Oregon Ducks forward Dillon Brooks (24) and Oregon Ducks guard Tyler Dorsey (5) celebrate Oregon Ducks forward Roman Sorkin's (41) three-pointer during the second half. The Oregon Ducks face the Utah Utes in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 12, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
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Dillon Brooks, Tyler Dorsey withdraw from NBA Draft, will return to Oregon

Two key pieces from Oregon’s Elite Eight run are returning to Eugene. Dillon Brooks and Tyler Dorsey have withdrawn from the 2016 NBA Draft, Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com reported Wednesday morning. Oregon's Dillon Brooks and Tyler Dorsey have both officially withdrawn from the 2016 NBA Draft, sources told @CBSSports. Huge …

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Oregon pitcher Stephen Nogosek (30) throws the ball. The Oregon Ducks face the Utah Utes at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on March 20, 2016. (Kaylee Domzalski/Emerald)
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Golden Spikes nominee Stephen Nogosek brings toughness, intensity to role as Oregon closer

Oregon’s baseball season hasn’t gone as planned. Despite a preseason ranking as high as No. 12 by Perfect Game, the Ducks have put together their worst overall record (29-23) since 2009, and will likely miss the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2011. Closer Stephen Nogosek, however, has modeled …

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Oregon senior Caroline Inglis hits off of the fairway on hole 9. The Oregon Ducks play in the first round of the NCAA Women's Golf Championships at the Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Oregon on May 20, 2016. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
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Oregon women’s golf eliminated from NCAA Championships, Pac-12 plans to reduce night football games

– Oregon women’s golf’s season came to an end Tuesday, as it lost to UCLA in the match play portion of NCAA Championships at Eugene Country Club. The loss also meant the end to senior Caroline Inglis’s Oregon career. Inglis, a Eugene native and former Churchill High School golfer, played …

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The Oregon Women's 4x100 team celebrates after winning the race and setting a new school record. The Oregon Ducks host the Pepsi Invitational at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on April 9, 2016. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
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Preview: Oregon to boast 58 entries at this weekend’s NCAA Regionals

Oregon track and field announced this week that it will have 58 entries into the NCAA regional competition this weekend.  The Ducks have 26 men’s entries and 32 women’s entries for the three-day regional meet that begins Thursday, May 26.   To qualify for the NCAA Championships in June, athletes must place …

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The University of Oregon club rowing team practices at Dexter Reservoir in Lowell, Oregon. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)
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UO Rowing looks to continue upward trend of success at ACRA national championships

The University of Oregon rowing club is coming off a strong finish at the Pac-12 Championships, in which the men’s varsity 4 took bronze and men’s novice 8 finished second in the club division and fifth overall. Now, the team’s sights are set on the 2016 American Collegiate Rowing Association Championships, held …

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Oregon senior Caroline Inglis hits off of the fairway on hole 13. The Oregon Ducks play in the first round of the NCAA Women's Golf Championships at the Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Oregon on May 20, 2016. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
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Triple-bogey from Oklahoma State keeps Oregon’s National Championship hopes alive

When Oregon women’s golf finished its fourth round of the NCAA Tournament at the Eugene Country Club, the team still didn’t know its fate. The Ducks had had a disappointing round. When senior Caroline Inglis dropped in the last putt of the day to put them at 8-over, they sat in ninth place tie …

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The Oregon team poses for a photo after winning Game 5. The Oregon Ducks face the Baylor University Bears in Game 5 of the NCAA Regionals at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on May 22, 2016. (Kaylee Domzalski/Emerald)
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Oregon softball dominates NCAA regionals, Vernon Adams signed by CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

— After an 8-0 sweep of Fordham on Friday, No. 4 Oregon softball downed Baylor, 6-0, in the NCAA regionals to advance to the finals. On Sunday, the Ducks beat the Bears once more, 8-1, to claim the regional title.  “We had good film, we had good preparation and practices … we …

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Ultimate star Jesse Shofner hopes to lead Oregon’s team to more postseason success

Jesse Shofner’s highlight video is titled “Good As Hell.” The senior captain of the Oregon women’s ultimate team is a straightforward leader, so the title of the video seems fitting. The opening clips of her video has no frisbee in sight. Rather, it begins with Shofner yelling, puffing out her …

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Oregon outfielder Alyssa Gillespie (9) walks back to the dug out after scoring a run. The Oregon Ducks face the Baylor University Bears in Game 5 of the NCAA Regionals at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on May 22, 2016. (Kaylee Domzalski/Emerald)
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Ducks punch ticket to NCAA Super Regionals with 8-1 win over Baylor

