The Mids are playing Lehigh on the road for the fifth time in the last six years.
Awards and Honors
2008 Preseason Honorable Mention All-American
2007 First-Team All-Patriot League
A Look Ahead: Mirabito enters his senior campaign tied for 20th on the career points list with 112 and 16th in career goals with 73 ... he is just three assists from joining the top 20 career assists list.
Mirabito in 2007: A First-Team All-Patriot League selection who, along with Ian Dingman, was the recipient of the Coach William H. "Dinty" Moore Award, honoring the Navy's most outstanding offensive player ... paced the Midshipmen in the scoring column with 44 points on 23 goals and a team-best 21 assists ... ranked 24th in the country in assists per game (1.40), 43rd in points per game (2.93) and 79th in goals per game (1.53) ... in Patriot League action he produced 15 points on eight goals and seven assists ... amazingly, despite leading the team in scoring, he was not credited with a game-winner ... became the 27th player in program history to reach the 100-point plateau with his three assists at Johns Hopkins on April 21 ... has scored a goal or dealt out an assist in 45 of the 46 games in which he has played ... his 40-game scoring streak was snapped when Maryland held him scoreless in the Terps' double OT win over the Mids ... has started every game (46) at attack for the Midshipmen over the last three seasons ... named the Patriot League Tournament MVP after scoring a combined six goals and adding three assists in wins over Army and Colgate ... scored a career-high four goals and six points against Colgate in the championship game of the league tournament ... had scored three goals on 10 different occasions prior to his four-goal output ... ended the season on a five game scoring streak that featured assists in each of the last four contests ... turned in 13 multi-point, seven multi-goal and eight multi-assist contests ... one of eight different players who recorded hat tricks ... he posted four hat tricks - 3 vs. Saint Joseph's, North Carolina (regular season) and Holy Cross; 4 vs. Colgate (league tournament) ... pitched in a career-high tying three assists at Johns Hopkins and at North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament ... Navy's leading point producer seven times, goal scorer five times and assist provider eight times ... scored one extra-man goal on the year, while feeding seven others ... scored 18 of his 23 goals at home, while 13 of his 15 of his 21 assists were recorded away from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium ... not only were his goal and assist numbers evenly distributed with 23 and 21, respectively, so too were his numbers among quarters ... he recorded 11 points in the first quarter, 13 in the second, 12 in the third and eight in the fourth ... picked up 18 ground balls, including four against Army in the Patriot League Tournament and North Carolina in the postseason.
2006: Navy's third-leading scorer, Mirabito produced 23 goals and 12 assists for 35 points ... in Patriot League play, he recorded 11 goals and four assists for 15 points ... owns an impressive 31-game scoring streak, producing a goal or an assist in every game in which he has worn a Navy uniform ... turned in a trio of hat tricks during the season, including Navy's season opener at Saint Joseph's where he scored the game-winner ... also put three in the goal in Navy's 17-3 rout against Holy Cross ... scooped up a career-high five ground balls in that contest ... produced his third hat trick of the season in Navy's 11-10 Star Game victory over arch rival Army ... scored a pair of goals against five teams, including a two-goal, one assist performance against Johns Hopkins and Ohio State ... scored the game-winner against Lafayette, a game where he posted two goals and two assists ... scored a pair of goals and added an assist in Navy's Patriot League Tournament opener against Lehigh ... turned in a goal and an assist against Georgetown in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... ended his sophomore campaign with a five-game goal-scoring streak that began with this three goals against Army.
2005: Made an immediate impact as a rookie ... forced to step in as a starter after the Mids' leading scorer, Ian Dingman, left school in January ... Navy's fourth-leading scorer with 33 points on a team-best 27 goals and six assists ... alongside Billy Looney, led the Mids in goals in Patriot League action with 12 ... scored a goal in every game except the Mids' win over Maryland, though he did contribute an assist ... scored the game-winning goal in the Mids' regular-season battle at Lehigh ... produced four hat tricks including three against Army in the Patriot League Tournament title game and against Delaware in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... turned in five extra-man goals, including a pair in a losing effort to seventh-ranked Georgetown ... spread his six assists out among six different contests ... grabbed 32 ground balls, including a career-high five at Bucknell.
More on Mirabito: A 2003 graduate of Chenango Forks High School where he was a three-sport standout ... earned letters in lacrosse (4), football (3) and basketball (1) ... a three-time First-Team All-Section 4 lacrosse honoree ... finished his high school career as its all-time leading scorer ... named the 2003 Section 4 Midfielder of the Year ... served as team captain his senior season ... guided Chenango Forks to the 2000 New York State Section 3 Class B and Division 2 Lacrosse Championships with a 16-4 record ... a member of the 2001 and `02 football teams that finished as the New York State Class B runner-up ... named all-division in football in 2002 ... owned his high school's longest interception return of 98 yards in `02 ... member of the National Honor Society ... father, Richard, was a standout lacrosse player at Rutgers from 1972-76 ... brother, Ricky, is a red-shirt freshman at Georgetown who plays attack for the lacrosse team ... full name is Nicholas James Mirabito ... born May 23, 1985, in Rockville Centre, N.Y. ... son of Richard and Norma Jean Mirabito ... majoring in Economics ... has service selected surface warfare.