Six seniors were honored in a pre-match ceremony
Notre Dame will honor six seniors in a pre-match ceremony.
Freshman Sam Fry had 12 kills in a losing effort.
Notre Dame had 11 big blocks, but was out-dug by the Blue Devils, 61-51.
Senior Jeni Houser tied her career high with 20 kills.
ND fell to TCU in their first match of the Shamrock Invitational. Thanks to Kaitlyn Kiely & Kevin Haggenjos for the photos.
The Irish fell to the Broncos, 3-0, in the finale of the Golden Dome Invitational. Thanks to Marcus Snowden for the photos.
The Irish fell to IUPUI Sept. 6, 2014 at the Golden Dome Invitational. Thanks to Kaitlyn Kiely for the photos.
The Irish beat the Eagles in five sets 9/19/14 at the Purdue Active Ankle Challenge. Thanks to Dave Wegiel for the photos.
The Irish fell to WSU, 3-1, Sept. 5, 2014. Thanks to Matt Cashore, Kaitlyn Kiely & Kevin Sabitus for the photos.
AT NOTRE DAME (2011-14): Played in 77 matches throughout Irish career ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in design with a concentration in visual communication design and a minor in business economics (3.262 GPA).
HONORS & AWARDS: Four-time monogram winner (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014).
AS A SENIOR (2014): Played in 22 games, earning two starts ... finished year with 72 kills and 13 blocks in 46 sets played ... saw first action of season against No. 12 Minnesota and No. 6 Wisconsin ... produced eight kills and a block against the Golden Gophers ... totaled seven kills each versus IUPUI (9/6) and Western Michigan (9/7) ... had 12 kills and a career-high 38 attack attempts against TCU (9/12) ... totaled three kills (.400 A%) in five chances at No. 6 Florida State (9/26) ... tallied five kills in nine chances (.556 A%) against No. 25 Duke (10/5) ... posted five kills and three blocks at Boston College (11/2) ... had three kills and a solo block at Duke (11/16) ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2013): Saw increased playing time during third campaign ... played in 24 matches with five starts (64 sets total) ... recorded 101 kills and 26 blocks for 116.0 points ... totaled five or more kills in 10 matches with four of those coming in the last five matches of the year ... also had two or more blocks in eight matches ... totaled five kills in seven chances (.714 attack %) at Middle Tennessee State (Aug. 31) ... earned start and tallied 12 kills on a career-high 37 attacks in win over San Francisco (Aug. 31) ... produced eight kills (.333 attack %) at No. 22 Florida State (Nov. 17) ... had a career-high 14 kills (.333 attack %) against Virginia (Nov. 22) ... turned in career-high block efforts at Boston College (4 - Nov. 9) and against Syracuse (4 - Nov. 30) to close out the year ... claimed a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Played in 16 matches during second campaign ... had 25 kills and 11 digs on year ... registered six kills in a win over Buffalo (Sept. 1) ... had season and career-high seven kills and four digs in win over Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 2) ... tallied two kills in a 3-0 win over UConn (Oct. 6) ... also had two kills while hitting .667 in a 3-0 win over Georgetown (Oct. 19) ... recorded a service ace against USF in the BIG EAST quarterfinals (Nov. 16) ... had three kills at Ohio (Nov. 23) ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Played in 24 sets and notched 25 kills ... hit .246 with five digs and one solo block ... good for 1.04 kills/set and 1.08 points/set ... did not commit a service error in 18 attempts ... dished out a pair of assists on the season ... opened career with back-to-back four-kill matches vs. Lipscomb and Portland ... converted four kills on a season-high 12 attempts at Connecticut ... solo block vs. Western Michigan ... pair of digs at Hawaii ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL: Pronounced "VONN-dur-harr" ... four-time letter winner and four-year starter for St. Francis (Illinois) ... ranked 48th among Prep Volleyball's Top 100 Senior Aces ... one of Prep Volleyball's Top 50 Junior Recruits ... named to Prep Volleyball's Soph 79 ranking ... part of Prep Volleyball's Frosh 59 listing ... led St. Francis to a four-year record of 137-23 ... team placed second in state tournament in 2007 ... paced St. Francis to 2008 sectional and conference titles ... all-conference and Wheaton Leader All-Area Team member in 2008 ... team went undefeated in conference play in 2009 and won regional title ... named to the all-conference squad in 2009 ... earned spot on the 2009 Daily Herald All-Area Team ... captained St. Francis to 2010 regional and conference titles ... 2010 all-conference choice ... 2010 Suburban Christian Conference Player of the Year ... captain of the 2010 Daily Herald All-Area squad and its Player of the Year ... 2010 Chicago Sun-Times All-Area Team ... totaled 991 kills, 147 blocks, 61 aces (all in 2010) and 306 digs at St. Francis ... 200 of those digs came during her senior campaign ... competed on the club circuit for Sports Performance ... led club team to five tournament titles in 2010 ... led club team to AAU 18-open and National Juniors Championship 18-open ... Best Blocker Award at 2009 NJC 16-open as team placed second at the event ... all-tournament team member at the 2008 JVDA 15-open ... member of National Honor Society ... born in Fairview Park, Ohio ... full name is Margaret Becker Vonderhaar ... daughter of Nancy and Tom Vonderhaar ... has three sisters (Kate, Liz and Anna) and one brother (Bob) ... carried a 4.8 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale as a prep ... ranked ninth in her graduating class of 198 students ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in design with a concentration in visual communication design and a minor in business economics (3.262 GPA).
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