Women's Soccer



Pitch Points: #20/12 Irish Deliver Their Best Assist

Notre Dame women's soccer program raises more than $6,000 for charity.


Pitch Points: Olmsted Provides Punch For #13/9 Irish

Freshman forward has emerged as a key contributor on Notre Dame front line.


Senior Day On Tap As #13/9 Irish Host Duke Sunday

Notre Dame returns from week-long break to take on Blue Devils in ACC clash (1 p.m. ET, live on WatchND).


#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).


Notre Dame Student-Athletes Honored At Annual O.S.C.A.R.S. Ceremony

This is the 11th-year for the traditional year-end gala honoring more than 750 student-athletes for their achievements on the field and in the classroom during the 2011-12 school year.


9/2 Women's Soccer vs. Tulsa

Women's Soccer defeated Tulsa 7 to 1 in the game against Tulsa at Alumni Stadium in the Notre Dame Adidas Invitational.


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.


10/31 Women's Soccer vs. Connecticut

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


2009 Season in Review

Notre Dame Women's Soccer Season in Review

Four-year monogram winner ... poised, intelligent and versatile player who battled through numerous injuries during her college career ... when healthy, she was widely regarded as one of the nation's elite midfielders ... served as the connective tissue between the Irish offense and defense, with strong abilities at both ends of the pitch ... mixed great technical skill on the ball with exceptional vision and creativity ... plays well under pressure ... showed her full value during the 2010 NCAA Championship, coming back from a preseason injury to organize the revitalized Irish offense and help spark Notre Dame's run to its third national championship.

AS A SENIOR: Team tri-captain ... NSCAA third-team all-Northeast Region pick ... Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District V First Team selection ... played in 14 matches, starting 11 times ... registered one goal and one assist with 12 shots (five on goal) ... started first four matches, then missed Indiana contest (4-1) with injury ... returned at #2 Stanford (1-2), playing all 90 minutes and earning assist; took short corner from Mandy Laddish and served ball from right flank to streaking Melissa Henderson who scored to give Irish 1-0 lead in 67th minute ... had season-high two shots on goal in draw at #17 Santa Clara (1-1) ... missed next six matches with injury ... returned to action at Seton Hall in reserve role, which she would maintain for following two matches ... helped Notre Dame rally from early 2-0 deficit vs. Georgetown (2-3), scoring equalizer off Henderson assist 33 minutes into match ... returned to starting lineup against Villanova (3-1), collecting season-high three shots ... went the distance in BIG EAST Championship semifinal vs. Louisville (1-2).

AS A JUNIOR: Made critical contributions for the Irish despite missing first two months of the season with injury ... appeared in 11 matches, starting 10 times (including all six NCAA Championship contests) ... collected an assist and took four shots (one on goal) ... made season debut Oct. 15 at Connecticut (1-1), coming off the bench ... returned to starting lineup two days later at Providence (3-1), setting up Rose Augustin's insurance goal in 59th minute ... although injury rehab didn't allow her to play full time, she averaged better than 75 minutes in the NCAA tournament, providing the calming influence for Irish attack that outscored opposition 15-1 in six-match run ...named to NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team for second time in three seasons, thanks in large part to her near-flawless midfield performance in 87 minutes of national title match win over #1 Stanford (1-0).

AS A SOPHOMORE: NSCAA first-team All-American and all-Northeast Region selection ... semifinalist for the Hermann Trophy ... BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year and first-team all-BIG EAST selection ... Notre Dame Monogram Cluv Most Valuable Player ... Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award ... one of three Irish players to start all 26 matches and one of five to play more than 2,000 minutes (2,109) ... logged one goal and two assists on 22 shots (eight on goal) ... only score of the season was a match-winner, coming on a long-range shot 6:24 into a 2-0 win over Northwestern ... also notched assists in back-to-back victories over Connecticut (6-1) and Providence (2-0) ... earned a place on the Inn at Saint Mary's Classic and BIG EAST all-tournament teams, with the Irish winning the latter event for the 11th time (and second consecutive year) ... played critical role in Notre Dame's 19-match unbeaten streak (18-0-1) over the final two months of the season, going all 90 minutes (and beyond, in some cases) on 12 occasions, including a seven-match stretch from Sept. 18 (DePaul)-Oct. 11 (Seton Hall).

