#9 Katey Haus
HONORS AND AWARDS:
2015 Notre Dame Monogram Club Co-Most Valuable Player
2015 NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team
2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference First Team
2014 NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second Team
2013 BIG EAST Conference Championship All-Tournament Team
2012 BIG EAST Conference Championship All-Tournament Team
AS A SENIOR (2015): NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team … All-ACC First Team … All-ACC Academic Softball Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll … two-time ACC Player of the Week (Feb. 9 and April 6) selection … finished career with the fourth-most RBI (175) and sixth-most doubles (48) in program history … started final 222 career games at third base during playing tenure at Notre Dame … only active Irish player who was named to an all-region, all-conference and conference all-tournament team during playing career … batted .409 with 15 doubles, 11 home runs, 59 RBI, a .693 slugging percentage, a .485 on-base percentage and 45 runs scored in 57 starts in 2015 — set career-highs in all categories during senior season … ranked first on the team with 17 multi-RBI outings, and was second on the Irish roster with 24 multi-hit games … hit at a .403 (31-for-77) clip with runners in scoring position, and led all Notre Dame players with 25 two-out RBI … struck out only twice during 100 non-conference at-bats in the regular season … ranked sixth in the ACC with 24 conference RBI, and added the ninth-most total bases (47) among all players during league games … erupted with a 3-for-3 day, clubbing a home run and posting a career-high five RBI in a win over Northwestern State (Feb. 7) at Cal State Fullerton … 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in the first game of the weekend against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 7) … perfect 3-for-3 with two solo home runs and a walk drawn in four plate appearances the following day at Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 8) … two hits and two RBI against former ACC foe Maryland (Feb. 19) … 2-for-2 with a solo home run and two runs scored in a win over No. 25 Texas (Feb. 21) … added another solo shot later that night in an upset victory over No. 7 Georgia (Feb. 21) in Cathedral City, California … roped three hits, including two doubles, and finished with three RBI and scored twice against Georgetown (Feb. 27) … 2-for-3 with a home run and two runs scored in ACC series finale at North Carolina State (March 8) … clubbed a double and a home run, driving in two and scoring two runs in the season’s home opener against Cleveland State (March 18) … drilled a home run and chipped in three RBI in the second game of an ACC home doubleheader against Georgia Tech (March 21) … added two hits in the series finale with the Yellow Jackets (March 22) … two hits, including a double, and three RBI to complete an ACC sweep of No. 24 Virginia Tech (March 29) … 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI in a win versus Eastern Michigan (April 1) … smashed two home runs and tied career-high with five RBI in a game one win at Pittsburgh (April 3) … added third home run of the day, to go with two RBI and a pair of runs scored, in the nightcap against the Panthers (April 3) … recorded three hits and drove in three runs against Boston College (April 11) … scored twice in a midweek matchup with Bowling Green (April 14) … finished Strikeout Cancer series against Syracuse (April 18-19) with a total of two doubles and four RBI … 2-for-3 with two RBI in the nightcap of a doubleheader with North Carolina (April 26) … career-best 4-for-4 day, including a walk drawn, and two runs batted in for the Irish in the regular season finale at Michigan State (April 28) … 3-for-3 with a double, four RBI and three runs scored during the NCAA South Bend Regional against Northwestern (May 16) … 2-for-3 with two RBI and a pair of runs scored later in the day against Ball State (May 16).
