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To our fellow Black Student-Athlete alumni:

We would like to welcome you back to campus for a celebration of you and your contributions to the University of Notre Dame. It has been over sixty years since the first African-American student-athlete graduated from our University. In 1947, Frazier Thompson, who majored in pre-professional studies and who also ran track, began a long and continuous narrative of success of which you are an important part. From football to fencing, from the basketball court to the softball diamond, and from the bright lights of the stadium to the late nights of the team manager's office, African-American women and men have elevated Our Lady's name athletically, while maintaining the academic excellence for which the University is synonymous.

On behalf of the University of Notre Dame and the Monogram Club, we invite you back for the weekend of April 17-19, 2009, for a Celebration & Reunion. The invitation extends to every Black alumnus who directly participated in varsity athletics. We have planned various events for you and your family that we hope you will find fun, memorable, and rewarding.

This website will serve several purposes. It will provide information about our collective history of achievement. We will use it to post details about the weekend. You also should use it as a way of sharing your stories with your fellow alumni. The "Reconnect" page allows you to enter information about your memories, what you are doing now, and simply what is on your mind. We plan to share these memories during the reunion weekend. Let us hear from you.

We look forward to having you back on campus.

You are ND!

Sincerely,
Celebration & Reunion Committee

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Delta

August 20
W, 4-0
Ball State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
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ACC Network Extra
August 21
5:00 PM
Valparaiso
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
August 25
7:30 PM
San Diego
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 25
6:00 PM
Minnesota
Iowa City, Iowa (UI Soccer Complex)
August 25
7:00 PM
Valparaiso
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

Tournament Central
August 26
12:30 PM
Rhode Island
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

Tournament Central
August 26
7:00 PM
New Mexico State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

Tournament Central
August 27
2:00 PM
Cal Poly
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 27
3:00 PM
Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa (UI Soccer Complex)
September 1
7:00 PM
South Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

Tournament Central
September 1
11:00 AM
VCU
Bowling Green, Ohio (Stroh Center)
September 1
7:00 PM
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, Ohio (Stroh Center)
September 2
3:30 PM
Temple
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 2
7:00 PM
Connecticut
Storrs, Conn. (Morrone Stadium)
September 2
7:00 PM
Toledo
Toledo, Ohio (Savage Arena)
September 3
12:00 PM
Santa Clara
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

Tournament Central
September 8
5:00 PM
Boston College
Newton, Mass. (Newton Soccer Field)
September 8
7:00 PM
Ohio State
Columbus, Ohio (Jesse Owens Stadium)
September 8
7:00 PM
Coastal Carolina
Conway, S.C. (HTC Center)
September 9
7:30 PM
Georgia
Notre Dame, Ind.

NBC
September 9
12:00 PM
Ohio State
Conway, S.C. (HTC Center)
September 9
5:00 PM
Florida International
Conway, S.C. (HTC Center)

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