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USC Lacrosse Heads Southeast For First Road Contests

Feb 17, 2022

LOS ANGELES - The USC lacrosse team (1-0) heads to the southeast for its first road tests of the season and will face No. 18 Jacksonville (1-0) and Mercer (0-0) this weekend. In their third all-time meeting, the Trojans and the Dolphins will go head-to-head at Rock Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., on Friday (Feb. 18) at 3 p.m. ET (noon PT). The Women of Troy are 3-1 all-time in the Sunshine State with all four games played during the 2017 season. USC then heads to Macon, Ga., for a first-time meeting with Mercer on Sunday (Feb. 20) at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) at Five Star Stadium. The match-up will mark the first time the Trojans play in the Peach State.

GAME #2 • Friday, Feb. 18 • 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT)
USC (1-0) at No. 18 Jacksonville (1-0)
Rock Stadium • Jacksonville, Fla.
SERIES HISTORY: USC leads, 2-0 (1.000) • STREAK: Won 2
LAST MEETING: W, 15-10 (Mar. 24, 2019 • McAlister Field)
TV/LIVE STREAM: ESPN+
OPPONENT WEB: JUDolphins.com

GAME #3 • Sunday, Feb. 20 • 12 p.m. ET (9 a.m. PT)
USC (1-0) at Mercer (0-0)
Five Star Stadium • Macon, Ga.
SERIES HISTORY: First meeting • STREAK: None
LAST MEETING: First meeting
TV/LIVE STREAM: None
OPPONENT WEB: MercerBears.com

CROSSExamination

  • USC is 6-3 all-time in road openers and has won its last four.
  • The Trojans are 3-1 all-time in the state of Florida and have won three straight over Jacksonville, Stetson, and Florida (all in 2017). USC will play its first-ever game in the state of Georgia.
  • USC is 14-17 all-time in games played in the Eastern Time Zone.
  • So. goalie Kait Devir was chosen for Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week honors following a season-debut performance with nine saves in an 18-7 victory over San Diego State.
  • The Trojans' 2022 captains are Gr. midfielder Kelsey Huff, Sr. midfielder Katie Ramsay, and Gr. defender Lizzy Wagner.
  • Kelsey Huff is the reigning Pac-12 Midfielder of the Year. The league's Midfielder of the Year has come from USC all three times it has been selected. Kerrigan Miller was chosen in 2018 and 2019.
  • So. midfielder Madison Waters was the Pac-12's Freshman of the Year in 2021.
  • 10th-year head coach Lindsey Munday is 111-49 all-time (.694) and was the Pac-12's Coach of the Year in 2019.