#23 Ryan Cunn
Great athlete who appears set to make big contributions during the 2007 season … earned a monogram during his junior season … has four goals and 15 ground balls during his Irish career … missed all of the 2004 season to injury … very well-rounded player … has worked hard to rehab from injury and appears to be all the way back physically … adept at all facets of the game … extremely competitive and a hard worker … will be looked on to score, play between the lines, and play good defense … possesses great maturity … has good size … threesport athlete in high school … has great versatility on the lacrosse field. AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 13 games, totaling one goal … attempted 11 shots … picked up 12 ground balls … whistled for one penalty … scored a goal in a 19-7 victory over Quinnipiac in the regular-season finale … also collected a career-high four ground balls against the Bobcats … earned a monogram. AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in nine games, recording three goals and collecting three ground balls … made his Irish debut in the season-opener at #21 Penn State … scored his first collegiate goal and picked up two ground balls in a 22-6 victory over Butler … notched a goal and a groundball in a 14-13 win over Air Force … scored a goal in the season-ending win at Ohio State. AS A FRESHMAN: Starter in Irish midfield during fall ball … missed entire spring season with torn ACL suffered in February exhibition game. PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Earned three letters in lacrosse, two letters in soccer, and one in golf … an all-division and all-county selection in both junior- and senior-year lacrosse seasons … served as team captain as a senior … was selected to participate in the 2002 Empire State Games, helping his squad win the gold medal … contributed two goals and two assists to Empire State squad[apos]s triple-overtime win over the USA under-19 team … left West Islip as the school[apos]s career leader in ground balls, with 94 … also had 55 goals and 29 assists during high-school career, including 37 points (23 goals, 14 assists) as a senior to help team rise to a No. 7 national ranking … participated in the Rising Senior All-Star Game (4-Star Lacrosse Camp) … played in the North Shore/South Shore all-county game … hails from same hometown and high school as former Irish teammate Craig Bishko (class of 2005) … is on the 2005-06 University of Notre Dame Student-Athlete Advisory Council … member of National Honor Society … born June 20, 1985 … has a 3.298 cumulative GPA … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.