Nov. 12, 2000

The Notre Dame Sports Information Office will provide three offerings by which media and fans can keep tabs on today’s NCAA women’s soccer game between the Irish and Michigan at Alumni Field (1:00 EST):

* WVFI-AM (640) is slated to provide a full-game live broadcast of the game, with an internet link to the broadcast available via the main page of the Notre Dame athletics website (, look for the live coverage box on the right side of the page).

* Regular in-game updates will be posted on a voice mailbox that likewise is available on the main page at, under the “Irish Athletics Now” section (located below the primary headlines).

* For those without internet access, the newly-unveiled Notre Dame sports hotline will provide regular in-game updates, at (219) 631-3000.


Saturday’s second-round action saw eight teams advance to the NCAA round of 16, including a pair of upsets on Notre Dame’s side of the bracket as Harvard won at Hartford (3-0) and Santa Clara won at 8th-seeded California (2-0).

Harvard will take on the ND-Michigan winner in the round of 16 (Nov. 17-19).

Other winners on Saturday included BYU (5-0 over Stanford), Virginia (6-1 over UNC Greensboro), Nebraska (4-0 over Richmond), Clemson (2-1 over Duke in overtime), UCLA (3-0 over USC) and Portland (2-1 over Arizona State).

Santa Clara next plays at BYU, with the winner of that game facing the Michigan/ND-Harvard winner in the quarterfinal round (Nov. 24-26).