The NCAA Lacrosse 2015 season is now over, and the spectacular athletes have also received their awards. Matt Landis, a Notre Dame Lacrosse has received the four desired awards for his performance versus the Albany Great Danes on May 16th, as well for his performance throughout the year. In early May, Matt Landis was named the Atlantic Coast Conference 2015 ACC Defensive Player of the Year. He was also awarded by being nominated for Tewaaraton Award 2015. His dedication and tireless vitality on the field contributed to Notre Dame being placed on the first seed in the ACC championship.
Matt Landis has also been accredited as the Epoch and Lacrosse Magazine Player of the week. This is following his defense against Albany’s Lyle Thompson that assisted Notre Dames’s win by 14-10. Together with his defensive counterparts, they nullified all the efforts of the star player throughout the game. This was by holding the star player to 1 out 11 goals during Thompson’s final game at in college. Matt Landis was the 1st defensive player to be awarded the Epoch/ LM title for the player of the week.
Landis was among the three players named to the All-American first team. He was chosen for his defense leadership that ranks him 9th nationally in the ground balls, i.e. 32.57 per game. He is also ranked 12th nationally in caused turnovers and 18th in scoring defense.
In men’s college lacrosse, Matt was named to the NCAA’s, the William C. Schmeisser Award Outstanding Defensive Player of the year as the best defenseman. The award is conferred by USILA and is named after William C. “Father Bill” Schmeisser, a former player and coach for Johns Hopkins University.
Landis is a college student level athlete. He is known in lacrosse field for his big contributions. Presently, he is at the University of Notre Dame in Mendoza College of Business. He proceeds to be an anchor of the lacrosse program as well as one of the most promising defenseman.
The University of Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse team is dedicated to excellence on and off the pitch. Their program is built on three pillars i.e. character Culture & Community. These values are the guiding words for the program’s promise. The promise is to offer their student-athlete with the greatest experience in all college athletics.