Dec 9, 2013, 11:31 AM EDT
The Irish men’s soccer team has now gone to a place never seen before in program history, the College Cup.
After a year that has seen just one loss, an October loss to Virginia at Alumni Stadium, Notre Dame heads to Philadelphia for the College Cup as the highest-seeded team (No. 3) left in the NCAA Championship.
MAC-Hermann Trophy semifinalist Harrison Shipp leads the Irish in points (32), goals (12) and assists (8) while Nick Besler continues to play an outstanding ‘holding’ midfielder position and help one of the nation’s best defensive units.
Before the team departs for Philadelphia on Wednesday, ahead of their match with No. 7 New Mexico on Friday at 5 p.m. (ET) on ESPN U, I thought we should look back on how the squad got here through highlight videos.
NCAA Quarterfinal • Notre Dame 2, Michigan State 1
NCAA Round of 16 • Notre Dame 4, Wake Forest 2
NCAA Round of 32 • Notre Dame 4, Wisconsin 0
Irish In The ACC • Men’s Soccer Ready For Postseason Play
Student. Athlete. Irish. • Nick Besler
About Irish United
- W. Basketball. Loyd Takes WNBAâ€™s Top Rookie Prize in July
- W. Soccer. Irish Among Early Top 10
- Monogram Club. Monogram Club To Host Riehle Open On The Road At Stanford
- W. Lacrosse. Ortega Named All-World; Team USA Claims Silver
- W. Lacrosse. Incoming Freshmen Play for World Championship on Sat.
- W. Swimming. Irish Stars Thrive On International Swimming Stage
- W. Golf. Cool, Confident Hamilton Matures in Wyndham Cup Debut
- W. Volleyball. How To Watch Irish Volleyball Matches In 2015
- W. Soccer. Irish, ACC Release Expanded Broadcast Schedule
- M. Golf. Irish Earn A 2015 GCAA Team Academic Award
Fighting Irish on YouTube
- #TransformationTuesday Happy Birthday to Senior & Captain @glorykwilliams! Have a great day, G! http://t.co/4fW27LrGXQ 2 hours ago
- RT @NDRomagnolo: Great seeing @NDSoccer alumni Kim Trick and Ellen Castellini at Athletes on Wall Street. Go Irish! http://t.co/f45CwJ8x5D 4 hours ago
- Irish Among Early Top 10 - Who is ready to see the Irish back in action?! #GoIrish und.com/sports/w-socce… 20 hours ago
- Don’t forget to catch @MattBesler and #MLSAllStar tonight vs Tottenham Hotspur at 9pm! http://t.co/xrkZSXLkTO 5 days ago
- Congratulations to Patrick Hodan who was tabbed to U-23 #USMNT College ID Camp Roster! ntrda.me/1I7z0C4 http://t.co/v0hj7tHTBC 6 days ago
- Harry Shipp will captain @ChipotleTweets Homegrown team tonight. Catch it on MLS Live at 9pm. bit.ly/1JOFQgj http://t.co/qSh9e5SNPg 1 week ago