Notre Dame's victory over Oregon State at Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium) W, 1-0 on September 7, 2012.
Has been a major contributor for the Irish during his first two seasons ... has played in 38 career games, including four starts, and has totaled 18 points on five goals and eight assists ... plays the drop forward position and could also play out wide in the midfield ... received the team's Rockne Student-Athlete Award as a sophomore ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... named to the 2010 BIG EAST All-Rookie Team ... has earned two monograms ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... one of the team's top students.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in all 18 games and made one start ... ranked second among all Notre Dame players in goals (5) and points (12) in addition to notching two assists ... had a team-best three game-winning goals ... received the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... gave the Irish a 1-0 lead in the 45th minute in a 4-1 win over Dayton at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... assisted on the game's first tally in a 2-1 overtime setback to Saint Louis at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... for the third straight match he had a hand in the game's first goal as he assisted on a score in a 2-2 draw with Denver in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament ... deposited the lone goal (54th minute) in a 1-0 win at Michigan State ... tallied a career-high two goals in a 3-1 victory at Pittsburgh ... he gave the Irish a 2-0 lead over the Panthers in the 44th minute and then a 3-0 advantage in the 48th minute ... was selected to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week and the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for his performance against Pittsburgh ... put Notre Dame up 2-0 with a goal in the 80th minute in a 2-1 triumph at Providence ... received his second monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): A valuable contributor during his rookie campaign ... played in every match, including three starts, and registered a team-high six assists ... selected to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team ... received a monogram ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... assisted on Notre Dame's final tally in a 5-1 win over Cal Poly that clinched the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title for the Irish ... earned his first career start in the Marquette match and produced a three-assist performance against the Golden Eagles ... assisted on the first three Irish goals, which all came in the first 30 minutes of the match, in the 4-1 win over Marquette ... also started against Louisville (L, 0-2) and Seton Hall (W, 3-1) ... collected an assist on Notre Dame's first two goals in the victory at Seton Hall.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked No. 19 on Top Drawer Soccer's 2010 Top 100 men's recruits list ... 2008 adidas ESP camp attendee ... 2008 Development Academy Midwest Starting XI ... named 2009 all-area first team by the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Pioneer Press ... Region II ODP Team (2005-2007) ... Region II ODP team made trips to Italy and Argentina ... Illinois State ODP Team (2005-2007) ... 2007 Illinois ODP team regional and national champions ... three-year varsity starter in high school ... tallied 32 goals and 27 assists during his high school career ... two-time all-state selection ... received all-midwest honors on one occasion ... member of the National Honor Society and Cum Laude Society ... younger brother, Michael, is a freshman on the Notre Dame roster ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major ... carries a 3.846 cumulative GPA ... named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester.