Surging second-year player who joined Irish program as a sophomore,
following impressive showing at walk-on tryouts ... one of the most
versatile members of the squad, capable of playing at forward, midfield
or even outside back ... could provide key depth as Irish look to replace
graduated midfielder Mia Sarkesian and leftside back Lindsey Jones S
played mostly forward as a prep ... shows good speed and solid all-around
AS A SOPHOMORE: Made a solid impact in her first season with the Irish,
appearing in nine games as mostly a reserve midfielder (also playing
some forward) ... totaled eight shots ... logged postseason experience vs.
St. John's and Boston College (BIG EAST Tournament) and in NCAA games
vs. Eastern Illinois (2-0) and Cincinnati (2-3) ... made first appearance
in 2-1 overtime win over Indiana, also playing in tie with Wisconsin
(2-2) and in home wins over Georgetown (2-1) and St. John's (7-0) - plus
2-0 win at Yale ... saw some quality minutes as an outside back in 3-2 win
over Mexico during 2002 spring exhibition.
PREP & PERSONAL Lettered in four sports at Notre Dame Academy ...
four-year letterwinner in soccer, on four conference championship teams ... named all-conference and all-scholastic as a senior, when she led team
in scoring ... scored winning goal in each tournament game during senior
year, as team won sectional title ... two-year member of state Olympic
Development team ... helped Charles River United club team win 2000
state title (regional finalist) ... four-year letterwinner as shortstop
on softball team, helping team win conference titles her sophomore and
junior seasons ... softball team captain as a senior ... lettered in
basketball as a freshman and in track (as a sprinter) during senior year ... played in soccer and softball all-star games ... member of National
Honor Society ... brother Christian Tate played soccer at Providence
College ... father James ('68) and sister Jennifer ('95) are Notre Dame
graduates ... daughter of James and Deborah Tate ... full name is Molly
Elizabeth Tate ... born Feb. 14, 1982 ... a finance major in the Mendoza
College of Business.
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