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Notre Dame And Boston College Renew Series Saturday
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Senior Sammie Brown

Nov. 8, 2013

Notre Dame @ Boston College


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Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 5 p.m. (ET)

Power Gym
Records: Notre Dame (10-14, 4-9 ACC), Boston College (8-16, 0-12 ACC)

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NOTRE DAME, Ind. - For the first time since 2003, the University of Notre Dame volleyball team is shipping up to Boston for a matchup with former BIG EAST foe and now Atlantic Coast Conference opponent Boston College.

A series that began in 1991, which was a yearly meeting from 1995-2004 when the two programs played in the BIG EAST, gets renewed at 5 p.m. Saturday at Power Gym. Fans can follow the match through the gametracker link on UND.com.

Notre Dame (10-14, 4-9 ACC) leads the all-time series against BC (9-16, 0-12 ACC) 11-1, with the lone loss coming at Purcell Pavilion in 2004.

BC has had a tough 2013 season as the Eagles are still looking for their first win in league play and their first win period since a sweep of Binghamton Sept. 14. Powering the Eagles on offense is sophomore Katty Workman, who is hitting just .137, but is fourth in the ACC in kills with 335 (3.76 per set).

"Katty is a really talented player with a great arm," said head coach Debbie Brown. "She is a solid six-rotation player for them. She has been able to put down a lot of kills this season, which has led teams to really focus in on her and explains her low attack percentage."  


 

 

The Eagles also boast a solid serving and digging team, as they place sixth in the ACC with 1.30 service aces per set (117) and fifth in the league with 14.94 digs per set (1,345).     

"BC serves aggressively and has a great defensive mindset," said Brown. "We are expecting them to play and fight hard and scrap for every point."

Notre Dame is coming off a tough 3-0 loss at Syracuse Wednesday night, where the Irish held late leads in both the second (22-15) and third (20-17) sets only to lose both.

Junior Toni Alugbue had a team-high 11 kills in the loss to up her team-high total to 281 on the year. Alugbue is also second on the team in digs with 2.25 per set. Fellow junior Jeni Houser is eighth in the ACC in attack percentage (.311), having put down 241 kills in 550 chances this season. Senior setter Maggie Brindock is seventh in the league in assists per set (9.15), while senior libero Andrea McHugh tops the squad in both digs (309) and service aces (15).  

For more information on Notre Dame volleyball check out Facebook.com/NDVolleyball or @NDVolleyball on Twitter. 

-- Russell Dorn, Assistant Media Relations Director 

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Event Calendar

Delta

August 26
7:00 PM
Seton Hall
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
August 27
12:30 PM
Cleveland State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
August 27
7:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
September 2
7:00 PM
Coastal Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
September 3
12:30 PM
Howard
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
September 3
7:00 PM
Purdue
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
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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