Quint Kessenich's early-season questions and answers
What else have we found out? Maryland's Niko Amato has solidified his spot as one of the best goalies in the nation, and Cornell's Rob Pannell is a Big Red machine.
But many questions remain. Will the Johns Hopkins midfield find its scoring touch? Can Loyola hang with the nation's best?
Less than a month into the season, here's a look at what we know — and what we don't:
Notre Dame defensive coordinator Gerry Byrne
What Have We Learned?
Notre Dame — The Fighting Irish defense is Fort Knox, limiting Duke (three) and Penn State (four) to a combined seven goals. The system, orchestrated by defensive coordinator Gerry Byrne, is based on protecting the paint, switching and sliding without matchup concerns, and taking away space for dodgers.