SoftballSports

Oregon jumps to No. 3 in NFCA Top-25 Poll, Svekis and Elish earn Pac-12 weekly honors

Oregon (32-6) moved up to No. 3 in the USA Today Top 25 poll, jumping two spots after defeating Portland State in a doubleheader, 11-2, and sweeping a three-game series against No. 9 Arizona last week.  Washington (39-2) remained at the No. 1 spot while Oklahoma (33-2) is chasing the …

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Photos: Ducks Acrobatics and Tumbling falls to Baylor in rematch for final home meet

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling falls short in rematch with Baylor in season finale

Going into Sunday’s meet against the Baylor Bears, the women of Oregon acrobatics and tumbling knew that they needed to deliver a flawless performance to best their rivals on senior night. For most of the meet, it looked like they might do it. Despite a stellar showing throughout the first five …

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SoftballSports

Oregon softball completes sweep of Arizona with run-rule win

The bases were loaded in the bottom of the sixth inning when Arizona’s errors came. Pitcher Taylor McQuillin threw back-to-back wild pitches, allowing two runners to score, giving Oregon softball a 6-0 lead. Moments later, an error by Arizona’s shortstop allowed freshman Shaye Bowden to reach first while another Oregon …

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BaseballSports

Washington State throws no-hitter in 7-0 route of Oregon

After striking out the last two Oregon hitters to end the ball game, Scotty Sunitsch dropped his glove on the mound in triumph as his Washington State teammates swarmed around him, congratulating him on his no-hitter. After winning the first two games of the series, Oregon failed to get a hit …

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Oregon upsets No. 16 USC 18-11 on Senior Day, first win over ranked opponent since 2008

The clock trickled down to zero and the final whistle blew. Oregon’s sophomore Lexy Biller dropped her stick and turned around. She immediately found goalie Brittany Read and without a second to wait, she jumped into the senior’s arms. It was a day to celebrate Oregon’s seniors, as four of …

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No. 26 Oregon women’s tennis dominated by No. 23 Stanford 6-1

The No. 26 Oregon women’s tennis team fell to No. 23 Stanford 6-1 on Sunday, marking the team’s fourth straight away loss. In a tough Bay Area road trip, the Ducks struggled for the second straight day. Stanford has been dominant at home, winning 45 of its last 48 matches …

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SoftballSports

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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Oregon men’s tennis wins crucial Senior Day match over Arizona

Emotions ran high from beginning to end of Oregon’s Senior Day in the Student Tennis Center on Sunday. Through all the celebration, there was still an important match to be played as Oregon is still fighting to get to NCAAs. The No. 49 Ducks dominated Arizona 4-0 in front of a …

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SoftballSports

Mike White’s arm is a secret to Oregon softball’s success

Before Mike White ever stepped foot on the Oregon campus, he was already an International Softball Congress Hall of Fame pitcher and had been coaching for 30 years. During White’s first year as head coach for Oregon softball, the team went 16-34, including 3-18 in the Pac-12. Now in his …

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Oregon beats Portland 3-2, avenges early-season loss to Pilots

On March 24, the Oregon Ducks dropped their 2018 season opener against the Portland Pilots. Two weeks later Oregon got its vengeance. The Ducks (2-4) defeated the Pilots 3-2 on Saturday afternoon in their regular season finale at the Chemeketa Community College. The match began with a 2-0 lead from …

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Heavy winds and rain put a damper on the Pepsi Invitational

Oregon’s men’s and women’s track and field teams swept the team competitions at the Pepsi Invitational on Saturday, one of the last meets that Hayward Field will host this season before it undergoes dramatic renovations this summer. While the results were a promising start to the outdoor season for the …

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Oregon men’s and women’s track and field win Pepsi Invitational

In the first home outdoor meet of the season for Oregon, there was a lot of rust to shake for many of the Ducks. But, that still didn’t stop many of them from winning their events. Oregon men’s and women’s track and field both won the Pepsi Invitational at Hayward …

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Oregon women’s tennis drops third away match in a row, falls to Cal

