Last Build Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:10:10 EDT
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:52:00 EDTA five-game homestand for the University of Notre Dame softball team officially draws to a close this week, as the Irish play host to Eastern Michigan at Melissa Cook Stadium. The 5 p.m. (ET) first pitch on Wednesday will air live on ACC Network Extra.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:57:00 EDTMuch as the recipe for success was in a day one doubleheader, the University of Notre Dame softball team returned to what it knows best during the finale of an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) series with Virginia Tech. Aggression. The Irish scored seven unanswered runs on their way to a 9-4 win over the Hokies on Saturday to cap the conference three-game sweep at Melissa Cook Stadium.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:13:00 EDTDespite falling behind on the scoreboard in both games of Friday's Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) doubleheader with Virginia Tech, the University of Notre Dame softball team showcased its 2017 motto to perfection. The team of fighters countered the blow with six unanswered runs in the opener and nine unanswered tallies in the nightcap to sweep the Hokies 6-1 and 9-1 in five innings on a beautiful March night at Melissa Cook Stadium.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:00:00 EDTSpring has arrived in South Bend, just in time for the University of Notre Dame softball team's first Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) home series of 2017. The Irish welcome Virginia Tech to Melissa Cook Stadium for a scheduled three-game set. Due to the threat of inclement weather later in the weekend a Friday doubleheader at 4 p.m. (ET) will open play, with game three scheduled for a 3 p.m. first pitch on Saturday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:00:00 EDTDue to the threat of inclement weather, the schedule for this weekend’s Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) softball series between Notre Dame and Virginia Tech has been altered.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:11:00 EDTA pair of standout performances by freshmen Madison Heide and Katie Marino in their home debuts set a strong tone for the University of Notre Dame softball team on Wednesday. A home run and three RBI for Heide, two RBI and three tremendous plays in the field by Marino, and a balanced team offensive attack paved the Irish way in an 11-3 win in five innings over Michigan State to open the 2017 home season at Melissa Cook Stadium.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:40:00 EDTThe University of Notre Dame softball team makes its official return to Melissa Cook Stadium on Wednesday, ushering in its 2017 home schedule against Michigan State. The 4:30 p.m. (ET) nonconference game (scheduled start moved ahead 30 minutes due to weather) will air live on ACC Network Extra.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 14:19:00 EDTNo. 1/2 Florida State completed an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) series sweep of the University of Notre Dame softball team on Sunday. The Seminoles utilized a big first inning on their way to a five-inning triumph over the Irish on a sun-soaked day at JoAnne Graf Field.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 15:39:00 EDTFor the second straight game, No. 1/2 Florida State found its offense in the form of a big inning. Three Seminole runs in the fifth, with two more runs in the sixth, lifted the Seminoles to a 6-0 win on Saturday over the University of Notre Dame softball team at JoAnne Graf Field.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:49:00 EDTA four-run bottom of the fourth inning for No. 1/2 Florida State made all of the difference in Friday night's Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) series opener. The Seminoles rode the inning to a 6-0 victory over the University of Notre Dame softball team at JoAnne Graf Field.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:29:00 EDTA stretch of seven games in 10 days during the semester break for the University of Notre Dame softball team culminates in a crescendo of an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) series. The Irish return to JoAnne Graf Field to square off with No. 1/2 Florida State in a three-game ACC set on March 17-19, with live coverage on ACC Network Extra.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 21:18:00 EDTA three-run top of the seventh inning provided the University of Notre Dame softball team with all the cushion it needed in a nonconference game against Mercer on Wednesday night. Three RBI from Melissa Rochford, three runs scored by Ali Wester, and a complete game thrown by Rachel Nasland was the difference in a 7-2 Irish victory on a chilly evening at Sikes Field.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:32:00 EDTDue to unseasonable weather conditions in the Atlanta area, Tuesday's softball game between Notre Dame and Georgia State has been canceled. The game will not be made up.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:56:00 EDTFollowing the first Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) series of the season last weekend, the University of Notre Dame softball team heads back to work with a pair of midweek games in the state of Georgia. The Irish are set to make inaugural stops at Georgia State on Tuesday at 5 p.m. (ET), and Mercer in Macon on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 17:50:00 EDTIf the first two games of the series were any indication, a slugfest of epic proportions was likely to break out in Sunday's series finale between the University of Notre Dame softball team and Georgia Tech. An eighth-inning grand slam by Morgan Reed, part of her record eight RBI on the day, proved to be the difference in an 8-6 Irish win over the Yellow Jackets. The Notre Dame triumph closed a wild three-game Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) set at Mewborn Field.