#9 Leon Brown
AS A GRADUATE STUDENT (2014): Started all 21 games he played … established career-highs with 15 points and seven goals, adding one assist … ranked second on the Notre Dame roster in both statistical categories … a total of 15 of his 29 total shot attempts were on goal … tallied the game-winning goal in the 66th minute of Notre Dame’s 2-1 win over No. 12 Marquette in the opening game of the season at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic … connected on his only shot attempt of the game in the 15th minute for the first Irish goal in a 4-1 victory against Dartmouth in the home opener at Alumni Stadium … notched an insurance goal in the second half of a 2-0 win over No. 8 North Carolina … primary assist on the first goal of a 4-1 triumph at Duke … equaled a career-high with two goals, scoring the first and third Notre Dame goals of the contest in a 4-1 victory at Pittsburgh … notched the game-winning goal during the 28th minute of a 3-0 ACC Championship quarterfinal win against No. 15 Virginia … scored Notre Dame’s only goal during a 1-1 draw with No. 14 Clemson in an ACC Championship semifinal match … won fourth monogram.
AS A SENIOR (2013): Played in all 24 games, including three starts … registered career-high marks in points (13) and goals (5) and tied a career-high figure with three assists … scored both Fighting Irish goals in a 2-1 win over SMU that clinched the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic title for Notre Dame … both goals versus the Mustangs came in the opening 20 minutes of the match … was named to the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic All-Tournament Team … in the next game, he deposited the equalizer in the 79th minute of a 1-1 draw with North Carolina … netted the third goal in a 3-0 win over Michigan … played a career-high 79 minutes in a 1-1 tie at Boston College … assisted on the team’s lone goal in a 1-1 tie with Northwestern … collected assists in back-to-back 2-0 wins over Michigan State and Pittsburgh … scored the equalizer in the 40th minute in the 2-1 win over Maryland in the national title game … earned his third monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2012): Started all 21 games in which he played … tallied five points on one goal and three assists … assisted on the game’s lone goal in a 1-0 win over Oregon State in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament … netted the equalizer in the 49th minute of an eventual 3-1 win over Akron that clinched the Berticelli Tournament title for the Irish … selected as the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament Offensive MVP in addition to being named to the all-tournament team … also earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for his performance during the event … assisted on the team’s sixth goal in a 7-1 besting of Pittsburgh … collected the assist on the first tally in a 6-1 win at Seton Hall … earned his second monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in all 18 matches, making 17 starts … earned his first monogram … registered four points on one goal and two assists … made his collegiate debut in the season opener, a scoreless draw against Indiana … netted the equalizer in the 80th minute in an eventual 2-1 overtime setback at St. John’s … assisted on Notre Dame’s first goal in a 3-0 victory at Georgetown … had an assist on the first Irish goal in a 2-1 win at Providence.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: 2009-10 Gatorade Massachusetts Player of the Year … 2009 NSCAA All-Region-I New England … 2009 all-state … 2007, 2008 and 2009 Independent School League (ISL) all-conference honors … 2009 ISL Offensive Player of the Year … 2009 ISL scoring leader with 17 goals and six assists … established the ISL freshman scoring record with 12 goals and two assists (the record previously was held by former U.S. National Team member Charlie Davies) … Roxbury Latin School career scoring record holder with 55 goals and 18 assists … led his high school team in scoring during all four of his seasons … high school teammate of former Irish defender and current Real Salt Lake player Aaron Maund … son of Leon and Cheryl Brown … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May 2014 with a marketing degree … currently is taking graduate courses.
Brown’s Career Statistics
|2010||Did Not Play|
|Brown’s Career Bests|
Game 2, twice (SMU ’13, Pittsburgh ’14)
Season 7 (2014)
Game 1, nine times (MR: Duke ’14)
Season 3, twice (2012 & 2013)
Game 4, twice (SMU ’13, Pittsburgh ’14)
Season 15 (2014)