Tagged: Oregon Softball

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Oregon Softball: Winning by Hook or Crook

The Duck softball team plays a wicked game of small ball. Early in a recent game against Utah, Alyssa Gillespie walked and the next batter Jenna Lilley singled and Gillespie scored. Later in the game, Janie Takeda singled and stole second. Lilley...

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Ducks Play Aggressive Ball: The Beavers Crumble

Before the game with the Beavers, Oregon Coach Mike White told his star pitcher Cheridan Hawkins to “be aggressive.” White is a wise man; he knows that aggressive teams win ballgames. Hawkins followed White’s instructions throwing a no-hitter while blanking Oregon State...

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Gwen Svekis: One Tough Player

“Gwen Svekis is a great catcher,” my friend Luis Altig says, “she explodes out of her crouch, fires strikes to second base and protects the plate well.” Svekis, an Oregon freshman, is also an all-around player; not only is she...

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Duck Softball Treks To Texas

Great teams like great people are tempered in the crucible of fire and the Oregon softball team is stepping into this proverbial crucible: Nine games far from home in six days, eight of those games compacted into four double-headers, four...

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Duck Softball Opens Strong

The Oregon Duck softball team proved why they’re ranked as  the No. 2 team in the nation by trouncing both opponents in their opening doubleheader of the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe Friday. In the first game, Oregon crushed the Cal...

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This Week’s Duck Sports Calendar

Oregon Duck Sports Calendar — February 3 to February 10, 2015 2/4/15 Football – National Signing Day – All Day Media: TV: ESPN-U 5 a.m.   Pac-12 Network 5:30 p.m. Football recruiting geeks live for this day as high school seniors across...