The Oregon baseball team's recent magic in extra innings didn't carry over into the NCAA Regionals, as the Ducks lost 2-1 to Iowa on Sunday.
Mark Karaviotis went 4-for-4 with three runs scored to help spark Oregon to a 12-6 win.
Iowa held Oregon to one run in a 3-1 Hawkeyes' win
After playing its way into the postseason the last month, the Oregon baseball teams enters Friday's Regional against Iowa a confident team.
Junior third baseman Mitchell Tolman and junior relief pitcher Garrett Cleavinger have been named Pac-12 first-team all-conference
Oregon opens the Springfield Regional on Friday at 11 a.m. vs. Iowa
Scott Heineman hit .562 over four games to help Oregon play its way into the postseason, and was honored Monday by the conference.
Red-hot Oregon baseball will face Iowa to open the postseason Friday (11 a.m. PT, ESPN3), at an NCAA Regional hosted by Missouri State.
Tim Susnara's game-winning base hit in the 11th gave the Ducks a 4-3 win and a series victory over No. 2 UCLA
Oregon beat the Bruins 5-4 on Saturday, and will look to win again Sunday in one last chance to impress the postseason selection committee.
Oregon fought back from a 3-1 deficit but ultimately fell to No. 2 UCLA, 4-3.
Oregon hosts UCLA this week with the postseason in sight, and Mitchell Tolman's improved leadership has been a huge factor down the stretch.