Notre Dame is on the road again this weekend in their final regular season game against Virginia Tech. The Irish will take on the Hokies at 1:00pm on Friday, November 25th. This week’s game will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra.
Friday, November 25 – Notre Dame @ Virginia Tech – 1:00 PM (ACCNX | Live Stats)
Notre Dame Game Notes (PDF)
HISTORY VS. VIRGINIA TECH
• This will be the 15th meeting between the Irish and the Hokies with Notre Dame leading the overall series 11-3.
• Notre Dame has won its last eight games against Virginia Tech as they have been on a winning streak dating back to 2016. The Hokies’ last win against the Irish was on Nov. 6, 2015 in three sets at Purcell Pavilion (25-27, 20- 25, 20-25).
• This is the second game against Virginia Tech this season as the Irish defeated the Hokies in four (25-21, 20-25, 25-20, 25-22) at Purcell Pavilion on Oct. 16, 2022. The Irish were led by Paris Thompson and Kaylyn Winkler who finished with 16 and 12 kills, respectively. Winkler also chipped in four blocks, followed by Lauren Tarnoff and Charity McDowell who each finished with three blocks in the first game.
BY THE NUMBERS
1 | Head coach Salima Rockwell picked up her first win in a win over Milwaukee on August 28th.
3 | The Irish introduce three graduate transfers to the 2022 team.
6 | The Irish introduce six freshmen to the 2022 team.
7 | Salima Rockwell became the seventh head coach of the Fighting Irish on January 6, 2022.
10 | Charity McDowell finished with a career-high 10 blocks against Clemson on Sunday, Oct. 2.
20 | Paris Thompson recorded a career-high 20 kills in a three-set sweep over Syracuse on Oct. 7.
21.5 | The Irish posted an ACC season-high 21.5 blocks against Clemson on Sunday, Oct. 2.
54 | Phyona Schrader finished with a career-high 54 assists in a win over East Carolina on Sept. 9 and has 835 assists so far this season.
85 | Kaylyn Winkler leads the Irish with 85 blocks so far this season, averaging 0.86 blocks per set.
236 | Lucy Trump leads the team this season with 236 kills as a freshman, followed by freshman Avery Ross who has recorded 222 kills.
435 | Hattie Monson leads the Irish with 435 digs so far this season.
1,145 | Hattie Monson has amassed 1,145 career digs for the Fighting Irish.