Syracuse finishes regular season against Notre Dame

Syracuse will close out the regular season with a tough matchup when they travel to Indiana to play the red hot Fighting Irish.

IN SYRACUSE’S LAST GAME: Syracuse turned the ball over 22 times and got dominated at faceoff X in the fourth quarter, going 1-for-8, as the Orange lost 10-8 on Senior Day to Georgetown. Hoya goalie Matt Winter was brilliant in net, collecting 12 saves. Bobby Eilers recorded a team-high three points (2g, 1a) to lead SU.

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IN NOTRE DAME’S LAST GAME: Notre Dame won its ninth straight game with a 10-7 win at Villanova. The Wildcats jumped out to an email 4-0 lead before the Irish went on a 10-3 run to finish the game. Senior attackman Sean Rogers scored three goals and added an assist to lead the Irish. Goalie John Kemp added 10 saves.

SCOUTING THE IRISH: The Irish are the top defense in the country, allowing just 5.73 goals per game. That is in large part due to Kemp, who leds the NCAA in save percentage at 66.3 percent. On offense, Rogers is the reigning Big East Offensive Player of the Week, while midfielder Jim Marlatt has a team-high 23 points on the season.

HISTORICALLY SPEAKING: Syracuse has won all five meetings between the two teams, including an 11-8 win at the Carrier Dome last year. Attackman Stephen Keogh led SU with four goals for his 21st career hat trick.

GAME INFORMATION: Saturday, Apr. 28, South Bend, Ind., 5 p.m. TV: ESPNU. Follow us @thejuiceonline for live game updates.

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