Rust hat trick sends Notre Dame past Alabama-Huntsville

[photoshelter-gallery g_id=”G0000hRa85eibI40″ g_name=”20140110-NotreDame-AlabamaHuntsville” f_show_caption=”t” f_show_slidenum=”t” img_title=”casc” pho_credit=”iptc” f_link=”t” f_bbar=”t” fsvis=”f” width=”500″ height=”375″ bgcolor=”#AAAAAA” bgtrans=”t” btype=”old” bcolor=”#CCCCCC” crop=”f” trans=”xfade” tbs=”4000″ f_ap=”t” linkdest=”c” f_fullscreen=”f” f_constrain=”f” twoup=”f” f_topbar=”f” f_bbarbig=”” f_htmllinks=”f” f_enable_embed_btn=”f” f_show_watermark=”f” f_send_to_friend_btn=”f” f_smooth=”f” f_mtrx=”f” f_up=”f” target=”_self” wmds=”llQ6QNgpeC.p1Ucz7U.Y6oFk3KTlvmoIA8WORtEX5PJ.8JlryhSt56YWnejNu8M3JVNPqw–” ]SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Bryan Rust scored in each period for a hat trick, and No. 15 Notre Dame beat Alabama-Huntsville 5-1 on Friday.

T.J. Tynan added a goal and three assists for the Fighting Irish (11-8-1).

Matt Salhany scored a third-period goal and Matt Larose made 30 saves for the Chargers (1-22).