Oregon Ducks Softball
UniversityUniversity of Oregon
Head coachMelyssa Lombardi (3rd season)
ConferencePac-12
LocationEugene, OR
Home stadiumJane Sanders Stadium (Capacity: 1,500)
NicknameDucks
ColorsGreen and yellow[1]
   
NCAA WCWS appearances
1989, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018
AIAW WCWS appearances
1976, 1980
NCAA Super Regional appearances
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
NCAA Tournament appearances
1989, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021
Regular Season Conference championships
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018

The Oregon Ducks softball team represents the University of Oregon in NCAA Division I college softball in the Pac-12 Conference. The head coach is Melyssa Lombardi who is entering her third season with the Ducks. Oregon will now play home games at Jane Sanders Stadium after playing at Howe Field through 2015. Oregon has appeared in eight Women's College World Series, in 1976, 1980, 1989, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018.[2]

History

Coaching history

Years Coach Record %
1974–1979 Becky Sisley 57–59 .491
1980 Nancy Platz 18–12 .600
1981 John Feeney 8–19 .296
1982 Charles Sylvester 8–13 .381
1983–1985 P.J. Harlin 42–79 .347
1986–1989 Teresa Wilson 126–104 .548
1990–1996 Tami Brown 192–154 .555
1997–2001 Rick Gamez 168–164–1 .506
2002 Brent Rincon 24–30 .444
2002–2009 Kathy Arendsen 234–176 .571
2010–2018 Mike White 435–111–1 .796
2019–present Melyssa Lombardi 44–32 .579

Championships

Conference Championships

Season Conference Record Head Coach
2013 Pac–12 Conference 19–5 Mike White
2014 Pac–12 Conference 20–3–1 Mike White
2015 Pac–12 Conference 21–3 Mike White
2016 Pac–12 Conference 20–4 Mike White
2018 Pac–12 Conference 21–3 Mike White

Coaching staff

Name Position coached Consecutive season at
Oregon in current position
Melyssa Lombardi Head coach 3rd
Megan Langenfeld Assistant Coach 3rd
Justin Shults Assistant Coachh 3rd
Jo Koons Assistant Coach and Volunteer Coach 2nd
Emily Watson Graduate Assistant Coach 2nd
Reference:[3]

