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Ducks softball rallies back to top Utah 5-2

It had the makings of a strange night at The Jane. Going up against Utah, who entered Saturday last in the Pac-12 standings, No. 2 Oregon was held hitless in the first four innings before the Utes took 2-0 lead in the top of the fifth inning. Yet, like the …

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Oregon softball rolls Utah to begin final regular season home series

In the bottom of the first inning, Gwen Svekis hit a high fly ball that had just enough oomph to sneak over the left-field wall and give the Ducks an early 2-0 lead over Utah. It was a nice way for Svekis to begin her final regular season series. With …

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Oregon softball beats Washington 5-3 to complete series sweep

Heading into Washington, the Ducks aimed to make a statement. They accomplished that with a pair of wins on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, Oregon provided an exclamation point. In the final game of a weekend series between two of the top five teams in the NCAA, No. 2 Oregon …

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Men's TennisSports

Oregon bounced by UCLA in semifinals of Pac-12 Tournament

Friday’s match between Oregon men’s tennis and No. 2 UCLA looked at first to be setting up to be a classic, but the Bruins eventually pulled away with a 4-0 win to advance to the championship match and send the Ducks home. With no more regular season matches to be …

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Oregon men’s tennis advances to Pac-12 semifinals following 4-3 win over Cal

On Saturday, Oregon recorded their first ever win over Cal to close out the regular season. The Ducks didn’t wait long to get win number two. Facing the Golden Bears on Thursday, Oregon pulled out a 4-3 win to advance to the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament. Unlike their match …

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Oregon lacrosse drops season finale to No. 15 Colorado

The Ducks started out strong, but could not maintain the effort through a full 60 minutes, dropping its season finale in a 19-9 loss at No. 15 Colorado. Entering Friday with a chance to finish .500 in its inaugural season of Pac-12 play, Oregon instead finishes with an 8-8 regular …

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No. 4 Oregon softball dominates No. 2 Oklahoma in midseason non-conference matchup

The schedule keeps on raising the bar, and the Ducks keep on answering the call. Playing in its seventh consecutive game versus a top-10 opponent, Oregon made its loudest statement yet on Thursday at Jane Sanders Stadium. A complete game shutout from Megan Kleist, paired with two home runs and sprinkling …

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Ducks run-rule Arizona to finish postponed game

The winds were howling and the rain was pouring, yet on Saturday versus Arizona, the Ducks remained steady. It took extra effort on Sunday to complete the game, in which No. 5 Oregon beat No. 9 Arizona on a wild pitch that allowed Shannon Rhodes to trot home to win the game …

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Ducks drop 4-1 contest to Arizona State to kick off final homestand of the season

The Ducks were flying high. Head coach Nils Schyllander and his team came into Eugene riding a four-match winning streak, with the most recent win coming via a big-time, 4-3 win at Washington. On Friday, that came to a halt. Missed opportunities and a strong outing from Arizona State led …

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Miranda Elish throws perfect game to cap off doubleheader sweep versus Portland State

Tuesday was a productive day for many players on the Ducks. For Miranda Elish, it was perfect. In the back-end of Oregon’s doubleheader versus Portland State on Tuesday, Elish retired all 21 Vikings that stepped to the plate, recording the first perfect game of her collegiate career in a 3-0 …

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Ducks edge Washington in 4-3 win

In two prior instances this season, the Ducks had their match decided in a third set decision. Oregon lost both matches. Third time’s the charm. With Saturday’s match at Washington tied 3-3, freshman Riki Oshima pulled off arguably his biggest win since arriving to Oregon to give the Ducks a …

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Clissold, Laurent make history in Ducks win over UC Santa Barbara

t was only a matter of time before history was made. On Monday afternoon, the Oregon doubles pair of Cormac Clissold and Thomas Laurent  won their 58th career match, passing Jeff Mullen and Robin Cambier for the program record for doubles wins, with 58. The win kickstarted a successful match …

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LacrosseSports

Ducks drop overtime thriller to No. 12 USC

With 30 seconds remaining and the Ducks trailing 8-7 to USC, head coach Katrina Dowd called a timeout to draw up one last attack. It paid off. Oregon’s Jill Zubillaga scored with eight seconds remaining to send the match to overtime. That ended up being as close as the Ducks …

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Oregon tops Arizona State to improve to 2-1 in Pac-12 play

In its first ever game versus Arizona State, the Ducks dominated the Sun Devils, coming away with a 14-6 win on Friday night in Tempe. Currently in their first season in program history, Arizona State gave the Pac-12 the minimum requirement of six participating schools to form its own conference. …

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Oregon men’s tennis rolls past Santa Clara to snap four-match losing streak

Simon Stevens and the Ducks had been in a funk. Entering Thursday, Oregon sported a four-match losing streak, with the latter two coming at the hands of conference opponents UCLA and USC. Stevens had mirrored the Ducks slump, losing his last four singles matches. That changed on Thursday, though, when …

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Oregon softball sweeps Sunday doubleheader to finish 5-0 in Oregon Invitational

