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Photos: Acrobatics and Tumbling — Ducks edge out Azusa Pacific and Quinnipiac in first tri-meet of the season

The Ducks got off to a slow start to the meet, close scores and a strong performances by both Azusa Pacific and Quinnipiac lead to a tense meet, but in the end the Ducks came away with the victory, winning with a final score of 280.570 to Azusa Pacific’s score of 278.450 and Quinnipiac’s score of 270.180. The Oregon Acrobatics and Tumbling team host their second meet of the season Monday night as they take on Quinnipiac Bobcats and the Azusa Pacific Cougars in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena. The Ducks are coming off a 280.20-274.38 win over the Baylor Bears. The Ducks are currently on a 22-meet win streak dating back to the Mar. 24 2011 where they lost to No.1 ranked Maryland. This is the first of two tri-meets for the Ducks, the next comes as they take on Alderson-Broaddus & Hawai’i Pacific Sunday, March 16 at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore.

The Ducks close out the meet by completing their team routine. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

The Ducks close out the meet by completing their team routine. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

The Oregon Acrobatics and Tumbling team thanks the Pit Crew for their support after getting the win. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Oregon Acrobatics and Tumbling team thanks the Pit Crew for their support after getting the win. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore base Sydnee Walton (44) hugs her teammate after finishing their tumbling heat together. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore base Sydnee Walton (44) hugs her teammate after finishing their tumbling heat together. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon junior top Brandy Duren (12) holds position at the top of Oregon's last pyramid routine. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon junior top Brandy Duren (12) holds position at the top of Oregon’s last pyramid routine. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon senior base Zakia Houston (46) holds an

Oregon senior base Zakia Houston (46) holds an “O” up for the crowd as she runs out of the tunnel with the rest of her team to start the meet. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Cougars top falls into the arms of her teammates during the tossing heat. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Cougars top falls into the arms of her teammates during the tossing heat. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon base Zakia Houston (46) and top Chandler White (9) perform a hand-in-hand lift during the acro event. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon base Zakia Houston (46) and top Chandler White (9) perform a hand-in-hand lift during the acro event. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

The Cougars celebrate after top Jessica Laughton (4) completed a perfect tumbling heat. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Cougars celebrate after top Jessica Laughton (4) completed a perfect tumbling heat. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon head coach Felecia Mulkey talks to her team as they wait to hear the final results. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon head coach Felecia Mulkey talks to her team as they wait to hear the final results. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

The Quinnipiac pyramid team holds up their top at Matthew Knight Arena.The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Quinnipiac pyramid team holds up their top at Matthew Knight Arena.The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Azusa Pacific base Nicole Shook (40) rotates during a backflip to end her tumbling heat. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Azusa Pacific base Nicole Shook (40) rotates during a backflip to end her tumbling heat. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The three teams watch as the Cougars perform their toss routine. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

The three teams watch as the Cougars perform their toss routine. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Cougar sophomore base Jamie Montgomery (43) completes her tumbling pass during Azusa's tumbling heat. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Cougar sophomore base Jamie Montgomery (43) completes her tumbling pass during Azusa’s tumbling heat. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Urban Dance Factory members perform on the mats during breaks for the judges scoring. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Urban Dance Factory members perform on the mats during breaks for the judges scoring. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Ducks watch the opening video before making their way out onto the mat before the start of the meet. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

The Ducks watch the opening video before making their way out onto the mat before the start of the meet. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

The Quinnipiac team holds up their top during the last stage of the pyramid heat. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Quinnipiac team holds up their top during the last stage of the pyramid heat. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Oregon Acrobatic and Tumbling team dances during their final team routine of the night. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Oregon Acrobatic and Tumbling team dances during their final team routine of the night. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon freshman top Rachael Block (6) gets a hug from head coach Felecia Mulkey during a scoring break. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon freshman top Rachael Block (6) gets a hug from head coach Felecia Mulkey during a scoring break. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon top Rachael Block (6) smiles at her teammates as she stands tall during the pyramid routine. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon top Rachael Block (6) smiles at her teammates as she stands tall during the pyramid routine. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

The Ducks watch as the team completes the toss event. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

The Ducks watch as the team completes the toss event. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon base Nicole Erlichman (33) spots her landing as she completes the tumbling event. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon base Nicole Erlichman (33) spots her landing as she completes the tumbling event. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Azusa flyer Claire Dresselhaus (2) holds her pose during the pyramid routine. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Azusa flyer Claire Dresselhaus (2) holds her pose during the pyramid routine. The Ducks host Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific in a tri-meet at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, March 10. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Photos: Oregon football — Ducks arrive in San Antonio, begin Alamo Bowl preparations

After flying in from all points across the country, the Oregon football team and it’s staff personal were welcomed to their official media hotel on Christmas Day, the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter.
Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, center Hroniss Grasu, and safety Brian Jackson spoke briefly to members of the media about their first impressions of Texas and how they will prepare for the upcoming Alamo Bowl against the Texas Longhorns on Monday, Dec. 30.

