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Oregon club rugby’s Taylor Krumrei brings equal parts: strength and compassion

The fifth-year senior and rugby star, Taylor Krumrei, can’t believe this is his last season. Picking up rugby later in life, Krumrei is a natural athlete and is loved by all his teammates.

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Oregon club triathlon trains for coming season amid decreased membership

Membership on Oregon club triathlon is lower than it has been in years. But club leaders say it shouldn’t be a problem.

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UO Ski team plagued by another year of no snow

The beautiful blue skies this winter are ideal for getting outside and soaking up the sun, but detrimental to the University of Oregon Ski Team. A competitive alpine ski racing club, UO Ski saw two of its four races leading up to the national tournament cancelled due to the temperate …

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Oregon squash looks to build off nationals appearance

Oregon’s squash brings home not only one win out of the three but the respect they were looking to earn. The team continues to build up its’ members as well as a lively group of fans.

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Pate Tuisue and Oregon rugby club look to tackle concussions

Sports are always fun to participate in but the injuries that come with are often overlooked. In rugby, concussions are the most common injury with long lasting consequences. Bringing more awareness to the side effects can be a real game changer and improve the quality of the game.

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UO Club Rowing succeeds in Million Meter Challenge fundraiser

The Oregon club rowing team rowed 1,109,561 meters in just under four hours during its Million Meter Challenge fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 15. The team set up 28 ergometers at McArthur Court and challenged each of its members to row 20,000 meters to reach its goal. Family, friends and crew alumni …

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Season recap: Oregon hockey wins I-5 Cup, Nick Sciabarra and Danny Cockriel make Pac-8 All Stars

With the Oregon club hockey team’s season ending last week, here’s a recap of what happened this season: – Oregon won the I-5 Cup against Washington. Oregon won the Cup two years ago, but UW had it the year prior. I-5 Cup games are usually extremely competitive, but this year the …

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UO Club Rowing gets set to row 1 million meters in one day

On Feb. 15, the University of Oregon club rowing team will collectively attempt to row 1 million meters—more than 600 miles—in a day to raise funds for its trip to the national championships in Georgia and celebrate the sport of rowing. The inaugural Million Meter Challenge will be held at McArthur Court (EMU …

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UO Club Rowing gets set to row 1 million meters in one day

On Feb. 15, the University of Oregon club rowing team will collectively attempt to row 1 million meters—more than 600 miles—in a day to raise funds for its trip to the national championships in Georgia and celebrate the sport of rowing. The inaugural Million Meter Challenge will be held at McArthur Court (EMU …

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Oregon alpine skiing’s Jake Railton talks weekend race and qualifying for Nationals

This past weekend was a good one for the Oregon ski club, as club co-captain Jake Railton was able to find success during the races at the Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area in Boise, Idaho. Railton was able to score enough points to both qualify for nationals and be named …

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Oregon sqaush team quickly emerging as national contender

The atmosphere was anything but relaxing for the Oregon club squash team. Driver and team vice president Chris Cramer controlled the music, saturating the team with a heavy dose of Wiz Khalifa as the team’s van rolled down the I-5. “At the end of the car ride, everyone was complaining …

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Oregon squash team quickly emerging as national contender

The atmosphere was anything but relaxing for the Oregon club squash team. Driver and team vice president Chris Cramer controlled the music, saturating the team with a heavy dose of Wiz Khalifa as the team’s van rolled down the I-5. “At the end of the car ride, everyone was complaining …

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Oregon cycling gender dynamic shifts due to an increase of women

The University of Oregon cycling team has been skewed toward a large number of male members. Last year, there were only two women who consistently competed in races and it prevented them from taking advantage of the team aspect of the sport. In races, men and women compete separately, so the …

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Oregon hockey falls 5-1 to Utah in Pac-8 Championship

In the Pac-8 Championship, No. 3 Oregon hockey fell to No. 1 Utah, 5-1. Both teams were evenly matched at 5-on-5 play, but frequent penalties cost the Ducks the opportunity to pull ahead. Of the 47 penalties in the game, 31 of them belonged to Oregon. There were 134 penalty …

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Oregon hockey advances to Pac-8 Finals after win over USC

In the second round of the Pac-8 tournament, No. 3 Oregon (13-10, 6-4 Pac-8) faced off against No. 2 USC (13-9-1, 10-5 Pac-8) for a spot in tomorrow’s Pac-8 finals. Even though USC had the higher seed, Oregon got the win and eliminated the Trojans, 4-1. While it was only USC’s …

