Notre Dame Women's Basketball 2021 Postseason Capsule


Notre Dame Fighting Irish

ACC (10-10, 8-7)

Big Wins: 1/3 Georgia Tech (69-67), 1/14 Wake Forest (79-72), 1/21 at Virginia Tech (65-60)
Bad Losses: 12/20 at Clemson (55-78), 1/24 at North Carolina (73-78), 3/4 vs Clemson (63-68)
Coach: Niele Ivey
Probable Starters:
Anaya Peoples, Sophomore, Guard, 9.3 ppg, 2.0 apg, 6.0 rpg
Dara Mabrey, Junior, Guard, 11.3 ppg, 3.2 apg
Destinee Walker, Senior, Guard, 11.4 ppg, 2.2 apg
Maddy Westbeld, Freshman, Forward, 15.2 ppg, 7.9 rpg
Mikayla Vaughn, Senior, Center, 7.6 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 1.4 bpg
Key Role Players:
Sam Brunelle, Sophomore, Forward, 8.7 ppg, 3.8 rpg
Olivia Miles, Freshman, Guard, 9.3 ppg, 3.5 apg
By the Numbers:
Scoring Offense: 70.0 (98th in nation, 8th in conference)
Scoring Defense: 70.5 (267, 13)
Field-Goal Percentage: 45.6 (27, 4)
Field-Goal Defense: 41.1 (211, 10)
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game: 5.4 (215, 13)
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage: 35.2 (48, 4)
Free-Throw Percentage: 72.2 (108, 7)
Rebound Margin: -0.7 (188, 11)
Assists Per Game: 15.4 (50, 6)
Turnovers Per Game: 17.1 (234, 12)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2019NCAAFirst Round win over Bethune-Cookman
2019NCAASecond Round win over Michigan State
2019NCAAThird Round win over Texas A&M
2019NCAAQuarterfinal win over Stanford
2019NCAASemifinal win over Connecticut
2019NCAAChampionship loss to Baylor
2018NCAARound of 64 win over Cal State Northridge
2018NCAARound of 32 win over Villanova
2018NCAARegional Semifinal win over Texas A&M
2018NCAARegional Final win over Oregon
2018NCAANational Semifinal win over Connecticut
2018NCAANational Final win over Mississippi State
2017NCAARound of 64 win over Robert Morris
2017NCAARound of 32 win over Purdue
2017NCAARegional Semifinal win over Ohio State
2017NCAARegional Final loss to Stanford
2016NCAARound of 64 win over North Carolina A&T
2016NCAARound of 32 win over Indiana
2016NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Stanford
2015NCAARound of 64 win over Montana
2015NCAARound of 32 win over DePaul
2015NCAARegional Semifinal win over Stanford
2015NCAARegional Final win over Baylor
2015NCAANational Semifinal win over South Carolina
2015NCAANational Final loss to Connecticut
2014NCAARound of 64 win over Robert Morris
2014NCAARound of 32 win over Arizona State
2014NCAARegional Semifinal win over Oklahoma State
2014NCAARegional Final win over Baylor
2014NCAANational Semifinal win over Maryland
2014NCAANational Final loss to Connecticut
2013NCAARound of 64 win over Tennessee Martin
2013NCAARound of 32 win over Iowa
2013NCAARegional Semifinal win over Kansas
2013NCAARegional Final win over Duke
2013NCAANational Semifinal loss to Connecticut
2012NCAARound of 64 win over Liberty
2012NCAARound of 32 win over California
2012NCAARegional Semifinal win over St. Bonaventure
2012NCAARegional Final win over Maryland
2012NCAANational Semifinal win over Connecticut
2012NCAANational Final loss to Baylor
2011NCAARound of 64 win over Utah
2011NCAARound of 32 win over Temple
2011NCAARegional Semifinal win over Oklahoma
2011NCAARegional Final win over Tennessee
2011NCAANational Semifinal win over Connecticut
2011NCAANational Final loss to Texas A&M
2010NCAARound of 64 win over Cleveland State
2010NCAARound of 32 win over Vermont
2010NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Oklahoma
2009NCAARound of 64 loss to Minnesota
2008NCAARound of 64 win over Southern Methodist
2008NCAARound of 32 win over Oklahoma
2008NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Tennessee
2007NCAARound of 64 win over California
2007NCAARound of 32 loss to North Carolina
*all team stats through 3/4