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Oregon women’s tennis falls to North Carolina, defeats Columbia for a weekend split

Oregon women’s tennis lost to No. 2 North Carolina 4-0 on Saturday but bounced back with a 4-2 consolation win over Columbia on Sunday for a weekend split in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend Tournament. The Ducks are now 3-2 after the opening month of the 2017 season. “This weekend was …

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UO Snow continues to grow with skiers and snowboarders of all experience levels

Whether potential new members have flown down snowy mountain terrain or have yet to try on a pair of snow pants, the UO Snow club skiing and snowboarding team welcomes students of all abilities. The team — currently in season — has more than 100 members in comparison to last season’s 15. “I wish I …

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Women’s tennis sweeps Eastern Washington with three freshmen hitting the court

The Oregon women’s tennis team beat the Eastern Washington Eagles 7-0, with half of the participating Ducks being freshman, on Saturday at the Student Tennis Center. Saturday was New Zealand native Janvhi Clark’s first match as a Duck. She contributed to the win by besting the Eagles in her doubles match …

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New Zealand standout Janvhi Clark has achieved her dream to play collegiate tennis in the U.S.

When Janvhi Clark was 6 years old, she was eager to follow in her older sister Sita’s footsteps by beginning to take tennis lessons. Now the third-highest ranked junior in New Zealand, Clark has signed with the Ducks, fulfilling her dream to be a Division I athlete in the United States. …

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Oregon women’s tennis falls to Georgia Tech, Alison Silverio’s alma mater

Oregon women’s tennis fell to No. 11 Georgia Tech, Duck head coach Alison Silverio’s former school, on Sunday afternoon, 6-1, at the Student Tennis Center. Silverio spent eight years in total with the Yellow Jackets: four as a student-athlete followed by four as an assistant coach. She helped land a No. 6-ranked recruiting …

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Quick Hits: Taggart hires two new assistant coaches, Ruthy Hebard named Pac-12 freshman of the week

— Jim Leavitt has been hired to replace Brady Hoke as the Ducks’ defensive coordinator. Leavitt held the same job at Colorado where he improved the Buffaloes from 11th in the Pac-12 in defense to third in the conference. — Jimmie Dougherty will be joining the Ducks from Michigan to be …

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Oregon signee Lauren Burke’s softball career has come full circle

When Lauren Burke was just 7 years old, she joined her first softball team under coach Mike White. Earlier this month, she signed her Letter of Intent to play in the outfield for the same head coach and the Oregon Ducks. Burke, a Eugene native, is currently about to begin her senior season …

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Julia Eshet’s tennis-halting ACL tear led her to discover a passion for music

Current Oregon tennis freshman standout Julia Eshet was in the middle of contemplating turning professional versus attending college when her decision was rocked by an ACL tear that sidelined her for a minimum of six months. Though Eshet had temporarily lost the game of tennis, and admittedly was in a “mentally bad …

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Oregon baseball signs 10 recruits to 2018 roster: seven pitchers and three outfielders

Oregon baseball announced on Thursday the signing of 10 recruits during this year’s signing period while only two current players, both pitchers, will be graduating. In signing seven pitchers, the team will have a total of 15 players who will throw from the mound during the 2018 season. Here’s a look at the the …

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Ducks dominate in doubles play at Gonzaga Invitational

By remaining undefeated in doubles play after day two of the Gonzaga Invitational, the women’s tennis team has gone 12-0 in doubles in the last two tournaments. Before their streak of perfect play, pair Marlou Kluiving and Julia Eshet advanced to the quarterfinals in the ITA Northwest Regional Championships. They …

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Quick Hits: Eddie Heard pleads ‘not guilty’ to misdemeanor charges, track and field announces 2017 schedule

— Defensive lineman Eddie Heard has pleaded “not guilty” to misdemeanor charges of harassment and assault after being arrested for an incident that took place outside of Taylor’s Bar and Grill in the early morning of Oct. 30th. He has been suspended indefinitely from the team. — After Oregon practice …

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Tennis continues strong start and finishes 26-1 at Georgia State Invitational

The Ducks had an impressive weekend at the Georgia State Invitational, sweeping in doubles play and winning all but one match in singles. Freshman Julia Eshet delivered a perfect performance for the team. Eshet was a strong recruit for Oregon this year and has been living up to the hype …

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Oregon falls to Washington, finds itself on postseason bubble

**Correction: A previous version of this article stated Oregon must win its final two games to qualify for the postseason, when in fact the Ducks can still clinch a postseason berth with a win and a tie in their final two games.** The Ducks dropped a critical game to the …

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Women’s tennis preview: Ducks prepare for travel-intensive schedule

Oregon women’s tennis kicks off its season today in Stanford, California, in what will be one of many road trips on deck for the 2016-17 season. The Ducks will compete in the Northwest Regional Championships along with fellow Pac-12 teams California, Washington and Washington State. Six Ducks — Marlou Kluiving, Nia Rose, Alyssa Tobita, …

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Ducks soccer scores first win in Pac-12 play against Arizona

Oregon women’s soccer on Thursday snapped its seven-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over Arizona at Papé field. The win the Ducks’ first victory since beginning Pac-12 play. Oregon now has a 7-8-1 record. Redshirt senior Maryn Beutler scored the lone goal in the 31st minute of the match, unassisted. This was Beutler’s second …

