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    Hilary Eppink

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Westfield, IN

    High School:
    Westfield

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    Middle Blocker


    11/23/2012

    Irish Comeback Thwarted At Ohio; Notre Dame Falls 3-2 To Close Regular Season

    Irish remain eligible for an at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament

    11/14/2012

    No. 3 Seed Irish Head To Milwaukee With Eyes On BIG EAST Crown

    Notre Dame meets No. 6 seed USF Friday at 4:30 p.m. ET in quarterfinals.

    11/12/2012

    Alugbue Earns Fourth Mention On Weekly Honor Roll

    The sophomore had two double-doubles this weekend.

    11/11/2012

    Irish Fall To Marquette, 3-0; Earn No. 3 Seed In BIG EAST Tourney

    Notre Dame will play in quarterfinals at 4:30 p.m. (ET) Friday in Milwaukee.

    11/08/2012

    Irish Close Out Regular Season With BIG EAST Crown On Line

    Notre Dame needs two wins to lock up the No. 1 seed in next weekend's BIG EAST Tournament.

    05/15/2012

    2011-12 Athletics Highlight Video

    Debuted each year at the OSCARS - the year-end highlight video provides a look back at all 26 varsity sports competed at the University of Notre Dame and is created in cooperation with the Student Welfare and Development Office and LeSea Broadcasting.

    11/09/2012

    11/9 Volleyball vs Cincinnati

    Notre Dame beat Cincinnati 3 to 2 on their Senior Night, making this win the 500th for Coach Debbie Brown at Notre Dame.

    10/28/2012

    10/28 Volleyball vs USF

    Notre Dame defeated USF in 3 sets in a match on October 28th in the Joyce Center's Purcell Pavilion.

    10/26/2012

    10/26 Volleyball vs Pittsburgh

    Notre Dame defeated Pittsburgh 3 sets to 1 on October 26th in the Notre Dame field house in the Joyce Center.

    10/07/2012

    10/7 Volleyball vs St. John's

    Notre Dame defeated St. John's 3 sets to 1 on October 7th in the Purcell Pavilion.

    10/06/2012

    Notre Dame Volleyball vs UCONN on 10-06-2012

    Notre Dame Volleyball vs UCONN on 10-06-2012

    AS A SENIOR (2012): Played in 28 matches during senior campaign, earning 25 starts ... led or tied for team lead in kills in three matches ... registered five or more kills in 22 matches ... totaled 215 kills and 82 blocks (13 solo, 69 assisted) on season ... averaged 2.15 kills per set and 0.82 blocks per set ... finished fourth on the team in kills and third in blocks ... hit .268 for the season, including .332 in BIG EAST matches to finish seventh in the league ... had streak of nine or more kills in six straight matches (Sept. 23-Oct. 12) ... registered 12 kills and three blocks in season-opening match against No. 1 UCLA (Aug. 24) ... had five kills each against Saint Louis (Aug. 25) and No. 4 Nebraska (Aug. 26) ... registered eight kills, three digs and three blocks against No. 5 USC (Sept. 8) ... hit season-high .467 in match ... had six kills against No. 17 San Diego (Sept. 8) ... totaled six kills, four digs and four blocks in 3-2 win over Xavier (Sept. 14) ... had five kills and five blocks in a 3-2 win over Cincinnati (Sept. 21) ... recorded nine kills and no errors in a 3-2 win over No. 10 Louisville (Sept. 23) ... hit .409 in match ... had impressive match with 14 kills and six blocks against Marquette (Sept. 29) ... hit .400 for match ... had nine kills and two blocks in a 3-0 win over Syracuse (Sept. 30) ... had team-high nine kills and four blocks in a 3-0 win over UConn (Oct. 6) ... registered 10 kills and a .438 attack pct. in a 3-1 win over St. John's (Oct. 7) ... also had 10 kills and a season-high .500 attack percentage in a 3-0 win over DePaul (Oct. 12) ... had team-high nine kills while hitting .318 in a 3-0 win over Villanova (Oct. 21) ... also recorded three blocks ... recorded five kills and hit .312 in a 3-0 win over Georgetown (Oct. 19) ... totaled 13 kills (.385 attack percentage) and seven blocks in a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 26) ... efficient nine kills and only one error in 16 attempts (.500 attack percentage) in a 3-0 win over USF (Oct. 28) ... also had three digs and three blocks ... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after weekend performance ... tied career high with 15 kills in a 3-1 win over Seton Hall (Nov. 3) ... also had three digs and four blocks ... had nine kills, two digs and four blocks in a 3-1 win over Rutgers (Nov. 4) ... totaled 14 kills on a career-high 41 attempts and a career-high nine blocks in a 3-2 win over Cincinnati (Nov. 9) ... closed out regular season with 10 kills, five blocks and two digs at Ohio (Nov. 23) ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.

