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2009-10

Eric Quick

Joanna Schultz

Senior 400-Meter All-American

2009 Cross Country Schedule Date 9/4 9/18 10/2 10/17 10/31 11/14 11/23

Opponent Valparaiso Crusader Open National Catholic Invitational Notre Dame Invitational Pre-National NCAA Meet BIG EAST Championship NCAA Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championships

Site Valparaiso, Ind. Notre Dame, Ind. Notre Dame, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind. Kenosha, Wisc. Bloomington, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind.

Time 6:00 PM 3:30 PM 2:00 PM TBA TBA TBA TBA

2009-10 Notre Dame Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Schedule Date 12/4 1/15 1/22-23 1/29-30 2/5-6 2/20-21 3/5-6 3/12-13 3/26-27 3/26-27 4/1-2 4/2-3 4/2-3 4/2-3 4/10 4/17 4/15-17 4/16-17 4/22-24 4/23-24 4/30-5/2 5/7-8 5/11-12 5/13-14 5/14 5/28-29 6/9-12

Day Fri. Fri. Fri. Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sat. Sat.-Sun. Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sat. Thurs.-Fri. Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sat. Sat. Sat. Thurs.-Sat. Fri.-Sat. Thurs.-Sat. Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sun. Fri.-Sat. Tues.-Wed. Thurs.-Fri. Fri. Fri.-Sat. Wed.-Sat.

Event Blue & Gold Meet Notre Dame Indoor Opener Notre Dame Invitational Indiana Invitational Meyo Invitational BIG EAST Championships Alex Wilson Invitational NCAA Championships Arizona State Invitational Stanford Invitational Arizona Multi-Event Florida Relays Tiger Track Classic Purdue Invitational Louisville Invitational Texas Twilight Mt. SAC Relays Purdue Rankin Invitational Drake Relays Hillsdale Relays BIG EAST Championships Michigan Invitational North Central College Multi North Central College Inv. Louisville Last Chance NCAA Regionals NCAA Championships

Site Notre Dame, Ind. Notre Dame, Ind. Notre Dame, Ind. Bloomington, Ind. Notre Dame, Ind. New York, N.Y. Notre Dame, Ind. Fayetteville, Ark. Tempe, Ariz. Palo Alto, Calif. Tucson, Ariz. Gainesville, Fla. Auburn, Ala. West Lafayette, Ind. Louisville, Ky. Austin, Texas Walnut, Calif. West Lafayette, Ind. Des Moines, Iowa Hillsdale, Mich. Cincinnati, Ohio Ann Arbor, Mich. Naperville, Ill. Naperville, Ill. Louisville, Ky. TBD Eugene, Ore.

Time 5 PM 7 PM 5 PM/10 AM TBA 7 PM/10 AM TBA 7 PM/10 AM TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

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Senior Three-time All-BIG EAST Honoree

Cross Country Track & Field

Jaclyn Espinoza

Senior Discus All-American

Matt Schipper

Senior Three-time BIG EAST Pole Vault Champion

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Athletics by the numbers 25

National Championships (11 in football, seven in fencing, two in women’s soccer, two in men’s tennis and one in men’s golf, men’s cross country and women’s basketball)

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Conference championships won by Irish teams in 2008-09 (BIG EAST, Central Collegiate Hockey Association and Great Western Lacrosse League)

101

BIG EAST Conference championships won by Notre Dame in 14 seasons of conference play

210

All-time Academic All-Americans, second most of any university

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Academic All-Americans since 2000, more than any other school

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NCAA postgraduate scholarship recipients since 1964, including four in 2008-09

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Irish programs which finished their 2008-09 season nationally ranked

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Notre Dame teams (out of 22) with a graduation rate of 100%

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Irish athletic teams that earned a perfect score of 1,000 in the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate report in 2008-09

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Programs honored by the NCAA for Academic Progress Rate scores in 2009

5,500

Hours of community service completed by Notre Dame student-athletes during the 200809 school year

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME History •

The University of Notre Dame du Lac was founded in 1842 by Father Edward Sorin. Adjacent to South Bend, Ind., and nestled next to Saint Mary’s and Saint Joseph’s Lakes, the University was started with $310 in cash and three log buildings in disrepair. Notre Dame would establish many firsts for Catholic institutions of higher learning, including the first Catholic law school, the first Catholic engineering school and the first student residence with private rooms, Sorin Hall.

Students •

Graduate and undergraduate students at the University come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries worldwide.

Notre Dame’s graduation rate of 95 percent is exceeded by only Harvard and Princeton.

Notre Dame’s 98 percent retention rate between the freshman and sophomore years is among the highest in the country, thanks in large part to the University’s unique First Year of Studies Program.

Academics •

The University is organized into four colleges - Arts and Letters, Science, Engineering and the Mendoza College of Business - the School of Architecture, the Law School, the Graduate School, six major research institutes, more than 40 centers and special programs and the University library system.

Notre Dame is among a select group of schools that ranks in the top 25 on the U.S. News & World Report survey of the nation’s top colleges and in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Directors’ Cup for overall success in athletics.

Community service is a hallmark of Notre Dame. About 80 percent of Notre Dame students engage in some form of voluntary community service during their years at the University, and at least 10 percent devote a year or more after graduation to service in the United States and around the world.

The University’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) annually sends 180 recent graduates to teach in some 100 understaffed Catholic schools in the southern, southeastern and southwestern United States and in South Bend. A national model, ACE has received the Higher Education Award from the Corporation for National Service for leadership in using national service resources through AmeriCorps.

Notre Dame has one of the highest undergraduate residential concentrations of any national university, with 80 percent of its students living in 27 residence halls.

Alumni

Notre Dame is rated among the nation’s top 25 institutions of higher learning in surveys conducted by U.S. News and World Report,  Princeton Review, Time, Kiplinger’s, and Kaplan/Newsweek. Notre Dame ranks fifth in a listing of “dream schools” in a survey of parents by the Princeton Review. The top five are Princeton, Stanford, Harvard, New York University and Notre Dame.

Service

The medical school acceptance rate of the University’s preprofessional studies graduates is 80 percent, almost twice the national average.

Notre Dame ranks first among Catholic universities in the number of doctorates earned by its undergraduate alumni - a record compiled over some 85 years.

The University’s network of 270 alumni clubs -- including  60 international clubs -- is the most extensive in higher education.

With graduates renowned for their loyalty and generosity, Notre Dame annually ranks among the top five in percentage of alumni who contribute to the University.

In recent years, Notre Dame alumni have won a Nobel Prize in medicine, a Pulitzer Prize in journalism, and an Emmy Award for contributions to television technology.


Table Of Contents THIS IS NOTRE DAME

STUDENT-ATHLETES

Academic Excellence....................................................2-3 Sports Medicine...........................................................4-5 University of Notre Dame.............................................6-7 University Leadership...................................................8-9 Athletic Facilities......................................................10-11 Excellence On the Field.................................................12 Excellence Off the Field.................................................13 Student Welfare and Development...............................14 Monogram Club............................................................15 City of South Bend........................................................16

Women’s Biographies..........................................................46-60 Men’s Biographies...............................................................62-80

INTRO Media Information................................................................... 18 Notre Dame Glossary..........................................................19-22 Track & Field Legends..........................................................23-24 2009-10 SEASON PREVIEW Men’s Track & Field Preview..................................................... 26 Men’s Track & Field Roster........................................................ 27 Women’s Track & Field Preview................................................ 29 Women’s Track & Field Roster................................................... 30 Cross Country Preview.........................................................32-33 Cross Country Rosters............................................................... 34 2009-10 Cross Country / Track & Field Schedules..................... 35 Notre Dame’s New Outdoor Track............................................. 36 COACHES Head Coach Joe Piane.........................................................38-39 Assistant Coach Tim Connelly................................................... 40 Associate Head Coach John Millar............................................ 41 Assistant Coach Adam Beltran................................................. 42 Assistant Coach Amy Henry...................................................... 42 Assistant Coach Jim Garnham.................................................. 43 Support Staff........................................................................... 43

2008-09 SEASON IN REVIEW 2008 Men’s Cross Country Results............................................ 82 2008 Women’s Cross Country Results....................................... 83 2009 Top Marks........................................................................ 84 2009 Track & Field Results...................................................85-94 HISTORY & RECORDS NCAA Cross Country History / All-Americans.......................................................................... 96 BIG EAST / NCAA Championship Results................................... 97 National Catholic Championship.............................................. 98 Notre Dame Invitational........................................................... 99 Track & Field All-Americans.............................................100-101 All-America Analysis.............................................................. 102 NCAA Track & Field Team Results............................................ 103 NCAA Track & Field Individual Results...........................................................104-105 Men’s Indoor Records............................................................. 106 Men’s Outdoor Records........................................................... 107 Women’s Indoor Records........................................................ 108 Women’s Outdoor Records..................................................... 109 Men’s Meet Records............................................................... 110 Women’s Meet Records.......................................................... 111 Men’s BIG EAST Indoor Results............................................... 112 Men’s BIG EAST Outdoor Results............................................. 113 Women’s BIG EAST Indoor Results.......................................... 114 Women’s BIG EAST Outdoor Results....................................... 115 Track & Field All-BIG EAST Honors.......................................... 116 Men’s Indoor Bests................................................................. 117 Men’s Outdoor Bests.............................................................. 118 Women’s Indoor Bests............................................................ 119 Women’s Outdoor Bests......................................................... 120 Men’s Cross Country Monogram Winners............................................................... 121 Women’s Cross Country Monogram Winners............................................................... 122 Men’s Track & Field Monogram Winners........................................................123-129 Women’s Track & Field Monogram Winners............................................................... 130 Four-Year Monogram Winners........................................131-134 BIG EAST Conference.............................................................. 135

MEDIA INFORMATION

The Notre Dame Sports Information Office is always interested in assisting members of the media in their coverage of Irish cross country and track & field. Publicity and media information for Notre Dame cross country and track & field is handled by sports information assistant Stephanie Fischer. Please feel free to contact Fischer at the Notre Dame Sports Information Office. Photographs, feature ideas and results are always available from the Sports Information Office. For cross country and track & field information and interviews, please contact Fischer at (574) 6311762. All interviews with coaches and players should be arranged through the Sports Information Office. BIG EAST WEB INFORMATION

The BIG EAST Conference maintains its presence on the World Wide Web at www.bigeast.org. The site contains current information on all facets of the BIG EAST Conference. Please contact Mike Gambardella in the BIG EAST media relations department for more information. CREDITS

The 2009-10 Notre Dame Cross Country / Track & Field Media Guide was written and edited by Sports Information Assistants Stephanie Fischer and Dan Colleran and student assistants Brent Henningfeld and Michael Scholl. Page layout and design by Cindy Lemcke of Ave Maria Press, Inc., Notre Dame, Ind. Inside and outside cover design by Dave Scholtes of Ave Maria Press, Inc., Notre Dame, Ind. Interior photography by Mike Bennett of Lighthouse Imaging, Kevin Burke, Matt Cashore, Mike Clark, Linda Dunn, Joe Garza, Heather Gollatz of HG Photography, Pete LaFleur, Chris Masters, C.W. Pack, Derrick Peyando, Sam Roberts, Eric Ruethling, David Silverman, Stephen Slade, S.R. Smith, Marcus Snowden, Bob Solorio, Bob Stowell, Eric Szajko of Lighthouse Imaging, Martin Vloet, Alison Wade of New York Road Runners, Alan Wasielewski and Jerry Wolford.

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ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Exceptional Education Since its founding, Notre Dame has stressed mixing academics with faith and has done so while becoming one of the top institutions of higher learning in the nation. Featuring five undergraduate colleges (Arts and Letters, Science, Architecture, Engineering and Business), the First Year of Studies, the Graduate School and the Law School, the University finds itself attracting some of the top students and faculty in the country. Students also participate in cutting edge research and diverse study abroad opportunities, enabling Notre Dame to offer one of the top academic experiences in the world.

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Ranking of the Mendoza College of Business by BusinessWeek, in its annual survey of undergraduate business programs. Ranking of the Notre Dame Law School by U.S. News and World Report.

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National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships won by faculty in the College of Arts and Letters, more than any other university in the nation.

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Publications in which the University of Notre Dame is ranked among the top 25 institutions of higher learning (U.S. News and World Report, Princeton Review, Time, Kiplinger’s and Kaplan/ Newsweek).


First Year of Studies The First Year of Studies program provides all first-year students with the opportunity to gain a wide-ranging liberal arts background before choosing a specific major within Notre Dame’s five undergraduate colleges. A progressive advising program for all student-athletes enables the University to follow the academic progress of all student-athletes on a regular basis. Key to the program is the fact that it is not run by the athletics department but by the University administration. Student-Athlete Success Notre Dame expects the best out of its student-athletes just as it does of every other student on campus. Notre Dame has had unprecedented academic success among its athletes, consistently ranking among the top NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision schools in graduation rates and academic progress. With more Academic All-Americans than any other school since 2000, Irish athletes have shown themselves capable of performing in the classroom while competing on the field at an elite level.

14

Programs honored by the NCAA for Academic Progress Rate scores in 2009, more than any other of the 119 Football Bowl Subdivision universities. The APR measures multi-year academic success by team members.

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Irish teams which recorded a perfect score of 1,000 in the NCAA’s 2009 Academic Progress Rate report, more than any other Football Bowl Subdivision institution. Notre Dame also had 11 additional programs with scores of 990 or better and all 26 varsity teams placed above NCAA standards.

19

Programs which achieved a perfect 100 percent graduation rate according to the NCAA’s Graduation Success Rate, second most among Football Bowl Subdivision institutions.

100

Federal graduation rate percent achieved by nine Irish teams, according to the latest NCAA figures. Notre Dame had 11 teams ranked first in their respective sport.

.863

Percentage of Irish varsity sports (19 of 22) to achieve a perfect 100 percent graduation rate according to the NCAA’s Graduation Success Rate. Notre Dame was one of only 10 institutions with more than half its programs achieving a 100 percent graduation rate and no other school saw more than 80 percent of its programs achieve a perfect score.

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SPORTS MEDICINE

Sports Medicine While no athlete plans on an injury, Notre Dame is prepared with one of the top sports medicine teams in the country to help keep its athletes fit and ready to compete. With training facilities in the Joyce Center, Notre Dame Stadium and the Guglielmino Athletics Complex, the training staff is always there to care for athletes. With approximately 200 years combined experience on the full-time staff, Notre Dame also boasts a partnership with the renowned South Bend Orthopaedics to provide first-class care.

14

Total sports medicine staff members. Head athletic trainer Jim Russ leads three associate trainers, eight assistant trainers and two physical therapists.

8,500

Square feet of cutting-edge sports medicine technology, including two 3,500-gallon therapy pools, a full x-ray unit and an MRI machine.

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SPORTS MEDICINE/STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

Strength and Conditioning The task of keeping athletes in top physical condition is up to the strength & conditioning staff. The strength and conditioning staff knows the demands of competing on an elite level and is committed to ensuring Irish athletes are always in the best possible condition. From weight lifting to wind sprints and from warming up to cooling down, the strength and conditioning staff has every aspect covered.

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Full-time employees working with Irish varsity athletes. The strength and conditioning staff includes director Ruben Mendoza, eight coaches, one nutritionist and one intern.

25,000

Square feet in the Haggar Fitness Complex, which is located in the Guglielmino Athletics Complex, including a weight room, a 45-yard artificial turf agility field, a Gatorade hydration station, six plasma TVs and a 28-speaker sound system.

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THIS IS NOTRE DAME

The University of Notre Dame When Father Edward F. Sorin started his school in the northern Indiana wilderness, he had only $300, three log buildings badly in need of repair and a far-sighted vision of establishing a liberal arts school to meet the growing educational needs of the frontier. He dreamed of building a great university, and in 1842, he founded the University of Notre Dame du Lac. Over the years, the University of Notre Dame du Lac would evolve into a preeminent place for Catholic thought. While becoming one of the top undergraduate institutions in the country, Notre Dame has also been at the cutting edge of research, including such innovations as the transmission of wireless messages and the development of synthetic rubber. The University also has stressed residential life, with four of five students living on campus. Students come to Notre Dame not only to learn how to think, but to learn how to live, keeping faith with the vision of Father Sorin.

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The University of Notre Dame was founded by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., as an independent, national Catholic university adjacent to South Bend, Ind., on St. Mary’s and St. Joseph’s Lakes. Total enrollment at the University of Notre Dame, with 8,371 undergraduate students. Karat gold in the famed Golden Dome, which tops the Main Building at the heart of campus. Notre Dame’s ranking by Princeton Review in a list of “Dream Schools” which takes into account academics and student life, among other attributes.


Student Body Notre Dame is one of a handful of universities with a truly international student body, coming from more than 100 nations and all 50 states. The most recent freshman class featured 88 percent of students in the top 10 percent of their high school class. In addition, there are no fraternities or sororities at Notre Dame, with the school’s 28 residence halls housing more than 80 percent of the student body, serving as the focal point of social, religious and athletic activities.

95

Graduation rate percentage among Notre Dame students, third in the nation behind only Harvard and Princeton.

97

Retention rate between freshman and sophomore year which thanks to the University’s renowned First Year of Studies Program, ranks among the highest in the country.

80

Percent of Notre Dame students who reside in one of 28 on-campus residence halls, where approximately 40 Holy Cross religious leaders provide pastoral assistance.

50/100

States and countries, respectively, which Notre Dame students call home.

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UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. President

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C, took office as the 17th president of the University of Notre Dame on July 1, 2005. He was elected by the University’s Board of Trustees to a five-year term April 30, 2004. An associate professor of philosophy and member of Notre Dame’s faculty since 1990, Father Jenkins had served as a vice president and associate provost at the University from July 2000 until becoming president. Prior to his service in the provost’s office, Father Jenkins had been religious superior of the Holy Cross priests and brothers at Notre Dame for three years. As religious superior, he was a Fellow and Trustee of the University. Father Jenkins specializes in the areas of ancient philosophy, medieval philosophy and the philosophy of religion. He is the author of Knowledge and Faith in Thomas Aquinas, published by Cambridge University Press in 1997. Father Jenkins earned degrees in philosophy from Oxford University in 1987 and 1989. He earned his master of divinity degree and licentiate in sacred theology from the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, Calif., in 1988. Prior to entering the Congregation of Holy Cross, he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in philosophy from Notre Dame in 1976 and 1978, respectively. Father Jenkins was ordained a priest in Notre Dame’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart in 1983. He served as director of the Old College program for Notre Dame undergraduate candidates for the Congregation of Holy Cross from 1991 to 1993. A native of Omaha, Neb., Father Jenkins was born Dec. 17, 1953.

Notre Dame Administration

President: Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. Provost: Thomas G. Burish Executive Vice President: John Affleck-Graves Vice President and Senior Associate Provost: Christine Maziar Vice President and Associate Provost: Donald B. Pope-Davis Vice President and Associate Provost: Dennis C. Jacobs Vice President for Student Affairs: Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C. Vice President for University Relations: Louis M. Nanni Vice President for Research: Robert J. Bernhard Vice President and General Counsel: Marianne Corr Vice President for Business Operations: James J. Lyphout Vice President and Chief Investment Officer: Scott C. Malpass Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications: Janet M. Botz Vice President for Finance: John A. Sejdinaj

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Thomas G. Burish Provost

John Affleck-Graves Executive Vice President

Richard C. Notebaert Chairman, Notre Dame Board of Trustees

Patricia Bellia NCAA Faculty Representative


Jack Swarbrick Director of Athletics

John B. “Jack” Swarbrick Jr., a University of Notre Dame graduate who has risen to national prominence as a lawyer, consultant, and executive in the collegiate and Olympic sports industries, is in his second year as director of athletics at his alma mater. His first year on campus in 2008-09 featured the announcement of plans for a new, free-standing ice hockey arena; creation of an athletic administrative division to enhance athletic performance — plus 35 All-Americans, eight Academic All-Americans and four NCAA postgraduate Scholarship winners. Notre Dame teams in 2008-09 finished as the NCAA runner-up in both women’s soccer (26-1, led by Hermann Trophy winner Kerri Hanks) and fencing (men 33-0, women 32-2), while the women’s tennis squad advanced to the NCAA semifinals. The Irish men’s soccer squad was seeded 14th in the NCAA bracket, while the hockey team ranked fourth in the final poll after winning CCHA regular-season and postseason crowns. Men’s lacrosse finished unbeaten in the regular season (and second in the final poll) -- and women’s lacrosse won its first BIG EAST title. Notre Dame also ranked number one in the country (among Football Bowl Subdivision schools) in the most recent Graduation Success Rate (GSR) numbers with a 98 for all student-athletes. The 2009 Academic Progress Rate (APR) statistics included more perfect 1,000 scores by Irish teams (nine) than by any other FBS institution.   Raised in Yonkers, N.Y., and Bloomington, Ind., Swarbrick is a 1976 magna cum laude graduate of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Upon graduating from Stanford University Law School in 1980, he returned to Indiana to accept a position as an associate in the Indianapolis law firm Baker & Daniels. He was made partner in 1987 and spent 28 years overall with the firm. As a member of the Indiana Sports Corporation, including the chairmanship from 1992 to 2001, Swarbrick’s leadership efforts resulted in the city earning the bid to host the 2012 Super Bowl; becoming the home of the NCAA headquarters; and hosting the 1987 Pan American Games, the 1991 World Gymnastics Championships, NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Fours, and other college championship competitions plus a wide array of national and world championships in the Olympic sports. He served as sports commissioner of the 1982 U.S. Olympic Festival in Indianapolis, competition director of the ’87 Pan American Games, and chairman of the ’91 World Gymnastics Championships.  Swarbrick has served as general counsel for numerous national governing bodies of Olympic sports, including USA Gymnastics and USRowing. Born March 19, 1954, Swarbrick and his wife Kimberly are the parents of four children: Kate, a senior at Saint Louis University; Connor, a junior at Wake Forest University; Cal, a senior in high school; and Christopher, a high school junior.

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ATHLETIC FACILITIES

Homes of the Fighting Irish In the midst of a master plan that will touch nearly every varsity team, Notre Dame has shown its commitment to providing athletes with the best possible facilities to help them compete on a national level. From new facilities to the extensive renovation of existing ones, Notre Dame is committed to giving Irish athletes every edge imaginable. The plan will result in a drastically altered footprint on the southeast corner of campus, creating an athletics quad that will give every Irish athlete a place they will be proud to call home.

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New athletics facilities which will open on campus during the 2009-10 year. Alumni Stadium will be the new home for men’s and women’s soccer; Purcell Pavilion renovation and expansion of the Joyce Center arena will be completed; and Arlotta Family Stadium will open as the new home for the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams.

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New facilities which have opened their doors in the past five years, including the Guglielmino Athletics Complex (housing football offices and locker room, a new weight room and new sports medicine facilities), the LaBar Practice Complex (featuring two Field Turf fields and one natural grass field) and Melissa Cook Stadium (home of the Irish softball team).

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Million dollars being spent on Purcell Pavilion for additions and renovations to the Joyce Center arena. Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center will feature a three-story addition with club seating, a hospitality area, additional area for restrooms and concessions, as well as new space for the Varsity Shop and the Notre Dame ticket office.

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Facilities which are still on the master plan to create a comprehensive athletic quad. The track and field teams, the hockey program, the tennis squads and the rowing team all will receive new facilities in the near future.

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EXCELLENCE ON THE FIELD

Championship Teams Notre Dame prides itself on competing with the best in every sport it fields. Eight different programs have won national championships since Notre Dame began its first varsity team, football in 1887. With more consensus national championships in football than any other school, other programs have begun to emerge on the national scene in the 14 years since Notre Dame joined the BIG EAST Conference.

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National championships (11 in football, seven in fencing, two in women’s soccer, two in men’s tennis, one in men’s golf, men’s cross country and women’s basketball) won by Notre Dame.

101

BIG EAST Conference championships won by Notre Dame in 14 seasons of league play.

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Conference championships won by Irish teams during the 2008-09 year (eight BIG EAST, plus Central Collegiate Hockey Association and Great Western Lacrosse League).

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Irish programs which finished their 2008-09 season nationally ranked.

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Consecutive years in which Notre Dame has finished in the top 25 of the United States Sports Academy Division I Directors’ Cup, sponsored by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletcs. With a 21st-place finish in 2009, Notre Dame matched its finish from the previous year.

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EXCELLENCE OFF THE FIELD

Championship People To measure the success of Notre Dame’s determination to have both academic and athletic success, one needs only to look at the numbers. From Academic All-Americans to BIG EAST Conference Academic AllStars, Notre Dame continues to set the bar nationally.

210 84 2 8 48

All-time Academic All-Americans produced by Notre Dame, second most of any university. Academic All-Americans since 2000, more than any other school. Irish teams which have produced more Academic All-Americans than any other school in their respective sports – baseball and women’s soccer. Notre Dame Academic All-Americans in 2008-09. Notre Dame NCAA postgraduate scholarship recipients since 1964, including four in 2008-09: Matt Besler (men’s soccer), Brittany Bock (women’s soccer), Lauren Buck (rowing) and Patrick Smyth (men’s cross country).

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STUDENT WELFARE & DEVELOPMENT

Irish in the Community In addition to academic success, Notre Dame emphasizes giving back to the community as well. Notre Dame athletes have participated in countless service projects through the years, benefiting the Notre Dame and South Bend communities and beyond. Team and individual projects have allowed Irish athletes to see the positive impact they have in the lives of others and learn how to use their talents to benefit those in their communities.

5,500

Hours of community service completed by Notre Dame student-athletes during the 2008-09 school year.

686

Community service hours completed by the women’s swimming team, tops among Irish programs in 2008-09. The team assisted with programs including the Domer Run, Irish Aquatics, Relay for Life and Fit for Fun, among others.

82.5

Hours of community service completed by the women’s soccer All-American Carrie Dew, more than any other Irish athlete. Dew volunteered at Healthwin Specialized Care with the elderly, Lifeworks children’s program and Take 10, which emphasizes non-violent ways for children to resolve disputes, among other service projects.

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NOTRE DAME MONOGRAM CLUB

An Exclusive Club The Notre Dame Monogram Club was founded by athletics director Jesse Harper in 1916 to bring together varsity letterwinners to promote spirit, unity, leadership and sportsmanship. Today’s active members help keep past athletes connected to Notre Dame and the current student-athletes. In addition to helping contribute to scholarships, the Monogram Club has helped contribute to new facilities, especially the renovation of Heritage Hall and the Monogram Room, located in the Joyce Center.

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Postgraduate scholarships awarded by the Monogram Club in 2009. Football’s Thomas Bemenderfer and volleyball’s Mallorie Croal earned the first annual grants. Croal will be working towards a masters of nursing at San Diego while Bemenderfer will be enrolling in medical school at Indiana University.

3,628

Active members in the Monogram Club through the 2008-09 year. The contributions of active members entitle them to Inside Irish, a magazine for members; the annual Riehle Open golf outing; football tickets and makes their children eligible for the Brennan-Boland-Riehle Scholarship.

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Million dollars which have been contributed to the Brennan-Boland-Riehle Scholarship fund, which benefits the children of former Notre Dame athletes who attend the University.

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CITY OF SOUTH BEND

Notre Dame’s Neighbor Located adjacent to South Bend, Ind., the University of Notre Dame has always acknowledged its place in a greater community. Sitting between South Bend and Mishawaka in northern Indiana, Notre Dame has benefited the area in ways unimaginable, especially when it comes to Notre Dame football weekends. It is estimated that the average football weekend brings approximately $6.2 million dollars to the surrounding community. In addition to the financial aspect, Notre Dame feels truly invested in the surrounding community, with students participating in countless service projects to benefit the greater South Bend area.

266,678

Population of the South Bend-Mishawaka area.

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Millions of dollars in voluntary contributions over the next 10 years from the University of Notre Dame to the cities of South Bend and Mishawaka, the town of Roseland and to St. Joseph County.

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Football legends enshrined in South Bend’s College Football Hall of Fame in the summer of 2009, including former Irish head coach Lou Holtz. The College Football Hall of Fame was constructed in downtown South Bend in 1995 and features what is regarded as one of the most interactive museums in the world.

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Feet runs the East Race Waterway, the first and only manmade whitewater rapids facility in North America. The East Race hosted the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials for kayak.

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Location ......................................Notre Dame, IN 46556 Founded ..................................................................1842 Enrollment ..............8,352 (undergraduate)/11,603 (total) Nickname....................................................Fighting Irish Colors ......................................................Gold and Blue Conference......................................................BIG EAST Facilities ..........................................Meyo Track (indoors) Monogram Track (outdoors) President ................................Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. Provost ....................................................Thomas Burish Director of Athletics ..................................Jack Swarbrick Sport Administrator (XC) ......................Jen Vining-Smith Sport Administrator (Track) ......................Reggie Brooks Athletic Department Web Page......................www.und.com Athletic Department Hotline ......................574-631-3000

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Joe Piane (Loras ’69) Piane’s Office Phone ............................(574) 631-6135 Women’s Cross Country Head Coach Track & Field Women’s Distance Coach Tim Connelly (Notre Dame ’83) Connelly’s Office Phone ......................(574) 631-6989 Track & Field Associate Head Coach Sprints/Hurdles Coach John Millar (Western Ontario ’78) Millar’s Office Phone ..........................(574) 631-4871 Track & Field Throws Coach Adam Beltran (UM-KC ’99) Beltran’s Office Phone ........................(574) 631-9982 Track & Field Jumps Coach Jim Garnham (Kent State ’98) Garnham’s Office Phone ......................(574) 631-1694 Track & Field Sprints/Hurdles Coach Amy Henry (Hampton’02) Henry’s Office Phone ..........................(574) 631-8491 Coaches’ Fax ............................................(574) 631-9690

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Glossary Academic All-Americans – The 2006-07 season proved to be a banner one, both on the fields of competition and in the classroom, for the Notre Dame track & field/cross country program. The Irish had four student-athletes earn ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, led by middle distance runner Thomas Chamney, who was a first-team selection in 2007 after picking up third-team plaudits in ’06. Chamney became the fifth Irish track and field athlete to be tabbed a two-time Academic All-American and the fourth to earn first-team honors. The three-time All-American on the track earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the College of Arts and Letters in 2007, graduating with a 3.56 cumulative grade point average in English. Joining Chamney as 2007 Academic AllAmericans were sprinter Maryann Erigha and distance harriers Sunni Olding and Todd Ptacek. The honors were the first for each athlete. Erigha was also awarded an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award (first team) along with fellow sprinter Okechi Ogbuokiri (fourth team), and was a recipient of Notre Dame’s Byron V. Kanaley Award for exemplary scholarship and leadership among senior monogram winners. Through the years, the Notre Dame track & field/cross country program has produced 21 student-athletes who have been awarded a place on the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America Team a total of 27 times. The program has been especially strong the past five seasons, as 11 athletes have combined to garner 15 Academic All-America certificates, including five first-team berths. Distance runner Patrick Smyth continued the tradition in 2009, earning first-team Academic All-America honors.

Knute Rockne (left), founder of the Irish track and field program, poses with John Plant and Edwin Richardson in 1913.

Notre Dame Track & Field/Cross Country Academic All-Americans Tom Mick - 1988 Theresa Rice - 1989 (cross country only) Mike McWilliams - 1995 Jeff Hojnacki - 1997 Jason Rexing - 1997, 1998 Errol Williams - 1998 Mike Brown - 1999 Alison Klemmer - 2000 Ryan Shay - 2002 Luke Watson - 2002, 2003 Lauren King - 2004 Todd Mobley - 2004, 2005 Stacey Cowan - 2005, 2006 Sean O’Donnell - 2005, 2006 Stephanie Madia - 2006 Tim Moore - 2006 Thomas Chamney - 2006, 2007 Maryann Erigha - 2007 Sunni Olding - 2007 Todd Ptacek - 2007 Patrick Smyth - 2009 All-America Streak – Irish runners have a proven record in national championship meets, as evidenced by their current line of AllAmerica citations. The Irish men’s track & field team is on a streak of 19 years (1990-2009) with at least one competitor earning All-America honors (the Irish have amassed 167 All-America honors since 1921). The Notre Dame women’s track & field team has enjoyed at least one All-America performance each season since 1997 (12-year streak) and 42 overall since 1994. All-American (Two Sports) – Former Irish great Raghib “Rocket” Ismail is part of an exclusive group of four student-athletes who have combined All-America honors in football and another sport during their Notre Dame careers. Ismail was a two-time consensus firstteam All-American in football (1989, 1990) and also earned All-America honors on the track as a sprinter in 1991. The other members of this elite club are: Edward “Moose” Krause (football 1932; basketball 1932-34), Dick Arrington (football 1965; wrestling 1966) and Bob Golic (football 197778; wrestling 1978-79). Former high jumper and 2006 graduate Emily Loomis narrowly missed becoming the first female student-athlete in school history to join this group. She earned her first track All-America citation with a tie for eighth place in the outdoor high jump at the 2006 NCAA Championship, in addition to earning honorable mention AllAmerica laurels in volleyball following the 2003 campaign. Technically, Notre Dame has not considered honorable mention selections in its final count of All-Americans.

Irish football flanker Tim Brown (above) held the Notre Dame 55-meter record until fellow gridiron star Raghib Ismail broke the record in 1991. Brown won the Heisman Trophy for his football exploits in 1987.

Aragon – Former Irish track and cross country standout Dr. Chuck Aragon was presented with the Spirit of Notre Dame Award during the Notre Dame-Michigan game in the fall of 1992. The award, sponsored by Maxwell House and General Foods, recognized Notre Dame athletes, past and present, who distinguished themselves in competition, demonstrated the “Spirit of Notre Dame” and exhibited the ideals of the University. Aragon captained both the Notre Dame cross country and track teams during his career (1977-81) and was the first Irish subfour-minute miler. An All-American and bronze medalist in the 1,500 meters at the Pan Am Games, he placed fourth in the 1984 Olympic Trials. Aragon, who completed his residency in anesthesiology, donated many hours to the Logan Center while at Notre Dame. Back to the Bend – Although the Irish won their only cross country national championship in 1957, the bus ride home from East Lansing, Mich., was anything but a celebration. In 26degree weather, the Irish upset heavily-favored Michigan State, but when coach Alex Wilson added up the team’s score of 121 points, he felt the score was extremely high to contend for the title. As a result, he and his team packed up and took the bus back to South Bend. About halfway home the stunning news came over the bus radio, Notre Dame had defeated Michigan State by six points. Coaching Tree – Although one of Notre Dame’s oldest varsity programs (dating back to 1890), the Irish track and field team didn’t bring on its first coach until 1916, when Knute Rockne took the job. He held that position until 1927, starting a trend of stability among Irish track coaches.

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Glossary Current Notre Dame track & field coach Joe Piane is perhaps the best example of this, as he is in his 35th year at the helm of the Irish. Piane is the longest-tenured coach among active mentors at Notre Dame, with men’s swimming coach Tim Welsh next in line with his 24th season on tap in 2009-10. Notre Dame Track and Field Coaches Through The Years (1890-present) No coach - 1890-1916 Knute Rockne - 1916-1927 John P. Nicholson - 1927-1940 William P. Mahoney - 1940-1942 E.R. “Doc” Handy - 1942-1950 Alex Wilson - 1950-1972 Don Faley - 1972-1974 Joe Piane - 1974-present

Track coach from 1927-1940, John P. Nicholson became an innovator in coaching technique purely by accident.

Indoor Championship. The Meyo Invitational, which features the “Meyo Mile” (a special race Deeter – JoAnna Deeter ended her career as that features many of the top milers in the one of the best women’s cross country and track nation) and the Alex Wilson Invitational are and field runners in Irish history. A native of fixtures on the Notre Dame indoor track & Glen Ellyn, Ill., Deeter earned All-America sta- field schedule each season. tus twice for cross country in 1996 and 1998 and three times in track & field, all in 1999. Football Players – The Notre Dame football Included in her accomplishments were two and track & field programs are two of the oldthen-school records - the indoor and outdoor est varsity sports on the Irish campus. There have been a number of football stars who have 3,000 and the 10,000. crossed over to the track, or the field, and left Fifth – One-fifth of a mile (approx. 320 meters) an impression on the track and field program. is the length of the Meyo Track, the largest col- Just a glance at the Notre Dame track and field legiate indoor surface in the country and the record book shows the effect that football playhome track for the Irish indoor teams. First ers have had on it. Raghib “Rocket” Ismail, who opened in 1988, the track was named for Ray finished second in the Heisman Trophy balloting and Marie Meyo of Brecksville, Ohio, and is in 1990, holds the school record for the indoor made of the Mondo track surface featuring six 55 meters and finished as an All-American in 1991. 42-inch lanes. Former Irish defensive back Allen Rossum The Meyo Track has established itself as one of the fastest surfaces in the nation and wel- (now a defensive stalwart with the NFL’s San comes a number of high-class athletes in a “last Francisco 49ers) currently holds the school chance” meet (the Alex Wilson Invitational) record in the indoor 60 meters (6.68), former who are attempting to qualify for the NCAA running back Randy Kinder set the indoor 200-

meter record in 21.11, former receiver Ryan Postel owns the indoor 400-meter record (47.01) and former halfback Aubrey Lewis holds the top mark in the 400-meter hurdles (50.2). Some football players who also earned monograms on the track include 1987 Heisman Trophy winner Tim Brown, Jack Elder, Edward “Moose” Krause, Elmer Layden, Dean Lytle, Ryan Mihalko (the school-record holder in the javelin), Dwight Ellick, Terrail Lambert, Creighton Miller and Knute Rockne. Ghana – The impact of Notre Dame track can be felt around the world as evidenced by William P. Mahoney, an Irish alumnus who served as the U.S. ambassador to Ghana under the Kennedy Administration. A sprinter for coach John Nicholson, Mahoney took over the coaching duties when Nicholson died in 1940. Mahoney guided the team to an unofficial victory in the Drake Relays before he entered the Navy in 1942. Golden Anniversary – The 2006 season marked the 51st running of the Notre Dame Invitational cross country meet, one of the nation’s oldest and largest intercollegiate races. The invitational was started by former Irish head coach Alex Wilson in 1956 as a four-mile race, extended to five miles in 1968 and a women’s competition added in 1987. Notre Dame has won the men’s event 16 times (most recently in 2007) and the women’s race on six occasions (last doing so in 2003).

Heisman – Achieving success on both the track and the football field was the trademark of former Irish runners Tim Brown and Raghib “Rocket” Ismail. Brown won the 1987 Heisman Trophy in addition to running with the track team during the offseason. Brown owned the school record in the 55 meters until 1990 when ‘90 Heisman runner-up Ismail ran 6.07 in the event, and eventually went on to earn track All-America honors by finishing second in the 1991 NCAA indoor 55 meters. Two-time NCAA champion (’23 and ’24) Tom Lieb introduced the spinning throw delivery in the shot put, which is still in use today.

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still used today. Lieb won the NCAA title in the event during the 1923 and 1924 seasons. Loftus Center/Guglielmino Athletics Complex – Notre Dame first utilized the Loftus Center in October of 1987 and is enjoying its 23rd full season of use in 2009-10. The indoor facility is highlighted by Meyo Field, a Prestige Turf surface installed in 2003 that is shared with several Irish sports teams, including the football and lacrosse programs. The Loftus Center is connected to the Guglielmino Athletics Complex, which features the 25,000-square foot Haggar Fitness Center, a facility holding more than 250 pieces of weight training equipment, six plasma televisions and a state-of-the-art sound system. It also houses the 150-seat Isban Auditorium as well as plentiful meeting space. Meyo Invitational – Four minutes, one mile. For years it was the unbreakable barrier and it remains among the most celebrated feats in all of sport. Folks that know the sport of track and field will tell you that 3:40 in the 1,500 or 7:55 in the 3,000 are just as impressive, but to the casual fan there is something about the simplicity of it; four laps, four minutes, one mile. In February 2010, the 23rd annual Meyo Invitational will return to the Loftus Sports John P. Nicholson was one of track and field’s greatest innovators in the late 20’s and early 30’s. Center on Notre Dame’s campus with the marHere he is pictured with Irish distance great Greg Rice, plotting out the All-American’s next race. quee event at the meet being the Meyo Mile. In the past seven seasons, 18 runners have broken Hurd – Dr. Bill Hurd was honored in 2002 at regional finalist and received Notre Dame’s the magical four-minute mark, highlighted by the annual Notre Dame Monogram Club din- Harvey Foster Award in 1992 (recognizing two of the most exciting races at Notre Dame ner with the Moose Krause Distinguished alumni for distinguished civic activity) and the in recent memory. Service Award, the highest honor presented by NCAA’s prestigious Silver Anniversary Award in the Monogram Club. A world-class sprinter and 1994 (recognizing career success and commu1969 Notre Dame graduate with a degree in nity service). He holds two U.S./foreign patents electrical engineering, Hurd now is a noted eye for optical devices, including a slit-lamp, mountsurgeon, with an ophthalmology practice in able intraocular biometer. Also an accomplished jazz musician, Hurd Memphis that specializes in cataract, glaucoma and diabetic treatment and keratorefractive sur- completed work on his fourth CD, in which he plays the saxophone and flute. gery. Hurd and his wife Rhynette, an attorney, have Hurd annually spends 2-3 weeks providing voluntary eye surgery to the poor in Africa, sent both of their sons to Notre Dame. One of Mexico and Brazil. On one trip to Madagascar, his sons, Ryan, was a four-year monogram winhe and two other doctors saw 1,100 patients in ner on the Irish track & field team from 200110 days and he performed 35 eye surgeries – 04. with Hurd and his colleagues increasingly in Jinx – Although Irish great Greg Rice is widely demand as their reputation grows. Hurd’s days of distinction as a collegian regarded as one of the best distance runners of included being named Notre Dame’s “athlete of all time, his coach only saw him race once durthe year” for 1967-68 and establishing the ing his Notre Dame career. Coach John American indoor record in the 300-yard dash Nicholson superstitiously felt he jinxed Rice (29.8). He set eight Notre Dame records and during races and therefore stayed in South Bend totaled five All-America finishes at the 1968 and while Rice traveled to meets. The only race Nicholson saw was perhaps one of Rice’s finest ‘69 NCAA meets. He also was a finalist (top eight) at the as he outdueled Taisto Maki and Don Lash to Olympic Trials in the 100 and 200 meters, fin- win a three-mile race in 13:52.2. Unfortunately, ishing fifth in the 100 to just miss a spot on the the race would also be Nicholson’s last as the Olympic squad (his competitors included the coach died two days later from complications of likes of Jim Hines, John Carlos, Tommy Smith a heart attack that he suffered just hours before the competition. and Mel Gray). Notre Dame senior Luke Watson pulled ahead in the final Hurd – who added graduate degrees from 30 meters and won a heartstopping Meyo Mile in 2003, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (master’s Lieb – Tom Lieb, an Irish shot put thrower in hitting the tape in a school-record time of 3:57.83. in management science) and Meaharry Medical the early 20’s, is credited with introducing the School in Nashville – was a Rhodes Scholarship spin-style delivery to the sport, a style which is

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six years of pushing Notre Dame’s athletic program toward a top finish in the annual NACDA Directors’ Cup standings,” former Director of Athletics Kevin White said. “This eventually will put all of our programs in position to compete for national championships.”

Glossary In 2003, Notre Dame senior Luke Watson won the race in school record time (3:57.83), moving into the lead a mere 30 meters from the finish line. After the dust had settled, the top five in the race were each in under four minutes, each within a half second of the others and each owned one of the five fastest times in the world that year. The 2005 race turned out to be just as thrilling, with four runners breaking the fourminute barrier, including a pair of Notre Dame athletes (Watson, running unattached, and sophomore Kurt Benninger). All four sub-four minute runners earned automatic qualification to the NCAA Indoor Championship and Benninger’s time of 3:58.75 put him less than a second off Watson’s school-record mark of two years earlier. Notably, Indiana’s Sean and John Jefferson also became the first American brothers to run sub-four minute miles. The Invitational, as well as the Meyo Mile, are the brainchild of Irish head track & field coach Joe Piane. When the Loftus Center was built, Notre Dame installed a track that was oversized (one-fifth of a mile, or approximately 320 meters) and topped with a Mondo surface, which produced a rare and very fast combination. Piane recounted the invention of the Invitational. “We put the meet together because it was a huge track and it was attractive to just give it a try. The name comes from Ray Meyo, who donated everything, and we decided to highlight the mile because even the average person knows that a sub-four-minute mile is very good, so we put together a ‘four minute challenge’ knowing that if the race did go under four minutes, everyone was going to say, ‘Wow! This is really something.’” The Meyo Mile, however will not be the only great event on the weekend. The Meyo Invitational is always packed with outstanding performances from start to finish. In 2009 athletes registered 83 automatic or provisional qualifications for the NCAA Championship, and through the years, numerous track and school records have been shattered. In fact, six meet records and three track marks went by the boards during the 2007 meet alone. National Champions – Fifteen Irish athletes have won 16 national track titles during the program’s history, in addition to the two individual crowns and one team championship in cross country. The most recent track champion was Ryan Shay, who ran away with the 10,000 meters at the 2001 NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. Before Shay’s triumphant victory, Notre Dame’s last track & field champion was Tom McMannon who won the 55-meter high hurdles in 1972. Greg Rice (1938) and Oliver Hunter (1942) were individual cross country champions, while coach Alex Wilson’s 1957

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Notre Dame’s Greg Rice (second from left) is considered by many to be the greatest distance runner in U.S. history. The 1940 Sullivan Award winner, Rice went undefeated in 65 major indoor and outdoor races over a three-year span, setting 10 world records in six different events. He also was an All-American in the two-mile race, winning the NCAA title in 1937 and 1939 and finishing second in 1938.

squad won the NCAA cross country national championship. Pioneer – Harry M. Jewett was the first recognized Notre Dame track and field athlete, making his debut in 1890 at a relay invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich. The school was next represented in 1898 and the Irish have competed in every year since then with the exception of 1906. Rockne – The name that has become synonymous with Notre Dame football also was involved in the Irish track scene. After a difficult freshman year as a reserve on the varsity football team, Knute Rockne turned his attention to track where he earned a monogram and, as legend has it, once broke the world record in the indoor pole vault with his best effort of 12-4, but held it for such a brief period that he never received official recognition for it. Rockne became the University’s first track coach in 1916 and the first cross country mentor in 1920. During his tenure, Rockne guided five Olympians and two Olympic medalists. The coach resigned his track responsibilities in 1928 to devote his energy to football until his death in 1931. Roof Top Coaching – Injured by a wild discus throw, John P. Nicholson (Irish track coach from 1927-40) sat on the roof of a car and shouted instructions to his runners through a megaphone during training. The method proved so effective that Nicholson made the car a regular part of his training regimen. Scholarships – Beginning with the 2004-05 season, all 26 varsity programs at the University of Notre Dame received the full NCAA complement of scholarships. “Fully scholarshipping all our programs will help us realize our goals over the next five or

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Starting Blocks – John P. Nicholson bestowed upon the track world perhaps his greatest innovation, the starting block. His starting block caught on in the late 1920s and was wellreceived by the track community. “You have a device which will materially make short distance, hurdle and relay racing more popular with both the public and athletes,” wrote former Illinois coach Harry Gill in a 1929 letter. “It appears to be a real help to track athletics.” John Griffith, former chairman of the NCAA track & field rules committee and commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, was equally impressed in a letter written the same year. “I have studied the pictures of your new starting device with a great deal of interest, and am of the opinion that you have made a distinct contribution to track athletics.” Sub-four – Jake Watson made history on June 2nd, 2007 at the Music City Distance Carnival. It was there that he ran 3:59.4 over one mile, breaking the elusive four-minute barrier, but even more notably, joined his older brother Luke as just the second pair of brothers in American history to run sub-four minute miles. Luke, an Irish distance running legend and former assistant coach, first broke the barrier indoors at the 2002 Meyo Invitational. Jake performed the feat after earning his first career All-America honors during the 2007 track and field season. The Watsons (Stillwater, Minn.) join twins Sean and John Jefferson who both broke four minutes in the 2005 Meyo Mile. Varsity – While the men’s track & field and cross country teams are two of the oldest teams at Notre Dame, dating back to the 19th century, the women’s program is only in its infancy. The women’s cross country team is in its 23rd year and owns seven conference titles, including three BIG EAST crowns, all won in the past seven seasons. The women’s cross country team also has finished among the top 10 in four of the past seven NCAA Championships, including a third-place outing in 2002 and a fourth-place showing in 2004. The women’s track & field squad enters its 18th season of varsity competition this year and has won seven league championships in that time (three in the BIG EAST) and advanced at least one runner to the NCAA Championship for the 15th consecutive year in 2009. In 2008, the Irish won their first-ever outdoor BIG EAST Championship, edging Louisville 120.5 to 106.5 in a total team effort.


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J. Gregory Rice

Nicholas Sparks

Alex Wilson

Rick Wohlhuter

All-American 1937-39 Sullivan Award Winner

Monogram Winner 1987-88

All-American 1930-32 Irish Track Coach 1950-72

All-American 1969-70 U.S. Olympian Sullivan Award Winner

Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks graduated in 1988 and was a two-time monogram winner in track & field. At Notre Dame, Sparks was a member of the 4x800-meter relay team, which still holds the outdoor school record. After pursuing a variety of jobs after graduation, he wrote his first published novel entitled “The Notebook,” which was released in 1996. It became one of only five novels published in the past 35 years that spent more than a year on the New York Times hardcover best seller list, and was eventually made into a movie in 2004 starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams. His second novel, “Message in a Bottle,” was published in 1998 and remained a bestseller for 43 weeks. The film version, starring Kevin Costner, Paul Newman and Robin Wright Penn, opened at number one at the box office and grossed more than $100 million. His third novel, “A Walk to Remember,” was published in October 1999 and turned into a movie in 2002 starring Mandy Moore. In 2004, he was honored by Notre Dame with the first-ever Rev. Robert F. Griffin, C.S.C., Award, for establishing an initiative in the University’s Creative Writing Program that includes fellowships, internships and an annual Sparks Prize to support a student writer-in-residence. Nicholas Sparks is married and has five children. He lives in New Bern, N.C., and still runs nine miles a day.

A middle-distance track star at Notre Dame, Alex Wilson is a perfect example of an outstanding athlete and legendary coach. While at Notre Dame, Wilson was undefeated in the quarter- and halfmile events and set a national indoor record of 49.3 for the 440 in 1932. He set records in both the 440 and 880 races. Wilson also won the Amateur Athletic Union 600 and twice captured the Milrose 600. In 1928 and 1932, he competed in the Olympics for his native Canada and won a silver in the 800-meter race and a bronze in the 400-meter run in 1932. In 1950, after 18 years as a successful track and swimming coach at Loyola (Ill.), he returned to coach at Notre Dame. During his 23 years with the Irish, his teams finished in the national top-10 11 times. Wilson guided three track national champions, 28 track and eight cross country AllAmericans and led the Irish to the cross country national championship in 1957. His teams appeared in the meet a total of 18 times. He was voted into the Canadian Track Hall of Fame in 1954 and in 1967 he was elected to the Helms Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame for his contributions as a track coach in the United States. In December of 2008, Wilson was inducted into the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Wilson was also honored as national coach of the year by the NCAA Cross Country Coaches Association in 1972, and an indoor track and field meet is held in his honor each year at Notre Dame. Wilson died on Dec. 10, 1994, at the age of 87.

Greg Rice, billed as the greatest distance runner the United States has ever produced, was presented with the 1940 Sullivan Trophy as the nation’s top amateur athlete after he set a world three-mile record at the national championships. Named “the Little Man with a Big Finish,” Rice smashed the world threemile record with a time of 13:51. He earned All-America honors in the mile in 1937, and also received those honors in the two-mile as he won the event in 1937 and ’39 and placed second in 1938. Rice was undefeated in 65 major indoor and outdoor races in just over three years with 10 world records in six different events. Rice became the firstever cross country national champion in 1938 when he ran the four-mile course in 20:12.9 to lead the Irish to a secondplace team finish. Born in 1916, Rice died in May of 1991.

Rick Wohlhuter, a two-time Olympian and 1971 Notre Dame graduate, was selected to the Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1991. Winner of an Olympic bronze medal in the 800 meters in 1976, he holds the distinction of being the last man to qualify for the Games in both the 800- and 1,500-meter events. Wohlhuter won the IC4A 880-yard title in 1971 and qualified for the Olympics in 1972. In addition to his appearance in the Games, Wohlhuter broke the U.S. 800-meter record twice and twice set world records for the 880-yard race. He also set the world record for the 1,000 meters in 1974 and won the event the next three indoor seasons. Wohlhuter also won national outdoor titles in 1973 and ’74. In 1974 he earned the Sullivan Award as the nation’s top amateur athlete. A 1970 NCAA champion in the 600-yard event, the two-time AllAmerican was also a member of Notre Dame’s two-mile relay team which placed second in the nation in 1969. Wohlhuter joined John Beatty, the first man to break the four-minute mile indoors, high jumper Charles Dumas, a 1956 gold medalist and first jumper to clear seven feet, and Doris Brown-Heritage, winner of 14 U.S. distance titles and five world cross country championships, as the 1991 Track and Field Hall of Fame inductees.

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Track & Field Legends

Tameisha King

Ryan Shay

Luke Watson

Molly Huddle

Four-time All-American Four-time BIG EAST Champion

Nine-time All-American 2001 NCAA Champion 2003 USA Marathon Champion

Eight-time All-American Six-time BIG EAST Champion Sub-Four Minute Mile

Ten-time All-American Seven-time BIG EAST Champion

Tameisha King graduated from Notre Dame in 2003, and left the University as its top female long jumper. King owns both the indoor and outdoor school records for the long jump, in addition to running in the school record 4x100-meter relay. She was a four-time AllAmerican, with three of those honors coming during the outdoor season, and one during the indoor season. Each of her All-America honors came in the long jump. King had five top-10 finishes in the NCAA Championship as well as four BIG EAST Championships to her credit. King also has a very impressive résumé outside of the collegiate spectrum. In 2001, as a sophomore, she placed second in the long jump at National Junior Track & Field Championship, and went on to finish among the top 10 at the World Junior Championship in Santiago, Chile. More recently, King won the 2004 USA Track & Field Indoor long jump title after finishing fourth in ’03. She also ended up sixth at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials and was the top finisher from the United States at the 2003 Pan American Games.

A 2001 graduate, Ryan Shay became the USA Marathon Champion in 2003, continuing the championship ways of his collegiate years. Shay is the most decorated athlete in the history of Notre Dame track & field. A 2001 NCAA champion in the 10,000 meters, Shay was a nine-time All-American including two honors for cross country, two for indoor track and five for outdoor track. His nine honors are the second-most in school history. In 2002, a fifth year of eligibility, Shay was named an Academic AllAmerican and had a second-place finish in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Championship. Shay was a nine-time BIG EAST champion in his years at Notre Dame, with one of those victories coming in cross country. He also had seven top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championships in various distance events including the 3,000, 5,000 and 10,000 meters. In 2000, he competed for the right to represent the USA Track & Field Team at the Olympic Games, finishing 10th in the Olympic Trials. Upon graduation, he held school records in the indoor 5,000 meters, the outdoor 5,000 meters and the 10,000 meters. Shay's 2001 national championship was the first outdoor championship by a Notre Dame athlete since 1954. Shay died unexpectedly on Nov. 3, 2007 during the running of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Marathon trials in New York City.

Enjoying one of the best careers in the history of Notre Dame track and field, Luke Watson competed in one of the most exciting moments in the history of the track and field program. In January of 2003,Watson broke one of the great barriers in sports, the fourminute mile, in front of one of the largest crowds to ever see a track meet at Notre Dame. Watson’s mile of 3:57.83 was the fastest collegiate indoor mile in the country in ’03 and was only the second sub-four-minute mile in school history. In the ’03 season, Watson’s last with the Irish, he was honored as an AllAmerican for the eighth time, including two for cross country, four for indoor track and two for outdoor track. He was also named an Academic All-American in both the ’02 and ’03 seasons. Upon graduating, Watson had five top-10 finishes in the NCAA Track & Field Championship, and two top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championship for cross country. Additionally, Watson held six school records upon graduation – the indoor and outdoor mile, the 3,000-meter steeplechase, the indoor 3,000 meters, outdoor 5,000 meters and the distance medley relay. Watson was also a force to be reckoned with in the BIG EAST. During his career he was a six-time BIG EAST champion. He also led the 2003 Irish to BIG EAST Championships in both the indoor and outdoor seasons, the first time a Notre Dame team accomplished that feat.

Molly Huddle graduated from Notre Dame in 2007 as one of the most decorated athletes in Irish sports history. Huddle concluded her career at the 2007 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, finishing third in the 5,000-meter run to earn her tenth All-America selection, a record for the most All-America selections by a Notre Dame athlete in any sport. Huddle’s other accolades include six BIG EAST track titles, the most by any Irish woman, and four NCAA Mideast Regional 5,000-meter titles. She set records across the board by being the first woman in BIG EAST history to win both the outdoor 5,000-meter and 10,000-meter race in back-to-back years as well as be named the BIG EAST Outstanding Outdoor Track Performer for two consecutive seasons. Former sprinter Liz Grow is the only other Irish athlete to win the award, receiving the honor in 2002. Huddle posted top-four finishes in each of her four NCAA 5,000m appearances, taking the runner-up spot in 2006. She currently holds four Irish school records (indoor 3,000m & 5,000m/outdoor 5,000m & 10,000m) as well as the BIG EAST meet record in the 10,000m. Huddle’s success was not limited to the track. In her freshman season of cross country she was named the 2003 NCAA Great Lakes Regional Runner of the Year after her first-place performance. She earned AllAmerica honors in 2002, 2003 and 2005 with 6th-, 41st- and 15th-place finishes, respectively. Huddle has competed at several USA Track and Field Championships, placing seventh at the 2004 Olympic Trials and winning the 2003 U.S. Junior National 3,000-meter title.

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Season Preview

Both the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field teams will look to make a run for the national stage in 2009-10.


