#ByTheNumbers

Author: Ferdinandi, Emma

#ByTheNumbers

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The total number of yards junior Josh Adams has rushed this season so far. This places Adams ninth in the FBS standings for yards rushed. The Heisman Trophy candidate is a force to be reckoned with as he added to his already impressive record by rushing 202 yards and scoring a 77-yard touchdown against the NC State Wolfpack. We can expect thrilling games coming up as the momentum behind the Fighting Irish continues to propel them to victory. 

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The number of goals the Notre Dame Hockey team scored in the second period of their match against Nebraska-Omaha on Friday, Oct. 27. The Irish were trailing in the first period as Omaha led 2-1 — but Notre Dame could not be kept down. They scored four goals in the second period, featuring quick back-to-back goals by Jack Jenkins and Cam Morrison, and went on to win the game 5-4. 

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The number of seasons Muffet McGraw has served as the head coach of the Notre Dame women’s basketball team. McGraw has coached the team to excellence and is one of seven Division 1 coaches to lead a team to an NCAA title. She ranks 10th in all-time NCAA D-1 coaches and has a .761 career winning percentage. With the season starting up, there is no doubt that the games will be well-attended as people flock to the stands to cheer on the Fighting Irish. 

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The number of times Notre Dame’s volleyball team has hosted the Block Out Cancer Match. The annual match features silent auctions and specialty spirit wear that helps raise money for the fight against cancer. The proceeds are donated to the St. Joseph Health System.