2014 Shamrock Series Weekend in Indianapolis

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The Shamrock Series took us to the city of Indianapolis this year.  Here are some highlights from the event.

Photos by Barbara Johnston

Notre Dame pep rally on Georgia Street and Pan American Plaza

Notre Dame pep rally on Georgia Street and Pan American Plaza

Notre Dame president Rev. John Jenkins, C.S.C., and Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin help out at the Alumni Association service project at Providence Cristo Rey High School

Notre Dame president Rev. John Jenkins, C.S.C., and Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin help out at the Alumni Association service project at Providence Cristo Rey High School

Trumpets from the Notre Dame Marching Band play the Alma Mater at the end of Mass at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church before the Shamrock Series game

Trumpets from the Notre Dame Marching Band play the Alma Mater at the end of Mass at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church before the Shamrock Series game

The Notre Dame Marching Band performs in front of Monument Circle for fans before the Shamrock Series game

The Notre Dame Marching Band performs in front of Monument Circle for fans before the Shamrock Series game

The Notre Dame Marching Band performs in Pan Am Plaza for fans before the Shamrock Series football game against Purdue

The Notre Dame Marching Band performs in Pan Am Plaza for fans before the Shamrock Series football game against Purdue

Quarterback Everett Golson runs with the ball against Purdue in the Shamrock Series football game in Indianapolis.

Quarterback Everett Golson runs with the ball against Purdue in the Shamrock Series football game in Indianapolis.

Shutting the record book with a shutout

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Notre Dame sent the ND-Michigan series into the history books with an exclamation point.  Everything was perfect from the Irish defense to the weather.

All photos by Barbara Johnston

Even the rainy weather Friday decided to wait until the pep rally was over.

Even the rainy weather Friday decided to wait until the pep rally was over.

Wish Brian Kelly would share the joke with the rest of us because Lou Holtz sure seemed to like it!

Wish Brian Kelly would share the joke with the rest of us because Lou Holtz sure seemed to like it!

The game started with the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs making a dramatic entrance...

The game started with the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs making a dramatic entrance…

…followed by Brian Kelly and the Irish.

…followed by Brian Kelly and the Irish.

Cam McDaniel tosses Michgan defenders aside on his way to ND's first score.

Cam McDaniel tosses Michigan defenders aside on his way to ND’s first score.

The Irish D kept Michigan QB Devin Gardner on the run.

The Irish D kept Michigan QB Devin Gardner on the run.

The student section shows its support

The student section shows its support

Amir Carlisle smiles after scoring to make it 28-0.

Amir Carlisle smiles after scoring to make it 28-0.

Matthias Farley celebrates a historic victory.

Matthias Farley celebrates a historic victory.

And the Notre Dame Marching Band sums up the mood of Irish fans everywhere: Happy.

And the Notre Dame Marching Band sums up the mood of Irish fans everywhere: Happy.

2014 Kickoff

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It’s a new year and a new field for ND.  We stayed (mostly) dry, too!  Here are highlights from the football weekend:

Fans crowd the library quad under the gaze of Touchdown Jesus. Photo by Matt Cashore

Fans crowd the library quad under the gaze of Touchdown Jesus.
Photo by Matt Cashore

The field turf is ready for the game. Photo by Matt Cashore

The field turf is ready for the game.
Photo by Matt Cashore

Nothing says "Here Come The Irish" quite like a sign that says "Here Come The Irish." Photo by Matt Cashore

Nothing says “Here Come The Irish” quite like a sign that says “Here Come The Irish.”
Photo by Matt Cashore

Everett Golson scores one of his TDs. Photo by Matt Cashore

Everett Golson scores one of his TDs.
Photo by Matt Cashore

The Leprechaun celebrates. Photo by Peter Ringenberg

The Leprechaun celebrates.
Photo by Peter Ringenberg

The Notre Dame Marching Band performs at halftime. Photo by Matt Cashore

The Notre Dame Marching Band performs at halftime.
Photo by Matt Cashore

Offensive lineman Ronnie Stanley (78) blocks for running back Greg Bryant (1) Photo by Matt Cashore

Offensive lineman Ronnie Stanley (78) blocks for running back Greg Bryant (1)
Photo by Matt Cashore

The student section stands and cheers. Photo by Peter Ringenberg

The student section stands and cheers.
Photo by Peter Ringenberg

"…aaaand our hearts for-eeevvverrr…LOOOOVVE THEE NO-TRE DAAAAAAAMME!!!!" Photo by Peter Ringenberg

“…aaaand our hearts for-eeevvverrr…LOOOOVVE THEE NO-TRE DAAAAAAAMME!!!!”
Photo by Peter Ringenberg

And don't forget… Photo by Matt Cashore

And don’t forget…
Photo by Matt Cashore