Defenseman provided depth but saw limited action throughout his career ... understood his role and did whatever he could for the benefit of the team … his unselfish character is a credit to the type of individual he is … has the respect of his teammates.
AS A SENIOR: Played in four games ... saw action for the first time in ’03 in Notre Dame’s win over Hartford ... picked up one ground ball in a win over Butler ... saw playing time in 13-4 win against Air Force ... also saw action against Fairfield.
AS A JUNIOR: Did not see action in any games during the 2002 campaign.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in four games ... saw action for the first time in 2001 against Ohio State.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see action as a first-year player in 2000.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-sport athlete at Oakton High School ... member of team that won two conference lacrosse titles ... served as a two-time captain of the lacrosse team ... also served as team captain of the football team in his senior season ... helped lacrosse team to first-ever Concorde District title ... North/South All-Star Game participant ... earned Dean’s List honors in the fall of 2002 … hails from the same area as former Notre Dame football punter Joey Hildbold ... member of National Honor Society ... father Robert is a Notre Dame graduate ... born May 22, 1981 ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a finance degree.
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