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Nov. 7, 1997

Villanova Falls in Big East Tourney, 7-0

PISCATAWAY, N.J. --The Villanova women's soccer team, ranked No. 4 in the Big East tournament, lost to No. 1 seeded Notre Dame, 7-0 at Rutgers University, the host site of the 1997 Big East women's soccer tournament.

The Fighting Irish scored the first goal 5:46 into the contest igniting their offensive attack which led to a 5-0 half-time lead. Notre Dame scored two more goals in the second half en route of the 7-0 victory.

The Irish were led by Meotis Erickson and Jenny Streiffer who each scored twice for Notre Dame, ranked No. 2 in the country.

The Wildcats finished the season with an overall record of 8-8-2, and 6-4-1 in Big East action.