#42 Scott Rodgers
Named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2010 NCAA Championship … a two-time All-America honoree … named the 2009 Great Western Lacrosse Player of the Year … a second-team all-BIG EAST pick in 2010 … led the nation in goals-against average (6.14) and save percentage (.663) in 2009 … also led the nation in save percentage (.605) in 2010 in addition to ranking third in goals-against average (7.56) … played in 38 career games, including 31 starts … finished his stellar career with a 6.77 goals-against average and a .642 save percentage … made 371 saves, while allowing 207 goals … 69 ground balls … a two-time monogram recipient … selected by the Toronto Nationals in the second round (seventh overall pick) of the 2010 MLL Draft … taken by the Minnesota Swarm in the second round (15th overall pick) of the 2010 NLL Draft.
FIFTH-YEAR: Chosen as the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Championship by allowing just 23 goals and making 53 saves in Notre Dame[apos]s four games of the tournament … received honorable mention All-America honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) … selected to the Tewaaraton Trophy watch list … a Lowe[apos]s Senior CLASS Award finalist … named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week on two occasions … started 15 games in between the pipes … did not play against Villanova and Providence due to injury … clocked 833:13 minutes of playing time … his .605 save percentage ranked first nationally … his 7.56 goals-against average ranked third nationally … recorded 161 saves and allowed 105 goals … picked up 20 ground balls … opened the season by making 15 saves in an 11-7 triumph at Duke … had 11 stops in back-to-back wins over Penn State (12-8) and Loyola (11-9) … registered 12 saves in a 7-6 overtime setback at Drexel … made five saves in a 10-8 loss to Fairfield … stopped 12 shots in a 14-7 win over Denver … had 10 saves in a 7-6 overtime triumph of Ohio State … played 26:28 against Rutgers before suffering a leg injury … made six saves and allowed five goals in the 10-8 loss to the Scarlet Knights … missed the next contest, a 9-8 setback at Villanova, due to the injury … came back and played the first half in a road game at Georgetown … made four saves and allowed six goals against the Hoyas, who overcame an 8-6 halftime deficit to top the Irish 11-8 … did not play versus Providence, an 11-3 win … played the opening 51:22 and made 13 saves, while allowing five goals, in a 13-6 victory at St. John[apos]s … played the entire game in a 12-6 setback to Syracuse … made nine saves against the Orange … started his stellar NCAA Tournament run with a 14-save performance in an 8-5 win at Princeton in the first round … made eight saves in a 7-5 win over Maryland in the quarterfinals … recorded a season-high 16 stops in a 12-7 besting of Cornell in the semifinals … had a season-best four ground balls in the Cornell and Maryland contests … had a 15-save performance in a 6-5 overtime loss to Duke in the national title game … earned his second monogram.
AS A SENIOR: Named a third-team All-American by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) … selected as the Great Western Lacrosse League (GWLL) Player of the Year, in addition to making the all-conference first team … served as a team captain … started all 16 games and led the nation in goals-against average (6.14) and save percentage (.663) … the goals-against average was a program record … key reason why Notre Dame led all NCAA Division I teams with a program-record 6.19 goals-against average … the Irish defense did not allow more than nine goals in a game and limited their opponents to six goals or fewer on six occasions … picked up 47 ground balls … made his first collegiate start in the season opener made 11 saves, including several key ones late in the game to preserve a 10-9 victory over Loyola … made a career-high 20 saves in a 13-8 victory at Penn State … played 50:42 and allowed six goals, while making eight saves, in a 19-7 besting of Dartmouth … stopped 16 shots in a 9-7 triumph of North Carolina … registered 11 saves in a 10-6 win over Bucknell … made nine saves in a 13-7 victory against Vermont … produced 11 saves in an 11-6 win against Bellarmine … had nine stops in a 9-7 besting of Villanova … notched 16 or more saves for the third time on the season with 16 stops in a 10-4 win over Air Force … had 15 saves in a 10-8 win over Denver … allowed just one goal and made five saves in 50:27 of action in a 10-2 win over Quinnipiac … recorded 10 saves in a 12-2 triumph of St. John[apos]s … made nine saves in a 14-8 win at Ohio State … stopped 13 shots in a 7-4 triumph of Quinnipiac in the semifinals of the GWLL Tournament … surrendered five goals and made 10 saves in 50:39 on the field in a 16-7 win over Ohio State in the title game of the league tournament … collected 14 saves in a 7-3 setback to Maryland in the first round of the NCAA Tournament … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Did not see game action.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in five games … totaled 51:57 of playing time … made 20 saves, while allowing four goals for a 4.62 goals-against average … boasted a .833 save percentage … saw time in wins against Penn State (11-8), Bellarmine (11-3), Villanova (15-5), Air Force (16-4) and Lehigh (14-2) … made a career-high 10 saves in the victory over Lehigh … also played a career-long 22:50 against the Mountain Hawks.
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in two games, totaling 21:23 of playing time … made three saves, while allowing three goals … posted an 8.42 goals-against average and a .500 save percentage … picked up two ground balls … saw time in wins against Brown (11-5) and Quinnipiac (19-7) … made his collegiate debut against Brown, playing 6:23 … recorded a save and allowed one goal against the Bears … played 15:00 against Quinnipiac … stopped two shots, while allowing two goals against the Knights … collected a ground ball in both games.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport letter winner at MacArthur High School … four-year letterwinner in lacrosse, two each in football and basketball … captain of lacrosse team in senior season and voted team MVP … helped lead basketball team to conference championship in senior season, earning all-conference accolades … decorated goalie, earning all-city and all-county honors all four years of high school … selected Nassau County goalie of the year in junior season … two-time all-academic selection … two-time Empire State Team participant … two-time All-America selection in lacrosse in junior and senior seasons … holds MacArthur High School record for most career saves with 998, third on the career saves list for Nassau County … National Senior Showcase participant in St. Louis, Mo. … son of Bridget and Scott Rodgers … has one younger sister, Brianna … born February 17, 1987 … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a sociology major … carries a 3.077 cumulative GPA.
Rodger[apos]s Career Statistics
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