Women's Volleyball

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Walk-on joined Irish in spring 2004 to add depth on the front row ... versatile player who does what is needed to help the team ... consistent player who is strong in competition ... stands as just the second Iowa native to play volleyball for Notre Dame, joining Rachel Hall (1987-88 from Neola) ... is just the fifth player in Notre Dame history to wear the #16 jersey.

AS A FRESHMAN: Did not play collegiate volleyball.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Two-time all-state selection as middle blocker for Ames High School in Ames, Iowa ... helped team to three straight state tournaments after qualifying just once previously ... finished career with 1,012 kills and .355 attack percentage ... set school records for hitting percentage (.426, to go with 448 kills) and games played (117) in a season as a junior ... as a senior, ranked third in state in hitting percentage (.406), sixth in kill average (3.58), seventh in dig average (2.87), and eighth in blocks (0.90) ... helped Ames win three regional titles and a pair of Central Iowa Metro Conference championships ... served as team co-captain as a senior ... gained all-conference honors three times, including being a unanimous first-team selection in final two seasons ... gained first-team all-district accolades twice ... academic all-state selection as a senior ... played eight years of club volleyball for Cyclone Cylect of the Iowa Heart Volleyball Association, qualifying for Junior National Olympics on three occasions ... also earned four letters for tennis team, playing No. 1 singles and doubles and winning regional title in final season ... placed sixth in state doubles tournament as a senior and helped team take fourth place ... earned academic all-conference accolades six times (three each in volleyball and tennis) ... was a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Senior Girls Club ... high school classmate Justin McGeeney plays for the Notre Dame soccer team ... neighbor Frank Montabon lettered for Irish track and field team in 1991 ... full name is Julie Claire McElroy ... youngest of three children ... daughter of Dianne and James McElroy ... born Feb. 22, 1985, in Ames, Iowa ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

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Julie McElroy
Julie  McElroy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ames, IA

High School:
Ames

Height:
6-0

Position:
OH/MB/OPP

Event Calendar

Delta

August 26
W, 3-0
Seton Hall
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
Tournament Central
ACC Network Extra
August 27
W, 3-0
Cleveland State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
Tournament Central
ACC Network Extra
August 27
W, 3-0
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
Tournament Central
ACC Network Extra
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
12:00 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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