Notre Dame raised more money than any other school during the 2008 <i>Dig for the Cure</i>campaign. Set To Begin Fall Olympic Sports Coverage

Aug. 11, 2008

Notre Dame fans across the country will be able to watch some of their favorite Fighting Irish teams compete live this fall on the University’s official athletic website – Produced by the staff Notre Dame Sports Properties, is poised to bring Irish fans full coverage of women’s soccer, men’s soccer and volleyball this fall.

The coverage began last season with the production of 10 volleyball matches, seven men’s soccer matches (including NCAA tournament action) and seven women’s soccer matches (including the NCAA victory over Duke at Alumni Field). This season,, through its Fighting Irish All-Access portal, is pledged to bring each home match of the season for these three sports to Notre Dame fans across the country on the world wide web – completely free of charge.

The coverage begins on Tuesday, Aug. 12, when the women’s soccer team takes the field in exhibition play against Memphis at 7 p.m. This season’s coverage will include increased production capabilities, live in-game analysis for each contest and live, on-field post game interview with the Notre Dame head coaches.


Fighting Irish All-Access will also provide weekly updates, weekend previews, match highlights and various updates on all Olympic sports competing during the fall.

Here is a list of planned live event productions up to Oct. 15 (schedule subject to change, all times eastern).

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Memphis
Friday, Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Michigan
Monday, Aug. 25, 7 pm. – Men’s Soccer vs. UIC
Friday, Aug. 29, 7 p.m. – Volleyball vs. IPFW
Friday, Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Loyola Marymount
Saturday, Aug. 30, 7 p.m. – Volleyball vs. Nevada
Sunday, Aug. 31, 1:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Santa Clara
Sunday, Aug. 31, 2 p.m. – Volleyball vs. Valparaiso
Friday, Sept. 5, 7 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs. Dartmouth
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs. USF
Thursday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs. Marquette
Friday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. SMU
Friday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs. St. John’s
Friday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m. – Volleyball vs. Liberty
Saturday, Sept. 20, 7 p.m. – Volleyball vs. UC Irvine
Sunday, Sept. 21, 1 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs. Syracuse
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m. – Volleyball vs. Western Michigan
Friday, Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Louisville
Friday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. USF
Sunday, Oct. 5, 1 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs. Georgetown
Sunday, Oct. 5, 3:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Marquette
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs. Michigan State
Saturday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs. Pittsburgh
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2 p.m. – Volleyball vs. West Virginia
Sunday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m. – Volleyball vs. Pittsburgh

There will be much more to come after Oct. 15, including hockey, women’s basketball and men’s basketball live contests – along with post season coverage for all fall Olympic sports.

As’s Olympic sports coverage continues to increase, Fighting Irish All-Access continues to be the best source of Notre Dame football video coverage on the world wide web. In addition to daily practice reports, player and coach interviews that have already began, all home game kickoff luncheons, pep rallies and post game shows will be streamed live again this season. Fans also will be able to watch head coach Charlie Weis hold his press conferences live each Tuesday of the in-season football schedule at 12 noon ET.