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Lakeysia Beene
Height: 5-8 (1.73 m).
Weight: 135 (61 kg).
Born: March 9, 1978, at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.
Hometown: Gold River, California.
College: University of Notre Dame.
Club: Bay Area CyberRays (WUSA).


             U.S. National Team Statistics 2000

Opponent     Date   GP  GS   MIN  GF  GA    GAA   Y   R

Czech Rep    Jan 7   1   1    90   8   1   1.00   0   0 Australia Cup
Sweden      Jan 10   1   1    90   0   0   0.00   0   0 Australia Cup
Australia   Jan 13   1   1    90   3   1   1.00   0   0 Australia Cup

Total                3   3   270  11   2   0.67   0   0

National Team
Year Record GP/GS Min GAA SO
1999 2-0-1 3/3 270 0.67 1
Total 2-0-1 3/3 270 0.67 1
College
Year School GP/GS Record GAA SO
1996 Univ. of Notre Dame 14/0 0-0-0 0.16 0
1997 Univ. of Notre Dame 25/25 23-1-1 0.36 18
1998 Univ. of Notre Dame 25/25 22-3-1 0.67 7
1999 Univ. of Notre Dame 26/26 21-4-1 1.00 10
Total 90/76 66-8-3 0.48 35

National Team: A fixture in goal for the Under-20 National Team program in 1997 ... The starting goalkeeper for the U-20s at the 1997 Nordic Cup in Denmark, her stellar play in goal helped the U.S. to the championship ... Earned a 1-0 overtime shutout of Norway in the Nordic Cup championship game, making two goal-saving stops ... Allowed just one goal in four games at the Nordic Cup ... Called into her first training camp with the full national team in January of 1998 ... Also played for the U-20s in 1996 ... A former member of the U-16 National Team pool ... First Appearance: January 7, 2000, vs. Czech Republic ... First Shutout: January 10, 2000, vs. Sweden.

College/High School: Her 0.48 career goals-against average tops all Irish goalkeepers and is on pace to place her among top four in NCAA history ... has logged 4,896 minutes in her career, third most in Notre Dame history ... As a senior, served as team captain for '99 season with Jen Grubb and Kelly Lindsey ... As a junior, selected '98 BIG EAST goalkeeper of the year ... made career-high 12 saves against North Carolina ... finished 14th in NCAA with 0.67 goals-against average in 2,122 minutes played ...Played every minute of every game for Notre Dame in 1997, starting 25 games and finished with a 0.36 goals against average while allowing just nine goals ... The NSCAA First-Team All-American goalkeeper in 1997 as a sophomore, she recorded 18 shutouts as the Irish advanced to the NCAA Final Four ... An All-Big East selection as a sophomore ... The back-up goalkeeper for Notre Dame as a freshman to All-American Jen Renola, she played 542 minutes in 14 games and allowed just one goal for a 0.16 goals against average ... As a freshman, scored a goal as a field player against Villanova on her only shot of the season (Renola also scored in the that game) ... The top goalkeeper in the nation coming out of high school her senior year, she was a Parade All-American in 1995 and '96 for Del Campo High School and an NSCAA All-American ... Had a career 0.27 goals against average in high school ... The conference player of the year as a senior at Del Campo.

Personal: Majoring in Environmental Geosciences at Notre Dame ... A three-time Under-17 Black Belt National Champion in the art of Tang Soo Do Karate ... An avid roller-blader and dancer.

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