Year-by-year results

Legend
National Champions
Women's College World Series berth
Conference Tournament Champions
Conference Regular Season Champions
Season Head Coach Overall Conference Conference
Standing
Conference
Tournament
NCAA Tournament Final
Rank
W L T % W L T %
1974 Becky Sisley 3 8 0 .273 0 0 0 N/A
1975 Becky Sisley 5 7 0 .417 0 0 0 N/A
1976 Becky Sisley 16 6 0 .727 0 0 0 N/A AIAW World Series 2nd Round
1977 Becky Sisley 12 9 0 .571 0 0 0 N/A
1978 Becky Sisley 4 13 0 .235 0 0 0 N/A
1979 Becky Sisley 17 16 0 .515 0 0 0 N/A
1980 Nancy Platz 18 12 0 .600 0 0 0 N/A AIAW World Series 3rd Round
1981 John Feeney 8 19 0 .296 0 0 0 N/A
1982 Charles Sylvester 8 13 0 .381 0 0 0 N/A
1983 P.J. Harlin 6 21 0 .222 0 0 0 N/A
1984 P.J. Harlin 17 33 0 .340 0 0 0 N/A
1985 P.J. Harlin 19 25 0 .432 0 0 0 N/A
1986 Teresa Wilson 17 30 0 .362 0 0 0 N/A
1987 Teresa Wilson 23 30 0 .434 2 8 0 .200 5th
1988 Teresa Wilson 32 26 0 .552 9 11 0 .450 3rd
1989 Teresa Wilson 54 18 0 .750 13 7 0 .650 2nd Women's College World Series 3rd Round
1990 Tami Brown 35 23 0 .603 9 9 0 .500 T-3rd Regional #8 Semifinal
1991 Tami Brown 29 29 0 .500 4 16 0 .200 5th
1992 Tami Brown 26 28 0 .481 5 13 0 .278 5th
1993 Tami Brown 18 16 0 .529 8 8 0 .500 5th
1994 Tami Brown 38 22 0 .633 12 12 0 .500 4th Regional #6 Finals
1995 Tami Brown 25 26 0 .490 12 15 0 .444 5th
1996 Tami Brown 21 30 0 .412 5 18 0 .217 7th
1997 Rick Gamez 24 35 1 .408 9 19 0 .321 T-6th
1998 Rick Gamez 40 31 0 .563 10 18 0 .357 5th Regional #2 Finals 20
1999 Rick Gamez 40 29 0 .580 10 18 0 .357 T-6th Regional #8 Semifinals 25
2000 Rick Gamez 36 29 0 .554 6 15 0 .286 T-7th Regional #7 Semifinals 16
2001 Rick Gamez 28 40 0 .412 1 20 0 .048 8th
2002 Brent Rincon 24 30 0 .444 2 19 0 .095 8th
2003 Kathy Arendsen 37 19 0 .661 10 11 0 .476 T-3rd Regional #7 Finals 16
2004 Kathy Arendsen 42 21 0 .667 10 11 0 .476 6th Regional #4 Finals 12
2005 Kathy Arendsen 36 25 0 .590 7 14 0 .333 7th Norman Regional Finals 23
2006 Kathy Arendsen 24 29 0 .453 5 16 0 .238 8th
2007 Kathy Arendsen 44 19 0 .698 7 14 0 .333 7th Columbia Regional Finals 22
2008 Kathy Arendsen 35 29 0 .547 5 16 0 .238 8th Norman Regional Finals
2009 Kathy Arendsen 16 34 0 .320 3 18 0 .143 8th
2010 Mike White 36 21 0 .632 8 13 0 .381 T-6th Columbia Super Regional 14
2011 Mike White 42 16 0 .724 11 10 0 .524 T-3rd Gainesville Super Regional 15
2012 Mike White 45 18 0 .714 12 9 0 .571 3rd Women's College World Series 2nd Round 5
2013 Mike White 50 11 0 .820 19 5 0 .792 1st Eugene Super Regional 9
2014 Mike White 56 9 1 .856 20 3 1 .854 1st Women's College World Series Semifinals 3
2015 Mike White 51 8 0 .864 21 3 0 .875 1st Women's College World Series 1st Round 7
2016 Mike White 48 10 0 .828 20 4 0 .833 1st Eugene Super Regional 10
2017 Mike White 54 8 0 .871 17 6 0 .739 2nd Women's College World Series Semifinals 4
2018 Mike White 53 10 0 .841 21 3 0 .875 1st Women's College World Series 2nd Round 6
2019 Melyssa Lombardi 22 30 0 .423 5 19 0 .208 9th
2020 Melyssa Lombardi 22 2 0 .917 0 0 0 N/A Cancelled due to COVID-19 9
2021 Melyssa Lombardi 40 17 0 .702 14 10 0 .583 3rd Austin Regional Finals 17
Total 1,386 970 2 .588 332 413 1 .446 5 0 0

Women's College World Series Results

Year Opponent Round W/L Score
1976 Minnesota
Mayville State
Indiana State
First Round
First Round
First Round
L
W
L
5–1
11–0
14–6
1980 Massachusetts
Utah State
Southwest Missouri State
Western Michigan
First Round
Second Round
Second Round
Third Round
W
L
W
L
7–3
5–0
2–1
1–0
1989 Cal Poly Pomona
South Carolina
Arizona
First Round
Second Round
Third Round
L
W
L
1–0
1–0
4–0
2012 Arizona State
Tennessee
California
First Round
First Round
Second Round
L
W
L
3–1
3–1
6–3
2014 Florida State
Florida
Oklahoma
Alabama
First Round
Second Round
Second Round
National Semi-Finals
W
L
W
L
3–0
4–0
4–2
2–0
2015 UCLA
Alabama
First Round
First Round
L
L
7–1
2–1
2017 Washington
Baylor
LSU
Oklahoma
First Round
First Round
Second Round
National Semi-Finals
L
W
W
L
3–1
7–4
4–1
4–2
2018 Arizona State
Washington
Florida State
First Round
Second Round
Second Round
W
L
L
11–6
6–2
4–1

Notable players

Conference awards

Pac-12 Player of the Year
Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year
Pac-12 Freshman of the Year
Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year
Pac-12 Coach of the Year

See also

References

  1. ^ "Web Colors". University of Oregon Brand and Style Guide. Retrieved December 10, 2019.
  2. ^ Plummer, William; Floyd, Larry C. (2013). A Series Of Their Own: History Of The Women's College World Series. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States: Turnkey Communications Inc. ISBN 978-0-9893007-0-4.
  3. ^ "2020 Softball Roster". goducks.com. Oregon Ducks Athletics. Retrieved 12 May 2020.