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  1. Finley’s Hat Trick Trumps Friars

    Oct 22, 2012, 9:32 PM EDT

    Senior Day is always bittersweet for the athletes it honors. Players take the field or court in front of their home crowd one last time, an occasion that sparks both pride at what they have accomplished during their careers and sorrow at the prospect of these careers coming to an end. It was Senior Day…

  2. Irish Honor Class of 2013

    Oct 22, 2012, 11:21 AM EDT

    The Notre Dame men’s soccer team has one more regular season home game remaining (Oct. 24 at 7 pm vs. Marquette), but celebrated Senior Day on Saturday, as the Irish recognized ten student-athletes in the class of 2013. Back row (left to right): Adam Mena, Michael Rose, Will Walsh, Grant Van De Casteele, Danny O’Leary,…

  3. Irish sizzle the Friars!

    Oct 22, 2012, 10:40 AM EDT

    Notre Dame 3  –  Providence 0 The rain stopped and the sun came out just as the the ten Notre Dame seniors were recognized and presented with flowers by Beth Hunter, men’s soccer administrator and executive director of the Notre Dame Monogram Club. Senior Day is always special and this class has been a good…

  4. Dillon Powers named finalist for Senior CLASS Award

    Oct 19, 2012, 8:25 AM EDT

    NOTRE DAME, Ind. – University of Notre Dame midfielder Dillon Powers has been named a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award in the men’s soccer division. The Fighting Irish standout is among 10 student-athletes up for the prestigious honor. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I…

  5. Women’s Soccer Documentary Debuts Friday

    Oct 17, 2012, 3:34 PM EDT

    On Friday, Oct. 19, a very special look at the Notre Dame women’s soccer program will debut on NBC Sports Network. Like Inside The Walls of Arlotta (a feature on the men’s lacrosse team) this spring, Irish United will provide an exclusive and in-depth look at the Fighting Irish. The show will premiere at 4:30…

  6. Irish Gear Up for Final Stretch

    Oct 11, 2012, 8:25 PM EDT

    Heading into the home stretch of the season, Notre Dame’s men’s soccer squad stands at 10-3 overall and 2-2 in the BIG EAST. The Irish are ranked seventh in the nation, but just fourth in the BIG EAST Blue Division. A matchup with third-place Seton Hall looms on Saturday in South Orange, N.J. The Pirates…

  7. Challenge Accepted

    Oct 11, 2012, 9:13 AM EDT

    On Friday, Notre Dame women’s soccer will travel to our nation’s capitol to take on Georgetown University. Both teams are 6-0-1 in BIG EAST play, which means the team that wins this weekend’s game will have advantage in securing one of the top spots in the conference tournament. The Irish won their first six conference…

  8. Irish scratched by the Wildcats!

    Oct 9, 2012, 11:58 PM EDT

    Northwestern 2 – Notre Dame 1 It was a very windy night in Evanston as the Irish took the field against the Northwestern Wildcats. Whether it was the unfamiliar field turf surface, the elements, or a combination of both, Notre Dame had a very rocky opening 20 minutes that saw them go 2-0 down. The…

  9. Irish kennel the Hoyas!

    Oct 8, 2012, 1:36 PM EDT

    Notre Dame 3 – Georgetown 0 What a great advert for college soccer today at Alumni Stadium. The game opened with Notre Dame forcing the the play, putting six shots on the board before the Hoyas mustered an effort. During this early barrage Notre Dame went ahead in the eighth minute through an Alex Priede…

  10. Gold Jerseys for Kicks Against Cancer

    Oct 8, 2012, 12:50 PM EDT

    The Irish were able to extend their unbeaten streak with a 2-2 tie versus Rutgers in their final home game of the regular season. Although the conditions were cold and rainy, the team still fought hard and was able to hold off a tough opponent. Both goals came in the first half from freshman forward Crystal Thomas.…

