Notre Dame to face Orange for just second time in the past five years, first in postseason since 1998.
Notre Dame and Georgetown to battle for top honors in BIG EAST's National Division before Irish face equally tough challenge at Villanova on Sunday.
Notre Dame improves to 13-1 on Senior Night in the Randy Waldrum era.
Notre Dame to hold Senior Night ceremony Friday before SHU match, with Sunday's RU contest designated as Kicks Against Cancer to raise money for breast cancer awareness.
Notre Dame reaches midpoint of conference schedule with visits to Providence (3 p.m. ET, Friday) and Connecticut (noon ET, Sunday).
One-year monogram winner ... intelligent and versatile player ...competitive, athletic midfielder who contributed depth in both training and match situations ... never saw a challenge she wouldn't attack head-on ... provided veteran leadership on the pitch and in the locker room during her two seasons with the Irish ... showed exceptional ability to balance academic and athletic demands, plus responsibilities as a resident assistant in campus dormitory (Lyons Hall) and tutor in Notre Dame's Office of Academic Services for Student-Athletes.
AS A SENIOR: Appeared in two matches during her final collegiate season, totalling 14 minutes of action ... made debut in Notre Dame uniform against East Carolina, playing final seven minutes in 5-0 Irish victory ... returned to the pitch on Senior Night against Seton Hall, coming on late in first half of 5-1 Notre Dame win.
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 ... graduated in May 2013 from Notre Dame's College of Engineering with her bachelor's degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering ... member of Tau Beta Pi (national engineering honor society).
Borner's Career Statistics (at Notre Dame)