|High School:||Our Lady of Mercy|
As A Freshman (2009)
Appeared in 23 games with 19 starts as a rookie … started at third base seven times … moved to the designated player position for 12 starts … had the third best batting average on the team (.268) … slapped 15 hits … three hits went for extra bases … chalked nine RBI … earned seven runs … stepped on 18 total bases … earned five put outs and 16 assists in her third base spot … debuted against Niagara (Feb. 28) … knocked in two runs against Fairfield (Mar. 1) notched a season-high four assists against Western Michigan (Mar. 7) … opened A-10 play as a pinch hitter against Saint Louis (Mar. 21) … hit 3-for-4 against George Washington (Apr. 25) … also had three runs against the Colonials … had a season-high six at bats against Temple (May 3) … brought in two against Saint Joseph’s (May 6) in the A-10 tournament
Helped lead her Our Lady of Mercy High School to three Section V Championships and a New York State runner-up finish in her career ... was named to the 2008 All-State Class A second team after her senior season ... in her junior campaign, she garnered numerous accolades following a season in which she scored a New York State record 55 runs with 53 extra-base hits, seven home runs, eight triples and 20 stolen bases while batting .667 from the plate ... her .667 batting average is the fourth highest single season batting average in New York State Public High School Athletic Association history ... for her performance during her junior season, she was named the Private-Parochial Softball Player of the Year as well as being selected to the All-Private-Parochial League first team and Birds Eye Player of the Year
Daughter of Derryl and Denise Nowak ... has a younger brother named Brandon ... played volleyball in high school ... biology major.