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

    Mar 11, 2013, 8:09 PM EST

    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…

  2. Greatest home performance in school history vaults Irish

    Mar 8, 2013, 8:54 AM EST

    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…

  3. Irish now 3-0 after road win

    Mar 4, 2013, 9:44 AM EST

    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…

  4. Quick thoughts on Saturday’s dramatic win

    Mar 4, 2013, 9:19 AM EST

    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…

  5. What to Watch For In Saturday’s Showdown

    Mar 1, 2013, 8:47 AM EST

    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…

  6. Scoring Spree Translates Into Success

    Feb 28, 2013, 10:57 AM EST

    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…

  7. No Time to ReLAX – 2.21.13

    Feb 21, 2013, 3:12 PM EST

    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.…

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

    Feb 20, 2013, 8:53 AM EST

    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…

  9. Dominating Duke

    Feb 18, 2013, 9:15 AM EST

    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…

  10. The Florida Adventures: Part I

    Feb 13, 2013, 11:39 AM EST

    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…

  11. No Time to ReLAX: 2.8.13

    Feb 8, 2013, 9:15 AM EST

    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…

  12. Preseason Update with Coach Halfpenny

    Feb 1, 2013, 12:39 AM EST

    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…

  13. Southern Challenge

    Jan 31, 2013, 4:49 PM EST

    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…

  14. Iron Chef ND

    Jan 31, 2013, 3:48 PM EST

    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…

  15. No Time to ReLAX: 1.29.13

    Jan 29, 2013, 1:49 PM EST

    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…

  16. Big Things Expected for BIG EAST Favorites

    Jan 23, 2013, 11:25 AM EST

    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…

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

    Jan 17, 2013, 2:28 PM EST

    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.…

  18. Welcome To “In The Crease”

    Jan 15, 2013, 12:50 PM EST

    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…

  19. Marmul and Byers look to fulfill unfinished business

    Dec 12, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

    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…

  20. ND Lacrosse Takes Manhattan

    Dec 3, 2012, 3:52 PM EST

    Junior attackman Ryan Mix returns to the blog with the latest on Irish lacrosse in the offseason. Dear fans, unfortunately this post will include very little lacrosse action. Instead, goals will be replaced with CEOs, assists replaced with skyscrapers, and jerseys replaced with Calvin Klein seersucker suits. In other words, I present to you the…

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