The Oregon women’s lacrosse team (2-2) takes on the Connecticut Huskies (2-4) as it hosts its 10th home opener at Papé Field on March 14, 2014. The Huskies struggled through a three game losing streak before getting an overtime win against James Madison in their last outing on March 9. The Ducks return home after losing 14-15 in overtime against Robert Morris on March 2. Oregon senior attacker Shannon Propst is tied for third in the nation averaging 3.5 assists per game.

The Oregon Ducks next host the Fresno State Bulldogs at 2 p.m. at Papé Field on March 15, 2014.

Huskies midfielder Alexandra Crofts (2) screams in celebration as she is held aloft by goalkeeper Shannon Nee (85) after their 10-8 victory over the Ducks. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Huskies freshman midfielder Jacqueline Jordan (3) throws her stick down after scoring the go-ahead point during the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Huskies midfielder Katherine Finkelston (4) scores a goal against Oregon goalkeeper Caroline Federighi (30) during the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

The Huskies bench rushes the field to swarm goalkeeper Shannon Nee after the team’s 10-8 victory over the Oregon Ducks. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Huskies sophomore midfielder Lauren Kwasnowski (12) trips as she chases a loose ball during the first half of play. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Huskies sophomore midfielder Katherine Finkelston (4) scores her second goal of the game during a run in the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Ducks and Huskies line up for a face-off as Oregon leads 3-1 with six minutes remaining in the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore midfielder Carly O’Connell (12) celebrates after assisting her teammate during the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore midfielder Carly O’Connell (12) celebrates after scoring the second goal of the first half for the Ducks. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon attacker Courtney Valdez (1) prepares to fire a shot against Huskies goalkeeper Shannon Nee (85) during the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Ducks sophomore defender Jackie Moccia (5) lobs a ball across field to her teammate at the start of the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Oregon bench reacts jubilantly after Ducks attacker Sami Kiser (4) scores a goal with seconds remaining in the first half, making it a 5-2 game for Oregon. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Ducks junior defender Raleigh Cavey (10) breaks her stick as she crashes into Huskies defender Lauren Kahn (15). The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon attacker Courtney Valdez (1) moves behind the Connecticut goal as she is guarded by Huskies defender Cassie Perettine (19) during the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon senior attacker Shannon Propst (36) and Connecticut defender Karaline Smith (7) battle for a ball during the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

The Huskies celebrate after the tie point is scored during the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Huskies attacker Carly Palmucci (13) looses control of the ball as she is pressured by Oregon defender Erika McCool (19) during the final seconds of play. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon midfielder Carly O’Connell (12) battles for a face-off with Huskies midfielder Kacey Pippitt (10) during the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Eleven year old Madison Tuski, a ball girl for the Ducks, rests on the sidelines as the sun sets during the second half of the game. It is Tuski’s first season as a ball girl, and she plays lacrosse for her fifth-grade Eugene team. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Huskies goalkeeper Shannon Nee (85) takes a spill as she is pressured by a pair of Oregon attackers during the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon midfielder Olivia Pyne (3) spins as she is defended by Huskies midfielder Lauren Kwasnowski (12) during the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore midfielder Carly O’Connell (12) takes a shot during the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the Connecticut Huskies at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on March 14, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)


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