Alyssa Gillespie’s 7-for-8 performance at the plate in the NCAA Eugene Regional is just another example of how complete the Oregon softball team is, Baylor’s coach Glenn Moore said. Hitting in the No. 9 spot, she had five runs, four RBIs and two doubles for the Ducks, who outscored their opponents …

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Oregon pitcher Matt Mercer (11) throws a pitch. The Oregon Ducks face the Arizona Wildcats at PK Park in Eugene, Oregon on May 22, 2016. (Kaylee Domzalski/Emerald)
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Oregon eliminated from Pac-12 title race after falling 5-4 to Arizona in series finale

Oregon uncorked a furious comeback effort Sunday afternoon, but came up just short in a do-or-die situation. The Ducks needed a win — and a lot of help from other Pac-12 teams — to keep their chances at winning a conference title intact, but suffered a 5-4 loss to the Arizona Wildcats at PK …

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Oregon senior Caroline Inglis hits off of the fairway on hole 9. The Oregon Ducks play in the first round of the NCAA Women's Golf Championships at the Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Oregon on May 20, 2016. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
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Inglis sets course record, Oregon jumps to fifth at NCAA Championships

As senior Caroline Inglis walked off the green of ninth and final hole at Eugene Country Club on Saturday, she was greeted by thunderous applause. “That was loud,” she said to her teammates. It was loud. And she deserved it. Inglis had just set a course record, a seven-under par 65, …

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Oregon pitcher David Peterson (3) throws the ball during the fourth inning. The Oregon Ducks face the Arizona Wildcats at PK Park in Eugene, Oregon on May 21, 2016. (Kaylee Domzalski/Emerald)
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David Peterson leads Oregon to 4-2 victory over Arizona

Oregon baseball kept its postseason hopes alive with a 4-2 victory over Arizona Saturday at PK Park. Oregon jumped out to an early lead on a safety squeeze. In the second, Nick Catalano doubled to left field and advanced to third on a Tim Susnara single. With runners on first and …

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Oregon outfielder Cherish Burks (31) slides home. The Oregon Ducks face the Baylor University Bears in Game 3 of the NCAA Regionals at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on May 21, 2016. (Kaylee Domzalski/Emerald)
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Oregon advances to Sunday’s NCAA Regional final with 6-0 win over Baylor

Oregon didn’t want to look past Fordham in the first round of the NCAA Regionals. An 8-0 run-rule win over the Rams allowed the No. 4 ranked host team (46-8) to keep true its word. That doesn’t mean that Oregon didn’t start preparing for Baylor ace Heather Stearns (20-7), who …

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Oregon pitcher Megan Kleist (22) throws the ball. The Oregon Ducks face the Fordham University Rams in Game 1 of the NCAA Regionals at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on May 20, 2016. (Kaylee Domzalski/Emerald)
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Oregon run-rules Fordham 8-0 in opening NCAA Tournament game

Megan Kleist never appeared rattled in her NCAA Tournament debut. The freshman pitcher delivered a gem for the Ducks, tossing five scoreless innings and allowing just six hits. Oregon’s offense added plenty of run support, and the Ducks run-ruled Fordham, 8-0, in their opening NCAA Tournament game. “There’s always a couple nerves …

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Oregon keeps postseason hopes alive with shutout win over Arizona

The Oregon Ducks kept their postseason hopes alive with a 3-0 victory over Arizona Friday at PK Park. Starting pitcher Cole Irvin kept the Wildcats off balance with an effective mix of fastballs and change-ups. He threw 7.1 innings, allowed four hits and struck out six en route to his sixth win of …

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Men of the 3000m steeplechase round corner one into the sun on this beautiful Eugene day. Hayward field hosts the 2015 NCAA Track and Field National Championships in Eugene, Ore., June 10-13 2015. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)
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Hayward Field will host 2017 Pac-12 Track and Field Championships

The Oregon track and field team will have a chance to add to its prolific success in the Pac-12 Championships meet when Hayward Field hosts the meet in 2017. The Oregon women have won eight straight Pac-12 team titles and the men have won 10 straight. The Pac-12 Championships this year took …

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The Oregon State Beavers host the No. 6 Oregon Ducks for the Civil War Series at the OSU Softball Complex in Corvallis, Ore, on April 9, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Softball begins postseason, women’s golf starts NCAA Championships in Eugene

