IN THE ND RECORD BOOK: Set Irish record by scoring goals in 10 consecutive games during ?01 ? good for third in NCAA record book behind current U.S. National Teamer Brandi Chastain (15, with Santa Clara in 1990) and former Hartford player Maria Kun (11, ?97) ? could become first ND player ever to lead Irish in total points three times (also could be first three-time leader in goals) ? heads into ?03 needing 40 points to crack top-10 (Shannon Boxx had 135 from ?95-?98) while her 37 goals are six behind Susie Zilvitis (?92) for 10th on that list (?94 grad. Alison Lester is ninth, with 45) ? her career average of 0.55 goals per game is just behind Stephanie Porter (?94) and Lester (both 0.56) for ninth on that list ? her 15 career game-winning goals trail only three with 16 ? Rosella Guerrero (?96), Monica Gerardo (?99) and Anne Makinen (?01) ? plus Michelle McCarthy?s 18 (?96) and Jenny Heft?s 19 (?00) ? seven of her GWGs have come in one-goal games, including ND-record three in overtime ? with two vs. West Virginia (away ?00, home ?01) and the other at Boston College in ?02 ? also holds ND record for OT points (8; 3G-2A, in last eight OT games) ? joined Makinen (?00) as only players ever to lead Irish in goals and assists during same season (?02) ? ninth in career postseason points (26, 12G-2A; one behind Boxx) and fifth in postseason goals, behind Makinen and Gerardo (both 15) and Streiffer and Heft (both 14) ? her four postseason GWGs (and three in NCAAs) both are one shy of Gerardo records ? tied Streiffer?s record by scoring first goal in five postseason games ? her 18 career points in NCAAs (8G-2A) are fourth, behind Gerardo (24), Makinen (20) and Holly Manthei?s 19 (?98), while her eight NCAA goals trail only Gerardo (10) and Heft (9) ? tied ND record held by Amy VanLaecke (?97) for most career first goals in NCAAs (3) ? scored five postseason goals in ?01, including two GWGs (both marks rank third) ? opened scoring in three ?01 postseason games, one shy of Streiffer?s record (4, ?99) ? her goal vs. WVU in ?01 BIG EAST final (2:33) is fifth-quickest in ND postseason history ? her six total GWGs in ?01 are tied for sixth ? could become ninth player to appear in every game of her ND career ? she and Warner already have combined for 64 career goals, bested by just five previous pairs of Notre Dame classmates.
AS A JUNIOR: Added to reputation as primetime offensive player while leading team in scoring with 11 goals (five GWGs) and 11 assists ? ranked fourth among BIG EAST players in total points (33) and second in assists, besting her total from previous two seasons combined (10) ? nine of her assists came via pinpoint corner kicks (8) or free kicks ? one of four to start all 21 games ? set up pair of goals in preseason exhibition vs. North Carolina before scoring in 2-1 win over Kentucky (both in Fort Wayne) ? opened scoring and assisted on Mary Boland goal vs. Virginia Tech ? played key role in stunning comeback at Maryland (5-2), with corner-kick assists on pair of Melissa Tancredi headers (2-2, 4-2) in addition to knocking home gamewinner (3-2) after deflected shot from Warner ? opened scoring at Villanova, on crossing shot to left corner (2-1 loss) ? assisted on first of Warner?s three goals in 4-3 loss at Georgetown ? her leftside corner led to Cat Sigler?s header vs. Pittsburgh, adding 16-yard strike to cap 5-0 win ? knocked in rebounded Katie Thorlakson shot in 3-1 loss to Purdue ? added two more CK assists (headers by Scheller and Tancredi) as Irish rallied vs. Connecticut (3-1) ? picked off clearance and scored into right corner from 16 yards, for third career GWG vs. Michigan (1-0) ? her 25-yard free kick clanged off left post and led to Candace Chapman goal from close range vs. BYU (1-0; 3-2 loss) ? named BIG EAST player of the week after pair of CK assists in 6-0 win over Syracuse (headers by Scheller and Boland) and record-setting third career OT goal in 1-0 game at Boston College, set up by Warner?s leftside run and endline pass in 99th minute (six-yard shot into far sidenetting) ? pounced on turnover and beat ?keeper 1-on-1 in first-round NCAA game vs. Ohio State (1-0), later sliding onto Warner cross from left endline to cap 3-1 win ? completed nine-point weekend with 2G-1A in second round vs. Purdue ? ran onto Thorlakson thru-ball, nudged around charging ?keeper and cut back to goal before banging in her own point-blank shot ? later collected Sigler?s deflected free kick and slid eight-footer into right side (2-0) before her rightside corner set up Tancredi?s header in 84th minute, icing 3-1 win over Boilers ? helped beat Mexican National Team in ?03 spring (3-1), with her 25-yard free kick hitting off the crossbar and leading to Annie Schefter?s follow-up goal ? before scoring similar goal after Thorlakson?s 30-yard shot glanced off the bar.