    AS A JUNIOR (2011): Fourth on squad with 1.94 kills/set (192 total) ... second among Irish players with 0.95 blocks/set (18 solo, 76 assists) ... hit .250 with seven assists, one ace and 24 digs ... totaled 249.0 points in 99 sets played (2.52/set) ... six matches with five or more blocks ... six blocks and nine kills in season-opener vs. Eastern Michigan ... five blocks and one ace vs. Idaho ... season-high 14 kills (.478) with four blocks vs. Western Michigan ... five straight matches with solo block (Aug. 29 - Sept. 9) ... 10 kills (.556) and six blocks vs. Georgetown ... 12 kills and five blocks vs. Louisville ... nine kills and five blocks - three solo - at Hawaii ... eight kills and six blocks vs. Seton Hall ... 12 kills (.429) with four blocks against Syracuse in BIG EAST Championship ... earned a monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Showed great improvement in the middle of the floor and from the pipes for the Irish ... played in 111 sets with 252 kills (2.27/set), six aces, 42 digs and 107 blocks (0.96/set) ... totaled 318.5 points (2.87/set) ... eight kills in season opener vs. Marshall with five digs and four blocks ... first career double-figure kill output (10) came vs. Cal Poly with two aces and six blocks ... six kills and seven blocks against Belmont ... blasted eight kills on a .636 clip with eight blocks vs. Weber State ... eight kills and five blocks at Nevada ... posted a .561 average with nine blocks and a pair of aces at the Nevada Invitational (Sept. 3-4) ... hit .529 with 11 kills against Jacksonville State ... rejected five attacks in a five-set contest with Delaware ... smacked 12 kills and blocked four shots vs. Pittsburgh ... two solo blocks at USF ... went four straight matches with 10+ kills (Oct. 15-24) ... five blocks at Western Michigan ... hit .562 against Syracuse with 10 kills ... 13 kills against Marquette ... matched career-best with eight blocks against St. John's to go with eight kills and five digs ... 15 kills with four blocks in a win over Connecticut ... paced Notre Dame with five blocks at Villanova ... one of three players with 10+ kills against Northern Iowa, finishing with 14 on a .480 clip ... tossed in five kills on eight errorless swings at Rutgers ... 15 kills on a .375 clip with four blocks vs. Villanova at the BIG EAST Championship ... earned a monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2009): Participated in 20 matches during her first collegiate campaign ... played in 39 sets ... hit .317 while leading all freshmen in kills (51), total blocks (39) and points (76.0) ... recorded one kill and one block against Denver in first career match ... recorded match-high .438 clip vs. Michigan with a season-best eight kills ... tallied six blocks, three kills, two digs and an ace at Florida State ... five kills with three digs at Connecticut in BIG EAST debut ... seven kills produced a team-best .750 clip at DePaul ... led team with four blocks against Rutgers ... season-high eight blocks came during win over Marquette ... five kills on eight swings and four blocks highlighted outing with Syracuse ... three kills vs. Seton Hall in first BIG EAST Championship appearance ... earned a monogram.

    The EPPINK FILE: Four-time varsity letterwinner as a standout prep player at Westfield (Ind.) ... ended prep days as program's career leader in kills (1,376), blocks/match (8.0) and kills/match (10) ... Team MVP in 2007 ... finished senior season with 402 kills, 87 blocks, 107 digs and 96 aces ... first team all-state choice in 2007 and second-team selection in 2008 ... member of 2008 Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association South All-Star team ... three-time all-conference honoree ... Indianapolis Star All-North Player of the Year in 2007 and 2008 ... member of Indianapolis Star Volleyball Super Team in 2007 and 2008 ... listed on PrepVolleyball.com as a top 50 recruit for the class of 2009 ... ranked 36th among Senior Aces ... part of Volleyball Magazine's 2009 "Fab 50" ... named to Volleyball Magazine's "25 Underclassmen to Watch" in 2007 ... named to the all-tournament team at the 2006 USA Junior Volleyball Tournament ... member of the Team Indiana 15-Under Titans ... club team finished third in the American Division at the 2006 USA Junior Volleyball Tournament ... graduated with academic honors after earning a 3.8 grade-point average in high school ... standing reach of 7-11 ... born in Dallas, Texas ... daughter of Diana Turck and Frank Eppink ... has two siblings, Sarah and Evan Colvin ... grandfather graduated from Notre Dame in 1957 ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in marketing.

    Eppink'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
    2009 39-20 51 1.31 18 104 .317 0 0.00 2 0.05 8 9 0.23 1 7 32 39 1.00 4 0 76.0 1.95
    2010 111-31 252 2.27 85 599 .279 1 0.01 6 0.05 12 42 0.38 1 14 93 107 0.96 21 0 318.5 2.86
    2011 99-29 192 1.94 68 496 .250 7 0.07 1 0.01 4 24 0.24 1 18 76 94 0.95 23 2 249.0 2.52
    2012 100-28 215 2.15 71 538 .268 5 0.05 0 0.00 3 29 0.29 1 13 69 82 0.82 14 0 262.5 2.62
    Totals 349-108 710 2.03 242 1737 .269 13 0.04 9 0.03 27 104 0.30 4 52 270 322 0.92 62 2 906.0 2.60
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