■ George Horton talks about the win over UCLA yesterday. Video courtesy of KEZI.
■ Oregon avoided being swept by UCLA as they took down the Bruins at Pl Park 5-3 yesterday.
“Obviously we struggled to score runs this weekend and we knew runs would be hard to come by against the UCLA staff and in this ball park,” coach George Horton said. “For us to answer back twice today and figure out how to get it done and salvage one win was significant.”
Jake Reed had his second Sunday start, both ending in victories, and pitched a strong six innings. He allowed three runs on six hits with three strike outs.
■ Dale Newton believes the development of the line-backing corps will be one key to success this year.
The Ducks don't get a serious test until an October 12th road game with the Washington Huskies. That means linebacker coach Don Pellum has a full six weeks to assemble his part of the Death Star.