Women's Basketball



Second Half Spark Surges No. 1 Irish Past No. 9 Villanova, 98-72

Three Irish players finish with 20-plus points for second straight game


@ndwbb | Go Irish, Beat UConn (2018)


Highlights | @ndwbb vs. Villanova - NCAA Tournament: Round 2 (2018)

Highlights from Notre Dame's 98-72 victory over Villanova in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.


Highlights | @ndwbb vs. CSUN (2018)

Highlights from Notre Dame's NCAA Tournament First Round 99-81 win over California State University, Northridge.


NCAA National Championship: ND WBB 61, Mississippi State 58 (USATSI)

For the second time in program history, the Notre Dame women's basketball team are your NCAA National Champions.


NCAA Elite Eight: ND WBB vs. Oregon (USATSI)

The Fighting Irish take on the Ducks in the Spokane Regional Final with a trip to the Women's Final Four on the line.


No. 5 Notre Dame vs. Virginia - ACC Tournament Quarterfinal

No. 5 Notre Dame defeated Virginia in an ACC Tournament quarterfinal game in Greensboro, NC.


Notre Dame vs. Virginia Tech (USATSI)

Notre Dame vs. Virginia Tech (USATSI) Women's Basketball


ND WBB vs. Wake Forest (USATSI)

The second-ranked Irish hit the road for an ACC matchup with the Demon Deacons.


• 1-of-3 walk-ons to make the 2017-18 roster.
• Made 23 appearances, averaging 1.3 points and 5.2 minutes.
• Played a season high 12 minutes in back-to-back games for the 1st & 2nd Round of the tournament.
• Tallied her sixth three-pointer on the year vs CSUN on March 16. Cole shot 6-of-17 from beyond the arc (.353) on the year.
• Recorded one of her most complete games of the season, tallying a season high four rebounds to go with two points, one block and one steal vs Virginia in ACC Quarterfinal on March 2.
• Four points on a made three-pointer and free-throw, with one rebound, in eight minutes at Pitt on Jan. 25.
• Collected her first career rebound and block at Georgia Tech on Jan. 7.
• In four minutes of play at Wake Forest on Dec. 31, Cole went 2-for-2 from the field, including one trey, to tie her career best of five points.
• In her home state in front of her old high school team, Cole knocked down a three in her lone shot of the game in two minutes at Michigan on Nov. 29.
• Played 9 minutes vs ETSU on Nov. 24, recording her first collegiate assist and taking her first charge.
• Made her collegiate debut vs Mount St. Mary’s on Nov. 11, scoring five points on 2-of-4 shooting, including a 1-for-1 day from three-point range. Also picked up her first career steal.

High School:

  • Graduated from Sylvania Northview
  • Lettered three years in basketball
  • Were Sectional & Northern Lakes League Champions in her junior and senior years - team went 18-7 in both seasons
  • Averaged 18.4 ppg and 7 rpg as a senior
  • Notched career bests of 32 points and 14 rebounds
  • 2016 Team Captain
  • 2016 AP First Team All-Northwest Ohio
  • 2016 Second Team All-Ohio
  • 2016 First Team All-District
  • 2016 Northern Lakes League Player of the Year
  • Highlight of Career: Winning against Lima Senior in the playoffs after them beating us in the regular season
  • Played AAU basketball for Toledo Elite under head coach Duffy Burns
  • 2016 AP Honors Award
  • 2016 State Science Fair Superior Rating
  • National Honor Society Member
  • Majoring in Science Pre-Professional

  • Daughter of Ken and Kelly Cole
  • Has one younger brother and one older sister
  • Sister, Maddie, plays basketball at Bowling Green
  • Grandpa, Glenn Ramsay, was a professional hockey player
  • One thing nobody might not know: Can juggle
  • Intends to go to medical school and become an orthopedic surgeon

Kaitlin Cole
Kaitlin  Cole


Toledo, Ohio

High School:
Sylvania Northview



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