Oregon Softball Edges NDSU, 4-3, in Eugene Regional Thriller

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com at the NCAA Eugene Softball Regionals at Howe Field in Eugene, Ore. On the second day of the NCAA Eugene Regionals, No. 25 North Dakota State wanted to make a statement against the No. 1 Oregon Ducks. But the three-time reigning Pac-12 Champions showed resolve, battling to a 4-3 victory over the Bison. The Ducks (48-6) have an opportunity to advance to the Super Regionals …

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 …

Oregon Softball against UCLA

Sammie Puentes: Fast and Fearless

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The Ducks were facing their second loss in two days: Top of the seventh, down 4-1 to the No. 10-ranked UCLA Bruins. With one runner out, Sammie Puentes, Oregon’s base-running specialist, stood on second base. The next batter, Koral Costa smacked a single into the outfield and the 5’2″ Puentes flew around third and streaked for home where the beefy Bruin catcher, Stephany LaRosa, …