Notre Dame's victory over Oregon State at Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium) W, 1-0 on September 7, 2012.
Provides good depth to the Notre Dame goalkeeping unit ... has appeared in one match ... a very fit player ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... boasts a solid resume from his high school and club careers.
AS A JUNIOR (2012): Played in one match ... made his collegiate debut in a 7-1 victory over Pittsburgh ... played the final 10:55 of the match ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Did not see game action ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Did not play in a match ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: 2009 NSCAA/adidas Boys High School Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... 2009 NSCAA/adidas Boys High School All-America Team ... 2008 and 2009 NSCAA All-Region-I New England ... 2009 NSCAA/adidas Connecticut State Player of the Year ... 2009 ESPN RISE Boys' Soccer All-America first team ... 2008 and 2009 CSCA all-state ... 2007, 2008 and 2009 Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) all-conference and all-academic ... 2009 Connecticut Junior Soccer Association (CJSA) High School Player of the Year ... CSCA Senior Bowl participant in 2009 ... varsity captain of his high school squad during his senior season ... son of Peter and Anne LaPlaca ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a psychology and sociology major ... boasts a 3.692 cumulative GPA ... named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester.