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Oregon lacrosse falls to Colorado 16-11

The Oregon women’s lacrosse team fell to the Colorado Buffaloes 16-11 Sunday afternoon in Boulder. This loss marks the Ducks’ first MPSF loss of the season. Oregon’s record now comes to 6-3, 3-1 MPSP. The Buffaloes came out strong, scoring five-straight goals to begin the game. The Ducks scored their first goal on the day …

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Oregon lacrosse takes down Vermont 17-7

The Oregon women’s lacrosse team took down the Vermont Catamounts, 17-7, on Friday evening to improve to 6-2 (3-0 MPSF) on the season. The Ducks came out strong and never looked back, scoring the first three goals of the game. Those goals came from Shannon Williams, Mariah Gatti and JoJo Hesketh. Vermont …

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Oregon lacrosse drops road contest to High Point, 17-13

The Oregon women’s lacrosse team fell to the High Point Panthers 17-13 on Sunday in High Point, North Carolina. The Panthers came out strong, scoring six consecutive goals. The Ducks (5-2) didn’t get on the board until junior attacker Mariah Gatti scored with 12:20 left in the first half. Oregon’s …

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Oregon lacrosse takes down Winthrop 18-5

The Oregon women’s lacrosse team led from start to finish to defeat the Winthrop Eagles 18-5 on Friday afternoon. The Ducks outshot the Eagles 30-12 in Rock Hills, South Carolina, to move to 5-1 on the season. Oregon also dominated on draw controls, controlling 17 compared to Winthop’s six. The Ducks …

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Oregon lacrosse defeats Fresno State 12-9 on the road

The Oregon women’s lacrosse team defeated the Fresno State Bulldogs 12-9 on Sunday to move to 3-0 in conference play. The Ducks came out strong in Fresno, California, scoring three of the first four goals to lead 3-1 just eight minutes into the game. The Bulldogs went on to score …

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Oregon lacrosse trounces Cal Golden Bears 18-9

The Oregon women’s lacrosse team took on the California Golden Bears on Sunday and won 18-9 in a dominant performance at Pape Field. Cal scored the first goal just one minute into the game, but the Ducks fought back and tied it one minute later with a goal from senior midfielder Bella Pyne. She …

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Oregon men’s lacrosse will head to Southern California to play defending national champions

The Oregon men’s lacrosse team will begin its regular season schedule this weekend as the Ducks head to Southern California to play San Diego State and Chapman. Both teams are ranked in the top 25 of the 2017 Under Armour MCLA Division I Preseason Coaches Poll, released on Feb. 2. San …

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Oregon lacrosse falls to Canisius in their first ever matchup

It was more than just a novel rivalry between schools on opposite ends of the nation as Oregon faced off against Canisius College for the first time in history at Papé Field on Monday afternoon. It was akin to a friendly match organized by Oregon’s head coach, Katrina Dowd, and …

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Oregon lacrosse takes down San Diego State in MPSF opener

The Oregon lacrosse team upped its offense in the second half to take down San Diego State in its MPSF opener match on Saturday afternoon at Papé Field. While Oregon scored four goals in the first period, the Ducks rallied after halftime to bring the score to 11-9 to improve to 2-0 …

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Oregon lacrosse defeats Michigan 11-8 in season-opener

To begin its 2017 season under new head coach Katrina Dowd, the Oregon women’s lacrosse team won a closely-contested match against Michigan, defeating the Wolverines 11-8 on a rainy Saturday at Pape Field. Seven different Ducks scored their first goals of the season, including a three-goal effort from sophomore Julia …

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Oregon club lacrosse focuses on speed and tempo with new head coach Markus McCaine

The Oregon men’s club lacrosse team returns a lot of veteran players this year, but there is one significant change: A familiar face is moving up in the ranks to lead the Ducks as head coach for the 2016-2017 season. Markus McCaine, an Oregon grad student in the Warsaw Sports …

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Women’s lacrosse adds third coach to round out staff

The Oregon women’s lacrosse program announced Thursday that it would be adding another high profile coach, Becca Block, to round out its coaching staff for the upcoming season. Block is a former teammate of newly hired assistant Michelle Tumolo and played at Syracuse under new Oregon head coach Katrina Dowd. Block began …

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Oregon announces hiring of new women’s lacrosse coach

