#11 Adam Mena
Returned to the Fighting Irish for a fifth year, but suffered a knee injury in the season opener and missed the rest of the 2012 campaign … played in 55 career games, including 12 starts … tallied 17 points on six goals and five assists … earned four monograms … received the team[apos]s Rockne Scholar-Athlete Award in 2010 and 2011 … two-time NSCAA all-region scholar … three-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star … selected by the Vancouver Whitecaps in the first round (10th overall pick) of the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft.
FIFTH-YEAR (2012): Injured in the season opener versus Duke and missed the rest of the season … received his fourth monogram.
AS A SENIOR (2011): Played in all 18 games and made 10 starts … tallied 11 points on three goals and a team-high five assists … all of those offensive figures were career-high numbers … was the co-recipient of the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award … copped the BIG EAST Institutional Scholar-Athlete Award … named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region second team … a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … assisted on Notre Dame[apos]s first goal in a 4-1 win over Dayton at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic … put the Irish up 2-0 in the 72nd minute in a 2-1 victory over Bucknell in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament … in the next match, he scored a career-high two goals, including the game winner in overtime, in a 2-1 triumph of Michigan … followed that performance by assisting on the lone score in a 1-0 win at Michigan State … was named to the College Soccer News Team of the Week and to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for his efforts against the Wolverines and Spartans … upped his point streak to four games with an assist on the lone score in a 1-0 upset of No. 3 Louisville … collected an assist in a 1-1 draw with Northwestern … assisted on Notre Dame[apos]s first goal in a 4-0 besting of Seton Hall … earned his third monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2010): Played in all 20 matches, including one start … scored two goals … received the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award … named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region second team … a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned his first career start in a 1-0 win over St. John[apos]s … deposited the game-winning goal in the 80th minute in a 2-1 victory at Indiana … gave Notre Dame a 3-0 lead in the 30th minute in a 4-1 win over Marquette … received his second monogram.AS A SOPHOMORE (2009): Appeared in 16 matches … a valuable contributor off the bench for the Fighting Irish … tallied one goal … attempted eight shots … scored the equalizer in the 37th minute of an eventual 2-1 setback at Michigan State … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned his first monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A three-year starter at West Ottawa High School … his 66 career goals is a school record … two-time area player of the year … two-time first-team all-state along with being an honorable mention choice once … three-time all-conference and all-district in addition to being an all-area selection on three occasions … 2007 Super Y League national select team member … also earned a letter in track … named a scholar-athlete and received academic all-state honors … named to the Premier Developmental League (PDL) All-Central Conference Team in the summer of 2011 after he scored 14 goals for the Indiana Invaders … son of Bonifacio and Lisa Mena … first name is Bonifacio … a member of Notre Dame[apos]s Rosenthal Leadership Academy … graduated from Notre Dame[apos]s College of Arts and Letters with a degree in psychology … finished with a 3.717 cumulative GPA.
Mena[apos]s Career Statistics
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