Fifth-year player returns to Irish defense in 2001...was a bit sluggish early last season after spending the 1999 season studying abroad in Italy...is expected to challenge for a starting spot and have a strong season...gives Irish defense flexibility and athleticism ...hard-working, physical player on the field who has a good understanding of the game.
AS A JUNIOR:
Returned to the Irish lineup after a one-year absence while studying abroad...played in all 14 games in 2000 and collected five ground balls...was not a member of 1999 team while studying abroad in Italy.
AS A SOPHOMORE:
Played in all 12 games and collected 12 ground balls in 1998.
Played in two games as a rookie in ?97...saw action in his first collegiate game versus Harvard...also came off the bench in the Ohio State contest.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA:
Three-sport athlete at Wilton...won four letters in wrestling, while earning two in both football and lacrosse...was a member of Wilton lacrosse team that went undefeated in ?95 (23-0) and was the state champion...helped team to two straight conference and regional titles...squad also finished the season nationally ranked in both ?95 and ?96...earned all-conference and all-city honors...was MVP of the state championship as a junior and also garnered all-state honors in his senior season...captained both the lacrosse and wrestling teams as a senior...earned all-conference and all-city honors in football... selected to play in the North/South All-Star Game...played on same high school team as current Irish teammate Mike Adams as well as 2000 graduate Kevin Higgins...named to Dean?s List in fall 2000 semester...born June 30, 1978...enrolled as an architecture major in the College of Architecture.
Pfeffer?s Career Statistics
Did Not Play - Studying Abroad