Irish move into ACC while looking to replace key departures.
Notre Dame incoming freshman midfielder garners prestigious honor covering all sports during 2012-13 prep season.
Notre Dame incoming freshman is first soccer player (ninth in any sport) to be a two-time honoree in award's 28-year history.
Craig entering his sixth season at Notre Dame.
Fighting Irish incoming class ranked third in nation, highlighted by 2012 Gatorade National High School Player of the Year Morgan Andrews.
Debuted each year at the OSCARS - the year-end highlight video provides a look back at all 26 varsity sports competed at the University of Notre Dame and is created in cooperation with the Student Welfare and Development Office and LeSea Broadcasting.
The men's soccer team was victorious over Marquette, 3-1, at Alumni Stadium on October 24th.
Men's Soccer vs Georgetown on 10-06-2012
The Irish men's soccer team took on Pittsburgh at Alumni Stadium on October 3rd.
Notre Dame's victory over Oregon State at Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium) W, 1-0 on September 7, 2012.
The men's soccer team took on Duke in Alumni Stadium on 8/25.
AS A SENIOR (2012): Selected as the Notre Dame Monogram Club Team MVP for the second straight season ... served as a team captain for the second consecutive year ... started all 22 matches in the central midfield and posted career-high totals in goals (5), assists (9) and points (19) ... tied for 20th nationally in assists ... the nine assists were a team-high total, while the point tally ranked second on the Irish squad ... three game-winning goals ... NSCAA All-America First Team ... All-BIG EAST First Team ... All-Great Lakes Region First Team ... Senior CLASS Award finalist ... a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy ... played 2,011 of a possible 2,044 minutes on the field ... assisted on the game winner in a 1-0 season-opening victory over Duke ... tallied the game winner in the 43rd minute of a 2-1 victory over Clemson that clinched the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic title for the Irish ... named to the IU Classic All-Tournament Team ... put Notre Dame up 2-1 in the 64th minute of a 3-1 besting of #4 Akron that sealed the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title for the Fighting Irish ... selected to the Berticelli All-Tournament Team ... assisted on the golden goal in a 1-0 double-overtime victory at Michigan that upped Notre Dame's season-opening win streak to seven games ... had the assist on the game winner in the 1-0 victory at #10 Indiana ... put the Irish on the board in the 49th minute of a 2-1 setback at #8 Connecticut ... assisted on the team's fourth goal and scored the sixth goal in a 7-1 win over Pittsburgh ... the three points against the Panthers matched a career-high total ... assisted on the final tally in a 6-1 victory at Seton Hall ... had the assist on the second Fighting Irish goal in a 3-0 besting of Providence ... scored the game's lone goal in the 11th minute of a 1-0 triumph of #8 Connecticut in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship ... had an assist on the golden goal in the 3-2 double-overtime victory over #6 Georgetown in the final of the BIG EAST Championship ... selected to the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team ... assisted on Notre Dame's first two scores in a 3-0 win over Michigan State in the second round of the NCAA Championship ... named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week and the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week for his performance against the Spartans ... earned his fourth monogram with the Irish.
AS A JUNIOR (2011): Started all 18 matches and notched six points on one goal and four assists ... served as a team captain ... Notre Dame Monogram Club Team MVP ... All-BIG EAST Second Team and All-Great Lakes Region Second Team ... named to the NSCAA Scholar All-America second team ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... scored Notre Dame's third goal (64') in a 4-1 win over Dayton at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... selected to the all-tournament teams for the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic and the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament ... assisted on Notre Dame's second goal in a 2-1 win over Bucknell in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament ... collected an assist in the lone tally in a 1-0 victory at Michigan State ... assisted on the first goal in a 3-0 win at Georgetown ... had an assist on third Irish goal in 3-1 win at Pittsburgh ... earned his third monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Started all 20 matches ... his four goals ranked second among all Irish players, while he ranked in a tie for second on the team with 12 points ... his four assists were tied for third on the team ... selected to the all-BIG EAST second team ... assisted on Notre Dame's first goal in a 2-0 win over Drake in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament ... tallied a career-high three points on one goal and one assist in a 5-1 win over Cal Poly that clinched the Berticelli Tournament title for the Irish ... netted Notre Dame's second goal (57') and assisted on the final Irish tally against the Mustangs ... named to the Berticelli all-tournament team ... assisted on Notre Dame's first goal in a 2-1 triumph of Providence ... collected an assist in a 2-1 setback at West Virginia ... put the Irish on the board in the third minute in a 4-1 besting of Marquette ... deposited Notre Dame's third goal (76') in a 3-0 win over Georgetown ... named to the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team ... netted the equalizer in the 74th minute against Dartmouth in the second round of the NCAA Championship, yet the Irish fell in overtime, 2-1 ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... collected his second monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009): A valuable contributor to the squad during his rookie campaign ... named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team ... played in 18 games, including four starts ... registered five points on five assists ... assisted on Notre Dame's final goal in a 5-0 triumph of Michigan in the season opener ... missed five games during the early portion of the season as he was competing with the United States Under-20 National Team at the U-20 World Cup in Egypt ... played in two of the three U.S. matches at the World Cup ... started the opening game, a 3-0 loss to Germany, and played the entire first half ... in a 4-1 win over Cameroon, he entered the match in the 73rd minute and played the remainder of the contest ... returned to the Fighting Irish in the 2-0 win at Marquette ... assisted on Bright Dike's golden goal in a 1-0 overtime victory at Providence ... also assisted on Dike's golden goal in a 2-1 overtime besting of Connecticut ... collected an assist on the equalizer in the 83rd minute in a 2-2 tie with USF during the BIG EAST Championship quarterfinals (ND advanced in penalty kicks) ... assisted on the game's first goal in the 2-1 win over Green Bay in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named the 2008-09 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year ... named the 2008-09 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Co-Player of the Year ... member of the U.S. U-18 national team ... 2010 Milk Cup Champion with U.S. Under-20 squad ... named Milk Cup MVP as he helped U.S. to perfect 3-0 record ... member of the United States U-20 National Team that played at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt ... a 2008 NSCAA All-American ... an adidas ESP attendant ... ranked as the No. 7 prospect on TopDrawerSoccer.com's 2009 Top 100 Men's recruits ... U-17 national champion with Andromeda SC ... played with the U.S. Youth Soccer ODP All-Star 91s at the 2007 Disney Showcase ... ODP state team (Region III) since 2003 ... ODP regional team (Region III) since 2004 ... 2007 sophomore of the year in District 9-5A ... 2008 9-5A all-district first team ... played with Notre Dame teammate Grant Van De Casteele on Andromeda FC ... son of Michael and Paula Powers ... a member of Notre Dame's Rosenthal Leadership Academy ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in political science and peace studies ... finished with a 3.426 cumulative GPA.
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