Irish Travel to No. 8 Pitt and Virginia Notre Dame Fighting Irish Official Athletics Site

Irish Travel to No. 8 Pitt and Virginia  Notre Dame Fighting Irish  Official Athletics Website

The Irish have won four consecutive games and will be returning to the road this weekend in order to face No. 8 Pitt will face Virginia on Friday, October 21st. 8 Pitt – 7:00 p.m. (

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| ACCNX)Live StatsSETTING THE STAGE

Notre Dame Game Notes (PDF)

* Notre Dame is on a four game winning streak as they travel to face the No. The 8 Pitt Panthers will play the Virginia Cavaliers on Friday, October 21.

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* Setting the Stage* Notre Dame is on a four-game winning streak as they travel to face the No. The last Notre Dame win was on Oct. 16, 2020 as the Irish defeated the Panthers at home in five sets (22-25, 17-25, 25-21, 25-20, 17-15)

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* The longest ND winning streak was from 1992-2002 where the Irish won 15 straight matches against the Panthers.

HISTORY VS. VIRGINIA * This will be the 12th meeting between the Irish and the Cavaliers with Notre Dame leading the overall series 6-5.

* Notre Dame has won the last five matchups against Virginia as they have been on a winning streak since 2017. The last Cavalier win against the Irish was Nov. 13, 2016 in Purcell Pavilion.

LAST WEEKEND RECAP VS. WAKE FOREST AND VIRGINIA TECH*

The Irish finished the weekend 2-0 as they took down Wake Forest in a five set thriller (17-25, 25-23, 25-21, 14-25, 15-13) and defeated the Hokies in four (25-21, 20-25, 25-20, 25-22). Despite being trailing 11-5 in set five, the Irish managed to win the set and extend their winning streak.

* Phyona Schrader, a setter, tallied 85 assists and tallied 44 digs.

* Lauren Tarnoff, a setter, had 24 kills.
* Lauren Tarnoff finished the weekend with 21 kills. Seven of those 10 blocks were from the win against Wake Forest. Kaylyn Winkler had 17 kills and eight blocks for the Irish.

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