Sept. 17, 2005
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team will face a challenging schedule during its 2005 fall season. The Fighting Irish have three contests on their slate beginning on Saturday, Oct. 8. Headlining the trio of games will be a match-up versus 2005 NCAA Champion Johns Hopkins. The Irish will host the Blue Jays on Friday, Oct. 14 at Moose Krause Stadium. Game time is slated for 7:00 p.m. (EST). That game is part of a busy sports weekend at the University, including the Notre Dame-USC football game on Saturday, Oct. 15.
The fall season will get underway for the Fighting Irish on Saturday, Oct. 8 as they travel to St. Louis, Mo. to battle both Maryland and Navy in the Fifth Annual Fall Face-Off. Notre Dame will take to the field at the Anheuser-Busch Center to face the Terrapins at 9:00 a.m. and then square off with the Midshipmen at noon. Tickets are $10 at the gate with the proceeds going to benefit youth lacrosse. For more information you can call 314-881-7999 or visit www.stickheadsports.com.
Both Navy and Maryland qualified for the 2005 NCAA tournament. The Terrapins were knocked out in the semifinals by eventual runner-up Duke, while the Midshipmen lost in the quarterfinals to Virginia.
Johns Hopkins took home the 2005 NCAA crown. The title was the school’s eighth overall and the first since 1987. The Blue Jays have played in 16 NCAA championship games.
The Fighting Irish are coming off of a 7-4 campaign in 2005.
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2005 NOTRE DAME MEN’S LACROSSE FALL SCHEDULE
OCTOBER8 Sat. Maryland (Fifth Annual Face-Off) St. Louis, Mo. 9:00 a.m.8 Sat. Navy (Fifth Annual Face-Off) St. Louis, Mo. 12:00 p.m.14 Fri. Johns Hopkins Notre Dame, Ind. 7:00 p.m.