volleyball events can bypass the lines at the door by getting their match tickets in advance via the www.GoDucks.com ticket page. CLICK HERE here for more info.


AROUND THE CORNER
After this weekend's high-altitude dates, the Ducks return home to host California and No. 2 Stanford, next Friday-Sunday, Nov. 2-4 at 6 and 1 p.m., respectively.

The final three weekends of the regular season, UO hosts ASU and Arizona, Fri.-Sat., Nov. 9-10; plays at No. 5 Washington and WSU, Fri.-Sat., Nov. 16-17; then hosts No. 6 UCLA, Tue., Nov. 20 and plays at Oregon State, Fri., Nov. 23.

Fans can tune in to watch four of those matches on Pac-12 Networks, with the Golden Bear, Cardinal, Bruin and Beaver tilts regionally televised. The other two home matches vs. ASU and Arizona will be broadcast online for free at the Pac-12.com website.

Three days after Thanksgiving, this season’s NCAA tournament announcement will be broadcast on Sunday, November 25 at 1 p.m. Pacific Time live by ESPNU.


RECENT DUCK HEROES
- All-American and redshirt senior outside hitter Alaina Bergsma led the team in kills in both matches last weekend at ASU (13) and Arizona (14). Her .357 hitting mark vs. UA was her 15th +.300 total of the season, and her nine digs vs. the Sun Devils was just shy of her fourth double-double of the year.

- A2 National Team Member and senior libero Haley Jacob topped the team in digs in both matches (ASU-10, UA-17), and her team-high three aces vs. the Sun Devils tied her career high.

- All-Pac-12 setter and junior Lauren Plum logged her fifth double-double of the season vs. UA (10 digs, 40 assists). The next night, she was just shy of similar honors vs. ASU (40 assists, 8 digs) and had a season high in blocks (4).

- Senior outside hitter Katherine Fischer logged nine kills in each match; led the team in hitting vs. UA (.450) with her seventh +.300 total of ‘12; and was just shy of her fifth double-double of the season and 33rd of her career with her 12 digs vs. ASU.

- Senior defensive specialist Kellie Kawasaki has led the team in aces in two of the last three matchs at Arizona (1) and in the 3-1 upset of then-No. 2 Washington (2). On the season, she has paced the team four times and 14 times career-wise.

- Freshman middle blocker Canace Finley led the team in blocks at ASU (5) - her second-highest block tally of the season.  Her 0.83 blocks per set weekend average topped the team for the two matches combined, and she has paced the team in blocks in four matches this season.


DUCK STARTER NOTES
- Pac-12 Player of the Year candidate Alaina Bergsma offers one of the nation’s most impressive all-around resumes.  This week, the All-America outside hitter ranked eighth nationally in kills (4.62 p/s) and 11th in points (5.13 p/s). This week, she leads the nation’s top conference in points (5.13 p/s), and ranks second in kills (4.62) and 10th this week in hitting (and third among outside hitters in the latter category). After her 80 career matches for the Ducks, she already ranks sixth all-time in career points (1278), and 10th in career kills (1,126). This season she has led the team in kills and points in a team-high 12 and 11 matches each, and like-wise in aces seven times. Among her 19 matches on season, she has 15 +.300 hitting totals (and seven +.400), including a season-high .500 mark in the three-set win at then-No. 10 Kentucky (14K-2E-24A). She has landed double-digit kill totals in the last 16 matches, including three with 23 (at then-No. 24 Ohio State (5 sets), at Ohio (4s) and vs. then-No. 2 Washington (4s)). Her best per set average this year came in the late October sweep at then-No. 2 USC (18, .438). Off the court, she picked up Miss Oregon USA honors last November, then claimed Most Photogenic acclaim in the national pageant in Las Vegas in May. In the classroom, the NCAA’s Senior CLASS Award top-10 finalist was a Pac-12 All-Academic Second-Team honoree and sports a 3.61 cumulative GPA, and will graduate with a business sports marketing degree after this term.

- Sophomore outside hitter Liz Brenner was an All-Pac-12 Freshman Team choice last year, and this year has 15 double-digit kill totals the last 17 matches (and nine-kill tallies the other two). Overall in 2012, she has led the team in hitting in six matches each, and points and kills five times, and is one of the team’s key passers in serve receive. This week she climbed three and 13 spots on national lists in kills (77th, 3.84 per set) and points (89th, 4.22), and 10th in league play in kills (3.84 per set). She logged her four highest kill totals this year against potential NCAA qualifiers – at No. 7 Stanford (19 (5s)), at No. 2 USC (16 (3s), .577), vs. St. Mary’s (17 (3s), .538) and at California (16 (4s)). The three-sport Duck star – UO’s first female since Peg Rees (a basketball, softball, volleyball letterwinner from 1973-76) - also started for the basketball team last year, and served as a back-up catcher in softball last spring. As a prep senior, the Portland, Ore., native was an Oregon state player of the year in volleyball and basketball, a state champion in the shot put and runner-up in the javelin, and an all-state catcher in softball as a sophomore.

- Senior outside hitter Katherine Fischer is one of the team’s most versatile players in every aspect. In 2012, she ranks second in the Pac-12 and 101st nationally in aces (0.34 per set), and second on the team in digs (2.41 per set), third in kills (2.95 p/s), and fourth in hitting (.244). The team’s active career double-double leader (32) also ranks top 10 all-time for UO in points (fifth, 1,278), aces (ninth, 104) and attempts (10th, 3,097). Off the court, the Accounting major was tabbed a First-Team Academic All-American last year and a Third-Team pick in 2010 and sported +4.00 cumulative GPA’s each year.

- Thanks to her hard work the last three seasons, senior libero Haley Jacob was tabbed to the A2 National Team last spring, and is the team’s floor leader on defense. All-time for UO, the three-year starter ranks second career-wise in digs per set (3.91) and fourth in digs (1,309). In 2012, she stands second in the Pac-12 in digs per set in league action (5.06 p/s) and fourth for all matches combined (4.28 p/s). Her 21 digs in the sweep of then-No. 2 USC ranks fourth in the Pac-12 this season in three-set matches. Among her 19 career +20-dig matches, four others have came vs. No. 2 Washington (26, 4 set), at No. 7 Stanford (26, 5 sets), at California (20, 4s) and at No. 24 Ohio State (20, 5s). This season she has paced the squad in digs a team-high 15 matches to give her 64 career honors the last four seasons.

- Recent AVCA National Player of the Week and junior setter Lauren Plum again leads the nation this week in assists (13.02) and owns the Pac-12’s second-,  third- and fourth-best match totals this year (64 at Ohio (4 sets), 61 at Ohio State (5s) and 59 at No. 7 Stanford (5s)). In league play, her assists per set average is even higher (13.41), and she stands sixth-best in Pac-12-only play in aces (0.32 p/s). Career-wise, the returning All-Pac-12 pick leads UO in assists per set (12.00 avg.), and stands third in total assists (3,396). Under her direction, the Ducks again rank first team-wise in the nation this week in kills (15.78 per set) and eighth in hitting (.295). Among her 24 career double-doubles, five have come this year at Arizona (3 sets – 10 digs, 40 assists), vs. UC Santa Barbara (4s - 12 digs, 46 assists), at California (3s - 15D, 54A), at No. 7 Stanford (5s - 16D, 59A) and vs. No. 2 Washington (4s - 10D, 57A).

- Head Coach Jim Moore has given the team’s most improved award the past two years to junior middle blocker Ariana Williams for good reason. This week, the returning All-Pac-12 honorable mention choice stood 23rd nationally in hitting (.386) and first in the Pac-12. After 19 matches this year, she has eclipsed .300 16 times, .400 10 times and .500 six times. Match-wise, she has topped the team a team-best nine times in hitting and six times in blocks. Her career hitting percentage (.318 (6668K-235E-1360A)) stands second-best all-time for UO behind All-American Sue Harbour (.333, 1981-85).

- The freshman pair of Canace Finley and Clelia DeFelice have ably manned the other starting middle blocker position and led the team in blocks in four matches each. In early September, Finley logged a team-season high six blocks in the three-set win at Portland State, and also had five in sweeps at Western Carolina and Arizona State, and four-set win at California. Finley has logged two .500 hitting marks in sweeps of Western Carolina (9 kills) and WSU (7 kills). DeFelice posted a pair of three-block matches vs. Western Carolina and Ohio the second week of the season. Offensively, she had a season-high four kills vs. Western Carolina (.500) and three at Ohio (.750).


OUT OF THE BLOCKS AT RECORD PACE
Oregon’s 18-1 start in 2012 is its best in school history and bettered its previous best of 16-3 two years ago in 2010. Four other of UO’s next-best marks have come in the eight-year tenure of head coach Jim Moore and all those marks follow: 15-4 (*2008, *2006, 1975), 14-5 (*2009, *2007, 1984, 1977, 1976).


TOPPING THE NATION
This week, the Ducks lead the nation in two team categories – kills (15.78 per set) and assists (14.82 p/s) - and stand top 60 in win-loss percentage (second, .947), hitting (eighth, .295) and aces (54th, 1.42 p/s).

On the individual front, junior setter Lauren Plum topped the nation in assists for the seventh straight week (13.02 per set) – and is 0.42 ahead of Central Arkansas junior Marissa Collins (12.60).

Two other Ducks ranked top 30 nationally – redshirt senior Alaina Bergsma (kills, eighth, 4.62; points, 11th, 5.13) and junior middle blocker Ariana Williams (hitting, 23rd, .386).

Bergsma also stood top 90 in hitting (84th, .340), and others ranked in or near the top 100 included sophomore outside hitter Liz Brenner (kills, 77th, 3.84 80 p/s; points, 89th, 4.22 p/s) and senior outside hitter Katherine Fischer (aces, 101st, 0.34 p/s).

Senior libero Haley Jacob (digs, 143rd, 4.26 p/s) has climbed 65 positions the past three weeks and ranked top 150 for the second straight week.


ON THE PAC-12 CHARTS
This week, Oregon led the nation’s top volleyball conference in assists (14.82 per set) and kills (15.78 p/s), and stood second in aces (1.42 p/s), third in hitting (.295) and fourth in opponent hitting (.177).

On the individual front, junior Ariana Williams moved into a tie for first in the league in hitting (.386). Two others remained first in other categories - junior setter Lauren Plum (assists, 13.02 p/s) and redshirt senior outside hitter Alaina Bergsma (points, 5.13 p/s) – and senior outside hitter Katherine Fischer ranked second in aces (0.34 p/s).

Ducks stood top 15 in five other league categories – Bergsma (kills, second, 4.62 p/s; hitting, 10th, .340), senior libero Haley Jacob (digs, fourth, 4.28 p/s) and sophomore outside hitter Liz Brenner (kills, 10th, 3.84 p/s). Plum and Fischer were tied for 12th and 14th in double-doubles (5 / 4) and Bergsma tied for 21st (3).

Plum logged the Pac-12’s second-, third- and fourth-best assist totals of the season at Ohio (64), at No. 24 Ohio State (61) and at then-No. 7 Stanford (59). Among other top league performances, notable Duck sightings came from Williams vs. Oregon State (hitting, sixth-tie, .667) and Fischer vs. Oregon State (aces, fifth-tie, 5).

Among top league team efforts, UO had top-10 marks vs. Kentucky (hitting, third, .500), at then-No. 7 Stanford (assists, third, 71; kills, sixth-tie, 73) and at Ohio (kills, ninth-tie, 70).


