DePaul looks to salvage a split of Saturday's BIG EAST twin bill with Connolly back in the circle
Both BIG EAST teams combine for 36 runs and 40 hits as Blue Demons overcome eight-run deficit
Over 2,000 student-athletes across 22 sports honored for academic success
BIG EAST champion faces James Madison Friday in NCAA Regional at Lexington, Ky.
Verdun, Braden, Coronado, Penna to be honored at Senior Day postgame ceremony on Sunday
2014 (Sophomore Season):Pair of hits, RBI in 9-3 win over Northwestern (4/30)... put together a .500 (6-for-12) week in four wins at Illinois, Creighton... two-run single in 3-0 win over Villanova (4/26)... two-run single in 9-1 win against Loyola (4/10)... homered and collected two hits in 8-0 win over Seton Hall (4/5)... career-high three hits to go with game-tying grand slam with two outs in the seventh inning of a 9-8 comeback win against Charleston (2/22)... hit second grand slam of season vs. Providence in a 5-for-7 day at the plate... collected pinch hit singles in each of her first three appearances of the season...
2013 (Freshman Season): Earned first collegiate save against Connecticut... first college hit came against Houston and first RBI vs. Fordham... hit first collegiate home run against Penn State with three RBIs... scored first run of her college career against Weber State... had two RBIs vs. Fordham.
High School: Chicago Tribune Player of the Year, consensus All-State and Max Preps All-American tied the state home run record (18) for a season and was second in the state in RBIs (77) as a junior... led Leyden to the Class 4A sectional final as a senior and went 29-8 from the pitching circle... won 103 games in her four-year career... two-time All-State First Team, all-area four years, all-region three years... named to National Honor Society two years, High Honor Roll four years.
Personal: Daughter of Robert and Debbie Maize... has two brothers, Ryan and Brandon... majoring in Political Science.