The No. 26 Oregon women’s tennis team traveled back to California looking to shake off the rust after not having a match for the past 13 days. After a 24-hour delay due to weather, the Ducks finally took on No. 49 Cal, looking to break one streak and extend another. Oregon …

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LacrosseSports

Oregon lacrosse blows out Arizona State 21-8 behind 17-goal first half

Just before halftime, Oregon’s Jill Zubillaga scored six goals, matching her career-high. The score was 17-2. It was the most points the team had scored all season, and it came all in one half. Oregon (7-5) posted seven goals in the first five minutes of the game, and Arizona State …

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SoftballSports

Back-to-back home runs in the sixth propel No. 5 Ducks to a 5-2 victory over No. 9 Arizona

It was a 1-1 game in the sixth inning, and Oregon had runners on first and second base, with no outs when senior Gwen Svekis stepped up to bat. Svekis kept the crowd on its feet through eight pitches, before sending a three-run home run over the left field fence for …

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BaseballSports

Oregon beats WSU 2-1 and 4-2 in doubleheader

Oregon baseball won both ends of Friday’s doubleheader against Washington State behind two dominant performances by starting pitchers Matt Mercer and Kenyon Yovan. Out of the three doubleheaders Oregon (18-11, 5-6) has played this year, the Ducks have won them all and four of their five conference wins have come …

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Men's TennisSports

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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SoftballSports

With strong freshman season so far, Mary Iakopo in line to succeed Gwen Svekis next year

Stepping onto the college diamond for a freshman can be daunting. Under the lights, in front of several thousand fans with television cameras surrounding them, they play with and face some of the best players in the country. When Oregon softball’s freshman catcher Mary Iakopo stepped up to the plate …

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Eugene local Lauren Burke’s Oregon career began with a childhood connection

Howe Field was built in 1936. It was a small stadium, only fitting 1,400 fans in its bleachers. It was outdated and run-down, but to Lauren Burke it embodied Oregon softball. And playing in that stadium, playing for that Oregon team, was her dream. “This was really the only Oregon …

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FootballSports

Oregon’s young secondary grows during spring practice

Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert is the undisputed leader of the offense. He is the man. He runs the show. Leadership at the quarterback position is built-in and part of the job description. But for a defensive safety, that’s extra. That’s the role that senior Ugo Amadi fills, a role that …

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Sophomore Darrian McNeal leaves Oregon football program

Sophomore wide receiver Darrian McNeal has left the Oregon program for undisclosed reason, first reported by the Register Guard’s Steve Mims. McNeal is no longer enrolled at the University of Oregon. BREAKING: Oregon sophomore wide receiver Darrian McNeal has left the program. He was not at practice yesterday and school …

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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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Oregon forward Keith Smith to transfer

Oregon’s roster took another hit on Tuesday. Oregon reserve forward Keith Smith announced on Twitter that he will transfer from the university. “After much thought and consideration from my family, I’ve decided it’s in my best interest to transfer,” Smith’s post read. “I’m very thankful for the lifelong relationships I’ve …

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An inside preview of Club Sports at the University of Oregon

A look inside the student run Club Sports Program at the University of Oregon.

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Troy Brown will forgo college eligibility, become professional

Oregon men’s basketball freshman Troy Brown Jr. announced on Tuesday that he will become a professional, forgoing his college eligibility. “I know my time was very short, but I’ve made a ton of memories and friendships that will last a lifetime,” Brown said on Twitter. “I would like to thank …

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FootballSports

Oregon football resumes practice with new receiver roles

After a brief break for finals and spring break, the Ducks returned to practice in preparation for the April 21 spring game. “We kind of want to pick up where we left off,” head coach Mario Cristobal said. “Again, that temperature is going to be turned up a little bit …

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BaseballSports

Ducks wrap up Bay Area trip with 5-2 win over San Francisco

Oregon baseball bounced back from a pair of losses to Stanford with a 5-2 victory over the San Francisco Dons on Monday. Cullen Kafka picked up the win for the Ducks – his third of the season – while Daniel Slominski took the loss for the Dons. The win marks …

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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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