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05/25/2016

Irish, Hawkeyes To Meet In ACC-B1G Challenge

Notre Dame and Iowa to square off Nov. 30 in Iowa City.

05/11/2016

Notre Dame Tapped For 2016 Preseason WNIT

Fighting Irish to make fifth appearance in tournament, first since 2011.

04/12/2016

Lindsay Allen, Madison Cable Earn MVP Honors At Women's Basketball Awards Banquet

Fighting Irish celebrate 33-2 season that included program's third consecutive ACC title and seventh consecutive NCAA Sweet 16 appearance.

04/02/2016

Irish Trio Claims More All-America Honors

Turner earns first-team accolades from WBCA and USBWA; Allen and Cable receive WBCA honorable mention status.

03/30/2016

Turner, Cable Earn All-America Honors

Turner receives accolades from Associated Press and Wooden Award; Cable garners AP honorable mention status.

04/12/2016

2016 Notre Dame Women's Basketball Banquet

The Irish celebrated a 33-2 season, third straight ACC title and seventh straight Sweet 16 at their awards banquet

03/25/2016

#2 Irish Fall to #13 Stanford in Sweet 16

Cardinal 90, Fighting Irish 84

03/21/2016

#2/3 Irish Outlast Indiana 87-70, Advance to Sweet 16

Notre Dame 87, Indiana 70

03/19/2016

#2 Irish Open Tournament With Win Over N.C. A&T, 95-61

Notre Dame advances to the Round of 32 with the comfortable win.

03/06/2016

#2 Irish WBB vs. #17 Syracuse

#2 Irish WBB vs. #17 Syracuse March 6, 2015

CAREER HONORS
2016: Nancy Lieberman Award Finalist ... Naismith Trophy Midseason Top 30 List ... WBCA Coaches' All-America Team Finalist ... WBCA All-Region I Team ... All-ACC First Team (Blue Ribbon Panel/Coaches) ... All-ACC Tournament First Team ... ACC Player of the Week (Dec. 28).
2015: Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America ... Full Court Press Honorable Mention All-America ... Nancy Lieberman Award Finalist ... NCAA Oklahoma City Regional Most Outstanding Player ... NCAA Oklahoma City Regional All-Tournament Team.
2014: Full Court Press Freshman All-America Third Team.

OVERVIEW: Nicknamed "L.A." ... has dished out more assists in her first three seasons (559) than any player in school history ... second among active NCAA Division I players in career assists and fourth in career assist average (4.99 apg.) entering 2016-17 season … one of three players in program history with multiple 200-assist seasons ... gifted point guard who took the reins of the Notre Dame offense prior to her rookie season and has never looked back, starting all 112 games to date (a school record) and leading Fighting Irish to 106-6 (.946) record in that time ... was team captain in 2015-16 and is one of program's strongest and most respected leaders on the court and in the locker room ... calm and composed demeanor helps keep Irish patient and poised in pressure situations ... has proven ability to raise her game in the postseason, averaging 13.5 points, 6.3 assists and 4.4 rebounds in the past two NCAA tournaments (nine games), with a 3.00 assist/turnover ratio, .549 field-goal percentage and four 20-point games (of the seven in her career) during that span ... strong ballhandler who makes wise decisions with the basketball in virtually all instances, owning a remarkable 2.29 career assist/turnover ratio (she has committed two turnovers or less in 68 of her 112 career games) ... quick and athletic player with excellent court vision who operates effectively in transition and half-court sets ... can break apart defenses with slashing drives to the hoop ... also possesses reliable perimeter game to keep foes honest ... sharp on-ball defender who can cause problems for opposition with fast hands and awareness of defensive positioning ... picks up new concepts very quickly.

IN THE NOTRE DAME RECORD BOOK (THROUGH 2015-16): Ranks first in school history with 112 consecutive games played (active streak) ... stands fourth in program history for highest career assist average (4.99 apg.) ... places sixth in Fighting Irish history for career assists (559) ... ranks ninth in school history for career minutes average (29.2 mpg.) ... ranks second, third and fifth on school's single-season assist/turnover ratio list (2.52 in 2015-16; 2.24 in 2013-14; 2.14 in 2014-15) ... stands sixth and eighth on Notre Dame single-season assist chart (205 in 2014-15; 204 in 2015-16) ... places ninth on program's single-season assist average rundown (5.8 apg. in 2015-16).

JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16): Team captain ... started all 33 games (one of three players to appear in lineup for every game), averaging 9.3 points and career-high 5.8 assists per game with 2.52 assist/turnover ratio ... scored in double figures 17 times and added two double-digit assist games (first of her career) ... for second year in a row, led ACC in assists (20th in nation) and assist/turnover ratio (14th in nation) ... one of four players in the nation from Power Five conferences to rank in the top 20 in both assists and assist/turnover ratio ... in conference play, led ACC in assists (5.6 apg.) and assist/turnover ratio (2.43), while ranking third in field-goal percentage (.549) ... performed even better against Top 25 opponents, averaging 11.6 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game with 2.22 assist/turnover ratio ... sensational in three games during NCAA Championship, averaging 14.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game with 4.40 assist/turnover ratio and .607 field-goal percentage ... led team with 10 "5-5-5" games (posting at least "5" in three of five major statistical categories), and now has 20 in her career to date ... dodged foul trouble in season opener against Bucknell, posting game-high eight assists and three steals ... nearly had first career double-double in win over Toledo, finishing with 10 points (3-5 FG) and career high-tying nine assists, along with five rebounds and two steals ... able to rest during much of blowout win over Valparaiso, playing (then) season-low 17 minutes while registering four points, three rebounds and two steals ... earned continued rest in Junkanoo Jam opener against Denver, logging 20 minutes while collecting five points and game-high five assists ... bounced back from early foul trouble in Junkanoo Jam title game win over UCLA, finishing with 15 points and team-high five assists ... sank key 3FG as shot clock expired with 2:02 left in OT, giving ND four-point lead ... scored (then) season-high 20 points and added six rebounds and game-high five assists in win over No. 10/12 Ohio State ... beat horn with shots at end of first three periods ... had 11 points (all in second half), team-high six assists and four rebounds at No. 1 UConn ... rang up 12 points (4-6 FG), game-high eight assists and four rebounds in win over No. 18/17 DePaul ... collected 10 points and six rebounds in victory at TCU ... flirted with triple-double at Saint Joseph's, finishing with 16 points (7-9 FG) and season highs of nine assists (tying career best) and seven rebounds -- led to her first-ever selection as ACC Player of the Week on Dec. 28 ... tallied eight points and game-high five assists in win over No. 10/9 Oregon State -- hit two free throws with 5.6 seconds left (Irish leading by one) to help clinch victory ... game-high six assists in ACC opener vs. Georgia Tech ... tied season high with seven rebounds at Pittsburgh ... packed stat sheet against North Carolina with six points, game-high six assists and five rebounds ... delivered 10 points and team-high five assists in win at Boston College ... did bit of everything in Big Monday win over No. 18/15 Tennessee with 10 points, game-high seven assists, four rebounds and career high-tying four steals ... collected six points, five rebounds and five assists in victory over No. RV/24 Syracuse ... handed out game-high six assists against Virginia Tech ... scored 14 points (6-9 FG) while collecting five rebounds and four assists in road win at Georgia Tech ... dropped in 10 points and added game-high seven assists in Big Monday victory at Duke ... again flirted with a double-double in win over North Carolina State with 10 points and game-high eight assists, as well as three steals ... chalked up 12 points (5-7 FG) in victory at No. 13 Louisville ... came back after missing majority of first half vs. No. 19/17 Miami with foul trouble to score 12 points (4-6 FG) in season-low 16 minutes ... delivered game-high eight assists in win at Wake Forest ... sparkled in road victory at No. 12/9 Florida State with career-high 11 assists (only two turnovers), as well as six points, while playing all 40 minutes -- 11 assists were most by ND player in one game since Dec. 31, 2012 (Skylar Diggins - 14 vs. Saint Francis-Pa.) ... tallied eight points and game-high seven assists in win over Clemson ... turned in balanced line in ACC Tournament semifinal victory over No. 21 Miami with 14 points, game-high eight assists and six rebounds -- either scored or assisted on 11 of Notre Dame's points (making three consecutive baskets in 1:48 span) during important 15-4 run to end third quarter that gave Irish lead for good ... had eight points, game-high six assists and five rebounds while playing all 40 minutes in ACC Tournament championship game win over No. 17 Syracuse ... earned spot on All-ACC Tournament First Team after logging 9.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists during the three-game event ... posted second double-digit assist game of season (and career) with game-high 10 assists in NCAA Championship first-round win over North Carolina A&T -- was fifth-most assists by Notre Dame player in NCAA tournament contest (most since 3/27/12 - Diggins 11 vs. Maryland) -- performance even more remarkable in that she did not take a single shot from the field in 21 minutes (went 1-of-2 from foul line) ... turned in outstanding all-around effort in NCAA second-round victory over Indiana with game- and season-high 22 points (career-best 10-13 FG), team-high seven assists and career-best five steals -- scored 18 points in first half, including team's final 10 points ... despite first-half foul trouble in NCAA Sweet 16 game against No. 13/16 Stanford, compiled team-high 20 points, team-high five assists and five rebounds.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15): Started all 39 games, averaging career-high 10.4 points per game along with 5.3 assists per game ... had 17 double-digit scoring games ... led ACC in assists (30th in nation) and assist/turnover ratio (2.14; 32nd in nation) and ranked sixth in field-goal percentage (.522) -- no guard in the ACC ranked in the top six in all three categories ... one of seven players in the nation to rank in the top 35 in both assists and assist/turnover ratio ... during conference play, led ACC in both assists (6.3 apg.) and assist/turnover ratio (2.17), ranked fifth in free-throw percentage (.821) and eighth in field-goal percentage (.504) -- no other guard in the ACC ranked in the top eight in all four categories during league games ... particularly sharp against ranked opponents (15 games), averaging 11.5 points, 5.4 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game with a 1.93 assist/turnover ratio ... tied Notre Dame sophomore record for single-season assists (Mary Gavin - 205 in 1985-86) and shared sixth place with Gavin on program's seasonal assist chart ... just the fourth Notre Dame player to record a 200-assist season, joining Gavin (three times), Skylar Diggins (twice; last to do so with 225 in 2012-13) and current associate coach Niele Ivey (school-record 247 in 2000-01) in that elite club ... her 2.14 assist/turnover ratio was fourth on Irish single-season list, making her only second player in program history to appear in the top five in that category twice (the other being Ivey in 1998-99 and 2000-01) ... also ranked fourth on Notre Dame single-season chart with 1,211 minutes played ... tallied at least five assists in 25 games ... posted team-high nine "5-5-5" games, including four in six NCAA Championship games ... tied for game-high honors and matched career best with four steals against UMass Lowell (also had game-high five assists) ... collected career-high nine rebounds and game-best five assists in road win at No. 15/17 Michigan State; also scored in double figures (14 points) for first time since Feb. 2, 2014, at No. 3 Duke (15 points) ... had efficient 11 points (5-5 FG) against Chattanooga ... also recorded team high in steals (3) and tied for game high in assists (6) ... posted