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Men's Lacrosse Announces Two Preseason Exhibitions

Jan. 22, 2018

By Robby Hamman

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Notre Dame is set to host two exhibitions prior to the 2018 regular-season opener against Detroit at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11. The Irish will play Bellarmine on Saturday, Jan. 27 and Air Force the following day on Sunday, Jan. 28.

Both contests will be played in Loftus Sports Center. The doors for the exhibition against Bellarmine will open at 11 a.m. ET and for the game against Air Force doors will open at 2 p.m. ET.

There will be a table set up inside Loftus where fans can purchase season tickets. Fans can also use the info below to order online.


  • To buy now, click here.
  • Call 574-631-7356
  • Visit the Murnane Family Ticket Office, located in Purcell Pavilion


The Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team recently announced its challenging 2018 schedule, which features games against 10 teams ranked in the top 20 of the Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Yearbook. Furthermore, the Irish are slated to play six of the top 10 ranked teams in the country in No. 1 Duke, No. 4 Maryland, No. 5 Denver, No. 8 Ohio State, No. 9 Syracuse and No. 10 UNC. Notre Dame enters its campaign at No. 6 in the poll.

Season ticket holders and fans alike will be treated to seven home games. Five of Notre Dame’s first six games are at home. The Irish will host Detroit (Feb. 11), No. 20 Richmond (Feb. 24), No. 5 Denver (March 10), No. 16 Virginia (March 17), Michigan (March 21), No. 1 Duke (April 7) and No. 17 Army (May 5).

The Irish, who boast eight consecutive NCAA quarterfinal runs, feature four preseason All-ACC honorees from Inside Lacrosse — senior John Sexton, senior Mikey Wynne, junior Ryder Garnsey and junior Drew Schantz.

Overall, the Irish return six starters from the 2017 campaign and 16 Monogram winners from last season. Notre Dame finished with a 9-6 overall record, including an appearance in the ACC Championship title game.

The University of Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team pursues excellence on and off the field through the three pillars in which the program is built: Character, Culture & Community. These three foundational values guide the promise of the program, which is to provide its student-athletes with the most compelling and enriching experience in all of college athletics. Through academics, competition, service and travel, the program aims to immerse its players in situations that enhance their student-athlete experience to help them become the people, students and teammates they aspire to be.

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