Notre Dame’s Maddy Chinn named top volleyball player in the state

Senior outside hitter learns of honor in special surprise ceremony today in front of student body. Notre Dame Prep senior Madeline Chinn was named Michigan's Miss Volleyball for 2018 today, and while it may have come as a surprise for Chinn when the honor was announced in front of fellow students today in Notre Dame's gym, it wasn't for those who know her. In fact, according to NDPMA athletic director Betty Wroubel who is Chinn's volleyball coach, the honor seemed almost predestined. "From the day that Maddy stepped onto our […]

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Irish Sweep North Branch for Regional Title

Notre Dame Varsity Volleyball, ranked second in division two, defeated fourth-ranked North Branch 25-20, 25-19, 25-23 to win their second straight regional title and advance to the MHSAA quarterfinals. The Irish (62-5) hit .502 as a team to top a very strong Bronco team led by Miss Volleyball candidate Allyson Severance and have now won 52 straight matches overall. Notre Dame’s Miss Volleyball finalists Maddy Chinn put down 23 kills, collected a pair of blocks and had 19 digs while Natalie Risi served up eight points, an ace, 19 kills, […]

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Irish Top Cranbrook For 12th Straight District

Notre Dame Varsity Volleyball defeated Cranbrook in straight sets 25-10, 25-11, 25-9 to win their 12th straight MHSAA district title and their 21st overall in the program’s 25-year history. The Irish got out to early leads in all three sets and never looked back.   The trio of seniors for Notre Dame, including Miss Volleyball finalists Maddy Chinn and Natalie Risi led the Irish squad. Maria Famularo was lights out from the service line, scoring a match-high 20 points including 10 aces. Famularo also had 19 assists, four kills and […]

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