Notre Dame reaches midpoint of conference schedule with visits to Providence (3 p.m. ET, Friday) and Connecticut (noon ET, Sunday).
Intelligent and versatile player ... competitive, athletic midfielder who lends depth in both training and match situations ... has never seen a challenge she won't attack head-on ... as one of few seniors on Irish roster, will be counted on to provide veteran leadership on the pitch and in the locker room.
AS A JUNIOR: Did not play after earning spot on roster through preseason tryouts.
PRIOR TO NOTRE DAME: Spent 2009-10 academic year at Binghamton University, where she played in 15 matches for the Bearcats, helping them to a 9-7-2 record and berth in the America East Conference championship semifinals ... named to America East Commissioner's Honor Roll ... transferred to Notre Dame prior to the 2010-11 academic year, but did not play soccer after undergoing a pair of surgeries on her right foot.
ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Three-year member New York West ODP team ... Competed for Empire United club, and also spent time with Syracuse FC ... 2007 New York State West State Cup Champions.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Starpoint High School in Lockport, N.Y ... first player from her high school team ever to earn Division I scholarship ... piled up 48 goals and 89 assists in 78 matches as four-year starter ... three-time all-league selection ... two-time team MVP and team captain ... two-time Starpoint High School Athlete of the Week ... also ran track (middle distance) as a high school senior ... Empire State Games gold medalist ... ECIC All-Academic Team ... class valedictorian ... National Honor Society ... AP Scholar Award ... U.S. Air Force Award for math and science ... daughter of Cheryl and David Borner ... has younger brother, Michael ... enrolled in Notre Dame's College of Engineering where she is pursuing a chemical engineering major.