"I didn’t think we’d have more ACL tears than losses"
Notre Dame junior Alex Lebedev had a standout fall season for the Irish tennis team.
"I didn’t think we’d have more ACL tears than losses"
This October, A.J. Pollock, Notre Dame outfielder from 2007-2009, had the opportunity to do something millions of kids dream of — play in the MLB postseason.
When Irish soccer player Jon Gallagher walked away with the Athletic Coast Conference (ACC) Offensive Player of the Year award last season, it was both an achievement marking all the success that he has had in the program and a testament to the worldwide journey that brought him here.
Fall Saturdays at Notre Dame are some of the most exciting and anticipated days of the year.
As the men’s soccer team reaches its halfway point in the season, the Irish are in a familiar spot with regard to their place among the nation’s best teams.
Under the bright lights of Symphony Hall, 11 of basketball’s most accomplished coaches, players and administrators received long-due recognition for their accomplishments.
Last year, Irish volleyball player Rebecca Nunge was called the team’s “Swiss Army knife” because of her versatility on the court. This year, Nunge has been more of a rifle, leading the Notre Dame offense from her outside hitter position.
The Notre Dame community lost a legend in the early hours of Wednesday, Aug. 2, when two-time national champion and College Football Hall of Fame coach Ara Parseghian passed away at the age of 94.
“Notre Dame mourns the loss of a legendary football coach, a beloved member of the Notre Dame family and good man — Ara Parseghian,” Notre Dame president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. said in a statement issued by the university. “Among his many accomplishments, we will remember him above all as a teacher, leader and mentor who brought out the very best in his players, on and off the field.”…
It was a weekend evening in late August, and the music of “Rudy” boomed out from the stadium, extending over what seemed like the majority of campus as the sun set and South Quad was set up for the university’s 175th anniversary celebrations.
The number of consecutive season openers that the Notre Dame men’s cross country team has won with a perfect score. On Sept. 1, the Irish competed in the Crusader Open at Valparaiso, taking the top 5 finishing positions in the Men’s 6K. The team was led by freshman Yared Nuguse, who, with a time of 18:09.3 in his collegial debut, was named the ACC Men’s Cross Country Freshman of the Week.
Indeed, the Fighting Irish felt the effects of home-field advantage as they won all five games: one vs. Michigan State, three vs. Virginia Tech and one vs. Eastern Michigan.
As Notre Dame Hockey’s last season in Hockey East comes to a close, they are making sure that they will be missed when they depart for the Big Ten next fall.
On March 24, the Irish booked their ticket to the Frozen Four in Chicago’s United Center when they were crowned champions of the Northeast Regional with an emphatic win over conference rival UMass Lowell.…
With the foil, her weapon of choice, Lee has won four straight individual NCAA Fencing National Championships, a feat which has not been accomplished since the 1970s.
The number of times in school history that Notre Dame’s hockey team has made it to the Frozen Four, with their most recent visit this year.
Steve Vasturia and V.J. Beachem have enjoyed memorable four- year careers for Notre Dame, and their graduation this coming May will serve as a reminder of the culture of sustained success embodied by Notre Dame basketball.
The WomensLax.com’s National Rookie of the Year in 2014. A two- time Tewaarton award nominee in 2015 and 2016. A two-time IWLCA first team selection in 2015 and 2016. A member of Team USA. Notre Dame’s career leader in points. It has been quite the career for Cortney Fortunato, and it isn’t quite over.…
Jumping into a sea of students at a football pep rally. Speaking with and fielding questions from students in dorms. Embracing the front lines of the student section after a big win before joining them in singing the alma mater. Encouraging students to come to his weekly radio show at O’Rourke’s by ordering chicken wings for whoever shows up.
The weekend of Feb. 23 to 25 marked a historic moment for Notre Dame Track and Field: The school hosted the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship for the first time.
For Notre Dame and college lacrosse fans alike, Mikey Wynne’s third quarter, man-up goal against Georgetown in the Irish’s season opener looked all too familiar. Not only because it featured Wynne burying yet another close-range opportunity, but because of the left-handed pass from a certain #50 that led to it.
Chris Harrington isn’t so different from most Bengal Bouts participants. He’s a talented athlete, he’s passionate about helping the Holy Cross Missions in Bangladesh and he loves being a student at Notre Dame.
The start to Notre Dame’s basketball season was a historic one, as the team’s 16-2 overall record matched the best start of the Mike Brey era.
Just as many on social media anxiously look toward a bright future in 2017 and attempt to put 2016 (what they refer to as “the worst year ever”) in the rearview mirror, Notre Dame football is in the midst of a very similar catharsis.
Streets are shut down, entire hotels are shut down, and local banners are replaced with Notre Dame logos, all in the name of the Shamrock Series. Functioning as a home game away from home, the Shamrock Series has brought Fighting Irish football all across the country, ranging from Dublin to San Antonio.
Although Notre Dame players don’t wear their names on the backs of their jerseys, devoted fans memorize the numbers of their favorites. Key players are discussed on ESPN. Big stars rack up thousands of social media followers and sign autographs for young, adoring fans. But what about the players standing on the sidelines?
Alegendary rivalry and a torrential downpour culminated in a tough final game for the Irish as they faced the University of Southern California Trojans in the imposing Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.