Sixteenth-rated North Carolina spoiled top-rated Notre Dame's plan for a second straight unbeaten record
Matt Kavanagh fired in the left-handed game-winner 30 seconds into overtime
The top-ranked University of Notre Dame men's lacrosse team
Notre Dame returns eight starters, including three All-America honorees, from semifinalist finish.
Photos - action and postgame celebration - from Notre Dame 14-11 NCAA Quarterfinal vs. Albany (May 16, 2015; Denver, CO).
Notre Dame Men's Lacrosse vs Duke on 04-05-2014.
AS A JUNIOR (2015): Played in 13 games in his third season with the Irish ... scored five goals, with three during the home victory against Dartmouth (20-5) ... had two assists ... scooped six ground balls ... earned his first monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Saw action in five games and scored two goals ... picked up three ground balls ... attempted five shots (three on goal) ... played in wins over Jacksonville, Virginia, Marquette, Robert Morris and Harvard a?b his first career goal came in the 18-9 victory over Virginia ... scored a goal and scooped up two ground balls in the 15-5 win over Robert Morris ... one ground ball in the 13-5 victory over Harvard in the first round of the NCAA Championship.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Played in two contests ... saw time in wins over Denver (13-12 OT) and Marquette (17-5) ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-year letter winner at Delbarton ... earned first-team all-state honors during his senior campaign as he helped his Delbarton team capture the state title ... team also was the runner-up in the Tournament of Champions ... played in the Champion All-American Showcase in the summer of 2012 ... selected to the Pitt-Fitch Division All-Star Team during his senior year ... also lettered three seasons in football at Delbarton ... football squad won the state title during his senior campaign ... started two seasons at tight end and linebacker ... captained both his lacrosse and football teams as a senior ... first team all-area in football during his senior season ... also copped first-team all-conference accolades in football ... earned the Morris County Scholar-Athlete Award as a senior ... played club lacrosse for the Patriot Elite with Notre Dame classmate Thomas Stephan ... son of Richard and Cameron Riccardi ... father played lacrosse and football at the University of Virginia and was a teammate of Irish head coach Kevin Corrigan on the Cavalier lacrosse squad ... has one older sister, Maclain ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major ... boasts a 3.421 cumulative GPA.