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03/23/2017

Irish Welcome Virginia Tech For Key ACC Series

Notre Dame's first home conference series of the year begins Friday at 4 p.m. (ET) on ACC Network Extra

03/22/2017

Irish Freshmen Rule The Field At Melissa Cook Vs. Michigan St.

Notre Dame scores six in the bottom of the fifth to run-rule the Spartans 11-3 on opening day at home

03/19/2017

#1/2 Florida State Takes Series Finale From The Irish

Notre Dame scheduled for first game of 2017 at Melissa Cook Stadium on Wednesday against MSU

03/17/2017

#1/2 Florida State Rides Big Fourth To Win Over Irish

Host Seminoles score four in the bottom of the fourth to take game one of the ACC series

03/15/2017

Irish Defeat Mercer 7-2 Following Big Seventh

Notre Dame career runs scored record falls as Irish ride stellar effort past Mercer in Macon

02/25/2017

ND vs. Oklahoma (2/25/17)

All photos by Scott Quintard

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)

03/06/2016

ND vs. SBU/BSU, 3/6/16 (Jason Roberts)

Notre Dame faced Stony Brook and Ball State on the last day of the FGCU Classic

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 First Team

AS A FRESHMAN (2016):

•    NFCA Mid Atlantic all-region first team.
•    Chosen as the season’s final ACC Player of the Week on May 9.
•    Finished the season with a .335 batting average and a .416 on base percentage.
•    Logged the most RBI by a Notre Dame freshman with 55 total runs batted in.
•    Notre Dame season leader with a .639 slugging percentage and 11 home runs.
•    Added a team-high 30 RBI with two outs.
•    Batted .389 (28-for-72) with runners in scoring position.
•    Played in 54 games (53 starts) during the season.
•    Appeared in nine games (three starts) as a pitcher for the Irish, with a 5.25 ERA and one save in 18.2 innings.
•    Made an impact in collegiate debut by going 3-for-4 with a double, home run and four RBI against No. 18 Kentucky (Feb. 12).
•    Also pitched 3.2 innings and allowed one earned run, striking out a season-high three batters against the Wildcats.
•    Went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored against Georgia State (Feb. 14).
•    Reached base three times, drove in one run and scored a career-high three runs in a win against Utah Valley (Feb. 14).
•    Connected on a solo home run against No. 11 Washington (Feb. 19).
•    Went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and one run scored against Bryant (Feb. 27).
•    Ripped first career triple, went 2-for-3 and drove in two runs in a victory against Stony Brook (March 6).
•    Homered in both contests, combining to drive in four runs and score three more in a doubleheader sweep at FIU (March 9).
•    Recorded four hits and two RBI in series sweep at Virginia (March 12-13).
•    Finished a perfect 3-for-3 with a double in a home victory over No. 9 Florida State (April 3).
•    Reached base in all three plate appearances, drilling a three-run home run and scoring twice during a run-rule win against IUPUI (April 5).
•    Went 2-for-3 with two RBI in a home victory against Western Michigan (April 19).
•    Clubbed what was ultimately the winning home run the following day against Valparaiso (April 20).
•    Blasted a three-run homerun to key a second game win during an ACC doubleheader at North Carolina (April 24).
•    Ripped a two-run double during a midweek, run-rule shutout of DePaul (April 27).
•    Capped a 3-for-4 effort with two doubles, a home run and a career-high five RBI in a game one win over NC State (May 7).
•    Finished the weekend a combined 6-for-9 with four doubles, a home run, seven RBI, three walks and three runs scored against NC State (May 7-8) to earn ACC Player of the Week honors.
•    Drove in three runs with a double and a sacrifice fly in an NCAA Ann Arbor Regional win over Valparaiso (May 21).
•    Added a base hit and a successful sacrifice bunt against No. 2 Michigan (May 22) in the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional.

PREP AND PERSONAL:
•    Multi-year letterwinner at Burbank High School.
•    Capped high school career with an 18-5 record, a 0.66 ERA, 264 strikeouts and only 18 walks in 149.1 innings as a senior in 2015 – surpassed both the 80-win and 1,000-strikeout plateaus for career during senior campaign.
•    Batted .451 with five doubles, six home runs, 26 RBI and a .859 slugging percentage.
•    2015 NFCA All-America third team selection.
•    Was tabbed to the NFCA all-West Region team in 2014 and 2015.
•    Posted a 21-4 record and a 1.18 ERA as a junior, striking out 258 batters to earn 2014 NFCA All-America third team honors.
•    Batted .513 with five home runs on offense during junior campaign.
•    2014 MaxPreps Medium School All-America third team.
•    2014 Burbank Leader Female Athlete of the Year.
•    2014 all-area most valuable player.
•    25-3 mark with a 0.78 ERA and 309 strikeouts as a sophomore, claiming league most valuable player accolades.
•    Added a .526 average and 12 home runs at the plate.
•    Logged a 16-5 record and 1.95 ERA as a freshman, punching out 180 batters.
•    Four-time Burbank softball most valuable player and all-CIF Division 3 selection.
•    Three-time High Desert Classic tournament champion, and two-time most valuable player.
•    Also won two varsity letters in golf.
•    Competed with Valley Tribe and the So Cal Choppers on the club circuit.
•    Finished ninth at the 2014 Premier Girls Fastpitch Nationals.
•    Daughter of Roger and Shari Farthing-Brooks.
•    Has one sister, Tyler.
•    Uncle, Gerry Halaska, swam at UCLA.
•    Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.

Brooks' Career Statistics

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Caitlyn Brooks
Caitlyn  Brooks

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Burbank, Calif.

High School:
Burbank

Height:
5-6

Position:
Pitcher/Infield

B/T:
R/R

Event Calendar

Delta

March 17
L, 6-0
#1/2 Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
March 18
L, 6-0
#1/2 Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
March 19
L, 16-0 (5)
#1/2 Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
March 22
W, 11-3 (5)
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
March 24
4:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
March 24
6:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
March 25
3:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
March 29
5:00 PM
Eastern Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 1
12:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Ulmer Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 2
2:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Ulmer Stadium)

ESPNU
April 3
7:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Ulmer Stadium)

ESPNU
April 5
5:00 PM
Fort Wayne
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 7
6:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 8
3:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 9
12:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 11
5:30 PM
Detroit Mercy
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 12
6:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
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)

ACC Network Extra
April 22
1:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 22
3:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 23
12:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 25
5:00 PM
Northwestern
Evanston, Ill. (Drysdale Field)
April 29
1:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 29
3:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
April 30
12:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
May 3
6:00 PM
Butler
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
May 5
6:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
May 6
3:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
May 7
12:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
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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