Senior duo receives two of the school’s most prestigious athletic honors at end-of-year celebration.
Notre Dame crushes 16 hits in final nonconference win of the regular season
Notre Dame scores 11 runs on 11 hits in final two innings to claim the run-rule victory
Notre Dame completes fifth straight ACC sweep, extends remarkable winning streak
Notre Dame softball's Strikeout Cancer Trivia Night smashes another home run
Irish defeated #23/25 Louisville 6-3 and Jacksonville 9-1 in five innings (photos by Skip Tapp).
AS A JUNIOR (2015): Played in a career-high 41 contests, earning 23 total starts split between catcher (1), right field (7) and designated player (15) -- only Notre Dame player to start at least one game at three different field positions ... batted .273 with a career-high 21 hits, three home runs, 16 RBI and nine runs scored ... logged a .345 (10-for-29) average with runners in scoring position, with eight of 16 total RBI coming with two outs ... reached base in all three plate appearances, connecting on an RBI single in the first game of the weekend at Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 7) ... 2-for-3 with a solo home run the following day in an Irish win over the Titans (Feb. 8) ... clocked an RBI double at No. 16 LSU (Feb. 14) ... pinch-hit RBI single against UNLV (Feb. 20) at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic ... RBI base hit and a run scored in a win over No. 25 Texas (Feb. 21) ... single and two RBI after entering as a pinch hitter in a run-rule victory against Georgetown (Feb. 27) ... slugged a solo home run during the second game of an ACC doubleheader at North Carolina State (March 7) ... RBI single after entering at catcher in a home win against IPFW (March 25) ... pinch-hit RBI single in an ACC series opening game at Pittsburgh (April 3) ... earned the start at designated player in the nightcap, reaching twice and scoring one run against the Panthers (April 3) ... clubbed a solo home run for first home round tripper since 2013 versus Butler (April 8) ... logged a hit and two RBI in only start of the season at catcher against Bowling Green (April 14) ... chipped in a hit and a run scored during the Strikeout Cancer series finale against Syracuse (April 19) ... singled and scored a run against Toledo (April 22) ... RBI single after entering on defense in a run-rule win at Michigan State (April 28) ... pinch-hit single against Northwestern (May 16) during the NCAA South Bend Regional.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Appeared in 31 games (five starts) during first season at Notre Dame ... tabbed to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (April 15) ... batted .257 with four doubles, two home runs, 11 RBI, a .543 slugging percentage, a .409 on-base percentage and scored five runs ... led all Irish freshmen in doubles, slugging percentage and on-base percentage ... recorded first career hit after entering as a reserve at designated player against Cal Poly (Feb. 15) ... ripped a pinch-hit double in first game at East Carolina (Feb. 23) ... added two-run double the following day against the Pirates (Feb. 24) ... chipped in pinch-hit single in second game of a doubleheader at Seton Hall (March 23) ... slugged first career home run, drilling a walk-off three-run shot in the bottom of the fifth inning against Rutgers (April 13) ... earned the start in the second game of the series against the Scarlet Knights (April 14), going 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and three RBI ... ripped an RBI in the series finale against Pittsburgh (April 21) ... pinch-hit RBI double in the nightcap of a BIG EAST doubleheader against Connecticut (April 23) ... drew a pair of walks and scored a run at Western Michigan (May 1).