Topic: NCAA

Photos: Outdoor track and field — Oregon Relays come to a close at Hayward Field

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 10:46 pm.

The University of Oregon Ducks hosted the third day of competition of the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, April 19, 2014. The final day of competition kicked off at 5 p.m. after the high school events concluded. Oregon freshman Devon Allen swept the men’s short distance competitions, placing first in […]

Photos: Outdoor track and field — Oregon Relays continue in second day of competition; Dakotah Keys wins big

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 7:40 pm.

The University of Oregon Ducks hosted the second day of competitions in the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, April 18, 2014. Oregon junior decathlete Dakotah Keys demolished the competition in his decathlon season debut, finishing in first place in eight of the ten competitions. Keys finished with a final point […]

Oregon softball scores 15 runs in fourth inning to win series over California

By on Friday, Apr. 18 at 9:14 pm.

After being held to one hit through the first three innings and falling behind 2-0, the Oregon softball team scored 15 runs in the fourth inning, cruising to a 15-3 run-rule victory over California. It was Oregon’s fourth straight victory ending in a run-rule fashion. Janelle Lindvall led off the fourth inning with a single and […]

Oregon softball’s offense continues to pound opponents, beats California 9-1

By on Thursday, Apr. 17 at 7:55 pm.

Oregon softball (38-5, 12-1 Pac-12) wasted little time jumping all over California (22-18, 4-7). The Ducks put up five runs in the first inning en route to a 9-1 run-ruled victory over the Golden Bears in the first of a three game series. Interestingly though, Oregon’s nine runs were the fewest its scored in the […]

Oregon softball ranked No. 1 in country for first time in school history

By on Tuesday, Apr. 8 at 12:46 pm.

For the first time in school history, the Oregon softball team can proudly say it’s the No. 1 team in the country, based on the latest rankings released Tuesday morning. The Ducks received 497 total points and 18 first-place votes while Florida State and Alabama each received a vote for No. 1. Oregon has a […]

Oregon softball flexes offensive muscles in series win over No. 1 UCLA

By on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 8:50 pm.

Entering the weekend series with No. 1 UCLA (33-4, 8-3 in Pac-12), no concerns surrounded Oregon softball’s pitching and whether it was good enough to win a national championship. Oregon played a nationally ranked opponent seven times before Friday and held them to an average of 0.86 runs-per-game between the likes of Cheridan Hawkins and Karissa […]

Cheridan Hawkins and Karissa Hovinga are a formidable duo for Oregon softball opponents

By on Wednesday, Apr. 2 at 12:51 pm.

In order to have a chance at winning the Pac-12 conference, the Oregon softball team needs at least one dominant pitcher. Luckily for Oregon, it has two dominant pitchers in Cheridan Hawkins and Karissa Hovinga. They give No. 2-ranked Oregon a great chance not just to win a Pac-12 championship but a national championship. “I think […]

Oregon softball: Cuico’s walkoff blast sends Oregon into the record books

By on Sunday, Mar. 30 at 8:26 pm.

For the first time in school history, the Oregon softball team swept a three-game series with the Washington Huskies. The Ducks can thank Kailee Cuico for the record. “It’s awesome to sweep that team and it seems unreal,” Oregon starting pitcher Karissa Hovinga said. “Obviously they’re a really good team and just to sweep them, […]

Oregon softball: Ducks take down Washington 8-0 in first game of doubleheader

By on Saturday, Mar. 29 at 2:48 pm.

In a battle of top five teams in the country, the No. 2 Oregon softball team made No. 5 Washington look pedestrian as the Ducks defeated Washington 8-0 in a mercy-rule shortened and rain-delayed five innings. It was Oregon’s first home game of the season and the first of a doubleheader. The Ducks scored only […]

Kim: What’s next for Oregon men’s basketball?

By on Thursday, Mar. 27 at 5:09 pm.

The Oregon men’s basketball team (24-10, 10-8 Pac-12) has come a long way. Since bringing in Dana Altman from Creighton in 2010, the Ducks have experienced four straight 20-win seasons and two straight NCAA tournaments. And during these past four years, the Ducks have established themselves as a formidable — at times, elite — national […]