Kickoff set for 5:30 p.m. (ET) at Alumni Stadium, the first of a five-match homestand for Notre Dame.
Notre Dame makes second trip to Oklahoma in three years before returning to Alumni Stadium to meet ECU for first time ever.
Notre Dame is 21-2-1 all-time in season openers, including an 11-1-1 record in the Randy Waldrum era (8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT, live stats at UND.com).
Notre Dame will open 2012 regular season at 8 p.m. (ET) Friday at Wisconsin.
Notre Dame kicking off its 25th anniversary season, as well as the school's 2012-13 athletics calendar, this weekend.
Debuted each year at the OSCARS - the year-end highlight video provides a look back at all 26 varsity sports competed at the University of Notre Dame and is created in cooperation with the Student Welfare and Development Office and LeSea Broadcasting.
Women's Soccer Defeated Providence 3 to 0 in Alumni Stadium on October 2nd.
Women's Soccer defeated Tulsa 7 to 1 in the game against Tulsa at Alumni Stadium in the Notre Dame Adidas Invitational.
ND women's soccer held its banquet on April 17th and were presented with their NCAA championship rings.
Three-year monogram winner ... agile goalkeeper who is one of three returning veterans in the Irish net ... saw lion's share of the action between the pipes in 2011, coming into her own as the season progressed ... combines quick reflexes and good instincts with solid command of penalty area ... also possesses strong leg and good clearing abilities ... career numbers skewed slightly by three own-goals allowed (would have 0.64 career GAA that would be among the best in school history if she had enough minutes to qualify).
AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 17 matches, earning starting nod on 16 occasions ... registered an 8-5-3 record and 0.83 goals-against average with .818 save percentage (just outside the top 10 on Notre Dame single-season list) and four solo shutouts (plus two shared clean sheets) ... led BIG EAST in save percentage and ranked second in GAA (for all matches) ... during regular-season conference play, ranked fourth in BIG EAST in GAA (0.90) and fifth in save percentage (.800) ... earned first career start in season opener against Wisconsin (2-0), making three saves to log her first career solo shutout ... came on in relief in Notre Dame adidas Invitational opener against Tulsa (7-1), playing entire second half and logging one save ... returned to starting lineup at #17 Santa Clara (1-1) and made five saves, all in second half and first overtime ... added five more saves in each match on BIG EAST opening weekend against Louisville (0-1) and at Cincinnati (4-1) ... logged (then) career-high six saves at South Florida in another double-overtime draw (1-1) ... chalked up six saves at #14 Marquette (2-3, ot) ... named Chicagoland Soccer News Player of the Week for her combined 12-save effort at USF and Marquette ... pieced together career-high run of 364:35 scoreless minutes, beginning with shared 3-0 shutouts of Connecticut (four saves) and Providence (two saves) ... went rhe distance in road win at Seton Hall (2-0) ... for third time in season, played all 110 minutes in double-overtime match at Rutgers (0-0, four saves), earning back-to-back solo shutouts for first time in career ... made two stops against Georgetown (2-3), but was victimized by a pair of own-goals ... earned wins in final two regular-season matches against Villanova (3-1) and DePaul (5-1) ... elevated her game in BIG EAST quarterfinal win at #5 Marquette (1-0), turning back three shots ... added four saves in BIG EAST semifinal against Louisville (1-2) ... peaked at perfect time with career-best seven saves in NCAA first-round match at #16 Illinois (0-1), making several highlight-reel stops to keep Irish in contention.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in seven matches, covering 83:57 of action ... split five shutouts and stopped one of two shots she faced (other came via an own-goal) ... made season debut in win over Cincinnati (4-0), recording one save in final half-hour ... wasn't tested in last 10:15 of shutout victory at #24 Louisville (5-0) ... closed out clean sheet vs. Syracuse (3-0, 2:58) ... allowed her only goal of season in final 27:33 vs. St. John's (4-1; own-goal) ... saw time in first three rounds of NCAA Championship, completing shutouts against New Mexico (3-0, 5:45) and #22 USC (4-0, 6:45), as well as win at #3 North Carolina (4-1, 0:36).
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in five matches, playing a total of 73:14 ... stopped both shots she faced to preserve a 0.00 goals-against average ... shared three shutouts ... made college debut in final 14:44 against Wisconsin-Milwaukee and was tested early, coming up with a pair of point-blank saves to complete 3-0 Irish win ... saw first action in BIG EAST opener against DePaul (4-0), playing final 13 minutes and was not called upon to make a save ... also saw second-half time but was not tested against Connecticut (8:00 in 6-1 win), BIG EAST quarterfinal versus South Florida (20:00 in 5-0 win) and NCAA Championship second-round match against Central Michigan (17:30 in 6-1 win).
NATIONAL TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Selected for 2006 United States U-16 National Team player pool. ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Invited to ODP National Development Camp (2007) ... member of 2008 Region IV ODP Invitational team (1991s), which finished fourth at US Youth Soccer (USYS) nationals in Frisco, Texas ... four-year member of Region IV ODP squad (2005-08) ... began career with California state ODP program (2004-05) ... twice competed in ODP Interregionals in Boca Raton, Fla. (2006-07) ... played on ODP Latin American tour in April 2007, visiting Costa Rica, Chile, Panama and Mexico ... played for Pleasanton (Calif.) Rage club program from 2007-09 (rated #21 girls' youth program in February 2009 issue of Soccer America) under the guidance of head coach Philippe Blin ... squad won 2006-07 ODP Region IV title and went 2-1 at USYS Nationals (didn't qualify for title game) ... team also was two-time State Cup finalist (2006-07 and 2007-08), while 2008-09 squad went 10-0 and took first place (had six shutouts and 0.50 GAA) ... attended adidas ESP camp in July 2007 ... two-time national Futsal champion (2003 & 2005) ... ranked third among goalkeepers in Top Drawer Soccer Class of 2009 rankings ... ranked 38th overall/fourth among goalkeepers in the ESPN/RISE Magazine Class of 2009 rankings.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Leigh High School in San Jose, Calif ... .played for head coach Angela Larsen ... helped team to combined 60-17-1 record in her four seasons ... had career-low 0.20 GAA as a junior in 2007-08 when the team won Blossom Valley Athletic League title (its first in 18 years) and made Central Coast Section (CCS) semifinals ... LHS also finished as league runner-up her first two seasons, making CCS finals in 2005-06 and CCS quarterfinals in 2006-07 ... exceptional student-athlete who has been rated No. 1 in her class the past three years ... graduated with a 4.2 grade-point average (4.0 scale) ... an honor roll selection throughout her prep career ... received Presidential Achievement in Excellence award ... daughter of Brigitte and Mike Fox ... has one brother ... one of six California natives on the 2012 Notre Dame roster, along with sophomore forward Lauren Bohaboy.
Fox's Career Statistics
Fox In the Postseason