Softball Shows No Mercy in Regionals, Advances to NCAA Super Regionals

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Oregon Softball mesmerized crowds with a stunning victory at the NCAA Eugene Regionals. The Ducks hosted Baylor, Fordham, and Long Beach State during the course of the weekend. Oregon faced off against Fordham and Baylor to come out on top of their postseason debut. The No. 5 Ducks breezed by Fordham on Friday night to take the win, 8-0, in …

Oregon Softball: Sizzling into the Super Regional

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The No. 1 Oregon Ducks (49-6) are knocking on the Women’s College World Series door. Following a series sweep at the Eugene Regionals last weekend, the Ducks advance to the Eugene Super Regionals to face NC State (38-20) in a best-of-three series at Howe Field. The winner advances to the first round of the eight-team WCWS in Oklahoma City. Throughout the regular season and beyond, the three-time Pac-12 Champions have dominated their …

Ducks Advance to Super Regionals in 6-1 Victory Over NDSU

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com from the NCAA Regionals at Howe Field in Eugene, Ore. For the No. 1 Oregon Ducks softball team, the road to the Women’s College World Series began in Eugene. The Ducks (49-6) secured their sixth Super Regional appearance with a 6-1 victory over No. 25 North Dakota State in the NCAA Eugene Regional final Saturday at Howe Field. …

Oregon Softball: Ducks Rout BYU, 8-0, in NCAA Eugene Regional Opener

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com at the NCAA Eugene Regional at Howe Field in Eugene, Ore. After a slow start, the No. 2-seeded Oregon Ducks (47-6) softball team eventually found its fury in front of a home crowd, steamrolling BYU, 8-0, in a run-rule victory Thursday evening. The Ducks’ win wrapped up the first round of the NCAA Eugene Regionals at Howe Field. The four team double-elimination series continues …

Three Reasons Oregon Softball Wins World Series

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The No. 2-seeded Oregon Ducks softball team host BYU, North Dakota State and Fresno State at Howe Field for the Eugene Regionals, a four-team double elimination playoff series beginning Thursday afternoon. The Ducks (46-6, 21-3 Pac-12) make their sixth straight NCAA tournament appearance under Oregon head coach Mike White after claiming their third straight Pac-12 Championship. This Ducks roster is loaded, featuring eight All-Pacific Region selections, including Hailey Decker, Janelle Lindvall, …

Oregon Softball: No. 1 Ducks Keep Eyes on Big Prize

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com from Howe Field in Eugene, Ore. The Oregon Ducks softball team will begin the last leg of the regular season with a No. 1 national ranking for the second straight year under head coach Mike White. The two-time Pac-12 Coach of the Year has been down this road before. Notes: No. 1 Ducks close out regular season at Arizona. …

Janie Takeda Among Oregon Softball’s Finest Ambassadors

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There are only six more games before the #2 Oregon Ducks softball team begin postseason play, limiting the opportunities to witness Oregon senior Janie Takeda conclude her record breaking final season with Ducks. Nearly a month after her shoulder injury suffered in the Ducks’ loss to Washington at Howe Field, the two-time NFCA All-American has recovered and has plenty of opportunities after college. As the No. 26 overall …

The Dominance of Cheridan Hawkins: Softball’s Madison Bumgarner

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Oregon starting pitcher Cheridan Hawkins must have dominance inscribed in her DNA, as her performances have left opponents baffled. Since game one of the season, Hawkins knew she would be Oregon’s x-factor in returning to the Women’s College World Series. In the UCLA series, Hawkins dealt with adversity for the first time this season as she lost the first game of …

Oregon Softball: Ducks Edge ASU, 4-3, Sweep Series

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com at Howe Field in Eugene, Ore. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks softball team held off a late run by No. 19 Arizona State this afternoon, beating the Sun Devils 4-3 at Howe Field in their first series sweep of ASU since 1989. Junior pitcher Cheridan Hawkins continued to dominate the Sun Devils from the mound, going the full seven innings …

Ducks Softball Shattering Records

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Amid the bright lights of a surprisingly deep NCAA basketball tournament run and the Ducks’ return to the gridiron for spring practice, the impressive run of Oregon’s #2 ranked softball team is going criminally under-reported.  The team is 30-4 in the year, 8-1 in conference, and crushing the opposition in nearly every category.  The girls in green score almost eight runs …

Geri Ann Glasco: The Next Babe Ruth?

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Geri Ann Glasco is the rare ball player than can hit and pitch equally well. Yankee great, Babe Ruth could do both, but even he had to stop pitching to concentrate on his hitting. Glasco one-ups the all-time great by performing both roles at the same time. Against Utah Valley, Glasco allowed only three hits in a run-rule shortened 9-1 victory. …

Ducks Play Aggressive Ball: The Beavers Crumble

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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 10-0 in a run-rule shortened game. The no-no was Hawkins’ fourth at Oregon, making her one of the best players …