Women's Lacrosse


Three-time monogram winner for the Irish who ranks among the program's leaders in just about every goalkeeping category ... came up big for the Irish in the 2009 BIG EAST Tournament, taking tournament most valuable player honors in backstopping Notre Dame to its first BIG EAST championship ... finished her career by making 57 consecutive starts while picking up 39 wins in that time span ... played 59 career games, with 57 starts ... all-time leader in minutes played (3,366:18) and wins (39) ... second in saves (477) and third in goals-against average (10.61) ... had a .444 save percentage during her career ... owns Notre Dame school record for fewest goals in a game as she held Loyola to one goal on March 25, 2007 with 14 saves in an 11-1 win.

AS A SENIOR: Played in and started all 21 games for the Irish ... saw action in all but 88:05 minutes ... was 16-5 for the year, setting a school mark for wins in a season (16) ... had an 11.11 goals-against average and a .426 save percentage ... was third on the team with 44 ground balls ... caused seven turnovers on the year ... opened the season, playing 47 minutes in a 22-7 win over Duquesne (five saves, three goals against) ... made nine saves in a 21-5 loss to Northwestern ... started a seven-game winning streak with six saves in a 14-11 home win versus Ohio State ... had a season-high 13 saves in the 17-8 win over Stanford (2/28) ... selected BIG EAST defensive player of the week for March 1 following the wins over Ohio State and Stanford ... followed that with 12 stops in a 16-11 win at Dartmouth ... combined to make 22 saves in wins over James Madison, Hofstra, Rutgers and California before streak ended in a tough, 14-12 home loss to Georgetown (3/27) ... bounced back to make 11 saves in 16-13 win over Loyola (Md.) ... played just over 46 minutes in wins at Cincinnati (9 saves) and Louisville (9 saves) ... had seven stops in 14-13 loss at Syracuse and then nine saves in 18-11 loss at Vanderbilt ... played just 46 minutes with six saves in 20-5 win over Connecticut (4/18) ... backstopped Notre Dame to BIG EAST title with seven saves in a 16-10 win over Syracuse and then nine in 12-10 victory over Georgetown ... closed out the regular season with five saves in 11-9 win at Cornell ... made just five saves in 19-13 first-round NCAA win at home versus Vanderbilt and closed the season with nine saves in the 16-10 loss at North Carolina in the quarterfinals.

