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Has improved tremendously both on offense and defense ... is in the mix for significant playing time behind the plate in 2007 ... also can provide depth to the outfield/designated player rotation ... team player who brings a solid work ethic to the team every day ... hard to keep her bat out of the lineup ... has earned three monograms.

AS A JUNIOR (2006): Learned to play the outfield ... rotated as one of Notre Dame's starting outfielders and is capable of outstanding athletic defensive plays ... legged out first triple of career against Brigham Young ... broke open game one at Western Michigan with a two-out, two-RBI single up the middle to give the Irish a 4-0 lead in an eventual 5-0 victory ... carded first three-hit game of her career at Pittsburgh in game two, going three for five with a double and RBI ...one-for-three with a run scored vs. Ball State ... tacked on two insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth inning against Toledo with a two-out two-RBI single ... started at centerfield for the first time in her career during the doubleheader vs. Rutgers, as regular starter Stephanie Brown was sidelined with an illness ... cracked her first career home run vs. Valparaiso on April 27, highlighting a two-forthree performance at the plate ... two-forthree with two singles and a run scored in game two at Seton Hall ... tacked on an key insurance run in the top of the seventh inning in game one at St. John's, hitting a solo home run to represent the final run in Notre Dame's 2-0 victory ... went one-for-three with a run scored in game two at St. John's ... had a two-hit afternoon against UC Santa Barbara at the NCAA's ... picked up a key RBI on a fielders choice hit in the comeback elimination game victory over Southern Illinois at the NCAA Regional.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005): Played a key role as a back-up catcher for the Irish ... started 21 games and appeared in 35 contests overall ... threw out four of 20 runners attempting to steal ... hit her first career extra-base hit, a double off the wall, at Purdue (4-1 Irish victory) ... finished one for three with a run scored and sacrifice bunt at Loyola Chicago ... one-for-two with a run scored in game two vs. Valparaiso ... drove in the her second run of the season with an RBI single vs. Nevada ... posted first multi-hit game of her career vs. Campbell, going twofor-three at the plate with an RBI

AS A FRESHMAN (2004): Appeared in 47 games, both as a pinch runner and as a relief catcher ... made four starts at catcher during the season: vs. Western Michigan (game two), at Seton Hall (game two) and the double header at St. John's ... drove in two runs with a pinch-hit single in game two vs. Pittsburgh ... recorded first career hit vs. Michigan, going one for three at the plate

PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport standout at Northridge High School in Middlebury, Ind. ... received varsity letters in soccer, basketball and softball all four years of high-school competition ... earned all-state honors as a junior in softball ... helped the softball team earn sectional titles in 1999 and 2000 ... set the school record for points in a single basketball game with 30 during the 2001-02 season ... tore ACL late in her senior soccer season, but still participated in softball in the spring, playing at third base for the first time in her career ... appeared in the Hoosier Diamond softball all-star game in 2002 and the Indiana North-South All-Star game in 2003 ... awarded "Best Bat" trophy for four years in a row (top batting average on team) ... vice president of the National Honor Society at Northridge ... served as a volunteer student tutor ... aunt Lynn (Malocha) Bontrager played volleyball at Xavier ... uncle Bruce Anglemayer played football at Ball State ... oldest of two children (brother, Tyler) ... born Sept. 23, 1984, in Sturgis, Mich. ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters with a double major in design and psychology.

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Gessica Hufnagle
Gessica  Hufnagle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Middlebury, IN

High School:
Northridge

Height:
5-6

Position:
C/OF

Birthdate:
09/23/1984

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Event Calendar

Delta

February 10
12:00 PM
Weber State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 10
2:30 PM
Long Beach State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
South Dakota
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 11
2:30 PM
San Diego State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 12
12:00 PM
UCLA
Los Angeles, Calif. (Easton Stadium)
February 17
1:30 PM
Minnesota
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 18
10:00 AM
Michigan
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 18
12:30 PM
Minnesota
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 19
10:00 AM
Michigan
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 23
6:30 PM
Texas
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 23
9:00 PM
Missouri
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 24
3:30 PM
Arizona State
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 24
6:00 PM
Georgia
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 25
1:00 PM
Oklahoma
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
March 4
12:30 PM
Purdue
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 4
5:00 PM
FIU
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
10:00 AM
Chattanooga
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
12:15 PM
Charlotte
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 11
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 11
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 12
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 14
5:00 PM
Georgia State
Atlanta, Ga. (Heck Softball Complex)
March 15
6:00 PM
Mercer
Macon, Ga. (Sikes Field)
March 17
6:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 18
1:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 19
12:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 24
6:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 25
3:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 26
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 29
5:00 PM
Eastern Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 5
5:00 PM
Fort Wayne
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 7
6:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 8
3:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 9
12:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 12
6:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
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)
April 21
6:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 22
3:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 23
12:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 25
5:00 PM
Northwestern
Evanston, Ill. (Drysdale Field)
April 29
1:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 29
3:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 30
12:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 3
6:00 PM
Butler
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 5
6:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 6
3:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 7
12:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
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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