Latest in a series, offering an inside look at some of the meaningful items that line the walls in the offices of Notre Dame's head coaches.
Irish move into ACC while looking to replace key departures.
Notre Dame aims for 8-0 start to season.
Junior right back helped Irish post shutouts in wins over Michigan State and Michigan.
Irish host Spartans on Friday, head to Michigan on Sunday.
Goals from Leon Brown and Andrew O'Malley give the Irish a 2-1 win and their first national title.
Patrick Hodan scores twice, and Patrick Wall notches a shutout in a 2-0 victory.
A Season in Photos: 2013 Notre Dame Men's Soccer
Notre Dame Men's Soccer vs Akron win at Notre Dame Alumni Stadium in Notre Dame IND. on Sunday, September 9, 2012 W, 3-1.
Notre Dame's victory over Oregon State at Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium) W, 1-0 on September 7, 2012.
|HONORS & AWARDS|
Team Captain - 2013, 2014
All-ACC Third Team - 2014
ACC All-Academic Team - 2014
NCAA All-Tournament Team - 2013
BIG EAST Academic All-Star - 2012
AS A GRADUATE STUDENT (2014): All-ACC third team selection, despite missing the final nine matches due to injury … named to the all-ACC Men’s Soccer Academic Team … earned the start in all 12 matches played as a second-year team captain … scored one goal on only attempted shot on frame during the season … anchor of the Notre Dame defense in five shutouts … played the full 90 minutes in a season-opening 2-1 win over No. 12 Marquette at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic … went the full 110 minutes of a scoreless draw against No. 9 Georgetown later in the tournament, helping the Irish limit the Hoyas to nine total shots (three on goal) … played the entire match in a 1-0 clean sheet at No. 20 Syracuse, aiding in limiting the Orange to three shots on goal … never left the field in a 1-1 draw at No. 5 Virginia that went the full 110 minutes … contributed to the defensive effort in a 2-0 home shutout of No. 8 North Carolina at Alumni Stadium … saw 107 minutes of action in a 1-0 Notre Dame win over VCU in double overtime, helping the Irish limit the Rams to one shot on goal … tallied lone goal of the year on a loose ball in the 81st minute of a 3-2 win against No. 16 Louisville … earned third career monogram.
AS A SENIOR (2013): Team co-captain ... started all 24 matches in the central defense and helped the Irish post 10 shutouts ... played every minute in 23 of the 24 contests ... tallied three goals and one assist ... selected to the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic All-Tournament Team after the Irish allowed just one goal in 200 minutes of action en route to the title ... scored his first career goal in a 3-0 win at Syracuse ... the tally came in the 23rd minute and gave the Irish a 2-0 lead over the Orange ... netted the goal that put Notre Dame up 3-1 in the 81st minute of an eventual 3-3 draw with Virginia in the semifinals of the ACC Championship ... appeared on the College Soccer News National Team of the Week after helping Notre Dame blank Wisconsin, 4-0, in the second round of the NCAA Championship ... assisted on the score that gave the Irish a 3-2 lead in the 70th minute against Wake Forest in the Round of 16 in the NCAA Championship and Notre Dame would go on to win 4-2 ... scored the game winner in the 60th minute in the 2-1 triumph over Maryland in the national title game ... that goal had added significance since it came at PPL Park, which is near his hometown ... named to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team ... earned his second monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2012): Started all 15 matches in which he played ... missed seven games due to injury ... three of the team's four losses on the season occurred in games that he did not appear in ... his first career start came in the season opener, a 1-0 victory over Duke ... was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week for helping the Irish hold the Blue Devils scoreless ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in one match ... made his collegiate debut when he came off the bench in a scoreless draw versus Connecticut.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Did not play in a match.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-time NSCAA/adidas Boys High School All-America Team (2008 & 2009) ... 2008 & 2009 NSCAA All-Region-II (East) ... 2009 ESPN RISE Boys' Soccer All-America first team ... two-time Delaware player of the year ... three-time first-team all-state in high school ... second-team all-conference (2006) ... three-time Delaware state champion (2006, 2007, 2008) ... four-year varsity starter ... ODP: National Team U-13 to U-16 (played in Mexico) ... Regional Team U-13 to U-16 (played in Spain) ... FC Delco captain since U-13 ... selected for Disney Soccer Showcase that played at Chelsea FC against international professional youth teams ... trained for two weeks with Rangers FC (professional team in Scotland) ... son of Tom and Heidi O'Malley ... graduated from the College of Engineering in May of 2014 with a degree in civil engineering ... currently is taking graduate courses.
O'Malley's Career Statistics
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|O'Malley's Career Bests|
Game 1, four times (MR: Louisville '14)
Season 3 (2013)
Game 1 (Wake Forest^ '13)
Season 1 (2013)
Game 2, four times (MR: Louisville '14)
Season 7 (2013)
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