Oregon's national-title dreams are delayed another year as the Ducks are eliminated by Alabama, 2-1 on Saturday.
After falling to UCLA in its opening game of the WCWS, Oregon will meet Alabama in an elimination game at 11:30 AM PT on Saturday.
Pitcher Cheridan Hawkins has been named a first team Capital One academic All-American, CoSIDA announced on Friday.
Oregon dropped its Women's College World Series opener Thursday night, 7-1 to UCLA, and will try to stay alive Saturday against Alabama.
Catcher Janelle Lindvall shines behind the plate and in the batter's box, but her leadership is what makes her the softball team's MVP.
Cheridan Hawkins was named a first team All-America while Jenna Lilley and Janie Takeda earned second team recognition, the NFCA announced.
Jenna Lilley's dedication to softball was apparent at an early age, and it has her up for national freshman of the year Tuesday night.
Oregon will be making its fourth appearance at the Women's College World Series starting Thursday in Oklahoma City.
Oregon is in the Women's College World Series for the third time in four years and wants to take a shot at college softball's biggest prize.
Oregon will make its third Women's College World Series trip in the last four years after winning its Super Regional on Saturday.
A part-time starter of late, Danica Mercado got the call and contributed with the bat and the glove as Oregon beat North Carolina State 6-1.
The Oregon softball team will be favored when Super Regionals begin Friday against North Carolina State, and the Ducks are on upset alert.