Notre Dame soccer captain combines athletic and academic excellence in distinctive fashion
Slashing outside back who appeared in 96 career games (70 starts), with two goals, 19 assists ... shifted from midfield to outside back prior to sophomore season ... 2001 co-captain ... tireless runner with long strides ... part of senior class that posted 82-11-4 record (.866) from 1998-2001 (1999 NCAA runner-up, 2000 semifinalist) ... graduated with a 3.33 GPA as a psychology and sociology major ... currently works for Inner City Teach-In Corps in Chicago.
AS A SENIOR: Started all 21 games, mostly at left back (center back in first six games) ... totaled four assists ... helped post 0.82 goals-against average ... stole the ball and fed Amy Warner, whose chip set up Kelly Tulisiak's OT goal vs. Indiana (2-1)S her cross assisted on Candace Chapman goal at Pittsburgh (4-0) ... assisted on second-quickest goal in Irish history (0:27), passing to Amanda Guertin (whose cross set up Melissa Tancredi's goal vs. St. John's) ... assisted on Guertin goal at Yale (2-0).
AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in all 25 games at mostly right back (23 starts) ... helped Irish lead nation in GAA (0.39) ... assisted on goals by Warner vs. Detroit and Anne Makinen vs. Georgetown.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Major part of switch to four-back 4-3-3 system (she played outside midfield in '98) ... appeared in 25 games (nine starts) ... played all four OTs vs. Nebraska in NCAA quarterfinals ... scored against Georgetown ... assisted on Meotis Erikson goal vs. Michigan.
AS A FRESHMAN: Unanimous pick to BIG EAST all-rookie team ... started first 17 games (25 GP), with game-winning assist vs. Duke.
PREP & PERSONAL: Member of regional Olympic Development team ... three-sport standout at John Adams High School (also track and basketball ) ... named to NSCAA all-region team ... South Bend Tribune female athlete of the year ... totaled nine city titles in seven track events ... helped Carmel Sting finish second at '96 Orange Bowl Tournament ... born Nov. 9, 1979.
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