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  1. Past President Profile – Charles Walsh

    Jan 22, 2016, 9:45 AM EST

    Charles Walsh-100-y

    This Monogram Club Past President Profile features Charles (Chile) Walsh (’27, football), the Club’s ninth president. Walsh served as Monogram Club president in 1926.  Note – In honor of the Monogram Club’s 100th anniversary we will take a look at each of the Club’s former presidents with our Past President Profile. Charles (Chile) Walsh (’27, football) – Born…

  2. Monogram Club Turns 100: Women’s Basketball

    Jan 6, 2016, 11:36 AM EST

    Ruth Riley (’01) spoke at the Monogram Club’s 2014 fall letter jacket ceremony.

    It’s a very exciting time for both the Notre Dame women’s basketball program and the Monogram Club. The Fighting Irish are off to another great start and the Monogram Club is celebrating its 100th anniversary! As part of our ongoing anniversary celebration, the Monogram Club’s many connections to the women’s basketball program will be highlighted…

  3. Club Of The Century

    Dec 29, 2015, 9:13 PM EST

    100y collage

    This time of year we often look back at significant events from the past 12 months, but the Monogram Club would like to reflect on the last 1,200 months because when the clock strikes midnight on December 31 the Club will officially enter its 100th year! A lot has happened since Notre Dame head football coach…

  4. Riehle Open On The Road Recap

    Dec 18, 2015, 4:25 PM EST

    TPC flag

    The Monogram Club was thrilled to take the Riehle Open on the road for the first time ever. Thanks to all the Monogram Club members and guests who competed during a fun-filled and gorgeous day on November 27 at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco! Twelve foursomes took to the course on a cloudless day in…

  5. Past President Profile – John Wallace

    Dec 10, 2015, 10:32 AM EST

    John Wallace-100y-2

    This Monogram Club Past President Profile features John Wallace (’26, football), the Club’s eighth president. Wallace served as Monogram Club president in 1925. In honor of the Monogram Club’s 100th anniversary we will take a look at each of the Club’s former presidents with our Past President Profile.  John Wallace (’26, football) – Wallace hailed from Calumet City,…

  6. Monogram Club Musings – Shamrock Series

    Nov 23, 2015, 2:14 PM EST

    MC flag-Fenway sign-light

    It felt like the entire University of Notre Dame campus was uprooted and placed in Boston over the weekend and the Monogram Club was happy to be part of the Shamrock Series experience! The Club hosted a pair of well-attended events, the Monogram Career Network(ing) Happy Hour on Friday at Lir Pub and Saturday’s pre-game…

  7. Past President Profile – Elmer Layden

    Nov 18, 2015, 5:07 PM EST

    (Left to right) Head coach Elmer Layden, Herman Burnell, Mario Tonelli, Nevin (Bunny) McCormick and Chuck O’Reilly in 1937.  Burnell, Tonelli, McCormick and O’Reilly were called the Pony Express backfield.

    This Monogram Club Past President Profile features Elmer Layden (’25, football/track & field), the Club’s seventh president. Layden served as Monogram Club president in 1924. In honor of the Monogram Club’s 100th anniversary we will take a look at each of the Club’s former presidents with our Past President Profile. Elmer Layden (’25, football/track & field) – Layden came…

  8. Monogram Club Musings – Wake Forest Weekend

    Nov 16, 2015, 2:15 PM EST

    Instragram

    It was a week of firsts and finales for the Monogram Club. On Tuesday, the Club held its fall letter jacket ceremony and presented over 100 first-time Monogram winners with their jackets. SEE MORE HERE It was fitting that the Monogram Club’s gameday program article focused on its commitment to Notre Dame student-athletes. READ HERE Over…

  9. Past President Profile – Harvey Brown

    Nov 13, 2015, 9:22 AM EST

    Harvey Brown-100y cropped

    This Monogram Club Past President Profile features Harvey Brown (’24, football), the Club’s sixth president. Brown served as Monogram Club president from 1922-23. In honor of the Monogram Club’s 100th anniversary we will take a look at each of the Club’s former presidents with our Past President Profile. Harvey Brown (’24, football) – Hailed from Youngstown, Ohio where…

  10. Monogram Club Musings – Fall Letter Jacket Ceremony

    Nov 12, 2015, 10:45 AM EST

    Emily Carson ('17, track & field) delivered the student-athlete speech.

    There are certain rarities in athletics: a perfect game, a hole-in-one and an undefeated season. Another was achieved Tuesday evening as the Monogram Club was able to bring together student-athletes and their families, coaches, university and athletic administrators, and an NBA front office staff member during a very hectic time of the academic and athletic…

  11. Monogram Club Turns 100: Football

    Nov 6, 2015, 12:12 PM EST

    Nicky Baratti, Reggie Brooks, Romeo Okwara and  Keivarae Russell (left to right).

