Topic: Softball

Emerald Quick Hits: Softball receives $10-million gift for new stadium complex

By on Monday, Jun. 9 at 11:54 am.

It was an exciting weekend in Oregon. Athletics had many reasons to celebrate in the week leading up to finals. While some athletes received great news and promises of a better future, another athlete will have a chance to compete with the world’s best in his sport. – Christmas came early for the Oregon softball […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon track and field gets set for NCAA West Regionals

By on Wednesday, May. 28 at 8:00 pm.

- Oregon track & field prepares for the NCAA West Regionals, which start tomorrow, May 29. If Oregon participants make it through the preliminaries in the top twelve they will return to Hayward Field where the university will host the NCAA Outdoor Championships. – Oregon women’s basketball guard Ariel Thomas sat down to discuss playing in China […]


Photos: Oregon softball beats Minnesota 6-2 to advance to Women’s College World Series

By on Sunday, May. 25 at 6:29 pm.

The No. 1 Oregon Ducks took on the No. 16 Minnesota Golden Gophers on Sunday, May 25, 2014 for the second game of the Eugene Super Regionals at Howe Field. A year after losing in the Super Regionals the Nebraska, the Oregon Ducks were able to defeat the Golden Gophers in back-to-back games, beating them […]


Photos: Oregon softball earns walk-off win against Minnesota in first game of Super Regionals

By on Saturday, May. 24 at 11:18 pm.

The Oregon Ducks played the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Howe Field on Saturday, May 24, 2014 in the first game of the NCAA Eugene Super Regional series. No. 1-ranked Oregon Ducks (53-7-1) earned their win with a 10-2 run-rule victory over No. 16 Minnesota (44-11) in front of a record crowd. The Ducks scored eight […]


Photos: Oregon softball wins big over Wisconsin and advances to Super Regionals

By on Sunday, May. 18 at 4:54 pm.

The No. 1 ranked Oregon softball team (52-7-1), clinched their second Eugene Regionals title with a 6-0 win against Wisconsin in the finals. Infielder Janie Takeda was named the most valuable player after recording team-highs in hits (6), runs scored (5) and runs batted in (5). The Ducks are set to host the Super Regionals […]


Oregon rallies late for 6-1 win over Wisconsin, reaches Regional championship game

By on Saturday, May. 17 at 2:41 pm.

After amassing 12 runs on 10 hits Friday, the Oregon softball team found that runs were hard to come by against Wisconsin through the first five innings of the second round game in the Eugene Regional. Just like national championship contending teams do, though, the Ducks batted, scoring five runs in the sixth inning that blew […]


Oregon softball cruises in NCAA regional opener, defeats Utah Valley 12-1 in five innings

By on Friday, May. 16 at 8:42 pm.

The top-seeded Oregon softball team opened up its regional play by defeating Utah Valley 12-1 in a run-ruled five innings. Karine Shaver and Nikkie Udria, Oregon’s eighth and ninth batters in the lineup, combined to go 3-for-5 with six RBIs in the victory. “I think it was pretty exciting going out there, my first postseason game, […]


Top-seeded Oregon softball begins national title run by hosting regionals on Friday

By on Wednesday, May. 14 at 7:44 pm.

Oregon softball is the consensus No. 1 team in the country for the first time in school history. Now, the team will look to add another milestone as it prepares to make a run at the national championship in Oklahoma City. In order to get there, the Ducks will first have to navigate through regional […]


Emerald sports quotes of the week: Tyler Johnstone talks Game of Thrones

By on Sunday, May. 11 at 3:52 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 May 5-May 11. Football “It was pretty traumatic, I went to therapy little bit for it. […]


Emerald Quick Hits: OSU men’s basketball head coach Craig Robinson fired

By on Monday, May. 5 at 3:03 pm.

- Oregon State’s men’s basketball head coach Craig Robinson was fired this morning. Under Robinson the Beavers went 94-105 in six seasons with no NCAA tournament appearances, no NITs and four College Basketball Invitationals. He will be paid $4-million for his departure due to three years being left on his contract. – No. 1 Oregon 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 […]