#10 Kathleen Severyn
AT NOTRE DAME (2011-14):Libero and defensive specialist who also saw plenty of action as a serving specialist … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in information technology management (IT management) (3.279 GPA).
HONORS & AWARDS:Four-time monogram winner (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) … Team Captain (2014) … ACC Academic Honor Roll (2013, 2014).
AS A SENIOR (2014): Lone captain on team … got better on the court as season went along … was the team’s libero for the final six matches of the season after seeing action mostly as a defensive specialist … played in 27 matches and earned three starts … reached double figures in digs in seven contests … led or tied for the team lead in digs seven times and service aces twice … earned starts against No. 12 Minnesota (8/29) and No. 6 Wisconsin (8/30) as a defensive specialist … totaled seven digs and an assist against the Golden Gophers … had a then season-high 10 digs versus Western Michigan (9/7) … also recorded a kill for fourth time in career against the Broncos … tied then career high with 15 digs against TCU (9/12) … matched career high with three service aces versus Northeastern (9/13) … moved into libero role in last two sets against Northern Iowa … totaled eight digs against Saint Louis (9/19) … had five digs at No. 6 Florida State (9/28) … totaled nine digs against Syracuse (10/3) … missed the Duke match (10/5) with an illness … totaled 11 digs and two assists at Boston College (11/2) after entering the match as the team’s libero in the third set … started at libero for the first time in 2014 against Louisville (11/9) … responded with career highs in digs (18) and assists (5) to go along with two service aces … did not have any sort of error in match … continued in libero role at Wake Forest (11/14) and Duke (11/16) … totaled 15 digs against the Demon Deacons and 14 against the Blue Devils … ended career with a match-high 17 digs against Pittsburgh (11/28) … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2013):Saw action in 30 of the 31 matches and earned seven starts (109 sets played) … was fifth on the team in digs (161) and tied for fourth in service aces (14) … both figures were career bests … totaled five or more digs in 15 matches including producing double-digit totals in four contests … had 23 total digs in wins over Oakland (12) and Auburn (11) Sept. 14 … tallied a career-high 15 digs in a win over North Dakota State (Sept. 21) … other double-digit effort (11) came against Wake Forest (Oct. 4) … had a career-high three service aces in just eight attempts at Virginia Tech (Oct. 25) … claimed a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012):Played in 27 matches, earning one start against Eastern Kentucky … recorded at least one dig in 23 matches … had 13 matches with three or more digs and five matches with five or more digs … totaled 75 digs and seven service aces on year … finished sixth on the team in both categories … registered season-high 10 digs in a 3-1 win over UAB (Aug. 31) … had four digs in a 3-0 win over Cal Poly (Sept. 7) … claimed six digs against No. 17 San Diego (Sept. 8) … had five digs and an assist in a 3-0 win over DePaul (Oct. 12) … totaled four digs in a 3-0 win over Villanova (Oct. 21) … had six digs and an assist against USF in the BIG EAST quarterfinals (Nov. 16) … grabbed four digs and an assist at Ohio (Nov. 23) … member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011):Used primarily in crucial serving situations … played in 50 sets and tallied 11 aces … 10 digs on the season, four coming vs. Butler … lone kill and assists registered at Wisconsin … four outings with two aces … two aces and two digs in career debut vs. Eastern Michigan … two aces and four digs vs. Butler … two aces vs. Portland … two aces at Wisconsin … one ace in back-to-back matches at Pittsburgh and West Virginia … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Pronounced “sev-UH-ren” … prepped at Benet Academy (Illinois) … 2010 Academic All-American … Prep Volleyball Defensive Dandy in both 2010 and 2011 … played for Sports Performance on the club scene … finished second in AAU national event as a freshman and third place as a sophomore … won Sports Performance’s Spirit Award with the 18 Blue squad … 18 Elite team placed second at the 2008 AAU National Championship … placed second in the state tournament with Benet Academy in 2008 … Most Positive Award in 2008 after squad won the regional and sectional championships … National Honor Society … Illinois State Scholar … daughter of Kathryn and Gary Severyn … father, Gary, swam at Notre Dame … mother, Kathryn, and grandfather, Stan, also attended Notre Dame … has four siblings: Stephanie, Nicholas, Brian and Julianne … Stephanie graduated from Notre Dame in 2009 … Nicholas graduated in 2011 and was captain of the Irish rugby and boxing teams … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in information technology management (IT management) (3.279 GPA).
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