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Oregon goes 4-2 at Louisville Slugger Classic last weekend

The Oregon women’s softball team had a strong showing at the Louisville Slugger Classic in Las Vegas this weekend. Oregon picked up four wins during the course of the four-day tournament, improving its overall record to 8-4 on the year. The Ducks were shut out by the BYU Cougars to …

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Ducks start season strong with 4-2 showing in Tempe

Tristan Coolen The Oregon women’s softball team concluded its first tournament of the season on a winning note as it defeated Cal State Northridge 3-2 in the eighth inning on Sunday afternoon at the Kajikawa Classic. The Ducks completed their trip to Tempe, Ariz., with a 4-2 record overall and …

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New coach White takes reins for Ducks

Tristan Coolen The Oregon women’s softball team will begin the first of five tournaments this weekend when it travels south to Tempe, Ariz., for the Kajikawa Classic. The Ducks will match up with Notre Dame and Creighton on Friday afternoon and will get the first impressions of what’s in store …

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Athlete of the Week: Samantha Skillingstad

Jack Hunter Samantha Skillingstad is this week’s Athlete of the Week for her contribution during last week’s Fall Fest Tournament hosted by the University. Skillingstad was a part of two combined no-hitters, one against Southwestern Oregon Community College and another against Chemeketa. Skillingstad struck out 17 batters in three appearances …

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Five inning no-hitter highlight of Fall Fest

The Oregon softball team went 4-1 over the weekend at the Fall Fest, wrapping up a successful session of fall practices. The Ducks beat Southwestern Oregon Community College, the College of the Redwoods, Chemeketa Community College and Southern Oregon University. Their one loss was to Portland State on Saturday, 2-1. …

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Fall Fest to kick off season for Oregon squad

With everyone focused on the Oregon-Washington football game on Saturday, it would be easy to miss the Fall Fest Tournament hosted by the Oregon softball team at Howe Field. It’s a small, five-team round robin event set for Oct. 24 and Oct. 25 in which teams will play shortened, one-hour-and-15-minute …

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New assistant coaches bring Pac-10 experience to softball staff

The University’s softball team bolstered its coaching roster by adding Jessica Allister and Lisa Dodd this month to assist head coach Mike White in the program’s redemption. White made the final decision on the two new assistant coaches. “We took a poll of candidates and finalized it down to several …

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Ducks ready to soar under new head coach

In the high-profile coaching changes that happened at the University during the 2008-09 school year, one kind of went under the radar this spring. Former athletic director Pat Kilkenny announced on May 20 that softball coach Kathy Arendsen’s contract would not be renewed at the end of June.     …

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Ducks ready to soar under new head coach

Media Credit In the high-profile coaching changes that happened at the University during the 2008-09 school year, one kind of went under the radar this spring. Former athletic director Pat Kilkenny announced on May 20 that softball coach Kathy Arendsen’s contract would not be renewed at the end of June. …

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