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Cathleen Santoso leads Oregon to ninth place finish at Greenville Regional Preview

After shooting their best round of the Greenville Regional Preview on Tuesday, the Oregon women’s golf team snagged ninth place out of 16 competing teams, finishing at 72-over par. Senior Cathleen Santoso, a Sydney, Australia native, tied for 20th place individually, finishing at 3-over 75. She paced the Ducks in …

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Students weigh in on Mark Helfrich’s responsibility in four straight losses

Just two seasons ago, the Oregon football team was competing in the national championship game against Ohio State under head coach Mark Helfrich. Now, the Ducks have lost four consecutive games just six games into the season. They fell short against Nebraska, Colorado and Washington State before suffering a 70-21 …

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Women’s soccer loses sixth straight game of season at Utah

Oregon women’s soccer dropped its sixth game in a row on Sunday afternoon against Utah, losing 1-0 at the Ute Soccer Field. The Ducks are now ranked second to last — only ahead of Oregon State — in the Pac-12 standings. The Ducks’ 2016 record, which was once their best since …

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Women’s soccer bounces back after first loss of the season, beats Cal State Fullerton

The Oregon women’s soccer team split their road trip this weekend with a loss on Friday and a 1-0 win on Sunday against a 3-4-0 Cal State Fullerton team at Titans stadium. The Ducks now have a 6-1-1 record. Sophomore Bayley Bruner scored the lone goal in the 43rd minute …

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Meet Katie Hultin: The newest voice on the undefeated women’s soccer team

Katie Hultin was a goalkeeper for the Washington State Cougars when the Pac-12 was merely the Pac-10. She made quite a name for herself during her time there, earning team MVP honors once and Most Inspirational four times. Hultin made Cougar history by being named the Pac-10 player of the week …

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Women’s soccer remains undefeated, beats Stephen F. Austin

Oregon women’s soccer protected Papé Field Sunday evening in an impressive 3-0 victory over the Stephen F. Austin State Ladyjacks. For the Ducks, this win meant maintaining their undefeated record, while the Ladyjacks have yet to find their first win. Previously in the 2016 season, Oregon head coach Kat Mertz …

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Oregon women’s soccer beats Nebraska for historic first win over Big Ten opponent

Nebraska’s women’s soccer squad flew into Eugene with a perfect 2-0-0 record. Members of the illustrious Big Ten conference — from which reigning national champions from Penn State hail — the Cornhuskers finished their 2015 season with only two losses. The Ducks had never been able to secure a win …

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Emeralds fall to Aquasox in a battle of the pitchers

The Eugene Emeralds dropped their second of a five game series against the Everett Aquasox Sunday evening at P.K. Park, with a final score of 4-1. The two ball clubs came into the game with identical records of 17-6. “This may be a little preview of the playoffs,” Eugene assistant manager Gary …

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Victory against Boise gives Emeralds 13 straight wins

The Eugene Emeralds beat the Boise Hawks 3-2 at PK Park Wednesday evening, avoiding extra innings with a run in the bottom of the ninth. Eugene got on the board first, with a run by shortstop Zack Short in the sixth. Short got on base with a fielder’s choice to …

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Oregon women’s soccer ties Portland State in season opener

Oregon women’s soccer kicked off its 2016 season with an exhibition game against the Portland State Vikings at home Friday evening, and came away with a 1-1 tie. It seemed as though the Ducks had secured the win with a score of 1-0 until the 85th minute, when Portland State’s Breanne Chilton-Eddy scored …

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Oregon women’s soccer preview: Ducks looking for their ‘revolution’ in 2016

The Ducks’ 2016 soccer season officially began Friday with a 1-1 draw in an exhibition match against Portland State, and the team is ready to start their “revolution.” This is the nickname — and subsequent hashtag — that they have chosen to use when describing their intent for a comeback season, after finishing the 2015 season …

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Oregon running back preview: Freeman leads deep stable of athletic backs

The 2016 group of Oregon running backs will continue to be an unyielding powerhouse with the return of the nation’s fourth-leading rusher, junior Royce Freeman, along with Taj Griffin, Tony Brooks-James and Kani Benoit. Freeman will be eligible for the NFL draft following this season, and could be in the …

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Quick Hits: First ever TrackTown Summer Series meet comes to Hayward, ICC soccer match attendance is far below estimation

—On Friday, American professional track and field athletes competed in the first inaugural TrackTown Summer Series. The event was created to provide a track and field competition in the United States during the summer, when normally athletes would travel to Europe to compete. Oregon standout Devon Allen competed in the …

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Emeralds rally, fall short against Volcanoes

Thursday night’s matchup between the Eugene Emeralds and the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes was an offensive showdown, proving to be a challenging game for pitchers all around. Ultimately, Eugene fell short and lost by a score of 5-4 to suffer its second straight loss and first series loss in almost two weeks. …

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Inter Milan trains on University of Portland campus, prepares for match at Autzen Stadium

This Sunday, July 24th, Autzen Stadium will be roaring with the sound of soccer fans from all over the world joining together to attend an International Champions Cup match. F.C. Internazionale Milano (known also as “Inter Milan”) will be taking on Paris Saint-Germain, beginning at 2 p.m. The International Champions …

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