Author Archives: Beth Maiman

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’ […]

Oregon women’s lacrosse stands strong in conference play with vital games this weekend in SoCal

By on Monday, Apr. 14 at 10:59 am.

This weekend marked huge games for the Oregon women’s lacrosse team as they faced off against two tough conference opponents: Stanford and UC Davis. After finishing 3-5 in conference last season and falling short in making the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament, the Oregon women’s lacrosse team has shown strength in conference place so far […]

Take a knee: Keanon Lowe talks about spring ball, Addison’s injury and Loyd joining the team

By on Friday, Apr. 11 at 2:58 pm.

With news about wide receiver Bralon Addison’s injury, wide receiver Keanon Lowe took questions from many media members today after practice. The Oregon native who will be playing his last season with Ducks this fall talked about his hopes for spring practice and Addison’s injury. Lowe and Addison both shared time as kickoff returners last […]

Ducks lacrosse still undefeated in conference with 19-7 win over St. Mary’s

By on Monday, Apr. 7 at 2:12 pm.

Oregon lacrosse cruised to a 3-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation record yesterday with a 19-7 victory over St. Mary’s in Moraga, Calif. On Friday, the Ducks earned their second conference win defeating California 16-7. Oregon had nine different players contribute to the scoring on Sunday, with four players earning hat tricks. The Ducks had a 5-0 […]

Oregon lacrosse: Ducks beat Cal 16-7 picking up second conference win of season

By on Friday, Apr. 4 at 7:40 pm.

With an impressive performance from senior duo Nikki Pruszcz and Shannon Propst, Oregon earned its second conference win, defeating the California Golden Bears 16-7 yesterday in Berkeley, Calif. The pair combined for seven goals and Propst earned her 100th career goal and broke the all-time career-points record. Propst also tallied four assists. The Bel Air, Md. […]