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Notre Dame And Indiana Set For Tuesday Showdown

After playing their last three matches on the road, the No. 12 Irish return home to Alumni Stadium for an intrastate showdown against perennial power No. 4 Indiana. The match is slated to begin at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The match will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra via the WatchESPN app.

Location: Notre Dame, Indiana | Alumni Stadium
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Game Notes: vs. Indiana


• Notre Dame and Indiana will face each other on Tuesday evening for the 40th time in series history. The Irish are 10-27-2 against the Hoosiers in the all-time series.
• Despite trailing in the series, the Irish have found recent success against the Hoosiers, recording a mark of 5-3-1 in the last nine meetings.
• Notre Dame recorded its largest win in series history the last time the two sides faced each other at Alumni Stadium on Oct. 4, 2016. The Irish won by a final score of 4-0 in the match.
• The Irish traveled to Bloomington last season and lost to Indiana by a score of 1-0 on Sept. 26, 2017.


• Five of the nine Irish goals scored this season have come directly from set pieces.
• Patrick Berneski has done the bulk of the damage, scoring four headers off set pieces.
• The other goal came from a sublime Felicien Dumas free kick that proved to be the game winner against Syracuse.


• Chad Riley was named the sixth head coach in program history on Jan. 4, 2018.
• Riley is just the second coach in program history to start his Irish career unbeaten through his first four matches (3-0-1), joining Dennis Grace who started 4-0-0 in 1984.
• Riley is a 2004 graduate of Notre Dame, where he was a standout on the soccer team under the previous head coach Bobby Clark.
• Riley was a three-time All-BIG EAST selection during his time with the Irish and was named the skipper of the squad in 2003.
• Prior to taking the reins of the Notre Dame program, Riley spent the last five seasons as the head coach of Dartmouth, posting a record of 51-26-14.
• Dartmouth won the Ivy League Championship in each of the last four seasons under Riley’s direction, earning four trips to the NCAA Championship.


• Senior center back Patrick Berneski has gotten off to an impressive start in his senior season after earning the captain position prior to the season.
• Berneski has scored in all four matches this season, leading the team with four goals.
• The center back has also anchored a back line that has allowed just three goals through 380 minutes of play, and just one goal in open play.
• After scoring two goals and helping the Irish to two clean-sheet victories, Berneski earned ACC Defensive Player of the Week honors (9/3) as well as Most Outstanding Defensive Player of the Adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.


• Senior full back Felicien Dumas has been a weapon for the Irish this season in the attack, as the set-piece specialist has four assists and a goal in 2018.
• Dumas is averaging 1.0 assists per match, ranking tied for second in the nation.
• Dumas has assisted on three of Berneski’s four goals.
• The senior also scored one of the best goals of the season, striking a perfect free kick into the top right corner of the goal in what proved to be the game winner against Syracuse.
• Dumas was named the ACC Defensive Player of the Week on following his performance at Syracuse.


• Of Notre Dame’s nine goals scored, seven have come in the second half this season.
• All three of Notre Dame’s goals in the ACC-opening win over Syracuse came in the final 45 minutes of play.
• Just as impressive, the Irish defense has not allowed a goal in the first half in any match this season.