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AS A SENIOR (2009): Cemented her role as the go-to Irish pinch-runner for the 2009 season ... saw action in 54 games ... checked in against No. 9 Oklahoma (March 12) and collected three bases and a run en route to the Irish upset victory ... saw action against BIG EAST foe Villanova (April 18) by stealing a base and scoring in Notre Dame's 3-0 victory against the Wildcats ... recorded a run scored in both games of a doubleheader against Providence (April 30), the first of which came by way of a Dani Miller grand slam which propelled the Irish in a 9-1 five-inning romp ... scored the go-ahead run against Cleveland State (May 15) in Notre Dame's 3-1 opening round win in the NCAA Tournament ... recorded her team-best 13th stolen base against No. 7 Michigan (May 16) in the NCAA Tournament ... caught stealing only twice and finished the season with 13 stolen bases and 23 runs scored

AS A JUNIOR (2008): Evolved into a solid pinch runner for the Irish while filling in from the circle when called upon ... stepped in against Pacific (March 1) in a late-game relief effort to register her first action of the season from the circle ... retired the side - including a strikeout - in 1.0 inning to secure Notre Dame's 11-3 win against the Tigers ... closed the door on Towson (March 14) in a combined shutout effort with Brittney Bargar ... pitched 2.0 frames of scoreless ball and fanned one of the nine batters faced ... surrendered only one hit during that appearance ... walked one batter during 1.0 scoreless inning in the circle against Eastern Michigan (April 9) ... Notre Dame out-scored its opponents by a 28-4 margin during her appearances on the rubber ... saw action as a pinch runner at DePaul (March 30) and stole a base against the Blue Demons ... continued to help the Irish on the paths by scoring runs against Wisconsin (April 16), Providence (April 26) and Valparaiso (April 29) ... checked in against Kent State during the NCAA Regional to score a run in the season finale.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2007): Made her Irish debut with 1.0 inning of work against California (Feb. 23) ... gave up one run with two walks and a strikeout during that frame ... stayed in the circle for 3.0 innings against Jacksonville (March 2) ... gave up four hits and a pair of runs - one earned - and struck out a pair over that stretch ... the effort helped her earn the first save of her career ... faced a pair of batters when Notre Dame battled Pacific (March 17) ... punched in 1.0 inning of action against both Syracuse (April 1) and Rutgers (May 5) ... totaled 6.0 frames on the season, four strikeouts, and surrendered only seven hits ... did not allow a single hit to go for extra bases.

AS A FRESHMAN (2006): Did not see action during her first season with the Irish, as she recovered from off-season surgery.

THE FARRELL FILE: Played her prep ball at Sonora (La Habra, Calif.) while earning four letters in softball ... a four-time all-conference selection as a pitcher ... the 2004-05 All-Freeway League Girls Athlete of the Year ... led her team to three consecutive Freeway League championships ... three-time team MVP ... pitched every inning of her team's 2004 softball season, totaling 227.0 innings ... wrapped up that season with a 0.03 ERA with 319 strikeouts ... the season was highlighted by a pair of perfect games and four no-hitters ... set Sonora records for career and single-season ERA, career and single-season strikeouts, and career and single-season wins ... competed in the North-South All-Star Game and the Whittier Rotary Club All-Star Game ... also competed in volleyball, earning three letters as a middle blocker ... member of the National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation and Key Club ... from the same high school as 2005 graduate and former Irish pitcher Carrie Wisen ... daughter of Sharon and Douglas Farrell ... oldest of two daughters ... has one sister, Kelsey ... mother played softball at Chapman ... born May 18, 1987, in Fullerton, Calif. ... graduated from the College of Art & Letters with degrees in sociology and psychology.

Farrell's Career Statistics

Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OB SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD
2007 .000 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0 2 1 .667
2008 .000 16-0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1-1 0 2 0 1.00
2009 .000 54-0 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 13-15 0 0 0 .000
Total 0.00 70-0 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 14-16 0 4 1 .800

Farrell's Career Pitching Statistics

Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA
2007 2.33 0-0 5 0 0 0/1 1 6.0 7 5 2 4 4 0 0 0 1 .269 2 0 1 0
2008 0.00 0-0 3 0 0 0/1 0 4.0 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 17 .071 0 0 0 0
Total 1.40 0-0 8 0 0 0/2 1 10.0 8 5 2 7 6 0 0 0 58 .200 2 0 1 0

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Christine Farrell
Christine  Farrell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
La Habra, CA

High School:
Sonora

Height:
5-8

Position:
Pitcher

Birthdate:
05/18/1987

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Event Calendar

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February 12
2:00 PM
Utah
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 12
7:00 PM
Kentucky
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 13
1:30 PM
BYU
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 13
4:00 PM
California
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 14
11:00 AM
Georgia State
Tempe, Ariz. (Farrington Stadium)
February 19
4:00 PM
Utah Valley
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 19
8:30 PM
Washington
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 20
1:00 PM
Cal Poly
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 20
6:00 PM
UCLA
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 21
12:00 PM
George Washington
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 26
1:15 PM
East Carolina
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 26
3:30 PM
UCF
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 27
1:15 PM
North Florida
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 27
3:30 PM
Bryant University
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 28
10:00 AM
Penn State
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
1:15 PM
Stony Brook
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 5
6:00 PM
Florida Gulf Coast
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 6
10:00 AM
Stony Brook
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 6
12:15 PM
Ball State
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 9
5:00 PM
Florida International
Miami, Fla. (Felsberg Field at FIU Stadium)
March 9
7:00 PM
Florida International
Miami, Fla. (Felsberg Field at FIU Stadium)
March 12
1:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (The Park)
March 12
3:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (The Park)
March 13
12:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (The Park)
March 17
5:00 PM
Bowling Green
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 22
5:00 PM
Eastern Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 23
5:00 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 25
2:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Skytop Softball Stadium)
March 25
4:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Skytop Softball Stadium)
March 26
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Skytop Softball Stadium)
March 30
5:00 PM
IPFW
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 2
1:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 2
3:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 3
12:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 5
5:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 7
5:00 PM
DePaul
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 9
1:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 9
3:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 10
12:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 16
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Tech Softball Park)
April 16
2:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Tech Softball Park)
April 17
1:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Tech Softball Park)
April 19
6:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 20
6:00 PM
Valparaiso
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 24
3:30 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Family Field)
April 24
5:30 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Family Field)
April 25
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Family Field)
April 27
6:00 PM
Butler
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 30
1:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 30
3:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 1
12:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 7
1:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 7
3:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 8
12:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 12
TBA
ACC Championship Quarterfinals
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Softball Stadium)
May 13
TBA
ACC Championship Semifinals
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Softball Stadium)
May 14
TBA
ACC Championship Final
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Softball Stadium)
May 20
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus Sites
May 21
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus Sites
May 22
TBA
NCAA 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
May 29
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus Sites
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)
June 8
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)

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