Scoring Summary: Notre Dame 36, Syracuse 3

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NOTRE DAME 36, SYRACUSE 3

Nov. 17, 2018

At Yankee Stadium; Bronx, N.Y.

Syracuse 0 0 0 3 — 3

Notre Dame 13 7 9 7 — 36

FIRST QUARTER

• Notre Dame 7, Syracuse 0

Score: Dexter Williams 9 pass from Ian Book (Justin Yoon kick) at 9:15.

Drive: 55 yards, 6 plays, three first downs, 2:11 elapsed following a Syracuse punt.

Key plays: Tony Jones Jr. 18 pass from Book on third-and-15, Chase Claypool 27 pass from Book.

• Notre Dame 10, Syracuse 0

Score: Yoon 26 field goal at 7:44.

Drive: 6 yards, 4 plays, no first downs, 1:01 elapsed following an interception.

• Notre Dame 13, Syracuse 0

Score: Yoon 29 field goal at 1:09.

Drive: 83 yards, 9 plays, 3 first downs, 3:56 elapsed following a Syracuse punt.

Key plays: Miles Boykin 5 pass from Book on third-and-3, Claypool 33 pass from Book, Alizé Mack 47 pass from Book.

SECOND QUARTER

• Notre Dame 20, Syracuse 0

Score: Jafar Armstrong 9 run (Yoon kick) at 4:52.

Drive: 9 yards, 1 play, 0 first downs, 0:07 elapsed following an interception.

THIRD QUARTER

• Notre Dame 23, Syracuse 0

Score: Yoon 29 field goal at 9:30.

Drive: 41 yards, 8 plays, 2 first downs, 3:18 elapsed following a Syracuse kickoff.

Key plays: Book 9 run, Syracuse face-mask penalty.

• Notre Dame 29, Syracuse 0

Score: Claypool 10 pass from Book (kick failed) at 3:35.

Drive: 51 yards, 9 plays, 3 first downs, 3:52 elapsed following a Syracuse punt.

Key plays: Syracuse pass-interference penalty on third-and-12, Cole Kmet 17 pass from Book on fourth-and-1.

FOURTH QUARTER

• Notre Dame 36, Syracuse 0

Score: Williams 32 run (Yoon kick) at 4:05.

Drive: 80 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, 4:15 elapsed following a missed Syracuse field goal.

Key plays: Williams 12 run, Brandon Wimbush 35 run.

• Notre Dame 36, Syracuse 3

Score: Andre Szmyt 28 field goal at 0:10.

Drive: 59 yards, 11 plays, 3 first downs, 3:48 elapsed following a Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Taj Harris 34 pass from Tommy Devito on third-and-11.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 47 degrees, cloudy and 51 percent humidity with west winds of 8 mph.

Officials: Referee Stuart Mullins, umpire Terrance Ramsey, head linesman Tracy Lynch, line judge Steve Matarante, side judge Angelo Bartis, field judge Kip Johnson, back judge Pat Ryan, center judge Sean Geraghty, replay official Rusty Acree and replay communicator Keith Roden — ACC crew.

Attendance: 48,104.

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICSNOTRE DAME

RUSHING: Dexter Williams 13 carries, 74 yards, 1 touchdown, long 32. Brandon Wimbush 4-44, long 35. Jafar Armstrong 3-18, 1 touchdown, long 9. Ian Book 6-16, long 9. Chris Finke 2-11, long 13. Tony Jones Jr. 6-10, long 5. TEAM 2-(-2). 

PASSING: Ian Book 23 completions, 37 attempts, 292 yards, 1 interception, 2 touchdowns, long 47. Brandon Wimbush 0-1-0 0.

RECEIVING: Miles Boykin 7 catches, 76 yards, long 24. Chase Claypool 6-98, 1 touchdown, long 33. Chris Finke 4-19, long 9. Alizé Mack 3-55, long 47. Tony Jones Jr. 1-18. Cole Kmet 1-17. Dexter Williams 1-9, 1 touchdown.

PUNTING: Tyler Newsome 4 punts, 151 yards, 37.8 avg., long 48.

FIELD GOALS: Justin Yoon 3-3 (made 26, 29, 29)

KICKOFF RETURNS: None

PUNT RETURNS: Chris Finke 2-22, long 16.

INTERCEPTIONS: Alohi Gilman 2-54, long 54. Jalen Elliott 1-24.

FUMBLE RETURNS: None

TACKLES: Te'von Coney 12, Alohi Gilman 8, Drue Tranquill 7, Julian Love 5, Khalid Kareem 5, Jalen Elliott 5, Jayson Ademilola 4, Daelin Hayes 4, Jonathan Bonner 3, Kurt Hinish 3, Jordan Genmark Heath 2, Julian Okwara 2, Asmar Bilal 2, Jamir Jones 2, Jonathan Jones 2, Ade Ogundeji 2, Paul Moala 1, Nick Coleman 1, Houston Griffith 1, Troy Pride Jr. 1, Donte Vaughn 1, Nicco Fertitta 1, TaRiq Bracy 1, Chase Claypool 1. 

