#19 Davey Malera
Served as team captain during his senior season … formerly Davey Leach … has played in 52 career games, totaling 11 points on six goals and five assists … 51 ground balls … three-time monogram recipient … defensive midfielder.
AS A SENIOR: Served as team captain … played in all 16 games … tallied one goal … picked up 13 ground balls … attempted three shots … aided an Irish defense that led the nation with a school-record 6.19 goals-against average … the Notre Dame defense did not surrender more than nine goals in a game all season long … the Irish held opponents to six goals or fewer on six occasions … tallied a goal in a 13-8 win over Penn State … picked up a season-high three ground balls on two occasions, in wins over North Carolina (9-7) and Bellarmine (11-6) … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 16 games … matched a career-high with five points on two goals and three assists … the assist total was a career-high mark … picked up 21 ground balls, also a career-best total … attempted 10 shots … notched two points on a goal and an assist in a 15-9 win over Penn State in the home opener … dished out an assist in an 8-6 setback at #4 North Carolina … scored a goal in a 19-7 triumph of Dartmouth … only game he did not play in was a 14-17 win at Lehigh … assisted on a goal in a 9-2 win over #10 Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL tournament … received a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 14 games … registered five points on three goals and two assists … all of those marks were career-high totals … attempted eight shots … 14 ground balls … scored his first collegiate goal in a 15-5 win over Villanova … notched his first assist in the following contest, a 16-4 GWLL victory against Air Force … tallied goals in wins over Denver (14-6) and Lehigh (14-2) to up his point streak to four games … earned his first monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in six games … took two shots and picked up three ground balls … made his collegiate debut in an 11-5 win over Brown … also played against #18 Denver, Air Force, Lehigh, Ohio State and Quinnipiac.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-sport letterwinner in lacrosse and soccer at Boys[apos] Latin School … earned varsity letters in lacrosse and soccer all four years of high school … helped lead soccer team to conference championship in sophomore, junior and senior years … team captain of soccer team as a junior and senior … soccer team MVP as a senior … all-conference soccer selection as a junior and senior … helped lacrosse team win conference championship as a freshman … member of the National Honor Society … has one older sibling, Pamela … born May 31, 1986, in Boston, Mass. … graduated from Notre Dame[apos]s Mendoza College of Business in May of 2009 with a finance degree … he finished with a 3.375 cumulative GPA.
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