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(2004 preseason bio.)

Member of Finland national team program who is expected to add new dimension to Irish attack due to her skills on the ball and European experiences that enable her to read the game tactically at a very high level ... has tremendous composure with the ball and great field vision ... rated the nation's No. 24 incoming recruit for 2004 (per Soccer America) ... a proven goalscorer with strong technical ability ... looking to improve on her speed and ability in the air ... set to become the second Finland native to play for Notre Dame women's soccer program, following four-year All-America midfielder Anne Makinen (Helsinki) ... has played as both a forward and attacking midfielder for Finland's under-17, u-19 and u-21 national teams.

PREP & PERSONAL: Native of Epsoo, Finland (located outside of Helsinki) ... named the Veikkaus Oy playre of the year after totaling 9 goals and 13 assists during 18 games played in the 2003 Finnish Women's Championship Series (she scored 13 goals in '02) ... served as captain if her club team F.C. Espoo ... her busy 2004 summer included playing 12 games with her club team and six as starter with Under-19s ... first began playing soccer on boys teams ... made visit to Notre Dame in late January of 2004 and was hosted by current senior defender Gudrun Gunnarsdottir, a native of Seltjarnames, Iceland ... named a top-five student in the 9th grade before being recognized for having the best GPA in her 11th-grade class of Makelanrinteen ... has a twin sister Daniella and younger sister Caroline ... daughter of Peter and Christel Tjeder ... full name is Jannica Gabriella Tjeder ... born Jan. 20m 1985, in Helsinki ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies ... intends to major in business.

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Jannica Tjeder
Jannica  Tjeder

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Espoo, Finland

Height:
5-3

Position:
Forward/Midfielder

Club Team:
F.C. Espoo

Event Calendar

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August 19
W, 3-0
Wright State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
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ACC Network Extra
August 21
W, 1-0
Wisconsin
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
RECAP

ESPN3
August 25
L, 2-0
Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich. (U-M Soccer Stadium)
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Big Ten Network
August 28
5:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
September 2
7:00 PM
Illinois State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 4
5:00 PM
Missouri
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 9
10:30 PM
Santa Clara
San Jose, Calif. (Buck Shaw Stadium)
September 11
2:00 PM
Stanford
Stanford, Calif. (Cagan Stadium)
September 18
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (SU Soccer Stadium)
September 22
7:00 PM
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Soccer Field)
September 25
1:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 1
7:00 PM
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Louisville, Ky. (Lynn Stadium)
October 6
7:00 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 9
1:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 14
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 20
3:30 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Thompson Field)
October 23
12:00 PM
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Spry Stadium)
October 27
7:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 30
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November 4
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ACC Semifinals
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November 6
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ACC Finals
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November 11
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