Men's Soccer



A New Era For Men's Soccer

Irish move into ACC while looking to replace key departures.


#1 Irish Fall To #16 Indiana 2-1 In Double-Overtime In NCAA Third Round

Notre Dame season ends with 17-4-1 record.


Fighting Irish Wrap Up 2011 Season With Annual Awards Banquet

Dillon Powers named team MVP.


#11 Notre Dame Travels To #20 Georgetown For Saturday Showdown

Irish and Hoyas to kickoff at 1:00 p.m. (ET).


#11 Fighting Irish At Marquette On Wednesday

Irish have two key BIG EAST Blue Division road matches this week.


Notre Dame Men's Soccer vs Oregon State

Notre Dame's victory over Oregon State at Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium) W, 1-0 on September 7, 2012.

AS A SENIOR (2014): Returned from a knee injury to appear in 12 matches in the Notre Dame midfield as a senior, adding five starts … made return to the Irish lineup during a 0-0 draw against No. 9 Georgetown at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic … earned first start of the season at Michigan, playing a season-high 28 minutes with one shot attempt … made additional starts against No. 16 Louisville, No. 19 Northwestern, Duke and No. 8 Indiana … monogram winner.

AS A JUNIOR (2013): Missed the entire season after suffering a knee injury during the preseason ... received a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Missed the early portion of the season due to an injury ... played in eight matches, including one start ... missed the first eight games of the season and made his debut in a 2-1 setback at Louisville ... his first career start came against Indiana in the NCAA Championship Round of 16 ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned his first monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Played in two games during his rookie campaign ... suffered a knee injury during the season and missed the rest of the campaign ... made his Irish debut in the second match of the season, a 4-1 win over Dayton at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... also saw time in a 2-2 draw with Denver at the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: NSCAA All-American (2010) ... 2010 Connecticut Junior Soccer Association (CJSA) Connecticut High School Player of the Year ... two time all-state and all-New England selection ... four-year varsity starter ... state championship tournament MVP ... league championship tournament MVP ... captain of high school squad during his senior season ... son of Jeanne and Brendan Lesch ... graduated from Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business in May of 2014 with a degree in finance ... finished his undergraduate career with a 3.256 cumulative GPA ... appeared on the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester ... currently in Notre Dame's intensified one-year MBA program.

Lesch's Career Statistics

Year GP-GS G A Pts Sh GW
2011 2-0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 8-1 0 0 0 2 0
2013 Did Not Play (injured)
2014 12-1 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 22-2 0 0 0 3 0

Brendan Lesch
Brendan  Lesch


Westport, CT

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175


Event Calendar


August 13
8:00 PM
Omaha, Neb. (Caniglia Field)
August 16
8:00 PM
Des Moines, Iowa (Cownie Soccer Complex)
August 21
5:00 PM
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 25
7:30 PM
San Diego
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
August 27
2:00 PM
Cal Poly
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 2
7:00 PM
Storrs, Conn. (Morrone Stadium)
September 8
5:00 PM
Boston College
Newton, Mass. (Newton Soccer Field)
September 15
7:30 PM
NC State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 19
7:00 PM
Bowling Green
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
September 22
7:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Thompson Field)
September 26
7:00 PM
Bloomington, Ind. (Armstrong Stadium)
September 29
7:30 PM
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 3
7:00 PM
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 6
7:00 PM
Clemson, S.C. (Historic Riggs Field)
October 10
7:00 PM
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 13
7:00 PM
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 17
7:30 PM
Akron, Ohio (FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field)
October 20
7:00 PM
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
October 24
7:00 PM
Michigan State
East Lansing, Mich. (DeMartin Soccer Complex)
October 27
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Fetzer Field)
November 1
ACC Championship First Round
Campus sites
November 5
ACC Championship Quarterfinal
Campus sites
November 8
ACC Championship Semifinal
Campus sites
November 12
ACC Championship Final
Charleston, S.C. (MUSC Health Stadium)
November 16
NCAA Championship First Round
Campus sites
November 19
NCAA Championship Round of 32
Campus sites
November 26
NCAA Championship Round of 16
Campus sites
December 2
NCAA Championship Quarterfinal
Campus sites
December 8
NCAA College Cup Semifinal
Philadelphia, Pa. (Talen Energy Stadium)
December 10
NCAA College Cup Final
Philadelphia, Pa. (Talen Energy Stadium)

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