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06/22/2016

Irish Abroad In France: Paris, Part II

Senior Rilka Noel blogs from the team's final days in Paris

06/20/2016

Irish Abroad In France: Paris, Part I

Senior-to-be Emily Geyer blogs about Notre Dame's final foreign friendly in Paris

06/20/2016

Marquee Matchups Highlight 2016 Irish Women's Soccer Schedule

Little and Olmsted join Yu as 2016 squad captains

06/17/2016

Irish Abroad In France: Avignon

Junior goalkeeper Lexi Nicholas blogs from the team's foreign tour

05/05/2016

Irish Look Toward Future After Solid Spring Campaign

Development on target for new contributors, Yu named 2016 captain

06/20/2016

Irish Abroad In France: Paris, Part I

Irish Abroad In France: Paris, Part I

06/17/2016

Irish Abroad in France: Avignon

Irish Abroad in France: Avignon

11/20/2015

Notre Dame v. UConn, NCAA Second Round

Notre Dame v. UConn, NCAA Second Round

11/13/2015

NCAA Soccer Championship Round 1 - Notre Dame vs. Oakland

In the first round of the NCAA Soccer Championship, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish host the Golden Grizzles of Oakland.

10/30/2015

Notre Dame v. Virginia Tech

Notre Dame v. Virginia Tech

Two-year monogram winner ... speedy forward with a nose for the goal ... tenacious competitor whose work rate makes her a factor every time out ... creative on the ball, developing scoring opportunities for her teammates as well as herself ... offers strong understanding of tactics and numerous ways to help team succeed at both ends of pitch ... showed solid growth during rookie season and will look to maintain that upward trend this year.

AS A JUNIOR: Started in 19 games for the Irish in 2015, appearing in all 20 games ... scored first goal of the season against Toledo (8/23/15) -- also the gamewinning goal -- in a three-point performance (one assist) ... buried the equalizer in Notre Dame's 2-1 win over Santa Clara to open the Notre Dame Invitational ... gave the Irish an insurance goal in 2-0 win over Indiana (9/11/15) ... peppered a team-high five shots with an assist in Notre Dame's 2-0 victory over Boston College (10/11/15) ... took three shots (three SOG) against No. 5 Virginia Tech in ND's 3-0 victory (10/20/15) ... tallied one of five Irish goals in a shutout win over Oakland in the NCAA Championship first round (11/13/15) ... earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Made appearances in all 22 matches this season and started in 16 … totaled 1,353 minutes of playing time … averaged 1.55 shots per game, registered 34 total shots, including 10 on goal, and tallied three goals this season against No. 2 Virginia Tech (1), Syracuse (1) and against Valparaiso (1) in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... tallied four assists with single helpers against Toledo, Syracuse, Louisville and No. 2 Florida State ... earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 19 matches, starting nine times ... ended up with two goals and four assists on 23 shots (13 on goal) ... fifth on team in assists and second among ND freshmen in both goals and assists ... wasted little time in making her presence felt with three-point afternoon (1G-1A) on season-high five shots (three on goal) in college debut against #25 Illinois (4-1) -- first ND freshman with multi-point effort in season opener since 2006 (Michele Weissenhofer had 2G-2A vs. Iowa State) ... capped opening weekend flurry with another assist (and earned first career start) against Northwestern (4-1), setting up Lauren Bohaboy's goal just 1:12 into the match ... missed nearly three weeks (three matches) with injury ... steadily worked her way back into rotation during next three matches before returning to point column with assist on Karin Simonian's 76th-minute goal against #11 Wake Forest (1-1) ... back in starting lineup at #10 Virginia Tech (0-1), first of four consecutive starts ... had four shots (three on goal) in double-overtime home game against Duke (1-2) ... netted second goal of year with diving header in eighth minute at Clemson (2-0) ... came off bench for double-overtime thriller in regular-season finale at #3 Florida State (1-2) ... started all four postseason matches for Notre Dame ... assisted on Bohaboy's 28th-minute goal and played season-high 90 minutes in ACC Tournament quarterfinal at #5 Virginia Tech, giving ND lead at halftime in double-overtime contest (1-2) ... chalked up three shots (all on goal) in NCAA Tournament opener against Iowa (4-1) ... earned a monogram.

CLUB TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Earned spot on 2012 ECNL San Diego Event All-Tournament Team ... competed for powerful Houston-area club program, Challenge SC ... ranked No. 144 in the 2013 Top Drawer Soccer Girls IMG Academy 150 player ratings (four-star ranking; No. 19 in Texas Region).

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from The Woodlands High School in The Woodlands, Texas ...as senior in 2012-13, led team to 17-3-3 record and district title (8-1-2 record), posting team highs of 21 goals and 13 assists along the way ... sat out sophomore and junior seasons to rest accumulated injuries ... as freshman, scored 10 goals and helped TWHS to 2010 Class 5A state championship ... piled up 10 goals and 10 assists that season ... one of five Texas residents on 2014 Notre Dame roster, along with seniors Jennifer Jasper (Fort Worth) and Taylor Schneider (Southlake), junior Glory Williams (Dallas) and freshman Katie Uhler (San Antonio) ... enrolled in Notre Dame's College of Science as a science pre-professional (pre-med) major.

Olmsted's Career Statistics

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Kaleigh Olmsted
Kaleigh  Olmsted

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
The Woodlands, Texas

High School:
The Woodlands

Height:
5-4

Position:
Forward

Club Team:
Challenge SC

Event Calendar

Delta

August 9
3:00 PM
Northwestern
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 14
1:00 PM
Illinois
Urbana, Ill. (Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium)
August 19
7:00 PM
Wright State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 21
3:00 PM
Wisconsin
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 25
7:00 PM
Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich. (U-M Soccer Stadium)
August 28
5:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 2
7:00 PM
Illinois State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 4
5:00 PM
Missouri
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 9
10:00 PM
Santa Clara
San Jose, Calif. (Buck Shaw Stadium)
September 11
2:00 PM
Stanford
Stanford, Calif. (Cagan Stadium)
September 18
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (SU Soccer Stadium)
September 22
7:00 PM
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Soccer Field)
September 25
1:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 1
7:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Lynn Stadium)
October 6
7:00 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 9
1:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 14
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 20
TBA
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Thompson Field)
October 23
12:00 PM
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Spry Stadium)
October 27
7:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 30
TBA
ACC Quarterfinals
TBA
November 4
TBA
ACC Semifinals
TBA
November 6
TBA
ACC Finals
TBA
November 11
TBA
NCAA First Round
TBA

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