second "5-5-5" game of season with seven points, six rebounds and six assists against Quinnipiac ... scored 11 points and dished out team-high four assists against Kansas ... had efficient effort against No. 15/10 Maryland, registering 10 points (3-4 FG, 4-4 FT), six rebounds and two assists ... scored 11 points and added three assists and three steals against No. 3 UConn ... recorded third "5-5-5" game of season with nine points, team-high six assists and five rebounds at No. 25 DePaul ... poured in (then) career-high 17 points (7-8 FG, 2-2 FT), along with four assists, game-high three steals and three rebounds against Michigan ... grabbed game-high eight rebounds to go along with 10 points against Saint Joseph's (Pa.) ... posted game- and (then) career-high 22 points (career-best 8-10 FG, 4-5 3FG) with four assists at UCLA ... scored 18 points and tied career high with eight assists against Florida State; tallied five points in final 1:12 (jumper, 3 FT) to seal Irish victory ... tied for game-high honors with six assists at No. 21/22 Syracuse and also added five points and two steals ... narrowly missed first career double-double at No. 12/10 North Carolina, finishing with career highs of 24 points (16 in first half) and nine assists ... produced fourth "5-5-5" game of season with 15 points (5-9 FG, 5-5 FT), game-high six assists, five rebounds and three steals against No. 5/6 Tennessee ... impressive game against Wake Forest saw her score 18 points (7-10 FG, 4-5 FT), tie career high with four steals and just miss career high with eight assists ... another steady performance against Virginia with 12 points (5-7 FG), six rebounds, four assists and two steals ... nearly posted double-double in victory against No. 8/7 Louisville, tying career high with nine assists in addition to scoring nine points ... helped stoke fire on Senior Night victory against Pittsburgh, finishing with 13 points (6-8 FG) and game-high eight assists ... picked up another "5-5-5" game with eight points, five rebounds and six assists at N.C. State in regular-season finale... filled up the stat sheet with another "5-5-5" game in NCAA first-round win over Montana, collecting nine points, game-high seven assists, five rebounds and two steals ... continued solid NCAA tournament effort and logged seventh "5-5-5" game of season (eight career) with 11 points, game-high seven assists (one turnover) and five rebounds in second-round win over DePaul ... recorded best game of career in NCAA Sweet 16 win over No. 14/17 Stanford with career-high 28 points (9-17 FG, 4-7 3FG, 6-6 FT), including 24 in the first half alone, adding in five rebounds and four assists -- set career highs in field goals attempted (17) and three-pointers attempted (7) while tying career highs in field goals made (9), three-pointers made (4) and free throws made (6) ... had second monster game in a row (and eighth "5-5-5" game of season) in NCAA Elite Eight win over No. 5/6 Baylor with team-high 23 points (10-16 FG), seven assists (no turnovers), five rebounds and game-best (and career high-tying) four steals while playing all 40 minutes ... earned NCAA Oklahoma City Regional Most Outstanding Player honors after averaging 25.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.5 assists with a .576 field-goal percentage (19 of 31) and 2.75 assist/turnover ratio during two-game regional ... turned in balanced line in NCAA national championship game against No. 1 UConn with eight points, seven rebounds and game-high seven assists.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14): Moved into starting point guard spot from day one, cracking lineup for all 38 games while averaging 6.2 points, 2.4 rebounds, 3.9 assists ad 1.3 steals per game ... scored in double figures eight times ... led ACC in assist/turnover ratio (2.24) and ranked seventh in assists ... had 28 games with 0-2 turnovers ... set ND freshman single-season records for assists (150, topping Mary Gavin's mark of 116 in 1984-85), assist/turnover ratio (2.24; second-best in school history regardless of class and best since Niele Ivey's school-record 2.67 in 2000-01) and games started (38) ... ranked second all-time among ND freshman in assist average (best since Gavin's 4.5 apg. in '84-85) and games played, and third in minutes played (11 shy of Skylar Diggins' total in 2009-10) ... earned starting nod for season opener against UNC Wilmington, scoring 11 points (4-5 FG, including team's first five points of season) ... first ND rookie point guard to start opener since 1994 (Mollie Peirick at Seton Hall) ... played 31 minutes against No. 19/18 Michigan State, ending up with seven points, five assists and three steals ... scored 15 points (on season-high 7-10 FG) against Valparaiso ... tallied eight points (3-4 FG) and added season highs of seven assists, five rebounds and four steals at Penn ... piled up 13 points (6-8 FG) and six assists (one turnover) against No. 25 DePaul ... filled up the stat sheet with 11 points (4-4 FG), four rebounds, four assists, two steals and a block against Duquesne ... totaled eight points, four assists, three rebounds and three steals at Michigan ... had strong all-around game against Central Michigan, scoring 11 points (3-4 FG, 4-6 FT) and dishing out six assists (no turnovers) in addition to two steals and season-high two blocks ... scored 11 points (4-6 FG, 3-3 FT) and had four assists (one turnover) and two steals against Clemson ... nabbed five rebounds along with five assists vs. Boston College ... tallied eight points (3-3 FG, season-high 2-2 3FG) and three assists (no turnovers) at Pittsburgh ... put together arguably best game of rookie year to date against Miami with a season-high 16 points (5-6 FG, 5-5 FT), five assists (two turnovers) and three rebounds ... expertly managed offense against Virginia Tech with seven points (3-3 FG), season-high eight assists (one turnover) and three rebounds ... gave Irish good offensive production at No. 3 Duke, scoring 15 points (5-8 FG, 1-2 3FG, 4-5 FT) ... added two assists, two steals and three rebounds ... dished out six assists (one turnover) at Florida State ... scored six points (3-5 FG) and handed out three assists (no turnovers) at Boston College ... grabbed season-high eight rebounds against Georgia Tech, along with four points, five assists and two steals ... strong all-around effort in regular-season home finale against No. 14/11 North Carolina with nine points (4-5 FG), game highs of five assists and three steals ... dished out game-high five assists in postseason debut against Florida State in ACC quarterfinals ... recorded game-high four assists in ACC title game win over No. 10 Duke ... efficiently piloted offense in NCAA debut against Robert Morris with game-high seven assists (one turnover) ... tied for second-most assists by ND rookie in NCAA game and most since 2010 (Diggins - 8 vs. Cleveland State in first round) ... registered game-high six assists (no turnovers), plus five points and four rebounds in NCAA Sweet 16 win over No. 21/18 Oklahoma State ... dropped in eight points (season-high 6-6 FT) with three rebounds and three assists (one turnover) in season high-tying 34 minutes of NCAA Elite Eight victory over No. 5/6 Baylor ... was cool at the helm for Fighting Irish in NCAA national semifinal win vs. No. 11/9 Maryland with nine points (2-3 FG, 5-7 FT), five assists (no turnovers) and three rebounds ... handed out team-high five assists (one turnover) and added two steals in NCAA national championship game against No. 1 Connecticut ... during NCAA Championship, averaged 4.7 assists per game (at least five assists in four of six outings) with remarkable 5.6 assist/turnover ratio (28 assists/five turnovers), ranking second in latter category among all players who saw action in more than one tournament game ... in last four games of NCAA tournament (Sweet Sixteen through national championship game), had 19 assists and just two turnovers (4.8 apg., 9.5 assist/turnover ratio) ... in nine postseason games (ACC and NCAA tournaments), averaged 4.3 assists per outing with 3.25 assist/turnover ratio.

