February 23, 2020

Buckeyes Fall to No. 2 Notre Dame


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 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s lacrosse team traveled to South Bend, Ind. to take on No. 2 Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish edged the Buckeyes 18-7, moving their record to 4-2 on the season.

The Buckeyes got goals from four different players against Notre Dame. Liza Hernandez registered a hat tricks during the first period, while Chloe Johnson and Nicole Ferrara each scored a goal for Ohio State. Nicole Ferrara scored another goal in the second period along with Ali BeekhuzienJill Rizzo made 11 saves in goal.


  • Liza Hernandez put a goal on the board first for the Buckeyes, leading Notre Dame 1-0.
  • Notre Dame answered with their own goal early in the period to tie the game but the Buckeyes stayed close behind. Liza Hernandez, Chloe Johnson and Nicole Ferrara all scored goals to end the first period 7-5 against No. 2 Notre Dame.
  • Notre Dame held the lead against the Buckeyes throughout the second period going up 8-5 two minutes in and never let up.
  • Ohio State saw second period goals from Nicole Ferrera and Ali Beekhuizen to end the game 18-7.

Shots:  Notre Dame 32, Ohio State 21
Ground Balls:  Notre Dame 18; Ohio State 15
Draw Controls:  Notre Dame 16, Ohio State 10
Clears:  Notre Dame 21-22, Ohio State 18-21
Free Position Shots:  Notre Dame 5-10, Ohio State 3-7
Saves:  Ohio State 11, Notre Dame 9
Fouls:  Ohio State 17, Notre Dame 24
Turnovers:  Ohio State 15, Notre Dame 18

The Buckeyes will travel to Atlanta, Georgia to face the University of Massachusetts Sunday, Mar. 1 at 1:00 p.m.