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08/29/2009

8.29 - Volleyball vs. No. 5 Stanford

The Irish shocked No. 5 Stanford at the Joyce Center on August 29, beating a top-five team for the first time since 1993

Played at Notre Dame in 2008 and 2009.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009):Played in seven matches and earned three starts ... saw action in 15 sets ... totaled 17 kills and 10 blocks for 23.5 points.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Played in seven sets and six matches ... first action of the season came at Georgetown (Sept. 28) where she notched a kill on her only swing of the match ... twice served during a home meeting with West Virginia (Oct. 11) ... had two kills in a three-set showdown during her homecoming match at DePaul (Oct. 16) ... played in a pair of sets in a home match versus Marquette (Nov. 2) ... delivered one kill and one assist at Rutgers (Nov. 9) ... also took a season-high four swings against the Scarlet Knights ... had three swings against Xavier (Nov. 28).

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: The latest product from the Chicago-area based club team Sports Performance ... ranked 48th among the annual Senior Aces list produced by PrepVolleyball.com ... member of Volleyball Magazine's "Fab 50" ... led club team to the JVDA national title to cap off a perfect 84-0 season ... JVDA All-America choice ... part of a St. Francis (Ill.) prep squad that finished second in Illinois' 2007 Class AAA state tournament to complete the season with a 38-4 record ... St. Francis notched the Class AA state crown in 2006 after a 42-2 campaign ... heading into that championship year, the team was the sixth-ranked team in the PrepVolleyball.com preseason poll, which came on the heels of a 37-2 mark and a No. 14 national ranking in 2005 ... in four years with the Spartans, had a hand in compiling an overall record of 149-17 (.898) ... won a national championship at the 2007 Junior Olympics and captured that same title as a 16-year-old ... daughter of Tom and Dede Barnicle ... has one sister (Erin) and one brother (Tom).

Barnicle'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
2008 7-6 4 0.57 1 14 .214 1 0.14 0 0.00 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 4.0 0.57

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Megan Barnicle
Megan  Barnicle

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Winfield, IL

High School:
St. Francis

Height:
6-0

Position:
Middle Blocker

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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