Tall, powerful defender who returns a major part of the Wake defense starting unit ... On pace to crack top five all-time games played and career games started records at Wake Forest ... Elected team co-captain along with Lindsey Griffin and Erin Regan
2001: Started all 20 games except the senior game ... Played key role in defense that shutout six teams and held the remainder of the opponents to 23 goals ... Took nine shots ... Scored in 6-0 win against Liberty Oct. 30 with a hard hit shot from just inside the penalty box that was too much for the goalkeeper to handle ... Assisted the first goal of the season Sept. 9 in 2-1 loss to No. 5 Portland ... Made Deanís List fall semester.
2000: Played in every game, starting in all but one ... Assisted three goals on the year ... Served game-winning assist against Davidson Oct. 25 ... Named to Deanís List both semesters.
1999: Started every game ... Selected to the ACC Tournament All-Tournament Team ... Named to the Wake Forest Dean's List ... Major factor in the Demon Deacon defense that held opponents to a record low 18 goals, 15 assists, shutting out 12 teams and finishing the season ranked 18th in the nation for scoring defense ... Scored the game-winning goal at Air Force Sept. 5 ... Had a pair of assists Oct. 29 versus Louisville and added another against South Carolina Aug. 27.
A four-year starter at Wheat Ridge High and a team captain for three seasons ... Three-time all-conference selection ... Led the Nike Rush Soccer Club to the 1999 U-20 National Championship ... Member of the state ODP team in 1996-97 and the regional team in 1997 ... Also lettered in cross country and basketball at Wheat Ridge ... Younger sister, Mary, is a sophomore at North Carolina and plays forward for the Tar Heels ... Older sister Rebekah started for North Carolina from 1996-99... Born July 16, 1980 ... Daughter of Scott and Kathy McDowell of Lakewood, Colo.