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 27 matches for the Irish ... made 17 starts, including starting each of Notre Dame's six contests in the NCAA Championship ... earned her first career start versus Santa Clara in Notre Dame's third match of the season ... had three goals and three assists for nine points on the season ... scored her first career goal versus Louisville in Notre Dame's 4-1 win over the Cardinals ... that goal was also her first career match-winner ... had career-high three points (G/A) when the Irish defeated Georgetown, 3-1, in early October ... her assist in the Georgetown match was a flick header to Henderson for the match-winning goal ... recorded her next point with an assist in Notre Dame's 2-0 regular season win at Connecticut ... notched her first career post-season point with an assist in NCAA Championship first-round action as the Irish defeated Toledo (5-2) ... had the lone goal in 1-0 College Cup semifinal win over #5 Stanford for second match-winner of the season (and what would prove to be the lone postseason goal of her career) ... from the edge of the box, fired home a pass from Henderson, beating the Stanford goalkeeper low and to her right side ... named to College Cup All-Tournament Team ... for the year, she was one of 10 Notre Dame players to net a match-winner and one of a record-setting 19 Irish players to score.

NATIONAL TEAM/ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Member of the U.S. Under-17 National Team in 2006 ... earlier was a member of the U.S. U-16s (`04 and `05) and with the U-15s, in 2004 ... attended U-17 National Team camps/tournaments in Vancouver, British Columbia, Carson, Calif. (at the Home Depot Center); and Buenos Aires, Argentina (all in 2006) ... 2005 camps with the U-16s took her to the HDC (twice), J-Village, Japan, and Boca Raton, Fla. (she also attended a 2004 U-16 camp at the HDC) ... earlier attended two U-15 national camps at the HDC, plus a U-14 camp in Concord, Mass. (`03) ... member of the ODP Region III team from 2003-06 ... also competed with ODP North Texas state team from 2002-06 ... played alongside Henderson and Schuveiller on elite Dallas Texans club team (U-13 and U-11, with 1990 birthday group; she later moved up to `89s while the other two stayed with `90s) ... switched to Sting Dallas `90 (along with Henderson, Schuveiller and former Texans coach Kenny Medina) for 2007-08 season (`90s; U-18) ... played mostly with older 1989 age group while with the Texans (from 2002-07; earlier played with different `90s Texans team from 2000-02) ... helped Sting Dallas `90 squad to 2008 Region III and state cup titles, and finished as USYS national runner-up (at North Little Rock, Ark.) ... team also won 2007 Premier League and LHGCL titles ... member of Texans `89s team that won 2007 state cup, Disney Showcase, league and LHGCL titles ... helped lead Texans `89s to 2006 USYS nations (in Des Moines, Iowa), after winning Region III title (also won league, LHGCL and Disney Showcase) ... her 2005 Texans team was a Region III finalists (state cup champs) while the 2004 squad made a trip to USYS nationals (in Orlando), after winning Region III (also won Disney while being runner-up for state cup, league and LHGCL) ... competed in Barcelona, Spain, at the 2002 Fox Kids Cup.

PREP & PERSONAL: Three-year member of youth national teams ... four-year NSCAA youth All-American (for 2004-07 seasons) ... two-time Parade All-American (2007 and 2008) ... also earned 2006 NSCAA high school All-America honors (during junior season; didn't play as a senior due to club team commitments) ... joined Schuveiller in leading Plano West High School to the 2007 state 5A title (as juniors) ... earned 2007 first team all-area status ... named county and district newcomer of the year as a freshman in 2005 ... recorded a 4.2 GPA in high school ... daughter of Robert and Mary Anne Barg ... full name is Courtney Barg ... graduated in May 2012 from Notre Dame's top-ranked Mendoza College of Business with her bachelor's degree in accounting ... twice earned dean's list honors (spring and fall of 2009) ... four-time BIG EAST All-Academic Team selection (2008-09 through 2011-12) ... two-time NSCAA/adidas First-Team Scholar All-Region choice (2010, 2011) ... spent portion of summer 2010 studying abroad in England ...earned certification from Notre Dame's Rosenthal Leadership Academy in 2010-11 and 2011-12.

Barg's Career Statistics

Year G-S Sh G A Pts GW
2008 27/17 23 3 3 9 2
2009 26/26 22 1 2 4 1
2010 11/10 4 0 1 1 0
2011 14/11 12 1 1 3 0
Totals 78/64 61 5 7 17 3

Barg In the Post Season

Event G-S G A Pts GW
Big East 9/7 0 0 0 0
NCAAs 18/18 1 1 3 1
Totals 27/25 1 1 3 1

Courtney Barg
Courtney  Barg


Plano, TX

High School:
Plano West




Club Team:
Dallas Sting

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