Notre Dame Athletics | February 7, 2019
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Junior midfielder Savannah Buchanan and sophomore attacker Maddie Howe were each named to the 2019 Preseason All-ACC Team, the conference announced today (Feb. 6).
The Irish, ranked #20 in the IWLCA preseason poll, were also slotted No. 6 in the ACC preseason poll.
The Irish open the 2019 season this Friday (Feb. 8) at 2 p.m. local/3 p.m. ET on the road against Marquette before hosting their home opener on Sunday (Feb. 10) vs. Canisius at 1 p.m. All Notre Dame women's lacrosse home contests can be attended free of admission.
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
A 2018 IWLCA All West/Midwest Region First Team & Second Team All-ACC All-Star, Buchanan led the Irish with 27 assists while also racking up 67 draw controls and 27 goals last season. In 38 career contests, Buchanan has collected 46 goals and 72 points for the Irish. Buchanan's efforts in 2018 also earned her 2018 ACC All-Tournament Team and 2018 ILWomen Midseason Honorable Mention All-American accolades.
Hometown: Fairport, N.Y.
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