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

    Nov 18, 2013, 11:08 AM EST

    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…

  2. Region 12 Update

    Nov 14, 2013, 10:35 AM EST

    Region 12 Monogram Winners, Here are a few updates on upcoming Notre Dame athletics events in our region, as well as some information about Monogram Club dues, as the end of the year quickly approaches! Men’s Soccer in ACC Semifinal Round: In their first year as part of the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Men’s Soccer…

  3. 31-24

    Nov 13, 2013, 3:11 PM EST

    For anyone who was in Notre Dame Stadium 20 years ago today, you know that score. It lives eternally on my sons’ bunk beds as a reminder of a game our children have heard us talk about often. “Best football game I have ever attended,” is my usual comment. My husband was a junior football…

  4. More Than A Jacket

    Nov 11, 2013, 5:41 PM EST

    In case you’re not a regular visitor to our website, we just wanted to share this new story and video on last week’s letter jacket ceremony. Andrew Clark (Emilio Estevez) wore it in The Breakfast Club. Tim Riggins (Taylor Kitsch) rocked one in Friday Night Lights. Finn Hudson (the late Cory Monteith) on Glee. If…

  5. God, Country, Notre Dame

    Nov 11, 2013, 11:07 AM EST

    On Friday, November 8, 2013, in honor of Veterans Day, members of the Monogram Club staff and board of directors visited our nation’s heroes at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. (just outside of Washington, D.C.). Currently awaiting confirmation on his appointment as Brigadier General, board member Colonel Bryan Fenton (’87, manager)…

  6. 2013 Fall Letter Jacket Ceremony: A Twitter Recap

    Nov 7, 2013, 11:10 AM EST

    Last night, the Monogram Club had the distinct honor of presenting letter jackets to over 100 student-athletes, in recognition of earning their first varsity Monogram at Notre Dame. Close to 300 guests, including parents, family members, coaches, administrators, and faculty members enjoyed the ceremony in Club Naimoli. See below for a look back at the evening…

  7. Letter Jacket Look Back

    Nov 6, 2013, 8:28 AM EST

    Aside from moving into a new office, setting up my computer, and rearranging some furniture, I’m pretty sure helping with the letter jacket ceremony was the first meaningful task I did as a member of the Monogram Club staff. Literally. I started April 1, and the ceremony was held on April 3. Even though I…

  8. The Letter Jacket Ceremony

    Nov 5, 2013, 11:45 AM EST

    Tomorrow evening, the Notre Dame Monogram Club will present more than 100 student-athletes with letter jackets in recognition of receiving their first Monogram. Though letter jackets have long been a part of the Monogram Club, it was only recently that this special event was established. The following feature was written by Pete LaFleur (’90), and…

  9. Monogram Club Musings: Navy Edition

    Nov 4, 2013, 2:43 PM EST

    While USC is Notre Dame’s biggest rival, Navy is its most admired. The annual matchup always makes for a memorable weekend, as the two programs have a tremendous amount of respect for one another. After last year’s game in Dublin, the Fighting Irish and Midshipmen resumed their historic series back on familiar soil this Saturday in…

  10. Irish In The NFL – Week Nine

    Nov 4, 2013, 12:10 PM EST

    Originally posted on Notre Dame Football Blog:
    Throughout NFL training camps, 41 former Notre Dame student-athletes participated in team drills and games. At the end of camp, 27 (24 who finished their career at ND) former Irish football players made active NFL rosters, while three were put on the injured reserve and four on practice…

  11. Notre Dame vs. Navy: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Nov 3, 2013, 1:19 PM EST

    There are a number of opponents who regularly appear on the Fighting Irish football schedule, but among them, none are as important to the University of Notre Dame as the United States Naval Academy. The role the Navy played in helping save Notre Dame during World War II has been well-documented, and the annual meeting…

  12. 100 Years Ago Today: Notre Dame Defeats Army

    Nov 1, 2013, 8:32 AM EST

    Nov. 1, 1913. Jesse Harper and his team traveled to West Point for a meeting with mighty Army. The Cadets had already established themselves as a football power, but few in the east knew much about the squad from Indiana. On that afternoon however, Harper’s eleven, led by Gus Dorais and Knute Rockne, put Notre…

  13. Region 2 Update

    Oct 22, 2013, 4:29 PM EST

    Region 2 Monogram Winners, With Notre Dame set to take on Air Force this Saturday, the Notre Dame Club of Colorado Springs has planned a jam packed weekend to welcome the Fighting Irish to Colorado. On-deck Friday, Oct. 25 4 pm – Start the weekend watching the ND Lacrosse team in an exhibition game against…

  14. Monogram Club Musings: USC Edition

    Oct 22, 2013, 3:37 PM EST

    Notre Dame. USC. A classic fall Saturday in South Bend. Nighttime in Notre Dame Stadium. This rivalry needs no introduction. As always, the big matchup between the Fighting Irish and Trojans brought a huge crowd to campus, and a number of special guests and groups watched as the blue & gold defeated USC, 14-10. Here’s…

  15. Irish In The NFL – Week Seven

    Oct 21, 2013, 11:38 AM EST

    Originally posted on Notre Dame Football Blog:
    Throughout NFL training camps, 41 former Notre Dame student-athletes participated in team drills and games. At the end of camp, 27 (24 who finished their career at ND) former Irish football players made active NFL rosters, while three were put on the injured reserve and four on practice…

  16. Notre Dame vs. USC: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Oct 21, 2013, 8:53 AM EST

    Notre Dame plays a number of great opponents every season, but there is no more highly anticipated game than the annual matchup with USC. The Fighting Irish’s biggest rival returned to Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday night, and for the first time since 2001, the blue & gold emerged victorious at home. Notre Dame has…

  17. Irish In The ACC: Playing For Peace

    Oct 17, 2013, 11:04 AM EST

    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…

  18. The Sounds of 1988

    Oct 16, 2013, 10:46 AM EST

    In 1988, Kevin Arnold and Winnie Cooper made baby boomers nostalgic for their adolescence, Tom Cruise met his brother Dustin Hoffman and Jack Buck could not believe what he saw at Dodger Stadium (25 years ago yesterday, actually). The Kansas Jayhawks cut down the nets for their second NCAA championship, and on the football field, Lou Holtz led…

  19. Playing For Peace Inspires In Chicago

    Oct 16, 2013, 8:41 AM EST

    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…

  20. 25 Years Ago Today

    Oct 15, 2013, 12:45 PM EST

    On Oct. 15, 1988, #1 Miami marched into South Bend with a 36-game regular season winning streak to face #4 Notre Dame in one of the most highly anticipated games in college football history. In a contest that most certainly lived up to the hype, the Fighting Irish knocked off the defending national champions, 31-30,…

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