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  1. Notre Dame Squeaks By Mexico

    Apr 7, 2013, 3:27 PM EDT

    The ball snuck just inside the right post, nestling softly into the back of the net and setting off a thunderous chorus of approval from the heavily Hispanic crowd. Tanya Samarzich’s third goal of the evening pushed Mexico into a 3-2 lead, and with just ten minutes remaining, prospects of victory looked bleak for Notre…

  2. Katie Naughton’s Spain Blog: Days 9-11

    Mar 27, 2013, 10:36 AM EDT

    Earlier this month, Irish freshmen Katie Naughton and Cari Roccaro, as well as incoming student-athlete Morgan Andrews competed with the United States Under-20 Women’s National Soccer Team in the 12 Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain. While across the pond, Naughton kept a daily blog. Here’s the third and final installment. Day 9: March 9,…

  3. Katie Naughton’s Spain Blog: Days 5-8

    Mar 25, 2013, 9:57 AM EDT

    Earlier this month, Irish freshmen Katie Naughton and Cari Roccaro, as well as incoming student-athlete Morgan Andrews competed with the United States Under-20 Women’s National Soccer Team in the 12 Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain. While across the pond, Naughton kept a daily blog. We posted the first blog on Friday. Here’s part two.…

  4. Katie Naughton’s Spain Blog: Days 1-4

    Mar 22, 2013, 1:59 PM EDT

    Earlier this month, Irish freshmen Katie Naughton and Cari Roccaro, as well as incoming student-athlete Morgan Andrews competed with the United States Under-20 Women’s National Soccer Team in the 12 Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain. While across the pond, Naughton kept a daily blog, which we’ll be posting here in three segments over the…

  5. Cari Roccaro’s Week with the U.S. Under-20 National Team

    Feb 15, 2013, 11:29 AM EDT

    Notre Dame freshmen Katie Naughton and Cari Roccaro were among 24 players invited to the first United States Under-20 Women’s National Soccer Team Camp of 2013. Read more about the camp, which was held Feb. 2-9 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., in the press release on UND.com. In this post, Roccaro shares…

  6. The “Baby Irish” Make Their Presence Known in the NCAA Championship Tournament

    Nov 18, 2012, 11:20 PM EDT

    The “Baby Irish” began their NCAA tournament run last weekend at Notre Dame’s Alumni Stadium, and overcame Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the second half to put themselves into round two in Gainesville, Fla. this weekend. The Notre Dame freshmen came out swinging on Friday night in a well-played win over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. This huge…

  7. Freshman Scores to Advance in BIG EAST Tournament

    Oct 30, 2012, 2:28 PM EDT

    The Irish advanced to the BiG EAST semifinals with a 1-0 win over Syracuse this weekend. The goal came late in the game with an open-netted shot from freshman forward Cari Roccaro after she beat the Syracuse goalkeeper. This was Rocarro’s fifth goal of the season – an impressive accomplishment, considering she didn’t join the team until mid-September after helping the…

  8. Getting Back on Track

    Sep 14, 2012, 2:30 PM EDT

    One thing I know about soccer is that a loss is not always a bad thing. Sometimes, a tough loss can be exactly the motivation a great team needs in order to reach its full potential. I can personally attest to this, as a member of the 2010 national championship Notre Dame women’s soccer team. Leading…

  9. Back in the Swing of Things

    Sep 13, 2012, 4:36 PM EDT

    Aside from those who study abroad, most college students are not overseas for their first three weeks of class. Every so often, however, there comes along an exception. This year, Notre Dame had two. Junior Mandy Laddish and freshman Cari Roccaro had been in Japan since early-mid August playing on the FIFA Under-20 Women’s US Soccer Team. The tournament ran…

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