Popular walk-on guard whose determination and basketball savvy on the
court are matched only by her leadership skills and academic prowess
off the floor ... a solid ballhandler who also has displayed an
effective three-point shot ... often serves as a mentor to younger
players, helping them become acclimated to the college game ...
unselfish player who has devoted her career to helping team improve
as a whole.
Junior Season: Played in 15 games (one start), averaging 1.0 ppg. and 0.5 rpg. ...
made first appearance of year against Army, matching her career high
with five points in seven minutes ... played six minutes against
DePaul ... logged two points and career-high two assists in
season-high nine minutes against Seton Hall ... picked up three
points (3-4 FT) and two rebounds vs. Syracuse ... earned first career
start at Seton Hall, grabbing two rebounds ... canned short jumper
for her only points in win over St. John's ... connected on
three-point field goal in NCAA tourmament second round game at
Sophomore Season: Played a career-high 11 minutes against Fordham ... scored four
points in that game coupled with a career-high three rebounds ...
scored three points on three free throws vs. Miami ...saw seven
minutes vs. Georgetown in BIG EAST quarterfinals, making a pair of
free throws in that game ... appeared in 23 games, including three of
Notre Dame's six NCAA tournament games ... scored four points against
Alcorn State in the first round of the NCAA tournament ... scored two
points against Michigan in second round of NCAA tournament.
Freshman Season: Appeared in 23 games ... played season-high six minutes against
Georgetown and Providence ... recorded first career basket against
USC ... scored first career three-pointer against Valparaiso ...
scored three points in NCAA tournament game versus San Diego and two
points against George Washington.
High School: Four-year letterwinner and starter at Westlake High School ... also
earned four letters in softball and three in volleyball ... named
basketball MVP of Southwestern Conference as a senior as she set the
league mark for most steals in a season ... led team in points (317),
rebounds (124) and steals (45) ... was a two-time first-team all-SWC
honoree ... earned all-district honors as a junior and senior ... led
her National Title Girls AAU team in scoring in 1998 and helped her
team qualify for the Nationals in July 1999 ... played in the
Northeast Ohio All-Star Game in both basketball and volleyball served
as a captain for the volleyball and softball teams ... set school
records in volleyball for digs and kills in a game.
Personal Data: Born Jan. 22, 1981 ... father Bob is a 1974 Notre Dame graduate ...
sister Julie graduated from Notre Dame in May 2000 ... enrolled in
the Mendoza College of Business ... owns 3.52 cumulative grade-point
average as she works towards her bachelor's degree in
entrepreneurship ... has earned Dean's List recognition four times
... also a three-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team honoree ... as
part of a class project in fall 2001, she helped raise nearly $7,000
for the World Trade Center Public School Relief Fund by selling a
calendar that featured photos of her teammates ... she is the 10th
Irish player to wear No. 11, making it the most popular number in
school history ... some former Notre Dame players who wore No. 11
include Sara Liebscher and Jeannine Augustin.
2002: BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.
2001: BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.
2000: BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.
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