With 2:06 left in the match, Casey Nogueira scores the game-winning goal, slanting from center to the left wing and firing across right into the right corner of the goal, hitting the cross-bar on the way in.
It's Nogueira's second goal of the game, fourth of the tournament and 25th of the year.
UNC wins its second national championship in three years, handing the Irish their first and only loss of the season.
UNC's Casey Nogueira ties the game on a free kick in the 52nd minute. She put the ball to the left of goalie Kelsey Lysander.
Tar Heels forward Jessica McDonald, flanked by four defenders, was fouled, setting up Nogueira's opportunity.
Irish forward Kerri Hanks scored 17 seconds into the contest, which ties a school record for quickest goal and Notre Dame leads 1-0 in their bid for a national championship.
Hanks was fed the ball by midfielder Courtney Rosen.
UPDATE: At halftime, the scorekeepers said the goal was scored in 16 seconds, making it the quickest goal in school history.