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'
Blue Demons return to action April 17 in nonconference game at Illinois in Champaign
Blue Demons' 5-4 loss on Tuesday snaps their seven-game winning streak
CAREER HONORS & AWARDS
High School: Compiled an 85-26 record in her four-year career with a 0.93 ERA and 986 strikeouts... finished with a .367 career batting average and 22 home runs... went 23-7 as a freshman, 22-4 as a sophomore, 24-8 as a junior and 16-7 as a senior with a 0.93 ERA and 194 strikeouts while batting .386... led West Chicago to the sectional finals twice and to three regional titles... Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times All-State Special Mention... four-time unanimous all-conference and Daily Herald All-Area selection... Suburban Life Player of the Year... DuPage Valley Conference MVP... academic all-conference four years... High School Scholar-Athlete Award four years... adidas Top 100... nominated for Gatorade Player of the Year... led Stone City Sharks summer team to NAFA 16U national title in 2008 and to ASA 18U national title in 2010.
Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Joanne Connolly... has one brother, John, and one sister, Casey... plans to major in Communications.