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Ducks Cruise into MPSF Semifinals, 19-2 over Fresno State
Release Date: 04/23/2009
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STANFORD, Calif. -- The University of Oregon women's lacrosse team advanced to the semifinals of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament for the second time in program history, thanks to Thursday's 19-2 quarterfinal romp over No. 7 seed Fresno State.

The second-seeded Ducks (12-4) were never challenged and picked up where they left off against the Bulldogs (0-14), who they blanked, 20-0, on March 6.

Oregon built an 18-0 lead before Fresno State finally broke through with a pair of goals in the final 8:20 of the game.

Bina Barrett paced the UO attack with a game-high six points on three goals and three assists. Fellow freshman Jana Drummond also tallied a hat trick as did Kaitlyn Pasko. All told, 14 different Ducks recorded a point or more in the win. All three Oregon goalkeepers saw action and each recorded a single save.

The Ducks outshot the Bulldogs, 45-9, and won all but four draw controls.

UO awaits the winner of No. 3 Cal vs. No. 6 Saint Mary's, scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. That semifinal game will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Friday. All MPSF tournament games can be viewed live online at

QUACK TRACKS: The Ducks improved to 3-4 all-time in MPSF tournament games (non consolation games) ... Oregon now has five players with 30 or more points on the season, led by Jana Drummond's 41 ... Of those five, three are freshmen.

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