Fighting Irish Athletics | February 25, 2015
A weekend full of career firsts in the circle for University of Notre Dame softball sophomore pitcher Rachel Nasland was capped by the Irish right-hander claiming her first Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Pitcher of the Week citation, the conference announced on Tuesday.
Nasland was the fifth different Irish player to be honored with a weekly award since Notre Dame joined the ACC in 2014, and the second this season after senior Katey Haus was chosen as the league's top player on Feb. 9. Nasland was also the second Irish pitcher to be named as the conference's top weekly performer, after then senior Laura Winter ('14) earned the nod as the ACC's Pitcher of the Week on March 10, April 28 and May 5 of last season.
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