Women's Lacrosse
    LAX Postgame Notes: USC vs. Northwestern

    Feb. 7, 2015

    Recap |  Final Stats

    GAME NOTES

    • The Trojans fall to 0-3 against Northwestern in the teams' all-time series history. 
    • USC goes to 1-2 in games played at the LA Memorial Coliseum. 
    • The Trojans' 7-0 lead to open the game is the program's largest ever over a ranked opponent. 
    • The Women of Troy held Northwestern scoreless for the first 26:31 of the game. It is the third longest length of time that USC has shut out an opponent during a game. (36:18 vs. Fresno State, April 20, 2013; and 27:01 vs. Presbyterian, Feb. 15, 2013). 
    • USC played in just its third overtime game and fell to 0-3 in those games. The last time the Trojans went to overtime, it also resulted in a 12-11 loss (at Colorado, April 11, 2014). 
    • The Women of Troy fell by a single goal for the second consecutive game. USC lost, 7-6, to Oregon in its final game of 2014 (MPSF tournament quarterfinals). 
    • The Trojans won the battle for draw controls (16-11), ground balls (12-9), and saves (6-3). 
    • Junior attacker Caroline de Lyra led the team with four goals and had five points in the game. 
    • Seven different Trojans scored including de Lyra: Amanda Johansen (2), and one goal each for Kaila SommiKylie DrexelCynthia Del CoreCaroline Cordrey, and Shannon Nugent
    • Freshman goalie Gussie Johns became the second netminder in program history to start in her first collegiate game (Liz Shaeffer, 2013). 
    • Sophomore attacker Michaela Michael led the team with seven draw controls. Johansen had six. 
    • Johns led the team with five ground balls while senior defender Elizabeth Eddy had three to go with a game-high three caused turnovers.