#10 Lindsay Brown
Two-year monogram winner … crafty and cerebral attacking player who can contribute at either the forward or midfield positions … strong with either foot which makes her a weapon on set pieces … good technician with the ball with sharp passing skills … solid understanding of the game[apos]s nuances … adds high-caliber depth to the Irish offense.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 17 matches covering 217 minutes for the Irish … took five shots, two of which were on goal … played season-high 32 minutes in opening weekend match against Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3-0) … credited with shot against Cincinnati (4-0) … had two shots (one on goal) against Syracuse (3-0) … also registered shots against Seton Hall (2-1) and Villanova (1-0), getting hers on frame in the latter match … saw time in first three matches during Notre Dame[apos]s NCAA tournament run against New Mexico (3-0), #22 USC (4-0) and #3 North Carolina (4-1).
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in 14 games during her rookie season at Notre Dame … played 221 minutes … had eight shots, including two on goal … tallied first career point with an assist on Melissa Henderson[apos]s second goal in NCAA Championship first-round win against IUPUI (5-0) … played season-high 47 minutes in BIG EAST quarterfinal victory over South Florida (5-0) … also saw significant time in the first two rounds of the NCAA Championship against IUPUI and Central Michigan (6-1).
ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Selected for the 2008 Region IV ODP Invitational team (1991s), which finished fourth at US Youth Soccer (USYS) nationals in Frisco, Texas … competed with Region IV ODP squad for two years (2007-08) … also saw time with ODP Region II team (U-14) in 2005 while still living in Illinois … played for head coach Walid Khoury with Slammers FC in Newport Beach, Calif., which is considered one of the top club programs in southern California and ranked as the No. 4 girls[apos] youth club in the February 2009 issue of Soccer America … member of U-15, U-16 and U-17 Southern California champions … also a Region IV semifinalist all three years.
PREP & PERSONAL:Graduated from Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif. … played for head coach Matty West … served as the team captain as a senior … piled up a team-high six goals and eight assists as a senior, including a hat trick and an assist in a win over Santa Margarita … team went 14-4-5 and made it to the CIF quarterfinals after winning the Trinity League Championship … also helped Mater Dei to California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section (CIF-SS) titles in 2006-07 and 2007-08, as well as Trinity League crowns both years … named 2008 Mater Dei Offensive Player of the Year … three-time CIF-SS Scholar-Athlete selection (2006-08) … member of Mater Dei Principal[apos]s Honor Roll (2005-09) … vice-president of school[apos]s Operation Smile club (international charitable organization designed to help children suffering from facial deformities) and traveled to Madagascar in November 2008 as student volunteer on medical mission with Operation Smile … daughter of Linda and Mark Brown … has one older brother and two younger siblings (sister and brother) … matriculating from the same high school that produced Notre Dame[apos]s first standout goalkeeper, Michelle Lodyga (1989-92) … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters where she holds a sharp 3.567 cumulative grade-point average … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2009-10.
Brown[apos]s Career Statistics
Brown In the Post Season