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Mikayla Pivec

Act I: Freshmen get first taste of the NCAA tournament

March 25, 2017

As the curtains fall on the final act for the veterans of Oregon State women’s basketball, the first intermission is only just starting for the youngest players on the roster.Florida State defeated the...

Head coach Scott Rueck addresses media at the postgame press conference following OSUs second-round loss to South Carolina.

The Rueck Effect: How a simple life lesson turned the tides for the OSU women’s basketball program

March 16, 2017

In seven short years, Scott Rueck has turned high-character players into champions It seems Scott Rueck was destined to be a basketball coach, just like his hero growing up--his father.He grew up watching...

OSU earns No. 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

OSU earns No. 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

March 14, 2017

Corvallis is dancing.For the fourth year in a row Oregon State women’s basketball team has punched their ticket for the NCAA tournament, this time in a season they were picked to finish 5th in their...

The changing of the guard

The changing of the guard

March 6, 2017

With Sydney Wiese's career coming to a close, Mikayla Pivec may be next in line to lead the Oregon State women's basketball teamThis weekend’s pac-12 tournament was a passing of the torch of sorts for...

Breanna Brown has waited to make an impact on the OSU womens basketball team.

Red shirt junior Breanna Brown will participate in Senior Day

February 26, 2017

Redshirt junior Breanna Brown will be participating in the No. 10 Oregon State women’s basketball team’s senior day, prior to the 11 a.m. tip off against Cal.Brown, who will be graduating this year--along...

class of firsts

Class of firsts define what it means to be a Beaver

February 24, 2017

The senior class for this year’s Oregon State women’s basketball team has a long list of firsts under their belts heading towards senior weekend.First tournament appearance in 18 years, first elite-eight,...

Senior guard Sydney Wiese is a vital part of the Beavers strategy.

Defensive Intensity and Focus Headline Beavers’ Game Plan for Mountain Schools

February 16, 2017

In a Pac-12 conference where anyone can get a win given the day, the No. 11 Oregon State women’s basketball team looks to defensive intensity to give them an edge above the rest of the field.After an...

The OSU womens basketball team in a huddle

Beavers look to continue winning ways in Pac-12 play

February 9, 2017

After having a 12 game winning streak broken on the road by UCLA earlier this season in their only conference loss so far, the No. 9 Oregon State women’s basketball team has won seven straight heading...

Kat Tudor prepares to pass

Freshman Kat Tudor makes an impact, on the court and off

February 6, 2017

As a student and student athlete, being expected to contribute as a true freshman for one of the nation’s top basketball programs can be a lot to juggle.Whether it’s juggling or learning the art of...


Wiese wills Beavers to Civil War victory

January 29, 2017

In the final Civil War game of her career, Sydney Wiese was not going to let her team lose.“Eight and O.” said the senior guard.The Beavers won their 13th straight Civil War games under head coach...

Mikayla Pivec brings a veteran’s savvy to Oregon State

January 25, 2017

Scott Rueck says that he has a player who is a natural leader, whom he trusts in the game’s biggest situations.The 7-year head coach is not talking about seniors Sydney Weise or Gabby Hansen, who were...

Senior guard Sydney Wiese boxes out during last year’s game against Concordia. After key players graduated last season, the Beavers are looking for other players to step up and fill their shoes this year. 

Women’s basketball finding new identity

December 5, 2016

After a one-point loss to Marquette on Nov. 22, head coach Scott Rueck believes the Oregon State University women’s basketball team is “finding their identity.”“We learned a lot about ourselves...

Game day is always a fun day for women’s hoops

November 21, 2016

Senior guard Sydney Wiese is always counting down the days until game day.“We work so hard day in and day out in practice,”said Wiese. “Game day is always a fun day.”The Oregon State women’s...

Oregon State vs. University of Portland

Women’s hoops finds their ‘grit gene’ in win over University of Portland

November 18, 2016

Beavers graduates return as women’s basketball tops Pilots on Banner Night.Prior to tip-off, all of the former players, besides Ruth Hamblin who is playing professionally, from the 2015-2016 season returned...

Kat Tudor goes 4-for-5 from behind the arc to give OSU women’s hoops a 61-38 victory

November 14, 2016

Beavers improve to 2-0 with a win over Idaho StateThe No. 24 ranked  Oregon State women’s basketball team surged in the second half to beat Idaho State 61-38.After trailing by five points at the end...

Womens soccer Civil War

Women’s soccer is excited about Civil War matchup

November 2, 2016

Beavers and Ducks square off on the pitch in EugeneIt’s time for the Civil War.The Oregon State Women’s Soccer team will play University of Oregon Friday in a game that will decide who finishes higher...

Womens Soccer

Three winnable games are left on OSU women’s soccer schedule

October 26, 2016

After an up and down week where they notched their first Pac-12 with a 2-0 shutout against Arizona State then lost 3-0 three days later to Arizona, the Oregon State Women’s Soccer team will travel to...

Women’s hoops eyes another trip to the Final Four

October 24, 2016

OSU will have to replace key members from last year's Final Four team, but young players are ready to step upAfter advancing to the the first  Final Four in school history the Oregon State Women’s Basketball...

Womens soccer vs. Arizona

Wildcats spoil Women’s soccer Senior Day

October 23, 2016

Beavers can't capitalize on early chances, fall 3-0 to Arizona Missed opportunities highlight the game as Oregon State Women’s Soccer fell to Arizona 3-0. The Beavers (6-9-2 1-7 Pac-12) played a physical...

Womens soccer

Women’s soccer looks for first conference win against Arizona schools

October 19, 2016

Beavers look to build on offensive success they had last week against StanfordIt’s all eyes forward for the Oregon State Women’s Soccer team as they look to build momentum coming off of the close loss...

Womens Ssccer falls to Stanford

Women’s soccer loses a heartbreaker against No. 3 Stanford

October 14, 2016

Stanford scores two goals in final 14 minutes to steal a win at Paul Lorenz Field. Goalkeeper Bella Geist laid on the ground as Stanford celebrated in the goalie box following a last second goal from...

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