NCAA Final: Notre Dame v. Duke
Images from Notre Dame's season that culminated in a run to the NCAA title game
Fighting Irish knock off the Big Red in the NCAA semifinals.
Notre Dame is preparing to face Cornell in the national semifinals at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
The Fighting Irish men's lacrosse team defeated Maryland, 7-5 in the NCAA quarterfinals on May 22 in Princeton, N.J.
Two-time monogram recipient ... played in 36 games during his career ... won 271 of 488 (.555) career faceoff attempts ... took 325 of Notre Dame's 341 faceoff attempts ... picked up 95 ground balls ... one point on one assist.
AS A SENIOR: Saw action in all 17 games ... went 181-144 (.557) in the faceoff circle ... picked up a career-high 67 ground balls, which was the second-highest total on the team ... attempted two shots ... opened the season winning 10-of-19 faceoffs in the 11-7 win at Duke ... took 11-of-20 faceoffs in a 12-8 win over Penn State ... won 14-of-23 faceoffs to help the Irish top Loyola 11-9 ... went 13-for-17 in a 7-6 overtime loss at Drexel ... captured 14-of-20 in the X in a 10-8 loss to Fairfield ... won 14-of-24 faceoffs to top Denver 14-7 ... the 14 wins against Fairfield and Denver were career-high totals ... went 6-for-17 against Ohio State, a 7-6 overtime win ... won 12-of-22 faceoff attempts in a 10-8 setback to Rutgers ... went 12-for-19 in the faceoff circle during a 9-8 loss at Villanova ... won 11-of-23 faceoffs in a 11-8 setback at Georgetown ... took 13-of-15 in the faceoff circle in the 11-3 besting of Providence ... the .867 winning percentage against the Friars was a career-best mark for a single game ... was victorious in 8-of-18 faceoffs in a 13-6 win over St. John's ... went 8-for-16 in the faceoff circle in an 8-5 win at Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... won 10-of-15 attempts to help the Irish top Maryland 7-5 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship ... went 10-for-21 in faceoffs to aid the Irish in downing Cornell 12-7 in the national semifinals ... won 8-of-15 attempts in a 6-5 overtime loss to Duke in the national title game ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 16 games ... split faceoff duties with Jake Marmul ... he ranked 13th nationally with a .559 winning percentage (85-152) ... the Irish faceoff unit ranked ninth nationally with a .556 winning percentage ... notched one assist ... picked up a career-high 27 ground balls ... won a season-high 13 faceoffs, out of 17 attempts, in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth ... highest single-game winning percentage was a 6-for-7 effort in a 10-4 win over Air Force ... notched the first point of his career by assisting on a goal in a 12-2 win over St. John's ... went 12-for-15 in the X in a 16-7 triumph of Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL Tournament ... collected a career-high six ground balls in the win over the Buckeyes ... earned his first monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in three games ... picked up one ground ball ... saw time in victories over Villanova (16-6), Bellarmine (19-7) and Quinnipiac (16-6) ... collected a ground ball against Villanova.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see game action during his freshman season.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-time letterwinner in lacrosse ... earned All-America honors as a senior ... also a three-time letterwinner in track and a two-time letterwinner in soccer ... a standout on Greenwich Central's lacrosse team as he was a three-time MVP and team captain ... named to the all-conference team during his junior and senior seasons ... holds school records for most points in a season and most goals in a season ... scored eight goals in a game on two separate occasions ... achieved 10 points in a game on three separate occasions ... played in the New York Section 2 all-star game ... played for the Empire Team in the New York Empire Games ... credited with starting the lacrosse program at Greenwich Central along with his family ... a two-time all-conference selection for soccer ... named soccer team MVP as a senior ... was a member of the two-time undefeated conference champion track and field program at Greenwich Central ... son of Julie and Robert Sipperly ... father played collegiate lacrosse for Hobart ... has two younger brothers and one younger sister ... born February 7, 1988, in Albany, N.Y. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.
Sipperly's Career Statistics
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