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Homestand Continues with Washington

Apr 21, 2022

The Ducks will play the last of 13 consecutive games versus teams that played in the 2021 NCAA Tournament then they host No. 11 Washington for a three-game series Friday through Sunday. Not only are the Ducks facing a streak of 2021 NCAA Tournament teams, but they are also in a stretch of playing 15-of-16 games against teams currently ranked in the top 25. Washington leads the all-time series 61-32.

GAME NOTES

THE 10 GRADUATES
Ten Ducks will have earned their college degrees by the end of the summer. Three are already college graduates - Jordan Dail, Terra McGowan and Brooke Yanez. Allee Bunker, Rachel Cid, Hannah Galey, Katelyn Howard, Makenna Kliethermes and Karissa Ornelas will graduate at the end of this quarter, while Jasmine Williams will complete her degree this summer.

SCHEDULE STRENGTH
Ranked 18th in the RPI, the Ducks have played the fourth-most difficult schedule nationally this season, trailing only Alabama, Tennessee and Virginia Tech. Of the Ducks' 26 wins, 19 have come against teams currently ranked among the RPI top 100.

SCOREGON
Oregon is third in the Pac-12 and 12th nationally in scoring at 6.62 runs per game.

POWER SURGE
Through 39 games, the Ducks have hit 56 home runs in 2022. Oregon surpassed last year's home run total, 54, in game 38 of this season.

THREE DOT NOTES
* Oregon has swiped 70 bases in 84 attempts this season. Compare that to the opposition, which has 17 steals in 28 tries.
* Allee Bunker was one of just six players in the nation last season to club double-digit home runs while striking out six times or fewer.
* Nearly half of Oregon's runs (120-of-258) have been scored after two outs in an inning.
* Oregon has used 31 different batting lineups in 39 games in 2022. Last year, the Ducks used 50 different lineups in 57 games.
* Oregon has scored seven or more runs in a game 22 times this season.
* Three Duck starters hit .500-plus last week at Arizona - Terra McGowan (.667), Ariel Carlson (.556) and Paige Sinicki (.500).
* In her 10 games since returning from injury, Terra McGowan is hitting .344 (11-for-32) with 2 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI and 2 SB.
* Allee Bunker has started 110 consecutive games, including 102 straight at second base.