Women's Lacrosse



Buchanan's Late Goal Lifts Irish Over Blue Devils

Savannah Buchanan scored the game-winner in the final minute to defeat Duke 10-9


Irish Begin Final Stretch of Regular Season Sunday Against Duke

Irish and Blue Devils are set to face off Sunday at Arlotta Stadium

Closed Notre Dame career holding virtually every career goalkeeping record in the program?s seven-year history ... first in career games (53), first in wins (31), first in minutes played (2,789:15), first in saves (432), second in save percentage (.514), first in goals-against average (8.79) ... also holds every single-season record (except saves and save percentage) - games (18), wins (13), minutes (1,079:45) and goals-against average (7.49) ... selected third-team Brine/IWLCA All-American following 2003 season ... was second-team all-BIG EAST as a senior and first team as a junior ... selected as a second team all-Mid-Atlantic Region choice as a senior ... played in the North-South Senior all-star game ... was one of the top goalkeepers in the nation over her final two seasons with the Irish ... finished career having played in 53 games, making 48 starts, final 48 games in her career had a career goals-against average of 8.79 with a .514 save percentage.

AS A SENIOR: Started all 15 games for the Irish, going 8-7 on the year with a 9.86 goals-against average and a .504 save percentage ... made 133 saves in 797 minutes ... selected third team Brine/IWLCA All-American following 2003 season ... was second team all-BIG EAST and second-team all-Mid-Atlantic Region as a senior ... played in the North-South Senior all-star game ... opened the season with 11 saves in a 13-5 loss at Cornell ... played 30 minutes in 19-4 win at Ohio, giving up three goals with two saves ... made eight saves in 13-12 win over Boston College to improve Irish to 2-1 on the year ... made 11 saves in tough, 7-6 loss to Yale ... had nine saves in 12-9 loss to Ohio State ... played 33 minutes (seven goals, four saves) in 16-13 win at Virginia Tech ... had 12 saves in 9-6 loss at Syracuse... bounced back with a home win versus Connecticut (42 minutes, three goals against and five saves) ... made seven saves in 10-7 loss at third-ranked Duke ... took loss in double overtime, 14-13 loss at home to Stanford (42:29 minutes, nine goals against, four saves) ... turned in career-high 19 saves (one off school record of 20) in 16-15 overtime loss to fifth-ranked Georgetown ... won final four games of collegiate career .... played first half (four goals, three saves) in 18-6 win over Davidson ... made eight saves in 13-9 win over Northwestern ... surrendered just six goals with nine saves in 13-6 win over Rutgers ... closed season with nine saves in 22-11 win at Vanderbilt.

AS A JUNIOR: Started all 18 games for the Irish, winning 13 to go with five losses ... turned in a school-best 7.49 goals-against average (seventh-best in the nation) with a .545 save percentage ... unanimous first-team all-BIG EAST selection in goal ... was 5-1 in BIG EAST play with a 7.33 goals-against average and a .585 save percentage in league play ... helped Irish to 4-0 start with wins over Ohio, Stanford, George Mason and Boston College ... made nine saves in 10-9 loss to Cornell ... led Irish to four more wins versus Delaware, Virginia Tech, Syracuse and Connecticut ... streak was snapped with 12-11 loss at Ohio State ... made career-high 15 saves in 10-9, triple-overtime thriller versus Duke ... recorded wins over Yale, Northwestern, Rutgers (11 saves) and Vanderbilt to close regular season ... Rutgers win set BIG EAST record for fewest goals in a game (2) ... made 8 saves in 11-7 win over Ohio State in NCAA first-round game ... made 11 saves in quarterfinal loss to Princeton.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Started all 15 games for the Irish in 2001, going 10-5 on the season ... turned in 9.25 goals-against average and a .500 save percentage ... won first career start at James Madison (seven saves) ... picked up first win versus Virginia Tech with seven saves in 19-8 win ... surrendered seven goals while making 11 saves in 8-7 win at Boston College ... made career-high 14 saves in 8-3 win at Harvard ... gave up just one goal on two shots while playing 47:19 in 20-2 win versus Denver ... gave up nine goals with four saves in 18-9 win over Ohio University ... backstopped the Irish to first win over a ranked team with eight saves in 13-11 win over Delaware ... played 50:25, giving up three goals with eight saves in 19-5 win versus Connecticut ... led Irish to upset win over seventh-ranked Yale with eight saves in 9-6 win ... recorded wins over Ohio State (six saves) and Rutgers (10 saves).

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in five games in backup role behind Tara Durkin ... played over 90 minutes, making 11 saves while surrendering 17 goals ... had an 11.31 goals against average.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport standout at St. Mary?s High School ... lettered in field hockey and swimming in addition to lacrosse ... played in STX Junior All-Star game and All-Star Express ... daughter of Richard and Betty White ... has one brother and one sister ... member of National Honor Society ... godfather Dan Tansey attended Notre Dame from 1973-77 ... born Nov. 19, 1981, in Virginia ... graduated with a degree in accountancy from Notre Dame?s Mendoza College of Business.

Jen White
Jen  White

Annapolis, MD

High School:
St. Mary's





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