In a game that the Irish had to win against No. 5 Connecticut in order to have a shot at winning the Big East Blue Division, Notre Dame came up big with a senior forward Bright Dike golden goal in the first minute of extra time.
- The game in San Antonio had an extra special meaning for Notre Dame sophomore defensive lineman Kapron Lewis-Moore, who hails from nearby Weatherford, Texas Lewis-Moore said he received over 20 ticket requests for the game, but was able to accommodate everyone.
Notre Dame's offensive struggles continued in its weekend doubleheader with Ohio State as the No. 11/8 Irish tied the Buckeyes 2-2 Saturday — Ohio State earned the edge in the tie by winning the shoot out 2-1 — after winning 3-1 Friday.
Four days after enduring one of their toughest losses of the season, the Irish have to turn around and prepare for perhaps their most important match of the season.
Notre Dame only has two days of competition scheduled over the next three months, and those two days are Saturday and Sunday at the Pine Needles Golf Course in North Carolina for "The Match Play" tournament. All but one Big East team will be competing [St. John's] and the Irish have the No. 1 seed in the tournament.
To say things haven't been going well for Washington State this season may be a bit of an understatement. The Cougars are 1-6 and haven't looked any better than last season's 2-10 campaign.
After a two week break, Saint Mary's will return to action this Saturday at the MIAA Championships in Adrian, Mich. The meet, hosted by Adrian College, accounts for two-thirds of the total points allotted by the conference to teams vying for the top spots in the final MIAA standings.
Badin and Ryan are ready to play the final game of their regular season Sunday at 6 p.m. The Wildcats' reworked offense has allowed them to be competitive with league powerhouses, while a big win over Lyons will be the Bullfrogs' fuel in the upcoming contest.
Notre Dame will bring its eight-game win streak into a brand new venue when they take on Seton Hall and Rutgers in the Purcell Pavilion this weekend.
With the clock winding down in the second half, it appeared as if Badin was going to pull off a stunning upset of undefeated Pasquerilla West. Trailing by six points, the Purple Weasels quarterback connected a 15-yard bullet pass to freshman Alice Yerokun, who then evaded a defender and ran 25 more yards for the improbable touchdown.