July 3, 2008
BOSTON, Mass. - Two-time All-American and 2006 Notre Dame graduate D.J. Driscoll has been selected to play in the seventh annual Major League Lacrosse (MLL) All-Star Game, according to MLL Commissioner David Gross. Driscoll is in his third season with the Los Angeles Riptide.
This year's event will take place on Thursday, July 17, 2008 at 8:00 p.m. (MT) at Denver's INVESCO Field at Mile High. The All-Stars were selected by the League's head coaches, general managers and players.
Driscoll, a defenseman, will be playing on the Western Conference All-Star team. He was selected to the 2007 All-Star team, but could not play due to injury. Driscoll currently leads the Riptide in ground balls with 33. The Downington, Pa. native has been an anchor of the defense since his arrival in the league. He ranked first on the team in ground balls during the 2006 season (37) and finished third in 2007 (36).
In his four seasons at Notre Dame, Driscoll played in 51 games and picked up 202 ground balls. He earned second-team All-America honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) as a senior in 2006. During his junior season, he copped honorable mention All-America accolades from the USILA.
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