No. 18 Oregon volleyball is set to kick off its 2017 season this Friday (2 p.m. PT, ESPN3) against No. 5 Nebraska and Saturday (4:30 p.m. PT, Longhorn Network) against No. 1 Texas at the VERT Challenge in Gainesville, Fla.
Five newcomers - Shekinah Clarke, Maddie Goings, Grace Massey, Kylee McLaughlin and Lindsey Schell - plus redshirt freshman Haylie Bennett, take the floor for the Beavers for the first time in the regular season this week.