Women's Lacrosse



Irish Drop Bearcats, 13-6; Tie For Best Start In School History

Five student-athletes scored two goals each to pace the Irish.


Hilling And Irish Defense Help No. 7 Notre Dame To 9-6 Win Over No. 19 Rutgers

The senior sets Irish goalie standard with 40 career wins.


No. 9/6 Irish Break Records In 22-1 Victory Over Detroit

The 21 goal margin of victory is the most in school history.


No. 7/9 Irish Open Home Schedule Against No. 13/18 Ohio State

Notre Dame and the Buckeyes set to play at 6 p.m. Wednesday.


No. 8/9 Irish Dominate Second Half; Top Stanford 12-10 In Season Opener

Trailing 7-2 at the half, Notre Dame outscored the Cardinal 10-3 after the break.


4/12 W.Lacrosse vs. Loyola

Notre Dame Lost to Loyola 13 goals to 14 on Friday, April 12th at Arlotta Stadium.


Women's Lacrosse vs Villanova 3/24

#7 Notre Dame takes on Villanova on this brisk Sunday afternoon at Arlotta Stadium.


Women's Lacrosse vs Ohio State 2/27 Win

The Irish Women defeat Ohio State in their season opener in the Loftus Sports Arena.


2012 Notre Dame Women's Lacrosse: A Season in Photos

Images of the Irish from the run to another NCAA tournament.


Notre Dame Women's Lacrosse vs Stanford on February 19, 2012

Notre Dame Women's Lacrosse 17-14 victory over Stanford on February 19, 2012.

AS A SENIOR: Did not play during the 2014 season.

AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 15 games with four starts ... scored six goals and added one assist for seven points ... credited with nine ground balls, 11 draw controls and 10 caused turnovers ... scored twice in the season-opening win at Stanford and controlled three draws ... scored two more goals against Detroit, also grabbing a ground ball ... assisted on a goal, gathered three ground balls and caused a turnover in the win over No. 19 Rutgers ... scored a goal and controlled two draws in back-to-back wins over Louisville and Cincinnati ... caused two turnovers, picked up a ground ball and controlled a draw against No. 17 Loyola ... earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 16 games, with seven starts, including the last seven games of the season ... scored four goals and added 10 ground balls, 14 draw controls and six caused turnovers ... had a pair of games with two goals ... scored two each in wins over No. 16 Cornell (17-13) and Villanova (18-5) ... had two ground balls and two draw controls in wins over Louisville (13-11) and Connecticut (16-9) ... had career-high four draw controls against BIG EAST Champion and No. 12 Loyola in the BIG EAST Semifinals ... earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in two games as a freshman, helping the Irish to victories over BIG EAST foes Villanova and Cincinnati ... produced first career goal and caused a turnover in a 15-4 win over the Wildcats ... notched a draw control in a 17-6 victory over the Bearcats.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Played four sports during her high school career at Loyola Academy, including four years of lacrosse, three seasons of basketball and volleyball and one year of cross country ... served as team captain of the lacrosse team as a senior ... scored 150goals with 85 assists for 235 points to go with 125 ground balls and 110 draw controls in her final season and was named the team's most valuable player ... played in four state championship games, winning titles in her junior and senior seasons in lacrosse ... three-time all-conference and all-state selection in lacrosse ... scored 245 goals with 165 assists during her four seasons at Loyola Academy ... ranked 23rd among the top 25 incoming freshmen in thenation by Inside Lacrosse magazine ... two-time U.S. Lacrosse All-American (2009, 2010) ... played on the North team with Irish teammate Kaitlyn Brosco in the Under Armour All-American game as a senior ... a member of the Wildcat Elite lacrosse club ... member of three conference championship teams in basketball ... selected most valuable player of volleyball team during her sophomore year ... full name is Grace Mary Dooley ... daughter of Robert and Dawn Dooley ... has two brothers, Robbie and Eddie, and three sisters, Claire, Annie and Mary ... grandfather, Edmund Caulfield `59 and great grandfather, Edwin Ryan `26 are Notre Dame graduates ... father played football at Yale ... brother, Robbie, plays football at USC ... was born in Chicago, Ill. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in marketing ... also working on a supplementary major from the College of Arts & Letters in peace studies.

Dooley's Career Statistics

Year G-S SOG G A Pts. GB DC CT
2011 2-0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1
2012 16-7 13 4 0 4 10 14 6
2013 15-4 11 6 1 7 9 11 10
2014 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 33-11 25 11 1 12 19 26 17

Grace Dooley
Grace  Dooley

Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Loyola Academy



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