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Date/Time: Friday, May 13— 8:00 p.m. EST
Location: Evanston, Illinois – Martin Stadium
Live stream: ESPN+
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Play Notes (PDF)


  • The Irish will meet the Michigan Wolverines for the second time this season in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Live stats will be available and the match will be streamed live on ESPN+.
  • The winner of the Notre Dame/Michigan contest will face the winner of Northwestern/Central Michigan in the second round on Sunday, May 15.
  • Going into the NCAA Tournament, Kasey Choma leads the team with 57 goals.
  • Bridget Deehan set a new career high for the second time this season. She made 19 saves in the game against North Carolina.
  • Maddie Howe reached a new career high against the Yale Bulldogs with seven goals.
  • Hannah Dorney leads the Irish with 27 turnovers caused and currently ranks fourth in the ACC with an average of 1.44 turnovers caused per game.
  • Bridget Deehan ranks third in the ACC in save percentage (.444) and second in saves per game (8.67).
  • Madison Ahern is ninth in the ACC in points per game with 4.11 points per game, and she’s also fourth in shots per game with 6.39.
  • Jackie Wolak is sixth in the ACC in assists per game with 1.67.


  • The Irish and Wolverines will meet for the fifth time overall on Friday at Martin Stadium.
  • This is the second meeting of the season for these two teams. They met in February when the Irish lost 11-7.
  • Kasey Choma, Madison Ahern and Madison Mote each scored two goals. Hannah Dorney scored a goal.
  • Bridget Deehan made seven saves in goal.


  • The 2022 NCAA Tournament has Notre Dame traveling to Evanston, Illinois for the first and second rounds.
  • The winner of the Notre Dame/Michigan contest will face the winner of Northwestern/Central Michigan in the second round on Sunday, May 15.
  • Notre Dame meets Michigan in the first round and before that game Northwest and Central Michigan.
  • The 2022 NCAA D1 Women’s Lacrosse Championship features 29 teams, with the top three seeds earning a first-round bye.
  • The top six schools in the ACC nation compete in the NCAA Tournament, including two of the top three seeds at No. 1 North Carolina and No. 3 Boston College.
  • The winner of the Evanston Regional will meet the winner of Princeton Regional on May 19. The Final Four is scheduled for May 27-29 and will be hosted by Johns Hopkins University at Homewood Field in Baltimore, Maryland.


  • This will be the second meeting against Northwest or Central Michigan.
  • Against Central Michigan, the Irish won 24-5. Madison Ahern scored a career-high six goals in the contest.
  • Maddie Howe notched her 200th career point in the season opener.
  • Jane McAvoy, Ava Kristynik and Mary Kelly Doherty each scored their first collegiate career goals with the Irish.
  • Notre Dame holds a 2-0 overall advantage over Central Michigan.
  • Against Northwestern, Kasey Choma led the team with four goals, and Maddie Howe, Jackie Wolak and Kelly Denes all scored three each.
  • Bridget Deehan made 10 saves during the contest.
  • Northwestern holds the lead in the overall series with Notre Dame 22-5.
  • The Irish and Chippewas have never met in the NCAA Tournament and have met Northwestern seven times before in the NCAA Tournament.


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