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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. Greatest home performance in school history vaults Irish

    Mar 8, 2013, 8:54 AM EDT

    The sixth-ranked Irish continued a scorching start to the year at home in Loftus on Tuesday by making a statement to the rest of the nation with an authoritative 22-1 win over Detroit (1-4). This team has started as well as anyone and is a legit contender right now for the best team in collegiate…

  7. Irish now 3-0 after road win

    Mar 4, 2013, 9:44 AM EDT

    Up until the end of the first half of Saturday’s dance with Duquesne in the 27-degree Pittsburgh cold, it was highly conceivable to think the ninth-ranked Irish fell right into the let down trap. After unranked Atlantic 10 contender Duquesne took the lead 5-3 with only thirty minutes to play, the Irish showed tremendous athletic…

  8. Scoring Spree Translates Into Success

    Feb 28, 2013, 10:57 AM EDT

    The home opener inside the Loftus Athletic Complex proved to be just the right venue the seventh-ranked Irish needed to earn a victory and improve to 2-0 on the season. After an away matchup against Stanford, which Notre Dame won 12-10 in Palo Alto, the team had a ten-day layover and responded looking fresh and…

  9. No Time to ReLAX – 2.21.13

    Feb 21, 2013, 3:12 PM EDT

    Irish senior Emily Conner returns to the blog with her third “No Time to ReLAX” post of the season. This latest entry looks back at the team’s season opener in Palo Alto, Calif. It ain’t over till it’s over. – Yogi Berra “This isn’t the way things are supposed to go,” I thought to myself.…

  10. No Time to ReLAX: 2.8.13

    Feb 8, 2013, 9:15 AM EDT

    Irish senior Emily Conner returns to the blog with her second post in a new series, “No Time to ReLAX” detailing the exciting and busy experience of her final semester and final season at Notre Dame. If you’ve read the Fighting Irish blogs in the past, you might remember her “Lax In The City” entries…

  11. Preseason Update with Coach Halfpenny

    Feb 1, 2013, 12:39 AM EDT

    With the season rapidly approaching, I recently caught up with women’s lacrosse head coach Christine Halfpenny to discuss the continued progress of the Irish as practices and preseason games continue leading up to the opener against Stanford. There is a great deal of disparity this year with the few best teams concentrated at the top…

  12. No Time to ReLAX: 1.29.13

    Jan 29, 2013, 1:49 PM EDT

    Irish senior Emily Conner returns to the blog with a new series, “No Time to ReLAX” detailing the exciting and busy experience of her final semester and final season at Notre Dame. If you’ve read the Fighting Irish blogs in the past, you might remember her “Lax In The City” entries this past summer, chronicling…

  13. Welcome To “In The Crease”

    Jan 15, 2013, 12:50 PM EDT

    Welcome to In The Crease, the official blog providing in-depth and exclusive access to Notre Dame lacrosse. With features, videos, photos, commentaries and news from inside Arlotta Stadium, this is the place for coverage of the Fighting Irish unlike any you can find elsewhere. While the blog is new, you will find a few old…

  14. Marmul and Byers look to fulfill unfinished business

    Dec 12, 2012, 4:09 PM EDT

    The Notre Dame women’s lacrosse team will start the spring season with two new assistant coaches. Jake Marmul and Jill Byers are not new to the Irish community, however. Both contributed to the Notre Dame lacrosse family by playing four years of college lacrosse in South Bend. Marmul, the former midfielder on the Irish originally…

  15. Women’s Lacrosse: The Girls of Fall

    Nov 5, 2012, 4:11 PM EDT

    After an offseason of preparation and intense fall competition consisting of marquee match-ups with Marquette, Ohio State, Northwestern and Duke, the 2012-2013 Irish women’s lacrosse team is right where it wants to be heading into the winter conditioning program. The Irish will prepare for the spring season looking to build on an NCAA tournament appearance…

  16. Lax In The City

    Sep 4, 2012, 4:20 PM EDT

    Notre Dame senior women’s lacrosse player Emily Conner had a dream internship for a sports fan this summer, as she interned with ESPN in New York City in its Marketing & Sales department. Within the department, the Alexandria, Va., native worked on the asset management team in the consumer marketing solutions department. The 10-week internship…

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