Notre Dame Fighting Irish star Pat Kavanagh wins the Tewaaraton Award, marking the first time a player from the team receives the prestigious honor, beating out top competitors. Kavanagh led his team to a successful season, showcasing exceptional offensive skills and securing a place among the sport's best players.

By the Numbers
  • Kavanagh finished the season with 80 points, coming in second on the team to his brother, Chris Kavanagh, who had 81 points.
  • In the NCAA Tournament, Kavanagh set a program-record with 6 assists in the title game win over Maryland.
Yes, But

Although Kavanagh's teammate was also a finalist and considered one of the best defensive players, the award ultimately recognized Kavanagh's exceptional offensive performance.

What's Next

Kavanagh's impressive season and recognition through the Tewaaraton Award position him as a standout player to watch in future lacrosse seasons, potentially setting new records and continuing to excel in the sport.

Bottom Line

Pat Kavanagh's historic win of the Tewaaraton Award solidifies his place as a lacrosse star, capping off a remarkable Notre Dame Fighting Irish career with both a national championship and the sport's most prestigious individual accolade.