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  1. Welcome To The Club: A Look Back at the Spring Letter Jacket Ceremony

    Apr 4, 2013, 9:03 PM EST

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    The Notre Dame Monogram Club held its annual spring letter jacket ceremony on Wednesday night in Club Naimoli honoring more than 50 first-time monogram winners. Student athletic trainers, video technicians, and student-athletes from the cheerleading, football, soccer, volleyball and cross country programs were recognized for their accomplishments, joining an elite group in Notre Dame’s illustrious…

  2. 2012 in Review: August

    Dec 30, 2012, 3:30 PM EST

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    As it does every year, August brought a lot of hope and excitement back to campus, as teams kicked off training camp. The Irish football team held its first practice on Aug. 4, while both soccer teams opened practice hoping to rebound from disappointing 2011 seasons. About halfway through camp, the football team spent an…

  3. 2012 in Review: July

    Dec 30, 2012, 1:45 PM EST

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    With summer in full swing, July was one of the quieter months on campus, though several current and former Irish athletes were busy away from Notre Dame. Golfer Ashley Armstrong competed in the U.S. Open. Sophomore Ashley Armstrong will spend her July 4th holiday preparing for the U.S. Women’s Golf Open, which kicks off on…

  4. 2012 in Review: May

    Dec 30, 2012, 9:34 AM EST

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    With the academic year winding down, May was a month for recognizing students’ achievements over the past four years. As is tradition when the team is still in the NCAA tournament, the men’s lacrosse program held its own graduation ceremony on the road. This year, twelve seniors graduated at the Our Lady of Good Counsel…

  5. All Grown Up (ND Baseball Reunion; Entry #1)

    Oct 20, 2012, 6:17 PM EST

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    Notre Dame’s 2002 College World Series team had a five-year reunion, well, five years ago – but this weekend the 10-year reunion has a distinctly different feel … in large part due to the fact that many of the team members are married and brought their young children to campus with them. (Be sure to…

  6. Google+ Hangout: A Conversation With Jack Swarbrick (2.0)

    Sep 26, 2012, 6:35 PM EST

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    In July, University Vice President/Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick participated in a Google+ Hangout, discussing the state of Fighting Irish Athletics with representatives from several Notre Dame online fan communities. Tonight at 7:00 pm ET, Swarbrick joins Fighting Irish Digital Media for a second Hangout. Due to an unfortunate technical glitch, the host computer disconnected…

  7. A London Finale

    Aug 10, 2012, 10:38 PM EST

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    After burning bright for 17 days, the flame was extinguished last night at Olympic Stadium. From Michael and Missy in the pool to Usain and Oscar on the track, it was an unforgettable ride. It’s impossible to put into words all that we have witnessed over the last two-plus weeks of world-class competition. And while…

  8. London Update: August 8 & 9

    Aug 9, 2012, 5:07 PM EST

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    It’s sad to say, but there are only a couple days left in the 2012 Olympics. Here’s our latest update on the Irish in London. Only 1,456 days until Rio… August 8 Nigeria’s Selim Nurudeen (’05) reached the semifinals in the 110-meter hurdles, finishing fifth in his heat with a time of 13.55 seconds. Nurudeen’s…

  9. London Update: August 6 & 7

    Aug 7, 2012, 4:29 PM EST

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    Whew. What a busy couple of days for the Irish in London. Former Notre Dame athletes have been competing on the pitch, the hardwood and today, for the first time in the 2012 Olympics, on the track. Here’s the latest update: August 6 Three former Irish players, Shannon Boxx (’99), Melissa Tancredi (’04) and Candace…

  10. London Update: August 4 & 5

    Aug 5, 2012, 3:14 PM EST

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    Track & field events started on Friday and the 2012 Olympics are entering the home stretch. On Saturday, the Irish earned a pair of medals, the first at the London Games for Notre Dame athletes. August 4 It was a historic day for U.S. Fencing, and it’s thanks in part to a pair of Notre…

  11. London Update: August 1

    Aug 1, 2012, 4:18 PM EST

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    It was a tough start to August for the Irish in London today. Junior Natalie Achonwa scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds, but Canada fell to France, 64-60 in Group B play. Visit NBCOlympics.com to watch a replay of the game, which aired this morning at 4:00 am ET. Team Canada returns to the…

  12. London Update: July 31

    Jul 31, 2012, 6:17 PM EST

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    Another busy day in London for the Irish (…or should we say LoNDon?). Three former Irish women’s soccer players earned spots in Friday’s quarterfinals as Canada and the United States advanced. Read more about Melissa Tancredi (’04), Candace Chapman (’05) and Shannon Boxx (’99) in today’s update on our soccer blog, Irish United. Junior Natalie…

  13. London Update: July 30

    Jul 30, 2012, 4:36 PM EST

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    Across the pond, the Games of the XXX Olympiad are well underway and several former, current and future Irish athletes have been busy on the court, pitch and piste (that’s the fencing mat, by the way). Though the Opening Ceremony was not until Friday, the games actually began last Wednesday, with soccer, where three Notre…

  14. Carrying The Stars and Stripes

    Jul 27, 2012, 11:35 AM EST

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    As you have probably heard by now, former Irish fencer and NCAA champion Mariel Zagunis was chosen to bear the flag and lead Team U.S.A. into Olympic Stadium at today’s Opening Ceremony in London. In 2004, Zagunis became the first American in 100 years to win fencing gold. Four years later in Beijing, she captured…

  15. Riley’s A Role Model

    Jul 13, 2012, 12:15 PM EST

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    Though it should probably come as no surprise, Irish women’s hoops great Ruth Riley (’01) received another nice honor this week. The WNBA recognized the Chicago Sky center’s commitment to the community with its WNBA Cares Community Assist Award for June. Here’s more from the press release on the WNBA website: Since joining the Chicago…

  16. Zagunis Among The Best Ever

    Jul 5, 2012, 2:24 PM EST

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    When it comes to sports, we have our differences. What’s the best rivalry in sports? Who’s better: Kobe or LeBron? What’s the greatest individual accomplishment in baseball history? The list goes on… But if there’s one thing most of us can agree on, it’s that the Olympic Games are awesome. In the weeks leading up…

  17. Saxer Does The Irish Proud

    Jun 26, 2012, 3:53 PM EST

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    2009 NCAA Mid-East Track & Field Championships

    For 2009 graduate Mary Saxer (@SaxDefyGravity), dreams of representing the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics came to a heartbreaking halt on Sunday in Eugene, Ore. Saxer tied Lacy Janson for third place with a top mark of 14 feet, 9 inches, but missed out on qualifying for London based on the tiebreaker rules.…

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