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OREGON LACROSSE 2013 MEDIA GUIDE UNIVERSITY INFORMATION

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Name......................................................................... University of Oregon Location................................................................................... Eugene, Ore. Founded..................................................................................................1876 Enrollment.......................................................................................... 24,447 Nickname............................................................................................. Ducks Colors....................................................................................Green & Yellow President..............................................................Michael R. Gottfredson Athletics Director...................................................................Rob Mullens Facility (capacity)........................................................ Papé Field (1,000) Surface............................................................................................ Field Turf Athletics Phone.................................................................(541) 346-4481 Ticket Office Phone..........................................................(541) 346-4461

General Information..................................................................................... 3 Table of Contents.......................................................................................... 3 2013 Season Outlook................................................................................... 4 2013 Schedule................................................................................................ 4 2013 Coaching Staff................................................................................. 5-9 Jen Larsen Beck.................................................................................... 6-7 Robert Bray, Jr........................................................................................... 8 Jen Derby................................................................................................... 9 2013 Roster....................................................................................................10 Player Biographical Information..................................................... 11-26 Brogan/Casertano.................................................................................12 Cathell/Cavey.........................................................................................13 Christiansen/Drake...............................................................................14 Esteban/Federighi.................................................................................15 Finnegan/Frazer.....................................................................................16 Inman/Johnson......................................................................................17 Kiser/Kovacs............................................................................................18 LeMay/Marlatt........................................................................................19 McCool/Milner.......................................................................................20 Moccia/Morris........................................................................................21 Morrison/O’Connell..............................................................................22 Peters/Propst..........................................................................................23 Puszcz/Pyne............................................................................................24 Randel/Scharkey...................................................................................25 Simpson/Valdez.....................................................................................26 2012 Season in Review....................................................................... 27-36 Team Schedule, MPSF Category Leaders & Standings............28 MPSF All-Conference & Tournament, National RPI...................29 Team & Individual Combined Statistics........................................30 Category Leaders, Individual & Team Game Highs...................31 Box Scores......................................................................................... 32-36 History & Records................................................................................. 37-40 All-Time Series Records...................................................................... 41-42 Award Winners.............................................................................................43 Annual Team Statistics........................................................................ 44-51 Year-By-Year Results............................................................................ 52-53 All-Time Letterwinners..............................................................................53 Oregon All-Time vs. 2013 Opponents..................................................54 Oregon “Last Time” Facts...........................................................................55

OREGON LACROSSE STAFF Head Coach......................................................................Jen Larsen Beck Alma Mater.................................................................................Virginia ‘96 Career Record (pct.)............................................................... 82-64 (.562) Season.................................................................................................... Ninth Office Phone.......................................................................(541) 346-5341 E-mail.......................................................................jlarsen@uoregon.edu Associate Head Coach.................................................... Robert Bray, Jr. Alma Mater..................................................................SUNY-Potsdam ‘91 Season.................................................................................................... Ninth Assistant Coach.......................................................................... Jen Derby Alma Mater.................................................................................Oregon ‘08 Season.......................................................................................................Fifth

TEAM INFORMATION 2012 record..............................................................................................14-5 2012 conference record........................................................................ 7-0 Letterwinners returning/lost.............................................................18/6 Newcomers..................................................................................................12 All-Time Record....................................................................... 82-64 (.562) All-Time MPSF Record........................................................... 27-18 (.600) MPSF Tournament Record......................................................11-7 (.611)

ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS Web Site..................................................................... www.GoDucks.com Office Phone.......................................................................(541) 346-5488 Assistant AD, Athletic Communications.............. Andy McNamara Executive Assistant Athletic Director..........................Dave Williford Associate Director................................................................. Greg Walker Associate Director....................................................................Todd Miles Assistant Director.............................................................Chris Geraghty Assistant Director...............................................................Geoff Thurner Communications Assistant......................................... Cameron Harati Communications Assistant (LAX contact).......... Mike Garabedian Office Phone.......................................................................(541) 346-5475 E-mail...........................................................................mvg@uoregon.edu

CREDITS

Writing and Design: Mike Garabedian, Editing: University of Oregon Athletic Communications, Cover Design: University of Oregon Marketing and Promotions, Photography: Eric Evans.

