We finished our season at home on Sunday, and although Michigan State backed out for fear of predicted thunderstorms we were able to keep our game against Loyola Chicago. We came away with our seventh win to close out the season, and we will enter the championship tournament in Madison in two weeks at the top of the league.
Defeated Loyola Chicago 13-3
We managed to sweep our first weekend of games on a cold Saturday in South Bend, putting us in a great position going forward.
Our first win against Marquette, likely our biggest challenge of the season, came after a critical two goal comeback in the last few minutes of the 4th quarter. This effort put us into overtime, where a sloppy pass on the part of Marquette gave us a fast break opportunity that resulted in the winning goal.
Marquette game: 5-4 OT win
Our wins against Michigan State and School Craft were more decisive:
MSU game: 12-3 win
School Craft game: 11-4 win
Notre Dame Relay for Life raised $180,440.83 for the American Cancer Society, while also celebrating the lives and honoring the struggle of so many people who have faced cancer.
Our team was proud to be even more involved in Relay this year, with nine players volunteering to help set up luminaries and monitor the kids’ bounce activities.
We also had 17 players register for our team and raise $1,255, which is the 21st most out of 85 teams. Special thanks to Augie O’Hern for absolutely crushing the fundraising.
We plan to continue working with ND Relay for Life and to be more involved each year.
We are happy to be part of ND Relay for Life for the second year in a row. Thus far, we have 9 guys signed-up as volunteers to help put on the event, 17 guys registered on our Relay team, and $1,050 raised!
Parents, fans, and friends please consider donating to our Relay for Life team:
Click here to view the TEAM page for Men’s Club Lacrosse