EUGENE - Oregon swept Oregon State for the first time since 1994, thanks to home runs by Monique Fuiava, Kaitlin Vitek and Kailee Cuico. Oregon won 8-1.
Topping the Beavers for the fourth straight time going back to last season, the Ducks scored three runs in the first inning, then tacked on two more in the third, another in the fifth and its last two in the sixth.
In the first inning, UO (33-11, 5-7 Pac-10) hit back-to-back homers for the second time this season. Fuiava hit a two-run homer followed by a Vitek solo shot.
In the third inning, Fuiava singled and scored again on a double by freshman Alexa Peterson that also scored Kelsey Chambers who had walked the prior at-bat.
Freshman Kailee Cuico accounted for UO's next run with her fifth homer of the season in the fifth inning.
The Ducks capped their scoring in the sixth after Courtney Ceo and Kaylan Howard reached on a single and error to open the inning. UO's top two hitters in the lineup came around to score on a grounder by Samantha Pappas that was booted by the Beavers second baseman, and a sacrifice fly by Vitek.
Audrey Roderfeld provided the only run for the Beavers (18-19, 1-11) with a solo home run in the sixth.
On the mound, sophomore starter Jessica Moore (17-6) won her second start of the weekend, striking out two and walking three. Moore gave up three hits in her five innings.
OSU starter Marina Demore (7-6) retired only two of the first six batters, and was tagged with three runs - all earned - three hits, one walk and no strikeouts.
Tina Andreana pitched the remaining 5 1/3 innings. Andreana struck out two, walked four and yielded six hits. Four of her five runs allowed were earned.
The Beavers play a nonconference twinbill Monday against North Dakota.
Oregon 8, Oregon State 1
Oregon State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000 001 0 - 1 5 3
Oregon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 302 012 X - 8 9 2
Demore, Andreana (1) and Kutz. Moore, Rumfelt (5) and Peterson. W: Moore (17-6). L: Demore (7-6). 2B: Peterson 2 (UO). HR: Roderfeld (OSU), Fuiava (UO), Vitek (UO), Cuico (UO).
Hits: OSU 5 (Guzy 2, Roderfeld 2, Sanchez). UO 9 (Ceo, Pappas, Fuiava 2, Vitek, Cuico, Peterson 3).
RBIs: OSU 1 (Roderfeld); UO 8 (Pappas, Fuiava 2, Vitek 2, Cuico, Peterson 2).