Oct. 14, 2002
Notre Dame, Ind. -
Senior Greg Tait (Fayetteville, N.Y.), who registered four saves in Notre Dame's 1-0 overtime victory at Boston College on Saturday (Oct. 12), has been named the BIG EAST Conference Goalkeeper of the Week. He earns the honors for the second time in his career and becomes the third Irish player to earn one of the conference's weekly awards this season.
Tait has started the last two games in goal for Notre Dame, filling in for sophomore Chris Sawyer (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) who was injured in the October 14th game versus Pittsburgh. He also posted a shutout in the Irish's 1-0 road win at Akron and came up with five saves in the contest. Tait played the final 47:48 of the 1-0 overtime loss to the Panthers and was in goal when the Pittsburgh tallied the game-winning score.
Tait has played in four contests overall and has allowed two goals in 256:32 of action. He owns a 0.70 goals against average and .875 save percentage.
Currently, Notre Dame is 6-3-3 overall and 3-2-1 in BIG EAST play.