The University of Notre Dame Women's Soccer Team beat Stanford this afternoon to win the 2010 NCAA Women's Soccer National Championship!!! The Irish only needed one goal, from freshman Adriana Leon, eleven minutes in the second half -- in their 1-0 win over the #1 ranked and undefeated Stanford Cardinal. Two Fun Facts from the NCAA Women's Soccer Championships: Notre's last four goals in the tournament were scored by FRESHMAN! And, Notre Dame is now undefeated -- the last three years -- every time junior, Melissa Henderson gets an assist! Melissa assisted Leon's winning goal. Here's a link to all of the coverage following today's THIRD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR NOTRE DAME'S WOMEN'S SOCCER PROGRAM!!!!
The Fighting Irish of Notre Dame's Women's Soccer Team is playing in the National Championship game today at NOON EST against the top ranked, and undefeated, Stanford Cardinal. It's the fourth time in the last seven years, and the eighth time overall. that the Irish will be playing in the National Championship final -- having won this game in 1995 and 2004. This game will also mark the 300th game in Randy Waldrum's coaching career at Notre Dame. The game will be televised on ESPN2 and ESPN3.com Here's a link to the 2010 College Cup Tournament Central website where you'll see a video of Saturday's press conference and a link to today's South Bend Tribune story. GO IRISH!!!!