REWRITING THE DUCK RECORD BOOKS
Last week, senior outside hitters Katherine Fischer and Alaina Bergsma each improved one position on the Duck career charts for points to fifth (1,278) and sixth (1,245) and passed two-time All-American Gorana Maricic (seventh, 1,217). Fischer also now ranks ninth all-time in attacks (3,097), and passed Monique Tobbagi last week (10th, 3,075). Three other Ducks were easy to spot on various program career and season, and here are updates to watch for:

Alaina Bergsma, RSr., OH
Career Hitting, (6th), .269 (5th is .276)
Career Points (p/s), 6th, 1245 (5th is 1,278, 4th is 1315.5)
Career Kills – 10th, 1,126 (9th is 1,174, 7th-t is 1,283)
Season Points 2nd, 578.5 (1st is 679.5)
Season Points (p/s), (2nd), 5.12, 2011 (1st is 6.07)
Season Kills, 7th, 510, 2011 (6th is 590)
Season Kills (p/s), (7th), 4.51, 2011 (6th is 4.67, 5th is 4.76)

Katherine Fischer, Sr., OH
Career Points, 5th, 1278 (4th is 1315.5; 3rd is 1523)
Career Attacks, 9th, 3,097 (8th is 3,090, 7th is 3,167)
Career Aces, 9th, 104 (8th is 106, 7th is 119)

Haley Jacob, Sr., L
Career Digs, 4th, 1,309(3rd is 1,346, 2nd is 1,481)
Career Digs (p/s), 2nd, 3.91 (1st is 5.11)
Season Digs, 4th, 500, 2011; 6th, 468, 2010 (3rd is 565, 2nd is 586)
Season Digs (p/s), 6th, 4.39, 7th, 4.13, 2010; 6th, 4.29, 2011 (5th is 4.65)
Match Digs, 7th, 35, 2011 (6th is 37, 5th is 39)

Lauren Plum, Jr., S
Career Assists Per Set, (1st), 12.00 (2nd is 10.95)
Career Assists, 3rd, 3,396 (2nd is 3,883, 1st is 4,400)
Season Assists (p/s), 5th, 11.75 , 2010; 6th, 11.67, 2011
Season Assists, 6th, 1,330; 8th, 1,246, 2010 (5th is 1,362)

Ariana Williams, Jr., MB
Career Hitting, 2nd, .318 (1st is .333)
Season Hitting, 8th, .307, 2011 (6th is .311, 5th is .324)


TEAM COMPARISONS – THIS WEEK’S PAC-12 (NCAA) TEAM RANKINGS
    UO    Colorado     Utah
Kills    1st, 15.78 (1st)    11th, 12.23 (197th)    9th, 12.90 (130th)
Assists:    1st, 14.82 (1st)    11th, 11.20 (214th)    8th, 11.98 (133rd)
Aces    2nd, 1.42 (54th)    7th, 1.20 (174th)    8th, 1.20 (176th)
Hitting:    3rd, .295 (8th)    11th, .205 (147th)    7th, .239 (58th)
Opp. Hitting:    4th, .177      5th, .182     12th, .207
Digs    5th, 14.83 (172nd)    12th, 11.91 (311th)    11th, 12.27 (306th)
Blocks:    12th, 1.78 (237th)    2nd, 3.10 (83rd)    8th, 2.31 (4th)


DUCK-UTE-BUFFALO SERIES NOTES
UO sports 5-2 and 7-4 all-time records in the Colorado and Utah series that date back to 1981 and 1978, respectively.

In their meetings in Eugene in late September, UO swept both Utah and Colorado, and the former win gave head coach Jim Moore his 500th career win. Last year in their first Pac-12 meetings, UO split with Utah with a 3-0 sweep in Utah and 3-2 loss in Eugene, and blanked Colorado in both tilts.

In the most recent contests in September:
- All-America outside hitter Alaina Bergsma topped +.300 hitting vs. both Utah (.324) and Colorado (.381), and led the team in kills both nights (15 / 12).

- Junior middle blocker Ariana Williams also topped .300 in both contests (.308 / .643) and the latter was her sixth +.500 total of the season.  

- Sophomore outside hitter Liz Brenner added her fifth +.300 mark of the season vs. Colorado (.375, 10K).

- Senior outside hitter Katherine Fischer added her eighth double-digit kill tally vs. Utah (10K, .280).

- Senior libero Haley Jacob topped the team in digs in both matches (13 / 12)

- Junior setter Lauren Plum notched a season high in aces (3) vs. Colorado to help UO tie a team season high (10).


UTAH (11-12, 2-9) SCOUTING REPORT – www.UtahUtes.com
Although they only sport one senior on the roster, the Utes still return nine letterwinners from their 2011 team that went 11-20 overall (and placed ninth in the league with a 6-16 mark). This season, Utah started the season with a 5-0 run en route to a 9-4 non-conference record. Since then, its Pac-12 wins came at home vs. Washington State (3-1) and Arizona State (3-0). … In this week’s NCAA rankings, the squad ranks fourth team-wise nationally in blocks (3.10 per set), and its other top 100 ranking came in hitting (58th, .239). Three Ute individuals also rank top 150 nationally – Bailey Bateman (blocks, ninth, 1.54 b/s), Erin Redd (hitting, 75th, .347; blocks, 84th, 1.16 p/s) and Shelby Dalton (blocks, 128th, 1.09 p/s). … In the Pac-12, Bateman stands third in the conference in blocks (1.54 p/s), and others ranked top 10 include Redd (hitting, seventh, .347), Odale (aces, seventh, 0.30 p/s) and sophomore outside hitter Chelsey Schofield (double-doubles, 9th-t, 6). … In her 23rd year at the helm, head coach Beth Launiere is a three-time AVCA West Region and Mountain West Coach of the Year and has led Utah to 10 NCAA appearances and a 10-10 postseason record. In her tenure, she has mentored three MWC Players of the Year, four AVCA All-Americans and 20 all-league selections.

2012 Ute Stat Leaders
Chelsey Schofield, So., OH - 3.32 k/s, .168, 0.85 b/s
Morgan Odale, Jr., OH – 2.96 k/s, .226, 0.34 sa/s, 0.55 b/s
McKenzie Odale, Sr., S – 8.04 a/s, 0.62 b/s
Erin Redd, Jr., MB – 2.40 k/s, .336, 1.13 b/s
Bailey Bateman, So., MB – 1.86 k/s, .317, 1.49 b/s
Shelby Dalton, So., RS – 1.79 k/s, .238, 1.04 b/s
Nikki Sim, Jr., L – 3.00 d/s


RECENT OREGON-UTAH OUTCOMES – Key Oregon Stats
(All-Time Series Record: Oregon leads 7-3 (UO leads 4-0 under Jim Moore))

2012
#2 UO 3, Utah 0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-22) Eugene, Ore. (9/28/12) - Alaina Bergsma 15 kills, .324, 5 digs; Katherine Fischer 10 kills, .280, 7 digs; Lauren Plum 36 assists, 6 digs, Liz Brenner 9 kills, 6 digs; Ariana Williams 7 kills, .308

2011
#15 UO 3, Utah 0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-21) Salt Lake City, Utah (9/24/11) – Ariana Williams 9 kills, .353; Alaina Bergsma 9 kills; Katherine Fischer 8 kills, 9 digs, 4 aces

Utah 3, #16 UO 2 (25-13, 22-25, 26-28, 25-17, 8-15), Eugene, Ore. (10/28/11) – Alaina Bergsma 17 kills, 10 digs; Katherine Fischer, 18 kills, 7 digs; Haley Jacob 25 digs; Kellie Kawasaki, 16 digs; Liz Brenner 10 kills, .263; Ariana Williams 10 kills

2009
#12 UO 3, Utah 1 (22-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-17) Salt Lake City, Utah (9/15/09) – Sonja Newcombe 21K, 9D, 2SA; Neticia Enesi 17K, Nevena Djordjevic 50A, 7D, 3B; Haley Jacob 11D; Katherine Fischer 11D

2008
#7 UO 3, Utah 1 (25-17, 24-26, 25-15, 25-22) Eugene, Ore. (10/27/08) – Neticia Enesi, .714, 11K, Gorana Maricic 18K, .245; Heather Meyers, 12K, .524


COLORADO SCOUTING REPORT (13-9, 3-7) – www.CUbuffs.com
The Buffaloes return 11 letterwinners from 2011’s squad that went 6-24 overall (and 1-21 in league play), and welcomed the program’s first top-20 recruiting class in nearly a decade. In 2012, CU started the season with a 10-0 non-conference record, while it’s Pac-12 wins have come at home against Utah (3-0), Washington State (3-0) and Arizona State (3-2). … Junior middle blocker Nikki Lindow ranks 33rd nationally this week in blocks (1.37 per set), and two others stand top 200 nationally – sophomore outside hitter Kelsey English (hitting, 149th, .315) and freshman setter Nicole Edelman (assists, 151st, 9.31 /s; aces, 191st, 0.30 p/s). … On the Pac-12 lists this week, Buffs spotted in the top 10 include Lindow (blocks, sixth, 1.37 p/s) and Edelman (assists, eighth, 9.31 p/s; aces, eighth, 0.30 p/s). … Head Coach Liz Kritza is in her fourth season in Boulder after a four-year head coach stint at Tulane that produced 76-39 and 41-21 overall and league records. Her 2008 Green Wave squad won the Conference USA title and tied with a league record for wins (15) and was an NCAA Tournament second-round advancer. A two-time C-USA Coach of the Year, she coached eight AVCA All-Americans for her alma mater where she also served as an assistant coach.

Top Buffalo Players (Notable 2012 Stats)
Alexis Austin, Fr., MB/OH – 3.00 k/s, .180, 0.38 b/s
Nikki Lindlow, Jr., MB – 2.15 k/s, .257, 1.37 b/s
Neira Ortiz Ruiz, So., OH/RS – 2.16 k/s
Kelsey English, So., RS – 1.94 k/s, .315, 0.81 b/s
Nicole Edelman, Fr., S – 9.31 a/s, 0.30 sa/s, 0.64 b/s
Chelsea Keoho, Fr., L – 2.58 d/s


RECENT OREGON-COLORADO RESULTS – Key Oregon Stats
All-Time Series Record: Oregon leads 5-2 (Oregon leads 3-0 under Jim Moore)

2012
- Eugene (9/29/12) – No. 2 UO 3, Colorado 0 (25-11, 25-19, 25-16) – Alaina Bergsma 12 kills, .381, 3 blocks; Liz Brenner 10 kills, .375; Ariana Williams 9 kills, .643, 3 blocks; Haley Jacob 12 digs

2011
- Eugene (9/23/11) – No. 15 UO 3, Colorado 0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-14) – Katherine Fischer 14 kills, .542, 11 digs; Liz Brenner 9 kills, .467; Ariana Wiliams, 7 kills, .700; Lauren Plum 29 assists, 6 digs

- Boulder (10/30/11) - No. 16 UO 3, Colorado 0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-18) – Alaina Bergsma 13K, .379; Liz Brenner, 12 kills, .526; Katherine Fischer, 9 kills, 7 digs; Ariana Williams 9 kills, .438; Lauren Plum 37 assists


ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS
 
COLORADO BUFFALOES
Series Record: Oregon leads 5-2
2012    Oregon (H)    25-11, 25-19, 25-16
2011    Oregon (A)    25-13, 25-13, 25-14
    Oregon (H)    25-21, 25-18, 25-18
2004    Oregon (H)    30-24, 30-28, 30-25
2003    Colorado (A)    22-30, 23-30, 23-30
1992    Colorado (A)    11-15, 8-15, 9-15
1991    Oregon (N)    15-7, 15-11, 15-17, 15-10
 
UTAH UTES
Series Record: Oregon leads 7-4
2012    Oregon (H)    25-15, 25-21, 25-22
2011    Oregon (A)    25-19, 25-15, 25-21
    Utah (H)    25-13, 22-25, 26-28, 25-17, 8-15
2009    Oregon (A)    22-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-17
2008    Oregon  (H)    25-17, 24-26, 25-15, 25-22
1996    Utah (A)    8-15, 5-15, 6-15
1994    Oregon (H)    15-11, 15-13, 15-5
1989    Oregon (A)    15-7, 15-7, 15-8
1984    Oregon (N)    16-14, 12-15, 15-10, 9-15, 15-4
    Utah (N)    15-17, 15-13, 11-15, 15-9, 8-15
1978    Utah (H)    4-15, 13-15


IN THE POLLS
This week, No. 5 Oregon claimed its fourth-ever top-three ranking (and all since mid-September) in the ninth AVCA national poll of the season.

UO was one of five Pac-12 schools spotted in the top seven overall Monday with No. 2 Stanford, No. 5 Washington, No. 6 UCLA and No. 7 USC (and all five held steady compared to last week).

One other Duck foe stood top 25 – No. 20 Ohio State – and California, Kentucky and St. Mary’s have picked up votes in current or previous editions.

Overall during head coach Jim Moore’s eight-year tenure, Oregon has now been ranked top 25 for 84 editions (2012-10; 2011-14; ’10-13; ’09-16; ’08-16; ’07-13; ’06-2), including 48 in the top 15, and all 21 of the team’s ever top-10 honors. UO has also scored four, top-three rankings the past five weeks with its No. 2 rankings in the fifth and sixth editions of the year, and third-place polling last week.

Among other poll news, the top 12 teams from last week held the exact same position. Those teams included three from the Big Ten (No. 1 Penn State, No. 4 Nebraska, No. 10 Minnesota), and one team each from the Big 12 (No. 8 Texas), WAC (No. 9 Hawai’i), SEC (No. 11 Florida) and ACC (No. 12 Florida State).

The complete poll follows at the bottom of this article, and is also available at the AVCA website at the http://www.avca.org/divisions/division-one-women/polls/ URL address.

In this week’s other national polls, UO stood #1 in the Pablo Rankings, #3 in the ESPN Power Rankings and #3 in the Volleyball Magazine Poll. Last week, UO stood #1 in the Pablo Rankings, #3 in the ESPN Power Rankings and #4 in the Volleyball Magazine Poll.

UO also dropped one spot to sixth place in the fourth NCAA RPI ratings released this week. To view the weekly NCAA RPI updates, visit the http://www.ncaa.com/rankings/volleyball-women/d1/ncaa_womens_volleyball_rpi URL address.

Earlier this season, Oregon’s No. 20 preseason pick in the AVCA Coaches Poll was its fourth top-20 preseason pick the last five years – an accomplishment the program had notched only twice before current head coach Jim Moore’s arrival (1985 - 15th / 1990 - 20th).

The eighth-year mentor and his squad also picked up a No. 11 preseason nod in 2008, and No. 14 and No. 20 selections in 2009 and ’10, respectively.

