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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.
The UVA women's lacrosse team trailed by as many as six goals in the 2nd half.(wvir)
Published: Apr. 3, 2021 at 10:01 PM EDT
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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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