#15 Kristen Dealy
Photo Gallery As a Senior (2011): Turned in sensational senior season, tallying 265 kills, 333 digs, 14 service aces and 46 blocks … had 11 matches with double-figure kills and eight matches with double-doubles (kills and digs) … pounded out 14 kills and 14 digs against Portland (Sept. 10) … had 13 kills and 22 digs in a 3-1 win over Western Michigan (Sept. 16) … tallied 11 kills and 14 digs against Cincinnati (Oct. 1) … produced 13 kills and 16 digs at Hawai’i (Oct. 18) … had season-high 25 digs against Villanova (Sept. 25) … had season-high 16 kills in a 3-0 win over West Virginia (Oct. 9) … recorded back-to-back double-doubles against Connecticut – 15 kills and 16 digs (Oct. 29) and St. John’s – 15 kills and 11 digs (Oct. 30) … turned in 14 kills and 11 digs against Syracuse (Nov. 13) … had 13 kills and 18 digs in a 3-1 win over Louisville in the BIG EAST Tournament semifinals … joined Notre Dame’s exclusive 1,000 kill-1,000 dig club in a 3-1 win over Western Michigan (Sept. 16) … named to the BIG EAST’s All-Tournament team … selected to the all-BIG EAST second team … earned Notre Dame’s Byron V. Kanaley Award with four other Notre Dame senior student-athletes … also named a Leaders of Distinction Award winner … was a participant in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy … earned a monogram. As a Junior (2010): A brilliant all-around player for the Irish during her third season under the Golden Dome … fought off a number of injuries to remain on the court when her team needed her the most … popped off 15 kills and 17 digs with three blocks and three aces for 20.0 points in the opener versus Marshall (Aug. 27) … followed that with a another 20-point performance after crushing Cal Poly (Aug. 28) with 19 kills and 14 digs and five blocks for a second consecutive double-double … put down 14 kills with eight digs against Belmont (Sept. 3) … brought the heat at Nevada (Sept. 4) with 19 kills, 15 digs and three blocks … named to the Notre Dame Invitational all-tournament team after averaging 3.64 kills/set and 4.36 digs/set in three matches and went for 24 kills and 25 digs against Delaware (Sept. 17), career-high numbers in both categories … her final totals signified the 19th time in 31 seasons of varsity competition at Notre Dame that a player posted a 20-20 output (kills, digs or assists) … the last to do so was Adrianna Stasiuk against Cincinnati in 2006 … had 16 digs in the BIG EAST opener with West Virginia (Sept. 24) and 15 two days later against Pittsburgh (Sept. 26) … two aces at USF (Oct. 1) … sliced Louisville (Oct. 9) for 13 kills … three solo blocks at Cincinnati (Oct. 10) … played in the back row at Western Michigan (Oct. 19) and ended up with 18 digs … went for 14 kills and 14 digs with three blocks against Marquette (Oct. 24) … scooped a career-high 34 shots – the most by an Irish player since Danielle Herndon (34) did so at Cincinnati in 2006 – with 12 kills at Villanova (Nov. 5) … combined with classmate Frenchy Silva (25) to become the first Irish pair to record 20+ digs in a contest since a 2007 match at LSU (Megan Dunne – 23, Adrianna Stasiuk – 26) … had seven kills at 22 digs in the final two sets with the wildcats, including 14 scoops in the fourth … launched six kills in the second set of a home loss to Northern Iowa (Nov. 7), finishing with 14 kills to go along with 11 digs and three blocks – two solo – in the contest … her double-double bolstered her dig/set average to 6.43 over the last two Irish matches (Nov. 5-7) … named BIG EAST Player of the Week (Nov. 15) … the honor was the second of her career, as she was one of four Irish players to win the award during the 2009 campaign … steered the Irish to a pair of wins at Rutgers (Nov. 13) and Seton Hall (Sept. 14) and led the conference with 5.17 kills/set while ranking ninth with 4.00 digs/set over that stretch … notched 11 kills and nine digs in a 3-0 win over Rutgers and followed that with a 20-kill, 15-dig performance at Seton Hall … the effort against the pirates was her fourth career 20+ kill output and 28th double-double … it also made her one of just a handful of Irish players to knock down 20+ kills in a three-set match and the first since 2006 … named to the