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  1. Monogram Club Turns 100: Women’s Golf

    Dec 4, 2016, 2:27 PM EST

    The women's golf team recognized the Monogram Club's 100th anniversary celebration weekend, which took place October 28-29, during their tournament in Wilmington, North Carolina.

    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 women’s golf program have been connected throughout the years. Women’s Golf…

  2. Monogram Club Turns 100: Cross Country and Track & Field

    Nov 22, 2016, 4:18 PM EST

    Ray Roy ('42, track & field) was president of the Monogram Club in 1949.

    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 cross country and track & field programs have been connected throughout…

  3. Monogram Club Musings – Virginia Tech Weekend

    Nov 21, 2016, 12:51 PM EST

    Monogram Club executive director Brant Ust ('00, baseball) with fellow baseball Monogram winner Trey Mancini ('14). Mancini, a current member of the Baltimore Orioles, was the guest speaker at the Monogram Club's pre-game reception.

    With the overlap of fall and winter sports it made for a busy athletics weekend on the Notre Dame campus. It appeared as though Mother Nature didn’t know if it was fall or winter as South Bend enjoyed 70-degree weather on Thursday and Friday before seeing its first snowfall of the season on Saturday. The Monogram…

  4. Notre Dame Monogram Club: Taking The Next Steps After 100 Years

    Nov 15, 2016, 10:52 AM EST

    Haley Scott DeMaria ('95, swimming), Dick Nussbaum ('74, '77, baseball), Marty Allen ('58, manager), Jim Fraleigh ('88, manager), Beth Hunter (honorary) and Kevin O'Connor ('89, lacrosse) during Allen's Moose Krause Distinguished Service Award presentation in 2013.

    By Denise Skwarcan This story appeared in the Notre Dame-Miami football gameday program. Since 1980 the Brennan-Boland-Riehle Scholarship Fund has awarded $5,013,654 to University of Notre Dame students who are sons and daughters of monogram winners. The Catastrophic Relief/Heaton Fund has provided over $200,000 to Monogram Club members and their families in need. More than…

  5. Monogram Club Musings – Shamrock Series Weekend

    Nov 14, 2016, 11:16 AM EST

    The Monogram Club's Friday member reception featured a terrific setting on the Riverwalk.

    The Monogram Club joined much of Notre Dame and took its show on the road to San Antonio for Shamrock Series weekend. On Friday, Monogram Club members, staff and other Notre Dame alumni and guests took part in the Notre Dame Alumni Association’s service project at St. Gerard High School. Volunteers painted, cleaned, landscaped among other activities around…

  6. Monogram Club Musings – Fall Monogram Jacket Ceremony

    Nov 10, 2016, 11:59 AM EST

    Men's basketball's first-time Monogram winners Matt Ryan, Rex Pflueger, Chad Holtz and Elijah Burns were joined on stage by four members of the coaching staff who also are Monogram winners (Ryan Humphrey, Eric Atkins, Ryan Ayers, Harold Swanagan).

    On Wednesday evening the Monogram Club welcomed over 100 new members into the fold as it hosted the fall Monogram Jacket Ceremony inside Club Naimoli. The Club presented honorees from Notre Dame’s winter and spring sports with their Monogram jackets in front of a full house that included families, guests, coaches and administrators. Monogram Club Executive Director Brant Ust…

  7. Monogram Club Turns 100: Swimming & Diving

    Nov 4, 2016, 4:01 PM EST

    Longtime swimming head coach Dennis Stark (’47, honorary) received the Monogram Club's highest honor, the Moose Krause Distinguished Service Award, in 2010.

    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 and women’s swimming and diving programs have been connected throughout…

  8. Monogram Club Musings – Miami Weekend

    Nov 1, 2016, 5:33 PM EST

    Notre Dame Vice President/James E. Rohr Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick ('76, honorary) with 2016 Moose Krause Distinguished Service Award recipient Justice Alan Page ('67, football) and Monogram Club President Kevin O'Connor ('89, lacrosse).

    This is a Monogram Club Musings 100 years in the making! This past weekend the Monogram Club held its official 100th anniversary celebration and the Club welcomed back its membership to take part in a variety of activities and events on and around campus. The Club structured its 15-month anniversary celebration around the five pillars…

  9. Monogram Club Turns 100: Men’s Golf

    Oct 21, 2016, 4:44 PM EST

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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 how the Monogram Club and the Fighting Irish men’s golf program have been connected throughout the years. Men’s Golf…

  10. Monogram Club Musings – Stanford Weekend

    Oct 17, 2016, 11:42 AM EST

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    After two straight road games, it was great to see so many Monogram winners back on campus this past weekend. Among the returnees were six of the 12 former Fighting Irish student-athletes who either competed or coached at the Olympic Games in Rio this past summer. Angie Akers (‘98, volleyball), Margaret Bamgbose (’16, track &…

  11. Monogram Club’s Honorary History

    Oct 14, 2016, 9:57 AM EST

    Notre Dame football head coach Brian Kelly was awarded an honorary Monogram in 2013. Kelly’s wife, Paqui, his parents, Paul and Regina, and then Monogram Club president Haley Scott DeMaria (’95, swimming) were on hand for the surprise ceremony.

    NOTE: This story appears in the Notre Dame-Stanford football gameday program. The honorees include a Pope and presidents of both the United States of America and the University of Notre Dame. In all, 286 individuals are part of this exclusive company and everyone has their own story that led them to earning an honorary Monogram. Some…

  12. Monogram Club Turns 100: Men’s Tennis

    Oct 7, 2016, 9:50 AM EST

    Eric Schnurrenberger, Eddy Covalschi and Josh Hagar at the 2014 fall 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 are being highlighted. This latest installment of the “Monogram Club Turns 100” series looks at how the Monogram Club and the Fighting Irish men’s tennis program have…

  13. Monogram Club Musings – Duke Weekend

    Sep 26, 2016, 1:08 PM EST

    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…

  14. Monogram Club’s Founding Football Fathers

    Sep 26, 2016, 12:18 PM EST

    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…

  15. Monogram Club Turns 100: Field Hockey

    Sep 22, 2016, 9:31 AM EST

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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 1978-88. Field Hockey Monogram Moments The University of Notre Dame…

  16. Tony Rolinski Receives Honorary Monogram

    Sep 19, 2016, 12:22 PM EST

    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…

  17. Monogram Club Musings – Michigan State Weekend

    Sep 19, 2016, 11:08 AM EST

    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…

  18. 1966 Team Has Left Its Mark On The Monogram Club

    Sep 16, 2016, 10:22 AM EST

    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…

  19. Monogram Club Musings – Nevada Weekend

    Sep 12, 2016, 12:57 PM EST

    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…

  20. Monogram Club Turns 100: Wrestling

    Aug 23, 2016, 4:38 PM EST

    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…

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