Women's Soccer



Top-10 Foes Collide As #7/4 Irish Host #4/2 UCLA In Notre Dame adidas Invitational Final

Fighting Irish to face highest ranked opponent in two years (1:30 p.m. ET Sunday at Alumni Stadium).


#10/5 Irish Continue Homestand Sunday Against Northwestern

Notre Dame winds up opening weekend with visit from Windy City neighbors (3:30 p.m. ET at Alumni Stadium).


4/17 Women's Soccer Banquet

ND women's soccer held its banquet on April 17th and were presented with their NCAA championship rings.


Leon Lifts #7/10 Notre Dame to Third NCAA Title!

Freshman scores in the 63rd minute to give Irish 1-0 win over Stanford.


A Championship Season in Photos: 2010 Notre Dame Women's Soccer

Images from Notre Dame's 2010 women's soccer season that saw the Irish claim their third NCAA title.


Laddish's Late Strike Sends #7/10 Irish To National Title Match

Freshman's goal puts Notre Dame in NCAA title game for eighth time in program history.


10/31 Women's Soccer vs. Connecticut

Women's Soccer lost against Connecticut 2-0 on October 31, 2010

Four-year monogram winner ... technically-sound playmaking attacker who was key cog in Notre Dame's offense throughout her career ... strong all-around ability on the ball included poised play with and without pressure ... effective at striking the ball with either foot ... a dynamic threat on set pieces ... showed the ability to put shots on net from distance ... complemented her on-field flair with a deep understanding of the game's tactics ... tied for third in school history (and ninth in NCAA Division I history) with 103 matches played ... one of 26 Irish players all-time with 20 goals and 20 assists in their careers ... including Augustin, the Notre Dame women's soccer program now has featured 12 Ohio natives, with other notables being midfielder Margaret Jarc (Bay Village/Magnificent HS; 1989-92), defenders Julie Vogel (Cincinnati/Anderson HS; 1992-95) and Kate Fischer (Cincinnati/Ursuline Academy; 1993-96) and Academic All-America forward Mary Boland (Hudson HS; 2001-04), plus sisters and fellow Walsh Jesuit HS graduates Kate and Kelly Tulisiak (Medina), All-America forward Amanda Cinalli (Maple Heights/Laurel HS) and standout midfielder Courtney Rosen (Brecksville/Hathaway Brown HS) ... was selected in the third round (13th overall) of the 2011 Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) Draft by the Western New York Flash.

AS A SENIOR: Collected NSCAA third-team all-Northeast Region and first-team all-BIG EAST accolades ... started all 25 matches during Notre Dame's third national championship season ... led team with 10 assists and ranked second on squad with 11 goals (three match-winners), 32 points, 77 shots and 32 shots on goal, all of which matched or set personal career highs and ranked among the top five in the BIG EAST ... one of just 10 players in the nation to post double-digit goals and assists during the 2010 season ... posted her fifth career two-goal match in season's second outing against Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3-0), scoring twice in less than five minutes midway through the second half ... gave the Irish all the offense they would need in 1-0 win over #8 Santa Clara, finding the back of the net 3:05 into the match off a drop pass from Melissa Henderson ... scored for third consecutive match with a long-distance brace midway through the first half against Texas Tech (2-0), her goal coming 47 seconds after Henderson opened the Irish account ... set up Erica Iantorno's equalizer at #13 UCLA (1-2, ot) in the final minute of the first half ... had another match-winning assist with the decisive helper on the first of rookie Elizabeth Tucker's two goals in conference opener at DePaul (2-0) ... fired first salvo in win over Cincinnati (4-0) with a goal in the 12th minute ... earned primary assist on first of Henderson's two goals against Syracuse (3-0) ... punctuated decisive victory over St. John's (4-1) with 63rd-minute goal ... needed just 1:21 to get Irish on the board against Seton Hall (2-1), later setting up Henderson for brace that proved to be the match-winner in 58th minute ... had a hand in all three Notre Dame goals against Rutgers (3-2), scoring herself in 15th minute, then assisting on second-half goals by Henderson and Iantorno less than two minutes apart that shifted momentum in Irish favor ... blunted second-half threat at Providence (3-1), creating Lauren Fowlkes' go-ahead score and adding an insurance tally in 59th minute ... pinpoint pass set table for rookie Adriana Leon's goal at Villanova (1-0) ... ignited Irish offense in NCAA second-round win over #22 USC (4-0), scoring from distance at 7:12 mark to put hosts on the board and log her fourth career NCAA postseason match-winner ... unquestioned best player on pitch with four points (1G-2A) in NCAA third-round victory at #3 North Carolina (4-1), scoring first Irish goal in 13th minute, then setting up Jessica Schuveiller's match-winner later in first half and serving free kick that led to Henderson's goal less than four minutes into second half.

