Notre Dame prepares for their second game of the College World Series against Oklahoma on Father's Day

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OMAHA, Ne -- The Irish have their hands full with the Oklahoma Sooners who put up 13 runs on Texas A&M on Friday but if there’s one thing we know about this team, they’re don’t back down to competition and they’ve proven that by beating both Tennessee and Texas.

Notre Dame will have the support their fans, more importantly, their fathers who drove across the country to see them here in Omaha for the first time in 20 years.

“I’m so happy, proud, and blessed to have such a great father’s day and the first thing I got today was a Happy Father’s Day from Tony,” said Father of player Tony Lindwedel, Phil Lindwedel.

“I couldn’t be more proud of all the boys. They’ve worked so hard. This is what they’ve dreamed of their whole life and I’m so glad they’re getting to come here,” Lindwedel added.

Tony Lindwedel’s father is just one of many proud father’s to be in Omaha and see their child play in the College World Series

The Notre Dame Softball team also drove in Thursday night, to cheer on the guys on the diamond.

 “We drove all the way out from south bend just to support he baseball team this weekend. We’re really excited. We’re happy for them and hopefully they come out with the win.

We’ve seen a lot of Notre Dame alumni so it’s really cool to be here. Nd has a great community and we’re just really happy to be a part of it,” said Notre Dame softball player Brooke Marquez.


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