Men's Lacrosse



Replay: Denver Roars Past Irish

The two squads had combined for seven NCAA Championship Weekend appearances since 2011.


Irish Men's Lacrosse: Shoot for the Moon

During that eight-year stretch, Notre Dame four times has been to NCAA Championship Weekend


Irish Men’s Lacrosse Building Anew


Replay: Irish Taking Longer Early Look in Mirror

Irish coach Kevin Corrigan is trying a new wrinkle


Defensive Struggle on Paper in Notre Dame-Marquette Clash

After all, these are the two best teams in the country from a defensive standpoint


2017 Men's Lacrosse Graduation

2017 Men's Lacrosse Graduation from the NCAA Quarterfinal.


Notre Dame vs. North Carolina

Notre Dame vs. North Carolina on April 22, 2017 at Arlotta Stadium.


Notre Dame vs. No. 1 Maryland

Notre Dame vs. No. 1 Maryland on March 6, 2017 in Arlotta Stadium


Men's Lacrosse vs. Duke - NCAA Championship

NCAA Lacrosse Championship


  • 2017 USILA First Team All-American
  • 2017 Inside Lacrosse Second Team All-American
  • 2017 Inside Lacrosse Midseason First Team All-American
  • 2017 All-ACC selection
  • 2017 Preseason All-ACC Team
  • 2015 USILA Honorable Mention All-American
  • USILA Defensive Player of the Week (3/8/17)
  • NCAA Player of the Week (3/8/17)
  • Co-ACC Defensive Player of the Week (3/6/17)
  • Co-ACC Defensive Player of the Week (2/27/17)

AS A SENIOR (2017)

  • Started all 15 games in his final season as the anchor of the Irish defense
  • Led the team with a career-high 47 ground balls
  • Posted a career-best 27 caused turnovers, which also was the best mark on the team
  • Recorded the best performance of his career in the win over No. 1 Maryland (3/4), causing four turnovers and scooping up six groundballs while holding Tewaaraton Finalist Matt Rambo scoreless
  • Assisted on the game-winning goal in overtime at Virginia (3/25)

AS A JUNIOR (2016)

  • Earned 11 starts in the 12 games he played in 2016, recording one assist, 28 ground balls and seven caused turnovers.
  • Posted the first point of his career with an assist against Georgetown (2/20) in a 12-7 win
  • Scooped up a season-high six ground balls against UNC (4/23)


  • Started in all 15 games of his second season with the Irish
  • Had a strong showing in the close defense
  • Tallied 51 ground balls leading the team for the season
  • Picked up three ground balls in the season opener against Georgetown, a 14-12 home victory
  • Also scooped up eight ground balls in the 12-10 win against Towson
  • Played in all 18 games and started the final seven contests of the season in the close defense
  • Recorded 28 ground balls 
  • Earned his first start in the ACC semifinal showdown versus Maryland and caused the turnover that led to Matt Kavanagh's last-second game-winning goal in the 6-5 Irish victory
  • Helped the Fighting Irish defense hold Harvard to just five goals in the 13-5 triumph in the first round of the NCAA Championship and scooped up four ground balls in the win .
  • The Irish defense limited Maryland to just six goals in the 11-6 win in the national semifinals
  • Picked up a season-high five ground balls in that showdown with the Terrapins  
  • Under Armour All-American
  • Appeared at No. 57 in the Inside Lacrosse Power 100 Freshmen and was the No. 15 defensive player
  • Named to the 2013 National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association (NILCA) All-America First Team
  • Earned four varsity letters as a four-year starting defenseman at Calvert Hall
  • Team captain during his senior season
  • 2013 Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association (MSLCA) First Team All-State
  • Selected to the 2013 MSLCA Senior All-Star Game
  • Baltimore Sun First Team All-Metro
  • First Team All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA)
  • 2011 MIAA champion
  • Earned three varsity letters in football at Calvert Hall
  • Football team captain as a senior
  • Football squad was ranked No. 1 in Maryland in 2010 along with appearing in the USA Today national rankings
  • 2012 All-MIAA linebacker
  • 2012 Baltimore Sun All-Defensive Football Team
  • 2012 Defensive All-State Football Team helped Calvert Hall win the 2012 MIAA title
  • Selected to the Under Armour Underclassman Team three times
  • Son of Carl and Lisa Epple
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an IT management major.

Garrett Epple
Garrett  Epple


Cockeysville, MD

High School:
Calvert Hall College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210


Monograms Won:

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