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    Pat Cotter

    Class:
    Graduate Student

    Hometown:
    Olney, MD

    High School:
    Georgetown Prep

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 205

    Position:
    Midfield


    02/13/2013

    Irish Bring Back Talent, Depth And Experience For 2013 Campaign

    Notre Dame returns eight starters, including three All-America honorees, from semifinalist finish.

    05/13/2012

    #4 Notre Dame Opens NCAA Play With 13-7 Win Over #11 Yale

    Jim Marlatt tallies three goals and two assists for the Fighting Irish.

    05/03/2012

    #2 Notre Dame Upended By St. John's, 8-7, In BIG EAST Semifinals

    Notre Dame's fourth-quarter rally falls short.

    04/28/2012

    #3 Irish Move Win Streak To 10 With 8-6 Victory Over #17 Syracuse

    Notre Dame clinches outright BIG EAST regular-season title.

    04/21/2012

    #4 Notre Dame Captures 10-7 Win At #11 Villanova

    Irish clinch top seed for BIG EAST Championship with ninth straight win.

    04/19/2014

    Notre Dame vs. Maryland (USATSI)

    Notre Dame vs. Maryland (USATSI)

    05/22/2012

    2012 Notre Dame Men's Lacrosse: A Season in Photos

    Images of the Irish during their run to another Final Four.

    04/02/2011

    4/2 Men's Lacrosse vs. Villanova

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

    03/06/2011

    3/6 Men's Lacrosse vs. Drexel

    The Men's Lacrosse team beat Drexel on the Loftus Field on March 6th.

    Returns to the Fighting Irish for a fifth season after missing the entire 2013 campaign with an injury ... has played in 37 career games, including three starts ... 16 points on 11 goals and five assists ... seven ground balls ... two monograms ... possesses good all-around skills ... a smart and fundamentally sound player ... a good two-way midfielder ... very poised with the ball.

    AS A SENIOR (2013): Missed the entire season due to injury ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

    AS A JUNIOR (2012): Played in all 16 games and tallied a career-high six goals ... also had two assists and two ground balls ... was on the third midfield line for the Irish ... began a career-best three-game goal streak with a tally in an 8-7 win at Ohio State ... the score gave the Irish a 6-4 lead over the Buckeyes late in the third quarter ... put Notre Dame up 2-0 in the early stages of a 12-9 win over Rutgers ... deposited Notre Dame's final goal in a 13-6 victory over St. John's at the Konica Minolta Big City Classic ... registered another three-game goal streak, which began with a tally in a 10-7 win at Villanova ... that goal put the Irish up 7-4 in the fourth quarter ... gave Notre Dame a 4-0 advantage in the second quarter of an 8-6 triumph of Syracuse that clinched the BIG EAST regular-season title for the Irish ... registered the team's first goal in an 8-7 setback to St. John's in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship ... had a career-high two assists in a 13-7 win over Yale in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... earned his second monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in all 14 games, including three starts, and registered five goals and three assists ... picked up five ground balls ... scored his first collegiate goal, in addition to first career assist, in a 12-7 season-opening win over Duke ... earned his first career start against Drexel, an 11-7 Irish victory ... also started against Denver and North Carolina ... scored goals in back-to-back wins over Denver (10-9) and Ohio State (8-7) ... had an assist in BIG EAST road wins over Rutgers (8-3) and Providence (14-3) ... picked up two ground balls in a 9-8 overtime setback at North Carolina ... deposited a career-high two goals in a 13-6 triumph of Penn in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... earned his first monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Played in seven games during his rookie season ... took three shots ... saw action against Loyola (W, 11-9), Denver (W, 14-7), Ohio State (W, 7-6 in overtime), Rutgers (L, 10-8), Villanova (L, 9-8), Providence (W, 11-3) and St. John's (W, 13-6).

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Under Armour All-American ... an Under Armour Senior All-American Classic participant ... a USL high school All-American ... a two-sport athlete at Georgetown Prep, earning a combined seven varsity letters in football (3) and lacrosse (4) ... Georgetown Prep went 20-3 during his senior season in lacrosse en route to winning their league and finishing 13th nationally ... team went 83-7 during his four-year career ... helped Georgetown Prep go undefeated and finish nationally ranked, all on the way to capturing a conference, regional and state championships his freshman year ... team achieved national ranking during his sophomore and junior campaigns as well ... was chosen as team captain for both football and lacrosse teams as a senior ... participated as a member of the Under Armour Underclassmen team in 2007 and 2008 ... first team all-state in 2008 and 2009 ... two-time member of the Maryland Free State lacrosse team ... notched 30 goals, 20 assists and 75 ground balls as a senior ... 2009 conference (IAC) champions in lacrosse ... was No. 4 prospect according to the Inside Lacrosse rising senior list ... three-year starter in football at running back and linebacker ... has two siblings ... son of George and Jean Cotter ... father played rugby at Holy Cross and grandfather, Tom, played baseball at Iona ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May 2013 with a management consulting degree ... currently taking graduate courses.

    Cotter's Career Statistics

    Year G-S G A Pts. GB Shots Sh Pct. SOG P/Min UpG DnG
    2010 7/0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 1 0-0:00 0 0
    2011 14/3 5 3 8 5 25 .200 10 0-0:00 1 0
    2012 16/0 6 2 8 2 10 .600 8 1-0:30 0 0
    2013 Did Not Play (Injured)
    Totals 37/3 11 5 16 7 38 .289 19 1-0:30 1 0
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