NOTRE DAME OPENS 2019 WITH THE GOLDEN DOME INVITATIONAL
Notre Dame opens the 2019 season on Friday, August 30 at 7 p.m. against La Salle in the Golden Dome Invitational inside Purcell Pavilion. The Irish continue tournament play on Saturday, August 31 with a 12:30 p.m. matchup vs. Wright State and a 7 p.m. tilt against Bowling Green. All three matches are set to be streamed on ACC Network Extra.
2019 GOLDEN DOME INVITATIONAL
Location: Notre Dame, Indiana | Purcell Pavilion | Buy Tickets
How To Watch: ACCN Extra (La Salle) | ACCN Extra (Wright State) | ACCC Extra (Bowling Green)
Live Stats: Live Stats (La Salle) | Live Stats (Wright State) | Live Stats (Bowling Green)
Twitter Updates: @NDVolleyball
Game Notes: Game Notes_GoldenDomeInvitational
FULL GOLDEN DOME INVITATIONAL SCHEDULE
Friday, August 30 – Bowling Green vs. Wright State – 4 p.m.
Friday, August 30 – Notre Dame vs. La Salle – 7 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 – La Salle vs. Bowling Green – 10 a.m.
Saturday, August 31 – Notre Dame vs. Wright State – 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 – Wright State vs. La Salle – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 – Notre Dame vs. Bowling Green – 7 p.m.
SERIES HISTORY VS. GOLDEN DOME INVITATIONAL FIELD
Notre Dame has a combined record of 13-3 against this year’s Golden Dome Invitational Field. The last meeting against one of this weekend’s opponents came on September 1, 2017, when the Irish swept Bowling Green to start the season with a 5-0 mark. Notre Dame owns a 7-0 all-time record on its home floor in matches against Bowling Green, La Salle and Wright State.
SOPHOMORE TRIO EARNS PRESEASON ALL-ACC HONORS
Sophomores Sydney Bent, Charley Niego and Zoe Nunez were each named to the 2019 Preseason All-ACC Volleyball Team, the conference announced on August 9. In addition, the Irish were slotted fourth in the conference’s preseason coaches poll.
Notre Dame’s three Preseason All-ACC honorees are the second most in the conference. Bent, Niego and Nunez also represent three of just five sophomores to earn Preseason All-ACC recognition. In 2018, all three players earned both Second Team All-ACC and ACC All-Freshman Team accolades.