USC lacrosse senior goaltender Gussie Johns (Washington, D.C./St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School) was named the first-ever Pac-12 lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 12. Colorado junior midfielder Miranda Stinson was chosen as the league's Offensive Player of the Week.
The eighth-ranked USC lacrosse team (1-0) collected an 11-5 season-opening road victory over Virginia Tech (0-1) at the Hokies' Indoor Practice Facility on Saturday, Feb. 10. It was the program's first-ever road game to open a season as the Women of Troy recorded their third consecutive season-opening victory.
The eighth-ranked Women of Troy (0-0) open the 2018 season at Virginia Tech (0-0) on Saturday (Feb. 10) in Blacksburg, Va. The meeting, a first between the two programs, is also USC's first-ever road season-opener.