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  1. Monogram Club Musings – Florida State Weekend

    Nov 12, 2018, 2:15 PM EST

    Mother Nature paid tribute to the 25th anniversary of Notre Dame football’s 1993 win over Florida State in the “Game of the Century” by having temperatures hover around 25 degrees at kickoff of Saturday’s showdown with the Seminoles. The 2018 edition of the Fighting Irish produced their own tribute by improving to 10-0 thanks to…

  2. Catching Up With Mike McNeill (’88, Hockey)

    Nov 9, 2018, 2:04 PM EST

    This feature appears in the Notre Dame-Florida State Game Day Magazine. A number of Notre Dame athletic teams are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year and the Monogram Club is catching up with Monogram winners from those sports to get their reflections from their time as a student-athlete and how that impacted their lives. Mike McNeill (’88, hockey)…

  3. Monogram Club Musings – Fall 2018 Monogram Jacket Ceremony

    Nov 8, 2018, 2:50 PM EST

    Last year was one of the best in the storied history of Notre Dame athletics. Championship shirts, hats and hardware were plentiful as the Fighting Irish women’s basketball and fencing teams captured national titles and hockey advanced to the Frozen Four after sweeping the Big Ten regular season and tournament crowns. Those were just the…

  4. Monogram Club Musings – Pitt Weekend

    Oct 15, 2018, 2:38 PM EST

    Saturday was an idyllic fall day that featured many beautiful sights throughout the Notre Dame campus. Among them were the Fighting Irish football team remaining undefeated with a 19-14 win over Pitt, and Monogram Club members donning their Monogram jackets during the Club’s Annual Mass, Meeting and Reception festivities. On Friday, the Monogram Club Board…

  5. Catching Up With Don Casey (’82, ’83, Swimming)

    Oct 15, 2018, 10:38 AM EST

    This feature appears in the Notre Dame-Pittsburgh Game Day Magazine. A number of Notre Dame athletic teams are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year and the Monogram Club is catching up with Monogram winners from those sports to get their reflections from their time as a student-athlete and how that impacted their lives. Don Casey was…

  6. Monogram Club Musings – Stanford Weekend

    Oct 1, 2018, 12:32 PM EST

    A 38-17 take down (or was it a chop down?) of Stanford in a highly-anticipated top-10 tilt kept the Fighting Irish perfect on the season and guaranteed that the Legends Trophy will reside inside the Gug for at least the next year. While the current Notre Dame football team improved to 5-0, the 1973 squad,…

  7. Catching Up With Kate Markgraf (’98, Soccer)

    Sep 28, 2018, 10:10 AM EST

    This feature appears in the Notre Dame-Stanford Game Day Magazine. A number of Notre Dame teams are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year and the Monogram Club is catching up with Monogram winners from each of those sports to get their reflections from their time as a student-athlete and how that impacted their lives. Kate (Sobrero)…

  8. Monogram Club Musings – Vanderbilt Weekend

    Sep 17, 2018, 11:45 AM EST

    While the majority of the 80,000-plus fans inside Notre Dame on Saturday were cheering and hoping for a Fighting Irish victory over Vanderbilt, a close second on their wishlist likely was sunscreen. Hopefully for most Irish fans, they were able to get both. The Fighting Irish football squad did their part as they improved to…

  9. Catching Up With Amanda Polk (’08, Rowing)

    Sep 17, 2018, 11:14 AM EST

    This feature appears in the Notre Dame-Vanderbilt Game Day Magazine. A number of Notre Dame athletic teams are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year and the Monogram Club is catching up with Monogram winners from those sports to get their reflections from their time as a student-athlete and how that impacted their lives. Amanda Polk ’08…

  10. Monogram Club Musings – Ball State Weekend

    Sep 10, 2018, 1:24 PM EST

    Two home football weekends down and two Fighting Irish victories in the bank! With the euphoria of the season-opening win over Michigan still in the (much cooler) South Bend air, it was great to see Monogram Club members return to campus for the in-state showdown against Ball State. Keep those bags packed and we’ll see…

  11. Catching Up With Linda Wilson (’09, Softball)

    Sep 7, 2018, 11:40 AM EST

    This feature appears in the Notre Dame-Ball State game day program. A number of Notre Dame athletic teams are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year and the Monogram Club is catching up with Monogram winners from those sports to get their reflections from their time as a student-athlete and how that impacted their lives. Linda (Kohan)…

  12. Monogram Club Musings – Michigan Weekend

    Sep 4, 2018, 11:28 AM EST

    It’s hard to imagine a better – or busier – weekend on the Notre Dame campus than the one that just happened. It was great to see so many Monogram winners back in town to take part in the various events, which included 30th anniversary reunions for the 1988 football national champions and the women’s…

  13. Monogram Club Musings – Graduation Weekend 2018

    May 24, 2018, 9:12 AM EST

    Graduation weekend is often a time for goodbyes, but the Monogram Club wanted to remind the over 200 athletics graduates from Notre Dame’s Class of 2018 that their connection with the Fighting Irish family is just beginning. On Saturday morning, the Monogram Club and the Notre Dame athletics department hosted the seventh annual Fourth Quarter…

