Amy Buntin's three-run, walk-off homer gives Irish 5-3 win at Melissa Cook Stadium.
AS A SENIOR (2013): BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... finished Notre Dame career with the 20th-best fielding percentage (.972) in school history ... appeared in 27 games, including 24 starts at first base ... batted .268 with a career-high three doubles, one home run, eight RBI and 10 runs scored ... went a perfect 3-for-3, with first career double, an RBI and two runs scored, against Presbyterian (Feb. 10) ... delivered a pinch-hit single in only at-bat against eventual NCAA champion No. 1 Oklahoma (Feb. 17) ... 2-for-2 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored against Boston College (March 2) ... logged two base hits in three plate appearances against New Mexico State (March 10) ... grooved an RBI single to center field at Cal State Fullerton (March 13) ... registered an RBI single in second game of the week against Iona (March 16) ... scored two runs in the series finale of a three-game sweep at Seton Hall (March 24) ... reached base in all three plate appearances, racking up two hits, an RBI and two runs scored against Green Bay (March 28) ... suffered a season-ending knee injury in the second game of a doubleheader at Georgetown (April 3) ... credited with an official start after taking field for final career game at Melissa Cook Stadium on Senior Day against No. 9 Louisville (May 5), before being substituted for at first base after one pitch by Micaela Arizmendi.
AS A JUNIOR (2012): BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... played in nine games, getting the nod as a starter on six occasions ... recorded a hit and nine put-outs at San Diego State (Feb. 17) ... picked up a hit on March 3 against LIU Brooklyn to help Notre Dame capture the win ... helped to move runners into scoring position with sacrifices against UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 18) and Penn State (Feb. 25) ... recorded an assist and four putouts against Fordham (March 4) ... missed the remainder of the season due to injury.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in 17 games while notching seven starts ... totaled a pair of hits with three runs scored and three RBI ... accounted for a stolen base and was twice walked ... belted two sacrifice flies ... gloved 36 putouts with an assist from first base ... recorded a hit, run and RBI against both Delaware (Feb. 19) and Marist (Feb. 27) ... drove in a run with a sacrifice fly against New Mexico (March 18) ... scored once against Providence (April 3).
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): First collegiate at-bat came against Southern Miss (Feb. 20) ... homered on the same day as her sister, Christine, when she belted a two-RBI bomb during a pinch-hitting effort against George Washington (Feb. 27) ... had two hits during a pair of pinch-hitting roles at Seton Hall (March 27-28), and both base knocks brought home a run ... the second of her two RBI in the three-game series was part of a four-run seventh inning in the finale with the Pirates ... played in 12 games ... hit .333 with a .385 on-base pct. with a .583 slugging pct.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Led Glendbard West (Ill.) to a pair of softball and basketball conference and regional titles ... softball team MVP as a junior ... three-time all-conference and all-city selection ... prep team's 2008 softball offensive player of the year ... led team in batting average and RBI as a junior ... hit over .400 as a sophomore and junior ... Daily Herald All-Area First Team honoree at shortstop ... played summer ball for over 12 years, eight of which have been with ASA travel squads ... member of the nationally recognized Beverly Bandits ... team MVP for basketball squad as a junior while claiming a pair of all-conference and all-city honors on the hardwood ... led team in scoring and was second in rebounds as a junior ... 2008 Walter Payton Suburban Player of the Year finalist in 2008 ... slated to earn nine varsity letters in three sports (softball, basketball, and volleyball) ... daughter of Anna and Thomas Lux ... the sixth member of her family to attend Notre Dame, joining sister Christine ('10), father Tom ('78), grandfather John ('53), aunt Karen ('89), and uncle Joe ('88) ... Christine played softball at Notre Dame ... father was a member of the Notre Dame ski team from 1974-78 ... attended same high school as Irish baseball player Billy Boockford ('10) and former football player Marty Detmer ('80) ... member of high school's senior mentor program, peer mediator program, district leadership council and captain's council ... graduated with a degree in marketing from the Mendoza College of Business.