No. 1 Michigan Escapes in 2OT versus Oregon

Statistically, Michigan tied Oregon in man-up opportunities but won every other category. U-M outshot the Ducks 33-26, and scooped up 54 groundballs, more than double UO's 26. The Wolverines were 14 of 20 on faceoffs, and cleared the ball 20 of 28 times while riding Oregon to 13 of 24 totals. Each team finished 1-4 on the man-up.

The Wolverines will play their next game against Loyola Marymount University on Wednesday, March 2, at Leavy Field in Los Angeles, California at 3:00 pm PST. The contest against LMU will be their second of three games during their trip in Southern California. For all of your Michigan men's lacrosse needs, please visit mgobluelacrosse.com.

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Notes

• Carroll (4-2-6) led the team in points with four goals including the game-winner, along with two assists, while Yealy (2-0-2), Vasilef (1-1-2), Paras (1-1-2), andHrusovsky (0-2-2), tied for second in points with two apiece.

• Junior faceoff specialist Brian Greiner (Grosse Pointe, MI Grosse Pointe South/RPI) finished 14 of 20 at the "X".

• Greiner led the team with nine groundballs and junior defenseman Austin Swaney (Grand Rapids, MI East Grand Rapids) was next with six.

• Stone started the game finishing with five saves and seven goals against. Fowler took over in the second half saving six and letting in one goal.

• With the win, Michigan extends their overall record to 2-0.

• Michigan improves to 5-0 all-time vs. Oregon. Michigan's last game vs. the Ducks resulted in an 5-4 over-time win at Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas in 2010 at the Patriot Cup.

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