Great athlete who appears set to make big contributions during the 2007 season ... earned a monogram during his junior season ... has four goals and 15 ground balls during his Irish career ... missed all of the 2004 season to injury ... very well-rounded player ... has worked hard to rehab from injury and appears to be all the way back physically ... adept at all facets of the game ... extremely competitive and a hard worker ... will be looked on to score, play between the lines, and play good defense ... possesses great maturity ... has good size ... threesport athlete in high school ... has great versatility on the lacrosse field. AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 13 games, totaling one goal ... attempted 11 shots ... picked up 12 ground balls ... whistled for one penalty ... scored a goal in a 19-7 victory over Quinnipiac in the regular-season finale ... also collected a career-high four ground balls against the Bobcats ... earned a monogram. AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in nine games, recording three goals and collecting three ground balls ... made his Irish debut in the season-opener at #21 Penn State ... scored his first collegiate goal and picked up two ground balls in a 22-6 victory over Butler ... notched a goal and a groundball in a 14-13 win over Air Force ... scored a goal in the season-ending win at Ohio State. AS A FRESHMAN: Starter in Irish midfield during fall ball ... missed entire spring season with torn ACL suffered in February exhibition game. PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Earned three letters in lacrosse, two letters in soccer, and one in golf ... an all-division and all-county selection in both junior- and senior-year lacrosse seasons ... served as team captain as a senior ... was selected to participate in the 2002 Empire State Games, helping his squad win the gold medal ... contributed two goals and two assists to Empire State squad's triple-overtime win over the USA under-19 team ... left West Islip as the school's career leader in ground balls, with 94 ... also had 55 goals and 29 assists during high-school career, including 37 points (23 goals, 14 assists) as a senior to help team rise to a No. 7 national ranking ... participated in the Rising Senior All-Star Game (4-Star Lacrosse Camp) ... played in the North Shore/South Shore all-county game ... hails from same hometown and high school as former Irish teammate Craig Bishko (class of 2005) ... is on the 2005-06 University of Notre Dame Student-Athlete Advisory Council ... member of National Honor Society ... born June 20, 1985 ... has a 3.298 cumulative GPA ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.