April 5, 2010
BALTIMORE - Ansley Stewart scored the game-winning goal with 6.1 seconds left to lift #14 Notre Dame past #13 Loyola, 11-10, in BIG EAST Conference women's lacrosse action on Monday afternoon at Ridley Athletic Complex.
Following a Loyola turnover, Notre Dame's Kaitlin Kenna cleared the ball to Gina Scioscia who fed a pass to Stewart charging toward the cage.
She one-hopped a shot into the net for the game-winner.
Loyola got on the board first as Gavin converted off an assist from Ana Heneberry at 25:06.
After Notre Dame tied the match at one, Filippelli and Rehfuss scored consecutive goals to give the `Hounds a 3-1 lead.
Maggie Tamasitis and Betsy Mastropieri scored just before the half as Loyola went into the locker room with a 6-4 lead.
Gina Scioscia scored 18 seconds into the second half, cutting Loyola's lead in half, before back-to-back goals by Gavin gave Loyola an 8-5 lead at 25:56.
The Irish then scored five unanswered goals as Shaylyn Blaney recorded three of them, giving the Irish a two-goal lead at 10-8.
Loyola fought back to tie the game at ten, before Stewart's game-winner.
Loyola goalkeeper Kerry Stoothoff made 11 saves in the loss as Notre Dame's Ellie Hilling made four stops.
Ana Heneberry led the team with a career-high six ground balls and a season-high four caused turnovers.
Notre Dame (6-4, 2-1 BIG EAST) out shot Loyola, 26-17, with a 14-6 advantage in the second half. The Irish also held a 14-8 advantage in draw controls.
The Greyhounds (8-3, 2-1 BIG EAST) are back in action when they travel to Louisville April 9 for a BIG EAST Conference matchup. Opening draw is slated for 1:00 pm.