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     Kevin Anderson  

    Volunteer Assistant Coach

    Alma Mater:
    Loyola College


    #4 Irish To Square Off With #1 Loyola In National Semifinals

    Fighting Irish vs. Greyhounds slated for 2:30 p.m. (ET) on Saturday.

    Kevin Anderson has been a member of the Notre Dame coaching staff since 1997. He spent 10 seasons as an assistant coach before transitioning to his current role of volunteer assistant in 2007. Since his arrival at Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish have compiled a 169-75 record (.693) and have advanced to Championship Weekend three times, including a berth in the 2010 national title game. The Irish have captured 12 conference titles during that span with the most recent being the 2012 regular-season BIG EAST championship. Anderson has helped mentor 52 All-America selections and 98 all-conference honorees. He also has seen 35 Fighting Irish student-athletes go on to professional careers either in Major League Lacrosse (MLL) or the National Lacrosse League (NLL).

    Notre Dame has qualified for the NCAA Tournament 12 times since 1997, including a current run of eight straight appearances. The Irish have advanced to at least the quarterfinal round in each of the last four tournaments.

    A native of Baltimore, Md., Anderson was a two-sport standout for Loyola in lacrosse and basketball. As a midfielder for the Greyhounds from 1990-93, he collected 35 goals and 10 assists. Anderson earned United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) All-America honors his senior season after scoring 21 goals and dishing off six assists. He captained Loyola in his final collegiate campaign and played in the annual North-South All-Star Game.

    Anderson was a member of the 1990 Loyola squad that finished as the runner-up to Syracuse in the NCAA tournament. During his sophomore season (1991), he played five games in goal and registered a career-high 21 saves in an 11-9 NCAA quarterfinal loss to North Carolina.

    Anderson was a starting forward for the Greyhound basketball team while lettering all four years (1989-92). He captained the squad as a senior and finished his career with 827 points and 257 rebounds.

    A 1993 graduate of Loyola with a bachelor's degree in mathematics, he played for the Charlotte Cobras of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League (MILL) during the 1996 season. Anderson resides in South Bend with his wife, the former Molly Lennon, a 1992 Notre Dame graduate and former Irish women's soccer player. The couple was married in 2001 and they have three children, KJ, Shea and Finnegan.

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