The only missing year in that span – 2011 – saw Oregon upset then-four-time defending national champion Penn State two weeks later, and end its NCAA-record 94-match home win streak.

Among other related poll notes, UO was picked a best-ever fourth in the Pac-12 Coaches Preseason Poll behind UCLA (first), Stanford (second) and USC (third), and ahead of Washington (fifth), California (sixth) and Arizona (seventh).

A complete listing of the Ducks' string of top-25 rankings under Moore follows: *2012 (8 weeks): Preseason – 20th; 8/27 – 17th; 9/4 -13th; 9/10 – 9th; 9/17 – 8th; 9/23 – 2nd; 10/2 – 2nd; 10/9 – 5th; 10/16 – 3rd;  2011 (14): 8/29 – 16th; 9/5 – 16th; 9/12 – 16th; 9/19 – 15th; 9/26 – 15th; 10/3 – 15th; 10/10 – 16th; 10/17 – 18th; 10/24 – 16th; 10/31 – 20th; 11/7 – 20th; 11/14 - 15th; 11/21 – 13th; 12/20 – 24th. *2010 (13): Preseason – 20th, 8/30 – 18th; 9/6 – 19th; 9/13 – 16th; 9/20 – 15th; 9/27 – 11th; 10/4 – 13th; 10/11 – 17th; 10/18 – 16th; 10/25 – 18th; 11/1 – 20th; 11/15 – 23rd; 11/22 – 24th.  *2009 (16): Preseason - 14th, 8/31 - 14th, 9/7 - 12th, 9/14 - 14th; 9/21 - 7th; 9/28 – 7th; 10/5 – 11th; 10/12 - 15th; 10/19 – 12th; 10/26 – 15th; 11/2 – 14th; 11/9 – 16th; 11/16 – 18th; 11/23 – 18th; 11/30 – 17th; 12/22 – 18th.  *2008 (16): Preseason - 11th; 9/2 - 13th; 9/9 - 12th; 9/17 - 12th; 9/24 - 11th; 9/30 - 11th; 10/6 - 7th; 10/13 - 6th; 10/20 - 7th; 10/27 - 7th; 11/3 - 8th; 11/10 - 8th; 11/17 - 8th; 11/24 - 8th; 12/1 - 7th; 12/23 - 9th. *2007 (13): 9/18 24th; 9/25 21st; 10/1 – 19th; 10/8 – 19th; 10/15 – 19th; 10/22 – 19th; 10/29 - 19th; 11/5 – 20th; 11/12 - 14th; 11/19 - 13th; 11/26 - 13th; 12/3 - ninth; 12/10 - ninth. *2006 (2): 10/30 24th; 11/6 24th.


BALANCE IS BETTER
This year, Oregon has again flexed its balance in all phases of the game, especially in the hitting categories. The Ducks have featured three or more players with +.300 attack marks and/or +10 kills in nine matches each, and four matches with +10 digs. For comparison in 2011, UO featured three or more players with +.300 attack marks and/or +10 kills in 10 and 12 matches, respectively, and 15 matches with +10 digs.

Here are UO’s 2012 totals in those same categories.

2012 Matches – Multiple +.300 Hitters (12)
- Toledo - Bergsma .467 (8K), Fischer, .348 (12K)
- Houston - Williams, .500 (10K), Brenner .500 (9K), Fischer .429 (8K), Bergsma .357 (7K)
- @#24 Ohio State - Bergsma .333 (23K), Fischer .333 (12K), Williams .304 (12K)
- #10 Kentucky – Fischer .619 (14K), Williams .600 (7K), Bergsma .500 (14K)
- @ Ohio (4s) – Bergsma .400 (23K), Fischer .395 (20K), Williams .409 (12K)
- St. Mary’s (3s) – Brenner .538 (17K), Bergsma .310 (13K), Williams .316 (8K)
- vs. #26 Oregon State (3s) – Williams .667 (14K), Fischer .304 (11K)
- at #2 USC (3s) – Brenner .557 (16K), Bergsma .438 (18K), Williams 8K (.375)
- vs. Utah (3s) – Bergsma .324 (15K), Williams .308 (7K)
- vs. Colorado (3s) – Williams .643 (9K), Bergsma .381 (12K), Brenner .375 (10K)
- vs. WSU (3s) – Brener .500 (12K), Finley .500 (7K), Bergsma .435 (11K), Williams .400 (7K)
- at Arizona (3s) – Fischer .450 (9K), Williams .438 (9K), Brenner .357 (13K),

2012 Matches With +3 Hitters With +10 Kills (9)
- @ #24 Ohio State (5s) - Bergsma 23, Brenner 14, Fischer 19, Williams 12
- #10 Kentucky (3s) – Bergsma 14, Fischer 14, Brenner 10
- @ Ohio (4s) – Bergsma 23, Fischer 20, Williams 12
- USCB (4s) – Brenner 15, Bergsma 14, Ficher 11
- at Portland State (3s) – Bergsma 16, Brenner 11, Williams 10
- vs. #26 Oregon State (3s) – Williams 14, Bergsma 13, Brenner 12, Fischer 11
- at #2 USC (3s) – Bergsma 18, Brenner 16, Fischer 12
- at Cal (4s) – Bergsma 18, Brenner 16, Fischer 10, Williams 10
- vs. #2 Wash. (4s) – Bergsma 23, Brenner 14, Williams 12, Fischer 12

2012 Matches With +3 Players With +10 Digs (4)
- @ Ohio (4s) – Bergsma (13), Jacob (12), Fischer (11)
- vs. #26 Oregon State (3s) – Kawasaki (18), Fischer (11), Bergsma (10)
- at Cal (4s) – Jacob 20, Plum 15, Fischer 12
- at #7 Stanford (5s) – Jacob 26, Brenner 17, Plum 16.

And, here is a breakdown of individual match leader stat category leaders in UO’s matches this year.

Duck 2012 Match Category Leaders
- Kills – 4 players (Bergsma 12, Brenner 5, Fischer 2, Williams 2)     
- Hitting Pct. – 4 players  (Williams 9, Brenner 6, Bergsma 3, Fischer 3, Finley 1)
- Blocks – 7 players (Williams 6, Bergsma 6, Brenner 4, De Felice 4, Finley 4, Fischer 1, Plum 1)
- Points – 4 players  (Bergsma 11, Brenner 5, Williams 2, Fischer 1)
- Digs – 5 players (Jacob 15, Fischer 2, Bergsma 1, Kawasaki 1, Norton 1, Plum 1)
- Assists – 1 player (Plum 19)
- Aces – 7 players (Bergsma 7, Fischer 7, Plum 6, Kawasaki 4, Jacob 4, Brenner 3, Bookout Gonzalez 1)


PLUM & BERGSMA GO NATIONAL
Thanks to the team’s best start in school history, the Ducks have continued to pile up Pac-12 and AVCA National Player of the week honors this season.

In mid-October, redshirt senior outside hitter Alaina Bergsma won her second Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week honor of the season to give her a school-record five in her career.

Helping the Ducks to a home upset of the nation’s last unbeaten team the prior weekend, the returning All-American led the squad vs. then-No. 2 UW in kills (23) and tied her team season high. The Huskies ranked second nationally in blocks entering the week, but that didn’t stop Bergsma from becoming the first UW foe to top .300 with +15 kills this year (.348, 23), and notch her 14th +.300 total on the year.

The night before, her 11 kills was one shy of the team high vs. the Cougars; her .435 hitting mark was her seventh +.400 mark of the season; and she topped the team in blocks (4) for the sixth time in 2012.

She led the team in points in both matches, and her weekend kills average (4.86) also topped her season average (4.60) that ranked eighth nationally the previous week for one of the nation’s most balanced offenses.  

Earlier this year in August, Bergsma picked up similar honors after she won D.C. Kohl Sports Impact Classic MVP honors. The returning All-American helped then-No. 20 Oregon opened the season with sweeps of Toledo and Houston, then rallied from an 0-2 deficit at then-No. 24 Ohio State to a 3-2 win.

In prior seasons, she won a pair of honors last year and once in 2010.

In late-September, the Ducks picked up AVCA National Player of the Week honors for the sixth straight season after junior setter Lauren Plum led the team to a history-making, opening week of Pac-12 play.

The returning All-Pac-12 player directed the Duck offense to .357 and .368 hitting marks vs. the then-No. 2 Trojans and Beavers. Both marks were the teams’ then-opponent season highs (and easily bettered the next-best respective marks of .297 and .305 by returning national champion and then-No. 1 UCLA last week).

Her 48 and 46 assists vs. OSU and USC were the team’s season high for three-set matches, and third- and fourth-best overall behind other four- and five-set match totals (64, 61).

The Duck offense again smacked of balance as four hitters posted +10 kills and +.290 marks vs. the Beavers, and three hitters with +8 kills topped .375 vs. the Trojans.

Her weekend 15.67 assists per set average easily topped her season average (13.09) that led the nation that week.

Last year, Plum earned her first national weekly honor after she directed UO to a mid-October sweep of then-No. 7 Washington and 3-2 comeback win over Washington State.

In 2009, All-American Sonja Newcombe picked up similar national and league honors after the team’s wins against then-No. 5 Stanford and then-No. 14 California in Eugene, and in ’08 after home victories vs. then-No. 4 USC and then-No. 5 UCLA. In ’07, All-American Gorana Maricic was likewise tabbed after wins vs. then-No. 6 USC and then-No. 9 UCLA in Eugene.


GET YOUR TICKETS
Fans this year have another money-saving option to catch many of the nation’s top volleyball teams at Matthew Knight Arena. The two new mini-plans each feature three of the team’s top Pac-12 tilts, and are available for purchase online or in-person at the Duck ticket office.

Each three-match Reserved and G.A. ticket plan costs only $18 and $15, respectively, and gives fans a chance to get their tickets early and bypass ticket lines at the door.

‘The Pancake’ Mini-Plan offers tickets for three more of the team’s top league showdowns  in September, October and early November - Oregon State (9/19), Washington (10/13) and California (11/2). The Civil War match vs. the Beavers is always one of the team’s most exciting matches, and the Huskies the Bears were tabbed No. 14 and No. 17 in the preseason national poll.

 ‘The Roof’ Mini-Plan includes tickets for three key tilts vs. returning NCAA tournament qualifiers – UCLA (11/20), Stanford (11/14) and Arizona (11/1). The returning national champion Bruins and Cardinal ranked No. 1 and No. 6 in the preseason poll, and Arizona has made 15 NCAA trips the last 20 years.

A link to order mini-plan tickets and information is available at the www.GoDucks.com ticket link or at this URL address

http://ev10.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=VB&linkID=uoregon&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode=

With the addition of new ticket/ID scanning equipment at the arena, current UO students must present a valid ID to be scanned for free admission. Fans trying to enter with a staff or inactive student ID will be required to purchase a ticket for the game. Each match earns students 250 points in the Fan Reward Program, and a link to a leaderboard and more program info is available www.RewardsGoDucks.com .

Overall, the Ducks’ 12-match home schedule is one of UO’s most exciting ever, and features last year’s national champion (UCLA), two more NCAA second-round qualifiers (Stanford, Washington), and two other postseason first-round advancers (Arizona, California).

Fans can purchase season ticket packages and single match tickets via www.GoDucks.com or in person at the Duck ticket office (1-800-WEB-FOOT) during normal weekday business hours.

Prices for the season and single-game tickets are similar to last year and follow:

SEASON // SINGLE MATCH TICKETS
Reserved - $100 // $10
Adult GA –  $60 // $6
*Child & Senior GA  – $26 // $5
Group (10 or more and arranged in advance) – Single Game = $3

* = children ages 2-17, and seniors 62 and older.

Families that support the Ducks can also save money on season tickets by purchasing a general admission family plan. The package is available for $50 per adult ticket and $25 per child ticket (and two tickets or more of each age category must be purchased for this rate).


2012 DUCK TEAM PREVIEW
Among the team's six returning starters and nine letterwinners, the Ducks welcome back a pair of All-Pac-12 picks in All-American and senior outside hitter Alaina Bergsma and junior setter Lauren Plum.

UO also returns a host of other starters in All-Pac-12 Freshman Team choice and outside hitter Liz Brenner, All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention and junior middle blocker Ariana Williams, senior outside hitter Katherine Fischer, A2 National Team member and senior libero Haley Jacob and senior defensive specialist Kellie Kawasaki.

Oregon’s other returnees include sophomore setter Shellsy Ashen and defensive specialist Natalie Bookout Gonzalez who played 28 and 23 matches of the team’s 31 matches last fall.

The Ducks also welcome one of their top newcomer classes ever – ranked No. 14 nationally by PrepVolleyball.com. The five-person freshman group is composed of Italian product and middle blocker Clelia DeFelice, prep All-America outside hitter Martenne Bettendorf, Senior Ace middle blocker Canace Finley, Senior Ace 150 outside hitter Madison Magee and All-CIF libero Tatum Norton.

UO also added one transfer in senior outside hitter Bethany (Wray) Bair - a two-time All-Big Sky honorable mention for Weber State in 2010 and '11.

