Notre Dame defeated Cardinal Stritch 70 to 56 in the Purcell Pavilion in the Joyce center on November 2nd.
Three-year member of Irish basketball program as a walk-on ... appeared in 30 career outings from 2011-14 ... two-time winner of the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award and three-time Monogram winner.
SENIOR SEASON (2013-14): Appeared in two games during his final season with the Irish ... recipient of the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student- Athlete Award for the second consecutive year ... made season debut in the third game of the season, a 83-70 loss to Indiana State ... finished with two points, one steal, and one rebound against the Sycamores ... also saw action in Notre Dame's 93-60 victory over Army ... named to the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll.
JUNIOR SEASON (2012-13): Saw action in 15 games, including six BIG EAST contests ... finished with two points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals ... received the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award ... made his season debut in the second game of the campaign, an 84-57 win over Monmouth ... had a rebound and a steal versus the Hawks ... also pulled down a rebound in wins over George Washington (65-48) and Brown (84-57) ...scored two points in an 85-57 besting of Kennesaw State ... hauled down a rebound in a 73-57 setback at Louisville ... also had a board in the 76-58 loss to Iowa State in the second round of the NCAA Championship.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011-12): Joined the Notre Dame basketball program as a walk-on and played in 13 games during his first season with the Irish ... registered five points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal ... logged 17 minutes of action ... made his Fighting Irish debut in the season opener against Mississippi Valley State ... had a steal versus Dartmouth ... grabbed a rebound in a win over Sam Houston State ... tallied five points, one rebound and one assist in a win over Sacred Heart ... played a season-high four minutes in the Sacred Heart contest ... saw action in seven BIG EAST games.
AWARDS AND HONORS: Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student- Athlete Award (2014 and 2013) ... Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll (2014).
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year member of varsity team at St. Francis High School ... co-captain of team in his senior season ... helped Saint Francis to a 60-7 record during two seasons under head coach Michael Motil ... Lancers were the first team in 53-year history of West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) to go 14-0 in league play in 2010 ... finished as the California state finalists that season as well as NorCal champions ... co-champion of WCAL in 2009 as well as Central Coast Section (CCS) champions ... team also was NorCal Division II finalist ... garnered first-team all-NorCal Division II honors as a senior ... named to Mercury News/ Central Coast section first team ... a WCAL first-team accolades in 2010.
PERSONAL: Full name is Michael Patrick Crowley, Jr. ... born in Chapel Hill, N.C. ... son of Michael and Kathy Crowley ... fifth generation member of family to attend Notre Dame ... father Michael is 1985 Notre Dame graduate and cur- rent president of the Oakland Athletics ... one of three children ... older sister, Meaghan, is a 2011 Notre Dame graduate ... also has a younger sister, Paige ... graduated with high honors from Saint Francis ... served as vice president of Associated Student Body (ASB) in California ... president of Service Club ... graduated with a degree in finance from the Mendoza College of Business.