Oct. 27, 2011
STORRS, Conn. - The Huskies return home, where they are 6-3 this season, to take on Notre Dame and DePaul in an effort to make a late season push toward the BIG EAST Tournament. UConn faces the Fighting Irish on Saturday October 29 and the Blue Demons on Sunday October 30. Both games will take place at 2:00 pm at Gampel Pavilion.
Last Time Out
About the Huskies
Quayle Garners BIG EAST and ECAC Honors
Quayle was named the BIG EAST and ECAC Volleyball Player of the Week for the week ending October 16. Quayle led the UConn attack in a 2-0 week that included a non-conference win over Fordham and the team’s first league win of the season, which came against
Four Huskies have posted double-doubles so far this season. Quayle pulled ahead of Kirk for the team-lead with her fourth of the season coming against
Scouting the Fighting Irish
Notre Dame has won four straight BIG EAST matches, most recently a clean 3-0 sweep of the USF Bulls, last weekend. Overall the Fighting Irish are 12-8 and hold a 5-3 league record. Freshman middle blocker Jeni Houser leads the team in kills (212) and is second in attack percentage (.272). Sophomore outside hitter Andrea McHugh ranks second on the squad in kills (204) and digs (245). At setter, sophomore Maggie Brindock has collected 502 sets and at libero, senior Frenchy Silva has picked up 313 digs.
Scouting the Blue Demons