Notre Dame Men's Soccer | Dec. 13, 2013 | Notre Dame Athletics
CHESTER, Pa. - The University of Notre Dame men's soccer team now is just one step away from winning the program's first national title. A two-goal performance from sophomore midfielder Patrick Hodan propelled No. 3 Notre Dame past No. 7 New Mexico 2-0 on Friday evening in the semifinals of the NCAA Championship at PPL Park.
Notre Dame will face No. 5 Maryland, who topped Virginia 2-1 in the second semifinal, on Sunday in the national title game. The match is slated for 3 p.m. (ET) at PPL Park and it will be broadcast on ESPNU and WatchESPN. The Fighting Irish and Terrapins played to a 1-1 draw on Oct. 8 at Notre Dame. Both squads shared this season's ACC regular-season title.