#2 Maria Brooks
One of seven members of Notre Dame[apos]s freshman class … talented, highly skilled attack standout from one of the top high school programs in the country – Notre Dame Prep … has outstanding potential … blessed with outstanding speed and quickness … has solid stick skills … continues to improve her game … uses her speed and quickness to exploit oppenent[apos]s weaknesses … expected to make an immediate contribution as part of the regular rotation at attack … high school teammate of current Irish sophomore Beth Koloup … played for the Skywalkers Club team and a member of Mid-Atlantic 3 team that participated in the U.S. National Lacrosse championships.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Played both lacrosse and field hockey at Notre Dame Prep in Towson, Md. … was captain of the field hockey team as a senior … full name is Maria Danielle Brooks … daughter of Michael and Stacy Brooks … has one brother … born Sept. 30, 1987 in Baltimore, Md. … enrolled in First Year of Studies.