Promising rally lacks clutch hit in 4-3, 13-inning BIG EAST Conference loss
RBI single in the eighth inning gives DePaul 2-1 BIG EAST Conference victory
Blue Demons will participate in 'StrikeOut Cancer' initiative at Saturday's 'Pink Game'
Welcome Illinois State to Cacciatore Stadium on Tuesday for nonconference game
Surging DePaul offense has scored 60 runs in the last four games
CAREER HONORS & AWARDS
2013 (Junior Season): Went 2-for-3 (triple) and scored the winning run in a 1-0 victory over Georgetown in the BIG EAST Championship opener... had a base hit against Notre Dame in BIG EAST Championship semifinals...leadoff batter hit home runs against New Mexico State, Providence, St. John's... led the team in doubles and triples whle scoring the most runs with 40... second on the team in hits... went 4-for-4 against Texas and 3-for-3 vs. New Mexico State.
2012 (Sophomore Season): Had home run and two RBIs at Hawai'i... pair of RBIs against Seattle and NIU... ripped three hits vs. Louisville and Longwood... also scored two runs against Louisville... scored a run against Massachusetts in the NCAA Regional.
2011 (Freshman Season): Had her first collegiate hit against North Florida... collected three hits and scored first collegiate run against Florida International... two hits, two runs and first collegiate RBI versus Boston College... season-high 3 RBIs against Connecticut... had 11 multi-hit games... named to BIG EAST Conference Honor Roll.
High School: All-Conference First Team... co-defensive player of the year... team MVP... competed in the Inland Valley High School All-Star Softball Game... standout on the Southern California Crunch summer team... All-Academic.
Personal: Daughter of Steve and Lynn Braden... has one brother, Drew and one sister, Angel... intended major in Business Administration.