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  1. 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…

  2. Louisville Completes Three-Game Sweep of Notre Dame in Easter Weekend Series

    Apr 2, 2013, 5:07 PM EST

    The Fighting Irish (15-9, 2-4 BIG EAST), currently ranked #19 in the country and eighth of eleven in the BIG EAST, suffered a disappointing sweep to the Cardinals (22-5, 4-2 BIG EAST) last weekend in Louisville. The Irish won their first BIG EAST series of the year a couple weekends ago against Seton Hall (11-13,…

  3. Chuck In The Armour: Seton Hall Preview

    Mar 21, 2013, 6:28 PM EST

    Chuck Freeby (’86), the voice of Notre Dame baseball on Harvest Radio (WHME 103.1 FM) and UND.com returns to the blog with the latest “Chuck in the Armour” post previewing the Irish’s series against Seton Hall. About a week ago, baseball sports information director Michael Bertsch and I were noticing about how some of the…

  4. Notre Dame Baseball Weekend Preview: Seton Hall and Kent State

    Mar 21, 2013, 8:54 AM EST

    The #15 Fighting Irish (12-5, 0-0 BIG EAST) will play their first home series of the season against conference opponent Seton Hall (6-10, 0-0). The three-game series will take place at Coveleski Stadium in downtown South Bend, Friday night at 7:00pm, Saturday afternoon at 4:30pm, and Sunday at 11:00am. The Seton Hall Pirates got off…

  5. Coach Tallman Explains NCAA Rule Change

    Feb 28, 2013, 5:03 PM EST

    As the records keep falling at the BIG EAST Swimming and Diving Championships this week at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis, a recent tweak to the qualifying process for the NCAA Championships has changed the means in which a relay may become eligible to participate in the pinnacle of collegiate competition. Matt Tallman, Associate Head…

  6. Irish look to ‘run’ over BIG EAST competition

    Oct 25, 2012, 10:46 AM EST

    St. John’s University and Van Cortlandt Park will host the next substantial test for the Irish women’s cross-country team. The BIG EAST Championship will feature 15 women’s teams including perennial powerhouses Providence, Georgetown, and defending champion Villanova. The Irish women look to rebound after a 12th place finish in the Wisconsin Invitational. In Madison, all Irish…

  7. Runners are Prepared to Conquer the BIG EAST

    Oct 24, 2012, 12:06 PM EST

    The postseason begins for the Irish men’s cross country team this Friday, Oct. 26, with the BIG EAST Championship Meet at Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, NY. After a disappointing 26th place finish in the Wisconsin Invitational on Oct. 12, the team is ready to bounce back and compete with the top teams in the…

  8. Get Your Hoops Fix

    Oct 18, 2012, 11:37 AM EST

    We just hit the halfway point of football season, so it’s hard to imagine, but basketball season is right around the corner. Last Thursday, the Notre Dame basketball teams held their annual media day at the Purcell Pavilion. Women’s head coach Muffet McGraw kicked off the day with a press conference in the auditorium, before…

  9. Irish Set for BIG EAST Play

    Sep 21, 2012, 10:33 AM EST

    Notre Dame is slated to play Friday evening against Cincinnati, but don’t let the Bearcats’ 2-10 record deceive you. Last season, UC was consistently atop the BIG EAST standings, and received an NCAA tournament berth after defeating none other than Notre Dame 3-0 in the BIG EAST Championship game in Milwaukee. In fact, eight of…

  10. Full of Memories

    Mar 5, 2012, 2:43 PM EST

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    On Christmas Day, the Notre Dame men’s basketball team was 8-5 overall. When the spring semester began, the Irish were 11-8 and 3-3 in BIG EAST play. Here we stand on the eve of the BIG EAST tournament, and head coach Mike Brey has his team in a position no one thought they would be,…

  11. Chiang on the Brink of History

    Feb 16, 2012, 9:09 AM EST

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    Junior Jenny Chiang continued her dominance off the 3-meter springboard last Saturday when she took home the gold medal for the Irish for the third straight season. Chiang totaled 320.90 points over the course of six dives to win the title. Chiang became the first-ever Irish diver to win three titles off the 3-meter board…

  12. Halfpenny, Irish Excited for 2012

    Feb 16, 2012, 9:04 AM EST

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    As the winter winds down (fingers crossed), the spring sports slate picks up this weekend. The baseball and softball teams hit the road, while the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams play home games at Arlotta Stadium. I recently spoke with new women’s head coach Christine Halfpenny to talk about her experience at Notre Dame so…

  13. Nemetz Steals Show at BIG EAST Championships

    Feb 13, 2012, 3:21 PM EST

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    It was a big weekend in the pool for Notre Dame freshman Nick Nemetz. The Ann Arbor, Mich. native took home a pair of titles at the BIG EAST Conference Diving Championships, winning the 1-meter and 3-meter events at the University of Pittsburgh’s Trees Pool. Nemetz won his first career collegiate title on Friday evening,…

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