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Rivalry Series on Deck for Oregon State Softball

Apr 28, 2022

THIS WEEK
• Oregon State travels to No. 22 Oregon for its final road regular-season weekend in the Rivalry Series with the Ducks beginning on Friday at 6 p.m. PT. Games two and three will be played at 6 p.m. PT on Saturday and 4 p.m. PT on Sunday. All games will be available on the Pac-12 Networks with Ann Schatz on the call.

Friday, April 29
Oregon State at Oregon – 6:00 p.m. PT
Eugene, Ore. – Jane Sanders Stadium – Pac-12 Network

Saturday, April 30
Oregon State at Oregon – 6:00 p.m. PT
Eugene, Ore. – Jane Sanders Stadium – Pac-12 Network

Sunday, May 1
Oregon State at Oregon – 4:00 p.m. PT
Eugene, Ore. – Jane Sanders Stadium – Pac-12 Network

FOLLOW THE BEAVS
• Links to livestreams and live stats will be available on the softball schedule page at OSUBeavers.com
• Follow @BeaverSoftball on Twitter for the most up-to-date news on all things Beaver Softball.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW
• Single game tickets for the 2022 Oregon State softball season are available for purchase.

SCOUTING THE OREGON DUCKS
• The Ducks hold a 26-16 overall record with a 5-13 conference record, heading into the weekend. Oregon is hitting .306 as a team with 57 home runs and 66 doubles, averaging 6.31 runs per game.
• Oregon leads the Pac-12 in stolen bases at 1.74 per game and is No. 25 in that statistical category. The Ducks have swiped 73 bases in 88 attempts, led by 13 from Hanna Delgado.
• Delgado leads the offense with a .385 batting average, collecting 50 hits, 21 RBIs and 33 runs scored. Counterpart Allee Bunker bats .362 on the season with a team-best 54 hits, 36 runs batted in and eight home runs.
• KK Humphreys has proven to be the double queen for Oregon, knocking 12 on the season in 127 appearances with a .307 average.
• In 95 innings, Stevie Hansen has 10 victories on the season with a 3.39 ERA to lead the Duck pitching staff. Jordan Dail (7-4) and Makenna Kliethermes (7-5) have combined for the majority of the other wins in the circle.

THE SERIES: OREGON STATE VS. OREGON    
• Oregon leads the all-time series with Oregon State 93-97-1 while the Beavers are 6-21 under head coach Laura Berg. The Beavers and Ducks have split the last 10 matchups while Oregon has won four of the last six.
• Oregon State took a 8-1 victory in Corvallis last season in the second contest of the four-game weekend with the Ducks last year. The loss handed No. 3 Oregon its first loss of the season while Mariah Mazon earned the win in the circle.

BEAVERS AT A GLANCE
• The Beavers suffered just their third conference series loss of the year against No. 4 UCLA, dropping all three games at Kelly Field.
• Oregon State dropped to 31-15 overall and 7-11 in conference play, sitting in sixth above Arizona, Utah and Oregon. Despite their seven-game losing streak, the Beavers have lost by just one run in six games.
• As a team, the Beavers hold a .285 batting average with 47 home runs from 10 different Beavers. Freshman Des Rivera knocked her first career bomb last weekend in the UCLA series opener. Oregon State averages 5.15 runs per game led by Eliana Gottlieb's 34 runs scored.
• Freshman Kiki Escobar is second in the conference with 60 hits with a .355 batting average. She has started in all 46 games and has a team-best nine doubles and nine stolen bases.
•Junior Frankie Hammoude leads the Beavs with 12 home runs, totaling 40 in her career. Hammoude needs just two more to tie Cambria Miranda for second all-time in the Beaver record books for career bombs. Tarrah Beyster is the home run leader with 52.
• Mariah Mazon leads the Oregon State pitching staff with 12 wins and a save in the circle. Mazon holds a team-best 1.62 ERA in 127 and 2/3 innings pitched to go along with 14 complete games thrown. Freshman Sarah Haendiges has made a name for herself during her first year with the Orange & Black, pitching 104 1/3 innings with a 1.90 ERA, 10 victories, one save and 116 strikeouts.

ON DECK:
• Following the bye weekend, the Beavers return home for the final Pac-12 regular season weekend, hosting Utah May 12-14 for Senior Weekend. The three-game tilt is scheduled to begin on Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m. PT, continues on Friday, May 13 at 6 p.m. PT and concludes on Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m. PT.
• All three games will be available on Oregon State's live stream.

For more information on the Oregon State softball team, visit OSUBeavers.com or follow the team @BeaverSoftball on Twitter and Instagram.

OUR MISSION
Oregon State Athletics strives to Build Excellent Authentic Visionary Student-Athletes (Go BEAVS).