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04/25/2017

Irish Too Hot For Cats In Five, 10-2

Fast Notre Dame start gives Irish first win at Northwestern in series history

04/24/2017

Irish Resume With Wildcats In Evanston

Notre Dame and Northwestern meet at 5 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday on BTN

04/23/2017

Virginia Sweeps Irish With 10-6 Sunday Win

Notre Dame travels to Northwestern for midweek showdown Tuesday at 5 p.m. (ET)

04/22/2017

UVA Spoils Irish Afternoon On Day One

Virginia earns opening sweep in first trip to Notre Dame on Saturday

04/21/2017

Irish And UVA Jockey For ACC Leverage

Notre Dame and Virginia meet in ACC three-game series this weekend

04/12/2017

ND vs. IUPUI (4/12/17)

Photos by Mike Miller

03/24/2017

Notre Dame vs. Virginia Tech (3/24/17)

Notre Dame won two games over Virginia Tech at Melissa Cook Stadium (photos by Mike Miller)

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

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

April 22
L, 6-3
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
April 22
L, 12-6
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
April 23
L, 10-6
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
April 25
W, 10-2 (5)
Northwestern
Evanston, Ill. (Drysdale Field)
RECAP

BTN
BTN
April 29
L, 13-2 (5)
#24 Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
April 29
W, 6-5
#24 Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
April 30
Cancelled
#24 Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
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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