Notre Dame Volleyball sweeps Denver at the Joyce Center on Friday, August 28.
As a Senior (2010): One of the most reliable players from behind the stripe for the Irish, finishing with three aces in her final campaign ... totaled six kills, six digs and three assists with a block on the season ... stepped in to serve during a 3-1 win over Marshall (Aug. 28) ... had one swing and one block assist at Denver (Sept. 12) ... played in a pair of sets in a 3-0 home win over Pittsburgh (Sept. 26) ... first kill of the season came against Syracuse (Oct. 23) ... one assist and one dig against Marquette (Oct. 24) ... had a career day during a home win over Connecticut (Oct. 31) with four kills, two assists, two digs and an ace.
As a Junior (2009): Punched in number of clutch aces throughout the season off the stroke of a tremendous float serve ... tossed up 203 serves with 12 aces ... four of those aces came against New Mexico State (Sept. 13) ... recorded at least one ace in eight different affairs ... completed 10 matches with a service error ... totaled 16 digs with four multi-dig efforts to aid the Irish defense ... twice aced Connecticut (Sept. 25) to open the BIG EAST portion of the schedule ... saw action in each of the frames played against Louisville (Nov. 21), Florida (Nov. 28) and Ohio (Dec. 4) to close the season ... played in 76 sets.
As a Sophomore (2008): Increased her playing time by appearing in 33 sets and 15 matches for the Irish ... served 77 times with five aces ... three digs and 5.0 points on the year ... served at a .844 rate and did not fault through her first six matches ... recorded an assist against Syracuse (Nov. 1) ... took a pair of swings versus Marquette (Nov. 2) ... mustered a season-high two digs during a 3-0 sweep over Rutgers (Nov. 9) ... back-to-back aces came against Rutgers and St. John's (Nov. 14) ... produced two aces on 10 serve attempts versus Connecticut (Nov. 21) in the BIG EAST Championship ... aced Louisville (Nov. 1) once on 16 attempts in the tournament's final match ... played in three sets versus Xavier (Nov. 28) in the season finale.
As a Freshman (2007): Played at the middle blocker and outside hitter positions ... appeared in 11 sets and eight matches ... notched two kills, one assist, three digs and one block assist ... totaled three matches with a perfect serving percentage ... launched eight serves on the season, with three of those falling at West Virginia (Sept. 23) ... made her collegiate debut at No. 22 Santa Clara (Sept. 16), coming through with one swing in her lone set played ... received three serves against Seton Hall (Sept. 29), also logging an assist and one dig in the home match with the Pirates ... assisted on a block against Rutgers (Oct. 6) ... converted her first kill against DePaul (Oct. 19) while tacking on a second against Georgetown (Nov. 2) ... closed out the year by seeing action in a pair of sets at Tennessee (Nov. 23), recording one dig against the Lady Vols.
The Slatt File: The first freshman since 1984 to play varsity volleyball at John F. Kennedy (Wash.), and crack the starting lineup in every match of her prep career ... first team all-state selection in 2006 and 2007 ... made the second team as a sophomore in 2005 ... Seamount League MVP in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... three-time member of the all-Seamount League team, earning an honorable mention nod in 2004 ... team MVP in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... led prep squad to a second-place finish in the 2007 Washington high school state tournament while claiming a district title in 2006 ... won Seamount League titles in 2004, 2006 and 2007 ... King County Journal Player of the Year in 2007, and King County Journal All-Area All Star in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... two-time member of the Seattle Post Intelligencer All Star Team ... voted to Seattle Times All-Star Team in 2007 ... team captain for Club Wahine from 2003-2004 and led the squad to the Junior Olympics Nationals in 2004 ... member of Puget Sound for three years, serving as team captain in 2007 ... made appearances in the 2005 and 2006 Junior Olympic Nationals while earning a pair of regional titles in those same years ... earned four letters in volleyball and three in track and field ... placed ninth in the 2006 state track meet and 10th in the 2005 edition as a high jumper ... member of school's Spanish Honors Society and Amnesty International club ... daughter of Jeanine and Christopher Slatt ... father graduated from Notre Dame in 1980 and sister, Danielle, graduated in 2008 ... relatives Charles Slatt ('33), Vincent Slatt ('43), Stephen Slatt ('72), Christopher Slatt ('80), Philip Slatt ('86), Mary Irene Slatt ('98) and Vincent E. Slatt ('00) also graduated from Notre Dame ... born May 1, 1989 ... the first Irish volleyball player to ever wear #17 ... extremely talented artist ... spent the summer of 2010 studying aboard in Italy ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major ... also a design major within the College of Arts and Letters.