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  1. Ruth Riley (’01) To Receive 2015 Moose Krause Award

    Jan 20, 2015, 7:50 PM EDT

    As announced earlier today, the Notre Dame Monogram Club will present the 2015 Edward “Moose” Krause Distinguished Service Award to former women’s basketball star Ruth Riley (’01) during the Notre Dame vs. Louisville game on Monday, February 23 at Purcell Pavilion. A 13-year veteran of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), Riley retired from the…

  2. 2014 Fall Letter Jacket Ceremony: A Twitter Recap

    Nov 13, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

    The Notre Dame Monogram Club continued one of its unique traditions on Wednesday, hosting its 2014 fall letter jacket ceremony in celebration of first-time Monogram winners. The Club had the honor of recognizing more than 110 student-athletes and student managers for their accomplishments and contributions to Notre Dame athletics. Whether a sophomore basketball player, a senior diver…

  3. Tucker (’14) Named NCAA Woman of the Year

    Oct 20, 2014, 9:04 AM EDT

    Sunday marked a historic day for Notre Dame, as four-time Monogram winner Elizabeth Tucker (’14, soccer) was named the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year, becoming the first Fighting Irish student-athlete selected for the honor. On and off the field, Tucker’s résumé is outstanding. A two-time captain and member of the 2010 national championship team,…

  4. Football Program Story: Pat Garrity (’98)

    Oct 10, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

    The following feature on Pat Garrity (’98, basketball) was written by Craig Chval (’15), and first published in the football program for the Notre Dame vs. North Carolina game on Oct. 11, 2014. This weekend, Garrity will be among those on campus for a men’s basketball program reunion. From former University of Notre Dame basketball standout Pat Garrity’s…

  5. Philip J. Purcell III (’65) Awarded With Honorary Monogram

    Oct 9, 2014, 9:11 AM EDT

    The lead-up to Notre Dame’s showdown against Stanford was a particularly busy time on campus, as both the Monogram Club’s Board of Directors and the University’s Board of Trustees hosted their fall meetings. At the conclusion of the Committee on Athletic Affairs meeting last Wednesday, the Monogram Club had the opportunity to recognize one alumnus for…

  6. Football Program Story: Jen Buczkowski (’07)

    Oct 6, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT

    The following feature on Jen Buczkowski (’07, soccer) was written by Joanne Norell, and first appeared in the football program for the Notre Dame vs. Stanford game on Oct. 4, 2014. This past weekend, Buczkowski was among the group of Monogram winners back for the tenth reunion of the 2004 Notre Dame women’s soccer national championship…

  7. Football Program Story: Joe Kernan (’68)

    Sep 19, 2014, 8:40 AM EDT

    The following feature on Joe Kernan (’68, baseball) was written by Joanne Norell, and first appeared in the football program for the Notre Dame vs. Purdue game on Sept. 13, 2014. Former University of Notre Dame baseball player Joe Kernan, a 1968 graduate of the University, fondly remembers growing up in South Bend and the certain…

  8. Recruit Like A Champion Today

    Sep 11, 2014, 5:29 PM EDT

    Of all the Notre Dame athletics facilities around campus, perhaps no venue is as invaluable as the Joyce Center Fieldhouse. The JACC is home to the Notre Dame fencing program, and the volleyball team’s practice facility. It hosts Bengal Bouts, football luncheons, women’s basketball banquets and College GameDay campouts. It served as a place of…

  9. O’Reilly (’94, manager) Named NFL Senior VP of Events

    Aug 19, 2014, 9:09 AM EDT

    Just a couple weeks away from the beginning of the 2014 season, Peter O’Reilly (’94), a former Notre Dame football manager, was named the National Football League’s senior vice president of events. O’Reilly spent the past nine years as the league’s vice president of fan strategy and marketing. In his new role, he will be responsible…

  10. ND Alumni Squad Wins Inaugural “The Basketball Tournament”

    Jun 28, 2014, 9:27 PM EDT

    A team of Notre Dame basketball Monogram winners took home a $500,000 prize on Saturday evening, winning the inaugural “The Basketball Tournament,” by defeating Team Barstool, 72-68, at Boston University’s Case Gymnasium. The “Notre Dame Fighting Alumni” breezed through the first four games of the tourney earlier this month, before a hard-fought upset of the…

  11. Monogram Club Board Member Promoted to Brigadier General in the United States Army

    Jun 17, 2014, 10:28 AM EDT

    After being nominated by President Barack Obama for appointment to the rank of brigadier general in the United States Army last summer, Monogram Club board member Bryan Fenton (’87, manager) was officially promoted to his new rank in a ceremony on Friday at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.…

  12. Chris Stevens (’74) Earns Pair of Notre Dame Teaching Awards

    May 19, 2014, 11:25 AM EDT

    The University of Notre Dame held its 169th Commencement Exercises on Sunday, and with that, the 2013-14 academic year is officially in the books. In addition to the 3,047 diplomas conferred during the weekend, a number of awards and honors were also announced. Among the numerous teaching awards, former Monogram Club board member Chris Stevens…

  13. Club Presents 2014 Postgraduate Scholarships

    May 5, 2014, 9:11 AM EDT

    At Wednesday’s O.S.C.A.R.S., the Monogram Club had the privilege of presenting its annual postgraduate scholarships to student-athletes intending to continue their studies after graduation. This year’s recipients were Kelly Curran and Ted Glasnow, both members of the Irish track & field program. To learn more about Kelly and Ted, click here to read the full article…