Men’s Track & Field Preview Irish Men Look to Repeat Success from a Year Ago Veteran student-athletes hope to carry on tradition of Irish achievements a year ago. “We have the potential to repeat the success we had last year,” Millar said. “We’ve got some good leaders who will hopefully step up this season.” One of those leaders is senior Balazs Molnar. The Dunaujvaros, Hungary native stormed onto the scene for the Irish as a freshman in 2007 and hasn’t slowed down. Last season, he finished fourth in the 400 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships and fourth in the 400-meter hurdles at the conference outdoor meet, scoring points for the Irish on both occasions. Molnar also competed in the 400-meter hurdles at the Mideast Regionals, finishing 15th. The second half of Notre Dame’s Hungarian duo, junior Miklos Szebeny, is another key returner for the Irish. Szebeny earned all-BIG EAST honors with a thirdplace finish in the 200 meters at the conference indoor meet. He also finished fourth in both the 100 meters and 200 meters Senior Matt Schipper, a three-time BIG EAST pole vault champion, at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. returns to lead the Irish men’s track and field team in 2009. The Irish also return juniors Tyrell Atkins, Chandler Brooks and Matthew Brown, key After two consecutive BIG EAST Outdoor contributors to Notre Dame’s sprint success last Championship titles and two runner-up finishes at the season. Millar will also turn to sophomore Jordan Rincon, indoor meet, the 2009 edition of the Notre Dame men’s track and field team hopes to continue the who made a big impact with the Irish during his success and build on the foundation set by previous freshman campaign and was a major player in their conference success. Rincon earned his first all-BIG Irish student-athletes. Now in his 35th year, Irish head coach Joe Piane EAST honors with a second-place 400-meter finish at and his staff will look to stay atop the conference ranks the league’s indoor meet. Rincon was also part of the successful Irish relay teams from 2008-09. and challenge for the national spotlight. The Irish relay teams earned all-conference Despite the loss of four-time All-American Patrick Smyth, the Irish return several veteran runners in 2009. recognition with a second-place 4x400 finish and third Fifth-year senior Daniel Clark and senior Jake place performances from the 4x100 and 4x800 squads. “We’re returning basically the same team from last Walker return to lead the Irish distance runners. Clark earned all-BIG EAST honors and scored points for year, so hopefully the success we had then will carry Notre Dame a year ago when he finished second in over into this season,” Millar said. In the field events, the Irish return a strong group the mile at the league indoor meet and third in the 1,500 meters at the outdoor event. Walker scored of performers led by three-time BIG EAST pole vault points for the Irish with a fourth-place 10,000-meter champion Matt Schipper. The senior from Leo, Ind., won the conference indoor and outdoor pole vault finish at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. Senior Blake Choplin is back with the Irish after titles a year ago and garnered all-region honors with a finishing fourth in the 1,000 meters at the conference fifth-place performance at the Mideast Regionals. He indoor meet and competing in the 800 meters, along finished 14th at the NCAA Indoor Championships and with senior Jack Howard, at the Mideast Regionals. 19th at the national outdoor event. Joining his older brother in the pole vault is all-BIG Junior Dan Jackson contributed to the Irish men’s success last season, scoring points at the league meets EAST honoree Kevin Schipper. The sophomore with a fifth-place indoor 5,000-meter finish and a finished second at the league indoor meet as a freshman, then followed that performance by scoring sixth-place finish in the outdoor 10,000 meters. Sophomore Jordan Carlson made an impression points for the Irish with a fourth-place finish at the with the Irish during his first season of competition a outdoor championships. The younger Schipper then year ago, finishing sixth in the mile at the BIG EAST finished sixth at the Mideast Regionals. Senior Eric Quick returns as the top Irish jumper in indoor meet and qualifying for the Mideast Regionals 2009. Quick scored points for Notre Dame at both in the 1,500 meters. The Irish have a strong group of distance-running BIG EAST meets, finishing fifth in the triple jump and freshmen on campus this season, including Jeff seventh in the long jump at the indoor event, before earning a fourth-place finish in the outdoor triple MacMillan, J.P. Malette, Jeremy Rae and Trent Sayers. Associate head coach John Millar’s sprints and jump and a sixth-place feat in the long jump. He hurdles group could be the Notre Dame’s dark horse wrapped up his junior season with a 10th-place triple this season after returning almost every member from jump performance at the Mideast Regionals.

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The Irish return four top throwers this season led by juniors John Belcher, Greg Davis and Denes Veres. Belcher earned all-BIG EAST honors last season with a third-place finish in the indoor shot put and scored points at the outdoor meet with a fifth-place shot put performance. He qualified for the regional meet, finishing 21st. Davis garnered all-conference recognition after finishing second in the weight throw. He finished sixth in the league’s outdoor hammer throw competition and qualified for the Mideast Regionals. Veres scored points for the Irish at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a fourth-place shot put performance, before finishing seventh in the outdoor competition. Sophomore Andrew Hills played a key role in the Irish field events during his freshman season. Hills finished sixth at the BIG EAST indoor meet in the shot put and eighth at the outdoor competition. He qualified for the Mideast Regionals, finishing 19th in the shot put. Notre Dame will also turn to sophomore Mitchell Gormley in 2009. Junior Justin Schneider will handle multi-event duties for the Irish this season after a successful sophomore campaign. Schneider finished fourth in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, before earning all-league honors with a second-place performance in the decathlon at the outdoor event. He closed out the season with a 20th-place finish in the decathlon at the NCAA Championships. Several talented student-athletes will be joining the Irish field events team this season, including jumpers Alex Bavis and Ted Glasnow and thrower Anthony Thomas. With a veteran group of student-athletes and a gifted group of newcomers, the 2009 Irish men’s track and field team will have a solid chance to sweep the BIG EAST trophies and make a run for the national stage.

All-BIG EAST selection Jordan Rincon will play a major role with the Irish sprints group this year.


2009-10 Men’s Track & Field Roster Name

Event

Year

City

State

Mat Abernethy Tyrell Atkins** Randall Babb* Tyler Bartlow Alex Bavis John Belcher** Chandler Brooks** Matthew Brown Jordan Carlson* Spencer Carter* Blake Choplin*** Daniel Clark** John Clohisy Max Cruz Greg Davis** Brendan Dougherty Cameron Eckert*** Ryan Gamboa* Ted Glasnow Mitchell Gormley* Kevin Hendrickson Kyle Higdon Andrew Hills* Edward Hitchler* Jack Howard* Dan Jackson** Ryan Jacobs Ronald Kadykowski Andrew Kolbeck Alex Korenstra* Kevin Labus* Sean Lindbloom Mitchell Lorenz Kelly Lynch Jeffrey MacMillan J.P. Malette Jim Merchun** Joe Miller Balazs Molnar*** John Mossman Thomas Noel James Notwell* Dean Odegard Doug Onuscheck Connor Paladino Thomas Pesch Eric Quick*** Jeremy Rae Jordan Rincon* Eric Roth Trent Sayers Kevin Schipper* Matt Schipper*** Justin Schneider** Johnathan Shawel* Ryan Sheehan Michael Smigelski Paul Springer* Brier Steenberge Zac Suriano Miklos Szebeny** Denes Veres** Jake Walker***

XC/Mid Sprints XC/Mid XC/Mid Jumps Throws Sprints Sprints XC/Mid XC/Mid XC/Mid XC/Mid XC/Mid XC/Mid Throws Sprints XC/Mid XC/Mid Jumps Throws XC/Mid XC/Mid Throws Sprints XC/Mid XC/Mid XC/Mid Sprints Jumps Sprints XC/Mid Sprints XC/Mid XC/Mid XC/Mid XC/Mid Jumps XC/Mid Sprints Sprints XC/Mid XC/Mid Jumps Jumps Jumps XC/Mid Jumps XC/Mid Sprints Sprints XC/Mid Jumps Jumps Multi XC/Mid Sprints Throws XC/Mid XC/Mid XC/Mid Sprints Throws XC/Mid

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College Park Omaha Wheaton Long Grove Fort Wayne Cheyenne Kansas City Dunedin Inver Grove Heights Boise Kansas City Jackson St. Louis Chesterfield Peachtree Sioux City Markle Upland Newhall Lawrenceville Saline Michigan City Toledo Comfort Libertyville Ann Arbor Roscoe Brighton Richfield New Paris Indianapolis New Lenox Brainerd Spokane Mattawan Windsor Carmel Bowling Green Dunaujvaros La Grange Park Louisville Upper Arlington St. Louis Raleigh Skillman Elgin Bakersfield Fort Erie Las Vegas Colorado Springs Whitby Leo Leo Atlanta Placentia Round Hill Mequon Kenett Square Granburg Clifton Park Telki Ellwood City Ellwood City

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Men’s Track Pronunciation Guide Tyrell Atkins Alex Bavis John Clohisy Ted Glasnow Ronald Kadykowski Alex Korenstra Kevin Labus Jeffrey MacMillan J.P. Malette Balazs Molnar Dean Odegard Jordan Rincon Johnathan Shawel Michael Smigelski Brier Steenberge Zac Suriano Miklos Szebeny Denes Veres

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Men’s Track & Field Photos

Blake Choplin & Jack Howard Seniors, ’09 Regional Qualifiers

Kevin Schipper Sophomore, ’09 All-BIG EAST

Greg Davis Junior, ’09 All-BIG EAST Jordan Carlson Sophomore, ’09 All-BIG EAST

2009 BIG EAST Outdoor Champions

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Women’s Track & Field Preview Irish Women Turn to Veteran Experience in 2009-10 The Notre Dame women will look to an experienced group of returners and promising newcomers to continue success With almost all of their major players returning in 2009-10, the Irish women’s track and field team will turn to its veterans to continue the success found a year ago and lead the squad to the medal stand at the BIG EAST Conference meets. The Irish women are coming off one of their best national performances in program history. Notre Dame finished 24th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, the second-highest finish in school history and their best showing since 1999, when the Irish finished 17th. With the loss of All-American pole vaulter Mary Saxer and NCAA competitor Anna Weber, head coach Joe Piane and his staff will turn to key returners in 2009-10 to lead the Irish back to national prominence. One of those key returners is senior Joanna Schultz.The Holmen,Wis., native earned her first AllAmerica honor last season, finishing fourth in the 400 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships. She earned all-BIG EAST accolades in the indoor 400 meters with a second-place finish at the league meet, before claiming the 400-meter crown at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. Schultz garnered allregion recognition with a fifth-place 400-meter finish at the Mideast Regionals and closed out her season at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. “With all of her accomplishments throughout her career, Joanna Schultz is definitely going to be a mainstay and leader of the women’s program this season,” Irish associate head coach John Millar said. Also returning for the Irish is the junior trio of Natalie Johnson, Kelly Langhans and Kali Watkins. Johnson earned all-BIG EAST honors with a runner-up finish in the 500 meters at the league’s indoor meet. Langhans scored points for the Irish women with an eighth-place 800-meter finish at the

Senior Joanna Schultz, an All-American in the 400 meters a year ago, returns to lead the Irish women in 2009.

conference outdoor competition, before taking eighth place in the Mideast Regional 800 meters. “Natalie Johnson and Kelly Langhans will handle the 800-meter duties again for us this year. I think they definitely have NCAA potential,” Millar said. Watkins earned points for the Irish with a seventhplace finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. A strong group of sophomore sprinters will be back on the track for the Irish this season as well. Natalie Geiger finished seventh in the 400 meters at her first BIG EAST Indoor Championships as a freshman a year ago. “I think Natalie has really improved on last year, and she really has the ability to get to the NCAAs this season,” Millar said. Sasha Blanchard and Allison Schroeder will also add depth and experience to the Irish sprinting squad in 2009-10. Two talented freshmen enter the picture this year for the Irish runners. Nevada Sorenson was ranked in the top 10 nationally, while Ericka Nowell will have an impact in the 400-meter hurdles. “Overall, I think the sprinters have improved well as a group from last year. We’re definitely more well rounded this season,” Millar said. “I think we’re going to be stronger, and we have a lot of NCAA potential.” On the distance side, two seniors return with BIG EAST experience. Lindsey Ferguson finished eighth in the indoor 3,000-meters at the league meet, then earned all-conference honors with a third-place 3,000-meter steeplechase finish at the outdoor competition. She finished 15th in the steeplechase at the Mideast Regionals. Beth Tacl competed in the 3,000 and 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship, and scored points for the Irish with a fifth-place performance in the outdoor 10,000 meters. Marissa Treece leads a strong group of sophomore distance runners. Treece finished sixth in the mile at the BIG EAST indoor meet and ninth in the 1,500 meters at the outdoor competition. She qualified for the regional meet, finishing 13th in the 1,500 meters. Abby Higgins set a school record (2:50.55) with her point-scoring sixth-place finish in the 1,000 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships last season. Theresa Cattuna also brings BIG EAST experience to the Irish runners, competing in the 5,000 meters at the indoor meet last season. In the field, the Irish return one of the nation’s top throwers as Jaclyn Espinoza is set for her final season with the Irish. A year ago, Espinoza finished third in the discus throw at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, earning her first All-America honor. The Keizer, Ore., native won the BIG EAST Outdoor discus crown and finished sixth in the indoor shot put and seventh in the outdoor event. Espinoza also earned all-region honors with a fifth-place discus finish at the Mideast Regionals. Senior Elise Knutzen also returns for the Irish after finishing sixth in the javelin at the Mideast Regionals a year ago. Knutzen also scored points for Notre Dame at the BIG EAST Outdoor meet, finishing sixth in the javelin competition.

Maddie Buttinger earned her first two all-BIG EAST honors last season and will handle the multi-events for the Irish in 2009-10. Also in the throws mix are junior Rudy Atang, who competed in both the indoor and outdoor conference meets last season, and freshman Madeline Casanova. Handling the jumps this year for the Irish is senior Jaime Minor. She finished seventh in the triple jump at the league outdoor meet in 2009. Freshmen Chrissy Finkel and Kendra Jennings will look to share the jump duties with Minor this season. Sophomore Maddie Buttinger will step into the big shoes left by All-American Alyissa Hasan when she takes over the multi-events for the Irish in ’09-10. Buttinger had a very successful freshman campaign last season, earning all-BIG EAST honors with a third-place pentathlon finish at the indoor meet and a second-place heptathlon performance at the outdoor competition. She also finished sixth in the indoor high jump and eighth in the outdoor event. With such a strong group of returners and talented freshman entering the mix, the Irish women’s track and field team hopes to continue its recent success and find its way to the medal stand at the BIG EAST meets.

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2009-10 Women’s Track & Field Roster Name

Event

Year

City

Sarah Anderson Liz Barron Sasha Blanchard* Gena Bleyer Rachel Boggs Grace Brier Brittany Burgeson Maddie Buttinger* Madeline Casanova Theresa Cattuna* Courtenay Devlin Jaclyn Espinoza*** Lindsey Ferguson*** Chrissy Finkel Natalie Geiger* Abby Higgins** Molly Hirt* Kendra Jennings Kari Johnson Natalie Johnson** Elise Knutzen*** Kelly Langhans** Rikki Lynn London Anne McCarthy Jaime Minor* Elizabeth Myers** Ericka Nowell Alissa Ott Ann Polcari Angela Ryck Jessica Rydberg Analisa Sandoval Allison Schroeder* Joanna Schultz*** Stephanie Socias Nevada Sorenson Jessica Sullivan** Molly Sullivan** Susanna Sullivan Beth Tacl* Dominique Taylor Tiffany Tibbot Rebecca Tracy Marissa Treece** Rachel Velarde Kali Watkins** Erica Watson Samantha Williams*

XC/Mid XC/Mid Sprints XC/Mid XC/Mid. XC/Mid Sprints Multi Throws XC/Mid XC/Mid Throws XC/Mid Jumps Sprints XC/Mid XC/Mid Jumps XC/Mid Sprints Throws Sprints Jumps XC/Mid Jumps Sprints Sprints XC/Mid Jumps XC/Mid XC/Mid. XC/Mid Sprints Sprints XC/Mid Sprints Jumps XC/Mid XC/Mid XC/Mid XC/Mid Sprints XC/Mid XC/Mid XC/Mid Sprints XC/Mid Sprints

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Bloomington Oakland Agoura Chesterfield Ocoee Clarks Summit Evergreen Waterloo Simi Valley Cherry Hill Rosemont Keizer Greenfield Center Montville Stouffville Naperville Bloomington La Prairie Central Lake Englewood Seattle Baden Lakeside Toledo Oro Valley Kalispell Perris Redford Ridgewood Penfield Pinetop Los Alamos Ottawa Holmen Tampa Sioux Falls Norwich Elmhurst Falls Church St. Cloud Gary Sammamish Barrington Maple City Albuquerque Newport News Noblesville Los Altos

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State MN MI CA MO FL PA CO Ontario CA NJ PA OR NY NJ Ontario IL IN IL MI AZ WA PA AZ OH AZ MT CA MI NJ NY AZ NM OH WI FL SD CT IL VA MN IN WA IL MI NM VA IN CA

Women’s Track Pronunciation Guide Gena Bleyer Grace Brier Maddie Buttinger Theresa Cattuna Chrissy Finkel Natalie Geiger Molly Hirt Kari Johnson Elise Knutzen Kelly Langhans Ericka Nowell Angela Ryck Jessica Rydberg Analisa Sandoval Allison Schroeder Stephanie Socias Beth Tacl Rachel Velarde Kali Watkins

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Women’s Track & Field Photos

Elise Knutzen Senior, ’09 Regional Qualifier

Natalie Johnson Junior, ’09 All-BIG EAST

Marissa Treece Junior, ’09 Regional Qualifier

Theresa Cattuna Junior, ’09 BIG EAST Qualifier

Kelly Langhans Junior, ’09 Regional Qualifier

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Cross Country Preview Irish Runners Turn to Veteran Experience in 2009 Notre Dame upperclassmen set to lead teams back to the NCAA Championships

All-BIG EAST selection Jake Walker returns as one of Dame’s top runners in 2009.

The Irish men’s and women’s cross country teams had strong seasons in 2008, catapulting them to the NCAA Championships. But that taste of success only left them hungry and wanting more in 2009. Notre Dame’s men finished second at last year’s BIG EAST Conference Championships and fourth at the Great Lakes Regional meet. After earning an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships, the Irish capped off their season with a 19th-place finish at the national meet. The Irish men lost just one senior to graduation, but three-time cross country All-American Patrick Smyth left behind a pair of big shoes to fill. Smyth won the Great Lakes Regional individual crown for the second straight season and finished 10th at the NCAA Championships a year ago, the best showing since Kurt Benninger’s eighth-place performance in 2005. The Salt Lake City, Utah native was the first Irish runner to earn multiple cross country AllAmerica honors since Ryan Shay and Luke Watson in 2001 and the first three-time honoree since Mike McWilliams in 1993.

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Despite the loss of Smyth, head coach Carter and Ryan Gamboa each competed in Joe Piane has faith in this year’s squad. three races a year ago, while sophomores Jordan “We don’t have that stud up front like we Carlson and Kelly Lynch gained valuable expedid with Patrick, but we’re returning our rience during their freshman campaign. Carlson other six NCAA competitors from last finished 45th at the BIG EAST Championship. A talented group of freshmen will join the year. They’ll definitely have to step it up this season, but I believe they can,” Piane Notre Dame squad this season, including J.P. Malette, who recently competed for his native said. Leading that pack is senior Jake Walker. Canada at the world cross country champiThe Ellwood City, Pa., product earned his onships. “All of our guys have been working really second all-BIG EAST honor last year after finishing 13th at the league meet. He fin- hard over the summer. Everyone is coming to ished 44th at the Great Lakes Regional campus healthy, so we’re looking forward to getand 76th at the NCAA Championships. ting this season started,” Piane said. On the women’s side five of the top seven The Irish will also benefit from the veteran leadership of fifth-year senior Daniel runners return, including all-BIG EAST honoree Clark. The Jackson, Mich., native earned Lindsey Ferguson. After making their first his first cross country monogram a year NCAA Championship appearance since 2005, ago, while finishing 36th at the BIG the Irish women are hoping their success from EAST meet, 30th at the Great Lakes last season will carry over to the ’09 campaign. Lost to graduation are ESPN The Regional and 152nd at the national conMagazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District Five test. A strong group of junior runners also selection Becca Bauman, Byron V. Kanaley return for the Irish. Dan Jackson provided Award winner Heidi Rocha and Emily Wauford. Ferguson, along with fellow seniors Beth Tacl several key performances for Notre Dame, including an 18th-place finish at and Molly Sullivan, will lead the Irish women the BIG EAST Championships. He fin- this season. Ferguson won the National Catholic ished his sophomore season with a 28th- women’s crown, before finishing 13th at the BIG place showing at the Great Lakes Regional and a 74thNotre place finish at the NCAA Championships. After winning the National Catholic individual crown to begin his season, Paul Springer finished 17th at the BIG EAST Championships. He also crossed the line in 67th at the Great Lakes Regional and 189th at the NCAA Championships. Roscoe, Ill., native Ryan Jacobs competed in six races for the Irish a year ago. He finished 29th at the BIG EAST meet, 57th at the Great Lakes Regional and 185th at the NCAA Championships. Joe Miller leads a strong group of sophomores into the 2009 season. Miller earned all-BIG EAST honors a year ago with a 14thplace finish at the league meet. He wrapped up his freshman season with a 20th-place showing at the Great Lakes Regional and a 134th-place finish at the NCAA Championships. Piane and the Irish also have Sophomore Joe Miller and junior Paul Springer return to the cross country several more experienced runners course as two of Notre Dame’s top runners from a year ago. returning in 2009. Juniors Spencer

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On Oct. 2, the Irish will host the 54th runAlbuquerque, N.M., native finished 34th at the BIG EAST Championship, 34th at ning of the Notre Dame Invitational at the the Great Lakes Regional and 155th at Burke Golf Course. The Invitational, one of the nation’s oldest and largest intercollegiate cross the NCAA Championships. Eight other sophomores ran at least country meets, was started by former Irish head one race for the Irish last season, includ- coach Alex Wilson in 1956 and regularly features ing Alissa Ott, who won the National runners from approximately 60 schools around the country. The women’s race was added in Catholic JV title. “We had several student-athletes that 1987. This year’s Notre Dame Invitational will feawere on the edge of being in that top seven or eight last year, so we’re hoping ture several cross country powers, including they can come in and step up,” Connelly Washington, Arizona, Arizona State, Fresno State, New Mexico, Tulsa, Florida, Florida State, said. An exceptional freshman class joins Penn State, Providence and Syracuse. The race the Irish this season led by Illinois state will also feature multiple Midwest schools, mile champion Rebecca Tracy and including Michigan and Michigan State. “The Notre Dame Invitational is shaping up Arizona high school standout Jessica to be a great meet this year,” Piane said. “We’ve Rydberg. The 2009 schedule will provide strong got some great out-of-region teams coming in, competition for the Irish as they make as well as several strong Midwest schools.” The Irish will head to Terre Haute, Ind., on another run to the NCAA ChampionOct. 17 for the Pre-National NCAA meet, folships. Notre Dame opens their season Sept. lowed by the BIG EAST Championships on Oct. 4 at the Valparaiso Crusader Open, 31. The league meet will make its first-ever trip before returning to South Bend for the to the Midwest, as the ’09 race will be held in National Catholic Championships and Kenosha, Wis. The Irish hope to capitalize on the Midwest home advantage and improve on their the Notre Dame Invitational. For the 30th consecutive year, Notre finishes from a year ago. The Irish men were the Dame will play host to the National ’08 runners-up, while the women finished sixth. Notre Dame will make the short trip to Catholic Championships. This year’s Bloomington, Ind., on Nov. 14 for the Great meet will be held Sept. 18 at the Senior Lindsey Ferguson, an all-BIG EAST choice in 2008, returns University of Notre Dame Burke Golf Lakes Regional meet. Both the Irish men and to lead the Irish women this season. Course. Started in the fall of 1980, the women finished fourth at the regional contest meet features teams from prominent last season. EAST Championship and 10th at the Great The NCAA Championships will be held Nov. Lakes Regional meet. She finished off her junior Catholic institutions throughout the United 23 in Terre Haute, Ind. The Irish earned at-large States. The Notre Dame men have claimed 19 season with a 99th-place finish at the NCAA titles, including a run of 10 straight from 1995- berths to the national meet last season, with the Championships. Tacl finished 45th at the BIG EAST 2004. The women’s race was added in 1984 with men finishing 19th and women coming in 29th. Championships, 36th at the regional meet and the Irish women claiming the last seven consec204th at the national competition. Sullivan com- utive team crowns and 15 overall. peted in three meets for the Irish a year ago. Notre Dame will also look to an experienced junior class for leadership this fall. Marissa Treece won the Valparaiso Invitational title, before finishing second, behind Ferguson, at the National Catholic meet. She closed out her season with a 20th-place BIG EAST finish, a 14th-place showing at the Great Lakes Regional and a 122nd-place performance at the NCAA Championships. “Lindsey and Marissa were our two top runners last year, so we’ll definitely look to them for leadership and experience,” women’s head coach Tim Connelly said. “We’ve also got Beth Tacl and Rachel Velarde back, so we’re in pretty good shape.” Abby Higgins took advantage of her year of experience as a freshman, finishing 39th at the BIG EAST Championship and 49th at the Great Lakes meet. She capped off her sophomore season with a 193rd-place finish at the NCAA Championships. Fellow juniors Theresa Cattuna and Erica Watson got three meets under their belts for the Irish a year ago. A large sophomore class will also help the Irish down the stretch in ’09. Velarde made an immediate impact during her freshman cam- Sophomore Rachel Velarde and the rest of the Irish women’s cross country squad have set their sights on returning to the NCAA Championships in 2009. paign, competing in six races for the Irish. The

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Cross Country Rosters Men’s Cross Country Roster Name

Year

Mat Abernethy Randall Babb Tyler Bartlow Jordan Carlson Spencer Carter Blake Choplin Daniel Clark John Clohisy Max Crux Cameron Eckert Ryan Gamboa Kevin Henderson Kyle Higdon Jack Howard Dan Jackson Ryan Jacobs Kevin Labus Mitchell Lorenz Kelly Lynch Jeffrey MacMillan J.P. Malette Joe Miller Thomas Noel James Notwell Thomas Pesch Jeremy Rae Trent Sayers Johnathan Shawel Paul Springer Brier Steenberge Zac Suriano Jake Walker

Jr. So. Fr. So. Jr. Sr. Sr. Fr. So. Sr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. So. Fr. Fr. So. Jr. Sr. So. Fr. Fr. So. Jr. Sr. So. Sr.

State

Name

Year

City

State

College Park Wheaton Long Grove Inver Grove Heights Boise Kansas City Jackson St. Louis Chesterfield Markle Upland Saline Michigan City Libertyville Ann Arbor Roscoe Indianapolis Brainerd Spokane Mattawan Windsor Bowling Green Louisville Upper Arlington Elgin Fort Erie Whitby Placentia Kenett Square Granburg Clifton Park Ellwood City

MD IL IL MN ID MO MI MO MO IN CA MI IN IL MI IL IN MN WA MI Ontario OH KY OH MN Ontario Ontario CA PA TX NY PA

Sarah Anderson Liz Barron Gena Bleyer Grace Brier Rachel Boggs Theresa Cattuna Courtenay Devlin Lindsey Ferguson Abby Higgins Molly Hirt Kari Johnson Anne McCarthy Alissa Ott Angela Ryck Jessica Rydberg Analisa Sandoval Stephanie Socias Molly Sullivan Susanna Sullivan Beth Tacl Dominique Taylor Alysha Thomas Rebecca Tracy Marissa Treece Rachel Velarde Erica Watson

So. Fr. So. So. Fr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Jr. So. So. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. Sr. So. Sr. So. Sr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Jr. So. Jr.

Bloomington Oakland Chesterfield Clarks Summitt, Ocoee Cherry Hill Rosemont Greenfield Center Naperville Bloomington Central Lake Toledo Redford Penfield Pinetop Los Alamos Tampa Elmhurst Falls Church St. Cloud Gary New Fairfield Barrington Maple City Albuquerque Noblesville

MN MI M PA FL NJ PA N IL IN MI OH MI NY AZ NM FL IL VA MN IN CT IL MI NJ IN

Men’s Cross Country Pronunciation Guide John Clohisy Kevin Labus Jeffrey MacMillan J.P. Malette Johnathan Shawel Brier Steenberge Zac Suriano

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Women’s Cross Country Roster

City

Clo-HISS-ee La-BUS mac-MILL-un Ma-LET Shawl Bry-er Sir-ee-ano

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Women’s Cross Country Pronunciation Guide Gena Bleyer Grace Brier Theresa Cattuna Molly Hirt Kari Johnson Angela Ryck Jessica Rydberge Analisa Sandoval Stephanie Socias Beth Tacl Alysha Thomas Rachel Velarde

GEE-na Blay-er BRY-er cuh-TUNE-ah Hurt CARE-ee Rick RIDE-berg anna-lisa SAN-doe-vol SO-shus Tackle uh-LISH-a vuh-LARD-ay


Schedules

2009 Notre Dame Cross Country Schedule Date 9/4 9/18 10/2 10/17

Opponent Valparaiso Crusader Open National Catholic Invitational Notre Dame Invitational Pre-National NCAA Meet

Site Valparaiso, Ind. Notre Dame, Ind. Notre Dame, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind.

Time 6:00 PM 3:30 PM 2:00 PM TBA

10/31 11/14 11/23

BIG EAST Championship NCAA Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championships

Kenosha, Wis. Bloomington, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind.

TBA TBA TBA

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Day

Event

Site

Time

12/4 1/15 1/22-23 1/29-30 2/5-6

Fri. Fri. Fri. Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sat.

Blue & Gold Meet Notre Dame Indoor Opener Notre Dame Invitational Indiana Invitational Meyo Invitational

Notre Dame, Ind. Notre Dame, Ind. Notre Dame, Ind. Bloomington, Ind. Notre Dame, Ind.

5 PM 7 PM 5 PM/10 AM TBA 7 PM/10 AM

2/20-21 3/5-6 3/12-13

Sat.-Sun. Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sat.

BIG EAST Championships Alex Wilson Invitational NCAA Championships

New York, N.Y. Notre Dame, Ind. Fayetteville, Ark.

TBA 7 PM/10 AM TBA

3/26-27 3/26-27 4/1-2 4/2-3 4/2-3

Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sat. Thurs.-Fri. Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sat.

Arizona State Invitational Stanford Invitational Arizona Multi-Event Florida Relays Tiger Track Classic

Tempe, Ariz. Palo Alto, Calif. Tucson, Ariz. Gainesville, Fla. Auburn, Ala.

TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

4/2-3 4/10 4/17 4/15-17 4/16-17

Fri.-Sat. Sat. Sat. Thurs.-Sat. Fri.-Sat.

Purdue Invitational Louisville Invitational Texas Twilight Mt. SAC Relays Purdue Rankin Invitational

West Lafayette, Ind. Louisville, Ky. Austin, Texas Walnut, Calif. West Lafayette, Ind.

TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

4/22-24 4/23-24 4/30-5/2 5/7-8 5/11-12

Thurs.-Sat. Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sun. Fri.-Sat. Tues.-Wed.

Drake Relays Hillsdale Relays BIG EAST Championships Michigan Invitational North Central College Multi

Des Moines, Iowa Hillsdale, Mich. Cincinnati, Ohio Ann Arbor, Mich. Naperville, Ill.

TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

5/13-14 5/14 5/28-29 6/9-12

Thurs.-Fri. Fri. Fri.-Sat. Wed.-Sat.

North Central College Inv. Louisville Last Chance NCAA Regionals NCAA Championships

Naperville, Ill. Louisville, Ky. TBD Eugene, Ore.

TBA TBA TBA TBA

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Notre Dame’s New Outdoor Track

Notre Dame’s new $3 million outdoor track will be the competition and practice site for the Irish track and field programs. Construction on the nine-lane facility began in June 2008.

One of the newest editions to the Notre Dame campus is the outdoor track and field complex. Groundbreaking ceremonies heralded the start of construction on the $3 million outdoor facility in June 2008. The new nine-lane track is located southeast of the Joyce Center and will be the competition and practice site for the Notre Dame men’s and women’s track and field teams.

The track will meet IAAF guidelines with the widest possible turns, and one synthetic “D” zone will be located at the south end of the track. Throwing and jumping events will be provided in two directions, and a warm-up area will be located at one end of the track. Construction began in late June, with the completion tentatively expected in November 2009. Fundraising efforts continue on the remaining $5 million stadium portion of the new track facility.

Lead gifts for the project have come from an anonymous benefactor, as well as six named Notre Dame supporters: • John Hatherly ’82, who ran track for the Irish as a miler and for whom the men’s locker room will be named • Dr. Bob Harris ’69, a chemistry major who played intramural football and has participated in Notre Dame’s Football Fantasy Camp • Dr. Jim Kerrigan, ’79, a monogram winner for the Notre Dame track team • John Leahy ’84, who continues the Leahy athletic legacy at Notre Dame • Mike Lukas ’79 MA, whose daughter, Katherine, is part of Notre Dame’s Class of 2012 • Rick and Emily Peltz, Rick is a South Bend/Indianapolis businessman

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held in June 2008 marking the start of construction on Notre Dame’s new outdoor track.

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Coaching Staff

Joe Piane begins his 35th season as head cross country / track and field coach, serving as the longest actively tenured coach at Notre Dame.


Head Coach

Joe Piane

Head Coach 35th Season Loras College ‘69

In 1889, track and field became the second varsity sport in school history. One hundred and 20 seasons later, student-athletes continue to represent the Fighting Irish across the nation on the track, in the field and on the cross country course. For the past 34 campaigns, Joe Piane has been leading the program – and shows no signs of stopping any time soon. The longest active tenured coach at Notre Dame, Piane begins his 35th season under the Golden Dome in the fall of 2009, having recently inked a multi-year contract extension. The 2009-10 season will be yet another landmark for Piane as he moves into second place in Notre Dame history for longest coaching tenure. Piane passed former Irish fencing coach Mike DeCicco (34 seasons from 1962-95), and tennis and wrestling coach Tom Fallon (32 seasons from 1934-75) and now sits behind legendary baseball skipper Jake Kline, who spent 42 seasons with the Irish from 1955-87. “I’m thrilled to know that I’ll be here at Notre Dame for the next several years and hopefully well beyond that until my retirement,” Piane says. “My family and I truly enjoy living in South Bend and being a part of the community here. I also value and appreciate the opportunity I have had to work at a place like Notre Dame because of the quality of the people I’ve been fortunate enough to work with. I have coached many very special student-athletes during my time here and seeing their development has been one of the most rewarding aspects of my job — one that I’m eager to continue well into the foreseeable future.” Piane’s record at Notre Dame speaks for itself. Just consider the accomplishments Notre Dame athletes have made under Piane’s watchful eye: • Men’s cross country runners have earned AllAmerican status 26 times, with Patrick Smyth taking home the honor in 2008. • A Notre Dame cross country runner has appeared at the NCAA Championship meet in each of the past 19 years, while the team has made the trip 19 out of the past 25 years. • The Notre Dame men’s cross country team has finished in the top 10 at the NCAA meet in 11 of the

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past 21 seasons, highlighted by third-place finishes in 1990 and 2005 (matching the program’s best showing since winning the 1957 NCAA title). • The Irish men’s cross country team has won five BIG EAST Conference titles since joining the league in 1995, including crowns in 2004 and 2005. What’s more, Notre Dame men’s harriers have earned allBIG EAST honors 40 times, with a school-record five runners receiving that distinction in ‘05. • The Irish men’s track & field team has earned 71 All-America citations since 1974 (including Patrick Smyth in the 2009 indoor and outdoor seasons), while the women’s team has received 42 such accolades since 1994 (most recently Mary Saxer, Joanna Schultz and Jaclyn Espinoza in ‘09). Combined, Piane has helped mentor 113 track & field All-Americans (and 130 overall when including cross country honorees) during his tenure. • Both the Notre Dame men’s and women’s track & field teams were champions in 2007 with the Irish men taking the indoor title and the Irish women claiming their first outdoor team championship. The men also claimed the 2008 and 2009 BIG EAST outdoor titles. Overall the men’s team has won nine BIG EAST titles (three indoor/six outdoor), while the women’s squad has hoisted the hardware three times (two indoor/one outdoor). • In the school’s 13-year BIG EAST membership (1995-96 to present), Notre Dame athletes have won 116 conference individual or relay titles in track & field and cross country, with eight student-athletes going on to be named the conference’s outstanding track or field performer at its indoor or outdoor championship meets. A distance-coaching specialist, Piane is recognized across the nation as one of the best in the business. He has been named NCAA Division I National Cross Country Coach of the Year on two different occasions (1987 and 2001) while garnering five district/regional coach-of-the-year honors and nine league cross country coach-of-the-year plaques. In total, Piane has earned or shared 27 league coach of the year awards (indoor track, outdoor track or cross country), including 15 BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year accolades in the past 11 years (1999-2009). In 2007 alone the Notre Dame staff earned two of

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those BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year honors, one for men’s indoor track & field and one for women’s outdoor track & field. They also racked up two more for men’s outdoor track and field in 2008 and 2009. As the Irish track & field program continues to assert itself on the national stage, Piane has led from the front every step of the way. In 2009, the Notre Dame men won the BIG EAST outdoor title, marking the eighth time in 10 seasons that the Irish took home either the conference indoor or outdoor trophy. Persistence paid off for the women in 2007 as they won their first BIG EAST outdoor championship. Individually, Piane and his assistants at Notre Dame produced six All-Americans in track and field in 2009 with three during the indoor season and three during the outdoor season. Mary Saxer became Notre Dame’s first-ever women’s pole vault AllAmerican, earning her first All-America honor at the NCAA Indoor Championships. She earned her second All-America citation at the outdoor meet later that season. Joanna Schultz earned her first AllAmerica honor with an eighth-place finish in the 400 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships. Jaclyn Espinoza finished third in the discus at the outdoor championships to earn her first All-America recognition, as well. Patrick Smyth earned his sixth and seventh All-America honors in 2009. His combined seven All-America honors are the third most in Irish men's track & field/cross country history behind only Ryan Shay (nine) and Luke Watson (eight). Piane’s success has not just been in the present, as three of his more successful pupils in recent years have been 10-time All-American Molly Huddle (2007), Shay (2001) and Watson (2002). Huddle finished her career under Piane with ten All-America certificates, a record for the most AllAmerica selections by a Notre Dame athlete in any sport. The Elmira, N.Y., native had seven career BIG EAST championships, including back-to-back double victories in the 5,000m and the 10,000m in her last two seasons. Her seven championships are the most by any Irish woman and she joins former studentathlete Liz Grow as Notre Dame’s only athletes to be


named the BIG EAST Outstanding Outdoor Track Performer in two consecutive years (2006, 2007). She currently holds four Irish school records (indoor 3,000m & 5,000m/outdoor 5,000m & 10,000m). In 2001, Piane helped distance specialist Shay compile one of the greatest track seasons in Notre Dame history. The Central Lake, Mich., resident won the BIG EAST indoor 5,000 meters, the conference outdoor 5,000 and 10,000 meters and finished off the season in legendary style by becoming Notre Dame’s first individual NCAA champion since 1972 by taking first place in the 10,000 meters (29:05.44) at the NCAA Outdoor Championship in Eugene, Ore. Shay moved on to become one of the best marathon runners in the country, winning five U.S. titles as well as USA Running Circuit (USARC) titles in 2003 and 2004. Tragically, Shay’s life was cut short as he died suddenly during the running of the 2008 U.S. Olympic marathon trials in New York. Shortly after helping steer Shay to the top of the college running mountain, Piane had similar success with Watson. Both men had set their sights on breaking the four-minute mile barrier at the Meyo Invitational in 2002, hoping that Watson would become just the second runner to crack the mark. Piane helped assemble an outstanding field for the race, which was arguably the highlight of the entire collegiate indoor season. Watson did his part, scorching past the field in the final straight away to win in 3:58.83, easily a school-record time and briefly the fastest mile run in the world during the indoor season. Watson eventually moved on to garner AllAmerica honors in the indoor mile, indoor 3,000 meters and outdoor 5,000 meters – as well as taking home BIG EAST Championships in the mile, 3,000meter steeplechase and outdoor 5,000 meters. In the

summer of ‘06, Watson returned to his alma mater as a member of the Irish men’s distance/cross country coaching staff. With Piane at the helm, the Notre Dame men’s cross country team has enjoyed six of its most successful seasons in the program’s history during the past nine years. In 2000, Piane helped the Irish recover from the loss of Shay due to injury and earn a ninth-place finish at the NCAA Championship meet. With Shay back on the team in ‘01, Notre Dame achieved its highest-ever national ranking (fourth), won the BIG EAST Championship (Piane and his staff earned the league’s Coaching Staff of the Year award) and ended up sixth at the national meet to give the Irish (at the time) their highest team finish since 1993. In 2004, Notre Dame threatened to eclipse its best-ever ranking, as Piane deftly guided his charges from an unranked start all the way to a BIG EAST title and a No. 5 national ranking before placing 11th at the NCAA Championship. For his efforts, Piane and his aides garnered a second BIG EAST Men’s Cross Country Coaching Staff of the Year plaque. That set the stage for 2005’s successful run that culminated in Notre Dame’s return to the NCAA awards podium for the first time since 1990. In 1985, Piane was named a member of the United States National Track staff. As such, he was one of 40 collegiate coaches given the opportunity to coach a United States squad in international competition. During the summer of 1987 he did just that, guiding a team of American all-stars in meets held in England and Ireland. Upon the conclusion of the 1991 Notre Dame track season, Piane once again faced international competition as he was appointed coach of the U.S. Pan American juniors team for the games in Kingston, Jamaica. Piane became Midwest regional chairman for United States Olympic Development in the area of track and field in 1984. Piane’s other Olympic preparation experience came in ‘85 when he coached the North team in the National Sports Festival. He also coached the U.S. team against England in Birmingham, England. Piane has produced a winning record in all but one season with the Irish men’s cross country team and is also the creator of Notre Dame’s National Catholic Championship, an annual meet held on campus since 1980. The Irish running program continues to be a rapidly-growing entity thanks to Piane’s achievements. Continually searching for greater challenges, he also founded the Meyo Invitational and the Alex Wilson Invitational, both traditional indoor Notre Dame track & field meets. The Meyo Invitational has turned into a prime breeding ground for record-setting performances, with the 2007 meet resulting in 85 NCAA provisional or automatic qualifying marks, six meet records and three Meyo Track standards broken. The 2006 meet had similar results with 76 NCAA provisional or automatic qualifying marks hit and seven meet records and three Meyo

Track records falling. At the same time, the Alex Wilson Invitational has developed into one of the top indoor “last chance” meets in the nation, hosting the country’s best performers just prior to the NCAA Championship. A 1969 graduate of Loras College, Piane ran both track and cross country for four years at the Dubuque, Iowa, institution. He captained Loras’ undefeated cross country squad as a senior, while excelling in middle distance events during the track season. He was inducted into the Loras College Athletics Hall of Fame in the fall of ‘02. Piane began his impressive coaching career in 1970. Working for the Peace Corps, he coached track & field and cross country at both the regional and national levels in the North African country of Morocco. Piane guided a top-ranked junior cross country team, sending three runners to Cambridge, England, for the International Cross Country Championship (now known as the IAAF World Championship) in 1972, where Morocco finished third. Several of those Moroccan runners went on to compete at the ’72 Summer Games in Munich, Germany, and one advanced to the 1976 Summer Games in Montreal, Canada. After returning to the United States in July 1972, Piane assisted the track and cross country programs at Western Illinois. During that time he earned a master’s degree in physical education. Born Aug. 6, 1946, in Westchester, Ill., Piane joined the Notre Dame staff in 1974 as an assistant track coach and physical education instructor with plans to stay on for just one year. He was named head track and cross country coach the following season. Piane and his wife, Mimi, reside in South Bend, with their son, Nick.

HONORS & AWARDS 1987, 2001 NCAA Division I National Cross Country Coach of the Year Five-time District IV Cross Country Coach of the Year Six-time Midwestern Collegiate Conference Cross Country Coach of the Year Seven-time Midwestern Collegiate Conference Indoor Track Coach of the Year 2001, 2004, 2005 BIG EAST Men’s Cross Country Staff of the Year 2003, 2005, 2007 BIG EAST Men’s Indoor Track Staff of the Year 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009 BIG EAST Men’s Outdoor Track Staff of the Year 2002, 2006, 2009 BIG EAST Women’s Indoor Track Staff of the Year 2007 BIG EAST Women’s Outdoor Track Staff of the Year 2007 Women’s Great Lakes District Coach of the Year

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Assistant Coaches

Head Coach Women’s Cross Country Assistant Track & Field Coach (Women’s Distance) Notre Dame ’83

Tim Connelly

As the Notre Dame women’s cross country team continues to establish itself as one of the best in the nation, the man standing at the forefront of that emergence has been Tim Connelly. Now in his 22nd season at Notre Dame, Connelly not only serves as the head coach of the Irish women’s cross country team, but also tutors the middle distance and distance runners during the indoor and outdoor track seasons. As one of the longest tenured active assistants at the University, he is closely involved with all aspects of the Notre Dame track & field/cross country program and is known as one of the best coaches in the Midwest. Since taking over the Irish women’s cross country program during its infancy in 1988, Connelly has helped Notre Dame reach unprecedented heights, finishing among the top 10 at the NCAA Championship four of the past seven seasons. Notre Dame also has garnered a trip to the NCAA awards podium twice, finishing in a program-best third place in 2002, followed by a fourthplace showing in 2004. However, that hardly begins to scratch the surface of Connelly’s accomplishments during his two-decade run at Notre Dame. The Irish women also have won three BIG EAST Conference titles (all in the past seven seasons) and placed either first or second at five of the past eight NCAA Great Lakes Regional meets. What’s more, Notre Dame harriers have collected 14 All-America honors and 26 all-BIG EAST cross country citations since the Irish joined the conference in 1995-96. On the track, the Notre Dame women’s distance program has grown exponentially in recent years. Irish runners have earned no fewer than 19 All-America certificates, including 14 in the past eight years alone, while Connelly’s athletes have advanced to NCAA Championship competition 34 times (14 indoors/20 outdoors). In addition, Notre Dame women’s distance runners have garnered all-conference status 63 times and won 10 BIG EAST individual titles (as well as the 2003 distance medley relay crown) during the past 13 seasons. The Irish thinclads also have played a critical role in a pair of team titles at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship (‘02, ’06) and one BIG EAST Outdoor Championship (2007), as well as nine runner-up finishes at conference meets (five indoor, four outdoor).

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For his efforts, Connelly has been richly rewarded with numerous coaching honors. He has been chosen for the BIG EAST Women’s Cross Country Coaching Staff of the Year award three times (‘02, 2003, 2005) and has been part of the BIG EAST Women’s Indoor Track & Field Coaching Staff of the Year twice (‘02, ‘06) and the BIG EAST Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Coaching Staff of the Year once (2007). Connelly’s distance runners helped the Irish women’s program to a fourth-place finish at the 2009 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, while the women’s cross country squad finished sixth at the BIG EAST Championship with junior Lindsey Ferguson garnering all-conference honors. The Irish also returned to the NCAA Championship for the first time since 2005. Under Connelly’s tutelage, Notre Dame’s distance program was able to excel in 2007, playing a large role in helping the Irish win their first BIG EAST outdoor championship since joining the league in 1995-96. Connelly produced six top-eight finishers to bring in points for the Irish. The women’s cross country team’s season ended with a third-place finish at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships and a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet, just shy of a bid to the national meet. The conference finish was the fifth consecutive top-three BIG EAST finish by the Irish women. In 2007, Molly Huddle led the women���s distance with a runner-up performance in the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST indoor championships and a double crown at the BIG EAST outdoor championships in the 5,000 meters and the 10,000 meters, only the third multiple winner of the honor since its inception in 1993, and the first backto-back recipient since former Irish All-American Liz Grow took the hardware in 2001 and 2002. Her outdoor performance earned her BIG EAST Outstanding Outdoor Track Performer honors. At the NCAA Mideast Regional meet, she went on to win her fourth consecutive 5,000-meter title, to pave her way to the national meet where she became a 10-time All-American after taking third in the 5,000 meters. Connelly’s charges were at the forefront of a historic run in 2005-06, as Notre Dame came within 10 points at the conference’s outdoor meet of becoming the first school in 18 seasons to win the BIG EAST women’s “triple crown” (cross country, indoor track, outdoor track). It all started with an impressive 25-point win at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championship, with the 34point Irish performance being the best scoring outing by any league school since 1994. Notre Dame had four of the top eight runners in the field, giving the Irish their largest-ever crop of all-conference honorees.

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That outing preceded a runner-up showing at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, where Notre Dame once again was dominant up front with four of the top 10 runners in the meet. The Irish then capped the 2005 season with a seventh-place finish at the NCAA C h a m p i o n s h i p, highlighted by a program-best three All-America perf o r m a n c e s (Stephanie Madia, Huddle and Sunni Olding). In fact, Madia’s third-place finish and time of 19:48.4 were the best-ever by a Notre Dame woman, while Huddle joined Lauren King as the second three-time women’s cross country All-American in school history. Moving indoors on the track for the 2005-06 season, Jacqueline Carter and Brianne Schmidt made excellent strides in the middle distances, notching school records in the 800- and 1,000-meter runs, respectively. Madia was strong at the longer distances, peaking well late in the year with two of the top-four 5,000-meter times in school history before earning her second All-America honor with a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Championship. Huddle then took center stage during the ‘06 outdoor season, posting the nation’s fastest times at both 5,000 and 10,000 meters, and becoming only the second woman in BIG EAST history to win both races at the conference meet. She went on to be named the BIG EAST Outstanding Outdoor Track Performer, as well as the USTFCCCA Great Lakes District Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year and won her third NCAA Mideast Regional 5,000-meter title in as many tries. Huddle’s season ended just short of the brass ring, as she finished second in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Championships, still the best placement ever by an Irish women’s track athlete in any event. She also garnered her ninth All-America citation. In ‘04, Huddle had one of the most prolific seasons in Irish track and field history. She was an All-American in the indoor 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs as well as the outdoor 5,000 meters. Connelly accompanied Huddle as she competed in the United States Olympic Trials, eventually finishing seventh in the 5,000 meters as the top non-professional/collegian in the race. A year earlier, Connelly guided Huddle to All-America honors in the indoor 3,000 meters and outdoor 5,000 meters. Huddle capped that season by running away with the U.S. Junior 3,000-Meter Championship at the national meet in Palo Alto, Calif. A 1983 Notre Dame graduate, Connelly ran both cross country and track for the Irish. Following his graduation, Connelly served as a graduate assistant coach under Joe Piane while working toward his master’s degree in business. In 1986, Connelly moved on to Syracuse as an assistant cross country and track coach. During his time in central New York, he coached the men’s and women’s middle distance and distance runners and managed recruiting duties for both programs. A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., Connelly and his wife, the former Donna Southerly, are the parents of two children — daughter, Alexandra, and son, Brendon.


John Millar

Associate Head Track & Field Coach (Sprints/Hurdles) Western Ontario ’78

One of the top sprint and hurdle coaches in the world, John Millar enters his 19th season at Notre Dame and has developed the Irish sprint groups into a force in the BIG EAST Conference. Millar’s tenure at Notre Dame, which included serving as the speed coach for all Notre Dame athletic teams for several years, is the third longest active streak of any current Irish assistant coach in any sport. A dedicated coach, recruiter and organizer, Millar also has played a key role in Notre Dame’s management of four home indoor meets, which are widely regarded as being among the top events in the country each season. Millar’s sprinters and hurdlers have continued to have success for the Irish on both the men’s and women’s side of the field. Junior Joanna Schultz earned her first All-America honor at the 2009 NCAA Indoor Championships with an eighthplace finish in the 400 meters and qualified for the outdoor meet later that season. Schultz joined sophomores Miklos Szebeny and Johnson and freshman Jordan Rincon in garnering all-BIG EAST indoor citations. Schultz won the 400-meter championship at the BIG EAST Outdoor meet, while the 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relay teams earned all-BIG EAST honors. As a sophomore in 2008, Balazs Molnar grabbed all-BIG EAST indoor honors with a third-place finish in the 400-meter dash. Freshmen Cora Dayon and Johnson earned their first all-BIG EAST indoor honors in the 500 meters, finishing second and third, respectively. The men’s 4x100meter relay team finished third at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships and played a major role in helping the Irish men’s squad to their fifth outdoor conference title. In 2007, Molnar took the BIG EAST outdoor 400-meter hurdle race by storm with his time of 51.62. His all-BIG EAST performance marked the first time an Irish sprinter (male or female) won a league 400-meter hurdle title in school history. Millar’s women sprinters undoubtedly found success on the track and were key in helping secure the team’s first BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championship in 2007. Both the women’s 4x100 and 4x400-meter relays took titles at the 2007 BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships, spurring the Irish women’s first BIG EAST outdoor championship since joining the league in 1995.

That same year, Millar set up dominance in the women’s individual 400 meter with Okechi Ogbuokiri, Schultz and Brienne Davis taking second, third and fourth in the event respectively while Maryann Erigha went on to earn additional all-BIG EAST honors with her second-place finish in the 100 meters. Both Erigha and Ogboukiri had previous success under Millar’s tutelage. Erigha was a two-time BIG EAST champion in the outdoor 100 meters and indoor 200 meters while Ogbuokiri was a conference titlist in the indoor 400m. Both sprinters went on to qualify for the NCAA Championship for the first time in their respective careers in 2005. Millar also helped cultivate the skills of men’s hurdler Selim Nurudeen, who was a two-time AllAmerican, seven-time BIG EAST Champion and 15-time all-BIG EAST selection during his career at Notre Dame from 2001-05. Nurudeen also was named the ‘05 BIG EAST Indoor Championship Outstanding Track Performer after helping the Irish win the team title and he competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics as part of the Nigerian track and field team. Prior to his current proteges, Millar helped cultivate ’02 graduate Liz Grow into Notre Dame’s first women’s All-American sprinter, as Grow was a fixture at the NCAA indoor and outdoor meets during her four years on the team. Millar’s sprint group made a huge splash on the national scene in ‘02. The women's 4x400 relay unit consisting of Ayesha Boyd, Kristen Dodd, Grow and Kymia Love qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships, becoming the first Irish women's sprint relay to achieve that distinction. In the outdoor season, the same group took a step further, earning All-America honors after placing fifth in the nation at the NCAA Championships. Millar’s 4x100, 4x400 (outdoor) and 4x400 (indoor) all have set school records in the past eight seasons and the 4x100 group won BIG EAST Championships in 2003 and 2004. The development of the women’s sprint corps allowed Notre Dame to capture its first-ever BIG

EAST team title in ‘02 at the league indoor meet. Millar and his fellow Irish coaches were named the BIG EAST Indoor Coaching Staff of the Year that season. They repeated that performance in 2006, nearly winning the league’s “triple crown” for the first time in 18 years before a runner-up finish in the BIG EAST outdoor meet. Nevertheless, Millar was again part of the BIG EAST Indoor Staff of the Year. Millar helped the women’s 4x400 team return to both the NCAA indoor and outdoor meets in ‘03. The squad of Tiffany Gunn, Kristen Dodd, Ayesha Boyd and Kymia Love just missed out on a repeat All-America effort at the outdoor meet, finishing ninth. In his first year with the Irish, Millar began the process of enhancing the Notre Dame sprint corps, which culminated in three school records in the 55 and 200 meters along with the 4x100 relay. He guided Raghib Ismail to a second-place finish in the 1991 NCAA Indoor Championships and the fastest collegiate 55-meter time in the world. Millar also coached two-time All-American Allen Rossum to seventh-place finishes in the 55-meter dash at the 1995 and 1997 NCAA Indoor Championship, and hurdler Errol Williams was an All-American in both indoor (55-meter hurdles) and outdoor track (110-meter hurdles) in 1998. The native of Toronto, Canada, took a break from his coaching duties at Notre Dame in early March of 1999 to serve as the head coach of the USA women’s track squad, which earned eight medals at the ‘99 World Indoor Championships in Maebashi, Japan. Millar is a seasoned veteran of coaching athletes both on the national and international levels. During a six-year stint at Texas, he coached 96 NCAA All-Americans, including 10 national champions, and helped guide the Lady Longhorns to four national titles. Prior to his position at Texas, Millar was an assistant at Tennessee for two years where he worked with 1984 Olympic gold-medal hurdler Benita Fitzgerald-Brown. In addition, he served as an assistant coach on the Canadian Olympic track staff and assisted in training world-class hurdler Mark McCoy. He also served as USA Track and Field’s national women’s hurdle coordinator, coach of the North team at the 1992 U.S. Olympic Festival and assistant coach of the USA Junior National Team at the 1993 Pan-Am Junior Championships. Millar was head coach at York University in Toronto from 1981 to 1983 where he served as chief director for both the men’s and women’s programs in track & field. He led the school to a Canadian national championship in 1981. He also traveled to the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, as a member of the Canadian track & field coaching staff. Millar graduated from Western Ontario in 1978 and holds a master’s degree from Arizona State. He and his wife, the former Lynn Haan, have a son, James, who graduated from Notre Dame in May 2008 as a track and field monogram winner.

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Assistant Coaches

Adam Beltran

Amy Henry

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Assistant Track & Field Coach (Throws) University of Missouri-Kansas City ’99

Assistant Track & Field Coach (Sprints/Hurdles) Hampton University ‘02

Adam Beltran joined the Notre Dame men’s and women’s track and field program in 2007 as an assistant coach for throws. Beltran helped Jaclyn Espinoza earn her first All-America honor with a third-place finish at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships, as well as the BIG EAST outdoor discus title. John Belcher also became a BIG EAST champion in the hammer throw. Seven Irish throwers qualified for the NCAA regional meet, while six Notre Dame student-athletes earned all-BIG EAST honors. Beltran guided the Irish throwers to seven all-BIG EAST honors in 2008, including Brandon Drenon’s first BIG EAST outdoor title in the discus. Six of Beltran’s athletes qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regionals. Alyissa Hasan earned all-BIG EAST and All-America honors in the pentathlon. She also garnered allBIG EAST honors for her heptathlon performance at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. Espinoza finished 25th in the discus at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Prior to joining the Notre Dame staff, Beltran was on the track and field staff at Saint Francis (Pa.) University where he worked with the Red Flash throwers and oversaw the pro-

gram’s recruiting efforts. Under his tutelage, 20 St. Francis student-athletes won Northeast Conference (NEC) titles in the men’s and women’s weight throw, javelin, hammer throw, discus and women’s shot put. During his tenure at St. Francis, Beltran watched 17 Red Flash throwing records fall in the men’s and women’s indoor shot put, discus, javelin, women’s outdoor shot put and the men’s hammer and weight throws. In 2007, junior Lisa Morse earned the Outstanding Field Performer award at the NEC Outdoor Championships, while Dian Gmiter went on to win the same award at the indoor league meet. Before his stint at St. Francis, Beltran served as an assistant coach at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He worked with throwers and coached athletes to Mid-Continent Conference titles in the shot put and the javelin. Nine of his athletes went on to break school track and field records under his tutelage. A 1999 graduate of UMKC, the Austin, Texas, native earned his bachelor of liberal arts degree with an emphasis in American studies and a minor in black studies/cultural anthropology. He has earned USA Track and Field Level I and Level II certifications.

Amy Henry is in her second season as an assistant track and field coach at Notre Dame, working with the Irish sprinters and hurdlers. Henry guided Joanna Schultz to her first AllAmerica honor with an eighth-place finish at the 2009 NCAA Indoor Championships. Schultz also qualified for the NCAA outdoor meet and won the BIG EAST outdoor 400-meter title. Four Irish student-athletes earned all-BIG EAST individual honors, while the outdoor 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relay teams earned all-league accolades as well. Henry came to Notre Dame after a two-year stint as an assistant coach at the University of TexasEl Paso, where she worked with sprinters, hurdlers and multi-event athletes. Henry also spent time as an assistant coach at Hampton, working with sprinters, hurdlers and distance runners. She also taught physical education and athletic training courses as an adjunct professor. After graduating from Hampton with a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2002, Henry began

working towards her master’s degree in developmental kinesiology with a specialization in sport psychology from Bowling Green State, University while working as the coordinator of the school’s GradSTEP program, which aids students in the transition from undergraduate to graduate school. She also worked as a sport psychology consultant for the track and field and softball teams at Bowling Green. Henry has also made several academic presentations and been published in the Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport. A standout athlete in both college and high school, Henry was a Mid-Eastern Atlantic (MEAC) all-conference sprinter and hurdler while at Hampton and an all-Mid-American Conference (MAC) performer at Bowling Green.The Newport News,Va., native was a three-time letterwinner and multiple track All–American at Menchville High School. She holds USA Track and Field Level I certification.

