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No. 10 Oregon Volleyball Drops Sweet 16 Match to No. 7 Purdue

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Mark Kuhlman
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University of Oregon Volleyball was knocked out of the NCAA Tournament with a loss to Purdue Sunday in Omaha. The No. 10 Ducks dropped their Sweet 16 matchup to the No. 7 Boilermakers in four sets.

After dropping the first two sets 25-17 and 25-16, the Ducks rallied to win the third set 25-22, before falling short in a close fourth, 26-24.

Morgan Lewis had 13 kills and Gloria Mutiri added 12 in the match. Karson Bacon had eight kills and a team-high six blocks, while Brooke Nuneviller added eight kills and 22 digs.

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Oregon's Taylor Borup in the Ducks' NCAA Sweet 16 match at the NCAA Tournament on April 18, 2021 in Omaha, Neb.

Oregon finished their season with a 15-5 record. Sunday’s appearance in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 was the seventh in program history.

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Love Cross joined KLCC in 2017. She began her public radio career as a graduate student, serving as Morning Edition Host for Boise State Public Radio in the late 1990s. She earned her undergraduate degree in Rhetoric and Communication from University of California at Davis, and her Master’s Degree from Boise State University. In addition to her work in public radio, Love teaches college-level courses in Communication and Public Speaking.
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