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10/10/2015

What To Watch For: Boston College

#16/11 Irish set to meet Eagles at 1 p.m. ET Sunday at Alumni Stadium

05/08/2014

Pitch Points: Irish Use Spring To Build Framework For Future

Notre Dame continues transition under first-year head coach Theresa Romagnolo.

01/17/2014

Mandy Laddish Selected In 2014 NWSL Draft

Notre Dame senior midfielder goes in third round to her hometown franchise, FC Kansas City.

11/18/2013

Pitch Points: #23/19 Irish Find Middle Ground In NCAA Opener

Notre Dame midfield shines in 4-1 victory over Iowa.

08/31/2013

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).

08/03/2012

Shannon Boxx London Olympics Gallery (AP)

Images of the 1999 Notre Dame graduate playing for the U.S. soccer team in the 2012 Olympics.

07/13/2012

Notre Dame Olympic Photo Gallery

Images of athletes with Notre Dame connections who have competed in the Olympics.

08/21/2008

TWO MUCH! Pair Of Irish Women's Soccer Alums Capture Olympic Gold

Boxx, Sobrero Markgraf anchor rock-solid U.S. defense to OT win over Brazil in Olympic title game.


Gifted player who will go down as one of the greatest defensive midfielders ever to play for the United States National Team in an international career that began in 2003 ... set to make her third Olympic appearance in 2012, having previously won gold with Team USA in 2004 (Athens) and 2008 (Beijing) ... with first competition at this year's London Games, will be one of four athletes with Notre Dame connections to participate in three Olympiads, along with modern pentathlete Mike Gostigian (1988, 1992, 1996), former soccer teammate Kate (Sobrero) Markgraf (2000, 2004, 2008) and fencer Mariel Zagunis (2004, 2008, 2012) ... already joins Markgraf and Zagunis as the three Fighting Irish athletes with two Olympic gold medals ... scored United States' first goal of 2004 Athens Games (and her first Olympic score) in 14th minute of 3-0 group-play win over host Greece ... assisted on Abby Wambach's game-winning goal in 2004 quarterfinal win over Japan ... played every minute for United States in 2008 Olympics, assisting on Natasha Kai's overtime goal in quarterfinal victory over Canada.

Has played for Team USA in past three FIFA Women's World Cups (2003, 2007, 2011), helping Americans to runner-up finish in '11, and third-place showings in the prior two appearances ... named to 2003 and 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup All-Star Team ... also was top-10 candidate for 2004 and 2008 FIFA Women's World Player of the Year honors ... started all five matches during '03 WWC (first two career caps came in final two warm-up matches before tournament), scoring twice, including clinching goal in third-place contest vs. Canada (the 1,000th goal in U.S. Women's National Team history) ... started four matches in '07 WWC, scoring in quarterfinal win over England ... started five matches in '11 WWC, playing every minute, and converting first penalty kick in shootout win over Brazil in quarterfinals (also saw her cross resulted in a first-half own-goal that gave USA 1-0 lead) ... has 167 caps and 23 goals in her U.S. Women's National Team career.


Competed in two American professional leagues -- the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA) with the San Diego Spirit (2001-02) and the New York Power (2003), and Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) with the Los Angeles Sol (2009 - captain for regular season champion), Saint Louis Athletica (2010), FC Gold Pride (2010 - regular season/postseason champion) and magicJack (2011) ... was 2003 All-WUSA and 2009 WPS First Team selection, as well as two-time WPS All-Star pick (2009, 2010).

Helped Notre Dame win the 1995 NCAA national championship, while also finishing as runner-up in 1996 and semifinalist in 1997 ... three-time all-BIG EAST Conference selection (1995-97) ... piled up 39 goals and 57 assists in her career, ranking sixth in school history in assists and 13th all-time with 135 points, while being one of 12 players to register 30 goals and 30 assists at Notre Dame ... one of 13 Fighting Irish players to appear in every match of her college career, playing in 101 contests and making 96 starts ... tied for fourth in program history in consecutive matches played (101) and tied for sixth in total matches played ... integral part of the two highest-scoring teams in NCAA Division I history, with the '96 Notre Dame squad potting 140 goals, and the '97 team netting 135 goals ... in terms of average goals per match, the '97 team ranks third in NCAA history at 5.40, and the '96 club is fourth at 5.38.

Hailing from Torrance, Calif., she graduated from Notre Dame in 1999 with bachelor's degrees in psychology and African-American studies ... her sister, Gillian, also won a gold medal with the United States softball team in 1996 (and after Shannon earned her gold medal in 2004, both sisters had the Olympic rings tattooed on their ankles).

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Shannon Boxx
Shannon  Boxx

Hometown:
Torrance, Calif.

High School:
South

Position:
Midfielder

Olympics:
2004 (Gold), 2008 (Gold), 2012 (Gold)

Graduated:
1999

Event Calendar

Delta

August 19
W, 3-0
Wright State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
August 21
W, 1-0
Wisconsin
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
RECAP

ESPN3
August 25
7:30 PM
Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich. (U-M Soccer Stadium)

Big Ten Network
August 28
5:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
September 2
7:00 PM
Illinois State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 4
5:00 PM
Missouri
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 9
10:30 PM
Santa Clara
San Jose, Calif. (Buck Shaw Stadium)
September 11
2:00 PM
Stanford
Stanford, Calif. (Cagan Stadium)
September 18
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (SU Soccer Stadium)
September 22
7:00 PM
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Soccer Field)
September 25
1:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 1
7:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Lynn Stadium)
October 6
7:00 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 9
1:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 14
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 20
3:30 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Thompson Field)
October 23
12:00 PM
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Spry Stadium)
October 27
7:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 30
TBA
ACC Quarterfinals
TBA
November 4
TBA
ACC Semifinals
TBA
November 6
TBA
ACC Finals
TBA
November 11
TBA
NCAA First Round
TBA

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