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09/10/2016

DeJarld Leads Irish to 3-0 Weekend

Notre Dame captures Art Carmichael Invitational crown.

09/09/2016

Irish Sweep Stony Brook

Notre Dame hits .345 as a team, paced by Sam Fry's nine kills.

09/08/2016

Irish Make First Road Trip To Rhody

Notre Dame to face Stony Brook, San Diego State & Rhode Island.

09/01/2016

Irish Look To Continue Hot Start

Notre Dame welcomes No. 24 Purdue, Coastal Carolina and Howard.

08/27/2016

Irish Sweep Broncos, Off To Best Start In Five Years

Caroline Holt named Golden Dome Invitational MVP.

09/16/2017

Notre Dame vs Central Michigan

Notre Dame vs Central Michigan on September 16th, 2017 in Purcell Pavilion

09/16/2017

Notre Dame vs Southern Illinois

Notre Dame vs Southern Illinois on September 16th, 2017 in Purcell Pavilion

09/15/2017

Notre Dame vs Michigan State

Notre Dame vs #23 Michigan State on September 15th, 2017 in Purcell Pavilion

09/10/2017

Notre Dame vs. Ohio State

Notre Dame vs. No. 24 Ohio State on September 10, 2017 in Purcell Pavilion.

08/26/2017

Notre Dame vs. New Mexico State

Notre Dame vs. New Mexico State on August 26, 2017 in the Golden Dome Invitational at Compton Family Ice Arena.

Career & Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Second Team All-ACC (2016)
  • Second Team All-Missouri Valley Conference (2015)
  • MVC Player of the Week (2015)
  • MVC Newcomer of the Week (2014)

AS A JUNIOR (2016)

  • Received second team All-ACC honors in first season at Notre Dame
  • Started the first 22 matches at the setter position for the Irish in 2016 before her season was cut short by a foot injury.
  • Finished the season with 834 assists, 25 kills, 20 service aces, 147 digs and 27 total blocks
  • Led the team and ranked second in the ACC in assists per set (10.97) in 76 sets for a total of 834 on the season
  • Posted 13 digs and 30 assists in the season opener versus Seton Hall (Aug. 26)
  • The following night, recorded 38 assists in three sets against Cleveland State and 37 assists, 12 digs and two kills versus Western Michigan (Aug. 27)
  • Recorded 39 assists and eight digs against Coastal Carolina (Sept. 2)
  • Had a season high 64 assists in five sets against Howard as well as seven digs, two blocks and one service ace (Sept. 3)
  • Had a stellar game against Rhode Island with 41 assists, two service aces, seven digs, six blocks, and one kill (Sept. 10)
  • Recorded 52 assists and eight digs in five sets against DePaul (Sept. 17)
  • Had 55 assists, one service ace, seven digs, two blocks and four kills on five attempts (.800) versus Duke (Sept. 30).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015 – at Loyola-Chicago)

  • Earned second team All-Missouri Valley Conference honors after standout year with the Ramblers
  • Tabbed team captain after freshman season
  • Finished fifth in the MVC in assists per set (8.55) and 12th in service aces per set (0.25)
  • Played in 118 sets and totaled 49 kills (.392 A%), 1,009 assists, 29 service aces, 203 digs and 25 blocks
  • Became first ever Loyola player to earn MVC Player of the Week accolades after averaging 13.86 assists per set over a two-match span, including a 43-assist effort in a three-set sweep of Illinois State and a 54-assist performance in a four-set win over Indiana State
  • Had 40 or more assists in nine matches, 50 or more in five contests and a whopping 65 to go along with eight digs and four kills in a five-set match versus Southern Illinois
  • Had two double-doubles on the year: 26 assists and 13 digs versus New Hampshire and 36 assists and 20 digs at Missouri State
  • Posted 10 kills (.818 A%), 47 assists, seven digs and three blocks against Wichita State
  • Had 53 assists, five kills (.833 A%) and three digs at Drake
  • Named to Dean's List

AS A FRESHMAN (2014 – at Loyola-Chicago)

  • Played in all 28 matches and totaled 103 sets as the team's primary setter
  • Entered match in the second set of the season opener and played the remaining 103 sets the rest of the season
  • Passed out 1,142 assists (11.09 per set), tops in the Missouri Valley and 24th nationally among all setters and sixth nationally among all freshmen
  • Her 1,142 assists were the most by a Loyola freshman setter since Lauren Holbrook in 2001
  • Notched three double-doubles on the season, including 63-assist, 13-dig performance against Drake
  • Also recorded 50 assists and 11 digs in road win at Southern Illinois and 41 assists and 12 digs against Wichita State
  • Totaled season-best three kills, 46 assists, eight digs and four blocks against Missouri State
  • Dished out a Valley-best 69 assists in just four sets against Evansville
  • The total was the best single-match total by a Rambler since Holbrook handed out 74 assists against Cleveland State in the 2004 Horizon League Championship match and helped her earn Valley Newcomer of the Week honors (Nov. 3)

HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL

  • Graduated from Bloomington Central Catholic in May 2014
  • Earned four letters each in volleyball, basketball and softball
  • Earned team MVP honors all four years in softball and two times each in volleyball and basketball
  • Was a State Farm Athlete of the Year finalist and an Andi Collins national finalist in 2014
  • Proven winner who had a career record of 108-32 in volleyball and a 77-11 mark in basketball
  • Posted 125 kills, 757 assists, 288 digs, 53 blocks and 29 aces during senior season
  • First team all-area selection by the Bloomington Pantagraph after junior and senior campaigns
  • Nominated for Pantagraph Player of the Year award in 2013
  • Four-time all-conference selection who was unanimous first team pick as a senior
  • Guided team to sectional title match in Illinois Class 3A tournament in 2013
  • Starter as a freshman on team that earned runner-up honors in Class 2A tourney during freshman season
  • Played club volleyball for Illini Elite, helping them to 19th-place finish at national tournament
  • Averaged 10.2 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 3.6 steals per game as starting point guard on basketball team
  • Served as leadoff hitter and shortstop for softball team
  • Member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta National Mathematics Honor Society, Student Council (vice president), Vita Christi and yearbook (sports editor)
  • Caroline Anne Holt born in Bloomington, Illinois to Andy and Jean Holt
  • Has two older brothers, Andrew and Zachary, and a younger sister, Madeline
  • Father played baseball at Creighton under Jim Hendry, the former general manager of the Chicago Cubs and the current assistant general manager of the New York Yankees
  • Mother played basketball and softball at Creighton and was a two-time All-American and an Academic All-American before becoming the first female inducted into the Creighton Athletic Hall of Fame
  • Brother, Andrew, played baseball at Creighton
  • Brother, Zachary, is a senior on the baseball team at South Dakota State
  • Cousins Jake, Bill and Joe Mauer all have spent time in the Minnesota Twins organization
  • Jake is a manager in the Twins minor league organization
  • Joe was the first pick of the 2001 MLB Draft and has the highest batting average for a catcher in MLB history
  • Other cousin, Brian Holt, played soccer at Creighton and then professionally for Reading United, Harrisburg City Islanders, Philadelphia Union and New York Cosmos
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in psychology
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Caroline Holt
Caroline  Holt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomington, IL

High School:
Central Catholic

Last College:
Loyola-Chicago

Height:
5-8

Position:
Setter

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