A total of five Notre Dame softball players have received the honor in the last two years
Notre Dame Softball's Class of 2014 bids farewell
Notre Dame softball raised more than $30,000 for pediatric cancer patients from April 25-28
Four Notre Dame seniors make impact in final home starts
Notre Dame and Boston College rekindle BIG EAST rivalry this weekend
The Irish made their 15th straight appearance at the NCAA Championship in 2013.
Images of the Irish during the run to another NCAA tournament.
Notre Dame claimed a 9-1 win in five innings of Northwestern.
Amy Buntin's three-run, walk-off homer gives Irish 5-3 win at Melissa Cook Stadium.
AS A SENIOR (2014): Received both the Notre Dame Athletics Community Champion Award and the Francis Patrick O'Connor Award at the year-end athletics O.S.C.A.R.S. ceremony ... saw action in 33 games, making first two career starts during senior campaign ... scored 15 runs and added four stolen bases as a base running specialist for the Irish ... scored first run of the year as a pinch runner against North Dakota State (Feb. 8) ... crossed the plate in back-to-back games against California (Feb. 22) and Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 22) at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic ... chopped a pinch-hit infield RBI single against Radford (March 1) at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic ... scored in five straight pinch-run appearances from Georgia Tech (March 9) until a home victory over Ball State (April 1), contributing three stolen bases during that span ... added two runs during Notre Dame's three-game sweep of ACC foe Virginia (April 18-19) ... made first career start in right field on Senior Day against Boston College (May 4), going 1-for-3 at the plate ... entered the game to score a crucial run as part of a five-run comeback against Virginia Tech (May 9) in the semifinal round of the ACC Championship.
AS A JUNIOR (2013): BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... appeared in 31 games as a base running specialist for the Irish, scoring 11 runs and adding two stolen bases ... recorded first career hit (a double) and RBI during the season ... scored first run of the year as a pinch runner against Washington (Feb. 15) ... scored runs in back-to-back games against Cal Poly (Feb. 16) and No. 1 Oklahoma (Feb. 17) as a pinch runner ... laced RBI double down the right field line in the fourth inning of a rout against Boston College (March 2) ... scored a pair of runs during the Spring Break tournament slate against New Mexico State (March 10) and Northern Illinois (March 15) ... crossed the plate in consecutive appearances against Rutgers (April 14) and Pittsburgh (April 20) ... stole first base of the season against the Panthers (April 20) ... swiped a bag and scored the final Notre Dame run of a first round BIG EAST Championship win over Seton Hall (May 9) ... scored second Irish run in the first game of the NCAA Lexington Regional against Virginia Tech (May 17).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... utilized as primary pinch runner for the Irish in 31 of 38 games ... scored 12 runs ... scored a run in five straight games, spanning the series opener at Providence (April 28) to the first game at Pittsburgh (May 5) ... recorded a stolen base on April 21 against DePaul and May 11 against St. John's ... registered a putout in the outfield against Cal State Fullerton (March 14).
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Took full advantage of her speed to score 16 runs in 32 games played ... had two putouts from the outfield on the defensive side of the field ... scored a pair of runs against St. John's (May 1) ... scored 10 runs in the final 11 games of the season ... first career run came against Liberty (Feb. 27) ... lone stolen base was notched against Providence (April 2) ... registered four at-bats.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Two-sport athlete at Winter Springs (Fla.) while competing in softball and cross country ... Winter Springs Athlete of the Year in 2009 and 2010 ... three-time scholar-athlete award winner ... three-time all-conference ... Navy Outstanding Athlete Award winner in 2010 ... Marine Distinguished Athlete Award winner in 2010 ... with softball coach Mark Huaman at the helm, received four varsity letters while playing in the outfield ... led team to final four of state tournament in 2010 ... team captain her senior year ... three-time all-conference honoree ... named to the all-county team her sophomore season ... batted .333 with 11 RBI during her junior campaign ... while participating in cross-country her senior year, ran a personal best 22:15 over the 5K distance ... member of the English Honor Society, National Honor Society and the African Sky Organization during her prep career ... National Merit Scholar ... National Hispanic Scholar ... played for Winter Springs Panthers on the travel circuit ... won 2007 state title with the Panthers ... daughter of Anne Prucha and Hector Torres ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in political science and Arabic.
Torres' Career Statistics