by Rob Moseley
Rounding up action for Oregon athletics this weekend, beyond the men's basketball team's continued push for an NCAA Tournament berth Saturday afternoon at USC ...
The indoor track and field teams will be in Seattle for the MPSF Championships on Friday and Saturday. The meet serves as a final chance for the Ducks to earn NCAA Championship qualifying marks, but a strong winter has the UO men and women already in position to field very competitive teams at nationals.
The Oregon baseball team opens its premier nonconference series of the season Friday against Cal State Fullerton in PK Park. The No. 9 Ducks and No. 5 Titans are among the best teams in the country. Saturday will be freshman phenom Matt Krook's PK Park debut, and on Sunday the Ducks are scheduled to pitch Porter Clayton, whose last start was in 2011, prior to a two-year church mission.
Softball opened a tournament in Floriday on Friday morning, putting its 14-game winning streak on the line. The No. 4 Ducks were scheduled to take on No. 1 Florida later in the day.
The women's basketball team opens the final regular season weekend of the year Friday night against Arizona State. On Sunday, seniors Ariel Thomas, Danielle Love, Laura Stanulis and Chynna Miley will be recognized.
Lacrosse is back in action this weekend on the East Coast, playing at Temple on Saturday and at Robert Morris on Monday. And the women's golf team will play a tournament Monday and Tuesday in Northern California, after a record-setting weekend last time out.