Kimmy Sullivan, Rachel Nasland and Katey Haus named to ACC Academic Softball Team
Notre Dame softball team reflects on second NCAA Regional on campus in program history
Notre Dame enters regional final Sunday looking to make program history
Notre Dame's historic run to a home regional halted after Wildcats score two in the 7th
Notre Dame scores 29 runs in 10 innings to advance to final day of NCAA South Bend Regional
Debuted each year at the OSCARS - the year-end highlight video provides a look back at all 26 varsity sports competed at the University of Notre Dame and is created in cooperation with the Student Welfare and Development Office and LeSea Broadcasting.
Notre Dame vs. Fordham, game one of the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic (photos by Jason Roberts)
Irish defeated #23/25 Louisville 6-3 and Jacksonville 9-1 in five innings (photos by Skip Tapp).
The Irish made their 15th straight appearance at the NCAA Championship in 2013.
Notre Dame defeated Rutgers 11 runs to 2 during the first game of the Third Annual Strikeout Cancer Weekend.
Notre Dame lost to Green Bay 4 runs to 5 on March 28th at Melissa Cook Stadium.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
2015 NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team
2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference First Team
2014 NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second Team
2013 BIG EAST Conference Championship All-Tournament Team
2012 BIG EAST Conference Championship All-Tournament Team
AS A SENIOR (2015): NFCA Mid-Atlantic all-region first team ... all-ACC first team ... all-ACC Academic Softball Team ... two-time ACC Player of the Week (Feb. 9 and April 6) selection ... finished career with the fourth-most RBI (175) and sixth-most doubles (48) in program history ... started final 222 career games at third base during playing tenure at Notre Dame ... only active Irish player who was named to an all-region, all-conference and conference all-tournament team during playing career ... batted .409 with 15 doubles, 11 home runs, 59 RBI, a .693 slugging percentage, a .485 on-base percentage and 45 runs scored in 57 starts in 2015 -- set career-highs in all categories during senior season ... ranked first on the team with 17 multi-RBI outings, and was second on the Irish roster with 24 multi-hit games ... hit at a .403 (31-for-77) clip with runners in scoring position, and led all Notre Dame players with 25 two-out RBI ... struck out only twice during 100 non-conference at-bats in the regular season ... ranked sixth in the ACC with 24 conference RBI, and added the ninth-most total bases (47) among all players during league games ... erupted with a 3-for-3 day, clubbing a home run and posting a career-high five RBI in a win over Northwestern State (Feb. 7) at Cal State Fullerton ... 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in the first game of the weekend against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 7) ... perfect 3-for-3 with two solo home runs and a walk drawn in four plate appearances the following day at Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 8) ... two hits and two RBI against former ACC foe Maryland (Feb. 19) ... 2-for-2 with a solo home run and two runs scored in a win over No. 25 Texas (Feb. 21) ... added another solo shot later that night in an upset victory over No. 7 Georgia (Feb. 21) in Cathedral City, California ... roped three hits, including two doubles, and finished with three RBI and scored twice against Georgetown (Feb. 27) ... 2-for-3 with a home run and two runs scored in ACC series finale at North Carolina State (March 8) ... clubbed a double and a home run, driving in two and scoring two runs in the season's home opener against Cleveland State (March 18) ... drilled a home run and chipped in three RBI in the second game of an ACC home doubleheader against Georgia Tech (March 21) ... added two hits in the series finale with the Yellow Jackets (March 22) ... two hits, including a double, and three RBI to complete an ACC sweep of No. 24 Virginia Tech (March 29) ... 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI in a win versus Eastern Michigan (April 1) ... smashed two home runs and tied career-high with five RBI in a game one win at Pittsburgh (April 3) ... added third home run of the day, to go with two RBI and a pair of runs scored, in the nightcap against the Panthers (April 3) ... recorded three hits and drove in three runs against Boston College (April 11) ... scored twice in a midweek matchup with Bowling Green (April 14) ... finished Strikeout Cancer series against Syracuse (April 18-19) with a total of two doubles and four RBI ... 2-for-3 with two RBI in the nightcap of a doubleheader with North Carolina (April 26) ... career-best 4-for-4 day, including a walk drawn, and two runs batted in for the Irish in the regular season finale at Michigan State (April 28) ... 3-for-3 with a double, four RBI and three runs scored during the NCAA South Bend Regional against Northwestern (May 16) ... 2-for-3 with two RBI and a pair of runs scored later in the day against Ball State (May 16).
