Ducks win season-opener over Concordia Wisconsin

The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team kicked its season off with a win over Concordia University (Wisconsin) in Mequon, WI on Monday, winning 267.89-225.305. The team has now won its opening meet eight consecutive times. Oregon took the compulsory round, beating Concordia (Wisconsin) 38.5-32.1. In the acro event, the Ducks …

The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team kicked its season off with a win over Concordia University (Wisconsin) in Mequon, WI on Monday, winning 267.89-225.305. The team has now won its opening meet eight consecutive times.

Oregon took the compulsory round, beating Concordia (Wisconsin) 38.5-32.1.

In the acro event, the Ducks won again, outscoring their opponents 29.50-22.45, which included a 9.90 score in the 5-element event. Oregon’s 29.50 score is tied for fifth on the team’s all-time acro event score list. That round brought the score to 68.00-54.55.

For event three, the pyramid, they edged Concordia (Wisconsin) 29.10-27.95. The Ducks entered halftime with 97.10-82.50 lead.

Oregon came out of the intermission strong in the toss event, winning with a 28.45-23.35 effort.

The Ducks continued their run in the tumbling event, soaring past Concordia by nearly seven points to set up a 177.00-150.725 lead for the team event.

The Ducks won the team event 90.89-74.58 to secure the 267.89-225.305 meet win.

The Ducks will return to Eugene to face the Hawaii Pacific Sharks on Friday at 7 p.m.

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