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04/28/2017

Irish Play Before Capacity Crowd In Mexico Doubleheader

Notre Dame men's soccer downs Mexico U-18s 5-0, Irish women drop competitive 2-0 decision to U-20s

03/22/2017

Yu Heads To Camp With U-23 Women's National Team

Second U-23 call-up in 12 months for Irish senior midfielder

02/13/2017

Irish Commemorate 2016 Season At Annual Banquet Saturday

Team bestows yearly awards at year-end celebration

02/07/2017

Seven Named To All-ACC Academic Team

Irish lead league with most selections, with Duke

12/15/2016

Five Irish Named To NSCAA Scholar All-Region Team

Olmsted named to All-North/Central Region First Team

11/11/2016

Notre Dame v. SIUE (NCAA First Round)

Notre Dame v. SIUE (NCAA First Round)

10/30/2016

Notre Dame vs. NC State (ACC Quarterfinals)

Notre Dame vs. NC State (ACC Quarterfinals)

10/27/2016

Notre Dame v. Miami

Notre Dame v. Miami

10/23/2016

Notre Dame v. Wake Forest

Notre Dame v. Wake Forest

10/14/2016

Notre Dame v. North Carolina

Notre Dame v. North Carolina

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2013 United States U-20 Women's National Team
  • 2015 United States U-23 Women's National Team

AS A JUNIOR: Stepped into the starter's role in first full season of action, starting all 20 games ... primarily used in the midfield but moved into the front line for an added offensive spark in several games ... scored first goal of the season in a 6-0 win over Valparaiso (8/21/15) to start the season ... added a goal in Notre Dame's 3-0 win over Toledo (8/23/15) ... notched her third goal of the season with a game-winning tally against Syracuse in a 1-0 Irish victory, adding three shots and two shots on goal (10/8/15) ... fired three shots in a 1-0 win over Wake Forest (10/16/15) ... peppered seven shots (four SOG) against Oakland in a 5-0 victory in the first round of the NCAA Championship (11/13/15) ... earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not play during the 2014 season due to injury.

AS A FRESHMAN:
 Did not play in regular season after suffering torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in left knee during exhibition match against Baylor ... recorded assist in team's first preseason contest against Xavier, setting up Lauren Bohaboy's goal in 32nd minute.

NATIONAL TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Earned first invitation to U.S. Soccer Under-20 Women's National Team camp in April 2013 ... played alongside Notre Dame classmate Morgan Andrews, as well as Fighting Irish juniors Katie Naughton and Cari Roccaro ... regular in the U.S. Soccer youth national team system since 2009 ... previously chosen for player pools at the U-14, U-15, U-17 and U-18 levels.

ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Member of Region II ODP Team from 2008-12 ... played in ODP Thanksgiving Interregional Tournaments in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... joined ODP Region II roster for 2008 trip to Costa Rica ... also a regular on the Ohio North ODP Team since 2008 ... played final club soccer season (U-18s) with Cleveland Internationals after previously competing with Cleveland FC through U-17 level ... ranked No. 30 in the 2013 Top Drawer Soccer Girls IMG Academy 150 player ratings (four-star ranking; No. 1 in Great Lakes Region).

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio ... tallied 53 goals and 50 assists (156 points) during prep career, despite missing all but seven matches as a junior (2011) with injury ... had personal-best 18 goals as both sophomore (2010) and senior (2012), and personal-best 20 assists as a senior (along with 17 assists in sophomore season) ... led Walsh Jesuit to 2010 ESPN RISE national championship, as well as state championships in 2010 (Division I) and 2012 (Division II) ... school also earned four regional titles and reached state semifinals each of her four prep seasons (2009-12) ... two-time Gatorade Ohio High School Player of the Year (2010, 2012) ... two-time NSCAA Youth All-America Team pick (2011, 2012) ... 2012 NSCAA High School All-America choice ... 2010 ESPNHS first-team All-America honoree ... 2012 Miss Ohio Soccer by Ohio Soccer Coaches Association (OSCA) ... 2012 Cleveland Plain Dealer and Akron Touchdown Club Player of the Year ... three-time selection to Cleveland Plain Dealer "Best of the Best" Team (2009, 2010, 2012) ... named ESPNHS National Player of the Week (2010) ... hails from same high school as 2012 Notre Dame graduate and standout forward/midfielder Rose Augustin (a third-team all-region and NCAA College Cup All-Tournament pick in 2010 after leading Fighting Irish to their third national championship), as well as the Tulisiak sisters, Kelly (1998-2001) and Kate (2001-04) ... followed much same high school and club team path as Augustin (two state titles, one national title, All-America honors and Gatorade state player of the year award), and even finished tied with Augustin on Walsh Jesuit's career points list ... played one season of varsity basketball (as freshman in 2009-10 alongside older sister, Cheryl), helping Walsh Jesuit to Division II state semifinals ... also spent time volunteering at local nursing home and with Salvation Army, and served as mentor and coach for local youth soccer players ... daughter of Barbara and Gerard Yu ... has older brother (Jason) and three older sisters (Nicole, Ashley and Cheryl) ... one of two Ohio residents on 2014 Notre Dame roster along with classmate Emily Geyer (Dublin) ... along with Augustin and Tulisiak sisters, other recent notable Ohio natives who played for Notre Dame include Maple Heights product Amanda Cinalli (2004-07) and Brecksville resident Courtney Rosen (2006-09) ... enrolled in Notre Dame's College of Science and a science pre-professional (pre-med) major.

Yu's Career Statistics

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Sandra Yu
Sandra  Yu

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Strongsville, Ohio

High School:
Walsh Jesuit

Height:
5-4

Position:
Midfielder

Club Team:
Cleveland Internationals

Event Calendar

Delta

August 9
4:00 PM
Purdue
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 13
1:00 PM
Northwestern
Evanston, Ill. (Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium)
August 18
7:00 PM
Butler
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 20
1:30 PM
Ball State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 25
5:00 PM
Minnesota
Iowa City, Iowa (UI Soccer Complex)
August 27
2:00 PM
Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa (UI Soccer Complex)
September 1
7:00 PM
South Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 3
12:00 PM
Santa Clara
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 8
7:00 PM
Ohio State
Columbus, Ohio (Jesse Owens Stadium)
September 10
1:00 PM
Toledo
Toledo, Ohio (Scott Park)
September 16
7:00 PM
Clemson
Clemson, S.C. (Riggs Field)
September 21
7:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 24
1:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 29
5:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 5
7:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (Klockner Stadium)
October 8
1:00 PM
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 14
7:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 19
7:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Seminole Soccer Complex)
October 22
12:00 PM
Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. (Cobb Stadium)
October 26
6:00 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Fetzer Field)

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