#2 Mandy Laddish
2013: NWSL Third-Round Draft Pick (FC Kansas City) … All-ACC Third Team …Notre Dame Team Captain.
2012: FIFA Under-20 Women[apos]s World Cup Champion (USA) … NSCAA All-Northeast Region Third Team … All-BIG EAST Second Team … BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team … Notre Dame Team Captain.
2011: All-BIG EAST Second Team.
2010: Soccer America All-Freshman First Team … NSCAA All-Northeast Region Third Team … BIG EAST All-Rookie Team … NCAA Women[apos]s College Cup All-Tournament Team … Notre Dame Team Most Valuable Freshman.
Four-year monogram winner … athletic midfielder with creativity on the ball and a powerful shot from distance … displayed relentless style and strength to hold the ball … also a threat on set pieces … was versatile enough to play in both holding and attacking midfield spots (as well as an occasional foray up top) … thrust into starting lineup on opening day of her freshman season and never looked back, starting all 85 matches in her career … filled critical holding midfield spot during first half of her rookie year (2010 national championship season) … picked up new concepts quickly and read the game well … also had significant international experience with various U.S. Soccer youth national teams, most notably as member of 2012 FIFA U-20 Women[apos]s World Cup championship squad.
AS A SENIOR: Third-tem all-ACC selection … team tri-captain … started all 22 matches, tying career highs with two goals and nine points, along with five assists … tied for third on team in assists, while placing fifth in total shots (38), shots on goal (14) and minutes played (1,805) … had nearly all of her points (except two assists) during ACC play … helped team[apos]s three-goal first-half blitz against Northwestern (4-1), assisting on Lauren Bohaboy[apos]s second goal of day just 6:17 into contest … added second assist in as many outings, setting up Anna Maria Gilbertson[apos]s goal in 69th minute against Oakland (4-0) in Notre Dame adidas Invitational opener … pinpoint chip over N.C. State defense led to Sammy Scofield[apos]s clinching goal in 75th minute of ACC opener on road against Wolfpack (3-1) … netted first goal of season in home win against Pittsburgh (3-0), scoring in 64th minute … tallied first multi-point match of year with goal and assist in home regular-season finale against Boston College (3-1) – had secondary assist on Karin Simonian[apos]s goal with one minute left in first half, then added clinching score with 5:05 left in match … delivered assist on Kaleigh Olmsted[apos]s opening goal in eighth minute at Clemson (2-0) … selected in third round of 2014 National Women[apos]s Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft by her hometown team, FC Kansas City.
AS A JUNIOR: NSCAA third-team all-region honoree … second-team all-BIG EAST pick … BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team … missed first seven matches of season while playing for U-20 World Cup Team … returned to start remaining 17 matches for Irish while collecting one goal and four assists … tied for second on team in assists, while ranking fifth in total shots (36) … scored her lone goal of season in her second game back, finding net in 24th minute against Cincinnati (7-0); also tied career high with seven shots (three on goal) … was first of three-match point-scoring streak, with single assists in next two outings against Pittsburgh (2-1) and Oakland (3-0), with former assist on Glory Williams[apos] first career goal proving to be match-winner … went distance and piled up six shots in double-overtime draw with Rutgers (2-2) in regular-season home finale … added five shots (three on goal) in double-OT win at DePaul (1-0), which helped Irish clinch share of BIG EAST National Division title … assisted on Cari Roccaro[apos]s winning goal in 78th minute of BIG EAST Championship quarterfinal vs. Syracuse (1-0) … started all four NCAA Championship contests for Irish, playing all but seven minutes … set up Crystal Thomas for goals in each of first two NCAA contests against Milwaukee (3-1) and #10 Wake Forest (2-1), with latter connection coming on match-winning goal in 71st minute … turned in solid spring 2013 season, highlighted by goal against National Women[apos]s Soccer League[apos]s Chicago Red Stars (1-4) and assist on Thomas[apos] tying goal in 85th minute of comeback win over Mexico U-20 National Team (4-3).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Second-team all-BIG EAST selection … started all 21 matches, primarily in the midfield, ranking fourth on the team in minutes played (1,769) … tallied one goal and posted career highs of seven assists, nine points and 59 shots (22 on goal) … ranked second on team in total shots and shots on goal … placed sixth in BIG EAST in assists and seventh in assists per match (0.33) and total shots for all matches … opened her account in big way with career-high four-point night (1G-2A) against Tulsa (7-1) at Notre Dame adidas Invitational … added career-best two assists for second consecutive match in tournament finale against Indiana (4-1) … named to Notre Dame adidas Invitational All-Tournament Team … fired career highs of seven shots and five shots on goal at #2 Stanford (1-2); also assisted on Melissa Henderson[apos]s opening goal in 67th minute to extend point-scoring streak to three matches … matched career high by going all 110 minutes at South Florida (1-1) … set up Jessica Schuveiller[apos]s icebreaking goal 3:49 into win at Seton Hall (2-0) … delivered assist on Elizabeth Tucker[apos]s critical insurance goal with 1:20 remaining against Villanova (3-1).
