#22 Kathryn Lux
AS A SENIOR (2013): BIG EAST Academic All-Star … finished Notre Dame career with the 20th-best fielding percentage (.972) in school history … appeared in 27 games, including 24 starts at first base … batted .268 with a career-high three doubles, one home run, eight RBI and 10 runs scored … went a perfect 3-for-3, with first career double, an RBI and two runs scored, against Presbyterian (Feb. 10) … delivered a pinch-hit single in only at-bat against eventual NCAA champion No. 1 Oklahoma (Feb. 17) … 2-for-2 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored against Boston College (March 2) … logged two base hits in three plate appearances against New Mexico State (March 10) … grooved an RBI single to center field at Cal State Fullerton (March 13) … registered an RBI single in second game of the week against Iona (March 16) … scored two runs in the series finale of a three-game sweep at Seton Hall (March 24) … reached base in all three plate appearances, racking up two hits, an RBI and two runs scored against Green Bay (March 28) … suffered a season-ending knee injury in the second game of a doubleheader at Georgetown (April 3) … credited with an official start after taking field for final career game at Melissa Cook Stadium on Senior Day against No. 9 Louisville (May 5), before being substituted for at first base after one pitch by Micaela Arizmendi.
AS A JUNIOR (2012): BIG EAST Academic All-Star … played in nine games, getting the nod as a starter on six occasions … recorded a hit and nine put-outs at San Diego State (Feb. 17) … picked up a hit on March 3 against LIU Brooklyn to help Notre Dame capture the win … helped to move runners into scoring position with sacrifices against UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 18) and Penn State (Feb. 25) … recorded an assist and four putouts against Fordham (March 4) … missed the remainder of the season due to injury.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in 17 games while notching seven starts … totaled a pair of hits with three runs scored and three RBI … accounted for a stolen base and was twice walked … belted two sacrifice flies … gloved 36 putouts with an assist from first base … recorded a hit, run and RBI against both Delaware (Feb. 19) and Marist (Feb. 27) … drove in a run with a sacrifice fly against New Mexico (March 18) … scored once against Providence (April 3).
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): First collegiate at-bat came against Southern Miss (Feb. 20) … homered on the same day as her sister, Christine, when she belted a two-RBI bomb during a pinch-hitting effort against George Washington (Feb. 27) … had two hits during a pair of pinch-hitting roles at Seton Hall (March 27-28), and both base knocks brought home a run … the second of her two RBI in the three-game series was part of a four-run seventh inning in the finale with the Pirates … played in 12 games … hit .333 with a .385 on-base pct. with a .583 slugging pct.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Led Glendbard West (Ill.) to a pair of softball and basketball conference and regional titles … softball team MVP as a junior … three-time all-conference and all-city selection … prep team[apos]s 2008 softball offensive player of the year … led team in batting average and RBI as a junior … hit over .400 as a sophomore and junior … Daily Herald All-Area First Team honoree at shortstop … played summer ball for over 12 years, eight of which have been with ASA travel squads … member of the nationally recognized Beverly Bandits … team MVP for basketball squad as a junior while claiming a pair of all-conference and all-city honors on the hardwood … led team in scoring and was second in rebounds as a junior … 2008 Walter Payton Suburban Player of the Year finalist in 2008 … slated to earn nine varsity letters in three sports (softball, basketball, and volleyball) … daughter of Anna and Thomas Lux … the sixth member of her family to attend Notre Dame, joining sister Christine ([apos]10), father Tom ([apos]78), grandfather John ([apos]53), aunt Karen ([apos]89), and uncle Joe ([apos]88) … Christine played softball at Notre Dame … father was a member of the Notre Dame ski team from 1974-78 … attended same high school as Irish baseball player Billy Boockford ([apos]10) and former football player Marty Detmer ([apos]80) … member of high school[apos]s senior mentor program, peer mediator program, district leadership council and captain[apos]s council … graduated with a degree in marketing from the Mendoza College of Business.