Expected to fill reserve defenseman role in 2007 ... had a solid fall 2006 season and will look to carry that over into the spring ... brings a lot of tenacity to the team ... three-time all-Ohio selection ... athletic player with good size who is also quick ... first St. Charles Prep graduate ever to play lacrosse at Notre Dame.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in two games ... saw time in an 11-5 win over Brown and in a 19-7 victory against Quinnipiac ... collected a ground ball against Quinnipiac.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in two games and collected one groundball ... made his collegiate debut against Butler as he picked up a groundball in the 22-6 victory ... played in the season-ending 16-5 win at Ohio State.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see action in 2004 season.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Fourtime letterwinner in lacrosse and threetime letterwinner in cross country at St. Charles Prep ... three-time all-state selection in lacrosse was both an all-city and allconference choice in each of his four years ... served as a team captain during junior and senior seasons ... became the first junior to be named lacrosse team MVP ... also won MVP honors the following year as a senior, leading the squad to an undefeated season ... played in the Ohio Underclassmen All-Star Game ... participated in the Camp Top 205 All-Star Game ... played in the Ohio Senior All-Star Game ...comes from a very athletic family with three uncles and two aunts playing intercollegiate athletics ... uncle Tom Frericks ('77) played football at Notre Dame and grandfather Edward also graduated from the University ... member of National Honor Society ... born Jan. 17, 1985 ... carries a 3.263 cumulative GPA ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters as an economics and computer applications double major.