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Oregon State Football: Tastean Reddicks Commits To The Beavers

Oregon State Football: Tastean Reddicks Commits To The Beavers

Photo by Dustin Bradford/ The Beavers continue to made strong moves on the recruiting front. Wide receiver prospect Tastean Reddicks became the ninth commit of head football coach Jonathan Smith’s 2023 recruiting class on Sunday, when he announced his decision to attend Oregon State next Fall, in another strong recruiting get for the program. C O M M I T T E D ❗️Corvallis, I’m coming! #RevItUp23 #GoBeavs #BuildTheDam@qlambbih @TheCribSouthFLA @TEAM_TATE_FLA @DB_BucksFB @Dillard_DHS @Coach__Gill @kefenseh @Coach_Smith @BeaverFootball...
Building The Dam Jul 1, 2022
Kelze Howard Commits To Oregon State Football

Kelze Howard Commits To Oregon State Football

James Snook-USA TODAY Sports The Beavers land their best defensive recruit in a decade. Oregon State picked up one of their biggest commitments of the past decade Friday afternoon when Defensive Tackle Kelze Howard announced his commitment to play for the Beavers. 247Sports has Howard as a 4 star recruit, and the 19th best Defensive Lineman in the country. The last time Oregon State recruited a player rated at four stars by the 247 composite was Isaiah Hodgins back in 2016. Coach Jonathan Smith’s team pulled off an impressive win in a competitive recruiting contest....
Building The Dam Jun 13, 2022
Beavers Season Ends With 4-3 Loss To Auburn

Beavers Season Ends With 4-3 Loss To Auburn

Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Oregon State just couldn’t find the hitting to get past a tough Auburn bullpen Oregon State’s run through the postseason ended Monday evening in a 4-3 loss to the Auburn Tigers. Despite a handful of great performances, the Beavers couldn’t capitalize on their scoring opportunities, especially as Auburn’s pitching tightened their grip in later innings. Oregon State’s season ends with a 48-18 overall record. Jaren Hunter got the start for the Beavers, and put in a great showing. Over 5.0 innings pitched, Hunter allowed only one hit...
Building The Dam Jun 13, 2022
Beavers Beat Auburn 4-3, Force Game 3

Beavers Beat Auburn 4-3, Force Game 3

Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports One last win stands between Oregon State and another trip to Omaha It was close down to the wire, but Oregon State took down the Auburn Tigers 4-3 to force a decisive Game 3 in the Corvallis Super Regional. Whoever wins Monday evening’s contest can book their flight to Omaha for the College World Series. Cooper Hjerpe got the start in what is in all likelihood his final appearance in Goss Stadium. He put in another great performance, pitching for 5.2 innings and striking out 6. He picked up his 11th win of the season, for an 11-2 record...
Building The Dam Jun 12, 2022
Auburn defeats Oregon State, 7-5

Auburn defeats Oregon State, 7-5

Jake Crandall / USA TODAY NETWORK The Beavers will need to win 2-straight to get to Omaha It was a frustrating night in Corvallis for Beaver fans as Auburn took down the Beavs in front of a packed Goss stadium. First off, huge credit needs to go to Auburn’s bullpen. Oregon State did almost all their damage again starter Trace Bright in the first inning and the bullpen pitched amazing the rest of the way. Home plate umpire, John Brammer, had a rough night. As Auburn’s head coach, Butch Thompson, diplomatically said “we’ve got a professional strike zone...
Building The Dam Jun 11, 2022
Cooper Hjerpe Out For Game 1; Jake Pfennigs Gets The Start

Cooper Hjerpe Out For Game 1; Jake Pfennigs Gets The Start

BRIAN HAYES / STATESMAN JOURNAL via Imagn Content Services, LLC The Beavers ace is dealing with an undisclosed illness at the start of Super Regionals Oregon State baseball fans got some bad news Saturday evening, as Beaver ace Cooper Hjerpe will not be starting in the first game of the Corvallis Super Regional. Instead, Jake Pfennigs will get the start as Oregon State takes on the Auburn Tigers. Hjerpe saw action Monday afternoon, coming in to close out the Beavers victory over Vanderbilt. He was expected to be ready to go for Saturday’s game, but the team...
Building The Dam Jun 8, 2022
Corvallis Super Regional: Auburn Baseball Preview & Prediction

