Three-year starting shortstop Lane Richards and outfielder James Nevant selected to lead a talented Irish squad
Games are slated for 4:30 p.m. (ET) Friday with a doubleheader set to begin at 11 a.m. (ET) Sunday.
Senior Ricky Sanchez tore up the Northwoods League to earn midseason and postseason all-star berths.
The honor highlighted an impressive first two months for Irish players around the country.
Fourteen Irish players are set to compete in different leagues around the country this summer.
The Irish invaded Tallahassee, Fla., for a three-game set with No. 1 Florida State April 4-6.
The Irish play their first series on the new FieldTurf at Frank Eck Stadium as Clemson comes calling May 9-11.
Notre Dame beat Quinnipiac 6 runs to 0 on Saturday, April 20th at Frank Eck Stadium.
AT NOTRE DAME (2013-PRESENT): Two-year monogram winner ... great leader and team player … capable outfielder … has some power in bat … good athlete and runs well.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014): Appeared in 17 games, making three starts … scored two runs, drew three walks and was hit by one pitch … made 12 putouts and assisted on another between the outfield and first base … went 1-for-3 with a triple and an RBI against Boston College (April 12) … member of the Rosenthal Leadership Academy … earned a monogram.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Played in 22 games during inaugural Irish season, making eight starts in the Notre Dame outfield ... recorded a pair of two-out RBI during the campaign, and added one double and scored three runs ... roped a base hit in first career start against Florida Gulf Coast (Feb. 16) ... added first RBI, stolen base and run scored later in the day versus Ohio State (Feb. 16) ... knocked a base hit and drove in second career run at Pittsburgh (April 14) ... clocked first career double in only appearance against Quinnipiac (April 20) ... 1-for-1 with a run scored at Toledo (April 23) ... drew a walk and scored a run in series finale against Connecticut (April 28) … earned a monogram.
PREP & PERSONAL: Four-time all-conference selection ... named all-Western North Carolina as a senior ... team captain ... selected as team MVP as a sophomore and senior ... won conference regular season and tournament titles as a junior and senior ... finished second in state as a junior ... named T.C. Roberson Male Athlete of the Year as a senior ... batted .458 with 27 RBI and 38 runs scored as a senior ... started every varsity baseball game since seventh grade ... earned six letters in baseball ... also played four years of basketball, starting every game for four years ... named all-conference as a junior and senior ... teamed team MVP and team captain both years as well ... earned four letters ... earned a full scholarship to the Carolina Day School for freshman and sophomore year, before attending T.C. Roberson High School as a junior and senior ... played club baseball for the Spartanburg Phillies ... helped team finish in third place in 2010 and eighth place in 2011 at the WWBA in East Cobb, Georgia ... full name is James Patrick Nevant ... born in Marion, North Carolina ... son of Chris and Christine Nevant ... has a younger brother, Chris, and a younger sister, Suzanne ... uncle, John Ebert, played baseball at Notre Dame from 1978-82 ... grandfather, Jack Ebert, attended Notre Dame from 1953-54 ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in finance.