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Barlow finishes second in 3-point contest

Notre Dame’s Ashley Barlow finished second in the women’s three-point contest Thursday in Indianapolis.

The Irish guard, who played at Pike High School. fell to Detroit’s Brigid Mulroy 16-11 in the final.

The 5-foot-9 Barlow will graduate with a place among the top 10 on no fewer than 12 of Notre Dame’s career statistical charts, including scoring (9th – 1,492 points), three-pointers made (6th – 139), three-point attempts (6th – 403), steals (tied/3rd – 281), steals per game (4th – 2.16 spg.), free throws made (6th – 359), free throws attempted (tied/6th – 444), free throw percentage (5th – .809), games played (tied/5th – 130), minutes played (7th – 3,664), double-figure scoring games (tied/8th - 78) and minutes per game (tied/9th – 28.2).