#32 John Duffy
Expected to fill reserve defenseman role in 2007 … had a solid fall 2006 season and will look to carry that over into the spring … brings a lot of tenacity to the team … three-time all-Ohio selection … athletic player with good size who is also quick … first St. Charles Prep graduate ever to play lacrosse at Notre Dame.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in two games … saw time in an 11-5 win over Brown and in a 19-7 victory against Quinnipiac … collected a ground ball against Quinnipiac.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in two games and collected one groundball … made his collegiate debut against Butler as he picked up a groundball in the 22-6 victory … played in the season-ending 16-5 win at Ohio State.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see action in 2004 season.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Fourtime letterwinner in lacrosse and threetime letterwinner in cross country at St. Charles Prep … three-time all-state selection in lacrosse was both an all-city and allconference choice in each of his four years … served as a team captain during junior and senior seasons … became the first junior to be named lacrosse team MVP … also won MVP honors the following year as a senior, leading the squad to an undefeated season … played in the Ohio Underclassmen All-Star Game … participated in the Camp Top 205 All-Star Game … played in the Ohio Senior All-Star Game …comes from a very athletic family with three uncles and two aunts playing intercollegiate athletics … uncle Tom Frericks ([apos]77) played football at Notre Dame and grandfather Edward also graduated from the University … member of National Honor Society … born Jan. 17, 1985 … carries a 3.263 cumulative GPA … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters as an economics and computer applications double major.