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON DUCKS

2012 Overall Record: 14-5

2013 SCHEDULE

2012 MPSF Record: 7-0

FEBRUARY 23 DARTMOUTH 24 CINCINNATI

2012 MPSF Tournament Semifinals (April 27) vs. California — W, 14-11 Championship (April 29) vs. Stanford — W, 13-10 2012 NCAA Tournament NCAA Play-In Match (May 5) vs. Navy — L, 10-9 (OT) Head Coach: Jen Larsen Beck (ninth season) Associate Head Coach: Robert Bray, Jr. (ninth season) Assistant Coach: Jen Derby (fifth season) Returning Players (18): Salliebeth Finnegan (Sr.), Bridget Morrison (Sr.), Maggie Kovacs (Sr.), Ashley Inman (Sr.), Kate Cathell (Sr.), Dominique Christiansen (Sr.), Sami Kiser (Jr.), Shannon Propst (Jr.), Hayley Milner (Jr.), Chelsea Randel (Jr.), Nikki Puszcz (Jr.), Erika McCool (Jr.), Caroline Federighi (Jr.), Jessie Esteban (Jr.), Olivia Pyne (So.), Raleigh Cavey (So.), Casey Brogan (So.), Devon Frazer (So.). Newcomers (12): Courtney Valdez (Fr.), Katie Marlatt (Fr.), Jackie Moccia (Fr.), Natalie Simpson (Fr.), Lauren Drake (Fr.), Elizabeth Casertano (Fr.), Jenna Morris (Fr.), Holly Johnson (Fr.), Carly O’Connell (Fr.), Savanna Peters (Fr.), Lindsay LeMay (Fr.), Alison Scharkey (Fr.). Letterwinners Lost (6): Jana Drummond, Callie Wagner, Lara Bennett, Jess Drummond, Kristina Barrett, Colleen Taggart. Category Leaders (among returning players): Points — Nikki Puszcz (57) Goals — Nikki Puszcz (39) Assists — Shannon Propst (19) Shots — Nikki Puszcz, Shannon Propst (61) Ground Balls — Erika McCool (29) Draw Controls — Nikki Puszcz (32) Caused Turnovers — Erika McCool (15) Saves — Caroline Federighi (141) Overview Oregon put together its best season in school history in 2012, finishing 14-5 overall and a perfect 7-0 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. This spring, the Ducks return 18 players from last year’s team that advanced to the NCAA Play-In Game, including leading goal-scorer, Nikki Puszcz, a junior from Towson, Md. Junior Goalie Caroline Federighi, who garnered MPSF Tournament Most Outstanding Player honors last year, is also back for Jen Larsen Beck’s club. Six players from Oregon’s 2012 team will not be back, however, including Jana Drummond, the Ducks’ all-time leader in career goals scored. Oregon’s 2013 schedule is highlighted by seven MPSF contests, which will feature an April 19 match in Palo Alto, Calif., against Stanford, a re-match of last year’s MPSF Tournament Championship game. The Ducks will host this year’s MPSF Tournament at Papé Field, Eugene, Ore., from May 2-4, 2013.

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MARCH 2 4 8 16 22 24 26 30

HIGH POINT VERMONT DAVIDSON FLORIDA SAN DIEGO STATE * at Marist at Connecticut at Old Dominion

APRIL 5 7 10 14 19 21 26

USC * CALIFORNIA * at Fresno State * SAINT MARY’S * at Stanford * at UC Davis * at Denver *

MAY 2 4

MPSF Tournament (in Eugene, Ore.) MPSF Tournament (in Eugene, Ore.)

12 p.m. 12 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 1 p.m. 3 p.m. 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 1 p.m. 5 p.m. 12 p.m. 1 p.m. 1 p.m. 5 p.m. 1 p.m. 4 p.m. TBD TBD

Home games in CAPS All times Pacific Standard Time * Denotes Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match

DATES TO REMEMBER February 23................................................Season Opener vs. Dartmouth March 22...................................................MPSF Opener vs. San Diego St. March 24...............................................................First road game, at Marist March 26.........................................First-ever match against Connecticut April 5...............................................................First-ever match against USC April 26.....................................................Regular season finale at Denver May 2-4..................................................MPSF Tournament (Eugene, Ore.)


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