#9 Justin McGeeney
Returns as the team[apos]s second-leading scorer from a year ago with 10 points on five goals a three-time monogram winner the veteran of the Irish attacking unit a smart player teams up well with fellow forward Joseph Lapira is coming off a solid spring campaign a smart and versatile athlete with impressive all-around skills and quickness good at bringing other players into the game quick to the ball and very aggressive brings energy to the Fighting Irish lineup an experienced player with 49 career games played, making 42 starts has 22 career points on 10 goals and two assists his 10 goals ties him for the team lead among current players entering the 2006 season.
AS A JUNIOR: Notched five goals, which was the second-most on the team scored a team-best three game-winners played in all 23 games, making 20 starts third on the team in shots with 35 scored in the 53rd minute in a 1-0 win against Syracuse netted a tally in the 47th minute in a 3-3 tie versus West Virginia and in the 40th minute during a 1-0 victory at Marquette scored just 8:42 into a 2-1 win at Providence netted the Irish[apos]s first penalty kick in a shootout versus Syracuse during the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament the Irish advanced past the Orange with a 4-2 edge in penalty kicks notched Notre Dame[apos]s first goal during the 56th minute in a 2-0 win over No. 5 Indiana in the second round of the NCAA Tournament named to the 2005-06 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: A starter in all 19 games during the 2004 season third-team all-BIG EAST selection led the Fighting Irish in points with 12 on five goals and two assists all five of his goals were game-winners also registered a team-high 63 shots collected first-career goal in the season-opener versus Oregon State at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic against the Beavers, he headed a pass into the back of the net just four minutes into the second half to give the Irish a 2-1 advantage, which would end up being the final score named to the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic all-tournament team netted a goal in Notre Dame[apos]s 2-1 win over Evansville by taking a pass and beating the last defender to notch the Irish[apos]s second score in less than two minutes provided the lone goal in Notre Dame[apos]s 1-0 victory at No. 21 Villanova by netting an unassisted tally in the 48th minute garnered BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week honors on Sept. 29 for his efforts against the Wildcats registered the lone goal again versus No. 9 Boston College as he nailed an unassisted shot in the third minute of overtime to give the Irish the victory notched his first-career assist versus Loyola-Chicago in a 4-0 victory scored the first of three Irish goals versus Michigan opened the scoring against the Wolverines when he deposited a goal at the 14:11 mark en route to a 3-0 victory assisted on a goal in the Irish[apos]s 2-0 win versus Connecticut named to the 2004-05 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.
AS A FRESHMAN: Contributed important minutes off the bench for the Irish during his rookie season in 2003 started three contests vs. No. 11 California, Fresno State and Akron member of the 2003-04 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Concluded outstanding prep career at Ames High School as a four-year letterwinner with a school record 55 goals and 19 assists and finished off final scholastic campaign with single-season record 30 goals and 16 assists first-team all-state selection as a senior after garnering second-team honors as a junior a three-time Central Iowa Metropolitan League all-conference selection led his prep team to conference championships in 2000 and 2001 helped his team to a fourth-place finish at state championships during his freshman year named team MVP three straight years starting forward on West Des Moines Attack club team that captured four consecutive state crowns served a five-time captain of the Iowa Olympic Developmental Program (ODP) state team and has been a member of that team since 1996 also has played on Region II ODP pool team since [apos]00 member of the Des Moines Menace team that won the PDL national championship in El Paso, Texas during the summer of 2005 lettered in football in his junior year participated in Distinguished Academic Achievement, Student Council and Student Ambassador programs in high school youngest of four children born February 17, 1985 son of Terry and Susan McGeeney enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business with a major in finance carries a 3.344 GPA.
McGeeney[apos]s Career Bests
Game 1 (10 times)
Season 5 (2004 & 2005)
Game 1 (vs. Loyola-Chicago & Connecticut, 2004)
Season 2 (2004)
Game 2 (10 times)
Season 12 (2004)