Women's Volleyball



Irish Defeat Howard In Five Set Rally

Sam Fry and Katie Higgins lead the Irish comeback.


Instant Reaction with Lauren Woodard

Sophomore Outside Hitter, Lauren Woodard, speaks to the @NDSportsBlogger, Tamara Brown, following Notre Dame's 3-2 victory over #21 Florida State.


Notre Dame Volleyball Highlights vs. Florida State

Highlights from Notre Dame's 3-2 victory over #21 Florida State.


Notre Dame vs North Carolina

Notre Dame vs North Carolina on November 17th, 2017 at Purcell Pavilion.


Notre Dame vs Louisville

Notre Dame vs Louisville on October 25th 2017 in Purcell Pavilion


Notre Dame vs Clemson

Notre Dame vs Clemson on October 15th 2017 in Purcell Pavilion


Notre Dame vs Georgia Tech

Notre Dame vs Georgia Tech on October 13th 2017, at Purcell Pavilion.


Notre Dame at Virginia

Notre Dame at Virginia on October 6th 2017, in Memorial Gymnasium.

Career & Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader


  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2016)
  • Monogram Winner (2016)


  • Played in 39 sets over 17 matches while earning four starts in her sophomore season
  • Totaled 89 kills, 49 digs, 16 blocks and two aces over the course of the season
  • Recorded 10-plus kills in five matches
  • Logged a season-high 13 kills against Miami (9/29)
  • Posted a double-double in the win over Southern Illinois (9/16) with 12 kills and 10 digs


  • Participated in 14 games for the Irish during her rookie campaign, starting in one
  • Posted 26 kills, 35 digs, and six total blocks on the season
  • Got her first taste of collegiate play against Howard (Sept. 3) in which she recorded 14 kills, three digs and two blocks in four sets
  • Recorded five digs and four kills at Duke (Nov. 6)


  • Graduated from Cathedral Catholic High School (San Diego) in June 2016
  • Earned four letters in volleyball
  • Named an Under Armour Honorable Mention All-American, a Prep Volleyball Senior Ace and a team captain before senior year began
  • Also tabbed a Union Tribune San Diego Player To Watch before season began
  • Helped team win San Diego League championship with state playoffs still ongoing
  • Earned all-league honors after leading the league in kills, blocks and digs as a junior in addition to all-academic accolades
  • Was a Union Tribune San Diego Player To Watch before the year began
  • Earned all-league honors for the first time as a sophomore after pacing the league in hitting percentage, kills, blocks, digs and service aces
  • Helped lead team to a regional championship as a freshman before squad claimed the CIF California state championship
  • Led the league in kills and blocks
  • 17U club team finish ranked first in the 17U division of the Southern California Volleyball Association in 2015
  • The same 17U squad stepped up into the 18U division during the same year and finished third in the SCVA
  • The team won the 2015 Spokane qualifier in 2015 and won bronze medalist honors at the 2015 Triple Crown
  • Off the court, participated in the Cathedral Catholic Campus Ministry, the National Charity League and Student Council
  • Was part of the National Honor Society and was on the school’s honor roll all four years
  • Lauren Lynne Woodard was born in Seattle, Washington to Stephen and Janelle Woodard
  • Has an older brother, Brandon, and a younger brother, Garrett
  • Uncle, Kevin Finigan, played baseball at Claremont McKenna College before being drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 22nd round of the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft
  • Enrolled in Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in sociology

Lauren Woodard
Lauren  Woodard


San Diego, CA

High School:
Cathedral Catholic


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