October 17, 1998

DURHAM, N.C. – The Notre Dame women’s volleyball team kicked off a three-match road trip with a 15-11, 15-12, 15-12 win over Duke. The win moved the Irish to 7-8 overall, 3-1 in the BIG EAST.

Five Notre Dame players ended the game with double-digit kills, including Marcie Bomhack (Waukesha, Wis.), Christi Girton (Muncie, Ind.), Mary Leffers (Tampa, Fla.) and Lindsay Treadwell (Austin, Texas) who all had 13 kills apiece. The Irish also outblocked the Blue Devils 12-8, while hitting .368. Sarah Peifer led Duke with 18 kills in the loss.

The Irish next play North Carolina Sunday, October 18 at 4 p.m. and then travel to Gainesville, Fla. to take on the ninth-ranked Florida Gators at 7 p.m.