Notre Dame Softball's Class of 2014 bids farewell
Notre Dame's season ends in NCAA Los Angeles Regional Final
Notre Dame and UCLA meet in regional final on Sunday at noon (PT)
Notre Dame returns for elimination game Saturday night at 6 p.m. (PT)
Notre Dame advances to Winners Bracket of LA Regional on Saturday at noon
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.
Images of the Irish during the run to another NCAA tournament.
AS A SENIOR (2014): Closed senior campaign by tying career-high with a .294 batting average, adding two home runs and nine RBI in only 85 at-bats - 12 of 25 total hits went for extra bases ... ranked fifth on the Notre Dame roster with nine of the team's NCAA leading 107 doubles ... batted at a .333 (12-for-36) clip with seven extra base hits in 17 ACC games (14 starts) ... ripped first hit of the season, a double, and scored one run against Morehead State (Feb. 9) ... logged first RBI of the year in a win over UC Davis (Feb. 21) at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic ... 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and a run scored against Ohio State (March 1) at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic ... drew a bases loaded walk that scored a run to help give Notre Dame its first-ever ACC series victory at Georgia Tech (March 9) ... picked up two hits, including a double, and scored two runs against eventual ACC champion No. 7 Florida State (April 13) ... reached base in all three plate appearances, racking up two hits and scoring one run in a five-inning home rout of Toledo (April 16) ... roped first triple of the season as part of a 2-for-2 outing in game one of an ACC series at Virginia (April 18) ... added an RBI double with a run scored in the nightcap against the Cavaliers (April 18) ... went a perfect 2-for-2 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored in the first game of an ACC series against Maryland (April 27) ... singled and drew a pair of walks to help the Irish complete the sweep of Maryland (April 28) on ESPNU's ACC Monday ... clubbed first home run of the season in a winning cause against Boston College (May 3) ... chipped in an RBI double in the nightcap at Melissa Cook Stadium against the Eagles (May 3) ... go-ahead RBI single officially erased a five-run deficit against Virginia Tech (May 9) in an ACC Championship semifinal win ... ripped a double and a home run, adding two RBI in a win over Long Beach State (May 16) in the first game of the NCAA Los Angeles Regional ... finished NCAA Regional play with a .444 average and two runs scored to go along with a pair of runs batted in.
AS A JUNIOR (2013): BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... emerged as a power threat in the Notre Dame lineup, setting career-highs in batting average (.294), hits (37), doubles (7), home runs (5), RBI (20), slugging percentage (.484), on-base percentage (.405) and runs (23) in 53 games (52 starts) ... ranked fifth on the Irish with nine multiple-hit games, and chipped in six multi-RBI contests ... went a perfect 2-for-2, including first stolen base since 2011, in the first game of the season against Wisconsin (Feb. 9) ... logged two hits, including a triple, and added two RBI and a run scored in first game against Cal Poly (Feb. 15) ... crushed first home run of the season and drove in a pair of runs against the Mustangs (Feb. 16) the following day ... grooved a two-run double to help spark a Notre Dame rout at East Carolina (Feb. 23) ... reached base in all four plate appearances, with a pair of singles, the following day against the Pirates (Feb. 24) ... began seven-game hit streak by homering in consecutive at-bats during the fourth and sixth innings against Georgia Tech (March 2) at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic ... kept hot weekend rolling with a solo shot the following day against Maryland (March 3) ... slugged an RBI double and scored a run against UC Davis (March 9) ... singled in only official at-bat and came across to score against Iona (March 15) ... 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored the following day against the Gaels (March 16) ... added two singles and scored a run in the series finale at Seton Hall (March 23) ... two-run home run in the second inning ultimately served as the game-winning hit in the first game of a doubleheader against Villanova (April 6) ... stroked a pair of singles in the nightcap against the Wildcats (April 6) ... two-run double in the seventh inning keyed a six-run Irish frame at Pittsburgh (April 20) ... walked in all three plate appearances in first game of a doubleheader against Connecticut (April 23) ... RBI single aided run-rule win in the nightcap against the Huskies (April 23) ... drove an RBI double to the gap in left center to plate the first Notre Dame run of the BIG EAST Championship semifinal matchup against DePaul (May 10) ... narrowly missed a home run after rocketing a double off the wall in straightaway center, and also added an RBI single in the opening matchup of the NCAA Lexington Regional against Virginia Tech (May 17) ... team-high two hits against Marshall (May 18).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... started 25 of 38 games ... scored 14 runs and added three home runs and 10 RBI ... gathered at least one hit on 14 different occasions ... compiled a .372 on-base percentage and a .422 slugging percentage ... recorded most productive offensive outing of the year against Penn State (Feb. 25), going 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored ... contributed a ninth-inning pinch-hit RBI single against UNLV (March 11) ... solo home run opened a five-run Notre Dame surge in a 5-3 walk-off win over Western Michigan (March 27) ... stayed patient in the box during game two of a doubleheader against Syracuse (April 14), drawing a walk in all three plate appearances ... crushed a third inning two-run home run over the right field fence in a home win over Michigan State (April 24) ... rapped first double of the season and scored a pair of runs in an NCAA Regional matchup with North Dakota State (May 19).
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Used primarily as a designated player and outfielder ... earned 23 starting nods while playing in 33 contests ... batted .281 on the season with 16 hits, 15 runs and 13 RBI ... totaled two doubles and three home runs while stealing a pair of bases ... coming out party came against New Mexico (March 18) with a 2-for-3 effort including a home run ... added a walk-off, three-run game-winning homer against Louisville (April 16) ... third home run of the season came during a 2-for-3 effort against Valparaiso (May 3) ... also scored twice and drove in three runs versus the Crusaders ... scored twice and had two hits - including a double - in Notre Dame's comeback win to clinch the BIG EAST regular-season title at Connecticut (May 8) ... five multi-hit games, three multi-RBI games and a pair of multi-run outputs ... posted a .369 on-base pct. and a .474 slugging pct. ... had 17 putouts, one assist and one error in the field.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Prepped at Huntington Beach (Calif.) ... led her team to a conference title as a sophomore under the leadership of coach Jeff Forsberg ... four-year varsity starter ... team captain junior and senior season ... led team her senior season in batting average (.424), slugging percentage (.612), hits (35), runs scored (22) and stolen bases (16) ... received conference and offensive player of the year award in 2008 ... Coaches Choice of the Year Award recipient ... played for 16U Firecrackers and finished eighth at 2009 Nationals ... setter on the volleyball team for two years ... guided team to back-to-back conference titles in 2007 and 2008 ... active in National Honor Society, Model United Nations and ASB-Student body ... daughter of Patti and Greg Stuhr ... father, Greg (`81), was on first men's club volleyball team at Notre Dame ... grandfather, George (`49), was captain of Irish golf team ... mother, Patti, played volleyball at Stanford ... graduated with a degree in marketing from the Mendoza College of Business.
Stuhr's Career Statistics