Women's basketball, women's tennis, softball earn unprecedented trio of BIG EAST Conference titles
Unprecedented success in BIG EAST Conference highlights 2014 Athletics Department Banquet
Unprecedented BIG EAST success highlights 2013-14 Athletics Department Awards Banquet
BIG EAST champion faces James Madison Friday in NCAA Regional at Lexington, Ky.
Connolly's blast leads DePaul to longest winning streak since 2011
CAREER HONORS & AWARDS
2014 BIG EAST Rookie of the Year
2014 (Freshman Season): Hit in cleanup spot for offense that broke the all-time DePaul record for RBI... second on team with 16 doubles... hit .338, but bumped average up to .449 during conference play... led team with 20 RBI in conference games...Scored and drew a bases-loaded walk in 3-0 win over St. John's (5/10)... Drew two walks and singled, producing three RBI vs. Creighton (5/9)... Tied career-high w/ four RBI in 13-1 win over Butler (5/4)... Career-high four RBI in 15-0 win over Villanova (4/27)... Hit .500 (5-for-10) in sweep at Creighton... Homered, drove in two runs in 8-0 win vs. Seton Hall (4/5)... 1-for-3 with run, RBI, BB in collegiate debut vs. Maryland (2/7)... Recorded first career multi-RBI game with two RBI against Rutgers (2/22)... Plated winning run in eighth-inning of 9-8 comeback win vs. Charleston (2/22)... Hit first career HR vs. Binghamton (3/1)... Reached in all four PA's (3BB, 2B), scoring DePaul's lone run vs. Canisius (3/15)... Two hits, two runs in 8-0 rout of Fordham (2/15).
High School: Was Most Valuable Player at Eastlake in 2010 and 2013... All-League First Team selection in 2012... Union Tribune All-Academic Team in 2012 and 2013... Helped team win Adidas Futures Tournament... Eastlake Scholar-Athlete of the Year recipient.
Personal: Daughter of Lance and Kelly Christensen... has a brother, Elijah, and a sister, Haydn... grandfather, Ron Pietila, played in Cleveland Indians organization... majoring in Elementary Education.