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Jim Garnham

Assistant Track & Field Coach (Jumps) Kent State ’98

Jim Garnham joined the Notre Dame track and field staff as an assistant coach for jumps in the fall of 2008. Garnham led the Irish jumpers to an outstanding season in 2009 that included two AllAmerica honors and four BIG EAST titles. Mary Saxer earned her first All-America honor with a ninth-place pole vault finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships, then followed that with a third-place, All-America performance at the outdoor meet. Saxer won the BIG EAST indoor and outdoor pole vault titles, as well. Matt Schipper qualified for both the NCAA indoor and outdoor meets after taking home the BIG EAST indoor and outdoor pole vault titles in ‘09. Kevin Schipper was the third Irish pole vaulter to earn all-BIG EAST honors with a second-place pole vault finish at the league’s indoor meet.

Garnham joined the Irish staff after a threeyear stint as the field events coach at the University of Tulsa. During his tenure, he coached an NCAA qualifier in the shot put, a USATF indoor shot put qualifier, 17 NCAA Midwest Regional qualifiers, four Conference USA champions and 20 all-C-USA athletes. His student-athletes also set 18 school records at Tulsa. Prior to Tulsa, Garnham served five years as an assistant track and field coach at the University at Buffalo, where he worked with multi-event athletes, javelin throwers and hurdlers. He coached a USATF indoor heptathlon qualifier, a Canadian Olympic trials qualifier in the women’s heptathlon, two NCAA qualifiers, four NCAA East Regional qualifiers and five Mid-American Conference champions. Garnham earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Kent State in 1998.

Support Staff

Matthew Manning

John Murray

Mary Saxer

Volunteer Assistant

Volunteer Assistant

Volunteer Assistant

Jeremiah Herman

Reggie Brooks

Jennifer Vining-Smith

Stephanie Fischer

Senior Manager

Manager, Monogram / Football Relations Track & Field Administrator

Assistant Athletics Director - Compliance Cross Country Administrator

Sports Information Assistant Cross Country/ Track & Field

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All-American Jaclyn Espinoza returns to lead the Irish this season after placing third in the discus at the NCAA Outdoor Championships a year ago.


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Jaclyn Espinoza

5-9 • Senior Throws Keizer, Ore. Regis H.S.

AS A JUNIOR: Engineered a historic season, becoming the first Irish athlete to earn All-America honors in discus … placed third at NCAA Championships in Fayetteville, Ark., allowing Notre Dame to have it’s best team finish at the NCAA Championships since 1999, placing 24th in the nation … Earned a spot in the finals with a 12th place finish, grabbing the last qualifying spot … recorded a 51.52m throw in the finals … had the top two discus throws on the team in 2009 … also participated in shot put at select meets during the indoor season, including a first place finish in the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a throw of 13.616m … placed second to teammate Anna Weber in shot put at the Notre Dame Invitational indoor meet in January … then edged out Weber by .08m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships to finish sixth in the conference in shot put … placed fifth in discus at the Arizona State Invitational, the first outdoor meet of the year, while also placing seventh in shot put … finished ninth in discus in April’s Mt. SAC Relays … placed third in discus at the prestigious Drake Relays in Des Moines, with a throw of 51.10m … won the discus title at the 2009 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, recording a throw of 50.80m … also finished seventh in the league in shot put

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14.39m 52.10m

… recorded a discus throw of 48.08m at the Georgia Tech Invitational, good for a second place finish … placed fifth in discus at the NCAA Mideast Regionals in Louisville, Ky., earning the trip to the NCAA Championships with a 52.55m throw. AS A SOPHOMORE: Had an outstanding sophomore season that included her second consecutive trip to the NCAA Outdoor Championships … opened the indoor season with back-to-back second-place finishes at the Blue and Gold Invitational and the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, tossing the shot put 13.29 meters and 13.05 meters, respectively … finished third in the shot put with a career-best throw of 13.48 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational … grabbed a sixth-place finish with a toss of 13.86 meters at the Indiana Relays … finished 15th in the shot put at the Meyo with a throw of 13.26 meters … closed out the indoor season at the BIG EAST Championships, finishing seventh in the shot put with a toss of 13.97 meters … opened the outdoor season with a fourth-place finish (49.37 meters) in the discus and a fifthplace finish (13.71m) in the shot put at the Arizona State Invitational … finished seventh in the discus with a throw of 49.78 meters at the Stanford Invitational … took top discus honors at the Eastern Michigan Invitational with a throw of 48.20 meters … also finished second in the shot put (13.68m) … finished 14th with a discus throw of 44.58 meters at the Drake Relays … garnered her second all-BIG EAST honor with a second-place performance at the BIG EAST Championship, tossing the discus 51.25 meters … also finished seventh in the shot put with a throw of 14.08 meters … set a new school record with a toss of 52.42 meters (1720) at the NCAA Mideast Regional, finishing third in the discus … capped off her season with a 25th-place finish at the NCAA Championships, registering a 46.57-meter toss in the discus.

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AS A FRESHMAN: Capped an exciting freshman season with a trip to the NCAA Outdoor Championships … threw the shot put during the indoor season, establishing her best mark at the BIG EAST indoor meet where she threw 13.42m (44-0 1/2) in an eighth-place, point-scoring performance … settled into her specialty, the discus, during the outdoor campaign … made the first of many all-time Notre Dame top-ten performances at the Shamrock Invitational, throwing the discus 48.81m (160-1) … also had her season-best shot put at that meet, tossing 13.52m (44-4 1/4) … won the Mike Poehlein and Spartan Invitational discus competitions … took first in the disc at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, posting a distance of 49.76m (163-3) … finished eighth in the shot put and second in the discus at the outdoor BIG EAST meet to help the Notre Dame team win the league title … the discus result gave her the first all-BIG EAST honors of her career … qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional in the discus … posted the third-best toss in Notre Dame history and was only the second female ever to throw the discus more than 50m … her fifth-place finish with that mark of 50.48m (165-7) automatically qualified her for the NCAA Championship and earned her All-Region honors … one of just two freshmen to qualify for the NCAA meet in the discus … finished 22nd at the national meet, registering a mark of 48.52m (159-2). HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Fouryear letterwinner in two sports (track & field and basketball) at Regis High School in Stayton, Ore. … outstanding in both the discus and shot put, winning a combined total of seven Oregon Class 2A state titles during her prep career … earned four consecutive state discus crowns (first Oregon high school female ever to win four championships in same throwing event) and three shot put titles … best prep marks were school records of 48.18m (158-1) in the discus (2006 Oregon Class 2A state meet, setting new record for that competition) and 13.72m (45-0 ?) in the shot put … discus mark (48.18m, 1581) also was good for sixth-best in the nation for 2006 campaign … set Oregon state meet record in shot put with 13.12m (43-0 ?) heave in 2006 … named 2005 all-region Athlete of the Year by Salem Statesman Journal … four-time all-TriRiver Conference pick … also a two-time second-team all-state and three-time allconference selection as a forward in basketball, averaging 14.7 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.3 steals per game during her final three seasons … National Honor Society member … born May 23, 1988 in Silverton, Ore. … daughter of Julie and Richard Espinoza … third of four children … majoring in marketing and design.


Lindsey Ferguson

5-6 • Senior Cross Country Distance Greenfield Center, N.Y. Saratoga Springs, H.S.

AS A JUNIOR: Cross country/distance runner … was Notre Dame’s top finisher at the 2008 NCAA Cross Country Championships … finished 99th in the nation with a time of 21:24, helping the Irish finish 29th as a team … helped lead Notre Dame to a first place finish at the season-opening Valparaiso Invitational, finishing in second, behind teammate Marissa Treece … placed first in the National Catholic Championships, with a time of 17:31, helping the Irish win the meet … again paced the Irish at the Notre Dame Invitational, completing the circuit in 17:04 … finished 26th overall at the PreNCAA Meet in Terre Haute, Ind., with a time of 21:01 … earned her second all-BIG EAST honor at

2008 Cross Country Results Valparaiso Invitational National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational Pre-National Meet BIG EAST Championship Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championship Career Track Bests Indoor 1 Mile Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational 3,000m Notre Dame Meyo Invitational Outdoor 800m Georgia Tech Invitational 1,500m Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational 5,000m Alex Wilson Invitational 3,000m Steeple Mt. SAC Relays

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4:53.49 9:31.87

2:14.94 4:29.24 17:04.36 10:15.23

the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships in New York, placing 13th with a time of 20:58 … helped the Irish place fourth at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a time of 21:29, earning the team a trip to the NCAA Championships … followed up strong cross country performance by participating in long distance events and the steeplechase during the track season … was Notre Dame’s best finisher in the mile at the Indiana Invitational, placing second with a time of 4:55.23 … placed seventh in the 3,000 meters at Notre Dame’s Meyo Invitational, finishing in 9:31.87 … placed eighth in the 3,000 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … paced the Irish in the 5,000 meters at the Alex Wilson Invitational, finishing eighth … finished ninth in her first steeplechase of the year at the Stanford Invitational, running a time of 10:23.10 … followed that up with a 12th place steeplechase finish at the Mt. SAC Relays … finished third in the steeplechase at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, earning all-conference honors. AS A SOPHOMORE: Participated in five of six meets for the Irish … finished fourth in her first meet of the season, clocking a time of 17:49 at the National Catholic Championship … ran a time of 17:38 to finish 31st at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished 37th at the PreNational Meet in 21:03 … earned her first all-BIG EAST cross country honor with a 14th-place finish at the BIG EAST Championship, clocking in at 21:13 … closed out the season with a 103rd-place finish (23:16) at the Great Lakes Regional … concentrated on the mile run and 3,000 meters during the indoor track season … took eighth place at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 5:02.79 mile … ran the mile in 5:07.67 to finish third at the Indiana Relays … also finished third in the 3,000 meters with a personal-best time of 9:54.22 … opened the outdoor season with fifth-place finishes in the 800 meters and 1,500 meters at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … ran the 800 in 2:19.30 and the 1,500 in 4:42.03 … took the top spot in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:58.00 at the Spartan Invitational … followed that with a fourth-place showing at the Mt. SAC Relays, running the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:45.73 … finished 10th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:38.71 at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational …

garnered all-BIG EAST honors with her third-place performance in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the BIG EAST Championships, smashing her own school record with a time of 10:29.63 … finished in 13th place (4:32.20) in the 1,500 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational and took 30th (2:14.94) in the 800 meters … closed out her season with a 10th-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional, running the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 11:00.61. AS A FRESHMAN: Finished as one of the top-five runners for the Irish in every cross country meet she ran … took sixth at the National Catholic Championship, running 18:17 over 5,000 meters … dropped that time to 18:04 at the Notre Dame Invitational where she was 79th … took 126th at the NCAA Pre-National meet … placed 27th in the BIG EAST meet in a third-place team effort … closed her season placing 35th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional … concentrated on the mile during the indoor track season … did run the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational, coming through in 10:01.67 … broke five minutes in the mile for the first time of the season at the Meyo Invitational, finishing 10th in 4:54.97 … qualified for the finals of the mile at the BIG EAST indoor meet, running 4:55.85 … took ninth in the final in 4:57.47, just missing BIG EAST team points … garnered the first all-conference honors of her career by taking third in the distance medley relay with teammates Joanna Schultz, Brianne Schmidt and Katie DeRusso (11:49.66) … ran the 1,200-meter leg of the relay … ran her season’s best mile at the Alex Wilson Invitational, finishing 12th in 4:53.49 … ran a strong 1,500 meters outdoors at the Central Collegiate Championship, finishing in 4:30.59 … focused heavily on the 3,000-meter steeplechase, establishing her best time of the season and a new school record at the BIG EAST outdoor meet … ran 10:41.33 to finish third and earn additional all-conference hardware … also competed on the 4x800-meter relay to take sixth, scoring more points for the BIG EAST team champion Irish … qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional in the steeplechase … placed 13th in 10:47.10. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and indoor & outdoor track at Saratoga Springs High School (N.Y.) … 15-time AllAmerica honoree between cross country and track … four-time all-state selection in cross country … 2006 Gatorade Athlete of the Year for state of New York … three-time top-30 finisher at FootLocker National Cross Country Championship (placed 22nd in 2005) … holds national high school record in 2,000-meter steeplechase (6:36.05), a mark she has set and re-broken several times in past year … also led off SSHS four-mile relay team that set national indoor high school record in 2005 (19:59.24) … ranked among national top 10 during 2006 indoor season for several events, including the 1,500 meters (seventh - 4:31.50), mile (10th - 4:52.58), 3,000 meters (second - 9:42.55; fastest on a banked track) and two miles (fifth - 10:41.29) … took third in high school mile at famed Millrose Games in 2006 (her third consecutive appearance at event) … finished as ‘06 state runner-up in 3,000-meter run … won title at ‘05 Brown Cross Country Invitational (18:14) … placed third at ‘05 New York state cross country championship (17:39.57 for 5K), helping team win state title (its 14th in past 17 seasons) … also member of three-time Nike Team Nationals cross country national champions (set national meet scoring record in 2004 with 51 points) and ‘05 national runner-up … helped pace four-time New York state cross country team champion … National Honor Society member … born Aug. 12, 1988 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. … daughter of Christine and Gary Ferguson … middle of three children … father, Gary was a two-sport standout (football and track) at Northwood University (Mich.) … aunt, Melissa Harbour, was a heptathlete at Texas A&M … majoring in psychology.

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Elise Knutzen

5-8 • Senior Throws Seattle, Wash. Nathan Hale H.S.

AS A JUNIOR: Remained Notre Dame’s main competitor in the javelin in 2009 … saw first action at the Arizona State Invitational, the first outdoor meet of the season, placing eighth with a throw of 42.68m … placed first in javelin at the Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., recording a throw of 40.96m … followed her performance at Purdue with another first place finish at the Hillsdale Relays, this time recording a 44.92m throw … a throw of 43.49m placed her sixth at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … placed second at the Georgia Tech Invitational, recording throw of 45.33m … placed sixth in javelin at the NCAA Mideast Regional in Louisville, Ky., with a career-best throw of 46.52m falling just short of qualifying for the NCAA Championships. AS A SOPHOMORE: Concentrated on the javelin during the outdoor season … finished 10th with a throw of 39.72 meters at the Arizona State Invitational … followed that with a second-place performance at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, registering a 42.42-meter toss … finished third with a throw of 40.76 meters at the Ole Miss Invitational … had a personal-best throw of 42.51 meters at the Eastern Michigan Invitational, taking home top Career Track Bests Outdoor Javelin Hillsdale Relays

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honors … finished third at the Hillsdale Relays with a throw of 39.84 meters … ended the BIG EAST Championships in 11th after a throw of 39.93 meters … closed out her season by topping her personal best with a throw of 42.75 meters, the eighth-best in school history, finishing sixth at the Georgia Tech Invitational. AS A FRESHMAN: Was the lone Irish competitor in the javelin during the 2007 season … her best throw of the campaign came at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, where her heave of 41.37m (135-8) won her the meet … took eighth at the BIG EAST outdoor meet, throwing the javelin 40.24m (132-0) … scored points and thus contributed to the Irish women’s team title.

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HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-sport letterwinner (track & field, soccer and basketball) at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, Wash. … won 2006 Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) Class 3A javelin title (42.16m, 138-4) by more than 16 feet (4.87m) over nearest competitor … three-time Metro 3A Conference champion in javelin … owns nine school records in the event … top distance of 42.68m (140-0) came during her senior year … born Oct. 10, 1987 in Seattle, Wash. … daughter of Penny and John Knutzen … younger of two children … enrolled in the College of Science as a science-business major.


Jaime Minor

5-10 • Senior Jumps Tucson Ariz. Canyon del Oro H.S.

Career Track Bests Indoor Long Jump Notre Dame Invitational Triple Jump BIG EAST Indoor Championships Outdoor 100m Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational 200m 2008 Spartan Invitational Long Jump Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational Triple Jump Hillsdale Relays

5.64m 11.64m

13.01 27.09 5.47m 12.01m

AS A JUNIOR: Jumper participated in both long jump and triple jump for the Irish … had team-best triple jump in both indoor and outdoor seasons … won the triple jump and placed second in the long jump at the indoor season-opening Blue and Gold Invitational … followed that up by again placing first and second in the triple and long jumps, respectively, at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … continued success at home by winning the triple jump at the Notre Dame Invitational, while also placing seventh in the long jump … placed 16th in triple jump and 18th in long jump at the Meyo Invitational, including 11.44m jump in the triple … placed tenth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with an indoor season-best jump of 11.64m … placed fifth in the triple jump at the Alex Wilson Invitational, recording a 11.49m jump … continued success at the outset of the outdoor season, using an 11.51m triple jump to finish ninth at the Arizona State Invitational … finished second in both the long jump and triple jump at the Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind. … placed first in the triple jump at the Hillsdale Relays, breaking 12m for the first time in her career at 12.01m … finished seventh at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships by recording an 11.66m triple jump. AS A SOPHOMORE: Opened the indoor track season with a first-place finish in the triple jump at the Notre Dame Blue and Gold Invitational … recorded a personal-best jump of 11.39m (37-4 ?) … also finished second in the long jump with a jump of 5.63m (18-5 ?) … followed that with a first-place long jump of 5.15m (16-10 ?) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … also finished fourth in the triple jump with a jump of 9.98m (32-9) … finished second in both the long jump and the triple jump at the Notre Dame Invitational … recorded jumps of 5.64m (18-6) in the long

jump and 11.28m (37-0 ?) in the triple jump … finished 10th in the long jump at the Indiana Relays with a jump of 5.46m (17-11) … finished 24th in the long jump (5.49m, 18-0) at the Meyo Invitational … recorded a jump of 10.99m (36-0 ?) to finish 15th in the triple jump at the BIG EAST Championship … also finished 18th with a triple jump of 5.28m (173 ?) … kicked off the outdoor season with a second-place finish in the triple jump a the Mike Poehlein Invitational, recording a jump of 11.33m (37-2 ?) … also finished eighth with a long jump of 5.46m (17-11) … triple jumped her way to a second-place finish at the Spartan Invitational with a jump of 11.08m (36-4 ?) … also tried her hand at sprints, finishing seventh in the 100 meters (13.29) and 200 meters (27.09) … finished second in the triple jump at the Eastern Michigan Invitational, jumping 11.48m (37-8) … also took seventh in the 200 meters (28.34) and 10th in the long jump (4.94m, 16-2 ?) … closed out her season with a seventh-place finish at the Hillsdale Relays, triple jumping 11.29m (37-0 ?) AS A FRESHMAN: Added depth to the Irish horizontal jumps … just missed out on qualifying for the BIG EAST indoor meet in the long and triple … leapt 5.44m (17-10 1/4) at the Blue and Gold Invitational long jump, while also triple jumping 11.12m (36-5 3/4) … did not compete during the 2007 outdoor track and field season. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Best triple jump mark was 11.71m (39-5), while top long jump distance was 5.585m (18-4) … twotime Arizona state champion in triple jump … earned first-team all-Southern Arizona honors and was named area Athlete of the Year as a senior by Arizona Daily Star … named firstteam area all-star and area Co-Athlete of the Year as a junior (2005) by Tucson Citizen … majoring in political science.

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Joanna Schultz

6-0 • Senior Sprints Holmen, Wis. Holmen H.S.

AS A JUNIOR: Sprinter had the team’s best indoor and outdoor times in both the 200 and 400 meters … won the 400 meters at the season opening Blue and Gold Invitational (54.85) … placed third in the 200 meters and fifth in the 400 meters at the Indiana Opener … won the 200 meters with a time of 24.67 and finished second in the 60 meter at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … saw continued success at the Loftus Center at the Notre Dame Invitational winning both the 200 meters (24.71) and 400 meters (54.71) … won the 400 meters at the Indiana Invitational … placed first in the 300 meters and the 400 meters at Notre Dame’s Meyo Invitational … finished second in the 400 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … won the 400 meters at the Alex Wilson Invitational with a time of 53.70 … placed eighth in the nation in the 400 meters, recording a time of 54.06 at the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas … saw success continue into the outdoor season, winning the 400 meters at the Arizona State Invitational … placed sixth in the 400 meters (54.11) and third in the 400-meter hurdles (1:00.93) at the Mt. SAC Relays … won the 400-

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meter hurdles at the Hillsdale Relays with a time of 59.70 … won the 400-meter hurdles at the BIG EAST Outdoor championships with a time of 53.12 … finished fifth in the 400 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational … placed fifth in the 400 meters at the NCAA Mideast Regionals, falling just shy of a berth in the NCAA Championships. AS A SOPHOMORE: Focused on the 200 and 400 meters during both the indoor and outdoor seasons … kicked off the indoor campaign with two first-place finishes at the Notre Dame Blue and Gold Invitational … clocked a personal-best time of 24.75 to take the 200 meters and finished the 400 meters in 55.64 … followed that with a first-place showing in the 400 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, coming in at 56.87 … also finished second in the 200 meters with a time of 24.98 … won the 400 meters in a time of 55.82 at the Notre Dame Invitational … also finished third, running the 200 meters in 25.05 … took second at the Indiana Relays in the 400 meters, clocking a time of 55.71 … closed the indoor season with a seventh-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships, running the 400 meters in 57.26 … opened the outdoor season with a second-place finish in the 400 meters (54.14) at the Arizona State Invitational … ran the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 1:01.64 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, good enough for second place … finished fourth in the 200 meters (24.20) at the Ole Miss Invitational … also finished 12th in the 400 meters (56.93) … took first place with a 400-meter time of 54.64 at the Mt. SAC Relays … also finished 14th in the 200

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meters (24.53) … notched a second-place showing in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:01.24 at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational … racked up two more All-BIG EAST honors at the BIG EAST Championships … was part of the 4x400-meter relay team that took second place … finished third in the 400 meters with a time of 53.88 … also finished seventh in the 200 meters (24.56) … closed out the season with a 14th-place performance at the NCAA Mideast Regional … ran the 400 meters in 54.18. AS A FRESHMAN: Was as good as advertised in her debut season with the Irish track and field squad … posted a season best in the 200 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational, running 24.83 … also took third in the 400 meters at the meet with a time of 56.22 seconds … led all Notre Dame athletes by taking third in the 400 meters at the Meyo Invitational (55.31) … placed fifth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship in the 400 meters, finishing in a season-best time of 55.30 seconds … earned two all-BIG EAST citations at the indoor league meet … took second in the 4x400 with Maryann Erigha, Crysta Swayzer and Okechi Ogbuokiri (3:41.51, ninth-fastest in school history), and placed third in the distance medley relay running 11:49.66 with teammates Lindsey Ferguson, Brianne Schmidt and Katie DeRusso … ran the top 400-meter time of her outdoor season at the Azusa Pacific Invitational, covering the distance in 54.70 seconds for second place … ran 54.91 in the event at the Mt. SAC Relays … played a huge role in the women’s outdoor BIG EAST team title … won event titles in the 4x100 and 4x400 relays, running the former with Ogbuokiri, Erigha and Brienne Davis and the latter with Erigha, Ogbuokiri and Swayzer … the 4x100 ran 45.31 and the 4x400 went 3:39.87 … also earned individual all-BIG EAST honors by finishing third in the 400 meters … she ran 54.78 in the final to finish one spot behind teammate Ogbuokiri … ranked among the top-15 freshman in the country in the outdoor 400 meters. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Twosport standout and seven-time letterwinner (track & field and basketball) at Holmen High School (Wis.) … became first prep athlete (male or female) in 111-year history of Wisconsin state track & field championship to win outdoor state titles in two events (200m, 400m) in each of her four high school seasons — she also never lost a race at either distance during her prep career … owns Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) outdoor state meet record in 400 meters (55.81 as freshman in 2003 — secondfastest in state history and quickest ever at metric distance) … top 200-meter time of 24.78 is ninthbest in state history … also ran 100 meters during season (best mark was 12.44) … four-time conference and regional champion, as well as a four-time all-state and all-conference selection … National Honor Society member … born Oct. 9, 1987 in La Crosse, Wis. … daughter of Deidre Schultz-Platteter and Dan Platteter … only child … majoring in psychology.


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Molly Cross Country / Middle Distance Sullivan

Elmhurst, Ill. York Community H.S.

AS A JUNIOR: Cross country and middle distance runner for the Irish in 2008-09 … finished 14th in the cross country seasonopening Valparaiso Invitational … finished third in the JV race at the Notre Dame Invitational … part of Notre Dame’s 4x800 meter relay team … placed tenth in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational … had Notre Dame’s top mile time at the Alex Wilson Invitational (5:02.99) … finished seventh in the 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invitational during the outdoor season. AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in two cross country meets for the Irish … finished 111th at the Notre Dame Invitational Gold Meet in a time of 19:32 … finished 105th with a time of 24:42 at the Pre-National Open Race … opened the indoor track season with a

2008 Cross Country Results Valparaiso Invitational National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational Open Career Track Bests Indoor 800m Notre Dame Meyo Invitational 1,000m BIG EAST Indoor Championships 1 Mile Wilson Invitational Outdoor 800m Georgia Tech Invitational 1,500m Georgia Tech Invitational

14th 33rd 3rd

2:16.50 2:56.36 5:02.99

2:16.56 4:41.27

fourth-place finish in the mile run at the Blue and Gold Invitational, clocking a time of 5:20.09 … ran the 1,000 meters in 3:04.69 to finish seventh at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … finished 13th in the mile (5:18.67) and the 800 meters (2:20.60) at the Notre Dame Invitational … clocked a time of 2:18.63 to finish 51st in the 800-meter run at the Meyo Invitational … opened the outdoor season with a 10th-place showing at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, running the 800 meters in a time of 2:23.30 … also finished 11th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:53.24 … finished in 16th place after running the 1,500 meters at the Spartan Invitational in 5:02.72 … took sixth at the Eastern Michigan Invitational, running the 800 meters in a time of 2:18.32 … ran the 800 meters at the Hillsdale Relays in a time of 2:17.93 to finish in 20th place … closed out the season at the Georgia Tech Invitational … finished 23rd in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:41.27 … also finished 35th in the 800 meters, clocking in at 2:16.56. AS A FRESHMAN: Ran in four cross country meets during her debut season with the Irish … won her first collegiate competition at the National Catholic Champion JV race ... placed 126th at the Notre Dame Invitational,

running with the varsity squad … competed at the NCAA Pre-National Meet as well as the BIG EAST Championships, with her best 6,000-meter season time coming at the latter in 22:59 … top performance indoors was her 2:59.39 1,000 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational, which nearly qualified her for the BIG EAST indoor meet … ran 4:54.10 over 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invitational outdoors … her top 800 outdoors was a 2:21.82 run at the Hillsdale Gina Relays. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letterwinner in cross country and track and field at York Community High School (IN.)… earned all-state honors during each of her four track seasons and in her junior year of cross country … three-time conference champion and two-time regional champion on the track … owns the conference’s indoor record in the 800 meters … five-time team MVP three-time team captain across both sports … member of National Honor Society as well as the French and Math National Honor Societies … born January 3, 1988 in Elmhurst, Ill. … daughter of Michael and Anne Sullivan … father played football at the University of Illinois … oldest of five children … majoring in finance.

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Beth Tacl

5-6 • Senior Cross Country / Distance St. Cloud, Minn. Cathedral H.S.

AS A JUNIOR: Helped anchor an Irish cross country team that made its first NCAA Championships appearance since 2005 … opened the cross country season by finishing fourth in the Valparaiso Invitational (18:20), helping the Irish win the meet … finished 11th with a time of 18:24 as the Irish won the National Catholic Championship … recorded a time of 17:49, good for an 82nd-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished 44th at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships in Bronx, N.Y. … finished 36th with a time of 22:07 to help the Irish finish forth at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, earning a berth in the NCAA Championships … placed second in the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a time of 9:57.49 … finished sixth in the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame invitational (9:59.55) … just missed a top-ten finish, placing 11th in the 5,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational … finished in the top-15 in both the 3,000 and 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor 2008 Cross Country Results Valparaiso Invitational National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational Pre-National Meet BIG EAST Championship Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championship Career Track Bests Indoor 3,000m BIG EAST Indoor Championships 5,000m BIG EAST Indoor Championships Outdoor 5,000m Alex Wilson Invitational 10,000m BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

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9:51.42 17:07.77

17:07.47 36:04.89

Championships … ran the 5,000 meters in 17:07.47 at the Alex Wilson Invitational, good for ninth place … placed fifth in the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a time of 36:04.89.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in all six meets for the Irish … opened the season with a third-place finish (19:07) at the Valparaiso Invitational … finished seventh with a time of 18:11 at the National Catholic Championship … ran the Notre Dame Invitational in a time of 18:34 to finish 106th … finished 166th (22:26) at the Pre-National Meet … clocked a time of 22:34 at the BIG EAST Championship to finish 67th … finished in 94th with a time of 23:09 at the Great Lakes Regional … focused on the 3,000-meter run during the indoor track season … opened the season with a ninth-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational, clocking a time of 10:45.43 … finished sixth with a time of 10:25.77 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … crossed the line in 10:35.32 to finish 12th in the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational … opened the outdoor season with a sixth-place showing in the 5,000 meters at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, clocking a time of 18:08.67 … closed the season with a sixth-place finish at the Spartan Invitational, running the 5,000 meters in a time of 18:00.68 AS A FRESHMAN: Had a very solid cross country season in her debut with the Irish … placed third on the team and seventh overall at the Valparaiso Invitational … took 12th at the

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National Catholic Championship in a Notre Dame team victory … ran 18:24 over 5,000 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational … closed her season at the NCAA Pre-National open race, finishing 75th in 22:39 (6,000 meters) … did not compete during the indoor track and field season … ran 4:58.00 over 1,500 meters at the Spartan Invitational … posted another season-best time at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, covering 5,000 meters in 18:12.13. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Twelve-time letterwinner in cross country, track and field and Nordic skiing at Cathdral High School … earned all-state honors in each of her cross country seasons, highlighted by a runner-up finish in 2003 and a fourth-place finish in 2005 … also a three-time all-state track runner and fourtime Nordic skiing honoree … four-time all conference performer in cross country and track, as well as a seven-time regional champion and sixtime conference champion across both sports … four-time cross country team MVP … personal bests include 5:09 for 1,600 meters and 11:03 for 3,200 meters, both school records … member of National Honor Society, Student Senate and the Chamber and Symphony Orchestras while at Cathedral … born February 16, 1988 in St. Cloud, Minnesota … daughter of Chris and Karen Tacl … youngest of three children … father, Chris, ran cross country and track at St. Thomas … brother, Steve, played tennis at St. John’s (Minn.) … enrolled in the College of Science as a preprofessional studies major.


Rudy Atang

5-7 • Junior Throws Houston, Texas St. Pius X

AS A SOPHOMORE: Placed in the top-ten in both the shot put and weight throw at the Notre Dame Invitational … placed seventh in shot put at the Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., with 13.91m throw … recorded another top-ten finish in the shot put at the Hillsdale Relays, with a 14.15m throw, good for eighth place. AS A FRESHMAN: Opened the indoor track season with an 11th-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational, registering a weight throw of 12.12m (39-9 1/4) … also finished ninth in the shot put with a toss of 10.99m (36-0 ?3/4) … finished 12th with a shot put of 10.14m (33-3 1/4) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … recorded a throw of 12.08m (39-7 3/4) to finish 8th in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Invitational … opened the outdoor season with a 12th-place finish in the shot put at the Mike Poehlein Invitational with a toss of 11.43m (37-6) … finished fifth with a hammer throw of 46.52m (1527) at the Spartan Invitational … also finished seventh in the shot put with a throw of 11.21m (36-9 ?1/2) … finished eighth in the hammer throw with a toss of 32.60m (106-11) at the Eastern Michigan Invitational … also finished fifth in the shot put with a distance of 11.37m (37-3 3/4) … closed out the season with a 23rd-place finish in the shot put at the Hillsdale Relays, recording a toss of 11.72m (38-5 1/2).

AS A SOPHOMORE: Ran in one cross country meet, finishing fifth at the Valparaiso Invitational and helping the Irish win the meet … finished second behind teammate Heidi Rocha in the 3,000 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished seventh in the mile at the Notre Dame Indoor opener with a time of 5:07.61 … ran the 3,000 meters in 10:13.42 to finish 11th at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished 22nd in the 3,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational … ran to a 17th place finish in the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … finished in the top-15 in both the 800 meters and 1,500 meters at Purdue’s Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational … placed 18th in the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. 2008 Cross Country Results Valparaiso Invitational Notre Dame Invitational Gold Race BIG EAST Championship

Theresa Cattuna

5-4 • Junior Cross Country / Distance Cherry Hill, N.J. Cherry Hill East

Career Track Bests Indoor 3,000m Notre Dame Meyo Invitational 5,000m BIG EAST Indoor Championships Outdoor 800m Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational 1,500m Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational 5,000m Alex Wilson Invitational

5th 112th 50th

10:01.49 17:30.26

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eleventime letterwinner in track and field, volleyball and basketball at St. Pius X High School … was a fourtime shot put district champion and TAPPS 6A shot put state champion in 2006 … earned all-state honors as a junior … captained the volleyball team as a sophomore and senior and lead the basketball team as a junior … born Oct. 16, 1988 in Houston, Texas … daughter of Fon and Judith Atang … youngest of five children … brother, Joseph, plays basketball at Houston Baptist University … majoring in anthropology. Career Track Bests Indoor Shot Put Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational Weight Throw Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational Outdoor Shot Put Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational Hammer Throw 2008 Spartan Invitational

12.99m 13.65m

14.17m 46.52m

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in one cross country meet for the Irish before suffering an injury … finished fifth in a time of 18:03 at the National Catholic Championship. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Threesport and eight-time letterwinner (track & field, cross country and soccer) at Cherry Hill H.S. East (N.J.) … set school records in the 800m (2:16), the 1,600m (4:59.2) and the 3,200m (10:34) … four-time track & field conference champion and all-conference honoree … broke the Gloucester Country College Course record by over 20 seconds in senior cross country season … two-time cross country allconference honoree … named the cross country South Jersey Runner of the Year in 2006 … earned first-team all-South Jersey cross country honors in 2005 and 2006 … named to the second-team all-state cross country team junior and senior seasons … earned all South Jersey girls track honors in 2005 and 2006 … was named an Olympic Conference Scholar Athlete … student government class representative at Cherry Hill H.S. East … four-year member of the honor roll at Cherry Hill … American Legion Girls State participant in 2006 … born on Sept. 29, 1988 in Voorhees, N.J. … daughter of Bernadette and Louis Cattuna … has one older brother and one younger sister …. majoring science business.

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Abby Higgins

5-10 • Junior Cross Country / Distance Naperville, Ill. Benet Academy

AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished 11th in the Valparaiso Invitational, as the Irish rolled to a team victory in the season-opening cross country meet … recorded a time of 18:18 in the Notre Dame National Catholic Championships, good for seventh place and helping the Irish finish second … finished the Notre Dame Invitational in a time of 17:48 to place 81st … finished 39th at the BIG EAST Cross Country championships … posted a time of 22:28 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, good for 49th place and helping the Irish finish fourth and move on to the NCAA Championships …

Natalie Johnson

5-9 • Junior Middle Distance / Sprints Englewood, Ariz. Xavier College Prep

AS A SOPHOMORE: Placed second in the 600 meters at the Indiana Opener, slightly more than a second behind teammate Kelly Langhans … recorded top ten finishes in the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in the 200 meters (26:34, 9th) and 400 meters (56.86, 2nd) … won the 500 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 1:13.44 … picked up a first-place finish in the 800 meters at the Indiana Invitational, posting a time of 2:12.22 ... finished 18th in the 800 meters at the Meyo Invitational … ran the 500 meters in

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finished third in the 800 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational (2:11.97) … ran the mile in 5:04.48 to finish sixth at the Indiana Invitational … placed second in the 1,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational, posting a time of 2:50.98 … placed sixth in the 1,000 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … won the 800 meters at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 2:10.84 … recorded a third place finish at the Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., with a 2:13.34 time in the 800 meters. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in all six cross country meets for the Irish … finished sixth at the Valparaiso Invitational with a time of 19:27 … covered the 5,000 meters at the National Catholic Championship in 18:17 to finish 10th … finished 94th at the Notre Dame Invitational in 18:21 … clocked a time of 22:04 to finish 131st at the Pre-National Meet … finished 61st in 22:27 at the BIG EAST Championship … wrapped up the season with a 79th-place finish at the Great Lakes Regional, clocking a time of 22:59 … opened the indoor track season with a second-place performance at the Blue and Gold Invitational, running 1,000 meters in 2:57.93 … finished 17th in the 1,000 meters with a time of 3:03.68 at the Meyo Invitational … also finished 63rd in the 800 meters in 2:20.80 … clocked a time of 2:14.95 to finish 18th in the 800 meters at the Alex Wilson Invitational … finished second at the Eastern Michigan Invitational, running the 800 meters in 2:16.90 … clocked a time of 2:11.58 at the Georgia Tech Invitational to finish 20th in the 800 meters … also finished 25th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:43.43. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Ten-time letterwinner in cross country, track and field and basketball at Benet Academy … five-time All-American in cross country and track … four-time cross country conference individual and team champion … member of the two-time conference champion 4x800-meter relay team for Benet Academy … was the regional cross country champion as a freshman and senior … 4x800-meter team was regional champion during senior campaign … earned all-conference honors in cross country and track in all four years of high school … earned area MVP honors as a senior and was the team cross country MVP four consecutive years … captained the cross country, track and field and basketball squads as a senior … set the record for fastest cross country time by a female at Benet with a 17:21

performance … was named Female Athlete of the Year for 2006-07 by the Naperville Sun newspaper … earned the scholar athlete award in the Chicago Tribune … member of the National Honor Society … attended the same high school as former Irish thrower Mike Schubert and current Notre Dame cross country and track athlete Kevin Veselik … daughter of Sean and Nancy Higgins … youngest of four children … dad played football and basketball at University of St. Thomas … sister Justine plays soccer at St. Mary’s … family members Heather Higgins, Tom Kinane and Bill Higgins also attended Notre Dame … majoring in American studies.

1:12.22 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, good for second place … finished fifth in the 800 meters at the Arizona State Invitational … finished sixth in the 800 meters at the Hillsdale Relays (2:15.68). AS A FRESHMAN: Made a strong impression during her freshman campaign … opened the indoor season with a second-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational, running the 500 meters in 1:14.39 … followed that with a third-place run of 2:20.05 in the 800 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … ran the 500 meters in 1:14.94 to finish second at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished seventh at the Indiana Relays, clocking an 800-meter time of 2:15.52 … ran the Meyo Invitational 500-meter run in 1:13.96 to finish 3rd … also finished 26th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:13.53 … garnered her first all-BIG EAST honor with a third-place finish in the 500-meter run at the BIG EAST Championships, clocking a season-best 1:12.27 … opened the outdoor season with a third-place finish at the Arizona State Invitational, running the 400 meters in 2:10.66 … ran the Mike Poehlein Invitational 400 meters in 56:39 to take second place … claimed her first 800-meter title with a first-place finish at the Ole Miss Invitational, registering a time of 2:13.85 … finished fourth at in the 800 meters with a time of 2:08.09 at the Mt. SAC Relays … earned her first all-BIG EAST outdoor honor as a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished second with a time of 3:37.85 at the BIG EAST Championship … also finished seventh in the 800 meters with a time of 2:11.75 … finished 21st at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a time of 2:11.70 in the 800 meters … closed out her season with a 16th-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional, running the 800 meters in a time of 2:10.10. HIGH SHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in track and field and letterwinner freshman year in volleyball at Xavier College Prep, (Ariz.) … set Arizona state record in the 800-meters with a time of 2:08.61 … named state champion in the 800-meters in 2007 as well as state champion in the 400-meters in 2005 and 2006

member of three-time state champion 4x800-meter relay team sophomore, junior and senior seasons … earned all-city and all-state honors sophomore, junior and senior seasons in track and field … was member of President’s Council and Key Club at Xavier College Prep … born Nov. 5, 1988 in Silver Springs, Md. … daughter of Frank and Amy Johnson … has one older sister, Lindsay … dad played basketball and mom played tennis at Wake Forest … uncle, Paul Odland, played tennis at Notre Dame while aunt, Carrie Revers, played at Boston College … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.

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2008 Cross Country Results Valparaiso Invitational National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational Pre-National Meet BIG EAST Championship Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championship Career Track Bests Indoor 800m Notre Dame Invitational 1,000m BIG EAST Indoor Championships 1 Mile Indiana Relays Outdoor 800m BIG EAST Outdoor Championships 1,500m Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational

Career Track Bests Indoor 200m Notre Dame Indoor Opener 400m Notre Dame Indoor Opener 500m BIG EAST Indoor Championships 600m Indiana Open 800m Notre Dame Meyo Invitational Outdoor 400m Purdue Openr 800m Mt. SAC Relays

11th 7th 81st 108th 39th 49th 193rd

2:11.97 2:50.55 5:04.48

2:10.66 4:42.33

26.34 56.86 1:12.07 1:34.65 2:10.97

56.39 2:08.09


Kelly Langhans

Marissa Treece

5-10 • Junior Sprints Baden, Pa. North Allegheny

5-4 • Junior Cross Country / Distance Maple City, Mich. Glen Lake H.S.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Won the Valparaiso Invitational to start the season (17:42) … came in second to teammate Lindsay Ferguson at the National Catholic Championship, posting a time of 17:53 … finished 38th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 17:19 … recorded a time of 21:13 at the Pre-NCAA meet in Terre Haute, Ind., good for 40th place … finished 20th at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships (21:16) … posted a 21:40 time at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, placing 14th and helping the Irish advance to their first NCAA Championships appearance since 2005 … finished 122nd at the NCAA Championships (21:38) … had the top indoor times for the Irish in the mile, the 3,000 meters and the 5,000 meters … won the mile at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a time of 5:02.96 … finished fourth in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 4:58.73 … placed 12th in the 3,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational … finished sixth in the mile at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a time of 4:51.93 … came in second in the 3,000 meters at the Alex Wilson Invitational (10:06.16) … scored a victory in the 1,500 meters, running it in 4:31.50 at the Dave Rankin Track and

AS A SOPHOMORE: Sprinter opened the season with a victory in the 800 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational (2:12.08) … scored another victory, this time in the 600 meters, at the Indiana Opener … also won the 800 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 2:09.54 … won the 600 meters in Bloomington for a second time, recording a time of 2:12.22 in the Indiana Invitational … placed sixth in the 800 meters at the Meyo Invitational, despite a time of 2:08.24 … finished eighth in the 800 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … finished eighth in the 800 meters at the NCAA Mideast Regionals in Louisville, Ky., with a season-best time of 2:07.74. AS A FRESHMAN: Focused primarily on the 800 meters … opened the indoor season with a third-place finish in the 500 meters with a time of 1:14.71 at the Blue and Gold Invitational … took first place in the 800 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, clocking in at 2:16.90 … followed that with another top finish in the Notre Dame Invitational, running 800 meters in 2:12.90 … finished third in the 800 meters in a time of 2:21.79 at the Indiana Relays … ran the 800 meters in 2:09.35 to finish 11th at the Meyo Invitational … just missed her first all-BIG EAST nod with a fourth place finish at the BIG EAST Championship, finishing fourth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:11.37 … opened the outdoor season with a second-place finish in the 800 meters at the Arizona State Invitational, crossing the line in 2:10.65 … competed in the 400 meters at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, finishing sixth in a time of 58.41 … finished second in the 800 meters in 2:14.01 at the Ole Miss Invitational … took sixth in the 800 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays, clocking in at 2:08.65 … earned her first all-BIG EAST outdoor honor as part of the 4x800-meter relay team that finished third at the BIG EAST Championships … just missed picked up a second award in the 800 meters, as she finished fourth with a time of 2:09.34 … finished 15th in the 800 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a time of

2:10.20 … closed out the season with a 17th-place showing at the NCAA Mideast Regionals, running the 800 meters in 2:10.13. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three sport standout and ten-time letter winner(track & field, indoor track, and soccer) at North Allegheny High School (Pa.) ... captained all three sports as a senior ... four-time state medalist in the 400 meters ... also ran the 800 meters in 2:10.31 as a senior in 2007, earning the state silver medal and setting the WPIAL record in the event ... owns school records in the 800, 400, 200, and 4x400 relay ... two-time all-section performer in soccer ... Wendy's High School Heisman State Finalist, North Allegheny Top Scholar, and National Honor Society member ... born May 9, 1989 in Rochester, N.Y. ... daughter of Mark and Sherri Langhans ... middle of three children ... grandfather Don '58, mother Sherri '81 and brother Mark '09 all graduated from Notre Dame ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters ... majoring in English and Psychology.

Field Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., while also finishing fifth in the 800 meters … finished in ninth in the 1,500 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … placed 13th in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA Mideast Regionals (4:34.62). AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in four cross country meets for the Irish … won the National Catholic Championship with a time of 17:24 in her first collegiate race … followed that with a 17th-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational, covering the course in 17:24 … finished 40th with a time of 21:06 at the Pre-National Meet … closed out the season with a 26th-place finish at the BIG EAST Championship, clocking in at 21:35 … opened the indoor track season at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, running the mile in 5:01.96 to finish second … ran the 3,000 meters in 9:57.44 to finish fifth at the Notre Dame Invitational … took the top spot in the mile run at the Indiana Relays, registering a time of 5:04.00 … finished 18th at the Meyo Invitational, running the 3,000 meters in 9:56.66 … ran the 3,000 meters in 9:33.95 to finish sixth at the BIG EAST Championship … closed out the indoor season with a seventh-place finish in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:59.61 at the Alex Wilson Invitational … opened her outdoor campaign with an eighthplace performance at the Hillsdale Relays, running 1,500 meters in 4:38.88 … finished sixth at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 17:17.45 in the 5,000-meter run … closed out the season with a 10th-place finish at the Georgia Tech Invitational, running 5,000 meters in 17:13.48. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Ten-time letterwinner in cross country, track & field and basketball at Glen Lake High School … twice won national track titles during her senior season, winning both the National Scholastic Indoor and Nike Outdoor Nationals 5,000-meter championships … added a second-place showing in the two mile at NSIC and a fourth-place mile effort at NON … all four national meet performances set all-time Michigan state records … her 5,000m race at NON also set a meet record … garnered five All-American honors during her senior track campaign, including recognition for her third-place showing in the junior women’s 5,000 meters at the USATF Outdoor Championships … an 11-time state champion and a holder of seven state records on the Michigan D4 level … qualified for the 2006 FootLocker National Cross Country meet out of the Midwest Region … personal bests include 2:13 over 800

meters, 4:50.12 in the mile (4:49 in the 1,600m), 10:22 in the two mile and 16:36 in the 5,000 meters … tabbed an Academic All-American … also named the 2007 Michigan Student Athlete of the Year … class president, class salutatorian and National Honor Society member at Glen Lake … born April 7, 1989 in Traverse City, Mich. … daughter of Tina and Nate Treece … youngest of two children … majoring in marketing and design.

Career Track Bests Indoor 500m Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational 600m Indiana Relays 800m Notre Dame Meyo Invitational Outdoor 400m Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational 800m 2009 Mideast Regional

1:14.71 1:33.42 2:08.24

58.41 2:07.46

2008 Cross Country Results Valparaiso Invitational National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational Pre-National Meet BIG EAST Championship Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championship Career Track Bests Indoor 1 Mile BIG EAST Indoor Championships 3,000m BIG EAST Indoor Championships 5,000m Alex Wilson Invitational Outdoor 800m Ole Miss Invitational 1,500m Georgia Tech Invitational 1 Mile BIG EAST Indoor Championships 5,000m Stanford Invitational

1st 2nd 38th 40th 20th 14th 122nd

4:51.93 9:33.95 16:59.61

2:14.26 4:27.70 4:51.93 17:08.21

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Kali Watkins

Sasha Blanchard

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5-4 • Junior Sprints / Hurdles Newport News, Va. Menchville H.S.

5-6 • Sophomore Sprints Agoura, Calif. La Reina

AS A SOPHOMORE: Started the season with a fourth place finish in the 200 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational … placed seventh in the 60-meter hurdles at the Indiana Opener … won the 60-meter hurdles at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 8.83 … placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles at the Indiana Invitational … finished ninth in the 60meter hurdle finals at the Meyo Invitational (8.72) … finished seventh in the 100-meter hurdles at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (14.16). AS A FRESHMAN: Opened the indoor track season at the Blue and Gold Invitational, finishing second in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.96 … clocked a time of 8.98 in the 60-meter hurdle preliminaries at the Meyo Invitational … set a personal-best time of 8.78 in the BIG EAST Championships 60-meter hurdle preliminaries … opened the outdoor season with a 13th-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.49 at the Arizona State Invitational … also finished 18th in the 200-meter dash, clocking in at 26.67 … ran the 100meter hurdles in a time of 14.50 to finish fifth at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … also finished ninth in the 200 meters with a time of 27.22 … recorded her highest finish of the season at the Spartan Invitational, running the 100-meter hurdles in 14.96 … finished seventh with a time of 14.62 in the Eastern Michigan Invitational 100-meter hurdles … closed out the season with a sixth-place finish as a member of the 4x100-meter relay team … also competed in the BIG EAST Championships 100meter hurdle preliminaries, clocking a time of 14.96.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Earned eight letters in indoor and outdoor track and field over four-year career at Menchville High School, (Va.). … 2005 outdoor state champion in the 100meter hurdles and 2006 indoor state champion in the 55-meter hurdles … two-time runner-up in the 100meter hurdles at the state meet (2006, 2007) and runner-up in the 55-meter hurdles in 2007 at the state indoor meet … five-time AAU Junior Olympic Championship qualifier … 2006 Nike Indoor National All-American in the 60-meter hurdles … first-team all-state in 2005 and 2006 … current holder 55-meter hurdles school record (7.95) set in 2007 … National Honor Society member and named to Menchville High School honor roll for three years … born July 29, 1989 in Willingboro, N.J. … daughter of Lori and Christopher Watkins … has two older brothers … brother, Brendan, played football at Davidson College … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters as an Arabic major.

AS A FRESHMAN: Placed sixth in her Notre Dame debut, posting a time of 26.78 in the 200 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational … placed 11th in the 60 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with at time of 8.28 … finished fifth in the 60 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational (8.19) … ran in the 60-meter hurdles at the Meyo Invitational … posted a time of 1:04.82 in the 400-meter hurdles at the Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., good for a third place finish.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Five-time letterwinner in cross country and track and field at La Reina … eleven-time Tri-Valley league champion in five different events … went undefeated in the TriValley League during her entire high school career … finished seventh nationally in the heptathlon at the 206 AAU Junior Olympics … earned All-American honors in the 4x800-meter relay in 2007 … ranked in the top-20 in the country in the 100-meter hurdles … holds over 40 La Reina High School records and the Tri-Valley League 100-meter hurdle record … holds the 300-hurdle record in Ventura County … earned Ventura County first team honors five times … inducted into the Ventura County Sports Hall of Fame and La Reina High School Hall of Fame in 2008 … named to the Daily News All-Area first team in 2008 … member of the National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation … has been a SAG member since 1994 … born Feb. 16, 1990 in Los Angeles … daughter of Greg and Joy Blanchard … has two sisters … sister Brianna competes in swimming and track at Pepperdine … from the same area as current Irish quarterback Jimmy Clausen … enrolled in the Çollege of Arts & Letters.

Career Track Bests Indoor 60m Notre Dame Invitational 200m Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational 60m HH Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational Long Jump Notre Dame Meyo Invitational Outdoor 200m Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational 100m HH Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational 400m IH Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational Long Jump Notre Dame Meyo Invitational

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8.19 26.78 9.14 5.06m

26.78 15.45 1:04.82 5.06m

Career Track Bests Indoor 60m Notre Dame Indoor Opener 200m Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational 60m HH Notre Dame Meyo Invitational Outdoor 100m HH BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

8.10 26.37 8.72

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Maddie Buttinger

5-10 • Sophomore Multi-Events Waterloo, Ontario Resurrection C.S.S.

AS A FRESHMAN: Made her Notre Dame debut at the Blue and Gold Invitational, placing second in the 60-meter hurdles, first in the high jump and first in the long jump … continued her multi-event success at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, placing seventh in the 60-meter hurdles, first in the long jump and 12th in the shot put … placed seventh in the 60-meter hurdles at the Notre Dame Invitational, in addition to finishing second in the high jump (1.70m) … placed second in the pentathlon at the Findlay Open MultiEvent, recording 3,693 points … finished fifth in the high jump at the Meyo Invitational (1.70m) … cleared 1.70 meters in the high jump at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, good for a sixth place finish … also earned all-BIG EAST honors in the pentathlon, finishing third with 3,922 points … participated in the 100-meter hurdles, high jump and pole vault at the Arizona State Invitational, highlighted by a fifth-place finish in the high jump … came in 14th in the heptathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays … garnered second all-BIG EAST honor of the season at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, placing second in the heptathlon with 5,155 points.

AS A FRESHMAN: Placed fourth in the 60 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … finished second in the 60 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational (7.79) … came in second behind teammate Joanna Schultz in the 400 meters at the Indiana Invitational (55.31) … placed seventh in the 400 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … scored a fourth place finish in the 400 meters at the Arizona State Invitational.

Natalie Geiger

5-10 • Sophomore Sprints Stouffville, Ontario Stouffville District Secondary

Career Track Bests Indoor 60m 2009 BIG EAST Championship 200m 2009 Notre Dame Invitational 400m 2009 Meyo Invitational Outdoor 200m 2009 Mike Poehlein Invitational 400m 2009 VS Athletics Beach Invitational

7.77 24.96 55.26

24.79

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eighttime letterwinner in track and field and field hockey at Resurrection … five-time OFSAA Provincial high jump champion … earned 16 OFSAA medals, the second most in Ontario history … top-ranked junior heptathlon and pentathlon competitor in Canada … NSIC indoor high jump champion as a junior and senior … also won the heptathlon as a senior … Canadian national junior heptathlon and provincial indoor pentathlon juvenile record holder … ranked 11th in the world in youth 400-meter hurdles and was 20th in the high jump … represented Canada as a member of the 2005 World Youth track team and competed in the high jump and 400-meter hurdles in Morocco … represented Canada in the high jump as part of the 2007 Pan American Junior track team …born Nov. 3, 1989 … daughter of Gord and Pan Buttinger … oldest of seven children … cousin Cody Goulebef plays hockey for Wisconsin … enrolled in the Mendoza Çollege of Business. Career Track Bests Indoor Pentathlon 2009 BIG EAST Championship Outdoor Heptathlon 2009 BIG EAST Championship

3,922 points

5,155 points

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Fouryear letterwinner in track at Stouffville Secondary … two-time junior Canadian 400-meter champion … five-time Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) gold medalist … holds the OFSAA record in midget girls 400 meters and junior girls 400 meters … also holds Ontario records in the 300, 400 and 600 meters … finished 13th in the 400 meters at the IAAF World Junior Championships in 2008 … finished fifth in 2007 … won her fourth consecutive Ontario high school championship in 2008 … member of Canada’s 4x400-meter relay team that finished eighth at the IAAF World Junior Championships … named Canada’s Youth Athlete of the Year in 2007 and received the Myrtle Cook award from Athletics Canada … also won two OFSSA gold medals in hockey … member of the leadership club and the band … born October 13, 1990 … daughter of Ross and Geri Geiger … has two younger brothers … dad played hockey at Cornell … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

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Molly Hirt

5-6 • Sophomore Cross Country / Distance Bloomington, Ind. Bloomington North

AS A FRESHMAN: Scored a victory in the first event of her career, winning the mile at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a time of 5:05.28 … placed fourth in the 1,000 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (3:03.44) … returned to the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational, finishing 12th … finished in seventh in the 3,000 meters at the Indiana Invitational … was Notre Dame’s top finisher in the mile at the Meyo Invitational … placed 12th in the mile at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (5:01.98) … ran the mile in 5:10.27 to finish 22nd at the Alex Wilson Invitational … ran two events at Purdue’s Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational, finishing 13th in the 800 meters (2:20.23) and seventh in the 1500 meters (4:41.24) … ran the 1500 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eleven-time letterwinner in cross country, track and field and swimming at Bloomington North (Ind.) … earned all-conference and all-city honors each four years in high school … garnered all-state honors as a junior and senior in track and as a senior in cross country … nine-time conference in regional champion in cross country and track … set school records in the 1,600 meters (5:02.03), 800 meters (2:18.2) and 3,200 meters (10:56) … competed at the National Scholastic Track and Field meet in 2008 … captained all three squads … member of the Cougar Leader Council and Habitat for Humanity … National Honor Society president and huddle leader of Fellowship of Christian Athletes … born March 29, 1990 in Milwaukee, Wis. … daughter of Ed Hirt and Kathy McTigue … has one younger sister … uncles Tom and Dave McTigue graduated from Notre Dame … majoring in biology.

2008 Cross Country Results National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational Gold Race Career Track Bests Indoor 1,000m 2009 Notre Dame Indoor Opener Mile 2009 BIG EAST Championship 3,000m 2009 Indiana Relays Outdoor 800m 2009 Ole Miss Invitational 1,500m 2009 Ole Miss Invitational 5,000m 2009 Mike Poehlein Invitational

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Susanna Sullivan

5-5 • Sophomore Cross Country / Distance Falls Church, Va. George Mason H.S.

AS A FRESHMAN: Made Notre Dame debut at the Notre Dame Invitational at the Burke Memorial Golf Course, completing the circuit in 18:57, good for 19th in the JV race … saw first track action of her career at the Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., placing 27th in the 1500 meters (4:55.75). HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letterwinner in cross country and track and field at George Mason … earned all-region, all-district and allstate honors … region record holder in the 1,600, 3,200 and 5,000 meters … holds district records in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters … set the school 3,200-meter record … competed at the Nike Outdoor Nationals … member of the National Honor Society, student council, National Spanish Honor Society and symphonic band … born May 13, 1990 in West Palm Beach, Fla. … daughter of Bartholomew and Susan Sullivan … has an older sister … family members Daniel J. Sullivan ’40, Christopher Sullivan ’73, Eliza Sullivan Marriquez ’81 and Pablo Marriquez ’06 graduated from Notre Dame … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters.

