#5 Allie Rhodes
HONORS AND AWARDS:
2016 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic Team
2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll
2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll
2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll
2013 BIG EAST Conference Academic All-Star
AS A SENIOR (2016): Named to the all-ACC Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll choice … two-time ACC Pitcher of the Week selection (March 7, April 18) … appeared in 37 games (31 starts) during the season … went 19-6 with a 3.01 ERA in 160.1 innings, tossing 169 strikeouts and allowing only 65 walks … tossed a complete game with one walk and seven strikeouts in a season-opening 2-1 victory against No. RV Utah (Feb. 12) … pitched 6.1 innings with eight strikeouts against No. 21 California (Feb. 13) … allowed one hit and added eight strikeouts in six full innings against Georgia State (Feb. 14) … generated another eight strikeouts in five innings pitched against George Washington (Feb. 21) … struck out a career-high 10 batters in six shutout innings against East Carolina (Feb. 26) … struck out another 10 batters in a complete game win at Florida Gulf Coast (March 5) … held Stony Brook to 2 hits in six innings pitched (March 6) … spun a complete game with nine strikeouts in a home victory against No. 9 Florida State (April 3) … recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts in a two-hit shutout of Butler (April 14) at Melissa Cook Stadium … allowed only one hit, striking out 5 in a shutout win at Virginia Tech (April 16) … equaled career-high with 12 strikeouts as part of a six-hit shutout with no walks in a Senior Day victory against North Carolina State (May 8) to close Melissa Cook Stadium career … worked five innings and gave up one hit in a victory over Valparaiso (May 21) in the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional.
AS A JUNIOR (2015): ACC Academic Honor Roll … breakout performer in the circle during junior campaign, establishing a career-high for appearances (35) and starts (25) in a single season … went 20-5 with a 2.81 ERA in 129.2 innings, tossing six shutouts (five combined) — became the 23rd 20-game winner in Notre Dame program history … walked 59 and struck out a career-high 118 batters, limiting opponents to a .273 batting average against … logged a 7-2 record with a 3.89 ERA in 13 ACC appearances (nine starts), adding two complete games and one save against conference foes … tossed a complete game four-hitter, allowing one run while striking out seven batters in a season opening win over Utah (Feb. 6) … hurled two scoreless innings with four strikeouts in an abbreviated start the following day against Northwestern State (Feb. 7) … recorded a complete game five-hitter with five strikeouts in a victory over Central Arkansas (Feb. 14) … allowed three earned runs over five full innings to pick up the win against No. 7 Georgia (Feb. 21) … struck out six Georgetown (Feb. 27) batters during a five-inning win … spun four shutout frames with no walks and four strikeouts at North Carolina Central (March 11) … scattered three hits in a combined shutout of ACC foe Georgia Tech (March 21) … added a one-hit performance over four innings later in the week in a home win over IPFW (March 25) … surrendered one earned run over four innings in a run-rule victory against No. 24 Virginia Tech (March 29) … worked four shutout innings with eight strikeouts to win the second game of a doubleheader at Pittsburgh (April 3) … held the Panthers (April 4) scoreless over the final two innings to pick up a save in completing a conference sweep the following day … blanked Butler (April 8) with three hits in five shutout innings … allowed one earned run over six frames, striking out five in a walk-off home win versus Northwestern (April 15) … struck out seven batters with no walks in a five-inning shutout of Syracuse (April 19) to close the Strikeout Cancer series … scattered three hits in four spotless innings at Michigan State (April 28) during the regular season finale … went four strong innings to defeat Ball State (May 16) in an elimination game of the NCAA South Bend Regional.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): ACC Academic Honor Roll … made a total of 22 appearances in the circle, including 18 starts … posted a 6-5 mark with a 3.32 ERA in 82.1 innings pitched, tossing two complete games, allowing 52 walks and striking out 57 batters … held right-handed hitters to a .238 batting average (55-for-231) during the season … limited opposing batters to a mere .175 clip (17-for-97) with two outs … allowed the fewest home runs of any pitcher (5) in the ACC who threw a minimum of 70 innings … worked four scoreless frames, allowing two hits and striking out three batters in a season opening win over Tennessee Tech (Feb. 8) at the Auburn Plainsman Invitational … hurled the 40th no-hitter (33rd solo) in program history the following day against Morehead State (Feb. 9), surrendering no walks and striking out eight batters on 70 pitches over five innings … won third straight decision at Jacksonville (Feb. 15), tossing five innings of one-hit softball with five strikeouts against the host Dolphins at the JU Tournament … allowed two earned runs over four innings, striking out three batters in a victory over Fordham (Feb. 28) at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic … earned first career ACC win in relief out of the bullpen in game two of a doubleheader at North Carolina (April 9), throwing an effective final 3.2 innings to shut down the Tar Heels … went a career-high eight innings on 140 pitches in a hard-luck loss against eventual ACC champion No. 7 Florida State (April 13) … bounced back with four innings of two-run (one earned) softball in a non-conference win over Toledo (April 16), walking no Rocket hitters and finishing one strikeout from tying a career-high with eight punch-outs … threw one scoreless inning of relief against Long Beach State (May 17) during a Notre Dame elimination game victory at the NCAA Los Angeles Regional.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): BIG EAST Academic All-Star … appeared in 15 games in the circle during first season at Notre Dame, making two starts … logged a 2-0 record with a 2.82 ERA and two saves in 27.1 innings pitched, finishing with 15 walks allowed and 28 strikeouts … limited left-handed batters to a mere .125 batting average (4-for-32) … made Irish debut at Charlotte (Feb. 9), tossing a scoreless inning of relief and striking out two 49er batters … earned first career save the following day against Presbyterian (Feb. 10) after 1.1 shutout frames … threw a pair of innings out of the bullpen against No. 16 Washington (Feb. 15) and three innings at San Diego State (Feb. 16) … faced two batters against eventual NCAA champion No. 1 Oklahoma (Feb. 17) … won first collegiate game at East Carolina (Feb. 24) after working five shutout innings with four strikeouts in relief … allowed one hit over 2.1 innings against UC Davis (March 9) … made first career start against Iona (March 15), spinning a one-hit shutout with two talks and a season-high nine strikeouts … racked up second save after shutting out Villanova (April 6) in the seventh inning in the first game of a weekend BIG EAST series … worked back-to-back scoreless innings out of the bullpen against Connecticut (April 23) and at Western Michigan (May 1).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Pitched four seasons at Juanita (Wash.) at the prep level while also playing for the California Cruisers on the club circuit … guided Juanita to a pair of sectional titles and the 3A state crown as a junior … pitched in each game during that state title run … three-time all-conference selection and high school team MVP … undefeated as a junior while leading her squad to a league crown … team captain as a senior … only the second left-handed pitcher to play for the Fighting Irish, joining fellow southpaw and two-time All-American Jennifer Sharron (`01) … Kelly Nichols (1995-98) and Nicole Wicks (2004-05) are the only other Fighting Irish players to hail from the state of Washington … daughter of Renee and Brad Rhodes … has one younger brother, Nick … volunteered with Kirkland National Little League coaching youth softball players … graduated with a dual degree in management consulting and sociology.