Ben Skowronek

Notre Dame wide receiver Ben Skowronek (11) celebrates with quarterback Ian Book (12) after scoring a touchdown against Boston College on Nov. 14.

Notre Dame 45, Boston College 31

Nov. 14, 2020

At Alumni Stadium, Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Notre Dame 10 21 7 7 — 45

Boston College 10 6 7 8 — 31

FIRST QUARTER

Notre Dame 3, Boston College 0

Score: Jonathan Doerer 23 field goal at 9:39.

Drive: 70 yards, 13 plays, 5 first downs, 5:21 elapsed following a Boston College kickoff.

Key plays: Kyren Williams 12 run, Michael Mayer 12 pass from Ian Book, Boston College holding penalty on third-and-6.

Boston College 7, Notre Dame 3

Score: Zay Flowers 4 pass from Phil Jurkovec (Aaron Boumerhi kick) at 5:03.

Drive: 80 yards, 10 plays, 5 first downs, 4:30 elapsed following a Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Travis Levy 22 run, Jehlani Galloway 12 pass from Jurkovec on third-and-8, Notre Dame holding penalty on third-and-goal.

Boston College 10, Notre Dame 3

Score: Boumerhi 41 field goal at 3:56.

Drive: -6 yards, 4 plays, 0 first downs, 0:56 elapsed following a Notre Dame fumble.

Notre Dame 10, Boston College 10

Score: Ben Skowronek 10 pass from Book (Doerer kick) at 0:11.

Drive: 77 yards, 8 plays, 4 first downs, 3:39 elapsed following a Boston College kickoff.

Key plays: Avery Davis 22 pass from Book, Williams 20 pass from Book, Book 12 run.

SECOND QUARTER

Boston College 13, Notre Dame 10

Score: Boumerhi 31 field goal at 12:41.

Drive: 44 yards, 9 plays, 2 first downs, 2:25 elapsed following a Notre Dame kickokff.

Key plays: Jaelen Gill 34 pass from Jurkovec on third-and-15, Jurkovec 17 run.

Notre Dame 17, Boston College 13

Score: C’Bo Flemister 2 run (Doerer kick) at 10:24.

Drive: 75 yards, 6 plays, 2 first downs, 2:13 elapsed following a Boston College kickoff.

Key plays: Book 20 run, Davis 48 pass from Book on third-and-10.

Notre Dame 24, Boston College 13

Score: Skowronek 13 pass from Book (Doerer kick) at 5:43.

Drive: 50 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, 3:32 elapsed following a Boston College punt.

Key plays: Javon McKinley 19 pass from Book, McKinley 8 pass from Book.

Notre Dame 24, Boston College 16

Score: Boumerhi 35 field goal at 3:12.

Drive: 57 yards, 6 plays, 2 first downs, 2:31 elapsed following a Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: CJ Lewis 12 pass from Jurkovec, Gill 40 pass from Jurkovec.

Notre Dame 31, Boston College 16

Score: Skowronek 7 pass from Book (Doerer kick) at 0:04.

Drive: 49 yards, 10 plays, 3 first downs, 2:05 elapsed following a Boston College fumble.

Key plays: Chris Tyree 4 run on fourth-and-1, McKinley 4 pass on third-and-1, Book 16 run.

THIRD QUARTER

Notre Dame 38, Boston College 16

Score: Flemister 1 run (Doerer kick) at 6:34.

Drive: 43 yards, 4 plays, 2 first downs, 2:56 elapsed following a Boston College interception.

Key plays: Tyree 13 run, Flemister 27 pass from Book.

Notre Dame 38, Boston College 23

Score: David Bailey 3 run (Boumerhi kick) at 0:35.

Drive: 80 yards, 12 plays, 5 first downs, 5:59 elapsed following a Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Notre Dame facemask penalty on third-and-10, Hunt Long 13 pass from Jurkovec, Gill 11 pass from Jurkovec.

FOURTH QUARTER

Notre Dame 45, Boston College 23

Score: Book 6 run (Doerer kick) at 12:19.

Drive: 70 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, 3:10 elapsed following a Boston College kickoff.

Key plays: Tyree 13 run, Davis 29 run, Book 12 run.

• Notre Dame 45, Boston College 31

Score: Long 8 pass from Jurkovec (Levy run successful) at 4:09.

Drive: 70 yards, 6 plays, 4 first downs, 1:28 elapsed following a Notre Dame missed field goal.

Key plays: Levy 17 pass from Jurkovec, Long 21 pass from Jurkovec, Gill 16 pass from Jurkovec.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 46 degrees, mostly cloudy skies and 48 percent humidity with northwest winds of 11 mph.

Officials: Referee Mike Roche, umpire Jim Eckl, head linesman Matthew Fitzgerald, line judge Peter Beratta, side judge Jeffrey Shears, field judge Chris Junjulas, back judge Michael Griffith and center judge Larry Hayes — ACC crew.

Attendance: 0.