2008 Cross Country Results Notre Dame Invitational Open Career Track Bests Outdoor 1,500m 2009 Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational 5,000m 2009 Ole Miss Invitational

3:03.44 5:01.98 10:14.54

2:18.68 4:35.89 17:42.23

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4:55.75 18:17.27

Rachel Velarde

5-1 • Sophomore Cross Country / Distance Albuquerque, N.M Eldorado

AS A FRESHMAN: Was impressive in Notre Dame debut, finishing fifth in the National Catholic Championships, with a time of 18:11, helping the Irish take home the team title … finished 54th at the Notre Dame Invitational, completing the circuit in 17:34 … placed 115th in the Pre-NCAA Meet at Terre Haute, Ind. (22:03) … posted a 21:36 time to finish 34th at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships … ran a time of 22:06 to finish 34th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, helping the Irish qualify for the NCAA Championships with a fourth place finish … posted a time of 21:42 at her first NCAA Championship, good for 155th place … made only track and field appearance of the season at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, finishing third in the mile with a time of 5:06.85. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seven-time letterwinner in cross country and track at Eldorado … was the cross country city and district champion as a senior … earned cross country all-district honors all four years and all-city and all-state honors as a junior and senior … won back-to-back state cross country team titles … regional and state track champion as a junior and senior … earned track all-district and all-state honors as a freshman, junior and senior … holds the school record in the 1600 meters (5:06), 3200 meters (11:12) and 1600meter relay (4:13) … city record holder in the 1600meter relay (4:13) … member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Student Senate and DECA … born April 11, 1990 in Dallas, Texas … daughter of Jerry and Jeannette Velarde … youngest of three children … sister, Rebecca, competed in cross country and track at William and Mary … sister Melanie ran track and cross country at the University of New Mexico … aunt, Sally Marquez, played basketball at New Mexico … majoring in psychology.

2008 Cross Country Results National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational Pre-National Meet BIG EAST Championship Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championship Career Track Bests Indoor Mile 2009 Notre Dame Indoor Opener

5th 54th 115th 34th 34th 155th

5:06.85


Chrissy Finkel

5-6 • Freshman Jumps Newfoundland, N.J. Montville Township H.S.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-time All-American in indoor track … 127 personal-best pole vault ranked seventh in the nation for indoor pole vaulters … placed sixth, fourth and fourth (pole vault) in three trips to the National Scholastic Indoor Championships … placed sixth and fifth in two trips to the Nike Indoor Nationals … holds New Jersey indoor record for pole vault … was the first female pole vaulter at Montville Township High School … earned seven varsity letters in indoor and outdoor track, in addition to two in tennis … member of the National Honor Society and the French Honor Society … born on February 5, 1991 in Rockaway, N.J … daughter of Cathy and Joseph Finkel … plans on majoring in business … enrolled in the First Year of Studies.

Kendra Jennings

5-10 • Freshman Jumps LaPrairie, Ill. Central H.S.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Won Illinois state championship in high jump as a freshman … holds school records in high jump and triple jump … earned four varsity letters in track, as well as three in volleyball … member of National Honor Society, Society for Academic Achievement and Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering in high school … born April 13, 1991 in Springfield, Ill. … daughter of Cindy and Steve Jennings … has one older sister … plans to major in English … enrolled in the First Year of Studies.

Ericka Nowell

5-9 • Freshman Sprints Perris, Calif. Perris H.S.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Earned All-America honors in the 300-meter hurdles as a junior while being ranked sixth in the nation … was California state champion as a junior and senior … was a four-year letterwinner in track, in addition to earning three cross country letters and one in soccer … born on February 11, 1991 in Riverside, Calif. … daughter of Linda and Eric Nowell … has two older brothers … plans on majoring in art studio & design … enrolled in the First Year of Studies.

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Jessica Rydberg

5-3 • Freshman Cross Country/ Distance Pinetop, Ariz. Blue Ridge H.S.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Earned All-America honors in both track and cross country as a senior … earned all-state honors in track and cross country all four years … holds the 3A Arizona state record in the 3200 meters … earned four state championships during high school (one cross country, three track) … National Honor Society member … born October 27, 1991 in Denver, Colo. … daughter of Rhonda and Matthew Rydberg … has two sisters and one brother … plans to double-major in pre-professional studies and theology … enrolled in the First Year of Studies.

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Nevada Sorenson

5-9 • Freshman Sprints Sioux Falls, S.D. Lincoln H.S.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Set a South Dakota state record in the 100-meter hurdles … was a two-time state champion at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, S.D., while losing only two races during her final two years of high school … placed ninth in the 100-meter hurdles at the USATF Nationals in 2008 before placing fifth in the same event at the Nike Indoor Nationals in 2009 … born August 10, 1991 in Sioux Falls … daughter of Natalie and Tim Sorenson … has two older sisters … plans to major in chemical engineering … enrolled in the First Year of Studies.

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Rebecca Tracy

5-4 • Freshman Cross Country/ Distance Barrington, Ill. Barrington H.S.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Earned All-state honors in the 1600 meters and 4x800-meter relay … was a four-time all-MidSuburban League honoree in track and cross country … member of state-record holder relay team in the 4x800 meters … 4x800-meter relay team also won two state-championships … won state championship as a senior in the 1600 meters, in addition to four conference championships … helped Barrington High School win Illinois state track title in 2007, finished runnerup in 2008 and as cross country runner-up in 2006 … member of both the National Honor Society and French Honor Society … born February 20, 1991 in Chicago … daughter of Michelle and James Tracy … has one sister … intends to major in biology … enrolled in the First Year of Studies.


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Senior Eric Quick, a three-time all-BIG EAST selection, returns to lead the Irish jumpers in 2009.


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Daniel Clark

5-10 • Fifth-year Senior Cross Country/ Middle Distance Jackson, Mich./Lumen Christi Catholic

AS A SENIOR: Returns for a fifth year after helping lead cross country team to NCAA Championships and earning all-BIG EAST honors in indoor and outdoor track … placed 35th at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships, posting a time of 25:38 … ran the NCAA Great Lakes Regional circuit in 32:12 to finish 30th and help the Irish move on to the NCAA Championships … finished 152nd with a time of 31:37 at the NCAA Championships … won the 3,000 meters at the first track meet of the indoor season, finishing in 8:14.26 at the Blue and Gold Invitational … won the 1,000 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a time of 2:24.73 … placed second in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational, posting a time of 4:07.63 … earned all-BIG EAST honors in the mile at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, finishing second with a time of 4:07.02 … member of the 4x1,

2008 Cross Country Results Notre Dame Invitational Gold Race BIG EAST Championship Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championship Career Track Bests Indoor 1000m 2009 Notre Dame Indoor Opener Mile 2008 Alex Wilson Invitational 3000m 2009 Blue and Gold Meet Outdoor 800m 2008 Ole Miss Invitational 1500m 2009 BIG EAST Championships

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600-meter relay team that placed third at the Drake Relays … earned third all-BIG EAST honor of the year at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, placing third in the 1,500 meters with a time of 3:45.11 … finished sixth in the 1,500 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational (3:45.59). AS A JUNIOR: Opened the indoor season with a second-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational, running the 3,000 meters in 8:39.43 ... took first place in the mile with a time of 4:14.97 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... finished fifth in the Notre Dame Invitational mile with a time of 4:08.29 ... ran the 3,000 meters in 8:34.58 to finish 31st at the Meyo Invitational ... scored points four the Irish at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship as a member of the fourth-place distance medley relay squad … finished ninth in the mile in 4:06.20 at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... finished 10th at the NCAA Indoor Championship in the distance medley relay with teammates Blake Choplin, Austin Wechter and Adam Currie … opened the outdoor

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season with an eighth-place showing at the Stanford Invitational, running the 1,500 meters in 3:48.25 ... finished third in the 1,500 meters at the Eastern Michigan Invitational with a time of 3:47.70 ... took first in the 4x1600-meter relay at the Drake Relays with Patrick Smyth, Jake Watson and Kurt Benninger … ran the 1,500 meters in 3:55.96 to finish eighth at the BIG EAST Championship ... finished seventh in the 1,500 meters in 3:46.07 at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... also finished 14th in the 800 meters in a time of 1:51.86 ... closed out the season with a ninth-place showing at the NCAA Mideast Regionals, running the 1,500 meters in 3:51.43 AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete during the 2006-07 cross country and track seasons. AS A FRESHMAN: Distinguished himself on the track as a miler ... made his Irish debut at the Notre Dame Invitational, running the mile in 4:13.98 to qualify for the BIG EAST indoor meet ... ran the 1,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational, just missing his second BIG EAST qualifying mark with a time of 2:30.37 ... qualified for the BIG EAST final in the mile run, ending up with a 10th-place finish ... bettered his top mile time at the Alex Wilson Invitational (4:12.58) ... kicked off his outdoor campaign at the Stanford Invitational, running the 1,500 meters in 3:57.39 ... ran a personal-best 3:57.24 for the 1,500 of his 4:15.50 mile at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational ... did not compete throughout the rest of the season. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seven-time letter winner in cross country and track at Lumen Christi Catholic High School ... 2005 Michigan Division 3 state champion and all-time record holder in the 800 meters ... earned all-state accolades in each of his final three cross country seasons and final two track seasons ... undefeated in the 800 meters as a senior ... twotime runner-up in the 1,600 meters at the state meet and holder of three school records (800m, 1,600m, 5,000m cross country) ... regional 800and 1,600-meter champion in 2005, and also earned individual conference champions in four different seasons ... selected to participate in the Midwest Meet of Champions as a senior ... personal bests include 1:54.2 in the 800m, 4:16.2 in the 1,600m, and 15:46.7 for 5,000m cross country ... member of Student Council, National Honor Society, and class Valedictorian at Lumen Christi ... son of Cynthia and R. Michael Clark ... middle of three children ... born June 9, 1986 in Jackson, Mich. ... graduated in May 2009 with a degree in accounting … enrolled in graduate studies.


Blake Choplin

5-11 • Senior Middle Distance Kansas City, Mo./ Oak Park

AS A JUNIOR: Focused on track distance events as a junior … won the 1,000 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational, posting a time of 2:27.48 … placed third in the mile at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, recording a 4:15.24 time … won the 800 meters at the Indiana Invitational (1:51.10) … palced fourth in the 1,000 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, posting a time of 2:22.73 … recorded a second place finish in the 800 meters at the Alex Wilson Invitational with a time of 1:49.25 … ran on the 4x800 meter relay team which finished fourth at the Drake Relays … finished ninth in the 800 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational (1:50.02) … placed 13th in the 800 meters at the NCAA Mideast Regionals with a time of 1:51.06. AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished second in the 800 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 1:51.38 … ran a 1,000-meter preliminary time of 2:27.21 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship … clocked an 800-meter time of 1:51.36 at the Stanford Invitational during the outdoor season … competed in the 800 meters at the BIG EAST Championships, finishing with a time of 1:51.51. Career Track Bests Indoor 800m 2009 Alex Wilson Invitational 1000m 2009 BIG EAST Indoor Championship Outdoor 800m 2009 Old Miss Invitational

1:49.25 2:22.73

1:49.85

AS A FRESHMAN: Opened his career with the Irish with a second-place finish in the 1,000 meters at the Notre Dame Blue and Gold Meet … competed in the 800 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational, clocking in at 1:55.40 … ran an 800-meter time of 1:53.65 at the Alex Wilson Invitational … competed in the 800 meters at the Stanford Invitational, finishing with a time of 1:53.28 at the outdoor event.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Received seven letters over the course of his high school career... was a four time track and field letter winner ... was the track and field team captain his junior and senior years ... won two state championships for track and field ... named to the track and field All-State team four times ... lettered in cross country his senior year ... two time letterman in soccer ... played left outside defense ... was soccer team MVP his senior season ... broke his track coach's 25 year old school record in the 800m ... member of National Honor Society ... member of student council ... son of Joe and Betty Choplin ... has one brother, Ryan Humar ... majoring in psychology.

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Balazs Molnar

5-10 • Senior Sprints Dunaujvaros, Hungary Szechenyi Istvan

AS A JUNIOR: One of the team’s top sprinters in the indoor season and the top hurdler during outdoor season … placed second in the 500 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, with a time of 1:04.52 … ran the 500 meters in 1:04.58 at the Notre Dame Invitational, good for fourth place … finished second in the 400 meters at the Indiana Invitational (48.92) … was the top Irish runner in the 300 meters at the Meyo Invitational, using a time of 34.79 to finish fifth … just missed all-BIG EAST honors at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, placing fourth in the 400 meters with a time of 48.31 … moved to the hurdles in the outdoor season, placing third in the 400-meter hurdles at the Arizona State Invitational (51.79) … picked up another third place finish in the 400-meter hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays, this time posting a 52.32 time … again narrowly missed all-BIG EAST honors at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, placing fourth in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 51.37 … placed 15th in the 400-meter

Career Track Bests Indoor 400m 2008 BIG EAST Championship 500m 2007 Meyo Invitational 800m 2008 Notre Dame Indoor Opener Outdoor 400m 2008 Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational 800m 2009 Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational 400m Hurdles 2009 BIG EAST Championship

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48.36 1:52.29 51.37

hurdles at the NCAA Mideast Regionals in Louisville, Ky., with a time of 53.74. AS A SOPHOMORE: Opened the indoor season with a first-place finish in the 500 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational, clocking in at 1:04.16 … ran the 800 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in 1:52.31 to finish first … took second in the 400 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 48.40 … won the Indiana Relays 400 meters in 48.35 … earned his fifth all-BIG EAST honor with a third-place finish in the 400 meters, clocking in at 48.00 … opened the outdoor season with a win, taking first place in the 400 meters in 48.36 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … finished 17th at the Ole Miss Invitational, running the 400 meters in 49.37 … finished 22nd in the 400-meter hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 56.58 … ran the VS Athletics Beach Invitational 400-meter hurdles in 53.69 to finish fifth … narrowly missed more BIG EAST honors with a fourth-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles at the BIG EAST Championship, clocking in at 52.62 … closed out the season with a 15th-place performance at the Georgia Tech Invitational, running the 400-meter hurdles in 52.71 AS A FRESHMAN: Had an incredible debut season with the Irish … earned four allBIG EAST honors and posted 13 performances (between the 500 meters, 400-meter hurdles, and 4x400-meter relay) that rank among the top-10 in Notre Dame history … also was the lone Irish male to win an individual BIG EAST outdoor title, taking first in the 400-meter

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hurdles … ran 48.13 in his first collegiate 400m race at the Meyo Invitational … placed second at the same competition in the 500 meters, covering the distance in 1:02.61, the fourth-fastest mark in school history … had two outstanding runs in the 500 at the BIG EAST indoor meet, placing second in the prelims in 1:02.51 and third in the final with a time of 1:02.14, the second-best in Irish history … in addition to the allconference honors earned with that placement, garnered more accolades as a member of the third-place 4x400meter relay … the squad of Molnar, Jordan Powell, Austin Wechter and Ryan Postel ran 3:10.84, the fourthfastest in the school record book … made his outdoor debut at the Arizona State Invitational, placing fourth in the 400 hurdles in 52.36 … also ran the 4x400-meter relay at ASU, placing second in 3:09.38 with Powell, Wechter and Postel (the time is second in school history) … ran 51.87 in the hurdles to take second at the Azusa Pacific Invitational … placed third and posted the second-best mark in school history at the prestigious Mt. SAC Relays with his 51.50 second effort in the 400 hurdles … clocked 48.16 in the 400 meters at the Central Collegiate Championships … won the 400meter hurdles at the BIG EAST oudoor meet with times of 51.87 and 51.62 in the prelims and final, respectively … became the first Notre Dame athlete to win a BIG EAST title in the 400 hurdles … also earned all-BIG EAST honors with his second-place showing on the 4x400-meter relay … competed with the same squad that ran at the indoor league meet and posted a time of 3:10.83, a top-10 school mark … competed at the NCAA Mideast Regionals in the 400 hurdles … reached the event final by placing fifth in the preliminaries with a 51.60 mark … ultimately took eighth at the competition, missing NCAA advancement, but earning all-Mideast Region honors. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Member of Hungarian National Team … had stellar 2006 season that included winning titles in 400-meter dash (47.63) and 400-meter hurdles (51.97) at European Under-23 Outdoor Championships … also won 2006 Hungarian national titles in 400 meters (47.53) and 400 hurdles (51.63) … fourth in 400-meter hurdles at 2005 European Junior Championships (51.38) … 2005 Hungarian Junior National Champion in 400 meters (47.88) and 400 hurdles (51.99) … born July 1, 1986 in Dunaujvaros, Hungary … son of Magdolna Sas and Ferenc Molnar … younger of two children … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.


Eric Quick

5-10 • Senior Jumps Bakersfield, Calif. Liberty

AS A JUNIOR: Notre Dame’s main competitor in the long jump and triple jump … started season strong at Blue and Gold Invitational, placing second in long jump (6.77m) and first in the triple jump (14.42m) … placed second in the long jump at the Indiana Opener with a jump of 7.13m … picked up his first long jump victory of the season at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a jump of 7.0m … won both the long jump (7.08m) and triple jump (14.41m) at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished fourth in long jump and triple jump, with distances of 7.27m and 15.08m, respectively, at the Meyo Invitational … placed fifth in the triple jump (15.09m) and seventh in the long jump (7.40m) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … picked up two top-five finishes at the Alex Wilson Invitational, with a triple jump distance of 14.34m, good for fourth, and a long jump of 6.96m, good for fifth … came in second in he triple jump at the first outdoor meet of the year, the Arizona State Invitational … won the triple jump at the Hillsdale Relays with a distance of 14.84m … placed sixth in the long jump at the BIG EAST Career Track Bests Indoor 60m 2009 Indiana Open Long Jump 2009 BIG EAST Championship Triple Jump 2009 BIG EAST Championship Outdoor Long Jump 2009 Ole Miss Invitational Triple Jump 2009 BIG EAST Championship

7.20 7.40m 15.09m

7.45m 14.87m

Outdoor Championships with a jump of 7.12m while just missing all-BIG EAST honors in the triple jump, posting a distance of 14.87m for fourth place … finished seventh and fourteenth in the long and triple jumps at the Georgia Tech Invitational … posted a 7.48m long jump and 15.42m triple jump at the NCAA Mideast Regionals to finish 13th in the long jump and 10th in the triple jump. AS A SOPHOMORE: Opened the season with back-to-back first place finishes in the triple jump at the Blue and Gold Invitational and the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, recording jumps of 14.05m (46-1 1/4) and 14.19m (46-6 3/4), respectively … also finished sixth with a long jump of 6.88m (22-7) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … won the triple jump and the long jump at the Notre Dame Invitational, registering a triple jump of 14.67m (44-10 1/4) and a long jump of 7.10m (23-3 1/2) … finished sixth in the long jump at the Meyo Invitational with a distance of 7.21m (23-8) … earned all-BIG EAST honors with third-place finishes in the long jump and triple jump … registered a long jump of 7.3m (23-11 1/2) and a triple jump of 15.01m (49-3) … finished seventh in the triple jump at the Alex Wilson Invitational with a jump of 14.56m (47-9 3/4) … opened the outdoor season with two second-place finishes at the Arizona State Invitational, recording a triple jump of 14.76m (48-5 1/4) and a long jump of 7.26m (23-10) … took the long jump title at the Mike Poehlein Invitational with a distance of 7.53m (24-8 1/2) … also finished third in the triple jump with a distance of 14.37m (47-1 3/4) … finished third with a triple jump of 14.58m (47-

10) at the Ole Miss Invitational … recorded a triple jump of 14.18m (46-6 1/4) to finish ninth at the Mt. SAC Relays … finished sixth at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational with a long jump of 7.01m (23-0) … finished fourth at the BIG EAST Championships with a triple jump of 15.02m (49-3 1/2) … also finished sixth in the long jump with a distance of 7.14m (23-5 1/4) AS A FRESHMAN: Wasted little time in earning his first all-BIG EAST conference honors … top long jump of the indoor season was a 6.62m (21-8 3/4) effort at the Purdue Invitational … surpassed 14m in the triple jump for the first time at the Meyo Invitational (14.17m, 46-6) … exploded at the BIG EAST indoor meet, finishing second in the triple jump with a leap of 14.86 meters (48-9) … earned allconference honors and contributed to the Notre Dame men’s team title … jumped 14.41m (47-3 1/2) at the Alex Wilson Invitational … top triple jump of the outdoor season was established early on at the Shamrock Invitational … there he finished first with a 14.29m (46-10 3/4) effort … jumped 6.97m (22-10 1/2) in a strong long jump showing at the Central Collegiate Champioinships … took 13th in the outdoor BIG EAST Championship long jump competition with a distance of 6.94m (22-9 1/4). HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year track & field letterwinner at Liberty High School (Calif.) … three-time all-state honoree … four-time first-team all-area selection … competed in horizontal jumps, going undefeated in the area during all four years of his prep career … four-time regional and conference champion in both the long jump and triple jump … top high school triple jump mark was 48-10 (indoors) and best long jump distance was 23-4 (outdoors), both achieved during 2006 season … triple jump distance also was No. 3 indoor mark in nation in 2006 … final outdoor season cut short by heel injury … competed at USATF Junior Olympics following freshman year (2003) and placed fourth in triple jump to garner AllAmerica honors … holds school records in both horizontal jumps … member of Spanish honor society … born Dec. 16, 1987 in Bakersfield, Calif. … son of Pam and David Quick … youngest of five children … father, David, ran track at Cal State-Bakersfield … majoring in IT Management.

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Matt Schipper

5-11 • Senior Jumps Leo, Ind. Bishop Dwenger

AS A JUNIOR: Teamed with his brother, Kevin, as the top pole vaulters for the Irish in 2009 … picked up a pole vault win in the first indoor event of the season, clearing 4.95m at the Blue and Gold Invitational … came in fourth in pole vault at the Indiana Opener with a vault of 4.90m … placed second in pole vault to his brother Kevin at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (4.65m) … followed that up by edging out his brother in pole vault with a vault of 5.10m at the Notre Dame Invitational … tied for second with his brother in the pole vault at the Indiana Invitational, clearing 5.27m … placed third in pole vault at the Meyo Invitational (5.22m) … won pole vault at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships by clearing 5.35m … came in fifth at the Alex Wilson Invitational in pole vault … placed fourth in pole vault at the first outdoor meet of the season, clearing 5.05m at the Arizona State Invitational … won pole vault at the prestigious Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, with a vault of 5.30m … won his second BIG EAST title of the year, taking the pole vault crown at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a vault of 5.25m … placed second behind his brother, Kevin, at the Georgia Tech Invitational (5.05m) … placed fifth in pole vault at the NCAA Mideast Regional, vaulting 5.16m. AS A SOPHOMORE: Concentrated on the pole vault during both the indoor and outdoor seasons … opened the indoor season with a

Career Track Bests Indoor Pole Vault 2009 BIG EAST Championship Outdoor Pole Vault 2009 BIG EAST Championship

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5.25m

vault of 4.75m (15-7) to win the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished in a tie for fourth at the Notre Dame Invitational with a vault of 4.65m (15-3) … cleared a height of 4.65m (15-3) to finish second at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished third with a vault of 4.90m (16-0) at the Indiana Relays … also finished third at the Meyo Invitational with a vault of 5.00m (16-4 3/4) … cleared 4.95m (16-2 3/4) to earn his first BIG EAST title and second all-conference honor … opened the outdoor season with a sixth-place showing at the Arizona State Invitational after a 5.05m (16-6 3/4) effort … cleared the same height at the Mike Poehlein Invitational to finish in a tie for first … won the Spartan Invitational with a vault of 4.90m (160 3/4) … finished fifth at the Mt. SAC Relays after a 5.05m (16-6 3/4) effort … tied for fourth at the BIG EAST Championships with a vault of 4.95m (16-2 3/4) … finished third at the Georgia Tech Invitational, clearing 4.90m (16-0 3/4) … closed out the season with a ninth-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional, recording a personal-best vault of 5.06m (16-7 1/4)

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AS A FRESHMAN: Emerged from both the indoor and outdoor track and field seasons with the team’s top marks in the pole vault despite competing amongst several talented teammates … first significant breakthrough was a 4.55m (14-11) effort at the Meyo Invitational … busted out a huge career and personal best at the indoor BIG EAST Championship, vaulting 4.80m (15-9) to take second and earn all-conference laurels … also jumped 4.63m (15-2 1/4) at the Alex Wilson Invitational … went 4.60m (15-1) for eighth place at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … matched that height to tie teammate Dave Viken for second place at the Spartan Invitational … placed second at the Central Collegiate Championships with a vault of 4.75m (15-7) … soared to a seasonand career-best vault at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, taking sixth place with a 4.85m (15-11) mark … scored points at the BIG EAST outdoor meet, tying for fifth place with a 4.65m (15-3) vault … closed his season with a 4.75m effort at the Georgia Tech Invitational which tied him for third. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Two-sport letterwinner (track & field and wrestling) at Bishop Dwenger High School (Ind.) … two-time all-state, and three-time all-city and allconference pole vaulter … won regional pole vault crown as a junior and conference title as a senior … top prep clearance in pole vault was 4.725m (15-6) outdoors at 2006 New Haven Relays … finished fourth at ’06 Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) outdoor state meet … participated in ’06 Midwest Meet of Champions … accomplished prep wrestler who set school record for most pins as a freshman in 2003 … garnered academic all-state status in wrestling as senior … won Distinguished Athlete Award from U.S. Marine Corps … National Honor Society member … classmate of current Irish freshman football player Jake Richardville … born May 3, 1987 in Fort Wayne, Ind. … son of Janet and Donald Schipper … fourth of nine children … older brothers Andrew and Ryan both were AllAmerican pole vaulters at Division III entity Rose-Hulman … multiple relatives have graduated from Notre Dame, while cousin, Marc Sordelet, is a junior at the University … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.


Jake Walker

5-7 • Senior Cross Country / Distance Ellwood City, Pa. Lincoln

AS A JUNIOR: Distance and cross country runner who focused on cross country as a junior … ran in his first cross country meet of the season at the Pre-NCAA meet in Terre Haute, Ind., placing 102nd with a time of 25:02 … earned all-BIG EAST honors at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships by finishing 13th in 24:58 … finished 44th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (32:29), helping the Irish move on to the NCAA Championships … placed 66th at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, posting a time of 30:53, helping the Irish place 19th in the nation … ran distance events during the track season … placed second behind teammate Patrick Smyth in the 5,000 meters at the season-opening Blue and Gold Invitational … made second appearance of the season at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, narrowly missing all-BIG EAST honors in the 10,000 meters by finishing in fourth with a time of 2008 Cross Country Results Pre-National Meet BIG EAST Championship Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championship Career Track Bests Indoor Mile 2008 Notre Dame Invitational 3,000m 2008 Alex Wilson Invitational 5,000m 2008 BIG EAST Championship Outdoor 1,500m 2009 Ole Miss Invitational 5,000m 2009 BIG EAST Championship 10,000m 2007 BIG EAST Championship

102nd 13th 44th 76th

4:08.25 8:12.87 14:14.29

3:51.81 14:33.14 30:23.57

30:46.05 … placed sixth in the 5,000 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational (14:48.04). AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in five meets for the Irish cross country squad … finished 30th in 24:31 at the Notre Dame Invitational … ran the Pre-National race in 24:03 to finish 47th … clocked a time of 24:37 to finish 26th at the BIG EAST Championship … finished 14th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 31:14 … covered the 10,000 meters of the NCAA Championship in 31:24 to finish 134th … opened the indoor track season with a second-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational, clocking in at 14:17.01 … ran the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational in 4:08.25 to finish fourth … finished 18th in the 5,000 meters with a time of 14:43.36 at the Meyo Invitational … finished fifth in the 5,000 meters in 14:14.29 and sixth in the 3,000 meters in 8:14.74 at the BIG EAST Championship … closed out the season with a fourth-place finish in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:12.87 at the Alex Wilson Invitational AS A FRESHMAN: Had a very good debut season for the Notre Dame cross country and track squads … ran in six meets for the Irish in the fall … placed 13th at the National Catholic Championship in a time of 25:39 … ran nearly 20 seconds faster on the same course two weeks later, placing 90th at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished in the top-100 and

broke 25 minutes for 8,000 meters at the NCAA Pre-National meet (24:51) … was the team’s fifth runner at the BIG EAST Championship where he ran 24:34 … made the step up to 10,000 meters at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, helping the team finish second and qualify automatically for the NCAA Championship with his 55th-place, 32:34 effort … concluded the season as the team’s fourth runner at the NCAA Championship, finishing 159th overall and covering the 10,000meter course in 33:10 … saved his best performances of the indoor track season for the BIG EAST meet , finishing 12th in the 3,000 meters (8:21.70) and 9th in the 5,000 meters (14:40.19), narrowly missing out on earning team points in the latter event … best 5,000meter run of the outdoor campaign was his 14:51.95 at the Central Collegiate Championships … ran extremely well at the outdoor BIG EAST meet, placing 12th in the 5,000 meters but scoring points with his eighth-place effort in the 10,000 meters … ran 30:23.57, the second-fastest time for any Notre Dame athlete on the season. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track at Lincoln High School in (Pa.) … earned five all-state citations and five-time regional champion (one cross country, two indoor track, two outdoor track) during his career … won state titles in indoor 3,000 meters (2005) and outdoor 3,200 meters (2006), running the latter event in a personal-best 9:04.31 and missing state record by only 22hundredths … ran independently during indoor track season as school did not field a squad … had nation’s fourth-quickest indoor 3,000meter time as senior (8:30.35 on banked track) ... clocked 2006 season-best and personal-best outdoor 3,000-meter time of 8:21.94 (10thfastest in nation) on way to third-place outing at Penn Relays (time also ranks ninth all-time at prestigious meet) ... top indoor mile time of 2006 season was 4:18.86 (second-best in state) ... finished fourth at 2005 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) 2A cross country championships (16:14 for 5K) ... two-time participant in FootLocker Northeast Cross Country Regional, placing 13th in 2005 (15.53.6) ... best 5K cross country time in high school was 15:19 … National Honor Society member … born Oct. 22, 1987 in Ellwood City, Pa. … son of Helen and Ron Walker … older of two children … cousin, Selena Santillo, is a 2004 Notre Dame graduate … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an accounting major.

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Tyrell Atkins

John Belcher

5-9 • Junior Sprints Omaha, Neb. Benson

5-11 • Junior Throws Cheyenne, Wyo. Cheyenne Central

AS A SOPHOMORE: Thrower who competed in both shot put and hammer throw during outdoor season … finished fifth in the weight throw at the Blue and Gold Invitational … won the shot put at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a distance of 16.86m, while also placing seventh in the weight throw … picked up another shot put victory at the Notre Dame Invitational, this time with a throw of 17.23m, along with a seventh place finish in the weight throw … finished seventh in the shot put at the Indiana Invitational (16.11m) … placed seventh in the shot put and 14th in the weight throw at the Meyo

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AS A SOPHOMORE: Sprinter who began establishing himself as a specialist in the 60 meters … placed third in the 60 meters (7.16) in his first meet of the season, the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … finished fifth in the 60 meters and sixth in the 200 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational … picked up a fifth-place finish in the 200 meters at the Findlay Open MultiEvent, posting a time of 22.34 … finished 24th in the 200 meters at the Meyo Invitational, while also running the 60 meters … placed fifth in the 100 meters at the Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., with a time of 11.18. AS A FRESHMAN: Opened the indoor season with a second-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational, running the 60m in 7.15 … finished fourth in the 60 meters in 7.11 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … ran the 60m at the Notre Dame Invitational in 7.09 to finish fourth … also finished seventh in the 200m with a time of 23.17 … finished 10th in the 200m in 23.08 at the Indiana Relays and ran a 60-meter preliminary time of 7.18 … finished 19th in the 60m at the Meyo Invitational, clocking in at 7.05 … also finished 24th in the 200m … scored points with a seventh-place finish in the 60m at the BIG EAST Championships, clocking in at 6.99 … opened the outdoor season with a 12th-place showing in the 100m at the Arizona State Invitational

… ran a time of 10.99 in the 100m at the Ole Miss Invitational to finish 17th … finished the 100m in 11.10 at the Eastern Michigan Invitational … closed out the season by running a 100-meter preliminary time of 10.91 at the BIG EAST Championships HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eighttime letterwinner in track and basketball at Benson High School … three-time state finalist in the 100 meters … was the regional champion as a senior … was a member of the National Honor Society, Senior Senate and Minority Scholar program … son of Catherine Atkins … youngest of three children … cousin Kelyn Block played basketball at Indiana State … majoring in marketing.

Invitational … earned all-BIG EAST honors by placing third in the shot put at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a throw of 17.71m … placed in the top five in both the shot put and the weight throw at the Alex Wilson Invitational … finished fourth in the shot put at the Arizona State Invitational while also competing in the hammer throw … placed fourth in the second flight of the hammer throw at the Mt. SAC Relays (52.35m) … placed fifth in the shot put at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a throw of 16.87m … competed in both the shot put and hammer throw at the Georgia Tech Invitational … placed 21st in the shot put at the NCAA Mideast Regionals. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season … finished fourth in the shot put with a mark of 15.19m (49-10) and seventh with a weight throw of 13.92m (45-8) at the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished sixth (15.22m, 49-11 1/2) and eighth (13.83m, 45-4 1/2) in the shot put and weight throw, respectively, at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … took fifth in the shot put with a toss of 14.80m (48-6 1/4) and 11th in the weight throw with a mark of 14.12m (46-4) at the Notre Dame Invitational … recorded a toss of 14.89m (48-10 1/4) in the shot put to finish 18th at the Meyo Invitational … finished 12th in the shot put with a mark of 13.78m (45-2 1/2) at the BIG EAST Championships … closed the indoor season with sixth- and seventh-place finishes in the weight throw (13.6m) and shot put (15.41m), respectively, at the Alex Wilson Invitational … focused on the shot put, hammer throw and discus during the outdoor campaign … finished 10th in the shot put, 21st in the discus and 26th in the hammer throw at the Arizona State Invitational … took third in the shot put with a mark of 15.66m (51-4 1/2) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … also finished seventh in the discus and 14th in the hammer throw … finished seventh in the both the discus and shot put, while finished 13th in the hammer throw at the Ole Miss Invitational … finished eighth in the shot put with a mark of 15.30m (50-2 1/2) at the Eastern Michigan Invitational …

also finished second in the hammer throw with a personal-best mark of 51.13m (167-8) and 16th in the discus with a toss of 39.26m (128-10) … took fifth in the shot put at the Hillsdale Relays with a toss of 15.28m (50-1 3/4) … finished sixth in the shot put with a mark of 15.86m (52-0 1/2) at the BIG EAST Championships … also finished 14th in the hammer throw. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Letterwinner in both track and field and football at Cheyenne Central High School in Cheyenne, Wyo. … current Wyoming state record holder in the shot-put with a toss of 56-9entering first year at Notre Dame … two-time state champion in the shot-put in 2007 indoor and outdoor season … runner-up at state in the shot-put indoor and outdoor seasons in 2006 and runner-up in 2007 in the discus … two-time track and field all-conference honoree junior and senior year and three-time honoree in football in final three seasons … earned all-conference honors both senior and junior years in football and track and field … member of the National Honor Society … born June 12, 1989 in Cheyenne, Wyo. … son of Sarah and James Belcher … has one older sister, Katherine … uncle, William Schwartz, played football at Stanford … majoring in science business.

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Career Track Bests Indoor 60m 2008 BIG EAST Championship 200m 2009 Notre Dame Invitational Outdoor 100m 2009 Ole Miss Invitational 200m 2009 Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational

Career Track Bests Indoor Shot Put 2009 BIG EAST Championship Weight Throw 2009 Notre Dame Invitational Outdoor Shot Put 2009 BIG EAST Championship Discus Throw 2008 Ole Miss Invitational Hammer Throw 2009 Azusa Pacific Bryan Clay Invitational

6.96 22.30

10.91 22.76

17.71m 16.65m

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Chandler Brooks

Greg Davis

5-11 • Junior Sprints Kansas City, Mo. Center Senior

5-11• Junior Throws Peachtree, Ga. Starr’s Mill

AS A SOPHOMORE: Thrower who earned allconference honors in weight throw … placed second in the weight throw at the Blue and Gold Invitational, posting a distance of 17.71m in the first indoor meet of the year … won the weight throw at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a throw of 17.71m, while also placing sixth in the shot put with a throw of 14.65m … placed fourth in the weight throw (16.93m) and ninth in the shot put (14.26m) at the Notre Dame Invitational … picked up a fourth place finish in the weight throw at the Indiana Invitational with a throw of 17.74m … placed eighth in the weight throw at the Meyo Invitational (17.92m) while also competing in the shot put … earned all-BIG EAST honors with a throw of 18.76m at the BIG

AS A SOPHOMORE: Sprinter focused on 200 meters during sophomore campaign … finished third in the 60 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational (7.18) … placed tenth in the 200 meters at the Indiana Opener with a time of 22.86 … picked up a fifth place finish in the 200 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … placed seventh in the 200 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational (22.55). AS A FRESHMAN: Finished eighth in the 60m at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a time of 8.37 … ran the 60m at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in 7.29 to finish 11th … also finished 12th in the 200m in 23.04 … finished fourth in the 200m at the Notre Dame Invitational, clocking in at 22.54 … also finished sixth in the 60m in 7.14 … crossed the 200meter line in 22.55 to finish second at the Indiana Relays … ran a preliminary time of 7.22 in the 60m at the Meyo Invitational … competed in the 200 meters at the BIG EAST Championship, running a preliminary time of 22.72 … opened the outdoor season at the Mike Poehlein Invitational with sixthand seventh-place finishes in the 100m (11.33) and 200m (22.97), respectively … ran a 100-meter preliminary time of 11.10 at the Ole Miss Invitational … finished first in the 200m in 22.80 at the Eastern Michigan Invitational … also ran a preliminary time of 11.24 in the 100m … competed in the BIG EAST Championships, running a preliminary time of 11.22 in the 100 meters

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in track & field as well as one in football at Center Senior High School in Kansas City (Mo.) ... earned AAU All-America honors five times ... a two-time state champion in the 200-meter dash his sophomore and senior seasons ... was a conference champion his sophomore season ... named allconference and all-state sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... holds the 200-meter dash record at Center Senior ... was a member of the record setting 4x100m relay team at Center Senior ... member of the National Honor Society and the marching band ... born Jan. 16, 1989 in Overland Park, Kan. ... son of Janet and Darryl Brooks ... youngest of three children ... majoring in marketing.

EAST Indoor Championships in the weight throw, while also finishing tenth in the shot put … finished second in the weight throw at the Alex Wilson Invitational (18.26m) … competed in the shot put (14th), discus (22nd) and hammer throw (9th) at the first outdoor meet of the year, the Arizona State Invitational … recorded a hammer throw of 56.32m at Purdue’s Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational, good for a third place finish … finished tenth in the hammer throw at the Hillsdale Relays (61.30m) … placed sixth in the hammer throw at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a distance of 54.04m … competed in the hammer throw at the NCAA Mideast Regionals (31st, 51.57m). AS A FRESHMAN: Concentrated on the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season … finished first at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a weight throw of 17.72m (58-1 3/4) … followed that with a first-place performance at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, recording a mark of 17.58m (57-8 1/4) in the weight throw … also finished 11th in the shot put … took first again in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Invitational with a mark of 17.48m (574 1/4) … also finished 10th in the shot put … recorded a weight throw of 17.75m (58-3) to finish ninth at the Indiana Relays … finished seventh at the Meyo Invitational in the weight throw with a toss of 18.26m (59-11)… just missed earning all-conference honors with a fourth-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships, recording a weight throw of 17.77m (58-3 3/4) … finished fourth with a toss of 16.74m (54-11 1/4) in the weight throw at the Alex Wilson Invitational … also finished eighth in the shot put … opened the outdoor season with a 13th-place finish in the hammer throw at the Arizona State Invitational, recording a mark of 54.7m (179-5) … finished 12th in the hammer throw and 13th in the shot put at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … recorded a toss of 50.68m (166-3) at the Ole Miss Invitational to finish sixth in the hammer throw … also finished 14th in the shot put with a mark of 12.66m (41-6 1/2) … finished eighth in the hammer at the Eastern Michigan

Invitational with a throw of 52.45m (172-0) … also finished eighth at the Hillsdale Relays, recording a mark of 54.54m (178-11) … finished fifth at the BIG EAST Championships with a hammer throw of 52.94m (173-8) … closed out the season with an eighth-place finish in the hammer throw at the Georgia Tech Invitational, registering a toss of 174-9. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seventime letterwinner in track and field (four) and football (three) at Starr’s Mill High School in Fayetteville (Ga.) … was a three-time conference and regional champion in track and field during his sophomore, junior and freshman seasons … earned all-conference honors and all-city honors in track and field for four consecutive seasons … was named allstate junior and senior seasons in track and field … earned junior national All-American honors in the hammer throw his junior season … current record holder in the shot put and discus at Starr’s Mill High School … born Jan. 12, 1989 in Newnan, Ga. … son of Karen and Mike Davis … has one sister, Lauren … father, Mike, played football at the Naval Academy … uncle, Greg Cortina, played football and ran track and field at Notre Dame … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an accounting major.

Career Track Bests Indoor 60m 2008 Notre Dame Invitational 200m 2009 Indiana Relays Outdoor 100m 2009 Ole Miss Invitational 200m 2009 Ole Miss Invitational

Career Bests Indoor Shot Put 2009 BIG EAST Championship Weight Throw 2009 BIG EAST Championship Outdoor Shot Put 2009 Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational Discus Throw 2009 Arizona State Invitational Hammer Throw 2009 Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational

7.14 22.52

10.89 22.25

15.62m 18.76m

14.35m 40.40m 56.32m

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Ryan Gamboa

5-10 • Junior Cross Country / Distance Upland, Calif. Upland

AS A SOPHOMORE: Ran cross country and distance events … finished sixth overall in the National Catholic Championships held at Notre Dame, posting a time of 25:20 … placed 91st in the Notre Dame Invitational (25:02) … ran distance during the track

Daniel Jackson

6-1 • Junior Cross Country / Distance Ann Arbor, Mich. Dexter

AS A SOPHOMORE: Cross country and distance runner … finished 34th at the Notre Dame Invitational, completing the circuit in 24:26 … placed 137th at the Pre-NCAA meet in Terre Haute, Ind., posting a 25:55 time … finished 18th at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships (25:08) … came in 28th with a time of 32:10 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in West Lafayette, Ind. … posted the second best time on the team at the NCAA Championships, finishing in 74th with a time of 30:52 … finished third in the 5,000 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational, the first indoor track meet of the year … finished fourth in the mile at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (4:15.25) … placed second behind teammate Patrick Smyth in the 3,000 meters at the Notre

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season, placing third in the 3,000 meters in the first indoor race of the season, the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished fourth behind three teammates in the 1,000 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (2:29.08) … placed sixth in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 4:13.46 … ran the mile in 4:11.02 at the Meyo Invitational, good for a tenth place finish … posted a 4:09.37 mile at the Alex Wilson Invitational … placed fifth in section five of the 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invitational (3:52.77) … finished eighth in the 1,500 meters at the Hillsdale Relays … finished ninth in the 1,500 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … ran the 1,500 meters in 3:54.88 at the Georgia Tech Invitational (24th place). AS A FRESHMAN: Finished second in the 1,000m in a time of 2:28.53 at the Blue and Gold Invitational … ran the mile in 4:14.96 at the Notre Dame Invitational to finish ninth … finished 36th in the 800m at the Meyo Invitational in 1:54.58 … clocked in at 4:18.38 in the mile at the Alex Wilson Invitational to finish 23rd … opened the outdoor season with a fifth-place finish in the 1,500m at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … finished fourth in 1:56.39 in the Spartan Invitational 800-meter run … ran the 800m at the Eastern Michigan Invitational in 1:55.45 to finish seventh … closed out the season with a 16th-place showing in the 800m at the Hillsdale Relays, clocking in at 1:54.34. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-sport and 11-time letterwinner (track & field, cross country and soccer) at Upland High School (Calif.) … holds the Upland 800m record … two-time conference champion in the 800m during last two seasons of track and field … named cross country MVP and track and field MVP both junior and senior seasons … named soccer team MVP junior year … led as team captain in last three seasons for track and field and cross country … soccer team captain

senior season … played with Arsenal Soccer Club and was member of team that won two National Championships (2004, 2005) … member of California Scholastic Federation … member of Solar Boat Club … born March 9, 1989 in Pomona, Calif. … son of Colleen Cooper and Juan Gamboa … second youngest of five siblings … majoring in IT Managmeent.

Dame Invitational with a time of 8:24.59 … posted a time of 14:24.28 in the 5,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational, good for ninth place … finished fifth in the 5,000 meters (14:26.77) and 11th in the 3,000 meters (8:23.34) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … ran both the 10,000 meters and 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, placing sixth and 15th, respectively. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in six cross country meets for the Irish … was the top Irish finisher at the National Catholic Championship, finishing second in 24:50 in his collegiate debut … followed that with a 16th-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 24:19 … finished 99th in 24:27 at the PreNational Meet … ran the BIG EAST Championship course in 24:45 to finish 32nd … had a 79th-place showing at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet with a time of 32:55 … finished 223rd at the NCAA Championship with a time of 32:39 … opened the indoor track season with a sixth-place finish in the mile at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, clocking in at 4:20.71 … ran the 3,000m at the Notre Dame Invitational in 8:27.55 to finish second … finished 10th in he 5,000m at the BIG EAST Championships in 14:30.52 … also finished 16th with a 3,000-meter time of 8:27.50 … recorded a time of 14:30.40 in the 5,000m to finish 13th at the Alex Wilson Invitational … opened the outdoor season with a seventh-place showing in the 5,000m at the Stanford Invitational, clocking in at 14:22.79 … finished seventh in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 30:18.06 at the BIG EAST Championship … also finished 11th with a time of 15:01.49 in the 5,000m.. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letterwinner in track & field and cross country at Dexter High School (Mich.) … was the Michigan state champion in the 1600m and the 3200m his senior season … two-time 3200m regional champion (2006 and 2007), along with conference champion in the event his senior season … was conference and regional champion in cross

country in 2005 … earned all-conference and all-state honors in both cross country and track & field each season in final three years … was two-time MVP in track (2006, 2007) and cross country MVP in 2005 … earned All-America honors in 2006 and 2007 in the 3200m at the Nike Indoor National meet … member of the National Honor Society … born June 12, 1989 in Ann Arbor, Mich. … son of Kathy and Dale Jackson … has one younger sister, Laura … majoring in management consulting.

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2008 Cross Country Results National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational 92nd Pre-National Meet

6th

217th Career Track Bests Indoor 800m 1:54.58 2008 Meyo Invitational 1,000m 2:28.532007 Blue and Gold Meet Mile 4:11.02 2009 Meyo Invitational 3,000m 8:33.44 2009 Blue and Gold Meet Outdoor 800m 1:53.21 2009 Ole Miss Invitational 1,500m 3:52.30 2009 BIG EAST Championship

Cross Country Results Notre Dame Invitational Pre-National Meet BIG EAST Championship Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championship Career Track Bests Indoor Mile 2008 Notre Dame Indoor Opener 3,000m 2009 BIG EAST Championship 5,000m 2009 Meyo Invitational Outdoor 5,000m 2008 Alex Wilson Invitational 10,000m 2008 BIG EAST Championship

34th 137th 18th 28th 74th

4:20.71 8:23.34 14:24.28

14:30.40 30:18.06


Justin Schneider

6-3 • Junior Multi-Events Atlanta, Ga. Greater Atlanta Christian

AS A SOPHOMORE: Multi-event specialist who earned all-BIG EAST honors in the decathlon … won the 60-meter hurdles at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a time of 8.48, while also placing fourth in the pole vault (4.35m) and third in the long jump (6.66m) … finished 14th in both the long jump and shot put at the Indiana Opener … picked up a second place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, while also finishing fifth

Ryan Jacobs

6-0 • Junior Cross Country / Distance Roscoe, Ill. Hononegah

AS A SOPHOMORE: Established himself on the cross country team … placed 15th in his first cross country meet of the season, the National Catholic Championships, with a time of 25:47 … completed the Notre Dame Invitational in 25:10 to finish 101st … posted a time of 25:24 for a fourth place finish at the Pre-NCAA meet in Terre Haute, Ind. … finished 29th at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships (25:29) … completed the course at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 32:41 to finish 57th … ran at the NCAA Championships,

in pole vault and tenth in shot put … placed tenth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.85 and fourth in the long jump with a jump of 6.56m at the Notre Dame Invitational … won the heptathlon at the Finlay Open Multi-Event, recording 5,061 points … ran in the 60 meter preliminaries and finished 26th in the long jump at the Meyo Invitational … finished fourth in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … posted a 6.46m long jump at the Alex Wilson Invitational to finish seventh … placed 15th in the 110-meter hurdles at the first outdoor meet of the year, the Arizona State Invitational, while also finishing 25th in discus and 11th in javelin … came in second in the decathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays … earned all-BIG EAST honors in the decathlon at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, finishing second with 6,842 points. AS A FRESHMAN: Earned his first all-BIG EAST honors with a second-place finish in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships and a second-place finish in the decathlon at the outdoor meet … competed in the long jump in five meets, garnering five top-10 finishes, including a second-place showing at the Notre Dame Invitational … won the high jump at the Blue and Gold Invitational … had three top-eight performances in the 60-meter hurdles … finished 12th in the shot put at both the Blue and Gold Invitational and the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … in the 110-meter hurdles, finished fifth at the Spartan Invitational and 25th at the Georgia Tech Invitational … finished fifth in the 400m at the Eastern Michigan Invitational and 41st at the Georgia Tech Invitational … finished eighth in the 1,000m with a time of 2:33.25 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … also finished eighth in the javelin at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a mark of 54.75m (179-7) … recorded a vault of 4.25m (13-11 1/2) to finish 29th in the pole vault at the Meyo Invitational

… also finished 38th in the 60m in 7.53 … finished 11th in the 200m in 23.09 at the Spartan Invitational … ran the 800m at the Notre Dame Invitational in 1:55.71 to finish 13th … finished third in the heptathlon at the Akron Open with 5,034 points … also competed in the Jim Click Shootout decathlon, earning 6,810 points. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Five-sport and twelve-time letterwinner at Greater Atlanta Christian High School in Norcross (Ga.) … four-time regional and state champion in track and field (4x400m, two-time 800m and 1600m) … earned allconference honors in last three seasons … holds four school records in the 4x100m, 4x400m, 800m and the high jump … was named Great Atlanta Christian Most Valuable Runner junior and senior years … nabbed Sorts Champion of Greater Atlanta honors his senior season … finished 11th at the Nike Outdoor Nationals in the 800m his junior season … member of the National Honor Society … served at student body president his senior year … born Oct. 6, 1988 in Milwaukee, Wis. … son of Duhi and Fredric Schneider … youngest of three children … brother, Johann, played baseball at Harvard … grandfather, Fredric, played basketball at the University of Wisconsin … majoring in design.

finishing 185th and helping the Irish finish 19th in the nation … ran distance during the track season and was part of a 1-2-3-4-5 finish for the Irish in the 5,000 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished ninth in the mile at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a time of 4:22.21 … finished fourth in the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational (8:27.40) … ran the 5,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational, finishing tenth with a time of 14:24.90 … participated in both the 5,000 and 3,000 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, finishing tenth and 20th, respectively … placed fifth in the 5,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational (14:17.48) … finished 16th in the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in the 5,000 meters at three outdoor meets for the Irish … finished 14th at the Stanford Invitational in 14:56.54 … clocked in at 15:01.80 for a fifth-place finish at the Eastern Michigan Invitational … finished 18th in 15:25.00 at the Hillsdale Relay. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eleventime letterwinner in cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field at Hononegah High School in Rockton, Ill. … three-time conference champion in cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field his sophomore, junior and senior seasons … was crowned the regional champion his junior season … found success his freshman outdoor season on the track with a regional championship … 3200m indoor track & field state champion in 2005 and consecutively finished in the runner-up position in 2006 and 2007 … earned all-conference honors 11

times (four cross country, three indoor, four outdoor) … was named all-state his final three seasons in both indoor and outdoor track and field … was a two-time all-state honoree in cross country (2005, 2006) … holds two school records in the 1600m (4:22 outdoor/4:25 indoor) and the 3200m (9:10 outdoor/9:16 indoor) … born Dec. 23, 1988 in Rockford, Ill. … son of Anita and Jeff Jacobs … the oldest of three children … father, Jeff, was an AllAmerican in both track and field and cross country at the University of Illinois … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Career Track Bests Indoor Heptathlon 2009 BIG EAST Championship Outdoor Decathlon 2009 Mt. SAC Relays

5,233 points

6,973 points

2008 Cross Country Results National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational Pre-National Meet BIG EAST Championship Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championship

15th 103rd 161st 29th 57th 185th

Career Track Bests Indoor 3,000m 8:27.40 2009 Notre Dame Invitational 5,000m14:24.90 2009 Meyo Invitational Outdoor 5,000m 14:17.48 2009 Stanford Invitational

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StudentAthletes

Paul Springer

6-0 • Junior Cross Country / Distance Kennett Square, Pa. Unionville

AS A SOPHOMORE: Distance and cross country runner who picked up his first career cross country win at the National Catholic Championships … won the National Catholic Championships with a time of 24:54 … finished 43rd at the Notre Dame Invitational, posting a time of 24:32 … finished 101st at the Pre-NCAA Race in Terre Haute, Ind., taking 24:55 to complete to the circuit … finished 17th at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships (25:07) … placed 67th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, helping the Irish move on to the NCAA

Miklos Szebeny

6-0 • Junior Sprints Telki, Hungary Secondary School of Piarist Fathers

AS A SOPHOMORE: Sprinter who moved to hurdles during outdoor season … picked up a secondplace finish in the 200 meters at the season-opening Blue and Gold Invitational … won the 60 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (7.02) … finished third in both the 60 meters (6.98) and the 200 meters (22.09) at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished third in the 200 meters at the Indiana Invitational

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Championships … ran the NCAA Championships in 32:23, finishing 189th and helping the Irish finish 19th in the nation … also ran distance during the track season … finished fourth in the 5,000 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational (14:33.72) … won the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (8:37.10) … ran the mile in 4:14.76 to finish eighth at the Notre Dame Invitational … was the top finisher for the Irish in the Ryan Shay 3,000 Meter Run at the Meyo Invitational, with a time of 8:25.55 good for 21st … finished 13th in the 3,000 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … ran the 3,000 meters in 8:15.02 at the Alex Wilson Invitational … ran the 1,500 meters at the Hillsdale Relays, placing 23rd … finished seventh in the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … concluded his season by finishing 13th in the 5,000 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in four cross country meets for the Irish … finished third – the second-best finish for Notre Dame – in his collegiate debut in 24:53 at the National Catholic Championships … ran the Notre Dame Invitational in 24:36 to finish 34th … finished 240th in 26:00 at the Pre-National Meet … ran the BIG EAST Championship course in 25:18 to finish 51st … opened the indoor track season with a seventh-place finish in the mile at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, clocking in at 4:21.19 … ran the 3,000m at the Notre Dame Invitational in 8:32.71 to finish fourth … finished 16th in the 5,000m at the Alex Wilson Invitational with a time of 15:03.28 … ran the 3,000meter steeplechase during the outdoor season … finished 15th at the Stanford Invitational in 9:29.70 … clocked in at 9:54.94 to finish eighth at the Eastern Michigan Invitational. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Earned 11 letters in three different sports (cross country - three, indoor track - four, outdoor track – four) while at Unionville High School in Kennett Square, Pa. … was

a three-time cross country and outdoor track and field champion … earned all-conference honors as well as all-state honors in cross country (2006), indoor track (2006, 2007) and outdoor track (2006, 2007) … is current record holder in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters, as well as member of record-holding teams in the 4x800-meter relay and the distance medley relay at Unionville … named an indoor AllAmerican in the 5,000 meters as well as an outdoor All-American in the two mile … born June 12, 1988 in Lake Forest, Ill. … son of Joan and Kent Springer … has two younger siblings … majoring in marketing.

with a time of 22.12 … ran the 200 meters in 21.93 to finish tenth at the Meyo Invitational, while also finishing fifth in the 300 meters with a time of 34.79 … earned all-BIG EAST honors with a second-place finish (21.79) in the 200 meters at the league indoor meet … also ran a 6.98 60-meter preliminary time … opened the outdoor season with a 16th-place 200meter finish (22.07) at the Arizona State Invitational … clocked in at 10.86 to finish 22nd in the 100 meters at Ole Miss … wrapped up the season by scoring points for the Irish with a fourth-place finishes in the 100 meters (10.73) and 200 meters (21.64) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. AS A FRESHMAN: Won the first four events of his collegiate career … took first in the 200m in 21.90 at the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished first in the 60m in 6.93 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … won the 60m in 6.87 and the 200m in 21.75 at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished 10th in the 60m in 6.97 at the Indiana Relays … scored points for the Irish with a fifth-place 200-meter finish at the BIG EAST Championship, clocking in at 21.98 … opened the outdoor season with a seventh-place finish in the 400m at the Arizona State Invitational with a time of 49.22 … ran the 200m at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in 22.31 to finish third … finished seventh in the Ole Miss Invitational 100-meter dash, crossing the line in 10.69 … ran preliminary times of 10.91 in the 100m and 21.94 in the 200m at the BIG EAST Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Comes to Notre Dame from Hungary where he was a standout sprinter, earning many national championships in multiple age groups … was the national champion in the 100 and 200 meters in both 2006 and 2007 in Hungary … currently sits as a Hungary national record holder in the 4x400-meter relay … born March 13, 1987 in Budapest, Hungary … son of Marta and Miklos Szebeny … has one older sister, Dora … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.

