Norte Dame Lacrosse Star Brian Tevlin Inspired By His Brother Brendan

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Brian Tevlin brother, Brendan Tevlin, was killed at a young age. However, Brian is following in his brother’s footsteps and is on his way to fulfill what his brother dreamt.

Brian Tevlin is a lacrosse player from New Jersey who plays as a mild fielder for Univeristy of Norte Dame.

He was a member of the track team and spent almost three years on the varsity soccer team at the beginning of his career.

Brian Tevlin In The Game
Brian Tevlin In The Game (Source: Twitter)

From 2011 to 2013, Brian played lacrosse at Building Blocks. After that, he played for Leading Edge from 2013 to 2017.

The skilled midfielder also helped the team to an undefeated season and also led it to a championship in 2016. He was also named a top midfielder for the summer with the same team.

The player has played as a captain during his junior as well as senior seasons.

Brian Tevlin Follows His Brother’s Footsteps.

Branden Patrick Tevlin, the older brother of Brian, is remembered for actively serving others and for his volunteering efforts.

This young man was also a member of the National Honor Society, the Ambassador’s Club, the Knights of Setonia, and the Gaelic Society.

Regarding his brother, Brian Tevlin says, “My brother has shaped my life and propelled me into this position.”

Late Brendan Patrick Tevlin
Late Brendan Patrick Tevlin (Source: Twitter)

The player has mentioned that his brother surfed, as did he, and he got into soccer and lacrosse because of his brother.

The older brother also introduced him to bagpipes, so he gives credit to his brother for his achievements.

Brendan Tevlin Death: Unfortunate Incident For The Tevlin Family

On June 25, 2014, Brendan Tevlin was brutally shot through the passenger window of his Jeep Liberty when he stopped at a traffic light in West Orange, New Jersey.

Brian With Late Brendan And His Siblings
Brian With Late Brendan And His Siblings (Source: Facebook)

Ali Muhammad Brown killed Tevlin’s brother. Not only did Brown tell the authorities that he killed Tevlin, but he also told them that he killed three other people in Seattle.

As per Brown, the action was a vengeance for the United States foreign policy towards the Islamic State.

Semifinal Hero Brian Tevlin

Brian is a versatile player, as he has played almost every position on the field. 

In the national semifinal match with Virginia, the coach of Notre Dame, Kevin Corrigan, trusted Tevlin and put the ball in Brian’s hand.

“First of all, [I] just really appreciate the trust that my coaches have in me to put the ball in my stick at the end of the game,” Tevlin said after his game.

In the game, the talented athlete led the team to a 13-12 victory and got the chance to play in a national title game.

Most of the players dream about the moment that Brian lived, but very few of them will be fortunate enough to get that chance.

Furthermore, the coach said that the player just fits in on the field so well and also has an impact defensively.

Corrigan also mentioned that it takes a special skill like Tevlin has to contribute to the field. 

Neeki Kakshyapati
Neeki Kakshyapati

Neeki Kakshyapati

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