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Irish Insights


Byers The Offensive Player of the Week

Notre Dame senior attack Jillian Byers was named the Big East's women's lacrosse offensive player of the week this week. The Irish's all-time leading scorer and point getter notched a Notre Dame single-game record 12 points in a 20-5 win over Connecticut. Against the Huskies, she scored seven goals and had five assists.

Byers had 16 points in the week, with a total of 11 goals and five assists in wins over UConn and Vanderbilt. Notre Dame, ranked No. 9 in the country, open post-season play with a semifinal game in the Big East tournament against No. 8 Syracuse on Friday in Washington, D.C. In the tournament, the Irish are the No. 3 seed and the Orange are the No. 2 seed.