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2008 Cross Country Results National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational Pre-National Meet BIG EAST Championship Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championship

1st 43rd 101st 17th 67th 189th

Career Track Bests Indoor Mile 4:14.76 2009 Notre Dame Invitational 3,000m 8:25.31 2009 BIG EAST Championship 5,000m 14:33.72 2008 Blue and Gold Meet Outdoor 1,500m 4:01.68 Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational 5,000m 14:25.47 2009 BIG EAST Championship 3,000m Steeplechase 9:29.70 2008 Stanford Invitational

Career Track Bests Indoor 60m 2008 Notre Dame Invitational 200m 2009 BIG EAST Championship Outdoor 100m 2009 BIG EAST Championship 200m 2009 BIG EAST Championship 400m 2008 Arizona State Invitational

6.87 21.65

10.66 21.51 49.22


Denes Veres

6-0 • Junior Throws Ellwood City, Pa. Riverside

AS A SOPHOMORE: Thrower who specialized in shot put during outdoor season … opened the season by recording a 14.87m weight throw at the Blue and Gold Invitational … placed fourth in shot put at the Indiana Opener, posting a throw of 16.58m … placed in the top-five in both the shot put (4th, 15.19m) and weight throw (5th, 15.94m) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … finished second in the shot put at the Notre Dame Invitational, with his 17.20m throw falling .03m shy of teammate John Belcher … placed fifth in shot put at the Indiana Invitational with a throw of 16.58m … finished

Randall Babb

6-6 • Sophomore Middle Distance Wheaton, Ill. Warrenville South

second in the shot put at the Meyo Invitational by posting a 17.24m throw … placed fourth in the shot put at the BIG EAST Outdoor Opener (17.53m) … placed in the top-ten in the shot put and weight throw at the Alex Wilson Invitational … finished sixth in the shot put at the Arizona State Invitational … recorded 16.28m throw in shot put at the Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational at Purdue, good for fourth place … finished seventh in shot put at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships. AS A FRESHMAN: Opened the indoor season with a toss of 15.88 meters (52-1 1/4) and a thirdplace finish in the shot put at the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished ninth in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a mark of 13.10 meters (42-11 3/4) … also finished second in the shot put with a throw of 16.51 meters (54-2) … recorded a toss of 16.20 meters (53-1 3/4) to finish second in the shot put at the Notre Dame Invitational … also finished 10th in the weight throw with a mark of 14.20 meters (46-7 1/4) … finished 10th in the shot put at the Indiana Relays with a throw of 16.71 meters (54-10) … recorded a mark of 16.04 meters (52-7 1/2) to finish eighth in the shot put at the Meyo Invitational … also finished 17th in the weight throw … earned his first all-BIG EAST indoor honor with a second-place shot put finish at the league meet, recording a mark of 17.12 meters (56-2) … also finished 16th in the weight throw … finished fifth and sixth in the weight throw (14.65m) and shot put (16.24m), respectively, at the Alex Wilson Invitational … opened the outdoor season with an eighth-place finish in the shot put at the Arizona State Invitational, recording a toss of 15.88 meters (52-1 1/4) … also finished 25th in the hammer throw … finished second in the shot put with a throw of 16.84 meters (55-3) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … finished fourth in the shot put (15.88m) and 10th in the hammer throw (47.83m) at the Ole Miss Invitational … recorded throws of 15.53 meters (50-11 1/2) in the shot put and 46.03 meters (151-0) in the hammer throw at the

Eastern Michigan Invitational … finished sixth in the shot put with a mark of 16.05 meters (52-8) … garnered his first all-BIG EAST outdoor honor with a third-place finish in the shot put … recorded a mark of 17.05 meters (55-11 1/4) … closed out the season with a 15.67-meter (51-5) mark and a ninth-place finish in the shot put at the Georgia Tech Invitational HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seventime letterwinner in track & field and football at Riverside High School in Ellwood City (Pa.) … earned all-state honors in the shot put as a senior … holds the school and county shot-put record of 60-10 … was a three-time conference and regional champion and undefeated in 2005, 2006 and 2007 … state shot-put runner-up as a junior and senior … earned MVP honors in back-to-back seasons as a junior and senior on the track and field team … was named first-team all-conference in football in 2005 and 2006 on the defensive line as well as for the offensive line in 2006 … member of the National Honor Society and served on the student council … born March 13, 1989 in Ellwood City, Pa. … son of Sheri and Mark Veres … has one older sister, Chelsy … majoring in finance.

AS A FRESHMAN: Had an immediate impact as a middle distance runner and in relays … made his Notre Dame debut in the 1,000 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational, placing fifth with a time of 2:29.99 … finished fifth in the mile at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (4:16.74) … placed ninth in the 800 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 1:54.41 … ran the 800 meters in 1:54.31 at the Findlay Open Multi-Event to finish fourth … placed eighth in the 1000 meters at the Meyo Invitational (2:27.30) … was part of the 4x800 meter relay team that picked up a fourth place finish at the prestigious Drake Relays … earned all-BIG EAST honors on the 4x800 meter relay team by finishing third at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Sixtime letterwinner in track and field and soccer at Wheaton Warrenville South … was named allconference, all-sectional and all-state as a junior and senior … two-time conference champion … holds a personal-best time of 1:53.56 in the 800 meters and 50.0 in the 400 meters … also owns a second degree black belt in Hapkido … was named to the Chicago Sun Times all-area soccer team in 2006 and 2007 … was a member of the National Honor Society, French Honor Society, Sons of the American Revolution and the Athletic Leadership Council … from same high school as former Irish runner Mike Popejoy … son of Richard and Christine Babb … has two brothers … grandfather, Joseph Temborius, graduated from Notre Dame in 1950 and his great-uncle, Jerry Timko, graduated in 1955 … father ran cross country and track at the University of Illinois … brother, J.J., runs for North Central College … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Career Track Bests Indoor 800m 2009 Wilson Invitational 1,000m 2009 Meyo Invitational Outdoor 800m 2009 Georgia Tech Invitational

1:53.29

Career Track Bests Indoor Shot Put 2009 BIG EAST Championship Weight Throw 2009 Indiana Relays Outdoor Shot Put 2008 BIG EAST Championship Discus Throw 2009 Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational Hammer Throw 2009 Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational

17.53m 16.84m

17.05m 41.72m 51.38m

2:27.30

1:50.66

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Jordan Carlson

Andrew Hills

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5-9 • Sophomore Cross Country/ Distance Inver Grove Heights, Minn./Rosemount

6-0 • Sophomore Throws Toledo, Ohio St. John’s Jesuit

AS A FRESHMAN: Focused primarily on cross country … made his Irish debut at the National Catholic Championships, finishing 39th … placed 45th at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships, helping the Irish to a second place finish … won the mile in his first track meet at Notre Dame, recording a 4:16.25 time at the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished second in the 1,000 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, posting a time of 2:25.59 … placed third in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational (4:08.19) … ran the mile in 4:07.03 at the Meyo Invitational, finishing second … finished sixth in the mile at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … posted a 4:06.74 mile time at the Alex Wilson Invitational, finishing 18th … ran on Notre Dame’s 4x1 600-meter relay at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, earning a third place finish … placed 14th in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA Mideast Regionals. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eleven-time letterwinner in cross country, track and hockey at Rosemount … earned AllAmerica honors after finishing third in the mile at the Nike Outdoor Nationals with a time of 4:07 … conference champion in the 800 meters or 4x800-meter relay as a sophomore, junior and senior … 4x400-meter relay team won the

regional championship during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons … also won the 800meter regional title as a sophomore … holds school records in the 4x400 relay, DMR, SMR, 4x800 relay, 4x1600 relay, 1600 meters and 3200 meters … also holds the conference record in the 800-meter run … from same area as current Irish soccer player Chris Sutton and current Irish football player Michael Floyd … member of the German National Honor Society … born Dec. 21, 1989 … son of Jeffrey and Christine Carlson … has two brothers … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters.

AS A FRESHMAN: Thrower who focused on shot put during outdoor season … made Notre Dame debut at the Blue and Gold Invitational, recording a weight throw of 14.39m … participated in shot put and weight throw at the Indiana Opener … finished second in the shot put at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a throw of 16.79m while also placing tenth in the weight throw … recorded a shot put of 16.16m at the Notre Dame Invitational, placing fourth … finished sixth in the shot put at the Indiana Invitational (16.23m) … participated in both the shot put and weight throw at the Meyo Invitational … placed sixth in shot put (16.39m) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … concluded indoor season by finishing seventh and eighth in the shot put and hammer throw, respectively, at the Alex Wilson Invitational … picked up a seventh place finish in shot put at the Arizona State Invitational … recorded a shot put of 15.71m, good for sixth place at Purdue’s Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational … won the shot put at the Hillsdale Relays with a throw of 16.30m … finished eighth in shot put at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … placed fifth in shot put at the Georgia Tech Invitational (17.05m) … recorded a throw of 16.35m at the NCAA Mideast Regionals.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinner in track and field at St. John’s Jesuit … conference champion in the shot put as a junior … named all-conferene and all-city as a junior and senior … earned all-state honors as a senior … member of the National Honor Society and Christian Service … from the same area as former Irish baseball player Tom Kraus and attended the same high school as current basketball player Zach Hillesland … son of Stanley and Paula Hills … has two younger brothers … cousin, Kelsey Hills, plays volleyball for Baldwin-Wallace … majoring in mathematics.

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2008 Cross Country Results National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational Gold Race BIG EAST Championship Career Track Bests Indoor 1,000m 2009 Notre Dame Indoor Opener Mile 2009 Meyo Invitational Outdoor 800m 2009 Ole Miss Invitational 1,500m 2009 BIG EAST Championship

Career Track Bests Indoor Shot Put 2009 Notre Dame Indoor Opener Weight Throw 2009 Meyo Invitational Outdoor Shot Put 2009 BIG EAST Championship Discus Throw 2009 Ole Miss Invitational Hammer Throw 2009 Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational

40th 157th 45th

2:25.59 4:07.03

1:52.65 3:47.37

16.79m 15.46m

16.05m 40.94m 45.33m


Mitchell Gormley

6-0 • Sophomore Throws Lawrenceville, Ga. Brookwood

AS A FRESHMAN: Part of a group of talented young throwers who displayed great potential during first season … placed fourth in the weight throw at his first meet, the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished tenth at the Indiana Opener with a weight throw of 16.65m … used a weight throw of 16.78m to finish fifth at the Notre Dame Invitational … placed tenth in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … recorded a hammer throw of 52.07m at the Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., finishing eighth … finished 13th in hammer throw at the Hillsdale Relays (52.03m) … placed 15th at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a hammer throw of 48.21m.

AS A FRESHMAN: Focused on distance … finished fourth in the 400 meters with a time of 49.57 at the Blue and Gold Invitational … placed seventh in the 400 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (49.97) … picked up a sixth place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational, running the 400 meters in 49.69 … placed 12th in the 300 meters at the Meyo Invitational, posting a time of 35.16, while also finishing 26th in the 400 meters … ran the 400 meters in 49.28 at the Dave Rankin Track and Field Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., good for a fifth place finish … placed fourth in the 40 meters at the Hillsdale Relays (48.50).

Alex Korenstra

6-2 • Sophomore Sprints New Paris, Ind. Fairfield

Career Track Bests Indoor 400m 2009 Meyo Invitational Outdoor 400m 2009 Hillsdale Relays

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-time All-American … finished second in the weight throw at the 2008 Nike Indoor Nationals with a toss of 70-9 (21.58m) … finished fourth at the 2008 NSIC … was fourth in the hammer throw at the 2007 Junior Olympics … only competed in one year of high school track and field … was the freshman county champion in the shot put … competed with club team, Throw 1 Deep … is an Eagle Scout … born April 19, 1990 in Atlanta, Ga. … son of Tommy and Karen Gormley … has one older brother … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business. Career Track Bests Indoor Weight Throw 2009 Indiana Relays Outdoor Hammer Throw 2009 Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational

16.90m

52.07m

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Tentime letterwinner in track and field, football and basketball at Fairfield … track team was conference champions all four years of his high school career … three-time regional and two-time state qualifier … was named all-conference 10 times … also named all-state … finished sixth in the 400 meters at the state meet … was also a twotime football all-conference selection … member of the National Honor Society, church worship band and concert and show choir … born June 6, 1989 in Goshen, Ind. … son of Bruce and Sandra Korenstra … youngest of three children … dad played football at Anderson University … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

49.20

48.50

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Joe Miller

Jordan Rincon

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5-10 • Sophomore Cross Country / Distance Bowling Green, Ohio St. John’s Jesuit

5-10 • Sophomore Middle Distance Las Vegas, Nev. Spring Valley

AS A FRESHMAN: Cross country and distance runner who displayed great potential from the outset of the cross country season … picked up a second place finish in his first cross country race at Notre Dame, recording a time of 24:58 at the National Catholic Championships … finished 44th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 24:32 … posted a time of 24:25 at the Pre-NCAA meet in Terre Haute, Ind., good for 47th … earned all-BIG EAST honors by running the circuit in 25:00 at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships to finish 14th … placed 20th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, with his time of 32:01 helping the Irish move on to the NCAA Championships … placed 134th at the NCAA Championships, posting a time of 31:26 … ran the mile in his first Irish track meet, placing fourth with a time of 4:18.12 at the Blue and Gold Invitational … placed 12th in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational … posted a time of 8:31.47 in the Ryan Shay 3,000 Meter Run at the Meyo Invitational, finishing 25th. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and St. John’s Jesuit … won the 1600 meters at the Midwest West Meet of Champions … finished 12th in the mile at the Nike Outdoor Nationals … conference champion in cross country and track as a junior and senior … regional track champion as a senior … named all-conference in cross country and track for all four years of high school … named to the all-city cross country team four times and all-city track team twice … named cross country all-state as a soph-

AS A FRESHMAN: Opened his freshman campaign with a first-place finish in the 400 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational, clocking in at 48.34 … also won the 400 meter title at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 47.65 … earned all-BIG EAST honors with a second-place 400-meter finish at the league indoor meet (47.96) … opened the outdoor season with a seventh-place 400-meter finish at the Arizona State Invitational (47.52) … closed out the season with a preliminary time of 48.71 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-time track and field letterwinner at Spring Valley … three-time conference, regional and state champion … earned all-state honors as a junior and senior … member of the Great Southwest champion 4x800-meter relay team … set school and regional records in the 400 meters … was the senior class treasurer and sports editor of the school newspaper … born July 31, 1990 in Tucson, Ariz. … son of Melissa Bozek … has one younger sister.

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omore and junior … set school records as part of the 4x800-meter relay, distance medley relay and mile relay teams … also set freshman records in the 800, 1600 and 3200 meters … from the same area as former Irish baseball player Tom Kraus and attended the same high school as current basketball player Zach Hillesland and current Irish runner Andrew Hills … member of the National Honor Society … son of Jerry and Ruth Miller … one of eight children … family members Rick Anderson (’78), Gerry Anderson (’80) and Laura Miller (’08) graduated from Notre Dame … born Nov. 5, 1989 … majoring in psychology.

2008 Cross Country Results National Catholic Championship Notre Dame Invitational Pre-National Meet BIG EAST Championship Great Lakes Regional NCAA Championship Career Track Bests Indoor 800m 2009 Notre Dame Indoor Opener Mile 2009 BIG EAST Championship 3,000m 2009 Meyo Invitational Outdoor 3,000m Steeplechase 2009 BIG EAST Championship

Career Track Bests Indoor 400m 2009 Notre Dame Invitational 500m 2009 Notre Dame Indoor Opener 600m 2009 Indiana Open Outdoor 400m 2009 Arizona State Invitational 800m 2009 Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational

2nd 44th 47th 14th 20th 134th

1:57.38 4:15.15 8:31.47

9:18.94

47.65 1:04.15 1:20.06

47.52 1:51.41


Kevin Schipper

6-0 • Sophomore Pole Vault Leo, Ind. Bishop Dwenger

AS A FRESHMAN: Opened a successful freshman campaign with a second-place pole vault finish and a mark of 4.80m at the Blue and Gold Meet … won the pole vault title at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener after clearing a height of 4.95m … set a personal-best height of 5.27m at the Indiana Relays, earning a secondplace finish … earned his first all-BIG EAST honor with a second-place pole vault finish and a mark of 5.10m at the league’s indoor contest … opened the outdoor season with the pole vault crown at the Arizona State Invitational (5.15m) … capped off the season with a pointscoring fourth-place finish and a height of 4.95m at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship Career Track Bests Indoor Pole Vault 2009 Indiana Relays Outdoor Pole Vault 2009 Arizona State Invitational

5.27m

5.15m

AS A FRESHMAN: competed in three meets during the indoor season … ran the 1,000 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational in a time of 2:31.99 to finish seventh … finished seventh in the 800 meters with a time of 1:57.03 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … closed out his season at the Notre Dame Invitational, finishing 16th in the mile in 4:26.72.

Zac Suriano

6-2 • Sophomore Middle Distance Clifton Park, N.Y. Shenendehowa

Career Track Bests Indoor 800m 2009 Notre Dame Indoor Opener 1,000m 2008 Blue and Gold Invitational Mile 2009 Notre Dame Invitational

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seven-time letterwinner in track and field, soccer and football at Bishop Dwenger … was the track and field Gatorade Indiana Player of the Year … won the Midwest Meet of Champions with a vault of 16-9 (5.11m) … set a school and regional record with a 17-0 (5.18m) vault … finished fourth at the USA Junior National Championships … was the conference champion as a junior and the regional champion as a sophomore and senior … earned all-state and all-conference honors … member of the National Honor Society … born Aug. 5, 1989 in Fort Wayne, Ind. … son of Donald and Janet Schipper … one of nine children … older brother Matt is a junior pole vaulter for the Irish … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

1:57.03 2:31.99 4:26.72

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Tentime letterwinner in cross country, track and field and soccer at Shenendehowa … was a member of the national champion mile relay team as a junior … set school records in the outdoor 800 meters (1:53.06), indoor SMR (3:31.06) and outdoor DMR (10:07.6) … missed the mile relay national indoor record by 0.14 seconds … is a seven-time conference and regional champion … holds three state titles … edged out two other racers to win the 800-meter state title by 0.07 seconds … was named all conference and all-city on seven occasions … earned three all-state honors … was a member of the National Honor Society and was the German Club president … son of Joseph and Catherine Suriano … has one younger sister … majoring in environmental science.

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Alex Bavis

Ted Glasnow

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6-4 • Freshman Jumps Fort Wayne, Ind./ Bishop Dwenger

6-2 • Freshman Jumps Newhall, Calif./ William S. Hart\ Union

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-sport standout in track, football and basketball and Bishop Dwenger … four-time all-conference pick in track and field … named all-city as a senior … selected as team captain and team MVP during senior track campaign … set high school record with a high jump mark of 6-5 … also has a personal best time of 50.3 in the 400 meters … was a forward on the basketball squad and wide receiver with the football team … member of the National Honor Society and student government … attended same high school as current Irish pole vaulters Matt Schipper and Kevin Schipper and football players Tyler Eifert and John Goodman … son of Chuck and Carol Bavis … has one younger brother, Jordan … father, Chuck, played basketball at Purdue … enrolled in First Year of Studies.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Sixtime letterwinner in track and football at William S. Harr Union … two-time track conference champion … all-conference and all-city selection as a junior and senior … team MVP and team captain as a senior … competed at the Junior Olympics … from same area as former Irish football player Chris Frome … son of Greg and Donna Glasnow … has one younger brother, Tyler … enrolled in First Year of Studies

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Jeff MacMillan

5-6 • Freshman Cross Country/ Middle Distance Mattawan, Mich./Mattawan

5-10 • Freshman Cross Country/ Middle Distance Windsor, Ontario/ Assumption College Catholic

J.P. Malette

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Mattawan … conference and regional track champion as a junior and senior … also a conference and regional cross country champion during senior season … named to the all-state cross country team as a junior and senior … also an all-state track selection as a senior … three-time all-conference and all-city cross country honoree … selected to the allconference and all-city track team during junior and senior campaigns … cross country and track team MVP as a junior and senior … three-time team captain … set conference record in the 3200 meters … holds school records in the 5,000 meters, 3200 meters, 1600 meters and 4x800-meter relay … was the Division 2 cross country runner-up and 3200-meter state runner-up … finished third in the 1600 meters at the Division 2 state finals … selected to compete at the Midwest Meet of Champions … runner-up in the 3200 meters … National Honor Society vice president … son of Steve and Amy MacMillan … has one younger sister, Lindsay … enrolled in First Year of Studies

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Standout cross country and track studentathlete at Assumption … All-Ontario selection … set the OFSAA 3,000-meter freshman/ sophomore record … represented his native Canada in the World Cross Country Championships … attended same high school as former Irish hockey player Wes O’Neill … son of John and Renee Malette … one of four children … enrolled in First Year of Studies

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Jeremy Rae

5-11 • Freshman Cross Country/ Middle Distance Fort Erie, Ontario/Lakeshore Catholic

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Cross country and track standout at Lakeshore Catholic … four-year track team captain … conference and regional champion as a junior and senior … state champion during senior year … earned all-conference, all-city, all-state and all-Canadian honors as a senior … set the Penn Relays high school mile record (4:08) … holds six different city records … Canadian junior indoor 1000-meter record holder (2:25.7) … represented Canada at the 2009 Pan Am Junior Games in Trinidad … national high school indoor mile champion … Canadian junior 1500meter champ … OFSAA 1500-meter champion … son of Wayne and Tereza Rae … enrolled in First Year of Studies

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Trent Sayers

5-10 • Freshman Cross Country/Middle Distance Whitby, Ontario/Sinclair

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Cross country and track standout at Sinclair … holds the OFSAA (Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations) 800-meter record … member of the World Youth team and Commonwealth Youth World team … from the same area as current Irish track freshmen J.P. Malette and Jeremy Rae … son of Jeff and Lisa Sayers … one of three children … enrolled in First Year of Studies

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Anthony Thomas

5-11 • Freshman Throws Roosevelt, N.Y./ Holy Trinity

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Sixtime letterwinner in track and football at Holy Trinity … four-time track conference champion … won the regional and state championships as a senior … earned All-America honors after winning the 2008 AAU National Club Championship as a junior … all-conference and all-state selection as a senior … team MVP during sophomore and senior campaigns … selected as track team captain as a senior … set school discus record with a mark of 182-5 … member of the National Honor Society and National Society of High School Scholars … attended the same high school as current Irish men’s lacrosse player Sean Rogers … son of Anthony and Momie Thomas … one of two children … enrolled in First Year of Studies


Season in Review

Mary Saxer became Notre Dame’s first women’s pole vault AllAmerican in 2009, earning the honor during both the indoor and outdoor seasons. She also won two BIG EAST titles, setting new conference championship records along the way.


2008 Men’s Cross Country Results Valparaiso Invite Sept. 5

National Catholic Sept. 19

Notre Dame Invite Oct. 3

Pre-National

BIG EAST

NCAAs

Oct. 31

Great Lakes Regional Nov. 15

Oct. 18

36th (25:38)

30th (32:12)

152nd (31:37)

4th (23:38)

2nd (23:58) 42nd (25:50)

1st (31:06)

10th (29:48)

102nd (25:02)

13th (24:58)

44th (32:29)

185th (32:14)

137th (25:09) 161st (25:24)

18th (25:08) 17th (25:07)

28th (32:10) 67th (32:55)

74th (30:52) 185th (32:14)

101st (24:55)

17th (25:07)

67th (32:55)

189th (32:23)

Nov. 24

SENIORS Daniel Clark Kevin McFadden Patrick Smyth Kevin Veselik

141st (25:35)^ 13th (20:19) 5th (23:36) 2nd (25:30)%

5th (19:48)

JUNIORS Jake Walker SOPHOMORES Spencer Carter Ryan Gamboa Kyle Higdon Dan Jackson Ryan Jacobs Thomas Noel Paul Springer

11th (20:11) 21st (20:42)

25th (20:49)

21st (26:01) 6th (25:20) 11th (28:15)* 15th (25:47) 5th (27:06)* 1st (24:54)

128th (25:23) 92nd (25:02) 41st (26:52) 34th (24:26) 103rd (25:10) 6th (25:48)% 43rd (24:32)

40th (26:33)

157th (25:49)^

27th (26:15) 2nd (24:58) 1st (26:52)*

12th (26:06)% 44th (24:32) 20th (26:17)% 46th (26:58)

2nd of 33 45 points

6th of 25 217 points

217th (25:55)

FRESHMEN Jordan Carlson William Cernanec Kelly Lynch Joe Miller Thomas Pesch Trevor Waliszewski TEAM

12th (20:11) 6th (19:52)

14th (20:20) 2nd of 5 47 points

45th (25:51)

47th (24:25)

14th (25:00)

20th (32:01)

134th (31:26)

11th of 41 401 points

2nd of 14 64 points

4th of 28 28 points

19th of 21 446 points

* - indicates National Catholic Championship JV finish; ^ - indicates Notre Dame Invitational Gold Division finish; % - indicates Notre Dame Invitational Open Finish All races 8,000 meters except Crusader Invitational (6,000 meters), NCAA Great Lakes Regional and NCAA Championship (10,000 meters)

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2008 Women’s Cross Country Results Valparaiso Invite Sept. 5

National Catholic Sept. 19

Notre Dame Invite Oct. 3

Pre-National

BIG EAST

NCAAs

Oct. 31

Great Lakes Regional Nov. 15

Oct. 18

7th (18:35)

6th (18:16)

105th (18:10)

131st (22:09)

46th (21:59) 43rd (21:52)

68th (22:47) 31st (22:04)

189th (22:15) 129th (21:42)

8th (18:39)

10th (18:24)

5th (18:26)% 99th (18:06)

159th (22:26)

60th (22:19)

2nd (17:54) 14th (19:17) 4th (18:20)

1st (17:31) 33rd (19:07) 11th (18:24)

17th (17:04) 3rd (18:17)% 83rd (17:49)

26th (21:01)

13th (20:58)

10th (21:29)

99th (21:24)

147th (22:18)

45th (21:55)

36th (22:07)

204th (22:53)

7th (18:18)

112th (18:13)^ 81st (17:48) 2nd (18:14)%

108th (22:00)

50th (22:06) 39th (21:43)

49th (22:28)

193rd (22:32)

2nd (17:53) 2nd (19:00)*

38th (17:19) 9th (18:47)%

40th (21:13)

20th (21:16)

14th (21:40)

122nd (21:38)

4th (19:46)*

5th (18:11)

40th (19:52)% 18th (18:54)% 46th (20:15) 165th (18:57)^ 7th (18:31)% 21st (18:57)% 16th (18:52)% 19th (18:57)% 54th (17:34)

115th (22:03)

34th (21:36)

34th (22:06)

155th (21:42)

1st of 35 21 points

11th of 23 272 points

13th of 39 240 points

6th of 16 149 points

4th of 34 125 points

29th of 31 689 points

Nov. 24

SENIORS Becca Bauman Heidi Rocha Morgan Schulz Emily Wauford

JUNIORS Lindsey Ferguson Molly Sullivan Beth Tacl SOPHOMORES Theresa Cattuna Abby Higgins Elizabeth McMahon Alexis Nordine Marissa Treece Erica Watson

5th (18:30) 11th (19:06) 9th (18:49) 34th (20:26) 1st (17:42) 19th (19:32)

FRESHMEN Sarah Anderson Gena Bleyer Katie Drueen Molly Hirt Kari Johnson Alissa Ott Stephanie Socias Susanna Sullivan Rachel Velarde TEAM

20th (18:45) 3rd (19:09)* 1st (18:58)*

1st of 6 19 points

* - indicates National Catholic Championship JV finish; ^ - indicates Notre Dame Invitational Gold finish; % - indicates Notre Dame Invitational Open Finish All races 6,000 meters except Crusader Invitational (4,000 meters), National Catholic Championship and Notre Dame Invitational (5,000 meters)

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2009 WOMEN’S TOP INDOOR MARKS

2009 Track & Field Results

60 Meters 1. Natalie Geiger 2. Natalie Geiger 3. Natalie Geiger

2009 MEN’S TOP INDOOR MARKS

200 Meters

60 Meters 1. Miklos Szebeny 2. Miklos Szebeny 3. Tyrell Atkins

6.96 6.98 7.00

200 Meters 1. Miklos Szebeny 2. Miklos Szebeny 3. Miklos Szebeny

21.65 21.79 21.93

400 Meters 1. Jordan Rincon 2. Jordan Rincon 3. Jordan Rincon

47.65 47.78 47.96

500 Meters 1. Billy Buzaid 2. Billy Buzaid 3. Billy Buzaid

1:02.82 1:03.35 1:03.45

800 Meters 1. Blake Choplin 2. Jack Howard 3. Blake Choplin

1:49.25 1:50.40 1:50.41

1,000 Meters 1. Blake Choplin 2. Daniel Clark 3. Jim Notwell

2:22.73 2:24.73 2:25.16

Mile 1. Jordan Carlson 2. Daniel Clark 3. Daniel Clark

4:06.74 4:07.02 4:07.63

3,000 Meters 1. Patrick Smyth 2. Patrick Smyth 3. Daniel Clark

8:01.56 8:09.43 8:14.26

5,000 Meters 1. Patrick Smyth 2. Patrick Smyth 3. Patrick Smyth

13:59.01 14:00.07 14:21.39

60-Meter Hurdles 1. Justin Schneider 2. Patrick Coughlin

8.48 8.72

4x400-Meter Relay 1. Notre Dame

3:11.64

High Jump 1. Blair Majcina 2. Blair Majcina 3. Blair Majcina

2.08m 2.06m 2.05m

Pole Vault 1. Matt Schipper 2. Kevin Schipper 3. Matt Schipper

5.35m 5.27m 5.27m

Long Jump 1. Eric Quick 2. Eric Quick 3. Eric Quick

7.40m 7.27m 7.13m

Triple Jump 1. Eric Quick

15.09m

Shot Put 1. John Belcher 2. Denes Veres 3. Denes Veres

7.77 7.79 7.86

17.71m 17.53m 17.24m

1. Joanna Schultz 2. Joanna Schultz 3. Natalie Geiger

24.42 24.67 24.96

400 Meters 1. Joanna Schultz 2. Joanna Schultz 3. Joanna Schultz

53.70 53.72 54.02

500 Meters 1. Natalie Johnson 2. Natalie Johnson 3. Natalie Johnson

1:12.07 1:12.22 1:13.44

800 Meters 1. Kelly Langhans 2. Kelly Langhans 3. Natalie Johnson

2:08.24 2:09.54 2:10.97

1,000 Meters 1. Abby Higgins 2. Abby Higgins 3. Molly Sullivan

2:50.55 2:54.59 2:56.39

Mile 1. Marissa Treece 2. Lindsey Ferguson 3. Molly Hirt

3,000 Meters 1. Lindsey Ferguson 2. Lindsey Ferguson 3. Marissa Treece

18.76m 18.26m 18.24m

1. Heidi Rocha 2. Marissa Treece

16:55.61 16:59.61

60-Meter Hurdles 1. Kali Watkins 2. Kali Watkins 3. Kali Watkins

8.72 8.75 8.77

4x400-Meter Relay 1. Notre Dame

3:39.31

4x800-Meter Relay 1. Notre Dame 1. Notre Dame

11:26.18

High Jump 1. Maddie Buttinger

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1. Mary Saxer 2. Mary Saxer 3. Mary Saxer

4.15m 4.07m 4.06m

Long Jump 1. Maddie Buttinger 2. Mary Saxer 3. Jaime Minor

10.66 10.73 10.78

200 Meters 1. Miklos Szebeny 2. Miklos Szebeny 3. Miklos Szebeny

21.51 21.64 21.66

400 Meters 1. Jordan Rincon 2. Jordan Rincon 3. Billy Buzaid

47.52 48.13 48.14

800 Meters 1. Blake Choplin 2. Jack Howard 3. Blake Choplin

1:49.85 1:49.91 1:50.02

1,500 Meters 1. Daniel Clark 2. Jordan Carlson 3. Jake Walker

3:45.11 3:47.37 3:51.81

5,000 Meters

Triple Jump 11.64m

Shot Put 1. Anna Weber 2. Jaclyn Espinoza 3. Anna Weber

14.47m 14.42m 14.36m

1. Anna Weber 2. Anna Weber

13:39.50 14:17.48 14:25.47

10,000 Meters 1. Patrick Smyth 2. Jake Walker 3. Dan Jackson

28:25.85 30:46.05 30:52.85

110-Meter Hurdles 15.61

400-Meter Hurdles 1. Balazs Molnar 2. Balazs Molnar 3. Balazs Molnar

51.37 51.79 51.86

3,000-Meter Steeplechase 1. Joe Miller 2. Kelly Lynch 3. Thomas Noel

9:18.94 9:23.43 10:06.61

4x100-Meter Relay 1. Notre Dame

Weight Throw 19.50m 19.39m

41.35

4x400-Meter Relay 1. Notre Dame

3:11.02

4x800-Meter Relay

Pentathlon 1. Maddie Buttinger

1. Patrick Smyth 2. Ryan Jacobs 3. Paul Springer

1. Justin Schneider 5.58m 5.57m 5.49m

1. Jaime Minor

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100 Meters 1. Miklos Szebeny 2. Miklos Szebeny 3. Miklos Szebeny

1.75m

Pole Vault

5,233 points

2009 MEN’S TOP OUTDOOR MARKS

8:57.46

Distance Medley Relay

Heptathlon 1. Justin Schneider

9:31.87 9:33.55 9:41.00

5,000 Meters

Weight Throw 1. Greg Davis 2. Greg Davis 3. Jeff Mensch

4:51.93 4:55.23 5:01.98

Balazs Molnar finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, before his 15thplace performance at the NCAA Outdoor Regional meet.

3962 points

1. Notre Dame

7:23.28

4x1,600-Meter Relay 1. Notre Dame

16:44.95

High Jump 1. Blair Majcina 2. Doug Onuscheck 3. Justin Schneider

2.05m 2.00m 1.99m


Pole Vault 5.30m 5.16m 5.16m

1. Maddie Buttinger 2. Jasmine Williams 3. Jaime Minor

7.45m

1. Jaime Minor 2. Jaime Minor

Long Jump

5.58m 5.57m 5.49m

Triple Jump 1. Eric Quick 2. Eric Quick

15.42m 15.12m

Shot Put 1. John Belcher 2. Denes Veres 2. Andrew Hills

16.87m 16.42m 16.05m

Discus Throw 1. John Belcher 2. Denes Veres 3. Jeff Mensch

46.38m 41.72m 41.62m

Javelin 1. Justin Schneider 2. Tray Morgan

53.52m 51.25m

Hammer Throw 1. Jeff Mensch 2. Greg Davis 3. Jeff Mensch

58.79m 57.52m 55.00m

Decathlon 7308 points

2009 WOMEN’S TOP OUTDOOR MARKS 200 Meters 1. Joanna Schultz 2. Natalie Geiger

24.37 24.79

Shot Put 1. Anna Weber 2. Jaclyn Espinoza 3. Rudy Atang

14.82m 14.37m 14.17m

Discus Throw 1. Jaclyn Espinoza 2. Jaclyn Espinoza 3. Jaclyn Espinoza

52.55m 52.10m 51.52m

Javelin 1. Elise Knutzen 2. Elise Knutzen

46.54m 44.93m

Hammer Throw 1. Anna Weber 2. Anna Weber

61.20m 59.03m

Heptathlon 1. Maddie Buttinger

53.12 53.32 53.60

5158 points

2008-09 Meet-by-Meet Results BLUE AND GOLD INVITATIONAL DECEMBER 5, 2008 NOTRE DAME, IND. 4. Kali Watkins 6. Sasha Blanchard

26.37 26.78

Molly Hirt Elizabeth McMahon Molly Sullivan Grace Brier

5:05:28 5:05.49 5:08.66 5:37.76

Women’s 3000 Meters 1. Heidi Rocha 2. Theresa Cattuna 3. Erica Watson 5. Kari Johnson 6. Emily Wauford 7. Stephanie Socias 10. Adrienne Pastula

10:00.31 10:10.70 10:13.16 10:24.48 10:24.99 10:38.92 11:02.43 9.14 9.30 9.98

Women’s 4x400 Meter Relay 1. Notre Dame “A” 2, Notre Dame “B”

3:51.68 4:00.77 1.75m 4.00m 3.55m 3.25m 5.30m 5.24m 5.09m

Women’s Triple Jump 1. Jaime Minor

11.01m

Women’s Weight Throw 1. Anna Weber 6. Rudy Atang

100-Meter Hurdles

18.31m 13.65m

Men’s 60 Meters 14.10 14.16 14.17

3. Chandler Brooks 8. Alex Gannon 9. Ronnie Kadykowski

400-Meter Hurdles

7.18 7.42 7.45

Men’s 200 Meters

59.70 60.41

2. Miklos Szebeny 4. Nick Tammerine 9. Ryan Sheehan 10. Sean Reed 12. Alex Gannon 13. Ronnie Kadykowski

3,000-Meter Steeplechase 10:15.23 10:23.10 10:26.10

4x400-Meter Relay

22.53 22.75 23.21 23.25 23.55 23.86

Men’s 400 Meters

3:37.85

1. Jordan Rincon 4. Alex Korenstra 8. Ryan Sheehan 11. Sean Reed

4x800-Meter Relay 8:56.43

High Jump 1. Maddie Buttinger

Women’s Mile 1. 2. 3. 5.

Women’s Long Jump

36:04.89 36:10.07 37:31.57

1. Notre Dame

3:03.70 3:12.02

1. Maddie Buttinger 2. Jaime Minor 3. Jasmine Williams

10,000 Meters

1. Notre Dame

Women’s 1000 Meters 3. Gena Bleyer 6. Alyssa Ott

1. Mary Saxer 2. Jessica Sullivan 3. Ann Polcari

16:58.21 17:01.00 17:08.21

1. Joanna Schultz 2. Joanna Schultz

2:12.08 2:14.98 2:19.76 2:25.76

Women’s Pole Vault

5,000 Meters

1. Kali Watkins 2. Kali Watkins 3. Kali Watkins

Kelly Langhans Elizabeth Myers Allison Schroeder Dominique Taylor

Women’s High Jump

4:27.70 4:29.11 4:29.24

1. Beth Tacl 2. Erica Watson 3. Emily Wauford

Women’s 800 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4.

1. Maddie Buttinger

1,500 Meters

1. Heidi Rocha 2. Heidi Rocha 3. Marissa Treece

1:15.17 1:15.66 1:19.59

Women’s 60-Meter Hurdles

2:07.46 2:08.34 2:10.58

1. Marissa Treece 2. Marissa Treece 3. Lindsey Ferguson

1. Cora Dayon 2. Natalie Johnson 5. Nicole Yergler

1. Sasha Blanchard 2. Maddie Buttinger 3. Kali Watkins

800 Meters 1. Kelly Langhans 2. Kelly Langhans 3. Kelly Langhans

54.85 57.30 59.15

Women’s 500 Meters 12.01m 11/86m

Women’s 200 Meters

400 Meters 1. Joanna Schultz 2. Joanna Schultz 3. Joanna Schultz

1. Lindsey Ferguson 2. Lindsey Ferguson 3. Lindsey Ferguson

1. Joanna Schultz 2. Natalie Geiger 4. Tiffany Tibbot

Triple Jump

1. Eric Quick

1. Justin Schneider

Women’s 400 Meters

Long Jump

1. Matt Schipper 2. Kevin Schipper 2. Matt Schipper

1.73m

48.34 49.57 51.60 52.25

Pole Vault 1. Mary Saxer 2. Mary Saxer 3. Jessica Sullivan

4.30m 4.20m 3.65m

Lindsey Ferguson earned all-BIG EAST honors with a thirdplace finish in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the league’s outdoor meet.

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Men’s 800 Meters

2009 Track & Field Results

4. Justin Schneider

1:56.81

Men’s Pole Vault 4. Matt Schipper T7. Kevin Schipper

4.90m 4.70m

Men’s Long Jump 2. Eric Quick 14. Justin Schneider

Men’s 500 Meters 1. Billy Buzaid 4. Matthew Brown 5. Jim Notwell 10. Max Cruz

1:04.75 1:05.75 1:06.10 1:09.70

Men’s Shot Put 4. Denes Veres 7. Andrew Hills 14. Justin Schneider

Men’s 800 Meters 1. Johnathan Shawel

10. Mitchell Gormley 13. Denes Veres 18. Andrew Hills

2:27.48 2:28.47 2:29.15 2:29.32 2:29.99 2:31.07 2:31.99 2:33.38 2:39.08

Women’s 60-Meter 2. Joanna Schultz 4. Natalie Geiger 9. Kali Watkins 11. Sasha Blanchard

4:16.25 4:18.08 4:18.12

Women’s 200 Meters

8:14.26 8:28.47 8:33.44 14:21.39 14:23.34 14:33.36 14:33.72 14:35.39 15:39.86 16.19.71

Men’s 60-Meter Hurdles 1. Justin Schneider Dame Dame Dame Dame Dame

“A” “B” “C” “E” “D”

3:19.67 3:19.96 3:19.98 3:25.03 3:31.46

Men’s High Jump 1. Blair Majcina 3. Doug Onuscheck

2.06m 1.86m

Men’s Pole Vault 1. Matt Schipper 2. Kevin Schipper 3. Tray Morgan 4. Justin Schneider 5. Andrew Kolbeck

4.95m 4.80m 4.50m 4.35m 4.20m

Men’s Long Jump 2. Eric Quick 3. Justin Schneider

7.14m 6.66m

Men’s Triple Jump 1. Eric Quick

Joanna Schultz earned her first All-America honor in 2009 with an eighth-place finish in the women’s 400 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships.

2. Greg Davis 4. Mitchell Gormley 5. John Belcher 6. Jeff Mensch 8. Denes Veres 9. Andrew Hills

Women’s 200 Meters

5. Dominique Taylor

3. Joanna Schultz 26. Kalie Watkins 5. Joanna Schultz

25.10 26.99 56.29 1:33.47 1:34.65 1:36.76

Women’s 60-Meter Hurdles 7. Kalie Watkins

9.00

Women’s High Jump 4. Maddie Buttinger

1.70m

Women’s Pole Vault 1. Mary Saxer 15. Ann Polcari

4.00m 3.35m

Women’s Shot Put 7. Anna Weber 21. Maddie Buttinger

14.00m 10.31m

Women’s Weight Throw 19.18m

Men’s 200 Meters 10. Chandler Brooks 20. Sean Lindbloom 24. Sean Reed

22.86 23.44 23.75

Men’s 400 Meters 7. Alex Korenstra 15. Sean Reed

2. Abby Higgins 3. Molly Sullivan 4. Molly Hirt

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2:54.59 2:56.39 3:03.44

50.80 54.06

1. Marissa Treece 3. Rachel Velarde 7. Theresa Cattuna 8. Heidi Rocha 9. Becca Bauman 10. Gena Bleyer 12. Emily Wauford 15. Stephanie Socias 19. Alissa Ott 20. Kari Johnson

5:02.96 5:06.85 5:07.61 5:10.08 5:11.01 5:16.30 5:19.17 5:22.91 5:33.31 5:34.76

Women’s 3000 Meters 2. Beth Tacl 5. Elizabeth McMahon 6. Erica Watson 12. Grace Brier 13. Analisa Sandoval 14. Adrienne Pastula

9:57.49 10:26.26 10:28.32 11:06.25 11:13.43 11:19.18

Women’s 60-Meter Hurdles 1. Alyissa Hasan 7. Maddie Buttinger 9. Sasha Blanchard

8.71 9.30 9.32

Women’s 4x400 Meter Relay 3. Notre Dame “B”

4:09.41

Women’s Pole Vault

Men’s 600 Meters 1. Jordan Rincon 2. Billy Buzaid

2:25.77

Women’s 1000 Meters

Women’s Mile

Women’s 600 Meters 1. Kelly Langhans 2. Natalie Johnson 7. Allison Schroeder

1:17.28 1:17.59

Women’s 800 Meters

Women’s 400 Meters

2. Anna Weber 17.71m 16.74m 15.69m 15.64m 14.87m 14.39m

56.86 58.25 59.08 1:00.02

Women’s 500 Meters 4. Elizabeth Myers 5. Allison Schroeder

14.42m

Men’s Weight Throw

2. Natalie Johnson 3. Cora Dayon 5. Samantha Williams 6. Tiffany Tibbot

INDIANA OPENER JANUARY 10, 2009 BLOOMINGTON, IND.

8.48

Men’s 4x400 Meter Relay 1. Notre 2. Notre 3. Notre 6. Notre 8. Notre

24.67 25.18 26.09 26.34

Women’s 400 Meters

Men’s 5000 Meters 1. Patrick Smyth 2. Jake Walker 3. Dan Jackson 4. Paul Springer 5. Ryan Jacobs 7. Thomas Noel 12. Kyle Higdon

7.86 7.97 8.10 8.28

1. Joanna Schultz 3. Natalie Geiger 7. Maddie Buttinger 9. Natalie Johnson

Men’s 3000 Meters 1. Daniel Clark 2. Patrick Smyth 3. Ryan Gamboa

16.65m 15.27m 14.00m

NOTRE DAME INDOOR OPENER JANUARY 16, 2009 NOTRE DAME, IND.

Men’s Mile 1. Jordan Carlson 3. Spencer Carter 4. Joe Miller

16.58m 15.80m 11.90m

Men’s Weight Throw

1:55.82

Men’s 1000 Meters 1. Blake Choplin 2. Kevin Labus 3. Cameron Eckert 4. Jack Howard 5. Randall Babb 6. Mitch Lorenz 7. Zac Suriano 8. Terrance Egan 11. Michael Farmer

7.13m 5.26m

1:20.06 1:20.46

1. Mary Saxer 3. Ann Polcari

4.06m 3.25m


Women’s Long Jump 1. Maddie Buttinger 2. Jaime Minor 5. Jasmine Williams

5.37m 5.34m 5.16m

Men’s Long Jump 7.00m

Men’s Shot Put

10.74m

Women Shot Put 1. Jaclyn Espinoza 7. Rudy Atang 8. Alyissa Hasan 12. Maddie Buttinger

13.16m 12.23m 12.01m 10.32m 19.36m 12.36m

Men’s 60 Meters 1. Miklos Szebeny 3. Tyrell Atkins 6. Eric Quick 7. Sean Lindbloom

7.02 7.16 7.26 7.29

Men’s 200 Meters 4. Tyrell Atkins 5. Chandler Brooks 13. Nick Tammerine 14. Sean Lindbloom 15. Ronnie Kadykowski 17. Ryan Sheehan

22.71 22.85 23.52 23.55 23.86 24.13 49.12 49.97 50.30 52.68

Men’s 500 Meters 1. Jordan Rincon 2. Balazs Molnar 3. Jack Howard 5. Cameron Eckert 7. Matthew Brown 12. Max Cruz

16.86m 16.79m 15.19m 14.65m 11.88m

1. Greg Davis 5. Denes Veres 7. John Belcher 8. Jeff Mensch 10. Andrew Hills

NOTRE DAME INVITATIONAL JANUARY 23, 2009 NOTRE DAME, IND. Women’s 60 Meters 2. Natalie Geiger 3. Joanna Schultz 5. Sasha Blanchard

7.79 7.86 8.19

1:04.15 1:04.52 1:05.30 1:05.59 1:06.39 1:08.67

1. Joanna Schultz 3. Natalie Geiger 6. Tiffany Tibbot

Women’s 400 Meters 54.71 58.09 59.12

Women’s 500 Meters 1. Natalie Johnson 3. Allison Schroeder

1:13.44 1:15.63

4:15.24 4:15.25 4:16.74 4:22.21 4:30.59 4:31.72 4:42.22

3.85m 3.40m

Women’s Long Jump 2. Mary Saxer 7. Jaime Minor 8. Jasmine Williams

5.57m 5.30m 5.24m

Women’s Triple Jump 11.11m 10.64m 13.97m 13.81m 11.50m 19.07m 13.57m 6.98 7.05 7.32 7.34 22.09 22.30 22.55 23.19 23.27 23.45 23.74

Men’s 400 Meters 47.65 49.69

Men’s 500 meters 3. Billy Buzaid 4. Balazs Molnar 7. Matthew Brown

3:16.55

Men’s High Jump

4.95m 4.65m 4.35m

1. Mary Saxer 6. Jessica Sullivan

1. Jordan Rincon 6. Alex Korenstra

Men’s 4x400 Meter Relay

1. Kevin Schipper 2. Matt Schipper 4. Andrew Kolbeck

1.70m

Women’s Pole Vault

Men’s 200 Meters

8.73 8.80

Men’s Pole Vault

2. Maddie Buttinger

3. Miklos Szebeny 6. Tyrell Atkins 7. Chandler Brooks 12. Nick Tammerine 13. Sean Lindbloom 14. Sean Reed 16. Ronnie Kadykowski

Men’s 60-Meter Hurdles

1.96m 1.96m

3:52.68

Women’s High Jump

Men’s 60 Meters

8:37.10 8:40.63

2. Doug Onuscheck 3. Justin Schneider

8.83 9.02 9.19 9.25

Women’s 4x400 Meter Relay

3. Miklos Szebeny 5. Tyrell Atkins 8. Eric Quick 9. Sean Lindbloom

Men’s 3000 Meters

1. Notre Dame “A”

Women’s 60-Meter Hurdles 1. Kali Watkins 4. Alyissa Hasan 6. Sasha Blanchard 7. Maddie Buttinger

Women’s Weight Throw

Men’s Mile

2. Justin Schneider 4. Patrick Coughlin

9:53.19 9:56.55 10:13.42 10:18.70 10:21.60 10:35.37 10:44.25 10:57.34

1. Anna Weber 10. Rudy Atang

2:24.73 2:25.59 2:27.78 2:29.08

1. Paul Springer 4. Kelly Lynch

4. Lindsey Ferguson 6. Beth Tacl 11. Theresa Cattuna 14. Emily Wauford 15. Becca Bauman 19. Erica Watson 20. Stephanie Socias 22. Kari Johnson

1. Anna Weber 2. Jaclyn Espinoza 8. Rudy Atang

Men’s 1000 Meters

3. Blake Choplin 4. Dan Jackson 5. Randall Babb 9. Ryan Jacobs 17. Thomas Noel 18. Thomas Pesch 21. Kyle Higdon

4:58.73 5:08.23 5:11.09 5:11.83

Women’s Shot Put

1:53.00 1:54.46 1:55.25 1:57.03 1:57.38

1. Daniel Clark 2. Jordan Carlson 3. Jim Notwell 4. Ryan Gamboa

Women’s Mile 4. Marissa Treece 10. Molly Sullivan 12. Molly Hirt 13. Elizabeth McMahon

1. Jaime Minor 5. Jasmine Williams

Men’s 800 Meters 1. Kevin Labus 5. Johnathan Shawel 6. Spencer Carter 7. Zac Suriano 8. Joe Miller

2:09.54 2:11.97 2:15.09 2:24.68 2:32.43

2. Notre Dame “A” 24.71 24.96 26.58

1. Joanna Schultz 4. Samantha Williams 6. Tiffany Tibbot

Women’s 800 Meters 1. Kelly Langhans 3. Abby Higgins 6. Elizabeth Myers 11. Taylor Dominique 12. Alissa Ott

Women’s 3000 Meters 17.71m 15.94m 15.58m 15.09m 14.14m

Women’s 200 Meters

Men’s 400 Meters 2. Billy Buzaid 7. Alex Korenstra 10. Edward Hitchler 16. Ryan Sheehan

1. John Belcher 2. Andrew Hills 4. Denes Veres 6. Greg Davis 10. Justin Schneider

Men’s Weight Throw

Women Weight Throw 2. Anna Weber 12. Rudy Atang

4.35m 4.20m 4.20m

1. Eric Quick

Women’s Triple Jump 1. Jaime Minor

5. Justin Schneider 6. Brian Mahon 7. Jim Merchun

1:03.45 1:04.58 1:06.49

Men’s 800 Meters Jeff Mensch won the 2009 BIG EAST Outdoor men’s hammer throw title, the first individual conference crown of his career.

3. Jack Howard 4. Jim Notwell 7. Blake Coplin 8. Kevin Labus

2009-10 CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK & FIELD

1:50.84 1:51.99 1:53.61 1:53.77

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2009 Track & Field Results 9. Randall Babb 11. Mitch Lorenz 12. Cameron Eckert 16. Max Cruz 17. Michael Farmer

1:54.41 1:55.40 1:57.08 2:01.54 2:02.92

Men’s Mile 2. Daniel Clark 3. Jordan Carlson 5. Spencer Carter 6. Ryan Gamboa 8. Paul Springer 12. Joe Miller 14. Kelly Lynch 15. Johnathan Shawel 16. Zac Suriano

4:07.63 4:08.19 4:13.22 4:13.46 4:14.76 4:20.73 4:23.67 4:26.50 4:26.72

Men’s 3000 Meters 1. Patrick Smyth 2. Dan Jackson 4. Ryan Jacobs 13. Thomas Pesch 14. Thomas Noel 16. Kyle Higdon

8:09.43 8:24.59 8:27.40 9:03.36 9:07.24 9:25.96

Men’s 60-Meter Hurdles 7. Patrick Coughlin 10. Justin Schneider

8.72 8.85

Men’s 4x400 Meter Relay 3. Notre Dame “A”

3:16.74

Men’s High Jump 1. Blair Majcina 5. Doug Onuscheck

2.08m 1.95m

Men’s Pole Vault 1. Matt Schipper 2. Kevin Schipper 4. Jim Merchun 7. Andrew Kolbeck

5.10m 4.80m 4.35m 4.20m

Men’s Long Jump 1. Eric Quick 4. Justin Schneider 11. Connor Paladino

The Irish men won the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship crown for the second straight season in 2009, marking the seventh consecutive year that the Notre Dame men have won either the indoor or outdoor conference title.

Women’s 600 Meters 1. Kelly Langhans 4. Allison Schroeder

7.08m 6.56m 5.73m

Women’s 800 Meters

14.41m 12.09m

2. Lindsay Ferguson 16. Molly Sullivan 6. Abby Higgins

16.93m 16.78m 16.65m 16.37m 15.21m

FINDLAY OPEN MULTI-EVENT JANUARY 30-31, 2009 FINDLAY, OHIO Women’s Pentathlon 2. Maddie Buttinger

3, 693 points

Men’s Heptathlon 1. Justin Schneider

5, 061 points

Women’s 3,000 Meters 7. Molly Hirt

10:14.54

Women’s 60-Meter Hurdles 4. Kali Watkins

8.81

6. Ann Polcari

Women’s Pole Vault 1. Mary Saxer

3.20m (Main Competition) 4.07m

3. Jaclyn Espinoza

14.01m

Women’s Weight Throw 18.80m

Men’s 200 Meters 3. Miklos Szebeny 5. Tyrell Atkins

22.12 22.34

Men’s 400 Meters 2. Balazs Molnar 3. Jordan Rincon 5. Billy Buzaid

48.92 48.98 49.39

Men’s 600 Meters 1. Jack Howard 3. Jim Notwell

1:20.33 1:20.76

Men’s 800 Meters 1. Blake Choplin 4. Randall Babb 5. Jonathan Shawel

1:51.10 1:54.31 1:54.85

Men’s Pole Vault (Friday Competition) 8. Jim Merchun 10. Andrew Kolbeck

4.40m 4.25m

Men’s Pole Vault (Main Competition) T2. Matt Schipper T2. Kevin Schipper

5.27m 5.27m

Men’s Shot Put 5. Denes Veres 6. Andrew Hills 7. John Belcher

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MEYO INVITATIONAL FEBRUARY 6-7, 2009 NOTRE DAME, IND. Women’s 300 Meters

4:55.23 5:19.44 5:04.48

1. Anna Weber

Men’s Weight Throw

9. Doug Onuscheck

2:12.22

Women’s Mile

Women’s Shot Put

17.23m 17.20m 16.16m 14.26m

4. Greg Davis 5. Mitchell Gormley 7. John Belcher 8. Denes Veres 12. Andrew Hills

1:33.42 1:35.33

1. Natalie Johnson

17.74m 16.32m 16.07m

Men’s High Jump 54.77 55.31

Women’s Pole Vault (Friday Competition)

Men’s Shot Put 1. John Belcher 2. Denes Veres 4. Andrew Hills 9. Greg Davis

4. Greg Davis 9. Denes Veres 10. Mitchell Gormley

Women’s 400 Meters 1. Joanna Schultz 2. Natalie Geiger

Men’s Triple Jump 1. Eric Quick 5. Connor Paladino

Men’s Weight Throw

INDIANA INVITATIONAL JANUARY 30-31, 2009 BLOOMINGTON, IND.

16.58m 16.23m 16.11m

1. Joanna Schultz 2. Natalie Geiger

38.37 39.51

Women’s 400 Meters 2. Joanna Schultz 4. Natalie Geiger 25. Samantha Williams

54.32 55.26 57.82

Women’s 500 Meters 4. Allison Schroeder 9. Samantha Williams

1:15.39 1:16.38

Women’s 800 Meters 6. Kelly Langhans 18. Natalie Johnson 23. Elizabeth Myers 32. Allison Schroeder 42. Abby Higgins 45. Molly Sullivan 61. Dominique Taylor 64. Gena Bleyer

2:08.24 2:10.97 2:12.52 2:14.91 2:15.83 2:16.50 2:21.77 2:26.51

Women’s 1000 Meters 2. Abby Higgins 11. Molly Sullivan 25. Gena Bleyer

2:50.98 2:56.42 3:02.89

Women’s Mile 31. Molly Hirt

5:05.93

Women’s 3000 Meters 7. Lindsey Ferguson 12. Marissa Treece 22. Theresa Cattuna 40. Becca Bauman 42. Stephanie Socias 44. Keri Johnson 56. Alissa Ott

9:31.87 9:47.00 10:01.49 10:23.49 10:27.06 10:28.29 10:41.71

Women’s 5000 Meters 3. Heidi Rocha 11. Beth Tacl 12. Erica Watson 17. Emily Wauford

17:20.32 17:45.08 17:47.80 17:53.77


Women’s 60-Meter Hurdles Preliminaries 10. Kali Watkins 26. Maddie Buttinger 28. Sasha Blanchard

8.88 9.34 9.44

34. Nick Tammerine 36. Sean Lindbloom 37. Sean Reed 38. Ronnie Kadykowski

Men’s 300 Meters

Women’s 60-Meter Hurdles Finals 9. Kali Watkins

8.72

Women’s 4x400 Meter Relay 1. Notre Dame

3:40.53

Women’s High Jump 5. Maddie Buttinger

1.70m

Women’s Pole Vault 1. Mary Saxer 18. Jessica Sullivan 20. Annie Polcari

4.15m 3.50m 3.35m

Women’s Long Jump 16. Maddie Buttinger 17. Jaime Minor 26. Jasmine Williams 27. Sasha Blanchard

5.51m 5.49m 5.09m 5.06m

Women’s Triple Jump 16. Jaime Minor 21. Jasmine Williams

11.44m 10.41m

Women’s Shot Put 9. Jaclyn Espinoza 19. Rudy Atang

13.63m 12.20m

Women’s Weight Throw 2. Anna Weber

18.82m

Men’s 60 Meters Preliminaries 26. Miklos Szebeny 29. Tyrell Atkins

7.00 7.07

5. Balazs Molnar 12. Alex Korenstra 26. Nick Tammerine 35. Sean Lindbloom 36. Ronnie Kadykowski 37. Sean Reed

34.79 35.16 35.97 36.84 36.92 36.99

Men’s 400 Meters 8. Jordan Rincon 26. Alex Korenstra 51. Edward Hitchler

47.78 49.20 50.83

Men’s 500 Meters 1. Billy Buzaid 5. Jack Howard 10. Cameron Eckert 13. Matthew Brown

1:02.82 1:04.43 1:04.94 1:05.23

Men’s 800 Meters 3. Jack Howard 12. Jim Notwell 18. Cameron Eckert 21. Kevin Labus 22. Johnathan Shawel 25. Randall Babb 41. Mitch Lorenz 49. Brier Steenberge 50. Max Cruz 57. Michael Farmer

1:50.40 1:51.67 1:52.35 1:52.77 1:52.85 1:53.29 1:55.74 1:58.29 1:58.33 2:02.61

Men’s 1000 Meters

Men’s 200 Meters 10. Miklos Szebeny 24. Tyrell Atkins

23.09 23.33 23.41 23.62

21.93 22.53

7. Kevin Labus 8. Randall Babb

2:27.23 2:27.30

Men’s Mile 2. Jordan Carlson 8. Spencer Carter 10. Ryan Gamboa

Ryan Shay Men’s 3000 Meters Run 8:25.55 8:31.47 8:50.07

BIG EAST INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS FEBRUARY 21-22, 2009 NEW YORK, N.Y. Women’s 400 Meters 2. Joanna Schultz 7. Natalie Geiger

Women’s 500 Meters

Men’s 60 Meter Hurdles Preliminaries 8.72

Men’s 4x400 Meter Relay 5. Notre Dame “A”

3:11.64

Men’s High Jump 16. Blair Majcina 25. Doug Onuscheck

6. Marissa Treece 12. Molly Hirt

Women’s 1,000 Meters

8. Lindsey Ferguson 14. Beth Tacl

7.27m 6.48m

Men’s Triple Jump 15.08m

Men’s Shot Put 2. Denes Veres 7. John Belcher 10. Andrew Hills 20. Greg Davis

9:33.55 9:51.42

Women’s 5,000 Meters 12. Heidi Rocha 15. Beth Tacl 17. Theresa Cattuna

16:55.61 17:07.77 17:30.26

Women’s Distance Medley 3. Notre Dame

11:26.18

Women’s 4 x 400 Meter Relay 2. Notre Dame

3:39.21

Women’s 4 x 800 Meter Relay 8:57.46

Women’s Pole Vault 1. Mary Saxer 10. Jessica Sullivan

4.20m 3.45m

Women’s Triple Jump 10. Jaime Minor

11.64m

Women’s High Jump 6. Maddie Buttinger

1.70m

6. Jaclyn Espinoza 7. Anna Weber 17. Rudy Atang

14.42m 14.36m 12.83m

Women’s Weight Throw 3. Anna Weber

19.50m

Women’s Pentathlon 3. Maddie Buttinger

3,922 points

Men’s 200 Meters 21.65

Men’s 200 Meters – Final 5. Miklos Szebeny

21.98

Men’s 400 Meters

Men’s Long Jump

4. Eric Quick

2:50.55

Women’s 3,000 Meters

3. Miklos Szebeny 2.00m 1.95m 5.22m 5.12m 4.57m 4.42m

4. Eric Quick 26. Justin Schneider

4:51.93 5:01.98

6. Abby Higgins

Men’s Pole Vault 3. Matt Schipper 4. Kevin Schipper 20. Jim Merchun 22. Brian Mahon

1:12.22

Women’s Mile

Women’s Shot Put 14:00.07 14:24.28 14:24.90

28. Justin Schneider

54.09 55.51

2. Natalie Johnson

Men’s 5000 Meters 1. Patrick Smyth 9. Dan Jackson 10. Ryan Jacobs

17.92m 16.93m 16.49m 16.09m 15.46m

4. Notre Dame 4:07.03 4:10.88 4:11.02

21. Paul Springer 25. Joe Miller 44. Kelly Lynch

Men’s Weight Throw 8. Greg Davis 11. Jeff Mensch 14. John Belcher 18. Denes Veres 22. Andrew Hills

17.24m 16.69m 16.01m 15.02m

2. Jordan Rincon 4. Balazs Molnar

47.96 48.31

Men’s 800 Meters 5. Jack Howard 7. Cameron Eckert

1:51.81 1:53.21

Men’s Mile 2. Daniel Clark 6. Jordan Carlson

4:07.02 4:10.46

Men’s 1,000 Meters 4. Blake Choplin 6. Jim Notwell

2:22.73 2:;25.16

Men’s 3,000 Meters 6. Patrick Smyth 11. Dan Jackson 13. Paul Springer 20. Ryan Jacobs

8:15.91 8:23.34 8:25.31 8:38.24

Daniel Clark earned all-BIG EAST honors in the mile and the 1,500 meters.

