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    Rilka Noel

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    West Bloomfield, MI

    High School:
    Marian

    Height:
    5-4

    Position:
    Forward/Midfielder

    Club Team:
    Michigan Hawks


    10/24/2013

    #20/12 Irish Back On Track With 3-1 Win Over Boston College

    Andrews has a hand in all three goals as Notre Dame snaps four-match losing streak.

    10/23/2013

    #20/12 Irish Close Home Slate Against Boston College Thursday

    Notre Dame caps regular season schedule at Alumni Stadium with ACC showdown (7 p.m. ET, live on WatchND).

    10/21/2013

    Pitch Points: Olmsted Provides Punch For #13/9 Irish

    Freshman forward has emerged as a key contributor on Notre Dame front line.

    10/20/2013

    Duke Stuns #13/9 Irish, 2-1 In Double Overtime

    Notre Dame controls run of play for much of afternoon, but OT miscue leads to fourth consecutive loss.

    10/14/2013

    Pitch Points: #9/5 Irish Turn The Page After Rough Week

    Notre Dame finds life on the road bumpy in the ACC.

    NATIONAL TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Member of U.S. Soccer Girls' National Team player pools in 2010 (U-14) and 2011 (U-15).

    ODP/CLUB TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Member of Region II ODP Team from 2010-12 ... part of Region II ODP team that competed in Costa Rica in 2011 (was named MVP of tournament played there) ... played for Michigan ODP squad from 2008-12 ... spent club career playing for powerful Michigan Hawks program ... helped Hawks to MRL, regional and state cups, as well as Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) U-17 National Championship final-16 appearance in 2012 ... participated in Puma Women's Elite Showcase in 2011 ... ranked No. 113 in the 2013 Top Drawer Soccer Girls IMG Academy 150 player ratings (four-star ranking; No. 9 in Great Lakes Region).

    PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Marian High School in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. ... helped MHS to Division II state title in 2012 ... daughter of Marie and Rilck Noel ... has two brothers, Chris and Patrick ... worked closely with Summer in the City, a non-profit organization formed with partnership in Detroit during past decade ... with that organization, she has spent much of her time in Detroit's gardens as part of The Greening of Detroit project (converting empty lots into community gardens, giving local residents healthy food options through growing fruits and vegetables, as well as beautifying the neighborhood) ... also has participated in painting murals and playing with younger school children through programs created by the Summer in the City organization ... seventh Michigan native to play for Notre Dame, and the first since Mia Sarkesian (1998-2001) ... enrolled in Notre Dame's unique First Year of Studies program.

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