Made the move from attack to defense as a junior and developed into one of the team's top defenders ... had played defense in high school and spent first two seasons at Notre Dame on attack ... solid, all-around defender who became one of the team's defensive leaders in 2003 ... makes smart plays on the field ... has the size and speed to make big plays at the defensive end of the field ... very competitive player who understands the game and her role on the field ... sat out most of the fall with injuries but is ready for the spring season ... joins Andrea Kinnik and Bridget Higgins as one of three seniors on the Notre Dame defense ... has scored seven goals and one assist for eight points in the 25 career games that she's played in.
AS A JUNIOR: Started all 15 games for the Irish in 2003 ... key member of the Notre Dame defense ... had one goal and one assist on the season ... recorded 20 ground balls, nine caused turnovers and three draw controls on the season ... scored lone goal of the season on Apr. 5 in 15-7 win over 19th-ranked Connecticut ... assisted on a Crysti Foote goal in 10-7 loss to Duke (Apr. 11) ... had six games on the season with two or more ground balls ... had career-high four ground balls in Irish win versus Northwestern (4/26) ... had three games with two caused turnovers.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw action in four games for the Irish at attack ... scored twice on three shots on goal ... first goal of the season came in 15-3 season-opening win over Ohio ... scored her second goal of the year in 11-3 win over Northwestern.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in six games during the season scoring four goals on eight shots ... recorded one ground ball and and two draw controls on the season ... scored goals versus Virginia Tech, Denver, Ohio University and Connecticut.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-sport athlete at St. Mary's High School, earning three letters in field hockey and swimming and two in lacrosse ... participated in 1999 National Tournament as a member of the Chesapeake team ... named to The Baltimore Sun's Athletic/Academic All-Star team ... won coaches' awards in both lacrosse and field hockey ... earned all-conference and all-city honors in field hockey as a senior ... one of three Notre Dame players from St. Mary's on the roster joining junior Jess Mikula and sophomore Brittany Fox ... was a high school and college teammate of graduated Notre Dame goalkeeper Jen White (`03) ... member National Honor Society ... daughter of Bill and Catherine Gaudreau ... has one brother and one sister ... brother Andrew attends Notre Dame ... father Bill and grandfather Bill Sr. graduated from Notre Dame ... Bill Sr. played football under Irish great Frank Leahy ... born April 27, 1982, in Baltimore, Md. ... accountancy major in the Mendoza College of Business.
Gaudreau's Career Stats
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