Notre Dame's vistory in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Divsion 1 Men's Lacrosse Championship vs Yale on May 13, 2012 at Arlotta Stadium Notre Dame, Ind.
A physically gifted player who is a candidate to start in the close defense this season ... is big, strong and fast ... has played in one career game.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Saw action in one contest ... made his collegiate debut in a 9-1 besting of Providence.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Did not see game action during his rookie campaign.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Played long-stick midfielder and defense for Saint Andrews High School ... an all-state defenseman ... tallied five goals and six assists during his senior season ... two-time state champion ... helped Saint Andrews gain a nationally ranking of 12th ... earned South Florida athlete of the week honors ... competed with Team Florida for two summers ... received two varsity letters in football ... son of Michael and Carole Shepardson ... father was a swimmer at Notre Dame ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a psychology major ... has a 3.036 cumulative GPA.