Men's Lacrosse



Men's Lacrosse vs. Air Force, 4/4/09

The Irish men's lacrosse team continues their undefeated record, beating Air Force 10-4.


Men's Lacrosse vs. Dartmouth

Notre Dame cruised to a 19-7 win over Dartmouth in the home opener on February 28 in the Loftus Sports Center.

Served as a team captain during his senior season ... a four-time monogram winner ... received all-conference honors as a senior ... was one of the recipients of the Byron V. Kanaley Award, which is awarded to Notre Dame senior student-athletes who have been exemplary students and leaders ... played in a school-record 63 career games, including 36 starts ... tallied 85 points on 40 goals and 45 assists ... picked up 68 ground balls.

AS A SENIOR: Earned first-team All-GWLL honors ... Lowe's Senior CLASS Award candidate ... served as a team captain ... became the second men's lacrosse player ever to earn Notre Dame's Byron V. Kanaley Award ... started all 16 games and notched a career-high 15 goals in addition to 18 assists for 33 total points ... picked up a career-high 26 ground balls attempted 61 shots ... deposited one game-winning goal and three man-up scores ... dished out two assists in 10-9 season-opening win against Loyola ... netted his first of three hat tricks on the season in 19-7 triumph of Dartmouth ... that was his first career three-goal game ... also had an assist against the Big Green ... the four-point effort matched a career-high total ... had another four-point performance with one goal and three assists in a 9-7 victory over North Carolina ... notched one assist in a 10-6 win over Bucknell ... tied a career-high total with three assists in an 11-6 triumph of Bellarmine ... registered his second hat trick of the campaign in a 9-7 besting of Villanova ... tallied a goal and an assist in a 10-4 win against Air Force ... dished out two assists in a 10-8 win over Denver ... recorded a goal and an assist in a 12-2 victory over St. John's ... notched his third four-point effort of the season with two goals and two assists in a 14-8 triumph of Ohio State ... one assist against Quinnipiac in the semifinals of the GWLL tournament ... deposited his third hat trick of the season and his fourth four-point performance in a 16-7 win over Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL tournament ... had one goal in a 7-3 setback to Maryland in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

AS A JUNIOR: A starter in all 17 games ... posted (then) career-high numbers in goals (14), assists (20) and points (34) ... collected 15 ground balls ... totaled 53 shots ... notched three game-winning goals and three man-up tallies ... scored two of the team's biggest goals of the season ... notched the game winner in overtime in an 8-7 triumph of Colgate during the first round of the NCAA Championship ... earlier in the season, he put the Irish on top for good with 23 seconds remaining in a 7-6 win over Albany ... the goal against the Great Danes was his first of the season and it helped the Irish improve to 3-0 ... scored a goal and dished out a career-high three assists for a career-best four points in a 16-6 win at Villanova ... registered two assists in an 8-6 setback at North Carolina ... tallied a goal and two assists in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth ... scored a goal in a 13-6 win over Drexel ... netted two goals in a 19-7 victory at Bellarmine in the GWLL opener ... notched assists against Denver (L, 9-8) and Quinnipiac (W, 16-6) ... scored a goal and matched a career-high with three assists in a 14-7 win at Lehigh ... had one goal and two assists in league wins over Air Force (13-5) and Ohio State (17-12) ... recorded two assists in a 10-6 victory over Quinnipiac in the GWLL tournament semifinals ... scored two goals and assisted on another in a 9-2 triumph of Ohio State in the championship game of the GWLL tournament ... lone point against Colgate was the game-winning goal in overtime to send the Irish to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship ... posted two goals and an assist in an 11-9 loss to Syracuse in the NCAA quarterfinals.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in all 15 games ... made two starts ... notched eight points on a career-best six goals and two assists ... attempted 22 shots ... picked up a career-high 15 ground balls ... tallied a goal in setbacks to Cornell and North Carolina ... dished out an assist in an 11-3 win against Bellarmine in the GWLL opener ... scored goals in a career-best three straight games, wins against Brown (11-3), Villanova (15-5) and Air Force (16-4) ... deposited a goal in a 14-2 triumph of Lehigh ... registered an assist in a 14-9 win at Quinnipiac in the regular-season finale ... matched a career-high with three ground balls against both North Carolina and Lehigh.

AS A FRESHMAN: Had an immediate impact for the Irish as he played in all 15 games and made one start ... registered 10 points on five goals and five assists ... picked up 12 ground balls ... whistled for two penalties, totaling 1:30 in penalty time ... had an impressive collegiate debut as he scored two goals in an 8-4 win over Penn State in the season opener ... dished out assists against Hofstra and Brown in back-to-back games ... tallied a goal in an 8-7 win over Dartmouth ... upped his point streak to four games with a season-high two assists in a 9-8 win at Butler in the GWLL opener ... made his first collegiate start against Denver ... notched a goal and picked up a season-high three ground balls in a 10-7 win over Lehigh ... scored a goal and assisted on another in a 14-10 loss at #1 Virginia in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport letterwinner at the Westminster School in Connecticut ... earned three letters in both lacrosse and soccer, along with two in basketball ... team captain of soccer, basketball and lacrosse teams his senior year ... voted Team MVP of lacrosse team as a senior ... selected all-conference and all-state as a senior ... chosen the "Stewart Lindsay" Attackman of the Year of Western New England Division I ... selected All-American as a senior ... finished career with 46 goals and 77 assists ... best high school performance came as a junior in a 19-13 win over Trinity Pawling, when he had three goals and seven assists ... participated in the Connecticut Super-Junior All-Star Game ... also participated in the Peak 200 All-Star Game, New England Prep Division 1 Senior All-Star Game and the Senior Showcase ... son of Jay and Peter Christman ... mother graduated from Notre Dame in 1980 ... has three younger siblings ... was a student government officer in high school as a senior ... born on July 19, 1987, in Hartford, Conn. ... was a member of Notre Dame's Academic Honors Program ... graduated from Notre Dame's College of Arts and Letters in May of 2009 with a political science degree ... he finished with a 3.643 cumulative GPA.

Christman's Career Statistics

Year G-S G A Pts. GB Shots Sh Pct. SOG P/Min UpG GWG
2006 15/1 5 5 10 12 14 .357 9 2-1:30 0 0
2007 15/2 6 2 8 15 22 .273 14 0-0:00 0 1
2008 17/17 14 20 34 15 53 .264 34 2-2:00 3 3
2009 16/16 15 18 33 26 61 .246 35 1-2:00 3 1
Totals 63/36 40 45 85 68 150 .267 92 5-5:30 6 5

Peter Christman
Peter  Christman


Simsbury, CT

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Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175


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