Notre Dame Fighting Irish News: Deuce Knight gets TLC, more

Notre Dame's Pat Kavanagh defends a a player
Notre Dame's Pat Kavanagh defends a a player / MATT CASHORE / USA TODAY NETWORK

The top-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish finished their regular season with an impressive 11-9 win over the 5th-ranked Virginia Cavaliers, amidst a packed stadium on Saturday afternoon. This victory propels Notre Dame LAX to a stellar 10-1 record for the season and signifies their second undefeated regular-season ACC run in program history.

Leading the pack was senior Pat Kavanagh, who once again showcased his prowess with four points in the victory, tallying two goals and two assists. He thereby secured the all-time career points record at Notre Dame with 274. Kavanagh passed Randy Colley’s milestone of 273, set during the 1995 season.

It was a collective effort that led to Notre Dame's victory, with Devon McLane leading the charge in scoring, delivering three goals and an assist. Jake Taylor also played a crucial role, contributing two goals to fortify the Notre Dame Fighting Irish''s offensive strategy.

On the defensive front, Will Donovan delivered an exceptional performance, causing four turnovers and retrieving five ground balls. Liam Entenmann maintained his stellar form in the goalkeeping department, recording 11 saves to bolster Notre Dame's defensive resilience.

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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish baseball team has had a bit of an up-and-down season, but they are certainly on the upswing right now. That's because they could walk off Wake Forest on Sunday afternoon. 

With the 8-7 win on Sunday, the Irish took two of three from 8th-ranked Wake Forest. Their first win was more dominating, as they managed to win 11-3. Notre Dame is still just 7-17 in conference and 22-20 on the year, but they are starting to play better baseball of late.

Speaking of Notre Dame Lacrosse, not only are they gearing up for the postseason, but they just got a transfer player in the form of Greg Campisi. He comes over from Harvard as a grad transfer.

Anyone worried about losing top 2025 quarterback commit Deuce Knight can at least take solace in the fact that the Notre Dame Fighting Irish coaches are doing everything they can to keep him. As Mike Singer recently wrote for On3, they sent not one but two coaches in to see him this week.