Oregon forces game Monday against Rice with 15-hit attack in 11-0 victory
EUGENE, Ore. -- Ryon Healy had two doubles and a home run to lead Oregon's 15-hit attack and the Ducks staved off elimination for the second time on Sunday with an 11-0 victory against Rice in the NCAA Eugene regional.
Eighth-seeded Oregon will face the Owls (43-18) again on Monday night in the championship game.
Healy went 4-for-4 with four RBIs and two runs for the Ducks (48-15), who got eight extra-base hits off a combined five Rice pitchers.
Healy hit his 11th homer of the year in the first inning and Oregon scored three more in the fourth on an RBI single by Scott Heineman, a sacrifice bunt by Shaun Chase and a double by Connor Hofmann.
The Ducks went up 6-0 in the fifth following an RBI triple by Tyler Baumgartner and the first of Healy's two doubles. They added four more runs in the seventh and another in the eighth.