Men's Lacrosse



Matt Kavanagh: Things I Know

This is an exclusive interview with Notre Dame's men's lacrosse captain


No Time to Celebrate for Irish Men's Lacrosse--Yet There's Plenty to Celebrate

Army matchup Sunday marks the final regular-season challenge.


Irish Close Regular-Season Slate with Home Date vs. Army West Point

Notre Dame (9-3) closes out its regular season against Army West Point (10-6)


Notre Dame Falls To Duke 11-9 In Title Game

Sergio Perkovic scores five times for Fighting Irish.


Irish Top Albany, 14-13, In Overtime Thriller In NCAA Quarterfinals

Kavanagh scores game winner to send Irish to Championship Weekend.


Notre Dame Men's Lacrosse vs Duke on 04-05-2014

Notre Dame Men's Lacrosse vs Duke on 04-05-2014.


Men's Lacrosse vs. Penn State

The Men's Lacrosse team took on Penn State on February 26th at Arlotta Stadium.


4/2 Men's Lacrosse vs. Villanova

The men's lacrosse team was victorious over Villanova, 12-8, at Arlotta Stadium on April 2nd.

Appeared in 34 games, including 14 starts … tallied 50 points on 44 goals and six assists … 31 ground balls … earned two monograms.

AS A SENIOR (2014): Played in all 18 games, including 13 starts … notched career-high marks for goals (30) and assists (4) … his 10 man-up goals were tied for the team lead … career-best 25 ground balls … scored at least one goal in each of the first five games of the season … had one goal in the first three games (Jacksonville, Penn State, North Carolina) … also assisted on the goal that tied the North Carolina contest 9-9 in the eventual 11-10 Notre Dame victory … tallied three goals (two man-up), one assist and picked up a career-high four ground balls in the 10-7 setback to Denver … first start of the season came in the 18-9 win over Virginia and he deposited two goals versus the Cavaliers … began another five-game goal streak with a tally in the regular-season meeting with Duke … netted two goals in back-to-back wins over Marquette and Robert Morris … had a goal in the regular-season showdown with Maryland … scored Notre Dame’s second goal in the 6-5 win over Maryland in the semifinals of the ACC Championship … tallied a career-high six goals along with dishing out two assists for a career-best eight points in the 18-17 win over Army … assisted on the game-winning goal versus the Black Knights … named the ACC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against Army … posted four goals, including two man-up tallies, in the 13-5 besting of Harvard in the first round of the NCAA Championship … tallied two goals in the 14-13 overtime victory over Albany in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship … also registered two goals in the NCAA semifinal showdown with Maryland, an 11-6 Irish victory … posted a goal in the national title game against Duke … earned his second monogram.

AS A JUNIOR (2013): Played in 15 games, including one start ... had a breakout season with 14 goals and two assists ... two man-up goals ... five ground balls ... scored his first career goal in the 13-12 overtime win at Denver ... deposited a goal in a 7-6 victory at Rutgers ... tallied a career-high six goals and assisted on another in a 17-5 besting of Marquette ... the goal and point totals in that contest were team-high marks for the season ... that effort started a four-game goal streak ... had one goal in back-to-back wins over Providence (13-8) and Georgetown (10-8) ... registered four goals and one assist in a 13-9 triumph of Villanova ... also picked up a career-high two ground balls against Villanova ... was named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Wildcats ... made his first career start in the Big City Classic showdown with Syracuse ... earned his first monogram ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Played in one game ... made his Fighting Irish debut in a 9-1 victory over Providence ... picked up one ground ball against the Friars.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Did not see game action during his rookie campaign.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned three varsity letters in lacrosse at Summit High School ... set school scoring record with 231 points ... earned All-America honors as a senior ... ranked as the 33rd best attackman in the class of 2010 according to Inside Lacrosse ... received all-state accolades twice ... three-time all-conference, all-division and all-county in lacrosse ... represented New Jersey at 2008 and 2009 Under Armour underclassman tournament ... led high school team in scoring as a sophomore and senior ... during his junior season, he helped Summit to a 22-1 record and the state title along with a top-10 national ranking ... captained his high school team as a senior and helped them to a second straight state title with a 23-0 record and a top-five national ranking ... Summit set the New Jersey record with 45 consecutive wins ... also lettered in soccer and track ... graduated Magna Cum Laude ... son of John and Michele Scioscia ... sister, Gina, is a 2010 Notre Dame graduate and was a lacrosse All-American for the Irish ... sister, Amy, attended Loyola University in Baltimore ... was a member of Notre Dame's Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May of 2014 with a degree in finance … finished with a 3.291 cumulative GPA.

John Scioscia
John  Scioscia

Summit, NJ

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Height / Weight:
5-6 / 155


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