2009-10 CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK & FIELD

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NCAA INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS MARCH 14-15, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE, ARK.

2009 Track & Field Results

Women’s 400 Meters 8. Joanna Schultz

54.06

Women’s Pole Vault Men’s 5,000 Meters

9. Mary Saxer

2. Patrick Smyth 5. Dan Jackson 10. Ryan Jacobs

8. Patrick Smyth

8:01.56

Men’s Pole Vault

Men’s Distance Medley 3. Notre Dame

4.05m

Men’s 3,000 Meters

13:59.01 14:26.77 14:30.67

14. Matt Schipper

NH

9:49.30

Men’s 4 x 400 Meter Relay 2. Notre Dame

ARIZONA STATE INVITATIONAL MARCH 27-28, 2009 TEMPE, ARIZ.

3:13.41

Men’s 4 x 800 Meter Relay 4. Notre Dame

7:31.08

Men’s Pole Vault

Women’s 200 Meters

1. Matt Schipper 2. Kevin Schipper 11. Jim Merchun 12. Brian Mahon

5.35m 5.10m 4.50m 4.50m

7. Joanna Schultz

15.09m

5. Natalie Johnson

24.37

Women’s 400 Meters 1. Joanna Schultz 4. Natalie Geiger

Men’s Triple Jump

53.65 55.75

Women’s 800 Meters

5. Eric Quick

2:11.20

Women’s 100-Meter Hurdles Men’s Long Jump

7. Maddie Buttinger

7. Eric Quick

Men’s Shot Put

5. Maddie Buttinger

3. John Belcher 4. Denes Veres 6. Andrew Hills 10. Greg Davis

9. Jaime Minor 1. Mary Saxer

18.76m 18.24m 16.74m 15.34m

Men’s Heptathlon 5,233 points

ALEX WILSON INVITATIONAL MARCH 6-7, 2009 NOTRE DAME, IND. Women’s 400 Meters 1. Joanna Schultz

53.70

Women’s 800 Meters 19. Abby Higgins 31. Dominique Taylor

2:12.25 2:19.59

Women’s Mile 21. Molly Sullivan 22. Molly Hirt

5:02.99 5:10.27

Women’s 3,000 Meters 2. Marissa Treece

10:06.16

Women’s 5,000 Meters 8. Lindsey Ferguson 9. Beth Tacl 15. Becca Bauman 16. Alissa Ott 17. Kari Johnson 18. Stephanie Socias 19. Erica Watson 20. Emily Wauford

17:04.36 17:07.47 17:50.25 17:56.03 17:59.01 18:00.01 18:00.17 18:38.49

Women’s Shot Put 4. Anna Weber 5. Jaclyn Espinoza 6. Rudy Atang

14.19m 12.74m 12.60m

Women’s Weight Throw 19.16m

Women’s Pole Vault 3.97m

Women’s Triple Jump 5. Jaime Minor

90

4.00m

Women’s Long Jump

2. Greg Davis 4. Jeff Mensch 10. Mitchell Gormley 17. John Belcher

2. Mary Saxer

11.51m

Women’s Pole Vault

Men’s Weight Throw

2. Anna Weber

1.70m

Women’s Triple Jump

17.71m 17.53m 16.39m 15.62m

4. Justin Schneider

15.08

Women’s High Jump

7.40m

11.49m

14. Jaime Minor 15. Maddie Buttinger

Jordan Carlson finished fifth in the 1,500 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor meet and qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regionals as a freshman a year ago.

3962 points

Men’s 400 Meters 16. Billy Buzaid 17. Edward Hitchler

48.62 48.93

Men’s 800 Meters 2. Blake Choplin 15. Kevin Labus 19. Randall Babb

1:49.25 1:51:36 1:52.02

Men’s Mile 18. Jordan Carlson 23. Ryan Gamboa 26. Spencer Carter

4:06.74 4:09.37 4:10.42

Men’s 3,000 Meters 1. Patrick Smyth 16. Paul Springer

7:56.66 8:15.02

Men’s High Jump 8. Blair Majcina

2.05m

Men’s Pole Vault 3. Kevin Schipper 5. Matt Schipper

5.07m 5.07m

Men’s Long Jump 5. Eric Quick 7. Justin Schneider

6.96m 6.46m

Men’s Triple Jump 4. Eric Quick

14.34m

Men’s Shot Put 3. John Belcher 6. Denes Veres 7. Andrew Hills 8. Greg Davis

16.72m 15.57m 15.51m 14.84m

Men’s Weight Throw 2. Greg Davis 5. John Belcher 7. Denes Veres 8. Andrew Hills

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Women’s Shot Put 7. Jaclyn Espinoza

14.05m

Women’s Discus Throw 5. Jaclyn Espinoza 15. Anna Weber

49.92m 44.90m

Women’s Hammer Throw

Women’s Pentathlon 2. Maddie Buttinger

5.21m 5.13m

18.26m 16.37m 15.19m 14.23m

4. Anna Weber

57.52m

Women’s Javelin Throw 8. Elise Knutzen

42.68m

Men’s 200 Meters 16. Miklos Szebeny

22.07

Men’s 400 Meters 7. Jordan Rincon 25. Billy Buzaid

47.52 49.92

Men’s 800 Meters 9. Randell Babb 11. Cameron Eckert

1:51.82 1:53.05

Men’s 110-Meter Hurdles 15. Justin Schneider

16.10

Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles 3. Balazs Molnar

51.79

Men’s 4x400-Meter Relay 5. Notre Dame

3:11.02

Men’s Pole Vault 1. Kevin Schipper 4. Matt Schipper

5.15m 5.05m

Men’s Triple Jump 2. Eric Quick

14.66m

Men’s Shot Put 4. John Belcher 6. Denes Veres 7. Andrew Hills 14. Greg Davis

16.56m 16.42m 16.03m 13.97m

Men’s Discus Throw 20. Jeff Mensch 22. Greg Davis 25. Justin Schneider

41.09m 40.40m 36.46m


56.01m 50.95m

Men’s Javelin Throw 11. Justin Schneider

53.52m

STANFORD INVITATIONAL MARCH 27-28, 2009 PALO ALTO, CALIF. Women’s 800 Meters – Section One 1. Abby Higgins

2:10.84

Women’s 1500 Meters - Section Five 7. Molly Sullivan

4:39.50

Women’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase 9. Lindsey Ferguson

10:23.10

Women’s 5000 Meters - Section Three 9. Heidi Rocha 17. Marissa Treece

17:01.43 17:08.21 17:43.04

Men’s 800 Meters – Section One 7. Blake Choplin

1:51.07

Men’s 800 Meters – Section Two 4. Jack Howard

1:51.34

Men’s 1000 Meters - Section Three 3. Patrick Smyth

1. Erica Watson 2. Emily Wauford 3. Kari Johnson

Women’s 100-Meter Hurdles 3. Kali Watkins 6. Maddie Buttinger 13. Sasha Blanchard

28:25.85 3:48.42

Men’s 1,500 Meters – Section Four 5. Ryan Gamboa

3:52.77

Men’s 1,500 Meters – Section Five 3. Spencer Carter

3:54.56

Men’s 5,000 Meters – Section Three 5. Ryan Jacobs

14:17.48

Men’s 5,000 Meters – Section Four 17. Paul Springer

14.39 15.03 16.32

Women’s 400-Meter Hurdles 6. Sasha Blanchard 7. Nicole Yergler 9. Kali Watkins

1:05.50 1:05.91 1:07.46

Women’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase 1. Becca Bauman 4. Stephanie Socias

11:16.98 11:36.64

14:51.24

4. Notre Dame

4. Natalie Geiger 7. Tiffany Tibbot 8. Maddie Buttinger

3:56.89 4.30m

5. Jasmine Williams 9. Maddie Buttinger 10. Jaime Minor 18. Sasha Blanchard

5.56m 5.30m 5.26m 4.90m

Women’s Triple Jump 4. Jaime Minor

11.30m

Women’s Shot Put 3. Rudy Atang 4. Jaclyn Espinoza

14.17m 14.01m

Women’s Discus Throw 1. Jaclyn Espinoza 3. Anna Weber

52.10m 49.16m

Women’s Hammer Throw 1. Anna Weber

56.34 58.43 58.78

11. Edward Hitchler 12. Alex Korenstra

Men’s Pole Vault

2:15.98 2:16.82 2:17.01 2:21.12 2:21.55 4:29.24 4:33.17 4:42.01 4:42.33 4:49.34 4:59.91

49.58 49.76

Men’s 800 Meters 1. Jordan Rincon 2. Balazs Molnar 3. Kevin Labus 4. Randall Babb 7. Billy Buzaid 8. Mitch Lorenz 11. Max Cruz 19. Brier Steenberge

1:51.41 1:52.29 1:53.58 1:53.79. 1:54.09 1:55.02 1:57.09 2:00.67

Men’s Long Jump 11. Connor Paladino

1. Johnathan Shawel 7. Paul Springer 21. Michael Farmer

3:54.86 4:01.68 4:20.91

Men’s 110-Meter Hurdles 15.61

Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles 3. Matthew Brown

55.17

Men’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase 1. Joe Miller 3. Kelly Lynch 4. Thomas Noel 10. Kyle Higdon

6.20m

2. Eric Quick

14.77m

3. Denes Veres 4. John Belcher 5. Andrew Hills 12. Greg Davis

16.40m 16.33m 15.78m 14.35m

Men’s Discus Throw 3. John Belcher 14. Denes Veres 15. Jeff Mensch 24. Justin Schneider

45.48m 41.72m 41.62m 37.71m

Men’s Hammer Throw 5. Greg Davis 8. Denes Veres 12. Mitchell Gormley 14. Jeff Mensch 19. Andrew Hills

55.17m 51.38m 50.80m 49.82m 45.33m

Men’s Javelin Throw 4. Tray Morgan

51.25m

OLE MISS INVITATIONAL APRIL 11, 2009 OXFORD, MISS. 3. Abby Higgins 6. Marissa Treece 17. Molly Hirt 19. Dominique Taylor 21. Molly Sullivan

2:11.88 2:14.26 2:18.68 2:19.56 2:21.50

Women’s 1500 Meters 2. Marissa Treece 5. Molly Hirt 7. Elizabeth McMahon 20. Molly Sullivan

4:29.11 4:35.89 4:43.68 4:51.29

Women’s 5000 Meters 1. Heidi Rocha 3. Theresa Cattuna 7. Susanna Sullivan

17:15.51 17:32.52 18:17.27

Women’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase 9. Alissa Ott

11:94.82

Women’s 100-Meter Hurdles

Men’s 1500 Meters

9. Justin Schneider 17:16.66 17:42.23 17:51.97 18:25.22 18:58.87

5.50m 5.05m 4.45m

Women’s 800 Meters 22.35 22.76 23.42 23.76

Men’s 400 Meters

Women’s 5000 Meters 2. Beth Tacl 3. Molly Hirt 5. Alissa Ott 10. Susanna Sullivan 16. Analisa Sandoval

11.03 11.27 11.57

24.79 25.50 25.65

2.05m 1.95m

3. Matt Schipper 4. Kevin Schipper 10. Andrew Kolbeck

Men’s 200 Meters

Women’s 1500 Meters 2. Lindsey Ferguson 4. Marissa Treece 8. Theresa Cattuna 9. Abby Higgins 14. Elizabeth McMahon 25. Molly Sullivan

43.08m 26.64

Men’s 100 Meters

Women’s 800 Meters 4. Lindsey Ferguson 5. Marissa Treece 6. Allison Schroeder 11. Dominique Taylor 12. Theresa Cattuna

Men’s High Jump 2. Blair Majcina 7. Justin Schneider 9. Doug Onuscheck

58.80m

Women’s Javelin Throw

7. Chandler Brooks 10. Tyrell Atkins 23. Sean Lindbloom 33. Ronnie Kadykowski

3:14.82 3:23.52

Men’s Shot Put

Women’s Long Jump

Women’s 400 Meters 1. Natalie Geiger 4. Samantha Williams 6. Tiffany Tibbot

1. Notre Dame “A” 5. Notre Dame “B”

Women’s Pole Vault

4. Tyrell Atkins 10. Chandler Brooks 18. Sean Lindbloom

Women’s 200 Meters

43.81

Men’s 4x400-Meter Relay

Men’s Triple Jump

1. Elise Knutzen 21. Maddie Buttinger

PURDUE MIKE POEHLEIN INVITATIONAL APRIL 3-4, 2009 WEST LAFAYETTE, IND.

8. Notre Dame

Women’s 4x400-Meter Relay

Men’s 1,500 Meters – Section Three 9. Jordan Carlson

36:48.61 37:31.57 37:36.38

1. Mary Saxer

Women’s 5000 Meters 17. Beth Tacl

Men’s 4x100-Meter Relay

Women’s 10,000 Meters

Men’s Hammer Throw 9. Greg Davis 16. John Belcher

9:33.39 9:39.82 10:01.61 10:30.18

6. Kali Watkins 31. Sasha Blanchard

14.17 17.28

Women’s 400-Meter Hurdles 9. Nicole Yergler 15. Sasha Blanchard 24. Kali Watkins

1:04.00 1:06.90 1:10.97

Women’s Long Jump 13. Jasmine Williams 15. Jaime Minor

2009-10 CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK & FIELD

5.47m 5.43m

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DAVE RANKIN TRACK AND FIELD INVITATIONAL APRIL 15-18, 2009 WEST LAFAYETTE, IND.

2009 Track & Field Results

Women’s 100 Meters 13. Jaime Minor 20. Jasmine Williams

Women’s Triple Jump 9. Jaime Minor

Women’s 200 Meters

11.81m

7. Tiffany Tibbot

Women’s Discus Throw 1. Jaclyn Espinoza

6. Tiffany Tibbot 7. Samantha Williams

Women’s Shot Put 14.39m

3. Abby Higgins 5. Marissa Treece 7. Allison Schroder 13. Molly Hirt 15. Theresa Cattuna 16. Elizabeth McMahon 17. Dominique Taylor

42.55m

Men’s 100 Meters 22. Miklos Szebeny 26. Chandler Brooks 28. Tyrell Atkins

10.86 10.98 10.91

Men’s 200 Meters 48. Chandler Brooks

22.25 48.99 49.17 49.57 50.59

Men’s 800 Meters 1, Blake Choplin 2. Jack Howard 3. Randall Babb 4. Kevin Labus 5. Daniel Clark 7. Johnathan Shawel 8. Jordan Carlson 11. Ryan Gamboa 12. Spencer Carter

1:49.85 1:50.03 1:51.30 1:51.52 1:51.96 1:52.24 1:52.65 1:53.21 1:53.78

Men’s 1500 Meters 2. Jake Walker 14. Paul Springer

3:51.81 4:02.83

Men’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase 1. Joe Miller 2. Kelly Lynch 4. Balazs Molnar 17. Matthew Brown

7. Jeff Mensch 8. Mitchell Gormley 18. Andrew Hills

Men’s Javelin Throw

MT. SAC RELAYS RESULTS APRIL 15-18, 2009 WALNUT, CALIF.

52.61 55.44

3. Joanna Schultz

Women’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase

1. Anna Weber

14. Maddie Buttinger

7.45m 6.02m

4,731

Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles 3. Balazs Molnar

52.32

Men’s Hammer Throw - Second Flight 4. John Belcher

52.32m

Men’s Decathlon 2. Justin Schneider

6,973

40.94m 39.11

4:31.50 4:41.24 4:41.91 4:43.33 4:45.53 4:55.75 5:03.38

1. Matt Schipper 2. Kevin Schipper

5.05m 5.05m

Men’s Triple Jump 4. Eric Quick

Men’s Shot Put

5. Erica Watson 6. Emily Wauford 7. Kari Johnson 8. Analisa Sandoval

Women’s 100-Meter Hurdles 5. Kali Watkins 11. Sasha Blanchard

1:04.82 1:05.47

Women’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase 4. Becca Bauman 7. Stephanie Socias 9. Alissa Ott

11:20.78 11:25.33 11:57.13

Women’s High Jump 11. Brittany Burgeson

1.55m

Women’s Shot Put 7. Rudy Atang

13.91m

Women’s Javelin Throw 1. Elise Knutzen

40.96m

Women’s Pole Vault 15. Jessica Sullivan

3.25m

Women’s Long Jump 2. Jaime Minor 5. Jasmine Williams

5.47m 5.34m

Women’s Triple Jump 2. Jaime Minor

11.75m

Men’s 100 Meters 5. Tyrell Atkins 14. Sean Lindbloom

15.12m

22. Ronnie Kadykowski 23. Sean Lindbloom 24. Connor Paladino 28. Andrew Kolbeck 32. Doug Onuscheck

11.18 11.66 23.73 23.78 23.76 24.62 25.19

Men’s 400 Meters 3. Edward Hitchler 5. Alex Korenstra

53.21m 51.57m

3. Billy Buzaid 4. Cameron Eckert 9. Mitch Lorenz 21. Max Cruz

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME®

14.34 15.45

Women’s 400-Meter Hurdles 3. Sasha Blanchard 6. Nicole Yergler

16.87m 16.28m 15.40m 14.15m

Men’s Hammer Throw

18:08.85 18:11.98 18:20.78 19:28.93

Men’s 200 Meters

Men’s Pole Vault

Men’s Discus Throw

92

48.38m

Women’s Heptathlon

1.90m

14.80m

4. Greg Davis 5. John Belcher

58.83m

Women’s Discus Throw

Men’s Triple Jump

3. John Belcher 5. Denes Veres 9. Andrew Hills 18. Greg Davis

4.15m

Women’s Hammer Throw

9. Jaclyn Espinoza

Men’s Long Jump

15. Andrew Hills 18. John Belcher

10:15.23

Women’s Pole Vault 5. Mary Saxer

3:12.65 3:16.17

4.55m 4.40m

6. Eric Quick

1:00.93

12. Lindsey Ferguson

Men’s Pole Vault

2. Eric Quick 29. Connor Paladino

54.11

Women’s 400-Meter Hurdles Section One

Men’s High Jump

6. Brian Mahon 9. Andrew Kolbeck

48.61m

Women’s 400 Meters

Men’s 4x400-Meter Relay

8. Blair Majcina 2.00m 11. Doug Onuscheck

51.50m 51.39m 42.99m

11. Tray Morgan

41.35

4. Notre Dame “A” 10. Notre Dame “B”

1. Marissa Treece 7. Molly Hirt 8. Elizabeth McMahon 10. Abby Higgins 12. Theresa Cattuna 27. Susanna Sullivan 30. Molly Sullivan

Women’s 5000 Meters

6. Joanna Schultz

Men’s 4x100-Meter Relay 8. Notre Dame

Maddie Buttinger finished third in the pentathlon at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, before earning a second-place finish in the heptathlon at the league’s outdoor meet.

9:23.93 9:29.23

Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles

2:13.34 2:15.19 2:16.34 2:20.23 2:21.56 2:21.56 2:21.70

Women’s 1500 Meters

Men’s 400 Meters 18. Edward Hitchler 20. Billy Buzaid 26. Alex Korenstra 40. Cameron Eckert

57.81 58.44

Women’s 800 Meters

Women’s Javelin Throw 3. Elise Knutzen

25.50

Women’s 400 Meters

51.21m

9. Jaclyn Espinoza

13.01 13.41

48.89 49.28

Men’s 800 Meters 1:52.51 1:52.80 1:55.23 1:59.11


Men’s 5,000 Meters 5. Matt Abernethy

Women’s Shot Put 15:12.62

14.15m

Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles

Men’s 400 Meters

4. Matthew Brown

54.83

48.50

10:31.35

Men’s 800 Meters 26. Mitch Lorenz

Men’s High Jump

1:57.39

Men’s 1,500 Meters

7. Doug Onuscheck

1.95m

Men’s Pole Vault 6. Brian Mahon 10. Andrew Kolbeck

3:56.29 4:03.02

Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles 21. Matthew Brown

6.22m

19. Matt Abernethy

55.77

Men’s 5,000 Meters

Men’s Long Jump 11. Connor Paladino

Men’s Shot Put

15:41.87

Men’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase

4. Denes Veres 6. Andrew Hill 13. Greg Davis

16.28m 15.71m 13.95m

Men’s Hammer Throw 3. Greg Davis 7. Jeff Mensch 8. Mitchell Gormley 10. Denes Veres 19. Andrew Hills

56.32m 52.67m 52.07m 49.72m 44.37m

Men’s Javelin Throw 2. Tray Morgan

49.52m

8. Kelly Lynch

Men’s Pole Vault

3. Jaclyn Espinoza 10. Anna Weber

51.10m 49.96m

9. Brian Mahon 14. Andrew Kolbeck

55.60m

Women’s Pole Vault 6. Mary Saxer

4.00m

Men’s Pole Vault 1. Matt Schipper

5.30m

Men’s 4x800 Meter Relay 4. Notre Dame (Randall Babb, Kevin Labus, Jack Howard, Blake Choplin)

7:23.58

16:44.95

14.84m

Men’s Hammer Throw 10. Greg Davis 13. Mitchell Gormley 16. Jeff Mensch

61.30m 54.03m 53.10m

7. Tray Morgan

46.72m

6. Natalie Johnson 28. Dominique Taylor

1. Jessica Sullivan 11. Stephanie Socias

11:17.34

Women’s 400-Meter Hurdles 1. Joanna Schultz 16. Sasha Blanchard 17. Nicole Yergler

59.70 1:05.33 1:05.43

Women’s Long Jump 9. Jasmine Williams

5.57m

Women’s Triple Jump 1. Jaime Minor

12.01m

50.80m 46.56m

Women’s Hammer Throw 3. Anna Weber

57.94m

6. Elise Knutzn

43.49m

Women’s Heptathlon 2. Maddie Buttinger

5,155 points

5. Miklos Szebeny 14. Tyrell Atkins

10.66 10.92

24.95 54.24 56.41

Women’s 400 Meters - Finals 53.12 2:09.75 2:10.58 2:10.66 2:12.09

8. Marissa Treece 15. Molly Hirt

4:32.05 4:41.98

Women’s 1,500 Meters - Finals 4:31.76

Women’s 5,000 Meters 16:58.21 18:06.32

Women’s 10,000 Meters 5. Beth Tacl 7. Erica Watson

36:04.89 36:10.07

Women’s 100-Meter Hurdles Preliminary 8. Kali Watkins

21.51

7. Kali Watkins

4. Miklos Szebeny

21.64

Men’s 400 Meters - Preliminary 6. Billy Buzaid 11. Alex Korenstra 12. Edward Hitchler 13. Jordan Rincon

48.18 48.64 48.65 48.71

Men’s 400 Meters - Finals 5. Billy Buzaid

48.48

Men’s 800 Meters - Preliminary 8. Jack Howard 13. Blake Choplin 17. Randell Babb 21. Kevin Labus 30. Cameron Eckert

1:50.19 1:50.93 1:51.81 1:52.22 1:53.82

Men’s 1,500 Meters 3. Daniel Clark 5. Jordan Carlson 9. Ryan Gamboa 13. Spencer Clark

3:45.11 3:47.37 3:52.30 3:58.26

Men’s 5,000 Meters 3. Patrick Smyth 7. Paul Springer 12. Jake Walker 15. Dan Jackson 16. Ryan Jacobs

14:17.31 14:25.47 14:33.14 14:36.16 14:37.68

Men’s 10,000 Meters 14.10

Women’s 100-Meter Hurdles - Finals 14.16

1. Patrick Smyth 4. Jake Walker 6. Dan Jackson

30:41.89 30:46.05 30:52.85

Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles - Preliminary

Women’s 400-Meter Hurdles Preliminary 4. Joanna Schultz 20. Nicole Yergler

10.73

1:00.41 1:05.38

2. Balazs Molnar 11. Matthew Brown

52.09 53.50

Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles - Finals 4. Balazs Molnar

Women’s Javelin Throw 1. Elise Knutzen

Women’s Discus Throw 1. Jaclyn Espinoza 6. Anna Weber

Men’s 200 Meters - Finals

1. Joanna Schultz

9. Heidi Rocha 18. Theresa Cattuna

3.55m

14.82m 14.12m 13.24m

5. Miklos Szebeny

Women’s 400 Meters - Preliminary

4:47.62

Women’s 3000 Meter Steeplechase

11.66m

Women’s Shot Put

Men’s 200 Meters - Preliminary

Women’s 200 Meters - Preliminary

9. Marissa Treece

Women’s Pole Vault

1.60m

4. Miklos Szebeny

17. Natalie Geiger

2:15.68 2:20.55

Women’s 1,500 Meters 12. Elizabeth McMahon

8. Maddie Buttinger

Men’s 100 Meters - Finals

BIG EAST OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP MAY 1-3, 2009 PHILADELPHIA, PA.

Women’s 1,500 Meters - Preliminary

Women’s 800 Meters

4.20m 3.65m

Men’s 100 Meters - Preliminary

Men’s Javelin Throw

Women’s 800 Meters - Finals

57.77m

1. Mary Saxer 8. Jessica Sullivan

Women’s Javelin Throw 16.30m 16.40m 14.65m

8. Kelly Langhans

Women’s 400 Meters

8:56.43

Women’s Pole Vault

4. Anna Weber 7. Jaclyn Espinoza 11. Rudy Atang

Men’s Triple Jump 1. Eric Quick

4. Kelly Langhans 10. Natalie Johnson 11. Abby Higgins

8. Tiffany Tibbot

4. Notre Dame

6.40m

Women’s 800 Meters - Preliminary

HILLSDALE RELAYS APRIL24-25, 2009 HILLSDALE, MICH.

3:47.49

Women’s 4x800 Meter Relay

7. Jaime Minor

Men’s Long Jump 18. Connor Paladino

2. Joanna Shultz 14. Natalie Geiger

Men’s 4x1,600-Meter Relay 3. Notre Dame Patrick Smyth, Spencer Carter, Jordan Carlson, Daniel Clark)

7. Notre Dame

4.55m 4.40m

Women’s Hammer Throw 4. Anna Weber

10:26.10 11:15.80 11:23.00

Women’s Triple Jump

1. Andrew Hills 15. Denes Veres 18. Greg Davis

Women’s Discus Throw

3. Lindsey Ferguson 19. Becca Bauman 21. Stephanie Socias

Women’s High Jump

9:23.43

Men’s Shot Put

DRAKE RELAYS APRIL 24-25, 2009 DES MOINES, IOWA

1:02.35

Women’s 4x400 Meter Relay

8. Ryan Gamboa 23. Paul Springer

4.75m 4.45m

6. Joanna Schultz

Women’s 3,000-Meter Steeplechase

6. Alex Korensta

Men’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase 15. Kyle Higdon

Women’s 400-Meter Hurdles - Finals

8. Rudy Atang

51.37

44.92m

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Women’s 1,500 Meters

2009 Track & Field Results

13. Marissa Treece

4;34.62

Women’s 3,000 Meters Steeplechase 15. Lindsey Ferguson

10:58.84

Women’s Pole Vault 5. Mary Saxer

Men’s 3,000-Meter Steeplechase 16. Joe Miller 17. Kelly Lynch

9:18.94 9:36.93

5. Anna Weber 5. Jaclyn Espinoza 14. Anna Weber

41.38

6. Elise Knutzen

3:11.26 7:26.65

13. Blake Choplin 14. Jack Howard

2.04m 1.99m

14. Jordan Carlson

Men’s High Jump 8. Blair Majcina 12. Doug Onuscheck

15. Balazs Molnar 23. Jeff Mensch 31. Greg Davis

14.87m

Men’s Pole Vault

55.00m 51.57m

Men’s Long Jump

1. Matt Schipper 4. Kevin Schipper 9. Brain Mahon

5.25m 4.95m 4.50m

13. Eric Quick

5. John Belcher 7. Denes Veres 8. Andrew Hills 17. Greg Davis

7.48m

Men’s Shot Put 19. Andrew Hills 21. John Belcher

Men’s Shot Put 16.87m 16.20m 16.05m 13.78m

16.35m 16.20m

Men’s Pole Vault 5. Matt Schipper 6. Kevin Schipper 10. Eric Quick

11. John Belcher

46.38m

Men’s Hammer Throw 1. Jeff Mensch 6. Greg Davis 9. John Belcher 15. Mitchell Gormley

58.79m 54.04m 50.65m 48.21m

Men’s Decathlon 6,842 points

GEORGIA TECH INVITATIONAL MAY15-16, 2009 ATLANTA, GEORGIA Women’s 400 Meters 5. Joanna Schultz 12. Natalie Geiger

53.60 55.24

Abby Higgins set a new school record in the 1,000 meters when she clocked in at 2:50.55 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships.

Men’s 1,500 Meters 6. Daniel Clark 24. Ryan Gamboa

3:45.59 3:54.88

Men’s 5,000 Meters 6. Jake Walker 13. Paul Springer

14:48.04 15:32.61

Men’s Pole Vault 1. Kevin Schipper 2. Matt Schipper

5.05m 5.05m

Men’s Long Jump 7. Eric Quick

7.19m

Men’s Triple Jump 14. Eric Quick

Women’s 800 Meters 16. Kelly Langhans 20. Abby Higgins

2:08.75 2:10.89

Women’s 1,500 Meters 12. Marissa Treece 21. Lindsey Ferguson

4:27.70 4:31.56

Women’s Shot Put 6. Rudy Atang

13.85m

14.46m

Men’s Shot Put 5. Andrew Hills 12. John Belcher

2. Elise Knutzen

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS JUNE 11-14, 2009 FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. Women’s Pole Vault T3. Mary Saxer

4.30m

Women’s Discus Throw 3. Jaclyn Espinoza 4. Patrick Smyth

28:25.95

Women’s 400 Meters 26. Joanna Schultz

48.08m

Men’s 100 Meters 18. Miklos Szebeny

10.78

Men’s 200 Meters

57.52m 53.32m 50.05m

12. Miklos Szebeny

21.66

Men’s 400 Meters 22. Jordan Rincon

48.24

Men’s 800 Meters 8. Jack Howard 9. Blake Choplin 15. Randall Babb 24. Kevin Labus 30. Jordan Carlson

1:49.91 1:50.02 1:50.66 1:51.78 1:54.09

NCAA MIDEAST REGIONALS MAY 29-30, 2009 LOUISVILLE, KY Women’s 400 Meters - Preliminary 4. Joanna Schultz

54.03

Women’s 400 Meters - Finals 5. Joanna Schultz

53.32

Women’s 800 Meters - Preliminary 8. Kelly Langhans

2:07.46

Women’s 800 Meters - Finals 8. Kelly Langhans

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME®

55.08

Women’s Hammer Throw 15. Anna Weber

56.72m

Men’s Pole Vault 19. Matt Schipper

5.10m

Men’s Decathlon 7,248 points

GREGORY INVITATIONAL MULTI JUNE 12-13, 2009 NAPERVILLE, IL Heptathlon

45.33m

Women’s Discus Throw

51.52m

Men’s 10,000 Meters

20. Justin Schneider

Men’s Hammer Throw 7. Greg Davis 10. John Belcher 12. Mitchell Gormley

15.42m

17.05m 15.55m

Women’s Javelin Throw

2. Jaclyn Espinoza

5.16m 5.16m

Men’s Triple Jump

Men’s Discus Throw

94

53.74

Men’s Hammer Throw

Men’s Triple Jump

2. Justin Schneider

3:48.93

Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles

7.12m

4. Eric Quick

1:51.06 1:51.10

Men’s 1,500 Meters

Men’s Long Jump 6. Eric Quick

46.54m

Men’s 800 Meters

Men’s 4x800 Meter Relay 3. Notre Dame

52.55m 47.64m

Women’s Javelin Throw

Men’s 4x400 Meter Relay 2. Notre Dame

61.20m

Women’s Discus Throw

Men’s 4x100 Meter Relay 3. Notre Dame

4.11m

Women’s Hammer Throw

2:07.74

Maddie Buttington

5158 points

Decathlon Kustin Schneider

7308 points


History & Records

Nine-time All-American and four-time Academic All-American Ryan Shay won the NCAA 10,000meter race in 2001, becoming Notre Dame’s first track and field champion since the early 1970s.


NCAA Cross Country History/ All-Americans Men’s Cross Country at the NCAA Championship Year 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1972 1984 1987 1988 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

TM Finish 2 8 5 6 6 2 2 10 9 5 10 5 11 12

Points 61 217 115 137 145 64 65 265 223 164 265 110 231 275

6 3 (tie) 4 1 4 4 10

169 95 201 121 114 141 252

11 3 4 9 21

251 128 122 230 459

19 7 9 3

370 259 255 185

6 5 14 8 (tie) 9 12

246 200 316 237 248 309

8 9 6 22

312 276 248 527

11 3 19 21 19

350 178 495 467 446

Top Finisher Greg Rice Curt Hester Oliver Hunter Oliver Hunter Oliver Hunter Bill Tully Bill Tully Cornelius Styers Jim Kittell Jim Murphy Jim Kittell Benny Almaguer Jack Alexander Jack Alexander Jack Alexander Bill Squires Bill Squires John Michno Ed Monnelly Ron Gregory Ron Gregory Bill Yaley Frank Carver Frank Carver Bill Clark Bill Clark Ed Dean Dan Bergan Daniel Dunne Mike Collins Dan Garrett Dan Garrett John Coyle Mike McWilliams Mike McWilliams Mike McWilliams Nate Ruder Derek Seiling Jason Rexing Jason Rexing Ryan Shay Ryan Shay Luke Watson Luke Watson Tim Moore Todd Mobley Kurt Benninger Kurt Benninger Patrick Smyth Patrick Smyth Patrick Smyth

Place 1 30 2 2 1 9 7 34 20 14 30 7 38 57 47 14 12 35 19 13 17 55 42 9 13 2 22 50 35 59 6 9 24 17 24 18 45 27 26 55 229 12 7 5 63 27 42 8 36 15 10

Time 20:12.9 22:06 20:41 20:48 20:18 22:59 22:11 21:58 21:55 20:44 21:28 21:02 21:20 21:16 21:09 20:29 20:32.5 21:12 20:18 20:47 21:37 21:28 21:12.5 19:55 20:11 20:14.2 30:51 31:30 29:37 30:55.4 29:24.94 29:41 30:00 31:00 31:34.1 30:12.8 31:45.1 31:31 31:34 30:43 34:16.8 30:46.1 31:04 29:19 30:50 30:09.5 31:53.4 29:50.2 31:41.7 30:05.4 29:48

Site East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing, Mich. Lawrence, Kan. Lawrence, Kan. Houston, Texas University Park, Pa. Charlottesville, Va. Des Moines, Iowa Knoxville, Tenn. Tucson, Ariz. Bloomington, Ind. Bethlehem, Pa. Fayetteville, Ark. Ames, Iowa Tucson, Ariz. Greenville, S.C. Lawrence, Kan. Bloomington, Ind. Ames, Iowa Greenville, S.C. Terre Haute, Ind. Waterloo, Iowa Terre Haute, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind.

Distance 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 4 miles 6 miles 6 miles 6 miles 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters 10,000 meters

Men’s Cross Country All-Americans

Patrick Smyth earned his third All-America certificate in cross country with a 10thplace finish at the ’08 NCAA Championship.

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Benny Almaguer............................................1950 Kurt Benninger ............................................2005 Frank Carver ................................................1962 Bill Clark ............................................1963, 1964 Mike Coffey ..................................................1964 Pat Conway ..................................................2000 John Coyle ....................................................1990 Dan Garrett ........................................1987, 1988 Ron Gregory ................................................1958 Oliver Hunter....................1940, 1941, 1942, 1943 Jim Kelly ......................................................1945 Anthony Maloney ......................1940, 1941, 1943 Ron Markezich ............................................1988 Mike McWilliams ..............1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 Todd Mobley........................................2001, 2003 Tim Moore ..........................................2004, 2005

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME®

Ken Muening ................................................1944 Jim Murphy ..................................................1948 Mike O’Connor ............................................1989 Jason Rexing ................................................1996 Greg Rice ............................................1938, 1939 Derek Seiling ......................................1995, 1996 Ryan Shay ..........................................1999, 2001 Patrick Smyth..............................2006, 2007, 2008 Bill Squires ..........................................1954, 1955 Steve Szumachowski......................................1938 Lou Tracy ......................................................1945 Bill Tully........................................................1945 Kaleb Van Ort ..............................................2005 Luke Watson ........................................2000, 2001


BIG EAST/NCAA Championship Results Women’s Cross Country at the NCAA Championship Year 1993 1994 1996 1998 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008

TM Finish 15

Points 331

29 19 3 10 4 7

626 504 170 352 170 252

29

689

Top Finisher Sarah Riley Maureen Kelly JoAnna Deeter JoAnna Deeter Alison Klemmer Lauren King Molly Huddle Lauren King Stephanie Madia Stephanie Madia Sunni Olding Lindsey Ferguson

Women’s NCAA All-Americans JoAnna Deeter ....................................1996, 1998 Molly Huddle ............................2002, 2003, 2005 Lauren King................................2001, 2002, 2003 Stephanie Madia ..................................2004, 2005 Kerry Meagher..............................................2004 Sunni Olding........................................2004, 2005 Sarah Riley....................................................1993

Individual Finishes 1995 1996

1997

1998 1999

2000 2001

2002 2003

2004

2005

2006

2007 2008

Derek Seiling ....................................5th Jason Rexing ....................................2nd Derek Seiling ....................................8th Matt Althoff ....................................11th Jason Rexing ....................................4th Antonio Arce ....................................5th Ryan Maxwell ................................10th Ryan Shay........................................11th Ryan Shay..........................................6th Luke Watson ......................................7th Ryan Shay ..........................................1st Luke Watson ......................................3rd Ryan Maxwell ..................................9th Marc Striowski ................................11th Luke Watson ......................................7th Marc Striowski ..................................8th Luke Watson ....................................2nd Todd Mobley ....................................8th Marc Striowski ..................................9th Ryan Shay........................................11th Tim Moore ......................................10th Tim Moore ........................................6th Todd Mobley ....................................7th Kaleb Van Ort ..................................12th Tim Moore ........................................6th Kurt Benninger ..................................7th Kaleb Van Ort ....................................8th Sean O’Donnell ................................9th Kurt Benninger ................................2nd Tim Moore ........................................5th Sean O’Donnell ................................7th Kaleb Van Ort ....................................8th Patrick Smyth ....................................9th Kurt Benninger ................................2nd Patrick Smyth ....................................3rd Jake Watson ......................................9th Patrick Smyth ....................................3rd Jake Watson......................................12th Patrick Smyth....................................2nd Jake Walker ......................................13th Joe Miller ........................................14th

Time 17:20.1 18:01.6 17:24 17:19.73 17:49.60 21:17 19:55.7 20:35.6 20:57.1 19:48.4 22:27.8 21:24

Site Bethlehem, Pa. Fayetteville, Ark. Tucson, Ariz. Lawrence, Kan. Bloomington, Ind. Greenville, S.C. Terre Haute, Ind. Waterloo, Iowa Terre Haute, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind.

All-BIG EAST Finishes (Women) 1996 1998 1999 2001 2002 2003

All-BIG EAST Finishes (Men)

Place 33 53 3 14 73 27 6 28 23 3 142 99

2004 2005

2006 2007 2008

JoAnna Deeter ..................................2nd Nicole LaSelle ..................................10th JoAnna Deeter ..................................3rd Allison Klemmer ................................4th Jennifer Handley ..............................12th Jennifer Handley ................................7th Megan Johnson ................................14th Lauren King ......................................1st Molly Huddle....................................2nd Jennifer Handley ..............................12th Molly Huddle ....................................3rd Kerry Meagher ..................................6th Lauren King ....................................14th Molly Huddle ....................................5th Stephanie Madia ..............................10th Sunni Olding ..................................12th Molly Huddle....................................2nd Stephanie Madia ................................3rd Sunni Olding ....................................5th Ramsey Kavan ..................................8th Sunni Olding ....................................6th Ann Mazur ......................................12th Amy Kohlmeier................................14th Lindsey Ferguson..............................14th Lindsey Ferguson..............................13th

Team Finishes BIG EAST Men’s Cross Country 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

3rd ........................................83 4th ........................................81 1st..........................................50 3rd ........................................91 1st..........................................43 4th ......................................100 1st..........................................49 4th ......................................132 2nd ........................................66 1st..........................................47 1st..........................................31 3rd ........................................70 4th ........................................93 2nd ........................................64

points points points points points points points points points points points points points points

BIG EAST Women’s Cross Country 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

7th ......................................175 5th ......................................123 4th ......................................126 5th ......................................144 5th ........................................98 6th ......................................160 4th ......................................107 1st..........................................69 1st..........................................43 2nd ........................................67 1st..........................................34 3rd ........................................87 6th ......................................142 6th ......................................149

points points points points points points points points points points points points points points

Distance 5,000 meters 5,000 meters 5,000 meters 5,000 meters 5,000 meters 6,000 meters 6,000 meters 6,000 meters 6,000 meters 6,000 meters 6,000 meters 6,000 meters

District IV/Great Lakes Regional Men’s Cross Country 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

9th N/A 10th 9th 11th 10th 8th 10th 12th Did not compete 15th 8th 4th* 12th 15th 3rd* 2nd* 6th 1st* 4th 2nd* 1st* 3rd* 2nd* 1st* 4th* 8th 2nd* 3rd* 1st* 8th* 8th 2nd* 2nd* 2nd* 3rd* 4th*

District IV/Great Lakes Regional Women’s Cross Country 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 *Qualified

20th 14th 15th 17th 14th 11th 4th 2nd* 4th 6th 5th 6th 4th 4th* 8th 2nd* 1st* 1st* 2nd* 2nd* 5th 11th 4th* for NCAA Championship

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Home Cross Country Meets Notre Dame Invitational The 54th running of the Notre Dame Invitational, one of the nation’s oldest and largest intercollegiate cross country meets, is scheduled for Oct. 2, 2009, at the University of Notre Dame Burke Golf Course. The Invitational was started by former Irish head coach Alex Wilson in 1956 and regularly features runners from approximately 60 schools around the country. A 5,000meter women’s race was added in 1987 to the current men’s event (lengthened from four to five miles in 1968). Men’s Champions Year 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960

Team Notre Dame Notre Dame Western Michigan Western Michigan Western Michigan

Individual Time John Michno (Notre Dame) 20:36 Ed Monnelly (Notre Dame) 20:12 Art Eversole (Western Michigan) 19:46 Ron Gregory (Notre Dame) 20:11.9 Jerry Ashmore (Western Michigan) 19:47

1961 1962 1963 1964 1965

Western Michigan Western Michigan Notre Dame Notre Dame Notre Dame

Tom O’Hara (Loyola) Frank Carver (Notre Dame) Frank Carver (Notre Dame) Bill Clark (Notre Dame) Steve Smith (Western Michigan)

1966 1967 1968 1969 1970

Western Michigan Sam Bair (Kent State) Notre Dame Sam Bair (Kent State) – Race expanded from four to five miles – Eastern Michigan Jerry Richie (Pittsburgh) Western Michigan Jerome Liebenerg (Western Michigan) Bowling Green Gary Harris (W. Michigan)

23:58 23:49.1 23:59

1971 1972 1973 1974 1975

Bowling Green Bowling Green Wisconsin Michigan Michigan

Dave Wottle (Bowling Green) Mike Slack (North Dakota) Gordon Minty (Eastern Michigan) Dave Smith (Eastern Michigan) Dave Smith (Eastern Michigan)

24:02 23:44.1 23:36 23:34 23:26.7

1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985

Wisconsin Eastern Illinois Michigan Auburn Michigan Indiana Michigan Bowling Green Notre Dame Edinboro

Greg Meyer (Michigan) 23:24.02 Marc Hunter (Cleveland St.) 23:26 Marc Hunter (Cleveland St.) 23:30 Tom Graves (Auburn) 23:35 Jim Spivey (Indiana) 23:35 Bill Shuey (Purdue) 24:09.3 Tim Warneke (Eastern Illinois) 24:24 Jeffrey Drenth (Central Michigan) 24:03 Mike Vanatta (SE Missouri St.) 24:02.7 Chris Brewster (Michigan) 24:13.8

1986 1987 1988 1989 1990

Eastern Michigan Michigan Central Michigan Central Michigan Notre Dame

Ron Johnson (Central Michigan) John Scherer (Michigan) Bill Taylor (Central Michigan) Shannon Ritchie (Ohio) Keith Dowling (Pittsburgh)

24:52.2 24:10.4 23:51.7 24:06.1 25:04.5

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995

Notre Notre Notre Notre Notre

Mike Formica (Pittsburgh) Sandy Rebenciuc (Augustana) John Murray (Malone College) Robert Gray (Ohio State) Charles Mulinga (Lewis)

24:26.4 24:30.8 24:10.8 24:25.5 23:50.3

1996 1997 1998 1999

James Njoroge (Taylor) Elly Rono (Southern Indiana) Julius Mwangi (Butler)

23:34 24:10 22:49

2000

Michigan Eastern Michigan North Carolina St. Michigan/ Georgetown Stanford

Ryan Shay (Notre Dame) Luke Watson (Notre Dame)

23:52 24:56

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

Notre Dame Stanford Notre Dame Stanford Arizona North Carolina St. Notre Dame Florida State

Luke Watson (Notre Dame) Ryan Hall (Stanford) Gavin Thompson (Eastern Michigan) Josh Rohatinsky (BYU) Chris Solinsky (Wisconsin) Chris Solinsky (Wisconsin) Joshua McDougal (Liberty) Samuel Kosgei (Lamar)

24:06 24:10 24:06 23:40 23:21 23:24 23.37 23:32

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Dame Dame Dame Dame Dame

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19:20 19:32.5 19:13 19:19 19:07.4 19:23.3 18:49

The 1957 national champion Irish cross country team reunited on campus in the fall of 2001 and was honored at the football game against Michigan State on Sept. 22. Members of that same '57 championship won the first-ever Notre Dame Invitational title in 1956.

Women’s Champions Year 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991

Team Virginia Ohio University Ohio University Virginia South Dakota St.

Individual Patty Matava (Virginia) Tiffany Fox (Wisconsin-Oshkosh) Jill Purola (Western Ontario) Beni Gras (Virginia) Pam Hansen (South Dakota St.)

Time 17:59.4 18:15.3 17:35.8 18:31.5 17:52.6

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996

Michigan Notre Dame Alabama Wake Forest Notre Dame

Karen Harvey (Michigan) Becki Wells (Alabama) Jessica Fry (Alabama) Cindy Moreshead (Wake Forest) JoAnna Deeter (Notre Dame)

17:41.8 17:18.7 17:28.6 17:13.0 16:27

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001

Bowling Green North Carolina St. Notre Dame Stanford Notre Dame

Lisa Petsche (Edinboro) JoAnna Deeter (Notre Dame) JoAnna Deeter (Notre Dame) Sheela Agrawal (Duke) Lauren King (Notre Dame)

17:11 16:50 16:52 17:05 17:20

2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

Notre Dame Notre Dame Stanford Michigan Michigan Rice Florida State

Sara Bei (Stanford) Molly Huddle (Notre Dame) Sara Bei (Stanford) Stephanie Madia (Notre Dame) Erin Webster (Michigan) Susan Kuijken (Florida State) Brie Feinagle (North Carolina)

16:48 17:12 16:22 16:36 16:36 16:32 16:21

The Notre Dame women’s cross country team has won six team titles and fielded six individual champions at the Notre Dame Invitational since the women’s race was added in 1987.


National Catholic Championship For the 30th consecutive year, Notre Dame will play host to the National Catholic Cross Country Championship — Sept. 18, 2009, at the University of Notre Dame Burke Golf Course. The meet was conceived by current Irish head men’s cross country coach Joe Piane and began in the fall of 1980. It features teams from prominent Catholic institutions throughout the United States. The Notre Dame men are out to claim their 20th team title (and 18th in the past 22 years), while the Irish women’s team will seek to claim its 16th title in 18 years.

Men's Champions Year 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984

Team Marquette Marquette Marquette Notre Dame Notre Dame

Individual Rick Sayre (Walsh) John Gregorek (Georgetown) Dave Uhrich (Marquette) Keith Hanson (Marquette) Keith Hanson (Marquette)

Time 24:31.0 24:09.1 23:42.0 24:11.3 23:44.3

1985 1986 1987 1988 1989

St. Thomas St. Thomas Loyola (Ill.) Notre Dame Notre Dame

Keith Hanson (Marquette) Jose Rocha (Boston College) Ed Slowikowski (Loyola, Ill.) Garrett/Markezich (Notre Dame) Ed Slowikowski (Loyola, Ill.)

23:02.7 24:12.0 24:24.4 24:39.0 24:34.4

1990 1991 1992 1993 1994

Notre Dame Providence Notre Dame Notre Dame Boston College

Mike O’Connor (Notre Dame) Jim Westphal (Loyola, Ill.) Mike McWilliams (Notre Dame) Nate Ruder (Notre Dame) Chris Georgules (Boston College)

24:59.7 23:57.9 25:02.5 25:01.0 24:54.7

1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

Notre Notre Notre Notre Notre

Dame Dame Dame Dame Dame

Charles Mulinga (Lewis) Jason Rexing (Notre Dame) Ryan Shay (Notre Dame) Ryan Shay (Notre Dame) Ryan Shay (Notre Dame)

24:30.0 24:29 24:53 23:46 24:41

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

Notre Notre Notre Notre Notre

Dame Dame Dame Dame Dame

Luke Watson (Notre Dame) Ryan Shay (Notre Dame) Todd Mobley (Notre Dame) Ryan Sheehan (St. Francis, Pa.) Tim Moore (Notre Dame)

24:56 24:03 24:25 24:37 24:58

2005 2006 2007 2008

Duquesne Notre Dame Notre Dame Duquesne

Patrick Smyth (Notre Dame) John Riak (Saint Martin’s) Mike Anderson (Dayton) Paul Springer (Notre Dame)

24:36 24:38 24:36 24:54

Lindsey Ferguson led the Irish to their 15th National Catholic title and her first individual title in 2008 with a time of 17:31.

Paul Springer won the ’08 National Catholic Championship with a time of 24:54.

