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  1. Erg-a-thon A Huge Success

    Oct 1, 2013, 10:57 AM EST

    A favorite Notre Dame professor of mine once told me, “There are smart students everywhere, but what makes Notre Dame special is the heart of the community. ND students have more heart than any I’ve ever encountered.” The more time I spend at this university, the more I realize how correct that statement is. People…

  2. Rain, Wind And Tornado Sirens: Irish Advance into Semifinal Races Regardless

    May 31, 2013, 6:12 PM EST

    When I arrived in Indianapolis yesterday afternoon, the sun was shining and it was hot out. I was excited to be working my third NCAA Championship event at the 2013 NCAA Championship Regatta for women’s rowing. I also had high hopes that my bad sports mojo was finally gone after my beloved Red Wings lost…

  3. Back to the NCAAs

    May 29, 2013, 2:30 PM EST

    As my media relations cohorts prepare to travel down to Indianapolis to play co-host to the 2013 NCAA National Championship rowing regatta, I can’t help but feel a slight twist of deja vu. In 2012, Notre Dame’s rowing team headed out to the Championship regatta on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J. The Irish were…

  4. Notre Dame Rowing Set For Second Go-Round

    May 28, 2013, 2:29 PM EST

    This year marks an exciting year for the Irish Rowing team. Not only were the women successful in winning their 10th consecutive (and final) BIG EAST Championship, The University of Notre Dame Rowing team is sending three boats to the NCAA Races at Eagle Creek Park this weekend. Notre Dame will co-host the NCAA Championship…

  5. In The Boat With Paige Aiello

    Apr 19, 2013, 3:46 PM EST

    Last week, you guys got to hear all about the ND experience through the eyes of a freshman athlete. This week I would like to show you guys another perspective. Meet Paige Aiello, a senior from Rochester Hills, MI. Paige began her collegiate career as a walk on, and over the past four years, has become a…

  6. In the Boat with Joanna Mulvey

    Apr 10, 2013, 8:17 PM EST

    I’m back again to introduce you all to another member of the Notre Dame rowing team. This week, you’ll get to meet Joanna Mulvey, a freshman from Staatsburg, N.Y. Joanna has been going through the same period of adjustment and transition that we all went through freshman year, in addition to being on a sports team. Through…

  7. In The Boat with… Kiran Ikram

    Mar 25, 2013, 9:18 AM EST

    It’s time for me to introduce you to another member of the Notre Dame rowing team, Kiran Ikram. As a friend of Kiran’s, it has been really cool getting to know her because not only is she a Division I athlete, but she comes from Pakistan as well. She offers some unique insight into the…

  8. In The Boat with… Rose Doerfler

    Mar 1, 2013, 11:58 AM EST

    March has begun and that means one thing for the Irish rowing team – races! The team has been hard at work all winter and soon we will all be able to see the results of their labor as they prepare to compete on Mar. 16. To prepare everyone to cheer on our rowers, I’ve…

  9. Erg-a-thon for Pancreatic Cancer

    Oct 22, 2012, 11:59 AM EST

    Being breast cancer awareness month, October is always chock full of events aimed to fight back against breast cancer. The Irish rowing team, on the other hand, recently held a special event in honor of a different type of cancer – one that hits a little closer to home for the team. Last year, within five months of…

  10. Irish Race in Head of the Charles

    Oct 19, 2012, 7:12 PM EST

    It’s an exciting weekend for the Irish rowing team as it travels to Boston to compete in their first formal race of the season, the Head of the Charles Regatta. This prestigious race is the largest 2-day Regatta in the world with almost 9,000 athletes competing annually. The regatta, which has competitors from various high schools,…

  11. So, What’s Erging Anyway?

    Oct 11, 2012, 2:28 PM EST

    Tomorrow, the Notre Dame women’s rowing team is hosting its second annual Erg-a-thon, to benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The Irish will be out on North Quad near Stonehenge from noon until 7 pm. Raffle tickets will be on sale for $5, and among others, prizes will include two pre-game field passes to Saturday’s…

  12. Irish Rowing Set to Host 2nd Annual ERG-A-THON

    Oct 8, 2012, 2:08 PM EST

    Paige Aiello is a senior science-business major on the Notre Dame rowing team. She makes a guest appearance on the blog this week, to promote her team’s upcoming ERG-A-THON event. Come join the women’s rowing team in fighting pancreatic cancer at our second annual ERG-A-THON. The event will take place on Friday, Oct. 12 from…

  13. A Table, Some Tennis, and a Handful of Athletes

    Oct 2, 2012, 12:04 PM EST

    Notre Dame sent a record number of athletes to the 2012 Summer Olympics. None of those athletes were there for table tennis; however, that all may change in the near future. Monday evening marked the First Annual Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) Table Tennis Tournament. (That’s a mouthful.) Athletes from the football, hockey, men’s and women’s…

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

    Sep 26, 2012, 6:35 PM EST

    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…

  15. The Experience of a Lifetime

    Sep 24, 2012, 8:46 AM EST

    Historically, the Olympics are one of the most anticipated events worldwide. Athletes from every nation gather to exhibit excellence and make their countries proud. To participate in the Olympics in any shape or form is an unimaginable honor. Notre Dame was lucky enough to have multiple students involved in the Games this past summer. Senior…

  16. The Workout Irish Rowing Loves to Hate

    Sep 14, 2011, 3:38 PM EST

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    As the Irish gear up for the 2011 season, which begins on Sunday in Ann Arbor, Mich., here’s a look at one of their summer workouts at the Warren Dunes.

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