Notre Dame Lacrosse 2013 Big East Favorite

May 20, 2012; Chester, PA USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish goalie John Kemp (1) makes a save against the Virginia Cavaliers during the second half of the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Quarterfinals at PPL Park. The Fighting Irish won 12-10. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports


NOTRE DAME, Ind. – With five first-place votes, the University of Notre Dame was selected as the favorite to win the 2013 BIG EAST men’s lacrosse championship in a poll by the league’s seven head coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own programs. Fighting Irish senior goalie John Kemp was tapped as the league’s preseason co-defensive player of the year. Read More…

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Notre Dame Lacrosse’ Skip Pass Survivor Drill

May 20, 2012; Chester, PA USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish goalie John Kemp (1) makes a save against the Virginia Cavaliers during the second half of the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Quarterfinals at PPL Park. The Fighting Irish won 12-10. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE


Notre Dame Lacrosse has produced another cool drill for lacrosse teams to run. This drill is called Skip Pass Survivor and focuses on the technique, approach, and poise needed to defend an opposing player off of a skip pass when you are making a long approach to the ball. Read More…

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Kyle Harrison LXM PRO Utah Preview

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Kyle Harrison from Team STX checks in from Paris, France, and expresses how excited he is about LXM PRO’s next stop in Utah. The event highlights a college rivalry game between Westminster and BYU, as well as clinics hosted by the pro players and Coach Corrigan from Notre Dame. Read More…

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Notre Dame’s Head Coach Reacts to Joining ACC (Video)

May 31, 2010; Baltimore, MD, USA; Notre Dame defenseman Neal Hicks (11) gets cross checked by Duke midfielder Sam Solie (23) during the first half of the 2010 NCAA Division I Lacrosse Championship at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rafael Suanes-US PRESSWIRE


The Atlantic Coast Conference Council of Presidents has unanimously voted to accept the University of Notre Dame as a new member. The Irish will compete as full members in all conference sponsored sports with the exception of football which will play five games annually against league programs. To say the least, the lacrosse coaches are pumped to join the ACC. Read More…

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John Kemp’s Notre Dame Dye Job

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John Kemp, a fellow Georgetown Prep alum, recently contacted me about doing a couple of new dyes for his goalie heads. This was the first. He wanted one either completely or mostly Green with clovers on it and his last name. I made sure these clovers were large and could be seen from a distance. I also included his name in cursive near the bottom of the head and “Irish” written across the top. Read More…

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12 Notre Dame Lacrosse Players Cited for Alcohol

May 26, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish midfield Jim Marlatt (26) celebrates a goal during the first half of the NCAA Division I semifinals against the Loyola Maryland Greyhounds at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-US PRESSWIRE


This past weekend, 12 Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse players were caught doing what everyone does during their first few days of school, partying. I’m sure the coaches are livid as all get out. The new school year brings an essence of renewal and invigoration to excel on-and-off the field. So far, the team is 1 for 2. Read More…

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Monmouth Lacrosse Names Brian Fisher Head Lacrosse Coach

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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Monmouth University will introduce Brian Fisher as its first men’s lacrosse head coach on Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The official introduction of Fisher as the inaugural men’s lacrosse coach will take place in the Hall of Fame Lounge in the Multipurpose Activity Center, beginning at 12:00 p.m., as the announcement will be made by Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Marilyn McNeil and President Paul Gaffney. Read More…

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Detroit Mercy To Host High School Faceoff Camp In July

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DETROIT — The University of Detroit Mercy men’s lacrosse team has announced a specialized camp for July in the first-ever Detroit Titan Faceoff Camp. The event will feature a guest instructor in former Notre Dame faceoff specialist Jake Marmul. Read More…

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Maverik Lacrosse’s Billy Bitter Kicking Off Midwest Tour at Notre Dame

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New York — June 14, 2012 – Maverik Lacrosse today announced that three-time All-American and MLL Charlotte Hounds starting attackman Billy Bitter is hitting the road this Summer and will be holding shooting clinics across the Midwest. Billy will be kicking off his Midwest tour on Sunday, June 17th at Notre Dame University for a two day skills clinic sponsored by Maverik followed by shooting clinics in Chicago on June 20th and Indianapolis on the 21st. Billy will also be making in store appearances at local lacrosse retail stores to meet with fans, sign autographs, answer questions and take pictures. Read More…

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The Fahkin’ Best Boston Movie Quotes Supercuts, Final Four in Boston

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In honor of the NCAA Final Four and our Memorial Day Kickoff Party taking place this weekend in Beantown, we’re posting a supercut of the best fahkin’ movie quotes from flicks filmed in Boston. It’s a blatant display of emotional, disruptive insolence and I fahkin’ love it. Don’t like it? Go Fahk… Read More…

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