Aubrey, Wall Lead Irish Past Orange
This is my nephew, Brandon, who plays soccer for Notre Dame. We’re very proud of his effort and attitude.
Standout performances from its youngest and oldest starters paced No. 4 Notre Dame in its 1-0 win over No. 20 Syracuse on Saturday night.
Sophomore center back Brandon Aubrey headed in a Patrick Hodan free kick in the 74th minute for the game’s lone goal. It was the first collegiate tally for Aubrey, who was making just his sixth start in an Irish uniform. After appearing in just fourteen games last year as a forward, Aubrey used a strong spring to win a starting role on the back line. His performance has been admirable thus far despite having to adjust to a new position.
“He’s still really learning the position,” head coach Bobby Clark said. “He’s just getting better every game, and he’s done well.”
“He’s just a confident kid. He’s not an overconfident-type, doesn’t talk a lot, but he plays confidently.”
Aubrey’s strike was enough for Notre Dame…
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