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No. 17 USC Lacrosse Hosts No. 23 Buffs and Ducks to Open Pac-12 Schedule

Mar 10, 2022

LOS ANGELES - The 17th-ranked USC lacrosse team (3-1, 0-0) opens Pac-12 play on McAlister Field as host to No. 23 Colorado (5-0, 0-0) on Friday (March 11) and Oregon (1-3, 0-0) on Sunday (March 13). The Women of Troy are 4-0 in league openers since the Pac-12 Conference began sponsoring women's lacrosse in 2018.

GAME #5 • Friday, March 11 • 3 p.m. PT
No. 17 USC (3-1, 0-0) vs. No. 23 Colorado (5-0, 0-0)
McAlister Field • Los Angeles, Calif.
SERIES HISTORY: USC leads, 8-5 (.615) • STREAK: Lost 2
LAST MEETING: L, 9-8 (May 6, 2021 • Stanford, Calif.)
TV/LIVE STREAM: USC Live Stream
OPPONENT WEB: CUBuffs.com

GAME #6 • Sunday, March 13 • 1 p.m. PT
No. 17 USC (3-1, 0-0) vs. Oregon (1-3, 0-0)
McAlister Field • Los Angeles, Calif.
SERIES HISTORY: USC leads, 9-3 (.750) • STREAK: Won 4
LAST MEETING: W, 14-8 (April 4, 2021• Eugene, Ore.)
TV/LIVE STREAM: Pac-12 Networks (Christian Miles)
OPPONENT WEB: GoDucks.com

CROSSExamination

  • USC is 4-0 in league openers since the Pac-12 began sponsoring women's lacrosse in 2018.
  • The Trojans are 53-14 all-time at McAlister Field (.791).
  • Colorado represents the third ranked opponent the Trojans have faced in the last four games. USC is 24-34 (.414) against IWLCA ranked opponents all-time.
  • The Women of Troy are ranked 17th in the ILWomen/IWLCA Top 25 poll this week. USC holds a 74-21 (.779) record when ranked in the poll.
  • Jr. goalie Kait Devir has two Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week honors this season and So. attacker Shelby Tilton earned the offensive honor once.
  • 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 113-50 all-time (.693) and was the Pac-12's Coach of the Year in 2019 after leading USC to the league title.