Gives the Fighting Irish depth in the attacking
unit ... has worked extremely hard to put
himself in a position to play ... will challenge
for playing time.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Joined Irish roster ...
did not see game action.
PREP AND PERSONAL: All-American at
Loyola Academy ... copped all-state honors and
was a two-time all-conference honoree ... twotime
team MVP ... played in the national senior
showcase ... spent four seasons on the
varsity lacrosse squad at Loyola ... team won
the state championship during his sophomore
campaign ... team captured conference title
during his junior and senior seasons ... totaled
125 points on 52 goals and 73 assists during his
senior season ... son of Dick and Cecilia
Mortell ... brother, Richard, is a 2006 graduate
from Georgetown and he played lacrosse for
the Hoyas ... sister, Mary Catherine, is a 2005
graduate from the University of Colorado ...
attended the same high school as former Notre
Dame lacrosse players Dan Scolaro and All-
American Todd Rassas ... carries a 3.067
cumulative grade-point average ... enrolled in
the College of Arts and Letters ... majoring in