The Irish men's soccer team took on Pittsburgh at Alumni Stadium on October 3rd.
HONORS & AWARDS
Team Captain - 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
Will serve as a team captain during the 2014 campaign ... figures to be the starter at right back for the third straight season ... 2013 All-ACC Third Team ... has played in 54 career matches, including 50 starts ... seven assists ... can play anywhere on the backline if needed ... a very good athlete who is strong and powerful ... two-time NSCAA all-region scholar ... All-ACC Academic Team member ... has earned three monograms.
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.