The last time Navy beat a No. 1-ranked team was in the spring of 2004. Members of the 2004 team will be honored at halftime of Saturday's contest for their historic run to the National Championship Game.
Godino in 2013 (Fr.): Saw action in 12 of the 13 contests as a member of close defense ... made his first collegiate appearance in Navy's opener vs. VMI where he earned the start alongside seniors Austin Miller and Jay Christopher ... Navy's first freshman close defenseman to start a game since Matt Vernam in 2009 ... is Navy's first freshman close defenseman to start a season-opener since Chris Stebbings in 2000 ... part of a Navy defensive unit that finished the year ranked 32nd in the country, surrendering 10.23 goals per game ... also a member of the nation's second-ranked team in caused turnovers ... the Mids averaged 10.00 takeaways per game and had two individuals - Austin Miller (#7, 2.31) and Pat Kiernan (#12, 2.00) - ranked among the top 15 ... Navy's defense gave up 1 goal in the first half of its 20-7 win over VMI (2-9) and 3 goals in the first 3 quarters in an 11-7 victory over Detroit ... part of a Navy defensive unit that kept Georgetown scoreless for 28 minutes (14:53 in 1st - 1:38 in 2nd) while building a 4-1 lead ... held Towson scoreless for the first 19:38 of the game before succumbing, 8-7 ... grabbed a career-high three ground balls against Colgate and caused a turnover.
More on Godino: A 2011 graduate of Summit High School in Summit, N.J., Godino spent the 2011-12 academic year at the Naval Academy Prep School ... a four-year lacrosse letterwinner who garnered All-America honors as a senior ... led Summit HS to the Group II State Championship his senior year and Tournament of Champions of New Jersey his freshman and sophomore seasons ... served as team captain his senior year ... brother, Marcel, is a senior midfielder on the Manhattan men's lacrosse team ... son of the late Anthony Godino and Adele Godino ... majoring in Physics, he owns a 3.29 grade-point average.