1999 – 2000

In 1998-1999 season, Notre Dame won their first CWPA Midwest Championship.  They beat Miami-Ohio to win it in Oxford, and there were no Nationals.  Team captains were Erin Fitzgerald and Jen Beranek

In 1999-2000, Notre Dame had a record of 20-9.

February 5-6 CWPA Divisional at Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI:

Notre Dame 6 vs. Miami of Ohio 12 (L)

Notre Dame 15 vs. Bowling Green 8 (W)

Notre Dame 15 vs. Ohio University 6 (W)

Notre Dame 14 vs. Western Michigan 1 (W)

April 8-9  CWPA Midwest Championships at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN:

Notre Dame 13 vs. Western Michigan 3 (W)

Notre Dame 8 vs. Bowling Green 5 (W)

Notre Dame 12 vs. Miami of Ohio “B” 3 (W)

Notre Dame 12 vs. Miami of Ohio “A” 14 (L in OT)

May 5-7  CWPA National Collegiate Club Championships, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Notre Dame 12 vs. Dartmouth 3 (W)

Notre Dame 4 vs. University of Arizona 9 (L)

Notre Dame 2 vs. Chico State 7 (L)

Notre Dame 5 vs. Northern Arizona 3 (W)

Notre Dame lost to Miami in overtime at Rolfs Aquatic Center for the Midwest Championship.  That year, they received the Midwest bid to the first ever Club Nationals in Tuscon, AZ where they went 2-2 and placed 7th.  The Fighting Irish beat Dartmouth and Northern, AZ and lost to Chico and University of Arizona.  Miami, OH declined the bid that first year due to conflicts with their graduation ceremony.  Lauren Kuzinar and Liz Parolin were first team All-Midwest.  Val Simone, Jen Beranek and Lisa Thomas were second team.  Team Captains were Jen Beranek, Laurie Healy and Lisa Thomas.