Under the direction of eighth-year head coach Jim Moore, Oregon comes off a 21-10 campaign in 2011. Oregon was rewarded with its fifth NCAA tournament trip the past six years, its sixth straight +19-win season, and its third, upper division league finish in his tenure.


YOUTH REVOLT
The Oregon roster is one of head coach Jim Moore’s most balanced in recent memory with five seniors (Bethany Bair, Alaina Bergsma, Katherine Fischer, Haley Jacob, Kellie Kawasaki), two juniors (Lauren Plum, Ariana Williams), three sophomores (Shellsy Ashen, Natalie Bookout Gonzalez, Liz Brenner) and five freshmen (Martenne Bettendorf, Clelia DeFelice, Canace Finley, Maddie Magee, Tatum Norton).


ALL-TOURNAMENT PROPS
Five current Ducks have been tabbed to regular season all-tourney teams in their career, and their accolades follow:
Alaina Bergsma (OH) – Tournament MVP (3): Baymont Invitational (2012), Sports Import DC Koehl Classic (2012), Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic (2010), All-Tournament Team (3): AVCA Showcase (2011)
Katherine Fischer (OH) – Tournament MVP (1): Oregon Classic (2010); All-Tournament Team (2): Baymont Invitational (2012)
Haley Jacob (L) - All-Tournament Team (1): Oregon Classic (2010)
Lauren Plum (S) – All-Tournament Team (2): Bulldog Classic (2010), Oregon Classic (2010)
Ariana Williams (MB) – All-Tournament Team (3): Sports Import DC Koehl Classic (2012), Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic (2010), Oregon Classic (2010)


DUCK HONOR ROLL
Last fall, redshirt senior outside hitter Alaina Bergsma was rewarded with Oregon’s seventh all-time All-America honor with her nod on the 14-person AVCA All-America Third Team, while junior setter Lauren Plum received her first All-America Honorable Mention nod.

Bergsma became the fifth Duck ever to stake honors in program history, with three others coming in the seven-year tenure of Oregon head coach Jim Moore - Neticia Enesi (3rd-2009; 2nd-‘10; Sonja Newcombe (2nd-2009) and Gorana Maricic (2nd-2008, 2nd-‘07). Oregon’s only other recipient, Sue Harbour, was a first-team pick in 1984.

Bergsma was also an All-Region honoree on the 14-person team, and Plum was an honorable mention for the squad composed of players from the Pac-12, Big Sky and West Coast Conferences.

Bergsma and Plum were also tabbed to the All-Pac-12 First Team, junior middle blocker Ariana Williams was an honorable mention, and outside hitter Liz Brenner was tabbed to the All-Pac-12 Freshman Team.

Bergsma’s and Plum’s honors were the eighth and ninth in head coach Jim Moore’s eight-year tenure and raised Oregon’s overall tally to 18 (while Plum was UO’s first-ever setter honoree). Likewise, Brenner was Moore’s sixth All-Pac-12 Freshman Team honoree and 13th in school history since the origin of the conference in 1986.

After the season, junior libero Haley Jacob was tabbed to the USA Volleyball A2 National Team for her play in the national team tryouts in January in Colorado Springs. She followed the lead of Bergsma and Plum who were chosen to the 2011 squad, and the latter player was a 2011 U.S. Junior National Team player and started six of the team's eight matches in the FIVB World Junior Championships.

Among other noteworthy honors, Bergsma won the Miss Oregon title in the Miss America USA pageant in November and won the Miss Photogenic Award in the event held last spring.


LISTEN TO DUCK HOME MATCHES ONLINE AT THE O-ZONE
Home match audio broadcasts will be streamed live online at the www.GoDucks.com O-Zone for $14.95 for the season, and some matches will be also on the KWVA Eugene student radio station.

With the addition of the new Pac-12 TV networks, live online video broadcasts of various matches will be available via the www.Pac12.org website and various apps for every televised event.

For the rest of the regular season, non-Pac-12 Network-televised Duck matches will be streamed online for free at the Pac-12 website via the http://pac-12.com/live/goducks.aspx link.


2011 SEASON RECAP
Last season, UO staked one of its greatest seasons and celebrated its first-ever wins against top-ranked foes.  

Oregon opened the campaign with a 3-1 win at the then-four-time defending Penn State in the AVCA Showcase and ended its NCAA record 94-match home winning streak. In November, Oregon’s comeback from an 0-2 deficit at home to UCLA was barely a month before the Bruins won the NCAA title.

The following week in November, Oregon beat the then-returning league champions – No. 3 California and No. 5 Stanford – by 3-1 and 3-2 counts. The Stanford win was its second-ever in Palo Alto, and first in Berkeley  since ’06. It had been more than 20 years since UO had beaten both teams on the road in 1986 and ’89, and once in Eugene under Moore in ’09.

Oregon’s fifth upset of a top-10 team in 2011 was a 3-0 October sweep of then-No. 7 Washington – its first blanking of the Huskies since 1995.

Other wins vs. NCAA advancers came via sweeps against Arizona (twice), and American, Delaware and Liberty in its September East Coast trip.

In December, UO wrapped the season in the NCAA tournament first with a hard-fought five-set loss to Mountain West champion Colorado State in Honolulu.

Overall, UO played 12 teams that were selected for the 64-team NCAA tournament, and owned a 10-8 record en route to a national RPI rating of #30.

Six other league teams stood top 50 in the final RPI standings - USC (eighth), UCLA (15th), Stanford (18th), California (29th), Washington (35th) and Arizona (49th). Other Pac-12 teams’ ratings follow: Oregon State (103rd), Utah (138th), Arizona State (141st), Washington State (156th) and Colorado (183rd).

The entire listing is available at this website ( http://web1.ncaa.org/app_data/weeklyrpi/2011WVBrpi1.html ), and 2012’s rankings will begin in October.


2011 NCAA TOURNEY / PAC-12 NOTES
The Ducks were one of seven conference teams selected for the 2011 NCAA tournament – the sixth straight year the league has advanced six or more teams.

With its 3-2 win over #3 seed Illinois in San Antonio, No. 9 seed/No. 4-ranked UCLA (30-6, 17-5 (2nd)) won its fourth national title, and first since 1991.

Fellow semifinalist and Pac-12 champion USC (29-5, 20-2 (1st)) received the league’s highest NCAA tourney seeding – seventh – after it ranked first nationally the last three weeks and stood top five nationally since the start of October.

A third league team received a top-16 seeding - #11 Stanford (22-8, 15-7 (4th-t)) – and the Cardinal advanced to the round of 16 with Washington (24-8, 15-7 (4th-t)), while Arizona (19-13, 11-11 (7th) and California (26-7, 16-6 (3rd)) lost in the first round.

Overall, Texas received the tourney’s #1 seed although its highest AVCA national ranking of the year – fifth – came the final two weeks of the regular season. The Bruins beat the Longhorns, 3-1 in the regional final, while the tourney’s #2 seed - Nebraska - lost in the second round at home to unseeded Kansas State, 3-2.

Oregon’s sixth-place Pac-12 finish was its third upper-division league effort under Moore after fourth- and fifth-place efforts in 2008 and '07. Other Moore-led squads took sixth in the 10-team Pac-10 standings in '06 and seventh in '10 against the nation's top volleyball league. Before Moore’s arrival, UO stood in the top half of the Pac-10/12 that started in 1986 with its fourth-place finishes in 1986, ’87 and ’89.


POSTSEASON SUCCESS
Oregon has made NCAA Tournament trips in five of the last six years under Jim Moore, including its first-ever pair of NCAA Regional trips in 2007 and ‘08.

UO is 5-5 in postseason play under Moore, compared to a 1-5 mark in its four other NCAA appearances since the first tourney in 1981 (1984, ’86, ’87, ’89) that expanded to 64 teams in ‘98.

A list of NCAA appearances in his tenure follows:
2011 Colorado State - L, 2-3 (26-24, 21-25, 21-25, 25-15, 10-15), 1st Round at Honolulu, Hawai'i  
2009 Clemson - W 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-20), 1st Round at Lexington, Kent.
2009 Kentucky - L, 0-3 (20-25, 22-25, 17-25), 2nd Round at Lexington, Kent.
2008 Delaware - W, 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-15), 1st Round at Washington, D.C.
2008 North Carolina - W, 3-1 (25-20, 24-26, 25-19, 25-19), 2nd Round at Washington D.C.
2008 Iowa State - L, 2-3 (25-17, 25-11, 22-25, 22-25, 8-15), Regional at Austin, Texas
2007 Missouri State - W, 3-0 (31-29, 30-20, 31-29), 1st Round at Manhattan, Kan.
2007 Kansas State - W, 3-2 (24-30, 20-30, 30-27, 36-34, 15-11), 2nd Round at Manhattan, Kan.
2007 UCLA - L, 1-3 (23-30, 19-30, 30-28, 24-30), Regional at Stanford, Calif.
2006 Hawai’i - L, 0-3 (17-30, 17-30, 18-30), 1st Round at Long Beach State

This season’s NCAA tournament announcement will be broadcast on Sunday, November 25 at 1 p.m. Pacific Time live by ESPNU.

The top 16 seeds will then host four-team first- and second-round matches Thursday-Sunday, November 29-December 2.

The following weekend, the remaining 16 teams will play in four, four-team regionals hosted in Austin, Texas, Gainesville, Fla., Omaha, Neb., and West Lafayette,  Ind., on Friday-Sunday, December 7-8, with all matches broadcast on Friday by ESPN3 and Saturday by ESPNU.

The national semifinal and final will then be held hosted in Louisville, Kent., on Thu., and Friday, December 13 and 15, and will be broadcast by ESPN2.


MOORE COACHING NOTES
In 2011, Oregon’s 3-1 season-opening victory at then-No. 1 Penn State moved head coach Jim Moore to third all-time for UO in career wins past Gerry Gregory (fourth, 115-143, 1986-94)), and his current UO mark (154-82, 2005-present) trails only Karla Rice (196-67, 1967-77) and Chris Voelz (186-168, 1978-85).

That aforementioned win over the Nittany Lions and November’s 0-2 comeback victory over then-No. 1 UCLA marked UO’s first and second wins in 20 all-time tilts against top-ranked teams. Oregon’s August victory in State College, Pa., also ended the longest-ever home win streak in the sport for the four-time defending national champions (94 matches). Before Moore’s arrival, Oregon’s previous highest-ranked victim were three No. 7 teams three decades before – Stanford (1986), Hawai’i (‘84) and Texas (‘82).

In 2012, UO logged 10 wins or more in its first 15 matches under Moore for the eighth straight year, and its victory totals in that span follow: 2012 (14), ‘11 (12), ‘10 (14), ’09 (12), ’08 (11), ’07 (12), ’06 (11) and ’05 (10). In contrast, Oregon had pulled the feat only three times before since the start of the NCAA volleyball era in 1981 under head coach Gerry Gregory in 1991 (10), ’90 (10) and ’89 (11).

With its school-record-tying 14 straight wins in 2012, Oregon has won nine or more straight matches each of the last seven years and their longest streaks each year follow – 2012 (14* –a Duck record since NCAA volleyball play started in ‘81), ‘11 (10), 2010 (14*), '09 (10), '08 (9), '07 (10) and '06 (10).

UO’s prowess at home, especially in the non-conference slate, is well documented. The Ducks are 37-0 at home in non-conference action under Moore, thanks to its perfect marks in 2005 (5-0), ‘06 (4-0), ‘07 (6-0), ‘08 (6-0), ‘09 (5-0), ‘10 (4-0,)’11 (3-0) and ’12 (4-0).

Including conference play the last eight seasons, UO has staked an impressive 75-31 home record, and its overall year-by-year home marks under Moore (and conference) follow: 2012 (7-0), 2011 10-4 (7-4); 2010 8-5 (4-5); 2009: 11-3 (6-3); 2008 13-2 (7-2); 2007 11-4 (5-4); 2006 8-5 (4-5); and 2005 7-8 (1-8).

With its 18 wins in 2012, UO has claimed +17 wins for seven straight years for the first time in the modern volleyball era in 1981. All seven have come under Moore (18-’12, 21-’11; 20-’09; 25-’08; 22-’07; 17-’06), and no other Oregon mentor has ever won +20 matches three straight seasons or +19 wins in five straight years in a similar span.

The dean of current Oregon head coaches, Moore guided UO to its first ever pair of NCAA Regional round of 16 trips in school history in 2007 and ’08, and sports a 5-5 record in his five Duck NCAA trips (compared with a 1-5 mark in its five prior NCAA appearances).

One of only two Duck mentors to beat every conference foe, he led the team to three straight of .500 or better conference marks (9-9 ’09; 11-7 ’08; 9-9 ’07) for the first time since 1986-88, and four straight top-six finishes for the first time in school history (fourth in ’08, fifth (tie) in ’07 and sixth (tie) in ’06).

In the national rankings, UO has ranked top 25 in 84 polls in his tenure, thanks to a 59 straight editions from 2007-10 - more than double its previous best (28, 1986-88) - and two weeks late in 2006. That stretch included an all-time high of No. 2 twice in late September and October this season among its 11 combined weeks in the top 10 (and four in the top five factoring in this week’s second straight No. 3 ranking).

