Randy Waldrum's Fighting Irish beat Ohio State 1-0 today in the Semi-Finals of the College Cup -- Women's Soccer's Final Four -- to advance to Sunday's National Championship game against Stanford!!! Notre Dame's loan goal was scored by freshman, Mandy Laddish (#2 in photo) -- her second goal of the season. COULD BE A MOVIE HERE! The game for the National Championship will be at NOON EST on Sunday -- on ESPN2. It will match the undefeated and #1 ranked Cardinal of Stanford against the 7th ranked 20-2-2 Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Here's a link to the "post game" press conference and the game highlights including the winning goal: CONGRATULATIONS IRISH!!!!
Notre Dame fans and its opponents fans -- have come to expect to be greeted with the words; "Welcome to Notre Dame" (multiple times) when they attend a football game at Notre Dame Stadium. The man responsible for this is -- Cappy Gagnon '66 -- Notre Dame's Program Manager, Crowd Control. Cappy and his team of 857 ushers -- make the "Notre Dame Experience" -- world class and the envy of every opponents' fans who visit. A letter ran today in the Salt Lake City Tribune -- that spoke to Utah's attempt to "re-create" the Notre Dame experience at their game this past Saturday with BYU. Thought you would enjoy this!
The 7th ranked Fighting Irish of Notre Dame will take on the 17th ranked Ohio State Buckeyes today in the first Semi-Final game of the Women's College Cup -- the 2010 National Championship! The game will be televised on ESPN2 -- beginning at 4 PM EST. It's the fifth straight year that Randy Waldrum's Irish are competing in Women's Soccer "Final Four." Go IRISH!!!