"Don’t worry too much about Monday’s loss to Rice. The Ducks had a bad game. That’s it. Good teams have bad games. The difference between good teams and the ones that can’t even dream about the College World Series is that good teams have many more games like this one than like Oregon had Monday."
"The Ducks aren't just a good team, though; they’re an elite one, and they just completed what might have been the best season in the history of the school."
■ J.J. Altobelli, Christian Jones and Brett Thomas were all drafted on the final day of the Major League Baseball Draft on Saturday.
J.J. Altobelli was picked by the St. Louis Cardinals, Christian Jones went to the San Francisco Giants and Brett Thomas was selected by the Seattle Mariners.