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#14 NOTRE-DAME against #8 DUKE
Date/Time: Saturday, March 26 — 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Arlotta Stadium
Live stream: ACCNX
Live Stats: Click Here
Twitter updates: @NDWomensLax

Play Notes (PDF)

TO START

  • The Irish return home for a match against the Duke Blue Devils at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday March 26.
  • Live stats will be available and the game will be broadcast on ACCNX.
  • After nine games, Madison Ahern leads the team with 30 goals.
  • Maddie Howe reached a new career high last week against the Yale Bulldogs with seven goals.
  • Hannah Dorney leads the Irish with 16 turnovers caused and currently ranks fourth in the ACC with an average of 1.56 turnovers caused per game.
  • Bridget Deehan over the past four games has recorded a save percentage of over fifty percent and now ranks first in the ACC in saves per game.
  • Notre Dame is coming off a 2021 campaign in which it finished 11-7 and earned an NCAA Tournament berth.

THE NOTRE-DAME – DUKE SERIES

  • The Irish and the Blue Devils will meet for the 22nd time on Saturday with Duke holding a 12-9 advantage in the overall series.
  • Notre Dame and Duke last met on March 28, 2021 when the Irish picked up a 13-9 victory over the Blue Devils.
  • In the last meeting, Bridget Deehan’s six ground balls were a career high and her 12 saves are tied for second most in a single game in her career.
  • Coach Halfpenny spent two seasons (2004-06) as an assistant coach with Duke.

HOW DOES SHE DO IT

  • In the 2022 season opener against Central Michigan, Maddie Howe notched her 200th career point.
  • In the game against the Chippewas Howe had four goals and an assist to propel her to the 200th point.
  • Howe reached a new career high with seven goals in the game against Yale on March 20, 2022.
  • She is currently seventh in program history with 214 career points.

GIRLS FOR DADDY/COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Notre Dame Women’s Lacrosse dedicates a portion of its season each year to raising awareness and funding for the Harper Cancer Research Institute through its Daughters for Dads (D4D) campaign.
  • The program has just launched its eighth annual D4D campaign and fundraising efforts, including a virtual 5K.
  • For the 2022 Daughters for Dads campaign, you can find more information on donations, 5K registration and more through the Notre Dame Women’s Lacrosse social media platforms.

100 POINT CLUB

  • In the 2022 season, two Irishmen scored their 100th career point.
  • Kasey Choma scored his 100th point in the 20-5 win over Jacksonville on March 13.
  • Madison Ahern picked up her 100th career point in the thrilling 12-10 win over the No. 13-ranked Virginia Cavaliers.
  • There are three active players who have surpassed the 100 career point mark; Maddie Howe, Kasey Choma and Madison Ahern.

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