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
Women's basketball, women's tennis, softball earn unprecedented trio of BIG EAST Conference titles
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
2015 (Sophomore Season): Ranked in the top-10 in the BIG EAST in home runs (t-7th), RBI (t-8th) and walks drawn (9th)... named BIG EAST Player of the Week (2/23)... led team with 311 putouts... finished second on the team with 11 multi-hit games and fourth with nine games of multiple hits... tied for second-longest hitting streak on the team with seven straight games... totaled the second-best RBI mark on DePaul with 34... hit 11 home runs to help pace the 2015 squad that set a new single-season program record with 58 blasts... slugged at a .647 clip to guide DePaul to a program record .498 slugging percentage in a single season... notched three game-winning RBI... hit two-run bomb against Butler (5/3)... recorded career-best two homers, five RBI at Georgetown (4/12)... scored winning run against Providence (3/28)... laced two-run shot at Seton Hall (3/24)... smacked two homers versus New Mexico State (2/28)... launched a grand slam to spark comeback win at UT Arlington (2/21)... had two hits, two RBI versus Oklahoma (2/7)... made 45 appearances and started 41 games.
High School: Led Seneca High School to two straight regional championships in 2011 and 2012... Chicago Sun-Times first-team selection in 2013... three-time first team all-state selection... Morris Daily Herald Player of the Year from 2011-13... two-time participant in Chicago Sun Times All Star Game... participant in 2013 Super 60 All Star Game.
Personal: Daughter of Mike and Beth Pihl... has a brother, Lars... majoring in Health Science