Irish Softball Unveils 2018 Schedule

Notre Dame set to face 11 NCAA Championship qualifiers from 2017 over 55-game slate


Cal Steals 5-3 Decision From Irish

Weather delay stalls Notre Dame in Auburn Regional elimination game


Irish Topple ETSU In Extras, 7-6

Notre Dame wins in dramatic fashion to advance in NCAA Auburn Regional


Irish Contingent Earns All-Region Honors

Karley Wester, Ali Wester and Morgan Reed each first team, Melissa Rochford tabbed to second team


Irish On The Plains For Auburn Regional

Notre Dame returns to Auburn for third time in program history, and first in NCAA Championship play


Notre Dame vs. Boston College (5/5/17)

Photos by Mike Miller


Notre Dame vs. Arkansas, Strikeout Cancer (4/29/17)

Photos by Mike MIller


ND vs. IUPUI (4/12/17)

Photos by Mike Miller


Notre Dame vs. Virginia Tech (3/24/17)

Notre Dame won two games over Virginia Tech at Melissa Cook Stadium (photos by Mike Miller)


ND vs. SBU/BSU, 3/6/16 (Jason Roberts)

Notre Dame faced Stony Brook and Ball State on the last day of the FGCU Classic

2017 NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team
2017 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Second Team
2016 NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second Team

2016 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Second Team
2015 NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Third Team
2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Second Team

AS A JUNIOR (2017):
•    NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First-Team selection.
•    Named to the All-ACC Second Team for third straight season.
•    Breakout offensive season from the middle of the Irish order, notching career-high totals in batting average (.369), hits (66), extra-base hits (25), RBI (59), stolen bases (9), slugging percentage (.637), on-base percentage (.423) and runs scored (46) in 57 starts.
•    Led all Notre Dame hitters in doubles, triples, home runs, RBI, slugging percentage and runs scored.
•    Batted a team-high .461 (35-for-76) with runners in scoring position, and added a .345 (20-for-58) with 20 RBI with two outs.
•    Paced the Irish roster with 16 multiple-RBI games, including five different three-RBI performances during the season.
•    Total of 15 multi-hit games ranked third on the team.
•    Went 2-for-3 with an RBI triple and two runs scored at Long Beach State (Feb. 10).
•    Perfect 3-for-3 with an RBI the following day in a win over South Dakota (Feb. 11).
•    Reached twice and scored a pair of runs in a victory against No. 11 Michigan (Feb. 18).
•    Double and two RBI later in the day against No. 13 Minnesota (Feb. 18).
•    Went perfect 4-for-4 with a stolen base, RBI and three runs scored in an upset of No. 11 Georgia (Feb. 24).
•    Game-tying RBI double in a win against eventual NCAA champion No. 4 Oklahoma (Feb. 25).
•    2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against FIU (March 4) at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic.
•    Went 3-for-5 with a stolen base, two RBI and two runs scored in opening game of ACC series at Georgia Tech (March 11).
•    Established a Notre Dame record with eight RBI, including a two-out grand slam in the eighth inning, of the series finale at Georgia Tech (March 12).
•    Reached base three times, driving in three runs of the season home opener against Michigan State (March 22).
•    Logged four RBI during a series sweep of Virginia Tech (March 24-25).
•    Finished series victory at Louisville (April 1-3) with five total hits, including two doubles, and three runs scored.
•    Led off the bottom of the seventh inning with a double, and later scored the game-winning run to open an ACC set against North Carolina (April 8).
•    Reached in both plate appearances and scored two runs against Detroit Mercy (April 11).
•    Connected on the game-winning three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning in the series opener at NC State (April 14).
•    Added a home run and three RBI in the nightcap against the Wolfpack (April 14).
•    Homered for the third straight game and drove in two runs, scoring twice to complete the sweep of NC State (April 15).
•    Went 2-for-3 with two stolen bases, an RBI and two runs scored against Western Michigan (April 19).
•    Reached safely three times and scored a pair of runs during a midweek run-rule victory at Northwestern (April 25).
•    Connected on a key three-run home run in a home triumph against No. 24 Arkansas (April 29).
•    Walk-off two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted the Irish past Butler (May 3).
•    Scored a total of five runs during an ACC series win over Boston College (May 5-7) to close the regular season.
•    Batted 2-for-5 with a double, RBI and run scored in the opening round of the ACC Championship against Boston College (May 11).
•    Finished a single shy of the cycle, with two RBI and runs scored, against East Tennessee State (May 20) at the NCAA Auburn Regional.
•    Blasted a three-run home run during an elimination game of the NCAA Auburn Regional against California (May 20).


