#16 Regis McDermott
Served as a team captain during his senior season … received All-America and all-conference accolades as a senior … a four-time monogram winner … played in 61 career contests, including 32 starts … totaled one point on one assist to go along with 134 ground balls … selected by the Long Island Lizards in the third round (24th overall selection) in the 2009 Major League Lacrosse Draft.
AS A SENIOR: Received third-team All-America honors from the USILA … earned first-team All-GWLL accolades … served as a team captain … started all 14 games in which he played … missed two games due to injury … anchored an Irish defense that led the nation with a school-record 6.19 goals-against average … the Notre Dame defense did not surrender more than nine goals in a game all season long … the Irish held opponents to six goals or fewer on six occasions … led the team with a career-high 53 ground balls … picked up a career-high eight ground balls in a 14-8 win at Ohio State in the regular-season finale … had seven ground balls in a 10-8 win at Denver … scooped up four or more ground balls eight times during the season.
AS A JUNIOR: Started all 17 games and was a key reason why the Irish ranked fifth nationally in scoring defense by allowing just 7.04 goals per game … the stingy defense surrendered 10 or more goals on just two occasions and held opponents to six goals or fewer eight times … picked up a career-high 37 ground balls … attempted one shot … picked up a season-high four ground balls on three occasions … those came in wins over Albany (7-6), Villanova (16-6) and against Ohio State (9-2) in the title game of the GWLL tournament … whistled for three penalties, totaling 1:30 of penalty time.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 15 games … made one start … helped Irish rank fourth nationally in team defense by allowing a school-record 6.66 goals per game … one point on one assist … collected 20 ground balls … attempted two shots … whistled for three penalties, totaling three minutes of penalty time … notched his first career point with an assist in an 11-3 victory at Brown … picked up a season-high three ground balls on two occasions, wins over Drexel (16-5) and Bellarmine (11-3) … the Drexel contest was also his first collegiate start.
AS A FRESHMAN: Had an instant impact in the Irish defense … played in all 15 games and helped the Irish post the nation[apos]s 11th-best scoring defense by allowing just 7.67 goals per game … picked up 24 ground balls … whistled for three penalties, totaling 2:30 in penalty time … collected a season-high five ground balls in a 10-8 win over Ohio State … one of four freshmen to earn a monogram for the Irish.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Two-sport letterwinner at Chaminade High School in New York … earned two letters in both football and lacrosse … all-conference football selection his senior season … helped lead lacrosse team to an undefeated season, conference championship, and final national ranking, (Inside Lacrosse #14), in his senior season … elected team captain as a senior … selected all-conference as a senior … earned Newsday All-Long Island selection as a senior … played in the Empire State Games, was a Long Island Empire Selection and Silver Medal winner … played in CHSFL Football All-Star game as a senior … comes from same high school as recent Notre Dame players Daniel Hickey, Sean Quigley, James Severin and William Sullivan … son of Patricia and Kevin McDermott … has two older and one younger sibling … older brother, Padraic, graduated from Notre Dame in 2004 … cousin Eamon McGloughin is a former member of the University of Virginia golf team … member of the National Honor Society … born on March 31, 1987, in Bronx, N.Y. … graduated from Notre Dame[apos]s College of Arts and Letters in May of 2009 with a political science degree.
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