Debuted each year at the OSCARS - the year-end highlight video provides a look back at all 26 varsity sports competed at the University of Notre Dame and is created in cooperation with the Student Welfare and Development Office and LeSea Broadcasting.
The Irish Women defeat Ohio State in their season opener in the Loftus Sports Arena.
Named 2013 preseason all-BIG EAST
AS A SOPHOMORE: Turned in a stellar sophomore campaign from the midfield position, earning first team all-BIG EAST and IWLCA West/Midwest All-Region honors as well as third team IWLCA All-American accolades ... played in and started 17 games for the Irish ... led the team in draw controls (47) and finished second in ground balls (37) and caused turnovers (31) ... finished third in the BIG EAST and tied for 14th nationally in caused turnovers a game (1.82) ... had career high six caused turnovers in a win against Boston (14-11) ... six caused turnovers was two more than any other Irish player forced in a game all year ... tied career high in draw controls with six in a 13-12 overtime win at Rutgers ... scored game-winning goal with 22 seconds left in overtime against Scarlet Knights ... produced 14 games with at least one ground ball, draw control and caused turnover ... had 10 games with two or more ground balls ... collected two or more draw controls in 13 games, including 12 straight from Feb. 25-April 21 ... had eight games with two or more caused turnovers ... scooped up four or more ground balls in wins over No. 6 Stanford (17-14), No. 10 Ohio State (16-7), Boston and Connecticut (16-9), including a season high five against the Huskies ... had five or more draw controls in wins over Duquesne (17-7), Boston and Rutgers ... had four caused turnovers in a 12-11 win over No. 18 Vanderbilt ... also scored 12 goals and dished out three assists ... went a perfect 3-for-3 from the free position ... scored a hat trick in a win over Duquesne, and scored a pair of goals in a regular season loss at Loyola ... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll three times - after a three goal, three ground ball, five draw control and two caused turnover performance in a win over Duquesne, after a one goal, one assist, four ground ball, five draw control and six caused turnover showing in a win over Boston and after a three goal, five ground ball, 10 draw control and four caused turnover performance in a weekend split against Rutgers and Loyola ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Found way onto field as a freshman, taking over a starting spot midway through the season and starting 11 of the last 12 games, while seeing action in all 19 contests ... finished fifth on the team with 32 ground balls, third with 21 draw controls and fourth with 15 caused turnovers ... had season-high six ground balls and five caused turnovers in a 15-4 win at Villanova ... notched season-high six draw controls in a 15-12 win at Georgetown in the BIG EAST semifinals ... had four ground balls against Syracuse, five against Vanderbilt and three in a 17-6 win at Cincinnati ... earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL:Three-sport standout athlete at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md. ... won the Ensign C. Markland Kelly Jr. Memorial Trophy as school's top female athlete her senior year ... earned four letters insoccer, three in lacrosse and one in basketball during her career ... overcame a serious injury suffered as a freshman in soccer to have an outstanding high school career ... won the Jill Bearman Award for overcoming adversity four-year starter at center midfield in soccer, scoring 20 career goals ... served as team captain as a senior and was an all-state selection that year ... played point guard as a senior on the basketball team ... outstanding midfield defender on lacrosse team ... helped McDonough to conference and regional championships in 2009 and 2010 ... team was ranked second and first in the nation respectively in those seasons by Laxpower ... served as team captain her senior year ... had 34 goals and 13 assists with 50 ground balls ... selected all-IAAM, all-Baltimore Metro and all-county as a junior after recording 29 goals, 11 assists, 52 ground balls, 52 draw controls and 39 interceptions ... selected first team U.S. Lacrosse All-American following that season ... played in Under Armour All-American game ... participated in the Champions Challenge in the summer of 2010 with current teammates Kaitlyn Brosco and Molly Shawhan ... was ranked seventh among the top 25 incoming freshmen in the nation by Inside Lacrosse magazine ... joined by Brosco (3rd overall) and Dooley (23rd) on the list ... played club lacrosse for six years ... member of the M & D 2010 Black team ... won back-to-back national championships in `07 and` 08 ... named most valuable player of the 2009 Vail Shootout ... full name is Margaret Ann Smith ... daughter of Patrick and Sue Smith ... has one brother, Andrew ... born in Baltimore, Md. ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in sociology.