Notre Dame tops defending national champion.
Irish overcome four-goal halftime deficit to notch eighth straight win.
Irish outscore Red Storm 10-2 in the second half.
Sean Rogers tallies career-high four goals for the Irish.
Sean Rogers nets second straight overtime game winner.
Irish finish season with 13-3 record, making second trip to Championship Weekend in three years.
Images of the Irish during their run to another Final Four.
The Irish Men's Lacrosse team took on Yale at Arlotta Stadium on May 13th.
Irish finish season with an 11-3 record.
Images from Notre Dame's season that culminated in a run to the NCAA title game
AS A SENIOR (2012): Played in 15 games and scored a career-high seven goals ... was on Notre Dame's second midfield line ... picked up a career-best 19 ground balls ... one assist ... scored to give the Irish a 5-1 lead in an eventual 10-9 triple-overtime win over Denver ... also put Notre Dame up 5-1 in a 12-9 win over Rutgers in the BIG EAST opener ... deposited a career-high two goals in a 13-6 win over St. John's at the Konica Minolta Big City Classic ... his first tally tied the game 3-3, while the second score put the Irish up 5-4 ... matched the career-best goal total with two scores in a 9-7 victory at Georgetown ... registered a goal and an assist in a 12-10 triumph of Virginia in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship ... assisted on the goal that put Notre Dame on top 8-7 in the fourth quarter and then gave the Irish a 10-8 lead over the Cavaliers with just over four minutes remaining ... matched a career-high total with three ground balls versus Yale and Rutgers ... earned his third monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2011): Played in all 14 games ... posted a career-high 10 points on five points and a career-best five assists ... 16 ground balls ... tallied a goal in a 6-2 win at Penn State ... notched a goal and an assist in an 11-7 triumph of Drexel ... deposited a goal in wins over Ohio State (8-7) and Villanova (12-8) ... assisted on goals in wins over Georgetown (7-6) and Providence (14-3) ... collected an assist in a 9-8 overtime setback at North Carolina ... assisted on a goal in a 13-6 besting of Penn in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... also had three ground balls against the Quakers ... scored a goal in a 7-5 loss to Duke in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship ... received his second monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Played in all 17 games ... registered one assist ... picked up eight ground balls ... assisted on a goal in the 11-7 season-opening victory at Duke ... picked up one ground ball in wins over Loyola (11-9) and Ohio State (7-6) ... forced one turnover in the NCAA quarterfinal win over Maryland (7-5) ... scooped another ground ball in the 12-7 triumph of Cornell in the semifinals of the NCAA Championship ... earned his first monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009): Played in 10 games ... tallied one goal and picked up four ground balls ... attempted two shots ... made his Notre Dame debut in a 19-7 victory over Dartmouth ... scored a goal in a 10-2 win over Quinnipiac ... collected a career-high two ground balls in a 7-4 besting of Quinnipiac in the semifinals of the GWLL tournament.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A four-year letterwinner in both lacrosse and soccer at Dulaney High School ... lacrosse state champion as a freshman and senior ... lacrosse squad captured the conference and regional titles during his freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior seasons ... named an All-American as a junior ... also was an all-conference, all-county, and all-city selection that season in addition to being the team MVP ... registered 53 goals and 81 assists through his first three prep seasons ...team captain of lacrosse squad senior year ... in seven games of senior year registered 14 goals and 18 assists before injury ended season ... played in the 2006 and 2007 Free State All-Star games ... 2007 Under Armour Underclassman All-Star Team ... participated in the 2008 U.S. men's under-19 National Team tryouts as a junior ... C. Markland Kelly Award finalist in lacrosse his junior season ... all-conference in soccer sophomore season ... an all-state, all-city/county, and all-conference performer in soccer during his junior and senior campaigns ... team captain and MVP of his soccer squad as a senior ... from the same high school as his former Notre Dame teammates Chip Lanser and Ryan Hoff ... son of Mark and Betsy Keppeler ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May of 2012 with a degree in finance ... finished with a 3.695 cumulative GPA.
Keppeler's Career Statistics