#6 Greg Klazura
Returned to the Irish for a fifth season in 2011 played in 44 career games, including 39 starts, and earned three monograms tallied six points on one goal and four assists served as a team captain during the 2011 campaign earned NSCAA all-region scholar accolades in 2010 and 2011 a Lowe[apos]s Senior CLASS Award finalist in 2011 received Notre Dame[apos]s Byron V. Kanaley Award and the team[apos]s Spirit Award during his fifth season selected by the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second round (21st overall) of the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft was invited to the 2011 Major League Soccer (MLS) combine, yet turned down the offer to play one more season at Notre Dame a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
FIFTH-YEAR (2011): Started all 18 matches at left back served as one of three team captains notched three points, which matched a single-season career-high total, on a career-best three assists named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region second team a Lowe[apos]s Senior CLASS Award finalist a recipient of Notre Dame[apos]s Byron V. Kanaley Award earned the team[apos]s Spirit Award selected by the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second round (21st overall) of the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft dished out a career-high two assists in a 2-1 overtime win over Michigan hooked up with Adam Mena twice in the match against the Wolverines, including on the golden goal in the 92nd minute was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week and also was selected to the Soccer America Team of the Week for his efforts in Notre Dame[apos]s 1-0 triumph of No. 3 Louisville assisted on the goal that stood as the game winner in the 2-1 victory over Providence earned his third monogram.
AS A SENIOR (2010): Started all 20 games at left back named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region first team a BIG EAST Academic All-Star received his second monogram logged the second-most minutes on the team (1,883) during the season tallied three points on one goal and one assist netted the first goal of his career in a 5-1 win over Cal Poly that secured the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title for the Irish the goal came in the 71st minute and was Notre Dame[apos]s fourth of the match assisted on the goal that tied the Pittsburgh match 1-1 in the 24th minute en route to the 3-2 Fighting Irish victory.
AS A JUNIOR (2009): Played in six games, including one start attempted one shot made his collegiate debut in a 2-1 setback at USF saw time in wins over Louisville (4-0), Marquette (2-0) and Connecticut (2-1 in overtime) earned his first career start, and played a season-high 81 minutes, in a 2-2 draw against USF in the BIG EAST Championship quarterfinals saw time on the pitch in a scoreless tie versus St. John[apos]s in the title game of the BIG EAST Championship named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star earned his first career monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008): Did not see game action.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007): Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Member of the Chicago Fire Super-20 team that captured the North American National Championship in August of 2008 a 2006 Notre Dame Elite Soccer Camp all-star a three-year varsity player at Boylan Catholic an all-state, all-midwest, all-sectional and all-conference selection as a senior captained his squad along with garnering team MVP honors during his senior campaign copped MVP accolades at the Indiana State Cup Tournament and at the Illinois Soccer Classic Tournament as a junior, he was named to the IHSA Class AA second-team along with earning all-sectional honorable mention honors also earned honorable mention all-conference distinction named to the all-tournament team for the Hononegah Invitational played for the Rockford Raptors club team the Raptors were the 2002 semifinalists of the President[apos]s Day Cup in Phoenix, Ariz., and earned an eighth-place national ranking member of the [apos]89 state ODP team also competed in track part of conference champion 4×400 relay team in the spring of 2007 from the same area as former Notre Dame athletes Ivan Brown (football), Julie Lewis (rowing), Frank Finnigan (baseball) and Jack Joyce (fencing) son of Paul and Molly Klazura has a younger brother and an older sister graduated in May of 2011 from the College of Science with a degree in pre-professional studies (pre-med) finished with a 3.575 cumulative GPA took graduate courses during his final season with the Irish.
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