The Ducks and Huskies both were in search of their first conference wins on Saturday.
Oregon softball (11-13, 0-3 Pac-12) lost its ninth straight game as the Ducks were swept by No. 12 Arizona on Sunday in an 8-3 loss in Tucson to close out the three-game Pac-12 opening series.
For the second consecutive game, Oregon softball was defeated 8-0 by No. 12 Arizona in a run-rule loss as the Ducks go to 0-2 in Pac-12 play and fall below .500 (11-12) for the first time this season.
Oregon softball was blanked and held to just two hits in an 8-0 run-rule (six innings) loss in the Pac-12 opener against Arizona on Friday night.
With two runners on base and Oregon tied with No. 8 LSU 5-5 in the seventh inning, senior first baseman April Utecht knew she had a big opportunity. She’d already given her team a lead with a single up the middle the previous inning, but this time, Utecht launched a three-run homer to take d…
It was no surprise that Robert Cid’s daughter, Rachel, fell in love with softball.
One by one, Oregon softball’s three star pitchers left the program this offseason.
Since the 2018 season ended, Oregon softball has faced a tumultuous offseason in which it needed to replace its all-time winningest head coach, three starting pitchers and eight of the nine starting position players from last year’s No. 1 overall seed team in the Women’s College World Series.
No. 24 Oregon softball (11-10) ended nonconference getting swept by No. 19 Oklahoma State in Oregon’s hope-opening series.
Prior to Friday’s home opener against Oklahoma State, head coach Melyssa Lombardi emphasized that the team would be refreshed and energized getting past four road tournaments in four weeks.
After an 0-2 tough start to the Judi Garman Classic on Thursday, the No. 20 Oregon softball team retook the field in Fullerton, California, facing No. 22 Auburn.
The No. 20 Oregon softball team kicked off the Judi Garman Classic with two low scoring games, a 2-1 loss to No. 3 Florida and a 3-2 loss to Cal State Fullerton. Oregon’s offense struggled to produce runs, only getting eight total hits in two games.
After leading her team to a 4-2 record over the weekend at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic, sophomore utility player Shaye Bowden won Pac-12 player of the week.
No. 17 Oregon softball (11-4) finished off the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic with a 6-1 win over UC Santa Barbara on Sunday.
No. 17 Oregon softball (10-4) continued its 2019 season with a doubleheader in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic on Saturday against Texas A&M and Texas Tech.
The Oregon softball team won the first game of its doubleheader on Thursday, beating New Mexico State 3-1 before falling to Bethune-Cookman, 5-3.
The No.19 Oregon Ducks split their final day at the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational in Clearwater, Florida.
No. 19 Oregon softball’s opening day of the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational contained two performances on opposite ends of the spectrum.
After hitting three home runs and a team-high 10 RBIs in her weekend debut, Oregon third baseman, Rachel Cid, earned the first Pac-12 freshman of the week honors of 2019.
Oregon softball’s perfect start to the season was at risk in the fifth inning.
Oregon softball added to its perfect start to the 2019 season, improving to 4-0 with wins over Missouri (6-1) and Bradley (13-3) on Saturday in the Kajikawa Classic.
With all eyes in the softball world on Oregon, the depleted Ducks softball team came out swinging in the season opener on Friday against Kansas in Tempe, Arizona. The No. 25 Ducks beat Kansas 14-5 and followed that up with a 12-5 win over Cal State Northridge in the second game of a doublehe…
For the first time since left fielder Alexis Mack, first baseman Mia Camuso and pitcher Maggie Balint made their decisions to transfer, head coach Melyssa Lombardi and outfielder Haley Cruse addressed the media.
Following a week in which starting pitcher Maggie Balint, first baseman Mia Camuso and left fielder Alexis Mack entered the transfer portal, Oregon softball was given further bad news.
Oregon softball has lost another key piece of the lineup just two weeks before its season-opener. The Oregonian first reported on Friday that first baseman Mia Camuso has entered her name into the transfer portal.
Only two days after its only remaining pitcher from the previous season, Maggie Balint, transferred, Oregon softball lost another player Wednesday, with outfielder Alexis Mack becoming the eighth player to leave the program.
Maggie Balint, Oregon softball’s only remaining pitcher from last season, has left the program, a source has confirmed.
Every collegiate team loses something each offseason. It’s not unusual to have seniors graduate and have players transfer for one reason or another.
Oregon softball was in dire need of a catcher after Mary Iakopo transferred to Texas to join several former Ducks and head coach Mike White. On Monday, the Ducks announced the signing of catcher, Terra McGowan, a freshman from Mission Viejo, Calif.
Oregon softball added left-handed sophomore pitcher Maddie MacGrandle to the roster for the 2019 season.
On Thursday morning, former Oregon star pitcher Megan Kleist announced on Twitter that she will be continuing her collegiate career and education at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Oregon’s roster continues to take hits prior to the upcoming season.
Oregon softball has lost its third player in as many weeks, leaving the team without a catcher.
The two former Oregon softball players, Lauren Burke (Util.) and Miranda Elish (pitcher), that announced their transfers from the university on Thursday, have officially been signed by the University of Texas.
Announced Thursday morning via their personal twitter accounts, Oregon softball pitcher Miranda Elish and utility player Lauren Burke will transfer out of Oregon prior to the start of the 2019 season. Of course former head coach Mike White, who recruited both players, has left for Texas.
It will be hard to fill the void left by former Oregon softball head coach Mike White, but new-hire Melyssa Lombardi has a pedigree that might propel the Ducks into the national championship.
The Melyssa Lombardi era officially began as she was introduced to fans and media members at Jane Sanders Stadium on Monday. For the first time this decade, the Ducks will be led by someone other than Mike White.
Oregon softball has hired Oklahoma assistant coach Melyssa Lombardi, who accepted the job on Saturday night, according to the Oklahoman.
Oregon softball head coach Mike White is leaving the program to take over the vacancy left at the University of Texas by Connie Clark, who was the Longhorns’ head coach for 22 years. Texas went 33-26 this season and were ousted in the Seattle Regional.
Red eyes, choked-back words with disappointed faces and tears.
Fresh off its best offensive performance in a Women’s College World Series game, the No. 1 Oregon softball team was silenced for the first six innings of its 6-2 loss to No. 5 Washington.
Prior to the first game of the Women’s College World Series, the Ducks talked about not just surviving and advancing, but thriving as well. They did just that, scoring the most run’s in team history. No. 1 Oregon put up 14 hits en route to a 11-6 victory against No. 8 Arizona State.