WBB: Irish Earn Rematch with UConn in Final Four

Getting to the Final Four isn’t easy, and the Irish were reminded of that this weekend. In dramatic fashion, they defeated 4-seed Texas A&M in the Sweet Sixteen and 2-seed Stanford in the Elite Eight to earn the team’s seventh Final Four spot in nine seasons. They will face UConn on Friday in a rematch [...]

By |2019-04-02T13:30:24-04:00April 2nd, 2019|18S Reads, Basketball|8 Comments

The Cardiac Kids are Back: Irish Advance to Regional Finals

(Photo credit: UND Twitter) Last season, Notre Dame hockey went on a run of heart-stoppers that might be unmatched in NCAA history, winning 3 straight tournament games in overtime or in the final seconds of regulation. Welcome to Cardiac Kids II. ONWARD TO VICTORY. The Irish meet UMass on Saturday at 6:30 with a third [...]

By |2019-03-29T22:17:57-04:00March 29th, 2019|18S Reads|2 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish ready to crush Orange

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#12  4-3, 0-1 ACC) host the Syracuse Orangemen (#8 5-2, 1-1 ACC) this Saturday at Arlotta Stadium, noon, ESPNU. The Irish will welcome their ACC rival with some cold, rainy South Bend weather. The Opponent Syracuse is leaving home for the first time this season, having played their first seven [...]

By |2019-03-29T00:21:47-04:00March 29th, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish Fuel to cancel halftime mashed potato bar

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#12 4-3, 0-1 ACC) lost in OT, 10-11, to the Ohio State Buckeyes (#5 7-0, 0-0 B1G).  So endeth the great winning streak. Things we going well for the Irish until things fell apart a bit late in the third.  Notre Dame again had difficulty holding off an opponent's 2nd [...]

By |2019-03-26T13:13:11-04:00March 26th, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|1 Comment

Back to Back: Irish Repeat as B1G Champions

(Photo Credit: UND.com) As long as Notre Dame has to wear that B1G logo on their jersey, continually winning the conference is pretty cool. And the Irish repeated as league champs Saturday night with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Penn State, securing a return trip to the NCAA Tournament (and, as a footnote, Jeff Jackson's [...]

By |2019-03-23T22:56:48-04:00March 23rd, 2019|18S Reads|5 Comments

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

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