2013 EUROPEAN TOUR: Played in all three games (starting once), averaging 10.3 points, 6.7 assists and 3.0 steals per contest while shooting .545 from the field ... registered double-double in tour-opening win over Barking Abbey with 16 points and 12 assists.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated with 4.04 cumulative GPA from St. John's College High School (combined record of 110-16, .873) in Washington, D.C., where she was coached by Jonathan Scribner ... career per-game statistical averages of 12.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 5.8 assists ... as a senior in 2011-12, led St. John's College to a 27-1 record and Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) championship (highest level of competition with no state tournament in Washington, D.C.), while averaging 16.0 ppg., 6.5 rpg. and 8.0 apg. ... scored game-high 28 points in WCAC championship game win (67-66) over Our Lady of Good Counsel ... as a junior in 2011-12, helped SJC to a 26-7 record and WCAC runner-up finish, while averaging 13.5 ppg., 4.2 rpg. and 6.0 apg. ... as a sophomore in 2010-11, paced team to 33-2 record as well as conference and city titles, averaging 14.0 ppg., 5.0 rpg. and 5.0 apg. along the way ... as a freshman in 2009-10, played in a reserve role, averaging 7.0 ppg. and 4.0 apg. while her team posted a 24-6 record ... posted career highs of 32 points (vs. Good Counsel in 2011), nine rebounds (twice), eight steals (vs. South Lakes in 2010) and 11 assists (vs. Forest Park in 2011) ... also has extensive AAU pedigree, capped by stint with Philly Belles and head coach Matt Dugan ... previously played with AAU programs Team Unique (2010-11), Fairfax Stars (2008-09) and Team Excel (2004-07).

