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08/29/2009

8.29 - Volleyball vs. No. 5 Stanford

The Irish shocked No. 5 Stanford at the Joyce Center on August 29, beating a top-five team for the first time since 1993

Played at Notre Dame in 2008 and 2009.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009):Played in seven matches and earned three starts ... saw action in 15 sets ... totaled 17 kills and 10 blocks for 23.5 points.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Played in seven sets and six matches ... first action of the season came at Georgetown (Sept. 28) where she notched a kill on her only swing of the match ... twice served during a home meeting with West Virginia (Oct. 11) ... had two kills in a three-set showdown during her homecoming match at DePaul (Oct. 16) ... played in a pair of sets in a home match versus Marquette (Nov. 2) ... delivered one kill and one assist at Rutgers (Nov. 9) ... also took a season-high four swings against the Scarlet Knights ... had three swings against Xavier (Nov. 28).

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: The latest product from the Chicago-area based club team Sports Performance ... ranked 48th among the annual Senior Aces list produced by PrepVolleyball.com ... member of Volleyball Magazine's "Fab 50" ... led club team to the JVDA national title to cap off a perfect 84-0 season ... JVDA All-America choice ... part of a St. Francis (Ill.) prep squad that finished second in Illinois' 2007 Class AAA state tournament to complete the season with a 38-4 record ... St. Francis notched the Class AA state crown in 2006 after a 42-2 campaign ... heading into that championship year, the team was the sixth-ranked team in the PrepVolleyball.com preseason poll, which came on the heels of a 37-2 mark and a No. 14 national ranking in 2005 ... in four years with the Spartans, had a hand in compiling an overall record of 149-17 (.898) ... won a national championship at the 2007 Junior Olympics and captured that same title as a 16-year-old ... daughter of Tom and Dede Barnicle ... has one sister (Erin) and one brother (Tom).

Barnicle's Career Statistics

Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct. A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
2008 7-6 4 0.57 1 14 .214 1 0.14 0 0.00 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 4.0 0.57

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Megan Barnicle
Megan  Barnicle

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Winfield, IL

High School:
St. Francis

Height:
6-0

Position:
Middle Blocker

Event Calendar

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August 25
7:00 PM
Valparaiso
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
August 26
12:30 PM
Rhode Island
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
August 26
7:00 PM
New Mexico State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
September 1
11:00 AM
VCU
Bowling Green, Ohio (Stroh Center)
September 1
7:00 PM
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, Ohio (Stroh Center)
September 2
7:00 PM
Toledo
Toledo, Ohio (Savage Arena)
September 8
7:00 PM
Coastal Carolina
Conway, S.C. (HTC Center)
September 9
12:00 PM
Ohio State
Conway, S.C. (HTC Center)
September 9
5:00 PM
Florida International
Conway, S.C. (HTC Center)
September 15
7:00 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
September 16
12:30 PM
Southern Illinois
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
September 16
7:00 PM
Central Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
September 22
7:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (KFC Yum! Center)
September 24
1:00 PM
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C. (Reynolds Coliseum)
September 29
7:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
October 1
1:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
October 6
7:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (Memorial Gymnasium)
October 8
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Cassell Coliseum)
October 13
7:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
October 15
1:00 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
October 20
7:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Tully Gym)
October 22
2:00 PM
Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. (James L. Knight Complex)
October 25
7:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
October 29
1:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
November 3
7:00 PM
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Cameron Indoor Stadium)
November 5
1:00 PM
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum)
November 10
7:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
November 12
1:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
November 17
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
November 19
1:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
November 22
7:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Women's Building)
November 24
1:00 PM
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Power Gym)

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