Women's Soccer



Pitch Points: #23/19 Irish Find Middle Ground In NCAA Opener

Notre Dame midfield shines in 4-1 victory over Iowa.


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Career Highs

  • Goals
    4 at Georgetown - October 11, 1997
  • Assists
    5 at Providence - August 31, 1996
  • Points
    9 at Providence - August 31, 1996
  • Shots
    8 vs. West Virginia -
    September 4, 1998

    Crafty player who is excellent on the ball ... equally adept at scoring or finding others with 51 goals and 56 assists in her career, becoming only ninth player in NCAA women's soccer history to total at least 50 goals and 50 assists ... two-time GTE/CoSIDA Fall/Winter At-Large Academic All-American ... voted '99 preseason all-BIG EAST ... member of Notre Dame's Academic Honors Program for Student-Athletes ... had an assist and played every minute in her first appearance with U.S. national team in 3-1 win over Finland on February 24, 1999 ... leading scorer with three goals and one assist in four games of 1999 championship under-21 Nordic Cup team ... scored only against Finland in 1-0 first round win and game-tying goal against Norway with five minutes left in regulation in 2-1 overtime win in title game ... scored game-winning goal in sudden-death overtime in championship game against Norway in 1997 Nordic Cup ... started all four games for under-20 Nordic Cup team at 1998 tournament ... invited to play against South Korea as part of U.S. national team's 1997 Victory Tour ... 1996 U.S. Olympic team alternate ... trained with under-20 national team 1996-99 ... also trained with national team February-May, 1996 ... fastest player in Notre Dame history to reach 100 points in her career ... broke century mark after 40 games before Anne Makinen later broke 100-point plateau in 1998 also after 40 games.

    AS A JUNIOR: Finished fourth on team in scoring in '98 with 34 points ... voted to GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-America second team ... selected as finalist for Missouri Athletic Club player-of-the-year award ... part of highest scoring offense in country that averaged 3.96 goals per game ... finished 16th in country with 0.64 assists per game ... voted second team all-BIG EAST ... recorded her second career hat trick in win over West Virginia ... assisted on game-winning goal against Nebraska in NCAA second round ... intercepted goal kick to set up and assist on game-winning goal in double overtime at Michigan ... named to all-tournament team at Notre Dame's KeyBank Soccer Classic ... scored game-winning goal against Providence ... also had game-winning assists against St. John's, Syracuse and Wake Forest.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Along with Anne Makinen, led '97 team with 58 points and was seventh in country in scoring ... only sophomore named to GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-America first team ... third on team in goals (20) and second in assists (18) ... her 18 assists were eighth most in country ... tied school record with four goals against Georgetown ... scored three goals and had a team-high six assists for 12 points in eight games she played against ranked teams ... named to NCAA all-tournament team for second straight year ... scored on a diving header for only goal in 2-1 loss to Connecticut in NCAA semifinal ... assisted on game-winning goal at third-ranked Portland with her cross from left wing ... named BIG EAST offensive player of the week September 8 ... was part of all three goals at West Virginia with a goal and two assists ... assisted on Jenny Heft's game-tying goal against North Carolina ... assisted on first two goals, including gamewinner, and scored another goal against Duke ... named to all-tournament team of adidas/Lady Footlocker Classic ... took first three shots of game against Georgetown, scoring on two of them ... named BIG EAST offensive player of the week for week of October 13 ... named one of 15 finalists for Missouri Athletic Club Sports Foundation Collegiate Player of the Year ... assisted on game-winning goal against Michigan ... came off bench to score twice and add an assist against Providence ... scored twice against Villanova in BIG EAST semifinals ... scored game's first goal and had an assist against Connecticut in BIG EAST championship game ... had an assist against Cincinnati in NCAA first round.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Selected by National Soccer Coaches Association of America as third-team All-American, one of just two freshman forwards to earn '96 All-America honors ... voted College Soccer Weekly's favorite player to watch for 1996 season ... named BIG EAST rookie of the year ... voted to NCAA all-tournament team ... selected to Soccer America's all-freshman team ... named first team all-BIG EAST and to BIG EAST all-rookie team ... scored more than one goal for every three shots that she took (2.87 shots per goal) ... had eight goals and seven assists in 12 games against ranked teams ... second on team and seventh in country in scoring with 22 goals and 22 assists for 66 points ... her 22 goals placed her 13th in country ... led team with seven game-winning goals, eighth-best in country ... in her first collegiate game, set Notre Dame record with nine points in a game with two goals and five assists at Providence ... named BIG EAST rookie of the week (9/2) and player of the week (10/7) ... named to Notre Dame/adidas Invitational all-tournament team ... scored both of Notre Dame's goals in 2-1 win over No. 1 North Carolina ... recorded at least one point in 21 of 26 games ... named MVP of Duke Women's Classic ... scored at least one goal in 16 games, most on team ... Notre Dame was 16-0-0 in those games ... named to Soccer America's team of the week (10/8) ... set school record for consecutive games with a point in 11 games from September 27-November 3, later tied by Holly Manthei on December 6 ... scored two goals, including game-winning goal, in NCAA first round against Indiana ... dished off two assists against Wisconsin in NCAA second round.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Married Nathan Mascaro on June 19, 1999, in Baton Rouge, La. ... four-year letterwinner and two-time captain at Baton Rouge High School ... four-time all-state selection and three-time state MVP ... Parade and NSCAA high school All-American ... set high school records for goals (90) and assists (69) ... all-state in cross country and track with school record in 3,000 meters ... born May 25, 1978, in Metairie, La. ... Dean's List student with a 3.47 cumulative grade-point average ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters with a double major in pre-professional studies and anthropology and philosophy.

    Streiffer's Career Statistics

    Year    GP-GS   Sh   G   A     Pts   GW
    1996    26-26   63   22  22 *  66 #  7
    1997    23-22   63   20  18    58    2
    1998    25-25   69   9   16    34    1
    Totals  74-73   195  51  56 %  158   10

    In the NCAA Championships

    Year     GP   G   A   Pts   GW
    Totals   11   4   4   12    1

    * - 13th among NCAA individual season records # - 22nd among NCAA individual season records % - ninth among NCAA individual career records

    Jenny Streiffer
    Jenny  Streiffer


    Baton Rouge, La.

    High School:
    Baton Rouge H.S.


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