UND Roster

2020-21 Men's Lacrosse Roster

#51 Pat Kavanagh


Height 5-10
Weight 165
Class Sophomore
Hometown Rockville Centre, NY
High School Chaminade

AS A FRESHMAN (2020 – Season Cancelled After Five Games Due to COVID-19)

  • Started all five games for the Irish in his rookie year as an attackman
  • Tied for the team lead in points with 16 in just five games
  • Tied for the team lead in goals on the season with 10 and second in assists with six
  • Made an instant impact, scoring three goals and adding a season-high four assists in his Notre Dame debut in the season-opening win over Cleveland State (2/15)
  • Scored a season-high four goals in the win over No. 17 Richmond (2/23)


  • Under Armour All-America Long Island Team selection in 2017 & 2018
  • No. 26 rated player by Inside Lacrosse in the class of 2019
  • Selected to the USA U19 Team that will compete in Limerick, Ireland, in the summer of 2020
  • Named one of Newsday’s top 100 lacrosse players in 2018
  • Led Chaminade to the Long Island Catholic League title in 2017 & 2018
  • Also lettered in soccer and hockey at Chaminade
  • Totaled 69 points off 31 goals and 38 assists in postgraduate season at Taft
  • Played for the Long Island Express club team
  • Son of Kevin and Mary Kavanagh
  • Both parents were college athletes, as Kevin played hockey at Iona and Mary played volleyball at Molloy College
  • Has four brothers (Kevin, Matt, Brendan and Christopher) and a sister (Colleen)
  • Matt played lacrosse at Notre Dame and graduated in 2016. Kevin played hockey at Stony Brook and Brendan played lacrosse at Hofstra. Colleen played soccer at Manhattan and then graduated from Notre Dame in 2017
  • Brothers Matt (Redwoods LC) and Brendan (Denver Outlaws) play professional lacrosse.