#7 Notre Dame takes on Villanova on this brisk Sunday afternoon at Arlotta Stadium.
Named 2013 preseason all-BIG EAST
AS A FRESHMAN: Turned in sensational freshman campaign for the Irish, earning first team IWLCA West/Midwest All-Region honors and second team all-BIG EAST accolades ... also was named to the Synapse Sports All-Rookie team ... started all 18 games for the Irish ... led team in ground balls (40) and caused turnovers (32) and was second in draw controls (32) ... finished fifth in the BIG EAST and 17th nationally in caused turnovers per game (1.78) ... had 11 games with at least one ground ball, draw control and caused turnover ... produced 13 games with two or more ground balls ... had two or more draw controls in nine contests, with all of them coming in the last nine games ... caused two or more turnovers in eight games ... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after collecting eight ground balls and four draw controls and causing four turnovers in a weekend split against No. 3 Syracuse and Villanova ... collected four ground balls and caused three turnovers in a 13-11 win versus Louisville ... had dominant performance in an 18-5 win against Villanova, scooping up five ground balls and two draw controls and causing three turnovers ... had a two ground ball, five draw control, one caused turnover effort, including a key ground ball with seconds remaining in front of the Irish cage in a 12-11 win over No. 18 Vanderbilt ... had two ground balls, four draw controls and one caused turnover in a 7-6 double overtime win at No. 12 Georgetown ... turned in strong effort in a loss at No. 1 Northwestern, scooping up four ground balls, collecting two draw controls and causing four turnovers ... closed out regular season with two ground balls, five draw controls and two caused turnovers in a 22-2 win over Cincinnati ... ended season with three ground balls, two draw controls and three caused turnovers in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against National Champion Northwestern ... won the team's 2002 award given to the team's best defender at the end of the year banquet ... earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Garden City High School in the spring of 2011 ... lettered four times each in soccer, basketball and lacrosse ... teamed with current Irish classmate Allie Murray to help the U-19 Team USA squad win a gold medal at the Women's Lacrosse World Championships in Hanover, Germany during August of 2011 ... as a senior was the first athlete ever to receive Newsday All-Long Island honors in three sports during one scholastic year ... scored 30 goals and dished out 13 assists in lacrosse as a senior ... named MVP of the NYS Class B Championship as a junior after scoring five goals and tallying four assists ... selected to the all- state tournament team three times ... named to the Under Armour All-American team as a senior ... tabbed as an Academic All-American as a junior and senior ... was a team captain and team MVP as a senior in all three sports ... helped all three squads to numerous championships and national rankings throughout career on way to earning several all-conference, all-Long Island, all-county and all-state accolades ... won the William J. Fuller Award for Leadership in Athletics, the Nassau County Sports Commission High School Outstanding Achievement Award and the GCHS Prusan Award (Girls Athletic Association High Point Award) as a senior ... helped soccer squad as a senior to first NYS Championship in school history ... led team with 15 goals and 10 assists during historic season ... named Nassau County Basketball Player of the Year as a senior, helping the team to the state semifinals for the first time in 10 years ... concluded career as the number two leading scorer in school history ... named to the all-academic team as a senior ... also played club lacrosse for the Long Island Yellow Jackets with current Irish classmate Caitlin Gargan, earning all-galaxy accolades ... also competed for the Long Island Lightning club basketball team ... off the field was a part of the Chemical Health Student Leadership group and was a volunteer with the Special Olympics Challenge Day Program ... born in New York, N.Y., to James and Maureen Sullivan ... has an older sister, Laura, and an older brother, Colin, who graduated from Notre Dame in 2012 ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in design.