Chad Roskelly homers twice and Mark Weist adds a three-run shot in the series opener.
Spartans carry a four-game winning streak into the series.
Gibson, Krill and Weist all homer in the 9-4 win.
Spartans and Ducks will meet for the first time.
MSU will take on EMU in the first of two meetings this season.
2014 (FRESHMAN): All-Big Ten Freshman Team selection ... Won the Steve Garvey Most Improved Player Award ... After making his first eight career appearances out of the bullpen, the walk-on made the transition to starter (3/23 at Ohio State) where he remained for the rest of the season ... Finished the season 6-5 with a 3.18 ERA ... Received Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors for his 6.0 scoreless innings of work with five strikeouts in earning his first win as a starter at Minnesota (3/30) ... Threw a complete game against Purdue (4/12), allowing one run and striking out six to again earn Big Ten Freshman of the Week accolades ... His .249 opponent batting average ranked 12th in the Big Ten ... Struck out a season high seven batters at Illinois (5/4) and then vs. Nebraska (5/22) at the Big Ten Tournament.