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Softball Visits No. 3 UCLA

Mar 31, 2022

The Ducks begin a gauntlet that finds them playing 15-of-16 games against teams currently ranked in the top 25, as well as 13 consecutive games versus 2021 NCAA Tournament teams. The run begins this weekend in a series at No. 3 UCLA. The Bruins lead the all-time series 89-30.

GAME NOTES

SCOREGON
Oregon is third in the Pac-12 and eighth nationally in scoring at 7.31 runs per game. 

SCHEDULE STRENGTH
Ranked fifth in the RPI, the Ducks have played the 15th-most difficult schedule nationally this season. Of the Ducks' 24 wins, 20 have come against teams currently ranked among the RPI top 100. That's tied for second nationally behind only No. 1 Oklahoma (28).

DUCKS SET STEALS RECORD
Oregon set a school record with nine stolen bases March 21 at BYU. The Ducks have stolen at least three bases nine time this season, including seven in their last game vs. Cal (March 27).

20-20
Four Ducks have already reached the 20-RBI plateau with two more ready to join the club. Allee Bunker has 29 RBI, Ariel Carlson 24, Vallery Wong 23 and KK Humphreys 22. Paige Sinicki is at 19 RBI, while Hanna Delgado is at 18.

STRONG DEFENSE
The Ducks lead the Pac-12 and rank ninth nationally in fielding percentage (.979).

TOUGHEST TO STRIKEOUT X2 
Allee Bunker and Paige Sinicki are the two toughest players to strikeout in the Pac-12. Bunker strikes out once every 52.5 at-bats. Sinicki strikes out once every 38.5 at-bats.