Women's Basketball



#3 Irish Shipping Up To Boston College Thursday

Notre Dame faces BC in first of home-and-home series this season (7 p.m. ET; radio only on Pulse FM 96.9/92.1 and WatchND).


#4 Irish Shipping Up To Boston College For Sunday Matinee

Notre Dame to face Eagles for second time this season (1 p.m. ET; live video on baceagles.com; live radio on WatchND).


#4 Irish Back Home Sunday To Face Boston College

Notre Dame begins first of two ACC home-and-home series this season (1 p.m. ET; live on ESPN3).


#3/2 Irish To Meet Harvard Monday Night In Hall Of Fame Challenge

Notre Dame will be playing host to Ivy League school for just the second time in program history (6 p.m. ET; live on WatchND).


#3/2 Irish Face Holy Cross Sunday In Hall Of Fame Challenge Opener

Notre Dame plays host to three-day, round-robin tournament at Purcell Pavilion (5 p.m. ET; live on WatchND).

AS A SENIOR: Veteran frontcourt player who lends experience and depth to the Irish up front ... a strong and aggressive rebounder, she has looked to become more involved offensively ... hard work during the off-season has resulted in increased playing time this season ... has developed a perimeter jumper ... had her first career double-double against Fordham, posting career highs of 16 points and 14 rebounds ... shot 12-14 from the charity stripe in that contest ... earned first start of the season against Western Michigan (Dec. 18), scoring 6 points and grabbing 5 rebounds ... started in place of injured Kelley Siemon vs. Marquette, Seton Hall and West Virginia ... also started vs. Georgetown in final regular-season home game at the Joyce Center ... averaged two points in two Irish wins in the 1st and 2nd round of the NCAA tournament.

AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 27 of the 32 contests and averaged 2.4 points and 2.4 rebounds ... played a career-high 24 minutes against Butler and registered personal highs of nine points and nine rebounds ... also scored nine points against Georgetown as she was four-of-six from the field ... also grabbed four rebounds in the game ... tallied seven points and seven rebounds against Illinois in 18 minutes of action ... had three points and five rebounds ... had career bests of four assists and two steals in the game ... scored six points, grabbed four rebounds and dished off three assists against Valparaiso ... netted four points and grabbed four rebounds versus Pittsburgh.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 24 games during 1998-99 campaign ... came off the bench in the first seven games of the season before missing her first contest of the season against Villanova ... averaged 1.2 points and 1.2 rebounds ... had season highs of four points and six rebounds in win at Providence oalso scored four points in BIG EAST tournament quarterfinal win against Villlanova ... played a season-high 11 minutes versus South Florida ... scored three points against Miami.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 22 games during her rookie season in '97-'98 ... saw action for the first time against Duke ... netted a career-high seven points in second meeting against St. John's ... hit two of three from the field and was a perfect three for three from the charity stripe ... scored six points and played a season-high 18 minutes in the win over South Florida ... hauled in a season and game-high nine rebounds in win over San Francisco ... grabbed six rebounds against St. John's ... had three points, five rebounds and two steals against Seton Hall ... scored six points and grabbed two rebounds in loss at Rutgers ... dished off a career-high two assists against Providence ... scored five points in second game versus Georgetown ... grabbed five rebounds in BIG EAST tournament first round contest against St. John's ... averaged 1.9 ppg. and 1.8 rpg.

PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Three-time New England Prep and Boston Globe Player of the Year ... USA Today Honorable Mention All-America as a senior ... in four seasons as a starter, helped Suffield Academy to an 85-2 record and four consecutive appearances in the New England Prep Class A championship game ... team won back-to-back New England titles in 1996 and 1997 and finished both seasons undefeated ... four-time all-New England honoree finished her career as Suffield's all-time leading scorer (1,671) and rebounder (837) ... in final scholastic campaign, averaged 24.3 ppg., 11.0 rpg. and 4.0 blocks ... blocked 75 shots in her senior season and hit 63.3 percent of her field goal attempts ... her 559 points in senior season established new single-season mark at Suffield ... averaged 20.0 ppg. and 10.0 rpg. during her career ... in leading team to 1996 New England title, scored 40 points, grabbed 20 rebounds and blocked eight shots in the championship game ... as a junior, averaged 25.0 ppg and 12.0 rpg. ... four-year participant in the New England Class A All-Star Game ... named to the all-star team at '96 Blue Star Basketball Camp ... also earned letters in soccer, softball and lacrosse ... born June 6, 1979 ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a psychology major.

Career Highs

Points ?
? 9 vs. Butler, 12/1/99
? 9 vs. Georgetown, 1/8/00
Rebounds ?
? 9 vs. San Francisco, 12/28/97
? 9 vs. Butler, 12/1/99
Assists ?
? 4 vs. Michigan State, 12/11/99
Steals ?
? 2 vs. three teams
Blocks ?
? 1 vs. four teams
Minutes ?
? 24 vs. Butler, 12/1/99
Field Goals ?
? 4 vs. Georgetown, 1/8/00
FG Attempts ?
? 6 vs. Georgetown, 1/8/00
Free Throws ?
? 6 vs. Rutgers, 12/3/97
FT Attempts ?
? 8 vs. Rutgers, 12/3/97

Totals 102-571-14848.00-100.089-13366.9641552192.138821435101-1832-8.22312.3

Meaghan Leahy
Meaghan  Leahy


Wilbraham, Mass.

High School:
Suffield (Ct.) Academy



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