Sept. 4, 2000
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Goalkeeper Greg Tait (Fayetteville, N.Y.), who posted
shutouts in his first two collegiate starts at the UNLV Fila/Snickers Rebel
Classic in Las Vegas, Nev., over the weekend, was named the BIG EAST
Goalkeeper of the Week for the first week of the season. The Notre Dame
sophomore earns the award for the first time in his career after helping
the Irish men's soccer team to a 1-0-1 record in the two games.
Tait, who played in just three games as a freshman and logged only
35:30 minutes of action, played all 210 minutes of both contests and
registered nine saves as Notre Dame won its season opener over New Mexico
2-0 and tied UNLV 0-0 in the second game. He was named Most Valuable
Player of the tournament after making five saves against the Lobos and four
The Irish, under first-year head coach Chris Apple, return to
action on Wed., Sept. 6 when they host Bradley in the home opener at Alumni
Field. Notre Dame plays its BIG EAST opener on Sat., Sept. 9 at 1:00 p.m.
at Boston College.