2007 Sun Belt Conference Newcomer of the Year
2007 All-Sun Belt Conference second team midfielder
2004 National Champion as a true freshman at Notre Dame
Junior (2007): Made a big impact at FAU in her first season playing for the Owls... Named the Sun Belt Conference Newcomer of the Year... Selected as an All-Sun Belt Conference second team player... Started in all 19 matches... Had a pair of assists... Dished out an assist in the season's first match at UC Riverside (8/31)... Handed out another in a late-season win over Arkansas State (10/28)... Totaled 10 shots, getting off a season-high two shots against Middle Tennessee State (9/28)... Part of an Owls' side that posted nine shutouts.
Sophomore (2006): Missed the entire season recovering from injury.
(2005): Utilized a redshirt year.
Freshman (2004): Started as a true freshman at Notre Dame as a highly recruited prep prospect... Part of a dominating Irish squad that won the NCAA National Championship... Played as a reserve in the Irish's National Championship game victory over UCLA (12/5)... Appeared in 22 games, making seven starts... Finished the season with one goal and three assists for five points on 13 shots, seven reaching the net... First career point came vs. Wisconsin-Green Bay (9/26)... First career goal came vs. Providence on Oct. 3.
High School: Following her prep career in 2004, was rated as the No. 24 incoming collegiate recruit by Soccer America.
Club/International Experience: Member of Finland National Team (U21, U19 & U17)... Named the Veikkaus Oy Player of the Year after totaling nine goals and 13 assists during 18 games played in the 2003 Finnish Women's Championship Series... Tallied 13 goals in 2002... Served as captain of her club team F.C. Espoo... Has played competitively in a number of different countries, which include China, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Germany and Switzerland.
Personal: International business major... Born June 20, 1985, in Helsinki, Finland... Daughter of Peter and Christel Tjeder... Has a twin sister, Daniela, and a younger sister, Caroline.