AS A JUNIOR: Played in and started all 19 games in 2008, playing all but 39:53 minutes on the year ... was 12-7 with a 10.74 goals-against average and a .462 save percentage ... led the Irish for the second consecutive year in ground balls with 41 ... opened the season with three consecutive wins ... stopped 10 shots in 22-10 win over Canisius ... had three saves in 51:08 versus Duquesne in 16-4 victory ... made 11 stops in 14-11 win at Ohio State ... first loss came at Stanford (3/2) with a nine-save game in 13-9 loss to the Cardinal ... tied a career high with five ground balls in loss to Stanford ... equaled a career high with 14 saves in 14-13 loss versus Oregon in San Diego, Calif. ... got team on the winning track with 12 saves in 18-8 win versus Cal in the Rose Bowl ... returned home to guide Irish to a 16-8 win with nine saves versus Delaware ... had nine saves in 16-13 overtime home loss to Syracuse (3/16) ... started a four-game winning streak with 10 saves in a 13-10 BIG EAST win over Loyola (Md.) ... had five saves in 14-13 win at Hofstra ... made seven stops in 18-11 win at Connecticut ... led Irish to first-ever win at Duke with 11 saves in 12-8 win versus the Blue Devils ... had streak ended by top-ranked Northwestern on April 9 ... made four saves in 50:44 as Irish fell, 16-2 ... brought the Irish back with a career-high 15 saves as Notre Dame won for the first time at Georgetown, 10-8 ... had six saves in 9-6 home loss to Vanderbilt ... closed out BIG EAST regular season with four saves in 48:53 as Irish handled Rutgers, 20-9 ... played a career-high 71:14 minutes and made 14 saves as Irish fell to Georgetown, 15-14, in triple overtime in semifinal of BIG EAST Tournament ... finished the regular season with nine saves in 15-11 home win over Cornell that earned Notre Dame a spot in the NCAA Tournament ... made nine saves at Northwestern in NCAA tourney loss to the Wildcats (15-7) to close the season.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Took over as the team's top goalkeeper in 2007, replacing the graduated Carol Dixon `06 ... started all 17 games, winning 11, the fourth-best single-season total in the program's history ... played 1,034:44 minutes with a 10.32 goals-against average and a .444 save percentage ... led Notre Dame with 43 ground balls on the season and caused nine turnovers from her goalkeeper's position ... made first career start on Feb. 18, making seven saves in a 10-9 triple-overtime win at James Madison, playing 68:44 ... won second career start and overtime game, making 11 saves in 12-11 win over Stanford ... gave up 18 goals on 34 shots in 18-10 loss to top-ranked Northwestern ... bounced back with 14-save effort in 13-9 win at Cornell ... had nine saves in 18-8 victory at Canisius ... turned in second 14-save performance in 9-7 win over Yale at Wellington, Fla. ... suffered second loss of the season (16-13) at Syracuse while recording career-high five ground balls ... made a season-low two saves in 16-9 win over Ohio State ... recorded third 14-save outing of the year in 11-1 win at Loyola (Md.) ... set a BIG EAST record in that game for the fewest goals allowed in a BIG EAST regular-season contest ... also had second five ground-ball game of the year plus two caused turnovers ... followed with 11 saves in 12-11 win over Connecticut ... won fourth straight game on April 1, a 15-7 win over Duquesne with eight saves and five ground balls ... surrendered a career-high 20 goals in 20-10 loss to Duke ... bounced back with a 16-11 win against California ... made five saves as Irish handed Georgetown its first-ever BIG EAST regular-season loss on April 14 ... made 12 saves in 13-9 loss at Vanderbilt ... made 11 saves in tough, 8-7 loss to Rutgers in regular-season finale ... made just three saves in 12-10 loss to Georgetown in BIG EAST Tournament.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in two games while backing up Carol Dixon in 2006 ... played 42:18 minutes, giving up two goals and making two saves ... owns a 2.84 goals-against average and a .500 save percentage ... played the entire second half of 20-4 win over Lehigh, giving up two goals while making two saves ... played the final 12:18 against Canisius in 18-2 win ... faced two shots but none on goal.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Came to Notre Dame after attending Lakeland High School in Shrub Oak, N.Y. ... played three sports during her high school career, winning four letters in field hockey and lacrosse and two in basketball ... played defense in field hockey, helping school to New York state championship in 2004 ... was selected all-league defender in `04 and `05 ... in lacrosse, led Lakeland to a pair of section championships as a sophomore and junior .... three-time all-league, all-section and Journal News pick ... took All-America honors as a senior in lacrosse ... is a two-time lacrosse academic all-star ... was selected as an Elite 300 all-star ... played in the U.S. Lacrosse national tournament for New York 5 in 2003 and New York 2 in 2004 ... selected to play in the national tournament senior division all-star game ... as a junior, won the Lakeland School District Superintendant's Award for athletics and was a Wendy's High School Heisman nominee ... as a senior, was the North County News player of the year ... full name is Erin Claire Goodman ... daughter of Bill and Colette Goodman ... has two brothers ... born Nov. 15, 1987, in Mount Kisco, N.Y. ... graduated from Notre Dame with degrees in Economics and English ... attending graduate school at Lehigh University where she is serving as a volunteer assistant coach on the Mountain Hawks' women's lacrosse team.



Erin Goodman
Erin  Goodman


Cortlandt Manor, NY

High School:
Lakeland Panas




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