AS A FRESHMAN: Soccer America Freshman All-America choice … NSCAA third-team all-region selection … BIG EAST All-Rookie Team … NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team … started all 25 matches during Notre Dame[apos]s third national championship season (one of only 26 players in school history to start every game of their freshman season, including just six since 1999) … ranked fifth on team (fourth among field players and first among freshmen) with 2,158 minutes played … collected two goals (one match-winner) and one assist …took 26 shots, with 10 of them on goal … played all but nine total minutes in first eight matches of season (six 90-minute efforts) … scored first collegiate goal in win over Cincinnati (4-0), netting an unassisted tally in the 37th minute … played at least 77 minutes in all six NCAA Championship matches, moving primarily into attacking midfield spot … notched first career postseason point with assist on Lauren Fowlkes[apos] 71st-minute goal in first-round win over New Mexico (3-0) … went the distance in final three matches of NCAA tournament … was hero in NCAA College Cup semifinal win over #17 Ohio State (1-0), scoring lone goal of match at 82:22 following a 40-yard run from midfield stripe and culminating with 20-yard strike into upper left corner of net.
NATIONAL TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Regular contributor for United States Under-20 National Team from 2009-13 … recorded 15 caps during U-20 career … along with Roccaro, was part of U.S. squad that won 2012 FIFA U-20 Women[apos]s World Cup title in Japan (Americans[apos] third crown; first U-20 world championship earned by Notre Dame players since Fowlkes in 2008) … saw action in three matches at 2012 WWC — tournament opener against Ghana (4-0), semifinal against Nigeria (2-0) and final against Germany (1-0), coming on as second-half substitute in all three contests … joined Roccaro in helping United States win 2012 CONCACAF U-20 title with five-match sweep in Panama, outscoring opposition by 24-1 margin … appeared in three matches at tournament, starting group play win over Cuba … selected for U.S. U-20 squad for 2009 Ten Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain (starting twice and appearing in all three matches) … earned first point at the U-20 level with assist in friendly against Ajax of Los Angeles in April 2009 … member of 2009 U.S. U-18 National Team player pool along with classmate Rebecca Twining … scored first U-18 goal in July 2009 friendly vs. Canada U-20s … member of 2008 U.S. U-17 National Team that earned a silver medal at inaugural FIFA U-17 Women[apos]s World Cup in New Zealand (USA lost to North Korea, 2-1 in overtime, in title match).
ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Ranked 26th in the February 2010 Top Drawer Soccer club soccer player ratings … competed with Region II ODP teams since 2005, helping teams to four Region II semifinals berths (2005-07, 2009), including spot in 2007 Region II finals … played on club level for head coach Jon Parry with Blue Valley Stars in Overland Park, Kan. … served as team captain.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Lee[apos]s Summit High School in Lee[apos]s Summit, Mo., … played for head coach Dave Wiebenga … piled up double-digit goals and assists in each of her final two seasons (combined total of 36 goals and 40 assists) … Parade All-American (2009) … NSCAA Youth All-American (2009) … ESPN/RISE second-team All-American (2009) … two-time NSCAA youth/high school all-region choice (2008, 2009) … two-time all-state selection (first team 2009, second team 2008) … Kansas City all-metro and all-district honoree (2009) … two-time first-team all-Suburban Big 7 Conference pick (2008, 2009) … recorded 24 goals and 16 assists in 2009 … tallied 12 goals and school-record 24 assists in 2008 … holds school records for assists in season and career … helped LSHS to 2008 conference title and 2009 district crown … member of LSHS Principal[apos]s Honor Roll (2006-09) … twice earned Academic Letters (2007, 2009) … participated in local Susan G. Komen For The Cure walk (to benefit breast cancer research and awareness) for five years … full name is Amanda Laddish … daughter of Debbie Heineman and Chris Laddish … one of five children … graduated from Notre Dame[apos]s top-ranked Mendoza College of Business in May 2014 with her bachelor[apos]s degree in marketing … earned certificate of merit for participation in Notre Dame[apos]s Rosenthal Leadership Academy her final three years (2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14).
Laddish[apos]s Career Statistics
Laddish In the Postseason