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The Beck Profile Season Outlook

JEN BECK Head Coach

Coaching Staff Staff

Years at Oregon: Record at Oregon: Alma Mater:

The first and only lacrosse coach at Oregon, Jen Beck just completed her ninth season with the Ducks in 2013. Beck has been steadily building the program since her hiring two years prior to the inaugural season in 2005. Beck enters the 2014 season with a 90-73 career record and a 40-30 record against Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) schools.

Season In Review

The Players

2013: Oregon finished the 2013 season 8-9 overall, winning three out of its final five matches of the year. The 2013 Ducks produced three all-conference selections, including junior Shannon Propst, junior Caroline Federighi and freshman Carly O’Connell. All three were second team selections. 2012: The 2012 season was a special one for Beck and the Oregon lacrosse program. Beck led the Ducks to their first-ever MPSF regular season title after UO defeated Denver, 13-8, on April 21 at Pape’ Field. Beck followed up that accomplishment by leading the Ducks to the program’s first MPSF tournament title, defeating California, 14-11, in the semifinals and Stanford, 13-10 in the championship match. It marked the first time in program history that Oregon defeated Stanford twice in a single season. In Beck’s eighth season at the helm, the Ducks recorded a program-best 14 victories against a program-low five losses. UO’s seven MPSF victories were also a school record and the team finished unbeaten at home for just the second time in school history. Beck capped off the 2012 campaign by guiding the Ducks to their first postseason appearance in program history. On May 5, they fell to Navy, 10-9, in the NCAA Play-In Match. A single-season record four players (Shannon Propst, Jana Drummond, Kristina Barrett, Caroline Federighi) garnered MPSF Player of the Week accolades in consecutive weeks in 2012. The 2012 Ducks broke 14 additional school records, eight were selected to the All-MPSF squad, four were picked to the MPSF All-Tournament team and Federighi was named the MPSF Tournament Most Valuable Player. In the classroom, Beck saw 11 of her Ducks named to the MPSF All-Academic List and Federighi nabbed CoSIDA All-District honors. Federighi had the highest GPA on among all members selected to the All-Academic List. 2011: In 2011, Beck led Oregon to the MPSF championship match, where they eventual fell to Stanford, 12-10. Six Ducks were named to the All-MPSF team and two (Alex Breiner and Jana Drummond) were first team All-MPSF picks.

History & Records

2010: The 2010 Ducks finished fourth in the MPSF and placed four on All-MPSF teams, including three first team selections. 2009: Beck guided the Ducks to a breakout season in 2009, one that saw them finish in a second-place tie (a program-best at the time) with California and Denver. Oregon defeated powerhouse Denver for the first time in program history in 2009, dealing the Pioneers their first regular season MPSF loss in three seasons. The 2009 featured 14 freshman and four sophomores. One of those freshman, Jana Drummond,

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was named co-MPSF Newcomer of the Year. The 2009 Ducks won 10 out of their final 12 regular season matches to close the year. 2008: In 2008, the Ducks won a record 13 games and opened the year with their best start (6-1) in program history. Beck’s 2008 senior-led squad set records in goals scored, shots and draw controls, while also spending six consecutive weeks in the top-20 of the Inside Lacrosse Women’s Media Poll. The Ducks climbed as high as No. 12 on March 17, 2008. The 2008 team had three players receive IWLCA all-region honors, while three also made the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation all-conference team. In addition, senior Jen May received two All-American acknowledgements. The team also had a program-best 12 players make the MPSF all-academic team. 2005-07: Beck has worked diligently to foster and develop the lacrosse program at the University of Oregon. After finishing 6-11 in the Ducks’ first year (2005), the team went 10-9 in 2006 and then put together a 12-7 effort and second place (4-1) standing in the MPSF in 2007. In 2008, Beck’s squad finished 13-7 and fourth in the MPSF. The program gained considerable respect following 2007 after three players (Brooke Dieringer, Jen May and Alicia Burkhart) were named to the IWLCA Midwest/West AllRegion second team. From 2005-2008, Beck’s squads have earned two All-American nods, six IWLCA all-Region honors and 11 all-MPSF accolades. Off the field, Larsen’s student-athletes have garnered 32 all-conference academic accolades. Personal: A native of Doylestown, Pa., Beck served as an assistant coach for three years at the University of North Carolina and was responsible for recruiting and defense before receiving her first head coaching job with the University of Oregon. In the last three years, she served as a volunteer assistant coach with the United States National Women’s Lacrosse Developmental Team and worked on the selection committee. In her time with the Tar Heels, the program won an Atlantic Coast Conference championship and advanced to the 2002 NCAA Final Four. Prior to her experience at North Carolina, Beck worked at Duke University from 1998-2000 as an assistant coach and camp director for the field hockey program. She worked at Georgetown from 1996-1998 as an assistant lacrosse and field hockey coach. Beck was a two-sport athlete at the University of Virginia, captaining both the lacrosse and field hockey teams. Beck and her lacrosse teammates won the 1993 National Championship and finished National Runner-Up in 1996. In field hockey, the Cavaliers advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals in 1995. Beck was named second team Regional All-American in 1994 and 1995. She graduated from Virginia in 1996 with a degree in psychology. Oregon was the first NCAA Division I school to sponsor lacrosse on an intercollegiate basis in the Northwest. Oregon joined California and Stanford as the only schools in the Pacific-12 Conference to offer women’s lacrosse. Beck and the Ducks are currently working toward developing lacrosse in the Northwest, hosting camps, clinics and tournaments throughout the year.

