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    12  Megan Sorlie  
    Megan

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Wichita, Kan.

    High School:
    Andover Central

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Outfield

    B/T:
    L/L


    05/17/2015

    Late Kentucky Rally Ends Season For #21/22 Irish, 4-3

    Notre Dame's historic run to a home regional halted after Wildcats score two in the 7th

    05/16/2015

    #21/22 Irish Fight Into Regional Final With Run-Rule Wins

    Notre Dame scores 29 runs in 10 innings to advance to final day of NCAA South Bend Regional

    05/07/2015

    #21 Irish Upset By Pittsburgh 8-1 In ACC Quarterfinal

    Notre Dame falls to Panthers in first round of conference championship tournament

    04/28/2015

    #22/23 Irish Rout Michigan State 16-1 In Five, Reach 17th 40-Win Season

    Notre Dame crushes 16 hits in final nonconference win of the regular season

    04/26/2015

    #24 Irish Split Senior Day Series As Koerner, Wester Tie Program Records

    Koerner's seven RBI, Wester's four runs scored in game two tied Notre Dame single-game marks

    02/28/2014

    Notre Dame vs. Fordham, 2/28/14

    Notre Dame vs. Fordham, game one of the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic (photos by Jason Roberts)

    02/15/2014

    Notre Dame, Day One at Jacksonville University Tournament

    Irish defeated #23/25 Louisville 6-3 and Jacksonville 9-1 in five innings (photos by Skip Tapp).

    07/24/2013

    2013 Notre Dame Softball, A Season In Photos

    The Irish made their 15th straight appearance at the NCAA Championship in 2013.

    03/28/2013

    3/28 Softball vs Green Bay

    Notre Dame lost to Green Bay 4 runs to 5 on March 28th at Melissa Cook Stadium.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): ACC Academic Honor Roll ... emerged as a key piece in the Notre Dame outfield during sophomore campaign, batting a career-high .295 with five doubles, 11 RBI and 12 runs scored in 33 games (28 starts) ... added three stolen bases and a .371 on-base percentage ... contributed a total of five multiple-hit games, which included one three-hit contest ... batted .429 (9-for-21) with two doubles in leadoff situations ... reached base in all three plate appearances, ripping two hits and adding an RBI in first start of the season against North Dakota State (Feb. 8) at the Auburn Plainsman Invitational ... went a combined 4-for-7 (.571) with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored in a pair of wins over Jacksonville (Feb. 15) and No. 23 Louisville (Feb. 16) at the JU Tournament ... logged a career-high three hits, including a double, against California (Feb. 22) during the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic ... tied a career-high with two RBI in a win over Fordham (Feb. 28) at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic ... closed the tournament with a 2-for-3 day, a stolen base and a run scored against Radford (March 1) ... registered first ACC RBI in the final game of a series win at Georgia Tech (March 9) ... rocked a two-run, pinch-hit triple during a run-rule home victory over Toledo (April 16) at Melissa Cook Stadium ... recorded two base hits, an RBI and a stolen base in three starts at designated player against Long Beach State (May 16-17) and No. 3 UCLA (May 18) during the NCAA Los Angeles Regional.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2013): BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... batted .257 with a double, triple, three RBI and seven runs scored in 26 games (seven starts) during first season with the Irish ... was the second-toughest player to strike out (11.67 K average) in 2013 ... took first career at-bat after entering at designated player against Wisconsin (Feb. 9) ... logged first start, hit and double at Notre Dame later in the day at Charlotte (Feb. 9) ... picked up first RBI on an infield single against No. 16 Washington (Feb. 15) ... registered first career multi-hit game at San Diego State (Feb. 16) ... stole only base of the season and scored a run in a start against Liberty (Feb. 24) ... chipped in a pinch-hit single and scored one run versus New Mexico State (March 10) ... added a single and a run scored in a victory over Iona (March 15) ... scored another run as a pinch runner the following day against the Gaels (March 16) ... laced first career triple and added two RBI in the home opener at Melissa Cook Stadium against Green Bay (March 28) ... connected on a pinch-hit single in the first game of a doubleheader against Rutgers (April 14) ... contributed a base knock after entering as a reserve in the outfield at Pittsburgh (April 21).

    PREP AND PERSONAL:
    Four-year softball standout for Andover Central (Kan.) under head coach Rita Frakes ... four-time all-conference selection ... received ESPNHS All-America second team outfield recognition after her senior season ... named all-state, all-county, all-region, all-city and team captain as a junior ... led Andover Central to a regional title in 2011 ... hit .543 with four home runs while getting on-base at a .614 rate ... posted a 1.014 slugging percentage as a junior ... 2011 Wendy's Heisman Trophy Winner ... the fourth Kansas native to don the blue and gold for the Irish behind Tara King (1997-98), Jenna Knudson (1993-96) and Jarrah Myers (1999-2002) ... daughter of Jim and Teresa Sorlie ... has two younger brothers, Colton and Matthew ... grandfather, Richard Clarkson, played football at Cal State Fullerton ... involved in Young Life, National Honor Society, Friends of Rachel and Habitat for Humanity ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an accountancy major.

    Sorlie's Career Statistics

    Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OBP SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD
    2013 .257 26-7 35 7 9 1 1 0 3 12 .343 2 0 3 0 .289 1 0 1-1 11 0 2 .846
    2014 .295 33-28 78 12 23 5 1 0 11 30 .385 9 1 12 0 .371 1 2 3-3 18 0 0 1.000
    2015 .310 51-48 126 26 39 1 0 1 16 43 .341 13 2 16 0 .383 0 0 1-1 59 2 4 .938
    Total .297 110-83 239 45 71 7 2 1 30 85 .356 24 3 31 0 .366 2 2 5-5 88 2 6 .938
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