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    Notre Dame Women's Soccer In Brazil Photo Gallery

    Sept. 28, 2004

    Photos by Pete LaFleur, along with Jaime Scollon, Christie Shaner, Nikki Westfall and Lizzie Reed

    Erika Bohn did not allow a goal during the entire Brazilian tour. She is shown here in action against Santa Una.

    Mary Boland returns in 2004 as the veteran leader of the Notre Dame offense. Here, Boland is in action vs. Santa Una.

    Alvin Alexander (left) and Randy Waldrum offer halftime advice to Sarah Halpenny (19) and Becky Tweneboah (16) during Notre Dame's 5-1 victory over Jundiai.

    Assistant coach Dawn Greathouse (left) and athletic trainer Jaime Scollon (right) enjoy a laugh with Ponta Preta's version of the "super fan."

    Lauren Karas (left) and Jen Buczkowski enjoy the diverse offerings (in this case cheese) at the steakhouse.

    (from left) Gudrun Gunnarsdottir, Candace Chapman and Jenny Walz enjoy the unique table-top carvings at a traditional Brazilian steakhouse.

    Gudrun Gunnarsdottir was a leading force in the central defense during the Brazil trip.

    Freshman Lauren Karas made her Notre Dame debut in Brazil.

    Kari Kennedy made several runs into the offensive third during Notre Dame's 5-1 victory over Jundiai.

    Katie Thorlakson's throw-in set up a Jannica Tjeder's run into the box during Notre Dame's 3-1 win over Extra.

    Versatile sophomore Kim Lorenzen had a solid all-around showing in Brazil.

    Maggie Manning on the move during Notre Dame's 3-0 win over Guarani.

    Notre Dame and Santana Una

    Notre Dame and Motorola

    Nikki Westfall allowed just one goal during the Brazil trip.

    The Irish huddle before their first game of the tour.

    Brazilian teams have an elaborate pregame hugging ritual.

    Referees at Brazilian first-division games receive a unique escort from the field.

    Annie Schefter made several big plays in the opening game, a 1-1 tie with Santa Una.

    The current senior class on the field at Guarani.

    Christie Shaner put her Portugese language skills to work in the postgame visit with the opposing players.

    Melissa Tancredi's unique songs and showmanship made all the bus rides go faster and provided plenty of belly laughs.

    Notre Dame's six-game tour included impressive showings by all 26 players. Here the team poses at Guarani.

    The Notre Dame contingent had a reserved section at Ponta Preta.

    The hotel lobby and its internet terminal were a popular gathering place for the Irish.

    Jenny Walz breaks free down the flanks in Notre Dame's 3-0 victory at Guarani.

    Assistant AD Tony Yelovich was well-prepared for his ball-boy duties.

    The Notre Dame games attracted many interested fans from the local communities.


     

     

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