Notre Dame's victory over Oregon State at Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium) W, 1-0 on September 7, 2012.
A key part of Notre Dame's midfield unit ... a candidate to start in the wide midfield ... battled injuries during his freshman and sophomore seasons ... has played in eight career games, including one start ... a very strong and competitive player ... coaching staff is excited about his potential ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... a very good student ... has earned one 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 ... enrolled in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business as a finance major ... boasts a 3.443 cumulative GPA ... appeared on the dean's list of the spring 2013 semester.