Matt Paras | August 10, 2018
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The Atlantic Coast Conference announced its preseason all-conference team and the ACC coaches' poll on Monday, with the Irish slated to finish the season seventh in the conference.
Notre Dame finished fifth in the ACC in 2017 and clinched a berth to the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament.
The Irish earned their 25th consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament and hosted a first-round match for the 22nd time in school history. Following a 5-0 win over IUPUI, Notre Dame knocked off No. 2 seed and SEC Champion Texas A&M 2-2 (4-1 PK’s) in College Station.
The win advanced the Irish to the third round for the first time since 2014, where they ultimately fell to Baylor 3-2 in overtime.
The Irish open their 2018 exhibition schedule against Michigan at 4:30 p.m. ET on August 8 at Alumni Stadium.
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