    A CENTURY OF COMMITMENT TO NOTRE DAME (video) EDITOR’S NOTE: The Notre Dame Monogram Club is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015-16. In honor of reaching the century mark, Fighting Irish Media will present a look at some of the top student-athletes and moments in each Notre Dame sport. We recognize the significant contributions of all of…

  12. Past President Profile – Gus Desch

    Nov 4, 2015, 11:27 AM EST

    Notre Dame football 1921 team photo

    This Monogram Club Past President Profile showcases Gus (August) Desch (’23, football/track & field), the Club’s fifth president. Desch served as Monogram Club president from 1920-21. In honor of the Monogram Club’s 100-year anniversary celebration we will take a look at each of the Club’s former presidents with our Past President Profile. Gus (August) Desch…

  13. Monogram Club Turns 100: Men’s Soccer

    Oct 29, 2015, 4:08 PM EST

    Alumni Stadium officially was dedicated on April 24, 2010. Men’s soccer Monogram winners Tom Crotty (‘80) and Rob Snyder (‘84) were the lead benefactors.

    A CENTURY OF COMMITMENT TO NOTRE DAME (video) The Notre Dame Monogram Club is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015-16. In honor of reaching the century mark, Fighting Irish Media will present a look at some of the top student-athletes and moments in each Notre Dame sport. We recognize the significant contributions of all of our…

  14. Monogram Club Turns 100: Women’s Soccer

    Oct 29, 2015, 11:05 AM EST

    Kate (Sobrero) Markgraf ('98) currently serves as a Monogram Club advisor. She was a member of Notre Dame's 1995 national championship squad before going on to win a World Cup (1999) and two Olympic gold medals (2004 & 2008) with Team USA.

    A CENTURY OF COMMITMENT TO NOTRE DAME (video) The Notre Dame Monogram Club is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015-16. In honor of reaching the century mark, Fighting Irish Media will present a look at some of the top student-athletes and moments from each Notre Dame sport. We recognize the significant contributions of all of…

  15. Monogram Club Turns 100: Volleyball

    Oct 29, 2015, 9:52 AM EST

    Former volleyball student-athlete Julie Pierson Doyle ('85) became the Monogram Club's first female president. She served in that capacity from 2005-07.

    A CENTURY OF COMMITMENT TO NOTRE DAME (video) The Notre Dame Monogram Club is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015-16. In honor of reaching the century mark, Fighting Irish Media will present a look at some of the top student-athletes and moments from each Notre Dame sport. We recognize the significant contributions of all of…

  16. Past President Profile – Francis Andrews & Slip Madigan

    Oct 26, 2015, 5:06 PM EST

    Slip Madigan

    In honor of the Monogram Club’s 100-year anniversary celebration we continue our look at each of the Club’s former presidents with our Past President Profile. View all Past President Profiles This post showcases Francis Andrews (’18, football) and Edward “Slip” Madigan (’20, football) the third and fourth Monogram Club presidents, respectively. Andrews, who also went…

  17. Past President Profile – James Phelan

    Oct 26, 2015, 4:21 PM EST

    James Phelan

    In honor of the Monogram Club’s 100-year anniversary celebration we continue our look at each of the Club’s former presidents with our Past President Profile. View all Past President Profiles The Club’s second president was James Phelan (’17, football). – Phelan was born December 5, 1892 in Sacramento, California and raised in Portland, Oregon. –…

  18. Past President Profile – Rev. Hugh O’Donnell

    Oct 26, 2015, 4:13 PM EST

    Rev. Hugh O'Donnell with Frank Leahy

    In honor of the Monogram Club’s 100-year anniversary celebration we will be taking a look at each of the Club’s 67 former presidents with our Past President Profile. Rev. Hugh O’Donnell – The first Monogram Club president was football center J. Hugh O’Donnell, a 1916 Notre Dame graduate. Up until the 1940s, the Monogram Club president…

  19. Monogram Club Musings – USC Weekend

    Oct 19, 2015, 3:10 PM EST

    Bettis-Brown presentation-2

    It felt like a reunion weekend of sorts in South Bend. Jerome Bettis and Tim Brown were back on campus and were honored for their induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Members of Notre Dame’s 1995 national champion women’s soccer team also were celebrated for the 20th anniversary of winning the program’s first title. In…

  20. Monogram Club Musings – Navy Weekend

    Oct 12, 2015, 2:20 PM EST

    Johnny Lujack took part in the pre-game coin flip. (photo courtesy of Lighthouse Imaging)

    The Monogram Club is proud to be celebrating its 100th anniversary and one of the few things in the history of Fighting Irish athletics that rivals the Club’s longevity is the Notre Dame-Navy football series. It was a picture-perfect fall day on Saturday when Notre Dame and Navy met for the 89th consecutive year and…

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