W Soccer: Irish defeat Illinois in opener, 4-1

Notre Dame Women's Soccer | Aug. 23, 2013 | Fighting Irish Digital Media

It's about this time of year when the Notre Dame campus begins buzzing with activity, as freshmen and their parents arrive for orientation weekend. The new students often have their heads spinning, eyes buried in a campus map trying to find their way from their dorm to the library to the dining hall.

You can count Fighting Irish freshman forward Kaleigh Olmsted (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands) among the many newcomers who are still trying to get acclimated to their surroundings. However, there's one place Olmsted is already quite familiar with -- the goal at Alumni Stadium.

Olmsted collected a goal and an assist in her first college match to help No. 10/5 Notre Dame roll to a 4-1 victory over No. RV/25 Illinois in the season opener for both teams on Friday night at Alumni Stadium. The Fighting Irish continue to sparkle in their first match of the season, improving to 22-3-1 (.865) all-time on opening night, including a 12-2-1 (.833) record under head coach Randy Waldrum

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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