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  1. Dancing in November

    Nov 29, 2012, 9:23 AM EST

    Earlier this week, the Notre Dame volleyball team gathered together as one team at Club Naimoli located within the confines of the Joyce Center, hoping their season could be extended at least for one more game. It was Selection Sunday, and the Irish were anxiously awaiting whether or not they had received an at-large bid…

  2. Critical Pair of Weekend Matches Await Irish

    Nov 8, 2012, 1:41 PM EST

    Riding a 10-game winning streak heading into the weekend, Notre Dame volleyball is far from satisfied when it comes to accomplishing team goals for the season. One of those goals can be crossed off the list following a pair of matches against BIG EAST foes this weekend: a regular season conference championship. To do this,…

  3. Volleyball Weekend Wrap-Up

    Oct 22, 2012, 2:35 PM EST

    Notre Dame volleyball has now won six straight BIG EAST matches following a pair of road victories against Georgetown and Villanova over the weekend. During the streak, Debbie Brown‘s club has only lost one set (to St. John’s on Oct. 7). The Irish stand strong with an overall record of 15-6 and a conference record…

  4. Fighting Irish Spotlight – Hilary Eppink

    Oct 5, 2012, 12:33 AM EST

    Student. Athlete. Irish. Notre Dame middle blocker Hilary Eppink embraces the support fans have shown the past three seasons. Prior to her senior season playing at Purcell Pavilion, Eppink got the opportunity to thank season ticket holders and invite them back for another, as part of her internship with the Notre Dame marketing department. “I thought it…

  5. Brindock Powers Irish to Strong Start

    Sep 29, 2012, 10:22 AM EST

    In her third year in an Irish uniform, Notre Dame setter Maggie Brindock has settled into a comfortable role. Prior to the season, she was voted as one of three Notre Dame captains and has embraced a leadership position both on and off the court. Brindock was featured this past week in The Observer, Notre Dame’s independent…

  6. Irish Notch Pair of Signature Wins

    Sep 24, 2012, 4:24 PM EST

    The Notre Dame volleyball squad returned to South Bend Sunday evening with more than just two victories. Following trips to Cincinnati and Louisville to begin conference play, the Irish improved to 9-5 on the season and currently sit tied atop the BIG EAST standings with three other teams. Talk about making an early statement –…

  7. Irish Set for BIG EAST Play

    Sep 21, 2012, 10:33 AM EST

    Notre Dame is slated to play Friday evening against Cincinnati, but don’t let the Bearcats’ 2-10 record deceive you. Last season, UC was consistently atop the BIG EAST standings, and received an NCAA tournament berth after defeating none other than Notre Dame 3-0 in the BIG EAST Championship game in Milwaukee. In fact, eight of…

  8. Volleyball Midseason Report

    Sep 17, 2012, 11:41 PM EST

    After last weekend’s victories over Xavier and Kansas as part of the Golden Dome Invitational, Notre Dame volleyball heads into BIG EAST conference play with a record of 7-5. The Irish squad will hit the road to take on Cincinnati on Friday and Louisville on Sunday, before returning to Purcell Pavilion for a four-game home…

  9. Former Player Debbie Brown Revisits USC

    Sep 10, 2012, 9:55 PM EST

    When the Notre Dame volleyball team arrived on the campus of USC prior to last weekend’s tournament, head coach Debbie Brown was stepping into familiar territory. From 1976-1977, then Debbie Landreth led her Trojan squad over two seasons to an astonishing 72-1 record that included back-to-back national titles. Since 2008, Brown’s name and number have…

  10. Inside ND Volleyball – Part 2

    Sep 6, 2012, 6:00 PM EST

    Welcome back to another look into the lives of Notre Dame Volleyball! Last week, Andie Olsen, Marie Roof, Hilary Eppink, and Maggie Brindock were the featured student-athletes as they shared how they spent their summers away from campus. In this week’s edition, Andrea McHugh, Meg Vonderhaar, and Toni Alugbue provide the inside scoop on their summer experiences. Andrea McHugh: One…

  11. Irish Capture Shamrock Tourney Title

    Sep 3, 2012, 9:29 AM EST

    Sophomore right side hitter Toni Alugbue and the Notre Dame volleyball team are champions following Sunday’s three game sweep over Eastern Kentucky at the Purcell Pavilion. The win capped off three consecutive Irish victories during the Shamrock Invitational in which UAB and the University of Buffalo also competed. Named to the all-tournament team were setter…

  12. A Look into the Lives of ND Volleyball

    Aug 31, 2012, 9:33 AM EST

      Have you ever wondered what the life of a Notre Dame student-athlete looks like during the summer? Of course it’s filled with diligent preparation for the upcoming season including weight training and conditioning. But often overlooked is the student-athlete’s opportunity to spend time at home with family and friends. This is the first of…

  13. Morey, Houser Take Home BIG EAST Honors

    Aug 28, 2012, 12:35 PM EST

    Freshman Taylor Morey isn’t afraid of the big stage following her performance in Lincoln, Neb. over the past weekend as Notre Dame’s starting libero. Despite matching up against two top-five ranked opponents in defending national champion UCLA (#1) and host Nebraska (#4), Morey showed sparks of brilliance in her Irish weekend debut. The Muncie, Ind.…

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