UND Roster

2007-08 Men's Soccer Roster

#00 Chris Cahill


Height 6'6''
Weight 190 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Louisville, KY
High School St. Francis DeSales

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

Year GP-GS GA Min. GAA SV ShO Rec.
2003 DNP
2004 DNP
2005 23-23 20 2127:59 0.85 87 9 12-8-3
2006 20-20 15 1755:43 0.77 67 11 14-5-1
Totals 43-43 35 3883:42 0.81 154 20 26-13-4

Cahill[apos]s Career Bests

Game 8 (vs. Providence, 2005)
Season 87 (2005)
Minutes Played
Game 110:00 (vs. West Virginia, Michigan State & Syracuse, 2005)
Season 2127:59 (2005)
Shutout Streak
Games Three (Marquette, Seton Hall, Michigan, 2006)
Minutes 342:27 (9/23/06-10/7/06)