BIG EAST Championship all-tournament team for the third straight season after a 15-kill, 15-dig effort against Villanova (Nov. 19) … followed that with nine kills and 15 digs against Cincinnati (Nov. 20) … wrapped up the season with 10 kills and 13 digs with three assists and three aces at Long Beach (Nov. 26) … played in 100 sets while recording 299 kills, 36 assists, 25 aces, 348 digs and 45 blocks … averaged 2.99 kills/set, 3.48 digs/set and 3.53 points/set. As a Sophomore (2009): Steadied Notre Dame by finishing second on the team in kills/set (3.23), digs/set (2.94) and points/set (3.68) … led the Irish with 875 attempts, 24 aces and 616 received serves … fifth with 31.0 blocks and 22 assists … hit .202 with 317 kills, one of two players with 300+ converted attacks … paced the Irish in kills nine times and digs on 10 occasions … nine double-doubles … 15 matches with 10+ kills … 16 matches with 10+ digs … 10 matches without a reception error … named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll (Aug. 31) one day after being tabbed to the Shamrock Invitational All-Tournament team … narrowly missed out on a pair of double-doubles during Irish sweeps over Denver (Aug. 28) and Stanford (Aug. 29) … had nine kills against both the Pioneers and Cardinal before peppering LSU (Aug. 30) with 15 on a .400 average … she also cleanly fielded 40 consecutive serves through three matches before committing an error … led Notre Dame with 3.67 kills/set and 2.78 digs/set over the three matches … named MVP of the Notre Dame / adidas Invitational after averaging 4.43 kills/set and 2.57 digs/set … slammed down 19 kills with 13 digs for a double-double and three aces in the opening match of the invite against Wisconsin (Sept. 11) … added 12 kills against New Mexico State (Sept. 13) while cleanly fielding 24 serves in the tournament finale … named BIG EAST Conference Player of Week (Sept. 14) … one of four players with 10+ kills in a five-set win over Miami (Sept. 19), also adding two aces and 11 digs with two blocks … went for 21 kills against Florida State (Sept. 20) and added seven digs, two blocks and an ace versus the Seminoles for 23.0 points … appeared on the BIG EAST Honor Roll (Nov. 2) … after leading the Irish in kills against Seton Hall (Oct. 31) with 16 and Rutgers (Nov. 1) with 11 … also had a match-high 18 digs versus the Pirates while chipping in six more versus the Scarlet Knights … cleanly fielded nine serves against Rutgers while anchoring an Irish defense that held the Scarlet Knights without an ace … tossed up the first serve ever in Notre Dame’s newly-renovated Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center in against Seton Hall, which resulted in an ace … hit .483 against Seton Hall and finished with weekend with 27 kills on a .365 average … when the dust settled, she totaled 29.5 points with 3.86 kills/set and 3.43 digs/set and had only four errors on 63 swings … 16 kills and 15 digs at Marquette (Nov. 6) and 12 kills with 15 digs at Syracuse (Nov. 8) … had two blocks in each of those two matches … season-high two solo blocks came against the Golden Eagles … led the team with 23 kills against Louisville (Nov. 21) in the second round of the BIG EAST Tournament … one day earlier, she finished a 3-0 rout of Seton Hall (Nov. 20) with seven kills on 17 attempts – the first match of her career without an error – and added a team-high 11 digs and two aces … named to the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament team for the second straight year … finished the season with double-doubles at Florida (Nov. 28) and against Ohio (Dec. 4). As a Freshman (2008): Emerged as one of the most versatile players on the court for the Irish with her sharp hitting and defensive skills … only freshman named to the all-tournament team at the BIG EAST Championship … averaged 3.73 kills/set and 3.27 digs/set throughout the tournament … had a double-double in her Irish debut against IPFW (Aug. 29) with 12 kills and 10 digs … scooped 17 shots against Eastern Washington (Sept. 5) … punched in 14 kills versus No. 16 Cal Poly (Sept. 12) and 10 more against No. 4 California (Sept. 13) at the Minnesota Diet Coke Classic … tallied 17 digs, 13 kills, and seven blocks