April 24, 2017
By Robby Hamman
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Notre Dame men’s lacrosse junior attackman Mikey Wynne has earned Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors after the team’s 14-13 victory over No. 16 North Carolina on April 22. The award marks the first career ACC Offensive Player of the Week honor for Wynne.
Wynne led the team in goals in the win with a season-high five against the Tar Heels. The five goals mark a season high for the junior and is just one shy of his career record. Wynne was extremely efficient, as the five goals came on just seven shots.
The attackman leads the Irish in goals on the season with 23 and has 96 in his career. With four more goals Wynne will become just the eighth player in Notre Dame history to reach the 100-goal milestone, joining teammate Sergio Perkovic.
Earlier this season Wynne earned a number of other accolades. The Sykesville, Maryland, native was named to the 2017 Tewaaraton Award Watch List. Wynne also has received 2017 Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-American (Honorable Mention) and Preseason All-ACC Team recognition.
The Irish travel to the state of North Carolina for the ACC Championship this weekend. Notre Dame will play Duke in the second semifinal at 8:30 p.m. ET on Friday, April 28 at Koskinen Stadium. The game will be broadcast live on ESPNU.
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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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Robby Hamman joined Fighting Irish Media as athletics communications assistant director in September 2016, coordinating efforts for the volleyball and men’s lacrosse program. Hamman is a 2010 graduate of Bethel College, where he earned bachelor’s degrees in sport management and business administration, and earned his master’s degree in business administration from Defiance College in 2013.