Oregon has beaten 20, top-10 ranked teams under Moore (compared with six in the 23 previous years of the modern volleyball era (1982-2004)). Considering matches vs. top-five teams since '82, UO has staked all 10 of its victories since 2006, and 27 of its 47 all-time wins vs. top-25 teams (with 20 of those Moore-directed latter wins considered upsets based on that week’s national rankings).

 
Duck Victories vs. Top-25 Teams Since 2006

2012 (#UO Ranking/Opponent)
8/25 - #20/#24 Ohio State, Columbus: 3-1
9/1 - #17/#10 Kentucky, Athens: 3-0
9/21 - #8/#2 USC, Los Angeles, 3-0
10/13 - #5/#2 Washington, Eugene, 3-1

2011 (#UO Ranking/Opponent)
8/26 - RV/#1 Penn State , State College: 3-1
10/22 - #18/#7 Washington *, Eugene, 3-0
11/11 - #20/#1 UCLA *, Eugene, 3-2
11/18 - #15/#5 Stanford*, Palo Alto, 3-2
11/19 - #15/#3 California*, Berkeley, 3-2

2010 (#UO Ranking/Opponent)
9/25 - #15/#7 Washington*, Eugene: 3-1

2009 (#UO Ranking/Opponent)
9/18 - #12/#9 Minnesota, at Denver: 3-2
10/16 - #15/#14 California * , Eugene: 3-0
10/17 - #15/#5 Stanford * , Eugene: 3-2
11/21 - #18/#7 UCLA *, Eugene: 3-2
11/27 - #18/#4 Washington *, at Seattle, 3-2

2008 (#UO Ranking/Opponent)
8/29 - #11/#23  NMSU, at Champaign: 3-1
10/3-#11/#5 UCLA *, Eugene: 3-1
10/4 - #11/#4 USC *, Eugene: 3-0
10/12 - #7/#24 Oregon State *, Eugene: 3-0
11/1 - #7/#9 UCLA *, at Los Angeles: 3-2
11/28 - #8/#7 California *, Eugene: 3-1

2007 (#UO Ranking/Opponent)
9/15 - NR/#20 Ohio State, at Columbus: 3-0
11/8 - #20/#6 USC *, Eugene: 3-1
11/9 - #20/#9 UCLA *, Eugene: 3-0
12/1 - #13/#11 Kansas State^^, Manhattan: 3-2

2006 (#UO Ranking/Opponent)
8/30  -/#17 LBSU, Long Beach: 3-1
10/19  -/#8 California *, Berkeley: 3-1

*Pac-10 match ^^NCAA Second Round


HOME COURT MAGIC
After its first month of home league action, UO has added four of the top 25 crowds in school history with its figures vs. Washington (#2, 3,978), Washingotn State (#8, 2928), Oregon State (#15, 2,355) and Utah (#23, 1,864).

Last October, the Ducks welcomed a home record volleyball crowd of 6,210 to Matthew Knight Arena for the match vs. returning league co-champion and No. 4 California. A month later it added its seventh-best mark (3,065) in its regular season finale vs. Oregon State.

Altogether the last eight years under head coach Jim Moore, the Ducks have played in front of 18 of the 24 largest home volleyball crowds ever at Matthew Knight Arena and McArthur Court.

Oregon’s burgeoning fan support has helped the program to a 35-0 non-conference home record under Moore, thanks to perfect marks in 2005 (5-0), ’06 (4-0), ‘07 (6-0), ‘08 (6-0), ’09 (5-0,)’10 (4-0), ‘11 (3-0) and ’12 (2-0).

A complete list of the top-22 ranked crowds during the Moore era follows:
 
- 6,210 (#1, vs. California, 10/7/11)
- 3,978 (#2, vs. Washington, 10/13/12)
- 3,817 (#3, vs. Washington, 11/16/08)
- 3,564 (#5, vs. Washington 9/25/09)
- 3,169 (#6, vs. Washington State, 11/14/08)
- 3,065 (#7, vs. Oregon State, 11/25/11)
- 2,928 (#8, vs. Washington State, 10/12/12)
- 2,777 (#9, vs. Oregon State, 11/16/07)
- 2,672 (#10, vs. Washington, 11/3/06)
- 2,518 (#12, vs. OSU, 10/27/09)
- 2,375 (#14, vs. Washington, 9/21/07)
- 2,355 (#15, vs. Oregon State, 9/19/12)
- 2,346 (#16, vs. Oregon State, 10/15/10)
- 2,260 (#17, vs. Oregon State, 9/29/06)
- 2,159 (#18, vs. Oregon State, 10/12/08)
- 1,935 (#21, vs. USC, 11/20/10)
- 1,864 (#23, vs. Utah, 9/28/12)
- 1,842 (#24, vs. California, 11/16/06)
 

Season-wise, UO's 2011 home average (1,704) ranked 20th nationally among the 330 Division 1 teams after it ranked 27th in both 2010 (1,295) and 2009 (1,433). In 2008, its nine-match conference average (2,393) was almost a 1,000 better than its 2007 average (1,412).


BRAINS & BRAWN
In 2011, senior outside hitter Katherine Fischer repeated as a Capital One Academic All-America First Team choice after she picked up Third-Team honors in 2010.

The accounting major from Los Altos, Calif., sported a 4.02 cumulative GPA before last fall – the highest among the three teams nationally – and became the second Duck to ever repeat honors with four-time recipient Sue Harbor (First Team - 1984, '85); Second Team – 1982, ‘83).

Two other Ducks have received third-team honors once before - Kristen Bitter (2006) and Casey Crisler (1997).

Fischer also received her second academic all-district honor, and was one of five Ducks honored to Pacific-12 Conference All-Academic Teams.

Fischer repeated on the conference academic first team, and other honorees included second-team honorees and outside hitters Lauren Gross and Alaina Bergsma, and honorable mentions and defensive specialist Kellie Kawasaki and setter Lauren Plum.

UO has now racked up 30 conference all-academic honors in seven years under head coach Jim Moore. In prior years, UO received at least three honors in 2010 (6), ‘08 (4), ‘07 (4), '06 (4) and '05 (5), to go along with two in ’09.

In the summer, the team picked up its second AVCA Team Academic Award after it maintained a +3.30 team GPA for the 2011-12 academic year. UO received similar honors twice before under Moore in 2005-06 and 2009-10, and also the season prior to his arrival (2004-05).


JIM MOORE - HEAD COACH PROFILE
Oregon's mercurial rise into the national elite has been charted by Jim Moore, the 2007 Collegiate Volleyball Update Coach of the Year and 2006 Pac-12 Conference Coach of the Year.

In 2010, he guided arguably his youngest team ever to a season-high 11th place national ranking and a 19-11 record. Oregon ran its AVCA ranking streak to 59 straight weeks, thanks to a school-record 14-match win streak to open the season en route to its fifth straight season with +17 wins (20-’09; 25-’08; 22-’07; 17-’06) for the first time since 1983-87.

The youthful Duck squad sported only one upperclassmen on its roster at season’s end, senior Heather Meyers who graduated ranked second all-time in the Pac-10 in career service aces (173). The All-Pac-10 First Team outside hitter also led the Pac-10 (0.56 p/s) and ranked sixth in the league in points (4.57 p/s) with the fourth- and sixth-best marks all-time for UO, and graduated top-10 ranked in nearly every school career category. All-Pac-10 Freshman team setter Lauren Plum ranked 12th nationally in assists (11.75) – tops among freshmen - and was later picked to the A2 National Team with All-Pac-10 honorable mention and outside hitter Alaina Bergsma. Sophomore outside hitter Katherine Fischer logged the highest double-double totals (14) among non-seniors, and topped the league in most aces in a match (6) with Meyers who recorded the feat three times.

Team-wise in ‘10, UO also ranked top 30 nationally in aces (24th, 1.61 p/s), assists (25th, 13.23 p/s), kills (29th, 14.12) and hitting (30th, .256).

In 2009, UO again spent the entire season ranked top 20 and climbed as high seventh nationally – its second highest polling ever. At season’s end, UO notched its third straight 20-win season (20-10) for the first time since 1978-80, a 14th-place NCAA tourney seeding and 17th-place final national ranking.

Oregon’s 9-9 Pac-10 mark was its third straight of .500 or better (9-9 ’09; 11-7 ’08; 9-9 ’07) for the first time since 1986-88, and its sixth-place finish marked its fourth straight top-six finish (fourth in ’08, fifth (tie) in ’07 and sixth (tie) in ’06).

UO claimed five wins over top-20 teams, including a pair of 0-2 comebacks vs. then-No. 7 UCLA, and at then-No. 4 Washington, and 3-2 wins over No. 5 Stanford and No. 9 Minnesota (3-2) and its first blanking of No. 14 California since ‘90. Oregon’s first victories over the Cardinal and Huskies since 1989 and 2000, respectively, also meant that Moore is the second mentor ever to lead UO to wins over all nine Pac-10 rivals in his career.

The Ducks were rewarded with a No. 14 NCAA Tournament seed – its third straight top-16 seed after it posted four wins against top-10 teams, including a pair of 0-2 November comebacks that resulted in 3-2 upsets of then-No. 7 UCLA and at then-No. 4 Washington.

In October, Oregon’s 3-2 win over then-No. 5 Stanford and 3-0 blanking of then-No. 14 Cal marked its first weekend sweep of the Bay Area rivals since ‘89, and the Stanford and Washington victories positioned Moore as the second Duck mentor to defeat every Pac-10 opponent.

Early in the season, UO climbed as high as No. 7 in the AVCA national poll its 42nd straight top-20 ranking (and among 14, top-10 appearances). That second-highest-ever ranking – just shy of its sixth-place ranking in ‘08 – came after a victory vs. then-No. 9 Minnesota that extended its third, school record start (10-0) the last four years. McArthur Court roared in approval countless times as UO went 11-2 at home, while its third-biggest-ever attendance of 3,564 in the Pac-10 opener marked another of the 10 crowds in Moore’s short tenure that rank among the 16 biggest in school history.

Fueling Oregon’s success again in ‘09 was the record-setting senior trio from his first Duck recruiting class – the All-America pair of outside hitter Sonja Newcombe (1,852 points) and middle blocker Neticia Enesi (389 block assists) and setter Nevena Djordjevic (4,400). Enesi and Newcombe were repeat All-Pac-10 picks and the latter player picked up her second AVCA National Player of the Week and third and fourth Pac-10 Player of the Week nods. Djordjevic, a All-Pac-10 honorable mention choice, ended the regular season ranked second nationally in assists (12.38), and Newcombe stood 20th in points (4.89) and kills (4.35) as did Enesi ranked 16th in hitting (0.374).

UO enjoyed another record-breaking campaign in 2008 under the Long Beach, Calif., native when it racked up its most overall wins (25) since 1984, scored its second straight (and ever) trip to the third round of the 64-team NCAA tournament, and its best Pac-10 finish and record (fourth, 11-7) since '87. During the regular season, Oregon enjoyed a school record 15-match home winning streak and its highest ever ranking (No. 6) among a string of top-15 rankings all season long that included a season-ending ninth-place position. Other highlights included a new school record crowd (3,817) and #3-biggest mark vs. Washington State (3,169), and its first pair of upsets vs. top-five ranked rivals (No. 4 USC (3-0) and No. 5 UCLA (3-1)).

In return for the team’s success in 2008, UO celebrated its first pair of same season All-Americans (Neticia Enesi, Gorana Maricic), first All-Pac-10 and All-Region trio (Enesi, Maricic, Newcombe); its second National Player of the Week honoree (Newcombe) after Maricic claimed similar honors in 2007; and new school and individual hitting records (.289 / .389 by Neticia Enesi).

2007 proved another storybook season when Oregon sprinted out to a 10-0 start, then advanced to the 64-team NCA Tournament third round for the first time after wins over Missouri State (3-0) and 11th-seeded Kansas State (3-2). The latter of those wins was a memorable one for Moore when UO battled back from a 2-0 deficit to upset No. 11 seed Kansas State on its home floor -  a program he had also resurrected a decade prior. The Ducks flashed similar instincts a month before at home when it beat its first pair of top-10 ranked foes (No. 6 USC and No. 9 UCLA) en route to a 9-9 league record and fifth-place finish (its best since 1989), while its 22-11 record featured its most overall wins since 1986.  

On the individual front in ‘07, outside hitter Gorana Maricic was tabbed UO’s second-ever All-American and a first-team Pac-10 and All-Region pick; Heather Meyers, Sonja Newcombe and Katie Swoboda were Pac-10 honorable mention choices; and Meyers was a Pac-10 All-Freshmen Team selection.

In his 24th year as a collegiate head coach, Moore began UO's transformation in 2005 by leading the Ducks to their then-highest win total (12) and winning percentage (.400) in 14 seasons. The next year in '06, he led the Ducks to their then-best overall (17-12) and conference (7-11) marks in nearly two decades, and Oregon was rewarded with its first postseason invitation since 1989. Sonja Newcombe was tabbed to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team, and Neticia Enesi and Nevena Djordjevic were chosen as honorable mentions.

