Third Team ALL-BIG EAST ('05)
Classic utility player whose 21 career starts include seven at forward, nine in midfield and five as outside back ... likely to be utilized primarily at midfield and forward, where she played for most of the 2004 and '05 seasons ... has good technique on the ball, excelling in 1-on-1 battles and making runs at opponent ... non-stop worker and high-energy player who rates as one of team's top ball-winners ... part of an experienced senior class that could produce five players with 90-plus career games played (a feat attained only by ND's 1999 senior group) ... enters final season already having played in 72 career games (out of 76; with 67-7-4 team record), the third-most career GP on the 2006 team ... her 16 career points (5 goals, 6 assists) include 1G-2A in postseason action (19 GP/1 GS) ... has good finishing ability with both feet but looking to continue improving her decision-making in the attacking third while raising her goal and assist production ... deceptive player with several trademark moves ... combined with Jen Buczkowski and Christie Shaner as prep All-Americans on nation's 5th-ranked freshman class in 2003 ... appeared in 42 consecutive games, spanning the 2003-05 seasons ... split time during summer of 2004 with W-League's New Jersey Lady Stallions and Dallas Texans club (as guest player, alongside classmate Claire Gallerano) ... totaled 3G-2A in 11 games while helping Stallions finish third in Northeastern Division (10-4-0) ... had chance to play versus former Notre Dame great Anne Makinen, whose New Jersey Wildcats were W-League runner-up ... helped Texans win state cup and reach under-19 regional final ... fifth New Jersey native to play for the Irish, with others including midfielder Jodi Hartwig ('95; Ridgewood HS) and defender Kerri Bakker ('01; Washington/Warren Hills HS) ... joined on 2006 team by fellow New Jersey native Micaela Alvarez, a midfielder from Cranbury (Peddie High School) ... previous Notre Dame players who have worn No. 15 include Bakker and defender Kate Fisher ('97) ... enters senior year with a 3.44 cumulative grade-point average.
AS A JUNIOR: Earned third team all-BIG EAST Conference honors, after appearing in 22 of 25 games (including six of seven in the postseason) while making midfield starts at Vermont (6-0), versus Gonzaga (4-1, at Santa Clara) and at South Florida (4-0) ... totaled two goals and three assists ... ended up combining with Maggie Manning and Susan Pinnick to form dangerous second wave of forwards ... the combined 2005 production of Reed, Manning and Pinnick included 18 goals and 13 assists despite playing a total of just 2,046 minutes (an average of 27 minutes each per game) ... assisted on Manning goals during first-week wins over New Hampshire (11-1, at UVm) and at Vermont (6-0) ... took pass from Manning and scored on far-post shot into upper-right corner for 2-0 halftime lead on Seton Hall (7-0), played in her home state (in Newark) ... had similar goal in 6-0 win over Providence, with shot into right sidenetting for 5-0 halftime lead ... assisted on clinching third goal at Marquette in BIG EAST semifinal (3-0), sending pass back to Annie Schefter to set up a Kerri Hanks trap-and-volley score ... earlier played season-high 55 minutes in 4-0 win over #10 Connecticut.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Continued to play valuable utility role, combining with 10 teammates to set Notre Dame record for games played (27) ... logged 10 starts while registering a goal and pair of assists ... made early midfield start versus Eastern Illinois (3-0), also starting in key early wins over Santa Clara (5-2) and at Arizona State (2-1) ... her next six starts came at forward before making first postseason start of career at midfield, in BIG EAST semifinal versus Boston College (2-0) ... started in hard-fought game at Connecticut (1-0), also logging season-high 74 minutes as starter versus Pittsburgh (3-1) ... picked up assist after sending pass back to Kim Lorenzen, who drilled 25-yard crossing shot from right side for gamewinner at West Virginia (3-1) ... started in regular-season win over Boston College (1-0) ... swept ball off goal line to deny Carli Lloyd in scoreless tie with Rutgers ... helped Irish score three goals in span of 1:18 versus St. John's in BIG EAST quarterfinal, scoring goal when Katie Thorlakson's leftside corner kick grazed off her head before sending pass down right side to Lorenzen (who slotted ball to Thorlakson for sixth goal in 7-0 win) ... logged 22 minutes in 3-1 NCAA quarterfinal win over Portland ... scored on 30-yard shot in preseason win over Astra (3-1) during Brazil trip.
AS A FRESHMAN: One of several newcomers to make big impact, appearing in 23 games (all but West Virginia) with eight starts (2G-1A) ... made two starts in midfield (vs. ASU and Butler) and five in the defense, mostly at left back (vs. Wake Forest, St. John's, Western Kentucky, Indiana State, Villanova) ... saw time at forward late in season, including start against Rutgers ... lofted 30-yard pass from right flank, with Buczkowski finishing at far post in 5-1 win over Oklahoma ... scored from similar spot on 30-yard strike versus North Texas (8-1) ... made most of her first action at forward, converting loose ball from six yards out for final cushion in 2-0 win over Connecticut ... assisted on Thorlakson goal for 2-1 lead on Mexico in 2004 spring exhibition (3-2 loss).
PREP & PERSONAL: Second all-time leading goalscorer (128) and two-time NSCAA All-American as a midfielder/forward at Ramapo Regional High School ... first team all-state and team's leading scorer all four seasons (team-record 34G as a junior, 26G-12A as senior state player of the year) ... first team all-state in final three seasons ... helped nationally-ranked team win '99 state title, '01 county title, four league and area titles ... team MVP, first team all-league and all-county (first team '00-'02) all four seasons ... played in state all-star game ... member of under-14 and u-16 national team pools ... competed in '01 Adidas ESP elite camp ... selected to play in McDonald's All-America Classic (did not play due to state cup) ... member of Youth National Team training pool ('99-'02) ... member of USYS U-19 All-Star European Team ('00-'02) ... active in Region I ODP pool and state ODP from '99-'03 ... helped state ODP win three regional titles ('01-'03), scoring twice versus Maryland in '03 regional final (3-0) ... her team upset Cal-South in '03 ODP semifinals (2-1), losing 1-0 title game to Illinois team led by future ND teammates Buczkowski, Lorenzen, Jill Krivacek and Brittany Bock (in Plano, Texas) ... member of national ODP u-16 player pool ('01) ... attended fourth straight ODP inter-regional in '02, with Region I going undefeated versus U-17 National Team, Region IV and Region III ... played nine years with Wyckoff/PDA Torpedoes and then World Class club in '02-'03 (won '03 state cup, reached regional semifinals) ... trained with World Class versus men's teams (including Virginia player Alecko Eskandarian, the No. 1 draft pick by MLS) ... helped World Class win '02 Orange Classic, beating teams from Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts and Texas-South ... member of Torpedoes teams that won '97 and '98 regionals and seven state cups ('95-'98, '00-'02) ... scored both goals in '02 state cup final ... earned three letters with RRHS spring track team (hurdles, 100 and 400 dash), running winter track as senior (55 and 400) ... member of National Honor Society and Academic Decathlon State Team ... three former Notre Dame fencers - sabre All-American Mike Janis (`85) and foilists Mindi (`96) and Aimee (`00) Kalogera - attended Ramapo Regional while former ND lacrosse midfielder Frank Matarazzo is a native of Franklin Lakes (Bergen Catholic HS) ... brother Greg Reed was a center back for Haverford College soccer team ... daughter of William and Katherine Reed ... full name is Elizabeth Regan Reed ... born April 13, 1985, in Englewood, N.J. ... a finance major, in the Mendoza College of Business.
Reed's Career Statistics
In the Postseason