#11 Brannon Halvorsen
Moved from defense to longstick midfield following his freshman campaign … earned a monogram during his junior season … will look to have a bigger role as a senior … has played in 19 career games … first-ever Irish men[apos]s lacrosse player from Oregon, making it the 24th state represented on the all-time roster … first two-time prep All-American in state history … physically mature player … has improved every semester since he arrived at Notre Dame.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 15 games during the season … recorded one assist and picked up 16 ground balls … called for one penalty … notched an assist in a 10-7 win over Lehigh … that was his first collegiate point … attempted one shot … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in four contests … collected seven ground balls … made his collegiate debut in the seasonopener versus #21 Penn State … picked up three ground balls apiece in games versus Butler and Air Force … collected a ground ball in the season-ending game at Ohio State … took his only shot on goal against the Buckeyes.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see action in 2004 season.PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: First two-time high-school lacrosse All-American in Oregon state history … also an all-state and all-conference selection for junior and senior seasons … lettered three times in both lacrosse and soccer … served as team captain for both sports as a senior … in sophomore and junior years, helped lead lacrosse team to back-to-back state titles … named to Team Oregon all-star team both as a junior and as a senior … also a selection for the State Games of Oregon all-star team … was the defensive MVP at the Adrenaline Shootout … father Steve was a member of the swimming team at the Air Force Academy … member of National Honor Society … born June 24, 1985 … enrolled in the College of Engineering as a mechanical engineering major.