Men's Soccer



ACC All-Academic Team Includes Irish Quintet

Jon Gallagher, Mark Gormley, Tommy McCabe, Evan Panken and Michael Shipp recognized by the ACC


#12 Irish Cap Senior Night With Scoreless Draw Against #3 UNC

Notre Dame outshoots North Carolina 18-14 in regular season finale


#12 Irish Celebrate Senior Night Against #3 North Carolina

Notre Dame and North Carolina close the 2016 regular season Friday at 7 p.m. (ET) at Alumni Stadium


#12 Irish Stung By #13 MSU 1-0

Notre Dame drops first decision of 2016 at Alumni Stadium


#9 Irish Utilize Strong Attack With Opening Clean Sheet Against UC Irvine

Notre Dame scores three goals in the second half in a 4-0 shutout to open the 2016 season


ND vs. Cal (9/4/16)

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


Notre Dame v. Maryland

Notre Dame v. Maryland, NCAA Men's Soccer Championship Round of 16, November 29, 2015


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

Photos by Marcus Snowden


Notre Dame at North Carolina State, 10/4/15

Photos by Reagan Lunn


NCAA Final: Notre Dame vs. Maryland (USATSI)

Goals from Leon Brown and Andrew O'Malley give the Irish a 2-1 win and their first national title.

2017 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient
2016 Notre Dame Tri-Captain
2016 Notre Dame Rockne Student-Athlete Award
2016 ACC All-Academic Team
2015 CoSIDA Division I Men's Soccer Academic All-America First Team
2015 CoSIDA Division I Men's Soccer Academic All-District 5 First Team
2015 Notre Dame Rockne Student-Athlete Award
2015 ACC All-Academic Team
2013 NCAA Elite 89 Award
2013 Notre Dame Rockne Student-Athlete Award

•    NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipient.
•    ACC All-Academic Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll.
•    Co-winner of the Rockne Student-Athlete Award.
•    Started all 21 games at right back as a Notre Dame tri-captain.
•    Logged one assist, and notched seven shot attempts.
•    Regular starter that helped preside over back line that yielded an 0.82 goals against average and nine shutouts.
•    Played the most minutes of any member of the 2016 Notre Dame squad for the second straight season, totaling 1,987 minutes.
•    Assisted on the final goal during the opening game of the season against UC Irvine during the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament.
•    Irish defense limited UConn to one shot on goal for the entire game in a win during the second overtime against the Huskies.
•    Helped hold Pittsburgh to three total shots during a 2-0 shutout of the Panthers.
•    Notre Dame back line kept No. 3 North Carolina to a single shot on goal on Senior Night in a scoreless draw to close the 2016 regular season.
•    Grounded Loyola offense to one shot on goal in the second round of the NCAA Championship.

AS A SENIOR (2015):
•    CoSIDA Division I Men’s Soccer Academic All-America First Team.
•    Academic All-District 5 First-Team choice.
•    Rockne Student-Athlete Award recipient.
•    Named to the ACC All-Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
•    Tabbed the ACC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 8.
•    Appeared in and started all 22 matches at right back.
•    Tallied two goals and added one assist from the Irish defensive corps.
•    Played the most minutes of any member of the 2015 team with a total of 2,119 minutes.
•    Contributed to eight Irish shutouts on the Notre Dame back line.
•    Totaled seven shot attempts throughout the season, four of which were on goal.
•    Scored the game-winning goal in the 20th minute of a 4-0 Irish shutout of UAB.
•    Defensive effort prevented No. 9 Clemson from attempting a single shot on frame during a 1-0 shutout.
•    Added a goal to a 4-2 home victory over Marquette.
•    Recorded first career assist on the fourth Notre Dame goal in a 5-0 win over Pittsburgh, as the Irish limited the Panthers to only four shots (two shots on goal).
•    Helped limit No. 17 Virginia to one shot on goal (four total shots) in a 1-0 shutout in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Championship.

AS A JUNIOR (2014):
•    Played in four matches, making three starts on the Notre Dame back line.
•    Made first appearance of the season against No. 19 Northwestern.
•    Earned first start and played full 90 minutes against Virginia Tech.
•    Saw a career-high 110 minutes of action in a draw against No. 12 Michigan State.
•    Started regular season finale at Pittsburgh.
•    Won first career monogram.

•    Played in two games, including one start.
•    Made his Fighting Irish debut when he started the season opener, a scoreless draw with UCLA at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.
•    Played 59 minutes versus the Bruins.
•    Played 17 minutes off the bench in a 2-1 overtime victory at Clemson.
•    Received the NCAA Elite 89 Award, which is given to the student-athlete with the top GPA from a team that reached the national semifinals.

•    Did not appear in a match.
•    A BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

•    Selected to the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association (IHSSCA) all-state team as a senior.
•    2011 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-American.
•    2011 NSCAA Senior Excellence Award recipient.
•    Four-year varsity letter winner and three-year starter at Lake Forest High School.
•    Captained his high school squad during his junior and senior seasons.
•    Tallied 20 goals and 17 assists during his high school career.
•    Notre Dame Elite Camp all-star (2011).
•    Has captained his Chicago Fire Juniors club team for the past six seasons (2006-12).
•    Two-time Illinois State Cup champion (2007 & 2011).
•    Vice president of the National Honor Society.
•    Cum Laude Society member.
•    Older brother, Harrison, is a former Fighting Irish All-American and current member of the Seattle Sounders (MLS).
•    Son of Terry and Kathleen Shipp.
•    Graduated from Notre Dame's College of Science with a degree in pre-professional studies (pre-med) and Spanish.

Shipp's Career Statistics


Michael Shipp
Michael  Shipp

Graduate Student

Lake Forest, IL

High School:
Lake Forest

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 153


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