Fighting Irish Athletics | September 13, 2015
The usual suspects led the No. 13/4 University of Notre Dame women's soccer team Sunday, with leading scorers Natalie Jacobs and Anna Maria Gilbertson tallying first-half goals to lead the Irish past Michigan 2-0 Sunday at Alumni Stadium.
Jacobs tipped in a goal off a rebound in the 25th minute, with assists credited to Brittany Von Rueden and Taylor Klawunder, while Gilbertson split a pair of defenders on the shot from a pass off Emily Geyer in the 35th to spur the Irish attack.
The Irish allowed just three shots on the day, and just one on goal, while registering nine total shots and six shots on goal on offense. Notre Dame had averaged 23 shots per game through seven matches heading into Sunday, but the drop off showed no ill effects as the Irish put 67 percent of their shots on the net.
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