UND Roster

2008-09 Women's Lacrosse Roster

#33 Erin Goodman


Height 5'10''
Class Senior
Hometown Cortlandt Manor, NY
High School Lakeland Panas

Three-time monogram winner for the Irish who ranks among the program[apos]s leaders in just about every goalkeeping category … came up big for the Irish in the 2009 BIG EAST Tournament, taking tournament most valuable player honors in backstopping Notre Dame to its first BIG EAST championship … finished her career by making 57 consecutive starts while picking up 39 wins in that time span … played 59 career games, with 57 starts … all-time leader in minutes played (3,366:18) and wins (39) … second in saves (477) and third in goals-against average (10.61) … had a .444 save percentage during her career … owns Notre Dame school record for fewest goals in a game as she held Loyola to one goal on March 25, 2007 with 14 saves in an 11-1 win.

AS A SENIOR: Played in and started all 21 games for the Irish … saw action in all but 88:05 minutes … was 16-5 for the year, setting a school mark for wins in a season (16) … had an 11.11 goals-against average and a .426 save percentage … was third on the team with 44 ground balls … caused seven turnovers on the year … opened the season, playing 47 minutes in a 22-7 win over Duquesne (five saves, three goals against) … made nine saves in a 21-5 loss to Northwestern … started a seven-game winning streak with six saves in a 14-11 home win versus Ohio State … had a season-high 13 saves in the 17-8 win over Stanford (2/28) … selected BIG EAST defensive player of the week for March 1 following the wins over Ohio State and Stanford … followed that with 12 stops in a 16-11 win at Dartmouth … combined to make 22 saves in wins over James Madison, Hofstra, Rutgers and California before streak ended in a tough, 14-12 home loss to Georgetown (3/27) … bounced back to make 11 saves in 16-13 win over Loyola (Md.) … played just over 46 minutes in wins at Cincinnati (9 saves) and Louisville (9 saves) … had seven stops in 14-13 loss at Syracuse and then nine saves in 18-11 loss at Vanderbilt … played just 46 minutes with six saves in 20-5 win over Connecticut (4/18) … backstopped Notre Dame to BIG EAST title with seven saves in a 16-10 win over Syracuse and then nine in 12-10 victory over Georgetown … closed out the regular season with five saves in 11-9 win at Cornell … made just five saves in 19-13 first-round NCAA win at home versus Vanderbilt and closed the season with nine saves in the 16-10 loss at North Carolina in the quarterfinals.

