Fighting Irish Welcome 2012-2013 Freshman Recruiting Class

NOTRE DAME, Ind. The Notre Dame men's lacrosse program has announced the commitment of 12 student-athletes who will suit up for the Fighting Irish beginning in the 2013 season. The class, which is ranked eighth nationally, features four midfielders, four defensemen, three attackmen and one goalie.

Three incoming players are listed in the Inside Lacrosse "Power 100 Freshmen" rankings, while two appear in the top-20 post-graduate player rankings. Midfielders Trevor Brosco (#49) and Kyle Trolley (#96) along with defenseman Matt Landis (#66) are in the "Power 100 Freshmen". Attackman Matt Kavanagh is the top-ranked post-graduate player, while fellow attackman Bobby Gray appears at No. 19 on the list.

"This class gives us help at every position," says Irish head coach Kevin Corrigan. "They provide both talent and depth at every position. We have a number of guys who will be significant contributors and very good players at this level. I love the fact that a lot of the guys are coming out of top programs across the country. They've been well coached and have played good, competitive lacrosse."

Four of the newcomers hail from New York, while three are from New Jersey. The other states/countries represented are California (2), Pennsylvania (2) and Canada (1).

Trevor Brosco Midfield Shoreham, N.Y./Shoreham-Wading River
Ranked No. 49 on the Inside Lacrosse "Power 100 Freshmen" rankings ... rated as the 17th best midfielder in the class of 2012 by Inside Lacrosse ... a five-time letter winner at Shoreham-Wading River High School ... played on the varsity squad since the eighth grade ... three-time team captain ... the first sophomore to ever be named captain at Shoreham-Wading River ... as a senior, he helped Shoreham-Wading River win the Suffolk County Class "C", the Long Island Class "C" and the New York State Class "C" Championships en route to earning All-America honors from US Lacrosse and was named Suffolk County Class "C" MVP ... in addition, he was selected all-county, all-division and was named to MSG Varsity first team all-metro (N.Y.,N.J., Conn.) ... earned a spot on Newsday's First Team All-Long Island in 2012 ... helped Shoreham-Wading River to the Suffolk County Class "B" title during his junior campaign ... selected to tryout for the 2012 U.S. U-19 squad ... missed a good portion of his junior season due to injury ... received all-county and all-division accolades as a sophomore and was chosen to play on the Empire Top 50 Showcase ... selected to the all-star teams at the three events he attended that summer: Hot Beds, Maverik Showtime and King of the Hill ... was one of only five sophomores to be named to MSG Varsity Super 75 (top players on Long Island) ... son of James and Patricia Brosco ... older sister, Kaitlyn, plays for Notre Dame .

Corrigan on Brosco ... "Trevor had a terrific senior year and a great career on Long Island. He's an accomplished all-around midfielder. He did a little bit of everything, faced off, played offense and played defense."

Edwin Glazener Defense La Jolla, Calif./Bishop's School
Rated as the 39th best defenseman in the class of 2012 by Inside Lacrosse ... earned All-America honors during his senior season ... a four-year letter winner at The Bishop's School ... two-time conference player of the year in addition to being named to the all-San Diego team twice ... captained his squad during his junior and senior seasons ... team defensive MVP ... played under former Notre Dame lacrosse player Steve Sepeta ... Adrenaline Showcase and High Rollers participant ... an honor roll student ... son of Chris and Ann Glazener ... has a younger brother, Davis.

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