UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME MEN'S LACROSSE GAME NOTES
March 25, 2014HOOSIER SPORTS 365
#7 NOTRE DAME (3-2)
OHIO STATE (2-5)
Tuesday, March 25 • 4 p.m. (ET)
Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium • Columbus, Ohio
Fox College Sports
Gametracker on UND.com
SETTING THE STAGE
• No. 7 Notre Dame (3-2) returns to game action following an eight-day layoff to
face Ohio State (2-5) Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio. Opening faceoff is slated for 4
p.m. (ET) at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
• The game can be seen on Fox College Sports and live stats will be available via
Gametracker on UND.com.
• The Fighting Irish are coming off an 18-9 win over then No. 7 Virginia on March
16. The Buckeyes defeated Bellarmine, 10-7, on Friday.
BATTLING THE BUCKEYES
• Tuesday will be the 39th meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Ohio State. The
Irish lead the series 29-9, including 11 straight wins over the Buckeyes.
• Notre Dame topped Ohio State, 9-4, last season inside the Loftus Sports Center.
• The two schools have met every season since Notre Dame became a varsity program in
1981. The Irish and Buckeyes were together in the Great Western Lacrosse League
(GWLL) from 1994-2009.
• Ohio State’s last win in the series was a 9-8 decision during the 2004 season at
• The Fighting Irish are 11-6 all-time at Ohio State. The last meeting in Columbus
was an 8-7 Notre Dame victory during the 2012 campaign.
• Notre Dame head coach Kevin Corrigan is 22-4 all-time against Ohio State.
A LOOK AT OHIO STATE
• Ohio State will bring a 2-5 record into Tuesday’s showdown with the Fighting
Irish. The Buckeyes opened their ECAC schedule Friday with a 10-7 win over
• The Buckeyes are averaging 8.4 goals per game, while allowing 9.0 per contest.
Junior midfielder Jesse King leads the team in goals (14) and points (22). Junior
midfielder Turner Evans has a team-best 12 assists.
• Senior Greg Dutton has a 1-5 record in goal and carries a 9.01 goals-against
average and a .491 save percentage. Freshman goalie Nick Doyle picked up the win
• Last season, Ohio State went 13-4 (5-2 ECAC) and won the ECAC Tournament. The
Buckeyes garnered the No. 3 seed for the NCAA Championship before falling to
Cornell, 16-6, in the quarterfinals.
• Head coach Nick Myers is in his fifth season at the helm of the Ohio State program.