UND Roster

2018-19 Softball Roster

#26 Abby Sweet

Outfield/Infield


Height 5'9''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Newhall, Calif.
High School Hart
B/T R/R

HONORS AND AWARDS:
2018 NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Third Team
2018 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Second Team
2018 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Freshman Team
2018 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic Team
2018 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll

AS A FRESHMAN (2018):

•    Claimed NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Third-Team honors at the conclusion of standout freshman campaign.
•    Tabbed to the All-ACC Third Team and the ACC All-Freshman Team.
•    Named to the ACC All-Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
•    Irish leader with 38 runs scored, 13 doubles, 83 total bases, a .420 on-base percentage and 15 stolen bases.
•    Established a Notre Dame program record by being hit by pitch 22 times, shattering the previous mark of 15 set by Cassidy Whidden in 2015.
•    Ranked second on the Irish roster with a .333 batting average, .485 slugging percentage and 57 hits.
•    Batted .386 (22-for-57) with runners in scoring position, and ranked second on the team with 13 two-out RBI.
•    Finished second on the Notre Dame roster with 13 multiple-hit games, and added five multi-RBI contests.
•    Enjoyed a team-high 14-game streak of reaching base that spanned from March 4 against Robert Morris until March 28 against Purdue.
•    Collected first two career hits in a victory over Saint Mary’s (Feb. 9).
•    2-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored against Fresno State (Feb. 11).
•    Went 2-for-3 with a run scored against No. 12 Auburn (Feb. 22).
•    Finished a perfect 3-for-3 with two RB, two stolen bases and a run scored in a win over Fordham (March 2).
•    Connected on first career home run during a three-hit day, adding a stolen base, an RBI and two runs scored against UC Santa Barbara (March 3).
•    1-for-2 with a stolen base, an RBI and two runs scored in a win over Robert Morris (March 4).
•    Ripped two hits and scored twice in a win over NC State (March 10) to open ACC play.
•    Knocked in an RBI double as part of two hits with a run scored against North Florida (March 13).
•    Scored twice, including the winning run in the top of the sixth inning, to defeat Jacksonville (March 14).
•    Drove in two runs and scored an additional run in a game one victory at Louisville (March 16).
•    Crossed the plate twice to complete the sweep of the Cardinals (March 18) in the final game of the set.
•    Notched two RBI by way of a triple in a midweek win against Eastern Michigan (March 27).
•    2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored to even ACC series at Virginia Tech (March 31).
•    Rocked three hits, including a double, and drove in a run against Syracuse (April 8).
•    Perfect 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI in the nightcap of a doubleheader to sweep the Orange (April 8).
•    2-for-3 with a run scored in a nightcap win against Loyola (April 11).
•    Scored an insurance run in the bottom of the sixth inning of an upset win over eventual NCAA champion No. 8 Florida State (April 29).
•    Clocked two hits and scored a key run to knock off No. 17 Michigan (May 18) to open the NCAA Lexington Regional.
•    Scored the opening run of a sixth-inning rally to eliminate the Wolverines from the NCAA tournament two days later (May 20).

PREP AND PERSONAL:

•    Ranked 106th in the FloSoftball 2017 Second 100 rankings.
•    Four-year softball letterwinner at Hart High School.
•    Batted .415 with 12 doubles, five home runs, 29 RBI and 52 runs in only 33 games as a senior – 52 runs and 44 hits were both career-highs, along with 18 extra-base hits and a .544 on-base percentage.
•    First team selection to the Los Angeles Daily News all-area squad, as well as all-CIF Division 3 and first team all-Foothill League.
•    Named to the Los Angeles Daily News all-area honorable mention team and the CIF academic team after batting .350 as a junior, racking up three home runs, 13 doubles, 27 RBI, a .454 on-base percentage and 39 runs.
•    Selected to the Cali-High Sports all-state second team and Foothill League first team during sophomore campaign, turning in a .461 batting average, 13 extra-base hits, 32 RBI, a .534 OBP and 33 runs.
•    Claimed Foothill League second team accolades as a freshman by logging a .393 average, seven hits for extra bases, 11 RBI and 25 runs.
•    Most recently competed with the So Cal Choppers on the club circuit, and finished in third place as a member of the Choppers at 2016 PGF Nationals.
•    Was also part of the victorious Hart U10 Gold squad at 2009 ASA Nationals.
•    Has earned high school honor scholar recognition.
•    Daughter of Derek and Mary Beth Sweet and has one brother, Dylan, and one sister, Tenley.
•    Former So Cal Choppers teammate of Notre Dame pitcher Cait Brooks.
•    Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.