Oregon’s search for a new women’s lacrosse coach is over. The Oregon athletic department announced in a press release on June 15 that Katrina Dowd has been hired as the programs head coach. Dowd replaces former Oregon coach Jen Beck, who stepped down in May after leading the Ducks to a …

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Alison Scharkey’s busy career involved in Oregon athletics nears its conclusion

After Oregon’s lacrosse season ended April 28 in a loss to Colorado, senior Alison Scharkey worked as a producer the following Monday at the athletic department’s second annual O Show. As a co-director of Oregon’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Scharkey and a team of Ducks spent more than a year planning the …

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Jen Beck steps down as Oregon lacrosse head coach

Jen Beck has stepped down as Oregon lacrosse head coach after 12 seasons in Eugene, Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens announced on Monday afternoon. Beck served as the first coach in program history, leading the Ducks to a 120-97 record and a 44-36 mark in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation …

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Oregon eliminated in first round of MPSF tournament

The sixth-seeded Oregon women’s lacrosse team fell to No. 3 seed Colorado 11-3, in the first round of the MPSF tournament on Thursday. Neither team got off to a great start, but Colorado’s Cali Castagnola finally put one into the back of the net just under seven and a half …

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Oregon begins MPSF playoffs against Colorado on Thursday

With a MPSF record of 4-5, the Oregon women’s lacrosse team secured the sixth and final spot in the MPSF playoffs that begin Thursday, April 28. Oregon will play the No. 3 seed Colorado Buffaloes in the Ducks’ third straight postseason berth. The Ducks fell to Colorado, 14-9, on Sunday. …

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Oregon falls 14-9 to Colorado on senior day

Oregon women’s lacrosse concluded its regular season with a 14-9 loss to the Colorado Buffalos on senior day in Eugene Sunday. The Ducks needed this victory to cement a spot in the MPSF tournament that begins on Thursday. The Ducks, however, can still clinch the sixth and final playoff spot …

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Carly O’Connell scores four in Oregon’s loss to Denver

The Oregon women’s lacrosse team battled in a close game against Denver on Friday, but ultimately fell 11-9. The Ducks must now win their game against Colorado on Sunday to have a chance to advance to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation playoffs. Denver started out the game on a 2-0 …

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New head coach Jon Bongiorno leads men’s lacrosse team’s turnaround

Oregon men’s club lacrosse went 2-10 in the Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League Division I last year. Since then, the team has done a complete 180, achieving a record of 9-2 so far this season. This dramatic shift is owed in large part to a transition in the coaching staff. After more …

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Mariah Gatti leads Oregon to 15-3 win over UC Davis

After a crushing 14-2 loss to Stanford this past Friday, the Oregon women’s lacrosse team bounced back and trounced UC Davis 15-3 on Sunday. Oregon came out strong as Cambi Cukar scored Oregon’s first goal less than a minute and a half into the game. The Ducks kept that momentum …

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Oregon falls to No. 10 Stanford

Oregon women’s lacrosse fell to No. 10 Stanford, 14-2 on Friday. This is Oregon’s second home loss of the season, and brings the Ducks’ record to 8-5 (3-3 MPSF). Stanford’s Kelsey Murray scored in the first 11 seconds, giving Stanford a quick 1-0 lead. Shortly after, Stanford’s Kelly Myers scored with …

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Oregon routs Saint Mary’s, 19-3

Oregon women’s lacrosse sealed its two-game trip to the Bay Area with a 19-3 victory against Saint Mary’s Sunday. This win brings the Ducks’ record to 8-4 (2-2 MPSF Conference). Sophomore attacker Cambi Cukar scored the first goal just four minutes into the game. By the end of regulation, she led …

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Strong second half propels Oregon past George Mason for 15-9 win

After a slow first half, Oregon lacrosse was dominate in the second as the team coasted to a 15-9 win over George Mason at Papé Field Wednesday evening. It was a return to form for Oregon (4-2) after losing just two days ago. Senior goalie Jenna Morris was the star …

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Oregon falls at home 12-7 to High Point

Oregon lacrosse couldn’t keep up with the pace in the second half, losing to High Point 12-7 at Papé Field Monday night. The Ducks (3-2) were only able to notch a single goal in the second half, as the Panthers outscored the home team 5-1 to take the lead and the …

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