  11. Senior Night Win and Celebration at Alumni Stadium

    Oct 6, 2012, 5:30 PM EDT

    Last night’s win over the Seton Hall Pirates was a great graduation gift for the two senior soccer players after they were honored at the beginning of the match. Defender and tri-captain Jazmin Hall and midfielder Nicole Borner started their night standing on the soccer field in the freezing rain with huge smiles on their…

  12. Irish Crush Pirates, Remain Unbeaten in BIG EAST Play

    Oct 6, 2012, 12:42 PM EDT

    The Notre Dame women’s soccer team made it seven in a row overall and six straight in BIG EAST play with a 5-1 win over Seton Hall on Friday evening at Alumni Stadium. Elizabeth Tucker paced the offense with two goals, while Katie Naughton, Lauren Bohaboy and Anna Maria Gilbertson added one score each. Check…

  13. Preparing for the Hoyas

    Oct 5, 2012, 8:08 PM EDT

    On a cold and rainy Wednesday night, Notre Dame’s men’s soccer squad secured its elusive first BIG EAST win with a 7-1 pounding of the visiting Pittsburgh Panthers. Senior forwards Danny O’Leary and Ryan Finley spearheaded the offensive barrage with two goals apiece. The Irish desperately needed the conference win and improved to 1-2 in…

  14. Notre Dame takes down Pitt 7-1 in BIG EAST matchup!

    Oct 4, 2012, 12:44 PM EDT

    Notre Dame 7 – Pittsburgh 1 It was a damp evening in South Bend with a constant drizzle falling throughout the game as Notre Dame took on the Pittsburgh Panthers. It was very clear from the kick-off that the Irish meant business, as there was a constant buzz around the Pitt goalkeeper and it was…

  15. Irish Bounce Back Strong at Alumni Stadium

    Oct 3, 2012, 9:02 PM EDT

    Following a four-game road swing that saw the Notre Dame men’s soccer team drop its first two BIG EAST matches of the season, head coach Bobby Clark‘s tenth-ranked squad returned home for a Wednesday evening meeting with the Pittsburgh Panthers. The Irish dominated this one from the beginning, controlling the ball early on a rain-soaked…

  16. Irish Gear Up for Key Conference Match

    Oct 2, 2012, 4:09 PM EDT

    In almost every regard, Notre Dame’s men’s soccer squad has jumped out to a superb start. After ten games, the No. 8 Irish are 8-2-0 with two victories over top-10 opponents. The only dark cloud hanging over the team are those two pesky losses, made all the worse because of the conference affiliation of Notre…

  17. “Baby Irish” Growing Up Quickly

    Sep 30, 2012, 11:23 PM EDT

    Don’t look now, but the Notre Dame women’s soccer team is growing up right before our eyes. Following road victories at Providence and Connecticut, the “Baby Irish” (as head coach Randy Waldrum describes them) find themselves tied with Georgetown atop the National Division standings. The Irish have won six games in a row and sit…

  18. Huskies bite the Irish!

    Sep 29, 2012, 11:56 PM EDT

    U Conn 2 – Notre Dame 1 A fateful six-minute spell in the first half saw Notre Dame lose their second match of the season. It was a very harsh patch as Notre Dame had opened the game in good fashion, keeping play for the most part in the UConn end. The sellout 5,000+ crowd…

  19. Irish and Huskies Prepare for Top Ten Matchup

    Sep 27, 2012, 9:11 PM EDT

    A conference clash of two top ten teams awaits Notre Dame in Storrs, Conn. on Saturday. The No. 8 Irish will travel to New England to square off against BIG EAST foe Connecticut, the second-ranked team in the country. The 8-0-1 Huskies have outscored their opponents by a whopping 19-2 margin thus far. They have…

  20. Van De Casteele shows his mettle!

    Sep 27, 2012, 9:40 AM EDT

    Indiana 0 – Notre Dame 1 It was a calm, humid evening in Bloomington when Notre Dame and Indiana took the field. The Irish had the better of the early exchanges and they kept the 2,000 Hoosier fans pretty quiet. Notre Dame had several excellent opportunities but the closest they came to getting on the…

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