Oregon swept a baseball doubleheader against Saint Mary’s on Saturday at PK Park.
The Ducks won the first game 6-2 before returning for a 5-4 win to improve to 4-2. Freshman Aaron Zavala had three hits in each game.
In the opener, Oregon took a lead with two runs in the second inning when Zavala singled and Tanner Smith walked before Kyle Froemke hit a two-run single.
Gabe Matthews singled and Jakob Goldfarb walked in the third inning before Zavala singled in Matthews. After Saint Mary’s scored in the top of the fifth, the Ducks got a run in the bottom of the inning when Jonny DeLuca singled and Matthews walked before Zavala singled in DeLuca.
Oregon stretched the lead to 5-1 in the sixth inning when Cameron Campbell walked and Froemke was hit by a pitch before DeLuca hit a sacrifice fly.
Ryne Nelson allowed four hits and one unearned run to pick up the win. Robert Ahlstrom gave up one run in two innings before Peyton Fuller got the final three outs.
Campbell added a solo homer in the eighth inning for the Ducks.
In the nightcap, Saint Mary’s scored twice in the fourth to take a 3-0 lead before the Ducks got a run in the bottom of the inning. Spencer Steer singled and went to second on a wild pitch before Zavala singled him in.
Matthews hit a three-run homer in the fifth inning to put Oregon up 4-3, Sam Novitske and DeLuca led off with back-to-back singles.
Goldfarb followed Matthews’ homer by getting hit with a itch before scoring on a fielder’s choice by Smith that pushed the Ducks up 5-3.
UO starter Cullen Kafka allowed three earned runs and five hits in six innings.
Oregon State 17, Nebraska 0
The No. 10 Beavers beat the Cornhuskers for the third time in the past two days by scoring early and often in Surprise, Ariz.
Kyler McMahan was 4-for-5 with four runs, and Zack Zalesky, Beau Philip, Joe Casey and George Mendazona all added two hits apiece in Oregon State's 18-hit attack. Philip scored twice and drove in two runs and Casey had two runs and two RBIs.
The Beavers scored once in the bottom of the first, five times in the third, four times in the fourth, once in the sixth, twice in the seventh and four runs in the eighth.
Sam Tweedt earned the pitching win for the Beavers, allowing one run on five hits and two walks with five strikeouts in six innings.