N. Carolina edges Norte Dame, 11-10

April 14, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Merrill Turnbull scored with 33 seconds remaining yesterday, as No. 5 North Carolina escaped with an 11-10 triumph over No. 7 Notre Dame at Moose Krause Stadium.

The Tar Heels (8-3) scored the game's final four goals to rally from a three-goal deficit and held the Fighting Irish scoreless for the last 13 minutes. Notre Dame (7-2) had won seven straight games.

Notre Dame scored six of seven goals to take a 7-5 lead early in the third quarter. After the Tar Heels tied the game at 7, the Fighting Irish scored three straight as Brian Erickson's goal two minutes into the fourth quarter put Notre Dame ahead 10-7.

Pub Date: 4/14/96

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