Kirsten Verdun and Mary Connolly made quite an impression on opposing coaches as the DePaul softball standouts were chosen for the NFCA Great Lakes Region First Team.
Everything came unraveled for DePaul during a nightmarish fourth inning Friday at the BIG EAST Conference Championship semifinals.
Unaware of her no-hit bid, all Kirsten Verdun knew was that she had to protect a narrow lead in DePaul's 1-0 victory over Georgetown Thursday at the BIG EAST Championship.
It took four years, but Samantha Dodd made it to the head of the class Wednesday night at the BIG EAST Conference awards banquet.
Makng the NCAA tournament comes down to how well DePaul performs in the BIG EAST Championship that begins with a 9 a.m. game Thursday against Georgetown.
Kirsten Verdun wanted to make sure her DePaul teammates headed into this week's BIG EAST Championship tournament on the upswing.