Played in 45 games ... 10 points on five goals and five assists ... 23 ground balls … earned the 2012 NCAA Elite 89 Award ... was a member of Notre Dame's Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) along with being in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy … two monograms.
AS A SENIOR (2014): Played in all 18 games as a short-stick defensive midfielder … posted career-high marks in goals (3) and assists (3) … picked up a career-best 23 ground balls … notched an assist against Penn State … scored a goal during Notre Dame’s 5-0 run in the 11-10 come-from-behind victory at North Carolina in the ACC opener … put the Irish up 8-2 with a goal in the 18-9 besting of Virginia … netted a goal in the regular-season meeting with Maryland … assisted on a score in the 18-17 victory over Army … scooped up a career-high four ground balls in the 14-13 overtime win over Albany in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship … earned his second monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2013): Appeared in seven games and scored one goal ... the goal came in the 17-5 win over Marquette ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Played in 12 games and tallied one goal and two assists ... became the program's first recipient of the NCAA's Elite 89 Award, which goes to the player with the top GPA on a team that reached the national semifinals ... was on Notre Dame's third midfield line ... did not play in the first four games of the season ... made his season debut in a 10-9 triple-overtime victory over Denver ... attempted a career-high four shots against the Pioneers ... scored his first career goal in an 8-7 win at Ohio State ... the goal against the Buckeyes put the Irish up 7-4 early in the fourth quarter ... assisted on Notre Dame's final goal in an 8-6 victory over Syracuse that clinched the BIG EAST regular-season title for the Irish ... that was his first career assist ... also assisted on a goal in an 8-7 setback to St. John's in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship ... earned his second monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Played in eight contests during his rookie campaign and earned a monogram ... made his collegiate debut in an 11-7 win over Drexel.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned a total of eight varsity letters in lacrosse, basketball and volleyball at East Hampton High School ... received four varsity letters in lacrosse ... concluded his high school career with 176 points on 71 goals and 105 assists ... tallied 72 points as a senior ... selected all Suffolk County as a junior and senior and earned Academic All-America status as a senior ... team captain as junior and senior ... selected to the 20-man roster to represent Suffolk County in the Lacrosse Rising Senior Showcase ... named by Newsday as one of top 75 lacrosse players on Long Island in 2010 ... earned two varsity letters as a two year starter at guard in basketball ... copped all-division recognition as a senior in basketball as he led the team in points, assists, blocked shots and steals ... basketball team advanced to New York state quarterfinals during his junior season ... basketball team captain as senior ... earned two varsity letters as a two-year starter in volleyball ... captained the volleyball team during his senior campaign ... an all-county volleyball player as a junior and senior ... set East Hampton record with 42 kills in a match against Sachem East during his senior season ... received the Paul Yuska Award as the top male athlete at East Hampton High School ... older brother, Zach, played for the Irish from 2008-11 and was an All-American ... son of Timothy and Deborah Brenneman ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters in May of 2014 with a degree in economics and political science ... finished with a 3.795 cumulative GPA.