Several Notre Dame athletes, former athletes and coaches reacted on twitter Monday to the tragic news of the events at the Boston Marathon.
Notre Dame Football Coach & Boston native Brian Kelly (@CoachBrianKelly)
"Thoughts and prayers for the victims in Boston.”
Notre Dame Basketball & Baseball Standout & Boston Native Pat Connaughton (@PlanePat24)
"Thoughts and prayers go out to my home city of Boston. Love that place, tragic this happened on such a patriotic day such as the Marathon."
"Used to go to the Boston Marathon with my mom and friends every year. That's a scary thought #PrayersForBoston #bostonyourmyhome"
"Words can't describe how I feel about home."
Notre Dame Basketball Play by Play Announcer Jack Nolan (@NDJackNolan)
"As a native of the Boston area, my heart goes out to the victims of today's cowardly bombings.”
Former Irish Offensive lineman Mike Golic Jr (@MGolicJR57)
"Respect & admire the first responders for their bravery. Running in to help clear the area despite danger of more explosions.”
Former Irish basketball standout Ben Hansbrough @bhans23
"Heart is heavy for everybody who was affected from the tragedy in Boston. #pray4boston”
Former Irish All-American Basketball Player Skylar Diggins (@skydigg4)
"Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by what happened at the Boston Marathon today.”
Former Irish All-American Basketball Player Ruth Riley (@ruthriley00)
"Prayers go out to those killed & injured in the #bostonmarathon!! Sadly sports are not immune to the cowardice acts that occur in our world!"