Former Oregon softball star Janie Reed was selected to play for the USA women’s national team following her senior season in 2015. Six years later, Reed earned a spot in the starting lineup for the Olympics.
After a strong season filled with offensive firepower and highlight reel plays patrolling the shortstop position, freshman Alyssa Brito announced Friday morning that she has entered the transfer portal.
In a winner-take-all game two of the regional doubleheader, Oregon was defeated 1-0 by Texas in a pitching duel. The game started 30 minutes after Terra McGowen hit a walk off RBI single to clinch game one for the Ducks by a score of 3-2.
Pitcher Kliethermes has been one of the biggest reasons for Oregon’s success this season, but it’s her background and youth that set her apart from her peers.
In the bottom of the eighth, a Terra McGowen RBI single sent senior Haley Cruse home to clinch a 3-2 win for the Ducks. Sunday night’s win in Austin, Texas was Oregon’s third-straight win in regionals after dropping their first game in Austin.