#3 Kerry Inglis
Battled through injuries in her four seasons with the Irish, appearing in 20 games throughout her career … provided one of the more memorable senior days in Notre Dame women[apos]s soccer history with two goals- the first goals of her career- in Notre Dame[apos]s regular season finale versus Seton Hall (6-0) … dealt with lingering ankle problems that date back to the summer of 2005 and required multiple surgeries … talented player who – when healthy – added veteran depth to the Irish … showcases tremendous athleticism, strength and competitiveness … a driven athlete who is deeply committed to providing leadership and a positive attitude … played most of prep career as a midfielder but also has seen quality minutes as an outside back, with great accuracy and distance on her service from the flanks … has the technical ability and composure on the ball to excel at either position … combined with senior defender Rachel VanderGenugten (Schererville/Lake Central) and current junior defender Julie Scheidler (Indianapolis/Bishop Chatard HS) among 22 all-time Indiana natives to have played for the Irish … wore jersey number 16 as a freshman (before shifting to number three) … excelled in the classroom as she was named to the Dean[apos]s List in her final semester (Spring 2009) with the Irish.
WITH THE IRISH: Played in six games while making one start … scored two goals for four points … both goals came in Notre Dame[apos]s final regular season victory against Seton Hall (6-0) … her first goal (the first of her career) came just 11:18 into her first career start and proved to be the game winner … also closed out the Irish scoring in that contest to wrap-up Notre Dame[apos]s first unbeaten and untied regular season … her first … also saw action in wins over Michigan (7-0), SMU (5-0), USF (3-0), Cincinnati (5-0) and Toledo (5-2) … her appearances versus Cincinnati (BIG EAST Championship quarterfinals) and Toledo (NCAA Championship first round) marked the second and third postseason appearances of her career … one of a record setting 19 players to score for the Irish last season … played in six games as a junior … logged 77 minutes of play, including 17 off the bench in the Notre Dame[apos]s NCAA opening round win over Loyola Chicago (3-0) … unable to play as a sophomore due to her lingering ankle problems but was able to accompany team to the College Cup final festivities in Cary, N.C. … appeared in eight games as a freshman in 2005 … saw time as a reserve midfielder and defender … her rightside cross assisted on Lizzie Reed[apos]s goal in 7-0 road win over Seton Hall … did not play in first 11 games while recovering from initial ankle injury, making her debut in Oct. 2 win at South Florida (4-0).
ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Played for ODP Region II team in 2001 and [apos]02 … center midfielder at 2002 Adidas ESP/ODP National Camp, 2001 Texas Shootout (Spring,Texas) and Thanksgiving Inter-Regional (Boca Raton, Fla.) … attended ODP National Camp (Deerfield, Mass.) … member of Indiana ODP from 1998-2002 (Region II Camp each year) … played key role in F.C. Indiana[apos]s impressive 2005 summer that included 18-1-0 overall record, capped by winning Women[apos]s Premier Soccer League and U.S. Open Cup titles … FCI beat New England Mutiny (4-0) and California Storm (3-3; 4-3 PKs) on final WPSL weekend (in Agawam, Mass.), then topped Ajax America (2-0) and homestanding Dallas Titans (4-0) to win Open Cup … starter and top reserve for FCI at various midfield and defensive positions … played alongside future Notre Dame teammates Brittany Bock, Christie Shaner and Nikki Westfall on FCI … scored in Open Cup final before making three saves in final 20 minutes as emergency goalkeeper (a role Shaner also filled, as Westfall was at a family wedding and the backup [apos]keeper also was unable to attend) … FCI qualified for Open Cup after winning Region II title, with victories in Cleveland over Missouri-based NORCO (7-0), Chicago Eclipse (4-2) and Nebraska FC (14-0) … played alongside several former and current Notre Dame players in summer of 2004, with W-League[apos]s Fort Wayne Fever (players with ND connections on that team included Shaner, Lorenzen, Jill Krivacek, Amanda Cinalli, Lauren Karas, Meotis Erikson, Amy Warner, Kim Carpenter and Mary Boland) … started 10 of 13 games with Fever, at left back (usually alongside Shaner and Lorenzen) … started in Fever[apos]s 1-0 win over Australian National Team during their Pre-Olympic tour … ripped goal from 30 yards out into upper corner for 1-0 lead over Cleveland Internationals (3-1) … guest player with Carmel Heat in summer of 2004, beating top-ranked Dallas Sting Royal (featuring future ND classmate Rebecca Mendoza) … member of Ft. Wayne Citadel club from 1998-2004, playing as a forward for 2002 team that reached state semifinals.
PREP & PERSONAL: Standout soccer and tennis player at R. Nelson Snider HS, earning 2004 fall All-America honors from Student Sports after finishing career as Snider[apos]s all-time leading scorer with 215 points (84 goals, 47 assists) … finalist for Indiana player of the year as a senior, leading city in scoring with 80 points (31G-18A) … received U.S. Army Reserve ‘Outstanding Athlete Award’ and ‘SAMMY’ scholar-athlete award (sponsored by USA Today and American Dairy Farmers, also featured in Sports Illustrated and ESPN The Magazine) … starred as center midfielder/forward for Snider, totaling three goals in each of the [apos]04 sectional, regional and semi-state rounds … her other 2004 honors as Snider captain and MVP included NSCAA Scholar All America and all-region, first team all-state, all-district, state all-academic and conference MVP … helped Snider to two appearances in state semifinals … named MVP after leading 2003 team in scoring as a junior (12G-8A), guiding team to sectional finals while earning honorable mention all-state, all-district, first team all-conference and all-academic honors … totaled 22G-10A while leading nationally-ranked 2002 team to conference title and state semi[apos]s (first team all-state, first team all-conference) … opened Snider career as 2001 leading scorer with 19G-11A (finalist in semifinal round; second team all-state and all-conference) … offensive MVP of 2002 north-south all-star game (scored in North[apos]s 3-1 win) … member of three regional championship teams ([apos]01, [apos]02, [apos]04) … compiled 48-14 career singles record in four years of varsity tennis … tennis MVP as a freshman (11-3 at #3 singles) and second team all-conference as sophomore (#2 singles) … #1 singles player and honorable mention all-state doubles performer as a junior and senior (first team all-conference/all-area both seasons) … tennis captain and co-MVP as senior (academic all-state) … member of National Honor Society (4.03 GPA) … Young Life leader, school paper sports editor, founder and president of Snider[apos]s Student Athletic Council, and secretary/district I chair of IHSAA Student Advisory Committee (19 statewide members) … represented Snider at IHSAA Sportsmanship Seminar and SAC Sportsmanship Conference … daughter of Michael and Allyson Inglis … full name is Kerry Kendall Inglis … born Jan. 12, 1987, in Fort Wayne, Ind. … graduated as a double major in history and political science from the College of Arts and Letters while earning Dean[apos]s List status for her spring semester as a senior.
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