NATIONAL TEAM HIGHLIGHTS:
||Anna Maria Gilbertson
Called in to March 2011 training camp with United States Under-18 Women's National Team, joining a roster that also included fellow incoming freshmen Katie Naughton and Cari Roccaro ... also has worked out with Costa Rican National Team.
ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Was member of ODP Region IV Team for past three years (2010-12) ... part of ODP Thanksgiving Interregional in 2011 ... competed in ECNL/id2 National Camp in February 2011 ... played for Davis Legacy club program under head coach Jason Hotaling ... teams won four tournaments in 2010-11, as well as 2009 Disney Soccer Showcase ... ranked 30th in 2012 ESPNHS 150 ... earned three-star rating in 2012 Top Drawer Soccer club soccer player ratings.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Davis High School in Davis, Calif., playing for head coach Sara Stone, who took over in 2012 for the retiring Allen Carlson ... piled up more than 75 goals and 100 points in three seasons on DHS varsity (2010-12), including a personal-best 43 goals and 11 assists as a junior in 2011 ... slowed by leg injuries as a senior in 2012 ... helped Blue Devils to combined 70-7-6 record during her varsity career ... team was California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Sac-Joaquin Section Division I champion in 2011 after falling in 2010 title match on penalties (also reached quarterfinals in 2012) ... DHS was a consensus top-12 team in all the final major national rankings for 2011 (fifth by NSCAA, seventh by ESPN/RISE Magazine, 12th by MaxPreps) ... twice won Delta Valley Conference championship (2010 and 2011) ... also part of undefeated DHS junior varsity side in 2009 ... 2011 ESPN/RISE All-American (second team) ... two-time all-state selection (2010, 2011) ...2011 Sacramento Bee Player of the Year ... two-time Delta Valley Conference Player of the Year (2010, 2011) ... two-time Sacramento all-city selection (2010, 2011) ... three-time all-Delta Valley Conference first-team choice (2010-12) ... daughter of Dr. Maria and Robert Gilbertson ... mother is virologist, father is professor of plant pathology at UC Davis ... is one-half Costa Rican with portion of her mother's side of family still living in Costa Rica ... fluent in Spanish ... talented musician and animal lover ... one of six Californians on the 2012 Notre Dame roster, along with senior goalkeeper Maddie Fox (San Jose), sophomore forward Lauren Bohaboy (Mission Viejo), and three classmates - defender Charlotte Anderson (Pasadena), midfielder/forward Riley McCurrie (Irvine) and goalkeeper Naomi Willett (San Clemente) ... set to be second Davis, Calif., resident to play for Fighting Irish, following in footsteps of goalkeeper Sani Post, who was primary reserve between the pipes on Notre Dame's 1999 NCAA national runner-up and 2000 NCAA national semifinalist teams ... enrolled in Notre Dame's unique First Year of Studies program.