#15 Rose Augustin
Four-year monogram winner … technically-sound playmaking attacker who was key cog in Notre Dame[apos]s offense throughout her career … strong all-around ability on the ball included poised play with and without pressure … effective at striking the ball with either foot … a dynamic threat on set pieces … showed the ability to put shots on net from distance … complemented her on-field flair with a deep understanding of the game[apos]s tactics … tied for third in school history (and ninth in NCAA Division I history) with 103 matches played … one of 26 Irish players all-time with 20 goals and 20 assists in their careers … including Augustin, the Notre Dame women[apos]s soccer program now has featured 12 Ohio natives, with other notables being midfielder Margaret Jarc (Bay Village/Magnificent HS; 1989-92), defenders Julie Vogel (Cincinnati/Anderson HS; 1992-95) and Kate Fischer (Cincinnati/Ursuline Academy; 1993-96) and Academic All-America forward Mary Boland (Hudson HS; 2001-04), plus sisters and fellow Walsh Jesuit HS graduates Kate and Kelly Tulisiak (Medina), All-America forward Amanda Cinalli (Maple Heights/Laurel HS) and standout midfielder Courtney Rosen (Brecksville/Hathaway Brown HS) … was selected in the third round (13th overall) of the 2011 Women[apos]s Professional Soccer (WPS) Draft by the Western New York Flash.
AS A SENIOR: Collected NSCAA third-team all-Northeast Region and first-team all-BIG EAST accolades … started all 25 matches during Notre Dame[apos]s third national championship season … led team with 10 assists and ranked second on squad with 11 goals (three match-winners), 32 points, 77 shots and 32 shots on goal, all of which matched or set personal career highs and ranked among the top five in the BIG EAST … one of just 10 players in the nation to post double-digit goals and assists during the 2010 season … posted her fifth career two-goal match in season[apos]s second outing against Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3-0), scoring twice in less than five minutes midway through the second half … gave the Irish all the offense they would need in 1-0 win over #8 Santa Clara, finding the back of the net 3:05 into the match off a drop pass from Melissa Henderson … scored for third consecutive match with a long-distance brace midway through the first half against Texas Tech (2-0), her goal coming 47 seconds after Henderson opened the Irish account … set up Erica Iantorno[apos]s equalizer at #13 UCLA (1-2, ot) in the final minute of the first half … had another match-winning assist with the decisive helper on the first of rookie Elizabeth Tucker[apos]s two goals in conference opener at DePaul (2-0) … fired first salvo in win over Cincinnati (4-0) with a goal in the 12th minute … earned primary assist on first of Henderson[apos]s two goals against Syracuse (3-0) … punctuated decisive victory over St. John[apos]s (4-1) with 63rd-minute goal … needed just 1:21 to get Irish on the board against Seton Hall (2-1), later setting up Henderson for brace that proved to be the match-winner in 58th minute … had a hand in all three Notre Dame goals against Rutgers (3-2), scoring herself in 15th minute, then assisting on second-half goals by Henderson and Iantorno less than two minutes apart that shifted momentum in Irish favor … blunted second-half threat at Providence (3-1), creating Lauren Fowlkes[apos] go-ahead score and adding an insurance tally in 59th minute … pinpoint pass set table for rookie Adriana Leon[apos]s goal at Villanova (1-0) … ignited Irish offense in NCAA second-round win over #22 USC (4-0), scoring from distance at 7:12 mark to put hosts on the board and log her fourth career NCAA postseason match-winner … unquestioned best player on pitch with four points (1G-2A) in NCAA third-round victory at #3 North Carolina (4-1), scoring first Irish goal in 13th minute, then setting up Jessica Schuveiller[apos]s match-winner later in first half and serving free kick that led to Henderson[apos]s goal less than four minutes into second half.
