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05/22/2016

#2 Michigan Ousts #23 Irish 6-2 In Ann Arbor Regional Final

Notre Dame caps 18th straight NCAA Regional appearance and eighth straight 40-win season

05/21/2016

#23 Irish Return To Regional Final With Shutouts Of Valpo, Miami

Notre Dame and Michigan will meet on Sunday at 2 p.m. (ET) on the Big Ten Network

05/20/2016

Miami Finds Unlikely Rally To Down #23 Irish 3-2

Notre Dame returns to the field on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. (ET)

05/13/2016

#20/23 Irish Reach ACC Title Game With 4-2 Louisville Triumph

Notre Dame returns to the ACC Championship game for the first time since 2014

05/08/2016

#19/21 Irish Spin Pitching Gem With 4-0 Senior Day Victory

Senior Allie Rhodes ties a career-high with 12 strikeouts in a Senior Day six-hitter

04/24/2016

ND vs. UNC, 4/24/16 (Andy Mead)

Notre Dame and North Carolina faced off in an ACC doubleheader at UNC's Anderson Stadium (all photos by Andy Mead)

02/28/2016

ND vs. PSU, 2/28/16 (Jason Roberts)

All photos by Jason Roberts

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.

HONORS AND AWARDS:
2016 Francis Patrick O'Connor Award
2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll
2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll
2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll
2013 BIG EAST Conference Academic All-Star

AS A SENIOR (2016):
Francis Patrick O’Connor award winner at the year-end O.S.C.A.R.S. ceremony … ACC Academic Honor Roll selection … appeared in 50 games (44 starts) during senior season … finished with a .277 batting average, .339 slugging percentage, and career-highs with 21 walks and a .388 on-base percentage … went 1-for-3 with a double, one run scored and an RBI against No. 21 California (Feb. 13) … chipped in two RBI later in the Kajikawa Classic against Georgia State (Feb. 14) … went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored against Utah Valley (Feb. 19) … finished with two hits and a run scored against George Washington (Feb. 21) … went 2-for-3 and scored two runs against Penn State (Feb. 28) … career-high four hits with an RBI and one run against Ball State (March 6) … career-high three RBI in a midweek win over Bowling Green (March 17) … went a combined 3-for-5 with an RBI during a home doubleheader split against No. 9 Florida State (April 3) … 2-for-2 with two doubles, three RBI and a run scored against Pittsburgh (April 10) … ripped two hits and scored one run in a road ACC win at Virginia Tech (April 17) … went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI in a game one win during a doubleheader against Louisville (May 1) … reached base twice and scored one run against Miami (Ohio) in an NCAA Ann Arbor Regional matchup (May 20).

AS A JUNIOR (2015):
ACC Academic Honor Roll ... saw action in a career-high 51 games, adding a career-high 48 starts in right field ... established collegiate bests with a .310 batting average, 39 hits, 16 RBI, a .383 on-base percentage and 26 runs scored ... batted .306 with runners in scoring position, and drove in seven of 16 RBI with two outs ... finished the season with eight multi-hit games, and chipped in three multi-RBI outings ... batted .375 with 21 hits, seven RBI, a .453 on-base percentage and 13 runs in 22 ACC games ... added first two career assists and a career-high 59 putouts in right field ... logged first hit of the season during an upset win at No. 6 UCLA (Feb. 6) ... went 2-for-2, smashing first career home run during a win over UNLV (Feb. 20) ... added an RBI single and a run scored in a win against No. 25 Texas (Feb. 21) ... RBI single in win over No. 20 Missouri (Feb. 27) ... logged an RBI hit at North Carolina Central (March 11) ... 2-for-3 with an RBI double and a run scored in game two of an ACC doubleheader against Georgia Tech (March 21) ... RBI single in home victory over IPFW (March 25) ... logged three hits, two RBI and two runs scored in ACC doubleheader sweep of No. 24 Virginia Tech (March 29) ... combined 6-for-9 (.667) with three RBI and two runs scored in ACC sweep of Pittsburgh (April 3-4) ... logged three hits and scored a total of four runs in Strikeout Cancer series against Syracuse (April 18-19) ... roped a hit and drove in two runs against Toledo (April 22) ... career-high three hits and two runs scored in a win over North Carolina (April 26) ... had two RBI and scored a pair of runs in a run-rule win at Michigan State (April 28) ... 3-for-4 with two runs scored against Ball State (May 16) during the NCAA South Bend Regional.

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 ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in accountancy.


Sorlie's Career Statistics

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Megan Sorlie
Megan  Sorlie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wichita, Kan.

High School:
Andover Central

Height:
5-8

Position:
Outfield

B/T:
L/L

Event Calendar

Delta

February 10
12:00 PM
Weber State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 10
2:30 PM
Long Beach State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
South Dakota
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 11
2:30 PM
San Diego State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 12
12:00 PM
UCLA
Los Angeles, Calif. (Easton Stadium)
February 17
1:30 PM
Minnesota
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 18
10:00 AM
Michigan
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 18
12:30 PM
Minnesota
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 19
10:00 AM
Michigan
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 23
6:30 PM
Texas
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 23
9:00 PM
Missouri
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 24
3:30 PM
Arizona State
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 24
6:00 PM
Georgia
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 25
1:00 PM
Oklahoma
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
March 4
12:30 PM
Purdue
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 4
5:00 PM
FIU
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
10:00 AM
Chattanooga
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
12:15 PM
Charlotte
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 11
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 11
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 12
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 14
5:00 PM
Georgia State
Atlanta, Ga. (Heck Softball Complex)
March 15
6:00 PM
Mercer
Macon, Ga. (Sikes Field)
March 17
6:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 18
1:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 19
12:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 24
6:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 25
3:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 26
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 29
5:00 PM
Eastern Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 5
5:00 PM
Fort Wayne
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 7
6:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 8
3:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 9
12:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 12
6:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 14
4:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 14
6:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 15
1:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 19
6:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 21
6:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 22
3:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 23
12:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 25
5:00 PM
Northwestern
Evanston, Ill. (Drysdale Field)
April 29
1:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 29
3:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 30
12:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 3
6:00 PM
Butler
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 5
6:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 6
3:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 7
12:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 11
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 12
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 13
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 19
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 20
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 21
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 25
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus sites
May 26
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus sites
May 27
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus sites
May 28
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus sites
June 1
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 2
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 3
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 4
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 5
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 6
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 7
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)

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