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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:36:00 ESTA second signature victory of the weekend ended, in style, what has been the most daunting schedule to open a season in University of Notre Dame softball history. A pair of late home runs, including a solo blast off the bat of freshman Katie Marino in the seventh inning, was the knockout punch for the Irish on Saturday in a 5-4 win over No. 4/5 Oklahoma.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:44:00 ESTShaking off a disappointing 3-1 defeat to No. 21/19 Arizona State in Friday's opening game, the University of Notre Dame softball team responded with grit and determination in the nightcap at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. A four-run fourth inning and five-run fifth inning powered the Irish past No. 11/12 Georgia 10-7 on Fenway Field at the Big League Dreams Sports Complex.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:41:00 ESTThe University of Notre Dame softball team opened play on Thursday in a jam packed field at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. During the squad's first two games of the weekend, the Irish fell to Texas 4-3 before surrendering an 8-0 decision to No. 20/22 Missouri in five innings at the Big League Dreams Sports Complex.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:30:00 ESTFor the fourth straight season, the University of Notre Dame softball team makes its return to the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. The Irish will face five teams either ranked or receiving votes in the national top 25 during their three-day stay at the Big League Dreams Sports Complex in Cathedral City, California.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:19:00 ESTIn the second matchup of the weekend between the two teams, No. 11/10 Michigan proved to be the aggressor from the outset of Sunday's ACC/Big Ten Challenge meeting with the University of Notre Dame softball team. Seven runs over the first four innings powered the Wolverines to a 9-2 win over the Irish at NC State's Dail Stadium.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:48:00 ESTThe second day of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge yielded a piece of University of Notre Dame softball history. Notre Dame scored four runs in the first two innings to defeat No. 11/10 Michigan 6-4 on Saturday at Dail Softball Stadium. The Irish ultimately fell in game two of the day 3-2 in eight innings against No. 13 Minnesota.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:18:00 ESTFacing a middle-inning deficit, No. 13 Minnesota scored four unanswered runs to complete a 4-1 comeback win over the University of Notre Dame softball team on Friday in game one of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at Dail Softball Stadium.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:03:00 ESTThe University of Notre Dame softball team makes its first appearance in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge this weekend in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Irish open a four-game round-robin against Minnesota and Michigan on Friday at 2:30 p.m. (ET) at Dail Stadium, the home of NC State.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:22:00 ESTNotre Dame softball welcomed five new players to the squad in 2017: outfielder Alexis Bazos, catcher Madison Heide, infielder Katie Marino, infielder Chelsea Purcell and infielder Ellie Richards. Let's get better acquainted with the Irish softball Class of 2020.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 14:28:00 ESTOn the strength of a four-run fourth inning, No. 8 UCLA proved to be too formidable a hurdle for the University of Notre Dame softball team on Sunday. The Bruins tacked on a pair of runs in the final frame to defeat the Irish 8-0 in five innings at Easton Stadium as part of the Stacy Winsberg Memorial Tournament.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 17:42:00 ESTReturning for a second day of play at the Long Beach State Kickoff Tournament, the University of Notre Dame softball team carried a winner's momentum throughout the mild California Saturday. A 2-1 victory over South Dakota set the stage for a 5-2 triumph over San Diego State to sweep the day at the LBSU Softball Complex.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:29:00 ESTLate-inning drama was in abundance during the opening day of the 2017 season for the University of Notre Dame softball team. The Irish scored a walk-off win against Weber State 2-1, before dropping a heartbreaking 4-3 decision to host Long Beach State on Friday at the Beach Kickoff Tournament at the LBSU Softball Complex.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:08:00 ESTThe University of Notre Dame softball team officially begins its 2017 schedule this weekend, traveling to the state of California for two separate tournament stops. The Irish begin the new campaign with four games at the Beach Kickoff Tournament on Feb. 10-11 at Long Beach State, and close the West Coast road swing as part of the Stacy Winsberg Memorial Tournament on Feb. 12 at No. 8 UCLA.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 17:16:00 ESTFor the third straight year, University of Notre Dame senior captain and two-time National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-American Karley Wester has been added to the "Watch List" for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, as unveiled by USA Softball on Wednesday.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 15:07:00 ESTThe official start of the 2017 University of Notre Dame softball season is a mere 10 days away, when the Irish open play at the Beach Kickoff Tournament in Long Beach, California, on Feb. 10.