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    Dan Scolaro

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lake Forest, IL

    High School:
    Loyola Academy

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 170

    Position:
    Defense

    Birthdate:
    06/01/1986


    Earned spot on Irish roster as a walk-on after tryouts in the fall 2004 ... received a monogram as a senior ... played in 17 games during his Fighting Irish career with eight ground balls and one attempted shot ... shifted from attack to midfield and saw time during his senior season as a longstick midfielder and in the defense ... second Loyola Academy graduate ever to play lacrosse for Notre Dame, following three-time All-America defenseman Todd Rassas ('98).

    AS A SENIOR: Played in a career-high nine games ... earned a monogram ... picked up a career-best seven ground balls during the season ... played in a season-opening 7-6 win over #17 Loyola ... saw action in a 15-9 victory against Penn State in the home opener ... picked up a ground ball in a 16-6 triumph of Villanova ... appeared in back-to-back wins over Dartmouth (19-7) and #11 Drexel (13-6) ... collected a ground ball in a 19-7 victory at Bellarmine in the GWLL opener ... picked up a career-high three ground balls in a 16-6 besting of Quinnipiac ... had two ground balls in a 13-5 win at Air Force ... helped the Irish to a 10-6 win over Quinnipiac in the GWLL tournament semifinals.

    AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in a career-high five games ... saw time in wins over #19 Drexel (16-5), Bellarmine (11-3), Villanova (15-5), Air Force (16-4) and Lehigh (14-2) ... whistled for one penalty, totaling one minute.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in one game ... his only game action came against Quinnipiac ... picked up a ground ball in the 19-7 win over the Knights in the regular-season finale.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Played in two games ... lone shot of the season came in a 22-6 win against Butler.

    PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Three-time state champion in lacrosse at Loyola Academy ... garnered letters all four years of his career and took home the state title his final three seasons ... completed the three-peat by scoring the winning goal in the fourth overtime of the state championship game his senior campaign ... all-state selection as a senior along with being team captain and offensive MVP ... competed in the Illinois all-star game ... lettered his junior year in soccer ... team won conference championship that year ... brother, John, participated in track and field at Notre Dame ... brother, Mike, played lacrosse at Lafayette College ... attended same high school as former Fighting Irish athletes Stephan Walchuck (track & field) and former lacrosse All-American Todd Rassas ... son of Celeste and Anthony Scolaro ... father is a 1972 Notre Dame graduate ... has three siblings ... born June 1, 1986, in Chicago, Ill. ... graduated from the College of Engineering in May 2008 with a degree in chemical engineering.

    SCOLARO'S CAREER STATISTICS

    YearGP/GSPts.GBShotsSOGP/Min
    20052/000110-0:00
    20061/001000-0:00
    20075/000001-1:00
    20089/007001-1:00
    Totals17/008112-2:00
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