#12 Jessica Schuveiller
Four-year monogram winner … only player in the 25-year history of Notre Dame women[apos]s soccer to be a three-year captain (as voted by her teammates) … was unquestionably one of nation[apos]s top center backs and a rock on the Notre Dame backline during her career … rarely missed a minute (let alone a match) during her college career, starting all 99 matches and playing 95.2 percent of the possible minutes (8,545 of 8,949) in a Fighting Irish uniform … great athleticism to match her tenaciousness around the ball … excellent understanding of tactics, strategy and defensive positioning … brought vocal leadership and toughness to the Notre Dame defense with a willingness to do whatever was necessary to keep the opposition off the board … also possessed great attacking instincts that were on display in her final season, helping boost Notre Dame offensive flow … gave the Irish an added dimension on set pieces with her ability to win balls in the air.
AS A SENIOR: Team tri-captain … NSCAA third-team all-Northeast Region and first-team all-BIG EAST selection … Notre Dame Monogram Club Most Valuable Player … Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award … started all 21 matches and played team-high 1,931 minutes (going the distance in 19 of 21 contests and missing just 23:36 all season) … tied for second on team with career-best six goals while adding two assists …third on squad with two match-winning goals, career-high 55 shots, including 19 on goal … fourth on team with 14 points … saw time as both central defender and in midfield … part of Irish defense that registered six shutouts … nearly scored match-winner at #3 North Carolina (1-2, ot), hitting crossbar on header in box in 85th minute … ignited Notre Dame offensive onslaught against Tulsa (7-1), starting team run of seven unanswered goals with strike 3:41 into the contest (earliest goal of year for Irish); played season-low 70 minutes in the contest … denied the tying score against Louisville (0-1), when 62nd-minute free kick from distance beat Cardinals[apos] GK, but was cleared off the line by defender … moved to midfield at midseason and promptly went on four-match goalscoring streak … began run with long range equalizer in 72nd minute at #14 Marquette (2-3, ot) … registered first multi-point match of her career against Connecticut (3-0), opening the ledger in 25th minute, then adding assist on second of Lauren Bohaboy[apos]s two goals 4:47 into second half … had more magic coming out of halftime break against Providence (3-0), netting key insurance goal 1:59 after intermission … gave Irish early lead at Seton Hall (2-0) on goal with just 3:49 elapsed … piled up career-high six shots at Rutgers (0-0) … broke first-half deadlock against Villanova (3-1) with opening score in 42nd minute … nabbed second assist of season on Senior Night against DePaul (5-1), setting up last of Melissa Henderson[apos]s school record-tying four goals in 82nd minute, capping flurry of four Irish scores in less than 19 minutes.
AS A JUNIOR: Team tri-captain … NCAA College Cup Most Outstanding Defensive Player … NSCAA second team all-region and second team all-BIG EAST choice … backbone of defensive unit on Notre Dame[apos]s third national championship team … started all 25 matches and led team with 2,245 minutes played … went the distance in 20 matches, including the first eight of the season, and all six in the NCAA Championship … leader of Irish backline that helped register 15 shutouts and a 0.51 goals-against average (GAA), including a microscopic 0.17 GAA in the NCAA tournament (five shutouts) … also tallied one goal (a match-winner) and career-high three assists … fired 20 shots, including six on goal … helped Irish open season with four consecutive shutouts, just the third time in school history that[apos]s happened, but the second in her career (also 1995 and 2008) … gathered her points in bunches, delivering assists in three consecutive matches midway through the regular season … picked up first assist of the campaign in win over Cincinnati (4-0), rifling a shot off the crossbar that caromed to teammate Julie Scheidler for the goal in the 62nd minute … notched her second point in as many matches with primary assist on Taylor Knaack[apos]s 10th-minute goal at #24 Louisville (5-0) … once again helped Irish open their account, this time in win over Syracuse (3-0) by setting up Elizabeth Tucker[apos]s goal in the 27th minute … scored the second postseason match-winning goal of her career (first in the NCAA Championship) with her tally in third-round win at #3 North Carolina (4-1), poking home loose ball of Rose Augustin[apos]s corner kick in the 33rd minute … was critical defensive factor in NCAA College Cup final against #1 Stanford (1-0), helping to hold the Cardinal[apos]s high-scoring forward, Christen Press without a shot for more than 60 minutes during the key middle stages of the match.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Team tri-captain … NSCAA second team all-region and first team all-BIG EAST pick … named Most Outstanding Defensive Player at the BIG EAST Championship … started all 26 matches, ranking second on the team in minutes played (2,192) … posted two goals (both match-winners), two assists, six points and 18 shots (12 on goal) … chalked up assist on first of Rose Augustin[apos]s two goals in BIG EAST opener against DePaul (4-0) … scored on a rebound of Augustin[apos]s long-range blast with 8:08 left at Cincinnati to give Irish a 2-1 win … set up Melissa Henderson[apos]s first-half goal at Seton Hall (2-0) … scored one of more dramatic goals of season for Notre Dame, heading in Augustin[apos]s corner kick at 98:42 of BIG EAST semifinal against St. John[apos]s (2-1, ot) to send Irish back to the BIG EAST title match (which they won for the second consecutive year and 11th time overall) … anchored Notre Dame defense that posted 16 shutouts, including 13 clean sheets during a 19-match unbeaten streak covering the final two months of the season.