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The Bray Profile Season Outlook

ROBERT BRAY, JR. Associate Head Coach Years at Oregon: Alma Mater:

Bray initially joined the UO women’s lacrosse program in August 2003 as the team’s first assistant coach. After working three seasons as an assistant coach at Oregon (2005-07), Bray was promoted to Associate Head Coach in the summer of 2007. In

Prior to Oregon, Bray worked at St. Mary’s College (NCAA Division III) in St. Mary’s City, Md., from 1992-2003. He was the head women’s lacrosse coach at St. Mary’s from 2000-03 and led them to a 52-18 overall record and three consecutive appearances in the NCAA Tournament. In 2003, St. Mary’s finished the season 15-4 and was ranked ninth nationally. The previous year, Bray’s Seahawks completed a 19-1 season en route to a No. 4 national ranking by season’s end. He coached eight All-Americans, 22 All-Conference selections and three CoSIDA/Verizon Academic All-Americans during his head-coaching tenure at St. Mary’s. From 1992-99, Bray worked as an assistant coach for the school’s men’s lacrosse program. “I’m thrilled that [Bray] has joined the staff at the University of Oregon,” said head coach Jen Larsen Beck when Bray was hired in 2003. “He brings a lot of expertise as a collegiate coach. His knowledge and passion for the game is unsurpassed. I know he’s really excited to coach Division I lacrosse and build a strong program just as he has done in his past coaching career.”

The Players

Bray’s efforts on the offensive end have paid off in recent seasons; the Oregon record book has been rewritten several times since the 2008 campaign. Alex Breiner wrapped up the 2011 season ranked third all-time in both career points (181) and goals (120) and Ilsa van den Berg set multiple single-season records, was named second team All-Region by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) and garnered All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors in 2009. Berg set Oregon single-season records in goals (46), points (64), shots (101) and free position goals (11) that year. Bray helped the Duck attack set the standard by which all UO offenses are judged in 2008. That season, the Oregon offense set records in goals scored (247), shots (584) and free position attempts (144).

addition to his duties at Oregon, Bray actively shapes the culture of women’s lacrosse, serving on the IWLCA Ethics and Rules Committee.

Coaching Staff Staff

Associate head coach Rob Bray has been an integral part of the University of Oregon lacrosse program since its inaugural 2005 season. On the field, Bray works closely with what has become a dynamic UO offense. He also oversees recruiting and summer camps.

