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  1. Monogram Club Musings – Duke Weekend

    Sep 26, 2016, 1:08 PM EDT

    Notre Dame men's basketball head coach Mike Brey, an honorary Monogram Club member, addressed the crowd at the Club's pre-game reception.

    The Fighting Irish football team’s September slate featured three consecutive home games, which provided the Monogram Club with great opportunities to welcome back its members, their families and guests to a variety of Club events. This past weekend, the Club connected with several generations of Monogram winners in addition to welcoming a new member to…

  2. Monogram Club’s Founding Football Fathers

    Sep 26, 2016, 12:18 PM EDT

    In 1916, Jesse Harper (left) and Knute Rockne (right) revived Frank Hering's concept and formed the Monogram Club.

    NOTE: This story appeared in the Notre Dame-Duke football gameday program. Frank Hering has been called the grandfather of Notre Dame football and he nearly had another title: father of the Notre Dame Monogram Club. In the late 1890s Hering was a quarterback on the Notre Dame football team while also serving as the program’s head…

  3. Monogram Club Turns 100: Field Hockey

    Sep 22, 2016, 9:31 AM EDT

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    As part of the Monogram Club’s ongoing 100th anniversary celebration, some of the Club’s many connections to each Notre Dame program have been highlighted. This latest installment of the “Monogram Club Turns 100” series looks at the Fighting Irish field hockey program, which had varsity status from 1978-86. Field Hockey Monogram Moments The University of Notre Dame…

  4. Tony Rolinski Receives Honorary Monogram

    Sep 19, 2016, 12:22 PM EDT

    Mike Brey (honorary), Jeff Jackson (honorary), Tony Rolinski (honorary) and T.J. Mathieson ('04, hockey).

    Tony Rolinski, a member of the Notre Dame strength and conditioning staff since 1998, recently was awarded an honorary Monogram from the Notre Dame Monogram Club. The surprise presentation occurred September 9 inside O’Brien’s at the Compton Family Ice Arena. Following a ceremony honoring Fighting Irish hockey Monogram winners Ian Cole and Bryan Rust, who…

  5. Monogram Club Musings – Michigan State Weekend

    Sep 19, 2016, 11:08 AM EDT

    George Goeddeke ('67, football) and Monogram Club executive director Brant Ust ('00, baseball).

    While Fighting Irish fans would like to forget Saturday night’s final score, this past weekend did offer some memorable moments and the Monogram Club was happy to be in the middle of it all! The athletics department and the Monogram Club were thrilled to welcome back 1966 football team members, their families and guests for the…

  6. 1966 Team Has Left Its Mark On The Monogram Club

    Sep 16, 2016, 10:22 AM EDT

    Nick Eddy, Ara Parseghian and Jim Lynch all have been involved with the Monogram Club since capturing the 1966 title.

    NOTE: This story appeared in the Notre Dame-Michigan State football gameday program. Since reaching the pinnacle of their sport 50 years ago, members of the 1966 Notre Dame football team have been prime examples of the Monogram Club’s motto of “Bridging the Gap Between Legend and Legacy”. As the Monogram Club showcases some of its great…

  7. Monogram Club Musings – Nevada Weekend

    Sep 12, 2016, 12:57 PM EDT

    Bryan Rust, Reggie Brooks and Ian Cole with the Stanley Cup.

    The football home opener always creates a special buzz around campus and this past weekend was no different. It was nice to see so many Monogram winners back in South Bend to cheer on the Irish and take part in some special events. Plus, it’s always great when the Irish win! One of the weekend highlights for the Monogram Club was…

  8. Monogram Club Turns 100: Wrestling

    Aug 23, 2016, 4:38 PM EDT

    Head coach Terry Mather with 1972-73 co-captains Mike Kemp (left) and Mike Martin (right).

    As part of the Monogram Club’s ongoing 100th anniversary celebration, some of the Club’s many connections to each Notre Dame program are being highlighted. This latest installment of the “Monogram Club Turns 100” series looks at connections between the Monogram Club and the Fighting Irish wrestling program. The Notre Dame wrestling program gained varsity status in…

  9. Monogram Club Turns 100: Cheerleading

    Jul 15, 2016, 3:08 PM EDT

    Longtime cheerleading coach Jo Minton received an honorary Monogram in 2012.

    A CENTURY OF COMMITMENT TO NOTRE DAME (video) As part of the Monogram Club’s ongoing 100th anniversary celebration, some of the Club’s many connections to each Notre Dame program will be highlighted. This latest installment of the “Monogram Club Turns 100” series showcases Monogram Club ties and memories from several generations of the Fighting Irish cheerleading team.    …

  10. Monogram Memories From Jessica Roman (’92, Cheerleading)

    Jul 11, 2016, 4:24 PM EDT

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    As the Monogram Club celebrates its 100th anniversary throughout 2016 the Club wants to hear from its members about their greatest Monogram memories. Tell the Club why you’re proud to be a Monogram winner and a member of the Monogram Club! CLICK HERE TO SHARE YOUR MEMORIES The following is from Jessica Roman (’92, cheerleading). She was…

