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 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 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

Advanced Stats Review: Virginia Tech

Notre Dame couldn't establish an efficiency advantage for the first time since Ian Book took over the offense, but countered with a Dexter Williams-led win in explosiveness. The Irish also continued their excellence limiting scoring opportunities to create a big advantage in points per scoring chance, with some thanks due to Justin Fuente and his [...]

By |2018-10-11T02:19:21-04:00October 10th, 2018|Football|28 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 |2018-05-15T23:35:59-04:00May 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 |2018-05-09T22:25:19-04:00May 7th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 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 |2018-05-09T22:25:20-04:00April 25th, 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 |2018-05-09T22:25:22-04:00April 9th, 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 |2018-05-09T22:25:23-04:00March 27th, 2018|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 |2018-05-09T22:25:24-04:00March 22nd, 2018|18S Reads|2 Comments