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ND Volleyball: Irish looking for magic two

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Perfection is hardly commonplace in the world of sports, especially in a conference as demanding as the Big East. But as the Irish play host to Georgetown and South Florida this weekend, the magic number for an unbeaten conference record is down to two.



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Women's Interhall: Purple Weasels take on Phoxes

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Pasquerilla West (7-0) and Pangborn (5-2) square off Sunday in a rematch of one of the season's most tightly contested games, but this time a trip to Notre Dame Stadium is on the line. Early in the season, the Purple Weasels defeated the Phoxes 6-0. In that game, a last-minute touchdown by junior quarterback Simone Bigi won the game in a downpour on a muddy Riehle Field.



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Last defense

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On a Notre Dame defense, and particularly in a secondary, that has shuffled on an almost weekly basis in 2009, one piece of the puzzle has remained intact.




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ND Cross Country: Runners compete for NCAA berth

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The Notre Dame men's and women's cross country seasons are getting down to the wire as they travel to the University of Indiana in Bloomington Saturday for the NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet with hopes of qualifying for the NCAA championships.






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ND Women's Soccer: Squad to begin title hunt at home

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No. 5 Notre Dame begins its quest for its third national title when it hosts IUPUI in the first round of the NCAA Championships today at Alumni Stadium. This is the 16th consecutive season the Irish have hosted first and second round matches in the NCAA tournament.


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Pittsburgh game a homecoming for Walls

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Saturday night's game against No. 8 Pittsburgh is undoubtedly a big game for every member of the Irish squad, but for senior cornerback Darrin Walls, the game will mean just a little bit more.


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Baraka Bouts: On a mission

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Don't expect a lot of knockout blows when 90 female boxers take the ring tonight for the Baraka Bouts Fight Night. Instead, look for even matches and exciting finishes.


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Men's Soccer: ND seniors reflect on shootout

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When South Florida's Sebastian Thuriere stepped to the penalty kick line for the Bulls' fifth attempt in Sunday's shootout, eight Irish seniors stood on the sideline and one stood in the goal. The game had ended in a 2-2 tie and Notre Dame was up 5-4 in the shootout, which would decide who moved on to the Big East semifinals.