Oregon softball's sweep of a fellow top-10 team this past weekend showed the Ducks the be battle-ready as the postseason approaches.
Oregon run-ruled Louisiana for the second game in a row to open Saturday's doubleheader, then rallied for a 2-1 victory in eight innings.
Janie Takeda became the UO career leader in hits and steals, Cheridan Hawkins threw a no-hitter and Nikki Udria hit a walk-off homer Friday.
Not wanting to lose momentum, Oregon filled a gap in its conference schedule by welcoming No. 9 Louisiana to town Friday and Saturday.
No. 2 Oregon steps out of Pac-12 play this weekend for a big non-conference home showdown with the No. 9 ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns.
Janie Takeda tied the program's career hits mark as the Ducks won, 6-3, on Monday night to sweep Stanford for the third straight year.
After helping the Ducks take down Stanford on Saturday and Sunday, third baseman Jenna Lilley has been named Pac-12 freshman of the week.
Nikki Udria hit her first career grand slam while Janelle Lindvall tallied four RBIs as well and the No. 1 ranked Ducks beat Stanford, 12-8.
Geri Ann Glasco hit a pair of solo homers and Koral Costa smacked a game-winning RBI single in the seventh to beat Stanford, 5-4.
Oregon third baseman Jenna Lilley has been named one of 25 finalists for the NFCA freshman of the year award, the organization announced.
The No. 1 ranked Oregon softball team hits the road this weekend for a three-game series at Stanford, starting Saturday.
After rescheduling from last week due to rain, today's softball doubleheader against Portland State in Hillsboro has been rained out again.