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Lacrosse: Searching for 300 in Columbus

Notre Dame Fighting Irish mens' lacrosse (#4, 4-2, 1-0 ACC) visit the Ohio State Buckeyes (NR, 5-3, 0-0 B1G) this Sunday at noon, ESPNU.  The game will be played in Ohio Stadium. The Irish hope to earn win number 300 for Coach Kevin Corrigan on this important road trip.  Notre Dame arrives in Columbus on [...]

By | March 24th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish lose to Michigan in classic trap game

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (4-2) fell at home to Michigan (6-2), 13-12. There was no defeated enemy, the hordes were not driven before us, and we did not hear the lamentations of their women.  Conan would not be impressed.  After two top-10 wins, Wednesday indeed went to the hunter. Scoring Ryder Garnsey paced the [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|18S Reads|2 Comments

Lacrosse: Michigan comes to Arlotta

Notre Dame Fighting Irish mens' lacrosse (#4, 4-1, 1-0 ACC) host the Michigan Wolverines (NR, 5-2, 0-0 B1G), Wednesday at 4:00 pm, WatchESPN. This is the third  meeting between the two teams, with the Irish winning 16-5 at home last year, and 17-8 in Ann Arbor in 2015.  The Wolverines haven't played the meat of [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|18S Reads|5 Comments

Lacrosse: Sexton flexes muscles in 9-7 win over Virginia

Another top-10 win for Notre Dame (4-1) as they beat Virginia (6-2), 9-7, on St. Patrick's Day evening at Arlotta Stadium.  The Irish have won their ACC opener every year they have been in the conference, while Virginia continues its in-conference struggles. The Scoring Mikey Wynne led the Irish with four goals, two of them [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: St. Patrick’s Day tilt versus Virginia

Notre Dame mens' lacrosse (3-1,  #4/#4/#4) will face Virginia  (6-1, #9/#7/#8) on St. Patrick's Day, 6:00 pm at Arlotta Stadium, ESPNU  Another day, another top-10 matchup. The Fighting Irish have won the last five games in this series. The last two have been epic overtime wins that qualify as two of the most exciting finishes [...]

By | March 16th, 2018|18S Reads, Basketball, Lacrosse|2 Comments

Lacrosse: Fighting Irish beat Denver, 11-9!

The boys did it! Notre Dame (3-1) finally took down the Denver Pioneers (4-2), 11-9 on a cold but sunny afternoon in South Bend. The Irish jumped out to a 6-1 lead in the first, and let the defense control the action the rest of the way. The Denver six game streak is finally over!  [...]

By | March 11th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|2 Comments

Lacrosse: The Western Rivalry preview

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish (2-1, #8/#10/#11) host the Denver Pioneers (4-1, #4/#5/#4) this Saturday at Arlotta Stadium, 2:30 pm EST, ESPNU.  Of all the games on the schedule, we consider this game the litmus test for the Irish.   The Western Rivalry The Irish and Pios were for years the distant western outposts for [...]

By | March 9th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|4 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish fall short against Maryland, 10-12

Notre Dame (2-1) lost Saturday to Maryland (5-0) in College Park.  It was a difficult game for the Irish, with many positives to take from the game, but also a handful of challenges to address. The Scoring This game will be remembered for 3 goal 7 assist performance by Maryland's Connor Kelly.  More on this [...]

By | March 4th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|3 Comments

Lacrosse: Notre Dame to take on defending national champions Maryland

#5/#8/#8 Notre Dame men's lacrosse (2-0) will take on the #1/#2/#2 Maryland Terrapins (4-0) this Saturday in College Park, Maryland.  We'll all have to hold our noses and watch this game on the Big Ten Network. Face off is at 11:00 am.  Apparently Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium is hosting a peewee league tournament [...]

By | March 2nd, 2018|Lacrosse|2 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish beat Richmond Spiders, 11-7

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish (2-0, #5/7/8) beat the Richmond Spiders (2-2) yesterday at Arlotta Stadium, 11-7.  The Irish came off a two-week break to play 52 minutes of sublime defense, with 8 minutes of mess sprinkled in after halftime to make things interesting. The Scoring and Stats Brendan Gleason led the Irish with 3 [...]

By | February 25th, 2018|Lacrosse|4 Comments

Lacrosse: At home Saturday versus Richmond Spiders

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1-0, #5/#7/#8) will take on the Richmond Spiders (2-1) Saturday at Arlotta Stadium, WatchESPN.   Gametime has been moved to noon, and it is expected to be cold and raining. The Opposition Richmond is playing in only their 5th season at the Division I level, and play in the SoCon.  [...]

By | February 23rd, 2018|18S Reads|1 Comment

Lacrosse: Working off some rust in beating Detroit

Notre Dame lacrosse (Rank: #6/#6,  1-0, 0-0 ACC) beat Detroit Mercy, 10-7, this afternoon at Loftus.  A win is a win, and despite some rough patches, the Irish improved significantly as the game went on, finally pounding the Titans in the 4th after Detroit had taken a lead in the 3rd. ☝ game down, ☝ [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|Lacrosse|3 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish to open season at home against Detroit

Notre Dame men's lacrosse will host Detroit Mercy this Sunday, February 11, at 1:00 PM.  The game will be streamed on ACC Network Extra, which is available on the WatchESPN app.  The Titans have previously played the Irish on two occasions, the last being a 14-5 loss to Notre Dame in 2016.  Detroit was 5-11 [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|Lacrosse|2 Comments

Lacrosse: #46Trucking

This article has sat on ice for a week with us worrying that this piece may be the worst jinx imaginable, especially since we heard John Sexton was nursing a back injury. However, we're committed to telling the story of what should be the theme of the 2018 Irish lacrosse season. The fall sport "trucking" [...]

By | February 4th, 2018|Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Weekend Scrimmage Recap

The Notre Dame men's lacrosse team had its two final tune-ups with scrimmages against Bellarmine on Saturday, and against Air Force Sunday afternoon.  The score wasn't the point, but in both the Irish won a lot to not a lot, and they looked good doing it. We weren't at the games, but we are fortunate [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|Lacrosse|0 Comments