AS A JUNIOR (2014): NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second Team … All-ACC Softball Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll … set career-highs with a .333 batting average, 55 hits, 14 doubles, 52 RBI, 80 total bases, a .390 on-base percentage, nine sacrifice hits and 28 runs scored as Notre Dame’s primary cleanup hitter … RBI total was the fourth-most among all hitters in the ACC, and clip of 0.96 RBI per game ranked in the national top 50 … started every game at third base for the Irish for the second straight season … batted .354 (28-for-79) with runners in scoring position … reached base a team-high seven times on fielding errors … posted an identical .333 clip in ACC play, to go along with six doubles, two home runs and 19 RBI in 21 conference starts … set a career-high with 49 putouts at third base … ripped a two-run RBI triple in first game of the season against Tennessee Tech (Feb. 8) … game-winning two-run double in Notre Dame’s first game against No. 23 Louisville (Feb. 15) at the JU Tournament … went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored in a win over UC Davis (Feb. 21) at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic … picked up three hits and an RBI later in the tournament against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 22) … rapped a pair of doubles in the first Irish contest of the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic against Fordham (Feb. 28) … connected on a two-run home run later in the tournament and added three total RBI in a victory over Radford (March 1) … logged two hits and two RBI to close the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic against Omaha (March 2) … double and an RBI in first ACC game in Notre Dame history at Georgia Tech (March 8) … 2-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs scored in ACC series finale at Virginia Tech (March 16) … reached base in all three plate appearances, chipping in an RBI to the Notre Dame cause in home opener against Eastern Michigan (March 26) … 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored versus Ball State (April 1) … pair of base hits and an RBI the following day against Michigan State (April 2) … blasted first collegiate grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Irish a late lead against No. 7 Florida State (April 13) … recorded four hits, six RBI and four runs during an ACC road sweep at Virginia (April 18-19) … chipped in an RBI double as part of two runs batted in during a home non-conference win over Valparaiso (April 24) … two-run single in the first game of a weekend ACC set against Maryland (April 27) … went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in the nightcap against the Terrapins (April 27) … closed series sweep with a 3-for-4 performance, including two doubles, an RBI and two runs on ESPNU’s ACC Monday against Maryland (April 28) … finished a perfect 2-for-2 with a walk drawn and a run scored in the first game of an ACC home series versus Boston College (May 3) – totaled five hits and four runs scored in the three-game final regular season series against the Eagles (May 3-4) … drove in three crucial runs to key Notre Dame’s five-run comeback in the semifinals of the ACC Championship versus Virginia Tech (May 9) … two hits and a team-high three RBI in Notre Dame’s first game of the NCAA Los Angeles Regional against Long Beach State (May 16).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013): Named to the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament team … BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll selection (March 18) … started all 58 games at third base, one of three Irish players to start every game during the season (along with Chloe Saganowich and Emilee Koerner) … batted .267 with 12 doubles, one triple, five home runs, 35 RBI and 26 runs – double total was tied for second-most on the Irish roster, while home run and RBI figures were fourth among Notre Dame players … tied Amy Buntin for the third-most two-out RBI (13) on the team, batting at a .295 clip (18-for-61) with two outs … contributed an RBI single to the Irish offense against Presbyterian (Feb. 10) … logged first double of the season against No. 16 Washington (Feb. 15) … 2-for-3 with an RBI, first career stolen base and a run scored later in the day against Cal Poly (Feb. 15) … cracked a double and drove in a pair of runs at East Carolina (Feb. 23) … reached base in all three plate appearances, with a home run and three RBI, against Liberty (Feb. 23) … 3-for-4 with three RBI against Northern Illinois (March 15) … drilled a solo home run and finished with two RBI against Iona (March 15) … perfect 3-for-3 with two doubles, four RBI and a run scored in the second contest with the Gaels (March 16) … recorded three hits and three RBI in the second game of a BIG EAST doubleheader at Georgetown (April 3) … finished with a home run and two RBI in series finale against Villanova (April 7) … added a homer, two RBI and crossed the plate twice during game one of a weekend series against Rutgers (April 13) … drove in two runs on first career triple in game two of a BIG EAST twin bill at DePaul (April 27) … 2-for-2 with a two-run home run and three RBI in a series-opening win against No. 9 Louisville (May 4) … stroked three hits and scored a team-high three runs in a BIG EAST Championship semifinal win over DePaul (May 10).
AS A FRESHMAN (2012): Selected as a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … started 55 games at third base during first season with the Irish … ranked third on the team with eight home runs and 29 RBI, and fifth in multi-hit games (12) … named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament team after posting three hits and three RBI during the BIG EAST Championship … went 2-for-4 with an RBI in first collegiate game at San Diego State (Feb. 17) … rapped two singles and scored a pair of runs in a win over LIU Brooklyn (March 3) … hit first career home run against Fordham (March 4) at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic … finished a triple shy of the cycle, with three RBI, at Cal State Fullerton (March 14) … logged a 2-for-3 outing with a home run and three RBI against Northwestern (April 4) … contributed three hits and two RBI in the opening game of a doubleheader against Pittsburgh (May 5) … posted three RBI in NCAA Regional play against Hawaii (May 18) and North Dakota State (May 19).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Prepped at Vista (Calif.) while earning four letters in both softball and field hockey … two-time team captain and all-city choice in softball … also earned Coaches Award in softball as a junior … twice named team captain, MVP, all-city and all-conference in field hockey … played in the 2008 adidas Futures all-star softball game … led field hockey at the western region’s National Futures Championship … made five appearances in the ASA national tournament … member of Honors Club … full name is Katey Lynne Haus … daughter of Margaret and Edward Haus … has one younger brother, Robert … aunt, Terri Kilpatrick, played softball at New Mexico … graduated with a dual degree in management consulting and history.