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No. 30 Oregon women’s tennis lose 4-3 heartbreaker to No. 13 UCLA in second round of Pac-12 Championships

The No. 30 Oregon women’s tennis team’s quest for a Pac-12 Championship ended today with a heart-breaking 4-3 loss in the second round to the overpowering No. 13 UCLA. The Ducks rallied from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits, but were unable to pull off the upset win in Ojai, Calif. Shweta …

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Men's TennisSports

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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LacrosseSports

Oregon lacrosse thumps Cal in first round of Pac-12 Tournament

In the first ever Pac-12 women’s lacrosse tournament game, Oregon defeated California 22-9 to advance to the semifinal of the tournament on Thursday. Oregon got off to a quick start against Cal, as the Ducks jumped out to a 9-1 lead over the Golden Bears. After Cal ended the first …

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BaseballSports

Baseball losing streak continues with 2-1 loss against Portland

The Oregon baseball team’s offensive struggles were on full display as the team lost its fifth consecutive game on Wednesday night against Portland. With the 2-1 loss, the Ducks are now 19-19 on the season. Neither the Ducks nor the Pilots (16-24) gained much momentum at the plate during the …

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FootballSports

Oregon football’s Fotu Leiato arrested on misdemeanor charges

Senior outside linebacker Fotu Leiato was arrested by University of Oregon police on Wednesday night for misdemeanor trespassing and theft charges, first reported by the Register-Guard. Leiato, 21, was booked at 7:29 p.m. on Wednesday night at Lane County Jail. According to Tyson Alger of the Oregonian, a UOPD statement …

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SportsWomen's Tennis

No. 30 Oregon dominates in first round of Pac-12 Championships, takes on No. 13 UCLA next

The No. 30 Oregon women’s tennis kicked off its Pac-12 Championship play with its second consecutive 4-0 win over Utah, having defeated the Utes April 15, in the regular season finale. Although Utah was the No. 10 seed, the Ducks must be pleased with the repeated dominant results over the …

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Men's TennisSports

Oregon men’s tennis built with international players

Building collegiate tennis teams based on similar cultural backgrounds has been a known strategy, such as UCLA and its majority of Californians, or Drake University with eight players from the United Kingdom. However, the No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis team has one of the more globally diverse teams in the …

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SoftballSports

Svekis, Sanders, Lilley all selected in National Pro Fastpitch draft

Catcher Gwen Svekis, short stop DJ Sanders and third baseman Jenna Lilley were all selected in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) draft on Monday. All players will finish their collegiate seasons before joining their professional teams. Svekis was drafted by the Chicago Bandits as the No. 3 overall pick in …

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LacrosseSports

Shannon Williams leads No. 4 seed women’s lacrosse headed into Pac-12 Champs

After practice, Shannon Williams, junior attacker for the Oregon women’s lacrosse, and five of her teammates stayed late to shoot around. Williams said this is normal for the team, especially when the weather’s nice. “We’re out here trying. We haven’t achieved some of the success that other teams have, but …

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SoftballSports

Shannon Rhodes’ pinch-hit home run helps No. 4 Oregon complete series sweep of Stanford

With two outs in the bottom of the fourth, and Oregon clinging to a 2-1 lead, Shannon Rhodes stepped to the plate with a runner on second. It was her second game in a row not starting and head coach Mike White had benched for the first three innings in …

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BaseballSports

Oregon baseball falls in 12-5 loss to Beavers

Oregon baseball concluded the 2018 Civil War series with a 12-5 loss to the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday night. Kolby Somers took the loss for the Ducks, while Grant Gambrell picked up the win for the Beavers. The Ducks (19-18, 7-12 Pac-12) have now lost their last seven games …

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SportsTrack & Field

Oregon track and field runs well at Mt. Sac Relays

Oregon track and field had another big day at the Mt. Sac Relays in Torrance, California, on Saturday as the Ducks took home several personal bests and school records. The day started off with Oregon’s men coming fourth in the Elite 4×100-meter race while the women finished second in the …