Oregon junior offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu (55) shares a laugh with reporters as he speaks about mental preparations to make against the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon junior offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu (55) shares a laugh with reporters as he speaks about mental preparations to make against the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon strength and conditioning coach Jim Radcliffe is welcomed by Alamo Bowl personnel. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon strength and conditioning coach Jim Radcliffe is welcomed by Alamo Bowl personnel. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) waits at a charging station at Los Angeles International Airport during his layover from Hawaii to San Antonio, Texas. The No. 10 Oregon Ducks play the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 30, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) waits at a charging station at Los Angeles International Airport during his layover from Hawaii to San Antonio, Texas. The No. 10 Oregon Ducks play the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 30, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

The atrium of the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter awaits the arrival of the Oregon team members and personal who will stay there for the Bowl trip. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

The atrium of the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter awaits the arrival of the Oregon team members and personal who will stay there for the Bowl trip. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich shares a moment with his six-year-old son Max as they wait for the rest of the team to unload from the buses. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich shares a moment with his six-year-old son Max as they wait for the rest of the team to unload from the buses. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Members of the Los Tres Trio mariachi serenade the Oregon teams as they arrive in the hotel lobby. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Members of the Los Tres Trio mariachi serenade the Oregon teams as they arrive in the hotel lobby. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon linebackers coach Don Pellum arrives in the team hotel. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon linebackers coach Don Pellum arrives in the team hotel. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens enters the team hotel. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens enters the team hotel. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon running backs coach Gary Campbell arrives at the team hotel. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon running backs coach Gary Campbell arrives at the team hotel. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich speaks with the media about his plans for preparing against the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich speaks with the media about his plans for preparing against the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens' two boys, Cooper and Tanner, receive commemorative Alamo Bowl stickers as they enter the team hotel. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens’ two boys, Cooper and Tanner, receive commemorative Alamo Bowl stickers as they enter the team hotel. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti steps off the team bus in downtown San Antonio. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti steps off the team bus in downtown San Antonio. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Members of the Los Tres Trio mariachi band wait for the Oregon team to arrive in the hotel lobby. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Members of the Los Tres Trio mariachi band wait for the Oregon team to arrive in the hotel lobby. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon senior linebacker Boseko Lokombo (25) picks up his luggage from San Antonio airport before heading to the team hotel. The No. 10 Oregon Ducks play the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 30, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior linebacker Boseko Lokombo (25) picks up his luggage from San Antonio airport before heading to the team hotel. The No. 10 Oregon Ducks play the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 30, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior defensive back Brian Jackson (12) speaks with the media about maintaining responsible behavior among freshman team members during their Bowl trip. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon senior defensive back Brian Jackson (12) speaks with the media about maintaining responsible behavior among freshman team members during their Bowl trip. The Oregon team arrives at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon senior linebacker Boseko Lokombo (25) and Oregon freshman tight end John Mundt (83) wait for their luggage at San Antonio airport. The No. 10 Oregon Ducks play the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 30, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior linebacker Boseko Lokombo (25) and Oregon freshman tight end John Mundt (83) wait for their luggage at San Antonio airport. The No. 10 Oregon Ducks play the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 30, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Casey Flowers waits to pick up a few Oregon football players at San Antonio airport. The No. 10 Oregon Ducks play the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 30, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Casey Flowers waits to pick up a few Oregon football players at San Antonio airport. The No. 10 Oregon Ducks play the Texas Longhorns in the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 30, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Photos: Oregon volleyball – Ducks conquer Colorado Buffaloes 3-0

The Oregon Ducks took on the Colorado Buffaloes Friday night in a shut out, winning 3-0. The Ducks look to play Utah on Sunday at 12 p.m., at Matthew Knight Arena.

Ducks Ariana Williams (7) smashes a ball towards Buffaloes outside hitter Kerra Schroeder (6). The Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon’s Ariana Williams (7) smashes a ball toward Buffaloes’ outside hitter Kerra Schroeder (6). The Oregon Ducks played the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Buffaloes Kerra Schroeder holds off the Oregon attack during the second game of the match. The Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Buffaloes’ Kerra Schroeder holds off the Oregon attack during the second game of the match. The Oregon Ducks played the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Ducks Martenne Bettendorf (18) smashes a ball successfully past Buffalo defenders. The Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Ducks’ Martenne Bettendorf (18) smashes a ball successfully past Buffalo defenders. The Oregon Ducks played the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Ducks players Martenne Bettendorf (18) and Tatum Norton (17) sign autographs for fans after a homecoming win. The Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Ducks players Martenne Bettendorf (18) and Tatum Norton (17) sign autographs for fans after a homecoming win. The Oregon Ducks played the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon coach Jim Moore cracks a smile during his post-game talk with the media. The Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon coach Jim Moore cracks a smile during his post-game talk with the media. The Oregon Ducks played the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Ducks outside hitter, Martenne Bettendorf (18), talks with media after a 3-0 victory against the Buffaloes. The Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Ducks outside hitter, Martenne Bettendorf (18), talks with media after a 3-0 victory against the Buffaloes. The Oregon Ducks played the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Oregon Ducks played the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

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