It took a moment or two longer for Ned's brain to really jog his memories. She didn't run in the same circles as Ned did - could it really be 'circles' when the only people Ned hung out with were the people from Decathlon? ... probably not.
"Oh, yeah. I remember seeing you." Which he had. She was pretty, after all, and someone he'd probably never approach on his own because, well, everything. "...but, uh - I don't remember your name?" His sheepish smile doubled as an apology. "I'm Ned, though. Ned Leeds... and I'm not sure I can't do much unless I find a way to give the transmitter power..."