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OSU Women’s Basketball head coach Rueck has been in his position since 2010 and has coached the team to continued success. Rueck coaches the team from the sideline versus Utah State.  

Oregon State Women’s Basketball shows the need to bounce back in rivalry loss to Oregon

Brady Akins, Sports Editor
December 15, 2020

The Oregon State Beavers lost on Sunday, Dec. 13 to the Oregon Ducks, a 79-59 defeat that created a few troubling trends that have not plagued the Beavers Women’s Basketball program in quite a while.The...

In this file photo from January 2020, OSU senior guard Mikayla Pivec (#0) looks to find a teammate while running a play against Stanford sophomore guard Lexie Hull (#12) at Gill Coliseum on Jan. 19. Pivec has since graduated from Oregon State, was drafted 25th overall by the Atlanta Dream in the 2020 WNBA Draft, and is nominated for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Former Oregon State guard Mikayla Pivec named a finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year

Laura Galceran, Sports Contributor
November 10, 2020

Former Oregon State Women’s Basketball guard Mikayla Pivec has been named one of the nine finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year award-- an honor given to recognize excellence in academics, athletics,...

Fans support the OSU Women’s Basketball team in their home Civil War matchup versus Oregon on Jan. 26. Gill Coliseum hosted over 9,000 fans for the game, including an experimental student section for approximately 400 students. All other students sat in general admission designated sections.Photo from Orange Media Network Archives

OSU Women’s Basketball 2020 Recruiting Class Breakdown

The Oregon State Women’s Basketball team are set to bring in two new players from the 2020 recruiting class, Sasha Goforth and Savannah Samuel, who both signed letters of intent in November 2019. The...

OSU senior guard Kat Tudor drives past a Washington defender towards the basket in her first of two games for senior weekend on Feb. 28, 2020 in Gill Coliseum. 

OSU Women’s Basketball seniors best career moments

Four seasons. Four NCAA Tournament appearances. Two trips to the Sweet Sixteen and one to the Elite Eight. And with their college playing days officially over, a combined 106 wins left standing as their...

OSU Womens Basketball senior guard Mikayla Pivec looks on in Gill Coliseum. 

Pivec pivots, focuses on community in pandemic

Oregon State Women’s Basketball guard, now alumna, Mikayla Pivec, has achieved great heights during her time at Oregon State, so it is not surprising that she would go on to create a volunteer opportunity...

A banner is displayed in the outfield of Goss Stadium at the rally welcoming back the OSU Baseball team after their 2018 College World Series win in Omaha, Nebraska. 

Get to know Oregon State Athletics

This article is a part of the START issue, a guide for all incoming Oregon State University students and their families going through START, which aims to help familiarize them with the campus, college...

Former OSU junior guard Katie McWilliams tries to keep the ball away from a UCLA defender in their home matchup in 2018 at Gill Coliseum. The OSU Womens Basketball team finished the season by making it to the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament. 

Wednesday Win: OSU Women’s Basketball defeats Tennessee in record-breaking win (2018)

In March of 2018, the Oregon State Women’s Basketball team hit the road for Knoxville, Tenn., to play in the 2018 NCAA Tournament. After defeating Western Kentucky in the first round, sixth-seed OSU...

Senior outfielder Jack Anderson steps up to bat in Goss Stadium. Anderson held a .308 batting average for the 2018 season.

Pivec wins PAC-12 Scholar-Athlete, sixth for OSU in five years

Oregon State is a school that is most often known for their engineering program, public research and continued baseball success. However, academics and sports at OSU are more closely intertwined than believed...

Pivec wins PAC-12 Scholar-Athlete, sixth for OSU in five years

Oregon State is a school that is most often known for their engineering program, public research and continued baseball success. However, academics and sports at OSU are more closely intertwined than believed...

OSU senior guard Mikayla Pivec (#0) looks to find a teammate while running a play against Stanford sophomore guard Lexie Hull (#12) at Gill Coliseum on Jan. 19. The Beavers fell against Stanford during both regular season matchups and during their face off in the PAC-12 Tournament quarterfinals. 

Pivec to play professional basketball

Update: As of April 18, this article has been updated with statements from Mikayla Pivec. With the 25th pick of the 2020 WNBA draft, the Atlanta Dream have selected Oregon State senior guard Mikayla Pivec...

OSU senior guard Mikayla Pivec (#0) looks to find a teammate while running a play against Stanford sophomore guard Lexie Hull (#12) at Gill Coliseum on Jan. 19. The Beavers fell against Stanford during both regular season matchups and during their face off in the PAC-12 Tournament quarterfinals. 

Beavers fall to Stanford, look forward to NCAA tournament

After a convincing victory over Washington State 24 hours earlier, Oregon State took on a rested No. 3 Stanford team who had beaten them in both matchups during the regular season in the second round of...

OSU senior guard Kat Tudor drives past a Washington defender towards the basket in her first of two games for senior weekend on Feb. 28, 2020 in Gill Coliseum. 

Oregon State starts senior weekend with win

Oregon State Women’s Basketball kept Washington at bay and won by a score of 75-61 on Feb. 28 at Gill Coliseum. The Beavers improve to 11 wins out of the last 13 matchups against the Huskies and also...

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