Proven himself to be one of team's most effective offensive midfielders over the offseason and could see considerable time in that role ... offensive polish among his assets ... an aggressive player around the goal area ... ability to generate his own shot is a strength ... wore jersey No. 43 in first collegiate season ... earned monogram in 2003.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in six games off the bench in Irish midfield ... saw extensive playing time vs. Fairfield, scoring twice on six shots for first points of season and second multiple-goal game of career ... tallied late in the first quarter to put Irish up 5-3 and then early in the second to give ND a 6-4 advantage ... nearly netted a hat trick, but had an unguarded attempt from point-blank range saved by Stag goalie ... picked up only ground ball of season against Fairfield ... also played against #17 Penn State, #13 Hofstra, Dartmouth, Air Force, and Butler ... took one shot each vs. Nittany Lions, Falcons, and Bulldogs.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in eight contests and made two starts ... finished with three goals ... saw action for the first time in 2003 against Pennsylvania ... also played in the Hofstra and Denver contests ... started for the first time in career against Butler and scored a goal ... earned his second start against Air Force ... took two shots and picked up two ground balls in the win against Fairfield.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in two games during the 2002 campaign and collected one ground ball ... played in his first collegiate game against Denver and also saw action in the Air Force game, picking up a ground ball.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Finished his prep career at Skaneateles as the school's all-time leading midfield scorer (106 G, 63 A) ... scored 50 goals and had 31 assists as a senior ... scored six goals in sectional final ... netted the game-winning goal that helped Skaneateles to its first-ever appearance in state championship after leading team to conference and sectional titles ... all-state, all-city and all-conference selection in final two seasons ... three-year varsity team member in both lacrosse and football ... twice earned all-conference honors in football while playing fullback and outside linebacker ... father John graduated from Notre Dame in 1976 and was a member of the club lacrosse team ... member of the National Honor Society ... born July 2, 1983 ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a management major.
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