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 …

Lady Ducks Shock No. 19 Stanford

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The Lady Ducks made a statement in Sunday’s game against the No. 19 Stanford Cardinal. Matthew Knight Arena was buzzing after Oregon pulled off the upset, defeating Stanford 62-55 in the Ducks’ senior game. The win added to the Ducks’ 13-16 (6-12 Pac-12) record going into the Pac-12 tournament this coming Thursday in Seattle. With their huge win over Stanford …

Alleyne Shortlisted for Wooden Award

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Jillian Alleyne, Oregon’s phenom center/forward, has been shortlisted for the prestigious John R. Wooden Award for 2015. Named after John Wooden, who led the UCLA men’s team to ten NCAA Mens Basketball Championships; the award honors the most outstanding men’s and women’s college basketball players in the United States. Alleyne, a 6′ 3″ junior from Fontana, California is one of 20 …