Notre Dame to play Golden Eagles in conference tournament for fourth time in five years and sixth time since 2005 (4 p.m. ET; live on CBS Sports Network).
ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Member of 2010 and 2011 Southern California ODP player pool ... played for national powerhouse So Cal Blues club program under head coach Larry Draluck ... helped team to U.S. Youth Soccer National League finals in 2010, and 2009 Nike Manchester United Premier Cup title (only girls' 14 (G14) side not to allow a goal during the tournament, covering six matches) ... team also won 2009 SoCal Coast Soccer League title, as well twice claiming SoCal Surf Cup (2010, 2011) -- did not allow a goal in either Surf Cup title run ... team won 2010 and 2011 So Cal Blues Cup championship ... reached finals for 2011 USA Cup in Minneapolis ... earned G17 Golden Boot award after not allowing a goal for second consecutive year in that event ... spent time during 2011 as guest player with Davis (Calif.) Legacy (same club attended by fellow Notre Dame freshman Anna Maria Gilbertson), helping that club reach finals of Presidents' Day Tournament in Phoenix while winning three penalty-kick shootouts.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from San Clemente High School in San Clemente, Calif., where she played her sophomore year for head coach Stacey Finnerty, before electing to focus on club soccer and step away from high school competition ... in one season at San Clemente (2009), led team to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division I state finals berth, as well as CIF Southern Section and conference titles ... spent her freshman year at San Juan Hills High School in San Juan Capistrano, Calif ... playing varsity soccer that season as a forward ... has spent time for many years as youth soccer official ... avid student of French language and took spring break trip with family to Switzerland and France (would enjoy chance to live in French-speaking country later in life) ... talented musician who has played the violin and sung regularly since 2003 ... participant in student government as a junior in 2010-11, serving as class president and publicity commissioner ... full name is Naomi Willett ... last name is pronounced "WILL-it" ... daughter of Debra and David Willett ... has younger brother, Daniel ... one of six Californians on the 2012 Notre Dame roster, along with senior Maddie Fox (San Jose), sophomore Lauren Bohaboy (Mission Viejo) and classmates Gilbertson (Davis), Charlotte Anderson (Pasadena) and Riley McCurrie (Irvine) ... second player from So Cal Blues in as many seasons to come to Notre Dame, following path laid out by Bohaboy ... enrolled in Notre Dame's unique First Year of Studies program.