Notre Dame Fighting Irish News: 'Absolutely' winning a title soon, more

Hannah Hidalgo is quite conifident in the quality of her team and believes the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have a real chance to win a title
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Notre Dame Fighting Irish budding superstar Hannah Hidalgo appeared at the espnW Summit earlier this week and talked about a wide range of issues. Those included the fact that her teammates call her a gnat because she's "all over them" and just how good she thinks her squad can be in the near future.

It was her answer to that question that raised eyebrows and will most likely be put on locker room walls for the next year or so.

Hidalgo was asked whether she believes the Notre Dame Fighting Irish can win a national title during her time in South Bend and she pulled no punches:

“Absolutely. Absolutely. Not to be cocky, but we have a lot of talent. Women’s basketball in general has a lot of talent. You can find it all over. But we have a lot of injuries coming back and transfers, especially players like Olivia Miles coming back. A lot of people might have forgotten, but she’s going to come back and shock the world with the talent she has. Emma Risch, Cassandre Prosper. We just have so much firepower coming back. It’s going to be exciting.”

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish women's basketball team is expected to be very, very good in 2024-25 and it hurts nothing for players like Hannah Hidalgo to be confident in just how good it can be.

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The Notre Dame women's lacrosse team looks like a legitimate National Title contender. They started on their path to that title on Friday when they won their first round NCAA Tournament game in blowout fashion.

They'll next take on Michigan on Sunday, who won their own match in blowout fashion as well.

The Notre Dame basketball team is starting to fill out its non-conference schedule for the upcoming season. We now know that at least one of those games will take place against the Buffalo Bulls. The November 11th tilt features a MAC team that went a horrific 4-27 in the 2023-24 season.

With the absence of Benjamin Morrison for most of this spring, the other cornerbacks have been able to really step up and show what they can do. That includes Christian Gray who spent spring practices showing he's ready for the next step. Tyler Horka recently detailed how Gray is becoming a real starting corner before everyone's eyes.

There have been number changes as the Irish shift around their roster. That means that now both vyper Boubacar Traore and receiver Jordan Faison will wear number 5. The number becomes available because Cam Hart is plying his trade in the NFL.

Will Notre Dame baseball signee make it to campus? It appears that is in doubt a bit considering that Major League scouts have been coming to his games. The outfielder most recently had a plethora of them come watch him play earlier this week.