Kathryn Westbeld #33 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish battles for the ball with Azura Stevens #23 of the Connecticut Huskies during the second half in the semifinals of the 2018 NCAA Women’s Final Four at Nationwide Arena on March 30, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Westbeld, Notre Dame stun UConn to reach NCAA women’s title game

Former Fairmont standout Kathryn Westbeld is headed to the national championship game.

Westbeld and her Notre Dame teammates stunned top-ranked and unbeaten UConn 91-89 in overtime in the semifinals Friday night at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.

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Arike Ogunbowale drained a long jumper with 1 second left for the Fighting Irish.

Notre Dame (34-3) will face Mississippi State (37-1) in Sunday’s title game at 6 p.m.

Westbeld, a senior forward, scored eight points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out five assists.

UConn (36-1) railled from a 79-74 deficit in the final 21 seconds of regulation to force OT.

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