No. 7 Cal Volleyball Takes Out No. 22 Duke To Advance To Regional Play

Dec. 1, 2007

DURHAM, N.C. - The No. 7 California volleyball team (24-7, 12-6 Pac-10) defeated No. 22 Duke (25-7) of the Atlantic Coast Conference in a four-game match (29-31, 30-28, 30-23, 30-17) today at historic Cameron Indoor Stadium in the second round of the 2007 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Tournament. The Golden Bears will now advance to the regional semifinal and face the winner of today's Wisconsin/Iowa State match. This is the third time in school-history that the Bears have advanced to the round of sixteen in the NCAA Tournament, each time under the direction of current head coach Rich Feller. With today's win, the Bears are now 9-5 in NCAA postseason play under Feller. The Bears are also within one win of tying a school record for wins in a season. The 2003 squad reached 25 wins and also reached the third round of NCAA Tournament play.

Full box and recap to follow.

Short Box Score (Match) #22 Duke vs #7 California (Dec 01, 2007 at Durham, N.C.)

California def. Duke 29-31,30-28,30-23,30-17

Duke (25-7, 19-3 ACC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Rachael Moss 19-0-2; Carrie DeMange 16-1-2; Ali Hausfeld 10-0-4; Jourdan Norman 7-0-4; Sue Carls 6-0-0; Aana Wherry 5-0-0; Jenny Shull 0-1-0; Totals 63-2-6.0. (Assists) - Ali Hausfeld 44. (Dig leaders) - Jenny Shull 14; Carrie DeMange 12; Claire Smalzer 10; Rachael Moss 9

California (24-7, 12-6 Pac-10) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Cutura, Hana 24-2-4; Pressey, Angie 20-1-5; Orchard, Ellen 12-1-8; Wiley, Mindi 7-0-5; Beck, Morgan 7-1-3; Lloyd, Carli 3-1-6; Reilly, Kat 1-0-2; Totals 74-6-20.0. (Assists) - Lloyd, Carli 65. (Dig leaders) - Lloyd, Carli 17; Kathan, Kristen 11; Pressey, Angie 9; Murphy, Caitlyn 8

Site: Durham, N.C. (Cameron Indoor)
Date: Dec 01, 2007
Attend: N/A
Time: 1:57
Cal advances to the Wis. Regional

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