Notre Dame erases three deficits in nightcap to win 22nd consecutive game
AS A FRESHMAN (2015): Played in 45 total games as a freshman, earning 40 starts ... one of two Notre Dame players to see action at three different positions during the year, appearing as a pitcher (three games), shortstop (17 games) and designated player (25 games) ... batted .263 with eight doubles, one home run, 14 RBI, a .368 on-base percentage and 16 runs scored ... hit at a .343 (12-for-35) clip with runners in scoring position, and seven of 14 RBI were recorded with two outs ... made three relief appearances in the pitching circle, going 1-0 with a 7.64 ERA -- allowed four earned runs and walked six batters, striking out six in 3.2 innings of work ... drew a bases-loaded walk to log first career RBI, and later scored a run during collegiate debut in a win at No. 6 UCLA (Feb. 6) ... allowed two runs in two innings, striking out three batters to earn first career win in the circle against Northwestern State (Feb. 7) ... went 2-for-3 with a double, stolen base and career-high three RBI against Georgetown (Feb. 27) ... roped two doubles and scored one run in a victory at North Carolina Central (March 11) ... RBI double and a run scored in the second game of an ACC doubleheader against Georgia Tech (March 21) ... connected on first career home run during a home victory over IPFW (March 25) ... went a combined 5-for-7 (.714) during ACC sweep of No. 24 Virginia Tech (March 28-29) ... 2-for-3 with an RBI double, scoring one run against Western Michigan (April 7) ... closed series with five hits, two RBI and a run scored at Boston College (April 11-12) ... two RBI and three total runs scored in ACC doubleheader versus North Carolina (April 26) ... 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI during an ACC quarterfinal matchup with Pittsburgh (May 7).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner at Rancho Bernardo High School ... 2014 San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team honoree ... batted .457 as a senior, adding a 2.02 ERA with one no-hitter in the circle ... 2014 Palomar League Softball Player of the Year and first team all-Palomar League choice ... selected as the 2014 Rancho Bernardo Most Valuable Player ... 2013 second team all-state and all-San Diego Section Division I first team selection, and was also tabbed as the all-Palomar League Player of the Year after posting a 1.53 ERA and .175 batting average against for the Division 2 CIF champion Rancho Bernardo squad ... 2013 all-Palomar League and all-CIF first team choice ... San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team and Rancho Bernardo Scholar-Athlete Award winner ... 2012 all-Palomar League first team selection, and was named the Rancho Bernardo team Most Valuable Player after tossing seven shutouts during sophomore campaign, including three no-hitters ... 2011 all-Palomar League second team choice after leading the league with a 1.81 ERA and 178 strikeouts in 172 innings ... earned the Silver Star Academic Achievement Award in 2012 and 2014 for having a 4.0 GPA ... played for the So Cal Explosion Gold travel squad, the same club team that Irish teammate Emilee Koerner also competed for ... 18 Gold team was the So Cal's Finest co-champions in January of 2014 ... saw time with the San Diego Power Surge (2009 ASA 12U national champions) and The Next Level Softball on the club circuit ... former Irish pitcher Laura Winter also played for The Next Level and attended Rancho Bernardo High ... earned additional letters in basketball (1) and volleyball (2) ... daughter of Steve and Carol White ... has one brother, T.J. ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies.