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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. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. Mixed results in Saturday’s doubleheader-Part 1

    Mar 11, 2013, 8:09 PM EDT

    Both Irish Lacrosse teams took the field on Saturday to display their perfection in front of the home crowd but only one came out unscathed. The men’s team represented the early game facing off against a fourth straight ranked opponent with #15 Hofstra coming to town. The second-ranked Irish were in trouble from the get…

  17. Quick thoughts on Saturday’s dramatic win

    Mar 4, 2013, 9:19 AM EDT

    The second-ranked Irish opened at Arlotta Stadium in sunny South Bend in front of over 1,000 frigid but screaming fans and certainly gave the fans their money’s worth against the ninth ranked UNC Tar Heels with an offensive explosion. The game was extremely hard fought for six periods until freshman attackman Matt Kavanagh finally broke…

  18. What to Watch For In Saturday’s Showdown

    Mar 1, 2013, 8:47 AM EDT

    The second-ranked Irish take the field on Saturday in the first game of the season at Arlotta Stadium, coming off an impressive overtime win against the eight-ranked annual Big Ten foe, Penn State. Head coach Kevin Corrigan has to be impressed by his team’s maturity. The Irish are playing with the attitude that no game…

  19. Goal barrage by Marlatt, Kavanagh lead Irish to fast start

    Feb 20, 2013, 8:53 AM EDT

    The Irish began their regular season slate with a tough test in a road matchup with fourth-ranked Duke. The third-ranked Irish took the field by storm and put on a performance that won’t soon be forgotten. Notre Dame was able to score the first six goals of the game and didn’t look back as it…

  20. Dominating Duke

    Feb 18, 2013, 9:15 AM EDT

    The #3 Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team opened its season with an impressive 13-5 win over #4 Duke in Durham, N.C. Junior midfielder Jim Marlatt paced the offense with five goals, freshman attackman Matt Kavanagh netted four goals, while seniors Sean Rogers and Steve Murphy added two scores apiece. The Irish return to the field…

  21. The Florida Adventures: Part I

    Feb 13, 2013, 11:39 AM EDT

    Fans, boosters, alumni, Oprah, lacrosse community, I apologize for the span of time since the last #NDlax blog. I hope the last couple of months have been as crazy for you as they have for me. My journeys over the past two months have included California, Hawaii, Miami, Baltimore, the Bend, and Orlando. My vitamin…

  22. Southern Challenge

    Jan 31, 2013, 4:49 PM EDT

    For most Notre Dame students, this past weekend was much of the same in good ole wintry South Bend: avoiding the south quad wind tunnel, inventing new clothing styles to add more layers, begging cab drivers for dorm-side drop offs. While most of us were dreaming of life south of the Mason-Dixon, head coach Kevin…

  23. Iron Chef ND

    Jan 31, 2013, 3:48 PM EDT

    As he prepares for his first season as an assistant coach with the Fighting Irish, 2006 graduate and four-year monogram winner Matt Karweck checks into the In The Crease blog with a post about one of the team’s recent events. Burgers on a George Foreman, Ramen noodles, Dairy Queen, and a healthy dose of Little…

  24. Big Things Expected for BIG EAST Favorites

    Jan 23, 2013, 11:25 AM EDT

    After reaching the NCAA semifinals in 2012, the Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team once again has high expectations as it prepares for the 2013 season. On Tuesday, the Fighting Irish were selected as the preseason favorite to win the BIG EAST conference. Notre Dame received five first-place votes and was chosen ahead of Syracuse (two…

  25. Irish Increase Bonding and Fitness With O’Leary Cup on The Line

    Jan 17, 2013, 2:28 PM EDT

    Student blogger Rich Hidy (’16) wrote the following column towards the end of the fall 2012 semester. While in the midst of an offseason that will seemingly fly by before practice begins in January, the Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team participates in the O’Leary Cup, an annual competition featuring different types of fitness besides lacrosse.…

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