#24 Casey Pearsall
AS A SENIOR:
- Was named to the Tewaaraton Award Watch List.
- Selected to the IWLCA All-America First Team and the IWLCA All-Region First Team.
- Named to the All-ACC First Team and the All-ACC Academic Team.
- Selected to the Preseason All-America First Team by Inside Lacrosse.
- Played in 18 games and made 17 starts.
- Tallied 57 points on 28 goals and 29 assists.
- Recorded 38 ground balls and 22 caused turnovers.
- Led the Irish with 61 draw controls.
AS A JUNIOR: Received All-ACC Second Team honors … was Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America Third Team and Inside Lacrosse Midseason All-America Second Team … received IWLCA All-Region First Team and IWLCA All-America Third Team honors … named to the ACC All-Academic Team … has recorded 122 career draw controls, which ranks seventh in Irish history … started 21 games for Notre Dame … scored 30 goals and assisted on 22 plays … recorded a career-high five goals on March 26 vs. Syracuse … had a season-high six draw controls on March 8 at Virginia Tech.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Selected to the IWLCA All-America Third Team … named to the IWLCA All-West/Midwest Region First Team … started 15 times for the Irish and played in 16 games … scored 16 goals and recorded 18 assists … scored three goals on April 12 vs. Michigan … averaged 2.12 points per game … recorded a .688 faceoff winning percentage … picked up 23 ground balls … had 42 draw controls.
AS A FRESHMAN: Started all 19 games for the Irish … tallied 12 goals and 12 assists for 24 points … was second on the team with 38 draw controls while adding 26 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers … had nine draw controls in the win over Villanova, matching the Notre Dame single-game record … had five draw controls each against Richmond and No. 1 Syracuse … scooped a season- and career-high four ground balls and added three assists against No. 12 Stony Brook … joined teammate Cortney Fortunato as the only Irish players with double figures in points, ground balls and draw controls … tallied the assist on Lauren Sullivana?TMs game-winning goal over No. 4 Northwestern … registered two goals and an assist for three points, five draw controls, three ground balls and a caused turnover in the ACC Tournament against No. 1 Syracuse … earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Wilton High School in the spring of 2013 … won four letters in soccer, basketball and lacrosse … four-year starter in soccer and basketball and three-year starter in lacrosse … missed senior lacrosse season after knee injury in basketball playoffs … named to the 2013 Under Armour All-American Senior Game despite injury … on North squad along with incoming teammates Alex Dalton and Cortney Fortunato … played in the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic (Underclass Tournament), helping regional elite – star New Jersey team take second … also played at the U.S. Lacrosse All-American Tournament in 2012 … ranked as the No. 8 girls lacrosse player in the country as a junior by ESPN … named honorable mention All-American as a sophomore and U.S. Lacrosse All-American as a junior … two-time first team all-FCIAC, all-state and all-area … twice named MSG Varsity all-metro second team … named co-MVP of the FCIAC Championship as a sophomore … school single-season records include: most goals by a midfielder (77), caused turnovers (50), draw controls (118) and most points by a midfielder (118) … two-year captain … named the Connecticut Sport’s Writers’ 2013 Hal Levy State of Connecticut High School Female Athlete of the Year … selected as the Hour Newspaper Female Athlete of the Year in 2011 … named the 2010 Sports Persons of the Year Award by the Fairfield County Sports Commission … played for the NewLax Lacrosse Club … helped team win national championship at the National Lacrosse Tournament … on the soccer pitch was twice named all-area, all-FCIAC, all-state and MSG Varsity all-CT … on the basketball court was the team’s point guard and earned all-area honors four times … was also second team all-FCIAC as a junior and first team all-FCIAC as a senior … selected as the all-area and Hearst Super 12 All-Stars MVP as a senior … named all-state, all-CT by the MSG Varsity and a Connecticut High School Scholastic Basketball Association Regional All-Star as a senior … helped squad to a school-record 17 consecutive victories as a senior … participated in the Wilton High School Marching Band & Wind Ensemble … played the clarinet and was the vice president and squad leader for two years … also was in the National and Spanish Honor Societies … was the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award and was one of six female national finalists in 2013 … won the Melissa Flanders Nickel Scholarship Award at Wilton … was on the honor roll all 16 semesters … won the McDonald’s and CT Association of Schools CT Interscholastic Athletic Conference-Scholar Athlete Award, the Channel 12 Scholar Athlete Award and the FCIAC Scholar Athlete Award in 2013 … was also active in the community, working with area youth in lacrosse, basketball and soccer and was a summer life guard … full name is Casey Joy Pearsall … born in Stamford, Conn., to Steven and Karen Pearsall … has a younger sister, Makenna and a younger brother, Liam … father, Steven, uncle, Brian, and cousin, Austin Kane, all attended Notre Dame … father, Steven, played lacrosse at Notre Dame and was a team captain in 1984 … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is also working towards a degree in psychology from the College of Arts & Letters.
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