Oregon sophomore Aaron Wise won the 49th Pacific Coast Amateur on Friday afternoon at Eugene Country Club.
Former Duck goalkeeper Abby Steele was signed by women's professional soccer team, Seattle Reign FC, on Friday.
No. 2 overall draft pick Marcus Mariota participated in the first practice of Titans training camp Friday, and GoDucks.com was on the scene.
The Ducks have to replace two NFL draft picks in Jake Fisher and Hroniss Grasu but the return of Tyler Johnstone should ease the transition.
Pac-12 media picked Oregon in the North but USC to win the conference title, while the Ducks are No. 5 in the preseason coaches' poll.
As is the case at running back, Oregon has an outstanding mix of proven talent and intriguing newcomers to aid the new starting quarterback.
The two are part of the group of three men and three women up for the award, and represent UO as the only school with multiple finalists.
Royce Freeman and Thomas Tyner give the Ducks an enviable 1-2 punch, and a couple of talented freshmen will challenge for touches, too.
Oregon volleyball finished a grueling two days of The Program last week, testing the team's physical and mental strength.
The graduation of Marcus Mariota creates what's sure to be one of the most watched storylines when the 2015 Ducks begin practice Aug. 10.
Left-hander Cole Irvin passed up the chance to turn pro and will return to anchor what projects as an outstanding UO rotation next spring.
Edward Cheserek led the way for the Ducks as the men's scholar athlete for both the indoor and outdoor seasons.