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Nunez named All-ACC 1st Team for 2nd straight season

Zoe Nunez Notre Dame VB

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WREX) — For the 2nd straight season, Rockford native Zoe Nunez earned All-ACC 1st Team honors at Notre Dame. The former Keith Country Day star has earned All-ACC recognition in 3 straight seasons now, after getting named to the 2nd Team in 2018.

Nunez ranked second in the ACC with a mark of 10.92 assists per set and third with 699 total assists in 64 regular-season sets. In the regular season finale vs. Duke, Nunez became just the eighth player in program history to hit the 3,000 career assists mark. Nunez hit the 50-assist mark on two occasions this year, including a 51-assist effort vs. Syracuse and season-high 57 assists against Valparaiso. She also ranked second on the Irish with 200 digs and 22 service aces in addition to notching 32 blocks. 

Notre Dame is gearing up for the NCAA Tournament. The Fighting Irish will face Army in the 1st round next Wednesday.

Derek Bayne

Derek Bayne joined 13 WREX as the sports director in December of 2011. He grew up in the Chicago suburbs and moved back to Illinois after working several years in North Carolina. For any sports story ideas or tips, you can email dbayne@wrex.com.

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