Women's Champions Year 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988

Team Holy Cross Villanova Villanova Villanova Providence

Individual Mary McNaughton (Holy Cross) Lauren Searby (Villanova) Gina Procaccio (Villanova) Vicki Huber (Villanova) Gloria Kuiken (DePaul)

Time 17:48.9 18:03.6 17:57.8 17:24.1 18:20.4

1989 1990 1991 1992 1993

Providence Boston College Providence Notre Dame Notre Dame

Siobhan Gallagher (Providence) Heather Whalen (Canisius) Sinead Delahunty (Providence) Sarah Riley (Notre Dame) Emily Hood (Notre Dame)

18:14.0 17:54.6 16:56.4 17:56.9 17:50.7

1994 1995 1996 1997 1998

Notre Dame Marquette Notre Dame Notre Dame Notre Dame

Amy Lyman (Boston College) Magdalena Paszta (Lewis) JoAnna Deeter (Notre Dame) JoAnna Deeter (Notre Dame) JoAnna Deeter (Notre Dame)

18:06.2 17:42.6 16:39 17:39 17:25

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003

Notre Dame Notre Dame Marquette Notre Dame Notre Dame

JoAnna Deeter (Notre Dame) Megan Johnson (Notre Dame) Jennifer Handley (Notre Dame) Kim Hemstreet (Detroit Mercy) Kerry Meagher (Notre Dame)

16:52 18:46 17:31 18:00 17:45

2004 2005 2006

Notre Dame Notre Dame Notre Dame/ Marquette Notre Dame Notre Dame

Stephanie Madia (Notre Dame) Sunni Olding (Notre Dame)

17:38 17:42

Sunni Olding (Notre Dame) Marissa Treece (Notre Dame) Lindsey Ferguson (Notre Dame)

17:51 17:24 17:31

2007 2008

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Track & Field All-Americans Men’s All-Americans Notes: All finishes, if available, are indicated in parentheses. The distance medley relay, one mile run (after 1965), two mile relay, 55 meters, 60 meters, 55meter hurdles, 60-meter hurdles and 3,000-meter run are indoor events only. All other indoor events are indicated - if no indoor indication exists, the event is outdoor. (y – yards; m – meters) 1921 Gus Desch 220y Low Hurdles (1st) Billy Hayes 100y (2nd), 220y (4th) Johnny Murphy High Jump (1st) Eugene Oberst Javelin (1st) Chet Wynne 120y High Hurdles (4th) 1922 Billy Hayes 100y (2nd), 220y (2nd) Eddie Hogan Pole Vault (t-3rd) Johnny Murphy High Jump (1st) 1923 Tom Lieb Discus (1st) David Weeks High Jump (2nd) 1924 Tom Lieb Discus (1st) 1926 Paul Harrington Pole Vault (1st) Charles Judge Mile (1st) 1927 Joe Della Maria 220y (3rd) 1929 Jack Elder 100y (5th) 1930 Brant Little 880y (3rd) Alex Wilson 400m (4th) 1931 Alex Wilson 400m (1st), 880y (2nd) 1933 Vincent Murphy High Jump (1st) 1934 George Meagher Long Jump (5th) Vincent Murphy High Jump (t-4th) 1935 Don Elser Shot Put (2nd) Vincent Murphy High Jump (t-2nd) 1936 Don Elser Shot Put (5th) 220y Low Hurdles (2nd) Joe McGrath 800m (4th) 1937 Bill Faymonville Discus (6th) Greg Rice Two-Mile (1st) 1938 William Clifford 100y (5th) Bill Faymonville Discus (3rd) John Francis 880y (2nd) Greg Rice Two-Mile (2nd) 1939 Bill Faymonville Discus (5th) Greg Rice Mile (4th), Two-Mile (1st) 1941 Jim Delaney Shot Put (4th) John O’Rourke High Jump (3rd) 1942 Frank Conforti Mile (4th) Jim Delaney Shot Put (3rd) Oliver Hunter Two-Mile (2nd) 1943 Jim Delaney Shot Put (3rd), Discus (3rd)

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1944 Phil Anderson Frank Burke Mike Keily Joe Kelly Frank Martin George Sullivan 1945 Joe Kelly Dave Murphy Bill O’Neil Ray Struble Bill Tully 1946 Bud Gartiser 1948 Jim Kittell Bill Leonard Bob Smith 1950 Bill Fleming 1953 Joe Springer 1954 Jim Harrington 1955 Bernie Allard 1956 Bernie Allard Aubrey Lewis 1957 Aubrey Lewis 1964 Bill Boyle Pete Whitehouse 1965 Bill Clark Ed Dean 1966 Ed Dean Pete Farrell 1967 Pete Farrell 1968 Ed Broderick Pete Farrell

Pole Vault (t-1st) 100y (4th) Two-Mile (6th) Shot Put (6th), Discus (2nd) Mile (3rd), Two-Mile (1st) Shot Put (3rd) Shot Put (3rd), Discus (n/a) 220y (3rd) 120y High Hurdles (6th) Pole Vault (4th) Mile (6th) 220y Low Hurdles (4th) Steeplechase (3rd) 1,500m (5th) 200m (6th) 120y High Hurdles (2nd) 220y Low Hurdles (3rd) Pole Vault (t-3rd) Pole Vault (t-5th) High Jump (t-2nd) High Jump (t-4th) 400m Hurdles (1st) 400m Hurdles (3rd) 400m (5th) 110m Hurdles (2nd) Two-Mile (2nd) Indoor Mile (4th), Mile (4th) Mile (3rd) 880y (6th), Indoor 1,000y (4th) Indoor 880y (6th)

Distance Bill Hurd Kevin O’Brien Bob Timm Chuck Vehorn 1969 Joe Brady Bill Hurd Mike McCann Joe Quigley Rick Wohlhuter 1970 Rick Wohlhuter 1972 Tom McMannon 1979 Chuck Aragon Pete Burger Tim MacAuley Jay Miranda 1981 Chuck Aragon 1982 Steve Dziabis

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Distance Distance Distance

High Jump (t-4th) Indoor 880y (6th) Medley Relay (n/a) 55m (6th) 100m (4th) 200m (3rd) Medley Relay (n/a) Medley Relay (n/a) Medley Relay (n/a)

Two-Mile Relay 100y (5th), 220y Two-Mile Relay Two-Mile Relay Two-Mile Relay

(2nd) (2nd) (2nd) (2nd) (2nd)

Indoor 600y (1st) 55m Hurdles (1st) Two-Mile Two-Mile Two-Mile Two-Mile

Relay Relay Relay Relay

(6th) (6th) (6th) (6th)

1,500m (5th) Indoor 600y (6th)

1986 John McNelis Robert Nobles Jim Tyler Jeff Van Wie 1988 Dan Garrett 1990 Mike O’Connor 1991 Raghib Ismail 1992 John Coyle 1994 Randy Kinder 1995 John Cowan Mike McWilliams Allen Rossum 1996 Jason Rexing 1997 Jeff Hojnacki Danny Payton Jason Rexing Allen Rossum Derek Seiling 1998 Errol Williams Errol Williams 1999 Antonio Arce Michael Brown Ryan Shay Marshaun West 2000 Chris Cochran Tim Kober Phil Mishka Ryan Shay Luke Watson Marshaun West 2001 Ryan Shay

2002 Ryan Shay Luke Watson 2003 Luke Watson

2005 Kurt Benninger Adam Currie Trevor McClain-Duer Eric Morrison Selim Nurudeen 2006 Kurt Benninger John Cavanaugh Thomas Chamney Adam Currie Ryan Postel

Indoor 4x800m Relay (3rd) Indoor 4x800m Relay (3rd) Indoor 4x800m Relay (3rd), 1,500m (8th) Indoor 4x800m Relay (3rd) 5,000m (10th) Indoor 5,000m (5th), 5,000m (12th) 55m (2nd) Indoor 3,000m (8th) Indoor 200m (10th) Steeplechase (11th) 10,000m (14th) 55m (7th) 10,000m (13th) Distance Medley Relay (8th) Distance Medley Relay (8th) Distance Medley Relay (8th) 55m (7th) Distance Medley Relay (8th) 55m Hurdles (8th) 110m Hurdles (3rd) Mile (10th) Indoor Pole Vault (6th) 10,000m (7th) Indoor Long Jump (6th) Distance Medley Relay (6th) Distance Medley Relay (6th) Distance Medley Relay (6th) 10,000m (7th) Distance Medley Relay (6th) Long Jump (7th) Indoor 5,000m (9th) 5,000m (6th) 10,000m (1st) Indoor 5,000m (7th) 10,000m (2nd) 3,000m (3rd) Steeplechase (7th) Mile (3rd) 3,000 Meters (11th) 5,000 Meters (9th) Mile (4th) Distance Medley Relay (6th) Distance Medley Relay (6th) Distance Medley Relay Distance Medley Relay 60m Hurdles 110m Hurdles

(6th) (6th) (6th) (7th)

Distance Medley Relay (6th) Distance Medley Relay (6th) Indoor 800m (6th) 800m (6th) Distance Medley Relay (6th) Distance Medley Relay (6th)


2007 Kurt Benninger Thomas Chamney Todd Ptacek Patrick Smyth Jake Watson 2008 Kurt Benninger Patrick Smyth Jake Watson 2009 Patrick Smyth

1,500m (5th) Indoor 800m (8th) Steeplechase (13th) 5,000m (9th) Mile (10th) Indoor 3,000m (5th) Outdoor 5,000m (8th) Mile (6th)

Academic All-Americans Voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the Academic AllAmerica Program honors student-athletes who excel both on the track, field or cross country course as well as the classroom. (note: cross country and track had separate teams prior to 2002; all recipients were track honorees unless noted)

Indoor 3,000m (8th) Outdoor 10,000m (4th)

Women’s All-Americans 1994 Erica Peterson 1997 Dominqué Calloway

400m Hurdles (7th) 55m Hurdles (11th), 100m Hurdles (8th)

Jennifer Engelhardt Indoor High Jump (9th) 1998 Alison Klemmer 1999 JoAnna Deeter

10,000m (8th) Indoor 5,000m (6th), 5,000m (4th) 10,000m (3rd)

Jennifer Engelhardt Alison Klemmer 2000 Jennifer Engelhardt Tameisha King 2001 Liz Grow 2002 Ayesha Boyd Kristen Dodd Liz Grow Lauren King Tameisha King Kymia Love 2003 Molly Huddle Lauren King Tameisha King 2004 Stacey Cowan Molly Huddle Kerry Meagher 2005 Stephanie Madia Kerry Meagher 2006 Molly Huddle Emily Loomis Stephanie Madia 2007 Molly Huddle 2008 Alyissa Hasan 2008 Jaclyn Espinoza Mary Saxer Joanna Schultz

Tom Mick 1988 (Third Team)

Indoor High Jump (12th) 10,000m (7th) High Jump (7th) Long Jump (9th) Indoor 400m (8th) 4x400m Relay (5th) 4x400m Relay (5th) Indoor 400m (4th) 400m (10th) 4x400m Relay (5th) 1,500m (6th) Long Jump (7th) 4x400m Relay (5th) Indoor 3,000m 5,000m Mile Indoor Long Jump Long Jump

(9th) (4th) (7th) (6th) (3rd)

Indoor High Jump (10th) 3,000m (7th) Indoor 5,000m (3rd) 5,000m (3rd) Mile (7th) 1,500m (9th)

Theresa Rice Mike McWilliams Jeff Hojnacki Jason Rexing Errol Williams Mike Brown Alison Klemmer Ryan Shay Luke Watson Lauren King Todd Mobley Stacey Cowan Sean O’Donnell Thomas Chamney Stephanie Madia Tim Moore Maryann Erigha Sunni Olding Todd Ptacek Patrick Smyth

1989 (First Team - XC) 1995 (Second Team) 1997 (Third Team) 1997 (Third Team) 1998 (Second Team) 1998 (First Team) 1999 (Second Team) 1999 (Third Team) 2000 (Second Team) 2002 (Second Team) 2002 (Second Team) 2003 (First Team) 2004 (Second Team) 2004 (First Team) 2005 (First Team) 2005 (Third Team) 2006 (First Team) 2005 (Third Team) 2006 (Second Team) 2006 (Third Team) 2007 (First Team) 2006 (Second Team) 2006 (Third Team) 2007 (Second Team) 2007 (Second Team) 2007 (Second Team) 2009 (First Team)

Rick Wohlhuter won the 1970 NCAA indoor 600-yard run title and eventually moved on to represent the United States at the 1972 Olympic Games.

Notre Dame NCAA Champions Indoor 1970 Rick Wohlhuter 1972 Tom McMannon Outdoor 1921 Gus Desch 1921 Johnny Murphy 1921 Eugene Oberst 1922 Johnny Murphy 1923 Tom Lieb 1924 Tom Lieb 1926 Charles Judge 1926 Paul Harrington 1931 Alex Wilson 1937 Greg Rice 1939 Greg Rice 1944 Frank Martin 1944 Phil Anderson 1956 Aubrey Lewis 2001 Ryan Shay

600 Yards 55-Meter Hurdles 220-Yard LH High Jump Javelin High Jump Discus Discus 1,500 Meters Pole Vault 400 Meters Two Miles Two Miles Two Miles Pole Vault 400-Meter IH 10,000 Meters

5,000m (5th) 1,500m (10th) 5,000m (2nd) High Jump (t-8th) Indoor 5,000m (4th) 5,000m (3rd) Pentathlon (9th) Discus Indoor Pole Vault Outdoor Pole Vault Indoor 400m

(3rd) (9th) (3rd) (8th)

Jennifer Engelhardt earned All-America honors in the high jump during the 1997, 1999 and 2000 seasons, eventually finishing as high as seventh overall at the NCAAs.

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All-America Analysis

1965 - Indoor Mile, Mile 1966 - Indoor Mile 1935 - Shot Put 1936 - Shot Put, 220y Hurdles 1937-38-39 - Discus 1933-34-35 - High Jump 1938 - Two-Mile 1939 - Mile, Two-Mile 1930 - 400m; 1931 - 400m, 880y

Ed Dean Don Elser Bill Faymonville Vincent Murphy Greg Rice Alex Wilson

Adam Currie Aubrey Lewis Tom Lieb Johnny Murphy Selim Nurudeen Jason Rexing Jake Watson Marshaun West Errol Williams Pete Farrell earned five All-America honors during the 1966, ‘67 and ‘68 track and field seasons.

Men’s Multiple All-Americans SEVEN TIMES Ryan Shay

1955-56 - High Jump 1979 - Two-Mile Relay 1981 - 1,500m 2005-06 - Distance Medley Relay 1956-57 - 400m Hurdles 1923-24 - Discus 1921-22 - High Jump 2005 - 60m Hurdles 2005 - 110m Hurdles 1996 - 10,000m 1997 - Distance Medley Relay 2007 - Indoor Mile 2008 - Indoor Mile 1999 - Indoor Long Jump 2000 - Long Jump 1998 - 55m Hurdles 1998 - 110m Hurdles 1969 - Two-Mile Relay 1970 - Indoor 600y

SIX TIMES 2000 - Distance Medley Relay 2001 - 3,000m, Steeplechase 2002 - Mile, 3,000m, 5,000m

2005 - Mile 2005-06 - Distance Medley Relay 2007 - 1,500m 2008 - Indoor 3,000m Pete Farrell 1966 - 880y, Indoor 1000y 1967 - Indoor 880y 1968 - Indoor 880y, Distance Medley Relay Bill Hurd 1968 - 55m, 100m, 200m 1969 - 100m, 220y Kurt Benninger

Molly Huddle 2003 - 3,000m, 5,000m 2004 - 3,000m, Indoor 5,000m, 5,000m 2006 - 5,000m 2007 - 5,000m Liz Grow 2001 - Indoor 400m 2002 - Indoor 400m, 400m, 4x400m Relay Tameisha King 2000 - Long Jump 2002 - Indoor Long Jump 2003 - Indoor Long Jump, Long Jump

THREE TIMES JoAnna Deeter

Jennifer Engelhardt

Kerry Meagher

FOUR TIMES

Billy Hayes Joe Kelly Patrick Smyth

1941-42-43 - Shot Put 1943 - Discus 1921-22 - 100y 1921-22 - 220y 1944-45 - Shot Put 1944-45 - Discus 2007 - Outdoor 5,000m 2008 - Outdoor 5,000m 2009 - 3,000m, 10,000m

THREE TIMES Thomas Chamney

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Ryan Shay Track and Field 1999 - 10,000m; 2000 - 10,000m 2001 - Indoor 5,000m, 5,000m, 10,000m 2002 - Indoor 5,000m, 10,000m Cross Country 1999 (12th); 2001 (6th) Luke Watson Track and Field

Cross Country

2000 - Dist. Medley Relay 2001 - 3,000m, Steeplechase 2002 - Mile, 3,000m, 5,000m 2001 (7th); 2002 (5th)

SEVEN TIMES Patrick Smyth Track and Field

Cross Country

2007 - Outdoor 5,000m 2008 - Outdoor 5,000m 2009 - 3,000m, 10,000m 2006 (36th), 2007 (13th), 2008 (10th)

SIX TIMES Kurt Benninger Track and Field 2005 - Mile 2005-06 - Distance Medley Relay 2007 - 1,500m 2008 - Indoor 3,000m Cross Country 2005 (8th) Oliver Hunter Track and Field Cross Country Greg Rice Track and Field

FOUR TIMES

FIVE TIMES

Jim Delaney

NINE TIMES

FIVE TIMES

Women’s Multiple All-Americans SEVEN TIMES

1999 - 10,000m 2000 - 10,000m 2001 - Indoor 5,000m, 5,000m, 10,000m 2002 - Indoor 5,000m, 10,000m

Luke Watson

Rick Wohlhuter

All-America honors combined with cross country.

EIGHT TIMES

TWO TIMES Berine Allard Chuck Aragon

Men Combined All-America Analysis

1999 - Indoor 5,000m 1999 - 5,000m 1999 - 10,000m 1997 - Indoor High Jump 1999 - Indoor High Jump 2000 - High Jump 2004 - Mile 2004 - 1,500m 2005 - 1,500m

TWO TIMES Dominque Calloway Lauren King Alison Klemmer Stephanie Madia Mary Saxer

2006-07 - Indoor 800m 2006 - 800m

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Cross Country Mike McWilliams Track and Field Cross Country

1942 - Two-Mile 1940 (2nd); 1941 (2nd); 1942 (1st); 1943 (n/a) 1938 - Two-Mile 1939 - Mile, Two-Mile 1938 (1st); 1939 (11th) 1995 - 10,000m 1990 (25th); 1991 (17th); 1992 (24th); 1993 (18th)

Women Combined All-America Analysis TEN TIMES Molly Huddle Track and Field 2003 - 3,000m, 5,000m 2004 - 3,000m, Indoor 5,000m, 5,000m 2006 - 5,000m 2007 - 5,000m Cross Country 2002 (6th); 2003 (41st); 2005 (15th)

FIVE TIMES 1997 - 55m Hurdles 1997 - 100m Hurdles 2002 - 1,500m 2003 - Mile 1998-99 - 10,000m 2005 - 5,000m 2006 - Indoor 5,000m 2009 - Indoor & Outdoor Pole Vault

JoAnna Deeter Track and Field 1999 - Indoor 5,000m, 5,000m, 10,000m Cross Country 1996 (3rd); 1998 (14th) Lauren King Track and Field 2002 - 1,500m 2003 - Mile Cross Country 2001 (27th); 2002 (19th); 2003 (28th)


NCAA Track & Field Championship Results Men’s Track and Field at the NCAA Outdoor Championship

Women’s Track and Field at the NCAA Indoor Championship Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009

TM Finish

47 58 34 32 21

Points

(tie) (tie) (tie) (tie) (tie)

3 1 5 5 10

39 (tie)

5

60 (tie)

1

Individuals 1 2 1 3 1 6 7 6 2 2 1 2

Site Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. College Station, Texas

Women’s Track and Field at the NCAA Outdoor Championship Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

TM Finish 55 (tie) 61 65 17 66

(tie) (tie) (tie) (tie)

Points 2 1 1 13 1

27 (tie) 25 34 (tie) 55 (tie) 32 41 (tie)

9 11 6 4 8.25 6

24

11.50

Individuals 1 1 1 2 1 3 4 1 6 6 3 7 3 2 2 4

Site Boise, Idaho Knoxville, Tenn. Eugene, Ore. Bloomington, Ind. Buffalo, N.Y. Boise, Idaho Durham, N.C. Eugene, Ore. Baton Rouge, La. Sacramento, Calif. Austin, Texas Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento, Calif. Des Moines, Iowa Fayetteville, Ark.

Individuals 2 2 1 5 4 1 2 4 1 4 4 1 1 2 1 1 3 5 1 3 4 1 2 5 1 5 5 6 7 2

Site Detroit, Mich. Detroit, Mich. Detroit, Mich. Detroit, Mich. Detroit, Mich. Detroit, Mich. Detroit, Mich. Detroit, Mich. Pontiac, Mich. Oklahoma City, Okla. Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. Fayetteville, Ark. College Station, Texas

Men’s Track and Field at the NCAA Indoor Championship Year 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1972 1979 1983 1986 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

TM Finish 10 (tie) 15 (tie) 26 (tie) 17 20 (tie) 15 (tie) 15 (tie) 54 (tie) 49 (tie) 26 (tie)

Points 6 5 3 4.5 4 6 6 1 1 6

45 (tie) 23 (tie)

2 8

50 (tie) 51 (tie) 60 (tie) 33 47 (tie)

2 3 1 5.5 3

21 (tie) 34 (tie)

9 6

20 33 65 36 59

11 6 1 7 1

(tie) (tie) (tie) (tie) (tie)

Year 1921 1922 1923 1924 1926 1927 1929 1930 1931 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1948 1950 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1964 1965 1966 1968 1969 1981 1986 1988 1990 1992 1993 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

TM Finish 2 3 13 (tie)

Points 16.75 16.1 7

34 (tie) 14 18 16 33 7 (tie) 10 9 5 (tie) 9 (tie) 10 (tie) 6 (tie) 13 (tie) 2 5 30 22 (tie) 10 (tie) 27 (tie) 42 (tie) 24 17 (tie) 26 (tie) 18 (tie) 41 (tie) 49 (tie) 14 (tie) 19 (tie) 43 (tie) 60 (tie)

2 10.1 9.75 9 3.25 14 14 15 24 12 10 18 12 43 26 4 9 14 5 0.75 7 10.7 6 10 4 1 10 8 2 1

38 (tie) 65 (tie) 47 (tie) 21 24 (tie)

6 2 4 13 10

60 52 55 71 48

2 3 4 1 5

(tie) (tie) (tie) (tie) (tie)

Individuals 5 3 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 3 1 6 5 1 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 1 3 2 2 5 1 2 1 2 2 3 4 3 3

Site Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Ill. Los Angeles, Calif. Berkeley, Calif. Chicago, Ill. Berkeley, Calif. Minneapolis, Minn. Los Angeles, Calif. Stanford, Calif. Lincoln, Neb. Evanston, Ill. Milwaukee, Wis. Milwaukee, Wis. Minneapolis, Minn. Minneapolis, Minn. Minneapolis, Minn. Lincoln, Neb. Ann Arbor, Mich. Los Angeles, Calif. Berkeley, Calif. Austin, Texas Eugene, Ore. Berkeley, Calif. Bloomington, Ind. Berkeley, Calif. Knoxville, Tenn. Baton Rouge, La. Indianapolis, Ind. Eugene, Ore. Durham, N.C. Austin, Texas New Orleans, La. Knoxville, Tenn. Eugene, Ore. Bloomington, Ind. Buffalo, N.Y. Boise, Idaho Durham, N.C. Eugene, Ore. Baton Rouge, La. Sacramento, Calif. Austin, Texas Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento, Calif. Des Moines, Iowa Fayetteville, Ark.

NOTE: Number of individuals includes each member of relay squad; individuals qualifying in multiple events counted once.

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1986 John McNelis Robert Nobles Jeff Van Wie Jim Tyler 1989 Mark Lavery, Brian Peppard Mike Rogan David Warth

Track & Field NCAA Results Men’s Indoor Results (m) - metric distance DNP - did not place Bill Hurd Raghib Ismail Allen Rossum Allen Rossum

6th 2nd 7th 7th

200 Meters 1992 Willie Clark 1994 Randy Kinder

DNP 10th

600 Yards 1970 Rick Wohlhuter 1983 Steve Dziabis

1st (1:09.5) 6th

800 Meters 1995 1997 2006 2007

Jeff Hojnacki Jeff Hojnacki Thomas Chamney Thomas Chamney

DNP DNP 6th 8th

880 Yards 1967 Pete Farrell 1968 Pete Farrell

3rd 6th

1,000 Yards 1966 Pete Farrell

4th

Mile 1965 1966 1999 2003 2005 2007 2008

3rd

Ed Dean Ed Dean Antonio Arce Luke Watson Kurt Benninger Jake Watson Jake Watson

4th 3rd 10th 3rd 4th 10th 6th

1968 Pete Farrell Kevin O’Brien Bob Timm Chuck Vehorn 1997 Derek Seiling Danny Payton Jeff Hojnacki Jason Rexing 2000 Chris Cochran Tim Kober Phil Mishka Luke Watson 2003 Kevin Somok Ryan Postel Thomas Chamney Eric Morrison 2005 Eric Morrison Trevor McClain-Duer Adam Currie Kurt Benninger 2006 Ryan Postel John Cavanaugh Adam Currie Kurt Benninger 2007 Adam Currie Ryan Postel John Cavanaugh Todd Ptacek 2008 Blake Choplin Austin Wechter Adam Currie Dan Clark

DNP

N/A

8th

6th

10th

6th

1965 Bill Clark

2nd

1993 Todd Herman

6th

9th

10th 10th

Long Jump

3,000 Meters 1992 2002 2002 2003 2006 2008

John Coyle Ryan Shay Luke Watson Luke Watson Kurt Benninger Kurt Benninger Patrick Smyth 2009 Patrick Smyth

8th 18th 3rd 11th DNP 5th 13th 8th

1999 Marshaun West

6th 6th 14th

Shot Put 1972 Greg Cortina 1995 Mike Fleisch

DNP 13th

5,000 Meters 1990 Mike O’Connor 2001 Ryan Shay 2002 Ryan Shay

5th 9th 7th

55-Meter / 60-Yard Hurdles (discontinued) 1972 Tom McMannon 1998 Errol Williams

1st (7.2) 8th (m)

60-Meter Hurdles 2004 Selim Nurudeen 2005 Selim Nurudeen

15th 6th

Men’s Outdoor Results 100 Yards / 100 Meters 1921 1922 1929 1938 1944 1968 1969

Billy Hayes Billy Hayes Jack Elder William Clifford Frank Burke Bill Hurd Bill Hurd

Two-Mile Relay / 4x800 Relay

220 Yards / 200 Meters

1969 Mike McCann Joe Quigley John Brady Rick Wohlhuter 1979 Tim Macauley Pete Burger Chuck Aragon Jay Miranda

1921 1922 1927 1945 1948 1968 1969

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2nd

Billy Hayes Billy Hayes Joe Della Maria Dave Murphy Bob Smith Bill Hurd Bill Hurd

6th

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME®

1930 1931 1936 1938 1966 1997 2000 2000 2006 2008

Brant Little Alex Wilson Joe McGrath John Francis Pete Farrell Jeff Hojnacki Tim Kober Phil Mishka Thomas Chamney Jake Watson

3rd 2nd 4th (m) 2nd 6th DNP (m) DNP (m) DNP (m) 6th (m) DNP (M)

Mile / 1,500 Meters 1926 1937 1942 1944 1945 1948 1965 1981 1986 2004 2004 2007 2008

Charles Judge Greg Rice Frank Conforti Frank Martin Bill Tully Bill Leonard Ed Dean Chuck Aragon Jim Tyler Kevin Somok Kurt Benninger Kurt Benninger Kurt Benninger

1st (4:22.5) 4th 4th 3rd 6th 5th (m) 4th 5th (m) 8th (m) 22nd (m) 25th (m) 5th (m) 11th (m)

1948 1995 2000 2002 2007

Jim Kittell John Cowan Luke Watson Luke Watson Todd Ptacek

3rd 11th DNP 7th 13th

5,000 Meters 1988 1990 1993 2001 2003 2006 2007 2008

Dan Garrett Mike O’Connor Nate Ruder Ryan Shay Luke Watson Kurt Benninger Patrick Smyth Patrick Smyth

10th 12th DNP 6th 9th DNP 9th 8th

10,000 Meters

Pole Vault 1999 Michael Brown 2009 Matt Schipper

4th 1st (48.0) 5th (m)

3,000-Meter Steeplechase

High Jump

Two Mile

1930 Alex Wilson 1931 Alex Wilson 1964 Bill Boyle

880 Yards / 800 Meters

Distance Medley Relay

55 Meters (discontinued) 1968 1991 1995 1997

440 Yards / 400 Meters

2nd 2nd 5th 5th 4th 4th (m) 5th 4th 2nd 3rd 3rd 6th (m) 3rd (m) 3rd

1992 1995 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2005 2006 2009

Mike McWilliams Mike McWilliams Joe Dunlop Jason Rexing Jason Rexing Jason Rexing Ryan Shay Ryan Shay Ryan Shay Ryan Shay Kaleb Van Ort Tim Moore Patrick Smyth

14th 13th 15th 13th 13th 14th 7th 7th 1st (29:05.44) 2nd 13th 15th 4th

Bill Hurd finished in the top five of both the indoor 55 meters and outdoor 100 meters at the NCAA Championships in 1968.


Two Miles 1937 1938 1939 1942 1944 1944

Greg Rice Greg Rice Greg Rice Oliver Hunter Frank Martin Mike Keily

1st (9:14.2) 2nd 1st (9:02.6) 2nd 1st (9:38.4) 6th

120-Yard / 110-Meter HH 1921 1945 1950 1964 1995 1997 1998 2005

Chet Wayne Bill O’Neil Bill Fleming Pete Whitehouse Errol Williams Errol Williams Errol Williams Selim Nurudeen

4th 6th 2nd 2nd (m) DNP (m) DNP (m) 3rd (m) 7th (m)

220-Yard LH (discontinued) 1921 1936 1946 1950

Gus Desch Don Elser Bud Gartiser Bill Fleming

1st (24.8) 2nd 4th 3rd

400-Meter IH 1956 Aubrey Lewis 1957 Aubrey Lewis

1st (51.0) 3rd

High Jump 1921 1922 1923 1933 1934 1935 1941 1955 1956 1968 2007

Johnny Murphy Johnny Murphy David Weeks Vincent Murphy Vincent Murphy Vincent Murphy John O’Rourke Bernie Allard Bernie Allard Ed Broderick Blair Majcina

1st (6-3) 1st-tie (6-2 5/8) 2nd (tie) 1st-tie (6-4) 4th (tie) 2nd (tie) 3rd 2nd (tie) 4th (tie) DNP 17th (tie)

Long Jump 1934 George Meagher 2000 Marshaun West

5th 7th

Pole Vault 1922 1926 1944 1945 1953 1954 1999 2009

Eddie Hogan Paul Harrington Phil Anderson Ray Struble Joe Springer Jim Harrington Michael Brown Matt Schipper

3rd (tie) 1st (13-0 7/8) 1st-tie (13-6) 4th 3rd (tie) 5th (tie) DNP 19th (tie)

Don Elser Don Elser Jim Delaney Jim Delaney Jim Delaney George Sullivan Joe Kelly Joe Kelly

2nd 5th 4th 3rd 3rd 3rd 6th 3rd

Discus 1923 1924 1937 1938 1939 1943 1944 1945

Tom Lieb Tom Lieb Bill Faymonville Bill Faymonville Bill Faymonville Jim Delaney Joe Kelly Joe Kelly

1st (144-2 1/2) 1st (143-4) 6th 3rd 5th 3rd 2nd N/A

Javelin 1921 Eugene Oberst

2nd

Decathlon 2009 Justin Schneider

200 Meters 2002 Ayesha Boyd

17th

400 Meters 1999 2001 2002 2009

Liz Grow Liz Grow Liz Grow Joanna Schultz

DNP 8th 4th 8th

800 Meters 1996 Berit Junker

DNP

Mile 2002 2003 2004 2004 2006

Lauren King Lauren King Kerry Meagher Lauren King Ramsey Kavan

DNP 7th 7th 10th DNP

3,000 Meters 1998 2003 2004 2005

20th

800 Meters 1996 Berit Junker 2002 2003 2004 2005

Lauren King Lauren King Kerry Meagher Kerry Meagher

1999 JoAnna Deeter 2004 Molly Huddle 2006 Stephanie Madia

5,000 Meters 1999 2002 2003 2003 2004 2004 2005 2006 2006 2007

JoAnna Deeter Jennifer Handley Molly Huddle Jennifer Handley Molly Huddle Stephanie Madia Stephanie Madia Molly Huddle Stephanie Madia Molly Huddle

15th 9th 7th 12th 6th 3rd 4th

1995 1998 1999 1999 2000 2005

Kristi Kramer Alison Klemmer JoAnna Deeter Alison Klemmer Alison Klemmer Lauren King

4th 18th 4th 22nd 3rd 22nd 5th 2nd DNP 3rd

1997 Dominqué Calloway

400-Meter Hurdles

1997 Dominqué Calloway

1994 Erica Peterson 1997 Nadia Schmiedt

11th

4x400-Meter Relay 2002 Ayesha Boyd Kristen Dodd Kymia Love Liz Grow 2003 Tiffany Gunn Kristen Dodd Ayesha Boyd Kymia Love

5th

9th

7th DNP

2002 Ayesha Boyd Kristen Dodd Tameisha King Liz Grow 2003 Tameisha King Ayesha Boyd Kristen Dodd Kymia Love

DNP

10th

4x400-Meter Relay 10th

High Jump Jennifer Engelhardt Jennifer Engelhardt Stacey Cowan Stacey Cowan

8th

4x100-Meter Relay

Distance Medley Relay 2004 Lauren King Kerry Meagher Kristen Dodd Megan Johnson

18th 8th 3rd 7th 20th 12th

100-Meter Hurdles

55-Meter Hurdles (discontinued)

9th 12th 10th 19th

2002 Ayesha Boyd Kristen Dodd Kymia Love Liz Grow 2003 Tiffany Gunn Kristen Dodd Ayesha Boyd Kymia Love

5th

9th

High Jump

2002 Tameisha King 2003 Tameisha King

13th 6th

Pole Vault 2009 Mary Saxer

9th

Pentathlon

1999 2000 2003 2005 2005 2006

Jennifer Engelhardt Jennifer Engelhardt Stacey Cowan Emily Loomis Stacey Cowan Emily Loomis

19th 7th 14th (tie) 16th (tie) 29th 8th (tie)

Long Jump

2008 Alyissa Hasan

9th

Women’s Outdoor Results 100 Meters 2005 Maryann Erigha

DNP

200 Meters 1997 Dominqué Calloway 2005 Maryann Erigha

DNP DNP

400 Meters 2000 2001 2002 2005 2009

6th 20th 9th 10th

10,000 Meters

JoAnna Deeter Molly Huddle Molly Huddle Stephanie Madia

5,000 Meters

1997 1999 2004 2005

DNP

1,500 Meters

Long Jump

Shot Put 1935 1936 1941 1942 1943 1944 1944 1945

Women’s Indoor Results

2000 Tameisha King 2002 Tameisha King 2003 Tameisha King

9th 7th 3rd

Pole Vault 2009 Mary Saxer

3rd

Discus 2007 Jaclyn Espinoza 2008 Jaclyn Espinoza 2009 Jaclyn Espinoza

22nd 25th 3rd

Hammer Throw

Liz Grow Liz Grow Liz Grow Okechi Ogbuokiri Joanna Schultz

DNP DNP 10th DNP 26th

2009 Anna Weber

15th

Heptathlon 2008 Alyissa Hasan

15th

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Men’s Indoor Records Event

Notre Dame

Meyo Track

Collegiate

NCAA Meet

60 Meters

Chris Cochran 6.79 (2000)

Demi Omole (Wisconsin) 6.55 (2007)

Leonard Myles-Mills (BYU) 6.45 (1999)

Richard Thompson (LSU) 6.51 (2008)

200 Meters

Randy Kinder 21.11 (1994)

Kevin Braunskill (N.C. State) 20.86 (1990)

Wallace Spearmon (Arkansas) 20.10 (2005)

Wallace Spearmon (Arkansas) 20.10 (2005)

400 Meters

Ryan Postel 47.01 (2004)

Derek Mills (Georgia Tech) 45.75 (1993)

Kerron Clement (Florida) 44.57 (2005)

Kerron Clement (Florida) 44.57 (2005)

500 Meters

Steve Dziabis 1:01.92 (1983)

Shaquan Brown (Louisville) 1:02.60 (2007)

Roddie Haley (Arkansas) 59.82 (1986)

Roddie Haley (Arkansas) 59.82 (1986)

800 Meters

Jeff Hojnacki 1:47.50 (1997)

Tommy Asinga (E. Michigan) 1:47.40 (1992)

Paul Ereng (Virginia) 1:44.84 (1989)

Patrick Nduwimana (Arizona) 1:45.33 (2001)

1,000 Meters

Phil Mishka 2:22.22 (2000)

Ryan McKenzie (Windsor) 2:22.44 (2003)

Freddie Williams (Abilene Chr.) 2:18.74 (1986)

Freddie Williams (Abilene Chr.) 2:18.74 (1986)

1,500 Meters

Mike Rogan 3:47.64 (1988)

Doug Peterson (UCTC) 3:45.25 (1988)

Sydney Maree (Villanova) 3:38.2 (1979)

Paul Donovan (Arkansas) 3:43.48 (1985)

Mile

Luke Watson 3:57.83 (2003)

Kevin Sullivan (Michigan) 3:55.90 (1995)

German Fernandez (Okla. State) 3:55.02 (2009)

Kevin Sullivan (Michigan) 3:55.33 (1995)

3,000 Meters

Kurt Benninger 7:52.28 (2006)

Nick Willis (Michigan) 7:48.65 (2005)

Alistair Cragg (Arkansas) 7:38.59 (2004)

Adam Goucher (Colorado) 7:46.03 (1998)

5,000 Meters

Ryan Shay 13:46.80 (2002)

Boaz Cheboiywo (Nike) 13:38.14 (2005)

Galen Rupp (Oregon) 13:18.12 (2009)

Alistair Cragg (Arkansas) 13:28.93 (2003)

60-Meter Hurdles

Selim Nurudeen 7.72 (2005)

Ron Bramlett (Alabama) 7.55 (2002)

Reggie Torian (Wisconsin) 7.47 (1997)

Aries Merritt (Tennessee) 7.51 (2006)

4x400-Meter Relay

Jordan Powell, Austin Wechter, Bob Kueny Ryan Postel 3:08.38 (2007)

Mississippi 3:06.83 (2004)

Florida 3:03.51 (2005)

Florida 3:03.51 (2005)

Thomas Chamney, Ryan Postel, Adam Currie Kurt Benninger 9:33.82 (2006)

Michigan 9:28.12 (2005)

Texas 9:25.97 (2008)

Michigan 9:27.77 (2004)

High Jump

Lloyd Constable 7-3 1/2 (2.22m) (1985)

Brian Royce (unattached) 7-7 (2.31m) (1997)

Hollis Conway (SW Louisiana*) 7-9 1/4 (2.37m) (1989)

Hollis Conway (SW Louisiana*) 7-9 1/4 (2.37m) (1989)

Long Jump

Marshaun West 25-6 3/4 (7.79m) (1999)

Aarik Wilson (Indiana) 26-7 3/4 (8.12m) (2005)

Miguel Pate (Alabama) 28-2 1/4 (8.59m) (2002)

Carl Lewis (Houston) 27-10 (8.48m) (1981)

Triple Jump

Lamarr Justice 51-6 3/4 (15.71m) (1996)

Drexell Owusu (Rice) 52-7 1/2 (17.26m) (1992)

Charles Simpkins (Baptist) 57-5 (17.50m) (1986)

Keith Connor (SMU) 56-9 1/2 (17.31m) (1981)

Pole Vault

Mike Brown 17-10 1/2 (5.44m) (1999)

Dave Volz (unattached) 18-0 1/2 (5.50m) (1992)

Jacob Davis (Texas) 19-2 1/4 (5.85m) (1999)

Jacob Davis (Texas) 19-2 1/4 (5.85m) (1999)

Shot Put

Greg Cortina Mark Parlin (unattached) 60-10 3/4 (18.56m) (1972)63-9 (19.43m) (2008)

Ryan Whiting (Arizona State) 71-3 1/2 (21.73m) (2008)

Ryan Whiting (Arizona State) 71-3 1/2 (21.73m) (2008)

Weight Throw

Garet Koxlien 61-7 (18.77m) (2007)

Kibwe Johnson (Ashland) 82-3 1/2 (25.08m) (2007)

Libor Charfreitag (SMU) 78-9 3/4 (24.02m) (2001)

Heptathlon

Justin Schneider 5233 points (2009)

Trey Hardee (Texas) 6208 points (2006)

Donovan Kilmartin (Texas) 6136 points (2004)

Distance Medley Relay

Ryan Carey (DePaul) 73-3 1/2 (22.34m) (2002)

* - School now known as Louisiana-Lafayette NOTE: ND bests for additional events on pp. 117-120

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Men’s Outdoor Records Event

Notre Dame

Monogram Track

Collegiate

NCAA Meet

100 Meters

Bill Hurd 10.2 (1969)

Craig First (Miami) 10.10 (1998)

Ato Boldon (UCLA) 9.90 (1996)

Ato Boldon (UCLA) 9.92 (1996)

200 Meters

Bill Hurd 20.4 (1969)

Nate Langlois (Western Michigan) 20.77 (1993)

Walter Dix (Florida State) 19.69 (2007)

Daniel (Miss. St.)/Capel (Fla.) 19.87 (1988/1999)

400 Meters

Dan Shannon 46.09 (1984)

Robert Lewis (Western Michigan) 46.20 (1988)

Quincy Watts (USC) 43.50 (1992)

Quincy Watts (USC) 44.00 (1992)

800 Meters

Thomas Chamney 1:46.82 (2006)

Jack McIntosh (Western Michigan) 1:47.38 (1982)

Joaquim Cruz (Oregon) 1:41.77 (1984)

Mark Everett (Florida) 1:44.70 (1990)

1,500 Meters

Chuck Aragon 3:38.40 (1981)

Paul McMullen (Eastern Michigan) 3:44.01 (1993)

Bernard Lagat (Washington St.) 3:30.56 (1999)

Sydney Maree (Villanova) 3:35.30 (1981)

3,000-Meter Steeplechase

Luke Watson 8:37.61 (2002)

Mark Smith (Eastern Michigan) 8:48.22 (1982)

Henry Rono (Washington St.) 8:05.4h (1978)

Henry Rono (Washington St.) 8:12.39 (1978)

5,000 Meters

Kurt Benninger 13:33.05 (2005)

Jesse McGuire (Western Michigan) 14:06.3 (1990)

Henry Rono (Washington St.) 13:08.4h (1978)

Sydney Maree (Villanova) 13:20.63 (1979)

10,000 Meters

Patrick Smyth 28:25.85 (2009)

Patrick Kearns (Notre Dame) 29:55.68 (1991)

Henry Rono (Washington St.) 27:22.47 (1978)

Suleiman Nyambui (UTEP) 28:01.30 (1979)

110-Meter Hurdles

Errol Williams 13.53 (1998)

Keith Talley (W. Michigan) 13.74 (1984)

Renaldo Nehemiah (Maryland) 13.00 (1979)

Aries Merritt (Tennessee) 13.21 (2006)

400-Meter Hurdles

Aubrey Lewis 50.2 (1957)

Paul Steele (Iowa) 50.52 (1988)

Samuel Matete (Auburn) 47.10 (1991)

Kerron Clement (Florida) 47.56 (2005)

4x100-Meter Relay

Travis Davey, Chris Cochran Tom Gilbert, Marshaun West Notre Dame 40.22 (2000) 40.22 (2000)

Texas Christian 38.04 (1998)

Texas Christian 38.04 (1998)

Robert Nobles, Dan Shannon Van Pearcy, Mitch Van Eyken Southern Illinois 3:08.11 (1985) 3:05.2 (1982)

LSU 2:59.59 (2005)

LSU 2:59.59 (2005)

High Jump

Lloyd Constable 7-2 (2.19m) (1982)

Vinton Bennett (W. Michigan) 7-2 1/2 (2.20m) (1991)

Hollis Conway (SW Louisiana*) 7-10 (2.39m) (1989)

Hollis Conway (SW Louisiana*) 7-9 3/4 (2.38m) (1989)

Long Jump

Marshaun West 25-8 (7.82m) (2000)

Aaron Hopkins (Toledo) 25-6 1/4 (7.78m) (1966)

Erick Walder (Arkansas) 28-8 1/4 (8.74m) (1994)

Erick Walder (Arkansas) 28-0 (8.53m) (1993)

Triple Jump

Godwin Mbagwu 51-11 (15.82m) (2004)

Larry Kinney (Pittsburgh) 52-3 (15.92m) (1979)

James Beckford (Blinn) 58-9 1/2 (17.92m) (1995)

Keith Connor (SMU) 57-7 3/4 (17.57m) (1982)

Pole Vault

Mike Brown 17-5 1/2 (5.32m) (1999)

Jeff Ward (Miami) 18-2 1/2 (5.55m) (1982)

Lawrence Johnson (Tennessee) 19-7 1/2 (5.98m) (1996)

Lawrence Johnson (Tennessee) 19-1 (5.82m) (1996)

Shot Put

Mike Fleisch 59-10 3/4 (18.25m) (1997)

Jeff Braun (Wisconsin) 62-0 (18.89m) (1979)

John Godina (UCLA) 72-2 1/4 (22.00m) (1995)

John Godina (UCLA) 72-2 1/4 (22.00m) (1995)

Discus

Paul Gill 191-7 3/4 (58.41m) (1970)

Paul Gill (Notre Dame) 191-7 3/4 (58.41m) (1970)

Hannes Hopley (SMU) 222-0 (67.66m) (2004)

Kamy Keshmiri (Nevada) 220-0 (67.06m) (1992)

Hammer

Kyle Annen 201-8 (61.46m) (2006)

Dale Cowper (Western Michigan) 198-3 (60.42m) (2001)

Balazs Kiss (USC) 270-10 (82.56m) (1995)

Balazs Kiss (USC) 265-3 (80.86m) (1996)

Javelin

Ryan Mihalko 222-8 (67.86m) (1990)

Brian Keane (Western Michigan) 232-2 (70.76m) (1993)

Patrik Boden (Texas) 292-4 (89.10m) (1990)

Esko Mikkola (Arizona) 268-7 (81.86m) (1998)

Decathlon

Paul Doyle 7,774 points (1982)

no record

Trey Hardee (Texas) 8,465 points (2006)

Brian Brophy (Tennessee) 8,276 points (1992)

4x400-Meter Relay

* - School now known as Louisiana-Lafayette NOTE: Records shown only for events currently contested at NCAA Championship (ND bests for all events on pp. 117-120)

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Women’s Indoor Records Event

Notre Dame

Meyo Track

Collegiate

NCAA Meet

60 Meters

Maryann Erigha 7.38 (2006)

Lauryn Williams (Miami) 7.29 (2003)

Angela Williams (USC) 7.09 (2001)

Angela Williams (USC) 7.13 (2002)

200 Meters

Maryann Erigha 23.60 (2005)

Ashlee Kidd (Georgia Tech) 23.51 (2006)

Bianca Knight (Texas) 22.40 (2008)

Veronica Campbell (Arkansas) 22.43 (2004)

400 Meters

Liz Grow 52.14 (2002)

Ginou Etienne (Miami)Natasha Hastings (South Carolina) 52.67 (2005) 50.80 (2007)

Natasha Hastings (South Carolina) 50.80 (2007)

800 Meters

Kelly Langhans 2:08.24 (2009)

Geena Gall (Michigan ) 2:03.91 (2009)

Nicole Cook (Tennessee) 2:00.75 (2005)

Hazel Clark (Florida) 2:01.77 (1999)

1,000 Meters

Abby Higgins 2:50.55 (2009)

Becky Lyne (Butler) 2:48.84 (2003)

Trena Hull (UNLV) 2:41.08 (1989)

Trena Hull (UNLV) 2:41.08 (1989)

Mile

Lauren King 4:38.37 (2003)

Erica Moore (Indiana State) 4:35.35 (2009)

Jenny Barringer (Colorado) 4:25.91 (2009)

Suzy Favor (Wisconsin) 4:30.63 (1989)

3,000 Meters

Molly Huddle 9:08.60 (2004)

Collette Liss (Indiana Invaders) 8:58.47 (2000)

Sally Kipyego (Texas Tech) 8:48.77 (2009)

Kim Smith (Providence) 8:49.18 (2004)

5,000 Meters

Molly Huddle 15:57.22 (2004)

Stephanie Madia (Notre Dame) 16:02.14 (2006)

Kim Smith (Providence) 15:14.18 (2004)

Kim Smith (Providence) 15:14.18 (2004)

60-Meter Hurdles

Dominqué Calloway 8.28 (1997)

Tiffany Ofili (Michigan) 8.05 (2007)

Virginia Powell (USC) 7.84 (2006)

Virginia Powell (USC) 7.84 (2006)

4x400-Meter Relay

Ayesha Boyd, Tiffany Gunn Kristen Dodd, Kymia Love 3:35.26 (2003)

Miami 3:33.47* (2003)

Texas 3:27.66 (2003)

Texas 3:27.66 (2003)

Distance Medley Relay

Lauren King, Kristen Dodd Kerry Meagher, M. Huddle 11:07.94 (2004)

Michigan 11:04.38 (2007)

Villanova 10:54.34 (1988)

UCLA 10:58.19 (2002)

High Jump

Stacey Cowan 5-11 1/2 (1.82m) (2004)

Chaunte Howard (Georgia Tech) 6-1 1/4 (1.86m) (2004)

Five athletes tied at: 6-5 1/2 (1.97m)

Amy Acuff (UCLA) 6-5 1/2 (1.97m) (1995)

Long Jump

Tameisha King 20-8 1/2 (6.31m) (2003)

Charisse Bacchus (Kansas) 21-0 3/4 (6.42m) (2006)

Elva Goulbourne (Auburn) 22-8 (6.91m) (2002)

Elva Goulbourne (Auburn) 22-4 1/4 (6.81m) (2003)

Triple Jump

Petra Dankova 41-7 (12.67m) (2003)

Tabia Charles (Power Athletics) 46-0 (14.02m) (2007)

Suzette Lee (LSU) 46-9 (14.25m) (1997)

Suzette Lee (LSU) 46-9 (14.25m) (1997)

Pole Vault

Mary Saxer 13-7 1/4 (4.15m) (2009)

Mary Saxer (Notre Dame) 13-7 1/4 (4.15m) (2009)

Amy Linnen (Arizona) 14-10 (4.53m) (2002)

Amy Linnen (Arizona) 14-10 (4.53m) (2002)

Shot Put

Meghan Horn 48-8 3/4 (14.85m) (2005)

Valeyta Althouse (unattached) 60-7 1/4 (18.47m) (1997)

Laura Gerraughty (UNC) 62-10 (19.15m) (2004)

Laura Gerraughty (UNC) 62-10 (19.15m) (2004)

Weight Throw

Anna Weber 63-11 3/4 (19.50m) (2009)

Kimberli Barrett (Miami) 68-9 3/4 (20.97m) (2005)

Brittany Riley (Southern Illinois) 83-10 1/4 (25.56m) (2007)

Brittany Riley (Southern Illinois) 83-10 1/4 (25.56m) (2007)

Pentathlon

Alyissa Hasan 4,069 points (2008)

Alyissa Hasan (Notre Dame) 4,015 points (2008)

Jacquelyn Johnson (Arizona State) 4,496 points (2008)

Jacquelyn Johnson (Arizona State) 4,496 points (2008)

* - Converted from 4x440-yard relay time (3:34.57) NOTE: Records shown only for events currently contested at NCAA Championships (ND bests for all events on pp. 117-120)

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Women’s Outdoor Records Event

Notre Dame

Monogram Track

Collegiate

NCAA Meet

100 Meters

Maryann Erigha 11.28 (2005)

Smith (Miami)/Bailey(Central Michigan) 11.95 (1998/2004)

Dawn Sowell (LSU) 10.78 (1989)

Dawn Sowell (LSU) 10.78 (1989)

200 Meters

Dominqué Calloway 23.25 (1997)

Liz Grow (Notre Dame) 23.84 (2002)

Dawn Sowell (LSU) 22.04 (1989)

Dawn Sowell (LSU) 22.04 (1989)

400 Meters

Liz Grow 52.05 (2002)

Liz Grow (Notre Dame) 54.16 (2000)

Sanya Richards (Texas) 49.89 (2004)

Monique Henderson (UCLA) 50.10 (2005)

800 Meters

Berit Junker 2:05.68 (1996)

Megan Johnson (Notre Dame) 2:10.95 (2002)

Claudette Groenendaal (Oregon) 1:58.33 (1985)

Suzy Favor (Wisconsin) 1:59.11 (1990)

1,500 Meters

Lauren King 4:14.72 (2003)

Tricia Roddy (Miami) 4:32.44 (1999)

Sonja O’Sullivan (Villanova) 4:05.81 (1991)

Hannah England (Florida State) 4:06.19 (2008)

3,000 Meters

JoAnna Deeter 9:18.31 (1999)

Stephanie Madia (Notre Dame) 9:52.94 (2004)

Vicki Huber (Villanova) 8:37.25 (1988)

Vicki Huber (Villanova) 8:47.35 (1988)

3,000-Meter Steeplechase

Lindsey Ferguson 10:15.23 (2009)

Megan Johnson (Notre Dame) 10:54.70 (2004)

Jenny Barringer (Colorado) 9:25.54 (2009)

Jenny Barringer (Colorado) 9:25.54 (2009)

5,000 Meters

Molly Huddle 15:32.55 (2004)

Karla Burds (Drake) 19:06.1 (1991)

Cathy Easker (Wisconsin) 15:07.56 (1985)

Sally Kipyego (Texas Tech) 15:15.08 (2008)

10,000 Meters

Molly Huddle 32:37.87 (2006)

no record

Sally Kipyego (Texas Tech) 31:25.45 (2008)

Sylvia Mosqueda (CS-Los Angeles) 32:28.57 (1988)

100-Meter Hurdles

Dominqué Calloway 13.13 (1997)

Chelsea Humphrey (Western Michigan) 13.88 (2004)

Virginia Powell (USC) 12.48 (2006)

Virginia Powell (USC) 12.48 (2006)

400-Meter Hurdles

Erica Peterson 58.25 (1994)

Erica Peterson (Notre Dame) 59.24 (1993)

Janeene Vickers (UCLA) 53.47 (1991)

Sheena Johnson (UCLA) 54.24 (2004)

4x100-Meter Relay

Tameisha King, Liz Grow Kristen Dodd, Ayesha Boyd 44.30 (2002)

Notre Dame 44.74 (2001)

Texas A&M 42.36 (2009)

Texas A&M 42.36 (2009)

4x400-Meter Relay

Liz Grow, Kristen Dodd Ayesha Boyd, Kymia Love 3:32.12 (2002)

Miami (Fla.) 3:48.2 (1998)

Texas 3:23.75 (2004)

LSU 3:25.78 (2006)

High Jump

Jennifer Engelhardt 6-0 3/4 (1.85m) (1999)

Jennifer Engelhardt (Notre Dame) 5-8 3/4 (1.75m) (2000)

Amy Acuff (UCLA) 6-6 3/4 (2.00m) (1997)

Amy Acuff (UCLA) 6-5 (1.96m) (1995)

Long Jump

Tameisha King 21-8 1/4 (6.61m) (2003)

Tameisha King (Notre Dame) 20-1 (6.12m) (2001)

Jackie Joyner (UCLA) 23-9 (7.24m) (1985)

Rhonda Watkins (UCLA) 22-10 (6.96m) (2007)

Triple Jump

Petra Dankova 41-6 (12.65m) (2004)

Jackie Smart (Central Michigan) 40-10 1/2 (12.46m) (2004)

Trecia Smith (Pittsburgh) 46-8 (14.22m) (1997)

Candice Baucham (UCLA) 46-2 (14.07m) (2005)

Pole Vault

Mary Saxer 14-1 1/4 (4.30m) (2009)

Jaime Volkmer (Notre Dame) 12-0 (3.66m) (2002)

Lacy Johnson (Florida State) 15-0 1/4 (4.58m) (2006)

Becky Holliday (Oregon) 14-5 1/2 (4.41m) (2004)

Shot Put

Anna Weber 48-7 1/2 (14.82m) (2009)

Mary Raney (Central Michigan) 48-5 1/4 (14.76m) (2006)

Meg Ritchie (Arizona) 62-3 3/4 (18.99m) (1983)

Tressa Thompson (Nebraska) 61-2 1/4 (18.65m) (1998)

Discus

Jaclyn Espinoza 172-05 (52.55m) (2009)

Sonja Fitts (St. John’s) 159-3 (48.54m) (1991)

Meg Ritchie (Arizona) 221-5 (67.48m) (1981)

Seilala Sua (UCLA) 210-10 (64.26m) (1999)

Hammer

Anna Weber 200-09 (61.20m) (2009)

Dore DeBartolo (Notre Dame) 182-2 (55.52m) (2001)

Jenny Dahlgren (Georgia) 239-4 (72.94m) (2007)

Jenny Dahlgren (Georgia) 232-0 (70.72m) (2007)

Javelin

Laura Huarte 154-2 (47.00m) (2006)

Jamie Strieter (Western Michigan) 152-5 (46.46m) (1998)

Irina Kharun (Indiana) 202-10 (61.82m) (2004)

Irina Kharun (Indiana) 202-10 (61.82m) (2004)

Heptathlon

Alyissa Hasan 5,509 points (2008)

no record

Jackie Joyner (UCLA) 6,718 points (1985)

Diane Guthrie-Gresham (George Mason) 6,527 points (1995)

NOTE: Records shown only for events currently contested at NCAA Championship (ND bests for all events on pp. 117-120)

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Men’s Meet Records The Loftus Center on Notre Dame’s campus plays host to several indoor track and field meets during the season. The Irish track and field program boasts one of the top indoor facilities in the nation, including an elevated long jump pit (on the left) and pole vault pit (on the right). Notre Dame also hosts two of the more prestigious meets of the indoor track and field season - the Meyo and Alex Wilson Invitationals.

BIG EAST Indoor Championship 60 Meters 200 Meters 400 Meters 500 Meters 800 Meters 1,000 Meters Mile Run 3,000 Meters 5,000 Meters 60-Meter Hurdles 4x400-Meter Relay 4x800-Meter Relay Distance Medley Relay High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Pole Vault Shot Put Weight Throw Heptathlon

6.71 21.15 46.44 1:01.02 1:49.17 2:21.5h 4:00.12 8:01.56 13:52.84 7.72 3:10.33 7:26.94 9:32.89 2.21m 7.95m 16.24m 5.51m 18.84m 21.72m 5,460 points

2007 1995 1986 2008 2009 1980 2008 1995 1991 2005 2007 1987 2008 2007 2007 1986 1993 1999 2003 2009

Michael LeBlanc Kevin Lyles Edwin Modibedi Greg Gomes Michael Rutt Ross Donoghue Kurt Benninger Mark Carroll John Trautmann Selim Nurudeen

Tone Belt Tone Belt Ray Humphrey William Deering Ray Wilks Spyridon Jullien Aaron King

Syracuse Seton Hall Villanova Seton Hall Connecticut St. John's Notre Dame Providence Georgetown Notre Dame Rutgers Pittsburgh Villanova Louisville Louisville Georgetown Miami (Fla.) Connecticut Virginia Tech Connecticut

BIG EAST Outdoor Championship 100 Meters 200 Meters 400 Meters 800 Meters 1,500 Meters 3,000-Meter Steeplechase 5,000 Meters 10,000 Meters 110-Meter Hurdles 400-Meter Hurdles 4x100-Meter Relay 4x400-Meter Relay 4x800-Meter Relay High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Pole Vault Shot Put Discus Hammer Javelin Decathlon

110

10.28 20.70 44.89 1:47.21 3:40.62 8:33.3h 13:46.46 28:41.3h 13.50 49.43 40.40 3:06.57 7:23.40 2.21m 7.98m 16.44m 5.37m 18.81m 60.71m 72.60m 71.10m 7,819 points

1997 1987 1987 1987 1987 1983 1982 1983 2000 1998 2001 1985 1987 2007 2000 2001 2006 2005 2005 1995 2002 2003

Rob Dennis Lee McRae Andrew Valmon Tracey Baskin Gerry O'Reilly Brendan Quinn James O'Connell Geoff Smith Adrian Woodley Kareem Archer

Tone Belt Santana Moss Josh Rollins Keith Higham Sam Segond Sam Segond Kevin McMahon Paul Pisano Will Thomas

West Virginia Pittsburgh Seton Hall Seton Hall Villanova Providence Syracuse Providence Syracuse Villanova Miami (Fla.) Villanova Villanova Louisville Miami (Fla.) Georgetown Pittsburgh Rutgers Rutgers Georgetown Connecticut Connecticut

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME®

Meyo Invitational 60 Meters 200 Meters 300 Meters 400 Meters 500 Meters 800 Meters 1,000 Meters Mile Run Meyo Mile 3,000 Meters 5,000 Meters 60-Meter Hurdles 4x400-Meter Relay 4x800-Meter Relay Distance Medley Relay High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Pole Vault Shot Put Weight Throw * - time converted from 4x880-yard relay

6.55 20.93 32.23 46.08 1:02.60 1:47.4 2:22.44 4:03.73 3:55.90 7:48.65 13:38.14 7.63 3:08.09 7:27.87* 9:36.03 2.31m 7.72m 16.52m 5.50m 18.72m 21.32m

2007 2009 2007 2006 2007 1992 2003 2008 1995 2005 2005 2002 2005 1989 2005 1997 1988 2008 1992 2004 2002

Demi Omole Zye Boey LaShawn Merritt Jamel Ashley Shaquan Brown Tommy Asinga Ryan McKenzie Evan Jasper Kevin Sullivan Nick Willis Boaz Cheboiywo Ron Bramlett

Brian Brown Percy Knox Leevan Sands Dave Volz Steve Manz Christian Cantwell

Wisconsin Eastern Illinois Unattached Reebok Louisville Eastern Michigan Windsor Wisconsin Michigan Michigan Unattached Alabama Northern Iowa Notre Dame Michigan Unattached Arizona Unattached Unattached Michigan State Missouri

Alex Wilson Invitational 60 Meters 200 Meters 300 Meters 400 Meters 500 Meters 800 Meters Alex Wilson 800 1,000 Meters Mile Run 1,500 Meters 3,000 Meters 5,000 Meters 60-Meter Hurdles 4x400-Meter Relay 4x800-Meter Relay Distance Medley Relay High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Pole Vault Shot Put Weight Throw * - time converted from 4x880-yard relay

6.60 20.86 34.9 45.97 1:03.18 1:48.49 1:47.33 2:26.44 3:59.09 3:45.25 7:53.08 13:46.16 7.70 3:06.83 7:18.71* 9:28.12 2.20m 8.12m 16.05m 5.43m 19.88m 22.34m

2002 1991 1988 1997 1990 2009 2008 1995 2009 1988 2007 1994 2007 2004 1990 2005 2006 2005 2008 2005 1997 2002

Ken Mannie Kevin Braunskill Peter DeMeo Derek Mills Yan Searcy Zach Beth Abraham Mach Eugene Kornilov Craig Miller Doug Peterson Colby Wissel Jim Westphall Jeff Porter

Adam Shunk Aarik Wilson Alonzo Moore Paul Gensic John Royce Carey Ryan

Unattached N.C. State Notre Dame Unattached Notre Dame Wisconsin Central Michigan Mount Union Wisconsin Unattached Kansas Unattached Michigan Mississippi E. Michigan Michigan Nike Indiana HPC Elite Air Force Unattached DePaul


Women’s Meet Records BIG EAST Indoor Championship 60 Meters 200 Meters 400 Meters 500 Meters 800 Meters 1,000 Meters Mile Run 3,000 Meters 5,000 Meters 60-Meter Hurdles 4x400-Meter Relay 4x800-Meter Relay Distance Medley Relay High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Pole Vault Shot Put Weight Throw Pentathlon

7.27 23.44 53.50 1:10.55 2:06.65 2:43.99 4:34.78 8:55.88 15:57.22 8.04 3:38.32 8:37.02 11:16.87 1.85m 6.43m 13.35m 4.20m 16.69m 21.12m 4,295 points

2004 1994 1993 2001 2001 2000 2009 2004 2004 1999 2003 1991 2008 2007 2002 1999 2009 2009 2005 1995

Lauryn Williams Flirtisha Harris Flirtisha Harris Sasha Spencer Patricia Pearson Chantee Earl Keri Bland Kim Smith Molly Huddle Yolanda McCray

Renee Hein Nolle Graham Trecia Smith Mary Saxer Tynisha McMillan Amanda Walker Najuma Fletcher

Miami (Fla.) Seton Hall Seton Hall Georgetown Miami (Fla.) Pittsburgh West Virginia Providence Notre Dame Miami (Fla.) Miami (Fla.) Villanova West Virginia Cincinnati Seton Hall Pittsburgh Notre Dame Connecticut Pittsburgh Pittsburgh

Stephanie Madia (left) set an Alex Wilson Invitational record in the 5,000 meters in 2006, covering the distance in 16:02.14.

