Kimmy Sullivan, Rachel Nasland and Katey Haus named to ACC Academic Softball Team
Notre Dame scores 29 runs in 10 innings to advance to final day of NCAA South Bend Regional
Notre Dame crushes 16 hits in final nonconference win of the regular season
Notre Dame completes fifth straight ACC sweep, extends remarkable winning streak
Notre Dame heroics help equal the second-longest winning streak in program history
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015): All-ACC Academic Softball Team selection ... made a career-high 29 appearances (five starts) in the Notre Dame lineup ... batted .250 with one home run, six RBI, a stolen base and a career-high nine runs scored ... was 5-for-13 (.385) as a pinch hitter to lead all Notre Dame players, and five of six RBI came with two outs ... roped a two-run single to key a comeback win in an upset of No. 6 UCLA (Feb. 6) ... logged a pinch-hit single against UNLV (Feb. 20) ... scored as a pinch runner in a victory over No. 20 Missouri (Feb. 27) ... roped a single as a pinch hitter in a triumph over Omaha (March 1) at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic ... pinch-hit RBI single during home victory against IPFW (March 25) ... scored a run as a pinch runner during ACC contests against No. 24 Virginia Tech (March 29) and Pittsburgh (April 3) ... smashed first career home run, connecting on a two-run, pinch-hit long ball during Strikeout Cancer series finale against Syracuse (April 19) ... RBI single in regular season finale run-rule win at Michigan State (April 28) ... 1-for-2 with a run scored during an NCAA South Bend Regional victory over Ball State (May 16).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year varsity letterwinner and starter at Center Grove High School ... member of four consecutive Metro Interscholastic Conference championship teams ... led the Trojans with a .611 batting average as a senior, finishing the year as a first team all-state selection and being named to the Indianapolis Star Super Team ... produced 44 hits, seven doubles, one triple, nine home runs, 38 RBI, a .688 on-base percentage, a 1.111 slugging percentage and 32 runs scored in just 23 games ... set the Center Grove career home run record with 23 in four seasons ... batted at a .495 clip with 49 hits, eight home runs, 43 RBI and 48 runs scored as a junior, earning all-MIC and third team all-state recognition ... finished the 2011 campaign with a .429 batting average and five home runs, was an all-conference honoree and was named to the Indianapolis Star Super Team ... posted a then career-best .519 average as a freshman for the Trojans, logging 56 base hits, 49 RBI and 49 runs scored ... was named third team all-state and selected to the Indiana All-Metro South Team ... participated in volleyball during first two years at Center Grove, earning a varsity letter as a sophomore ... played with the Indiana Magic Gold club team for coach Kim Clay, the father of former Irish player Alexia Clay ... the squad finished in 17th place at the ASA Gold Nationals in 2011 ... three-time MIC Academic All-Conference selection ... member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society ... National Merit Commended Student ... has served as an umpire for the recreation 8U Center Grove Lassie League ... daughter of Mark and Julie Sullivan ... has one sister, Katie ... father, Mark, competed in track and field at Tri-State University ... enrolled in the College of Science as a science-business major.