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Led team in scoring (15G-6A, 6 GWG) over 21 games (20 starts) while earning MVP at BIG EAST Tournament ? scored 10 of team?s final 16 goals, with points in 15 of final 17 games ? had 10G-3A vs. ranked/postseason opponents ? sidestepped ?keeper and nudged in 14-yarder for 2-0 lead on Penn State (2-1) ? her left-flank cross assisted late Warner goal at Hartford (2-0) ? fed Warner for 1-0 lead on Villanova (2-1) ? bent leftside corner into far side for 2-1 win over Georgetown ? part of set piece that beat Nebraska (1-0), flicking Scheller?s free kick to right side, with Tancredi?s endline pass leading to Mia Sarkesian?s early tap-in ? scored second goal at Pittsburgh (4-0) ? arched free kick from right flank, with double-header sequence by Boland and Sarkesian beating West Virginia (2-1, OT) ? assisted Tancredi header from similar spot vs. St. John?s (second-quickest goal in ND history, 0:27) and added short corner that led to Sarkesian goal before scoring on breakaway in 7-0 win (starting 10-game goalscoring streak) ? won ball at top of box and scored third goal at Miami (4-0) ? scored in 81st minute at UConn, on right-flank free kick under crossbar (3-1 loss) ? BIG EAST player of the week after crossing shots from both sides at Yale (2-0) and OT goal at Michigan (2-1), cashing in shanked clearance on six-yard shot to left corner ? scored on leftside corner into far side, for first goal in BIG EAST quarterfinal vs. SJU (2-0) ? set up Warner rebound goal vs. Boston College in BIG EAST semi?s, later scoring from short range (3-0) ? her rightside corner produced headers from Tancredi and Sarkesian, followed by Sheller?s game-winning volley vs. WVU in BIG EAST title game (2-1) ? opened scoring in that game after Scheller lead pass, on 10-yard shot into right side ? scored twice in NCAA win over Eastern Illinois (2-0), on 14-yard shot off ?keeper (via Scheller pass up the middle) and five-yard crossing shot into left corner (after Scheller flare pass) ? nearly scored in NCAAs vs. Cincinnati (off inside of left post) before running onto Scheller free kick and launching 22-yard shot from right side (3-2 loss).
AS A FRESHMAN: Third-leading scorer (behind Makinen and Meotis Erikson), with 11G-4A, 4 GWG (25 GP/22 GS) ? named to BIG EAST all-rookie team ? her hustle in left corner helped send Irish to College Cup, working ball to Scheller who sent it down line for Erikson tap-in (handing Santa Clara 2-1 OT loss in NCAA quarterfinals) ? scored on 15-yard chip shot in opener vs. Detroit and on quick shot vs. Providence ? her drop pass set up Erikson goal vs. SCU in regular season, later converting Makinen pass for breakaway (3-1, with late flurry for 6-1 win) ? ended OT at West Virginia (2-1), intercepting clear and breaking free for shot into left corner ? converted tough-angle shot with left foot to cap 2-0 win over Rutgers (assisted by Scheller) ? had 2G vs. Georgetown ? picked off clear and scored on low shot to beat Boston College (2-1, only deficit until NCAA semi?s) ? her corner led to Sarkesian?s early volley goal at Syracuse (3-0) ? scored rebound goal to help finish Yale (4-0) ? worked give-and-go on Scheller goal at Michigan (5-1) ? tapped in Scheller pass to cap 3-0 win over Miami in BIG EAST quarterfinals ? used hesitation move for GWG in NCAA win over Michigan (3-1) ? scored in spring exhibition vs. Mexico (2-1).
PREP & PERSONAL: Parade All-American at Grapevine High School ? part of U.S. under-17, u-19 national team pools, u-16 national team, ODP regional team (?96-?00) and ?99 U.S. Youth Soccer Association under-17 team ? Fort Worth Star Telegram ?98 player of the year and three times all-area ? 2000 district MVP ? ?98 county player of the year, ?97 newcomer of the year ? four times first-team all-district (twice offensive MVP) ? set Grapevine records for goals in game (6), season (49) and career (107) ? won four state titles and 2000 u-20 division crown with Texas Image ?81 club (twice regional runner-up) ? Grapevine female student-athlete of the year ? member of National Honor Society ? born Oct. 1, 1981, in Euless, Texas ? marketing major in Mendoza College of Business.
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