#33 David Earl
2011 MLL Draft Pick – Hamilton – Third Round (13th Overall Selection)
Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-American (Third Team – 2011)
All-BIG EAST Preaseason Team (2011)
Team Captain (2011)
USILA Honorable Mention- All-American (2010)
All-BIG EAST Second Team (2010)
Will serve as a team captain during his senior campaign … an Inside Lacrosse preseason All-American and preseason all-BIG EAST honoree … picked by the Hamilton Nationals in the third round (13th overall selection) of the 2011 Major League Lacrosse draft … received All-America and all-BIG EAST honors during his junior season … has played in 48 games during his career … a three-time monogram recipient … has notched 48 points on 36 goals and 12 assists … 127 ground balls … figures to be a part of a solid first midfield unit … one of the top ground ball guys on the team … good athlete that has the ability to help the Irish in a variety of ways … a two-way midfielder … arguably the best one-on-one defender on the team at the midfield position … will look to become more consistent on the offensive end of the field.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in 17 games … posted career-high numbers in goals (22) and assists (6) … also picked up a career-best 49 ground balls, which was the third highest total on the team … opened the season scoring one goal and scooping two ground balls during the 11-7 win over Duke … picked up a season-high six ground balls to help the Irish take down Penn State 12-8 … registered three goals and one assist, in addition to matching a season-high total with six ground balls, in an 11-9 triumph of Loyola … posted one goal against Drexel … scored two goals and assisted on another against Fairfield … netted a goal in a 14-7 win over Denver … scored three goals, including the game winner in overtime, and picked up five ground balls in a 7-6 triumph of Ohio State … had two goals versus against Rutgers … posted a goal against Villanova … registered an assist in the 11-3 win over Providence … scored a goal and picked up four ground balls in a 13-6 win over St. John[apos]s … scored a career-high five goals in an 8-5 win at Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Championship … tallied a goal in a 7-5 besting of Maryland in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship … registered an assist in a 12-7 victory over Cornell in the NCAA semifinals … posted a goal and two assists in a 6-5 overtime setback to Duke in the national title game.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 16 games … scored a career-high 12 goals and matched a career-high with three assists for a career-best 15 points … his 44 ground balls were a career-high total and ranked fourth among all Notre Dame players … collected three or more ground balls on 10 occasions … scored two goals and picked up three ground balls in a 10-9 season-opening win over Loyola … had a goal in a 13-8 win at Penn State … assisted on a goal and picked up four ground balls in a 19-7 victory over Dartmouth … netted first career hat trick in a 13-7 win over Vermont … notched an assist and picked up a career-high eight ground balls in an 11-6 win over Bellarmine … deposited three goals in a 10-4 win over Air Force … registered a goal and an assist in a 10-8 triumph at Denver … scored two goals in a 16-7 victory over Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL Tournament.
AS A FRESHMAN: A significant contributor to the Irish during his freshman season as he played in 15 games … registered five points on two goals and three assists … picked up 34 ground balls, a total that ranked sixth on the team … scored his first goal of the season in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth … dished out an assist in a 9-8 setback to Denver … assisted on a goal and picked up a season-high seven ground balls in a 16-6 victory over Quinnipiac … deposited a goal in a 14-7 win at Lehigh … notched an assist in a 13-5 triumph of Air Force … scooped up six ground balls in a 17-12 victory over Ohio State and in a 10-6 win against Quinnipiac in the semifinals of the GWLL tournament.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated in 2006 from Westminster School … completed a post-graduate year in 2006-07 … a 2006 All-America selection … tallied 56 points during his senior season … named team MVP of his prep squad … received Team Hubby Ground Ball Award … won the Brian Bruyette Award as Westminster[apos]s top athlete … was a 2006 Western all-star in soccer along with being all-league in 2005 and 2006 … named second-team all-league in ice hockey for the 2006-07 campaign … son of Virginia and Tom Earl … brother played ice hockey at Yale … father played college hockey at Colgate … has three siblings … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a management entrepreneurship major … has a 3.039 cumulative GPA.
Earl[apos]s Career Statistics