Sophomore midfield/defender who joined the Notre Dame roster as a walk-on after a strong fall (2008) campaign ... impressed the coaching staff with her work ethic and ability to play in the team's fall workouts ... suffered a knee injury during the fall that required surgery and caused her to miss the 2009 spring schedule while rehabilitating the injury ... trained hard in the offseason to regain her pre-injury form ... hard-working player who continues to develop her game ... member of a class of nine student-athletes to join the Irish for the 2008-09 school year ... one of two Western Pennsylvania natives (Peters Township) on the roster, joining junior Meredith LoCasto (Mt. Lebanon) ... one of four Pennsylvania natives on the roster along with Locasto and sophomores Amelia Bernier (Strafford) and Maggie Tamasitis (Boyertown).
AS A FRESHMAN: Sat out the entire season after requiring knee surgery.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport athlete at Peters Township High School in McMurray, Pa. ... won four letters in lacrosse and two each in basketball and cross country ... member of back-to-back WPIAL girls lacrosse championship teams (2007, 2008) at Peters Township ... served as team captain of 2008 team ... selected as the team's most valuable player as a senior ... two-time U.S. Lacrosse high school Academic All-American ... full name is Janel Christine Carey ... daughter of Tom and Joyce Carey ... has one brother and one sister ... older brother, Ryan, attends Notre Dame ... born April 16, 1989 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... Chemical engineering major in Notre Dame's College of Engineering.
Carey's Career Statistics
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