Game preview: No. 22 Southern California at No. 23 Colorado lacrosse

Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer
Colorado’s Miranda Stinson, right, has scored a team high 21 goals this season.

The Colorado women’s lacrosse team has opened Pac-12 Conference play with two wins and looks to keep its win streak going on Saturday at No. 22 Southern California. A look at the matchup:

No. 22 Southern California at No. 23 Colorado

GAME TIME: Saturday, 11 a.m., at Kittredge Field in Boulder

RECORDS: Colorado 3-3, 2-0 Pac-12; USC 6-1, 1-0

BROADCAST: Online — Pac-12 plus

KEY PLAYERS: Colorado — ATK Miranda Stinson, Sr., 21 goals, 7 assists; ATK Samantha Nemirov, Sr., 17 goals, 2 assists; GK Julia Lisella, Jr., .504 save percentage, 11.60 goals-against average. USC — MF Kelsey Huff, So., 15 goals, 3 assists; ATK Hope Anhut, Jr., 11 goals, 7 assists; GK Riley Hertford, So., .433 save percentage, 10.60 goals-against average.

NOTES: After a 1-3 start, CU opened Pac-12 play with road wins at Stanford and California last week. … The Buffs are 3-0 on the road this season, but 0-3 at home. In the previous three seasons combined, CU was 22-2 at home. … Dating back to last season, the Buffs have lost their last four games in Boulder. … USC leads the all-time series 5-2, but CU won the last meeting, 10-7, on April 6, 2018, in Boulder. … USC has won three in a row. The Trojans’ only loss came against No. 1 Boston College. … Six USC players have 10 or more goals. … This week, Stinson was named Pac-12 offensive player of the week. It’s the second time this year she’s received that honor. … CU and USC are the only two teams still unbeaten in Pac-12 play. … CU’s home stand will continue Sunday with a game against Arizona State at 1 p.m.

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