against Western Michigan (Sept. 21) during the Golden Dome Invitational … left USF (Sept. 26) with 13 kills and 13 digs in first BIG EAST action … 11 kills and eight digs at both Louisville (Oct. 4) and Cincinnati (Oct. 5) … her 13 kills went along with eight team aces – including a career-high four from her arm – to power Notre Dame to win No. 600 in program history against West Virginia (Oct. 11) … registered four double-doubles from Oct. 21-Nov 1 … had 16 kills on a .286 average with 11 digs at Long Beach (Oct. 21) and added a pair of assists and six blocks – four of which were solo – versus the 49ers … she followed that with 15 kills, 15 digs and three aces with four blocks at Villanova (Oct. 25) … 10 of those digs came in the first set alone … her four consecutive matches with a double-double tied her for sixth place with four others on the all-time list … she was the first since Adrianna Stasiuk did so in 2005 … it was longest streak ever by a freshman … another double-double came versus Syracuse (Nov. 1) with 11 kills and 18 digs … received 52 serves without an error against Marqutte (Nov. 2) … closed the regular season with 12 kills, 18 digs and seven blocks against St. John’s (Nov. 14) followed by a 16-kill, 17-dig performance during Notre Dame’s 3-2 win over Connecticut (Nov. 16) … 16 more kills came against Connecticut (Nov. 21) in the opening match of the BIG EAST Championship on a .483 hitting clip … 14 kills and 17 digs were posted in the second round versus St. John’s (Nov. 22) … ended the tournament with a double-double (11 kills, 11 digs) against Louisville (Nov. 23) … had at least 10+ kills in her final six matches of the year … finished first for the Irish in service aces (30) and digs (325) … second on the team in kills (324) and points (390.5) … amassed 12 double-doubles … launched double-digit kills in 21 of 27 matches for the Irish … finished the season with 63 blocks, including 10 solo … one of eight Irish players that helped win the Collegiate Beach Volleyball Challenge at Fiesta On Siesta Key team title. The Dealy File: Solid outside hitter for a nationally-ranked high school team, and was the country’s 53rd-best prospect according to PrepVolleyball.com … one of Volleyball Magazine’s ‘Fab 50′ top players in the nation … 2008 Santa Barbara County Athlete of the Year … member of the all-tournament team at the 2008 Junior Olympics … made the Junior Olympic all-tournament team in 2005 after her squad finished fifth in the National division … the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) placed her on its Division I first-team in 2006 … the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table recognized her as its Athlete of the Week (Oct. 2, 2006) after she was an all-tournament selection at the Archbishop Mitty Tournament leading her Santa Barbara (Calif.) prep squad to its first victory over rival San Marcos in more than three years with 13 kills during the Dons’ three-set sweep … Santa Barbara fell to Marymount in that season’s Southern Section finals and completed the year with a 21-9 record … despite the loss, it was the team’s first appearance in a Division 1-A sectional match since the Dons won California’s Division II-AA championship in 2000 … her squad bounced back to start the 2007 season by pummeling Marymount, who was then the top-ranked team in Division 1-A, in the semis of the Archbishop Mitty Tournament before sweeping through Harvard-Westlake (25-20, 25-13, 25-19) in the championship match on ‘one of the greatest days ever for Santa Barbara girls’ volleyball,’ according to Santa Barbara head coach John Gannon … exploded for 44 kills over the span of the tournament’s final two matches … a pivotal cog in helping the team post a 26-6 overall record with a flawless 8-0 mark against foes in the Channel League … member of National Honor Society … California Scholarship Federation award winner … garnered school’s volunteer of the year award … parents are Peter and Catherine Dealy … has one sister (Caitlin) and one brother (Nick) … graduated in the spring of 2012 from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in American Studies and film, television and theatre.
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