Monday, 27 March 2023

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Ranked Opponents Await at Pac-12 South

Ranked Opponents Await at Pac-12 South

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EUGENE, Ore. – On the heels of Wednesday’s home win, the Oregon beach volleyball team is set to face four ranked opponents at the Pac-12 South Invitational beginning Saturday in Los Angeles. The Ducks open the weekend against top-ranked UCLA with first serve scheduled for 10 a.m. Oregon carries a 2-3 record into the weekend with four opportunities to pick up a top-20 victory.
Pac-12 South Invitational (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Saturday, March 4
10 a.m. at #1 UCLA | Live Stats
4 p.m. vs #17 Arizona | Live Stats
Sunday, March 5
8 a.m. vs #12 California | Live Stats
2 p.m. vs #16 Washington | Live Stats
In their home opener, the Ducks posted a 5-0 sweep over Bushnell with an additional exhibition victory. The team’s No. 2—Ella Tyus and Bea Wetton—and No. 4—Natasha George and Ashley Schroeder—duos both carry three-match winning streaks into the weekend.
Tyus and Wetton are 4-1 this season with the lone loss coming in three sets—23-21 in the third—against then-No. 18 Arizona. After dropping their first two matches of the year, George and Schroeder have won three in a row. The pair’s win against Bushnell marked the 25th career victory for Schroeder.
After facing UCLA, the Ducks will take on Arizona in a rematch from opening weekend in Tucson. UCLA and Arizona are a combined 10-0 this season. The Bruins opened the year with six wins at a tournament in Hawaii including two wins over No. 9 Stanford and another victory over the 10th-ranked host.
The Pac-12 South Invitational marks the Ducks’ first of three-consecutive road weekends, continuing at the Queens Cup (March 10-12) in Honolulu. The team’s next home match is March 23, a midweek dual against Corban at 2 p.m. Click HERE for the full 2023 schedule.
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