Sonia Citron made her initial 6 3s as well as completed 6-of-7 to offerthe No 7 Notre Dame Fighting Irish their firepower in a 76-54 triumph over the (*7 *)Virginia Cavaliers Sunday mid-day at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend,Indiana Citron’s previous job high for made triples in a video game was 4.
On a serious note, nonetheless, Notre Dame sharpshooter Dara Mabrey experienced a reduced leg injury on a quick break one min as well as 59 secs right into the video game as well as did not return.
Virginia lacked its second-leading marker as well as leading rebounder, Mir McLean, that is out for the remainder of the period with a knee injury The Cavs were likewise missing their third-leading marker as well as a previous participant of the Notre Dame program in Sam Brunelle, that was put on hold for one video game for a dealing with nasty.
Citron completed at 20 factors, with the various other container beginning an advance from the left standard. She included 9 rebounds as well as 3 aids; the factors as well as rebounds were both video game highs.
Citron’s 4th 3 of the video game offered the Irish their initial 20-point lead of the mid-day at the 7:29 mark of the 3rd. It covered an 8-0 Notre Dame run that likewise included a 3-point play by Lauren Ebo after an offending rebound. Much like they performed in the initially as well as 2nd quarters, the Cavaliers fought as well as did their finest to not allow points leave hand. They sufficed to 14 on a Cady Pauley 3, to 13 on Mckenna Dale totally free tosses as well as to 15 on Taylor Valladay totally free tosses, the last of which featured 2:47 to precede the 4th. But Notre Dame shut the 3rd on a 7 -2 run covered by an Olivia Miles 3 to rise 22.
Virginia opened up the 4th on a 4-0 run, yet it was Citron’s mid-day as she addressed with her 6th three-way to press the Irish lead back to 21 at the 8:41 mark of the structure. The Cavs never ever obtained closer than within 17 the remainder of the means.
Miles videotaped 12 factors as well as 7 aids, while Ebo was excellent for 15 factors as well as 6 boards.
A Pauley 3 at 18 secs continuing to be in the initially sufficed to 8 as well as a Yonta Vaughn trey at the 6:19 mark of the 2nd suffice to 7. The Irish took place a 9-2 pursue that to rise 14 with 2 3s originating from Citron as well as one more originating from Cassandre Prosper, yet the Cavs sufficed back to 10 two times over the rest of the 2nd as well as tracked by a workable 12 at the break.
Notre Dame took place a 14-0 run from 5:39 in the initially to 2:18 in the initially to rise 18-4. Miles kicked it off with a layup in shift and afterwards Citron made a 3 from the left edge. An Ebo mid-range make as well as a Miles 3-point play adhered to prior to KK Bransford liquidated the stretch with a set of layups.
Virginia’sNo 1 marker, Camryn Taylor, did play as well as got to, 1,000 job factors on a complimentary toss 2 mins as well as 53 secs right into the competition. She led the Cavs with 13 factors, including 5 boards as well as 2 takes.
Notre Dame won basket percent 50 to 29.7 as well as 3-point percent 40 to 20. Virginia won offending rebounds 20-9, yet shed second-chance factors 15-11.