Lacrosse: Irish beat Michigan, get ready for Ohio State

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#11, 4-2 0-1 ACC) recovered from the weekend and took down the Michigan Wolverines (3-4, 0-0 B1G) by the score of 12-9. It's always good to beat Michigan. Up next the Irish host the undefeated Ohio State Buckeyes (#5/#7  6-0, 0-0 B1G) at Arlotta.  Saturday, 1:00 pm  WacthESPN/ACC Network Extra [...]

By |2019-03-22T13:42:29-04:00March 22nd, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

The Science of Hatred

Introduction: For my first piece on 18Stripes, I had to think about how I could contribute. I know less about football than Burgz or Larz (and others), and very little of recruiting compared to Brendan and Tyler (or anyone). However, I know a fair bit about scientific research - and I know a lot about [...]

By |2019-03-20T11:30:56-04:00March 20th, 2019|Football|27 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish slip at Virginia, get ready for Michigan

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#11 3-2, 0-1 ACC) fell 11-13 to Virginia (#7 5-2, 2-0 ACC) in Charlottesville this Saturday. The Irish get right back on the field this afternoon against Michigan (NR 3-3, 0-0 B1G) in Ann Arbor, 5:00 pm, ESPNU. The Scoring in Charlottesville McCahon opened and closed the scoring for Notre [...]

By |2019-03-19T09:41:49-04:00March 19th, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|3 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish to open ACC play versus Virginia

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#4/#7 3-1, 0-0 ACC) will open their ACC campaign against the Virginia Cavaliers (#12/#12 4-2, 1-0 ACC) this Saturday at 3:00 pm.  The game will be streamed on WatchESPN/ACC Network Extra. The Opponent The Cavaliers under coach Lars Tiffany play a unique brand of lacrosse.  The style prioritizes transition and [...]

By |2019-03-15T15:00:26-04:00March 15th, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Notre Dame Recruiting & Targeting High Schools

Notre Dame football recruiting always has a lot of talk about states, regions, a national profile, pipelines, and Catholic schools. Like perhaps no other school in history, the Fighting Irish have covered a vast swath of territory (now including Germany for 2020!) in order to fill their recruiting classes. Since Brian Kelly's 2010 class the [...]

By |2019-03-13T22:01:32-04:00March 13th, 2019|Recruiting|8 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish muscle rival Denver 10-7

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse started their California Spring break trip right by winning the Western Rivalry at that Pacific Coast Shootout.  The Irish (#4/#7  3-1, 0-0 ACC) defeated  Denver Pioneers (#8/#10 4-2, 0-0 Big East), 10-7, before a crowd of nearly 8000. The Scoring and the Data Bryan Costabile led the scorers with 3 [...]

By |2019-03-12T23:10:55-04:00March 12th, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

WBB: Irish Win ACC Tournament, Look Forward to Big Dance

For the fifth time in their six years in the ACC, the #4 Irish have won the conference tournament. They did so with decisive wins over #18 Syracuse in the semifinal and #3 Louisville in the final. The offense is certainly rolling for ND as they await the NCAA Tournament. ACC Semifinal: #4 ND vs. [...]

By |2019-03-10T23:00:54-04:00March 10th, 2019|18S Reads, Basketball|3 Comments

WBB: Irish Advance to ACC Semifinal Against Syracuse

The Irish women’s basketball team surged to a strong regular season finish and a share of the ACC regular season title. After getting some revenge in Friday’s quarterfinal win over North Carolina, Notre Dame will take on Syracuse in a Saturday afternoon semifinal. Wrapping Up the Regular Season The Irish have been a strong offensive [...]

By |2019-03-09T00:18:49-04:00March 9th, 2019|18S Reads, Basketball|0 Comments

2021 Recruiting: QB Tyler Buchner Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame's 2021 recruiting class started off with a bang today when elite quarterback Tyler Buchner pledged to the Irish. The 6'2", 200-pound Californian was reportedly one of the staff's top targets regardless of position in this class, which makes this an especially excellent way to kick it off. He didn't playt much in his [...]

By |2019-03-08T21:36:26-04:00March 8th, 2019|Recruiting|14 Comments

The Falling Rate of White Football Players & What It Means for Notre Dame

While researching a recent article about Notre Dame's internet roster I noticed something that was impossible to ignore. Comparing the 2010 Fighting Irish roster versus the 2018 roster there appeared to be far fewer white players recently on campus. So, this sent me down a rabbit hole to bring you this content today. First, a [...]

By |2019-03-05T20:55:19-04:00March 5th, 2019|Football|24 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish rally to beat #2 Maryland in OT!

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish mens' lacrosse team (#10  2-1, 0-0 ACC) took down the previously #2 and undefeated Maryland Terrapins (#7 5-1, 0-0 B1G) in overtime, 14-13. The action was intense in the hot, crowded and noisy Loftus Sports Center, giving the 1000+ fans attending perhaps the most exciting Irish lacrosse game in years. [...]

By |2019-03-06T09:09:12-04:00March 5th, 2019|18S Reads|2 Comments