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The Week in Notre Dame Athletics: Men’s & Women’s Soccer Roll

The Fighting Irish earned wins this past week in men’s soccer, women’s soccer, volleyball, and women’s golf.

It was a good week for Notre Dame's fall sports.
It was a good week for Notre Dame's fall sports.
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Without further ado, we bring you the results of the last week's Irish match-ups.

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No. 4 men's soccer (3-1-1) bested undefeated no. 20 Syracuse, 1-0, on the road to open conference play on Saturday. Brandon Aubrey, a sophomore central defender, scored his first career goal on a header off of a late-game free kick from Patrick Hodan.


Next up for the Irish is a match at Virginia on Sunday (12:00 p.m. ET, ESPNU).

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No. 19/13 women's soccer (5-2-1) claimed two more home wins over the weekend, first blanking Baylor, 1-0, then besting Toledo, 2-1. Junior tri-captain and defender Katie Naughton netted the lone Irish goal vs. the Bears at the end of the first half and ND led in shots, shots on goal, and corner kicks.


Against Toledo, sophomore midfielder Morgan Andrews scored both Irish goals, the second on a late-game penalty kick. The Irish made 24 total shots to UT's 4 and 12 shots on goal to UT's 4; they also earned 8 corner kicks to their opponent's 1.


This weekend, the Irish welcome North Carolina to Notre Dame (Saturday, 7:00 p.m. ET, Watch ESPN).

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Irish volleyball (1-7) finally earned a long-sought win over Northeasten, 3-1, at the weekend's Shamrock Invitational. Unfortunately, the team fell to both TCU and Northern Iowa in four sets to open and close the tournament.

The Irish face Morehead State and Saint Louis this Friday on the road, then Purdue on Saturday in West Lafayette (8:00 p.m. ET, BTN).

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The women's golf team began their season this past weekend with a victory at the Mary Fossum Invitational in East Lansing. The Irish earned a four-shot win over runner-up Michigan State and Talia Campbell led the team, tying for fourth place overall.

Next up for the Irish is the Schooner Fall Classic in Norman the first weekend of October.

Irish men's golf was idle this past week, but heads to Chicago for the Windon Memorial this weekend.

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Irish rowing got things started this past weekend against Michigan and Michigan State. We'll bring you updates on how they fared once they're available.

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After sitting out last week following a season-opening first-place finish for the men's side, cross country hosts the National Catholic Championships this weekend.

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This weekend, men's tennis begins its fall season on the road at the Farnsworth Ivy Plus and the Fighting Illini Invitational.

We'll bring you updates next week on Notre Dame's Olympic sports. For now, go Irish. Beat everybody.