The Irish made their 15th straight appearance at the NCAA Championship in 2013.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... appeared in 15 games in the circle during first season at Notre Dame, making two starts ... logged a 2-0 record with a 2.82 ERA and two saves in 27.1 innings pitched, finishing with 15 walks allowed and 28 strikeouts ... limited left-handed batters to a mere .125 batting average (4-for-32) ... made Irish debut at Charlotte (Feb. 9), tossing a scoreless inning of relief and striking out two 49er batters ... earned first career save the following day against Presbyterian (Feb. 10) after 1.1 shutout frames ... threw a pair of innings out of the bullpen against No. 16 Washington (Feb. 15) and three innings at San Diego State (Feb. 16) ... faced two batters against eventual NCAA champion No. 1 Oklahoma (Feb. 17) ... won first collegiate game at East Carolina (Feb. 24) after working five shutout innings with four strikeouts in relief ... allowed one hit over 2.1 innings against UC Davis (March 9) ... made first career start against Iona (March 15), spinning a one-hit shutout with two talks and a season-high nine strikeouts ... racked up second save after shutting out Villanova (April 6) in the seventh inning in the first game of a weekend BIG EAST series ... worked back-to-back scoreless innings out of the bullpen against Connecticut (April 23) and at Western Michigan (May 1).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Pitched four seasons at Juanita (Wash.) at the prep level while also playing for the California Cruisers on the club circuit ... guided Juanita to a pair of sectional titles and the 3A state crown as a junior ... pitched in each game during that state title run ... three-time all-conference selection and high school team MVP ... undefeated as a junior while leading her squad to a league crown ... team captain as a senior ... only the second left-handed pitcher to play for the Fighting Irish, joining fellow southpaw and two-time All-American Jennifer Sharron (`01) ... Kelly Nichols (1995-98) and Nicole Wicks (2004-05) are the only other Fighting Irish players to hail from the state of Washington ... daughter of Renee and Brad Rhodes ... has one younger brother, Nick ... volunteered with Kirkland National Little League coaching youth softball players ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.