Addition to the Irish midfield and one of seven newcomers who hail from the west coast, with that group including three fellow California natives.
PREP & PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner as a central midfielder at South High School
named Daily Breeze player of the year and first team all-CIF (south section)
team MVP and all-city as a senior, twice earning all-conference honors
played in Brazil with California-South Olympic Development state team during the summer of 2000
two-year team captain at South
received Spartan Laurel award for outstanding service and achievement in girls athletics
named Bay Leagues 2002 offensive player of the year
received scholar-athlete award from Centennial Hospital
totaled 16 goals and 27 assists in her senior season
played in area senior all-star game
returned from nine-month layoff due to broken leg, suffered during 2000 Surf Cup (her Fram Splash club team won the 01 Surf Cup) ... grandfather Douglas Daley attended Notre Dame
hails from same area as current Notre Dame mens soccer defender Jack Stewart
daughter of John and Renee Daley
. full name is Michelle Joy Daley
born June 19, 1984 in Torrance, Calif.
enrolled in the First Year of Studies
intends to major in philosophy.