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  1. Notre Dame vs. Temple: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Sep 1, 2013, 9:38 PM EDT

    In an age of smartphones and social media, 140-character messages have become one of the most popular forms of communication, and yesterday, everyone from Justin Tuck to Ruth Riley had something to say about the blue & gold on. Last season, the popular Notre Dame blog, Her Loyal Sons began posting a Twitter recap after each Fighting…

  2. Vampire Volleyball

    Aug 20, 2013, 2:54 PM EDT

    You might be wondering about the title of this blog post… I’ve never watched a single episode of HBO’s vampire drama True Blood, but a pair of tweets from Angie Akers (’98, volleyball) caught my attention this afternoon. Akers, a professional on the AVP Tour, taught members of the show’s cast a few things about…

  3. History for Huddle (’06)

    Aug 18, 2013, 10:04 AM EDT

    It was a historic Saturday for Molly Huddle (’06) in Moscow. The former ten-time All-American clocked a time of 15:05.73 to finish sixth in the women’s 5,000 meter finals at the IAAF World Championships. It was the highest finish ever for an American woman in the event.  Andrew Legare, from Huddle’s hometown Elmira Star-Gazette, has the full…

  4. Former Swimming Manager Fights Hunger in America

    Aug 9, 2013, 10:57 AM EDT

    Yesterday, the Notre Dame Alumni Association sent out the August edition of its e-newsletter, ND Today. Among the featured stories is a great article about Matt Knott (’92), a Monogram Club member and former manager for the Irish women’s swimming & diving team. Knott graduated with a finance degree, and enjoyed a successful career with PepsiCo,…

  5. Wilcox (’81) Named Seminoles’ AD

    Aug 7, 2013, 7:59 PM EDT

    The Notre Dame Athletic Directors Family Tree keeps growing… On Wednesday evening, Florida State University introduced Stan Wilcox (’81, basketball) as the Seminoles’ new Director of Athletics. Wilcox was previously the senior deputy athletics director at Duke, under former Irish AD Kevin White (2002 honorary Monogram recipient). While at Notre Dame, the 6-foot-3 guard from…

  6. King of His Court

    Jul 24, 2013, 10:07 AM EDT

    On Tuesday, former Monogram Club president Marc Kelly (’82, basketball) was the subject of a great feature in the Los Angeles Daily Journal. Kelly, a Superior Court Judge in Orange County, Calif., served as Club president from 2007-09 and is now a member of the past presidents council. Like thousands of other Monogram Club members…

  7. Strong of Heart: Adam Sargent (’99) and Deanna Gumpf

    Jul 23, 2013, 5:03 PM EDT

    “Strong of heart and true to her name…” Less than six weeks from the start of football season, perhaps those words trigger visions of an Irish touchdown or sounds of the band playing on the steps of Bond Hall. But “strong of heart” is not just a phrase from the Notre Dame Victory March. In…

  8. 40 Years

    Jul 22, 2013, 8:47 AM EDT

    This past academic year marked an important milestone in the world of athletics, both at Notre Dame and across the country. The passing of the legislation known as Title IX coincided with the admittance of women to Notre Dame. On campus and off, the University honored these two milestones in many ways. Just this past…

  9. Army Col. Bryan Fenton (’87) Named Brigadier General

    Jul 15, 2013, 8:51 AM EDT

    Army Col. Bryan Fenton (’87, manager), a Monogram Club board member since 2011, has been nominated by President Barack Obama for appointment to the rank of brigadier general, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced earlier this month. Upon graduating with a bachelor’s degree in marketing in 1987, Fenton was commissioned as an officer into the United States…

  10. Spruell To Lead Deloitte’s Central Region and Chicago Office

    Jul 10, 2013, 4:24 PM EDT

    Four-time Monogram winner and current Club board member Byron Spruell (’87, ’89, football) was appointed vice chairman of Deloitte LLP, Central region managing principal and Chicago office managing principal on Wednesday. While at Notre Dame, Spruell was a co-captain on the 1987 Irish football squad under head coach Lou Holtz. He was a two-time winner…

