#12 Mary Schwappach
AS A SENIOR: Made two appearances for the Irish before suffering a season-ending knee injury … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Touched the field for four games in the 2014 season with 2 shots on goal … totaled 45 minutes of playing time … saw 24 minutes against Baylor and got a shot on goal … saw time against No. 2 Virginia Tech, Oakland, Baylor and Toledo … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in nine matches, collecting six shots (three on goal) … logged season-high two shots in season opener against #25 Illinois (4-1) and ACC opener at North Carolina State (3-1) … also posted career-high two shots on goal at N.C. State … added single shots against Oakland (4-0) and Detroit (4-0) … played season-high 31 minutes against Detroit, as well as 30 minutes at N.C. State … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in 16 matches during her rookie season, earning one start … collected two assists and eight total shots (two on goal) … played in first seven matches of season … set personal highs with 48 minutes and three shots in home win over #24 Santa Clara (2-1) … had both of shots on goal during weekend road trip to Pacific Northwest, logging one try on frame each at #19 Portland (1-1) and Washington (0-3) … had one shot in victory at Providence (1-0) … registered first collegiate point in Senior Night win over Seton Hall (5-1), assisting on Anna Maria Gilbertson’s goal in 88th minute … earned first career start at Villanova (1-0) and made it pay off, logging secondary assist on Gilbertson’s goal just 6:09 into the match (team’s quickest score of the 2012 season) … came off bench in both BIG EAST Championship contests, seeing time in quarterfinal win at home against Syracuse (1-0) and semifinal vs. #15 Marquette (0-1) … earned a monogram.
ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Played for Colorado ODP team that won three consecutive state cups (2008-10) … team finished third in nation at 2010 USYS Nationals after winning Region IV championship (scored winning goal in title match) … also won 2010 ODP Region IV crown … played extensively for Colorado Rush club program for head coach Tim Schulz … club program was ranked No. 5 nationally in December 2011 article by Soccer America … saw most experience in ECNL play, registering 47 goals and 57 assists from 2007-08 through 2010-11, with double-digit goals and assists all four seasons … had career-high 13 goals in 2010-11, and career-best 16 assists in 2009-10 … played for Colorado Rush in the United Soccer League (USL) W-League during summer 2011, appearing in 12 matches as a defender and tallying one assist … earned three-star ranking in 2012 Top Drawer Soccer club soccer player ratings.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Mullen High School in Denver, Colo., where she played for head coach Tony Schenbeck (did not play for high school team as senior) … posted 28 goals and 28 assists during her prep career … had personal-best 12 goals as a junior (2010-11) and career-high 13 assists as a freshman (2008-09) … earned honorable mention all-state accolades in 2010 … standout track athlete in high school, earning state titles with Mullen’s 4×100 and 4×200 relay squads in 2011 (the 4×100 quartet also set a school record in that event) … garnered academic all-state citations for soccer, basketball and track during 2010-11 school year … delivered soccer balls to the underprivileged in the African nations of Tanzania and Kenya … has visited all seven continents … has swum in the Antarctic Ocean … worked in a cancer research lab … enjoys skiing and climbing `14ers’ in Colorado (known in mountaineering circles as the 53 peaks in the state that are 14,000 feet or higher) … full name is Mary Frances Schwappach … last name is pronounced “SHWA-pock” … daughter of Kathleen and John Schwappach … has older brother, Joseph (Dartmouth ’13), and younger sister, Julia … third Coloradoan to join Fighting Irish program and the first since 1989, when fellow Denver residents Kelly Hanratty and Kristin Kirwan were reserve defenders during the program’s second varsity season … enrolled in Notre Dame’s top-ranked Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.
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