MIKE BREY ON MOONEY
“John has the ability to stretch the floor and shoot it. Given that we lost shooting to graduation, that makes him important in our plans. He also has the physicality to rebound and play post defense.”
HONORS AND AWARDS
- 2017 ACC Academic Honor Roll
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016-17)
- Made the most of his seven minutes of action against Loyola Maryland with seven points, four rebounds and his first career three-point field goal.
- Grabbed a career-best five rebounds off the bench in the victory over Seattle.
- Made his Notre Dame debut in the season-opening win over Bryant, playing four minutes and grabbing two rebounds.
- Led Lake Brantley High School to a 22-4 record as a senior, averaging 24 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks per game.
- Named Orlando Sentinel Player of the Year, Florida 8A Player of the Year and first-team all-Florida.
- Named the MVP of the Toyota Classic in Lexington, Kentucky, posting 24 points and 26 rebounds in the championship game.
- Finished as Lake Brantley’s all-time leading rebounder and scorer while averaging 19 wins per season throughout his high school career.
- Member of the Nike Team Florida AAU team.
- Earned Lake Brantley’s Gary Hayes Memorial Award for a student-athlete who shows leadership.
- Full name is John Patrick Mooney.
- Born in Baltimore, Maryland
- Son of Kevin and Margaret Mooney, along with older brother Brendan and older sister Caitlin.
- Brother, Brendan, played basketball at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, following in the footsteps of father, Kevin, who played golf at Spring Hill College.
- Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.