There is some politicking going on surrounding the removal of Oregon associate athletic director and head of Track Town USA Vin Lananna from his position as President of USATF. There are surface level reasons the move maybe makes sense, but it appears that there is at least poor transparency.
Mario Cristobal has made the final hire for the football coaching staff with Alex Mirabal. Coach Mirabal comes to Oregon from Marshal, where he was offensive line coach. Marshall allowed the fourth fewest sacks in FBS last year.
Men’s golf is in La Quinta, California and tied for 1st place with #1 ranked Oklahoma State after one round of golf. The Ducks were lead by Norman Xiong with a 3 under 68, one shot off the lead. Xiong made five straight birdies on the back nine.
Megan Kleist was named pitcher of the week for the Pac 12. For the week Kleist pitched two games with a 1-0 record and a 0.00 ERA, (significantly better than a 0.0 GPA, Bluto). This is the third such award for Megan in her career.