■ A.J. Balta homered in the eighth giving Oregon their first series sweep against SDSU 4-3 yesterday.
On Deck: The Ducks open play at PK Park for the first time this season when a four-game series against Illinois State begins Thursday at 6 p.m.
■ The Oregon softball team brought out the boom stick in 19-3 over Central Arkansas yesterday.
Up Next: The Ducks travel to Cathedral City, Calif., for the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. Oregon will face Nebraska and Cal State Northridge on Friday, Feb. 26, followed by Fresno State and Missouri on Feb. 27, and Oklahoma State on Feb. 28.