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  1. Over a Decade of Honoring Mike Berticelli

    Sep 6, 2012, 6:20 PM EDT

    Emotions are running deep as the No. 13 Notre Dame men’s soccer team faces off against Oregon State and fourth-ranked Akron in the 11th annual Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament this weekend. Standards are set especially high for the Irish, due to the nature of this tournament and the man in which it was named for (Mike Berticelli was head coach of the Irish…

  2. Irish Enter Home Tournament Undefeated

    Sep 6, 2012, 1:19 AM EDT

    3-0-0 for the first time since 2004, the Notre Dame men’s soccer team looks to keep it rolling this weekend as the host of the 11th annual Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament. The Irish will play at Alumni Stadium for the next three contests after claiming the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic this past weekend in Bloomington.…

  3. Players Video: Notre Dame vs San Diego State

    Sep 3, 2012, 12:13 PM EDT

    Get a behind the scenes look at our trip down to Bloomington, IN for our 3-2 win against San Diego State.

  4. Women’s Soccer: Weekend Wrap-Up

    Sep 3, 2012, 11:51 AM EDT

    In the annual adidas Invitational, the “Baby Irish” split a pair of games at Alumni Stadium this weekend. On Friday night, freshman Crystal Thomas and sophomore Sammy Scofield scored goals to give Notre Dame a 2-1 victory over Santa Clara. Sunday afternoon, the Irish met perennial powerhouse North Carolina, but fell to the Tar Heels,…

  5. Goalie Battle: Part 3

    Sep 3, 2012, 11:34 AM EDT

    In the third and final part of Fighting Irish Digital Media’s look at the women’s soccer goalkeeper battle, freshman Elyse Hight talks about winning the starting spot. FIDM also spoke with Irish head coach Randy Waldrum and sophomore defender Sammy Scofield.

  6. Tar Heels Top Irish in Classic Matchup

    Sep 3, 2012, 12:34 AM EDT

    It was a matchup of the titans as far as the women’s college soccer landscape is concerned: Notre Dame vs. North Carolina, a meeting of two of the most storied programs in the sport. The two squads entered Sunday’s matinee having claimed six of the past nine NCAA championships, the Tar Heels with four and…

  7. Irish de-claw the Tigers!

    Sep 2, 2012, 7:59 PM EDT

    Notre Dame 2 – Clemson 1 Hurricane Isaac finally made it to Bloomington, Ind. for the second games of the IU Classic. Notre Dame kicked off at 11:30 am in what can only be described as a tropical downpour and it kept raining throughout the entire match. Fortunately, the field drained perfectly and apart from…

  8. Irish slay the Aztecs!

    Aug 31, 2012, 11:54 PM EDT

    Notre Dame 3 – San Diego State 2 It was a very hot, muggy afternoon as Notre Dame and San Diego State kicked off as the curtain raiser for the IU Classic in Bloomington, IN. The game started brightly for Notre Dame as they had fired 6 shots off before San Diego managed to trouble…

  9. Team Video of Season Opener vs Duke

    Aug 30, 2012, 2:23 PM EDT

    The Notre Dame men’s soccer team has been capturing the 2012 season as it happens…Check out the team’s latest edition of our season opener versus Duke video:

  10. “Meet The Fans” Day

    Aug 29, 2012, 11:55 AM EDT

    The Notre Dame men’s soccer team recently held its annual “Meet The Fans” Day and posted some great photos on its Facebook page. As you can see, the Irish enjoyed spending time with a few of their young fans, playing soccer, and evening getting their faces painted. Check out the Facebook gallery to see the…

  11. Erasing East Carolina

    Aug 27, 2012, 11:16 AM EDT

    The Irish began their home season in style on Sunday, getting five goals from five different players to rout East Carolina, 5-0 at Alumni Stadium. Check back to for the full game recap. Fighting Irish Digital Media also has the highlights and a post-game interview with head coach Randy Waldrum in the video below.…

  12. Defeating Duke

    Aug 26, 2012, 10:37 PM EDT

    The Notre Dame men’s soccer team kicked off the 2012 campaign with a 1-0 win over Duke on Saturday night at Alumni Stadium. The game’s only goal came in the 76th minute, off the foot of senior Ryan Finley. Fighting Irish Digital Media aired the game live on, and caught up with head coach…

  13. ND Women’s Home Opener Against East Carolina

    Aug 26, 2012, 10:14 PM EDT

    The Notre Dame women’s soccer team opened its home schedule this afternoon, dominating the game against East Carolina, 5-0. The Irish had just come off a recent win against Tulsa, but had never faced off against East Carolina on the soccer field before. Unfamiliarity with their opponent did not discourage the Notre Dame women’s squad, as…

  14. Finley Finishes Off Former Team

    Aug 26, 2012, 9:58 PM EDT

    As the clock hit zero on a muggy night in Alumni Stadium, senior forward Ryan Finley could keep his emotions in check no more. He sank to his knees and cradled his head in his arms as his teammates rushed to surround him. It was a display of unbridled passion by all those involved, one…

  15. Notre Dame Tops Duke 1-0 in Home Opener

    Aug 25, 2012, 11:30 PM EDT

    Notre Dame 1 – Duke 0 Beautiful evening, big crowd and an even bigger result! There must have been close to 3,000 fans in Alumni Stadium. The stands were full and the fans were spread over the grass mounds and students were singing and chanting behind the goals. James Belshaw in the Duke goal hails…

  16. Busy Weekend Ahead

    Aug 23, 2012, 12:54 PM EDT

    It’s off to the Sooner State today for the Notre Dame women’s soccer team. The Fighting Irish will look to rebound from last week’s loss at Wisconsin, when they meet Tulsa tomorrow night at 8:30 pm ET. The men’s team begins regular season play when it takes on Duke at Alumni Stadium on Saturday night.…

  17. Irish Top Xavier, 1-0

    Aug 20, 2012, 10:30 PM EDT

    In its final exhibition game of the 2012 season, the Irish men’s soccer team bested Xavier, 1-0, tonight at Alumni Stadium. Senior Adam Mena found the back of the net on a free kick in the 37th minute to lift his squad to a victory in the game to benefit Grassroot Soccer, an organization that…

  18. Grassroot Soccer

    Aug 20, 2012, 11:25 AM EDT

    Sports strengthen our body, mind and spirit. They entertain us. They give us endless topics to argue about with friends. But perhaps, sports are at their best when they give others hope. In 2002, Tommy Clark, son of Irish head coach Bobby Clark, founded Grassroot Soccer. Its mission is to “use the power of soccer…

  19. Irish Drop Opener in Madison

    Aug 19, 2012, 10:34 AM EDT

    The Irish women’s soccer team lost a tough one on Friday evening, falling 1-0 to Wisconsin at McClimon Soccer Complex. The Fighting Irish Digital Media crew was there, and has this quick recap from the trip to Madison. also has a box score and full story on the game. Head coach Randy Waldrum’s team…

  20. BBQ With The Irish

    Aug 17, 2012, 3:27 PM EDT

    The Irish men’s and women’s soccer squads are set to hold their annual “Meet The Teams BBQ,” tomorrow (Saturday, Aug. 17) from 4-6 pm at The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center on West Western Ave. The food will be provided by the Meijer Store on Bremen Highway in Mishawaka, and the…

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