College Insider: West’s Prohaska in key reserve role for Notre Dame

Lakota West’s Abby Prohaska puts up a shot over Springboro’s Haylie Crouch during their Division I regional semifinal March 2, 2016, at Trent Arena in Kettering. West won 55-42. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
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Lakota West’s Abby Prohaska puts up a shot over Springboro’s Haylie Crouch during their Division I regional semifinal March 2, 2016, at Trent Arena in Kettering. West won 55-42. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Abby Prohaska continues to play a key role off the bench for the University of Notre Dame women’s basketball team.

The freshman guard and Lakota West High School graduate has played in 29 games and started three for the Fighting Irish, who are ranked fourth nationally this week in the Associated Press and USA Today/WBCA Coaches polls.

Prohaska is averaging 1.7 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 0.9 steals while playing 14.8 minutes per game. She’s shooting 83.3 percent from the foul line.

Notre Dame is 27-3 overall and shared the top spot with Louisville in the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season with a 14-2 mark.

The Fighting Irish are seeded No. 1 in the ACC tournament in Greensboro, N.C. They will meet North Carolina or Georgia Tech on Friday at 2 p.m.

Men's basketball: Sophomore guard Dylan Woods (Cincinnati Christian) led Heidelberg in assists (2.9) this season while ranking second in scoring (13.2).

Woods averaged 2.4 rebounds per game and made 25 starts. He shot 45.7 percent from the floor, 38.6 percent from 3-point range and 81.5 percent from the charity stripe.

The Student Princes finished 8-18 overall and 6-12 in the Ohio Athletic Conference.

Baseball: Redshirt senior pitcher Grant Schuermann (Lakota West) is throwing well for Central Florida, but has a hard-luck 0-2 record.

Schuermann has a 1.59 earned run average in three starts for the Knights, striking out 11 and walking four in 17 innings. He’s allowed eight runs (three earned).

UCF (8-3) hosts Ball State on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

• Redshirt sophomore pitcher Logan Heintzman (Badin) has a 1.42 earned run average through 11 games at Campbell (N.C.). He’s got five strikeouts and three walks in 6.1 innings, making one start and one relief appearance.

The Camels played at Old Dominion on Tuesday and will complete that two-game series Wednesday at 3 p.m.