How the Lady Ducks Stack Up Against the Bruins

Kyle Martin Editorials 0 Comments

It’s official – the regular season for women’s softball has come to a close, but the competitive fire is just beginning to ignite. Oregon finished as the top team in the Pac-12, winning its fourth consecutive Pac-12 title. The Ducks don’t want to stop there, though; the ultimate goal is a national championship and they are willing to obtain it at any …

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 …

Women In Flight Program Propels Fans, Athletes to Greater Heights

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Big things are happening in women’s sports at Oregon, thanks to the new Women In Flight program. Last year the second-ranked Oregon softball team played in the College World Series before being eliminated by Alabama in the national semifinals. This season, the women’s basketball team is undefeated in preseason play, including a road victory over No. 22 University of North …

Mike White: Defining the Standard of Excellence

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What makes Oregon softball so great? With rainy springs and aging facilities, the deck seems stacked against the Ducks, but they have a secret weapon: Coach Mike White. The Duck softball squad rides high these days, ranked No. 1 for much of last season and currently sitting in second place nationally, they have become a force in collegiate softball. White, …