■ Charles Fisher says important questions were answered after analyzing the Spring Game.
"The Ducks did not have all of their weapons displayed on offense and were hampered by the scant set of plays allowed during this glorified scrimmage. However, the defense was also handicapped by the inability to use its full arsenal of weapons. Further, the defensive starters were stretched out among the two squads, and they are still in the early stages of learning an entirely new scheme. Yet I am beyond encouraged – I am excited..."
■ The softball team beat Utah Valley in a double header at Jane Sanders Stadium yesterday 7-0 and 19-0.
UP NEXT: The Ducks will look to clinch a fourth consecutive Pac-12 title this weekend with a three-game series at Cal. If Oregon sweeps the series, the Ducks will win the conference crown. The series starts Friday with the Pac-12 Network picking up the games on Saturday and Sunday only.