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Cal Hosts Colorado Sunday

Apr 11, 2021
Marina Smith and the Golden Bears host Colorado on Sunday.

ONE LOVE GAME
— Cal and Colorado are dedicating Sunday's game to the One Love Foundation and its mission to educate young people about healthy and unhealthy relationships, empower them to identify and avoid abuse and learn how to love better, prevent relationship violence, and strive to promote a positive environment filled with healthy and accepting relationships
— The One Love Foundation is a nonprofit organization created in honor of Yeardley Love, a young woman and member of the Virginia women's lacrosse team who tragically lost her life in an altercation with her ex-boyfriend at the age of 22  
— Both teams will wear a One Love Foundation t-shirt and also be outfitted in One Love-themed accessories
— A joint support statement from the Cal and Colorado lacrosse programs will be read between the announcement of starting lineups and the national anthem     
      
CAL-COLORADO HISTORY
— Colorado leads the all-time series between the teams, 7-2, and has won each of the last seven contests after the Golden Bears took the first two including their most recent win in the series with a 12-10 win in Berkeley on Apr. 19, 2015 
— Colorado's seven-game win streak in the series started with a 16-4 victory in Boulder on April 17, 2016, while its most recent victory over the Golden Bears was a 15-5 win also in Boulder on March 22, 2021
— The teams did not meet during the 2020 season shortened by the COVID-19 pandemic      

RECENT ACTION: LAST THREE LOSSES HAVE BEEN BY A COMBINED FOUR POINTS
— Cal has dropped its last three games since its most recent win March 28 against Fresno State by a combined total of four points starting with a pair of close non-conference road games at UC Davis (12-10) and San Diego State (11-10) before a 9-8 defeat to Oregon
— Cal has launched strong comebacks in each of its last two games before with the Golden Bears trailing San Diego State by as many as four goals before scoring four unanswered goals in the second half to tie the game at 9-9 and falling behind by a score of 9-3 to Oregon before scoring the game's final five goals but coming up empty on their final three possessions
— Maya Lawliss has seven goals in the team's last two games with a career-high four at San Diego State followed by three against Oregon

WINNING THE DRAW CONTROL GAME
— Cal has a 161-139 advantage over its opponents in draw controls this season and has won the draw control battle in eight of its first 12 contests vs. San Diego State (14-12), at Fresno State (17-11), vs. Arizona State (20-14), at Oregon (13-12), at Colorado (11-10), vs. Fresno State (16-6), at San DIego State (15-8) and vs. Oregon (13-6) 

CAMPAGNA, DEY, MASON, KUBERRA, MIX AND ZACCARO ARE TEAM LEADERS
— Marissa Kubera is Cal's leading scorer with 26 points (19 goals, 7 assists), while Kuberra and Quinnlyn Mason co-pace Cal with 19 goals each with Mason picking up four assists to total 23 points
— Kuberra also leads the team in shots on goal with 32
— Mason is Cal's leader in free position goals (6), free position shots (15) and shots (59), while she is the co-leader along with Olivia Dey in game-winning goals (1) 
— LizaBanks Campagna paces Cal in draw controls (63), ground balls (32) and caused turnovers (23) with her caused turnovers leading the Pac-12 while she is tied for second in the league in ground balls and third in draw controls ground balls
  
UP NEXT: CAL STARTS FINAL ROAD TRIP OF REGULAR SEASON AT USC ON FRIDAY
— Cal will play its final road games of the regular season in its next three contests at USC (Friday, Apr. 16, Noon PST), Arizona State (Sunday, April 18, 1 pm MST/PDT), and UC Davis (Thursday, August 22, 5 pm PST).
— Cal will host Stanford for Senior Day at California Memorial Stadium on Saturday, April 24 (Noon PST)
— The Pac-12 Championship will be hosted by Stanford May 5-8