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Notre Dame sports: year in review

Notre Dame sports: year in review

| Friday, May 13, 2016

Football: Irish overcome injuries and adversity to reach Fiesta Bowl Outstanding female senior athlete: Molly Seidel Outstanding male senior athlete: Matt Kavanagh Men’s Basketball: Notre Dame makes return run to Elite Eight Women’s Basketball: Notre Dame’s streak of five consecutive Final Fours snapped by Stanford in Sweet 16 Hockey: Leadership core, emerging read more

Notre Dame makes return run to Elite Eight

Notre Dame makes return run to Elite Eight

| Friday, May 13, 2016

Back in November and December, it looked unlikely Notre Dame could climb back to the Elite Eight, where it finished the previous season. The Irish (24-12, 11-7 ACC) dropped two of three at the Advocare Invitational over Thanksgiving break, falling to Monmouth and Alabama, and blew a 16-point second-half lead read more