For comparison's sake, Oregon amassed a 24-64 record the three seasons prior to Moore's arrival, and registered just two Pac-10 wins. Since his arrival, UO has gone 95-59, won 37 Pac-10 matches and made three consecutive NCAA tournament trips for the first time in school history.

The eighth-year Duck mentor initially staked his reputation as a master program rebuilder at Northern Michigan (1989-94, 03-04), Kansas State (1994-97), Texas (1997-01) and Chico State (2001-03).

Those programs combined for a 143-228 (.385) mark before his arrival and improved to 268-118 (.694) the first season under his tutelage. That first stop included the 1993 national championship at Northern Michigan - part of a run that included two championship trips and three quarterfinal appearances.

In the Big 12 Conference, he took a Kansas State program that had gone 24-68 overall and 0-36 in Big 12 play and produced three straight winning seasons, a 26-9 mark in '96 and the team's first NCAA trip. At Texas, he guided the legendary program to the Big 12 title, three NCAA appearances, one Player of the Year honor, seven All-America selections and eight All-Big 12 honors. His Chico State squads went from a 15-75 record the three seasons before his arrival to 16-13 and 18-8 marks, and his subsequent Northern Michigan teams produced a sparkling 50-8 record.

He picked up his 400th and 500th overall career wins vs. Oregon State (11/16/07) and Utah (9/28/12), and now owns an overall record of 505-237 as a collegiate head coach.

JIM MOORE’S CAREER RECORD
Years   School           Overall       Conference    Postseason
1989-93 N. Michigan (5) 123-55 (.691)  62-20 (.756)  9-2 (.818) NCAA II
1994-96 Kansas State (3) 61-34 (.642)  21-23 (.477)  2-2 (.500) NCAA I
1997-00 Texas (4)        84-38 (.689)  58-22 (.725)  6-3 (.667) NCAA I
2001-02 Chico State (2)  34-21 (.618)  26-18 (.591   ---
2003-04 N. Michigan (2)  50-8 (.862)   31-5 (.861)   3-2 (.600) NCAA II
2005-   Oregon (8)       154-82 (.653)   67-73(.479) 5-5 (.555) NCAA I
           2005           12-18 (.400)   1-17 (.056)        ---
           2006           17-12 (.586)   7-11 (.389) 0-1 (.000) NCAA I
           2007           22-11 (.667)   9-9 (.500)  2-1 (.667) NCAA I
           2008           25- 9 (.736)   11-7 (.636) 2-1 (.667) NCAA I
           2009           20-10 (.667)   9-9 (.500)  1-1 (.500) NCAA I
           2010           19-11 (.633)   7-11 (.389)               
           2011           21-10 (.677)  14-8 (.637)  0-1 (.000) NCAA I                   
           2012           18-1           9-1                            
TOTALS   24 YEARS        505-237(.681) 264-160(.623) 30-18 (.625)



THE PAC-12 CONFERENCE’S NCAA TOURNAMENT LEGACY
Courtesy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NCAA_Women%27s_Volleyball_Championship

Top Two Teams in Final (5) - 1981, 84, 92, 94, 2002
One Team in Final (18) – 1982, 83, 85, 87, 90, 91, 96, 97, 99, 2001, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 10, 11
Multiple Teams in Top Four (14) - 1981 (2), 82 (2), 83 (2), 84 (2), 85 (3), 92 (2), 94 (2), 2001 (2), 02 (2), 04 (3), 06 (3), 07 (3), 10 (2), 11 (2)
One Team In Top Four (15) - 1986, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 2000, 03, 05, 08
None in Top Four (2) - 1993, 2009

National Champions (14): USC, 1981; UCLA, 1984; UCLA, 1990; UCLA, 1991; Stanford, 1992; Stanford, 1994; Stanford, 1996; Stanford, 1997; Stanford, 2001; USC, 2002; USC, 2003; Stanford, 2004; Washington, 2005; UCLA, 2011
National Runners-up (14); UCLA, 1981; USC, 1982; UCLA, 1983; Stanford, 1984; Stanford, 1985; Stanford, 1987; UCLA, 1992; UCLA, 1994; Stanford, 1999; Stanford, 2002; Stanford, 2006; Stanford, 2007; Stanford, 2008; California 2010

Other NCAA Tourney Semifinalists (17): Stanford, 1982; Stanford, 1983; UCLA, 1985; USC, 1985; Stanford, 1986; UCLA, 1988; UCLA, 1989; Stanford, 1995; USC, 2000; Arizona, 2001; USC, 2004; Washington 2004; UCLA, 2006; Washington, 2006; California, 2007; USC, 2007; USC, 2010; USC, 2011


2012 University of Oregon Ducks Numerical Roster
No.    Name    Pos.    HT    CL    EXP    Hometown/Previous School(s)
1    Natalie Bookout Gonzalez    DS    5-1    So.    1L    Riverside, Calif. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
2    Alaina Bergsma    OH    6-3    RSr.    2L    Chandler, Ariz. (Valley Christian)
3    Kellie Kawasaki    DS    5-5    Sr.    3L    West Linn, Ore. (West Linn)
4    Lauren Plum    S    5-9    Jr.    2L    Poway, Calif. (Poway)
5    Canace Finley    MB    6-2    Fr.    HS    Fort Collins, Colo. (Poudre)
6    Liz Brenner    OH    6-1    So.    1L    Portland, Ore. (Jesuit)
7    Ariana Williams    MB    6-2    Jr.    2L    Riverside, Calif. (Poly)
9    Haley Jacob    L    5-2    Sr.    3L    League City, Texas (Clear Creek)
10    Bethany Bair    OH    6-0    Sr.    TR    West Haven, Utah. (Fremont HS / Weber State)
11    Maddie Magee    OH    6-1    Fr.    HS    Sammamish, Wash. (Skyline)
12    Katherine Fischer    OH    5-10    Sr.    3L    Los Altos, Calif. (Homestead)
15    Clelia DeFelice    MB    6-2    Fr.    HS    Milan, Italy
16    Shellsy Ashen    S    5-10    So.    1L    Laguna Niguel, Calif. (Dana Hills)
17    Tatum Norton    DS    5-6    Fr.    HS    Costa Mesa, Calif. (Newport Harbor)
18    Martenne Bettendorf    OH    6-2    Fr.    HS    Portland, Ore. (Central Catholic)

2012 University of Oregon Ducks Alphabetical Roster
No.    Name    Pos.    HT    CL    EXP    Hometown/Previous School(s)
16    Shellsy Ashen    S    5-10    So.    1L    Laguna Niguel, Calif. (Dana Hills)
10    Bethany Bair    OH    6-0    Sr.    TR    West Haven, Utah. (Fremont HS/Weber State)
2    Alaina Bergsma    OH    6-3    RSr.    2L    Chandler, Ariz. (Valley Christian)
18    Martenne Bettendorf    OH    6-2    Fr.    HS    Portland, Ore. (Central Catholic)
6    Liz Brenner    OH    6-1    So.    1L    Portland, Ore. (Jesuit)
1    Natalie Bookout Gonzalez    DS    5-1    So.    1L    Riverside, Calif. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
15    Clelia DeFelice    MB    6-2    Fr.    HS    Milan, Italy
5    Canace Finley    MB    6-2    Fr.    HS    Fort Collins, Colo. (Poudre)
12    Katherine Fischer    OH    5-10    Sr.    3L    Los Altos, Calif. (Homestead)
9    Haley Jacob    L    5-2    Sr.    3L    League City, Texas (Clear Creek)
3    Kellie Kawasaki    DS    5-5    Sr.    3L    West Linn, Ore. (West Linn)
11    Maddie Magee    OH    6-1    Fr.    HS    Sammamish, Wash. (Skyline)
17    Tatum Norton    DS    5-6    Fr.    HS    Costa Mesa, Calif. (Newport Harbor)
4    Lauren Plum    S    5-9    Jr.    2L    Poway, Calif. (Poway)
7    Ariana Williams    MB    6-2    Jr.    2L    Riverside, Calif. (Poly)

Head Coach: Jim Moore (Eighth Year)
Assistant Coaches: Tina Johnson-Lockhart (Eighth Year), Stacy Metro (Eighth Year)
Volunter Coach: Gary Meininger (First Year)
Director of Operations/Video Coordinator: Joe Skinner
Managers: Devin Curran, Hanna Ostlind

PLAYER PRONUNCIATIONS: Alaina Bergsma (ah-LANE-ah), Martenne Bettendorf  (mar-TEEN BET-in-dorf), Clelia DeFelice (clay-lee-yah day-fay-lee-chay), Canace Finley (cah-NASE), Lauren Plum (PLUMB), Ariana Williams (R-ee-ah-nah); CITIES: Laguna Niguel (lah-GOO-nah nih GHEL), Poway (POW-ay), Sammamish (suh-MAM-ish); POSITION: lee-BARE-oh.


 
NOTABLE DUCK STATISTICS / NOTES
 
 
DOUBLE-DOUBLES

Alaina Bergsma, RSr., OH (11)    

2012 (*3)
*23 kills, 15 digs, at #24 Ohio St.(5s) (8/25/12)
*23 kills, 13 digs, at Ohio (4s) (9/2/12)
*13 kills, 10 digs, vs. #26 Oregon St. (3s) (9/19/12)
23 kills, 11 digs, vs. #12 Minn, (5s) (8/27/11)
14 kills, 14 digs, vs. Cal Poly, (3s) (9/13/11)
13 kills, 10 digs, vs. #4 Cal, (3s) (10/7/11)
11 kills, 11 digs, at #3 USC, (4s) (10/14/11)
18 kills, 11 digs, vs. #7 Wash. (3s) (10/22/11)
17 kills, 10 digs, vs. Utah, (5s) (10/28/11)
13 kills, 11 digs, vs. Colo. (3s) (10/30/11)
30 kills, 10 digs, vs. CSU (5) (12/1/11)

Katherine Fischer, Sr., OH (32)    

2012 (*4)
*20 kills, 11 digs at Ohio (4s) (9/2/12)
*11 kills, 11 digs vs. #26 Oregon State (3s) (9/19/12)
*12 kills, 12 digs at #2 USC (3s) (9/21/12)
*10 kills, 12 digs vs. Cal (4s) (10/3/12)
11 kills, 11 digs vs. Seattle, (3s) (9/2/11)
12 kills, 16 digs vs. ASU, (4s) (9/18/11)
14 kills, 11 digs at Colorado, (3s) (9/23/11)
11 kills, 13 digs at WSU, (4s) (10/1/11/11)
10 kills, 20 digs at #3 USC, (4s) (10/14/11)
11 kills, 13 digs at #6 UCLA, (4s) (10/15/11)
10 kills, 18 digs vs. #7 Wash. (3s) (10/22/11)
12 kills, 20 digs vs. #1 UCLA (5s) (11/11/11)
17 kills, 15 digs at #3 Cal (5s) (11/19/11)
11 kills, 12 digs vs. OSU (3s) (11/25/11)
16 kills, 10 digs vs. Santa Clara (3s)(8/27/10)
13 kills, 11 digs at Seattle (5s) (9/6/10)
14 kills, 12 digs (3s) vs. Siena (9/12/10)
15 kills, 14 digs (3s) vs. Portland (9/15/10)
15 kills, 14 digs (4s) vs. FIU (9/18/10)
19 kills, 14 digs (4s) vs. SHSU (9/18/10)
11 kills, 10 digs (3s) vs. WSU (9/24/10)
15 kills, 15 digs (4s) vs. #7 UW (9/25/10)
14 kills, 10 digs (4s) vs. ASU (10/8/10)
15 kills, 12 digs (5s) vs. UA (10/9/10)
24 kills, 13 digs (5s) at ASU (11/6/10)
13 kills, 12 digs (4s) at OSU (11/12/10)
14 kills, 12 digs (4s) vs. #10 UCLA (11/19/10)
18 kills, 19 digs (5s) vs. #6 USC (11/20/10)
10 kills, 12 digs at OSU (5s) (10/2/09)
12 kills, 16 digs vs. No. 5 Stan.(5s) (10/17/09)
15 kills, 13 digs at #13 UCLA (5s), (10/23/09)
13 kills, 16 digs at #4 Wash. (5s), (11/27/09)

Lauren Plum, Jr., S (24)     

