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  1. #NDLaxItaly • June 2, 2014

    Jun 2, 2014, 5:14 PM EDT

    Originally posted on Fighting Irish Blog:
    Monday, June 2, 2014 The Irish finished their third straight day of competition by defeating Team Italy 25-4 in a 10 a.m. match. Notre Dame led 6-1 after one period, 9-3 at halftime and 16-4 after three periods. The final day of the tournament was played under blue, sunny…

  2. #NDLaxItaly • Thursday • May 29, 2014

    May 29, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

    Originally posted on Fighting Irish Blog:
    Here’s a quickie itinerary for the University of Notre Dame men’s lacrosse trip to Italy: Today: The Irish arrived just about on time in Milan on Alitalia flight 605 (with only one missing bag). Most everyone accessed Euros at the airport, either from the bank or an ATM, and then…

  3. #NDLaxItaly

    May 28, 2014, 8:40 AM EDT

    Originally posted on Fighting Irish Blog:
    The University of Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team is headed to Italy. Barely 48 hours removed from playing for the 2014 national championship—the Irish fell to Duke 11-9 Monday in Baltimore in the title game of the NCAA Championships—they headed out Wednesday for a 10-day foreign tour featuring three…

  4. 50 Years Of Men’s Lacrosse

    May 15, 2014, 3:52 PM EDT

    Originally posted on Fighting Irish Blog:
    Since its humble beginnings 50 years ago, the men’s lacrosse team at Notre Dame has been one of family and has recently become synonymous with winning, championships and NCAA Tournament runs. The current “digs” of the squad, Arlotta Stadium, is a culmination of all the hard work, determination and…

  5. Two Routes, One Destination

    Mar 5, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT

    Originally posted on Fighting Irish Blog:
    Everyone knows Maryland is where you go for good crab. What most people west of the Appalachian Mountains forget is that Maryland—more specifically, Baltimore—is also a breeding ground for lacrosse. From Towson, a suburb due north of Baltimore, Jack and Conor Doyle are two of nine Maryland natives on…

  6. Lacrosse Invades Indy

    May 22, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT

    When you think lacrosse, central Indiana is certainly not the first location that comes to mind. On Sunday however, four teams and their fan bases invaded Indy for the NCAA quarterfinals. On the Colts’ turf at Lucas Oil Stadium, Denver overcame an early 6-0 deficit to top North Carolina in a 12-11 thriller, before Notre…

  7. ND Men’s Lacrosse Invades Indy- NCAA Quarterfinals, Day 2

    May 18, 2013, 3:50 PM EDT

    “Today I want to thank you, challenge you, and finally, ask you a favor,” said Athletics Director Jack Swarbrick at Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse’s graduation ceremony at the NCAA Hall of Champions.  “I want to thank you for all that you have given to Notre Dame…I challenge you to do what you already do- to…

  8. ND Men’s Lacrosse Invades Indy! NCAA Quarterfinals Trip Day 1

    May 17, 2013, 9:09 PM EDT

    The police overtook us about 10 miles outside of Indianapolis.  Four cars approached our bus and the sirens came on. No, we were not being arrested. It was our police escort, coming to guide us to the hotel that will be our home for the next 3 days. Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse left for Indianapolis…

  9. Notre Dame Primed For Postseason Success

    May 1, 2013, 11:13 AM EDT

    The Irish put a capper on an impressive regular season Saturday in the home finale with a 14-5 victory over Marquette. The win couldn’t have come at a more opportune time for the team, as Notre Dame was able to lick its wounds and recover from a three game losing streak. During that streak, Notre…

  10. Irish Eye Rebound Performance At BIG EAST Tournament

    May 1, 2013, 10:59 AM EDT

    After losing to Syracuse in Saturday’s road matchup against the nation’s seventh best team, Notre Dame gets another shot at the Orange in a neutral setting. Notre Dame was unable to get into any sort of offensive rhythm in its 10-4 loss, especially during the second half of the game. The Orange scored nine goals…

