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Oregon softball unveils full 2016 schedule

Oregon softball’s first game at the new Jane Sanders Stadium will come against Stanford on March 24. On Wednesday, the program released its full schedule, which features 16 homes games at its new $16.5 million dollar stadium. Oregon returns considerable talent for 2016, including pitcher Cheridan Hawkins and third baseman …

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Oregon softball inks five-member recruiting class; ranked No. 1 in the nation

Times are incredibly bright for the Oregon softball program. Set to open the 2016 season with the new Jane Sanders Stadium, the program on Thursday signed the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation. The Ducks — three-time defending Pac-12 champions — will add five student-athletes to campus next year. The …

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Jane Sanders Stadium coming soon for Oregon softball

On Sept. 13, senior associate athletic director Lisa Peterson visited the Oregon softball team with an update of their stadium, currently under construction. She said to them, “You will play in this stadium this season. I have no doubt.” It’s something she’s been waiting to say since she began working for the Oregon …

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2016 pitcher Maggie Balint commits to Oregon softball

The Oregon softball pitching pipeline doesn’t appear to be ending any time soon. The Ducks received a 2016 verbal commitment from Maggie Balint, a right-handed pitcher from West Grove, Pennsylvania early Sunday morning. Balint is a two-time Gatorade Player of the Year in Pennsylvania and attends Avon Grove High School. “Coach …

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Oregon softball’s Mike White receives contract extension through 2021

Mike White’s had a whirlwind of a week. Last week, the Ducks broke ground on the new Jane Sanders Stadium and on Wednesday, the Oregon head coach received a contract extension that will keep him in Eugene through 2021. White’s contract — worth $1.425 million over six years —  averages $237,500 annually …

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Oregon softball pitcher Cheyene Powell to transfer

Oregon softball right handed pitcher Cheyene Powell has been granted a full release from the program and is transferring, UO athletic spokesman Joe Waltasti confirmed Friday. Powell announced her decision in a post to her Twitter account Friday morning. pic.twitter.com/d9hDpj3uhN — Chey Pow (@cheyene_powell) June 5, 2015 Powell, a native …

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Oregon softball’s season ends on 2-1 loss to Alabama

The Ducks’ 2015 record-breaking season is over. Oregon fell 2-1 to Alabama in Oklahoma City in an elimination game, sending the Ducks into the offseason short of their goal of winning a national championship. The Ducks — who rank No. 8 in the nation in scoring — found the scoreboard just twice in …

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Senior outfielder Janie Takeda’s had a larger than life impact on Oregon softball

Oregon outfielder Janie Takeda looks over the demolition at Howe Field. Her brown hair is tied low in a tight pony tail as a couple loose strands fall to the left side of her face. There’s not even a hint of a smile from the usually beaming senior. She’s wearing …

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Quick Hits: Postseason in full swing for Oregon athletics

– The No. 2 Oregon softball team dropped its 2015 Women’s College World Series opener with a 7-1 loss to No. 7 UCLA. Oregon’s Cheridan Hawkins got the loss by giving up seven runs, all earned, while the offense had a tough time getting going against UCLA’s Ally Carda. With …

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Oregon softball drops Women’s College World Series opener to UCLA

The Oregon softball team entered the 2015 Women’s College World Series with all the momentum it needed. The Ducks were a perfect 5-0 during regionals and super regionals, outscoring its opponents 33-8. They got the opportunity to face No. 7 UCLA in their first game at the WCWS, a team they took two …

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