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Softball: No. 2 Ducks down Dawgs 15-6

Softball: No. 2 Ducks down Dawgs 15-6
Oregon Ducks celebrate after winning game #3 against the Washington Huskies on Sunday at Howe Field. After defeating the Huskies 8-0 in five innings in game #1, the Ducks lost to their rivals 10-2 in game #2, then the Ducks rallied to defeat the Huskies 15-6 in game #3 to win the series. Deb Josephson, Oregon News Lab

The No. 2 Oregon softball team closed their weekend series against the No. 19 Washington Huskies with an offensive explosion, taking down the Dawgs 15-6 in five innings on Sunday afternoon at Howe Field.

Softball: Huskies snap 13-game Duck winning streak

Softball: Huskies snap 13-game Duck winning streak
Oregon Ducks Danica Mercado (#2) makes a diving leap for a ball hit just outside her reach in the game against the Washington Huskies. The Huskies defeated the Ducks 10-2 in five innings in game two of the three game series, ending a 13-game winning streak for the Ducks and giving the Ducks their first eight-run rule loss since since 2013. Dan Morrison, Oregon News Lab

The Oregon softball team fell to the Washington Huskies 10-2 in five innings on Saturday afternoon, ending Oregon’s 13-game win streak and marking the Duck’s first conference loss on the year. Oregon is now 29-4, and 7-1 in conference play.

Tee It Up: Practicing your swing

Tee It Up: Practicing your swing »Play Video

If you're ready to get back on the golf course this spring, a good idea is to maybe go out to the driving range and get a little practice in.

Watch this installment of Tee It Up for what you need to focus on to avoid bad habits in your swing.

Ducks win final home acrobatics meet

Ducks win final home acrobatics meet
Ducks Shelby Armstrong (#36) performs a toss maneuver. The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team hosted a tri-meet at Matt Knight Arena Monday night, facing Azusa Pacific and Fairmont State. The Ducks won the meet with a final score of 273.57, Azusa Pacific earning 257.25, and Fairmont State with 253.39. Cameron Shultz, Oregon News Lab

In their final meet at Matthew Knight Arena this season, the Oregon seniors helped the Ducks make a statement victory, posting a 273.57 to beat the Azusa Pacific Cougars, 257.25, and Fairmont State Falcons, 253.39, in a tri-meet on Monday night.

Ducks open softball season with sweep of Beavers

Ducks open softball season with sweep of Beavers
Ducks Jenna Lilley (#00) hits a double late in the game. Through 5 innings of rain-soaked softball, Oregon defeated Oregon State 23 - 12 at Howe Field on Sunday. The Ducks' 23 runs are a single-game record, and the 35 combined runs broke the previously held score of 29 set in 1975. Oregon climbed to 22 - 3 (2 - 0 Pac-12) while the OSU fell to 19 - 8 (0 - 2 Pac-12). Cameron Shultz, Oregon News Lab

The No.2 University of Oregon softball team swept their rivals Oregon State University Beavers in a three-game series, 10-0, 23-12 and 9-0 this weekend at Howe Field.

Former Oregon acrobatics coach leads Baylor over Ducks at home

Former Oregon acrobatics coach leads Baylor over Ducks at home
The Oregon Ducks perform a routine during their meet against Baylor University on Thursday night at Matt Knight Arena. The Bears upset the Ducks winning 279.77 to 278.825. Elora Overbey, Oregon News Lab

The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team received their first loss of the season - and first loss ever in Matthew Knight Arena - on Thursday night, falling 279.77 – 278.825 to the No. 2 Baylor Bears.

Marcus Mariota at Oregon Pro Day

Marcus Mariota at Oregon Pro Day