The Northwestern Wildcats and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have scheduled a home-and-home football series in 2014 and 2018, the schools announced today.
Northwestern will travel to face Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend on November 15, 2014. The Wildcats will host the Fighting Irish at Ryan Field in Evanston during the 2018 season. An exact date was not announced.
Notre Dame leads the overall series with Northwestern 37-8-2. In their last meeting in 1995, Northwestern won 17-15.
The addition of Notre Dame completes Northwestern’s 2014 football schedule. The Wildcats open the season at home against California at home and also host Vanderbilt and Western Illinois. Featured Big Ten games include Nebraska, Wisconsin, at Michigan, at Michigan State and at Ohio State.
Notre Dame’s 2014 football schedule, although not official, includes home games against Michigan, Pittsburgh and Purdue and road games at Arizona State, Temple and USC.