SB | Oregon drops Pac-12 opener to UCLA, 6-2

It has been over a year-and-a-half since the UCLA Bruins have visited Jane Sanders Stadium. Their the last visit saw a three-game super regional end in the Bruins’ favor when they outlasted the Ducks, taking two of the three games to advance to the Women’s College World Series. Now, the Bruins pick up where they left off, opening Pac-12 play with a dominant win over the Ducks, 6-1. Bruins starting pitcher, sophomore Rachel Garcia, tossed all seven innings, totaling 16 strikeouts, allowing five hits, two runs and walking three. The Bruins also homered three times, which is one fewer than the amount the Oregon pitching staff has given up all season long. Senior Kylee Perez led the Bruins offensively, accumulating three hits, two runs, and one RBI. Megan Kleist started for the Ducks. She was pulled with one out in the 5th innings after allowing three runs and striking out two batters. The Ducks were trailing 6-0 in the bottom of the seventh when Lauren Lindvall led off the innings hitting a home run to give the Ducks their first run, The Ducks would score one more run in the seventh, but that was it. Ducks host the Bruins in game two of the series on Saturday at 7 P.M.

Game Story (by Jonathan Rifkind)

Postgame Interview

Head Coach Mike White

OF Alexis Mack



QuackSmack: Friday, 3/9/18

HOSTS: Ian GerigDrake Hills, and Matt Tyra

6:00 Oregon Invitational (Finally) Gets Underway

  • Will play Weber State tonight
  • Pitching staff carrying the team
  • Looking forward

6:15 Oregon MBB Reaches Pac12 Semi-Finals

  • A win is a win… ?
  • Play 2 seed USC tonight
  • Grading their Pac12 tournament performance
  • Outlook for Oregon’s postseason

~6:30 Oregon Softball Live from Jane Sanders Stadium with Marc Grandi 

~8:00 Softball Opens Oregon Invitational

  • Postgame analysis of Oregon vs Weber State

~8:15 Update on Oregon Baseball

  • Update on the action from PK Park
  • Encouraged by Oregon’s start to the season?
  • Biggest impact players so far?

~8:25 Oregon WBB

  • Take conference tournament and regular season title for first time in school history
  • Expectations for the big dance

~8:35 Panelists’ Choice