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Sept. 1, 1997

Notre Dame's Angie Harris Named Big East Volleyball Player of the Week

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Notre Dame senior outside hitter Angie Harris (Fort Wayne, Ind,.) has been named the BIG EAST volleyball player of the week after an impressive showing in last weekend's Shamrock Invitational, held at Notre Dame's Joyce Center Arena.

Harris--who saw her first action for Notre Dame in the '97 opener after missing the final 13 matches in 1996 due to arthroscopic knee surgery--tied an Irish record by recording 20-plus kills in three consecutive matches over the weekend, as Notre Dame defeated Louisville (3-1) and Oral Roberts (3-2) before falling to #18 Wisconsin (1-3) in the tournament's championship match. Each of the teams in the Shamrock Invitational were 1996 NCAA Tournament participants.

The 6-1 Harris totaled 71 kills in the three matches (averaging 5.46/gm over 13 games), including a career-best 27 in the seesaw match with Oral Roberts. Her 23 kills against Louisville included a timely 10 kills in the decisive fourth game. She capped the weekend with 21 kills against Wisconsin en route to a spot on the seven-player all-tournament team.

Harris' totals over the three matches also included a team-best 38 digs (2.92/gm), nine blocks and four service aces. She hit .281 for the tournament, including a .388 effort against Louisville that represents the second-best hitting percentage of her career in a four-game match.

Harris will attempt to break the Irish record for consecutive 20-plus kill matches when Notre Dame faces Gonzaga at the Spikeoff Spokane on Sept. 5. Current senior hitter Jaimie Lee is the only previous Notre Dame player to post 20-plus kills in three consecutive matches, doing so at the 1995 Big Four Classic (held that year at the Indiana University).

Event Calendar

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August 26
W, 3-0
Seton Hall
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
Tournament Central
ACC Network Extra
August 27
W, 3-0
Cleveland State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
Tournament Central
ACC Network Extra
August 27
W, 3-0
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
Tournament Central
ACC Network Extra
September 2
7:00 PM
Coastal Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Tournament Central
September 3
12:30 PM
Howard
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Tournament Central
September 3
7:00 PM
Purdue
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Tournament Central
September 9
4:00 PM
Stony Brook
Kingston, R.I. (Keaney Gymnasium)
September 10
11:00 AM
San Diego State
Kingston, R.I. (Keaney Gymnasium)
September 10
7:00 PM
Rhode Island
Kingston, R.I. (Keaney Gymnasium)
September 16
11:30 AM
Maryland Eastern Shore
East Lansing, Mich. (Jenison Field House)
September 16
7:00 PM
Michigan State
East Lansing, Mich. (Jenison Field House)
September 17
1:00 PM
DePaul
East Lansing, Mich. (Jenison Field House)
September 23
7:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
September 25
11:30 AM
Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. (James L. Knight Complex)
September 30
7:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
October 2
1:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
October 7
7:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Women's Building)
October 9
12:00 PM
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Power Gym)
October 14
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
October 16
1:00 PM
NC State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
October 21
7:00 PM
Pitt
Pittsburgh, Pa. (Fitzgerald Field House)
October 23
1:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Cassell Coliseum)
October 28
7:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
October 30
1:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
November 4
6:30 PM
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Reynolds Gymnasium)
November 6
12:00 PM
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Cameron Indoor Stadium)
November 9
7:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (KFC Yum! Center)
November 13
1:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
November 18
7:00 PM
Clemson
Clemson, S.C. (Jervey Gym)
November 20
1:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (O'Keefe Gymnasium)
November 23
7:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
November 25
1:00 PM
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
December 2
TBA
TBD
TBD
December 4
TBA
TBD
TBD
December 9
TBA
TBD
TBD
December 10
TBA
TBD
TBD
December 15
TBA
TBD
Columbus, Ohio (Nationwide Arena)
December 17
TBA
TBD
Columbus, Ohio (Nationwide Arena)

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