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Drue Tranquill 2.5-10, Julian Love 2-2, Kurt Hinish 1.5-12, Julian Okwara 1-7, Daelin Hayes 1-6, Jamir Jones 1-1, Te'von Coney 0.5-2, Jonathan Bonner 0.5-1, Jayson Ademilola 0.5-0, Ade Ogundeji 0.5-0.

SACKS: Drue Tranquill 2-9, Kurt Hinish 1.5-12, Julian Okwara 1-7, Daelin Hayes 1-6, Te'von Coney 0.5-2.

SYRACUSE

RUSHING: Moe Neal 18 carries, 74 yards, long 10. Dontae Strickland 8-50, long 14. Jarveon Howard 3-12, long 8. Eric Dungey 2-8, long 4. Tommy DeVito 7-(-25), long 11.

PASSING: Tommy DeVito 14 completions, 31 attempts, 105 yards, 2 interceptions, long 34. Eric Dungey 1-4-1, 10 yards, long 10.

RECEIVING: Taj Harris 5 catches, 78 yards, long 34. Sean Riley 4-15, long 5. Dontae Strickland 2-3, long 4. Nykeim Johnson 2-(-1), long 7. Jamal Custis 1-10. Moe Neal 1-0. 

PUNTING: Sterling Hofrichter 7 punts, 127 yards, 38.1 avg., long 45. Tommy DeVito 1-37.

FIELD GOALS: Andre Szmyt 1-2 (missed 23, made 28)

KICKOFF RETURNS: Sean Riley 5-103, long 24. Shyheim Cullen 1-11.

PUNT RETURNS: Nykeim Johnson 1-10. Sean Riley 1-9.

INTERCEPTIONS: Andre Cisco 1-0.

FUMBLE RETURNS: None

TACKLES: Ryan Guthrie 12, Andre Cisco 9, Kielan Whitner 6, Trill Williams 5, Christopher Fredrick 5, Shyheim Cullen 5, Evan Foster 4, Alton Robinson 4, McKinley Williams 3, Andrew Armstrong 2, Kendall Coleman 2, Brandon Berry 2, Sean Riley 1, Allen Stritzinger 1, Tyrell Richards 1, Kenneth Ruff 1, Terrell Bennett 1.

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Ryan Guthrie 2-4, Brandon Berry 1-3, Andre Cisco 1-2, Alton Robinson 1-2, Kenneth Ruff 1-1, Kielan Whitner 0.5-1, McKinley Williams 0.5-1.

SACKS: Brandon Berry 1-3, Kenneth Ruff 1-1.

TEAM STATISTICS

 Syr ND

FIRST DOWNS 16 23

Rushing 9 7

Passing 6 14

Penalty 1 2

RUSHING YRDGE 119 171

Yards Gained 158 187

Yards Lost 39 16

Attempts 38 36

Average per rush 3.1 4.8

PASSING YRDGE 115 292

C-Att-Int 15-35-3 22-38-1

Avg per catch 7.7 12.7

TOTAL OFFENSE 234 463

Total Plays 73 74

Average per play 3.2 6.3

RETURN YRDS 133 100

Int. Retrns: #yrds 1-0 3-78

Kickoff Returns 6-114 0-0

Punt Returns 2-19 2-22

Fumble Returns 0-0 0-0

FUMBLES-LOST 0-0 0-0

PENALTIES-YRDS 3-45 7-55

PUNTS-YRDS 8-304 4-151

Average per punt 38.0 37.8

TIME OF POSS 27:47 32:13

3RD-DWN CNV 6-of-18 6-of-15

4TH-DWN CNV 0-of-0 1-of-2

SACKS-BY YRDS 2-4 6-36

NOTRE DAME STARTERSOFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Miles Boykin

Tight End: Alizé Mack

Left Tackle: Liam Eichenberg

Left Guard: Aaron Banks

Center: Sam Mustipher

Right Guard: Tommy Kraemer

Right Tackle: Robert Hainsey

Tight end: Nic Weishar

Quarterback: Ian Book

Running Back: Dexter Williams

Wide Receiver: Chase Claypool

DEFENSE

Defensive End: Julian Okwara

Defensive Tackle: Jerry Tillery

Nose Guard: Jonathan Bonner

Defensive End: Khalid Kareem

Nickel: Nick Coleman

Middle Linebacker: Te’von Coney

Buck Linebacker: Drue Tranquill

Cornerback: Troy Pride Jr.

Free Safety: Alohi Gilman

Strong Safety: Jalen Elliott

Cornerback: Julian Love

SPECIAL TEAMS

Placekicker: Justin Yoon

Holder: Nolan Henry

Long Snapper: John Shannon

Punter: Tyler Newsome

Kickoffs: Justin Yoon

Punt Returns: Chris Finke

Kickoff Returns: Michael Young, Chris Finke

Notre Dame safety Alohi Gilman (11) celebrates following Notre Dame's 36-3 win over Syracuse, Saturday at Yankee Stadium in New York.