Friends! Quack addicts! Lend me your ears! I've got for you a round up of all the goings-on around the Oregon Athletics corral. First, and most important, a home events list for this weekend in case you're itching for some live Duck sports. The list is rather small this weekend.
Friday 11/6 - W Volleyball vs. Arizona, 7 PM
Saturday 11/7 - W Volleyball vs. ASU, 7 PM
Sunday 11/8 - W Basketball vs. Western Oregon (exhibition), 2 PM; M Basketball vs. Lewis and Clark (Exhibition), 6 PM
Now some links for your viewing pleasure:
Harry Marra, veteran decathlon coach, joins Oregon's track and field staff
Marra, who is replacing former assistant track coach Dan Steele, is a former Team USA decathalon coach, and the thought of him coaching reigning NCAA decathlon champ Ashton Eaton and NCAA heptathlon Brianne Theisen is just scary.
Oregon Team Stunts and Gymnastics: Come Again?
"It's like floor routine in gymnastics but with 20 people on the floor — all synchronized," head coach Felecia Mulkey says. "It has some stunts in it that may look like cheerleading, but without any of the cheerleading stuff." Read the article for more info, looks to me like it'll just be an orgy of tumbling passes performed by girls in tight outfits. So I'm for it.
Men's Golf Places 3rd at SSC Pacific Invitational
Daniel Miernicki's 4-under 67 highlighted Oregon's final round at the Stockton Sports Commission Pacific Invitational, played Wednesday at the par-71, 6,757-yard Brookside Country Club. The Ducks finished with a total score of 834, two shots behind tournament champion UC Davis. Eugene Wong had a 73 in the final round and was Oregon’s high finisher, taking second at 10-under 203. It was the best career finish for the sophomore from North Vancouver, B.C.
Pics from the Men's B-Ball Exhibition against Concordia
Catron wearing 34? I smell a conspiracy involving Catron forcing Kamyron Brown out just for a number and some Sour Patch Kids.
Matthew Knight Arena
Click "View Construction" for a really fun time-lapse vid of all the Matt Court construction. The Seat Viewer is also a lot of fun.
OT: Ferret gets swine flu from its owner. Dom, have you vaccinated your pets?