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 2014 (So.): Part of a defensive unit that was ranked 20th in the country in scoring defense (9.36), 22nd in man-down defense (66.7) and 21st in caused turnovers per game (7.71) ... replaced Chris Fennell in the starting lineup at close defense after Fennell suffered a season-ending broken leg in the third quarter of the Loyola contest in early April ... part of a defensive effort that held Johns Hopkins (4.18) to its lowest scoring output of the season (6) and marked just the second time it was held to single digits (lost 13-9 to North Carolina) ... caused a personal-high tying two turnovers against the Blue Jays and grabbed a pair of ground balls ... member of the Mids' defensive unit that held Loyola, the nation's fifth-ranked offense (13.70 GPG), to its fewest of the season ... one of just three teams this season to hold the Greyhounds to single digits ... punched in his first collegiate goal in Navy's road win against Boston U. ... it also marked his first career shot ... also grabbed a ground ball and caused a turnover ... part of a defensive effort that helped lead the Mids to an 11-3 win over Lafayette ... it was the fewest goals surrendered by Navy since its 8-2 win over sixth-ranked Johns Hopkins on April 21,2012 ... meanwhile, it was the fewest goals Lafayette has scored since dropping a 10-3 decision to Army on March 24, 2012 ... sat out the first three games recovering from an an injury ... made his season debut in the second half of the Holy Cross game where he picked up a ground ball and caused a turnover.
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 2014 graduate of Manhattan where he was a member of the lacrosse team ... son of the late Anthony Godino and Adele Godino ... majoring in Physics, he owns a 3.50 grade-point average ... has twice appeared on the Commandan't List, including last fall when he was also named to the Dean's List ... stands among the top 25 percent of his class (1,107) in Academic Order of Merit.