— Oregon softball begins its quest for a deep postseason run on Friday. The Ducks face Fordham at Jane Sanders Stadium for their opening game of the NCAA Tournament. First pitch is set for 8:30 p.m. with the game also televised on ESPN2. — Oregon women’s golf is looking forward to playing …

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Oregon teammates wait for Sammie Puentes (5) to run home after her homerun. The No. 5 Oregon Ducks face the Arizona Wildcats at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene, Ore. on April 29, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Four Ducks earn Pac-12 softball awards

The Oregon softball team showed its Pac-12 dominance last weekend by winning its fourth-consecutive conference title. On Thursday, the Ducks continued that conference dominance, taking home four all-Pac-12 awards as voted on by the head coaches. Oregon ace Cheridan Hawkins earned pitcher of the year honors, catcher Janelle Lindvall was …

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Senior Geri Ann Glasco (12) signals the 'O' after a homerun. The No. 3 Oregon Ducks take on the Utah Utes at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on May 14, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Preview: Oregon softball continues tradition of hosting NCAA regional

This past Sunday, Oregon (44-8, 20-4 Pac-12) was selected as one of 16 teams to host a four-team NCAA regional. As the No. 5 seed, Oregon will have the chance to host the super regional next weekend with a win. In its inaugural season, Jane Sanders Stadium will open its …

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The Oregon baseball team claps after Oregon Baseball Head Coach George Horton received his commemorative jersey for reaching 1000 wins as a coach. The Oregon Ducks play the Portland Pilots at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on May 17, 2016. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
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Oregon will likely need to win conference title to keep its season alive

Oregon baseball unleashed its most proficient offensive performance of the season Monday evening with a 15-4 beatdown over University of Portland at PK Park. For a team that is fighting for its playoff life, the offensive outburst was a positive sign and could serve as momentum to carry Oregon through …

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Eugene Country Club head groundskeeper Chris Gaughan prepares to host the women's and men's NCAA  championships. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)
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Welcome to the Club: Eugene Country Club hosts the NCAA Golf Championships

Over 100 years ago, some prominent figures in the developing city of Eugene set out with a plan. These businessmen and university professors recognized a blooming interest in golf in the U.S., especially along the West Coast. In 1899, these entrepreneurs purchased the land that would become the South Willamette Golf …

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Ducks prepare for NCAA Championships at Eugene Country Club

For the third time in head coach Ria Scott’s tenure, Oregon has advanced to the NCAA Championships. What makes this year’s event even more special for Oregon is that it gets to play on its home course, Eugene Country Club. “It was a great feeling,” Scott said about advancing. “I …

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After Cinderella run last season, club baseball looks to defend national title

Oregon club baseball was content with just making it to the national championships season, so winning the 2015 National Club Baseball Association [NCBA] World Series exceeded every expectation they had. How do you top that? By winning another one. After winning the Northern Pacific Regionals Sunday, the Ducks will head to Paducah, Kentucky, …

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Seniors of the Oregon Track and Field team wave to the crowd. The Oregon Ducks host the Oregon Twilight Invitational meet at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on May 6, 2016. (Kaylee Domzalski/Emerald)
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Ducks take home Pac-12 track and field honors

After earning the Pac-12 men’s and women’s track and field titles last weekend, the Ducks took home more honors this week when head coach Robert Johnson was named Pac-12 Women’s Coach of the Year and four other athletes took top conference honors. Pac-12 championship standouts Hannah Cunliffe and Devon Allen were …

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Thomas Lim tees off on hole 7. The Oregon Ducks compete in the first round of the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational tournament at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains, Oregon. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
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Oregon places 2nd in Tucson Regional, advances to NCAA Championships in Eugene

An up and down season for Oregon men’s golf filled with high expectations has reached its pinnacle. The Ducks finished second out of 14 teams at the Tucson Regional Wednesday, earning a spot in the NCAA Championships, which UO is hosting at Eugene Country Club May 27-June 1. The Ducks …

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Oregon's Hannah Cunliffe receives the baton from Deajah Stevens during the women's 4x100 meter relay.
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Oregon women’s sprinters dominate Pac-12 championships

Oregon track and field sprinters — both men and women — have dominated this. But after the Pac-12 Championship meet, it was clear that the women have truly taken center stage. The women’s team earned its eighth straight Pac-12 title last weekend with 185 points, more than 70 points ahead …

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