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    Neal Hicks

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Atlanta, GA

    High School:
    Lovett School

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 180

    Position:
    Attack


    05/30/2010

    2010 Season in Photos

    Images from Notre Dame's season that culminated in a run to the NCAA title game

    05/29/2010

    Notre Dame Advances To NCAA Title Game With 12-7 Win Over Cornell (AP)

    Fighting Irish knock off the Big Red in the NCAA semifinals.

    05/25/2010

    Notre Dame Men's Lacrosse Headed To The NCAA Final Four

    The Fighting Irish men's lacrosse team defeated Maryland, 7-5 in the NCAA quarterfinals on May 22 in Princeton, N.J.

    03/27/2010

    Irish Fall to Rutgers in Big East Opener

    The 8th-ranked Men's Lacrosse team fell to Rutgers, 10-8, in their Big East Opener on Saturday at Arlotta Stadium.

    03/16/2010

    Irish Open Arlotta Stadium With Win Over Denver

    The 9th-ranked Notre Dame Men's lacrosse team opened up the new stadium with a 14-7 win over Denver.

    A four-time monogram recipient ... played in 61 career games, including 33 starts ... totaled 100 points on 61 goals and 39 assists ... 72 ground balls ... led the team in points (43) during his junior season ... posted the second-most points (37) on the team during his senior campaign ... four career man-up goals ... earned second-team All-GWLL honors as a junior.

    AS A SENIOR: Served as team captain ... started all 17 games ... ranked second most amongst Notre Dame players in goals (23) and points (37) ... led the squad in assists with 14 ... had nine games with three or more points ... picked up 20 ground balls ... posted at least one point in 15 contests ... scored two man-up goals ... tallied two goals and an assist in an 11-7 win at Duke in season opener ... registered a hat trick in a 12-8 triumph of Penn State in the home opener ... had his third straight three-point effort with two goals and an assist in an 11-9 besting of Loyola in the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic in Baltimore, Md. ... assisted on two goals in a 7-6 overtime setback at Drexel ... recorded his second hat trick of the season with three goals in a 10-8 loss to Fairfield ... had his fifth three-point performance of the season with two goals and an assist in a 14-7 win over Denver ... saw his 24-game point streak come to an end with a 7-6 overtime win against Ohio State ... had a goal and two assists in the BIG EAST opener against Rutgers, a 10-8 setback ... produced a goal and a season-high three assists in a 9-8 loss at Villanova ... scored a goal and assisted on another at Georgetown, an 11-8 loss ... deposited a goal in an 11-3 win over Providence ... tallied two goals and an assist in a 13-6 triumph of St. John's ... scored a goal in a 12-6 setback to Syracuse ... assisted on a goal in an 8-5 win over Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... also assisted on a goal in a 7-5 victory over Maryland in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship ... matched a career-high total with four goals in a 12-7 besting of Cornell in the semifinals of the NCAA Championship ... also picked up a season-high four ground balls against the Big Red.

    AS A JUNIOR: Earned second-team All-Great Western Lacrosse League (GWLL) honors ... that was his first all-conference citation ... led all Notre Dame players with a career-high 43 points ... posted career-high totals in goals (25) and assists (18) ... ranked third on the team in goals and tied for second in assists ... picked up a career-high 40 ground balls ... tallied a point in every contest and had eight multiple-goal games ... scored two man-up goals ... opened the campaign with the first hat trick of his career in a return to his home state as the Irish took down Loyola, 10-9, in Powder Springs, Ga. ... followed up that performance with an eight-point effort on four goals and four assists in a 13-8 win at Penn State ... the point, goal and assist totals against the Nittany Lions all were single-game career-high figures ... assisted on a goal in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth ... scored two goals in a 9-7 besting of North Carolina ... produced two goals and two assists in a 10-6 win over Bucknell ... tallied two goals and collected a then career-high four ground balls in a 13-7 win over Vermont ... scored a goal in an 11-6 victory over Bellarmine ... had two goals and an assist along with picking up a career-high five ground balls in a 9-7 besting of Villanova ... notched a goal and an assist in a 10-4 win over Air Force ... assisted on a goal in a 10-8 victory at Denver ... deposited a goal in a 10-2 win over Quinnipiac ... scored a goal and assisted on three other scores in a 12-2 victory over St. John's ... tallied two goals and tied a career-high with five ground balls in a 14-8 win at Ohio State ... registered his third hat trick of the season with three tallies in a 7-4 victory against Quinnipiac in the semifinals of the GWLL Tournament ... matched a career-high total with four assists in addition to scoring a goal in a 16-7 win over Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL Tournament ... had an assist in a 7-3 setback to Maryland in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... earned a monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 17 games ... registered 18 points on 12 goals and six assists ... picked up seven ground balls ... attempted 39 shots ... whistled for two penalties, totaling one minute of penalty time ... dished out an assist in a 7-6 season-opening win at Loyola ... scored a goal in a 15-9 win over Penn State in the home opener ... notched a goal and two assists along with two ground balls in a 19-7 victory over Dartmouth ... the contest against the Big Green was played at his alma mater, The Lovett School in Atlanta, Ga. ... deposited a goal in a 19-7 triumph of Bellarmine in the GWLL opener ... scored once in a 16-6 win over Quinnipiac ... netted a career-high two goals in three straight contests, wins over Lehigh (14-7), Air Force (13-5) and Ohio State (17-12) ... also picked up an assist against Air Force ... upped his goal streak to five games with a goal and an assist in a 10-6 win over Quinnipiac in the GWLL tournament semifinals ... tied a career-high total with two ground balls against the Bobcats ... scored a goal in an 8-7 overtime victory against Colgate ... registered an assist in an 11-9 setback to Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 11 games ... tallied two points on one goal and one assist ... attempted five shots ... five ground balls ... notched a goal in a 16-4 league win over Air Force ... assisted on a goal in a 14-2 triumph of Lehigh ... picked up a season-high two ground balls in the win over the Mountain Hawks.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: A four-time letterwinner in lacrosse at The Lovett School in Atlanta, Ga. ... led lacrosse team to state championships in his sophomore and junior seasons ... a three-time all-state selection and two-time All-America selection ... led all All-American players in votes in 2006 ... capped an amazing career at the Lovett School with 187 goals and 103 assists ... led team in scoring all four years ... two-time team MVP selection and captained squad during his senior season ... participated in the National Senior Showcase along with his Irish teammate Mike Creighton ... named South Team MVP ... son of Anne and Bill Hicks ... has one older brother and one older sister ... brother, Evan, played lacrosse for Providence and sister, Lucy, dove at East Carolina ... born July 3, 1988, in Cambridge, Mass. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a management entrepreneurship major.

    Hick's Career Statistics

    Year G-S G A Pts. GB Shots Sh Pct. SOG P/Min UpG GWG
    2007 11/0 1 1 2 5 5 .200 2 0-0:00 0 0
    2008 17/0 12 6 18 7 39 .308 22 2-1:00 0 0
    2009 16/16 25 18 43 40 100 .250 54 0-0:00 2 1
    2010 17/17 23 14 37 20 86 .267 51 0-0:00 2 3
    Totals 61/33 61 39 100 72 230 .265 129 2-1:00 4 4
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