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05/04/2017

2017 OSCARS Features Champions On And Off The Field

Annual student-athlete award show highlights athletic, academic and community success

02/22/2017

Irish Boast Quartet Of ACC Postgraduate Scholarship Honorees

Corey Robinson, Lee Kiefer, Kaleigh Olmsted and Sergio Perkovic selected for Weaver-James-Corrigan Awards

02/22/2017

Irish Boast Quartet Of ACC Postgraduate Scholarship Honorees

Corey Robinson, Lee Kiefer, Kaleigh Olmsted and Sergio Perkovic selected for Weaver-James-Corrigan Awards

02/16/2017

Olmsted Launches "NoBody Is Perfect" Fundraiser to Combat Eating Disorders

Senior captain combines interest in science and art to battle underfunding

02/13/2017

Irish Commemorate 2016 Season At Annual Banquet Saturday

Team bestows yearly awards at year-end celebration

11/11/2016

Notre Dame v. SIUE (NCAA First Round)

Notre Dame v. SIUE (NCAA First Round)

10/30/2016

Notre Dame vs. NC State (ACC Quarterfinals)

Notre Dame vs. NC State (ACC Quarterfinals)

10/27/2016

Notre Dame v. Miami

Notre Dame v. Miami

10/23/2016

Notre Dame v. Wake Forest

Notre Dame v. Wake Forest

10/14/2016

Notre Dame v. North Carolina

Notre Dame v. North Carolina

HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • 2016 NSCAA Scholar All-North/Central Region First Team
  • 2016 All-ACC Tournament Team
  • 2016 All-ACC First Team
  • 2016 All-ACC Academic Team
  • 2016 ACC Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient
  • 2016 Byron V. Kanaley Award Winner

AS A SENIOR:

  • Started 20 games for the Irish in 2016
  • Totaled four goals and five assists for 13 points
  • Led the team in points at 13 alongside Jennifer Westendorf
  • Had 49 shots, including 19 shots on goal
  • Recorded two game winning goals in 2016 -- against Clemson in which Notre Dame won 1-0 (Oct. 6) and Miami in a 2-0 victory (Oct. 27) 
  • Earned a monogram

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 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
  • Steadily worked her way back into rotation following an injury during next three matches before returning to point column with assist on Karin Simonian's 76th-minute goal against #11 Wake Forest (1-1)
  • 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 Championship 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
  • Graduated from Notre Dame with dual degrees in science pre-professional and art

Olmsted's Career Statistics

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Kaleigh Olmsted
Kaleigh  Olmsted

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
The Woodlands, Texas

High School:
The Woodlands

Height:
5-4

Position:
Forward

Club Team:
Challenge SC

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