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  1. Women's NCAA tournament 2014 - Losing Natalie Achonwa is a devast...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Natalie Achonwa, diagnosed with a season-ending torn ACL on Tuesday, is a player and leader Notre Dame will struggle to replace as it prepares for its fourth straight Final Four and possible matchup with UConn.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  2. Women's NCAA tournament 2014 - Perfect approach for Connecticut H...

    Mechelle Voepel

    It's a long way to a potential NCAA championship-game matchup between undefeated titans Connecticut and Notre Dame, but one thing's for sure: They won't overlook any opponents along the way.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2014
  3. Women's college basketball - Confident Notre Dame Fighting Irish ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Facing their biggest deficit of the season, Notre Dame never got rattled Monday, displaying the kind of confidence Tennessee once had to rally for the win.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  4. Women's college basketball - NCAA regionals should remain on neut...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The NCAA is allowing schools to host the regionals on their home court for the first time in nearly a decade -- a change not everyone agrees with.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  5. Women's college basketball - NCAA summit makes recommendation for...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The top coaches and NCAA officials in women's hoops met Monday to discuss how to grow the game, including a majority vote that the Women's Final Four should return to a Friday-Sunday format and that the top 16 seeds should once again host the early rounds of the NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  6. Women's college basketball - NCAA to host summit on Val Ackerman'...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Val Ackerman, NCAA officials and college administrators and coaches, including Geno Auriemma and Muffet McGraw, will meet Monday to discuss what changes might be made to increase interest and attendance for women's basketball.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2013
  7. Notre Dame notches first win in Knoxville

    Mechelle Voepel

    After viewing the film "The Impossible" (family struggles to survive/reunite after the 2004 tsunami) and a major tearjerker "Downton Abbey" episode (no spoilers for you stragglers who are still in the dark), I figured I did enough blubbering over the...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  8. Women's college basketball -- Baylor Lady Bears favored over Notr...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Baylor enters Wednesday's NCAA title game rematch as the clear favorite, while Notre Dame, after graduating three starters, is still trying to figure its identity this season.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  9. Women's college basketball -- Odyssey Sims returns for Baylor Lad...

    Mechelle Voepel

    In front of a sold-out crowd in her hometown and on national television, Skylar Diggins surely would have liked it to be her night. But it wasn't, and Baylor's Odyssey Sims had a lot to do with that.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  10. Women's college basketball -- ACC benefits from Notre Dame Fighti...

    Mechelle Voepel

    From a women's sports perspective, Notre Dame is a desirable school for any league to have. For women's basketball, the Irish's move strengthens the ACC but is a big blow to the Big East.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  11. Notre Dame Fighting Irish win first outright Big East title

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Irish beat UConn for a second time this season to clinch the Big East regular-season title all alone -- their first outright league crown since 1995.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  12. Former WNBA president Val Ackerman headlines Women's Basketball H...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Former WNBA president Val Ackerman, who was so crucial to the development of the league, is among six who will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame this Friday and Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  13. Women's 2011 Final Four: Pieces falling into place for Muffet McG...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Whether it's plotting plants in her yard or solving Sudoku, Muffet McGraw most enjoys finding the right fit in everything she does. Tuesday, the Notre Dame coach hopes her puzzle pieces come together for a second national title.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  14. Tina Charles establishing herself among UConn Huskies' all-time g...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Tina Charles -- not teammate Maya Moore -- should be the national player of the year. And as her double-double led UConn past Notre Dame on Saturday, it was easy to see Charles is one of the best players the Huskies have ever had.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2010
  15. Notre Dame Fighting Irish to test Connecticut Huskies' 55-game wi...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Geno Auriemma knows that a vast majority hope UConn's winning streak -- currently at 55 games -- ends sooner rather than later. And that's just how he likes it -- having a target on his back rather than shooting for a target.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2010
  16. Notre Dame Fighting Irish shift focus to Big East play

    Mechelle Voepel

    After wrapping up the nonconference season unbeaten, Muffet McGraw says the real season begins with Big East play, including a sold-out, GameDay date with No. 1 UConn on Jan. 16.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2010