#00 Chris Cahill
Returns for a fifth season in 2007 has been theprimary starter in goal for the Fighting Irish overthe past two seasons earned third-team all-BIGEAST honors in 2006 carries a career goalsagainstaverage of 0.81 and a .815 save percentage has played, and started, in 43 career matchesand owns a record of 26-13-4 (.651) his threeshutouts in NCAA Tournament play during hiscareer is a Notre Dame record a two-timemonogram winner a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A SENIOR: Third-team all-BIG EASTselection appeared in 20 games, all starts posted a 0.77 goals-against average and a .817save percentage in 1755:43 of play allowed 15goals, while making 67 saves notched a 14-5-1record with 11 shutouts had a personal-bestscoreless streak of 342:27 snapped againstGeorgetown on Oct. 7 selected as the BIG EASTgoalkeeper of the week on Oct. 2 named to theBIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Oct. 16 hadback-to-back shutout stretch against MichiganState (3-0) and Providence (3-0) before falling toWest Virginia (2-1) his three straight shutoutsagainst Marquette (4-0), Seton Hall (2-0) andMichigan (2-0) was a career-best mark alsoblanked DePaul (3-0 and 2-0), Louisville (2-0),Northern Illinois (0-0) and No. 14 Connecticut (1-0) held Illinois-Chicago scoreless in the secondround of the NCAA Tournament made threesaves against the Flames had four saves in a 1-0win at Maryland in the NCAA third round beforeleaving with an injury late in the first half namedto the 2006-07 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Started every game in goal forthe Irish after entering the season without havingplayed a single minute during his collegiate career posted a 12-8-3 record logged 1,946 minutes,which was the second-highest total on the team posted nine solo shutouts, including back-to-back2-0 victories over Western Illinois and No. 5Indiana in the NCAA tournament made 87 saves,while allowing 20 goals posted a 0.85 goalsagainstaverage and a .813 save percentage selected to the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic alltournamentteam as he surrendered just twogoals over the course of two games, a 4-1 win overNo. 7 SMU and a 1-0 overtime loss to No. 10 WakeForest did not allow a goal in the Mike BerticelliMemorial Tournament as the Irish defeatedBoston University and Saint Louis by identical 1-0scores was named to the all-tournament teamfor his efforts and was also tabbed as the BIGEAST goalkeeper of the week held Syracuse,Bradley and Marquette without a goal in tight 1-0Irish wins made a season-high eight saves in a 2-1 victory at Providence combined with JustinMichaud to shutout No. 16 Seton Hall 4-0 did notallow a goal in 110 minutes of action in 0-0overtime ties versus Michigan State and Syracuse the game against the Orange occurred in the BIGEAST Tournament, where he helped the Irishadvance 4-2 on penalty kicks earned amonogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not see actionduring the 2004 campaign.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see action duringhis rookie season in 2003.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Afour-year starter and three-time captain whohelped St. Francis DeSales capture threeconsecutive district championships recordedseven shutouts and a 1.40 goals-against average infinal scholastic season led prep team to a final17-5 record during final prep campaign incapturing sectional, district and regional crowns first-team all-state as a senior after earninghonorable mention honors in his first threeseasons was also a three-time all-district andtwo-time all-region selection played club soccerfor the Mockingbird Valley Under-17 team ledthat club team to runner-up finishes at State Cupin both 2000 and 2003 former member of theJavanon Soccer Club helped that team to statecrowns in 1998 and 1999 competed with thatteam at the [apos]99 Nike International Premier Cupand placed first regionally and third in NorthAmerica four-time academic all-state selection recipient of the JROTC National Scholar athleteaward as a junior two-time all-tournamentselection at the Colt Cup three-time all-starselection at Notre Dame[apos]s Elite Soccer Camp earned three letters in basketball while leadingteam to three conference championships garnered all-conference honors in his juniorseason member of school[apos]s National HonorSociety, Student Council, Key Club, and ReligiousActivities Committee uncles Kim and KerryChristensen played baseball at Lamar andanother uncle Mike Christensen played football atTulsa second oldest of four children bornNovember 21, 1984 son of Jim and Jackie Cahill graduated in May 2007 from the College of Artsand Letters with a degree in American Studies.
AWARDS & HONORS: All-BIG EAST Third Team (2006)
Cahill[apos]s Career Statistics
Cahill[apos]s Career Bests
|Game 8 (vs. Providence, 2005)
Season 87 (2005)
|Game 110:00 (vs. West Virginia, Michigan State & Syracuse, 2005)
Season 2127:59 (2005)
|Games Three (Marquette, Seton Hall, Michigan, 2006)
Minutes 342:27 (9/23/06-10/7/06)