Dani Tunnell recorded four goals in the effort for UC.
Bearcats play Marquette in regular season finale next Saturday.
Opening draw set for Noon ET.
Lacrosse Intro Video
Lacrosse Defeats Rutgers, 9-8, for First BIG EAST Victory in Program History
UC plays host to Niagara at Nippert Stadium for the 2013 Lacrosse home opener
BIG EAST Opener Cincinnati vs. Louisville March 27, 2012
2014: Started all 17 games as a junior, picking-up 22 ground balls and forcing 10 turnovers ... Ground ball mark tied for third on the team among position players ... Caused turnovers tied for third on the team ... Had six ground balls and three caused turnovers against Oregon ... Also caused three turnovers in win over Iona ... 41 career starts rank 10th in program history.
2013: Started all 16 games ... picked up 19 ground balls and had two draw controls on the season ... caused a total of six turnovers ... season-high three ground balls recorded twice (Coastal Carolina, Detroit) ... three caused turnovers against Detroit
2012: Saw action in 15 games, starting eight ... recorded seven ground balls and two draw controls ... had two ground balls against Louisville and UCONN.
High School:A four-year letterwinner in lacrosse ... a member of the senior all-star team in lacrosse and soccer ... a member of the all-county team for three years and the all-division team her junior and senior year ... won the most valuable player award in senior lacrosse all-star game ... competed in the U.S. Women's Division National Tournament on the Baltimore Metro Team 1 ... helped track team to regional championships all four year ... also a letterwinner in indoor track and soccer.
Personal: Born on August 29, 1993 ... daughter of George and Vicki Magnotta ... has two sisters ... majoring in exercise science.