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No. 16 Stanford Edges No. 15 Notre Dame in Double Overtime
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 04/13/2003

April 13, 2003

South Bend, Ind. - Stanford women's lacrosse posted its tenth victory of the season today as the Cardinal posted a 14-13 double overtime win over 15th-ranked Notre Dame today at Moose Krause Stadium. The Cardinal fought from behind in the second half and the first overtime before sophomore Kelsey Twist scored her fourth goal of the game with 2:35 left in the second overtime for the 14-13 win. The Cardinal improve to 10-2 on the season while Notre Dame falls to 4-6.

Stanford took a 3-0 lead in the first six minutes on two goals from Nina Pantano and one by freshman Megan Burker. The Irish battled back and took a 7-6 lead, but Burker netted her second goal of the day with 10 seconds left in the first half to tie the contest at 7-7 during the break. The teams were even throughout the second half and Burker tallied her fourth goal with 1:32 left in regulation to tie the game at 11-11 and send the game into overtime.

In the second overtime, the Irish took the lead two minutes in, but freshman Cassie Harvey tacked on a goal 13 seconds later for the sixth tie of the day. Notre Dame took the 13-12 lead with just over two minutes left in the first overtime period. The Irish controlled the next draw, but a turnover with 40 seconds left set up Julia Calzonetti for the score with 18 seconds to go to send the match into a second overtime. With 2:35 to go in the second overtime session, Twist tallied the game-winner.

Stanford keeper Christina Saikus played the entire 72 minutes for the Cardinal and collected 10 saves.

Stanford will be back in action on Saturday, April 19th at 1 p.m. as the Cardinal take on top-ranked Loyola at Maloney Field.

Game Summary

First-Half Scoring
Stan29:180-1Nina PatanoKelsey Twist
Stan25:580-2*Nina Patano
Stan24:270-3Megan Burker
ND24:271-3*Danielle Shearer
ND22:122-3Lauren FischerDanielle Shearer
ND21:383-3Danielle Shearer Lauren Fischer
Stan20:213-4*Kelsey Twist
Stan19:153-5Claire CalzonettiKelsey Twist
ND17:054-5Crysti Foote
Stan8:584-6*Kelsey Twist
ND7:555-6*Anne Riley
ND5:286-6Meredith Simon
ND2:187-6Angela DixonKassen Delano
Stan0:107-7Megan Burker
Second-Half Scoring
ND26:458-7Angela Dixon Anne Riley
ND23:179-7Lauren Fischer
Stan21:579-8Kelsey Twist
ND21:2210-8Angela Dixon Mary McGrath
Stan19:5110-9Megan Burker
Stan12:1310-10Sarah BachJulie Calzonetti
ND7:1011-10 *Meredith Simon
Stan1:3211-11Megan Burker
First Overtime Scoring
ND4:0612-11Crysti Foote Danielle Shearer
Stan3:5312-12Cassie HarveyNina Patano
ND2:0313-12Abby Owen
Stan0:1813-13Julie Calzonetti
Second Overtime Scoring
Stan2:3513-14Kelsey Twist
Stanford (10-2)742114
Notre Dame (4-5)742013
Stanford: Christina Saikus (72:00 minutes, 13 goals against, 10 saves)
ND: Jen White (42:29 minutes, 9 goals against; 5 saves)
Carol Dixon (29:11 minutes, 5 goals against, 7 saves)
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Stanford3 of 7
ND3 of 5
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