• Ranked 10th in the postseason TopDrawerSoccer Freshmen Top 100 ratings.
• Named to the TDS Freshman Best XI.
• Selected to the ACC All-Freshman Team.
• ACC All-Academic Team and Academic Honor Roll recipient.
• Started all 21 Notre Dame games in the central midfield, the only Irish freshman to appear in every match of first season.
• Earned first career assist and attempted 10 total shots during the season.
• Aided the Notre Dame defensive corps to a season that yielded an 0.82 goals against average and nine shutouts.
• 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.
• Served the primary assist on the first Notre Dame goal of a win against Duke in the first round of the ACC Championship.
• Grounded Loyola offense to one shot on goal in the second round of the NCAA Championship.
PREP AND PERSONAL:
• Enrolled at Notre Dame in January of 2016 after spending the previous three years in the United States Soccer Under-17 Residency Program.
• Becomes the second Irish player to have joined the program from the U.S. Soccer U17 Residency Program, along with Brendan King (’12).
• Played for the U.S. U17s in the 2015 U17 World Cup in Chile.
• Two-time National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Youth All-America selection (2014 and 2015).
• Competed during freshman season at the Delbarton School in New Jersey, winning the Non Public A state championship with the Green Wave after the team posted a 23-1 record.
• Played on the club circuit with PDA alongside Notre Dame teammate Jack Casey, claiming the 2012 U15 National Premier League (NPL) National Championship.
• Son of Tom and Susie McCabe.
• Has one sister, Maggie.
• Father, Tom, was a goalkeeper at Princeton University.
• Mother, Susie, played field hockey and lacrosse at Princeton.
• Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a management consulting major.
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