UND Roster

2017-18 Softball Roster

#22 Sara White


Height 5'11''
Class Senior
Hometown San Diego, Calif.
High School Rancho Bernardo

2018 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll
2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll
2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll

2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll

AS A SENIOR (2018):

•    Claimed ACC Academic Honor Roll accolades for the fourth straight year.
•    Played in a career-high 46 games, earning 15 starts split between designated player and the outfield.
•    Career-high seven home runs in only 65 at-bats, driving in 15 runs and scoring 11 times with a .569 slugging percentage.
•    Batted .269 with runners in scoring position, and added eight RBI with two outs on the scoreboard.
•    Contributed five multiple-RBI games on the year, and was one of three Notre Dame players to have three RBI in multiple contests.
•    Drilled a home run and drew a walk during the season’s opening weekend against South Dakota (Feb. 10).
•    Roped a two-run home run during a victory over Robert Morris (March 4).
•    Blasted a solo home run in next appearance in the lineup in game one of an ACC doubleheader at NC State (March 10).
•    Drew a walk and scored as a pinch hitter against North Carolina (March 23).
•    Clubbed a three-run home run and scored an additional run as part of a two-hit day in game one of an ACC doubleheader against Syracuse (April 8).
•    Two-run home run in the opening game of a midweek doubleheader against Loyola (April 11).
•    2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in the series finale of an ACC set against Duke (April 14).
•    RBI single in final career game at Melissa Cook Stadium in a win over eventual NCAA champion No. 8 Florida State (April 29).
•    Hit final collegiate home run in the ACC Championship semifinal round against the Seminoles (May 11).

AS A JUNIOR (2017):

•    Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the third straight season.
•    Appeared in a career-high 46 games (33 starts) during junior season, primarily split between first base, designated player and pitcher.
•    Batted .293 with career-highs in hits (27), home runs (4), RBI (16), slugging percentage (.467) and on-base percentage (.383).
•    Notched five multiple-hit games and three multi-RBI contests during the season.
•    Went 0-1 with a 3.65 ERA in four relief pitching appearances, striking out six batters in 7.2 innings pitched.
•    Game-tying RBI single as a pinch hitter in the bottom of the seventh inning to open the season against Weber State (Feb. 10).
•    Ripped an RBI single and drew a career-high three walks in a win over Michigan State (March 22).
•    Went 2-for-3 with a double, home run and two RBI in game one of an ACC series against Virginia Tech (March 24).
•    Reached base twice and scored both times in the nightcap against the Hokies (March 24).
•    Key RBI single during an Irish win in game two of a conference set at Louisville (April 2).
•    Perfect 3-for-3 with a home run, three RBI and three runs in a midweek triumph over IUPUI (April 12).
•    Towering three-run home run flew into the then under-renovation Welsh-Ryan Arena, behind the wall in left center field, during a run-rule win at Northwestern (April 25).
•    2-for-2 with what became the game-winning RBI double in the nightcap against No. 24 Arkansas (April 29).
•    Reached base in all three plate appearances, scoring one run in a midweek win over Butler (May 3).
•    Game-winning RBI single to open final ACC series of the season against Boston College (May 5).


•    Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
•    Appeared in 17 games (four starts in the outfield) during the season.
•    Finished the season with two RBI and two runs scored in limited at-bats.
•    Posted a 2-0 record in five relief outings in the pitching circle.
•    Started the season 1-for-3 in first start in right field against BYU (Feb. 13).
•    Was hit by pitch with the bases loaded, resulting in an RBI while pinch hitting against Georgia State (Feb. 14).
•    Pitched 3.1 scoreless innings against Utah Valley (Feb. 19), allowing one hit while striking out a career-high four batters to earn first win of the year.
•    Pinch-hit RBI single in a run-rule win over George Washington (Feb. 21).
•    Tossed 1.1 innings of two-run relief against North Florida (Feb. 27).
•    Scored as a pinch runner in a game two victory before working a walk in a pinch hit at-bat, ultimately scoring a second run during an ACC sweep at Virginia (March 12-13).
•    Went 1-for-3 in a start at Syracuse (March 26).
•    Pitched one scoreless inning and gave up one hit, finishing with two strikeouts against IPFW (March 30).
•    Earned the win in six-run comeback against NC State (May 7) after limiting the Wolfpack to two runs in 1.2 innings of relief, adding a strikeout.


