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Four Irish Players Named To Great Western Lacrosse League All-Conference Team

June 7, 2000

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Four members of the University of Notre Dame men’s lacrosse squad were named to the 2000 Great Western Lacrosse League all-conference team. Leading scorers Tom Glatzel (Ellicott City, Md.) and David Ulrich (Baltimore, Md.) were named at attack, while two other third-year players, Steve Bishko (West Islip, N.Y.) and Mike Adams (Wilton, Conn.) were selected to the midfield and defense units.

Notre Dame, which won the league championship and finished the campaign with a 10-4 mark after advancing to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament for the second time in school history, had more players selected for all-conference honors than any of the other GWLL teams.

In addition to earning all-conference honors, Glatzel and Ulrich were both named to the USILA/STX honorable mention all-america team. Glatzel tallied personal bests of 38 goals (team best) and 18 assists for a team-leading 56 points. In addition to starting all 14 games, he collected 61 ground balls, second most on the team this season. Glatzel is the 15th player in Notre Dame history to reach the 100-point mark with 66 career goals and 34 assists.

Ulrich earns GWLL honors for the second consecutive year. He was Notre Dame’s second-leading scorer with 17 goals and a team-high and personal best 32 assists for 49 points. The 32 assists by Ulrich, who has been the Irish assist leader in each of his three campaigns, ties the single-season mark set by Mike Sullivan in 1990. Ulrich ranks second all-time with 81 career assists and his 131 career points places him sixth on the all-time scoring list.

Along with Glatzel, Bishko and Adams are first-time GWLL all-conference honorees. Bishko, a starter in three of the team’s 14 games, was Notre Dame’s fourth leading scorer in 2000 as he tallied a single-season personal best 17 goals and dished off six assists for 23 points. He scored three goals in two NCAA contests for the Irish. Adams, a 14-game starter on defense, scored three goals during the season and collected , including one in Notre Dame’s was a starter in all 14 games for the Irish and He scored threWas the lone returning ’99 starter on defense this season…was a starter in all 14 games on defense …scored three goals and collected 43 ground balls…tallied first collegiate goal in second game of the season…scored Notre Dame’s final goal in 10-7 loss at Pennsylvania with 31 seconds remaining in the contest…registered his second goal of the campaign in 17-9 win over Villanova off a Tom Glatzel assist that put the Irish up 9-7 in the contest…netted his third score of the season in NCAA tournament first-round win over Loyola…his fourth-quarter goal with 13:54 remaining in the contest gave the Irish a 13-7 advantage…collected a career-high six ground balls in both the Air Force and Villanova contests…had five ground balls against Loyola and Ohio State and had four against the Quakers…named to the Great Western Lacrosse League All-Conference team in 2000.