  11. Bryan Fenton (’87, Manager) Promoted To Major General In U.S. Army

    Jul 11, 2016, 11:26 AM EDT

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    Bryan Fenton (’87, manager), a former Monogram Club board member, recently was promoted to Major General in the United States Army. Fenton took charge of Special Operations Command, Pacific on June 9 just minutes after receiving his second star. He takes the reins from Rear Adm. Colin J. Kilrain, who has been nominated as commander of NATO Special…

  12. Byron Spruell (’87, ’89 Football) Named NBA’s President of League Operations

    Jul 5, 2016, 1:37 PM EDT

    Byron Spruell-CJ Prosise

    Monogram Club board member Byron Spruell (’87, ’89 football) recently was named NBA President of League Operations. Spruell served a three-year term (2011-14) on the Monogram Club Board of Directors before transitioning to his current role of board advisor. Spruell, who also serves on the Notre Dame Board of Trustees, was instrumental in the founding…

  13. Monogram Club 100th Anniversary Blankets Available!

    Jul 5, 2016, 11:59 AM EDT

    Monogram 100th blanket

      Monogram Club members, with the fall sports season right around the corner be sure to get a Monogram Club 100th anniversary blanket so you can stay warm while cheering on the Irish! The blankets can be personalized with name, graduation year and sport. The blankets are available for a limited time only. Orders must…

  14. Monogram Club Musings – Commencement Weekend 2016

    May 16, 2016, 3:59 PM EDT

    The women's lacrosse graduates donned their stoles and caps following Sunday's 15-3 NCAA tournament win over Northwestern. (Photo by Mike Bennett)

    While the Monogram Club and the Notre Dame athletics department are proud to issue commencement stoles to graduating student-athletes and student support staff, commencement scarfs may have been more appropriate this year. Attending an event at Notre Dame Stadium in 30-degree weather isn’t unprecedented, doing so in mid-May is. However, despite the chilly conditions, it was…

  15. Monogram Club Turns 100: Men’s Lacrosse

    May 5, 2016, 2:55 PM EDT

    MLAX stoles

    A CENTURY OF COMMITMENT TO NOTRE DAME (video) As part of the Monogram Club’s ongoing 100th anniversary celebration, some of the Club’s many connections to each Notre Dame program have been highlighted. This latest installment of the “Monogram Club Turns 100” series looks at how the Monogram Club and the Fighting Irish men’s lacrosse program…

  16. Monogram Club Turns 100: Softball

    Apr 29, 2016, 5:31 PM EDT

    Karley Wester ('17, softball)

    A CENTURY OF COMMITMENT TO NOTRE DAME (video) As part of the Monogram Club’s ongoing 100th anniversary celebration, some of the Club’s many connections to each Notre Dame program have been highlighted. This latest installment of the “Monogram Club Turns 100” series looks at the many strong ties between the Monogram Club and the Fighting Irish…

  17. Monogram Club Turns 100: Baseball

    Apr 28, 2016, 3:03 PM EDT

    Fall 2013 Monogram Jacket Ceremony

    A CENTURY OF COMMITMENT TO NOTRE DAME (video) As part of the Monogram Club’s ongoing 100th anniversary celebration, some of the Club’s many connections to each Notre Dame program have been highlighted. This latest installment of the “Monogram Club Turns 100” series looks at the deep ties between the Monogram Club and the Fighting Irish baseball program.…

  18. Monogram Club Musings – Spring Monogram Jacket Ceremony

    Apr 22, 2016, 2:55 PM EDT

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    Everyone’s journey to earning a Monogram is unique. While the sport or activity might be the same, odds are the path to that milestone had different directions, turns and detours. Some students earn a Monogram for their contributions as a freshman, others achieve that status in their fifth year. On Tuesday, the paths of 74 Notre…

  19. Monogram Club Musings – Blue-Gold Weekend 2016

    Apr 18, 2016, 12:41 PM EDT

    Board at stadium

    Aside from the fact the Blue and Gold couldn’t both win Saturday’s scrimmage, this past weekend at Notre Dame was nearly flawless. From the weather (70s and lots of sun) to the victories (all Irish teams competing on campus were perfect) to the many fellowship and service events taking place, it would have been hard to…

  20. Monogram Club 100th Birthday Social Media Recap

    Mar 28, 2016, 10:52 AM EDT

    The Monogram Club celebrated its official 100th birthday on March 26, 2016.

    The Monogram Club celebrated its official 100th birthday on Saturday and the Club was honored and thankful that so many people shared their thoughts on this momentous occasion! It’s never too late to wish the Monogram Club a happy 100th birthday and to share your fondest “Monogram Memories”! Check out the social media recap from the…

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It was great to present Joe Mendelson with an honorary Monogram for all his contributions to #ND Athletics! #MendelsonFund #NDMonogram100 #NDFamily ☘☘☘ Thanks to @ndmbb head coach & honorary Monogram Club member Mike Brey for speaking at our pregame reception! He knows a thing or two about beating Duke! #GoIrishBeatBlueDevils #NDMonogram100 ☘🏀🏈