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Oregon Softball: Ducks Take Pac 12 Title in Weekend Sweep of Beavers in Civil War


Oregon Softball is on a roll. They have won their last six in a row and swept Seattle(Doubleheader) and Oregon State this week at Howe Field. Senior Pitcher Jessica Moore(24-3)also took away Pac 12 Player of the Week Honors, piching her third shutout of the year on Sunday and netting nine strikouts in five innings as Oregon topped Oregon State 8-0 to winthe Pac 12 Title.

“I was so excited and relieved after the game. We had been thinking about this weekend all season long, so it’s a relief. We knew what we were capable of back in the fall, and have embraced the challenge. Today, I took it pitch by pitch and did my best to help the team.”

Jessica Moore after Sunday’s game.

“Winning a Pac-12 title is not easy, so when we add that sign to the center field wall it will mean a lot to the fans, the university, and a lot of alumni. This was another big step for the program, and now we have bigger things ahead at ASU next weekend and the postseason.”

Head Coach Mike White after winning the Pac 12 title

Now the Ducks travel to Arizona State (Thursday, May 9th-Saturday May 11th) to close out the regular season on the road.

On Sunday, May 12, the 64-team NCAA Tournament bracket will be unveiled on ESPNU at 7 p.m. Pacific Time.

 

Oregon Ducks This Week:

LinkedUp: Pac 12 Coaches On Oregon, Peek At Oregon Basketball 2013 Schedule, Arizona Is Stylin’
 
Oregon Softball Ranked #2 In Latest USA Softball Poll, 3 In NFCA Poll
 
Oregon Baseball: Ducks Top Washington State 4-3 On Cougar Error In Extras, Sweep Series
 
 
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