No. 5 Notre Dame women’s lax tops No. 7 Virginia 12-10

No. 5 Notre Dame women’s lax tops No. 7 Virginia 12-10
The UVA women's lacrosse team trailed by as many as six goals in the 2nd half. (Source: wvir)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A big comeback came up just short, and the 7th ranked Virginia women’s lacrosse team fell 12-10 against No. 5 Notre Dame on Saturday at Klöckner Stadium.

UVA trailed by as many as six goals, but the ‘Hoos trimmed the deficit to 11-10 with 6:31 to play.

They were unable to get the equalizer, and the Fighting Irish scored an empty net goal with under 10-seconds remaining to seal the victory.

Junior Ashlyn McGovern had a hat trick for the ‘Hoos, while senior Regan and junior Lillie Kloak each had two goals.

Virginia (8-3, 3-3 ACC) will play at second-ranked Syracuse next Saturday.

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