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Oregon softball earns ticket to Women’s College World Series with 11-1 win over Kentucky

It took Oregon four innings to get pitcher Miranda Elish the lead last night. It was a different story tonight as the Ducks scored seven runs in the second inning, highlighted by Shannon Rhodes’ leadoff home run and a DJ Sanders grand slam. The inning’s seven runs were more than the …

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Oregon clinches share of Pac-12 title with 8-3 win over Cal

With an 8-3 against Cal on Friday afternoon, Oregon softball clinched half a share of the Pac-12 title. The Ducks (46-7, 19-3 in Pac-12) have a one game lead over UCLA (48-4, 18-4 in Pac-12), and if they beat Cal tomorrow and UCLA loses to ASU tomorrow or the next …

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DJ Sanders grand slam wins Oregon softball series over Oregon State

Tied at one with loaded bases, a full count and two outs, senior DJ Sanders faced the payoff pitch in the top of the eighth. She reached down on her swing and sent the ball flying over the left-center field fence, hitting a grand slam and giving Oregon a 5-1 …

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Oregon loses 2-1 to Florida State despite Kleist’s no-hitter

Another brilliant performance from junior Megan Kleist wasn’t enough to overcome a poor offensive outing as No. 6 Oregon softball lost to No. 13 Florida State in Tallahassee, Florida, on Sunday afternoon. In the final game of the Unconquered Invitational, Kleist (6-3) threw for six innings, seven strikeouts, one walk …

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