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    Megan Dunne

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Palos Heights, IL

    High School:
    Mother McAuley

    Height:
    5-4

    Position:
    Libero/Defensive Specialist

    Birthdate:
    12/20/1988


    07/05/2011

    Megan Dunne

    #13 Megan Dunne

    10/15/2010

    Notre Dame Volleyball vs. DePaul

    Irish take down DePaul, 3-1, as Kellie Sciacca connects for her 1,000 career kill.

    08/31/2010

    Notre Dame Volleyball vs. Arizona

    Irish drop 3-0 decision to No. 18 Arizona on final day of Shamrock Invitational.

    10/10/2009

    Volleyball Wins Over Cincinnati In Five Sets

    The Fighting Irish beat the Bearcats on Oct. 10 in the Joyce Center.

    10/04/2009

    Browns Hits Milestones With Win Over Villanova

    Notre Dame's 3-0 win over Villanova on Oct. 4 was the 550th career victory for head coach Debbie Brown.

    As a Senior (2010): Started the campaign with 11 digs in a 3-1 win against Marshall (Aug. 27) ... finished the Shamrock Invitational (Aug. 27-29) with a clean reception slate, fielding 42 serves without an error ... ran her streak to 61 receptions without an error after a perfect outing at the Nevada Invitational (Sept. 3-4) ... three assists and 13 digs against Belmont (Sept. 3) ... recorded the 500th dig of her career versus West Virginia (Sept. 24) ... eight digs against DePaul (Oct. 15) ... seven more at Western Michigan (Oct. 19) ... scooped 10 shots during her second start of the season versus Connecticut (Oct. 31) ... one ace at Rutgers (Nov. 13) ... dropped a kill at Seton Hall (Nov. 14) ... accounted for 110 digs (1.64/set), 16 assists and one ace on the year.

    As a Junior (2009): Fifth on the squad with 1.49 digs/set after playing in 84 sets ... scooped 125 shots including two 12-dig performances ... posted a serve-receive clip of .972 with eight errors in 288 attempts to lead the team ... lasted 15 matches without a reception error ... scratched out five aces, 20 assists and three kills ... had seven digs and three assists against Michigan (Sept. 6) ... dropped two aces against New Mexico State (Sept. 13) in the Notre Dame / adidas Invitational ... fielded 45 serves without an error across three matches from Oct. 4-Oct. 11 ... had seven digs against Villanova (Oct. 4), Cincinnati (Oct. 10) and Pittsburgh (Oct. 17) ... went six straight matches (Oct. 18-Nov. 8) without a reception error while accomplishing the feat in 10 of the last 12 contests to close the season ... had 12 digs in back-to-back matches with Seton Hall (Oct. 31) and Rutgers (Nov. 1) ... passed a season-high 21 serves without an error in the former match against the Pirates ... one kill with eight digs in the home closer with USF (Nov. 15) ... totaled 11 digs and 26 receptions without an error in the BIG EAST Tournament (Nov. 20-21) ... eight digs against Ohio (Dec. 4) in the NCAA Tournament.

    As a Sophomore (2008): Broke a sweat in 84 sets and 27 matches for the Irish ... registered 236 digs on the season, the third-best total on the team ... led the Irish with a team-high 2.81 dig/set ... 13 double-figure dig performances ... lone kill of the season came during the Golden Dome Invitational against UC Irvine (Sept. 20) ... her season-high 22 digs and six assists came in a five-setter against Western Michigan (Sept. 21) ... added five more assists at Georgetown (Sept. 28) ... went five matches (Oct. 4-Oct. 16) without a receiving error ... scooped 21 shots against Syracuse (Nov. 1) ... did not fault on any of her 28 serves against Marquette (Nov. 2) while adding 11 digs and four assists ... in the BIG EAST Championship, dug 12 shots and cleanly fielded 30 serves versus St. John's (Nov. 22) and then finished with 15 digs against Louisville (Nov. 23) to lead the team ... paced the team with 14 digs against Xavier (Nov. 28) to cap off the year.

    As a Freshman (2007): Appeared in 57 sets and 23 matches for the Irish ... recorded 90 digs for an average of 1.58/set ... set a career-high mark of 23 digs at LSU (Oct. 23) in a starting role at libero ... also notched 13 digs at UConn (Oct. 27) ... finished nine matches without committing a reception error ... fielded 11 serves at Syracuse (Oct. 14) ... tallied 12 assists (0.21/set) and two kills on the season... had a career-high three assists and one kill against DePaul (Oct. 19) ... did not commit a service error in 19 attempts from behind the line.

    The Dunne File: Led Mother McAuley (Ill.) to high school conference and regional championships in 2005 and 2006 ... her squad placed third in the state her junior season ... selected to the Girls Catholic Athletic Conference (GCAC) All-Conference Academic Team ... led club team, Celtic Force, to a Nationals 15 Open title ... guided the Force to six straight national tournament appearances ... hails from the same high school as former Irish volleyball player Katie Kavanaugh (1988-91) and former fencer Terri Foley (1979) ... member of the National Honor Society ... French National Honor Society member ... daughter of Helen and Dan Dunne ... has one sister, Katie ... her father earned a pair of degrees from Notre Dame (1973, 1975) ... he was also a member of the cross country and track programs, serving as captain of the cross country team in 1972 ... brother, Dan, graduated from Notre Dame in 2008 ... cousin, Brian Sheahan, graduated in 2006 ... full name is Megan Elizabeth Dunne ... born Dec. 20, 1988 ... wears the same #13 worn by Notre Dame's all-time kills leader Christy Peters ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in accounting ... made the fall 2008 dean's list ... an accomplished beach paddleball player ... once met Oprah Winfrey.

    Dunne'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
    2007 57-23 2 0.04 0 5 .400 12 0.21 0 0.00 0 90 1.58 16 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 2.0 0.04
    2008 84-25 1 0.01 0 6 .167 43 0.51 7 0.08 17 236 2.81 17 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 8.0 0.10
    2009 84-25 3 0.04 1 5 .400 20 0.24 5 0.06 13 125 1.49 8 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 8.0 0.10
    2010 67-28 1 0.01 0 3 .383 16 0.24 1 0.01 8 110 1.64 10 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 2.0 0.03
    Totals 292-101 7 0.02 1 19 .316 91 0.31 13 0.04 38 561 1.92 51 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 20.0 0.07
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