•    ACC Academic Honor Roll.
•    Played in 45 total games as a freshman, earning 40 starts.
•    One of two Notre Dame players to see action at three different positions during the year, appearing as a pitcher (three games), shortstop (17 games) and designated player (25 games).
•    Batted .263 with eight doubles, one home run, 14 RBI, a .368 on-base percentage and 16 runs scored.
•    Hit at a .343 (12-for-35) clip with runners in scoring position, and seven of 14 RBI were recorded with two outs.
•    Made three relief appearances in the pitching circle, going 1-0 with a 7.64 ERA — allowed four earned runs and walked six batters, striking out six in 3.2 innings of work.
•    Drew a bases-loaded walk to log first career RBI, and later scored a run during collegiate debut in a win at No. 6 UCLA (Feb. 6).
•    Allowed two runs in two innings, striking out three batters to earn first career win in the circle against Northwestern State (Feb. 7).
•    Went 2-for-3 with a double, stolen base and career-high three RBI against Georgetown (Feb. 27).
•    Roped two doubles and scored one run in a victory at North Carolina Central (March 11).
•    RBI double and a run scored in the second game of an ACC doubleheader against Georgia Tech (March 21).
•    Connected on first career home run during a home victory over IPFW (March 25).
•    Went a combined 5-for-7 (.714) during ACC sweep of No. 24 Virginia Tech (March 28-29).
•    2-for-3 with an RBI double, scoring one run against Western Michigan (April 7).
•    Closed series with five hits, two RBI and a run scored at Boston College (April 11-12).
•    Two RBI and three total runs scored in ACC doubleheader versus North Carolina (April 26).
•    2-for-2 with a double and an RBI during an ACC quarterfinal matchup with Pittsburgh (May 7).


•    Four-year letterwinner at Rancho Bernardo High School.
•    2014 San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team honoree.
•    Batted .457 as a senior, adding a 2.02 ERA with one no-hitter in the circle.
•    2014 Palomar League Softball Player of the Year and first team all-Palomar League choice.
•    Selected as the 2014 Rancho Bernardo Most Valuable Player.
•    2013 second team all-state and all-San Diego Section Division I first team selection, and was also tabbed as the all-Palomar League Player of the Year after posting a 1.53 ERA and .175 batting average against for the Division 2 CIF champion Rancho Bernardo squad.
•    2013 all-Palomar League and all-CIF first team choice.
•    San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team and Rancho Bernardo Scholar-Athlete Award winner.
•    2012 all-Palomar League first team selection, and was named the Rancho Bernardo team Most Valuable Player after tossing seven shutouts during sophomore campaign, including three no-hitters.
•    2011 all-Palomar League second team choice after leading the league with a 1.81 ERA and 178 strikeouts in 172 innings.
•    Earned the Silver Star Academic Achievement Award in 2012 and 2014 for having a 4.0 GPA.
•    Played for the So Cal Explosion Gold travel squad, the same club team that Irish former teammate Emilee Koerner also competed for.
•    18 Gold team was the So Cal’s Finest co-champions in January of 2014.
•    Saw time with the San Diego Power Surge (2009 ASA 12U national champions) and The Next Level Softball on the club circuit.
•    Former Irish pitcher Laura Winter also played for The Next Level and attended Rancho Bernardo High.
•    Earned additional letters in basketball (1) and volleyball (2).
•    Daughter of Steve and Carol White.
•    Has one brother, T.J.
•    Graduated with a degree in American studies from the College of Arts and Letters.