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Feb. 14, 2004

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Ohio State leads Oregon in the all-time series 5-3. These twoteams last met in 1998. When Oregon came to bat in the bottom ofthe seventh inning, Buckeye pitcher Jamee Juarez faced the Ducks’3-4-5-6 hitters and allowed just one hitter to reach base, thatbeing Oregon senior Jenn Poore, a future professional softballplayer (see note below). Poore, who singled through the left sideof the infield in her seventh inning at bat, did not advance pastfirst base. Oregon finished 37-19 last season and advanced to theNCAA tournament. All five teams that Ohio State will play at theArizona State Fiesta Bowl Tournament played in the NCAA tournamentlast season. Oregon seniors Jenn Poore and Anissa Meashintubby wereboth selected in the 2004 National Pro Fastpitch Senior Draft.Poore will play for Akron and Meashintubby will play for SanAntonio when the NPF season begins June 1.