Women’s Soccer

Q&A: Oregon women soccer’s Kristen Parr after Sunday’s loss to Colorado

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 7:29 pm.

On Sunday, Oregon women’s soccer fell to 6-5-2 after their 2-1 loss to Colorado. The Ducks got on the board early, with Kristen Parr tallying her second goal of the season in the seventh minute. It was the second goal of the season for the junior from Bend, Oregon, who has led the Ducks in scoring in each of […]

Oregon women’s soccer: Ducks lose 2-1 to Colorado on late goal

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 5:59 pm.

After taking an early lead Oregon women’s soccer couldn’t find a way to hold on, losing 2-1 against Colorado Sunday afternoon at Papé Field. “Pac-12 points are hard to come by,” Oregon coach Kat Mertz said. “You are always fighting for a point here or there, so to see it disappear like that is disappointing.” […]

Bri Pugh and Kristen Parr share a bond on and off the field

By on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 1:09 pm.

If one were to watch Oregon women soccer players Bri Pugh and Kristen Parr attempt what looks like a high-five, you’d notice that the execution between the two is mutually amiss. That is because they prefer to slap wrists to emphasize their shared inspiration with a note on the inside of both of their wrists that reads […]

Oregon soccer wins in overtime, Abby Steele claims record

By on Thursday, Sep. 25 at 8:01 pm.

As her team warmed up on the field before their Pac-12 season debut against Washington, Oregon head coach Kat Mertz just wanted the music to be louder. By the time Oregon completed its 1-0 overtime victory against the Huskies within the friendly confines of Papé Field Thursday afternoon, her ears had to be ringing with […]

Oregon soccer wins 1-0 thanks to late goal from Kristen Parr

By on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 3:49 pm.

Oregon women’s soccer concluded their participation in the Nike Tournament Sunday afternoon as they faced off against Loyola Marymount at Papé Field. In a close contest through most of the game, it was a late goal from Oregon junior forward Kristen Parr that broke the tie and gave the Ducks a 1-0 victory over the […]

A career torn from injury doesn’t affect positive outlook on life

By on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 3:31 pm.

Injuries are an athlete’s biggest rival. They can knock athletes down, ruin careers, painfully wreck dreams and alter mindsets. But for Brynne Konkel, injuries have just been a learning experience on situations she can’t control. A small-town girl from Elk Grove, Calif., Konkel found a love for soccer that would lead her to play college soccer. […]

Keizur: How Oregon women’s soccer can improve for next season

By on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 10:00 am.

The Oregon women’s soccer team didn’t have a great year, record wise at least. They stumbled into a 4-12-3 finish, losing several games in heartbreaking fashion. There is, however, plenty of reason to believe this team could turn things around next year. Most of the Duck losses were close, with games that easily could have […]

Oregon women’s soccer loses to rival Oregon State 2-0 in final game of the year

By on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5:27 pm.

On senior day in Corvallis, Ore. the Oregon women’s soccer team couldn’t find a way to win its final home game of the season, losing to Oregon State 2-0. The game meant a lot to several players on both teams, who were playing their final college soccer game. Oregon State had nine graduating seniors on […]