•    NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second-Team choice.
•    Selected to the All-ACC Second Team.
•    Appeared in all 56 games (56 starts) during the season, finishing with a .358 batting average, 58 hits, 11 doubles, five home runs, 31 RBI a .409 on base percentage, a .531 slugging percentage and 38 runs scored.
•    Perfect 6-for-6 in stolen base attempts.
•    Ranked second on the team with 15 multiple-hit games, and added eight multi-RBI outings.
•    Team-high .413 batting average (19-for-46) facing two outs, with 15 of 31 total RBI coming with two outs.
•    Batted .370 (20-for-54) with runners in scoring position.
•    Enjoyed a team-best 21-game reached-base streak from April 3 against No. 9 Florida State until May 14 against the then No. 6 Seminoles in the ACC Championship game.
•    Went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI against Utah Valley (Feb. 19).
•    2-for-3 with a triple against No. 11 Washington (Feb. 19).
•    Drove in one run in four straight games against East Carolina (Feb. 26), No.22 UCF (Feb. 26), North Florida (Feb. 27) and Bryant (Feb. 27).
•    Went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in a win over Ball State (March 6).
•    Scored seven runs over the next five games that included a doubleheader triumph at FIU (March 9) and an ACC series sweep at Virginia (March 12-13).
•    Connected on a two-RBI double and scored a run in the 2016 home opener against Bowling Green (March 17).
•    Perfect 3-for-3 with a double, home run and career-high four RBI, scoring two runs in a win over Eastern Michigan (March 22).
•    Notched two hits and scored two runs, adding an RBI and stolen base against IUPUI (April 5).
•    Went a perfect 3-for-3 with a double, two RBI and a career-high three runs scored in a rainy run-rule win versus Pittsburgh (April 10).
•    Started 2-for-3 with a run scored in series opener at Virginia Tech (April 16).
•    Batted a combined 6-for-11 (.545) with two hits in each game of the series at North Carolina (April 24-25), scoring twice in the set.
•    Perfect 3-for-3 with two solo home runs, three runs scored and a stolen base in the first game of a doubleheader against Louisville (May 1).
•    Logged four hits, including a home run and three RBI, in final home ACC series against NC State (May 7-8).
•    Went a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBI and a stolen base against Louisville (May 13) in the semifinals of the ACC Championship.
•    2-for-3 with a double against Miami (Ohio) (May 20) in the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional.
•    Logged an RBI double in only official plate appearance, adding a sacrifice fly and bunt, in a two RBI and one run scored performance against Valparaiso (May 21) at the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional.
•    Recorded one hit against No. 2 Michigan (May 22) to cap NCAA Ann Arbor Regional.

