Speedy frontrunner who could help fill forward rotation, after graduation of Amy Warner and Amanda Guertin ... product of strong soccer programs with St. Thomas Aquinas High School and Boca Blaze ... has flair for quick strike ... her fitness level could be key to `04 production ... returned to Boca Blaze in summer of `04, helping win under-19 state title ... her club teammate Suzanne Collins plays at SMU (which will participate in '04 ND Classic) ... eighth Florida native to play for Notre Dame women's soccer ... other Irish players to wear No. 16 include midfielder and NCAA all-time assist leader Holly Manthei (`98) and defender Lindsey Jones (`02) ... posted 3.08 grade-point average in her freshman year.
AS A FRESHMAN: Had a goal and assist while appearing in six games ... played in early win over Oklahoma (5-1) ... knocked in Amber McMillin's right-endline pass to cap scoring versus North Texas (8-1) ... passed to top of box for Annie Schefter's goal versus Georgetown (6-0) ... saw quality minutes in first and second half of 3-0 win over Miami.
PREP & PERSONAL: All-county pick (15G-9A) as senior member of St. Thomas Aquinas state runner-up team (Satellite Beach won on PKs, also beating St. Thomas in `02 title game) that went 31-2-1 (201-11 scoring edge) ... all-state, all-county and all-conference as junior (13G-10A) ... part of Aquinas program that totaled 475-42-10 record in 20 seasons (110-8-4 in her career), with eight state titles and four seasons with nation's No. 1 ranking ... competed on team that took third at '03 Renaissance Cup in Italy ... scored late goal vs. Hillsboro United in '02 state final (2-1) ... helped Blaze reach final of Orange Classic, scoring four goals in first two games (win over defending national champ GSA) ... also played defense in five years with ODP team ... earned three letters as track sprinter ... ran second leg of state champion 4x400 relay team as sophomore (3:54.65), also winning Florida Relays (3:59.62) ... led Boca Blaze to seven state cup titles (state cup MVP in '01, '02) ... other St. Thomas products to play for Notre Dame include baseball All-America pitcher Chris Niesel (signed with Cleveland Indians after `04), football QB Bill Zloch (`66) and receiver Bobby Brown (`00), and tennis players Melissa (`93) and Brian (`96) Harris ... her father Kwame Tweneboah played soccer in Ghana before coming to U.S. while her mother Sharon ran track in Jamaica ... her 16-year-old brother Jonathan is a soccer and basketball player and three-year-old sister Sarah is a dancer ... born June 18, 1985, in Plantation, Fla. ... enrolled in College of Arts and Letters.
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