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This Week in Notre Dame Athletics: Spring Sports Winding Down

After graduation, a handful of sports teams were still going this weekend. All but track and field saw their season come to a close in recent days.

This Week in Notre Dame Athletics after the jump.

Tennis: 21-9 (Men's) & 20-7 (Women's)

The team portion of the offseason is over but the Irish had some individuals competing this past week.

Greg Andrews fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and finished the season 26-5 in singles play. Niall Fitzgerald and Casey Watt also fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

On the women's side, Shannon Matthews fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Matthews finished the season 21-10 in singles play.

She partnered with Kristy Frilling for doubles action and they made it to the round of 16, eventually losing to a duo from UCLA.

The tennis season is now officially over.

Track and Field

The track team was at the University of North Florida for the East Regionals and the following athletes qualified for the NCAA Championships:

Martin Grady - 10,000m
Jessica Rydberg - 10,000m
Kaila Barber - 400m Hurdles
Megan Yanik - 400m Hurdles, 4x400m Relay
Patrick Feeney - 400m, 4x400m Relay
Kevin Schipper - Pole Vault
Johnathan Shawel - 1,500m
Rebecca Tracy - 1,500m
Jade Barber - 4x400m Relay
Michelle Brown - 4x400m Relay
Natalie Geiger - 4x400m Relay
Brendan Dougherty - 4x400m Relay
Mitchell Lorenz - 4x400m Relay

Chris Giesting - 4x400m Relay

Both Josh and George Atkinson did not make the NCAA Championships.

Baseball: 31-27

The baseball team had their season come to an end in the semifinals of the Big East Tournament. The Irish fell to eventual conference champion St. John's 2-1.

Lacrosse: 13-3 (Men's)

Notre Dame fell to national champion Loyola (MD) in the semifinals held at Gillette Stadium in Massachusetts.


The Notre Dame crew team finished in 15th out of 16th place at the NCAA Championship over the weekend.

Go Irish!