#9 Amelia Bernier
Will look to get her Notre Dame career off to a strong start in 2010 … sat out her freshman season after suffering a shoulder injury that required surgery in the fall … is healthy and ready to make a contribution in the Irish midfield … outstanding athlete with good speed and excellent stick skills … has good size that allows her to make plays in the midfield … has the tools to be a strong player at the collegiate level … building confidence in her all-around game after sitting out last season … had a strong fall and preseason … should see playing time in the midfield rotation … one of four Pennsylvania natives on the Notre Dame roster, joining junior Meredith Locasto (Pittsburgh) and fellow sophomores Janel Carey (Peters Township) and Maggie Tamasitis (Boyertown) … played on the same club team – Phantastix `08 – with Tamasitis.
AS200;;A FRESHMAN: Sat out the entire season after having shoulder surgery in the fall of 2008.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Two-sport athlete at Conestoga High School in Berwyn, Pa. … lettered three years in lacrosse and two in soccer … also a member of a dance company for four years while in high school … as a senior was selected all-Main Line and all-Central League … led the team with 72 ground balls while getting 25 draw controls and forcing 17 turnovers … had 24 goals and 17 assists while playing midfield attack … was the recipient of the coaches ‘Unsung Hero’ award that goes to the player whose unselfish style of play contributes to the overall success of the team versus personal statistics … member of 2006 team that captured the Pennsylvania State title … was a member of the Phantastix Elite lacrosse club from 2002-08 … was selected to the women[apos]s national tournament all-star team in 2008 … played for the Upper Atlantic Team in 2007 … was a U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American for the 2008 campaign … full name is Amelia Joanna Bernier … daughter of John and Debra Bernier … has two sisters and one brother … sister, Lauryn, played lacrosse at Georgetown … born September 6, 1989 in New Jersey … majoring in graphic design in the College of Arts and Letters at Notre Dame.
Bernier[apos]s Career Statistics
|2009||Injured – Did Not Play|