Women's Lacrosse

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March 22, 1998

Notre Dame Suffers Second Consecutive Setback

Irish loses 19-6 To Vanderbilt

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Notre Dame women's lacrosse team suffered it second consecutive setback at home as the Irish dropped a 19-6 decision to Vanderbilt. With the loss Notre Dame fall to 3-2 on the season.

Susan Napolitano scored six times for the Commodores and added two assists, while Michelle Dillow added four goals and led the visitors with six assists.

Notre Dame jumped out to a 1-0 1:19 into the contest when Kerry Callahan scored on an unassisted goal. Vanderbilt responded with six unanswered goals over the a seven-minute stretch as the Commodores built a 6-1 advantage with 16:29 remaining in the first half.

Back-to-back goals by Courtney Calabrese and Kathryn Perrella cut the Vanderbilt deficit to 6-3 with 6:59 left before halftime, but two scores by Napolitano gave the Commodores an 8-3 advantage at intermission.

Leal O'Shaughnessy scored the first goal of the second half at the 3:23 mark to pull Notre Dame to within (8-4). Vanderbilt responded with two goals of its own to built a 10-4 lead with 19:03 remaining in the contest, but then Holly Manthei and Stephanie Fox each tallied once over the next two minutes as the Irish pulled to within four with 16:39 to play.

Vanderbilt, which improves to 5-3 on the season, closed out the game by scoring nine unanswered goals for the final 19-6 count.

Notre Dame returns to action on Tuesday, March 24 when the Irish entertain Duquesne at 4:00 p.m.

Event Calendar

Delta

January 15
10:00 AM
Team USA
Bradenton, Fla. (IMG Academy)
February 5
1:00 PM
Northwestern
Notre Dame, Ind. (Loftus Sports Center)
February 10
7:00 PM
Liberty
Notre Dame, Ind. (Loftus Sports Center)
February 11
3:00 PM
Detroit
Notre Dame, Ind. (Loftus Sports Center)
February 14
7:00 PM
Marquette
Notre Dame, Ind. (Loftus Sports Center)
February 18
1:00 PM
Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich. (TBD)
February 23
6:00 PM
Elon
Burlington, N.C. (Rudd Field)
February 26
12:00 PM
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Koskinen Stadium)
March 4
1:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Arlotta Stadium)
March 7
7:00 PM
Ohio State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Arlotta Stadium)
March 11
1:00 PM
Princeton
Princeton, N.J. (Alumni Stadium)
March 15
4:00 PM
Towson
Towson, Md. (Johnny Unitas Stadium)
March 18
12:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (Klockner Stadium)
March 26
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Carrier Dome)
April 2
12:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Arlotta Stadium)
April 6
1:00 PM
Kennesaw State
Atlanta, Ga. (Fifth Third Bank Stadium)
April 15
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Arlotta Stadium)
April 22
12:00 PM
Boston College
Newton, Mass. (Newton Campus Lax & Soccer Field)
April 27
TBA
ACC Tournament
Richmond, Va. (Sports Backer Stadium)
April 28
TBA
ACC Tournament
Richmond, Va. (Sports Backer Stadium)
April 29
TBA
ACC Tournament
Richmond, Va. (Sports Backer Stadium)
April 30
TBA
ACC Tournament
Richmond, Va. (Sports Backer Stadium)
May 12
TBA
NCAA First Round
TBD
May 14
TBA
NCAA Second Round
TBD
May 20
TBA
NCAA Elite Eight
TBD
May 21
TBA
NCAA Elite Eight
TBD
May 26
TBA
NCAA Final Four
Foxboro, Mass. (Gillette Stadium)
May 28
TBA
NCAA Final Four
Foxboro, Mass. (Gillette Stadium)

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