QuackSmack: Wednesday, 2/14/18

HOSTS: Matt Tyra, Sean MacPherson, and Mark Wang

6:00 Oregon MBB in LA for Make-Or-Break Weekend

  • Sweep of UCLA and USC necessary or a split good enough?
  • Analyzing USC-Oregon Round 2
  • Weekend predictions

6:15 GUEST: Andrew Greif (The Oregonian)

6:25 USC on Friday For Women’s Basketball; UCLA Looming

  • How important is this weekend for the Ducks?
  • Can wacky scheduling help Oregon against UCLA?
  • How USC can throw the weekend into chaos

6:40 After Easy Kajikawa Classic, Softball in Puerto Vallarta

  • What can Miranda Elish bring this season?
  • Quick look at Puerto Vallarta College Classic
  • Predictions for the tournament

6:52 UO Baseball Season Opens Friday

  • Expectations for the Ducks
  • Analysis of Marucci Desert Classic



AUDIO: Oregon Softball Looks Ahead to Trip to Mexico

The Oregon Ducks women’s softball team opened its 2018 season with a 6-0 weekend at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Arizona. Up next for the Ducks is a trip to Mexico for the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge. There, the Ducks will play one ranked team in No. 15 Ole Miss. Before the team’s Tuesday afternoon practice, members of the Ducks met with the media to discuss the opening weekend and what to expect on the team’s second trip outside of the United States in about two months. The full interviews are below.

Head Coach Mike White

Senior Gwen Svekis

Sophomore Shannon Rhodes

– Marc Grandi