2012 (*5)
*59 assists, 16 digs (5s) #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
*54 assists, 15 digs (4s) at Cal (10/3/12)
*46 assists, 12 digs (4s) vs. UCSB (9/5/12)
*57 assists, 10 digs (4s) vs. #2 Wash. (10/13/12)
*40 assists, 10 digs at Arizona (10/19/12))
47 assists, 11 digs (5s) vs. #12 Minn. (9/1/11)
33 assists, 10 digs vs. Portland State (9/6/11)
53 assists, 10 digs vs. ASU, (4s) (9/18)
54 assists, 10 digs at WSU, (4s) (10/1)
26 assists, 19 digs vs. #4 Cal, (4s) (10/7/11)
47 assists, 17 digs vs #7 Stanf. (4s) (10/8/11)
45 assists, 10 digs vs. WSU (5s) (10/21/11)
52 assists, 12 digs vs. #7 UW (3s) (10/22/11)
57 assists, 12 digs vs. Utah (5s) (10/28/11)
32 assists, 10 digs at Arizona (3s) (11/6/11)
60 assists, 11 digs at #5 Stanford (5s) (11/18/11)
57 assists, 14 digs at #3 California (5s) (11/19/11)
53 assists, 12 digs (4s) vs. FIU (9/18/10)
54 assists, 12 digs (4s) vs. ASU (10/8/10)
44 assists, 12 digs (3s) vs. OSU (10/15/10)
51 assists, 10 digs (5s) at #8 USC (10/22/10)
38 assists, 11 digs (3s) vs. #3 Cal (10/30/10)
65 assists, 10 digs (5s)  at ASU (11/6/10)
41 assists, 10 digs (4s) vs. #6 UCLA (11/19/10)

Liz Brenner, So., OH (1)    

2012 (*2)
*19 kills, 17 digs at #7 Stanford (5s) (10/8/12)
*13 kills, 12 digs, at ASU (10/20/12)



+20 KILLS

Alaina Bergsma, RSr., OH (13)    

2012 (*3)
30 vs. Colo. St., (5s), (12/1/11)
27 at Washington State, (4s), (10/1/11)
26 vs. #7 Stanford, (4s), (10/8/11)
25 vs. #1 UCLA, (5s), (11/11/11)
24 at Arizona State, (4s) (11/4/11)
*23, at Ohio (4s) (9/2/12)
*23 vs. #2 Washington (4s) (10/13/12)
*23, at #24 Ohio State (5s) (8/25/12)
23 vs. #12 Minnesota, (5s), (8/27/11)
22 vs. Arizona State, (4s), (9/18/11)
21 vs #7 Wash., 4 sets (9/25/10)
20 vs. #7 Washington (3s) (10/22/11)
20 vs. Arizona, 5 sets (10/9/10)

Katherine Fischer, Sr., OH (2)     

2012 (1)
20 at Ohio, 4 sets (9/2/12)
24 at ASU, 5 sets (11/6/10)



.500 HITTING (min. 12 kills)


Katherine Fischer, Sr., OH (4)    

2012 (*1)
.722 (14K-1E-18A) vs. Florida Int. (9/18/10)
*.619 (14K-1E-21A) vs. #10 Kent. (9/1/12)
.542 (14K-1E-24A) at Colorado (9/23/11)
.647 (12K-1E-17A) vs. Siena (9/10/10)

Alaina Bergsma, RSr., OH (4)    

2011 (*1)
.559 (21K, 2E, 34A), 4s, vs #7 UW (9/25/10)
.538 (17K-3E-26A) at American (8/31/11)
*.500 (14K-2E-24A) vs. #10 Kent. (9/1/12)
.500 (11K, 2E, 18A), 3s, vs. OSU (10/15/10)

Liz Brenner, So., OH (7)     

2012 (*4)
.651 (31K-3E-43A), 5s at #5 Stanford (11/18)
*.577 (16K-1E-26A), 3s, vs. #26 OSU (9/19/12)
*.538 (17K-3E-26A), 3s vs. St. Mary’s (9/10/12)
.538 (17K-3E-26A), 3s at Amer. (8/31/11)
.526 (12K-2E-19A), 3s vs. Colo. (10/30/11)
*.500 (12K-2E-20A), 3s, vs WSU (10/12/12)
*.500 (9K-1E-16A), 3s vs. Houston (8/25/12)

Ariana Williams, Jr., MB (5)    

2012 (*1)
.722 (14K- 1E-18A), 4s, vs FIU (9/18/10)
*.667 (14K-2E-18A), 3s, vs. #26 OSU (9/19/12)
.556 (13K-3E-18A), 3s at #3 UW (9/30/11)
.556 (13K-3E-18A), 3s at #3 UW (9/30/11)
.500 (13K, 3E, 20A), 4s, at Fresno (8/28/10)



+20 POINTS

Katherine Fischer, Sr., OH (4)     

2012 (*2)
24 (24K, 0SA, 0B), 5s at ASU (11/6/10)
21.5 (16K, 3SA, 2.5BA), 5s at PSU (9/7/10)
*21 (20K, 1 SA), 4s at Ohio (9/2/12)
*21 (18K, 0 SA), 4s at California (10/3/12)

Alaina Bergsma, RSr., OH (17)     

2012 (*4)
32 (30K, 1 SA, 2 BA), 5s, vs Colorado State (12/1/11)
29 (25K, 2 SA, 1 BS, 1 BA), 5s vs. #1 UCLA (11/11/11)
28.5 (27K, 1BS, 1BA), 4s at WSU (10/1/11)
28.5 (24K, 2SA, 2BS, 1 BA), 4s at ASU (11/4/11)
27.5 (26K, 3 BA), 4s vs. #7 Stan. (10/8/11)
*25.5 (23K, 1 SA, 1 BA), 4s at Ohio (9/2/12)
*24.5 (23K, 1 SA, 0.5 BA), 5s  at #24 Ohio St. (8/25/12)
*23 (23K), 4s, vs. #2 Washington (10/13/12)
24 (22K, 0 SA, 2 B), 4s vs. ASU (9/18/11)
24 (20K, 3 SA, 2 BA), 3s vs. #7 UW (10/22/11)
23.5 (23K, 0.5B), 5s vs. #12 Minn. (8/27/11)
*21.0 (18K, 6 BA), 4s at California (10/3/12)
21 (19K, 1 SA, 1B), at #1 Penn St. (8/26/11)
21, 5s (20K, 2BA), 5s vs. Arizona (10/9/10)
20.5 (17K, 2SA, 3BA), 5s vs. Utah (10/28/11)
20 (18K, 1 SA, 1 B), vs. Seattle (9/2/11)
1K, 4BA), 4s vs. #7 UW (9/25/10)


Liz Brenner, So., OH (2)    (*2)
32.5 (31K, 3BA), 5s at #5 Stanford (11/18/11)
*24. (19K, 2 SA, 2BS, 3BA) at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)


+50 ASSISTS

Lauren Plum, Jr., S (22)     2012 (*5)
66, 5s vs. #6 USC (11/20/10)
65, 5s at ASU (11/7/10)
*64, 4s, at Ohio (9/2/12)
*61, 5s, at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
60, 5s, at #5 Stanford (11/18/11)
59, 5s, at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
58, 4s, at ASU (11/4/11)
*57, 4s, vs. #2 Washington (10/13/12)
57, 5s, at #3 California (11/19/11)
57, 5s, vs. Utah (10/28/11)
56, 5s, vs. #1 UCLA (11/11/11)
56, 5s vs. Arizona (10/9/10)
55, 5s at Portland State (9/7/10)
55, 5s, vs. Colorado State (12/1/11)
*48, 4s at Cal (10/3/12)
54, 4s vs. Arizona State (10/8/10)
54, 4s, at Washington State (10/1/11)
53, 4s, vs. ASU (9/18/11)
53, 5s at Seattle (9/6/10)
52, 3s, vs. #7 Washington (10/22/11)
51, 4s at Oregon State (11/12/10)
51, 5s at #8 USC (10/22/10)


+20 DIGS

Haley Jacob, Sr., L (19)     2012 (*5)
35, 5s, at #5 Stanford (11/18/11)
32, 5s, vs. Colorado St.(12/1/11)
*26, 4s, vs. #2 Washington (10/13/12)
*26, 5s, at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
26, 5s, vs. #6 USC (10/20/10)
25, 5s, vs. Utah (10/28/11)
24, 4s, vs. #10 UCLA (11/19/10)
24, 5s, at Seattle (9/6/10)
23, 5s at ASU (11/6/10)
23, 4s, at ASU (11/4/11)
22, 4s, vs. ASU (10/8/10)
22, 5s at #8 USC (10/22/10)
21, 3s, vs. Cal Poly (9/13/11)
21, 5s, at #3 California (11/19/11)
*21, 3s, at #2 USC (9/21/12)
*20, 4s at Cal (10/3/12)
*20, 5s, at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
20, 4s, vs. #7 Stanford (10/8/11)
20, 5s, vs. Washington State (10/21/11)

Kellie Kawasaki, Sr., L/DS  (2)
22, 5s, at Washington (11/27/09)
20, 3s, vs. Arizona State (11/7/09)

Katherine Fischer, Sr., OH  (2)     
20, 4s, at #3 USC (10/14/11)
20, 5s, vs. #1 UCLA (11/11/11)



+4 ACES

Lauren Plum, Jr., S  (3)    
5, 5s, at Portland State (9/7/10)
4, 5s, at #3 California (11/19/11)
4, 5s, vs. Colorado State (12/1/11)

Katherine Fischer, Sr., OH (3)    2012 (*1)
6, 3s vs. WSU (9/24/10)
*5, 3s, vs. #26 Oregon State (9/19/12)
4, 3s, at Utah (9/24/11)

Kellie Kawasaki, Sr., DS  (1)    
4, 5s, vs. #1 UCLA (11/11/11)
 
 


THE LAST TIME OREGON VOLLEYBALL:
Largest Season Set Winning Margin:  19 (25-6), vs. WCU (8/31)
Largest Season Set Losing Margin: 8 (17-25) at #24 Ohio St.
Longest Season Scoring Run-Set: 14 pts (3rd set) vs. Houston (8/25); 14 pts (1st set at Arizona (10/19)
Record in Sets #1: 17-2; #2: 15-3: #3: 17-2; #4 4-1: #5 1-1
Sets W/L in Extra-Regulation: 4-0
Record against top-25 opponents (Top 10/Top 5): 4-1 (3-1 / 2-0)
Current Streak: Won 4 matches
Longest Season Win Streak: 14 matches
Longest Season Losing Streak: 1 matches
Won a road match: at ASU, 3-0 (10/20/12)
Won at home: vs. #2 Washington (10/13/12)
Won on the road (Neutral): vs. #10 Kentucky, Athens (9/1/12)
Lost a match: at #7 Stanford, 2-3 (10/5/12)
Lost at home: vs. #4 USC, Eugene, 0-3 (11/13/11)
Lost an away match: at #7 Stanford, 2-3 (10/5/12)
Lost on the road (Neutral): vs. Colorado State, 2-3 (12/1/11)
Won 3-0 at home: Washington State (10/12/12)
Won 3-0 on the road: at ASU, 3-0 (10/20/12)
Lost 3-0 at home: vs. #4 USC (11/13/11)
Lost 3-0 on the road: at Oregon State (11/22/11)
Won 3-1 at home: vs. #2 Washington (10/13/12)
Won 3-1 on the road: at California (10/3/12)
Lost 3-1 at home: vs. # 10 UCLA (11/19/10)
Lost 3-1 on the road:  #6 UCLA, in Los Angeles, 1-3 (10/15/11)
Lost 3-1 at home: vs. #7 Stanford  (10/8/11)
Won 3-2 at home: vs. #1 UCLA, 3-2 (11/11/11)
Won 3-2 on the road: at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
Lost 3-2 on the road: at #7 Stanford, 2-3 (10/5/12)
Lost 3-2 at home:  vs. Utah, 2-3 (10/28/11)
Beat a Pac-12 opponent: at ASU, 3-0 (10/20/12)
Lost to a Pac-12 opponent: at #7 Stanford, 2-3 (10/5/12)
Beat a top-5/top-10 team on the road: at #2 USC, 3-0, (9/21/12)
Beat a top-5/10/25 team at home: vs. #2 Washington (10/13/12)
Lost to a top-5 team at home: #4 California, 0-3 (10/7/11)
Lost to a top-10 team at home: vs. #4 USC, 0-3 (11/12/11)
Lost to a top-25 team at home: vs. #4 USC, 0-3 (11/12/11)
Lost to a top-5 team on the road: vs. #4 USC, 0-3 (11/12/11)
Lost to a top-10 team on the road: vs. #7 Stanford, 2-3 (10/5/12)
 
UO’S 2012 RECORD WHEN:

Up 1-0: 17-0    Up 2-0: 15-0    Up 2-1: 3-1
Tied 1-1: 2-1    Tied 2-2: 1-1
Down 0-1: 1-1    Down 0-2: 1-0       Down 1-2: 1-0
3 sets: 11-0    4 sets: 4-0    5 sets: 1-1

Hitting .300: 10-0       Opponent hitting .300: 0-0
Leading in Kills: 18-1       Trailing in Kills: 0-0
Leading in Hitting: 18-0       Trailing in Hitting: 0-1
Leading in Aces: 13-1    Tied: 3-0       Trailing in Aces: 2-0
Leading in Blocks: 6-0    Tied: 2-0    Trailing in Blocks: 10-1


PAC-12 STANDINGS (10/22/12)

