Two-time monogram winner ... has played in 22 career games with one start ... four goals and three assists for seven points to go along with seven ground balls during his Fighting Irish career ... proficient offensive player who looks to make bigger contributions this season ... converted attackman is an adept offensive and up-top player ... knows how to make himself very difficult to guard ... good dodger and shooter ... missed some of the 2006 fall season with an injury ... has the ability to create his own shot ... possesses good all-around skills, which make him a versatile player.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in eight games ... attempted five shots on the season, while picking up one ground ball ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in seven contests and tallied two goals and an assist for a total of three points ... also picked up two ground balls ... netted his first goal of the season in a 22-6 win over Butler ... tallied a goal in the 16-5 win over Ohio State ... collected a ground ball versus #10 North Carolina in The First 4 in Carson, Calif. ... picked up a groundball against Denver.
AS A FRESHMAN: Became a regular contributor in Irish midfield in second half of season ... played in seven games - including each of the final six - and notched two goals and two assists, while picking up four ground balls ... made first career start against Fairfield ... assisted on a first-quarter Matt Malakoff goal against Dartmouth for first career point ... netted first career goal in fourth period of that contest to put Irish up 10-1 ... scored goal in second quarter to put Notre Dame up 3-1 at #3 Maryland ...also had an assist at Butler ... picked up two ground balls vs. Terps, as well as one apiece against Air Force and Fairfield ... made collegiate debut vs. #17 Penn State in season opener but then did not see action in next five games.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: A threesport star, he lettered four times in both lacrosse and basketball and earned three letters playing quarterback and cornerback in football ... earned all-conference honors in lacrosse three times, twice in basketball, and once in football ... also a three-time allcounty selection in lacrosse ... served as team captain for lacrosse and basketball teams during senior year ... finished high-school lacrosse career with 258 points (152 goals, 106 assists), including 89 goals and 62 assists his junior and senior seasons ... named to academic all-division team as a senior ... member of the South Shore squad in the Suffolk County All-Star Game ... father John played football and lacrosse at Cortland State ... played on same high school team as former Irish players Brandon Schultheis and Drew Peters ... also from same hometown as former undergraduate assistant coach Willliam Sullivan ... born Nov. 28, 1984 ... possesses a 3.197 cumulative GPA ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters as a history and computer applications double major.