  11. Some 4th of July Reading: Catching Up with Irish Soccer Alums

    Jul 3, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT

    Aside from Major League Baseball (go Red Sox…) and Wimbledon, there’s not a whole lot going on in the world of sports at this time of year. Even for diehard sports fans, it’s a nice break – the calm before the storm that is certain to pick up in early August. While many Notre Dame…

  12. IRISH in the Pros

    Jun 28, 2013, 12:11 PM EDT

    Originally posted on Notre Dame Soccer Blog:
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Fifteen former Notre Dame men’s soccer players currently are competing professionally around the world. Fourteen are playing in the United States, while one is currently playing in England. We recently checked in with all of our alumni playing professionally and asked them to answer…

  13. NLWA

    Jun 25, 2013, 10:51 AM EDT

    In a world of acronyms, NLWA was a new one to which I was introduced when I joined the Monogram Club Board. NLWA: The National Letterwinners Association. (Yes, even though spell check is telling me that “Letterwinners” is not one word, and even though it’s the NLWA – not the NLA, Letterwinners is one word.)…

  14. I CAUGHT A PASS FROM TOMMY REES!

    Jun 12, 2013, 8:25 AM EDT

    Last night, a sold-out crowd of 600 women attended the Kelly Cares Foundation’s Football 101, a fundraising event benefiting breast cancer research. I have had the privilege of attending this event – twice. And I look forward to attending it again. Football 101 teaches women the basics of the game: running through drills with current…

  15. Irish Soccer Alumni Compete in 7v7 Tournament

    Jun 11, 2013, 11:02 AM EDT

    A group of Notre Dame men’s soccer alumni participated in Northwestern University’s annual Alumni Cup Soccer Championship this past Saturday at Lakeside Field in Evanston, Ill. The Irish finished 1-1-1, but unfortunately did not advance to the semifinals, as a result of goal differential. Irish assistant coach Greg Dalby (’07) organized the squad, which included Bob…

  16. Monty Williams (’93) Joins USA Basketball Staff

    Jun 10, 2013, 3:47 PM EDT

    Former Irish basketball standout Monty Williams (’93) was announced as a USA Basketball Men’s National Team assistant coaches for 2013-16 by USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo on Monday. Williams, who is currently the head coach of the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans (recently re-branded from the Hornets), will join Jim Boeheim (Syracuse University) and Tom Thibodeau…

  17. Fantasy Camp: It’s Game Day.

    Jun 7, 2013, 10:03 AM EDT

    The big day has arrived. The 2013 Notre Dame Football Fantasy Camp squads will take the gridiron in the hallowed House That Rockne Built this afternoon. The guys will run out of the tunnel and hear their named called over the stadium speakers. They’ll dress in the same locker room and stand on the same…

  18. Fantasy Camp: Building A Brotherhood

    Jun 6, 2013, 7:03 PM EDT

    To the average person, the concept of Notre Dame Football Fantasy Camp probably sounds crazy. Take a few days off from work, leave your family behind, and come to South Bend for a week for the chance to live and breathe the experience of being a Fighting Irish football player (complete with Trick Shot Monday).…

  19. A Friendly Fantasy Camp Reminder: Stretch, Stretch, Stretch

    Jun 6, 2013, 9:26 AM EDT

    I’m starting to wonder if this is the busiest week of the year for athletic trainer Rob Hunt. Unfortunately, the first practice of the 2013 Notre Dame Football Fantasy Camp saw a couple of players sidelined with injuries. With participants ranging in age from 27 to 73, perhaps this should come as no surprise. With…

  20. Football Monogram Winners Return To Campus For Annual Fantasy Camp

    Jun 5, 2013, 3:46 PM EDT

    Wednesday, June 5 marked the first full day of the 2013 edition of Notre Dame Football Fantasy Camp. Following Tuesday’s opening dinner in Club Naimoli, the fantasy camp squad strapped the pads on and took the field at the LaBar Practice Complex this morning, along with several current and former Notre Dame football players serving…

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