CHARLESTON, SC — In the first women’s college basketball game ever played on an aircraft carrier, Notre Dame defeated Ohio State 57-51 aboard the USS Yorktown.
Natalie Achonwa scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Irish, while Kayla McBride added 16 points in the victory.
Tayler Hill led the way for the Buckeyes with 18 points.
John Tautges and Debbie Antonelli called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Kayla McBride’s jumper puts Notre Dame up 33-25)
(Tayler Hill cuts the lead to 45-41 with a layup)
(Natalie Achonwa’s jumper makes it 49-45 Irish)
(McBride puts Notre Dame up five with a layup)
(Final call – Notre Dame wins the Carrier Classic)
(Listen to Debbie Antonelli’s postgame interview with Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw)
(Listen to Debbie Antonelli’s postgame interview with Ohio State coach Jim Foster)
(Postgame recap from John Tautges and Debbie Antonelli)