#22 Devon Dobson
A short-stick defensive midfielder … appeared in 37 career games … two monograms … one assist and 56 ground balls … battled through injuries during his first two seasons.
AS A SENIOR (2012): Played in all 16 games … picked up a career-high 32 ground balls … key part of an Irish defensive unit that ranked first nationally by allowing just 6.31 goals per game … Notre Dame also boasted the nation[apos]s top man-down defense (0.892) … collected a career-best six ground balls in BIG EAST wins over St. John[apos]s and Georgetown … received his second monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2011): Played in all 14 games … notched one assist … picked up 22 ground balls … helped the Notre Dame defense rank second nationally by surrendering just 6.57 goals per game … recorded his first career point with an assist in an 11-7 win over Drexel … scooped up three ground balls in three games (Penn State, Providence, Duke) … earned his first monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Played in two games … went 1-for-5 in faceoffs … saw his first action of the season during an 11-3 victory over Providence … also played in a 13-6 win at St. John[apos]s.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009): Played in five games … collected two ground balls … made Irish debut in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth … picked up two ground balls against the Big Green … also saw time in wins over Denver, Quinnipiac, St. John[apos]s and Ohio State.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A two-time all-state selection in lacrosse at New Milford High School … has earned four varsity letters … four-time all-conference, three-time team MVP and two-time team captain … one conference championship … is the all-time leading scorer at New Milford with 235 goals … also has 108 assists for 343 total points … holds the New Milford record for single-season scoring as he tallied 71 goals and 44 assists in 2007 … has experience at the faceoff circle … played in the Connecticut Super Juniors all-star game and the Connecticut all-star game in 2006 … attended a post-graduate year at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Conn., where he was named MVP … named midfielder of the year of the New England Prep School 2008 season … younger brother, Phil, plays lacrosse at Loyola … is the son of Phil and Janice Dobson … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May of 2012 with a finance degree … finished with a 3.055 cumulative GPA.
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