UND Roster

2018-19 Men's Lacrosse Roster

#9 Brendan Gleason


Height 5'10''
Weight 190 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Essex, VT
High School Essex


  • 2019 All-ACC Team
  • 2019 USILA Honorable Mention All-American
  • 2019 Inside Lacrosse Preseason Third Team All-American
  • 2018 USILA All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2018 Inside Lacrosse All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2018 All-ACC Team
  • 2017 ACC All-Tournament Team

AS A SENIOR (2019)

  • Started all 16 games for Notre Dame during his senior season in the attack.
  • Finished second on the team in points, totaling 38.
  • Ranked third for the Irish in goals (26) and assists (12).
  • Tied his career high for goals in a game with five in the win over UNC (4/20) on Senior Day.
  • Recorded a five-point performance (4G, 1A) in the overtime victory over Maryland (3/3).
  • Posted four hat tricks in the 2019 campaign.

AS A JUNIOR (2018)

  • Appeared in 12 games for the Irish, starting seven.
  • Ranked third on the team in points with 33, and fourth in goals with 19.
  • Tied for the team lead in assists, tallying 14.
  • Posted two four-goal efforts this season, against Denver (3/10/18) and Army (5/5/18).
  • Recorded a season-high six points in the game against Army, tallying two assists along with his four goals.
  • He put up six points three different times in 2018 – against Richmond (2/24/18), at Duke (4/27/18) and against Army (5/5/18).
  • Fielded 13 ground balls and forced one turnover in 2018.


  • Started all 15 games during his second season at Notre Dame as an attackman
  • Enjoyed a breakout season, scoring a career-high 25 goals on the season to rank second on the team
  • Ranked fourth on the team in points with 31, as he had six assists to go along with the aforementioned 25 goals
  • Recorded a career-high five goals and an assist in the win over Marquette (5/14) in the first round of the NCAA Championship
  • Posted a hat trick in three consecutive games – the first three of his career – against North Carolina (4/30), Army (5/6) and Marquette (5/14)
  • Led the team in goals against Army (5/6) with four on the day
  • Scored at least one goal in 12-of-15 games


  • Played in 13 games during his debut season at Notre Dame, totaling two goals and four ground balls in the midfield.
  • Scored a goal in his first game with the Irish in the 14-5 win over Detroit (2/27) and found the back of the net in a highly contested 8-6 victory against Duke (4/10).


  • Lettered in lacrosse, football and hockey at Essex High School in Essex, Vermont
  • Served as captain for all three sports as season
  • Led lacrosse team in scoring as junior and senior, earning MVP honors both seasons
  • Four-time All-State honoree in lacrosse
  • Played club for VTribe Lacrosse
  • Leading scorer for Hornets hockey team that won a Vermont Division I state title in 2015
  • Set single-season rushing and touchdown records during senior campaign in football in 2015
  • Son of Matt and Kim Gleason
  • Father Matt attended Notre Dame as a graduate student in 1991-93
  • Cousin Andrew Gleason also attended Notre Dame (2008-12) and played midfield for the Irish lacrosse team
  • Has three siblings–Courtney, Lindsey and Abbey
  • Enrolled in the College of Science as a science-business major