AS A JUNIOR: Earned NSCAA second-team all-region and second-team all-BIG EAST honors, the first time in her career she had been selected for either award ... started a career-high 25 of a possible 26 matches for Notre Dame, missing only the NCAA tournament opener vs. IUPUI with an injury ... set (then) career highs with seven goals (including two match-winners), 10 assists, 24 points and 76 shots (23 on goal) ... finished second on team in assists, points and shots, and third in goals, shot on goal and match-winners ... ranked among the top 10 in seven offensive categories (all games), including assists (2nd), shots (2nd) and points (4th) ... enjoyed similar success in BIG EAST play, ranking among the top seven in regular-season league play in shots (3rd - 36), points (4th - 12), assists (6th - 4) and goals (7th - 4) ... wasted little time in getting in the scorebook with three points in opener vs. Wisconsin (3-0), scoring big insurance goal on long-distance blast five minutes into second half then assisting on Fowlkes' 69th-minute tally ... set up Fowlkes again for final score in a three-goal flurry in opening 25 minutes against Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3-0) ... posted third two-goal night of her career with a strike on each side of halftime in BIG EAST opener against DePaul (4-0) ... continued the synergy with Fowlkes, setting up her classmate for the tying score with less than 13 minutes to play at Cincinnati (2-1) just 1:18 after UC had taken the lead ... set up Henderson's opening goal at West Virginia, coming just 4:24 into a 3-2 Irish overtime victory ... chalked up her second two-goal night of the year (and fourth of her career) in 6-1 win over Connecticut ... went on four-game point scoring streak (all on assists) at end of regular season and into start of the BIG EAST Championship ... delivered single assists in home wins over Villanova (2-0), #rv/22 Georgetown (2-0) and BIG EAST quarterfinal vs. South Florida (5-0) ... added pair of assists and season-high eight shots in BIG EAST semifinal against St. John's (2-1, ot); had corner kick service on Schuveiller's overtime goal with 1:18 left in the first extra session ... early injury in the BIG EAST title game win over #rv/10 Marquette (2-1) led her to sit out NCAA opener against IUPUI (5-0) as a precaution ... returned to lineup in second-round win over Central Michigan (6-1), scoring free-kick goal in second half ... notched the only goal in 1-0 third-round victory over Oregon State, scoring in the 62nd minute to register her third career match-winning goal in NCAA Championship play ... corner kick led to Haley Ford's insurance goal (and second Irish score in 51 seconds) at #6 Florida State in NCAA quarterfinal win (2-0).

