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05/02/2012

Notre Dame Student-Athletes Honored At Annual O.S.C.A.R.S. Ceremony

This is the 11th-year for the traditional year-end gala honoring more than 750 student-athletes for their achievements on the field and in the classroom during the 2011-12 school year.

05/02/2012

Notre Dame Student-Athletes Honored At Annual O.S.C.A.R.S. Ceremony

This is the 11th-year for the traditional year-end gala honoring more than 750 student-athletes for their achievements on the field and in the classroom during the 2011-12 school year.

05/01/2012

Fighting Irish Wrap Up 2011 Season With Annual Awards Banquet

Dillon Powers named team MVP.

02/02/2012

Irish Sign Six Student-Athletes To Letters Of Intent

The six players hail from five different states.

01/17/2012

Greg Klazura Selected In MLS Supplemental Draft

Irish defender goes to Vancouver in the second round.

05/15/2012

2011-12 Athletics Highlight Video

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.

12/24/2011

'Twas The Night Before Christmas...

Irish Student Athletes reflect on the holiday, with some of their favorite memories.

10/08/2011

10/8 Men's Soccer v Connecticut

Men's Soccer tied against Connecticut 0 to 0 on October 8th in Alumni Stadium.

10/05/2011

Mens Soccer vs Northwestern 10/5

The Fighting Irish end in a tie after overtime in their game Wednesday night.

Returned to the Irish for a fifth season in 2011 • played in 44 career games, including 39 starts, and earned three monograms • tallied six points on one goal and four assists • served as a team captain during the 2011 campaign • earned NSCAA all-region scholar accolades in 2010 and 2011 • a Lowe's Senior CLASS Award finalist in 2011 • received Notre Dame's Byron V. Kanaley Award and the team's Spirit Award during his fifth season • selected by the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second round (21st overall) of the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft • was invited to the 2011 Major League Soccer (MLS) combine, yet turned down the offer to play one more season at Notre Dame • a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

FIFTH-YEAR (2011): Started all 18 matches at left back • served as one of three team captains • notched three points, which matched a single-season career-high total, on a career-best three assists • named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region second team • a Lowe's Senior CLASS Award finalist • a recipient of Notre Dame's Byron V. Kanaley Award • earned the team's Spirit Award • selected by the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second round (21st overall) of the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft • dished out a career-high two assists in a 2-1 overtime win over Michigan • hooked up with Adam Mena twice in the match against the Wolverines, including on the golden goal in the 92nd minute • was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week and also was selected to the Soccer America Team of the Week for his efforts in Notre Dame's 1-0 triumph of No. 3 Louisville • assisted on the goal that stood as the game winner in the 2-1 victory over Providence • earned his third monogram.

AS A SENIOR (2010): Started all 20 games at left back • named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region first team • a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • received his second monogram • logged the second-most minutes on the team (1,883) during the season • tallied three points on one goal and one assist • netted the first goal of his career in a 5-1 win over Cal Poly that secured the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title for the Irish • the goal came in the 71st minute and was Notre Dame's fourth of the match • assisted on the goal that tied the Pittsburgh match 1-1 in the 24th minute en route to the 3-2 Fighting Irish victory.

AS A JUNIOR (2009): Played in six games, including one start • attempted one shot • made his collegiate debut in a 2-1 setback at USF • saw time in wins over Louisville (4-0), Marquette (2-0) and Connecticut (2-1 in overtime) • earned his first career start, and played a season-high 81 minutes, in a 2-2 draw against USF in the BIG EAST Championship quarterfinals • saw time on the pitch in a scoreless tie versus St. John's in the title game of the BIG EAST Championship • named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • earned his first career monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2008): Did not see game action.

AS A FRESHMAN (2007): Did not see game action.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Member of the Chicago Fire Super-20 team that captured the North American National Championship in August of 2008 • a 2006 Notre Dame Elite Soccer Camp all-star • a three-year varsity player at Boylan Catholic • an all-state, all-midwest, all-sectional and all-conference selection as a senior • captained his squad along with garnering team MVP honors during his senior campaign • copped MVP accolades at the Indiana State Cup Tournament and at the Illinois Soccer Classic Tournament • as a junior, he was named to the IHSA Class AA second-team along with earning all-sectional honorable mention honors • also earned honorable mention all-conference distinction • named to the all-tournament team for the Hononegah Invitational • played for the Rockford Raptors club team • the Raptors were the 2002 semifinalists of the President's Day Cup in Phoenix, Ariz., and earned an eighth-place national ranking • member of the '89 state ODP team • also competed in track • part of conference champion 4x400 relay team in the spring of 2007 • from the same area as former Notre Dame athletes Ivan Brown (football), Julie Lewis (rowing), Frank Finnigan (baseball) and Jack Joyce (fencing) • son of Paul and Molly Klazura • has a younger brother and an older sister • graduated in May of 2011 from the College of Science with a degree in pre-professional studies (pre-med) • finished with a 3.575 cumulative GPA • took graduate courses during his final season with the Irish.

Klazura's Career Statistics

YearG-SShGAPtsGW
2007 Did Not Play
2008 Did Not Play
2009 6-1 1 0 0 0 0
2010 20-20 12 1 1 3 0
2011 18-18 8 0 3 3 0
Totals 44-39 21 1 4 6 0

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Greg Klazura
Greg  Klazura

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Rockford, IL

High School:
Boylan Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 150

Position:
Defense/Midfield

Event Calendar

Delta

September 23
W, 2-1
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
RECAP

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
September 30
7:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa. (Ambrose Urbanic Field)

ACC Network Extra
ACC Network Extra
October 4
7:00 PM
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
October 8
7:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
October 11
7:30 PM
Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich. (U-M Soccer Stadium)

BTN Plus
October 14
7:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (Klockner Stadium)

ACC Network Extra
October 18
8:00 PM
Northwestern
Bridgeview, Ill. (Toyota Park)
October 21
7:00 PM
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Koskinen Stadium)

RSN
October 25
7:00 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

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

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

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