  14. Chicago Tribune Feature: Brooks Boyer (’94)

    Apr 28, 2014, 5:13 PM EDT

    After months of cold and snow, spring has finally arrived and the Major League Baseball season is in full swing. Last week, 1994 Notre Dame graduate and four-time basketball Monogram winner Brooks Boyer (’94) was the subject of a great Chicago Tribune profile by sports media columnist Ed Sherman. Boyer currently serves as the Chicago…

  15. Allocco (’76) Leads West Squad in McDonald’s All-American Game

    Apr 4, 2014, 9:53 AM EDT

    While at Notre Dame, Monogram winner Frank Allocco (’76) may have been best known as a quarterback and member of the 1973 national championship football team. These days, Allocco is quarterbacking a different squad. In 27 seasons as a high school basketball coach in California, the former two-sport Irish student-athlete has won three state championships and more than…

  16. Dillon Powers (’13) Named MLS Rookie of the Year

    Nov 25, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT

    After already being named team MVP, Dillon Powers (’13) took home another big award on Monday. The former Irish midfielder was named MLS Rookie of the Year, finishing ahead of teammate Deshorn Brown and becoming the first player in Colorado Rapids history to earn that distinction. In 29 games, the Plano, Texas native scored five goals…

  17. Irish Connection: Skylar Diggins (’13)

    Nov 20, 2013, 10:39 AM EDT

    This past weekend, the Notre Dame basketball family welcomed a new member into the prestigious Ring of Honor at Purcell Pavilion. Four-time All-America point guard Skylar Diggins (’13) returned to her hometown and was recognized in a pre-game ceremony before the Irish took the floor against Valparaiso. A giant #4 Diggins banner was unveiled, joining #00 Ruth Riley…

  18. From “On The Bump” To “Bump, Set, Spike”

    Nov 19, 2013, 10:02 AM EDT

    In baseball lingo, the phrase “on the bump” is commonly used in reference to the pitcher’s mound. For opposing batters facing Ryan Doherty, the bump may as well have been a mountain. Standing at 7-foot-1, the righty closer dominated hitters, on his way to multiple All-America honors in 2004. After his junior season, he signed with…

  19. Huddle (’06) Sets World Record in 12K Road Race

    Nov 18, 2013, 11:08 AM EDT

    Ten-time Notre Dame All-American and 2012 U.S. Olympian Molly Huddle (’06) added another feat to her stellar résumé on Sunday morning in Alexandria, Va. Huddle and fellow Olympian Shalane Flanagan pushed the pace from the opening mile at the .US National Road Racing Championships, before the former Irish standout pulled away to win 12-kilometer race…

  20. Irish In The ACC: Playing For Peace

    Oct 17, 2013, 11:04 AM EDT

    As a follow-up to yesterday’s blog about the recent men’s lacrosse Playing For Peace event, enjoy the latest in Fighting Irish Digital Media’s Irish In The ACC video series. Watch below as head coach Kevin Corrigan, sophomore student-athlete Conor Kelly, and Notre Dame student body president/fencing student-athlete Alex Coccia talk about the inspiring day in…

  21. Playing For Peace Inspires In Chicago

    Oct 16, 2013, 8:41 AM EDT

    Sunday’s marathon wasn’t the only event that Monogram winners participated in this weekend in Chicago. On Saturday morning, the Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team headed to the Windy City for a Playing For Peace service project and clinic with OWLS (Outreach With Lacrosse & Schools) Lacrosse. OWLS is an organization focused on using lacrosse programs…

  22. Monogram Winners Finish Chicago Marathon

    Oct 14, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    On a perfect fall Sunday in the Windy City, more than 40,000 people ran the Chicago Marathon, led by Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto crossing the finish line in a course record time of 2:03:45. Though I was not one of those 40,000, I did enjoy watching part of the marathon from the 26-mile mark. It was…

  23. Strong And True: Earning A Monogram

    Oct 7, 2013, 9:33 AM EDT

    Throughout the 2013 season, Fighting Irish Digital Media has been releasing a series of Strong and True videos each Thursday afternoon. The latest “webisode” focuses on the Monogram Club’s recent honorary Monogram presentation to Irish head coach Brian Kelly. In case you missed it over the weekend, watch the great video below featuring Coach Kelly…

  24. Irish Softball, Wounded Warriors Team Up For A Spectacular Sunday

    Oct 1, 2013, 6:29 PM EDT

    On Saturday, Notre Dame lost and it was frustrating. On Sunday, Notre Dame lost—twice—and it was awesome. As I mentioned in this week’s Monogram Club Musings, it can be easy to get wrapped up in what happens on the field at Notre Dame Stadium during the fall. For some, an Irish defeat might as well…

  25. Monogram Club Presents A Pair of Honoraries During Michigan State Weekend

    Sep 24, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT

    Twice per year, the Monogram Club hosts a letter jacket ceremony, recognizing student-athletes who have earned their first Monogram while competing for the Fighting Irish. Family members and coaches gather in Club Naimoli. A Monogram winner—someone who not only starred under the Golden Dome, but who has also achieved great success in life after Notre…

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