No. 6 Notre Dame will host No. 18/17 Richmond at noon ET on Sunday, Feb. 23 at Arlotta Stadium. The game will be broadcast live on ACCNX and can be found on the WatchESPN app or at WatchESPN.com (subscription required).
Location: Notre Dame, Indiana | Arlotta Stadium
Schedule: Sunday, Feb. 23 — Noon ET
Live Stream: ACCNX
Live Stats: UND.com
Twitter Updates: @NDlacrosse
For a more in-depth look at Saturday’s matchup – Game Notes: Notre Dame
THE RICHMOND SERIES
• Sunday will be the third meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Richmond. The Irish and Spiders are tied at 1-1 in the matchup.
• The Irish fell to the Spiders in Richmond last season by a score of 9-8.
• The lone home game for the Irish in the series resulted in an 11-7 win at Arlotta Stadium in 2018.
CORRIGAN REACHES HISTORIC MILESTONE
• Baumer Family Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Kevin Corrigan became just the third coach in NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse history to reach the 300-win mark at a single school with the win over Marquette on April 10, 2019.
• Corrigan is one of just four active Division I coaches to reach the 300-win mark in his career.
• Corrigan has an overall record of 343-161 in his 34 seasons of coaching.
• The head coach is 304-146 in his 32 seasons at Notre Dame.
• Corrigan is the longest tenured men’s lacrosse coach at the DI level.
COSTABILE CLOSING IN ON HISTORY
• Senior Bryan Costabile is coming off the most prolific goal-scoring season by an Irish midfielder in program history, setting a record with 42 goals.
• Costabile was named the 2019 ACC Offensive Player of the Year and was a unanimous first team All-America selection.
• The midfielder has 93 career goals, ranking 11th in program history.
• Costabile is set to become just the ninth Notre Dame player to reach the 100-career goal mark and is 18 goals shy of becoming the program record-holder for career goals by a midfielder. The mark is currently held by Irish great Sergio Perkovic (110 goals).
• The senior currently has 107 career points, and is just eight shy of breaking into the top 20 of Notre Dame’s career points list.
• Costabile has been selected as a unanimous preseason first team All-American heading into the 2020 campaign and is on the Tewaaraton Watch List.
FANTASTIC FEBRUARYS FOR THE FIGHTING IRISH
• Notre Dame is 29-2 in its last 31 games played in February dating back to the 2006 season.
• Fighting Irish head coach Kevin Corrigan is 38-5 in the month of February during his Notre Dame tenure.
TOUGHEST SCHEDULE IN THE COUNTRY???
• Notre Dame has never shied away from putting together a challenging schedule and the 2020 slate is no different.
• Of Notre Dame’s 12 regular-season opponents, nine are currently ranked in both the USILA and Inside Lacrosse Top 20 Polls.
• The Irish ace scheduled to face six opponents currently ranked in the top 10.
• The Irish started two freshmen in their season-opening win against Cleveland State, as Pat Kavanagh started in attack and Liam Entenmann was in goal.
• Kavanagh had a game to remember, leading the team in points (7) off three goals and four assists in less than three quarters of play.
• Entenmann was equally impressive, recording eight saves while allowing just two goals.
• Despite Costabile drawing most of the attention from a national perspective, the Irish have goal scorers all over the field.
• All six of Notre Dame’s starters in the attack and midfield scored goals in the first half in the season-opening win over Cleveland State.
• The Irish had 10 players combine to score 17 goals in the win over Cleveland State.
OWNING THE OPENERS
• Notre Dame is 33-7 all-time in season openers, including a 27-5 record in the Kevin Corrigan era.
• The Irish have won a program-record 18 straight season openers.
• Notre Dame opened the season with a 17-7 win over Cleveland State on Feb. 15.
• The Irish last dropped a season opener in 2002, a 10-9 overtime setback at home against Penn State.
• In home openers, the Irish are 36-4 in program history and 29-3 under Corrigan.