#13 Megan Dunne
AS A SENIOR (2010):Started the campaign with 11 digs in a 3-1 win against Marshall (Aug. 27) … finished the Shamrock Invitational (Aug. 27-29) with a clean reception slate, fielding 42 serves without an error … ran her streak to 61 receptions without an error after a perfect outing at the Nevada Invitational (Sept. 3-4) … three assists and 13 digs against Belmont (Sept. 3) … recorded the 500th dig of her career versus West Virginia (Sept. 24) … eight digs against DePaul (Oct. 15) … seven more at Western Michigan (Oct. 19) … scooped 10 shots during her second start of the season versus Connecticut (Oct. 31) … one ace at Rutgers (Nov. 13) … dropped a kill at Seton Hall (Nov. 14) … accounted for 110 digs (1.64/set), 16 assists and one ace on the year.
AS A JUNIOR (2009):Fifth on the squad with 1.49 digs/set after playing in 84 sets … scooped 125 shots including two 12-dig performances … posted a serve-receive clip of .972 with eight errors in 288 attempts to lead the team … lasted 15 matches without a reception error … scratched out five aces, 20 assists and three kills … had seven digs and three assists against Michigan (Sept. 6) … dropped two aces against New Mexico State (Sept. 13) in the Notre Dame / adidas Invitational … fielded 45 serves without an error across three matches from Oct. 4-Oct. 11 … had seven digs against Villanova (Oct. 4), Cincinnati (Oct. 10) and Pittsburgh (Oct. 17) … went six straight matches (Oct. 18-Nov. 8) without a reception error while accomplishing the feat in 10 of the last 12 contests to close the season … had 12 digs in back-to-back matches with Seton Hall (Oct. 31) and Rutgers (Nov. 1) … passed a season-high 21 serves without an error in the former match against the Pirates … one kill with eight digs in the home closer with USF (Nov. 15) … totaled 11 digs and 26 receptions without an error in the BIG EAST Tournament (Nov. 20-21) … eight digs against Ohio (Dec. 4) in the NCAA Tournament.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008):Broke a sweat in 84 sets and 27 matches for the Irish … registered 236 digs on the season, the third-best total on the team … led the Irish with a team-high 2.81 dig/set … 13 double-figure dig performances … lone kill of the season came during the Golden Dome Invitational against UC Irvine (Sept. 20) … her season-high 22 digs and six assists came in a five-setter against Western Michigan (Sept. 21) … added five more assists at Georgetown (Sept. 28) … went five matches (Oct. 4-Oct. 16) without a receiving error … scooped 21 shots against Syracuse (Nov. 1) … did not fault on any of her 28 serves against Marquette (Nov. 2) while adding 11 digs and four assists … in the BIG EAST Championship, dug 12 shots and cleanly fielded 30 serves versus St. John[apos]s (Nov. 22) and then finished with 15 digs against Louisville (Nov. 23) to lead the team … paced the team with 14 digs against Xavier (Nov. 28) to cap off the year.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007):Appeared in 57 sets and 23 matches for the Irish … recorded 90 digs for an average of 1.58/set … set a career-high mark of 23 digs at LSU (Oct. 23) in a starting role at libero … also notched 13 digs at UConn (Oct. 27) … finished nine matches without committing a reception error … fielded 11 serves at Syracuse (Oct. 14) … tallied 12 assists (0.21/set) and two kills on the season… had a career-high three assists and one kill against DePaul (Oct. 19) … did not commit a service error in 19 attempts from behind the line.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Led Mother McAuley (Ill.) to high school conference and regional championships in 2005 and 2006 … her squad placed third in the state her junior season … selected to the Girls Catholic Athletic Conference (GCAC) All-Conference Academic Team … led club team, Celtic Force, to a Nationals 15 Open title … guided the Force to six straight national tournament appearances … hails from the same high school as former Irish volleyball player Katie Kavanaugh (1988-91) and former fencer Terri Foley (1979) … member of the National Honor Society … French National Honor Society member … daughter of Helen and Dan Dunne … has one sister, Katie … her father earned a pair of degrees from Notre Dame (1973, 1975) … he was also a member of the cross country and track programs, serving as captain of the cross country team in 1972 … brother, Dan, graduated from Notre Dame in 2008 … cousin, Brian Sheahan, graduated in 2006 … full name is Megan Elizabeth Dunne … wears the same #13 worn by Notre Dame[apos]s all-time kills leader Christy Peters … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in accounting … made the fall 2008 dean[apos]s list … an accomplished beach paddleball player … once met Oprah Winfrey.
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