UND Roster

2007-08 Men's Lacrosse Roster

#47 Dave Caperna

Defense


Height 5'11''
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Fallston, MD
High School Gilman School

Played in 15 games during his Notre Dame career … collected four ground balls … earned a monogram as a senior … helped bolster a stout Fighting Irish defense that ranked in the top five nationally during his final two seasons … first Fallston native ever to be a student-athlete at Notre Dame. AS A SENIOR: Played in five games … picked up one ground ball … saw action in wins over Villanova (16-6), Dartmouth (19-7), Bellarmine (19-7) and Quinnipiac in both the regular season (16-6) and GWLL Tournament (10-6) … picked up a ground ball in Notre Dame[apos]s triumph of Quinnipiac in the semifinals of the GWLL Tournament … was whistled for one penalty on the season … that came in the victory over Villanova … received the first monogram of his Notre Dame career. AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in a career-high eight games … picked up three ground balls … saw action in the first four games of the season (#13 Loyola, Penn State, #4 Cornell, #15 North Carolina) … played in wins over Bellarmine, Villanova, Air Force and Lehigh … collected a career-high two ground balls in a 16-4 league victory over Air Force … scooped up one ground ball in a 15-5 triumph of Villanova. AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in one game … saw time in a 19-7 victory over Quinnipiac in the regular-season finale. AS A FRESHMAN: Played in one game … made his collegiate debut in the 22-6 victory over Butler. PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Attended the Gilman School, where he competed in lacrosse and football … collected four letters in football as an outside linebacker and three in lacrosse as a defenseman … attended Top Star lacrosse camp in 2003 and also was named to the Fab 40 … threetime conference football champion … all-conference and all-city football player his junior campaign … that year his team went undefeated in winning the conference championship and achieved a No. 14 national ranking … captain of the football squad his senior season … played alongside former Notre Dame football players Victor Abiamiri and Ambrose Wooden … played for the Irish along with his high school classmate Alex Wharton … son of Linda and Dennis Caperna … has one older brother … born March 19, 1986, in Bel Air, Md. … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May 2008 with degrees in finance and economics … finished with a 3.283 cumulative GPA. CAPERNA[apos]S CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP/GS Pts. GB Shots P/Min
2005 1/0 0 0 0 0-0:00
2006 1/0 0 0 0 0-0:00
2007 8/0 0 3 0 0-0:00
2008 5/0 0 1 0 1-1:00
Totals 15/0 0 4 0 1-1:00