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    Mike Creighton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Malvern, PA

    High School:
    Malvern Prep

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 180

    Position:
    Defense


    03/27/2010

    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.

    03/16/2010

    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.

    Four-time monogram winner ... played in 58 career games, including 17 starts ... totaled 10 points on five goals and five assists ... picked up 104 ground balls ... helped Fighting Irish defense consistently rank as one of the best in the nation.

    AS A SENIOR: Served as team captain ... played and started in all 17 games ... Notre Dame's defense finished the season ranked second nationally by allowing just 7.53 goals per game ... Irish defense allowed seven goals or fewer in 10 contests ... caused 18 turnovers ... tallied one goal and one assist ... picked up 30 ground balls ... picked up a season-high four ground balls in an 11-7 win at Duke in the season opener ... scored a man-down goal against Villanova ... matched a season-high total with four ground balls in an 8-5 win at Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... collected an assist in a 7-5 win over Maryland in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship ... earned a monogram.

    AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 16 games ... helped Notre Dame defense rank first among all NCAA Division I schools with a program-record 6.19 goals-against average ... the Fighting Irish defense did not allow more than nine goals in a game and surrendered six goals or fewer on six occasions ... totaled three points on one goal and two assists ... picked up a career-best 34 ground balls ... notched an assist and scooped up a career-high eight ground balls in a 13-8 victory at Penn State ... picked up four ground balls in wins against Dartmouth (19-7) and Denver (10-8) ... assisted on a goal in a 10-6 besting of Bucknell ... scored a goal in a 10-4 win against Air Force ... earned a monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 17 games ... tallied career-high totals in points (4), goals (2) and assists (2) ... picked up 26 ground balls ... part of an Irish defense that ranked fifth nationally by allowing just 7.04 goals per game ... dished out the first assist of his career in a 15-9 win over Penn State in the home opener ... scored a goal in an 8-6 setback at North Carolina ... collected an assist in a 9-8 loss to Denver ... scored a goal in a 16-6 victory over league-foe Quinnipiac. AS A FRESHMAN: Played in eight games ... missed the first seven games of the season due to an injury ... earned a monogram ... helped the Fighting Irish defense post a then school-record goals-against average of 6.66, which ranked fourth nationally ... picked up 14 ground balls ... attempted three shots ... whistled for three penalties, resulting in two minutes of penalty time ... collected two ground balls in each of his first three games, wins over Brown (11-3), Villanova (15-5) and Air Force (16-4) ... picked up a season-high three ground balls against both Denver (W, 14-6) and Quinnipiac (W, 14-9).

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Decorated athlete at Malvern Prep where he was a three-time letterwinner in both lacrosse and basketball ... captained Malvern Prep to the school's first-ever state championship in lacrosse his senior season ... led squad to a conference championship during his junior season ... Malvern Prep squad was nationally ranked during his entire career ... was a two-time all-conference, all-city and all-state selection during his junior and senior seasons ... earned All-America honors as a senior ... participated in the National Senior Showcase along with teammate Neal Hicks ... was a two-time all-conference selection in basketball ... captained basketball team during his junior and senior seasons en route to earning MVP honors ... member of the National Honor Society ... attended same school as former Irish teammate Sean Dougherty and current teammate Tim Bemer ... son of Peg and Chuck Creighton ... father played basketball for Weidener University ... has two younger brothers ... born July 19, 1987 in Broomall, Pa. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major ... boasts a 3.395 cumulative GPA.

    CREIGHTON'S CAREER STATISTICS

    Year G-S G A Pts. GB Shots Sh Pct. SOG P/Min UpG GWG
    2007 8/0 1 0 1 14 3 .333 2 3-2:00 0 0
    2008 17/0 2 2 4 26 5 .400 2 1-3:00 0 0
    2009 16/0 1 2 3 34 6 .167 4 0-0:00 0 0
    2010 17/27 1 1 2 30 1 1.000 1 2-2:00 0 0
    Totals 58/17 5 5 10 104 15 .333 9 6-7:00 0 0
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