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Tyler Greenawalt | NCAA.com | March 1, 2016

College football: Oregon State walk-on earns full scholarship in creative way

In what appeared to be just a simple game, Oregon State walk-on safety Gave Ovgard left practice with a full scholarship.

In a post-practice surprise, Gary Andersen tasked a few players to pick random prizes out of a hat for random teammates. While the first players received less-than-interesting prizes, Ovgard hit the jackpot.

Ovgard began his career at Oregon State as a wide reciever on the scout team, then found his way onto the field on the defensive side as a safety. He finished with 23 tackles, one interception and one pass breakup and started final two games of the season.

Nevada baseball: Keaton Smith hits walk-off homer to complete sweep over No. 2 Oregon State

On the first pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning, senior Keaton Smith blasted a home run over the left field wall to give Nevada a 7-6 walk-off victory over defending national champion No. 2 Oregon State on Tuesday afternoon.
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College baseball scores: Nevada walks off on No. 2 Oregon State in epic 12-inning marathon

Against the defending national champions on Monday night, Nevada (22-18) clawed its way to a dramatic 8-7 walkoff win in the 12th inning over No. 2 ranked Oregon State (28-9-1). It was the first time Nevada won against a top-10 team since defeating No. 6 ranked Clemson 7-5 in 2017.
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College baseball rankings: Pac-12 trio of UCLA, Oregon State and Stanford leads the way

UCLA remains No. 1 for the sixth straight week in the D1 Baseball Top 25, powered by Louisville Slugger, and leads a trio of Pac-12 Conference teams at the top of the rankings. Oregon State follows UCLA at No. 2, and Stanford completes the trifecta.
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