#35 Thomas Stephan
AS A JUNIOR (2015): Suited up for three games in his third season with the Irish … provides depth to Notre Dame’s defensive unit … saw action in home wins over Dartmouth, Ohio State, and Marquette.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Saw action in two games … played in wins over Virginia and Robert Morris.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Played in one game … made his Fighting Irish debut in a 17-5 win over Marquette.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-year letter winner at Chatham High School … earned all-state, all-conference and all-county accolades during his senior season … team captain and team MVP as a senior … led team in ground balls during his senior season … helped lead Chatham to the 2012 New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Group II title and the Morris County Tournament semifinals … 2012 New Jersey All-Star Game participant … earned Star-Ledger athlete-of-the-week honors … participated in the Under Armour Underclassmen Games … played club lacrosse for the Patriot Elite with Notre Dame classmate Cole Riccardi … varsity letter winner in basketball at Chatham … basketball squad captured the conference and county championships during his senior season … received the Coaches Award as a senior … four varsity letters in soccer at Chatham … helped guide the soccer squad to 72 wins in a four-year span … two-time team captain in soccer … earned all-state, all-conference and all-county honors in soccer during his junior and senior seasons … soccer team won the 2011 state title … voted team MVP in soccer as a senior … member of the National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America club … representative of athletics on student advisory committee … son of Karl and Patricia Stephan … has an older brother, Christian, and an older sister, Emily … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major … has a 3.110 cumulative GPA.