Entries by Eric He

Tarleton earns Defensive Player of the Week honors as women’s lacrosse rolls on

Courtney Tarleton, who notched three ground balls and forced a crucial turnover in women’s lacrosse’s 11-5 upset over No. 5 Duke Saturday, has earned MPSF Defensive Player of the Week honors. This marks the second career defensive weekly award for Tarleton and the 14th certificate for the USC program. “She’s been the anchor of our defensive unit […]

Women’s lacrosse upsets No. 5 Duke behind Drexel’s four goals

The No. 19 USC women’s lacrosse team defeated No. 5 Duke 11-5 Saturday night in the U.S. Lacrosse Orange County Winter Invitational in Costa Mesa. The Women of Troy (2-0) claimed a spot in the Top 25 national rankings heading into the contest, but they were still underdogs against one of the ACC’s finest. It is safe […]

Women of Troy dominated by Oregon State on the road

The USC women’s basketball team fell 76-52 to No. 7 Oregon State Friday night in Corvallis, Ore. as the Beavers used a combination of great defense and hot shooting to defeat the Trojans. USC (18-9, 6-9) was unable to muster up much offense against a tough defensive frontcourt anchored by senior Ruth Hamblin. Pac-12 leader Oregon State […]

Women’s tennis can’t get going in loss to No. 1 Cal

The No. 11 USC women’s tennis team fell 6-1 to No.1 California in the first match in the new Marks Stadium. “It was definitely a tough loss for us today,” senior Giuliana Olmos said. “I think we were closer than it looks. It’s just been a little bit bumpy for the team right now.” On […]

Men’s volleyball splits series with No. 5 Hawaii

The USC men’s volleyball team (3-11, 3-9 MPSF) upset No. 5 Hawaii (10-5, 5-5 MPSF) in a five-set battle (25-18, 20-25, 21-25, 26-24, 17-15) after losing to them in five sets on Monday. The Trojans were led by junior outside hitter Lucas Yoder. Yoder tallied up 21 kills and 11 digs while hitting .279. He […]

Men’s tennis stumbles in Virginia for first two losses

The No. 6 Trojans suffered their first two losses the season as the men’s tennis team fell short to No. 2 TCU in the quarterfinals Saturday and No. 10 Wake Forest in a consolation match Sunday in the ITA Men’s Team Indoor Championships. The losses followed a win in the first round over No. 13 USF Friday to advance […]

No. 23 Trojans can’t keep up with Wildcats

Despite receiving a No. 23 ranking in the AP Poll this past week, the Trojans fell to the No. 17 Arizona Wildcats Sunday night, losing the game 86-78 on the road. With their eight-point loss to the Wildcats, the Trojans are now 3-5 on the road, 7-5 in Pac-12 play, 2-2 against teams inside the […]

Women of Troy hang on to defeat Cougars 64-62

The USC women’s basketball team edged past Washington State 64-62 Sunday night at the Galen Center to improve to 18-8 overall and 6-6 in Pac-12 Conference play.  With 19.2 seconds on the clock, junior Courtney Jaco spun the ball in her hands, toeing the free throw line. Leading Washington State by only three points, she had […]

Trojans dominate Bruins in the pool

The USC women’s swimming and diving team (8-2, 6-1) dominated in the pool Friday, capping off another successful regular season with a 181-119 victory against UCLA (6-4, 3-4) at the Spieker Aquatics Center. Friday’s win gives the Trojans nine consecutive victories in dual meets against the Bruins, one short of their all-time win-streak in the series […]

No. 23 Trojans fall at Arizona State in third straight road loss

The road woes continued for the No. 23 USC Trojans as they dropped their third consecutive road game, 74-67, to the Arizona State Sun Devils Friday night.  The Trojans (18-6, 7-4) also dropped their eight straight game as a ranked team. Sophomore guard Tra Holder led the Sun Devils (14-11, 4-8) with 20 points, including a dagger 3-pointer […]