Team           Pac-12 Overall    H    A    N    L10    Strk
#2 Stanford    10-0    18-2    9-0    6-2    3-0    10-0    W16
#3 Oregon    9-1    18-1    7-0    7-1    4-0    9-1    W4
#5 Wash.    8-2    17-2    9-1    6-1    2-0    8-2    W1
#7 USC    7-3    19-3    11-1    4-2    4-0    7-3    W3
#6 UCLA    7-3    15-4    6-0    5-4    4-0    7-3    W3
Arizona    4-6    12-9    9-6    2-3    1-0    4-6    W1
California    4-6    10-10    3-3    4-5    3-2    4-6    L1
Arizona State    3-7    14-9    7-2    3-6    4-1    3-7    L1
Colorado    3-7    13-9    6-5    3-4    4-0    3-7    L3
(RV) OSU    3-7    13-9    3-1    2-7    8-1    3-7    L2
Utah    2-8    11-12    5-3    2-6    4-3    2-8    L2
WSU    0-10    10-12    3-4    2-7    5-1    0-10    L10


NATIONAL POLLS #9

Rankings            School (1st Place) W-L    Prev
AVCA  Pab    RPI VBM            AVCA #
1    2    2    1    Penn State (54)    20-1    1
*2    3    1    2    Stanford (4)    18-2    2
>3    1    6    3    Oregon (2)    18-1    3
4    5    3    4    Nebraska    17-2    4
*5    4    11    5    Washington    17-2    5
*6    6    5    6    UCLA    15-4    6
*7    9    14    7    USC    19-3    7
8    7    4    8    Texas    16-3    8
9    14    18    9    Hawai’i    17-2    9
10    11    9    10    Minnesota    17-4    10
11    8    10    11    Florida    17-2    11
12    10    13    12    Florida State    18-2    12
13    22    7    13    Louisville    20-3    15
14    13    19    14    San Diego    17-3    13
15    35    38    16    Dayton    17-4    18
16    17    12    15    Kansas State    18-3    14
17    16    8    18    Kansas    19-3    21
18    12    15    19    BYU    19-2    16
19    19    30    17    W. Kentucky    24-3    19
*20    19    22    20    Ohio State    15-7    20
21    28    23    RV    Purdue    14-7    17
22    26    37    RV    Iowa State    11-7    22
23    25    29    RV    Pepperdine    16-7    23
24    23    17    RV    Miami (FL)    18-3    24
25    18    31    -    St. Mary’s (CA)    11-9    NR
-    41    44    RV    Michigan State    16-6    -

Others Receiving AVCA Poll Votes (and appearing on two or more ballots): *Kentucky 48; Marquette 41; *St. Mary’s (Ca.) 39; Michigan 33; Tennessee 32; Texas A&M 32; Creighton 22; North Carolina 14; Michigan State 11; Oklahoma 11; *Oregon State 10; N.C. State 2

Next poll: October 22, 2012


*indicates Duck opponents in 2012


 
2012 PAC-12 PRESEASON COACHES POLL
Preaseason            2011 Record             2011 NCAA
Prediction          Overall Pac-12       Tourney Finish
1. UCLA (10)          30-6   17-5 (2nd)   NCAA Champion
2. Stanford (2)       22-8   15-7 (4th-t)     2nd Round
3. USC                29-5   20-2 (1st)       Semifinal
4. Oregon             21-10  14-8 (6th)       1st Round
5. Washington         24-8   15-7 (4th-t)     2nd Round
6. California         26-7   16-6 (3rd)       1st Round
7. Arizona            19-13  11-11 (7th)      1st Round
8. Arizona State       9-22   5-17 (10th)
9. Oregon State       16-16   8-14 (8th)    
10. Utah              11-20   6-16 (9th)  
11. Washington State  12-20   4-18 (11th)
12. Colorado           6-24   1-21 (12th)


OREGON VOLLEYBALL HISTORY

First Season / Postseason Appearances: 1968 / 17
All-Time Overall / Conference Record: 735-664-21 (45th)/ 186-398
Conference Championships: 1 (1973)


OREGON VOLLEYBALL TEAM INFORMATION

Head Coach: Jim Moore (Long Beach State ’80, Eighth Year)
Career Record / at UO: 505-237, 24th year / 153-81, 7th year
Assistant Coach: Tina Johnson-Lockhart (Eighth Year, Houston, ‘90)
Assistant Coach: Stacy Metro (Eighth Year, Northern Michigan, ‘94)
Volunteer Coach: Gary Meininger (First Year)
Director of Operations / Video Coordinator: Joe Skinner
Managers: Devin Curran, Hanna Ostlind
Athletic Trainer / Physician: Kate Kinney / Dr. Greg Skaggs
Nutritionist: James Harris, Rachel Stratton
2010 Overall / Pac-10 Record: 19-11 / 7-11 (7th)
Highest / Final 2010 AVCA National Ranking: 11 / --
Starters Returning / Lost:  4 + libero / 2 (letterwinners r/l: 7/3)
Transfer / Freshman Newcomers: 1 / 5


OREGON VOLLEYBALL MEDIA

Jerry Allen Internet Show: www.GoDucks.tv
TV: www.KVAL.com , www.KEZI.com , www.kmtr.com
Newspapers: Register Guard - www.registerguard.com
Daily Emerald - www.dailyemerald.com
Oregonian - www.OregonLive.com
Online: Duck News - www.ducknews.com
Duck Sports News - www.ducksportsnews.com
Radio: www.KWVA.org , www.KUGN.com


OTHER ONLINE VOLLEYBALL LINKS

NCAA - www.ncaa.com
Pacific-12 Conference - www.Pac-12.org
AVCA - www.avca.org
USA Volleyball - www.usavolleyball.org
Volleyball Magazine - www.volleyballmag.com
NCAA Statistics - http://web1.ncaa.org/stats/StatsSrv/rankings?sportCode=WVB
Rich Kern - www.ncaa.www.richkern.com
NCAA RPI index - http://web1.ncaa.org/app_data/weeklyrpi/2011WVBrpi1.html
NCAA Record Book - http://www.ncaa.org/wps/wcm/connect/public/ncaa/resources/stats/volleyball/index.html


 
2012 OREGON INDIVIDUAL MATCH HIGHS


ATTACK PERCENT (K-E-TA) minimum 12 kills
 .667 (14- 2-18)    Williams, Ariana vs #26 Oregon State (9/19/12)
 .619 (14- 1-21)    Fischer, Katherine vs Kentucky (9/1/12)
 .577 (16- 1-26)    Brenner, Liz at #2 USC (9/21/12)
 .538 (17- 3-26)    Brenner, Liz vs St. Mary's (9/10/12)
 .500 (12- 2-20)    Brenner, Liz vs WSU (10/12/12)
 .500 (14- 2-24)    Bergsma, Alaina vs Kentucky (9/1/12)
 .444 (12- 4-18)    Williams, Ariana vs #2 Washington (10/13/12)
 .438 (18- 4-32)    Bergsma, Alaina at #2 USC (9/21/12)
 .414 (16- 4-29)    Bergsma, Alaina at PSU (9/12/12)
 .409 (12- 3-22)    Williams, Ariana at Ohio (9/2/12)

KILLS (K-E-TA)
23 (23- 6-51) 5s    Bergsma, Alaina at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
23 (23- 7-46) 4s    Bergsma, Alaina vs #2 Washington (10/13/12)
23 (23- 5-45) 4s    Bergsma, Alaina at Ohio (9/2/12)
20 (20- 5-38) 4s    Fischer, Katherine at Ohio (9/2/12)
19 (19- 9-45) 5s    Brenner, Liz at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
19 (19- 7-53) 5s    Bergsma, Alaina at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
18 (18- 4-32) 3s    Bergsma, Alaina at #2 USC (9/21/12)
18 (18- 7-47) 4s    Bergsma, Alaina at California (10/3/12)
17 (17- 3-26) 3s    Brenner, Liz vs St. Mary's (9/10/12)
16 (16- 1-26) 3s    Brenner, Liz at #2 USC (9/21/12)

TOTAL ATTEMPTS (K-E-TA)
53 (19- 7-53) 5s    Bergsma, Alaina at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
51 (23- 6-51) 5s    Bergsma, Alaina at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
47 (18- 7-47) 4s    Bergsma, Alaina at California (10/3/12)
46 (23- 7-46) 4s    Bergsma, Alaina vs #2 Washington (10/13/12)
45 (23- 5-45) 4s    Bergsma, Alaina at Ohio (9/2/12)

POINTS
25.5 (23- 2- 0.5) 4s    Bergsma, Alaina at Ohio (9/2/12)
24.5 (23- 1- 0.5) 5s    Bergsma, Alaina at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
24.5 (19- 2- 3.5) 5s    Brenner, Liz at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
23.0 (23- 0- 0.0) 4s    Bergsma, Alaina vs #2 Washington (10/13/12)
21.0 (20- 1- 0.0) 4s    Fischer, Katherine at Ohio (9/2/12)

ASSISTS
64 (4s)    Plum, Lauren at Ohio (9/2/12)
61 (5s)    Plum, Lauren at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
59 (5s)    Plum, Lauren at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
57 (4s)    Plum, Lauren vs #2 Washington (10/13/12)
54 (4s)    Plum, Lauren at California (10/3/12)

DIGS
26 (4s)    Jacob, Haley vs #2 Washington (10/13/12)
26 (5s)    Jacob, Haley at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
21 (3s)    Jacob, Haley at #2 USC (9/21/12)
20 (5s)    Jacob, Haley at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
20 (4s)    Jacob, Haley at California (10/3/12)

ACES
5    Fischer, Katherine vs #26 Oregon State (9/19/12)
>3    Jacob, Haley at Arizona State (10/20/12)
3    Plum, Lauren vs Colorado (9/29/12)
3    Fischer, Katherine at PSU (9/12/12)
3    Fischer, Katherine vs Houston (8/25/12)

BLOCKS (BS-BA)
6 ( 1- 5)    Finley, Canace at PSU (9/12/12)
6 ( 0- 6)    Bergsma, Alaina at California (10/3/12)
>5 ( 1- 4)    Finley, Canace at Arizona State (10/20/12)
5 ( 2- 3)    Brenner, Liz at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
5 ( 1- 4)    Brenner, Liz vs UCSB (9/5/12)
5 ( 1- 4)    Finley, Canace vs Kentucky (9/1/12)
5 ( 0- 5)    Finley, Canace at California (10/3/12)
5 ( 0- 5)    Williams, Ariana at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
4 ( 3- 1)    Williams, Ariana vs #26 Oregon State (9/19/12)
4 ( 1- 3)    Fischer, Katherine at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)


 
2012 OREGON TEAM MATCH HIGHS


ATTACK PERCENT (K-E-TA)
 .500 (51-10- 82)    vs Kentucky (9/1/12)
 .411 (52- 8-107)    vs WSU (10/12/12)
 .368 (56-17-106)    vs #26 Oregon State (9/19/12)
 .364 (42-14- 77)    vs Toledo (8/24/12)
 .360 (52-16-100)    vs Western Carolina (8/31/12)
 .357 (55-14-115)    at #2 USC (9/21/12)
 .344 (47-15- 93)    vs Houston (8/25/12)
> .337 (48-13-104)    at Arizona (10/19/12)
 .308 (46-14-104)    vs St. Mary's (9/10/12)
 .295 (48-20- 95)    at PSU (9/12/12)

KILLS (K-E-TA)
73 (73-39-202) 5s    at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
70 (70-26-152) 4s    at Ohio (9/2/12)
66 (66-24-146) 4s    vs #2 Washington (10/13/12)
66 (66-23-148) 5s    at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
64 (64-31-161) 4s    at California (10/3/12)
57 (57-24-134) 4s    vs UCSB (9/5/12)
56 (56-17-106) 3s    vs #26 Oregon State (9/19/12)
55 (55-14-115) 3s    at #2 USC (9/21/12)
52 (52- 8-107) 3s    vs WSU (10/12/12)
52 (52-16-100) 3s    vs Western Carolina (8/31/12)

TOTAL ATTEMPTS (K-E-TA)
202 (73-39-202) 5s    at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
161 (64-31-161) 4s    at California (10/3/12)
152 (70-26-152) 4s    at Ohio (9/2/12)
148 (66-23-148) 5s    at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
146 (66-24-146) 4s    vs #2 Washington (10/13/12)

ASSISTS
71 (5s)    at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
67 (4s)    at Ohio (9/2/12)
64 (5s)    at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
63 (4s)    at California (10/3/12)
62 (4s)    vs #2 Washington (10/13/12)

DIGS
83 (5s)    at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
66 (4s)    at California (10/3/12)
66 (4s)    vs #2 Washington (10/13/12)
65 (5s)    at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
>62 (3s)    at Arizona State (10/20/12)

ACES
8    at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
8    vs Colorado (9/29/12)
8    vs Toledo (8/24/12)
7    vs Western Carolina (8/31/12)
7    vs Houston (8/25/12)

BLOCKS
10.0    vs UCSB (9/5/12)
10.0    vs Colorado (9/29/12)
10.0    at #7 Stanford (10/5/12)
>8.0    at Arizona State (10/20/12)
8.0    at California (10/3/12)
7.0    at PSU (9/12/12)
6.5    at #24 Ohio State (8/25/12)
>6.0    at Arizona (10/19/12)
6.0    vs St. Mary's (9/10/12)
6.0    vs Western Carolina (8/31/12)

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