Honors & Awards
BIG EAST ConferencePlayer of the Week (4-12-04)
Projected as a platoon player in the outfield, but ended up in the every-day lineup due to injuries ... responded with solid defensive play and a streaky bat ... also was solid on the basepaths with 12 steals.
AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 67 games, making 60 starts ... became Notre Dame's every-day rightfielder when projected starter Kellie Middleton was sidelined for the season after just eight games ... immediately paid dividends for the Irish at the NFCA Leadoff Classic, putting up six hits in her first six starts ... named BIG EAST Player of the Week on April 12 after piling up six hits, four RBI and two triples vs. Syracuse and Purdue ... posted 10 multi-hit games and two multi-RBI performances ... scored the game-winning run five times and drove in the game-winng run vs. Boston College (game two) and at UIC ... 16 of her 36 hits went for extra bases (10 doubles, three triples, three home runs) ... became the eighth player to tie the school record for triples in a single game, hitting two in game two vs. Syracuse ... memorable performances during the season included (in chronological order): first hit of her Notre Dame career was a solo home run vs. #24 CS Fullerton in the NFCA Leadoff Classic ... two for three with two runs scored vs. Princeton ... two for two vs. #14 Nebraska at the NFCA Leadoff Classic ... tied up the NFCA Leadoff Classic Silver Bracket Championship game with a solo home run vs. Georgia Tech (2-1 Irish victory) ... hit her third home run of the season at Valparaiso ... two for three with a double and single in game one vs. Boston College (5-0 Irish victory) ... ended up two for three with her first triple at Notre Dame vs. Purdue (game one) ... two for two with two doubles in game one at St. John's.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared and started in 34 contests for Washington in 2002 ... posted 15 hits in 69 at bats (.217) ... provided two home runs and eight RBI ... also stole four bases in six attempts.
AS A FRESHMAN: One of Washington's primary pinch runners during the 2001 season ... saw playing time in 19 games, scoring six runs ... started twice at designated player, but did not record any at-bats ... made first collegiate appearance in the team's season-opener against Louisiana State, scoring a run ... also scored a run against New Mexico State (2/9), Oregon State (4/22) and Portland State (4/24) ... played in the field at shortstop in the team's 11-0 win over Texas on March 10 ... scored the game-winning run against Oregon on April 20, pinch running for classmate Tia Bollinger, and scoring on Kelly Hauxhurst's single ... first collegiate at-bat against Oregon on May 5 ... made good on her first career postseason appearance versus Oklahoma on May 19, avoiding the tag at the plate and scoring a run on Becky Simpson's RBI single to give the team a 2-0 lead.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A four-year letterwinner at Hazen High School ... named the Seamount League most valuable player as a junior and senior, earning first-team all-conference honors both years ... a honorable mention all-league pick as a freshman and sophomore ... helped Hazen to a pair of league titles as well as a seventh-place finish her senior season at the state tournament ... a three-sport athlete at Hazen, who also earned four letters in soccer and three in basketball ... first team all-league as a junior and senior in soccer ... played summer ball most recently for the Kitsap County Braves, placing 25th at the 2000 American Fastpitch Association (AFA) Nationals in Texas ... also played from 1996-99 with the Southend Rebel ... daugther of Debbie and Rodger Wicks ... born March 26, 1982, in Seattle, Wash. ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters with a major in film, television and theatre.