Versatile midfielder who will be a fourth-year contributor for the Irish ... a solid player at both ends of the field ... has excellent all-around skills and good knowledge of the game ... does not have a glaring weakness ... ballhandling and ability to get ball off the ground among his assets ... smart and tough player who will be one of the team leaders in the midfield ... part of a trio of three-time monogram winners on Irish ... played at Loyola Blakefield High School with current senior Brennan Creaney ... among six former players from that school who played at Notre Dame.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 14 games and earned five starting appearances ... scored a career-high 10 goals and dished off a personal-best three assists ... netted second-period goal against Penn State, which gave the Irish a 5-2 advantage ... registered the first two-goal game of his career in win over Pennsylvania, while also registering an assist ... posted another two-goal game in loss to Loyola by scoring at 1:29 left in the third quarter on an assist by Matt Howell and later scoring at 7:22 remaining in the fourth quarter on a Pat Walsh assist ... scored a goal in the 9-8 loss to Hofstra ... scored one goal and picked up two ground balls against Hartford ... assisted on Brian Giordano's goal at 11:03 remaining in the fourth period in victory over Air Force ... picked up two ground balls and fired three shots in 14-4 win over Fairfield ... scored goals in the final two games of the season, versus Harvard and Maryland ... also credited with an assist versus the Terrapins ... collected 12 ground balls.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 11 of 13 contests and earned one start ... started the season opener against Penn State, which marked his first-ever collegiate start ... netted his only goal of the season, and second of his career, in 11-10 loss to Fairfield ... his score off a Dan Berger feed in the first quarter tied the contest at 2-2 with 5:57 remaining ... did not see action in the Denver and Air Force contests ... picked up three ground balls against Army ... collected 10 ground balls.
AS A FRESHMAN: Irish rookie saw action in 10 games in 2001 and collected three ground balls ... appeared in all three NCAA tournament games ... played in his first collegiate game against Ohio State.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Member of three nationally-ranked lacrosse teams at Loyola Blakefield High School ... won six letters in four different sports ... earned all-state honors in midfield ... played in MSLCA Senior All-Star Game ... played on same prep team as current teammate Brennan Creaney and former teammates A.J. Wright (`02) and Nick Antol (`03) ... member of National Honor Society ... father and two uncles played collegiate lacrosse ... born Jan. 3, 1982 ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a management entrepreneurship major.
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