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    Laura Bresnahan

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Elmhurst, IL

    High School:
    York Community

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    MB/OPP


    Played for Notre Dame in 2004.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2004): Played in three matches ... had one kill, an assist, three digs and one block for two points total.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner at York Community High School in Elmhurst, Ill., in both volleyball and track and field ... finished career with school-record 1,154 kills, which ranked 15th in Illinois history ... set York record for kills in a season as a junior (357) and senior (393) ... honorable mention all-state honoree as a senior ... earned all-West Suburban Silver Conference honors three times ... helped squad to regional titles in final two seasons ... named team MVP on three occasions ... named area player of the year by Press Publications in 2002 and '03 after being on all-area team in '01 ... gained all-Dupage County honors from Daily Herald ... two-year team captain ... recipient of York's Outstanding Female Athlete Award in final two years ... played six years for Lions Elite Volleyball Club, qualifying for Junior National Olympics in each of final five ... highlight was bronze medal in 15-and-under competition in 2001 ... also standout as four-year letterwinner on York track and field team as a sprinter, hurdler, and triple jumper ... set school records for indoor triple jump (34' 9") and 4x400 (4:08.2) ... four-time all-conference honoree won league championship in the triple jump as a junior and in 4x400 relay as a senior ... qualified for state track and field championships four times ... sectional triple jump champion as a senior ... served as track and field team captain as a senior, helping squad to its first conference title in 13 years ... two-year president of National Honor Society and two-time editor-in-chief of the student newspaper at York ... also was president of German Club and took part in freshman mentoring committee ... father Timothy (`71) and sisters Theresa (`01) and Maureen (`04) also attended Notre Dame ... uncle Joseph Meyer played basketball at DePaul ... full name is Laura Christine Bresnahan ... youngest of three children ... daughter of Sharon and Timothy Bresnahan ... born in Downers Grove, Ill.

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