Fighting Irish see their season end in 2-1 defeat against the Spartans.
Three-time monogram winner for the Irish on defense ... leader of the Notre Dame blueline and one of the team's leaders both on and off the ice ... recognized as one of the top defensive defensemen in the CCHA and all of college hockey ... no one competes harder ... tough, intense player who plays a hard-nosed, physical style of defense ... solid shot blocker ... makes good decisions with the puck ... strong skater who is excellent in transition ... has the ability to find the open man ... played in all 42 games in 2006-07, breaking through in the goal column with three goals and five assists for eight points ... was a finalist for the CCHA's top defensive defenseman award as a junior ... second on the team with 48 minutes in penalties ... in 114 career games has scored three goals with 17 assists for 20 points ... one of two senior defensemen on the roster along with Dan VeNard ... came to the Irish after playing in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) with the Crowsnest Pass Timberwolves ... lone Canadian on the Irish roster ... joins seven other Alberta natives to play for the Irish ... the list includes Matt Williams-Kovacs `04-'05 (Calgary), Brad Wanchulak `01-'04 (Edson), Terry Lorenz `93-'97 (Lloydminster), Mark Benning `82-'83 (Edmonton), Dick Olson `78-'81 (Calgary), Roger Bourque `73-'77 (Calgary) and Larry Israelson `70-'74 (Didsbury) ... part of an eight-man recruiting class for `04-'05 ... signed in early November (`03) signing period along with Luke Lucyk and Dan VeNard ... two-time Dean's List selection in the fall of `04 and spring of `06.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 42 games for the Irish, scoring three goals with five assists for eight points ... whistled for 24 penalties, resulting in 48 minutes ... was second among defensemen and fifth on the team with a +20 rating ... had 35 shots on goal for the year ... one of three finalists for the CCHA's postseason defensive defenseman award ... recorded early-season assists versus Army (Oct. 28) and Bowling Green (Nov. 10) ... was named to the all-tournament team at the Lightning College Hockey Classic ... snapped an 82-game goal less streak with a wrist shot from the left point in 4-1 win over Michigan State on Nov. 17 ... added two more goals on the year in the postseason ... scored at 9:34 of the first period of 7-1 win over Alaska in game one of CCHA second round ... third goal came in second period of 3-0 CCHA semifinal win over Lake Superior State on Mar. 16.
AS A SOPHOMORE: One of six Notre Dame players to appear in all 36 games during the `05-'06 season ... still looking for his first career goal, but recorded eight assists on the year ... had 26 penalties for 55 minutes to finish second on team in penalty minutes to Tom Sawatske's 57 ... had an even +/- for the year ... recorded 42 shots on goal, third among Irish defensemen ... had three, two-game point streaks ... was scoreless in first six games before getting two assists in 9-4 win against Bowling Green on Nov. 10 ... added an assist in following night's 4-2 win over the Falcons for a three-point weekend ... had single assists in 5-2 loss to Ohio State on Nov. 26 and 4-3 loss at Western Michigan on Dec. 2 ... third two-game streak between Dec. 18 and Jan. 6 with assists in wins over Lake Superior and at Nebraska-Omaha ... had just one assist in final 17 games ... was held scoreless in two playoff games against Alaska Fairbanks.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 36 of Notre Dame's 38 games in his rookie season ... collected four assists on the year ...had 25 penalties for a total of 50 minutes ... had 35 shots on goal ... wasted little time getting his first collegiate point as he helped set up a Cory McLean power-play goal in 2-2 tie with Minnesota-Duluth in season opener ... had back-to-back assist games in wins at Western Michigan (Nov. 13) and at Alaska Fairbanks (Nov. 26) ... final assist of the season came in regular-season finale as he set up Tim Wallace's power-play goal in 2-1 loss at the Joyce Center.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Catholic Central High School in Lethbridge, Alberta ... graduated with honors in 2002 ... played junior hockey in the AJHL with the Crowesnest Pass Timberwolves in 2003-04, serving as an assistant captain ... was a second team AJHL all-star selection after scoring six goals with 22 assists for 28 points in 48 games ... also had 90 minutes in penalties ... played 2002-03 campaign with the South Surrey Eagles in the British Columbia Junior Hockey League (BCHL), collecting three goals and 12 assists for 15 points in 52 games ... started his junior career with the Lethbridge Y's Men Titans of the Alberta Midget Hockey League (AMHL) in 2001-02 ... was selected an AMHL all-star after scoring five goals with 16 assists for 21 points in 36 league games ... full name is Brock James Sheahan ... son of Bernie and Carol Sheahan ... has one brother and one sister ... born May 6, 1984, in London, Ontario ... finance major in the Mendoza College of Business.