W Lax: Irish Defeat #12 Stony Brook, 8-7

Notre Dame Women's Lacrosse | Feb. 23, 2014 | Notre Dame Athletics

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Freshman Cortney Fortunato scored four times and added an assist as the No. 15 Notre Dame women's lacrosse team (2-1) picked up an 8-7 win on Saturday night over No. 12 Stony Brook (2-1) at the Loftus Sports Center.

The Irish rolled out to a 7-2 lead early in the second half. Stony Brook closed it to an 8-6 Irish lead midway through the second stanza. With 11:51 left in the game, Notre Dame's Stephanie Toy caused a turnover and scooped up the ground ball. The Irish called timeout and then controlled the ball for about 11:00 of the final 11:51 to hang on for the win. 

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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