Defense was once again strong for the Orange.South Bend was the sight of a huge game for the Irish. While Syracuse is definitely in the NCAA Tournament due to their stellar resume and top five R.P.I., Notre Dame could have used another marquee win over a top flight program to assure them receiving one of the ten at large bids to the big dance. Notre Dame had only lost but a few games in South Bend over the last few years and in their new stadium that was over capacity with the Irish faithful. A good run and a great goalie was still not enough for ND however. Syracuse wins again 12 to six.Syracuse sandwiched the day with five goals, and in between there was a tight game, but then Syracuse pulled away at the end. Notable to start the game was Joel White scoring first, firing with that...

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