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Third-year member of Notre Dame program, after playing at the University of California Irvine in 2001 ... has settled in as option at midfield after also playing some at defense with the Irish ... looking to continue making strides in 2004 season while finding ways to impact the game and maximize her time on the field ... has good skill on the ball, great understanding of the game and strong work ethic ... one of six players on current Irish squad who hail from western part of the country, with that group including fellow Californians Miranda Ford and Ashley Jones, plus players from Washington (Annie Schefter), Oregon (Maggie Manning) and Arizona (Molly Iarocci) ... one of 21 all-time California natives to play for the Notre Dame women's soccer program.

AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 11 games as a reserve midfielder and defender ... saw time in season-opening win over Hartford, at UConn Classic (9-1) ... also played in home wins over Oklahoma, Western Kentucky, North Texas, Indiana State, Georgetown and Miami - plus NCAA first-round win over Loyola Chicago (5-0).

AS A SOPHOMORE: Made two starts and appeared in nine games overall as one of 2002 team's top midfielders off the bench ... helped jumpstart Irish offense in 2-1 win over Hartford at Maryland Classic, starting the second half as the Irish rallied for the win ... her hustle set up game-winning goal versus the Hawks, after digging out a loose ball and playing a pass to Ashley Dryer, who then sent a thru-ball that led to an Amy Warner score.

AT CALIFORNIA IRVINE: Appeared in 10 games while scoring a goal and adding an assist ... started three times for 7-9-1 UCI squad in 2001 season ... scored team's first goal of the season, in 2-1 win over Air Force ... assisted second-half goal in win over Utah State ... also lettered in rowing, competing with the novice boat ... earned scholar-athlete honors.

PREP & PERSONAL: Lettered three years in soccer at Immaculate Heart High School, also lettering twice in track ... soccer team captain and MVP as a junior ... twice all-conference ... led team in scoring as a junior ... second-leading scorer as a freshman and sophomore (team assist leader) ... played for Westside Breakers club team ... two-year board member on Girls Athletic Association ... former Notre Dame track sprinter Brad Bennett (`48; Glendale HS) also was a native of Glendale, Calif. ... father Tom Haplenny was member of crew team at Loyola Marymount ... daughter of Tom and Brigid Halpenny .... full name is Sarah Theresa Halpenny ... born Jan. 1, 1983, in Torrance, Calif. ... a finance and mathematics double major, enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Halpenny's Career Statistics ('01 at UCI)

YearGP-GSShGAPtsGW
200110/31120
20029/240000
20038/020000
Totals27/51120

In the Postseason

EventsGP/GSGAPtsGW
BIG EAST0/00000
NCAAs1/00000
Totals1/00000

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Sarah Halpenny
Sarah  Halpenny

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glendale, CA

High School:
Immaculate Heart

Last College:
UC Irvine

Height:
5-7

Position:
Midfielder

Birthdate:
01/01/1983

Club Team:
Westside Breakers

Event Calendar

Delta

August 9
4:00 PM
Purdue
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 13
1:00 PM
Northwestern
Evanston, Ill. (Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium)
August 18
7:00 PM
Butler
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 20
1:30 PM
Ball State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 25
5:00 PM
Minnesota
Iowa City, Iowa (UI Soccer Complex)
August 27
2:00 PM
Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa (UI Soccer Complex)
September 1
7:00 PM
South Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 3
12:00 PM
Santa Clara
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 8
7:00 PM
Ohio State
Columbus, Ohio (Jesse Owens Stadium)
September 10
1:00 PM
Toledo
Toledo, Ohio (Scott Park)
September 16
7:00 PM
Clemson
Clemson, S.C. (Riggs Field)
September 21
7:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 24
1:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 29
5:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 5
7:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (Klockner Stadium)
October 8
1:00 PM
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 14
7:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 19
7:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Seminole Soccer Complex)
October 22
12:00 PM
Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. (Cobb Stadium)
October 26
6:00 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Fetzer Field)

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