#15 Cole Riccardi
AS A JUNIOR (2015): Played in 13 games in his third season with the Irish … scored five goals, with three during the home victory against Dartmouth (20-5) … had two assists … scooped six ground balls … earned his first monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Saw action in five games and scored two goals … picked up three ground balls … attempted five shots (three on goal) … played in wins over Jacksonville, Virginia, Marquette, Robert Morris and Harvard a?b his first career goal came in the 18-9 victory over Virginia … scored a goal and scooped up two ground balls in the 15-5 win over Robert Morris … one ground ball in the 13-5 victory over Harvard in the first round of the NCAA Championship.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Played in two contests … saw time in wins over Denver (13-12 OT) and Marquette (17-5) … a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-year letter winner at Delbarton … earned first-team all-state honors during his senior campaign as he helped his Delbarton team capture the state title … team also was the runner-up in the Tournament of Champions … played in the Champion All-American Showcase in the summer of 2012 … selected to the Pitt-Fitch Division All-Star Team during his senior year … also lettered three seasons in football at Delbarton … football squad won the state title during his senior campaign … started two seasons at tight end and linebacker … captained both his lacrosse and football teams as a senior … first team all-area in football during his senior season … also copped first-team all-conference accolades in football … earned the Morris County Scholar-Athlete Award as a senior … played club lacrosse for the Patriot Elite with Notre Dame classmate Thomas Stephan … son of Richard and Cameron Riccardi … father played lacrosse and football at the University of Virginia and was a teammate of Irish head coach Kevin Corrigan on the Cavalier lacrosse squad … has one older sister, Maclain … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major … boasts a 3.421 cumulative GPA.