Served as team captain during his senior season ... formerly Davey Leach ... has played in 52 career games, totaling 11 points on six goals and five assists ... 51 ground balls ... three-time monogram recipient ... defensive midfielder.
AS A SENIOR: Served as team captain ... played in all 16 games ... tallied one goal ... picked up 13 ground balls ... attempted three shots ... aided an Irish defense that led the nation with a school-record 6.19 goals-against average ... the Notre Dame defense did not surrender more than nine goals in a game all season long ... the Irish held opponents to six goals or fewer on six occasions ... tallied a goal in a 13-8 win over Penn State ... picked up a season-high three ground balls on two occasions, in wins over North Carolina (9-7) and Bellarmine (11-6) ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 16 games ... matched a career-high with five points on two goals and three assists ... the assist total was a career-high mark ... picked up 21 ground balls, also a career-best total ... attempted 10 shots ... notched two points on a goal and an assist in a 15-9 win over Penn State in the home opener ... dished out an assist in an 8-6 setback at #4 North Carolina ... scored a goal in a 19-7 triumph of Dartmouth ... only game he did not play in was a 14-17 win at Lehigh ... assisted on a goal in a 9-2 win over #10 Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL tournament ... received a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 14 games ... registered five points on three goals and two assists ... all of those marks were career-high totals ... attempted eight shots ... 14 ground balls ... scored his first collegiate goal in a 15-5 win over Villanova ... notched his first assist in the following contest, a 16-4 GWLL victory against Air Force ... tallied goals in wins over Denver (14-6) and Lehigh (14-2) to up his point streak to four games ... earned his first monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in six games ... took two shots and picked up three ground balls ... made his collegiate debut in an 11-5 win over Brown ... also played against #18 Denver, Air Force, Lehigh, Ohio State and Quinnipiac.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-sport letterwinner in lacrosse and soccer at Boys' Latin School ... earned varsity letters in lacrosse and soccer all four years of high school ... helped lead soccer team to conference championship in sophomore, junior and senior years ... team captain of soccer team as a junior and senior ... soccer team MVP as a senior ... all-conference soccer selection as a junior and senior ... helped lacrosse team win conference championship as a freshman ... member of the National Honor Society ... has one older sibling, Pamela ... born May 31, 1986, in Boston, Mass. ... graduated from Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business in May of 2009 with a finance degree ... he finished with a 3.375 cumulative GPA.
MALERA'S CAREER STATISTICS