Women's Volleyball



Dominant Third Set Leads Irish To Clemson Sweep

Notre Dame improved to 9-0 in three-set matches behind 16 kills from freshman Jemma Yeadon


DeJarld Leads Irish to 3-0 Weekend

Notre Dame captures Art Carmichael Invitational crown.


Irish Sweep Stony Brook

Notre Dame hits .345 as a team, paced by Sam Fry's nine kills.


Irish Make First Road Trip To Rhody

Notre Dame to face Stony Brook, San Diego State & Rhode Island.


Irish Come Up Short To Purdue

Ryann DeJarld and Katie Higgins earn spots on Shamrock Invitational All-Tournament Team.


NCAA First Round vs Western Kentucky

NCAA First Round Notre Dame vs Western Kentucky


Notre Dame vs North Carolina

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


Notre Dame vs Virginia

Notre Dame vs Virginia on November 12th, 2017 at Purcell Pavilion.


Notre Dame vs Pittsburgh

Notre Dame vs Pittsburgh on October 29th 2017, in Purcell Pavilion.


Notre Dame vs Louisville

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

Career & Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader


  • Notre Dame all-time career digs record holder with 1,808 digs through her junior season
  • Set the program single-season digs record in 2017 with 747 digs
  • First Notre Dame student athlete to receive first team All-ACC honors (2017)
  • Second Team All-ACC (2016)
  • Monogram Winner (2015, 2016)
  • ACC All-Academic Team (2016)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016)
  • Golden Dome Invitational Tournament MVP (2017)
  • Seton Hall Classic All-Tournament Team (2015)

AS A JUNIOR (2017)

  • Shattered the single-season program digs record with 747 digs over 122 sets of play
  • Broke the Notre Dame all-time digs record in the win over Boston College (11/24) and has 1,808 digs through her junior season
  • Ranked second on the team in aces with 41
  • Played in every set for the Irish in 2017
  • Finished fourth in the NCAA in digs per set with an average of 6.12
  • Posted 23 matches of 20+ digs, including seven matches with 30+ digs
  • Racked up a season-high 38 assists in two four set matches against Valparaiso (8/25) and Duke (11/3), setting the program record for digs in a four-set match.
  • Notched a career-high in aces on three occasions, posting four aces in outings against Valparaiso (8/25), VCU (9/1) and Virginia Tech (10/8)
  • Named the Golden Dome Invitational MVP after accumulating 87 digs and seven aces in three wins over the weekend


  • Played in all 32 matches for the Irish
  • Led the team in service aces (44), digs (572), and receipt (22)
  • Her 572 digs ranked fourth all-time in program history for digs in a season
  • Ranked second in the ACC in digs per set (5.02) and aces per set (0.39)
  • Totaled 44 aces on the season, placing her tied for sixth in the Irish record books for aces in a season
  • Recorded 22 digs against Howard and 20 against #24 Purdue for a single day total of 44 (9/3)
  • Amassed 31 digs  as well as two assists against Duke (9/30)
  • Posted a career-high 40 digs as well as three assists and two service aces against No. 8 North Carolina (10/14)
  • The 40 digs rank second in the Notre Dame record book for a single match performance since the 2001 rule changes
  • Also recorded 32 digs, two assists and two service aces against Virginia (11/13)


  • Served as the team’s libero for all 32 matches during rookie campaign
  • Finished the year with team highs in digs (489) and digs per set (4.04) while tying for a team high in service aces (29)
  • Led or tied for the team lead in service aces 10 times and digs 25 times
  • Reached double figures in digs 26 times
  • Put together an historic effort against Hofstra (9/5) with 30 digs and a service ace
  • Digs total was the most by an Irish player since 2010 and the fifth-most by an Irish player in the rally-scoring era (2001-present)
  • For effort earned a spot on the Seton Hall Classic all-tournament team
  • Posted 28 digs at North Carolina, which tied for the 11th most by an ND player in the rally-scoring era (2001-present)
  • Participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy
  • Earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Earned a monogram


  • Pronounced "DUH-gerald"
  • Graduated from Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School in the spring of 2015
  • Earned three letters in volleyball
  • Played for mother, Jen, at Mother McAuley
  • Tabbed a second team Under Armour All-American and first team all-state as a senior after finishing with 289 kills, 306 digs and 65 service aces
  • Also earned several national honors from Prep Volleyball including Senior Ace (Top 250), Academic All-American, All-American (Top 150) and first team Dandy Lion, which goes to the best all-around high school talents that project as back row plays in college
  • Named the Girls Catholic Athletic Conference Player of the Year, the Chicago Sun Times Player of the Year and the Southtown Star Player of the Year after earning all-area accolades by the Chicago Sun Times and the Southtown Star
  • Helped lead team to the quarterfinals of the state tournament
  • Earned All-Tournament honors at the Asics Challenge, Autumn Fest Tournament and the Rich East Tournament
  • Team won the Asics Challenge for the first time since 1997
  • Tabbed all-area by the Chicago Sun Times and the Southtown Star in addition to Prep Volleyball All-America (Top 150) honors as a junior after leading squad to a state championship
  • Selected to the All-Area team by the Southtown Star as a sophomore after helping McAuley place third in the state tournament
  • Played club volleyball with Fearless Volleyball Club and then the Michio Chicago Volleyball Academy
  • Helped squad win a national championship in the open division in the summer of 2012
  • Off the court was a member of the National Honors Society and the Catherine McAuley Honors Scholars program
  • Was also a leader of McAuley's Mentor Program
  • Earned `A' Honor Roll every quarter in high school
  • Tabbed an Illinois State Scholar
  • Full name is Ryann Kathryn DeJarld
  • Born in Chicago to John and Jen DeJarld
  • Has a younger sister, Jane, and a younger brother, Jack
  • Dad, John, played baseball at Iowa
  • Mom, Jen, played volleyball at Iowa
  • Sister, Jane, plays volleyball at Boston College
  • Aunt, Kelly Petrowski, played volleyball at St. Xavier in Chicago
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in management consulting

Ryann DeJarld
Ryann  DeJarld


Chicago, IL

High School:
Mother McAuley



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