Topic: Softball

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 […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Kailee Cuico wins Pac-12 softball player of the week

By on Monday, Apr. 7 at 3:15 pm.

- Oregon softball’s Kailee Cuico was named the Pac-12 player of the week on Monday, after a record-setting weekend against No. 1 UCLA. Cuico broke the Oregon RBI record after a three-run home run during Saturday’s 12-4 win over the Bruins (she also hit a grand slam later in the game). The record isn’t the first […]


Photos: Oregon softball — No. 3 Ducks softball falls to No. 1 UCLA in game three of their series

By on Monday, Apr. 14 at 9:17 am.

After defeating the Bruins in the first two games of the series, the Bruins were able to bounce back to win today’s game 6-1. Two of the four games the Bruins have lost this year have happened here in Eugene this weekend. Next, the Ducks travel to Corvallis to take on the Oregon State Beavers […]


Emerald sports quotes of the week: Kailee Cuico breaks Oregon softball career RBI record with three-run home run

By on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 7:02 pm.

Every Sunday, The Emerald sports staff will collect their favorite quotes from the previous seven days. Athletes, coaches, media or anybody with a quote pertaining to Oregon sports can be included. Below are The Emerald’s favorites from the week of March 31- April 6. Softball “I just had to wipe the slate. I just really […]


Photos: Oregon softball — No. 3 Ducks destroy No. 1 UCLA 12-4 in second series game

By on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 12:55 pm.

The No. 3 Oregon softball team (31-4, 7-0 Pac-12) takes on No.1-ranked UCLA (32-3, 7-2) in the second game of the three-game series on Saturday, April 5. The Ducks are looking to hold onto a tight first-place conference lead over the second-place Bruins. On Friday, April 4, the Ducks beat the Bruins 9-7 in a […]


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: Ducks show why they lead Pac-12 after first ever sweep against Washington

By on Sunday, Mar. 30 at 8:40 pm.

For the first time in program history, the No. 2-ranked Oregon softball team (30-4, 6-0 Pac-12) completed the series sweep against No. 5-ranked Washington (21-10, 2-6 Pac-12) at home. The Ducks now sit atop of the Pac-12 standings, just ahead of UCLA (33-2, 8-1 Pac-12) as they head into the thick of conference play. The […]


Oregon softball: 14-game winning streak will be strongly tested at Diamond 9 Citrus Classic

By on Friday, Feb. 28 at 12:27 pm.

Only 15 games into the season and riding a 14-game winning streak, Oregon softball head coach Mike White had a big decision to make entering the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic in Orlando, Fla., beginning today. Does he start his No. 1 pitcher and ace Cheridan Hawkins against Florida, the No. 1 team in the nation, […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Cheridan Hawkins named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week

By on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 1:22 pm.

- Softball ace Cheridan Hawkins was named the Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday. Hawkins pitched great at the Easton Desert Classic last weekend. On Friday the Ducks went 10-innings in a 3-1 win over UNLV where Hawkins broke her own school record with 18 strikeouts. Then on Saturday she threw the third no-hitter […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Monday, Nov. 25

By on Monday, Nov. 25 at 6:43 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Anne Yilmaz’s favorites from Monday, Nov. 25. Oregon golfer Monica Petchakan: Would you smile in your mugshot? — Moni P (@muhnikkuh) November 25, 2013 Oregon volleyball outside hitter Canace Finley: call me […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Wednesday, Nov. 20

By on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7:36 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are the favorites from sports reporter Anne Yilmaz for Wednesday, Nov. 2o. Oregon softball infielder Jamie Sullivan: Waking up at 5:30 will never get easy #AthleteProblems — Jamie Rae Sullivan (@jamduck20) November 20, 2013 Oregon […]