Will serve as captain of 2000 team along with Kelly Lindsey and Anne Makinen ... after making major improvements in í99 spring season has developed into key part of Irish defense ... physical, athletic player who can cover a great deal of ground.
AS A JUNIOR: Critical component in Notre Dameís switch to four-back system ... provided valuable depth as center back in the system ...played in 21 of 26 games after seeing action in just 17 games in first two seasons ... earned her first career start against St. Johnís ... also started against Butler and SMU in replace of Kelly Lindsey.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Sparked Irish off bench with appearances in 11 games in í98 ... volleyed in cross from Lindsey Jones to score her first career goal against West Virginia in BIG EAST championship quarterfinals ... assisted on Mia Sarkesianís goal against Pittsburgh to record her first career point.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in six games in í97 ... played entire second half against Providence ... earned first monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A two-sport standout, who was named both soccer and basketball player of the year by the Express Times ... earned eight varsity letters at Warren Hills High School, four in soccer and four in basketball ... four-time all-state soccer coaches association selection ... also an all-state selection in basketball ... led Warrens Hills to state finals in basketball her senior year ... mother Gail participated in gymnastics at Southern Illinois ... vice president of National Honor Society ... born Nov. 26, 1978, in Somerville, N.J. ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters with a double major in pre-professional studies and sociology.