Hard-working player who will move to forward this season to take advantage of his size and aggressiveness ... was a member of the Irish defensive corps during his first three seasons ... hard-nosed player with a tremendous work ethic ... gives Notre Dame size and a physical presence on the attack ... outstanding team player ... did not see any playing time in 2006-07 but served a valuable role in pushing players in front of him on a daily basis ... earned first monogram as a junior ... has played in 14 games over his three seasons at Notre Dame ... joined the Irish after playing for the USHL's Tri-City Storm ... one of six former Storm players on the Irish roster, joining fellow senior Mark Van Guilder, juniors Christian Hanson and Luke Lucyk, sophomore Kyle Lawson and freshman Calle Ridderwall ... one of 20 members of the 2003-04 Tri-City Storm to receive college scholarships, most-ever in USHL history ... one of 20 Notre Dame players to have played in the USHL ... played one season of juniors in the North American Hockey League (NAHL) with the Cleveland Barons ... one of six Irish players with ties to the NAHL along with junior Erik Condra (Texarkana), sophomores Brett Blatchford (Texas), Stewart Carlin (Compuware) and Tom O'Brien (Mahoning Valley) and freshman Ryan Guentzel (Southern Minnesota) ... one of five Illinois natives on the Notre Dame roster, joining fellow senior Dan VeNard (Western Springs), sophomores Dan Kissel (Crestwood) and O'Brien (Mokena) and freshman Teddy Ruth (Naperville) ... signed in the late-signing period (spring of `04) along with Evan Rankin and Mark Van Guilder ... one of Notre Dame's top student-athletes ... has recorded five Dean's List semesters and owns a 3.913 grade-point average, including three 4.0 semesters.
AS A JUNIOR: Did not play in any games during 2006-07 ... one of the team's hardest working players who was a key contributor in practice and in the locker room.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in five games during the 2005-06 campaign ... recorded two shots on goal and picked up two penalties for four minutes ... was -2 on the year ... first game came at Denver on Oct. 22 ... recorded shots versus Denver and at Northern Michigan (Jan. 20) ... did not play in either playoff game against Alaska Fairbanks.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 10 games for the Irish with no points ... had one penalty for two minutes and had no shots on goal ... first action came on Nov. 26 at Alaska Fairbanks ... played in both CCHA playoff games at Michigan.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Ill. ... played AAA hockey for six years, including two years of junior hockey - one year with the Cleveland Barons (NAHL) and one with the Tri-City Storm (USHL) ... helped Storm to Anderson Cup title (regular season) and the Clark Cup finals where they lost to Waterloo and current Irish teammate, Garrett Regan ... played in 32 games with the Storm with a goal and two assists for three points and had 36 minutes in penalties ... in one season at Cleveland, had four goals and 14 assists for 18 points and 55 penalty minutes in 48 games ... lettered three seasons in golf at Fenwick High School ... played on four state AAA championship teams and one national championship team (Glenview Stars `98) ... participated in USA Hockey Select 17 Festival representing the Midwest ... team won silver medal in July 2001 ... full name is Brian Edward D'Arcy ... son of Ed and Linda D'Arcy ... has one sister ... comes from a Notre Dame family ... great grandfather, John, is a 1922 graduate, grandfather, Edward, Sr., is a 1952 graduate and father, Edward, Jr., is a 1976 graduate ... mother, Linda, is a 1976 graduate of St. Mary's ... born on June 29, 1984, in Hinsdale, Ill. ... working on a double major in economics and history in the College of Arts and Letters.
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