Key part of goaltending mix in his final two seasons ... started 10 games as a junior before serving as Stewart Crosland's backup in 2003 ... was a team leader ... possesses great natural ability ... very athletic in and around the goal ... excellent one-on-one stopper.
AS A SENIOR: Played in seven games in 2002 ... played 103 minutes ... made 18 saves and allowed 15 goals for an 8.74 goals-against average ... played the final two minutes in the win over Pennsylvania ... saw 22 minutes while making four saves and allowing one goal in 17-3 win over Hartford ... played final 22 minutes in 9-8 win over Denver and made three saves while allowing three goals ... saw playing time against Butler and made three saves in the fourth quarter ... played nine minutes against Air Force while making one save and allowing one goal ... saw eight minutes of action against Fairfield while making two saves and allowing two goals ... had four saves in final 22 minutes of action against Harvard ... had one save versus Maryland ... collected 11 ground balls.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in 11 games and earned 10 starts during the season, with an 8.19 goals against average and .585 save percentage ... played 608:33 of a possible 789:47 minutes and had 119 saves while allowing 83 goals ... ranked 20th nationally in save percentage ... did not play in the season opener against Penn State, but played the entire second half of the Pennsylvania game ... earned first career start against Rutgers, as he played all 60 minutes of the contest and recorded eight saves in 11-6 Irish win, posting his first career victory ... registered a career-high 17 saves in Notre Dame's 7-5 loss at #4 Virginia ... came back from loss to Cavaliers just four days later and had nine saves in double-overtime loss at home to #3 Loyola ... made 11 saves in loss to #12 Hofstra ... registered 10-plus saves for the third time in four games, as he made 15 against Denver in 15-8 win ... made 13 saves and allowed just two goals in 55 minutes of action vs. Air Force ... registered 12 saves in Notre Dame's 12-8 win at Butler ... played 45 minutes in 11-8 loss at Army and had eight saves while allowing all 11 goals in the contest ... played the first 51:15 of the Fairfield game and allowed 10 goals and made seven saves ... had second-highest career save total when he registered 16 in 7-6 overtime loss to Harvard ... did not see action in the regular-season finale against Ohio State ... collected 25 ground balls.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Backup to Kirk Howell in goal in 2001 ... saw action for the first time in his career, playing in eight games ... played a total of 70:50 during the season and made 14 saves while allowing six goals for a .700 save percentage and 5.18 goals against average ... made first collegiate appearance against Rutgers, as he played final 4:30 of the contest and made one save ... came off the bench in three consecutive games versus Ohio State, Denver and Air Force ... had a career-high four saves against the Buckeyes while playing 11 minutes ... played entire fourth quarter in 16-6 win over the Pioneers and made two saves ... played a career-high 19:08 against Air Force and had three saves.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see action as back-up goaltender in 2000.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: A two-sport star at Loyola Blakefield High School ... earned two letters in his junior and senior seasons on nationally-ranked teams ... four-year hockey letterwinner ... served as captain of both teams his senior season ... member of National Honor Society ... went to same high school as Irish teammates Owen Mulford and Brennan Creaney, as well as '02 graduate A.J. Wright ... born Oct. 6, 1981 ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in accounting.
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