WEDNESDAY’S T.I.F.I. – Talkin’ Besler, @NDwbb Honors, Lee Lights The Lamp, Football Spring Practice & More!
Mar 5, 2014, 11:18 AM EDT
A Notre Dame graduate was named the captain of a major sporting squad, three members of the Fighting Irish women’s basketball squad were named to all-ACC teams, Coach McGraw was named ACC Coach of the Year and Anders Lee (former Irish hockey player) netted another goal for the New York Islanders in last night’s game (see goal below).
Additionally, take a few minutes to vote for in the first Notre Dame Athletics Academy Awards. Voting continues through Friday.
Now, what did we miss …
- 1. Men’s Soccer – Besler Named Sporting KC Captain (SportingKC.com)
2009 University of Notre Dame graduate Matt Besler was named team captain of Sporting KC yesterday at the uniform unveil event entitled #SportingTakeoff. Click the link above to read more.
- 2. Women’s Basketball – 1-on-1 With McGraw (WSBT 22)
After copping the ACC Coach of the Year on Wednesday morning, take a look at the interview of Coach McGraw from Tuesday with Pete Byrne of WSBT. Click the link above to read more.
- 3. Football – Notre Dame Spring Preview (ESPN)
The Notre Dame football squad kicked off spring practice on Monday in preparation for the 2014 season. Click the link above to read more from ESPN.com’s Matt Fortuna.
TWEET THAT MADE ME CHUCKLE
today we looked at “Canadian jokes” in class lmao….. looks like some people are still upset about the Olympics….. #youmad? hahaha
— Natalie Achonwa (@NatAchon) March 4, 2014
Yes Natalie, I am mad.
NOTRE DAME-ISH VIDEO OF THE DAY
Check out this fun video from the Colorado Rapids of the MLS. A great cameo from Grant Van De Casteele and Dillon Powers.
TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE DAY
Question: Who was the first Notre Dame football player to be selected first overall in the professional football draft?
The answer to today’s trivia question will be found in tomorrow’s edition of Things I Found Interesting.
ANSWER: Who was the last Notre Dame football student-athlete to be picked in the top-10 of the NFL Draft? Bryant Young was selected seventh overall by the San Francisco 49ers in 1994.
- W. Lacrosse. Notre Dame Women's Lacrosse Adds Seven
- M. Soccer. #1 Notre Dame Draws Bradley, 2-2, In Exhibition Affair
- Football. Football Media Day Transcript With Coaches and Players
- Football. Media Day Transcript with Brian Kelly
- Football. Notre Dame And Under Armour Unveil 2014 Football Uniforms
- M. Soccer. #1 Notre Dame Gets Back To Work On Tuesday At Bradley
- Monogram Club. Monogram Club Announces 2014 Fall Schedule
- W. Soccer. Irish Tabbed Sixth In ACC Preseason Women's Soccer Poll
- M. Soccer. #1 Irish Tie Saint Louis, 0-0, In Weather-Shortened Exhibition Match
- W. Soccer. #16 Irish Roar Back In 2-2 Exhibition Draw At Northwestern
Fighting Irish on YouTube
- After the @NDFootball Media Day Press conference, @CoachBrianKelly sat down with @NDJackNolan. VIDEO- ntrda.me/1qpJCCU #GoIrish 37 minutes ago
- Notre Dame Athletics In The News - eepurl.com/1o851 39 minutes ago
- RT @NDMonogram: Yesterday, @RegBrooks40 took on the #IceBucketChallenge in ND Stadium. youtu.be/MSI2xf7SVqk @NDFootball @FightingIrish 1 hour ago
- RT @NDTIX: .@NDHockey season tickets are on sale now! bit.ly/2014HockeySeas… or call 574-631-7356 1 hour ago
- 30 mins until @NDHockey tickets go on sale! Follow @NDTIX for details #GetYours 2 hours ago