NOTRE DAME STARTING LINEUPS

OFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Javon McKinley

Tight End: Brock Wright

Left Tackle: Liam Eichenberg

Left Guard: Aaron Banks

Center: Jarrett Patterson

Right Guard: Tommy Kraemer

Right Tackle: Robert Hainsey

Tight End: Tommy Tremble

Wide Receiver: Ben Skowronek

Quarterback: Ian Book

Running Back: Kyren Williams

DEFENSE

Defensive End: Daelin Hayes

Defensive Tackle: Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa

Nose Guard: Kurt Hinish

Defensive End: Adetokunbo Ogundeji

Rover: Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah

Buck Linebacker: Shayne Simon

Middle Linebacker: Drew White

Cornerback: Nick McCloud

Free Safety: Kyle Hamilton

Strong Safety: Shaun Crawford

Cornerback: Clarence Lewis

SPECIAL TEAMS

Placekicker: Jonathan Doerer

Holder: Jay Bramblett

Long Snapper: Michael Vinson

Punter: Jay Bramblett

Kickoffs: Jonathan Doerer

Punt Returns: Matt Salerno

Kickoff Returns: Chris Tyree, Jafar Armstrong

INDIVIDUAL STATS

NOTRE DAME

RUSHING: Ian Book 10 carries, 85 yards, 1 touchdown, long 20; Chris Tyree 17-74, long 13; C’Bo Flemister 10-53, 2 touchdowns, long 15; Kyren Williams 9-37, long 12; Avery Davis 1-29

PASSING: Ian Book 20 completions, 27 attempts, 283 yards, 3 touchdowns, long 48

RECEIVING: Ben Skowronek 5 catches, 63 yards, 3 touchdowns, long 26; Javon McKinley 5-48, long 19; Kyren Williams 4-37, long 20; Avery Davis 2-70, long 48; Lawrence Keys III 2-26, long 27; C’Bo Flemister 1-27; Michael Mayer 1-12

PUNTING: None

FIELD GOALS: Jonathan Doerer 1-of-2 (made 23; missed 48)

KICKOFF RETURNS: Chris Tyree 4-84, average 21, long 22

PUNT RETURNS: Matt Salerno 2-12, average 6, long 12

INTERCEPTION RETURNS: Jack Kiser 1-2

FUMBLE RETURNS: Daelin Hayes 1-0

TACKLES: Shaun Crawford 9; Drew White 7; Kyle Hamilton 3; Isaiah Pryor 3; TaRiq Bracy 3; Jack Kiser 3; Clarence Lewis 2; Nick McCloud 2; Daelin Hayes 2; Shayne Simon 2; Kurt Hinish 2; Adetokunbo Ogundeji 2; Bo Bauer 1; Ben Skowronek 1; Marist Liufau 1; Rylie Mills 1

TACKLES FOR LOSS: Shaun Crawford 1.5-9; Drew White 0.5-1; Jack Kiser 1-1; Daelin Hayes 1-5; Kurt Hinish 2-3; Bo Bauer 0.5-3; Rylie Mills 0.5-3

SACKS: Shaun Crawford 1-8

BOSTON COLLEGE

RUSHING: Travis Levy 9 carries, 54 yards, long 22; Phil Jurkovec 7-43, long 17; David Bailey 7-23, 1 touchdown, long 10; Zay Flowers 1-0

PASSING: Phil Jurkovec 18 completions, 40 attempts, 272 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception, long 40

RECEIVING: Jaelen Gill 5 catches, 105 yards, long 40; Hunter Long 4-59, 1 touchdown, long 21; CJ Lewis 3-60, long 28; Zay Flowers 3-25, 1 touchdown, long 15; Travis Levy 2-11, long 17; Jehlani Galloway 1-12

PUNTING: Grant Carlson 2 punts, 82 yards, average 41, long 41

FIELD GOALS: Aaron Boumerhi 3-of-3 (made 41, 31, 35)

KICKOFF RETURNS: Travis Levy 3-58, average 19, long 25; Peter Stehr 2-31, average 16, long 20

PUNT RETURNS: None

INTERCEPTIONS: None

FUMBLE RETURNS: Max Richardson 1-0; Brandon Barlow 1-0; Isaiah McDuffie 1-0

TACKLES: Isaiah McDuffie16; Deon Jones 11; Max Richardson 6; Chibueze Onwuka 5; Elijah Jones 5; Brandon Barlow 5; John Lamot 4; Maximilian Roberts 3; Jahmin Muse 3; Shitta Sillah 3; Jehlani Galloway 2; Josh DeBerry 2; Hugh Davis 2; Luc Bequette 2; Marcus Valdez 2; Zay Flowers 1; Brandon Sebastian 1; Travis Levy 1; Paul Theobald Jr. 1; Peter Stehr 1; Hunter Long 1; Cam Horsley 1; TJ Rayam 1

TACKLES FOR LOSS: Maximilian Roberts 1-1

SACKS: None

TEAM STATS

;Notre Dame;Boston College

FIRST DOWNS;29;22

Rushing;17;6

Passing;10;13

Penalty;2;3

RUSHING YRDGE;278;85

Yards gained;284;120

Yards lost;6;35

Attempts;47;25

Average per rush;5.9;3.4

PASSING YRDGE;283;272

Comp.-Att.-Int.;20-27-0;18-40-1

Average per catch;14.2;15.1

TOTAL OFFENSE;561;357

Total plays;74;65

Average per play;7.6;5.5

RETURN YARDS;99;90

Int. returns-Yards;1-2;0

Kickoff returns;4-84;5-90

Punt returns;2-12;0

Fumble returns;1-0;3-0

FUMBLES-LOST;3;1

PENALTIES-YARDS;8-69;5-41

PUNTS-YARDS;0;2-82

Average per punt;0;41

TIME OF POSS;34:27;25:33

3RD-DOWN CNV;4-of-8;4-of-11

4TH-DOWN CNV;2-of-2;0-of-1

SACKS-YARDS LOST;1-8;0

ckarels@sbtinfo.com

574-235-6428

Twitter: @CarterKarels