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Ducks Head to Boulder for Regular Season Finale

Apr 20, 2022

EUGENE, Ore. – The Oregon women's lacrosse team will look to build momentum ahead of the Pac-12 Tournament when they take on Colorado on Friday at 3 p.m. in their final regular season game.

The Ducks are coming off two losses to nationally ranked foes. Oregon had an opportunity to win its first game over a ranked team in four years but fell 11-10 to No. 23 Arizona State and dropped its second game of the weekend 16-9 against No. 17 USC.
 
GAME INFO
When: Friday, April 22
Where: Boulder, Colo.
Time: 3 p.m.
Watch: Pac-12 Oregon & Mountain
Live Stats: oregon.statbroadcast.com
 
THE DUCKS vs. THE SUN DEVILS
Oregon will be looking for its first win against Colorado, dropping all 12 of the teams' previous matchups. Friday's game will be the first since 2016 where the Buffaloes have not been ranked, though CU is receiving votes in the latest ILWCA Top 25 poll. Colorado pulled away late to win the first game between the two teams 13-11. Katie Collins led Oregon with four goals and Sydney Lawrence caused three turnovers.
 
ON PACE TO BE ONE OF OREGON'S BEST
Hanna Hilcoff became the fastest Duck to 75 career goals in Oregon's game at USC, reaching the mark in just 25 games. The previous fastest Oregon player to reach 75 goals was all-time leading scorer Shannon Williams, who reached the mark in 33 games. Williams scored her 100th career goal in her 40th game. Through 34 games, Hilcoff has now scored 97 goals.
 
» Entered Friday tied for third in the Pac-12 in goals (40) and eighth in points (45) while leading the team in both
» Scored multiple goals in 28 of 34 career games, including 10 of 12 games in 2021 and 12 of 15 this season
» In 2021, the only Pac-12 player to rank in the top 10 in both goals (35, 7th) and draw controls (54, 5th)
» As a freshman, tied the program single-game record with 10 draw controls against Denver (2/21/20)
» In 2020, was one of three freshmen to finish the shortened season with 20 goals and 40 draw controls
 
OH CANADA
Oregon boasts three players with Canadian National Team experience in 2022: Cassidy Eckert, Shonly Wallace and Alex Matsuoka. Eckert was recently selected for Canada's 2022 Women's World Cup team. She and Wallace represented the Great White North at the Super Sixes event in October and also teamed up to lead the U-19 team to a silver medal at the 2019 U-19 World Championships. Matsuoka joined Eckert and Wallace at Team Canada's Senior Women's Top 40 Training Camp in 2021.
 
» Wallace is second on the team with 32 goals after scoring six last weekend. She also leads the team with nine assists
» Eckert has been Oregon's starting goalie all season, posting a career-high 14 saves against both Cal and Arizona State
» Matsuoka has appeared in three games a freshman after battling injuries for most of the fall and winter