Notre Dame Recap
L, 22-11
Women's Lacrosse Loses Final Regular-Season Match to Notre Dame, 22-11 5/2/03

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In the final regular-season match, the 15th-ranked Vanderbilt women's lacrosse team fell to BIG EAST competitor and 17th-ranked Notre Dame, 22-11. Coming into the match, both teams were 7-7 and 4-2 in their repective conferences. Both teams were looking to increase their overall season records to 8-7.

Vanderbilt came out strong in the first period, dominating the defense of the Fighting Irish. firing of quick intesive shots, the Commodores would pick up five goals and lead the Irish by three. But Notre Dame would ralley to come back. Scoring four goals in the last four minutes of the first period, Notre Dame would head in to the break with a one point lead over Vanderbilt.

After the break, a refreshed Notre Dame offense would take complete control of the ball. Capitilizing on defensive and offensive errors, Notre Dame would score 14 goals in the second period alone. Vanderbilt would not be able to catch up, scoring just four goals in the second period.

Scoring for Notre Dame: Simon (1), Delano (1), Dixon (4), Welle (2), Fisher (2), Owen (1), Shearer (3), Riley (3), Foote (4), Kinnik (1); Scoring for Vanderbilt: Schmucker (3), Crawley (3), Allen (2), Peck (1),
Roguski (2)

Ashley Bastinelli picked up seven saves during this game.



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