Women’s Basketball’s Niele Ivey to receive Sports Advocate of the Year Award


Notre Dame women’s basketball associate head coach Niele Ivey heads to her hometown of St. Louis on Saturday where she’ll receive the Sports Advocate of the Year Award from the Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club.

Ivey is one-of-12 award winners this year that will be honored during the Martin L. Mathews Awards Program & Benefits Concert inside the Fabulous Fox Theater. The annual event highlights the accomplishments of the club’s members, volunteers, and supporters from within the St. Louis community.

“Mathews-Dickey gave me the opportunity to chase my dreams,” Ivey said. “I learned so much about being a part of the program there and had so many role models growing up. I’ve used those core values and those experiences to transition from being a student-athlete to a professional player to now an associate head coach at Notre Dame.”

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