UND Roster

2011-12 Hockey Roster

#24 Sean Lorenz


Height 6'1''
Weight 207 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Littleton, CO

Four-time monogram winner at Notre Dame … served as team captain along with Billy Maday for the 2011-12 season … team leader and leader of the Notre Dame defense … finished career ranked ninth on the all-time games played list with 157 … scored nine goals with 16 assists for 25 points in his career … had two power-play goals, one short-handed tally and six game winners … whistled for 35 penalties resulting in 78 minutes … was +25 for his career … one of 10 finalists as a senior for the Lowes[apos] Senior Class Award … winner of Notre Dame[apos]s Chris Zorich Award for community service … as a junior was named the CCHA[apos]s top defensive defenseman and the winner of Notre Dame[apos]s William Donald Nyrop Award as the team[apos]s top defenseman … product of the U.S. National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Mich. … one of 29 USNTDP alums to skate at Notre Dame … was selected in the fourth round, 115th overall by the Minnesota Wild in the 2008 National Hockey League Entry Draft … signed a pro contract at the conclusion of his senior year and played in two games for the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League.

AS A SENIOR: Played in 39 games for the Irish in 2011-12 … was third among Notre Dame defensemen in scoring with three goals and career highs in assists (13) and points (16) … had five penalties for 10 minutes … had 40 shots on goal and was -6 … scored once on the power play and had two game winners … finalist for the Lowes[apos] Senior Class Award and was Notre Dame[apos]s nominee for the college hockey humanitarian award and the CCHA[apos]s Mike and Marian Ilitch Award for community service … opened the season with a three-game point streak (1g, 2a), scoring a goal in the 5-3 win at Minnesota Duluth on Oct. 8 … scored the game-winning goal in the first game played at the Compton Family Ice Arena in 5-2 win over Rensselaer … picked up one assist in each game of the Lake Superior State series … recorded a three-game point streak (0g, 4a) from Dec. 31 to Jan. 13 .. had a two-assist game in 4-3 win at Minnesota (Jan. 7) … scored his final goal of the season and the game winner in the 3-1 win versus Michigan (Jan. 20) … was scoreless in four postseason games.

AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 44 games for the Irish, scoring four goals with 11 assists for 15 points … had first short-handed goal of career … added a pair of game winners … whistled for 14 penalties resulting in 36 penalty minutes … led all Notre Dame players and all CCHA players with a +33 plus-minus … selected as the 2011 CCHA defensive defenseman of the year … winner of Notre Dame[apos]s William Donald Nyrop Award as the team[apos]s top defenseman in 2010-11 … scored his first goal of the season in 6-3 win at Bowling Green (Nov. 6) … notched first career short-handed goal (gwg) in 4-2 win versus Michigan State (Nov. 20) … scored goals in back-to-back games at Northern Michigan (Jan. 7-8) … had a goal and was a season-high +4 in the 8-1 Irish win over Wildcats (Jan. 7) … recorded his second game-winning goal of the season with Notre Dame[apos]s second goal of the game in 3-1 win versus Northern Michigan (Jan. 8) … closed the season with a career-best two-assist, two-point game in the Frozen Four versus Minnesota-Duluth (April 7) … in eight postseason games, had two assists for two points.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played 34 of the teams[apos] 38 games in 2009-10 … scored first two goals of his career with both goals being game winners … added one assist for three points on the year … picked up seven penalties for 14 minutes … was -9 on the season … had 25 shots on goal … missed four games in December (Miami and Michigan series) with a leg injury … lone assist for the year came on Billy Maday[apos]s first-period, game-winning goal at Boston University (Oct. 20) … scored his first career goal on Jan. 2 in 5-2 win over Colgate in the Shillelagh Tournament … goal came at 11:24 of the second period off an assist from Brett Blatchford and gave the Irish a 3-0 lead … second goal of the year came on Jan. 30 in a 3-2 win at home versus Nebraska-Omaha … goal came off a bad angle shot at 8:25 of the second period as he drilled a shot inside the right post and under the crossbar to make it 3-0 in favor of the Irish … played in two postseason games at Ohio State and did not record a point.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played all 40 games for the Irish in `08-[apos]09 … recorded three assists for the year … whistled for nine penalties and 18 minutes … was +7 on the season … first collegiate game came on Oct. 11 at Denver in the USA Hockey Hall of Fame game … recorded first point when he set up a Christian Hanson goal in 3-2 loss to Miami on Oct. 25 … second assist came on Nov. 22 as the Irish dumped Bowling Green, 9-1 … final assist came came in championship game of the Shillelagh Tournament when he asssisted on Garrett Regan[apos]s first-period goal in a 3-1 win over Minnesota-Duluth … played in five postseason games, recording no points.

WITH USA HOCKEY: Played two seasons with the U.S. National Development Team in Ann Arbor, Mich. … was invited to the 2008 and 2009 U.S. National Junior evaluation camps to tryout for the U.S. team in the World Junior championships … member of bronze-medal winning Team USA at 2008 Under-18 World Championships … turned in a +5 rating in seven games … with the Under-18 team in `07-[apos]08 had four goals and five assists in 57 games while recording 24 minutes in penalties … with the Under-17 team in `06-[apos]07, scored two goals with nine assists for 11 points in 64 games.

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Mich. … product of the Colorado Thunderbird Midget hockey program where he had nine goals and 27 assists for 36 points in 2005-06 … full name is Sean Michael Lorenz … son of Terry and Pam Lorenz … has one sister … born in Littleton, Colo. … graduated with a degree in finance from Notre Dame[apos]s Mendoza College of Business in May of 2012.

Lorenz[apos]s Career Statistics

Year GP G A Pts Shots Sh Pct. P/Min PPG SHG GWG +/-
2008-09 40 0 3 3 31 .000 9/18 0 0 0 +7
2009-10 34 2 1 3 25 .080 7/14 1 0 2 -9
2010-11 44 4 11 15 50 .080 14/36 0 1 2 +33
2011-12 39 3 10 13 40 .075 5/10 1 0 2 -6
Totals 157 9 25 34 146 .062 35/78 2 1 6 +25