March 11, 2017
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Irish have a busy spring break on tap, as the team will play games at No. 4 Denver and No. 11 Virginia. The week in between games is filled with activities in Denver, Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Charlottesville, Virginia.
GAME VS. NO. 4 DENVER AND DINNER AT DAN MURPHY’S HOUSE
Kicking off the spring break trip is a highly anticipated non-conference matchup with No. 4 Denver at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 12. The game will be played at Barton Lacrosse Stadium and air on Altitude TV. Following the game the team will head to Dan Murphy’s house for dinner. Murphy is a supporter of the program and his brother is a former baseball coach at Notre Dame.
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL VISIT AND ESCAPE ROOM
On Monday, March 13 the team will have a great opportunity with an outreach event, as the guys will visit the Colorado Children’s Hospital and have a chance to interact with the patients at the hospital. The team will also take part in a team-building activity, as they will go to the Denver Escape Room for a problem solving challenge.
UNDER ARMOUR TOUR IN BALTIMORE
The Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team will head to Baltimore and hold a practice at Boy’s Latin High School, which is where senior attackman Ben Pridemore competed as a prep player. Following the practice the Irish will get a tour of the Under Armour headquarters and get a workout in at the facility. Later in the evening the team will have dinner at Baltimore’s famous Sabatino’s with dessert following at Vaccaros.
A DAY IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL
Notre Dame will head to Washington D.C. on Wednesday, March 15. The team will have the opportunity to take in the historic landmark and sites. Also on the agenda is a visit to the Smithsonian and a team meeting at the Lincoln Memorial.
After a day in Washington D.C., the Irish will travel to Charlottesville, Virginia, as they begin prep for the ACC opener against No. 11 Virginia. On Thursday, March 16 the team will get a tour of the famous Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s house. The team will eat lunc at Michi Tavern.
ACC OPENER VERSUS NO. 11 VIRGINIA
The Irish open ACC play on Saturday, March 18, as they take on No. 11 Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia at Klockner Stadium at 6 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU. The team will then head back to Notre Dame on Sunday, March 19. After landing in Chicago the Irish will continue the tradition of making a stop at Giordano’s for the bus ride home.
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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