Join Former Oregon Players to Help our Beloved Ducks!

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Our beloved Ducks put so much into their sports while at Oregon, but the transition to building a career after college is what the Oregon Athlete Foundation strives to help with. Join us on July 13th at a dinner with the Oregon Athlete Foundation. You may have noted this announcement before, and I personally would like to urge you all to …

A Farewell to FishDuck.com and an Ode to My Ducks

Caleb Couturie Editorials 2 Comments

Here I am, after nearly 15 months, writing my last article for FishDuck.com. I started before I even stepped foot on campus for my freshman year. Doe-eyed and terrified, I contacted Charles Fischer, an incredibly passionate Duck enthusiast who scared the crap out of me from the moment I started writing. My first article was good, but the title was awful and …

Jordan Kent: Oregon’s Three-Sport Star

Henry Swift Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 0 Comments

In college football today we often expect our athletes to be involved with a second sport. Lamichael James, Kenjon Barner, De’Anthony Thomas, and Devon Allen all have participated in track and field. There are rare athletes that take this a step further and take on more than just football and track. For example, we have Liz Brenner and her mission to participate in every …

Look to FishDuck for NCAA Track & Field Coverage

Charles Fischer FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Look to FishDuck.com to bring you coverage of the 2015 Men’s and Women’s NCAA Track & Field Championships. Covering the event for FishDuck will be our editor-in-chief and former Oregon Track Club member Mike Merrell, who narrowly missed qualifying for the 1976 U.S. Olympic Trials in the marathon. In addition to following all of our Oregon Ducks, Mike will be …

You’ve Come a Long Way, Duckie

Michael Bigham FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

They are some of the finest athletes in collegiate sports: Alaina Bergsma, AVCA National Player of the Year; Jillian Alleyne, third all-time in collegiate basketball double-doubles; Liz Brenner, multisport All-American and finalist for the Sports Illustrated College Athlete of the Year; Laura Roesler, winner of the Bowerman Award; and Courtney Ceo who led the nation in hitting last year. Two things unite …

Oregon Ducks Are Athletic Indeed

Mike Merrell FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

“They are very, very athletic.” – Arizona Coach Rich Rodriguez, describing the Oregon Ducks, who had just de-clawed his Arizona Wildcats, 51-13 in the 2014 Pac-12 Championship Game. Rich Rod got that one right, and it’s something for whoever matches up against the Ducks in the first-ever College Football Playoff to think about. If you read the comments section to …

Liz Brenner, Oregon Ducks, Track and Field

Liz Brenner: All-Star Duck

Michael Bigham FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Liz Brenner is a singular Duck, a once-in-a-generation athlete that excels in every competition she enters. She’s an All-American volleyball player, a 6’1″ outside hitter who led the Pac-12 last year in kills. Not only is she gifted with power and leaping ability, she is so skilled and quick that some are touting her for the libero or defensive specialist …

Recruiting Update: The Wadood Abides . . .

Mark Flores FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Steve Francis Football Recruiting Visits Oregon makes no secret its approach to multi-sport athletes; the more the merrier.  Past and current greats, the likes of Jordan Kent, and current Ducks Liz Brenner and Arik Armstead, are making names for themselves in multiple venues. Heading into the deluge that was Autzen Stadium two Saturdays past, Randall Cunningham Jr. (3-Star/Las Vegas, NV), the namesake of former NFL …

Oregon’s Brenner Faces Stiff Competition for S.I. Player of the Year

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

As many of you know Oregon multi-sport star Liz Brenner is up for Sports Illustrated female athlete of the year.  You can help Ms. Brenner to victory by going to  http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/college-athlete-of-the-year/ and casting your vote.   Liz’ task will not be easy however.  Here is a look at some of the stiff competition that she will face to be named to this …

Ducks Volleyball Digs Deep and Stuns #1 Penn State

Carl Blackwell FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

The Ducks Volleyball team is playing for all the marbles. #5 Oregon upset the #1 Penn State Nittany Lions in 4 sets, in the Ducks’ first appearance in the NCAA Volleyball semi-finals. They will be facing #3 Texas in the championship match on Saturday. There was good news and bad news for Oregon at the start of this very tense …

Ducks Volleyball: Where No Duck Has Gone Before

Carl Blackwell FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

The Ducks are in uncharted waters. The #5 Oregon Ducks Women’s volleyball team entered the second round of the NCAA tournament for only the third time in the history of the program. In their previous attempts, the Ducks did not advance past the round of 16. Emotions ran high against the #12 BYU Cougars on Friday. Although they would wind …