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09/23/2016

Irish Prepare For Historic Meeting With USSSA Pride

Tickets remain available for Sept. 27, 7 p.m. (ET) game at UND.com/BuyTickets

09/12/2016

Irish Vs. USSSA Pride Highlights '16 Fall Softball Schedule

Notre Dame will host three-time NPF champion as part of seven-game fall slate at Melissa Cook Stadium

09/09/2016

Irish Softball, USSSA Pride To Meet At Melissa Cook Stadium

Notre Dame set to face the 2016 NPF regular season champion at 7 p.m. on Sept. 27

05/20/2016

Miami Finds Unlikely Rally To Down #23 Irish 3-2

Notre Dame returns to the field on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. (ET)

05/19/2016

Three-Peat: Irish Place Seven On NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Teams

Notre Dame ties program best with seven all-region nods for third straight year, including five first teamers

04/24/2016

ND vs. UNC, 4/24/16 (Andy Mead)

Notre Dame and North Carolina faced off in an ACC doubleheader at UNC's Anderson Stadium (all photos by Andy Mead)

02/28/2016

ND vs. PSU, 2/28/16 (Jason Roberts)

All photos by Jason Roberts

02/26/2016

ND vs. ECU/UCF at the Citrus Classic, 2/26/16

Photos by Jason Roberts

HONORS AND AWARDS:
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.


Bigler's Career Statistics

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Bailey Bigler
Bailey  Bigler

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Newtown, Pa.

High School:
Council Rock North

Height:
5-6

Position:
Outfield

B/T:
L/L

Event Calendar

Delta

February 10
12:00 PM
Weber State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 10
2:30 PM
Long Beach State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
South Dakota
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 11
2:30 PM
San Diego State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 12
12:00 PM
UCLA
Los Angeles, Calif. (Easton Stadium)
February 17
1:30 PM
Minnesota
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 18
10:00 AM
Michigan
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 18
12:30 PM
Minnesota
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 19
10:00 AM
Michigan
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 23
6:30 PM
Texas
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 23
9:00 PM
Missouri
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 24
3:30 PM
Arizona State
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 24
6:00 PM
Georgia
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 25
1:00 PM
Oklahoma
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
March 4
12:30 PM
Purdue
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 4
5:00 PM
FIU
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
10:00 AM
Chattanooga
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
12:15 PM
Charlotte
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 11
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 11
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 12
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 14
5:00 PM
Georgia State
Atlanta, Ga. (Heck Softball Complex)
March 15
6:00 PM
Mercer
Macon, Ga. (Sikes Field)
March 17
6:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 18
1:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 19
12:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 22
5:00 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 24
6:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 25
3:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 26
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 29
5:00 PM
Eastern Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 5
5:00 PM
Fort Wayne
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 7
6:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 8
3:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 9
12:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 11
5:30 PM
Detroit Mercy
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 12
6:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 14
4:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 14
6:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 15
1:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 19
6:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 21
6:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 22
3:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 23
12:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 25
5:00 PM
Northwestern
Evanston, Ill. (Drysdale Field)
April 29
1:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 29
3:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 30
12:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 3
6:00 PM
Butler
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 5
6:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 6
3:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 7
12:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 11
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 12
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 13
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 19
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 20
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 21
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 25
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus sites
May 26
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus sites
May 27
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus sites
May 28
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus sites
June 1
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 2
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 3
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 4
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 5
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 6
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 7
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)

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