March 22, 2007

Notre Dame fencing fans will have three ways – text message updates, hotline and PDF results/standings sheets – to follow the daily action from the 2007 NCAA Fencing Championships on an hourly basis, all courtesy of the ND Sports Information Department:

• Irish ALERT free text-message updates are available to your cell phone or other mobile device … updates typically will be sent at the top of each hour and may even be sent separately at that time for each weapon (and/or each fencer), based on the importance and amount of data for each particular update period. Updates will include information on individual results and team standings. To sign up – at this time, you must sign up for men’s and women’s fencing to receive updates for all four days of the NCAAs (may be changed soon to one signup) – see the following link (you also may sign up for text updates on other ND sports): Irish ALERT Sign Up

• The Notre Dame Sports Hotline provides a recap of each game and often will include special in-game updates for postseason action (or for doubleheader days). This hs been a popular option in the past, including moer than 600 calls for fencing updates during the 2006 NCAAs. To access the hotline, call 574-631-3000, choose option 8 and then press “3” for the fencing updates. Similar to the text updates, the Hotline will be updated around the top of the hour througout each day of competition.

• A PDF document link has been created that will be updated throughout the four-day event, with the first page including the most updated team standings, followed by single pages for each Notre Dame fencer that will include their individual results as they are completed. The link is included below and will be updated several times each day of the NCAAs:

NCAA Fencing Hourly Updates in PDF Format
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