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: Dynamo Ducks World Series Bound!

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Farewell, Howe Field. Hello, Oklahoma City! The No. 1 Oregon Ducks softball team played its final game at Howe Field Saturday afternoon, advancing to the Women’s College World Series after dominating NC State, 9-3, in the second of a two-game series sweep at the Eugene Super Regionals. Here’s the moment! Congrats @OregonSB!!! So inspiring for all of us! Good luck in Oklahoma #WCWSBound pic.twitter.com/3EV90vrmcB — Kelly Graves …

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 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 …

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. …

Ducks Beat Cal 9-0 in Howe Field Home Run Derby

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In 1936, the University of Oregon constructed Howe Field adjacent to MacArthur Court and Hayward Field. For nearly 80 years, this local gem sparkled alongside Oregon’s growing jewelry box of shimmering athletic monuments. Saturday afternoon, in the second to last game at the historic ballpark, the No. 2 Oregon Ducks softball team polished the diamond with a convincing 9-0 run-rule win over visiting No. 18 California Golden Bears in front of …

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 Freshman Wins National Player of the Week Award

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Oregon softball has had quite the decorated season this year. Aside from being ranked second nationally, the Ducks have had yet another member of their team be named the NFCA player of the week. Freshman third baseman, Jenna Lilley has earned this achievement for her second time in her short career with the Ducks. The freshman solidified her case for this award …

Simply Smashing: Recent Hitting Has Ducks Softball Hot!

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In describing Oregon’s home run barrage against Washington, PAC-12 play-by-play announcer Ann Schatz said it best, “Off the pole, touch them all, I have never seen anything like this!” Oregon Softball capped a historic day with a school record eight home runs in a victory against Northwest rival Washington. Oregon’s hitting has been incredible since the Oregon State series. Fans have been …