When the Hofstra-Notre Dame game was initially conceived on the schedule the Fighting Irish wanted to make it as the Pride’s opener but Morgan made sure her
“I think that we’re a little bit more prepared for playing Notre Dame,” said Morgan of how important it was to schedule two scrimmages and one game prior to Tuesday’s big showdown. “It is nice to have that confidence going in.”
Hofstra achieved plenty of confidence in its rout of
Tuesday will mark the third straight year that Hofstra plays Notre Dame with the Pride falling 17-15 last season and 14-13 in 2008. When Hofstra and Notre Dame line up for the opening draw at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Irish will not have the services of Jill Byers, who scored six goals against Hofstra last year during her senior campaign and four versus the Pride in 2008.
“If we can control possession and be patient with our opportunities and get the goals that are given to us… I think we’ll be in good shape,” said Morgan.