#5 Brendan Lesch
AS A SENIOR (2014): Returned from a knee injury to appear in 12 matches in the Notre Dame midfield as a senior, adding five starts … made return to the Irish lineup during a 0-0 draw against No. 9 Georgetown at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic … earned first start of the season at Michigan, playing a season-high 28 minutes with one shot attempt … made additional starts against No. 16 Louisville, No. 19 Northwestern, Duke and No. 8 Indiana … monogram winner.
AS A JUNIOR (2013): Missed the entire season after suffering a knee injury during the preseason … received a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Missed the early portion of the season due to an injury … played in eight matches, including one start … missed the first eight games of the season and made his debut in a 2-1 setback at Louisville … his first career start came against Indiana in the NCAA Championship Round of 16 … a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned his first monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Played in two games during his rookie campaign … suffered a knee injury during the season and missed the rest of the campaign … made his Irish debut in the second match of the season, a 4-1 win over Dayton at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic … also saw time in a 2-2 draw with Denver at the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: NSCAA All-American (2010) … 2010 Connecticut Junior Soccer Association (CJSA) Connecticut High School Player of the Year … two time all-state and all-New England selection … four-year varsity starter … state championship tournament MVP … league championship tournament MVP … captain of high school squad during his senior season … son of Jeanne and Brendan Lesch … graduated from Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business in May of 2014 with a degree in finance … finished his undergraduate career with a 3.256 cumulative GPA … appeared on the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester … currently in Notre Dame’s intensified one-year MBA program.
Lesch’s Career Statistics
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