#35 Kevin Ridgway
2011 MLL Draft Pick – Hamilton – Third Round (18th Overall Selection)
Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-American (First Team – 2011)
USILA First Team All-America (2011)
All-BIG EAST First Team (2011)
All-BIG EAST Preseason Team (2011)
Team Captain (2011)
USILA Honorable Mention All-America (2010)
NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2010)
All-BIG EAST Second Team (2010)
A two-time All-America honoree (2010 & 2011) … two-time all-BIG EAST selection (2010 & 2011) … team captain during his senior season … named to 2010 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team … earned four monograms … played in 56 career games, including 45 starts … picked up 60 ground balls … selected by the Hamilton Nationals in the third round (18th overall pick) of the 2011 Major League Lacrosse draft.
AS A SENIOR: Earned first-team All-America honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) … first-team all-BIG EAST … started all 12 games in which he played … helped anchor the Irish defense, which finished the season ranked second nationally by allowing just 6.57 goals per game … the Irish defense limited opponents to seven goals or less 10 times on the season … scooped up 13 ground balls … earned his fourth monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Started all 17 games … a key cog in the Notre Dame defense that ranked second nationally by allowing just 7.53 goals per game … the Irish surrendered just 23 goals (5.75 per game) during the four NCAA Tournament contests … named to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team … picked up 21 ground balls … picked up a season-high three ground balls and forced two turnovers in a 7-5 win over Maryland in the NCAA Championship quarterfinals … matched his season-high total with three ground balls in a 12-7 triumph of Cornell in the NCAA semifinals.
AS A SOPHOMORE: A starter in all 16 games … a key reason why Notre Dame ranked first among all NCAA Division I schools with a program-record 6.19 goals-against average … the Fighting Irish did not allow more than nine goals in a game and surrendered six goals or fewer on six occasions … picked up a career-high 24 ground balls … collected a single-game career-high four ground balls in a 16-7 triumph of Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL Tournament.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 11 games … contributed to an Irish defense that ranked fifth nationally by allowing just 7.04 goals per game … collected two ground balls … picked up ground balls in wins over Air Force (13-5) and Lehigh (14-7).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in lacrosse and basketball at Georgetown Prep … earned three letters in both sports … lacrosse team went undefeated in winning the state title during his junior campaign, the same year they were ranked No. 1 in the country … team was ranked nationally over his last three seasons … a two-year starter in lacrosse … picked up 27 ground balls as a junior … competed in the Under Armour underclassmen game … member of the Maryland Freestate all-star team … was a center on his basketball squad … son of Nancy and Michael Ridgway … father played college football at Dickinson … has two siblings … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May of 2011 with a finance degree..
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