Author Archives: Beth Maiman

GameDay: College football kicks off this weekend, here are the games you don’t want to miss

By on Tuesday, Sep. 2 at 1:50 pm.

Let’s be real. The game at Autzen this week may not be the most thrilling. Although many Duck fans will be excited to take the long awaited walk over the Willamette and cheer Oregon on, there are already many enticing games slated for the opening week of college football. To make the most of this […]

GameDay: How Oregon fans do game day

By on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 9:47 pm.

Every football season brings many Oregon students to Autzen Stadium to root on the Ducks. Football games have become a thrilling and attractive aspect at the University of Oregon. The Emerald asked some UO students about their favorite memories and traditions for football games in the rowdy Autzen atmosphere.   Brooke Thomson Year: Sophomore Hometown: Vancouver, […]

Oregon football ranked fourth in USA Today’s coaches poll

By on Thursday, Jul. 31 at 10:13 am.

After coming off an Alamo Bowl victory in late December and finishing the season with an overall record of 11-2, Oregon was ranked fourth in USA Today’s Amway Coaches Poll released Thursday. Earning the top spot is reigning BCS national champions Florida State, who finished 14-0 last season. The Seminoles received 56 of the 62 first-place […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Ray Kasongo will not play for Oregon basketball next season

By on Wednesday, Jul. 30 at 5:41 pm.

- ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported today that Ray Kasongo, an incoming freshman forward for Oregon’s basketball team, was denied admission into the school. The 6-foot-9 Canadian announced on Oct. 25 via Twitter that he would be committing to the Ducks.  Andrew Greif of The Oregonian reports via Twitter that the UO athletic department doesn’t anticipated […]

Former UO basketball player Brandon Austin reportedly transferring to Hutchinson Community College in Kansas

By on Monday, Jul. 7 at 10:40 pm.

Former Oregon men’s basketball player Brandon Austin will be transferring to Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kansas, according to a source close to the situation. Recently, the 6-foot-6 forward was suspended from UO for at least four years along with former teammates Dominic Artis and Damyean Dotson, after violating the University of Oregon’s student conduct code for sexual misconduct. Austin was also […]

Brazilian students bring passion for soccer while watching the World Cup in Eugene

By on Wednesday, Jul. 9 at 10:16 am.

Many University of Oregon students roamed the streets of Eugene wearing red, white and blue on July 4, but one group of students sported different colors — yellow, green and blue. A group of Brazilian students and friends filled the lounge of Morton Hall to watch Brazil face Colombia in a World Cup quarterfinal match. Flip-flops […]

Sami Kiser finds a way to combine her passion for sign language and lacrosse

By on Monday, Jun. 9 at 11:17 am.

After the Oregon lacrosse team fell to Denver in a battle for first place in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation on April 26, senior Sami Kiser, along with her teammates and coaches, was not ready to leave the field. The team had some people to thank first — Kiser’s non-hearing and deaf students stood on the sidelines during […]

Alison Silverio named new head coach for Oregon women’s tennis team

By on Wednesday, May. 28 at 7:52 pm.

After Paul Reber stepped down as the women’s tennis head coach in late April, it was announced today by the Oregon athletic department that Alison Silverio will be the team’s new head coach. Silverio spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach at her alma mater Georgia Tech. While playing at Georgia Tech Silverio won […]

Annual FOOD for Lane County spring game food drive brings thousands of pounds in food donations to help community

By on Sunday, May. 4 at 5:05 pm.

For the past ten years FOOD for Lane County and the UO Athletic Department have teamed up for Oregon football’s annual spring game with the goal to help provide food for families in need within Lane County.  About 36,000 Duck fans flocked to Autzen Stadium last year to watch an Oregon football practice, and the donation […]

Oregon lacrosse wins first round game in MPSF tournament and faces Denver today in semifinal

By on Friday, May. 2 at 11:23 am.

Led by senior goalie Caroline Federighi’s  season-high 12 saves, Oregon lacrosse won their first round game of the MPSF tournament yesterday in Denver, Colo., defeating USC 7-6. “Caroline was huge, she was absolutely huge the whole game,” head coach Jen Beck told “She just exudes confidence. We switched our defense a couple times and she was […]

Lacrosse’s Salliebeth Finnegan keeps a positive spirit as a graduate assistant coach

By on Thursday, May. 1 at 3:02 pm.

When current Oregon lacrosse goalie Caroline Federighi went down early while going for a steal in the game against High Point last March, it was senior Salliebeth Finnegan’s time to step in. It’s never good to see a player go down, but it was undeniable that Finnegan had an uplifting spirit. As Finnegan took to the net, […]

Oregon lacrosse falls short on senior day as Colorado wins 10-9 in triple ovetime

By on Sunday, Apr. 27 at 5:33 pm.

Senior day for Oregon lacrosse resulted in a tough triple overtime loss as Colorado edged out the Ducks 10-9 today at Papé Field. Head coach Jen Beck said after today’s loss that the key will be moving on from today and looking towards the tournament. “Just trying to take care of the ball. I thought that […]

Ducks lacrosse picks up third straight win, defeats San Diego State 13-6

By on Monday, Apr. 21 at 1:34 pm.

After clinching a spot in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship tournament with their win over USC 10-8, the Oregon women’s lacrosse team picked up another win in SoCal this weekend, defeating San Diego State 13-6. In addition to the win, head coach Jen Beck earned her 100th career win as the head coach. “I […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Baseball’s Mitchell Tolman earns Pac-12 player of the week

By on Monday, Apr. 14 at 3:57 pm.

-Third baseman Mitchell Tolman was named Pac-12 player of the week today. This was the Lake Forest, Calif. sophomore’s first time receiving the award. Tolman hit .600 as the Oregon baseball team won five times last week. Tolman was 9-for-15 on the week with six RBIs and five runs. He had a hit in all five games this week in the Ducks’ […]