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    Meet The Volleyball Freshmen: Maddie Plumlee

    FIGHTING IRISH Meet freshman outside hitter Maddie Plumlee.
    Meet freshman outside hitter Maddie Plumlee.

    Aug. 26, 2014

    The University of Notre Dame volleyball team welcomed six freshmen to the program two weeks ago as preseason practice got underway. The group comes to ND from California, Indiana, Kansas and Ohio and covers pretty much every position on the court. In a new Q&A series, it's time for Irish fans to meet the group and learn a little more about them leading up to Notre Dame's first match at No. 12 Minnesota August 29. For previous segments with Maddie DilferSam FryNatalie JohnsonJo Kremer and Sydney Kuhn, click herehereherehere and here.   
    Lastly: Outside Hitter Maddie Plumlee.
    Hometown: Winona Lake IN
    High School: Saint Mary's School
    Potential Major: Business
    The best thing about my hometown: It's a small town
    Favorite place on campus so far: The grotto
    What drew me to Notre Dame: Its religious foundation as well as the tradition it upholds
    A hobby that most people wouldn't know about: I travel a lot
    Favorite app on phone: Instagram
    Sport I'd play if it wasn't volleyball: Tennis
    Game-day superstition: None
    What makes volleyball so special to me: Volleyball is really special to me because of how close you and your teammates become when we're all trying to accomplish the same goal.
    Favorite food: Mac and cheese
    Favorite TV Show: The Office 
    Secret (or not so secret) talent: I can turn my arm around 360 degrees
    How would your teammates describe you: Quiet. Blonde. 
    Personal possession I couldn't live without: My phone
    The people I look up to the most and why: My brother, Mason, because he is constantly overcoming adversity set by others.



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