Amy Buntin's three-run, walk-off homer gives Irish 5-3 win at Melissa Cook Stadium.
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 and Billy Boockford 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 ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.