Two-year monogram winner ... crafty and cerebral attacking player who can contribute at either the forward or midfield positions ... strong with either foot which makes her a weapon on set pieces ... good technician with the ball with sharp passing skills ... solid understanding of the game's nuances ... adds high-caliber depth to the Irish offense.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 17 matches covering 217 minutes for the Irish ... took five shots, two of which were on goal ... played season-high 32 minutes in opening weekend match against Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3-0) ... credited with shot against Cincinnati (4-0) ... had two shots (one on goal) against Syracuse (3-0) ... also registered shots against Seton Hall (2-1) and Villanova (1-0), getting hers on frame in the latter match ... saw time in first three matches during Notre Dame's NCAA tournament run against New Mexico (3-0), #22 USC (4-0) and #3 North Carolina (4-1).
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in 14 games during her rookie season at Notre Dame ... played 221 minutes ... had eight shots, including two on goal ... tallied first career point with an assist on Melissa Henderson's second goal in NCAA Championship first-round win against IUPUI (5-0) ... played season-high 47 minutes in BIG EAST quarterfinal victory over South Florida (5-0) ... also saw significant time in the first two rounds of the NCAA Championship against IUPUI and Central Michigan (6-1).
ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Selected for the 2008 Region IV ODP Invitational team (1991s), which finished fourth at US Youth Soccer (USYS) nationals in Frisco, Texas ... competed with Region IV ODP squad for two years (2007-08) ... also saw time with ODP Region II team (U-14) in 2005 while still living in Illinois ... played for head coach Walid Khoury with Slammers FC in Newport Beach, Calif., which is considered one of the top club programs in southern California and ranked as the No. 4 girls' youth club in the February 2009 issue of Soccer America ... member of U-15, U-16 and U-17 Southern California champions ... also a Region IV semifinalist all three years.
PREP & PERSONAL:Graduated from Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif. ... played for head coach Matty West ... served as the team captain as a senior ... piled up a team-high six goals and eight assists as a senior, including a hat trick and an assist in a win over Santa Margarita ... team went 14-4-5 and made it to the CIF quarterfinals after winning the Trinity League Championship ... also helped Mater Dei to California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section (CIF-SS) titles in 2006-07 and 2007-08, as well as Trinity League crowns both years ... named 2008 Mater Dei Offensive Player of the Year ... three-time CIF-SS Scholar-Athlete selection (2006-08) ... member of Mater Dei Principal's Honor Roll (2005-09) ... vice-president of school's Operation Smile club (international charitable organization designed to help children suffering from facial deformities) and traveled to Madagascar in November 2008 as student volunteer on medical mission with Operation Smile ... daughter of Linda and Mark Brown ... has one older brother and two younger siblings (sister and brother) ... matriculating from the same high school that produced Notre Dame's first standout goalkeeper, Michelle Lodyga (1989-92) ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters where she holds a sharp 3.567 cumulative grade-point average ... named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2009-10.
Brown's Career Statistics
Brown In the Post Season