Notre Dame tied for second in country, paced by six best-in-the-nation honors.
Lauren Chval joined the University of Notre Dame's media relations office in September 2013 as a media relations assistant after graduating from the University in May of 2013.
Chval is the primary contact for the men's and women's tennis, women's golf, cross country and track and field teams.
During her academic career at Notre Dame, Chval served as a student assistant within the office, writing features for the football programs and UND.com, the university's athletic website. She also assisted with editing website content and managing fellow student workers during football and basketball events. With Notre Dame, Chval also had the opportunity to work the 2013 BCS National Championship game in Miami, Fla.
During the summer of 2012, Chval completed two internships before her senior year of college. She first worked as a development intern with Towers Productions in Chicago, Ill., before traveling to New York, N.Y. to serve as an intern with NBC during the London Olympics.
Prior to those experiences, she worked as an assistant producer and production assistant in the ABC 17 newsroom in Columbia, Mo.
Chval received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Film, Television, and Theatre from the University of Notre Dame. Born in Hinsdale, Ill., she now resides in South Bend.