Topic: oregon ducks

Oregon moves up to No. 6 in the AP Top 25 after 45-20 win against Washington

By on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 12:28 pm.

Back at Autzen Stadium for the first time since their loss to Arizona the Ducks flew past Washington 45-20. The victory bumped Oregon’s ranking up to No. 6 and the team now sits alone atop the Pac-12 North standings. Perhaps the biggest upset of the week was at Milan Puskar Stadium, where West Virginia beat No. […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon’s fast-paced offense meets the stout Washington defense

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 1:21 pm.

- Coming off their best conference showing of the season, the Ducks are determined to build on their lead in the Pac-12 North against the rival Huskies. Oregon ran the ball against UCLA like the field was on a slope, and the O-line protected Mariota as well as it has all season. Linebackers Shaq Thompson […]


Gameday: High school teammates have a bond stronger than a college rivalry

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:44 pm.

Standing under the lights at Benicia High School in Benicia, California back in 2011, then junior Chris Seisay made a pledge to himself and to his teammates from American Canyon High School that he would be better his team. Without Seisay knowing it, sophomore Jomon Dotson was feeling the same way. Together, these two would […]


Gameday: Jake Fisher proves his worth, has offensive line “clicking”

By on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12:17 pm.

As the temperature rose to 80 degrees in Pasadena, California last Saturday, just prior to kickoff against UCLA, the Ducks’ offensive line was finally hearing good news. Senior left tackle Jake Fisher, one of the focal points of the the unit as the season was beginning, would be assuming his position on Marcus Mariota’s blindside. In […]


Gameday: Here’s how Oregon and Washington stack up

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:15 pm.

It’ll be tough to gauge which Washington team will show up on Saturday in Eugene when the two teams face off in this classic rivalry. After underperforming during its non-conference schedule and barely squeaking by teams like Hawaii and Eastern Washington (defeating those teams by a combined eight points), the Huskies found a bit of […]


Gameday: Arik Armstead and Shaq Thompson reunite friendship with Washington in town

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:17 pm.

Oregon’s Arik Armstead and Washington’s Shaq Thompson represent the north and south side of the Pacific Northwest, just as they did representing north and south Sacramento. However, their journeys to their respective schools brought to light a friendship that “no rivalry is going to break up,” Armstead said. Living about 30-45 minutes away from one […]


Sammie Puentes considers Oregon softball teammates “sisters”

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:28 pm.

After being part of the team that made it all the way to the Women’s College World Series last year, Sammie Puentes returns to Eugene to begin her sophomore season and battle with Danica Mercado to earn the position of Oregon’s starting second baseman. Puentes, a Hollister, California native, recently sat down with the Emerald and answered […]


Oregon volleyball has a way to go for a national championship

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:29 pm.

Having a 14-3 record and being ranked No. 10 in the country is quite an accomplishment for an Oregon volleyball team that entered the season unranked. Now that most of the questions are answered, the Ducks must focus on the little things if they’re going to take the next step from an NCAA playoff team to a national […]


Oregon volleyball drops second straight match in 3-1 loss to UCLA

By on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 10:23 am.

Four days after the Oregon football team went down to Pasadena, California and beat the UCLA Bruins 42-30, the Ducks’ volleyball team was unable to emerge from Southern California with a similar result against UCLA. Oregon, playing a rare Wednesday match, fell behind early to the Bruins and were unable to mount much of a […]


Triple threat: Steven Kyker still has his blue wristband from the Triathlon World Championships

By on Monday, Oct. 13 at 12:40 pm.

University of Oregon freshman Steven Kyker wears a blue wristband. It’s one of those plastic ones that gets you into venues, often times concerts. Usually, it is cut off the moment you get home. He left his on, both to win a bet and serve as a reminder. “I don’t like to live in the […]


Oregon women’s soccer: Ducks lose 2-1 to Colorado on late goal

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 5:59 pm.

After taking an early lead Oregon women’s soccer couldn’t find a way to hold on, losing 2-1 against Colorado Sunday afternoon at Papé Field. “Pac-12 points are hard to come by,” Oregon coach Kat Mertz said. “You are always fighting for a point here or there, so to see it disappear like that is disappointing.” […]


Q&A: Oregon club soccer’s Zach Donner on 5-0 victory against Western Oregon

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 7:34 pm.

On Sunday afternoon, the University of Oregon men’s club soccer team won a match against Western Oregon 5-0. One of the key performers was defender Zach Donner, who had an impact on both sides of the ball. He held the line well, while also notching his first goal for the Ducks in the 20th minute. The […]