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Notre Dame Athletics | April 10, 2021

Men's college lacrosse: Notre Dame upsets No. 1 Duke, Corrigan becomes winningest coach at a single program

Notre Dame upset No. 1 Duke on Saturday, defeating them 13-8.

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The No. 4 Irish knocked off No. 1 Duke at Arlotta Stadium in commanding fashion, winning by a final score of 13-8. The victory marked win No. 311 at Notre Dame for Baumer Family Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Kevin Corrigan, making him the winningest head coach at a single program in NCAA DI history.

Morrison Mirer led the attack on Saturday, scoring a season-high four goals, while fellow midfielder Wheaton Jackoboice also posted his first hat trick of the year with three goals.

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The story of the game though was Notre Dame’s defense shutting down one of the best attacks in the country to a season-low eight goals. 

Sophomore goalie Liam Ententmann also had a day to remember, limiting the Blue Devils to eight goals while making 12 saves.


After Duke scored the opening goal, the Irish scored the next three go up 3-1 with less than five minutes left in the first quarter. The Blue Devils scored the final goal of the period to make it a one-goal game after the opening 15 minutes.

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Will Yorke found the back of the net for the first two goals of the second stanza to push the lead to 5-2 but Duke responded with three straight to level the score at 5-5. Notre Dame was able to close the half strongly, scoring twice in the final minute to take a 7-5 lead into the half.

The Blue Devils scored the first goal of the second half and then it was all Irish. Notre Dame went on a 5-0 run over the remainder of the third and first eight minutes of the fourth to take a six-goal lead at 12-6 to put the game away. Duke scored two more goals, including one with eight seconds left to make the final score 13-8.

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