Irish move into ACC while looking to replace key departures.
Notre Dame notches three goals in less than seven minutes to secure the win.
Kickoff slated for noon (ET); free admission for fans.
Fighting Irish have scored 16 goals in their last three BIG EAST games.
Irish and Pirates tied for third in BIG EAST Blue Division.
Goals from Leon Brown and Andrew O'Malley give the Irish a 2-1 win and their first national title.
A Season in Photos: 2013 Notre Dame Men's Soccer
The Irish men's soccer team took on Pittsburgh at Alumni Stadium on October 3rd.
Notre Dame Men's Soccer vs Akron win at Notre Dame Alumni Stadium in Notre Dame IND. on Sunday, September 9, 2012 W, 3-1.
Notre Dame's victory over Oregon State at Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium) W, 1-0 on September 7, 2012.
AS A GRADUATE STUDENT (2014): Started all 21 games he played … established career-highs with 15 points and seven goals, adding one assist … ranked second on the Notre Dame roster in both statistical categories … a total of 15 of his 29 total shot attempts were on goal … tallied the game-winning goal in the 66th minute of Notre Dame’s 2-1 win over No. 12 Marquette in the opening game of the season at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic … connected on his only shot attempt of the game in the 15th minute for the first Irish goal in a 4-1 victory against Dartmouth in the home opener at Alumni Stadium … notched an insurance goal in the second half of a 2-0 win over No. 8 North Carolina … primary assist on the first goal of a 4-1 triumph at Duke … equaled a career-high with two goals, scoring the first and third Notre Dame goals of the contest in a 4-1 victory at Pittsburgh … notched the game-winning goal during the 28th minute of a 3-0 ACC Championship quarterfinal win against No. 15 Virginia … scored Notre Dame’s only goal during a 1-1 draw with No. 14 Clemson in an ACC Championship semifinal match … won fourth monogram.
AS A SENIOR (2013): Played in all 24 games, including three starts ... registered career-high marks in points (13) and goals (5) and tied a career-high figure with three assists ... scored both Fighting Irish goals in a 2-1 win over SMU that clinched the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic title for Notre Dame ... both goals versus the Mustangs came in the opening 20 minutes of the match ... was named to the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic All-Tournament Team ... in the next game, he deposited the equalizer in the 79th minute of a 1-1 draw with North Carolina ... netted the third goal in a 3-0 win over Michigan ... played a career-high 79 minutes in a 1-1 tie at Boston College ... assisted on the team's lone goal in a 1-1 tie with Northwestern ... collected assists in back-to-back 2-0 wins over Michigan State and Pittsburgh ... scored the equalizer in the 40th minute in the 2-1 win over Maryland in the national title game ... earned his third monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2012): Started all 21 games in which he played ... tallied five points on one goal and three assists ... assisted on the game's lone goal in a 1-0 win over Oregon State in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament ... netted the equalizer in the 49th minute of an eventual 3-1 win over Akron that clinched the Berticelli Tournament title for the Irish ... selected as the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament Offensive MVP in addition to being named to the all-tournament team ... also earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for his performance during the event ... assisted on the team's sixth goal in a 7-1 besting of Pittsburgh ... collected the assist on the first tally in a 6-1 win at Seton Hall ... earned his second monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in all 18 matches, making 17 starts ... earned his first monogram ... registered four points on one goal and two assists ... made his collegiate debut in the season opener, a scoreless draw against Indiana ... netted the equalizer in the 80th minute in an eventual 2-1 overtime setback at St. John's ... assisted on Notre Dame's first goal in a 3-0 victory at Georgetown ... had an assist on the first Irish goal in a 2-1 win at Providence.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: 2009-10 Gatorade Massachusetts Player of the Year ... 2009 NSCAA All-Region-I New England ... 2009 all-state ... 2007, 2008 and 2009 Independent School League (ISL) all-conference honors ... 2009 ISL Offensive Player of the Year ... 2009 ISL scoring leader with 17 goals and six assists ... established the ISL freshman scoring record with 12 goals and two assists (the record previously was held by former U.S. National Team member Charlie Davies) ... Roxbury Latin School career scoring record holder with 55 goals and 18 assists ... led his high school team in scoring during all four of his seasons ... high school teammate of former Irish defender and current Real Salt Lake player Aaron Maund ... son of Leon and Cheryl Brown ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May 2014 with a marketing degree ... currently is taking graduate courses.
Brown's Career Statistics
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|Brown's Career Bests|
Game 2, twice (SMU '13, Pittsburgh '14)
Season 7 (2014)
Game 1, nine times (MR: Duke '14)
Season 3, twice (2012 & 2013)
Game 4, twice (SMU '13, Pittsburgh '14)
Season 15 (2014)