The Irish men's soccer team took on Pittsburgh at Alumni Stadium on October 3rd.
HONORS & AWARDS
Team Captain - 2014
Capital One Academic All-America Third Team - 2014
NSCAA All-South Region Second Team - 2014
All-ACC Second Team - 2014
ACC All-Academic Team - 2014
All-ACC Third Team - 2013
ACC All-Academic Team - 2013
NSCAA Scholar All-Region Second Team - 2012, 2013
BIG EAST Academic All-Star - 2010, 2011, 2012
AS A GRADUATE STUDENT (2014): Capital One Academic All-America third team selection … named to the NSCAA All-South Region second team … tabbed for the all-ACC Men’s Soccer Academic Team … claimed all-ACC second team honors … started all 21 matches as a senior tri-captain on the Notre Dame back line, and remained on the field for all 1,995 available minutes … helped anchor the Irish defense in six shutouts, and logged career-highs in assists (5) and points (5) during final collegiate campaign … notched the primary assist on the game-winning goal in a come from behind 2-1 win over No. 12 Marquette to open the season … attempted one shot during a 1-0 ACC shutout win at No. 20 Syracuse … primary assist on insurance goal in the 71st minute of a 2-0 victory over No. 8 North Carolina … helped Irish limit VCU to one shot on a goal in 1-0 win in double overtime … assisted on first goal of the match in a 3-2 victory against No. 16 Louisville in ACC play … targeted two shots on goal in a 1-1 draw against No. 12 Michigan State … contributed an assist to key a 4-1 win over Pittsburgh … secondary assist on the lone Notre Dame goal in a 1-1 draw with No. 14 Clemson in the semifinal round of the ACC Championship … won fourth monogram.
AS A SENIOR (2013): Started at right back in all 23 matches in which he played ... played every minute in each of those contests ... earned third team all-ACC honors ... selected to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region Second Team and the All-ACC Academic Team ... recorded three assists, which tied a career-best mark ... assisted on Notre Dame's second goal in a 3-0 victory over Michigan ... had the assist on the first goal in a 3-1 besting of Duke ... assisted on the goal that tied the national championship game (1-1) in the 40th minute and the Irish went on to top Maryland 2-1 ... earned his third monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2012): Started all 21 matches in which he played ... had three assists ... named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week and was selected to the Soccer America National Team of the Week after helping the Fighting Irish post back-to-back shutouts against Michigan State (2-0) and Michigan (1-0 in OT) ... assisted on the team's lone score in a 2-1 setback at Connecticut ... had an assist on the second Irish goal in a 7-1 besting of Pittsburgh ... had the assist on the goal that evened the match, 1-1, in the 51st minute of an eventual 3-2 overtime triumph of Georgetown in the final of the BIG EAST Championship ... earned his second monogram ... named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region Second Team ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in 10 matches, including six starts ... earned his first monogram ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... notched one assist ... made his collegiate debut during the third game of the season when he entered the Saint Louis match at halftime ... earned his first career start against Bucknell, a 2-1 Irish win at the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament ... assisted on Notre Dame's final goal in a 4-0 win over Seton Hall.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Did not see game action ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A 2009 NSCAA All-Region-III ... three-time all-state and all-south selection ... five-time state champion ... two-time team captain of KFC Liverpool ... three-time all-district ... three-time all-region ... son of Firas and Leslie Mishu ... younger brother, Mark, is a sophomore defender on the Notre Dame squad ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a psychology and pre-professional major ... boasts a 3.563 cumulative GPA.