2016 Notre Dame O.S.C.A.R.S.

Chris Masters | April 27, 2016 

Oscars

In the midst of a year of extraordinary achievement, the University of Notre Dame athletics department took time to celebrate its successes on the fields of competition, in the classroom and throughout the community at its 15th annual O.S.C.A.R.S. (Outstanding Student-Athletes Celebrating Achievement & Recognition Showcase) gala on Wednesday night at Purcell Pavilion.

To date in 2015-16, Fighting Irish student-athletes have won three NCAA individual national championships, while eight Notre Dame teams have advanced to the round of 16 or better in their respective NCAA Championships, highlighted by fifth-place finishes by the Fighting Irish women's indoor track & field and men's/women's fencing teams (the best-ever NCAA performance by the Notre Dame track squad), a second consecutive NCAA Elite Eight showing by the Notre Dame men's basketball program, and a New Year's Six bowl appearance by the Fighting Irish football team (under the auspices of the College Football Playoff).

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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