#24 Brian D'Arcy
Hard-working player who will move to forward this season to take advantage of his size and aggressiveness … was a member of the Irish defensive corps during his first three seasons … hard-nosed player with a tremendous work ethic … gives Notre Dame size and a physical presence on the attack … outstanding team player … did not see any playing time in 2006-07 but served a valuable role in pushing players in front of him on a daily basis … earned first monogram as a junior … has played in 14 games over his three seasons at Notre Dame … joined the Irish after playing for the USHL[apos]s Tri-City Storm … one of six former Storm players on the Irish roster, joining fellow senior Mark Van Guilder, juniors Christian Hanson and Luke Lucyk, sophomore Kyle Lawson and freshman Calle Ridderwall … one of 20 members of the 2003-04 Tri-City Storm to receive college scholarships, most-ever in USHL history … one of 20 Notre Dame players to have played in the USHL … played one season of juniors in the North American Hockey League (NAHL) with the Cleveland Barons … one of six Irish players with ties to the NAHL along with junior Erik Condra (Texarkana), sophomores Brett Blatchford (Texas), Stewart Carlin (Compuware) and Tom O[apos]Brien (Mahoning Valley) and freshman Ryan Guentzel (Southern Minnesota) … one of five Illinois natives on the Notre Dame roster, joining fellow senior Dan VeNard (Western Springs), sophomores Dan Kissel (Crestwood) and O[apos]Brien (Mokena) and freshman Teddy Ruth (Naperville) … signed in the late-signing period (spring of `04) along with Evan Rankin and Mark Van Guilder … one of Notre Dame[apos]s top student-athletes … has recorded five Dean[apos]s List semesters and owns a 3.913 grade-point average, including three 4.0 semesters.
AS A JUNIOR: Did not play in any games during 2006-07 … one of the team[apos]s hardest working players who was a key contributor in practice and in the locker room.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in five games during the 2005-06 campaign … recorded two shots on goal and picked up two penalties for four minutes … was -2 on the year … first game came at Denver on Oct. 22 … recorded shots versus Denver and at Northern Michigan (Jan. 20) … did not play in either playoff game against Alaska Fairbanks.AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 10 games for the Irish with no points … had one penalty for two minutes and had no shots on goal … first action came on Nov. 26 at Alaska Fairbanks … played in both CCHA playoff games at Michigan.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Ill. … played AAA hockey for six years, including two years of junior hockey – one year with the Cleveland Barons (NAHL) and one with the Tri-City Storm (USHL) … helped Storm to Anderson Cup title (regular season) and the Clark Cup finals where they lost to Waterloo and current Irish teammate, Garrett Regan … played in 32 games with the Storm with a goal and two assists for three points and had 36 minutes in penalties … in one season at Cleveland, had four goals and 14 assists for 18 points and 55 penalty minutes in 48 games … lettered three seasons in golf at Fenwick High School … played on four state AAA championship teams and one national championship team (Glenview Stars `98) … participated in USA Hockey Select 17 Festival representing the Midwest … team won silver medal in July 2001 … full name is Brian Edward D[apos]Arcy … son of Ed and Linda D[apos]Arcy … has one sister … comes from a Notre Dame family … great grandfather, John, is a 1922 graduate, grandfather, Edward, Sr., is a 1952 graduate and father, Edward, Jr., is a 1976 graduate … mother, Linda, is a 1976 graduate of St. Mary[apos]s … born on June 29, 1984, in Hinsdale, Ill. … working on a double major in economics and history in the College of Arts and Letters.
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