#26 Brian Hubschmann
Returns for a fifth season … missed all of the 2005 season to an injury … will serve as a captain this season along with Bill Liva and Joey Kemp … three-time monogram winner … arguably the team[apos]s most talented allaround player … scored a team-high 31 goals last season … tied for the team lead in points with 50 … shared that distinction with senior Pat Walsh … the duo finish tied for 20th nationally in points per game with a 3.33 average … two-time all-GWLL selection … has played in 38 career games, including 27 starts … has 85 career points on 52 goals and 23 assists to go along with 51 ground balls … possesses a lot of talent and can do many things on the field … a threat in every situation … has developed his game in every way … skills and field sense have improved … possesses large frame that has grown and matured, but still runs well … adept at shooting with either hand … very good dodger … missed fall of [apos]02 with an injury … 13th Irish lacrosse player from Delbarton (more than any other high school).
AS A SENIOR: All-GWLL first-team selection … tallied a team-high 31 goals to go along with 19 assists … his 50 points tied him for the team lead with Pat Walsh … the duo concluded the season with a 3.33 points per game average, which ranked them 20th nationally … collected at least one point in every game … dished out two assists in an 8-4 seasonopening win against #14 Penn State … tallied two goals and two assists in a 9-6 loss to #8 Cornell … had another two-goal, two-assist performance in a 9-7 win over North Carolina … matched a career-high with four goals to go along with one assist in a 10-7 win over Villanova … notched two goals in an 8-2 win versus Bellarmine … netted a hat trick in a 13-5 loss at #5 Hofstra … scored a goal and assisted on another in an 11-5 win over Brown … had a three-point game in an 8-7 win over Dartmouth as he scored two goals and assisted on another Irish tally … had a twopoint day with one goal and one assist in a 9-8 win over Butler in the GWLL opener … dished out an assist versus Denver … netted a hat trick against Air Force … had a fourpoint day versus Lehigh on two goals and two assists … career-high day with six points on three goals and three assists in a 10-8 win over Ohio State … notched another six points in a 19-7 win over Quinnipiac on a career high-tying four goals and two assists … scored two goals and assisted on another in a 14-10 loss at #1 Virginia in the first round of the NCAA tournament … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Did not play the entire season due to a knee injury suffered just nine days before the season opener … preseason honorable mention All-America by Inside Lacrosse.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Moved to midfield and stepped into starting role to became one of team[apos]s top offensive threats … tabbed to all-GWLL second team … finished third on team – and first among midfielders – in scoring with 29 points (18 G, 11 A) … led team in shots (88) and shots on goal (48) … major part of Irish offensive unit that finished second in Division I in scoring offense (12.50 goals per game) … also helped Irish lead GWLL and rank 14th nationally in man-up offense (.358), scoring three EMO goals … had multiple points in eight games after doing so just once during all of `03 … first seven goals of season came in the first half of games, including five in the first quarter … after not having more than two points in a game in 2003, registered six points (2 G, 4 A) in season opener vs. #17 Penn State … scored first goal of season for Irish and also put Notre Dame up for good at 6-5 late in second quarter … netted career-high four goals (three in the fourth quarter) against #13 Hofstra to go along with one assist … scored three times and had an assist at Butler … also had four points (2 G, 2 A) against #17 Ohio State, capped off by an unassisted man-up tally with 28 seconds remaining to tie the score 8-8 … scored a goal and notched a pair of assists at Air Force … had a pair of goals vs. #9 North Carolina and Dartmouth … scored first Notre Dame goal at #16 Loyola and added an assist … tied score 2-2 at #3 Syracuse … only goalless efforts came at #17 Denver and at #3 Maryland … fired careerhigh 12 shots against Buckeyes … had season-high three ground balls vs. Nittany Lions … collected two on eight occasions … did not play vs. Fairfield … called for pushing penalty against Butler.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 12 games and started once … scored three goals and dished off three assists … one of six Irish rookies who saw action in the season opener against Penn State … registered his first career points in 14-5 victory over Pennsylvania, as he finished with a goal and an assist … netted the final goal of the game with 5:50 remaining for his first collegiate goal … dished off his first career assist on Matt Howell[apos]s goal with 10:45 remaining in the third quarter, which gave the Irish an 8-4 advantage … added one goal and gathered two ground balls in victory against Hartford … earned first career start against Ohio State and scored a goal and picked up two ground balls in 11-5 loss to the Buckeyes … assisted on Brian Giordano[apos]s final goal of the game at 3:50 remaining in the fourth period in 13-4 win over Air Force … dished off an assist in Irish win over Harvard … collected seven ground balls.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: A high school All-American as a senior who led Delbarton to the New Jersey state championship in 2002 … copped team MVP honors, in addition to earning all-city and all-state accolades as a senior … led team to three state and regional crowns … squad earned a secnational ranking each of his four seasons …holds school record for most goals in a season with 51 … finished career with 141 career points … three-sport athlete who earned letters in lacrosse, soccer, and bowling … named MVP of the North/South National All-Star Game for 2002 … brothers Greg and Andrew both played lacrosse at Georgetown … born April 14, 1984 … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters as a computer applications and film, television, and theater double major.