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08/22/2012

High Expectations Surround Irish Program As 2012 Season Gets Underway

Notre Dame opens the season this Friday against No. 1 UCLA in Lincoln, Neb.

Alisha Ewing joined the Irish volleyball staff in the summer of 2008 as the program's operations intern after a three-year collegiate coaching stint and was promoted to operations specialist in 2011. She handles video filming and editing, team travel and administrative duties.

A native of Rochester, Ind., Ewing graduated from Rochester High School after earning four letters in volleyball, basketball and track & field. She earned all-conference honors in each of those three sports during her final three prep campaigns. Rochester's volleyball and basketball squads earned the sectional championship when Ewing was a senior. Ewing also edged out former Irish volleyball and track & field All-American Emily Loomis in Indiana's prep high jump.

Ewing enjoyed a successful collegiate career as she starred for Bethel College (Ind.) in volleyball and track. She was the NCCAA indoor and outdoor high jump champion in 2003-04 and an NAIA All-American in the event from 2002-05. The dual-sport athlete garnered all-conference honors in volleyball from 2002-04 and in track & field from 2002-05.

Ewing graduated from Bethel in 2005 with a degree in sports management and then coached for one season at Trinity Christian High School (Ind.). She got her first taste of college coaching when she moved on to Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.) as an assistant coach. While there, she spearheaded efforts for the program's recruiting, promotions, fundraising, game management, strength and conditioning and on-court coaching with an emphasis on defense.

Ewing was inducted into the Rochester High School Hall of Fame in 2011.

Alisha Ewing
Alisha  Ewing

Position:
Volleyball Operations Specialist

Alma Mater:
Bethel '05

Event Calendar

Delta

August 26
7:00 PM
Seton Hall
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Tournament Central
August 27
12:30 PM
Cleveland State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Tournament Central
August 27
7:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Tournament Central
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
1:00 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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