Played a regular role on the Notre Dame defense in 2003 ... served as a team captain during senior season ... known for her smart, intelligent play on the field ... enthusiastic player who worked hard over four seasons to improve all-around game ... came to Notre Dame from outstanding high-school program at Bryn Mawr ... played in 55 games in her career, starting 29 of them ... had one assist in those games with 37 ground balls and 10 draw controls ... five-time Deanís List selection, including both semesters of her senior season ... co-winner (along with Angela Dixon) of the Notre Dame Alumni Club of St. Joseph Valleyís Rockne Student-Athlete Award ... served as correspondent for the Notre Dame website during teamís trip to Australia in January of 2002.
AS A SENIOR: Moved back into the starting lineup as a senior after being top defender off the bench in 2002 ... started all 15 games with no points ... recorded 13 ground balls, 10 caused turnovers and one draw control.
AS A JUNIOR: Key reserve off the Irish bench who played valuable minutes in 16 of teamís 18 games ... had no points while collecting four ground balls and two draw controls.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Started 14 games on defense for the Irish in 2001 ... recorded one assist for her first-career point ... grabbed 15 ground balls, caused five turnovers and had seven draw controls ... set up Danielle Shearerís insurance goal in 11-9 win over Vanderbilt.
AS A FRESHMAN: Provided depth off the bench, playing in 10 of 15 games ... gave Irish spark on defensive end with five groundballs and four caused turnovers.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Represented South I region in the United States Womenís Lacrosse Association 1998 and 1999 national tournament ... three-sport standout in lacrosse, fall soccer and winter soccer winning 12 letters at The Bryn Mawr School ... helped lead Bryn Mawr to state lacrosse championship game as a senior ... captained all three teams as a senior ... grandfather Julius played basketball at Loyola (Md.) ... daughter of Drex and Ann Knight ... has one brother and one sister ... born April 4, 1981, in Baltimore, Md. ... graduated from Notre Dame with degrees in government and peace studies.