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SoftballSports

Spread out scoring leads Oregon softball to 4-1 win over Stanford

With Oregon up 4-1 and three outs away from another win, junior Megan Kleist stepped into the circle for one last inning. Kleist stared at the tying run at the plate twice in the final inning, and the Ducks’ ace did not disappoint, forcing an out at second and a …

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FootballSports

Underclassmen shine at Oregon’s spring game

Not only does Oregon’s annual spring game give the team a chance to regroup from the fall, it helps foreshadow for the upcoming season. It’s the first chance the coaches, the team and the fans get to see the new and recently developed underclassmen talent. And in today’s spring game, …

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FootballSports

Top takeaways from the 2018 Oregon football spring game

The Oregon football spring season is over, and it concluded with a with a 59-34 victory for the offense (Team Thunder) against the defense (Team Lighting) at the 2018 spring game. Nobody knows what that means, but there were some strong individual performances that opened and answered questions as the …

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Men's TennisSports

No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis clinches four-seed in Pac-12 Championships with upset win over No. 31 Cal

The No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis team split its Bay Area roadtrip with a high-quality 4-2 win over No. 31 Cal on Saturday. The win is the Ducks’ first ever win over Cal. That feeling when you clinch the program’s first-ever win against Cal. #GoDucks pic.twitter.com/BydUMboJjZ — Oregon Men's Tennis …

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SoftballSports

No. 4 Oregon holds off Stanford’s rally for an 8-4 win

Oregon won in the top of the seventh inning when pitcher Miranda Elish struck out the final Stanford batter. But it should have been a shorter game, and it probably would have been if the Cardinal hadn’t cut into a six-run Oregon lead from the second inning. “Our challenge was, …

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LacrosseSports

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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Men's TennisSports

No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis drops match at No. 4 Stanford

The No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis team kicked off its final regular season weekend in the Bay Area with a 4-1 loss to No. 4 Stanford. The Ducks went into Friday having won six of their past seven matches, but were no match against the top-5 Cardinal. Although the match …

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FootballSports

Tyler Shough stayed committed to the Ducks, now he’s battling for key backup quarterback position

Back in early December, Willie Taggart visited Oregon quarterback commit Tyler Shough at Shough’s home in Chandler, Arizona. The two, along with Oregon’s quarterbacks coach Marcus Arroyo, discussed everything Oregon, an obvious subject on a visit like this one. But Shough said the meeting had a “weird vibe to it.” …

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SoftballSports

Alexis Mack: Oregon softball’s unselfish motor

Ever since Alexis Mack transferred to Oregon, she has been one of the team’s most consistent offensive players, especially with sacrifice bunts and steals.  She has been named to the watch-list for 2018 USA Softball National Player of the Year, along with teammates Megan Kleist, Maggie Balint and DJ Sanders. Last …

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FootballSports

Former Duck kicker Aidan Schneider faces steep odds as he chases an NFL kicking job

Not two months removed from graduating, former Oregon kicker Aidan Schneider has already secured his first job —  he just hopes it’s not the one he’ll have after April 28, the final day of the 2018 NFL Draft. Schneider wants that to be the last day he’ll have to worry …

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FootballSports

Players to watch in the 2018 Oregon football spring game

Here are some players to watch in the 2018 Oregon spring game: Offense: Brenden Schooler / Wide Receiver After switching from safety to wide receiver last year, Brenden Schooler caught 20 passes for 274 yards. Now, as a junior, Schooler has more experience under his belt and has developed more …

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FootballSports

Thomas Graham Jr. and Jaylon Redd’s connection runs deep

A little over seven minutes into his first Civil War as an Oregon Duck, freshman wide receiver Jaylon Redd snagged a pass from quarterback Justin Herbert. His Oregon teammates knocked down the Oregon State defenders in his path. Redd ran 19 yards straight to the end zone, scoring his first …

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SoftballSports

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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FootballSports

O-line coach Alex Mirabal talks spring game expectations, working with Cristobal

Offensive line coach Alex Mirabal and head coach Mario Cristobal go way back. They’ve known each other since freshman year of high school in Florida, with Mirabal estimating that to be around 34 years. The two appear to have a good, competitive working relationship, which has helped them prepare for …

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