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+00:00October 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 22nd, 2018|18S Reads|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 |2018-05-09T22:25:24+00:00March 19th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 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 |2018-05-09T22:25:26+00:00March 4th, 2018|18S Reads, Lacrosse|3 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish beat Richmond Spiders, 11-7

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish (2-0, #5/7/8) beat the Richmond Spiders (2-2) yesterday at Arlotta Stadium, 11-7.  The Irish came off a two-week break to play 52 minutes of sublime defense, with 8 minutes of mess sprinkled in after halftime to make things interesting. The Scoring and Stats Brendan Gleason led the Irish with 3 [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:31+00:00February 25th, 2018|Lacrosse|4 Comments

Lacrosse: Working off some rust in beating Detroit

Notre Dame lacrosse (Rank: #6/#6,  1-0, 0-0 ACC) beat Detroit Mercy, 10-7, this afternoon at Loftus.  A win is a win, and despite some rough patches, the Irish improved significantly as the game went on, finally pounding the Titans in the 4th after Detroit had taken a lead in the 3rd. ☝ game down, ☝ [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:33+00:00February 12th, 2018|Lacrosse|3 Comments