Irish Travel to No. 4 Louisville – Notre Dame Fighting Irish – Official Athletics Website

The Fighting Irish are back on the road this week as Notre Dame travels to Kentucky to face No. 4 Louisville on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Wednesday, Oct. 26 – Notre Dame @ Louisville – 8:00 p.m. (ACCN | Live Stats)

Notre Dame Game Notes (PDF)

SETTING THE STAGE 

• Notre Dame heads to Kentucky to face their travel partner, No. 4 Louisville on Wednesday, Oct. 26 for the first time this season.

• The game this week will be broadcasted on ACC Network. 

• The Irish’s four game winning streak came to end as they fell to No. 8 Pitt on Friday, Oct. 21 in three sets (10-25, 15-25, 18-25) and Virginia on Sunday, Oct. 23 in three sets (25-27, 19-25, 19-25). 

• Junior Hattie Monson has reached the 1,000 career digs mark and will be honored at the home game on Sunday against Duke in Purcell Pavilion prior to the match. 

HISTORY VS. Louisville 

• This will be the 43rd meeting between the Fighting Irish and Louisville Cardinals with Notre Dame leading overall series 23-19.

The Irish have lost the last two matchups with the most recent being last year (11.26.21), where the Irish fell in four sets on the road (26-24, 13-25, 23-25, 13-25). 

The last Notre Dame win was on Sept. 25, 2020, as the Irish defeated the Cardinals on the road in three sets (27-25, 25-22, 26-24). 

• The longest ND winning streak was from 1986-1992 where the Irish won six straight matches against the Cardinals. 

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