Nov. 10, 2005

The University of Notre Dame official athletics web site,, enjoyed a record month of traffic in October of 2005. The site jumped to number one on the CSTV Online network, registering 7,230,190 page views for the month of October, a 31-percent increase from the same month a year ago. The web site is run in cooperation with the Notre Dame Sports Information Office and CSTV Online.

Bolstered by across-the-board success from all of Notre Dame’s fall sports teams, welcomed 745,409 unique visitors to its site, a staggering growth of 77 percent against the same month from last year.

The 7.2 million hits mark a new record for, surpassing the 7.0 views the site registered in September of 2004.

According to the latest CSTV Online network rankings, Notre Dame leads the way followed by USC, North Carolina, Ohio State and Tennessee.