Quest for the Crown Preview – Notre Dame Fighting Irish – Official Athletics Site

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Notre Dame Notes (PDF)

Weekend schedule

Friday, Sept. 9 – Notre Dame vs. East Carolina – Noon ET (live stats)
Friday, Sept. 9 – Notre Dame vs. Old Dominion – 7 p.m. ET (ESPN+/Live Stats)
Saturday, September 10 – Notre Dame vs Navy – Noon ET (live stats)

STAGING

• Notre Dame travels to Norfolk, Virginia for its second road trip of the year as it takes on East Carolina, Old Dominion and Navy. It will be the first time in the history of the program that the Irish will face each of these teams.

• The Irish take on East Carolina on Friday September 9 at noon, followed by a game against Old Dominion on Friday at 7pm ET. On Saturday September 10, the Irish will face the Navy at noon.

• Friday’s game against Old Dominion will be broadcast live on ESPN+.

STORY AGAINST. EASTERN CAROLINA

• Friday will be the first ever meeting between the Irish and the Pirates.

• The Pirates are coming off three losses at the Duke Invitational last weekend as ECU fell to East Tennessee State (2-3) and Northeastern (1-3) on Friday September 2 and Duke (0-3 ) on Saturday, September 3.

STORY AGAINST. FORMER DOMINION

• The Irish and the Monarchs meet for the first time in program history on Friday.

• Old Dominion are coming off two wins and one loss at the Virginia Tech Invitational last weekend. The Monarchs beat Marist (3-1) and Coppin State (3-1) on Friday, September 2 and fell to Virginia Tech (0-3) on Saturday, September 3.

STORY AGAINST. MARINE

• Friday will be the very first meeting between the Irish and the Midshipmen.

• Navy Midshipmen hosted the Kristen Dickmann Invitational where Navy fell to VCU (1-3) on Thursday September 1 and Michigan State (1-3) on Friday September 2. Navy defeated UAlbany in a 3-1 victory on Saturday September 3rd.

LAST WEEKEND’S LONG BEACH STATE TOURNAMENT

• The Irish finished 0-2 in the Long Beach State tournament on the first road trip of the 2022 season as they lost in four sets on Friday at Boise State. (18-25, 25-13, 18-25, 18-25) and three sets Saturday at Long Beach State (21-25, 23-25, 23-25).

Rookie Lucy Trump led the Irish with 25 kills and 20 digs over the weekend.

• Freshman Avery Ross had 12 kills with a .407 hit percentage in Saturday’s game against Long Beach State. She also recorded 15 excavations and four blocks.

Phyona Schrader finished with a career-high 42 assists against Boise State and has now registered 123 assists so far this year. This follows his triple-double performance in the win over Milwaukee, which is the first triple-double since Rebbeca Nunge did it against Louisville on Nov. 9, 2016. Schrader finished with 11 kills, 13 digs and 33 assists in the win over the Panthers.

• Junior Libero Hattie Monson finished the weekend with 38 digs and is averaging 5.16 digs per set so far this season.


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