2016 NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Third Team
2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll
AS A SOPHOMORE (2016): NFCA Mid-Atlantic all-region third team selection … named the ACC Player of the Week on April 18 … appeared in 51 games (46 starts) during the season … posted a .360 batting average, seven doubles, four triples, 24 RBI, a .413 on base percentage and a .480 slugging percentage to go along with 34 runs scored … triples total was the second-most in the ACC … finished 5-for-6 in stolen base attempts … led all Notre Dame hitters with a .404 average (19-for-47) with runners in scoring position … enjoyed breakout offensive game by reaching base in all four plate appearances, going 2-for-2 with two runs scored in a run-rule win against Utah Valley (Feb. 19) … 2-for-3 with a double, a career-high three RBI and a run scored against Cal Poly (Feb. 20) … rocked two hits, including a double, scored twice in an upset win over No. 8 UCLA (Feb. 20) … finished 2-for-3 with two RBI and one run against Penn State (Feb. 28) … scored four runs in three appearances during a Notre Dame sweep at the Florida Gulf Coast/Four Points by Sheraton Spring Break Classic (March 5-6) … logged two hits, including a triple, and scored two runs in game one of a doubleheader sweep at FIU (March 9) … tied a career-high with three RBI in an ACC game one win at Virginia (March 12) … scored two runs the following day against the Cavaliers (March 13) to help complete the series sweep … went 2-for-3 with a stolen base and two runs scored against Eastern Michigan (March 22) … connected on two hits, including a double, and scored one run at Syracuse (March 25) … 2-for-3, including a triple, career-high three RBI and the game-winning hit in the bottom of the seventh inning against No. 9 Florida State (April 3) … went a perfect 3-for-3 including two doubles and one triple, an RBI and two runs scored in game two of an ACC series at Virginia Tech (April 16) … finished the series 6-for-9 (.666 avg.) with three RBI and three runs scored at Virginia Tech (April 16-17) to claim ACC Player of the Week accolades … scored a run in eight straight games from North Carolina (April 24) until game two against NC State (May 7) … two RBI and a run scored in a nonconference run-rule win over DePaul (April 27) … closed weekend with two RBI and a pair of runs scored in a series win against NC State (May 7-8) … wrapped two base hits in an ACC Championship semifinal win against Louisville (May 13) … drove in a run with an RBI single in the ACC Championship game against No. 6 Florida State (May 14).
AS A FRESHMAN (2015): ACC Academic Honor Roll ... batted .167 with three RBI and one run scored in seven games (one start) during rookie campaign ... missed sizeable portions of the season due to injury ... hit by a pitch during first career plate appearance as a pinch hitter at North Carolina Central (March 11) ... connected on a sacrifice fly to drive in first career run during a rout of No. 9 Florida State (March 15) ... crushed a pinch-hit, two-run single into center field during a home opening victory over Cleveland State (March 18) ... earned first career start in an ACC series opener against Georgia Tech (March 21), and scored first career run against the Yellow Jackets.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner at Council Rock North High School ... batted over .500 as a designated player during senior campaign ... named to the SOL National Conference all-league first team as a junior in 2013 after batting .385 with 18 RBI and 26 runs scored ... SOL National Conference all-league honorable mention selection as a sophomore in 2012 ... competed with the Jersey Intensity 18U Premier team on the travel level and was coached by Kevin O'Donnell, the father of former Irish standout pitcher Brittany O'Donnell ... missed final club season due to injury ... previously saw action on the club circuit with Newtown Rock Softball (12U, 2009), Philadelphia Spirit 14 U Black (14U, 2010) and Liberty (16U, 2011) ... member of the National Honor Society ... participated in Adaptive Aquatics, a non-profit organization that helps mentally disabled individuals learn to swim ... daughter of Bill Bigler and Macy Young ... has two brothers, JT and Dylan ... has two sisters, Madison and Olivia ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business with a major in finance, minoring in art history.
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