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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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Oregon dominates LIU Brookylin, 16-6, in home opener

Oregon lacrosse returned to Papé Field for the 2016 home opener, beating LIU Brooklyn, 16-6, Saturday afternoon. After a close first half, the Ducks (3-1) opened things up in the second with a flurry of shots on goal. They dominated in transition, keeping the Blackbirds (1-3) on their heels. The result was a …

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Oregon loses first game of the season 15-14 at William & Mary

For the first time this season, Oregon lacrosse couldn’t pick up the win in a back-and-forth shootout against William & Mary. The Ducks lost 15-14 at Martin Family Stadium Sunday morning. Oregon (2-1) had a two goal lead with under five minutes to play after senior Carly O’Connell found the …

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Q&A: Head coach Jen Beck discusses Oregon’s hot start to the season

Oregon women’s lacrosse is coming off a strong opening weekend to the 2016 season. The Ducks picked up wins on the road against Michigan and Detroit. Last season, Oregon finished 10-8. The team returns 21 players, including Carly O’Connell, Cambi Cukar, Ali Scharkey and Jenna Morris. O’Connell finished her junior campaign …

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Oregon closes season opening road trip with a 17-13 win over Detroit

Oregon lacrosse closed its season-opening road trip with a second win Sunday morning by topping Detroit 17-13. Cambi Cukar was the standout for the Ducks, as the sophomore tied a career-high with six assists. She assisted on four of the Ducks’ first-half goals. Oregon (2-0) jumped out to a 7-0 …

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Oregon snags season opening win over Michigan

Oregon lacrosse was able to start 2016 on the right foot as they topped Michigan in Ann Arbor 12-11 Friday night at Oosterbaan Field House. Senior Holly Johnson, who tied her career-high in goals with four, led the Ducks. Carly O’Connell, Bella Pyne and Cambi Cukar also played key roles: …

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Oregon lacrosse adds program alum Colleen Taggart to staff

Last month, Oregon lacrosse assistant coach Jen Derby left the program after a decorated career as both a coach and student-athlete in Eugene. This month, Oregon lacrosse head coach Jen Beck announced Derby’s successor in the program — Colleen Taggart — in a release by the Athletic Department. Taggart joins Beck’s staff …

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Oregon Women’s lacrosse falls to Denver 11-5 in first round of MPSF Tourney

The Ducks fell in the first round of tournament play after the Pioneers went on a 7-3 scoring run in the second half of the game. Denver opened the game with a goal at the 21:08 left mark. Oregon answered with two goals of their own, both from Rachel Steinberg. …

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Oregon women’s lacrosse falls 15-9 to Denver

Oregon traveled to Denver this Friday for its second to last season game, and despite three goals each from Senior Casey Brogan and Junior Carly O’ Connell, the Ducks fell 15-9. Denver was first to score just over a minute into the game, but O’Connell responded with a goal of her own …

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Oregon lacrosse defeats UC Davis, 10-7

Oregon lacrosse defeated UC Davis on the road this Sunday afternoon.

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Oregon lacrosse loses 15-10 against No. 15 Stanford

Oregon lacrosse began its final road trip of the regular season with a tough loss against No. 15 Stanford, falling 15-10 on the road Thursday night. The Ducks found themselves down big early as the Cardinal jumped out to a fast start. Stanford was able to take advantage of some …

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Women’s lacrosse headgear under scrutiny

Last month, the Florida High School Athletic Association became the first to enact a state-wide rule requiring women’s lacrosse players to wear protective head gear. The decision has led to a heated, nationwide debate. The debate stems from two main factors. First, women’s lacrosse, unlike men’s, is a non-contact sport and should …

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Oregon lacrosse survives lightning and hail to honor seniors with 18-8 victory over Cal

Oregon lacrosse defeated Cal 18-8 at Papé Field on Easter Sunday. It was the final home match for the season, so the Ducks honored their seniors before the opening draw. The Oregon seniors — Olivia Pyne, Raleigh Cavey, Hayley Milner, Casey Brogan and Devon Frazer — were all given the start. …

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Oregon lacrosse fails to complete late rally, loses 13-11 against USC

Oregon lacrosse lost 13-11 against USC at Papé Field Friday afternoon. The Ducks were unable to overcome an early deficit in the penultimate match for the Oregon seniors in Eugene. Oregon was unable to hand USC its first loss in the Mountain Pacific Sports Ferderation (MPSF) this season. The loss evens the career …

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Oregon drops final game of road trip, loses 16-3 to No. 12 Stony Brook

Oregon lacrosse couldn’t find a way to keep up with one of the top teams in the country, losing to No. 12 Stony Brook 16-3 Friday morning. The Ducks made it close early in the first, before eventually succumbing to the undefeated Seawolves on the road. The Ducks (8-3) just …

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Oregon lacrosse bounces back, defeats Fresno State, 14-7

Oregon lacrosse continued its spring break road trip with a 14-7 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation win against Fresno State Monday afternoon. The Ducks entered the match looking to bounce back from a loss against Monmouth on Saturday, in a game in which offensive production was few and far between. Oregon …

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Oregon lacrosse loses 15-7 despite a career-high in saves from Janelle Parker

Oregon lacrosse hit the road to take on Monmouth at a neutral site in Fresno, California, and lost 15-7 Saturday afternoon. The Ducks made a late rally to try to close the gap, but were unable to overcome an early deficit. The game was the first ever meeting between Oregon …

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Oregon lacrosse defeats Richmond 15-11 with a flurry of offense

Oregon women’s lacrosse defeated Richmond 15-11 at Papé Field on a blustery and rainy Sunday afternoon. The Ducks were able to come alive after an early misstep, pouring it on with a flurry of offense. “I liked the overall effort through four quarters, which we have really been emphasizing,” Oregon head …

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Oregon’s early dominance leads to 8-6 win over George Washington

It was just 8:14 minutes into the game and Oregon women’s lacrosse already built an insurmountable lead. Olivia Pyne netted the first two goals. Holly Johnson continued the scoring with a team-leading 14th goal on the season, and Carly O’Connell scored off a free position shot to give the Ducks …

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San Diego State comes back from three goals down to defeat Oregon women’s lacrosse, 8-7

The energy was high. That much was clear when the Oregon women’s lacrosse team took the field in its home and conference opener against San Diego State at Pape Field on Saturday. The Ducks gained control of the match right from the initial face off and scored seven goals from …

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The mood’s just like the recent weather for Oregon women’s lacrosse before its home-opener

Oregon’s women lacrosse head coach, Jen Beck, talks to The Emerald about their opening game and what to expect this coming season.

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