#28 Zach Brenneman
2011 MLL Draft Pick – Long Island – First Round (5th Overall Selection)
Inside Lacrosse – Preseason All-American (First Team – 2011)
USLA Second Team All-American(2011)Tewaaraton Trophy Nominee (2011)
BIG EAST Preseason Attack Player of the Year (2011)
All-BIG EAST Preseason Team (2011)
Team Captain (2011)
USILA Honorable Mention All-American (2010)
NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2010)
All-BIG EAST First Team (2010 & 2011)
Copped All-America honors as a junior and senior … also earned first-team all-BIG EAST accolades during his final two campaigns … played in 62 career games, including 45 starts … registered 100 points on 72 goals and 28 assists … picked up 51 ground balls … became Notre Dame[apos]s highest-ever Major League Lacrosse draftee as he was taken fifth overall by the Long Island Lizards during the 2011 draft … named to the 2010 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team … four monograms … team captain during his senior campaign.
AS A SENIOR: Earned second-team All-America honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) … a Tewaaraton Trophy nominee … received first-team all-BIG EAST honors for the second straight season … a team captain … started all 12 games in which he played … finished the season with 22 points on 16 goals and six assists … had six multiple-goal games … picked up 11 ground balls … opened the season with a career-high five-point game by tallying three goals and two assists in a 12-7 victory over Duke in Jacksonville, Fla. … scored a goal in wins over Penn State (6-2) and Ohio State (8-7) … missed the Drexel and Denver contests with an injury … recorded two goals and an assist in a 12-8 besting of Villanova … scored two goals to go along with an assist in a 10-7 win over St. John[apos]s … registered two goals in a 14-3 triumph of Providence College … netted a hat trick in an 11-8 setback at Syracuse … started off NCAA tournament strong with a two goal, one assist effort in a 13-6 win over Penn … notched an assist in a 7-5 loss to Duke in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship … that was the 100th point of his Notre Dame career.
AS A JUNIOR: Earned honorable mention All-America honors as well as first-team all-BIG EAST accolades … selected to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team after netting hat tricks in both the semifinals and final of the NCAA Tournament … started all 17 games and registered career-highs of 29 goals, 13 assists and 42 points … led the Irish in goals and points, while he was second in assists … posted six hat tricks and one game-winning goal … picked up 12 ground balls … matched a career-high total with four points on three goals and an assist in an 11-7 season-opening victory at Duke … had a goal and two assists to help take down Penn State, 12-8 … registered his second hat trick of the season in the 11-9 win over Loyola … assisted on a goal versus Drexel … notched his third and fourth season hat tricks of the season in back-to-back wins over Denver (14-7) and Ohio State (7-6 in ot) … netted two goals and an assist against Rutgers … matched a career-high point total with four on two goals and two assists versus Villanova … also tied a career-high total with four ground balls in the Villanova contest … netted a goal and registered an assist against Georgetown … had a career-high tying four points on two goals and two assists to help down Providence 11-3 … netted two goals and an assist in a 13-6 triumph of St. John[apos]s … scored one goal and assisted on another versus Syracuse … assisted on a goal in the 7-5 win over Maryland in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship … netted three goals in a 12-7 besting of Cornell in the NCAA semifinals … netted another three goals in a 6-5 overtime loss to Duke in the national title game.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Started all 16 games … posted career-high numbers in goals (17), assists (7) and points (24) … picked up a career-high 25 ground balls … scored three game-winning goals … tallied two goals and assisted on another in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth … netted a goal in a 9-7 triumph of North Carolina … produced a hat trick along with picking up a career-high four ground balls in a 10-6 win over Bucknell … scooped up four ground balls in a 13-7 win over Vermont … notched a goal and an assist in back-to-back wins over Bellarmine (11-6) and Villanova (9-7) … tallied three points on a goal and two assists in a 10-4 victory over Air Force … matched a career-high total with four ground balls against the Falcons … netted two goals in a 10-8 win at Denver … dished out two assists in a 10-2 triumph of Quinnipiac … scored a goal in a 12-2 win over St. John[apos]s … deposited a career-high four goals in a 14-8 victory at Ohio State … tallied a goal in a 7-3 setback to Maryland in the first round of the NCAA Tournament … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: A major contributor to the Fighting Irish as a rookie … earned a monogram … played in all 17 games and notched 12 points on 10 goals and two assists … one game-winning goal … picked up three ground balls … attempted 48 shots … scored a goal in a 7-6 season-opening victory at Loyola … netted a goal in the following game, a 15-9 triumph of Penn State in the home opener for the Irish … scored once in a 19-7 victory at Bellarmine in the GWLL opener … deposited a goal in a 16-6 win over Quinnipiac … dished out an assist in a 14-7 win at Lehigh … netted a goal and assisted on another as Notre Dame topped Air Force, 13-5 … scored a goal in a 17-12 win over Ohio State that gave the Irish a share of the GWLL title in the regular-season finale … scored once in both GWLL tournament games, a 10-6 semifinal win over Quinnipiac and a 9-2 victory against Ohio State … posted a goal in an 8-7 overtime victory against Colgate in the first round of the NCAA Championship … tallied a goal in an 11-9 setback to Syracuse in the NCAA quarterfinals to up his goal streak to six games.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Compiled 11 varsity letters in lacrosse, basketball and football during his prep career at East Hampton High School … a five-time letterwinner in lacrosse as a midfielder … earned all-conference accolades during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons in lacrosse … named All-American honorable mention as senior … team captain as a senior … compiled 128 goals and 60 assists in prep career … won the gold medal at the New York Empire Games in July of 2006 … named Under Armor All-American as senior … selected as one of top 50 lacrosse players on Long Island in 2006 by New York Newsday … three-year letterwinner and starter in both basketball and football … son of Deborah and Timothy Brenneman … his mother played collegiate basketball at Geneva, while his father played baseball at Geneva … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in finance.
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