Started every game at catcher ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Completed a three-run, bottom-of-the-seventh Northwestern comeback in a win against Utah (2/8) with a game-tying two-run triple before scoring the winning run herself ... Walked twice, drove in a run and scored against George Washington (2/15) ... Batted .545 in five games at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic ... Finished a career-best 3-for-3 with a run against No. 18 Oklahoma (2/21) ... Clubbed a two-run double against San Diego State that proved to be the winning runs in a 4-2 decision (2/22) ... Singled, walked, drove in a run and scored against LIU Brooklyn (2/22) ... Singled, walked and scored twice in a run-rule win over UC Santa Barbara (3/1) ... Kickstarted a four-run, sixth-inning rally against Western Michigan with an RBI single (3/8) ... Finished 3-for-4 with two runs scored against Wisconsin (3/21) ... Had a career game in a 13-2 (5) run-rule win over Northern Illinois (3/26), crushing a grand slam and a two-run single to finish with a career-best six RBIs ... Broke open a Wildcats win at Iowa with a two-run double in the first game of a doubleheader, then went 2-for-3 with an RBI triple in game two (4/5) ... Was 2-for-4 with a run in NU's win at No. 14 Minnesota (4/11) ... The next day, clubbed a three-run home run against the Gophers ... Finished 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run, clubbing a walk-off, bottom-of-the-seventh single to defeat Indiana (4/20) ... Drove in a run with a double in game two of a series with Michigan State (5/3) before finishing 2-for-3 on Senior Day versus MSU (5/4) ... Went 2-for-4 with a grand slam to help break open a 10-4 win over Michigan State in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament (5/8) ... Was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a solo home run in an NCAA Tournament elimination game against Iona (5/16) ... Finished 2-for- 4 with a run in another elimination game later that day versus BYU.
2013: Started every game at catcher ... Academic All-Big Ten ... NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete ... Caught seven shutouts and a pair of Amy Letourneau no-hitters on the season ... Finished 1-for-2 with a walk against No. 2 Oklahoma (2/10) ... Was 1-for-2 with a walk, two runs and her first-career triple (that was a foot from leaving the park) in a win over Middle Tennessee State (2/16) ... Sparked a come-from-behind win over Loyola Marymount with a two-run, game-tying, seventh-inning double and also scored twice in the contest (2/23) ... Went 1-for-3 with two walks and two runs in a win over LIU Brooklyn (2/24) ... In the 112th start of her career, crushed her first-collegiate home run courtesy of a two-run shot against Massachusetts (3/9) ... Went 0-for-1 at the plate, but scored a run, drove in a run and had a walk and a sacrifice in a win over Minnesota (3/29) ... Also called and caught an Amy Letourneau no-hitter in that game ... Caught another Letourneau no-no the following week in an 8-0 (5) run-rule win over Illinois (4/5) ... Hit a solo home run and scored twice in a win over Iowa (4/14) ... Smashed a soaring solo home run over the video board at Penn State (4/19) ... In the second game at PSU, did not record an official at-bat while executing a sacrifice bunt and walking four times ... Scored all four times she walked to match the NU single-game record for runs in a game (4/20) ... Had a career day at UIC (5/1), finshing 2-for-3 with a double, a single, a sacrifice fly and a career-best four RBIs.
2012: Started every game at catcher, often appearing in the flex position in the offensive lineup ... Walked and scored a run in NU's season-opener against Texas Tech (2/10) ... Batted .667 (4-for-6) in three games at the rain-shortened Mardi Gras Invitational ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and a run versus Louisiana Tech (2/17) ... Was a perfect 2-for-2 with a walk against North Carolina (2/19) ... Finidhed 2-for-3 against East Carolina (3/3) ... Walked twice, drove in a run and scored a run in a win over Massachusetts (3/20) ... Went 2-for-3 in the opening game of Northwestern's series at Wisconsin (3/31) ... Flexed into the lineup to run in a game against Illinois (5/11), stealing a base and scoring a run.
2011: Appeared in 36 games, making 31 starts at catcher ... Went 1-for-2 with two walks and a run scored against UC Davis (2/18) ... Finished 2-for-3 versus No. 10 Washington (2/20) ... Clubbed a two-run double against Cal State Northridge (3/5) ... Stole a base and scored a run as a pinch runner at Saint Mary's (3/22) ... Went 0-for-1 in two starts against Ohio State (4/23-4/24), but still scored three runs and had one successful sacrifice ... Went 1-for-1 with a sacrifice at Penn State (5/14).
Named the All-Arizona Team catcher and All-State first team by the Arizona Republic
in 2010 ... Honorable mention Arizona Republic
All-State choice in 2009 ... Three-time all-region first team selection (2007, 2009-10) ... Owns school records for career and single-season doubles and runs scored while also holding her high school's mark for career RBIs ... Hit a three-run home run in the Arizona state semifinal game in 2010 during Centennial's state championship season ... Team finished as state runner-up in 2007 ... Participated in the 5A All-State Game for seniors in 2010 ... Played seven years of club with the Arizona Storm before playing one year with the AZ Hotshots ... Club squad won the 2005 ASA Hall of Fame title, took fifth in the 16U National's in 2008 and placed 17th at the 2009 18U Gold Nationals ... Also played four years of volleyball in high school ... Four-year scholar athlete for softball ... Named high school student-athlete of the month ... Honor roll all four years.
Born Paige Nicole Tonz ... Daughter of Tami and Dan Tonz ... Grandfather played football at Arizona ... Is a ceramic artist ... Chose Northwestern over South Carolina ... Majoring in communication studies.
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