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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | April 9th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish get squeezed by Orange

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (5-3, 1-1 ACC) lost 6-10 to the Syracuse Orangemen (5-3, 3-0 ACC) in the Carrier Dome. The Scoring Brian Willets led the Irish with 2 goals, with Schantz, Costabile, Collins and Drake each having 1 goal.  Garnsey provided the only assist. Travisano won the faceoff battle with an 11 of [...]

By | April 1st, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|2 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish take Easter weekend trip to Syracuse

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#6/#7, 5-2, 1-0 ACC) visit the Syracuse Orangemen (#9/#10. 4-3, 2-0 ACC) at the Carrier Dome for an ACC matchup, Saturday, March 31, 5:00 pm, ESPNU.  At a minimum, we hope you will all tune in to watch the Irish for a while before the Final Four games start. The [...]

By | March 30th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish extend winning streak over Ohio State to Sixteen

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (5-2) beat Ohio State (5-4), 9-8, on Sunday afternoon in Columbus.  The win was the 16th straight over the Buckeyes, and earned Coach Kevin Corrigan his 300th win! The Scoring Balanced scoring from the Irish:  Gleason, Garnsey, and Wynne with two goals each, Willets, Costabile, and Collins with one.  Drake [...]

By | March 27th, 2018|Lacrosse|0 Comments

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|2 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