Notre Dame welcomes a new coach, 11-member freshman class to the field in 2014
Athletic back-line player with strong delivery from the wings ... solid work ethic who adds depth to Notre Dame's defensive corps ... has contributed greatly to team's fortunes through her dedication on the training ground and coachable nature.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Participated in one match, playing the final 11 minutes in 4-0 home win over Detroit ... saw extensive action during spring 2014 season, including lengthy stretches of time during international friendlies against the Haiti National Team and Mexico U-20 National Team (both 2-0 Notre Dame wins).
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in three matches, all at home, during her first season ... made college debut in win over East Carolina (5-0), playing 13 minutes ... saw season-high 17 minutes in BIG EAST victory over Cincinnati (7-0) ... helped Irish close out win vs. Seton Hall (5-1) with five minutes of action.
CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Multi-year team captain for southern California powerhouse Wolfpack SC under head coach Glenn Strachan ... helped team to CalSouth National Cup quarterfinals in 2011 and round of 16 in 2012 ... led team defense throughout fall run to third place in Coast Soccer League's top division (Premier U17) in 2011 ... team also was finalist in 2012 Las Vegas Players Showcase U17 bracket ... spent time as center back with ECNL Irvine Strikers (Irvine, Calif.) in 2010, with team finishing as a finalist in their U16 bracket during the ECNL Final Four Showcase in Raleigh, N.C. (not far from WakeMed Soccer Park, where Notre Dame won the NCAA title that season).
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, Calif., at the top of her class with a 4.6 weighted grade-point average ... team captain in 2011 under head coach Louis Hunt ... three-time all Prep-League from 2010-12 ... team's Defensive Player of the Year in 2010 ... paced Cubs to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division III playoffs in 2010 and 2011 ... also lettered in cross country and badminton while at Mayfield ... in 2009, set junior varsity course record at Prep League Cross Country Championships with three-mile time of 20:36 ... in 2009, was part of league-champion 4x400-meter relay team... first National Merit Finalist and Glynn Family Scholar from her school to suit up for the Irish ... AP Scholar ... four-year member of the National Honor Society, serving as Mayfield's chapter vice-president in 2011-12 ... co-editor-in-chief of the Mayfield student newspaper in 2011-12 ... awarded Mayfield's top incoming student academic scholarship, the Holy Child Scholarship ... awarded Valerie Norton Nora Scholarship as Mayfield's top senior in 2011-12 ... named state finalist in the Wendy's 2012 High School Heisman competition ... enjoys playing the piano ... has climbed Half Dome in Yosemite National Park ... six-year National Charity League member, volunteering at the Pasadena Museum of History and Villa Esperanza, a local service provider for children with disabilities ... full name is Charlotte Rose Anderson ... daughter of Elizabeth and Paul Anderson ... Paul is a 1986 graduate of Notre Dame and was a member of the men's tennis team in 1982-83, playing for the late legendary Fighting Irish head coach Tom Fallon ... older brother, Henry, is senior at Dartmouth College, and is a former Valedictorian at Loyola High School in Los Angeles ... one of seven California residents on 2014 Fighting Irish roster, along with senior Lauren Bohaboy (Mission Viejo), classmate Anna Maria Gilbertson (Davis) and freshmen Paige Crowley (Los Gatos), Kaitlin Klawunder (Coto de Caza), Taylor Klawunder (Coto de Caza) and Lexi Nicholas (Pleasanton) ... enrolled in Notre Dame's College of Engineering and pursuing degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering ... carries a 3.754 cumulative GPA and is a member of the College of Engineering's Glynn Honors Program ... has earned Dean's List honors each semester she has been enrolled at Notre Dame ... spent early part of summer 2014 in Alcoy, Spain, for intensive six-week study abroad program through College of Engineering ... during latter half of summer 2014, worked for British Petroleum (BP) at its domestic headquarters in Houston, Texas, as part of the company's highly-selective Emerging Leaders Internship & Scholarship Program (only 25 of 1,000 applicants are chosen annually).