Men's Soccer


AS A SENIOR: Named one of four assistant captains for the 2003 soccer season ? made the transition from midfield to forward in the spring season ? talented offensive-minded player who will be a real goal-scoring threat ? has the potential to be one of the best players in the country this season ? strong in the air and on the ground ? knows how to create goal-scoring chances for himself and his teammates ? excellent passer ? adept shooter with both feet ? an extremely fierce competitor.

AS A JUNIOR: Second-Team All-BIG EAST honoree in 2002 and a third team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region selection ? was in the starting lineup for all 21 of Notre Dame?s matches ? second on the team in both goals scored (six) and assists (seven) for 19 points (third highest on the team) ? dished off two assists in Notre Dame?s 3-1 victory over Akron in first round of NCAA championship ? provided one of the two assists on Rafael Garcia?s second goal which gave the Irish a 2-1 lead in the contest at the 68:23 mark and also assisted on Notre Dame?s final goal which was scored by Erich Braun in the 81st minute of the contest ? one of five goal scorers in the Irish?s 5-0 shutout of Villanova ? tallied Notre Dame?s second goal of the season off an assist from Kevin Goldthwaite at the 29:31 mark of the contest ? gave the Irish a 1-0 advantage off an assist from Erich Braun at the 15:39 mark in eventual 3-2 loss at Georgetown ? netted his fourth goal in 2002 in 1-1 double overtime tie at Rutgers when he had the game-tying score off an assist from Chad Riley at the 79:15 mark of the contest ? credited with assist to Luke Boughen at 93:36 mark in Notre Dame?s 1-0 overtime win at No. 15 Boston College ? scored his first goal of the season in Notre Dame?s 4-0 win over Seton Hall when he netted the second Irish goal of the contest off an assist from Kevin Goldthwaite at the 57:50 mark ? also dished off the assist on the first of Erich Braun?s two goals ? netted a goal in his second consecutive game in 1-1 double overtime versus Cornell in the first game of the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament ? tallied the game-tying score at the 61:17 mark off an assist from Devon Prescod ? gave Notre Dame a 1-0 lead 32:11 into the contest off assists from Kevin Richards and Rafael Garcia in 3-2 loss at Bradley ? had one of the two assists on Chad Riley?s goal that gave the Irish a 1-0 lead at the 43:39 mark in eventual 2-0 victory over Michigan State ? assisted on Erich Braun?s goal at the 41:06 mark in BIG EAST quarterfinal match which gave the Irish a 1-0 lead in the contest ? has started 56 of 57 career contests.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Along with Erich Braun, was a first-team all-BIG EAST selection ? second-team all-Great Lakes Region honoree ? one of three players who started all 19 games for the Irish in 2001 ? finished the season tied for third in scoring with four goals and five assists (13 points) ? registered the second multiple-goal game of his career when he tallied goals in Notre Dame?s 3-1 victory over Cleveland State ? scored Notre Dame?s first goal at the 28:23 mark which tied the game at 1-1 and then netted what proved to be the game-winning score at 50:09 off an assist from Erich Braun ? scored his first goal of the season off a Braun assist at the 70:57 mark against fifth-ranked Furman which put the Irish up 2-1 in the contest in eventual 3-2 double-overtime loss ? had an assist in the win over Bradley on Braun?s goal at 54:05 mark in the game which gave the Irish a 2-1 lead ? had a goal and two assists in 3-1 win over Georgetown ? provided the game-tying assist on Devon Prescod?s goal with eight seconds remaining in regulation against Syracuse which resulted in a 2-1 overtime victory for the Irish.

AS A FRESHMAN: Named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team along with teammate Chad Riley ? also earned third-team NSCAA all-Great Lakes regional honors ? was the team?s third-leading scorer in 2000 with four goals and one assist and led the Irish with three game-winning goals ? played in all 17 games and earned 16 starts ? was the first Notre Dame player to register a multiple-goal game when he scored both Irish goals in 2-1 win over Northwestern ? tallied the first goal of the game 13:37 into the contest off an assist from Matt Rosso and then had the game-winning score at the 47:40 mark off assists from Filippo Chillemi and Braun ? netted his first career goal, which proved to be the game-winner in Notre Dame?s 2-1 victory over Cleveland State, off an assist from Riley at the 54:28 mark ? had his first career assist on Riley?s game-winning goal in 1-0 victory over St. John?s for Notre Dame?s first-ever win over the Red Storm as the Irish scored in the 83rd minute of the contest ? provided the game-winning score in 2-0 victory over West Virginia when he scored the first goal of the game four minutes into the contest from Andreas Forstner and Reggie McKnight.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: First player at Holly High School selected as a Parade All-American ? played only two years at Holly ??did not play as a freshman and missed his senior year because of commitments traveling with the National Team at Bradenton (Fla.) Academy ? earned letters in four sports ? soccer, basketball, tennis and football ? soccer team captain and MVP as a junior ? set school record for most goals scored in a season with 26 in 1998 ? in addition, dished off nine assists and was selected as the Tri-County Player of the Year ? tallied 12 goals and dished off 10 assists during his sophomore campaign ? earned all-conference, all-city, and all-state honors following both his sophomore and junior seasons ? was a kicker and wide receiver for the football team as a junior ? three-year member of basketball team and two-time team captain ? was an all-conference selection as a junior and senior and team MVP in that sport ? played in Michigan All-Star Game and set school record for steals in a season ? joined tennis team as a senior and played No. 2 singles and led that team to conference championship ? was a member of Varder III club team ? named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team for the 2000-01 school year ? earned Dean?s List honors in the 2003 spring semester ? born Aug. 7, 1982 ? son of Jerry and Kathy Detter ? enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a sociology and computer applications major.

Justin Detter
Justin  Detter


White Lake, MI

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 189



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