Blue and Gold Illustrated

Nov. 2, 2015 Issue

Blue & Gold Illustrated: America's Foremost Authority on Notre Dame Football

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ND SPORTS Irish Roundup CROSS COUNTRY The Fighting Irish men's and women's teams were off over the Oct. 10 weekend. Both squads competed in the Wisconsin Invitational Oct. 16 in Madison, Wis. MEN'S GOLF Notre Dame finished 10th with a 71-over-par 935 (301-311-323) at the Crooked Stick Invita- tional Oct. 12-13 in Carmel, Ind. Junior Blake Ba- rens was the team's top representative, tying for 27th place with a score of 231 (77-77-77). The Irish next traveled to Waterville, Ireland, to compete in the Notre Dame Invitational Oct. 22-24. WOMEN'S GOLF The Irish had been off since the Chip-N Club Invitational Oct. 5-6 in Lincoln, Neb., but a busy week began with the Cardinal Cup Oct. 19-20 in Louisville, Ky. That event was followed by the three-day Land- fall Tradition Oct. 23-25 in Wilmington, N.C. HOCKEY Notre Dame opened its season with two exhi- bition matches — a 7-5 home win over Guelph Oct. 9 and a 2-2 tie against the U.S. National Team Development Program Oct. 11 in Plym- outh, Mich. The regular season kicked off with a two-game road swing against Penn State Oct. 16-17, before head coach Jeff Jackson's squad returned home to host Minnesota Duluth for two games Oct. 23-24. WOMEN'S SOCCER (10-3-1) The No. 14 Irish rebounded from a two-game losing streak by defeating Syracuse 1-0 in a home match Oct. 8. Junior midfielder Sandra Yu knocked in the lone goal of the game in the 16th minute, and the Irish didn't allow an Orange shot on goal for the duration of the game. Notre Dame also registered a 2-0 home victory over Boston College Oct. 11. Twin sisters Taylor Klawunder, a sophomore midfielder, and Kaitlin Klawunder, a sophomore forward, both tallied goals in the win. The Irish next hosted Wake Forest Oct. 16 before playing at perennial power North Carolina Oct. 22. MEN'S SWIMMING Host Notre Dame captured first place in the Dennis Stark Relays Oct. 9. The Irish scored 200 points to beat Oakland (160), Wright State (126), Olivet Nazarene (110) and IUPUI (106). The Irish next compete at home in a dual meet versus Michigan State Oct. 10. WOMEN'S SWIMMING The Irish also notched a first-place finish in the Dennis Stark Relays Oct. 9. Notre Dame scored 240 points to top Illinois State (160), Wright State (118), IUPUI (108) and Olivet Nazarene (82), giv- ing first-year head coach Mike Litzinger his first victory. Notre Dame will compete in a dual meet at Florida Gulf Coast Oct. 23, before returning home to face Michigan State Oct. 30. VOLLEYBALL (5-11) Notre Dame picked up its first ACC victory with a 3-2 win at Clemson Oct. 9. Sophomore outside hitter Sam Fry reached double figures in kills (13) for the 11th time this season to aid the winning effort. The Irish then dropped a 3-0 match at Georgia Tech Oct. 11. The Irish hosted Duke Oct. 16 and Wake Forest Oct. 18. — Jordan Wells

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