AS A JUNIOR: Earned NSCAA second-team all-region and second-team all-BIG EAST honors, the first time in her career she had been selected for either award … started a career-high 25 of a possible 26 matches for Notre Dame, missing only the NCAA tournament opener vs. IUPUI with an injury … set (then) career highs with seven goals (including two match-winners), 10 assists, 24 points and 76 shots (23 on goal) … finished second on team in assists, points and shots, and third in goals, shot on goal and match-winners … ranked among the top 10 in seven offensive categories (all games), including assists (2nd), shots (2nd) and points (4th) … enjoyed similar success in BIG EAST play, ranking among the top seven in regular-season league play in shots (3rd – 36), points (4th – 12), assists (6th – 4) and goals (7th – 4) … wasted little time in getting in the scorebook with three points in opener vs. Wisconsin (3-0), scoring big insurance goal on long-distance blast five minutes into second half then assisting on Fowlkes[apos] 69th-minute tally … set up Fowlkes again for final score in a three-goal flurry in opening 25 minutes against Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3-0) … posted third two-goal night of her career with a strike on each side of halftime in BIG EAST opener against DePaul (4-0) … continued the synergy with Fowlkes, setting up her classmate for the tying score with less than 13 minutes to play at Cincinnati (2-1) just 1:18 after UC had taken the lead … set up Henderson[apos]s opening goal at West Virginia, coming just 4:24 into a 3-2 Irish overtime victory … chalked up her second two-goal night of the year (and fourth of her career) in 6-1 win over Connecticut … went on four-game point scoring streak (all on assists) at end of regular season and into start of the BIG EAST Championship … delivered single assists in home wins over Villanova (2-0), #rv/22 Georgetown (2-0) and BIG EAST quarterfinal vs. South Florida (5-0) … added pair of assists and season-high eight shots in BIG EAST semifinal against St. John[apos]s (2-1, ot); had corner kick service on Schuveiller[apos]s overtime goal with 1:18 left in the first extra session … early injury in the BIG EAST title game win over #rv/10 Marquette (2-1) led her to sit out NCAA opener against IUPUI (5-0) as a precaution … returned to lineup in second-round win over Central Michigan (6-1), scoring free-kick goal in second half … notched the only goal in 1-0 third-round victory over Oregon State, scoring in the 62nd minute to register her third career match-winning goal in NCAA Championship play … corner kick led to Haley Ford[apos]s insurance goal (and second Irish score in 51 seconds) at #6 Florida State in NCAA quarterfinal win (2-0).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all of Notre Dame[apos]s 27 matches, making 20 starts including six of Notre Dame[apos]s final seven outings … scored six goals and added two assists for 14 points … her six goals were the third-most on the team, while her 14 points ranked sixth-best … three of her six goals were match-winners, including back-to-back clinchers versus Toledo and Michigan State in NCAA tournament play … the winner versus Michigan State came in the 72nd minute of Notre Dame[apos]s 1-0 defeat of the Spartans in the second round of the NCAA Championship when she latched onto the end of a Kerri Hanks pass and sent the ensuing shot to the far corner of the net … her third match-winner was a ‘golden goal’ scored in overtime versus Villanova, keeping ND[apos]s perfect BIG EAST season intact (went on to finish 11-0 in conference play and capture the BIG EAST tournament title) … had her only two-goal performance versus Toledo … she also scored goals versus Michigan and in both matches versus Cincinnati … her first assists of the season came in Notre Dame[apos]s 5-0 defeat of SMU … she also had an assist in Notre Dame[apos]s 6-0 defeat of Seton Hall … for the year, she was one of 10 players to net a match-winner and one of a record-setting 19 players to score … also had 58 shots throughout the season, fourth-most on the team.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 26 matches for the Irish, starting four … scored five goals (tied for fourth on team) and added one assist for 11 points … started once at forward and three times in midfield … scored her first career goal in win over Cincinnati (6-1), burying a rebound of a Cinalli shot to get Notre Dame in front after just 15 minutes … finished a flick from Hanks at the far-right post for 4-0 lead at Syracuse (4-1) … notched five points in victory against Villanova (5-0), on two goals and an assist in just 38 minutes of play … deflected in leftside cross from Rosen for second Irish goal in a 38-second span midway through first half of BIG EAST semifinal win over Georgetown (2-0) … played primarily in midfield during spring 2008 … nodded home a cross from Hanks in 20th minute for Notre Dame[apos]s first score in exhibition win over Mexican National Team (2-1).
ODP/CLUB HIGHLIGHTS: Played for Olympic Development (ODP) Ohio North state team from 2003-05 … named to the 2005 ODP/Super Y National Camp Select Team … also named as an alternate to the 1997 Under-16 National Tournament Team … helped lead Ohio Internationals youth club team to three straight state titles (2003-05) … also played alongside her future Notre Dame teammates Cinalli and Rosen, as a member of the W-League[apos]s Cleveland Internationals during the summers of 2005-07 … despite playing in only five matches, she ranked second on the 2006 Cleveland Internationals team in goals (7) and points (15; 21st among all W-League players) … her four goals were tied for second on the 2007 Cleveland Internationals (7 GP; team went 12-8-4). PREP & PERSONAL: Named a 2006 NSCAA high school All-American while also being tabbed the 2006 Gatorade state player of the year for Ohio … named the 2006 Ohio player of the year by both the NSCAA and by the state coaches association (OHSSA ‘Miss Soccer’), after leading team to second state title in a span of three years (also 2004) … served as senior co-captain for Walsh Jesuit High School[apos]s undefeated 2006 team that was ranked number one in the nation and was crowned national champs by the NSCAA … finished her career as third all-time leading scorer in Walsh Jesuit history (152 points; 52 goals, 48 assists) … named first team all-state as a senior and a third team as a junior … member of regional championship teams in each of her final three seasons (WJHS was ranked in the national Top 25 every year from 2004-06) … named conference player of the year and member of Cleveland Plain Dealer[apos]s ‘Best of the Best’ team in each of her final two seasons … brother Matt played soccer at the University of Akron … born Aug. 10, 1988, in Akron, Ohio … daughter of Thomas and Mary Augustin … full name is Rosemarie LaGuardia Augustin … graduated in May 2011 from Notre Dame[apos]s Mendoza College of Business with her bachelor[apos]s degree in marketing.
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Augustin In the Post Season