Photos: Oregon softball — Ducks close out second game of double-header against Utah Valley 5-4

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The No. 1 ranked Oregon Ducks softball team (44-5) hosted the Utah Valley Wolverines (14-36) in a nonconference double-header at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29. The Ducks swept the Wolverines 2-0 while only allowing four runs and scoring 13. The first game ended after the closing of the fifth inning 8-0 because of the run-rule. During the second game, the Ducks played a full seven innings and finished out the doubleheader with a 5-4 win.

Next for the Ducks is a home series against Arizona State with the first game on Friday, May 2 at 5 p.m. at Howe Field.

Oregon catcher Janelle Lindvall (26) attempts to out Utah Valley hitter Josi Flores (10) during the bottom of the fifth inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon catcher Janelle Lindvall (26) attempts to out Utah Valley hitter Josi Flores (10) during the bottom of the fifth inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley outfielder Erin Romero (8) chucks the ball towards the infield. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley outfielder Erin Romero (8) chucks the ball toward the infield. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon third baseman Courtney Ceo (22) swings at the ball during the bottom of the fifth inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon third baseman Courtney Ceo (22) swings at the ball during the bottom of the fifth inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley right-handed pitcher Josi Summers (12) winds up to pitch the ball. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley right-handed pitcher Josi Summers (12) winds up to pitch the ball. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Eugene resident Greg Gomez wipes his forehead during the hot hours of the afternoon at the game. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Eugene resident Greg Gomez wipes his forehead during the hot hours of the afternoon at the game. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley outfielder Megan Peay (2) looks toward the fly ball. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley outfielder Megan Peay (2) looks toward the fly ball. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon outfielder Alyssa Gillespie (9) is outed at third base during the bottom of the second inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon outfielder Alyssa Gillespie (9) is outed at third base during the bottom of the second inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley infielder Morgan Summers (9) catches the grounder during the bottom of the third inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley infielder Morgan Summers (9) catches the grounder during the bottom of the third inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon outfielders get together in the middle of the fifth inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon outfielders get together in the middle of the fifth inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley first baseman Courtney Starks (22) looks towards the ball prior to outing Oregon hitter Courtney Ceo (22). The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley first baseman Courtney Starks (22) looks toward the ball prior to outing Oregon hitter Courtney Ceo (22). The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon outfielder Korla Costa (7) whips the ball towards the infield. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Oregon outfielder Korla Costa (7) whips the ball toward the infield. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley outfielder Kelli Fox (18) watches the ball fly over the fence resulting in a home run for the Ducks. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley outfielder Kelli Fox (18) watches the ball fly over the fence resulting in a home run for the Ducks. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley outfielder Kelli Fox (18) dives for the fly ball during the bottom of the fifth inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Utah Valley outfielder Kelli Fox (18) dives for the fly ball during the bottom of the fifth inning. The No. 1 Oregon Ducks play the Utah Valley Wolverines at Howe Field in Eugene, Oregon on April 29, 2014. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

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