#35 John Greaney
Two-time monogram winner … has played in 22 career games with one start … four goals and three assists for seven points to go along with seven ground balls during his Fighting Irish career … proficient offensive player who looks to make bigger contributions this season … converted attackman is an adept offensive and up-top player … knows how to make himself very difficult to guard … good dodger and shooter … missed some of the 2006 fall season with an injury … has the ability to create his own shot … possesses good all-around skills, which make him a versatile player.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in eight games … attempted five shots on the season, while picking up one ground ball … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in seven contests and tallied two goals and an assist for a total of three points … also picked up two ground balls … netted his first goal of the season in a 22-6 win over Butler … tallied a goal in the 16-5 win over Ohio State … collected a ground ball versus #10 North Carolina in The First 4 in Carson, Calif. … picked up a groundball against Denver.
AS A FRESHMAN: Became a regular contributor in Irish midfield in second half of season … played in seven games – including each of the final six – and notched two goals and two assists, while picking up four ground balls … made first career start against Fairfield … assisted on a first-quarter Matt Malakoff goal against Dartmouth for first career point … netted first career goal in fourth period of that contest to put Irish up 10-1 … scored goal in second quarter to put Notre Dame up 3-1 at #3 Maryland …also had an assist at Butler … picked up two ground balls vs. Terps, as well as one apiece against Air Force and Fairfield … made collegiate debut vs. #17 Penn State in season opener but then did not see action in next five games.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: A threesport star, he lettered four times in both lacrosse and basketball and earned three letters playing quarterback and cornerback in football … earned all-conference honors in lacrosse three times, twice in basketball, and once in football … also a three-time allcounty selection in lacrosse … served as team captain for lacrosse and basketball teams during senior year … finished high-school lacrosse career with 258 points (152 goals, 106 assists), including 89 goals and 62 assists his junior and senior seasons … named to academic all-division team as a senior … member of the South Shore squad in the Suffolk County All-Star Game … father John played football and lacrosse at Cortland State … played on same high school team as former Irish players Brandon Schultheis and Drew Peters … also from same hometown as former undergraduate assistant coach Willliam Sullivan … born Nov. 28, 1984 … possesses a 3.197 cumulative GPA … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters as a history and computer applications double major.