By Sara White To our Irish fans, We realize that in our first two weekends, we haven't been what we aspire to be, which is great. We let wins escape us and have been just flat out out-played, but this couldn't be a more exciting time. Right now, we are exactly where we need to be. … Continue reading Why it is “The Year of the Fighter”
By Sara White This Spring Break, the team started off the week with a series against Georgia Tech, which landed us in Atlanta for most of the week. For our off day, the lovely Reed family sponsored a trip for us to the famous Georgia Aquarium! According to its website, the Georgia Aquarium opened in … Continue reading Spring Break 2017 Georgia Aquarium Adventure!
The team finally got our breakout moment of the season that we have been waiting for when we beat Georgia on Friday night and Oklahoma on Saturday morning. After beating the defending WCWS champions on Saturday, we transformed the bus into a stage and dance floor as we celebrated the win, which some of us … Continue reading Team Victory Celebration After Beating Oklahoma
By Rachel Nasland The Mary Nutter Classic might be one of the most iconic college softball weekends for players and fans alike. As a young softball player, you go with your rec and travel teams to witness the highest level of softball. As a high school recruit, you go to watch the teams and coaches you … Continue reading The Weekend That Marks an Entire Journey
Our team has made it a priority to take care of our bodies when we get back from our business trips. We want to keep our bodies fresh until the end of our season when it matters most, so by taking our Mondays off of practice and using them to recover, we hope to have the … Continue reading Katie Beriont Gives the Inside Scoop on Recovery Days
This winter break, in my hometown of San Diego, CA, I wanted to help out our local homeless shelter in Escondido, California. The shelter is called “Interfaith Community Services”. Needs constantly vary for members of Interfaith. When I reached out, they especially needed home items to help members transitioning from the shelter into a new … Continue reading Sara White Collected Donations for Interfaith Community Services in Escondido, C.A.
Over break I volunteered at St. Hubert’s Animal Shelter in Madison, New Jersey. When I volunteered, my main jobs included socializing the animals as well as cleaning their rooms. The shelter is fortunate to be able to provide the animals with a “new cage” every day. Whenever I come in the mornings, my job is … Continue reading Freshman Katie Marino Enjoyed Volunteering at St. Hubert’s Animal Shelter in N.J.
Hi everyone! Over winter break I was able to spend time giving some softball lessons to local high school and middle school players, in addition to practicing and preparing myself for the upcoming season! It was really fun, and I got to know most of these players through my high school teammate, also named Katie, … Continue reading Katie Beriont Gave Softball Lessons for Community Service
Over Christmas break I had the opportunity to help out one of my neighbors and offer them some handy yard work assistance. They were in the process of redoing their backyard and putting some finishing touches to make the yard look nicer and prevent it from flooding which was a previous problem for them. It … Continue reading Morgan Reed Helped Finish Neighbor’s Yard and Protect it From Future Flooding
Here at Notre Dame Softball, we always strive to serve others and give back to the community. While we are together as a team at ND, we have the opportunity to serve those in the South Bend community, but when we travel home for breaks, we get the chance to serve our own hometown communities, … Continue reading Senior Kimmy Sullivan Made Blankets for Riley Children’s Hospital