- The Oregon State women’s soccer squad showed promise in their “season debut”, when they opened up the 2019 campaign with a strong 5-0 exhibition victory over the University of British Columbia. Freshman Brianna McReynolds paced the squad with two goals. The Beavers open up their regular season on Saturday, August 24th on the road at Portland State.
- Former Oregon State quarterback Matt Moore is returning to the football field...well, kind of. After working for the Miami Dolphins in a scouting role following the end of his NFL playing career in 2017, Moore has found himself another new position, this time at William S. Hart High School in California, where he’ll be an assistant coach for the football program. Moore, a Hart alumni, led the school to a 25-2 record and two CIF titles during his playing career there.
- Offensive lineman Gus Lavaka suffered a scare during the team’s inter-squad scrimmage on Saturday, after he was helped off the field with an apparent leg injury. However, an initial report from Kerry Eggers claims that the medical staff believe the crucial talent will be good to go for the Beavers opener, which now sits less than two weeks away.
‘ @Coach_Smith says Gus lavaka’s injury is to an ankle, and team medical staffers don’t believe it’s serious— kerry eggers (@kerryeggers) August 18, 2019
- Cross-state rivals Oregon took another step forward in the hunt for a Pac-12 basketball title, when four-star wing player Addison Patterson committed to the Ducks on Sunday night. Patterson, who also held an offer from Oregon State and was considered one of the Beavers’ top targets in the 2020 class, recently reclassified to the 2019 group to speed up his college process. It is Oregon’s second key commitment this week, after five-star center N’Faly Dante pledged his future to the Ducks on Tuesday.
- And finally, another week of the Canadian Football League means another round of online voting, in which the loyal fans of the CFL have declared former Beavers stand-out and current Hamilton Tiger-Cats Dylan Wynn’s “sack celly dance” as the best celebration in football. Wynn, who went undrafted from Oregon State in 2015, has tallied 22 tackles and 5 sacks in 9 games this season for a 7-2 Hamilton squad.
OSU Football - Most Valuable Player Countdown
- #10 Addison Gumbs - Outside Linebacker
- #11 Tristan Gebbia - Quarterback
- #12 Hamilcar Rashed Jr. - Outside Linebacker