Women’s Soccer

A career torn from injury doesn’t affect positive outlook on life

By on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 3:31 pm.

Injuries are an athlete’s biggest rival. They can knock athletes down, ruin careers, painfully wreck dreams and alter mindsets. But for Brynne Konkel, injuries have just been a learning experience on situations she can’t control. A small-town girl from Elk Grove, Calif., Konkel found a love for soccer that would lead her to play college soccer. […]


Keizur: How Oregon women’s soccer can improve for next season

By on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 10:00 am.

The Oregon women’s soccer team didn’t have a great year, record wise at least. They stumbled into a 4-12-3 finish, losing several games in heartbreaking fashion. There is, however, plenty of reason to believe this team could turn things around next year. Most of the Duck losses were close, with games that easily could have […]


Oregon women’s soccer loses to rival Oregon State 2-0 in final game of the year

By on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5:27 pm.

On senior day in Corvallis, Ore. the Oregon women’s soccer team couldn’t find a way to win its final home game of the season, losing to Oregon State 2-0. The game meant a lot to several players on both teams, who were playing their final college soccer game. Oregon State had nine graduating seniors on […]


Oregon women’s soccer upset California 1-0, win final home game of the season

By on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 12:32 am.

The Oregon women’s soccer team was able to win its final home game of the season in memorable fashion, beating California 1-0. It was Maryn Beutler who broke the tie for Oregon (4-9-3, 2-5-1 Pac-12), scoring in the 55th minute. She shot from distance after receiving a pass from Bri Pugh, slotting the ball past California […]


On senior night, Oregon women’s soccer falls 2-1 to No. 8 Stanford

By on Friday, Oct. 25 at 9:28 pm.

The Oregon women’s soccer team has one home game left after losing Friday night’s battle against No. 8 Stanford 2-1 on senior night. Seniors Achijah Berry and Gabbie Lindeman played the entire game and Berry played a vital role in keeping this game close. The Ducks other senior, Brynne Konkel, suffered a season-ending injury last […]


Goalkeeper Abby Steele continues to be a leader for her team despite recent struggle to capture wins

By on Monday, Oct. 21 at 10:46 am.

In soccer, the most important position on the field is the goalkeeper. Their job is to be the voice of the defense, start the counterattack and most importantly, make saves. For Oregon, this position is filled by junior Abby Steele, who is perhaps playing the best soccer of her life. The junior out of Santa […]


Oregon women’s soccer gives up two early goals, losing to Washington 2-1

By on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 9:56 pm.

The Oregon women’s soccer team couldn’t break their losing streak to Washington on Thursday, falling to the Huskies 2-1 in Seattle. The Ducks found themselves playing from behind early after giving up two easy goals in the opening minutes of the game. First, the Huskies were able to score in the fifth minute of the […]


Oregon women’s soccer to face Washington in Seattle

By on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 1:34 pm.

The Oregon women’s soccer team is coming off perhaps their biggest game of the year. ShayLee Miner and the Ducks were finally able to capture their first Pac-12 win of the season against Arizona, with Miner taking the game-winning goal in the second half. The win ended an eight-game streak without a victory. Now Oregon […]


Oregon women’s soccer practice recap: One goal and ‘the floodgates will open’

By on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 3:24 pm.

The main struggle this season for the Oregon women’s soccer team has been finding the back of the net. Through all its games the team has never lost by more than a single goal, which is impressive yet frustrating for a team whose record doesn’t completely reflect the season they’ve had. The Ducks are most […]


Bri Pugh: Oregon star soccer player kicks off junior year on the right foot

By on Friday, Oct. 4 at 4:11 pm.

Its been a long, but worthwhile journey for Oregon’s Bri Pugh. The junior forward for the women’s soccer team is enjoying her time as a Duck, both as a student and an athlete. She was even named honorable mention academic all-American last year. As a big-time soccer player hailing from Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Mountain […]


The good, the bad, the ugly: Oregon sports will be everywhere but Eugene this weekend

By on Monday, Oct. 7 at 2:19 pm.

Good After making great strides during the last two years, the Oregon men’s tennis team begins its season today in Davis, Calif. The Aggie Invitational, hosted by UC Davis, will feature 13 teams from the west coast and is a three-day tournament featuring tournament style play of singles and doubles. Friday consists of two rounds of […]


Oregon women’s soccer survives overtime scare to tie Washington State 0-0

By on Thursday, Sep. 26 at 10:59 pm.

The Oregon women’s soccer team hosted the Washington State Cougars in Eugene on Thursday evening for the first Pac-12 game of the season for the Ducks. The game ended in a scoreless draw as neither team was able to find the back of the net despite playing through two overtime periods. This was the Ducks’ third […]