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Oregon Lacrosse Year-By-Year Statistics & Results PCT .471 .737 .471 .389 .706 .650 .632 .526 .353 .552

CONF 3-5 7-0 4-2 3-3 4-2 2-3 4-1 2-3 1-4 30-23

PCT PL NCAA .375 T-5th N/A 1.000 1st Play-In .667 3rd N/A .500 3rd N/A .667 2nd N/A .400 4th N/A .800 2nd N/A .400 4th N/A .200 5th N/A .566

PTS 277 347 302 288 300 353 320 322 269 2778

PPG 16.29 18.26 17.76 16.00 17.65 17.65 16.84 16.95 15.82 17.04

G GPG 181 10.65 236 12.42 204 12.00 212 11.78 208 12.24 247 12.35 207 10.89 217 11.42 183 10.76 1895 11.63

AST 96 111 98 76 92 106 113 105 86 883

APG 5.65 5.84 5.76 4.22 5.41 5.30 5.95 5.53 5.06 5.42

SH SH/G GB 405 23.82 222 463 24.37 280 449 26.41 259 519 28.83 358 530 31.18 264 584 29.20 321 540 28.42 271 511 26.89 480 437 25.71 318 4438 27.23 2773

GB/G 13.06 14.74 15.24 19.89 15.53 16.05 14.26 25.26 18.71 17.01

DC 198 206 226 252 222 255 227 235 220 2041

DC/G 11.65 10.84 13.29 14.00 13.06 12.75 11.95 12.37 12.94 12.52

CT 144 141 139 171 169 144 162 219 156 1445

CT/G 8.47 7.42 9.94 9.50 9.94 7.20 8.53 11.53 9.18 8.87

TO 236 256 274 327 276 294 346 376 297 2682

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History & Records

* First year of lacrosse at the University of Oregon ^ MPSF Regular Season Champions # MPSF Tournament Champions School Records in Bold Italics

Season In Review

YEAR REC 2013 8-9 2012 ^ # 14-5 2011 8-9 2010 7-11 2009 12-5 2008 13-7 2007 12-7 2006 10-9 2005 * 6-11 TOTAL 90-73

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The Derby Profile Season Outlook

JEN DERBY Assistant Coach

The Players

Coaching Staff Staff

Years at Oregon: Alma Mater:

Former Oregon lacrosse standout Jen (May) Derby has taken her impact from the playing field to the coaching staff over the past five seasons. “Having Jen join our staff is tremendous for our program,” head coach Jen Larsen Beck said when Derby was hired in 2008. “Though we will miss her leadership and competitive spirit on the field, having her on the sidelines will be a fantastic asset to the team. She has been part of this program from its inaugural year, bringing a wealth of knowledge from the student-athlete perspective, and this will be invaluable in our recruiting efforts and direction for the program.” Derby was a member of Oregon’s very first lacrosse team in 2005 and finished her career in the spring of 2008, leading the Ducks to a school-record 13 victories that season. Derby became the program’s first All-American in 2008 when she was named to the Inside Lacrosse and WomensLacrosse.com All-America third teams. A starting midfielder during her time on the field for Oregon, Derby was either named team Most Valuable Player or shared co-MVP honors each of her four seasons

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with the Ducks. During her playing career, Derby became the first product of the Oregon lacrosse program named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association West/Midwest All-Region first team (2008). She is also the only lacrosse player in Oregon history to receive All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors in four consecutive seasons. In 2008, Derby finished the season with 51 points, scoring 37 goals and adding 14 assists. In addition, the starting midfielder led the team in draw controls (51), ground balls (48) and caused turnovers (31). Derby is the all-time leader in three statistical categories – draw controls (209), ground balls (162) and caused turnovers (142). She also ranks second in Oregon history with 185 points and 128 goals and is fifth all-time with 57 assists. Derby’s accolades didn’t only pertain to the field. She was a three-time MPSF All-Academic honoree and was also named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII team in 2008. Derby earned her B.S. in Mathematics in June 2007 and went on to obtain her Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning in August 2008.

Year 2008 2007 2006 2005 TOTAL

GP 20 19 19 17 75

G 37 22 28 41 128

A 14 17 15 11 57

PTS 51 39 43 52 185

SH 80 65 68 83 296

PCT .463 .338 .412 .494 .432

GB 48 40 42 32 162

DC 51 40 50 68 209

TO 32 39 29 29 129

CT 31 34 34 43 142

AWARDS First Team All-MPSF, MPSF Newcomer of the Year First Team All-MPSF Second Team All-Region, First Team All-MPSF Third Team All-American, First Team All-Region, First Team All-MPSF

Oregon school records in Bold Italics

History & Records

Season In Review

Career Statistics & Accomplishments

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