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Lacrosse: It’s official, John Sexton is the nation’s top defenseman!

The USILA William C. Schmeisser Award, given annually since 1942 and recognizing the nation's top defenseman, has been awarded to Notre Dame Lacrosse's John Sexton.  It is the third time in four years that the award has been given to a member of the Fighting Irish, and the first time in about 14 years that [...]

By | 2018-05-25T09:07:12+00:00 May 25th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|2 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish fall to Denver in NCAA First Round

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse lost to the Denver Pioneers, 7-9, this Sunday at Arlotta Stadium.  So ends their 2018 campaign. We'll review the season and celebrate the seniors next week, but for now, here is the game recap: The Scoring. Ryder Garnsey scored the first four goals for Notre Dame, all of them incredible.  [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:35:59+00:00 May 15th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish demolish Army and will now host Denver in NCAAs

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (9-5) thumped Army West Point (5-8) 17-5 on Saturday afternoon.  13 different Irish players scored goals, and 16 total had points on this year's Senior Day. The Scoring We can't recall when we've had to list this many names in the scoring summary! Goals:  Gleason 4, Komatz 2, Collins 2, [...]

By | 2018-05-09T22:25:19+00:00 May 7th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish in ACC Championship Final!

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Lacrosse (7-5) overwhelmed Duke (10-3) in the ACC Championship semi-final on Friday night, 14-11.  The Irish will face Virginia in the final, Sunday at noon, ESPNU. We didn't have time for a full recap and preview, but the stats to highlight are 5 goals and an assist for Ryder Garnsey, a [...]

By | 2018-05-09T22:25:20+00:00 April 28th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|5 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish limp into ACC Championships

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (6-5, 1-3) managed to still qualify for the ACC Championships despite a frustrating 9-10 loss to North Carolina in Chapel Hill.  Even with their win, the season ended for UNC.   Our behind schedule 18 Stripes recap: The Scoring Bryan Costabile had three goals for the Irish, and Ryder Garnsey [...]

By | 2018-05-09T22:25:20+00:00 April 25th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish take on UNC in Chapel Hill this Saturday

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#13/#14/#15, 6-4, 1-2 ACC) travel to Chapel Hill to take on North Carolina (NR, 6-7, 1-2 ACC) this Saturday at noon, ESPNU. What's at stake The Irish have a whole lot to lose, but not much to gain.  A win doesn't likely change their seeding in the ACC Tournament next [...]

By | 2018-05-09T22:25:21+00:00 April 20th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: John Sexton speaks with 18 Stripes!

Notre Dame lacrosse's All-Universe long-stick midfielder, captain and senior, John Sexton, took some time to answer questions from the youngest member of our 18Stripes team, ND-Atl 2.0. Some background on John Sexton Before we get to the interview, here are a few facts about John: He's from Sudbury, Massachusetts, and went to Lincoln-Sudbury HS 2018 [...]

By | 2018-05-09T22:25:21+00:00 April 19th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|1 Comment

Lacrosse: Thrilling comeback to beat Marquette!

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (6-4, 1-2 ACC) beat Marquette (5-5, 2-1 Big East) in thrilling fashion, 7-6.  The Irish scored twice in the last 45 seconds of the game to get back on track with an important road win. The Scoring There wasn't a lot of scoring, but it was supremely balanced, and with [...]

By | 2018-05-09T22:25:21+00:00 April 13th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|2 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish hope to avoid Marquette trap

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#14/#15, 5-4, 1-2 ACC) travel to Marquette (5-4, 2-1 Big East) for a Wednesday evening showdown, 7:00 pm, FS1. With the passing of Admiral Ackbar, we had hoped to retire the "It's a trap!" meme, but the recent offensive struggles for the Irish set this midweek meeting up as the [...]

By | 2018-05-09T22:25:21+00:00 April 11th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Offense stalls against Duke

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (5-4, 1-2 ACC) lost to Duke (10-2, 2-1 ACC), 2-8, on Saturday before a packed 5000 person crowd at Arlotta Stadium.  Gametime temperatures were below freezing, but neither this nor the howling winds kept away the expected huge crowd. The Scoring Unfortunately, not much to write here.  Brian Willets had [...]

By | 2018-05-09T22:25:22+00:00 April 9th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish to host Duke for Spring freeze

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#12/#10,  5-3 (1-1 ACC) host the Duke Blue Devils (9-2, 1-1 ACC) at Arlotta Stadium this Saturday at 4:00 pm EDT, ESPNU.  Don't let the April date fool you, near-freezing temperatures are expected at game time. The Irish are hosting a pregame biergarten, and a near sellout is expected if [...]

By | 2018-05-09T22:25:22+00:00 April 6th, 2018|18S Reads|2 Comments