Two-time monogram winner at Notre Dame ... highly skilled player who has been a key reserve for the Irish in each of her first two seasons ... will look to break into the starting lineup as a junior ... has all the tools to be an top Division I player ... has outstanding vision on the field ... gifted passer who can thread the needle with her passes ... outstanding feeder who finds the open player ... has excellent quickness to go with stick-handling skills ... one of three Irish players along with sophomore Kristin Hopson and freshman Becky Ranck to come from Radnor High School - one of the top programs in the country ... for her career, has played in 31 games with 20 goals and nine assists for 29 points.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 16 of 17 games, coming off the bench to add to the offensive attack ... finished seventh in scoring with 11 goals and four assists for 15 points ... picked up 11 ground balls on the season ... scored 11 times on 20 shots for a .550 shooting percentage ... opened the year with a three-game point streak (3g, 2a) ... scored a goal versus both Virginia Tech and Boston College ... went scoreless for three games before scoring twice in 9-7 loss at Georgetown ... followed with a goal and an assist versus Northwestern ... recorded career-best three goals and three-point game versus Johns Hopkins.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw extensive playing time as a frosh, getting into all 15 games ... ninth on the team with nine goals and five assists for 14 points ... grabbed six ground balls and caused one turnover ... converted nine of 22 shots for a .409 shooting percentage ... scored goal in first collegiate game versus Cornell ... had single-goal games versus Ohio, Virginia Tech, Georgetown and Rutgers ... delivered two-point games (1g, 1a) versus Connecticut and Davidson ... had season-best three-point game versus Northwestern with two goals and one assist.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned nine letters in four sports - lacrosse (4), soccer (3), field hockey (1), diving (1) - during her career at Radnor ... team captain of lacrosse team as a senior ... two-time All-Conference as a junior and senior ... selected first-team U.S. Lacrosse Association high school All-American as a senior ... led Radnor to three state championships in lacrosse and one in soccer ... finished career with 202 goals and 190 assists ... set Radnor's single-season assist record with 72 in 2001 ... selected Delaware County Times, Main Line Times and Main Line Life/Suburban Player of the Year for the 2002 campaign ... played on top team at the U.S. Lacrosse national tournament in 2001 and 2002 ... full name is Mary Elizabeth McGrath ... daughter of Jack and Kathy McGrath ... has on sister and one brother ... sister, Annemarie, signed national letter-of-intent in Nov. of 2004 to attend Notre Dame in the fall of 2005 ... born September 22, 1983, in Bryn Mawr, Pa. ... has a double major in psychology and English in the College of Arts and Letters.
McGrath's Career Stats