Notre Dame's formula for success was deceptively simple during non-conference slate.
One-year monogram winner ... athletic, attacking player who continues to develop daily as she becomes more comfortable at the college level ... solid work ethic and competitive drive make her a strong contributor on the training ground, as well as during match situations ... versatility gives Irish depth at both forward and midfield positions ... with steady progress and improvement, will have opportunity to take even greater strides this season.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw time in five matches, playing a total of 45 minutes while scoring one goal ... made college debut in Notre Dame adidas Invitational opener against Oakland (4-0), playing final 10 minutes ... potted first collegiate goal with 55 seconds remaining against Detroit (4-0), capping off strong 11-minute second-half stint ... saw first minutes in ACC play against #21 Maryland (5-0), before additional conference appearances against Pittsburgh (3-0, 11 minutes) and at Miami (0-2) ... was one of top reserves for Notre Dame during spring 2014 season, including appearances against NWSL's Chicago Red Stars (0-2), Haiti National Team (2-0) and Mexico Under-20 National Team (2-0).
ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Member of Region II ODP team from 2009-11 ... invited to ODP National Development Camp in 2010-11 ...took part in 2009 ODP International trip to Germany and Holland ... member Ohio state ODP team from 2006-11 ... played for Ohio Premier Eagles club soccer program and head coach Chris King from 2008-13 ... most recently won Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) U-18 National Championship in June 2013 in Colorado ... club teams posted combined 35-4-8 record during fall seasons (played for club instead of high school team) ... in final fall campaign of 2012, collected nine goals and five assists as team went 9-1-1 ... previous spring, she had six goals and six assists for club that went 19-6-8 ... in fall 2011, club went 9-0-4 and she had four goals and eight assists ... club was regular competitor in ECNL flight championships during her tenure, finishing in top 11 three times (fifth in 2010, sixth in 2012, 11th in 2011) ... club won Ohio state cup title in 2009 and 2011 ... ESPN RISE HS Athlete of the Day (Oct. 1, 2010) ... among her former club coaches were Bill Gross (a 1988 Notre Dame graduate who earned a pair of monograms while playing for Fighting Irish men's soccer program from 1984-87) and Greg Miller (currently the head coach at Pittsburgh) ... received four-star rating in 2013 Top Drawer Soccer Girls IMG Academy 150 player evaluations.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Bishop Watterson High School in Columbus, Ohio ... did not play high school soccer, competing exclusively at club level ... played two years of basketball in high school, as well as in AAU with Capital City Comets, before focusing entirely on soccer ... class valedictorian ... National Merit Commended Scholar ... National Honor Society ... four-year member of student council ... earned Monsignor Grimes and PLUS scholarships ... daughter of Cathy and Tom Geyer ... father is 1987 Notre Dame graduate ... oldest of three children ... also completed several service projects in high school ... spent summer 2012 on media internship with Clear Channel Communications in Cleveland ... enjoys reading and playing the piano in her spare time ... one of two Ohio natives on the 2014 Notre Dame roster, along with classmate Sandra Yu (Strongsville) ... pair are first student-athletes from state of Ohio to join Fighting Irish program since all-region midfielder Rose Augustin graduated after 2010 season, when she led Notre Dame to its third national championship ... other recent notable Ohio natives who played for Fighting Irish include Maple Heights product Amanda Cinalli (2004-07) and Brecksville resident Courtney Rosen (2006-09) ... enrolled in Notre Dame's College of Arts and Letters where she is pursuing a double major in psychology and pre-health studies.