  14. Spring Monogram Jacket Ceremony Includes A Surprise

    Apr 26, 2018, 2:32 PM EST

    Over 70 student-athletes and student support staffers knew they were going to receive their Monogram jacket on Tuesday evening, but a special part of the spring Monogram Jacket Ceremony was the surprise presentation of a jacket, and all that it entails, to a member of the Notre Dame family. Notre Dame Senior Associate Athletics Director…

  15. Monogram Club Musings – Blue-Gold Weekend

    Apr 23, 2018, 3:09 PM EST

    Spring weather finally arrived in South Bend just in time for the Blue-Gold Game festivities. The Monogram Club was happy to partner with the Fighting Irish football program for the Notre Dame Football Alumni Appreciation Weekend. The weekend featured events that brought together many different eras of Notre Dame football, including the current team. Along with…

  16. Monogram Club Q&A With Charlie Trense (’19, lacrosse)

    Mar 19, 2018, 4:52 PM EST

    Charlie Trense is a junior LSM/defenseman on the Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team. Trense hails from Atlanta, Georgia and he’s enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an applied and computational mathematics and statistics major with a minor in peace studies. Why did you choose to play lacrosse at Notre Dame? “There were a…

  17. Catching Up With Braxston Cave (’12, football) And Trevor Robinson (’12, football)

    Jan 29, 2018, 10:35 AM EST

    Braxston Cave (’12, football) and Trevor Robinson (’12, football) used to play alongside each other on the Notre Dame offensive line and now they’ve teamed up again in the business world. After being standouts during their Fighting Irish careers and graduating from the University, Cave and Robinson both spent time in the NFL. Cave played…

  18. Monogram Club Musings – Navy Weekend

    Nov 20, 2017, 12:46 PM EST

    Notre Dame football honored the past and celebrated its seniors en route to its ninth win of the season, a 24-17 victory over Navy. The Fighting Irish donned special uniforms for the Rockne Heritage Game, which was played in less-than-ideal conditions in The House That Rockne Built. Rain, wind, cold and even marshmallows couldn’t stop the…

  19. Kevin O’Connor Leaves His Mark On The Monogram Club

    Nov 17, 2017, 9:59 AM EST

    Note: This story appears in the Notre Dame-Navy game day program. There had been 67 Monogram Club presidents before him, but Kevin O’Connor had the unique distinction of being the one to lead the Club from its first century into its second century. O’Connor, a 1989 Notre Dame graduate and former captain of the men’s…

  20. Monogram Club Musings – Fall Monogram Jacket Ceremony

    Nov 9, 2017, 1:17 PM EST

    Over 100 Notre Dame student-athletes and student support staff members reached a milestone moment of their Fighting Irish careers Wednesday evening as they received their Monogram jackets. The Monogram Club hosted its fall Monogram Jacket Ceremony in front of a packed house inside Club Naimoli. The first-time Monogram winners from Notre Dame’s winter and spring…

  21. Monogram Club Musings – Wake Forest Weekend

    Nov 6, 2017, 11:37 AM EST

    Rain and storms couldn’t dampen the mood as the Fighting Irish downed the Demon Deacons to keep their sensational season going and setup a marquee showdown next weekend in South Beach. Many Monogram winners were on hand for the Wake Forest weekend festivities, which included reunions for the baseball and men’s basketball programs. Here’s a…

  22. Terri Vitale Takes The Reins Of The Monogram Club

    Nov 3, 2017, 8:43 AM EST

    Note: This story appears in the Notre Dame-Wake Forest game day program. Two days after being named head coach of the Notre Dame women’s tennis program in the fall of 1989, Jay Louderback hadn’t even arrived on campus before making his first recruiting call from his parents’ home in Kansas. The recipient of that call…

  23. Monogram Club Musings – NC State Weekend

    Oct 30, 2017, 12:39 PM EST

    Maybe the only thing that could have made this past weekend better was if Lt. Gen. Bryan Fenton (’87, manager) brought the sun and temperatures with him from his home in Hawaii. Fenton, a member of the U.S. Army for over 30 years, returned to his alma mater to receive the Monogram Club’s highest honor,…

  24. Monogram Club Musings – USC Weekend

    Oct 23, 2017, 1:04 PM EST

    During a weekend in which the 1977 national championship football team celebrated the 40th anniversary of their special season, the current Fighting Irish squad did their best to honor them by downing USC 49-14. The Monogram Club was happy to welcome back over 80 members of the ’77 team, along with their family and friends.…

  25. Monogram Club Musings – Miami (Ohio) Weekend

    Oct 2, 2017, 2:08 PM EST

    From picturesque fall weather to a beautiful display of football, this past weekend left many feeling happy as they headed home from campus and into October. While Notre Dame and Miami (Ohio) don’t share much of a history on the gridiron, there is one legendary connection between the two schools. The late Ara Parseghian attended…

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