Mar 10, 2014, 10:50 AM EDT
The Irish women’s basketball squad continued their torrid play this season at the ACC Tournament over the weekend, moving to 32-0 and cutting down the nets in Greensboro, N.C. But they weren’t the only Irish team to make waves on the national stage over the past few days. On the hard court, the women’s tennis team defeated #25 Florida State in an ACC duel while the softball squad took two of three from Georgia Tech in ACC play.
Aside from the ACC competitions at Notre Dame, the Irish hockey team won its first Hockey East Tournament game over the weekend, defeating Boston University, 3-2.
Now, what did we miss …
- 1. Football – A Conversation With Louis Nix (SB Nation)
After a successful run at Notre Dame, defensive tackle Louis Nix decided to enter the 2014 NFL Draft. His time away from Notre Dame has been fun for all to watch and many Irish fans can’t wait to see where Irish Chocolate will land in the NFL Draft. Click the link above to read SN Nation’s interview with Nix.
- 2. Women’s Basketball – Irish Down Duke, Take Title (Boston Herald)
Throughout the entire season, the Irish women’s basketball squad has dominated their opponents, finishing the regular season at 29-0. After defeating Duke in the ACC Championship Game, the Irish stand at 32-0 and await Selection Monday, a week from today. Click the link above to read more.
- 3. Football – Q&A With BK (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
As spring practice is beginning, Notre Dame football head coach Brian Kelly took a few moments to talk with Michael Carvell. Read more at the link above.
TWEET THAT MADE ME CHUCKLE
— Emma Reaney (@chloreaney) March 9, 2014
This may be one of the more opportunistic “selfies” I’ve seen. On top of that, Emma Reaney is an American record holder in the pool. Making this photo that much better.
NOTRE DAME-ISH VIDEO OF THE DAY
Ahead of Notre Dame’s first round game against Boston University in the Hockey East playoffs, Irish alternate captain T.J. Tynan was asked to come on NHL Live.
TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE DAY
Question: The Irish women’s basketball team have now won two conference titles in a row (2013 in the BIG EAST and 2014 in the ACC). When was the last time the Irish women won back-to-back Conference Tournament titles?
The answer to today’s trivia question will be found in tomorrow’s edition of Things I Found Interesting.
- W. Soccer. Irish Set to Battle #4 Duke
- Football. Notre Dame-Michigan State Preview: Reminisce Then Rally
- M. Soccer. #1 Irish Break Competitive Bowling Green Spirit In 2-1 Win
- W. Volleyball. Five Favorite Photos Of The Week
- M. Golf. NCAA Connection Takes Irish Golfer to Haiti
- M. Ice Hockey. Evans To Captain Irish In 2017-18
- Football. Megaphone On The Line For Irish & Spartans
- W. Soccer. Jacobs Nets ACC Player of the Week Honor
- M. Soccer. #2 Irish And #19 Bowling Green Meet Tuesday At Alumni Stadium
- W. Volleyball. Fry Named ACC Volleyball Player Of The Week
Fighting Irish on YouTube
- RT @NCAA: Connection made at college golf event leads Notre Dame junior Miguel Delgado to volunteer trip in Haiti: ntrda.me/2ydiHpi… 16 hours ago
- ☝️#1 @NDMenSoccer took on Bowling Green in a midweek tussle & stayed undefeated (6-0-0) with a 2-1 victory.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 day ago
- RT @FightingIrish: Have 60 seconds? Then see the @NDSportsBlogger review the weekend in ND sports with highlights from @NDMenSoccer, @NDVo… 1 day ago
- LIGHT UP #1!!!! After a 5-0-0 start, @NDMenSoccer has ascended to #1 in the @UnitedCoaches Men's NCAA Soccer Poll!… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 day ago
- Go INSIDE the locker room as @NDfootball dominated BC, 49-20, racking up 600+ yards of offense in the process.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 day ago