PREP AWARDS/HONORS: 2013 McDonald's High School All-America Team selection (one of eight McDonald's All-Americans on 2016-17 Notre Dame roster) ... 2013 WBCA High School All-America Team selection ... 2013 USA Today All-USA First Team selection ... 2013 MaxPreps Second-Team All-America pick ... 2013 Gatorade Washington D.C. High School Player of the Year ... Three-time Washington Post All-Metro First Team selection (2011, 2012, 2013) ... four-time all-conference choice (first team in 2011, 2012, 2013; honorable mention in 2010) ... 2012 Boo Williams Invitational All-Tournament Team ... ranked among the top 25 by all major recruiting services, and as high as No. 18 in Class of 2013.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: Member of 2012 USA Basketball Under-17 National Team that went 8-0 and captured the gold medal at the FIBA U17 World Championships in Amsterdam, Netherlands ... started in all eight games for Team USA, averaging 4.4 points, 4.1 assists and 3.3 rebounds per game while shooting .560 from the field and .500 from the three-point line; finished as tournament leader in both assists and assist/turnover ratio (2.36) ... also participated in 2011 USA Basketball U16 National Team Trials.

PERSONAL DATA: Daughter of Lorna Wilson-Allen and Terrell Allen III ... youngest of three children ... fifth Maryland resident to play for Fighting Irish, and first since Baltimore native Brittany Mallory from 2007-12 ... currently enrolled in Notre Dame's top-ranked Mendoza College of Business as a management-consulting major ... has participated past two years in Notre Dame's renowned Rosenthal Leadership Academy (earned certificate of merit for participation in RLA during 2014-15 academic year) ... some other Fighting Irish players who have worn No. 15 include Renee Antolik, Carol Elliott and Kaila Turner.

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Lindsay Allen
Lindsay  Allen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mitchellville, Md.

High School:
St. John's College

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard

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