Notre Dame plays final non-conference match before beginning inaugural ACC season (7 p.m. ET at Alumni Stadium).
Composed and graceful midfielder, with good field vision, strong distribution and big-game goalscoring ... 2001 co-captain ... totaled 15 goals and 16 assists in 91 career games (62 starts) ... part of senior class that posted 82-11-4 record (.866) from 1998-2001 (1999 NCAA runner-up, 2000 semifinalist) ... graduated with a 3.24 GPA as psychology and anthropology major ... received Notre Dame's Chris Zorich Award, in recognition of her widespread community service ... currently works for the Inner City Teach-In Corps in Chicago.
AS A SENIOR: Earned second team all-BIG EAST, starting all 21 games as team's second-leading scorer (6G-6A) ... named to Key Bank Classic all-tournament team ... assisted on Monica Gonzalez goal vs. Wisconsin (2-2) ... scored in 1-0 win over Nebraska, on tap-in from Melissa Tancredi's endline cross (ending three-pass set play) ... ended overtime battle with West Virginia (2-1), completing double-header sequence with Mary Boland (her earlier pass sprung Boland's breakaway goal) ... scored early goal at Seton Hall (2-1) ... converted 18-yard volley at Miami (4-0) ... assisted on Randi Scheller goal in 2-1 OT win over Michigan ... shook free for 20-yard shot vs. St. John's in BIG EAST quarterfinals (3-0) ... redirected Tancredi header in BIG EAST title game vs. WVU, with her header clanging off crossbar and leading to Scheller's gamewinner (2-1).
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 25 games (24 starts) ... team's sixth-leading scorer (5G-3A) ... named MVP of BIG EAST Tournament, heading in Meotis Erikson feed and assisting on Anne Makinen goal vs. Boston College (3-0), then playing lead role in midfield battle of title game vs. UConn (1-0) ... capped 2-0 win over Harvard in NCAA third round ... scored on looping 20-yard shot to tie regular-season game vs. BC (2-1) ... had early goal and assist at Syracuse (3-0) ... scored gamewinner at Michigan (5-1).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 25 games (12 starts; 3G-3A) ... assisted on Kara Brown goal vs. Dayton in NCAA second round ... scored from 20 yards in 79th minute, for 1-0 win over Stanford in third round ... slipped pass to Jenny Streiffer, who scored 1:30 into quarterfinal at Nebraska ... scored in opener vs. North Carolina, on looping shot from 20 yards (2-1 lead, UNC won 3-2 in OT) ... scored in BIG EAST semifinal vs. Seton Hall.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 20 games (five starts) ... totaled four assists.
PREP & PERSONAL: Trained with the U.S. under-16 national team and Olympic Season Development regional team ... named Parade high school All-American ... totaled 72 goals, 36 assists at Plymouth Salem HS ... helped Michigan Hawks win regional title ... born Nov. 27, 1980.
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