The Irish Women defeat Ohio State in their season opener in the Loftus Sports Arena.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Earned the team's most improved player award ... started nine of her 16 games played ... scored 19 goals and chipped in five assists for 24 points ... the 19 goals ranked third on the team while the 24 points were fifth-best ... also recorded 11 ground balls, four draw controls and caused two turnovers ... went 3-for-9 on free position attempts, the three goals tying for third on the squad ... scored in six of her last seven games played ... totaled three points on two goals and an assist in the 12-11 win at Vanderbilt ... had six points against Villanova with four goals, including the game-winner, and two assists ... tallied three goals against No. 17 Loyola ... had her second four-goal game of the year in the 13-12 win over No. 8 Georgetown ... had a goal and two assists against No. 4 Northwestern ... scored twice against Marquette plus a season-high three ground balls ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 15 games in first year with the Irish, starting three games ... missed two games with sprained ankle ... scored 11 goals and dished out four assists ... also added four ground balls, 10 draw controls and five caused turnovers ... produced hat trick and two draw controls at No. 15 Loyola ... had a two goal game and two caused turnovers in a 16-9 win at Connecticut ... dished out two assists in 17-7 win versus Duquesne ... also had four draw controls and a caused turnover against the Dukes ... had multi-draw control games against Boston and Loyola ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Rocky Point High School in the spring of 2011 ... lettered in soccer and lacrosse from eighth grade to senior year and lettered in track and field as a junior and senior ... earned Academic All-America status as a junior and senior ... helped lacrosse team to county championships as an eighth grader, freshman and junior ... named team captain and team MVP as a senior ... named all-county four times and All-American twice ... scored 170 goals and dished out 162 assists during career including highs of 56 goals and 62 assists as a junior ... on the soccer pitch named all-conference and a team captain as a senior ... on the track named all-conference and team MVP as a junior ... also played club lacrosse for the Long Island Yellow Jackets ... helped team win gold medal atEmpire State Game in the summer of 2010 ... away from the playing field participated in the National Honor Society, the Math Honor Society, Athletes Helping Athletes and was the editor of the school newspaper ... born in Huntington, N.Y., to Steven and Mary Gargan ... has an older brother, Michael, and a younger brother, Connor ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in marketing ... is also pursuing a degree in psychology from the College of Arts & Letters.