Men's Soccer



#12 Irish Stung By #13 MSU 1-0

Notre Dame drops first decision of 2016 at Alumni Stadium


#4 Irish End Road Trip With 2-1 Defeat In Double Overtime At Duke

Notre Dame returns to Alumni Stadium to close the 2016 regular season next week


Northwestern Upsets #4 Irish 2-1

Notre Dame concludes four-game road trip on Friday at Duke (7 p.m., RSN)


#21 UVA Steals 1-0 Decision From #1/2 Irish

Virginia wins first home ACC match of the year after seventh minute goal outlasts Notre Dame


#1/2 Irish Emerge With 2-0 Clean Sheet In Ann Arbor

Notre Dame moves to 2-0 against the Big Ten in 2016 by shutting out Michigan on the road


ND vs. Cal (9/4/16)

Notre Dame blanked Cal 5-0 at the adidas/IU Credit Union Class (photos by Trevor Ruszkowski)


ND vs. Tulsa (NCAA RD of 32), 11/22/15

Photos by Joe Raymond and Marcus Snowden


Notre Dame vs. Syracuse, ACC Final, 11/15/15

Photos by Marcus Snowden


Notre Dame at Wake Forest, ACC Semifinal, 11/11/15

Photos by Andy Mead


Notre Dame vs. Virginia, ACC Quarterfinal, 11/8/15

Photos by Joe Raymond and Marcus Snowden

2016 Notre Dame Tri-Captain
2015 ACC All-Academic Team
2014 ACC All-Academic Team
2013 ACC All-Academic Team

AS A SENIOR (2015):
Selected to the ACC All-Academic team … also named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … started all 22 games for Notre Dame in the central midfield … finished the 2015 season with two goals (one game-winning goal) and a career-high assists, totaling 13 points … notched a pair of assists in shutout wins over UAB (Sept. 6) and No. 9 Clemson … set up the first Notre Dame goal with a primary assist at No. 3 North Carolina … scored the game-winning goal in the 78th minute of a 3-1 Irish win over No. 4 Virginia … picked up the assist on the first Notre Dame goal of a 4-2 victory against Marquette … secondary assist on the lone Irish score in a draw at No. 21 NC State … notched assists in three straight matches against Northwestern, No. 2 Wake Forest and Pittsburgh … added a goal on four shots during the 5-0 defeat of Pittsburgh … earned the assist on the lone Notre Dame goal against No. 10 Maryland in the NCAA Championship Round of 16.

AS A JUNIOR (2014):
Named to the all-ACC Men’s Soccer Academic Team … started all 21 matches, adding four goals and a career-high six assists and 14 points … attempted 24 shots, including 10 on goal … notched the game-winning goal in the 42nd minute and added a second half assist in a 4-1 win over Dartmouth at Alumni Stadium … season-high four shots (two on goal) against Kentucky … recorded two shots apiece in consecutive matches against VCU and Boston College … scored the first Notre Dame goal in the 37th minute of a 4-1 win at Duke in ACC play … provided the primary assist on the final goal of a 3-1 victory against Virginia Tech … scored the lone Irish goal during the 56th minute of a 1-1 draw against No. 12 Michigan State … career-high four points after scoring a goal and adding two assists at Pittsburgh … provided the assist on the game-winning goal in a 3-0 triumph over No. 15 Virginia in an ACC Championship quarterfinal … primary assist in the semifinal round of the ACC Championship in a 1-1 draw against No. 14 Clemson … won second career monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013): One of four Notre Dame players to start all 24 matches ... tallied 11 points on five goals and one assist ... played every minute in seven matches ... All-ACC Academic Team ... made his Fighting Irish debut in the season opener, a scoreless draw with UCLA at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... netted his first career goal in the 3-0 win at Syracuse ... that score put the Irish on the board in the 17th minute ... scored in the next match, a 3-0 victory over Michigan ... that tally gave Notre Dame a 2-0 lead in the 25th minute against the Wolverines ... played a career-high 110 minutes in the 1-1 draw with Maryland ... assisted on the team's goal in a 1-1 tie with Northwestern ... put the Fighting Irish up 1-0 with a goal in the 36th minute of a 3-1 triumph at Wake Forest ... gave the Irish a 3-2 lead with a goal in the 70th minute of the 4-2 win over Wake Forest in the NCAA Round of 16 match ... put Notre Dame on top 1-0 in the 31st minute of the 2-1 victory over Michigan State in the NCAA quarterfinals ... earned his first monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012): Did not see game action ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Four-year varsity member and three-time letter winner at Edina High School ... started his sophomore, junior and senior seasons at Edina ... two-time all-conference performer (2010 & 2011) ... 2011 Class "AA" all-state honoree ... 2010 Class "AA" all-state honorable mention ... earned all-Metro second team honors as a senior ... MVP of the Edina squad during his senior campaign ... Edina team won the 2010 Lake Conference title ... started for his Minnesota Olympic Development Program (ODP) squad in 2010 ... plays club for the Minnesota Thunder Academy USDA U18 ... traveled with his club team to train with ABC FC in Natal, Brazil, in 2009 ... son of Eric and Michele Panken ... graduated from Notre Dame's College of Science with a degree in pre-professional studies (pre-med) major and Spanish ... enrolled in graduate studies.

Panken's Career Statistics


Evan Panken
Evan  Panken

Graduate Student

Edina, MN

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 166.5


Event Calendar


October 21
L, 2-1 (2OT)
Durham, N.C. (Koskinen Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
October 25
L, 1-0
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
October 28
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
November 2
ACC First Round
Campus Sites
November 6
ACC Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
November 9
ACC Semifinals
Campus Sites
November 13
ACC Final
Charleston, S.C. (MUSC Health Stadium)
November 17
NCAA Championship First Round
Campus Sites
November 20
NCAA Championship Round of 32
Campus Sites
November 27
NCAA Championship Round of 16
Campus Sites
December 3
NCAA Championship Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
December 9
NCAA Championship Semifinals
Houston, Texas (BBVA Compass Stadium)
December 11
NCAA Championship Final
Houston, Texas (BBVA Compass Stadium)

Shop Now



Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

Gear Store

Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

Photo Galleries


St. Joseph Health System Nissan Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka