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Ducks softball rolls to 24-0; UO baseball wins sixth in a row

SUNDAY COLLEGE RESULTS/Oregon State rallies to beat Sacramento State, 6-5

COURTESY: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Concordia's Madisen Oliver, a freshman infielder from McNary High, takes a cut on Sunday against Simon Fraser.SOFTBALL

Oregon 12, Hofstra 1

At Jane Standers Stadium

The No. 4 Ducks remained the only NCAA unbeaten and went to 24-0, winning in five innings at home Sunday morning.

Oregon took a 5-0 lead with four runs in the bottom of the third.

Shannon Rhodes then hit a three-run homer in a seven-run fourth.

Maggie Balint (11-0) allowed one hit and three walks, with eight strikeouts, giving up a run in the fifth.

Oregon State 6, Sacramento State 5

At Fresno, California

The Beavers tied the score at 5-5 with two runs in the bottom of the fifth and went ahead in the sixth.

In the fifth, Natalie Hampton had a sacrifice fly and Alysha Everett hit the tying double.

In the sixth, Shelby Weeks' double scored the go-ahead run.

Meehra Nelson (3-1) picked up the win, allowing five hits and one walk, with four strikeouts, in seven innings.

OSU improved to 15-7, while the Hornets fell to 6-11-1.

Southern Illinois 10, Portland State 2


At Las Vegas, Nevada

After losing in five innings to Southern Illinois, the Vikings came from behind for their second victory of the season.

PSU (2-18) took a 7-6 lead with three runs in the top of the sixth versus the host Rebels (16-9), then added a run in the seventh.

Starter Emma Detamore (1-11) went the distance, giving up eight hits and two walks, with one strikeout.

Tayler Gunesch had a two-run double in the PSU sixth, and Kortney Craker drove in Gunesch with a single.

In the seventh, Shae Nelson's double scored SheaLee Lindsey.

Simon Fraser 13, Concordia 12

Concordia 8, Simon Fraser 0

At Porter Park

In the opener, the Clansmen took an 11-7 lead with six runs in the top of the fifth, made it 13-8 in the seventh, then withstood a four-run Cavaliers rally.

Concordia won the nightcap in five innings. McKenzie Smith blanked Simon Fraser on one hit, striking out five and walking none. Sam Rice was 3 for 3 with two RBIs, Jessica Johnson 2 for 3 with two RBIs, and Meghan Luebbert drove in three runs.

The split put Concordia at 3-5 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference and 10-11 overall. Simon Fraser is 1-1, 5-7.

Lewis & Clark 3, Puget Sound 0

Puget Sound 3, Lewis & Clark 1

At Tacoma, Washington

The visiting Pioneers out-hit the Loggers 10-2 in the opener, with the top two batters in the order, Lisa Kumaska and Stephanie Garcia, each getting two.

Kalin Rooney (1-2) pitched a complete-game two hitter with three walks and six strikeouts.

L&C finished the day 1-9 overall and 1-5 in the Northwest Conference. UPS is 6-6, 3-3 NWC.


Oregon 3, Santa Clara 0

At PK Park

The Ducks made three-run fifth inning hold up in Eugene.

Spenser Steer drove in the first two runs with a double, and Daniel Patzlaff followed with a single that scored Steer.

Former Central Catholic High pitcher Cole Stringer (2-0) got the win, going 5 2/3 innings, with four hits and one walk allowed, along with three strikeouts.

The Ducks raised their record to 11-4 overall and 7-1 at home with their sixth consecutive victory.

Santa Clara got swept in the four-game series and fell to 3-12.

Western Oregon 2, Concordia 1

Western Oregon 9, Concordia 2

At Porter Park

The Wolves won the opener despite a complete game from Cavaliers pitcher Jake Brewer, who had eight strikeouts and gave up four hits and three walks.

Concordia ended the weekend series at 4-13 overall, 2-5 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.

WOU, which jumped to a 5-0 lead after three innings of the nightcap, is 7-3, 6-0 GNAC.

Augsburg 11, Lewis & Clark 0

Augsburg 7, Lewis & Clark 2

At Tucson, Arizona

The Pioneers wrapped up their six games at the Tucson Invitational, where they went 1-5.

Augsburg hit two grand slams in the opener.

Nick Lockwood and Cooper Larson each had an RBI double in the nightap for L&C.


No. 8 Oregon is in the lead after one round of the Bandon Dunes Championship, which concludes Tuesday.

The Ducks' 13-under-par 275 score Sunday was their best first round of the season. It was eight better than No. 21 Colorado and No. 11 Texas Tech, who are tied for second

UO senior Wyndham Clark, ranked No. 1 in the nation, grabbed second place with a 6-under 66, one back of Hannes Ronneblad of Texas Tech. Sophomores Ryan Gronlund and Edwin Yi are tied for sixth at 69.

The 54-hole event at the par-72 Old MacDonald course also includes Oregon State, which is tied for fifth at 286.

Jonas Liebich and Trevor Yu each had a 70 for the Beavers.


Oregon 4, Washington State 0

At Pullman, Washington

The Ducks ran their record to

9-5, 2-0 in the Pac-12 with their fourth victory in a row.


Montana State 4, Portland State 3

At Club Green Meadows, Vancouver, Washington

PSU suffered its fourth 4-3 loss and fell to 2-10 overall, 0-5 in the Big Sky, despite wins at Nos. 1 and 2 singles by Nathan Boniel and Tommy Edwards.

• Portland won the Golden State Invitational at Davis, California, defeating host Grand Canyon 4-3, with singles victories by No. 1 Mike Pervolarakis, No. 2 Mathieu Garcia and No. 2 Carlos Donat.

Donat's 3-6, 6-1, 6-0 victory provided the clinching point for the Pilots, 9-1 overall this season.