•    NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Third Team.
•    All-ACC Second-Team selection.
•    Batted .325 with 10 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 31 RBI and 27 runs scored in 53 games played (46 starts).
•    One of six Notre Dame players to finish the season with an on-base percentage of .400 or higher (.407).
•    Added four successful stolen bases in five attempts.
•    Hit at a .351 clip with six doubles, 18 RBI, a .544 slugging percentage, a .431 on-base percentage and 12 runs scored in 22 ACC games (20 starts).
•    Batted .380 (19-for-51) with runners in scoring position, driving in 13 runs with two outs.
•    Posted 11 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games.
•    Collected first career hit and scored a run during collegiate debut against Utah (Feb. 6).
•    2-for-4 with an RBI, stolen base and a run scored in a win over Northwestern State (Feb. 7).
•    Reached base twice, adding two RBI and a run scored against Maryland (Feb. 19).
•    Picked up first career double and drove in a run in a win over No. 25 Texas (Feb. 21).
•    Scored a run later in the day for a second straight ranked win against No. 7 Georgia (Feb. 21).
•    2-for-3 with an RBI double in a victory against No. 20 Missouri (Feb. 27).
•    Returned to the lineup with four hits during series at No. 9 Florida State (March 14-15), going 2-for-4 with first career home run, four RBI and two runs scored during finale shutout of the Seminoles.
•    2-for-2 with a double and an RBI in ACC home series opening win versus Georgia Tech (March 21).
•    Added a double and RBI the following day to complete the sweep of the Yellow Jackets (March 22).
•    Three RBI and a pair of runs scored during series sweep of No. 24 Virginia Tech (March 28-29).
•    Grooved two hits and scored two runs in a win over Eastern Michigan (April 1).
•    Picked up career-high three hits, with two doubles, and added a steal, RBI and run scored against Western Michigan (April 7).
•    Logged first career triple, clearing the bases with three RBI in a win at Boston College (April 11).
•    2-for-3 with an RBI double and two runs scored in the nightcap against the Eagles (April 11).
•    Added two hits, both doubles, and two RBI during Strikeout Cancer series finale against Syracuse (April 19).
•    Two hits and a career-high three runs scored in 16-1 run-rule victory at Michigan State (April 28) in regular season finale.
•    Drilled second home run of the year and drove in two runs in win over Northwestern (May 16) during the NCAA South Bend Regional.
•    Added a hit, an RBI and a stolen base later in the day against Ball State (May 16).

•    Six-year letterwinner at Briarwood Christian School.
•    Hit at a .434 clip with 13 doubles, 13 triples, a .530 on-base percentage and 53 runs scored as a senior co-captain in 2014, adding 30 stolen bases in 36 attempts.
•    0.92 ERA in 84 innings pitched during senior campaign, striking out 80 batters while allowing only 21 walks.
•    Finalist for the Alabama Gatorade Softball Player of the Year award, and was a candidate for the Alabama Sports Writers Association Player of the Year.
•    ASWA 5A all-state and AHSAA 5A all-state all-tournament team choice.
•    Smashed a game-winning three-run home run to lead Briarwood to its first ever win at the 2014 state softball tournament.
•    Batted .513 at the plate with eight home runs, 41 RBI and 61 runs scored as a junior in 2013, helping lead the Lady Lions to the Class 5A Area 7 championship - went 4-for-4 with an inside-the-park grand slam and five RBI in the Class 5A Area 7 championship game to pace the Lions offense in a 15-0 victory.
•    Successfully stole 38 bases, and had a slugging percentage of .983 during the season.
•    Was 10-7 with a 1.40 ERA as a pitcher, logging 88 strikeouts in the circle for Briarwood Christian.
•    Named to the 2013 ASWA Class 5A all-state first team as a utility player.
•    2012-13 Over the Mountain Journal Player of the Year.
•    2013 5A All-Tournament selection.
•    2012 all-county selection after hitting at a .507 clip with a .560 on-base percentage and a .910 slugging percentage.
•    Batted .516 with a .571 OBP for the Lions as a freshman in 2011.
•    Member of Mu Alpha Theta and the National Honor Society.
•    Volunteered at the Briarwood Hispanic Church and the Mike L. Jezdimir Transverse Myelitis Foundation.
•    Most recently competed with the Birmingham Thunderbolts on the club level in 2014.
•    Team finished fifth at the PGF Nationals and tied for fifth at the Louisville Slugger Independence Day Tournament in Boulder, Colorado.
•    Also played with the Germantown Red Devils 16U Gold team on the travel circuit.
•    Batted .509 with nine triples, four home runs, a .555 OBP and a .766 SLG for the Red Devils during the 2012 summer season.
•    Batted over .500 on the club level during the fall of 2011.
•    Holds the distinction of being the first Notre Dame softball player to ever hail from the state of Alabama.
•    Daughter of Tony and Elise Reed.
•    Enrolled in the College of Science with a major in science-business.

Reed's Career Statistics


Morgan Reed
Morgan  Reed


Maylene, Ala.

High School:
Briarwood Christian




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