AS A FRESHMAN: Started all 27 matches for the Irish (one of only 26 players in school history to start every match of their freshman season, including just six since 1999) … registered a goal and an assist for three points … played 2,127 minutes, the second-highest total on the team (excluding goalies) … had her first collegiate point with an assist in season-opening 7-0 win versus Michigan … netted her first career goal in Notre Dame[apos]s 2-0 win over #6 Florida State in the NCAA Championship quarterfinals … her goal, which proved to be the match-winner, came when she rose above the crowd to head home a Kerri Hanks corner kick in the 19th minute … became the record-setting 19th player to score for the Irish in 2008 … started all nine postseason matches, including playing every minute of final five NCAA Championship contests … helped Notre Dame to an impressive 18 shutouts on the year and a 0.44 goals-against average (GAA) for the season, the fourth-lowest GAA in school history … the Irish defense also limited its opponents to 74 shots on goal all season (an average of 2.74 per match) and kept Notre Dame either in front or tied for all but four minutes during the entire 2008 campaign.
NATIONAL TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Selected for United States U-23 squad that competed in the Four Nations Tournament in England (July 2010); was joined on the team by ND teammates Henderson and Lauren Fowlkes … appeared in two of three matches at the Four Nations tourney … made international debut as a reserve in tournament[apos]s second match against Norway (1-2) … started and played all 90 minutes in final match against Sweden (1-0) that clinched tournament title for the U.S. … among a group of 24 players invited to U-23 Training Camp in June 2009 in suburban Cleveland.
ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Traveled to Germany, Italy and Austria with the ODP Region III team … five-year member of the ODP North Texas state team … competed at 2007 ODP nationals … seven-year team captain of the elite Dallas Texans/Sting Dallas (Texans `02-[apos]07; Sting `08), playing alongside fellow ND classmates Henderson and Courtney Barg … helped Sting Dallas `90 squad to 2008 Region III and state cup titles, and ended as USYS national runner-up (at North Little Rock, Ark.) … team also won 2007 Premier League and LHGCL titles … helped Texans finish as national runner-up at the 2007 USYS tournament (in Frisco, Texas) … won two Region III titles with the Texans (`05 and `07) … competed with the Texans at the `05 USYS Nationals (in Orlando) … member of two Texans teams that won the Disney Showcase.
PREP & PERSONAL: Three-year team captain at Plano West High School, where she played alongside Barg (both players bypassed their final prep season to concentrate on club-team commitments) …Barg and Schuveiller have been friends (and club and high school soccer teammates) since second grade and met Henderson in fifth grade, playing alongside her in club ball all the way through their college years … helped lead Plano West to 2007 Class 5A state title … 2006 NSCAA all-region selection … earned all-district honors in each of her three seasons at PWHS (also district MVP and an all-area selection) … member of the National Honor Society (3.85 GPA) … last name pronounced ‘SHOE-vy-ler’ … daughter of Scott and Kari Schuveiller … has two sisters, Katie and Nicole … graduated in May 2012 from Mendoza College of Business with bachelor[apos]s degree in marketing … twice earned spot on BIG EAST All-Academic Team (2009-10 and 2011-12) … received certificate of merit for participation in Notre Dame[apos]s Rosenthal Leadership Academy in 2010-11 and 2011-12 … served as secretary of Notre Dame[apos]s Student-Athlete Advisory Council in 2010-11 and 2011-12 … married former Notre Dame hockey player Billy Maday ([apos]12) in July 2012.
Schuveiller[apos]s Career Statistics
Schuveiller In the Post Season