Men's Lacrosse



Matt Landis, Matt Kavanagh Selected in Top Five of MLL Draft

Both were selected among the top five players in the Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft


4/2 Men's Lacrosse vs. Villanova

The men's lacrosse team was victorious over Villanova, 12-8, at Arlotta Stadium on April 2nd.


2010 Season in Photos

Images from Notre Dame's season that culminated in a run to the NCAA title game


Notre Dame Advances To NCAA Title Game With 12-7 Win Over Cornell (AP)

Fighting Irish knock off the Big Red in the NCAA semifinals.


Irish Fall to Rutgers in Big East Opener

The 8th-ranked Men's Lacrosse team fell to Rutgers, 10-8, in their Big East Opener on Saturday at Arlotta Stadium.


Irish Open Arlotta Stadium With Win Over Denver

The 9th-ranked Notre Dame Men's lacrosse team opened up the new stadium with a 14-7 win over Denver.

2011 MLL Draft Pick - Long Island - First Round (5th Overall Selection)
Inside Lacrosse - Preseason All-American (First Team - 2011)
USLA Second Team All-American(2011) Tewaaraton Trophy Nominee (2011)
BIG EAST Preseason Attack Player of the Year (2011)
All-BIG EAST Preseason Team (2011)
Team Captain (2011)
USILA Honorable Mention All-American (2010)
NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2010)
All-BIG EAST First Team (2010 & 2011)

Copped All-America honors as a junior and senior ... also earned first-team all-BIG EAST accolades during his final two campaigns ... played in 62 career games, including 45 starts ... registered 100 points on 72 goals and 28 assists ... picked up 51 ground balls ... became Notre Dame's highest-ever Major League Lacrosse draftee as he was taken fifth overall by the Long Island Lizards during the 2011 draft ... named to the 2010 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team ... four monograms ... team captain during his senior campaign.

AS A SENIOR: Earned second-team All-America honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) ... a Tewaaraton Trophy nominee ... received first-team all-BIG EAST honors for the second straight season ... a team captain ... started all 12 games in which he played ... finished the season with 22 points on 16 goals and six assists ... had six multiple-goal games ... picked up 11 ground balls ... opened the season with a career-high five-point game by tallying three goals and two assists in a 12-7 victory over Duke in Jacksonville, Fla. ... scored a goal in wins over Penn State (6-2) and Ohio State (8-7) ... missed the Drexel and Denver contests with an injury ... recorded two goals and an assist in a 12-8 besting of Villanova ... scored two goals to go along with an assist in a 10-7 win over St. John's ... registered two goals in a 14-3 triumph of Providence College ... netted a hat trick in an 11-8 setback at Syracuse ... started off NCAA tournament strong with a two goal, one assist effort in a 13-6 win over Penn ... notched an assist in a 7-5 loss to Duke in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship ... that was the 100th point of his Notre Dame career.

AS A JUNIOR: Earned honorable mention All-America honors as well as first-team all-BIG EAST accolades ... selected to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team after netting hat tricks in both the semifinals and final of the NCAA Tournament ... started all 17 games and registered career-highs of 29 goals, 13 assists and 42 points ... led the Irish in goals and points, while he was second in assists ... posted six hat tricks and one game-winning goal ... picked up 12 ground balls ... matched a career-high total with four points on three goals and an assist in an 11-7 season-opening victory at Duke ... had a goal and two assists to help take down Penn State, 12-8 ... registered his second hat trick of the season in the 11-9 win over Loyola ... assisted on a goal versus Drexel ... notched his third and fourth season hat tricks of the season in back-to-back wins over Denver (14-7) and Ohio State (7-6 in ot) ... netted two goals and an assist against Rutgers ... matched a career-high point total with four on two goals and two assists versus Villanova ... also tied a career-high total with four ground balls in the Villanova contest ... netted a goal and registered an assist against Georgetown ... had a career-high tying four points on two goals and two assists to help down Providence 11-3 ... netted two goals and an assist in a 13-6 triumph of St. John's ... scored one goal and assisted on another versus Syracuse ... assisted on a goal in the 7-5 win over Maryland in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship ... netted three goals in a 12-7 besting of Cornell in the NCAA semifinals ... netted another three goals in a 6-5 overtime loss to Duke in the national title game.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Started all 16 games ... posted career-high numbers in goals (17), assists (7) and points (24) ... picked up a career-high 25 ground balls ... scored three game-winning goals ... tallied two goals and assisted on another in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth ... netted a goal in a 9-7 triumph of North Carolina ... produced a hat trick along with picking up a career-high four ground balls in a 10-6 win over Bucknell ... scooped up four ground balls in a 13-7 win over Vermont ... notched a goal and an assist in back-to-back wins over Bellarmine (11-6) and Villanova (9-7) ... tallied three points on a goal and two assists in a 10-4 victory over Air Force ... matched a career-high total with four ground balls against the Falcons ... netted two goals in a 10-8 win at Denver ... dished out two assists in a 10-2 triumph of Quinnipiac ... scored a goal in a 12-2 win over St. John's ... deposited a career-high four goals in a 14-8 victory at Ohio State ... tallied a goal in a 7-3 setback to Maryland in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: A major contributor to the Fighting Irish as a rookie ... earned a monogram ... played in all 17 games and notched 12 points on 10 goals and two assists ... one game-winning goal ... picked up three ground balls ... attempted 48 shots ... scored a goal in a 7-6 season-opening victory at Loyola ... netted a goal in the following game, a 15-9 triumph of Penn State in the home opener for the Irish ... scored once in a 19-7 victory at Bellarmine in the GWLL opener ... deposited a goal in a 16-6 win over Quinnipiac ... dished out an assist in a 14-7 win at Lehigh ... netted a goal and assisted on another as Notre Dame topped Air Force, 13-5 ... scored a goal in a 17-12 win over Ohio State that gave the Irish a share of the GWLL title in the regular-season finale ... scored once in both GWLL tournament games, a 10-6 semifinal win over Quinnipiac and a 9-2 victory against Ohio State ... posted a goal in an 8-7 overtime victory against Colgate in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... tallied a goal in an 11-9 setback to Syracuse in the NCAA quarterfinals to up his goal streak to six games.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Compiled 11 varsity letters in lacrosse, basketball and football during his prep career at East Hampton High School ... a five-time letterwinner in lacrosse as a midfielder ... earned all-conference accolades during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons in lacrosse ... named All-American honorable mention as senior ... team captain as a senior ... compiled 128 goals and 60 assists in prep career ... won the gold medal at the New York Empire Games in July of 2006 ... named Under Armor All-American as senior ... selected as one of top 50 lacrosse players on Long Island in 2006 by New York Newsday ... three-year letterwinner and starter in both basketball and football ... son of Deborah and Timothy Brenneman ... his mother played collegiate basketball at Geneva, while his father played baseball at Geneva ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in finance.

Brenneman's Career Statistcs

Year G-S G A Pts. GB Shots Sh Pct. SOG P/Min UpG GWG
2008 17/10 10 2 12 3 48 .208 22 0-0:00 0 1
2009 16/16 17 7 24 25 80 .213 41 1-1:00 1 3
2010 17/17 29 13 42 12 105 .276 65 4-2:00 5 1
2011 12/12 16 6 22 11 80 .200 43 3-2:30 0 3
Totals 62/45 72 28 100 51 313 .230 171 8-5:30 6 8

Zach Brenneman
Zach  Brenneman


East Hampton, NY

High School:
East Hampton

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215


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