Robby Hamman | November 21, 2017
Notre Dame (21-8, 11-7 ACC) sent the senior class out in fashion on Senior Day, as the Irish outlasted a very good NC State team in a thrilling 3-2 (27-25, 22-25, 26-24, 24-26, 15-9) victory. The Irish block was phenomenal on Sunday, racking up 21.0 team blocks in the match, which is a program record for the 25-point scoring era.
Notre Dame wraps up the regular season with a home record of 13-4, which are the most home wins the team has recorded since finishing with a record of 15-1 in home matches during the 2005 campaign. The triumph extends the current win streak to five matches, marking the second longest of the season.
The Irish received a number of impressive individual performances against NC State. Sophomore Jemma Yeadon and seniors Sam Fry and Sydney Kuhn each finished with double-digit kills for the afternoon. Junior Ryann DeJarld recorded a team-high 33 digs while senior teammate Natalie Johnson tallied a season-best 19 digs. Two other notable performance were senior Caroline Holt's 45 assists and junior Meg Morningstar's team-high 10 blocks.