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The Observer

Observer All-Commencement Teams 2023

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Graduate right-hander Payton Tidd unleashes a pitch during Notre Dame‘s 10-2 defeat of Syracuse on Mar. 24 at Melissa Cook Stadium.
Graduate right-hander Payton Tidd unleashes a pitch during Notre Dame‘s 10-2 defeat of Syracuse on Mar. 24 at Melissa Cook Stadium.

Observer Women’s All-Commencement Team

Olivia Wingate, ND Soccer

Wingate was the second-highest team scorer with 14 goals and 33 points in 2022. She earned Third Team All-American, First Team US Coaches All-Region and First Team All-ACC accolades during her career.

Maddy Denner, ND XC, T&F

Denner was named All-ACC and Outdoor Second Team All-American during her collegiate career, which includes three top-five times in program history.

Payton Tidd, ND Softball

Reliable and elite, Todd has been named All-ACC three times, including First Team in 2019. Tidd has recorded a sub-3.15 ERA in each of her five seasons (as of May 15 for 2022-23).

Lucy Chamberlin, SMC Tennis

Chamberlin was named First Team All-MIAA with a 5-2 record in doubles play. She also collected Academic All-District accolades.

Clara Reudiger, HCC Tennis

Reudiger was named CCAC Player of the Week after leading the Saints to their first conference championship in program history in April.

Caitlin Traxler, SMC Softball

Traxler was named Second Team All-MIAA after leading Belles in 2023 with seven home runs and 37 RBI. Traxler also worked 41.1 innings in the circle.

Dara Mabrey, ND Basketball

The third Mabrey sister to play for the Irish scored double-digit points 71 times in her five-year career, including 20+ on 22 separate occasions. She was named to the ACC All-Freshman Team in 2019.

Kara Linder, ND Fencing

Brother of fellow Irish fencer Luke, Linder made two All-American Teams and qualified for NCAA Championship in all five of her collegiate seasons.

Kasey Choma, ND Lacrosse

Choma has scored 45 or more goals in each of the last three seasons. Named to 2022 IWLCA Midwest/West All-Region First Team.

Jackie Wolak, ND Lacrosse

Wolak has a jaw-dropping 89 assists in 18 games as a senior through May 15, 2023. Wolak achieved 2022 ACC All-Tournament and 2021 Inside Lacrosse Honorable Mention All-American selection.

Observer Women’s All-Commencement Team

Ryan Bischel, ND Hockey

Bischel started every game for ND in 2022-23, posting a sparkling .931 save percentage and being named a finalist for the prestigious Mike Richter Award.

Isaiah Foskey, ND Football

Foskey broke Justin Tuck’s record for career sacks in Notre Dame history en route to becoming a second-round NFL Draft Pick.

Vinny Martinez, ND Baseball

Stanford transfer has been Notre Dame’s hottest hitter down the stretch, leading the Irish with 10 home runs and a slugging percentage over .600 as of May 15.

Connor Fu, ND Tennis

Fu will represent Notre Dame in doubles in the NCAA Championships alongside freshman Sebastian Domingo. The duo have already been honored by the ACC twice this season.

Pat Kavanaugh, ND Men’s Lacrosse

Brother of fellow star sophomore Chris has broken program record single-season assists each of the last three seasons. Named a finalist for college lacrosse’s most prestigious individual accolade, the Tewaaraton Award.

Jack Hoagland, ND Swim & Dive

Hoagland qualified for NCAAs and won the Blanchford Award in 2023. Holds school records in the 400 IM and 800 free relay.

Nate Laszewski, ND Basketball

Former All-ACC honorable mention forward led the Irish in points per game (13.7) and rebounds per game (7.2).

Matthew Carmody, ND XC, T&F

Carmody was named First Team All-ACC in the outdoor 5,000 meter, indoor 3,000 meter and indoor 5,000 meter in 2021. Top 10 in Irish history the indoor 3,000 and 5,000 meter.

Axel Valenzuela, HCC Soccer

South Bend native was named to CCAC All-Conference Second Team after scoring six goals, including a game-winner, and two assists in 2022.

Palmer Jackson, ND Golf

Jackson, a 2021 Ping DI All-Region Tournament selection, has consistently paced the Irish in tournaments. He was also selected to compete in NCAA Regionals in 2023.