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Sports Commencement 2023

| Friday, May 19, 2023

Christina Sayut | The Observer

All-Commencement Teams

Men’s Athlete of the Year: In first year as starter, Ryan Bischel reaches the next level

Women’s Athlete of the Year: Olivia Wingate leads line for Irish women’s soccer

ND Football: Irish ride rollercoaster in Freeman’s first season

ND Men’s Basketball: Irish men’s basketball prepares to start fresh after season of trials and tribulations

ND Women’s Basketball: Notre Dame women’s basketball battles adversity to end injury-plagued season with hardware

ND Hockey: Irish hockey misses NCAA Tournament, turns focus toward 2023-24

ND Fencing: Back-to-back-to-back: Irish fencing reigns again

ND Baseball: Irish baseball finds stride in first year under Stiffler

ND Softball: Irish return to postseason, look to end 24-year wait

ND Women’s Lacrosse: Stars lead the way for Irish deep into NCAA Tournament

ND Men’s Lacrosse: Irish men’s lacrosse takes on postseason, looks to NCAA quarterfinals

ND XC, Track and Field: Irish cross country battles through strong fall season, track and field prepares for postseason

ND Women’s Soccer: Notre Dame women’s soccer continues upward program trajectory

ND Men’s Soccer: Irish don’t drop high expectations despite taking a step back

ND Volleyball: Irish begin Rockwell era with up-and-down season

ND Cheer: Notre Dame cheerleading competes in UCA College National Championship

ND Women’s Tennis: Notre Dame women’s tennis is ‘getting after it together’

ND Men’s Tennis: Irish battle injury buy but receive boost from star freshman

ND Women’s Golf: Irish women’s golf overcomes injuries, takes major strides forward

ND Men’s Golf: Jackson, Stevens shine amidst disappointing season for Irish men’s golf

ND Swimming and Diving: Irish swim and dive boasts best season in program history with new staff

ND Rowing: Notre Dame rowing places fourth at ACC Championship

HCC Men’s Basketball: Saints fight through adversity to make postseason

HCC Women’s Basketball: Future is bright for Holy Cross women’s basketball after historic season

HCC Men’s Soccer: Saints men’s soccer program sets unbeaten streak record

HCC Women’s Soccer: Holy Cross women’s soccer puts ‘we’ before ‘me,’ looks to promising future

HCC Men’s Golf: Politte, senior leaders push Saints past early adversity

HCC Women’s Golf: Saints golf team displays resilience despite personnel changes

HCC Men’s Tennis: Saints win first ever CCAC title, qualify for national tournament

HCC Women’s Tennis: Saints get over the hump, win first CCAC Tournament

SMC Golf: Belles golf lacks consistency, but finds promise in its younger players

SMC Soccer: Belles soccer optimistic after gaining experience during challenging year

SMC Lacrosse: Belles lacrosse comes just short of repeat MIAA titles

SMC Basketball: Belles basketball unable to build on solid start in 2022-23

SMC Softball: Belles undergo developmental season, looks to find consistency in returning team

SMC Cross Country: Belles’ 2022 cross country season marked by growth

SMC Volleyball: Saint Mary’s volleyball says goodbye to seniors, prepares for fall

SMC Tennis: Belles enjoy resurgent 2023 campaign


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