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Men's and women's club volleyball dual champions at PIVA Winter Warmup tournament

Oregon women’s green team and men’s club volleyball both took first place at the Pacific Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Winter Warmup tournament held at Oregon State University on Jan. 24-25. The victories should provide each team with a boost in the rankings come April 9, when they will be seeded for the …

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Ethan Mentzer climbs to new adventures

It’s August 2014 in Chamonix, France. The weather is nice and the air is fresh, so he decides to sleep on the balcony. He watches the countless paragliders fly off the snow-top mountains through the lit sky, he wants to give it a try someday. He can’t help but notice the loose dogs running around …

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Danny Cockriel ends final year of Ducks hockey after four years as starting goaltender

Engulfed in a snowsuit and padded with his helmet and gloves, a three-year-old, purple-cheeked Danny Cockriel waddled onto ice for the first time at his local rink in Englewood, Colorado. Cockriel was a member of the Learn to Skate program and he, like the other members, fell. A lot. Every …

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Daniel Mundra expresses love and provides leadership for cricket at Oregon

When Daniel Mundra first stepped onto the University of Oregon campus back in 2006, he was only focused on being a student. His main priorities consisted of going to class and keeping his grades up. All of that changed one day after he noticed several people playing cricket as he …

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UO Snow reaches record participation, set to take part in USCSA Nationals

In 2014, University of Oregon Snow selected 50 members from a 70 person applicant pool. The team wrapped up the season with ambitions to increase the number of applicants in the following year. This year’s season is now underway — and the program surpassed its initial goal by a wide margin. …

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Coach Tom Heinonen brings necessary experience to the Oregon running club

It is Friday at 3 p.m. The temperature reads a cool 40 degrees and the setting sun is already casting a shadow across the intramural fields behind the University of Oregon’s Student Recreation Center. And just as he is every Monday through Friday, Club Running coach Tom Heinonen is there, taking …

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Weekend recap: Oregon Ducks hockey sweeps UCLA at home, snaps losing streak

In their first games of the winter quarter, Oregon club hockey took on the UCLA Bruins in what would prove to be two intensely physical games. Oregon came away with both wins (4-3, 5-3) and effectively broke their five-game losing streak from games prior to winter break. Friday: At the …

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Oregon club cricket provides sanctuary for international students

For many international students at the University of Oregon, it can be tough to find common ground with classmates. Leaving everything behind to study in a new place is intimidating to say the least. One of the groups on campus, Oregon club Cricket, is working on bringing international students together through their …

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Oregon hockey excited to play again, will face UCLA this weekend

The first half of the Oregon club hockey season was tough, and the team’s 5-8 record shows it. With a schedule loaded with skilled teams, the Ducks came out of the gate facing some of their toughest opponents. However the Ducks are excited and optimistic heading into the second half …

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Soccer Q&A: Goalkeeper Mak Lindquist talks Oregon club soccer

On paper, the 2014 season seemed to be filled with disappointment for Oregon men’s club soccer. The Ducks finished with a 6-6-2 record, much lower than they had predicted in the preseason. But, accounting for the rash of injuries that struck the squad and looking at its deep postseason run, …

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Anton Matschek helped turn Oregon club rugby into a contender

There was a time when Oregon club rugby didn’t take its sport very seriously. The team was more interested in socializing and having a good time than in training and improving. This lack of focus showed itself in games, with wins coming few and far between. The efforts by guys …

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From cut to captain, Patrick Sgarlata's road to Oregon hockey leadership

Third time was a charm for then-junior Patrick Sgarlata. After two years of being cut from the Oregon club hockey team, he finally earned a roster spot and the Oregon jersey on his back. Now a graduate, the jersey he wears currently is a little different than before. He sports …

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Oregon Table Tennis among best in Northwest

While not well known on campus, the Oregon table tennis club is making a name for itself among colleges in the Pacific Northwest. The club has been active on Oregon’s campus for over 25 years and participates in the in the National Collegiate Table Tennis Association as a member of …

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Oregon club Equestrian quadruples in size, brings home high scores early in season

Two years ago, the University of Oregon club Equestrian team was made up of eight members from both the Western and Hunt Seat classes of competition. This year, the team has grown to 34 total members and has already exhibited dominant success early in the season. Over the weekend of …

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