#10 Justin White
Three-time monogram winner at Notre Dame … played a key role for the Irish over his last two seasons between center and left wing … one of the team[apos]s unsung heroes on the way to 2009 CCHA championship … played in 38 games, scoring a career-high nine goals with six assists for 15 points … had two power-play goals and two game winners on the year … was +7 overall … winner of Notre Dame[apos]s Charles ‘Lefty’ Smith Coaches[apos] Award that is presented to the unsung hero of the hockey team, a player who is unheralded, has overcome adversity and shows loyalty and commitment to his teammates, Notre Dame hockey and the University of Notre Dame … played in 119 career games, scoring 15 goals with 29 assists for 44 points … chipped in three power-play goals and three game winners … one of 29 Notre Dame players from the state of Michigan to earn a monogram with the Irish.
AS A SENIOR: Played in 38 games during the 2008-09 season … scored a career-high nine goals with six assists for 15 points … point total equals a career high set in his sophomore season … had two power-play goals and two game winners … called for six penalties, resulting in 12 minutes … took 47 shots and was +7 on the season … winner of Notre Dame[apos]s Charles ‘Lefty’ Smith Coaches[apos] Award that is voted on by the coaching staff and is awarded to the team[apos]s unsung hero … picked up his first goal of the season in the season-opening USA Hockey Hall of Fame game at Denver, a 5-2 loss to the Pioneers … had a three-game point streak from Nov. 7 to Nov. 14 (0g, 5a) in wins over Boston College, Providence and Lake Superior … scored goals in back-to-back wins at Bowling Green … goal in 5-1 win home win (Nov. 21) versus Falcons was game winner … fourth goal of year came in 3-1 win over Union in Shillelagh Tournament … had one goal in 3-2 victory at Lake Superior State (Jan. 16) … had only two-goal game of career in 9-5 win over Northern Michigan (Feb. 13) … eighth goal of the season came in 5-0 win over Michigan State (Feb. 27) … final goal of the season was the game winner in 1-0 win over Nebraska-Omaha in game two of CCHA playoffs.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in 43 games for the Irish, scoring four goals with 10 assists for 14 points … picked up seven penalties for 22 minutes … scored one game-winning goal … was +8 on the season … picked up two assists in the 4-2 win over Bowling Green (Oct. 23) for the fourth multiple-point game of his career … scored first goal of the season, the game winner in a 5-1 win at Western Michigan (Nov. 17) … second goal of the season helped spark the Irish from a 3-0 deficit to a 4-3 win over RPI in the championship game of the Rensselaer Holiday Tournament (Nov. 24) … third goal of the season snapped a 1-1 tie at Princeton on the way to a 4-2 win (Dec. 7) … fourth goal came at Michigan (Jan. 18) and staked the Irish to a 2-0 lead in a game they lost 3-2 … helped set up two Ben Ryan power-play goals in a 4-1 win at Bowling Green (Jan. 26) for second two-assist game of the year … helped set up Teddy Ruth[apos]s goal versus Michigan State in West Regional championship game that sealed the 3-1 victory … had final two-assist game of the year when he set up Calle Ridderwall[apos]s first goal of the game and then the overtime game winner in the 5-4 win over Michigan in the first game of the Frozen Four … in seven postseason games had no goals and four assists for four points.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 29 games for Notre Dame, scoring a pair of goals while adding 13 assists for 15 points … had one power-play goal … whistled for nine penalties resulting in 18 minutes … had 39 shots on goal and was +9 for the year … had a three-game point streak (0g, 3a) from Oct. 28 to Nov. 4 … set up Christian Hanson[apos]s game-winning goal in 2-0 win over Air Force in Lightning College Hockey Classic title game … scored first career goal against Michigan State on Nov. 17 … goal came at 10:49 of the second period and gave Notre Dame a 3-0 lead … recorded first multiple-point game of career, setting up two goals in 3-0 shutout win at Western Michigan on Jan. 20 … scored second goal of the season and first power-play marker at 11:02 of the third period versus Nebraska-Omaha on Feb. 9 … had second multiple-point and assist game in 3-2 overtime win at Alaska on Feb. 17, setting up two Garrett Regan goals, including game winner in overtime … set career high for assists and points in a game with three helpers in 7-1 win over Alaska in game one of CCHA quarterfinal series … in six postseason games had no goals and four assists for four points.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in nine games without scoring a point … had nine shots on goal and was -2 on the season … first collegiate action came on Oct. 29 in 2-0 win versus Princeton … played in both games of series versus Minnesota State and Lake Superior … did not play in CCHA playoffs against Alaska Fairbanks.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Traverse City West Senior High School in Traverse City, Mich. … also attended Marquette Senior High School in Marquette, Mich., and Washburn Rural in Topeka, Kan. … earned letters in hockey, tennis and soccer at Traverse City … was team MVP, all-conference and all-city in hockey as a sophomore … also selected to all-Region Dream Team and was Big North leading scorer … played Midget AAA hockey for the Marquette Electricians … helped team to Michigan state finals where they lost to Honeybaked … won gold medal with Under-16 team and silver with Under-17 team … started junior hockey career in 2002-03 with Topeka Scarecrows … moved on to St. Louis for start of `03-[apos]04 season before getting traded to Sioux Falls in Nov., `03 … in final season at Sioux Falls (`04-[apos]05) was seventh in team scoring with 14 goals and 14 assists for 28 points … full name is Justin Matthew White … son of Brian and Lisa White … has two sisters and one brother … born on April 23, 1985, in Traverse City … graduated from Notre Dame on May 17, 2009 with a degree in finance from the Mendoza College of Business.
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