Women's Lacrosse



Irish Boast 46 Spring Student-Athletes On All-ACC Academic Teams

List highlighted by Matt Landis' recognition as men's lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year


Irish Back in Chapel Hill Where It All Began

Two seasons back, Notre Dame played its first conference game on Fetzer Field


#7 Irish Surge Past #15 Stanford, 13-9

Notre Dame scores eight unanswered goals in second half to win its home opener.


No. 16 Irish Drop To No. 4 Boston College, 15-6

Fortunato nets second consecutive hat trick


#11/9 Women's Lacrosse Blitzes Cincinnati, 14-5 in Season Opener

Fortunato collects four goals and two assists as Fighting Irish win on opening day for 12th consecutive season.


Women's Lacrosse at North Carolina - NCAA Quarterfinals

The Irish women's lacrosse team visited North Carolina in the '16 NCAA Championship quarterfinals (photos by Reagan Lunn)


Women's Lacrosse vs Stanford 3/29

Women's Lacrosse lost to Stanford 11 to 10 at Arlotta Stadium on Saturday, March 29th, 2014.


Notre Dame Women's Lacrosse vs Marquette on 03-19-2014

Notre Dame Women's Lacrosse vs Marquette on 03-19-2014.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Started all 19 games in a breakout sophomore campaign ... was second on the team with 33 goals and third with 40 total points ... added 16 ground balls, three draw controls and six caused turnovers ... twice tallied a career-high four goals, first in the season opening 25-1 over Cincinnati, and again versus High Point in the NCAA Tournament ... scored a total of seven points in Notre Damea?TMs two NCAA Tournament games, adding three in an 10-8 loss to No. 9 Duke ... recorded a career-high five points against Richmond ... scooped up a career-high four ground balls against High Point ... recorded seven hat tricks on the season, trailing only Cortney Fortunatoa?TMs nine for the team lead ... earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in six games ... scored three goals with one assist for four points on the year ... credited with two caused turnovers ... had a goal and an assist against Detroit ... scored twice, one of them coming on a free position, against Cincinnati ... also caused a turnover against the Bearcats.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated in the spring of 2012 from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School ... a two-sport participant in soccer and lacrosse achieving eight varsity letters ... two-time captain for her lacrosse team (2011, 2012) ... helped lacrosse team capture the dual county championship all four years and the north divisional championship (2011, 2012) ... twice named All-American, first team eastern Mass all-star and chosen as the Metrowest Daily News super team (2011, 2012) ... chosen to the Under Armour Underclass All-Star team New England (2011) and ESPN Boston MIAA all-state all-star (2012) ... academically was awarded the Boston Herald and Boston Globe all scholastic honors ... given the coaches award in 2011 and team MVP in 2012 for lacrosse ... named dual county league all-star and eastern Mass D1 all-star (2010) for soccer ... prized memory was scoring three goals to end the defending state champs, Westwood High, streak of three perfect regular seasons ... father, Ralph, played lacrosse and hockey for Middlebury ... cousin Jon Harvey played lacrosse for the Fighting Irish in 2002 ... cousin, Patrick, attended UND class of '95 grad ... full name is Rachel Frances Sexton ... daughter of Ralph and Valerie Sexton ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in accountancy.

Sexton's Career Statistics

Year G-S SOG G A Pts. GB DC CT
2013 6-0 5 3 1 4 0 0 2
2014 19-19 50 33 7 40 16 3 6
2015 20-20 71 37 7 44 17 4 9
2016 21-21 93 43 14 57 12 0 10
Totals 66-60 229 116 29 145 45 7 27

Rachel Sexton
Rachel  Sexton


Sudbury, Mass.

High School:
Lincoln-Sudbury Regional



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