NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Vanderbilt women’s lacrosse team fell to No. 2 Notre Dame 16-6 on Wednesday afternoon at the Vanderbilt Soccer/Lacrosse Complex.
Notre Dame (7-0) scored the first 11 goals of the game before Maddie Miller got the Commodores on the board at the 5:38 mark.
Gwyn Devin followed with a goal with 2:42 left in the half, but the Fighting Irish held a 12-2 advantage at the break.
Vanderbilt (4-5) got back-to-back goals from Miller and Karlie Bucci to close within 14-5 with 15:01 to play. But that was as close as the Commodores would get in the second half.
Goalkeeper Lily Argyle made seven saves and finished with a .500 save percentage in more than 47 minutes of action.
Notre Dame held a 17-7 advantage in draw controls, a 26-14 edge in shots and a 17-13 lead in ground balls.
Four of Vanderbilt’s five losses have been to top 25 opponents.
Vanderbilt hits the road for the first time in nearly a month when the Commodores head Rock Hill, South Carolina, to take on Winthrop at 11 a.m. CT Sunday.