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No. 17 USC Lacrosse Meets No. 23 Arizona State in Desert Duel

Apr 20, 2022

LOS ANGELES – The 17th-ranked USC lacrosse team (11-3, 7-2 Pac-12) takes on No. 23 Arizona State (9-6, 7-2) in the final regular-season league contest for both teams on Friday, April 22, at Sun Devil Lacrosse Stadium. The winner will earn a quarterfinal bye and secure a spot in one of two Pac-12 Tournament semifinal games set for May 5.

GAME #15 • Friday, April 22 • 3 p.m. PT
No. 17 USC (11-3, 7-2) at No. 23 Arizona State (9-6, 7-2)
Sun Devil Lacrosse Stadium • Tempe, Ariz.
SERIES HISTORY: USC leads, 7-1 (.875) • STREAK: W2
LAST MEETING: W 17-10 (March 25, 2022 • LA Coliseum)
TV/LIVE STREAM: Arizona State Live Stream
OPPONENT WEB: TheSunDevils.com

CROSSExamination

  • USC is ranked 17th in the ILWomen/IWLCA Top 25 poll this week.
  • The Trojans are 82-23 (.781) when they are ranked in the poll.
  • The Women of Troy are 3-0 all-time in the state of Arizona.
  • The winner of the USC-ASU game secures a bye through the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament and an automatic spot in one of the two semifinal games set for May 5.
  • Through 14 games, seven different Trojans have led the team in scoring with nine players in double-digit goals this season.
  • USC has scored at least 11 goals in every game this season and leads the Pac-12 in scoring offense at 15.89 goals per game.
  • Isabelle Vitale ranks fifth in the Pac-12 for points (53) and leads USC with 25 assists. She was named to the ILWomen Midseason Top 15 Freshmen to Watch.
  • Ella Heaney's back-to-back hat trick games last weekend helped her move into ninth all-time in program history with 11-career hat tricks.
  • Shelby Tilton's 32 goals this season ranks 10th in the Pac-12.
  • Three Trojans ranks in the Pac-12's top eight for draw controls: Claudia Shevitz (4.62 dcpg), Catherine Lord (4.08 dcpg), and Katie Ramsay (3.50 dcpg).
  • 10th-year head coach Lindsey Munday is 121-52 all-time (.699).