Nov. 10, 2010
NOTRE DAME, Ind. –
The Monogram Club will host one of its busiest weekends of the year on Nov. 12-13 as the football team prepares for its 2:30 p.m. matchup with No. 15/16 Utah on Saturday. Prior to the game, Monogram winners from all sports will form the on-field tunnel in Notre Dame Stadium.
In addition to this annual tradition, the Monogram Club will officially dedicate the new decade of Monogram winners installed in Heritage Hall’s “Ring of Names” by holding a blessing during the Club’s post-game Mass. The blessing will be given by athletics department chaplain Rev. Paul Doyle, C.S.C. ’65.
Also this weekend, members of the 2001 women’s basketball team will return to campus to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their national championship season. For a full list of event details, please see the schedule below.
Friday, November 12
All dues-paying football alumni are invited to attend the Monogram Club’s Friday Night Football Reception held in the Schivarelli Players’ Lounge located in the north end of Notre Dame Stadium. Football alumni may bring up to four guests to the reception. The event begins at 7:00 p.m. and will conclude at 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 13
All dues-paying Monogram Club members are invited to attend the Club’s pre-game reception beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Monogram Room. Members may bring up to five guests to the event and must present a membership card to be admitted. Free food and a cash bar will be provided.
The Club’s post-game Mass will start 30 minutes after the conclusion of the game against Utah and will be led by athletics department chaplain Rev. Paul Doyle C.S.C. ’65 in the Monogram Room. As mentioned above, the blessing of the new decade of the Ring of Names will take place during the Mass.
Dues-paying Monogram winners from all all sports are invited to participate in the on-field pre-game football tunnel prior to the Utah game. Unlike in past years, walk-up registration for the tunnel is no longer allowed due to security reasons. To participate in the tunnel, Monogram winners must sign up by clicking here or by calling Mike Sullivan at 574-631-2909.
On Saturday, participants should report to the Monogram Club check-in table between 11:30 a.m. and 1:45 pm to obtain pre-game field passes. The check-in table wil be located in the Monogram Room (Joyce Center Concourse) during the pre-game reception.
Women’s Basketball Reunion
Members of the 2001 women’s basketball national championship team will sign autographs on Friday at 2:30 p.m. in Heritage Hall. The team will also be recognized at halftime of the current squad’s game against New Hampshire on Friday (tipoff at 4:00 p.m.), and during Saturday’s football game against Utah. For more information on the reunion, please click here.