AS A JUNIOR: Played in and started all 19 games in 2008, playing all but 39:53 minutes on the year … was 12-7 with a 10.74 goals-against average and a .462 save percentage … led the Irish for the second consecutive year in ground balls with 41 … opened the season with three consecutive wins … stopped 10 shots in 22-10 win over Canisius … had three saves in 51:08 versus Duquesne in 16-4 victory … made 11 stops in 14-11 win at Ohio State … first loss came at Stanford (3/2) with a nine-save game in 13-9 loss to the Cardinal … tied a career high with five ground balls in loss to Stanford … equaled a career high with 14 saves in 14-13 loss versus Oregon in San Diego, Calif. … got team on the winning track with 12 saves in 18-8 win versus Cal in the Rose Bowl … returned home to guide Irish to a 16-8 win with nine saves versus Delaware … had nine saves in 16-13 overtime home loss to Syracuse (3/16) … started a four-game winning streak with 10 saves in a 13-10 BIG EAST win over Loyola (Md.) … had five saves in 14-13 win at Hofstra … made seven stops in 18-11 win at Connecticut … led Irish to first-ever win at Duke with 11 saves in 12-8 win versus the Blue Devils … had streak ended by top-ranked Northwestern on April 9 … made four saves in 50:44 as Irish fell, 16-2 … brought the Irish back with a career-high 15 saves as Notre Dame won for the first time at Georgetown, 10-8 … had six saves in 9-6 home loss to Vanderbilt … closed out BIG EAST regular season with four saves in 48:53 as Irish handled Rutgers, 20-9 … played a career-high 71:14 minutes and made 14 saves as Irish fell to Georgetown, 15-14, in triple overtime in semifinal of BIG EAST Tournament … finished the regular season with nine saves in 15-11 home win over Cornell that earned Notre Dame a spot in the NCAA Tournament … made nine saves at Northwestern in NCAA tourney loss to the Wildcats (15-7) to close the season.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Took over as the team[apos]s top goalkeeper in 2007, replacing the graduated Carol Dixon `06 … started all 17 games, winning 11, the fourth-best single-season total in the program[apos]s history … played 1,034:44 minutes with a 10.32 goals-against average and a .444 save percentage … led Notre Dame with 43 ground balls on the season and caused nine turnovers from her goalkeeper[apos]s position … made first career start on Feb. 18, making seven saves in a 10-9 triple-overtime win at James Madison, playing 68:44 … won second career start and overtime game, making 11 saves in 12-11 win over Stanford … gave up 18 goals on 34 shots in 18-10 loss to top-ranked Northwestern … bounced back with 14-save effort in 13-9 win at Cornell … had nine saves in 18-8 victory at Canisius … turned in second 14-save performance in 9-7 win over Yale at Wellington, Fla. … suffered second loss of the season (16-13) at Syracuse while recording career-high five ground balls … made a season-low two saves in 16-9 win over Ohio State … recorded third 14-save outing of the year in 11-1 win at Loyola (Md.) … set a BIG EAST record in that game for the fewest goals allowed in a BIG EAST regular-season contest … also had second five ground-ball game of the year plus two caused turnovers … followed with 11 saves in 12-11 win over Connecticut … won fourth straight game on April 1, a 15-7 win over Duquesne with eight saves and five ground balls … surrendered a career-high 20 goals in 20-10 loss to Duke … bounced back with a 16-11 win against California … made five saves as Irish handed Georgetown its first-ever BIG EAST regular-season loss on April 14 … made 12 saves in 13-9 loss at Vanderbilt … made 11 saves in tough, 8-7 loss to Rutgers in regular-season finale … made just three saves in 12-10 loss to Georgetown in BIG EAST Tournament.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in two games while backing up Carol Dixon in 2006 … played 42:18 minutes, giving up two goals and making two saves … owns a 2.84 goals-against average and a .500 save percentage … played the entire second half of 20-4 win over Lehigh, giving up two goals while making two saves … played the final 12:18 against Canisius in 18-2 win … faced two shots but none on goal.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Came to Notre Dame after attending Lakeland High School in Shrub Oak, N.Y. … played three sports during her high school career, winning four letters in field hockey and lacrosse and two in basketball … played defense in field hockey, helping school to New York state championship in 2004 … was selected all-league defender in `04 and `05 … in lacrosse, led Lakeland to a pair of section championships as a sophomore and junior …. three-time all-league, all-section and Journal News pick … took All-America honors as a senior in lacrosse … is a two-time lacrosse academic all-star … was selected as an Elite 300 all-star … played in the U.S. Lacrosse national tournament for New York 5 in 2003 and New York 2 in 2004 … selected to play in the national tournament senior division all-star game … as a junior, won the Lakeland School District Superintendant[apos]s Award for athletics and was a Wendy[apos]s High School Heisman nominee … as a senior, was the North County News player of the year … full name is Erin Claire Goodman … daughter of Bill and Colette Goodman … has two brothers … born Nov. 15, 1987, in Mount Kisco, N.Y. … graduated from Notre Dame with degrees in Economics and English … attending graduate school at Lehigh University where she is serving as a volunteer assistant coach on the Mountain Hawks[apos] women[apos]s lacrosse team.


Year GP-GS W-L Min. GA GAA Saves Pct.
2006 2-0 0-0 42:18 2 2.84 2 .500
2007 17-17 11-6 1034:44 178 10.32 142 .444
2008 19-19 12-7 1117:21 200 10.74 172 .462
2009 21-21 16-5 1171:55 217 11.11 161 .426
Totals 59-57 39-18 3366:18 597 10.74 477 .444