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    Notre Dame vs. Santa Clara - NCAA College Cup Semfinal Photo Gallery

    Dec. 3, 2004

    Recap |  Final Stats

    Over 8,000 fans packed into the stadium in Cary, N.C., to watch the two semifinal games. UCLA won the first contest 2-0 and moves on to face the Irish on Sunday at 1 p.m.

    Gundrun Gunnarsdottir warms up for the semifinal against Santa Clara.

    2001 graduate and outstanding collegiate goalkeeper LaKeysia Beene was at the game supporting her alma mater on Friday afternoon.

    Notre Dame women's soccer alumnus Kelly Lindsay and former assistant coach Sue-Moy Chin were also in the crowd on Thursday.

    LaKeysia Beene and fellow women's soccer alumnus Kelly Telusiak mug it up for the camera at the semifinal game on Thursday.

    The Irish make their final preparations to take the field for the starting lineups.

    The Irish starting lineup takes the field for the semifinal matchup.

    Jen Buczkowski helped the Irish defense hold Santa Clara to just three shots in the game.

    Amanda Cinalli played 82 minutes at forward vs. Santa Clara, getting off two shots.

    Annie Schefter was highly active in the Irish midfield, controlling the ball and getting off three shots.

    Erika Bohn makes her only save of the game.

    Erika Bohn punts the ball out of danger.

    Melissa Tancredit gets up to head a dangerous ball in the Irish zone.

    Katie Thorlakson strengthened her position as the most dangerous attacking player in the nation, assisting on Candace Chapman's game-winning goal.

    Candace Chapman kept pressure on the Santa Clara defense for a majority of the contest, getting off two shots in 80 minutes of playing time.

    Chapman moves into position for the winning goal after passing off to Katie Thorlakson.

    Chapman continues to work up the field, looking for a pass from Thorlakson.

    Chapman and Thorlakson celebrate their great give and go play for Notre Dame's lone goal in the contest.

    Schefter, Champman and Thorlakson celebrate the game-winning goal.



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