Absegami High School: Holds school records for career goals (72), assists (45) and points (189) ... Also holds single-season records with 30 goals, 15 assists and 75 points ... All-State second team selection in 2002 ... First team All-Cape Atlantic League choice in 2002 and 2003, as well as a second team pick in 2001 ... First team All-Group IV in 2002 and 2003 ... First team All-South Jersey in 2002, and second team in 2003 and 2004 ... Team was Cape Atlantic League champion in 2002 and 2003, and a South Jersey Group IV semifinalist in 2003 ... Played against current Villanova teammate Jillian Loyden in high school ... Also a four-year letterwinner in basketball.
Personal: Born 11/10/86 in Somers Point, N.J. ... Older of two children of Dennis and Michelle Hardiman ... Has a younger brother Steve, who rowed for Rutgers ... Father played football at Trenton State and was a defensive back ... Has an uncle that played basketball at Canisius and was a four-year letterwinner ... He also played European Team Handball and competed for the United States at the 1972 Munich Olympics ... Another uncle played football for four years at Lafayette and was a tailback, while a cousin currently plays basketball at UNC-Greensboro ... Was an all-star selection at the 2002 Villanova Soccer Camp ... Chose the school for its strong academic reputation and the strength of the soccer team ... Majoring in Communications.