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Soccer Hosts Northern Arizona

Aug 27, 2021

Oregon and Northern Arizona face each other for the first time on the pitch Sunday at 1 p.m. at Pape' Field (Pac-12 Live Stream). The Lumberjacks play at Arizona Friday prior to heading to Eugene.

WHAT TO WATCH
•  Oregon's next win will be the 200th in program history.
• Oregon opened the 2021 season with a 5-0 win against Fresno State and a 2-2 tie at San Francisco last weekend.
• The five goals against Fresno State were the most for the Ducks in a single game since 2010 (6-1 vs. Butler) and the most in a season opener since 1997 (7-2, vs. San Francisco State).
• Senior midfielder Zoe Hasenauer had an assist in each game to bring her career total to 13 to move into sole possession of fourth place on the UO career list.
• Junior forward Ally Cook, who led the Ducks with four goals in the spring, is already halfway to that total this fall after scoring twice in the season opener. Cook now has 11 career goals, one shy of entering the UO career top 10
• Fifth-year defender Mia Palmer's goal against Fresno State was her first career game-winner and third overall.
• A pair of freshmen were responsible for the Ducks' final score versus Fresno State. Kaitlyn Paculba stuffed home a pass that Lara Kirkby chipped between two defenders.
•  Against San Francisco, Caitlin Shaw headed in a long direct kick from freshman Alice Barbieri for first her first career goal.
•  After the Dons went ahead 2-1, Chardonnay Curran headed in the tying goal in the 69th minute on a cross from Hasenauer.
•  Oregon's 10 corner kicks against the Dons was the most corners for the Ducks since trying 10 against Arizona State in 2018.
•  Oregon has scored seven goals through its first two matches of the season, more than halfway to last year's total of 12.
• The Ducks are coming off a season that saw them post a winning record (6-5-5) for the first time since 2006 (12-6-2).
• The Ducks also set a program record for lowest goals against average (0.69),beating the prior mark of 0.81 set by the 1981 team.
• Oregon returns all 11 starters from last season's squad, including all-conference picks Zoe Hasenauer, Croix Soto and Leah Freeman. Freeman was also named to the Pac-12 all-freshman team.