April 4, 2011

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Notre Dame and the South Bend Silver Hawks will face off in the fourth annual Battle of the Bend exhibition game at 5:30 p.m. at Frank Eck Stadium on Tuesday, April 5.

This year’s exhibition game will be free to all fans (no ticket needed). Donations for the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation to fight Niemann-Pick Type C will be accepted at the gates of the stadium.

Both teams will participate in an autograph session in front of the stadium immediately following the game.

The exhibition will be a seven-inning contest and each team will use wood bats.

The Silver Hawks have defeated the Irish in each of the first three meetings.

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