AS A JUNIOR (2014): NFCA Mid-Atlantic all-region second team ... all-ACC Softball Academic Team ... ACC Academic Honor Roll ... set career-highs with a .333 batting average, 55 hits, 14 doubles, 52 RBI, 80 total bases, a .390 on-base percentage, nine sacrifice hits and 28 runs scored as Notre Dame's primary cleanup hitter ... RBI total was the fourth-most among all hitters in the ACC, and clip of 0.96 RBI per game ranked in the national top 50 ... started every game at third base for the Irish for the second straight season ... batted .354 (28-for-79) with runners in scoring position ... reached base a team-high seven times on fielding errors ... posted an identical .333 clip in ACC play, to go along with six doubles, two home runs and 19 RBI in 21 conference starts ... set a career-high with 49 putouts at third base ... ripped a two-run RBI triple in first game of the season against Tennessee Tech (Feb. 8) ... game-winning two-run double in Notre Dame's first game against No. 23 Louisville (Feb. 15) at the JU Tournament ... went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored in a win over UC Davis (Feb. 21) at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic ... picked up three hits and an RBI later in the tournament against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 22) ... rapped a pair of doubles in the first Irish contest of the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic against Fordham (Feb. 28) ... connected on a two-run home run later in the tournament and added three total RBI in a victory over Radford (March 1) ... logged two hits and two RBI to close the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic against Omaha (March 2) ... double and an RBI in first ACC game in Notre Dame history at Georgia Tech (March 8) ... 2-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs scored in ACC series finale at Virginia Tech (March 16) ... reached base in all three plate appearances, chipping in an RBI to the Notre Dame cause in home opener against Eastern Michigan (March 26) ... 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored versus Ball State (April 1) ... pair of base hits and an RBI the following day against Michigan State (April 2) ... blasted first collegiate grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Irish a late lead against No. 7 Florida State (April 13) ... recorded four hits, six RBI and four runs during an ACC road sweep at Virginia (April 18-19) ... chipped in an RBI double as part of two runs batted in during a home non-conference win over Valparaiso (April 24) ... two-run single in the first game of a weekend ACC set against Maryland (April 27) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in the nightcap against the Terrapins (April 27) ... closed series sweep with a 3-for-4 performance, including two doubles, an RBI and two runs on ESPNU's ACC Monday against Maryland (April 28) ... finished a perfect 2-for-2 with a walk drawn and a run scored in the first game of an ACC home series versus Boston College (May 3) - totaled five hits and four runs scored in the three-game final regular season series against the Eagles (May 3-4) ... drove in three crucial runs to key Notre Dame's five-run comeback in the semifinals of the ACC Championship versus Virginia Tech (May 9) ... two hits and a team-high three RBI in Notre Dame's first game of the NCAA Los Angeles Regional against Long Beach State (May 16).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013): Named to the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament team ... BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll selection (March 18) ... started all 58 games at third base, one of three Irish players to start every game during the season (along with Chloe Saganowich and Emilee Koerner) ... batted .267 with 12 doubles, one triple, five home runs, 35 RBI and 26 runs - double total was tied for second-most on the Irish roster, while home run and RBI figures were fourth among Notre Dame players ... tied Amy Buntin for the third-most two-out RBI (13) on the team, batting at a .295 clip (18-for-61) with two outs ... contributed an RBI single to the Irish offense against Presbyterian (Feb. 10) ... logged first double of the season against No. 16 Washington (Feb. 15) ... 2-for-3 with an RBI, first career stolen base and a run scored later in the day against Cal Poly (Feb. 15) ... cracked a double and drove in a pair of runs at East Carolina (Feb. 23) ... reached base in all three plate appearances, with a home run and three RBI, against Liberty (Feb. 23) ... 3-for-4 with three RBI against Northern Illinois (March 15) ... drilled a solo home run and finished with two RBI against Iona (March 15) ... perfect 3-for-3 with two doubles, four RBI and a run scored in the second contest with the Gaels (March 16) ... recorded three hits and three RBI in the second game of a BIG EAST doubleheader at Georgetown (April 3) ... finished with a home run and two RBI in series finale against Villanova (April 7) ... added a homer, two RBI and crossed the plate twice during game one of a weekend series against Rutgers (April 13) ... drove in two runs on first career triple in game two of a BIG EAST twin bill at DePaul (April 27) ... 2-for-2 with a two-run home run and three RBI in a series-opening win against No. 9 Louisville (May 4) ... stroked three hits and scored a team-high three runs in a BIG EAST Championship semifinal win over DePaul (May 10).
AS A FRESHMAN (2012): Selected as a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... started 55 games at third base during first season with the Irish ... ranked third on the team with eight home runs and 29 RBI, and fifth in multi-hit games (12) ... named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament team after posting three hits and three RBI during the BIG EAST Championship ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI in first collegiate game at San Diego State (Feb. 17) ... rapped two singles and scored a pair of runs in a win over LIU Brooklyn (March 3) ... hit first career home run against Fordham (March 4) at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic ... finished a triple shy of the cycle, with three RBI, at Cal State Fullerton (March 14) ... logged a 2-for-3 outing with a home run and three RBI against Northwestern (April 4) ... contributed three hits and two RBI in the opening game of a doubleheader against Pittsburgh (May 5) ... posted three RBI in NCAA Regional play against Hawaii (May 18) and North Dakota State (May 19).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Prepped at Vista (Calif.) while earning four letters in both softball and field hockey ... two-time team captain and all-city choice in softball ... also earned Coaches Award in softball as a junior ... twice named team captain, MVP, all-city and all-conference in field hockey ... played in the 2008 adidas Futures all-star softball game ... led field hockey at the western region's National Futures Championship ... made five appearances in the ASA national tournament ... member of Honors Club ... full name is Katey Lynne Haus ... daughter of Margaret and Edward Haus ... has one younger brother, Robert ... aunt, Terri Kilpatrick, played softball at New Mexico ... graduated with a dual degree in management consulting and history.
Haus' Career Statistics