  11. Scioscia gives Irish a lethal scoring threat on the attack

    Apr 26, 2013, 5:01 PM EDT

    The top-ranked men’s lacrosse team and junior attack John Scioscia have turned some heads this season. Scioscia has come from under the radar and emerged as the fifth leading scorer for the 10-2 Fighting Irish after not scoring in his first two seasons on the team. Scioscia’s remarkable journey has allowed him to net 14…

  12. Pitch Imperfect: Freshman Bus Karaoke

    Apr 15, 2013, 11:46 PM EDT

    Hello again, lacrosse fans, Notre Dame fans, and awesome blog fans. In this week’s adventure I take you inside yet another Notre Dame tradition. While the trip only takes place once every two years, it may be the most memorable team experience in my college career. The journey is the eight-hour bus trip to Penn…

  13. Midseason Report: Morrison and Sullivan weigh in on progress of the Irish

    Apr 12, 2013, 1:44 PM EDT

    The fifth-ranked Irish are off to their first 10-0 start since 2003-2004 and the first in the Christine Halfpenny era, and they have punished opponents using an up-tempo offensive attack that put up 13 goals on Sunday against Cincinnati. Just over the halfway point in the season, the Irish are starting to get into the…

  14. Notre Dame Chases Best Start in Almost a Decade

    Apr 4, 2013, 12:56 AM EDT

    By Rich Hidy ’16 Start the engines of the hype train because it may very well soon be arriving in South Bend. The women’s lacrosse team is now 8-0 following a routine-looking 14-2 victory last Sunday over BIG EAST foe Villanova. The 14 goals were the third most scored by the team all season as…

  15. Irish Display Offense for the Ages

    Apr 4, 2013, 12:45 AM EDT

    By Rich Hidy ’16 The top spot in the country proved to be fleeting for the Irish. The team only held the position for a week following a high-octane offensive outpouring last Saturday when the Irish stumbled against St. John’s 12-10. However, Notre Dame bounced back with a dominant performance on the road against Marquette…

  16. Irish Capture Top Spot

    Mar 27, 2013, 8:33 AM EDT

    For the second time in school history, the Irish have risen to the top of the nation with a first overall ranking in both the USILA Coaches Poll and the media poll. Coach Kevin Corrigan, now in his 25th season, has seen his program reach the pinnacle of regular season success for the second time…

  17. Final BIG EAST opener yields strong performance for Notre Dame

    Mar 24, 2013, 1:03 AM EDT

    In their second Top 25 matchup of the season, the Irish exceeded their high level of competition with a 9-6 victory over nineteenth-ranked Rutgers after nine days without playing a game. Although the temperature was just above freezing, the Irish played outside in the frozen tundra of Arlotta Stadium amongst a number of bundled up…

  18. Irish Handle Another Ranked Test

    Mar 22, 2013, 12:50 AM EDT

    Two more Top 10 wins vaulted the third-ranked Irish to 5-1 on the year. Notre Dame notched yet another tight victory against then fifth-ranked Denver at Mile High Stadium, 13-12 in overtime, and followed that performance with a much more convincing 9-4 victory on Wednesday inside Loftus over Ohio State. While tumultuous weather forced Notre…

  19. The Florida Adventures: Part II

    Mar 19, 2013, 3:20 PM EDT

    It’s been a while, but junior attack and new bagpiper Ryan Mix checks back into the In The Crease blog with his latest post – part two of “The Florida Adventures.” Irish Lax fans – as we are two games, and victories, into the season, I thought I would take a moment to look back…

  20. Mixed results in Saturday’s doubleheader-Part 2

    Mar 11, 2013, 8:18 PM EDT

    Sixth-ranked Notre Dame’s start to 2013 has been remarkable and the offensive improvements the Irish have made from last year are extremely evident at this point in the season. The Irish gave the home crowd a great deal to cheer about in yet another explosive offensive outburst, improving to 5-0 by defeating Boston, 16-11, in…

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