Sunday will be Bobby Clark's 500th career game as a college head coach. Clark had successful stints at Dartmouth and Stanford before joining the Irish in 2001.

Irish Continue Spring Season On Saturday In Michigan

March 20, 2012

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Notre Dame men’s soccer team will continue its spring exhibition season with two matches on Saturday in Pontiac, Mich. The Fighting Irish will face Michigan at 4:50 p.m. (ET) and Oakland University at 6:30 p.m. (ET). The two contests are part of a four-game event hosted by the Michigan Bucks, a USL Premier Developmental League team, at the Ultimate Soccer Arenas (867 South Blvd., Pontiac, MI 48341).

(gates open at 1:00 p.m.)
1:30 p.m. Michigan vs. Lindsey Wilson College
3:10 p.m. Oakland University vs. Lindsey Wilson College
4:50 p.m. Michigan vs. Notre Dame
6:30 p.m. Oakland University vs. Notre Dame

All presale tickets are $8 (save $5 in advance). Ticket prices for students with their college ID will be $6. Price of ticket includes all four matches. The first 500 youths under the age of 16 will receive a free Bucks College Cup shirt compliments of adidas.

To purchase tickets, call the Bucks Front Office at 248-334-7463 or click here.

For group ticket discounts, contact Sherwin Connell at or call 248-334-7463.

Notre Dame opened its 2012 spring exhibition slate on March 12 with a 2-2 draw against the Columbus Crew. The marquee event of the spring schedule will be the showdown with the Mexico Under-20 National Team on April 27 at Alumni Stadium. Continue to check for further details on that match.

Notre Dame 2012 Spring Schedule
Date Location Time/Result
March 12 Notre Dame at Columbus Crew Columbus, Ohio T, 2-2March 24 Notre Dame vs. Michigan Pontiac, Mich. 4:50 p.m. Notre Dame vs. Oakland Univ. Pontiac, Mich. 6:30 p.m.
April 1 Notre Dame vs. Western Michigan Notre Dame, Ind. 1:00 p.m. De Paul vs. Valparaiso Notre Dame, Ind. 1:00 p.m. Notre Dame vs. Valparaiso Notre Dame, Ind. 3:00 p.m. De Paul vs. Western Michigan Notre Dame, Ind. 3:00 p.m.
April 14 Notre Dame vs. Xavier Notre Dame, Ind. Noon
April 21 Notre Dame vs. Indiana Fort Wayne, Ind. 6:00 p.m.April 27 Notre Dame vs. Mexico Notre Dame, Ind. 7:00 p.m.
All times Eastern