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    Mallorie Lenn

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Garden Grove, CA

    High School:
    Pacifica

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    C

    Birthdate:
    08/16/1984

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R


    Honors & Awards

    BIG EAST Conference

  • All-Conference First Team, 2004
  • All-Conference Second Team, 2003
  • All-Rookie Team, 2003

    Recovered from off-season knee surgery to become one of Notre Dame's hottest hitters at the end of the 2005 season ... a tough player who perfectly fits the mentality of a catcher ... one of the top clutch hitters on the team ... team's best sacrifice-bunt specialist ... aggressive hitter who consistently makes contact at the plate ... has hit a home run in each NCAA Regional appearance during her career ... saw action at both catcher and designated player during the 2005 season ... top defensive catcher on the Irish roster ... deals well with Irish pitchers and has the trust of the Notre Dame pitching staff and head coach Deanna Gumpf.

    AS A JUNIOR (2005): A consistent defensive presence for the Irish behind the plate ... struggled offensively during the season ... memorable performances during the 2005 season included: hit a solo home run in Notre Dame's elimination game against Northwestern at the NCAA Region IX ... two for three with two singles in Notre Dame's 4-1 victory over Syracuse in the BIG EAST Championship ... smashed her second home run of the season at Purdue, scoring the winning run in the team's 4-1 victory ... one for three with three RBI and her first home run of the season in game two vs. Seton Hall ... three for three with a double in game two vs. Akron ... was unavailable for Notre Dame's contest at Loyola Chicago due to class commitments ... started both games of the doubleheader vs. Valparaiso at catcher (two for five at the plate with an RBI in both games) ... broke out of her season-starting slump during Spring Break ... ended up nine for 22 during break and carried a five-game hit streak into the Buckeye Invitational ... went two for four in game one at Loyola Marymount ... two for three with a run scored vs. Campbell (7-1 Irish victory) ... two for four with a run scored vs. Nevada.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2004): The team's number one option at starting catcher ... also saw time at designated player as she worked through a series of knee injuries ... earned first-team all-conference honors after hitting .411 in conference play with seven doubles and 15 RBI ... posted nine multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI performances ... scored the game-winning run once and drove in the game-winning run four times ... threw out 12 runners attempting to steal (out of 51) and had six pickoffs ... memorable performances during the 2004 season included: two for three with an RBI double vs. Florida Atlantic ... two for three with a home run vs. Eastern Michigan ... hit home runs in consecutive games, following up her shot vs. EMU with a two-run homer at Valparaiso ... two for four with a double and run scored in game two vs. Boston College ... posted a single, double and first career triple in game two vs. Virginia Tech ... ended up three for three in the game vs. the Hokies ... piled up six hits during the NCAA Region VII Tournament in Ann Arbor, including three RBI (two for four vs. DePaul, two for three vs. Michigan, two for three vs. Illinois-Chicago).

    AS A FRESHMAN (2003): Started 52 of 55 games at catcher for the Irish as a freshman in 2003 ... hit her stride late in the season, eventually earning second-team all-BIG EAST honors and hitting six home runs as a freshman ... struggled with a .238 batting average, but was able to produce 29 RBI (fourth-best on the team) ... dependable contact hitter when needed, leading the team in sacrifice hits with nine ... scored 18 runs on 34 hits ... posted six multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games ... recorded first career hit at South Florida during a two-for-four, two-RBI performance ... two for three with two RBI and a run vs. NW State on March 2 ... went two for two with a double in game one vs. Seton Hall ... hit a three-run home run in game two at Syracuse ... first career home run came in game one vs. Loyola at Ivy Field ... two for four with two runs scored vs. Boston College on March 26 ... two for four in game one vs. Villanova during the regular season ... came through with four hits in 11 at-bats during the BIG EAST Championship, hitting a three-run homer vs. Seton Hall in the first game ... solid defensively, committing just four errors behind the plate and throwing out four base stealers.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Dominant player out of Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, Calif. ... completed the 2002 softball season by earning several noteworthy accolades, including Girls Gold 18-under Fastpitch first-team All-American, first-team all-county, NFCA first-team all-region, all-CIF southern section first-team and all-Garden Grove league MVP ... helped her ASA 18-under team to a runner-up finish in the national championship tournament ... excels both on and off the field, earning NFCA All-American scholar-athlete honors in 2000 and her high school team's scholar-athlete award four consecutive seasons ... also competed in volleyball and cross country ... hit a memorable home run during the 2001 ASA nationals against all-star Nebraska pitcher Peaches James ... member of student government and made the school honor roll for three years ... from the same area of California as former Irish players Carrie Wisen, Alexis Madrid and Andrea Loman ... oldest of two children ... daughter of Judi and Keith Lenn ... born Aug. 16, 1984, in Orange, Calif. ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters with a major in psychology.

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