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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

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

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

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

Lacrosse: Queue the Media Overreactions!

Notre Dame Men's Lacrosse  (#12/14/17  1-1, 0-0 ACC) lost  8-9 to the Richmond Spiders (#11/14/16  3-1, 0-0 SoCon) in the cold and hard rain on Saturday in Virginia.  The lacrosse media predictably overreacted and dropped them from #8 to #17 in their poll. Good grief. The Scoring and the Data Brian Willetts, Conor Morin, and [...]

By |2019-02-26T00:28:09-04:00February 26th, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|3 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish travel to Richmond to take on the Spiders

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#6/#8 1-0, 0-0 ACC) will travel to Richmond, Virginia, to take on the Spiders (2-1, 0-0 SoCon), this Saturday at noon.  The game will streamed on ESPN+. Last year, Notre Dame prevailed in Arlotta, 11-7.  It was an odd game, with the Irish taking a 5-0 lead and looking dominant, only [...]

By |2019-02-22T11:14:19-04:00February 22nd, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|2 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish smash Detroit Mercy to open their season

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#7/#8 1-0) beat the Detroit Mercy Titans (1-1) 19-6 on Saturday evening indoors at Loftus Sports Center.  The Irish showed off their impressive depth in this resounding 2019 season-opening win.  Our game recap: The Scoring and the Data It's been a while since the Irish scored this many goals.  Bryan [...]

By |2019-02-22T11:15:55-04:00February 19th, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: 2019 Season Outlook

The 2019 #7/#9/#10 Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse season begins February 16, 2019, with a primetime game against Detroit Mercy in the Loftus Sports center. In anticipation of the start of this year's campaign, the 18 Stripes brain trust of  ND-Atl, ND-Atl 2.0, PunterBro, and Paul Rigney, with input from our followers, exchanged thoughts on [...]

By |2019-02-15T17:51:48-04:00February 15th, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Introducing the 2019 Bagpiper

ND-Atl 2.0 takes over today with his introduction of the 2019 Notre Dame Men's Lacrosse bagpiper! A Tradition Unique in Division 1 Lacrosse For the past twenty-two years, the Fighting Irish men's lacrosse team has been led onto the field by a player bagpiper, entering to the powerful tune of Scotland the Brave.  This tradition [...]

By |2019-02-10T23:07:01-04:00February 11th, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Our Ryder

The lacrosse world has been buzzing over the report that Ryder Garnsey is ineligible to play this season.  We have no news to add to this report, and of this writing, the University and team have not verified the news. Notre Dame will be without attackman Ryder Garnsey for the entire 2019 season, multiple sources [...]

By |2019-01-16T13:03:59-04:00January 16th, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|4 Comments

The B sample: Clemson and Ostarine

Since the recent Clemson announcement regarding the positive tests for anabolic agents by three of its players, there has been abundant wailing and gnashing of teeth, along with the usual twitter array of conspiracy theories and complaints of NCAA overreach.  Hair creams and tainted float tanks have been blamed in feeble attempts to excuse the [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:36:50-04:00December 26th, 2018|18S Reads|23 Comments