Jun 8, 2013, 10:06 AM EST
As Kurt Russell (or USA hockey coach Herb Brooks) said in Miracle, “Great moments are born from great opportunity.” By no means would I compare my NDSportsBlogger career to team USA defeating the Soviets in the 1980 Winter Olympics, but that quote came to mind as I was thinking about these photos (and to be honest, I just really like that speech).
Looking back through hundreds and hundreds of pictures – many of them shared on Twitter or Facebook, many more not even worth saving, yet for some reason, still on my hard drive – I thought about how almost all the great photos were the result of being in the right place at the right time and having the opportunity to capture something special.
Here are a few from some of my favorite moments while with FIDM.
- M. Golf. Irish End First Day at Prestige at PGA West
- W. Soccer. Norman ('07) Named Notre Dame Women's Soccer Head Coach
- Swimming & Diving. #19 Irish Roll Into ACCs For Conference Championship Meet
- Track & Field. Yared Nuguse Named ACC Track Performer of the Week
- Fencing. Irish Youth Perform Well At Junior Olympic Championships
- M. Basketball. Notre Dame Comes Up Short Against Hurricanes, 77-74
- Baseball. Gilgenbach Garners ACC Co-Player of the Week Honors
- M. Ice Hockey. Michigan Holds On For 1-0 Victory Over Notre Dame
- W. Tennis. Irish Sweep To Doubleheader Victories Over Indiana, Wright State
- M. Basketball. Notre Dame vs. Miami - Five Things To Know
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