Lakota West’s Prohaska ends freshman year at Notre Dame as national runner-up

Notre Dame freshman Abby Prohaska (12) attempts to pass the ball to teammate Mikayla Vaughn (30) during Sunday night’s NCAA championship game against Baylor at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. Baylor won the title 82-81. MIKE EHRMANN/GETTY IMAGES
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Notre Dame freshman Abby Prohaska (12) attempts to pass the ball to teammate Mikayla Vaughn (30) during Sunday night’s NCAA championship game against Baylor at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. Baylor won the title 82-81. MIKE EHRMANN/GETTY IMAGES

Lakota West High School graduate Abby Prohaska has completed her freshman season with the University of Notre Dame women’s basketball team as a national runner-up.

The Fighting Irish (35-4) lost to Baylor 82-81 in the NCAA championship game Sunday night in Tampa, Fla. Prohaska, a 5-foot-10 guard, played five minutes off the bench and had an assist.

She made 38 appearances and three starts in her rookie collegiate season, averaging 1.5 points, 1.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 14.4 minutes per game.

Prohaska totaled 30 steals and a block. She shot 36.7 percent from the floor, 28.6 percent from 3-point range and 76.9 percent from the foul line.

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