On Thursday, Oregon’s game versus Toledo was cancelled due to rain. The No. 6 Ducks didn’t have to wait much longer for game action, though. Playing five games within 48 hours, Oregon looked alive and well versus the opponents they welcomed to Eugene for the Oregon Invitational. That was especially …

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Quick start leads Oregon lacrosse to 12-7 win over Cal in Pac-12 opener

Fourteen seasons into its program history, Oregon women’s lacrosse finally played a Pac-12 match. On Saturday night at Pape Field, the Ducks didn’t waste any time making their mark in the conference of champions. Four goals within the first four minutes of Saturday night’s match gave the Ducks a commanding …

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Armando Soemarno’s impact in doubles play felt both on and off the court for the Ducks

When it comes to the sport of tennis, most attention is drawn towards the accomplishments of the individual. Collegiately, individual rankings and conference player of the week honors tend to steal most of the headlines. Considering that, it can be easy to underappreciate what Armando Soemarno brings to the table …

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Oregon men’s tennis sweeps doubleheader against NAU and Gonzaga

Oregon men’s tennis had a dominant Saturday defeating both Northern Arizona and Gonzaga 4-0 in their second doubleheader of the spring. Oregon vs Northern Arizona In the front end of Saturday’s doubleheader, the Ducks’ cruised to a quick 4-0 victory over Northern Arizona. Head coach Nils Schyllander played his collegiate …

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Oregon lacrosse starts 2018 season with dominant 15-5 win over UC Davis

If Friday is any indication, it was just the start of what looks to be an exciting season for Oregon lacrosse. Four goals apiece from Shannon Williams and Jill Zubillaga — along with a myriad of contributions from the rest of the team — led Oregon (1-0) to a commanding …

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Oregon softball run-rules Missouri and UTEP in Saturday doubleheader

The Ducks entered the season ranked No. 3 in the nation. Their play on the field hasn’t shied away from meeting those expectations. That continued on Saturday, in which the Ducks pummeled Missouri 14-2, followed by a 14-0 victory over UTEP in the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Arizona. Oregon (5-0) didn’t …

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Ducks take down Wisconsin to improve to 5-2 on the season

Friday’s match between Oregon and Wisconsin had the makings to be something special. With the Pac-12 going up against the Big 10, the pair of power five conference schools are both coming off a second-round appearance in the 2017 NCAA Tournament. The Ducks and Badgers delivered. A back-and forth doubles …

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Ducks defeat Pepperdine to snap two-match losing streak

The Ducks are back in Eugene and back in the win column. Following back-to-back losses to Stanford and Cal at the ITA Kick-off Weekend, Oregon bounced back with a 4-0 win over Pepperdine. With clear skies on Sunday, the Ducks were able to play their first match of the season …

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Laurent and Clissold on track to challenge program record for doubles wins

Over the course of the 2017 spring season, the Ducks rolled out eight different combinations of players in doubles action. Head coach Nils Schyllander shuffled different players in, out and around the lineup. But there was one pair that Schyllander always sent out together: Thomas Laurent and Cormac Clissold. That …

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Ducks take care of Georgia State to improve to 3-0 on the season

Three matches in and three sweeps, zero sets lost in singles. The 2018 season is just getting started, but one thing is clear. These Ducks are for real. Oregon faced a valiant effort from Georgia State. In the end, though, the Ducks were just too much for the Panthers, coming …

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Lexi Bando out indefinitely with leg injury

Lexi Bando is out indefinitely with a leg injury, Oregon announced on Friday. The shooting guard will miss the No. 7 Ducks’ weekend series against No. 18 Oregon State. Bando, the lone senior in the Ducks starting lineup, is averaging 10.5 points per game in 25 minutes per game. The Ducks …

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Ducks sweep doubleheader to start 2018 season

Following an impressive 2017 campaign, the Ducks knew they would enter the 2018 season with a target on their backs. The momentum created by last season’s team can only be taken so far. On Friday, a doubleheader was the first chance for Oregon to show that the expectations surrounding their …

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Cazorla ties career-high with 26 points to lead Ducks in 84-62 win over No. 19 Texas A&M

The Ducks have the Aggies number. Back on November 16, Oregon defeated Texas A&M 83-68 in an early-season contest at College Station. In that game, the Ducks’ Maite Cazorla scored 10 points. On Thursday, however, the Spaniard tied her career high of 26 points in the No. 10 Ducks 84-62 …

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Ducks roll to fifth-straight victory with 60-point blowout of Southern Utah

If you thought that the Ducks might come out with some rust in their first game in seven days, you’d be sorely mistaken. Especially when Sabrina Ionescu is steering the ship. Oregon’s attention was shifted toward the classroom over the past week for final exams. Even so, Ionescu and the …

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Ducks begin new win streak at Matthew Knight Arena, pummel Colorado State 95-65

Oregon has a new winning streak at Matthew Knight Arena. One. A week after a buzzer-beating three-pointer from Boise State ended the Ducks’ 46-game home-winning streak, Oregon got back in the win column. It wasn’t pretty to start, but the Ducks (6-3) eventually pulled away from Colorado State (4-6) for …

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