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all of Notre Dame's 27 matches, making 20 starts including six of Notre Dame's final seven outings ... scored six goals and added two assists for 14 points ... her six goals were the third-most on the team, while her 14 points ranked sixth-best ... three of her six goals were match-winners, including back-to-back clinchers versus Toledo and Michigan State in NCAA tournament play ... the winner versus Michigan State came in the 72nd minute of Notre Dame's 1-0 defeat of the Spartans in the second round of the NCAA Championship when she latched onto the end of a Kerri Hanks pass and sent the ensuing shot to the far corner of the net ... her third match-winner was a "golden goal" scored in overtime versus Villanova, keeping ND's perfect BIG EAST season intact (went on to finish 11-0 in conference play and capture the BIG EAST tournament title) ... had her only two-goal performance versus Toledo ... she also scored goals versus Michigan and in both matches versus Cincinnati ... her first assists of the season came in Notre Dame's 5-0 defeat of SMU ... she also had an assist in Notre Dame's 6-0 defeat of Seton Hall ... for the year, she was one of 10 players to net a match-winner and one of a record-setting 19 players to score ... also had 58 shots throughout the season, fourth-most on the team.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 26 matches for the Irish, starting four ... scored five goals (tied for fourth on team) and added one assist for 11 points ... started once at forward and three times in midfield ... scored her first career goal in win over Cincinnati (6-1), burying a rebound of a Cinalli shot to get Notre Dame in front after just 15 minutes ... finished a flick from Hanks at the far-right post for 4-0 lead at Syracuse (4-1) ... notched five points in victory against Villanova (5-0), on two goals and an assist in just 38 minutes of play ... deflected in leftside cross from Rosen for second Irish goal in a 38-second span midway through first half of BIG EAST semifinal win over Georgetown (2-0) ... played primarily in midfield during spring 2008 ... nodded home a cross from Hanks in 20th minute for Notre Dame's first score in exhibition win over Mexican National Team (2-1).

ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Played for Olympic Development (ODP) Ohio North state team from 2003-05 ... named to the 2005 ODP/Super Y National Camp Select Team ... also named as an alternate to the 1997 Under-16 National Tournament Team ... helped lead Ohio Internationals youth club team to three straight state titles (2003-05) ... also played alongside her future Notre Dame teammates Cinalli and Rosen, as a member of the W-League's Cleveland Internationals during the summers of 2005-07 ... despite playing in only five matches, she ranked second on the 2006 Cleveland Internationals team in goals (7) and points (15; 21st among all W-League players) ... her four goals were tied for second on the 2007 Cleveland Internationals (7 GP; team went 12-8-4). PREP & PERSONAL: Named a 2006 NSCAA high school All-American while also being tabbed the 2006 Gatorade state player of the year for Ohio ... named the 2006 Ohio player of the year by both the NSCAA and by the state coaches association (OHSSA "Miss Soccer"), after leading team to second state title in a span of three years (also 2004) ... served as senior co-captain for Walsh Jesuit High School's undefeated 2006 team that was ranked number one in the nation and was crowned national champs by the NSCAA ... finished her career as third all-time leading scorer in Walsh Jesuit history (152 points; 52 goals, 48 assists) ... named first team all-state as a senior and a third team as a junior ... member of regional championship teams in each of her final three seasons (WJHS was ranked in the national Top 25 every year from 2004-06) ... named conference player of the year and member of Cleveland Plain Dealer's "Best of the Best" team in each of her final two seasons ... brother Matt played soccer at the University of Akron ... born Aug. 10, 1988, in Akron, Ohio ... daughter of Thomas and Mary Augustin ... full name is Rosemarie LaGuardia Augustin ... graduated in May 2011 from Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business with her bachelor's degree in marketing.

Augustin's Career Statistics

Year G-S Sh G A Pts GW
2007 26/4 25 5 1 11 0
2008 27/20 58 6 2 14 3
2009 25/25 76 7 10 24 2
2010 25/25 77 11 10 32 3
Totals 103/74 236 29 23 81 8

Augustin In the Post Season

Event G-S G A Pts GW
Big East 10/6 1 3 5 0
NCAAs 21/15 7 3 17 4
Totals 31/21 8 6 22 4

Rose Augustin
Rose  Augustin

Silver Lake, OH

High School:
Walsh Jesuit




Club Team:
Ohio Internationals

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