Corvallis Super Regional: Auburn Baseball Preview & Prediction

Jake Crandall / USA TODAY NETWORK The Beavers will face Auburn this weekend with a trip to Omaha on the line #3 Oregon State vs. #14 Auburn: Super Regional Preview Auburn is a very talented baseball team that seems to be getting hot at just the right time, scoring 40 runs over three games as they swept their regional (3-0). Southeastern Louisiana, Florida State and UCLA did not put up much resistance. Auburn fans were rooting hard for Vanderbilt on Monday though in hopes of hosting a Super Regional. Instead they will make the long trek to Corvallis. Auburn has been...
Building The Dam Jun 6, 2022
Oregon State Beats Vanderbilt 7-6, Wins Corvallis Regional

Oregon State Beats Vanderbilt 7-6, Wins Corvallis Regional

Ben Lonergan/The Register-Guard / USA TODAY NETWORK The Beavers advance after an incredible, back and forth game. Vanderbilt gave Oregon State all they had, but it wasn’t enough to get past the Beavers, as Oregon State prevailed 7-6 to advance to Super Regionals. In an incredibly tight contest that came down to the last out, Oregon State was able to rely on their biggest stars to secure the win. We'll see you next weekend Beavs ... we're headed to Super Regionals! #GoBeavs pic.twitter.com/INOAb5GzH1— Oregon State Baseball (@BeaverBaseball) June 6, 2022 The...
Building The Dam Jun 6, 2022
Oregon State Falls To Vanderbilt 8-1

Oregon State Falls To Vanderbilt 8-1

Photo by Zac BonDurant/Icon Sportswire via The Beavers will have one more chance to advance to Super Regionals tomorrow. Oregon State’s hitting looked anemic while their pitching struggled Sunday night, as the Beavers dropped a key game in the Corvallis Regional against Vanderbilt. The Commodores drubbed the Beavers 8-1, setting up a rematch for Monday. Vanderbilt jumped on the Beavers early, putting up three runs in the bottom of the second. They capitalized on a few Beaver errors to do so; the first run came on a throwing error from pitcher Jacob Kmatz, and the...
Building The Dam Jun 5, 2022
Oregon State cruises past San Diego, 12-3

Oregon State cruises past San Diego, 12-3

Ben Lonergan/The Register-Guard / USA TODAY NETWORK The Beavs looked dominate on Saturday evening Oregon State baseball bounced back with an impressive display on Saturday evening in the Corvallis regional. After a precarious extra-inning win against New Mexico State, the Beavs looked vulnerable as hosts of the Corvallis regional. On Saturday they bounced back in a big way jumping out to an 8-0 lead against the San Diego Toreros. In a rainy night in Corvallis the Beavers cruised the rest of the night to stay unbeaten in their regional. MOON SHOT alert!Forrester is on...
Building The Dam Jun 4, 2022
Joe Golden commits to Oregon State Football

Joe Golden commits to Oregon State Football

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The talented defensive end is headed to Corvallis Former Northern Colorado defensive end Joe Golden has committed to play for Oregon State football. He announced his decision on Twitter the other day. What’s good Beaver nation! Let’s do this! @BeaverFootball @Coach_Smith @LegiSuiaunoa pic.twitter.com/GasWjs1zRK— Joe Golden (@iamjoeybuckets) June 3, 2022 Joe Golden could make an immediate impact for the Beavers defensive line. He had 42 tackles, three sacks, and seven TFL last season. At 6-foot-6, 275 pounds he reminds me a little...
Building The Dam Jun 4, 2022
Oregon State Defeats New Mexico State 5-4 In Extra Innings

Oregon State Defeats New Mexico State 5-4 In Extra Innings

BRIAN HAYES / STATESMAN JOURNAL via Imagn Content Services, LLC Despite many struggles, the Beavers win in their first game of the Corvallis Regional. The New Mexico State Aggies pushed the Beavers to the brink in their first game of the Corvallis Regional, but Oregon State managed to put down the upset bid in extra innings. The Beavers pulled off a 5-4 win, despite some sloppy play that almost erased an amazing start from OSU ace Cooper Hjerpe. Hjerpe set the tone for the game by striking out the NMSU side in the top of the first. In the bottom of the inning, Oregon...
Building The Dam Jun 4, 2022
Arizona eliminates Oregon State Softball from WCWS

Arizona eliminates Oregon State Softball from WCWS

Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports The Beavers magical run comes to an end in OKC Oregon State’s amazing postseason run came to an end Friday night in Oklahoma City at the Women’s College World Series. The Beavers were one of the last four teams to make the NCAA tournament and kept dancing until they were one of the final eight teams remaining. Yesterday their All-American Mariah Mazon was a surprise absence in their loss to Florida. Today she was available and started in the circle for Oregon State. Mazon pitched all six innings and allowed three runs. Oregon State jumped...

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