Notre Dame women's soccer: Roccaro leads Irish in shutout

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Cari Roccaro had a hand in all three Fighting Irish goals Sunday afternoon, scoring once and adding two assists as No. 5/3 Notre Dame picked up its sixth consecutive win, downing visiting Pittsburgh, 3-0 in Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) play before 1,123 fans at Alumni Stadium. 

Junior forward Lauren Bohaboy got Notre Dame on the board less than 20 minutes into the match with her team-leading sixth goal of the year and senior midfielder Mandy Laddish capped off the victory with her first goal of the campaign in the 64th minute.

Freshman goalkeeper Kaela Little had no save chances in 79 minutes. Junior Sarah Voigt had one in the closing minutes to preserve Notre Dame’s fourth consecutive shutout and fifth in the past six matches.

Pittsburgh dropped to 4-7-1 (0-6-0 ACC), Notre Dame is 9-1-0 (5-0-0 ACC) and host Wake Forest at 7 p.m. Thursday at 7 p.m.

Pittsburgh00 — 0
Notre Dame12 — 3

ND 1. Lauren Bohaboy 6 (Cari Roccaro) 18:29.

ND 2. Roccaro 4 (Rebecca Twining) 45:49.

ND 3. Mandy Laddish 1 (Roccaro) 63:50.

Total Shots: PITT 3 (0-3), ND 32 (16-16); Shots on Goal: PITT 1 (0-1), ND 13 (8-5)

Saves: PITT 10 (Nicole D’Agostino 10 in 90:00), ND 1 (Kaela Little 0 in 79:03, Sarah Voigt 1 in 10:57)

Corner Kicks: PITT 1 (0-1), ND 7 (1-6); Fouls: PITT 4 (2-2), ND 5 (2-3); Offsides: PITT 0, ND 2;Yellow Card: Crystal Thomas (ND) 37:31

Attendance: 1,123.