The 8th-ranked Men's Lacrosse team fell to Rutgers, 10-8, in their Big East Opener on Saturday at Arlotta Stadium.
A first team All-American as a senior ... 2012 BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year and a unanimous first team all-league pick ... served as a team captain during his senior season ... played in 54 career games, including 48 starts ... earned three monograms ... picked up 55 ground balls ... selected by the Charlotte Hounds in the seventh round (49th overall pick) of the 2012 MLL Draft.
AS A SENIOR (2012): Started all 15 games in which he played ... named a first team All-American by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) ... BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year and was a unanimous first team all-BIG EAST pick ... a finalist for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award ... a USILA Scholar All-American ... received Notre Dame's Byron V. Kanaley Award, which is the most prestigious honor awarded to a Notre Dame student-athlete ... recipient of the BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award ... one of three team captains ... key part of a Fighting Irish defensive unit that ranked first nationally by giving up just 6.31 goals per game ... the Irish held teams to seven goals or fewer 12 times during the season ... Notre Dame also ranked first nationally in man-down defense (.892) ... the Irish allowed just three goals in the 7-3 season-opening victory over Duke ... selected to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on March 5 for his performance in a 6-5 win at Drexel ... missed the Providence game due to injury ... that was the only contest he missed in his final three seasons ... picked up a season-high two ground balls on six separate occasions ... earned his third monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2011): A starter in all 14 games ... key cog in Notre Dame's defense that ranked second nationally by allowing 6.57 goals per game ... the Fighting Irish defense allowed seven goals or fewer 10 times during the season ... picked up 10 ground balls ... had three ground balls in the 12-7 season-opening win over Duke ... the stout Irish defense surrendered just two goals in a 6-2 win at Penn State in the second game of the season ... the Notre Dame defense allowed just three goals in BIG EAST wins over Rutgers and Providence ... earned his second monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): A starter in all 17 games ... a key reason why the Notre Dame defense ranked second nationally with a 7.53 goals-against average ... the Irish defense allowed only 23 goals (5.75 per game) during the four games of the NCAA Championship ... picked up 22 ground balls ... forced 11 turnovers ... picked up two ground balls and caused one turnover in the 11-7 season-opening win over Duke ... scooped up two ground balls and forced two turnovers in an 11-9 triumph of Loyola ... picked up two ground balls and forced a turnover in an 11-3 win over Providence ... helped the Irish down St. John's 13-6 by forcing two turnovers ... picked up a ground ball and caused two turnovers in a 7-5 win over Maryland in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship ... earned his first monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009): Played in eight games and made two starts ... picked up three ground balls ... helped Notre Dame rank first among all NCAA Division I schools with a program-record 6.19 goals-against average ... the Fighting Irish did not allow more than nine goals in a game and surrendered six goals or fewer on six occasions ... made his collegiate debut in a 10-9 win over Loyola in the season opener ... started the Vermont and Bellarmine contests in place of an injured Regis McDermott ... picked up a ground ball in wins over Dartmouth, Bellarmine and Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL Tournament.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned letters in lacrosse, soccer, basketball and football at Penfield High School ... lacrosse squad captured the conference and regional championship by posting a 19-2 record during his sophomore season ... team won the Section V crown that season as he started every game on the defense, which allowed just 5.9 goals per game ... was an all-conference selection as a sophomore, junior and senior ... an all-city performer as a junior and senior when he collected 52 groundballs ... named a New York State Scholar-Athlete as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... member of the Western Region Empire State Games team that won the bronze medal ... captain his senior season ... team MVP and Academic All-American as a senior ... member of the National Honor Society and was class vice president ... son of Greg and Julia Randall ... brother, Tim, played lacrosse at Cornell, while sister, Kate, played field hockey at Cornell ... graduated from the College of Engineering in May of 212 with a degree in civil engineering ... finished with a 3.561 cumulative GPA.