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
DePaul opens critical three-game BIG EAST series with 7-6 win in opener of Saturday's doubleheader
Blue Demons extended their season-long winning streak to eight
CAREER HONORS & AWARDS
2014 Second Team All-BIG EAST
2014 (Junior Season): Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (2/10)...Broke game open in 9-3 win over Northwestern w/ two-run double (4/30)... Hit .800 (4-for-5) in weekend sweep of Villanova (4/26-27)... Walk-off single to beat Georgetown 7-6 in bottom of seventh (4/12)... Went 2-for-2 with a solo shot in a 3-0 win over Villanova (4/26)... Launched first HR of season at College of Charleston (2/14)... Scored a career-high three runs in 10-6 win over Rutgers (2/22)... First career grand slam, career-high seven RBI vs. Weber State (2/28)...
2013 (Sophomore Season): Hit a home run against Notre Dame in the BIG EAST Conference Championship semifinals... smashed a home run in each game of a Providence doubleheader and also went yard against Penn State, Seton Hall, Syracuse and USF... had three-RBI games vs. Penn State, Syracuse and all three games at Providence.
2012 (Freshman Season): Picked up first hit and scored first run in collegiate debut vs. UMKC... had first two RBIs against UNLV... hit pair of doubles vs. Georgia Tech.
High School: Four-time all-conference standout led the Titans to sectional final in 2010 and to school's first regional titles in 2009 and 2010... two-time, All-State Honorable Mention, including Chicago Tribune in 2010... Chicago Sun-Times All-Area Third Team in 2010... Daily Southtown All-Area in 2010... batted .529 with seven home runs, 15 doubles, six triples, 42 RBIs and 17 stolen bases as a junior... as a senior, she hit .453 with seven doubles, five triples, six home runs and 32 RBIs.
Personal: Daughter of Stephen and Carolyn Bonezek... has a brother, Stephen, and a sister, Kristin... plans to major in Hospitality Management.