March 23, 2015
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – For his performance in Saturday’s shutout win over Ohio State, University of Notre Dame sophomore goalie Shane Doss has been named the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division I Defensive Player of the Week and the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week.
Doss (Glen Ridge, New Jersey) started and played all but 4:25 between the pipes in Notre Dame’s 9-0 blanking of the 15th-ranked Buckeyes. The sophomore stopped 11 shots and helped the Fighting Irish defense negate four man-up opportunities during his time in the game. The 9-0 victory marked the second shutout in program history, and first since 1984.
The victory improved Doss’ record to 4-1 on the campaign. He has made 10 or more saves in four of his five starts this season.
No. 2 Notre Dame (5-1) will play host to No. 1 Syracuse (7-0) Saturday at Arlotta Stadium. Faceoff is slated for noon (ET) and the game can be seen on ESPNU and WatchESPN.
The University of Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team pursues excellence on and off the field through the three pillars in which the program is built: Character, Culture & Community. These three foundational values guide the promise of the program, which is to provide its student-athletes with the most compelling and enriching experience in all of college athletics. Through academics, competition, service and travel, the program aims to immerse its players in situations that enhance their student-athlete experience to help them become the people, students and teammates they aspire to be.
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