BIG EAST Outdoor Championship 100 Meters 200 Meters 400 Meters 800 Meters 1,500 Meters 3,000 Meters 3000-Meter Steeplechase 5,000 Meters 10,000 Meters 100-Meter Hurdles 400-Meter Hurdles 4x100-Meter Relay 4x400-Meter Relay 4x800-Meter Relay High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Pole Vault Shot Put Discus Hammer Javelin Heptathlon

11.30 23.18 52.05 2:04.53 4:18.43 9:10.09 9:58.26 15:45.86 32:37.87 13.01 57.43 43.96 3:33.38 8:38.88 1.83m 1.83m 6.63m 13.44m 4.20m 16.60m 56.67m 61.59m 53.10m 5,410 points

Mary Saxer set a pole vault record at the 2009 Meyo Invitational after clearing a height of 4.15m.

2000 2003 2002 1985 1997 1988 2003 1984 2006 2000 1998 2003 2003 2006 2005 2006 1993 2008 2009 2008 2008 2004 2002 2006

Wylleshia Myrick Charlette Greggs Liz Grow Veronica McIntosh Krestena Sullivan Vicki Huber Roisin McGettigan Suzanne Girard Molly Huddle Charmaine Walker Patrina Allen

Deidre Mullen Kelley Bowman Shana Williams Tamara Highsmith Mary Saxer Jere’ Summers Jere’ Summers Johvonne Hernandez Denise O’Connell Becky Bamigboye

Miami (Fla.) Miami (Fla.) Notre Dame Villanova Villanova Villanova Providence Georgetown Notre Dame Villanova Miami (Fla.) Miami (Fla.) Miami (Fla.) Villanova Connecticut Louisville Seton Hall Connecticut Notre Dame Louisville Louisville Syracuse Virginia Tech Georgetown

Meyo Invitational 60 Meters 7.30 2004 Veronica Campbell 200 Meters 23.51 2006 Ashlee Kidd 400 Meters 53.22 2000 Foye Williams 500 Meters 1:12.68 1998 Nadia Schmiedt 800 Meters 2:03.91 2009 Geena Gall 1,000 Meters 2:47.23 2000 Beth Bayser Mile 4:37.97 2005 Lindsey Gallo 3,000 Meters 8:58.47 2000 Collette Liss 5,000 Meters 16:08.59 1994 Molly McLimon 60-Meter Hurdles 8.04 2008 Tiffany Ofili 4x400-Meter Relay 3:37.48* 2002 4x800-Meter Relay 9:19.02** 1992 Distance Medley Relay 11:04.38 2007 High Jump 1.86m 2004 Chaunte Howard Long Jump 6.40m 2004 Tameisha King Triple Jump 13.46m 2006 Brandy Depland Pole Vault 4.15m 2009 Mary Saxer Shot Put 16.09m 2007 Rachel Jansen Weight Throw 19.70m 2002 Ruth Kura * - time converted from 4x440-yard relay // ** - time converted from 4x880-yard relay

Arkansas Georgia Tech ETOBCOKE Notre Dame Michigan Nike AA Michigan Indiana Invaders Michigan Michigan Notre Dame Notre Dame Michigan Georgia Tech Unattached Georgia Tech Notre Dame Northern Iowa Maryland

Alex Wilson Invitational 60 Meters 7.31 2005 Andriane Lapsley 200 Meters 23.53 2003 Lauryn Williams 400 Meters 52.67 2005 Ginou Etienne 800 Meters 2:04.94 2009 Erica Moore 1,000 Meters 2:57.03 1991 Lisa Wigfield Mile Run 4:35.35 2009 Kellyn Johnson 3,000 Meters 9:09.99 2003 Carmen Douma 5,000 Meters 16:02.14 2006 Stephanie Madia 60-Meter Hurdles 8.17 2006 Tamera Thomas 4x400-Meter Relay 3:33.47* 2003 4x800-Meter Relay 8:51.03** 1991 Distance Medley Relay 11:05.12 2009 High Jump 1.80m 2003 Krystal Moss Long Jump 6.42m 2006 Charisse Bacchus Triple Jump 14.02m 2007 Tabia Charles Pole Vault 4.15m 2004 Ibby Metzinger Shot Put 18.47m 1997 Valeyta Althouse Weight Throw 20.97m 2005 Kimberli Barrett * - time converted from 4x440-yard relay // ** - time converted from 4x880-yard relay

Georgia Tech Miami (Fla.) Miami (Fla.) Indiana State Unattached Wichita State Unattached Notre Dame Central Michigan Miami (Fla.) Baylor West Virginia Florida Kansas Power Athletics Unattached Unattached Miami (Fla.)

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Men’s BIG EAST Indoor Results Team Finishes 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996

2nd 2nd 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd

134 139 133.5 94.5 182 153 114 101.75 83 125 101 127 81 83

points points points points points points points points points points points points points points

BIG EAST Awards 2007 Coaching Staff of the Year 2005 Selim Nurudeen, Outstanding Track Performer 2005 Coaching Staff of the Year 2003 Coaching Staff of the Year 1998 Jason Rexing, Outstanding Track Performer * Note – In addition to individual champions in each event, finishes in the top-three at the conference meet earn all-BIG EAST honors.

BIG EAST Champions 60 Meters Chris Cochran 2000 200 Meters Selim Nurudeen 2005 Marshaun West 1999 400 Meters Chris Cochran 2000 800 Meters Thomas Chamney 2007 Thomas Chamney 2006 1,000 Meters Jeff Hojnacki 1997 Jeff Hojnacki 1996 Mile Kurt Benninger 2008 Kurt Benninger 2005 Luke Watson 2003 3,000 Meters Kurt Benninger 2005 Ryan Shay 2002 Ryan Shay 1999 Jason Rexing 1998 5,000 Meters Patrick Smyth 2008 Tim Moore 2003 Ryan Shay 2002 Ryan Shay 2001 Jason Rexing 1998 Jason Rexing 1997 Jason Rexing 1996 55-Meter Hurdles Errol Williams 1998 60-Meter Hurdles Selim Nurudeen 2005 Selim Nurudeen 2004 4x800-Meter Relay Adam Currie, Brett Adams, John Cavanaugh, Thomas Chamney 2007 Notre Dame 2006 Distance Medley Relay Todd Ptacek, Austin Wechter,

112

6.79 21.38 21.42 47.76 1:51.76 1:49.88 2:26.66 2:27.39 4:00.12 4:12.14 4:12.85 8:15.22 8:09.42 8:20.38 8:21.06 13:57.44 14:26.78 14:15.57 14:10.00 14:24.31 14:37.80 14:17.99 7.26 7.72 7.78

7:31.39 7:28.84

Brett Adams, Vinny Ambrico 2006 Notre Dame 2005 Notre Dame 1997 High Jump Andrew Cooper 2001 Long Jump Christopher Jacques 2005 Marshaun West 2000 Pole Vault Matt Schipper 2009 Matt Schipper 2008 Mike Brown 1999 Mike Brown 1998 Mike Brown 1997 Shot Put Mike Fleisch 1996

9:51.47 10:00.17 9:52.08 6-9 (2.06m) 23-8 3/4 (7.23m) 24-7 (7.49m) 17-6 1/2 (5.35m) 16-2 3/4 (4.95m) 16-2 3/4 (4.95m) 17-1 1/2 (5.22m) 16-2 3/4 (4.95m) 59-6 1/4 (18.14m)

Second Place 55 Meters Allen Rossum 1997 6.23 60 Meters Dwight Ellick 2005 6.78 200 Meters Marshaun West 2000 21.52 Marshaun West 1998 21.66 400 Meters Jordan Rincon 2009 47.96 Bobby Brown 1998 47.39 500 Meters Danny Payton 1998 1:02.92 800 Meters Tim Kober 2001 1:52.13 Tim Kober 2000 1:52.13 1,000 Meters Phil Mishka 2001 2:22.22 Phil Mishka 2000 2:22.22 Mile Daniel Clark 2009 4:07.02 Kurt Benninger 2004 4:08.74 3,000 Meters Tim Moore 2006 8:14.82 Tim Moore 2005 8:17.04 Luke Watson 2003 8:15.55 Luke Watson 2002 8:12.44 Ryan Shay 2001 8:10.21 Jason Rexing 1997 8:13.56 5,000 Meters Patrick Smyth 2009 13:59.01 Patrick Smyth 2007 14:13.82 Kaleb Van Ort 2006 14:09.73 Kaleb Van Ort 2004 14:25.90 Ryan Shay 1999 14:18.70 Matt Althoff 1997 14:39.66 60-Meter Hurdles Selim Nurudeen 2003 7.97 4x400-Meter Relay Trevor McClain–Duer, Jordan Powell, Ryan Postel, Selim Nurudeen 2004 3:13.71 Notre Dame 2003 3:15.85 Notre Dame 1997 3:15.62 4x800-Meter Relay Eric Morrison, Adam Currie, Todd Ptacek, Brett Adams 2005 7:38.09 High Jump Christopher Jacques 2007 6-9 (2.06m) Chris Staron 2004 6-9 (2.06m) Long Jump Tom Gilbert 2002 23-5 1/2 (7.15m) Tom Gilbert 2000 23-10 (7.26m) Marshaun West 1999 24-1 1/2 (7.35m) Triple Jump Eric Quick 2007 48-9 (14.86m) Godwin Mbagwu 2004 49-9 (15.16m) Godwin Mbagwu 2001 48-2 3/4 (14.70m) Lamarr Justice 1996 51-2 1/4 (15.60m) Pole Vault Matt Schipper 2007 15-9 (4.80m) Josh Heck 2001 15-9 (4.80m) Dave Gerrity 1997 16-2 3/4 (4.95m) Dave Gerrity 1996 16-2 3/4 (4.95m)

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME®

Weight Throw Greg Davis Juan Alba Shot Put Denes Veres Heptathlon Justin Schneider

2009 2004

61-6 (18.76m) 59-3 (18.06m)

2008

56-2 (17.12m)

2008

5,166 points

Third Place 60 Meters Terrail Lambert 2005 6.82 200 Meters Miklos Szebeny 2009 21.65 Dwight Ellick 2004 21.86 Dwight Ellick 2002 21.61 400 Meters Balazs Molnar 2008 48.00 500 Meters Balazs Molnar 2007 1:02.14 Trevor McClain-Duer 2005 1:03.24 Tim Kober 2000 1:03.76 800 Meters John Cavanaugh 2007 1:52.39 Tim Kober 1999 1:53.15 1,000 Meters Adam Currie 2006 2:26.63 Mile Jake Watson 2008 4:02.72 Jake Watson 2007 4:05.30 Eric Morrison 2004 4:09.16 Eric Morrison 2003 4:14.71 Luke Watson 2002 4:07.15 Luke Watson 2000 4:11.59 Jason Rexing 1998 4:13.02 Mike Conway 1997 4:11.99 3,000 Meters Kaleb Van Ort 2004 8:18.90 Tim Moore 2003 8:16.83 5,000 Meters Tim Moore 2006 14:11.48 Tim Moore 2005 14:27.25 John Keane 2003 14:34.99 David Alber 2002 14:21.45 60-Meter Hurdles Selim Nurudeen 2002 8.08 4x400-Meter Relay Jordan Powell, Austin Wechter, Balazs Molnar, Ryan Postel 2007 3:10.84 Notre Dame 2005 3:18.16 4x800-Meter Relay Notre Dame 2008 7:28.34 2003 7:39.61 Notre Dame 2000 7:38.15 Notre Dame 1997 7:34.61 Distance Medley Relay Vinny Ambrico, Ryan Postel, Kevin Somok, Eric Morrison 2003 10:00.55 Notre Dame 1996 9:59.28 High Jump Blair Majcina 2006 6-7 1/2 (2.02m) Chris Staron 2005 6-7 1/2 (2.02m) Chris Staron 2002 6-7 1/4 (2.01m) Quill Redwine 2002 6-7 1/4 (2.01m) Long Jump Marshaun West 1997 24-5 (7.44m) Triple Jump Eric Quick 2008 49-3 (15.01m) Quill Redwine 2000 47-0 1/4 (14.33m) Pole Vault Brian Mahon 2008 15-9 (4.80m) Mike Brown 1996 16-2 3/4 (4.95m) Shot Put John Belcher 2009 58-1 (17.71m) Weight Throw Chip Roberts 2005 56-7 1/2 (17.26m) Matt Thompson 2000 58-11 1/2 (17.97m)


Men’s BIG EAST Outdoor Results Team Finishes 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996

1st 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 3rd 6th 1st 2nd 3rd 2nd 3rd

130.50 122.5 110.5 132 143.5 172.5 139 99 63 164 136 94 137 77

points points points points points points points points points points points points points points

2003 2002 2000 1999 1999 1996

Coaching Staff of the Year Coaching Staff of the Year Coaching Staff of the Year Godwin Mbagwu Outstanding Field Performer Coaching Staff of the Year Luke Watson Outstanding Track Performer Coaching Staff of the Year Coaching Staff of the Year Marshaun West Outstanding Track Performer Jason Rexing Outstanding Track Performer

* Note – In addition to individual champions in each event, finishes in the top-three at the conference meet earn each all-BIG EAST honors.

BIG EAST Champions 200 Meters Marshaun West 1999 400 Meters Ryan Postel 2004 Chris Cochran 1999 1,500 Meters Kurt Benninger 2006 3,000 Meters Luke Watson 2002 3,000-Meter Steeplechase Ryan Johnson 2005 Ryan Johnson 2004 Luke Watson 2003 Luke Watson 2000 Derek Seiling 1997 5,000 Meters Luke Watson 2003 Luke Watson 2002 Ryan Shay 2000 Jason Rexing 1998 Jason Rexing 1996 10,000 Meters Patrick Smyth 2009 Patrick Smyth 2008 Ryan Shay 2002 Ryan Shay 2001 Ryan Shay 2000 Jason Rexing 1997 Jason Rexing 1996 110-Meter Hurdles Selim Nurdueen 2005 Errol Williams 1998 Selim Nurdueen 2004 Selim Nurudeen 2003

14.31 51.62

40.54 25-2 1/2 (7.68m) 50-3 1/4 (15.32m) 50-6 3/4 (15.41m) 17-2 3/4 (5.25.m) 16-4 3/4 (5.00m) 16-4 3/4 (5.00m) 16-10 3/4 (5.15m) 192-10 (58.79m) 177-5 (54.09m) 175-0 (53.35)

Second Place

BIG EAST Awards 2009 2008 2006 2004

Selim Nurudeen 2002 400-Meter Hurdles Balazs Molnar 2007 4x100-Meter Relay Travis Davey, Chris Cochran Tom Gilbert, Marshaun West 2000 Long Jump Godwin Mbagwu 2004 Triple Jump Godwin Mbagwu 2003 Lamarr Justice 1996 Pole Vault Matt Schipper 2009 Mike Brown 1999 Mike Brown 1997 Dave Gerrity 1996 Hammer Throw Jeff Mensch 2009 Chip Roberts 2005 Discus Brandon Drenon 2008

21.53 47.22 46.86 3:46.62 8:37.61 9:04.21 9:08.64 8:49.45 9:00.25 9:08.90 14:14.14 13:59.38 14:42.91 14:22.39 14:28.47 30:41.89 29:14.76 28:55.67 29:17.61 31:06.29 31:05.33 30:49.35 13.65 13.69 13.91 13.95

100 Meters Marshaun West 1999 10.72 200 Meters Selim Nurudeen 2005 21.11 Selim Nurudeen 2004 21.48 Chris Cochran 1999 21.54 400 Meters Ryan Postel 2006 46.96 Chris Cochran 2000 47.80 800 Meters Thomas Chamney 2007 1:51.85 Thomas Chamney 2006 1:50.43 Phil Mishka 2000 1:50.76 Phil Mishka 1999 1:50.62 Jeff Hojnacki 1997 1:49.65 1,500 Meters Jake Watson 2008 3:54.48 Jake Watson 2007 3:50.24 Kurt Benninger 2004 3:50.03 Antonio Arce 1999 3:51.60 3,000-Meter Steeplechase Todd Ptacek 2007 8:55.67 Todd Ptacek 2006 9:04.19 Jake Watson 2005 9:04.60 5,000 Meters Kurt Benninger 2006 14:12.66 Ryan Shay 2002 14:05.36 Jason Rexing 1997 14:22.01 10,000 Meters Kaleb Van Ort 2006 30:18.68 Todd Mobley 2004 30:46.50 Mike Griewe 2000 31:20.98 Ryan Shay 1999 30:06.66 Jason Rexing 1998 30:12.14 Matt Althoff 1997 31:06.44 400-Meter Hurdles Napolean Suarez 2004 53.18 4x100-Meter Relay Selim Nurudeen, Ryan Postel, Ryan Hurd, Tommie Lee 2004 41.20 4x400-Meter Relay Notre Dame 2009 3:11.26 Notre Dame 2007 3:10.83 Notre Dame 2004 3:10.52 4x800-Meter Relay Notre Dame 2008 7:28.06 Notre Dame 2007 7:31.27 Notre Dame 2006 7:26.04 Notre Dame 2004 7:28.48 High Jump Blair Majcina 2008 6-9 1/2 (2.07) Quill Redwine 2001 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) Triple Jump Godwin Mbagwu 2004 49-10 1/2 (15.20m)

Pole Vault Mike Brown Shot Put Mike Schubert Derek Dyer Mike Fleisch Discus Derek Dyer Matt Thompson Hammer Kyle Annen Jay Hofner Jay Hofner Decathlon Justin Schneider Justin Schneider

1998

16-4 3/4 (5.00m)

2008 56-3 1/4 (17.15m) 2000 52-10 1/4 (16.11m) 1997 56-11 1/4 (17.35m) 2001 2000

167-1 (50.92m) 176-10 (53.90m)

2006 1999 1998

201-8 (61.46m) 185-1 (56.42m) 177-3 (54.04m)

2009 2008

6,842 points 6,869 points

Third Place 200 Meters Marshaun West 2000 21.29 Errol Williams 1997 21.38 1,500 Meters Daniel Clark 2009 3:45.11 Eric Morrison 2003 3:50.65 3,000-Meter Steeplechase Jake Watson 2007 9:01.00 Todd Ptacek 2005 9:06.12 5,000 Meters Patrick Smyth 2009 14:17.31 Ryan Shay 1999 14:19.82 Luke Watson 2000 14:50.97 10,000 Meters Patrick Smyth 2007 29:51.77 Tim Moore 2006 30:19.17 Kaleb Van Ort 2005 30:26.01 Kaleb Van Ort 2004 30:58.93 Tim Moore 2003 30:31.13 Todd Mobley 2002 30:28.57 400-Meter Hurdles Napolean Suarez 2003 53.15 4x100-Meter Relay Notre Dame 2009 41.38 Notre Dame 2008 41.63 Notre Dame 2003 41.31 Notre Dame 1998 41.18 Notre Dame 1997 41.49 4x400-Meter Relay Notre Dame 1999 3:11.67 Notre Dame 1997 3:12.15 4x800-Meter Relay Notre Dame 2009 7:26.65 Notre Dame 2003 7:30.63 Notre Dame 1997 7:33.24 High Jump Chris Staron 2004 6-9 1/2 (2.07m) Chris Staron 2003 6-9 1/2 (2.07m) Long Jump Christopher Jacques 2007 24-4 1/2 (7.43m) Marshaun West 2000 25-8 (7.82m) Pole Vault Tray Morgan 2007 15-9 (4.80m) Josh Heck 2001 15-9 (4.80m) Dave Gerrity 1997 16-4 3/4 (5.00m) Mike Brown 1996 15-11 (4.85m) Shot Put Denes Veres 2008 55-11 1/4 (17.15m) Matt Thompson 2000 51-9 (15.77m) Discus Juan Alba 2003 166-2 (50.66m) Derek Dyer 2000 170-11 (52.10m) Derek Dyer 2000 166-2 (50.64m) Hammer Garet Koxlien 2006 188-2 (57.35m) Kyle Annen 2005 172-9 (52.66m) Jason Davis 2004 176-6 (53.79m) Javelin Chris Smith 1998 198-0 (60.36m) Chris Smith 1997 183-1 (55.80m) Chris Smith 1996 191-9 (58.46m)

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Women’s BIG EAST Indoor Results

60-Meter Hurdles

Tameisha King

2003

8.39

4x400-Meter Relay

Tiffany Gunn, Kristen Dodd, Okechi Ogbuokiri, Tricia Floyd 2004

3:45.23

Distance Medley Relay

Lauren King, Tricia Floyd, Megan Johnson, Molly Huddle 2003

11:24.45

Pole Vault Mary Saxer

2009

13-9 1/4 (4.20m)

Jaime Volkmer

2003

13-1 1/2 (4.00m)

Petra Dankova Pole Vault Mary Saxer Mary Saxer Jaime Volkmer Jaime Volkmer Jaime Volkmer Natalie Hallett Shot Put Meghan Horn Pentathlon Alyissa Hasan

2005

41-3 3/4 (12.59m)

2007 2006 2002 2001 2000 1999

12-8 12-11 3/4 12-5 3/4 12-1 1/2 11-3 3/4 10-0

2005

48-8 3/4 (14.85m)

2008

3,955 points

(3.86m) (3.96m) (3.80m) (3.70m) (3.45m) (3.05m)

Third Place Second Place 60 Meters

Maryann Erigha

2005

7.52

Maryann Erigha Ayesha Boyd

2005 2002

24.09 24.00

400 Meters Joanna Schultz

2009

54.09

Okechi Ogbuokiri Kristen Dodd Kymia Love Kymia Love Liz Grow Liz Grow

2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999

55.36 54.76 54.79 55.58 54.57 55.56

500 Meters Natalie Johnson Cora Dayon

2009 2008

1:12.22 1:12.13

Liz Grow Berit Junker

2002 1996

1:11.65 1:13.19

2005 2004

4:52.28 4:55.57

2005 2003 1999

9:25.12 9:18.24 9:32.48

2007 2005

16:25.90 16:12.17

1997

7.75

200 Meters

Lauren King ended up with two BIG EAST Championships at the indoor meet in '03. She won the mile run in 4:46.90, then helped the distance medley relay team place first in a meet-record 11:24.45.

Stephanie Madia Megan Johnson

Team Finishes 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996

5th 6th 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 7th 6th 3rd 9th 6th 11th

3,000 Meters

74 62 102 109.5 140 111 120 112 57.5 68.5 100 43 59 30

points points points points points points points points points points points points points points

BIG EAST Awards 2006 Coaching Staff of the Year 2002 Coaching Staff of the Year

200 Meters

2006

23.96

2005 2000

54.99 55.27

2005

1:13.44

2004 2003

4:53.95 4:46.90

1999

16:22.64

400 Meters

500 Meters

Tiffany Gunn Mile

Lauren King Lauren King 5,000 Meters

JoAnna Deeter

114

5,000 Meters

Molly Huddle Molly Huddle 55-Meter Hurdles

Dominqué Calloway 4x400-Meter Relay

Maryann Erigha, Christa Swayzer, Joanna Schultz, Okechi Ogbuokiri 2007

3:41.51

4x800-Meter Relay

Brianne Schmidt, Jacqueline Carter, Katie DeRusso, Ramsey Kavan 2006 Notre Dame 1996

8:58.67 9:05.56

Stephanie Madia, Crysta Swayzer, Brianne Schmidt, Sunni Olding 2005 Lauren King, Okechi Ogbuokiri, Megan Johnson, Kerry Meagher 2004

11:32.29

11:32.95

High Jump

BIG EAST Champions

Okechi Ogbuokiri Liz Grow

Stephanie Madia Molly Huddle JoAnna Deeter

Distance Medley Relay

* Note - In addition to individual champions in each event, finishes in the top-three at the conference meet earn all-BIG EAST honors.

Maryann Erigha

Mile

Stacey Cowan Emily Loomis Stacey Cowan Stacey Cowan Emily Loomis Jennifer Engelhardt Jennifer Engelhardt Jennifer Engelhardt Jennifer Engelhardt

2006 2006 2005 2004 2003 2000 1999 1998 1997

5-7 5-7 3/4 1/2 1/2 3/4 3/4 5-8 5-8

(1.70m) (1.70m) (1.77m) (1.82m) (1.79m) (1.77m) (1.80m) (1.73m) (1.73m)

5-9 5-11 5-10 5-9 5-10

2000

20-4 1/2 (6.21m)

Long Jump

Tameisha King Triple Jump

Cassie Gullickson

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME®

2007 40-5 1/2 (12.33m)

60 Meters Maryann Erigha 2007 Maryann Erigha 2006 Ayesha Boyd 2002 200 Meters Dominqué Calloway 1997 400 Meters Alison Howard 1997 500 Meters Natalie Johnson 2008 Crysta Swayzer 2007 1,000 Meters Jennifer Pavela 1999 Mile Ramsey Kavan 2006 Patty Rice 1999 3,000 Meters Amy Kohlmeier 2007 Stephanie Madia 2006 Sunni Olding 2005 Molly Huddle 2004 JoAnna Deeter 1998 5,000 Meters Amy Kohlmeier 2007 Stephanie Madia 2006 4x400-Meter Relay Tiffany Gunn, Crysta Swayzer, Maryann Erigha, Okechi Ogbuokiri 2005 Notre Dame 2002 4x800-Meter Relay Notre Dame 1999 Distance Medley Relay Lindsey Ferguson, Joanna Schultz, Brianne Schmidt, Katie DeRusso 2007 Ramsey Kavan, Nicole Yergler, Jacqueline Carter, Amy Kohlmeier 2006 High Jump Emily Loomis 2002 Kelle Saxen 1998 Kelle Saxen 1997 Long Jump Petra Dankova 2005 Tameisha King 2001 Pole Vault Kate Mattoon 2007 Triple Jump Petra Dankova 2003 Shot Put Dore DeBartolo 1999 Pentathlon Maddie Buttinger 2009 Stacey Cowan 2005 Betsy Lazzeri 2002 Emily Bienko 1999 Weight Throw Anna Weber 2009 Anna Weber 2008

7.49 7.47 7.44 24.26 55.86 1:12.27 1:12.26 2:57.55 4:47.59 4:52.51 9:32.67 9:31.75 9:36.13 9:09.34 9:38.61 16:28.02 16:18.34

3:47.99 3:41.19 9:09.42

11:49.66

11:37.41 5-8 1/4 (1.73m) 5-8 (1.73m) 5-8 (1.73m) 19-3 1/2 (5.88m) 19-11 (6.07m) 11-9 3/4 (3.60m) 41-7 (12.67m) 44-5 1/4 (13.54m) 3,922 points 3,554 points 3,510 points 3,391 points 63-11 (19.50m) 62-0 1/4 (18.90m)


Second Place

Women’s BIG EAST Outdoor Results Team Finishes 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996

4th 3rd 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 12th 6th 13th

85.50 points 86 points 120.5 points 106.5 points 113.5 points 87 points 126 points 110 points 83 points 93 points 103.5 points 33.5 points 58.5 points 23.5 points

Hammer Anna Weber

2008

181-3 (55.26m)

Heptathlon Maddie Buttinger Alyissa Hasan

2009 2008

5,155 points 5,365 points

2006 2002 2001

11.65 11.65 11.86

Liz Grow

1999

24.33

2:07.53

400 Meters Joanna Schultz

2008

53.88

2003 2002

4:18.85 4:21.10

Joanna Schultz Okechi Ogbuokiri Kymia Love

2007 2006 2002

54.78 54.02 53.74

1999

9:18.31

100 Meters

Maryann Erigha

2007

11.56

2005 2001 1997 1997

24.10 24.20 23.88 24.01

2007 2005 1999

54.51 53.80 53.38

200 Meters

Maryann Erigha Liz Grow Dominqué Calloway Alison Howard 400 Meters

Okechi Ogbuokiri Okechi Ogbuokiri Liz Grow 800 Meters

Berit Junker

1996

1,500 Meters

Lauren King Lauren King 3,000 Meters

JoAnna Deeter 5,000 Meters

Jennifer Handley JoAnna Deeter

BIG EAST Awards

2001 1999

16:40.36 16:22.46

2005 2003

35:57.74 35:54.96

1997

13.34

1999 1997 1996

58.6 59.37 1:00.05

10,000 Meters

Lauren King Jennifer Handley

2007 Coaching Staff of the Year 2007 Molly Huddle Outstanding Track Performer 2006 Molly Huddle Outstanding Track Performer 2002 Liz Grow Outstanding Track Performer

100-Meter Hurdles

Dominqué Calloway 400-Meter Hurdles

Nadia Schmiedt Nadia Schmiedt Nadia Schmiedt

Maryann Erigha

2005

11.69

400 Meters Joanna Schultz

2009

53.12

4x400-Meter Relay Cora Dayon, Joanna Schultz, Natalie Johnson, Brienne Davis 2008 4x100-Meter Relay

Liz Grow Liz Grow Alison Howard

2002 2001 1997

52.05 53.17 53.81

Domenique Manning, Maryann Erigha, Brienne Davis, Okechi Ogbuokiri 2005

BIG EAST Champions 100 Meters

Molly Molly Molly Molly

Huddle Huddle Huddle Huddle

2007 2006 2004 2003

15:59.89 16:31.34 16:21.20 15:58.51

2007 2006 1999

33:20.42 32:37.87 34:56.63

46.46

2006 2005

5-8 3/4 (1.75m) 5-8 3/4 (1.75m)

2000

21-1 1/2 (6.44m)

Long Jump

Tameisha King Jaime Volkmer Jaime Volkmer Jaime Volkmer

4x100-Meter Relay

Shot Put

Brienne Davis, Okechi Ogbuokiri, Maryann Erigha, Joanna Schultz 2007 Notre Dame 2002 Notre Dame 2001

Dore DeBartolo 45.31 44.77 45.37

4x400-Meter Relay

Maryann Erigha, Okechi Ogbuokiri, Crysta Swayzer, Joanna Schultz 2007

Maryann Erigha Ayesha Boyd Ayesha Boyd 200 Meters

1,500 Meters

Kerry Meagher

2004

4:25.18

3,000-Meter Steeplechase Lindsey Ferguson 2009 Lindsey Ferguson 2008

10:26.10 10:29.63

Lindsey Ferguson

2007

10:41.33

2006 2005 2004

16:41.69 16:39.30 16:37.35

1998

35:17.7

2003

13.64

5,000 Meters

Amy Kohlmeier Stephanie Madia Stephanie Madia 10,000 Meters

Alison Klemmer 100-Meter Hurdles

Tameisha King

2003 12-5 1/2 (3.80m) 2002 12-5 3/4 (3.81m) 2001 11-11 3/4 (3.65m) 2000 47-5 1/4 (14.46m)

Discus Jaclyn Espinoza

2008

168-2 (51.25m)

Jaclyn Espinoza Dore DeBartolo

2007 1999

155-8 (47.46m) 146-6 (44.66m)

Ayesha Boyd, Kristen Dodd, Maryann Erigha, Tricia Floyd 2004 Notre Dame 2003 Notre Dame 2000 4x800-Meter Relay Abby Higgins, Kelly Langhans, Elizabeth Myers, Molly Sullivan 2008

46.19 45.80 46.00

8:58.47

High Jump

Lauren Biscardi Stacey Cowan Emily Loomis Jennifer Engelhardt

2007 2004 2002 1997

5-9 5-9 1/4 5-7 5-6

(1.70m) (1.76m) (1.70m) (1.68m)

Pole Vault

Bethany Wilson

1999

10-2 (3.10m)

Shot Put

Meghan Horn

2005 47-5 1/4 (14.46m)

Discus

Meghan Horn Dore DeBartolo

2005 2001

149-11 (45.69m) 148-11 (45.38m)

Hammer Anna Weber

2009

190-01 (57.94m)

Anna Weber

2007

184-0 (56.09m)

2006 2005

150-6 (45.87m) 139-0 (42.38m)

2003 1999

4,675 points 4,390 points

Javelin

3:39.87

Laura Huarte Kate Duman

(1.75m) (1.82m) (1.81m) (1.78m)

Heptathlon

High Jump

Emily Loomis Jennifer Engelhardt Jennifer Engelhardt Jennifer Engelhardt

3:37.85

Pole Vault

10,000 Meters

Molly Huddle Molly Huddle Alison Klemmer

Emily Loomis Stacey Cowan

100 Meters

4x100-Meter Relay

High Jump

5,000 Meters

Third Place

2003 2000 1999 1998

5-8 3/4 5-11 1/2 5-11 1/4 5-10

Tameisha King

2003

21-8 1/4 (6.61m)

Pole Vault Mary Saxer Mary Saxer

2009 2008

13-9 1/4 (4.20m) 13-1 1/2 (4.00m)

2004 2000

12-3 1/2 (3.75m) 11-9 3/4 (3.60m)

2009

166-08 (50.80m)

Stacey Cowan Emily Bienko

Long Jump

Laura Huarte Jaime Volkmer Discus Jaclyn Espinoza

Molly Huddle (shown here with BIG EAST associate commissioner Jim Siedliski) was named the Most Outstanding Track Performer at both the 2006 and 2007 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, becoming just the third woman in league history to repeat the honor.

2009-10 CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK & FIELD

115


Track & Field All-BIG EAST Honors Men’s All-BIG EAST Honor Breakdown Most Indoor Honors 6 – Tim Moore, Selim Nurudeen, Jason Rexing, Ryan Shay, Marshaun West 5 – Brett Adams, Thomas Chamney, Eric Morrison, Luke Watson 4 – Kurt Benninger, Mike Brown, Adam Currie, Tim Kober, Trevor McClain-Duer, Ryan Postel, Jordan Powell, 3 – John Cavanaugh, Dwight Ellick, Balazs Molnar, Eric Quick, Matt Schipper, Patrick Smyth, Chris Staron, Kaleb Van Ort 2 – Vinny Ambrico, Chris Cochran, Dave Gerrity, Tom Gilbert, Jeff Hojnacki, Christopher Jacques, Godwin Mbagwu, Phil Mishka, Todd Ptacek, Quill Redwine, Kevin Somok, Jake Watson, Austin Wechter 1 – Jamal Afridi, Juan Alba, David Alber, Matt Althoff, Mark Barber, John Belcher, Bobby Brown, Daniel Clark, Mike Conway, Andrew Cooper, Greg Davis, Mike Fleisch, Josh Heck, Ryan Hurd, Lamarr Justice, John Keane, Garet Koxlien, Robert Kueny, Terrail Lambert, Brian Mahon, Blair Majcina, Sean O’Donnell, Danny Payton, Colin Quinn, Jordan Rincon, Chip Roberts, Allen Rossum, Justin Schneider, Miklos Szebeny, Matt Thompson, Austin Weaver, Errol Williams Most Outdoor Honors 9 – Selim Nurudeen 7 – Ryan Shay 6 – Thomas Chamney, Ryan Postel, Jason Rexing, Jake Watson, Luke Watson 5 – Marshaun West 4 – Kurt Benninger, Mike Brown, Chris Cochran, Derek Dyer, Patrick Smyth 3 – Adam Currie, Godwin Mbagwu, Eric Morrison, Todd Ptacek, Chris Smith, Kaleb Van Ort 2 – Kyle Annen, John Cavanaugh, Blake Choplin, Dave Gerrity, Jay Hofner, Ryan Hurd, Ryan Johnson, Garet Koxlien, Phil Mishka, Todd Mobley, Balazs Molnar, Tim Moore, Jordan Powell, Justin Schneider, Kevin Somok, Chris Staron, Napolean Suarez, Matt Thompson, Errol Williams 1 – Juan Alba, Vinny Ambrico, Matt Althoff, Antonio Arce, Tyrell Atkins, Chandler Brook, Daniel Clark, Travis Davey, Jason Davis, Brandon Drenon, Cameron Eckert, Mike Fleisch, Tom Gilbert, Mike Griewe, Josh Heck, Jeff Hojnacki, Christopher Jacques, Lamarr Justice, Tommie Lee, Blair Majcina, Jeff Mensch, Trevor McClain-Duer, Tray Morgan, Eric Quick, Quill Redwine, Chip Roberts, Mike Schubert, Derek Seiling, Matt Schipper, Miklos Szebeny, Denes Veres, Austin Wechter Most Combined Indoor/Outdoor 15 – Selim Nurudeen 13 – Ryan Shay 12 – Jason Rexing 11 – Thomas Chamney, Luke Watson, Marshaun West 10 – Ryan Postel 8 – Kurt Benninger, Mike Brown, Tim Moore, Eric Morrison, Jake Watson Most Combined Indoor/Outdoor/Cross Country 16 – Ryan Shay 15 – Selim Nurudeen/Luke Watson 14 – Jason Rexing Most BIG EAST Titles (individual and relays) 8 – Ryan Shay, Jason Rexing 7 – Selim Nurudeen 6 – Luke Watson 5 – Mike Brown 4 – Brett Adams, Kurt Benninger, Thomas Chamney, Chris Cochran, Marshaun West 3 - Matt Schipper, Patrick Smyth 2 – John Cavanaugh, Adam Currie, Jeff Hojnacki, Ryan Johnson, Godwin Mbagwu, Errol Williams 1 – Jamal Afridi, Vinny Ambrico, Andrew Cooper, Travis Davey, Brandon Drenon, Mike Fleisch, Dave Gerrity, Tom Gilbert, Christopher Jacques, Lamarr Justice, Jeff Mensch, Balazs Molnar, Tim Moore, Sean O’Donnell, Ryan Postel, Jordan Powell, Todd Ptacek, Chip Roberts, Derek Seiling, Austin Wechter

116

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME®

Women’s All-BIG EAST Honor Breakdown Most Indoor Honors 7 – Maryann Erigha 6 – Okechi Ogbuokiri 5 – Molly Huddle, Stephanie Madia 4 – Stacey Cowan, Jennifer Engelhardt, Liz Grow, Lauren King, Crysta Swayzer, Jaime Volkmer 3 – Petra Dankova, JoAnna Deeter, Tiffany Gunn, Megan Johnson, Ramsey Kavan, Tameisha King, Amy Kohlmeier, Emily Loomis, Mary Saxer, Brianne Schmidt, Joanna Schultz 2 – Ayesha Boyd, Dominique Calloway, Jacqueline Carter, Katie DeRusso, Kristen Dodd, Tricia Floyd, Natalie Johnson, Kymia Love, Sunni Olding, Kelle Saxen, Crysta Swayzer, Anna Weber 1 – Emily Bienko, Maddie Buttinger, Cora Dayon, Dore DeBartolo, Cassie Gullickson, Lindsey Ferguson, Natalie Hallett, Alyissa Hasan, Meghan Horn, Alison Howard, Berit Junker, Betsy Lazzeri, Kate Mattoon, Kerry Meagher, Jennifer Pavela, Patti Rice, Nicole Yergler Most Outdoor Honors 8 – Maryann Erigha 6 – Molly Huddle, Okechi Ogbuokiri, Joanna Schultz 5 – Liz Grow 4 – Ayesha Boyd, Jennifer Engelhardt, Jaime Volkmer 3 – Stacey Cowan, Brienne Davis, Dore DeBartolo, Jaclyn Espinoza, Lauren King, Tameisha King, Emily Loomis, Nadia Schmiedt, Anna Weber 2 – Dominique Calloway, JoAnna Deeter, Kristen Dodd, Lindsey Ferguson, Jennifer Handley, Meghan Horn, Alison Howard, Laura Huarte, Alison Klemmer, Kymia Love, Stephanie Madia, Mary Saxer 1 – Emily Bienko, Lauren Biscardi, Maddie Buttinger, Tanya Cheatham, Cora Dayon, Kate Duman, Tricia Floyd, Alyissa Hasan, Abby Higgins, Natalie Johnson, Berit Junker, Amy Kohlmeier, Kelly Langhans, Domenique Manning, Kerry Meagher, Elizabeth Myers, Molly Sullivan, Crysta Swayzer, Bethany Wilson Most Combined Indoor/Outdoor 15 – Maryann Erigha 12 – Okechi Ogbuokiri 11 – Molly Huddle 9 – Liz Grow, Joanna Schultz 8 – Jennifer Engelhardt, Jaime Volkmer 7 – Stacey Cowan, Lauren King, Stephanie Madia 6 – Emily Loomis Most Combined Indoor/Outdoor/Cross Country 15 – Maryann Erigha, Molly Huddle 12 – Okechi Ogbuokiri 9 – Liz Grow, Lauren King, Stephanie Madia 8 – Jennifer Englehardt, Jaime Volkmer Most BIG EAST Titles (individual and relays) 7 – Molly Huddle 4 – Maryann Erigha, Liz Grow, Tameisha King 3 – Jennifer Engelhardt, Lauren King*, Okechi Ogbuokiri, Mary Saxer, Joanna Schultz 2 – Tiffany Gunn, Jaime Volkmer 1 – Brienne Davis, JoAnna Deeter, Kristen Dodd, Jaclyn Espinoza, Tricia Floyd, Alison Howard, Laura Huarte, Megan Johnson, Alison Klemmer, Emily Loomis, Crysta Swayzer

Selim Nurudeen was one of the greatest hurdlers in school history, winning two All-America honors, 15 allBIG EAST citations and seven conference titles during his career from 2002-05.


Men’s Indoor Bests 60 Meters (since 1999) 1. Chris Cochran, 2000 (BIG EAST) ..........................6.79 2. Chris Cochran, 2000 (BIG EAST) ..........................6.81 Dwight Ellick, 2005 (Windsor) ..............................6.81 4. Chris Cochran, 2000 (BIG EAST) ..........................6.82 Terrail Lambert, 2005 (BIG EAST) ........................6.82 6. Dwight Ellick, 2002 (Alex Wilson) ........................6.83 Selim Nurudeen, 2005 (BIG EAST)........................6.83 8. Terrail Lambert, 2005 (Windsor)............................6.84 9. Selim Nurudeen, three times ..................................6.85 (most recently: Notre Dame Invite, 2005) Dwight Ellick, 2002 (Meyo) ..................................6.85

200 Meters (since 1988) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Randy Kinder, 1994 (Drake Dual)........................21.11 Marshaun West, 1999 (Meyo) ..............................21.16 Marshaun West, 1999 (Indiana) ............................21.17 Randy Kinder, 1994 (Meyo) ................................21.19 Randy Kinder, 1994 (Alex Wilson) ......................21.22 Willie Clark, 1991 (Wilson) ................................21.26 Chris Cochran, 2000 (Quad) ..............................21.26 8. Marshaun West, 1999 (BIG EAST) ........................21.28 9. Chris Cochran, 2000 (Cannon IV) ......................21.30 10. Dwight Ellick, 2002 (Alex Wilson) ......................21.32

400 Meters (y = 440 Yards) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Ryan Postel, 2004 (Alex Wilson) ..........................47.01 Ryan Postel, 2007 (Alex Wilson)..........................47.23 Ryan Postel, 2004 (Meyo) ....................................47.33 Bobby Brown, 1998 (BIG EAST)..........................47.39 Chris Cochran, 2000 (Meyo) ..............................47.41 Ryan Postel, 2007 (Meyo) ....................................47.47 Ryan Postel, twice ..............................................47.56 (most recently: ND Opener, 2007) 9. Bill Boyle, 1964 ......................................47.9y (47.60) Steve Dziabis, 1983 ................................47.9y (47.60)

500 Meters (since 1983) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Steve Dziabis, 1983............................................1:01.92 Balazs Molnar, 2007 (BIG EAST-Final) ..............1:02.14 Trevor McClain-Duer, 2004 (Blue and Gold) ....1:02.29 Balazs Molnar, 2007 (BIG EAST-Prelim) ............1:02.51 Balazs Molnar, 2007 (Meyo) ..............................1:02.61 Bob Kueny, 2007 (BIG EAST-Prelim) ................1:02.75 Danny Payton, 1998 ..........................................1:02.79 Billy Buzaid, 2009 (Meyo) ................................1:02.82 Danny Payton, 1998 ..........................................1:02.92 Terry Wray, 2000 (Meyo) ..................................1:03.11

600 Meters (since 1991) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Jeff Hojnacki, 1997 (Red Simmons) ..................1:18.65 Phil Miska, 2000 (Indiana) ................................1:18.81 Phil Mishka, 1999 (Indiana) ..............................1:19.17 Tim Kober, 2000 (Quad) ..................................1:19.88 Danny Payton, 1998 (Red Simmons) ................1:20.67 Trevor McClain-Duer, 2005 (Windsor) ..............1:20.79 Danny Payton, 1998 (Indiana/Tennessee) ..........1:20.80 Jeff Hojnacki, 1997 (Indiana) ............................1:20.87 Terry Wray, 1998 (Red Simmons) ....................1:21.14 Joe Curran, 1995 (Central Collegiates) ..............1:21.22

800 Meters (y = 880 Yards) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Jeff Hojnacki, 1997 (Alex Wilson) ....................1:47.50 Thomas Chamney, 2007 (Meyo) ........................1:47.82 Phil Mishka, 2000 (Alex Wilson) ......................1:48.44 Thomas Chamney, 2006 (NCAA) ....................1:48.50 Phil Mishka, 2000 (Meyo) ................................1:48.57 Thomas Chamney, 2006 (Meyo) ........................1:48.62 Pete Farrell, 1967................................1:49.3y (1:48.60) Tim Kober, 2000 (Alex Wilson) ......................1:48.97 Thomas Chamney, 2006 (Alex Wilson)..............1:48.98 Thomas Chamney, 2007 (NCAA-Prelim) ..........1:49.06

1,000 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Phil Mishka, 2000 (BIG EAST) ........................2:22.22 Blake Choplin, 2009 (BIG EAST) ....................2:22.73 David Warth, 1987 ............................................2:23.56 Thomas Chamney, 2007 (Blue & Gold) ............2:23.74 Joe Royer, 1995 (IC4A) ....................................2:24.51 Daniel Clark, 2009 (ND Opener) ......................2:24.73 David Warth, 1987 ............................................2:24.77 Adam Currie, 2008 (BIG EAST)........................2:24.96 Jim Notwell, 2009 (BIG EAST) ........................2:25.16 Adam Currie, 2007 (BIG EAST-Prelim) ............2:25.26

Distance Medley Relay

1,500 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Mike Rogan, 1988 (Alex Wilson) ......................3:47.64 Rick Mulvey, 1989 (Notre Dame Invite)............3:55.31 Matt Ronzone, 1988 (Alex Wilson) ..................3:56.26 Tom Macken, 1989 (Alex Wilson) ....................3:56.79 Matt Ronzone, 1989 (Alex Wilson) ..................3:57.57 Shawn Schneider, 1990 (Alex Wilson) ..............3:58.63 Greg Soroka, 1989 (Alex Wilson) ......................3:58.98 Kevin Keegan, 1989 (Alex Wilson) ....................4:00.00 Tom Macken, 1989 (Notre Dame Invite) ..........4:00.82 Greg Soroka, 1990 (Alex Wilson) ......................4:01.24 Kevin Keegan, 1990 (Alex Wilson) ....................4:01.24

Mile Run 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Luke Watson, 2002 (Meyo)................................3:57.83 Kurt Benninger, 2005 (Meyo) ............................3:58.75 Kurt Benninger, 2006 (Notre Dame Invit.) ........3:58.77 Chuck Aragon, 1981 (Illini) ..............................3:59.90 Kurt Benninger, 2008 (BIG EAST) ....................4:00.12 Jake Watson, 2008 (Alex Wilson) ......................4:00.39 Jake Watson, 2007 (Meyo) ................................4:00.71 Luke Watson, 2002 (Alex Wilson)......................4:01.10 Eric Morrison, 2003 (Meyo) ..............................4:01.90 Kurt Benninger, 2005 (NCAA)..........................4:02.24

3,000 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Kurt Benninger, 2006 (Meyo) ............................7:52.28 Kurt Benninger, 2008 (Meyo) ............................7:53.86 Luke Watson, 2002 (Meyo)................................7:54.02 Patrick Smyth, 2008 (Meyo) ..............................7:55.41 Luke Watson, 2003 (adidas-Boston) ..................7:55.78 Ryan Shay, 2002 (Meyo)....................................7:58.73 Mike O’Connor, 1990 (IC4A) ..........................7:59.19 Kurt Benninger, 2005 (Notre Dame Invite)........7:59.39 Patrick Smyth, 2009 (NCAA) ............................8:01.56 Patrick Smyth, 2007 (Alex Wilson) ....................8:01.32

5,000 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Ryan Shay, 2002 (Meyo)..................................13:46.80 Ryan Shay, 2001 (Meyo)..................................13:52.66 Mike O’Connor, 1990 (NCAA) ......................13:56.46 Mike O’Connor, 1990 (Alex Wilson) ..............13:57.38 Patrick Smyth, 2008 (BIG EAST) ....................13:57.44 Patrick Smyth, 2007 (Meyo) ............................13:58.10 Patrick Smyth, 2009 (BIG EAST) ....................13:59.01 Patrick Smyth, 2009 (Meyo) ............................14:00.07 John Coyle, 1992 (Alex Wilson) ......................14:00.30 Patrick Smyth, 2007 (Blue & Gold)..................14:00.73

60-Meter Hurdles (since 1999) 1. 2. 3. 4.

Selim Selim Selim Selim (most 7. Selim 8. Selim (most 10. Selim

Nurudeen, 2005 (BIG EAST)........................7.72 Nurudeen, 2004 (Alex Wilson) ....................7.75 Nurudeen, 2005 (NCAA) ............................7.77 Nurudeen, three times ..................................7.78 recently: NCAA, 2005) Nurudeen, 2004 (Meyo) ..............................7.79 Nurudeen, twice ..........................................7.81 recently: BIG EAST, 2005) Nurudeen, 2004 (Alex Wilson) ....................7.82

4 x 400-Meter Relay (y = 4 x 440 yards) 1. 2007 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................3:08.38 Jordan Powell, Austin Wechter, Bob Kueny, Ryan Postel 2. 2004 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................3:09.87 3. 2006 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................3:10.31 4. 2007 (BIG EAST)..............................................3:10.84 5. 2007 (Meyo) ....................................................3:11.47 6. 1994 (Alex Wilson) ..........................3:12.89y (3:11.64) 7. 2009 (Meyo) ....................................................3:11.64 8. 1994 (Drake Dual)............................3:13.34y (3:12.09) 9. 2004 (Meyo Invitational) ..................................3:12.23 10. 1986 (Indiana Invitational) ................3:14.2y (3:13.07)

4 x 800-Meter Relay (y = 4 x 880 yards) 1. 1986 (Indiana Invitational) ................................7:21.11 John McNelis, Robert Nobles, Jeff Van Wie, Jim Tyler 2. 1989 (Alex Wilson) ..........................7:24.70y (7:21.12) 3. 1980 (Illini) ......................................7:28.54y (7:25.94) 4. 1989 (Meyo) ....................................................7:27.76 5. 1987 (Orange) ..................................7:31.03y (7:28.41) 6. 2008 (BIG EAST)..............................................7:28.34 6. 2006 (BIG EAST)..............................................7:28.84 7. 1986 (Western Michigan)..................................7:29.01 8. 2007 (BIG EAST)..............................................7:31.39 9. 1987 (Centrals) ................................................7:31.55 10. 1983 (Centrals) ................................................7:32.38

1. 2006 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................9:33.82 Thomas Chamney, Ryan Postel, Adam Currie, Kurt Benninger 2. 2005 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................9:35.12 3. 2008 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................9:35.33 4. 2007 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................9:35.71 5. 2005 (NCAA) ..................................................9:36.67 6. 2002 (adidas Boston) ........................................9:37.50 7. 2000 (NCAA) ..................................................9:38.82 8. 2003 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................9:38.40 9. 1997 (Silverston) ..............................................9:39.39 10. 2000 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................9:39.40

High Jump 1. 2. 3. 4.

Lloyd Constable, 1985 (DePaul) ..........7-3 1/2 Todd Herman, 1993 (Alex Wilson) ............7-3 Todd Herman, 1993 (Meyo) ................7-2 1/2 Todd Herman, 1993 (NCAA) ....................7-2 Lloyd Constable, 1985 (Iowa) ....................7-2 6. Todd Herman, 1992 (IC4A) ................7-1 1/2 7. Todd Herman, 1992 (Alex Wilson) ............7-1 Todd Herman, 1994 (Purdue Quad) ..........7-1 9. Lloyd Constable, 1985 (IC4A)..............7-0 1/2 Todd Herman, 1994 (Meyo) ................7-0 1/2

(2.22m) (2.21m) (2.20m) (2.18m) (2.18m) (2.17m) (2.16m) (2.16m) (2.15m) (2.15m)

Long Jump 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Marshaun West, 1999 (Red Simmons) ..25-6 3/4 James Patterson, 1985 (IC4A) ..................25-5 Marshaun West, 2000 (Quad) ............25-4 1/2 Marshaun West, 1998 (Central) ..........25-1 1/4 Marshaun West, 1999 (Indiana) ................25-0 Marshaun West, 1999 (A. Wilson) ....24-11 3/4 Marshaun West, 1999 (NCAA) ..............24-10 Marshaun West, 1997 (Red Simmons) ..24-9 1/4 James Patterson, 1985 (Western Mich.) ....24-9 Marshaun West, 2000 (BIG EAST)............24-7

(7.79m) (7.74m) (7.73m) (7.65m) (7.62m) (7.61m) (7.57m) (7.55m) (7.54m) (7.49m)

Triple Jump 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Lamarr Justice, 1996 (Butler)............51-6 3/4 Godwin Mbagwu, 2004 (A. Wilson)....51-4 1/4 L. Justice, 1996 (BIG EAST) ............51-2 1/4 Godwin Mbagwu, 2001....................50-4 3/4 Godwin Mbagwu, 2004 (Meyo) ......50-2 3/4 G. Mbagwu, 2004 (BIG EAST) ..............49-9 James Patterson, 1985 ......................49-7 3/4 Godwin Mbagwu, 2004 (CMU)..............49-7 G. Mbagwu, 2004 (Indoor Opener) ........49-5 Eric Quick, 2009 (BIG EAST)..........49-6 1/4

(15.71m) (15.65m) (15.60m) (15.36m) (15.31m) (15.16m) (15.13m) (15.11m) (15.06m) (15.09m)

Pole Vault 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Mike Brown, 1999 (NCAA) ............17-10 Matt Schipper, 2009 (BIG EAST) ......17-6 Mike Brown, 1999 (Alex Wilson) ......17-6 Mike Brown, 1998 (Red Simmons) ....17-5 Mike Brown, 1999 (Meyo) ................17-2 Mike Brown, 1998 (Silverston) ..........17-1 Mike Brown, 1999 (Purdue) ..............17-1 Matt Schipper, 2009 (Meyo) ............17-1 7. Kevin Schipper, 2009 (Meyo) ............16-9 8. Paul Doyle, 1982 (Centrals)................16-8 Kevin Schipper, 2009 (BIG EAST)......16-8 Matt Schipper, 2009 (ND Invite) ........16-8

1/2 1/2 1/4 3/4 3/4 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 3/4 3/4 3/4

(5.45m) (5.35m) (5.34m) (5.33m) (5.25m) (5.22m) (5.22m) (5.22m) (5.12m) (5.10m) (5.10m) (5.10m)

Shot Put 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Greg Cortina, 1972 (NCAA) ..........60-10 3/4 Greg Cortina, 1972 (Centrals) ..............60-10 Mike Fleisch, 1996 (Meyo) ..............59-9 1/4 Greg Cortina, 1972 (Miami) ..................59-8 Mike Fleisch, 1996 (BIG EAST) ......59-6 1/4 John Belcher, 2009 (BIG EAST) ......58-1 1/4 Denes Veres, 2009 (BIG EAST) ........57-6 1/4 Mike Fleisch, 1996 (Centrals) ..........57-1 1/2 Mike Fleisch, 1996 (Butler Open) ..........57-0 Elio Polselli, 1971 (Ohio State) ........56-9 3/4

(18.56m) (18.54m) (18.21m) (18.18m) (18.14m) (17.71m) (17.53m) (17.41m) (17.37m) (17.31m)

Weight Throw 1. 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Garet Koxlien, 2007 (BIG EAST) ............61-7 Greg Davis, 2009 (BIG EAST) ................61-5 M. Thompson, 2000 (Alex Wilson) ........61-3 Greg Davis, 2008 (Meyo) ......................59-11 Greg Davis, 2009 (Alex Wilson)............59-11 Jeff Mensch, 2009 (BIG EAST) ..............59-8 Juan Alba, 2004 (BIG EAST) ..................59-3 Chip Roberts, 2004 (Blue & Gold) ........59-2 Juan Alba, 2004 (Alex Wilson)................59-0 M. Thompson, 2000 (BIG EAST) ............58-11 Greg Davis, 2009 (Meyo) ......................58-11

(18.77m) (18.76m) (18.67m) (18.26m) (18.26m) (18.24m) (18.06m) (18.03m) (17.98m) (17.92m) (17.92m)

Heptathlon 1. Justin Schneider, 2009 (BIG EAST) ............5,233 points

2009-10 CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK & FIELD

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Men’s Outdoor Bests 100 Meters (y = 110 Yards) 1. 2. 3. 4.

Bill Hurd, 1969 (NCAA) ..........................9.3y (10.20) Raghib Ismail, 1991 (Quad) ................................10.34 Dean Lytle, 1994 (Indiana Intercollegiate) ............10.52 Ryan Postel, 2004 (Spring Opener) ......................10.57 Travis Davey, 2000 (BIG EAST)............................10.57 6. Willie Clark, 1991 (Rice) ....................................10.60 Dean Lytle, 1994 (Western Michigan) ..................10.60 8. Randy Kinder, 1994 (IC4A) ................................10.63 9. Willie Clark, 1991 (Quad) ..................................10.64 Phil Gilmore, 1986 (Indiana Intercollegiate) ..........10.64 Randy Kinder, 1994 (Illinois) ..............................10.64

200 Meters (y = 220 Yards) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Bill Hurd, 1969 ..........................................20.5y (20.4) Willie Clark, 1991 (Rice) ....................................20.92 Tim Brown, 1987 ................................................20.98 Joe Foreman, 1956 ....................................21.0y (20.9) Ole Skarstein, 1969 ....................................21.2y (21.1) Selim Nurudeen, 2005 (BIG EAST)......................21.11 Marshaun West, 1999 (Pomona-Pitzer) ................21.16 Selim Nurudeen, 2004 (BIG EAST)......................21.18 Marshaun West, 2000 (BIG EAST) ......................21.27 Chris Cochran, 2000 (BIG EAST) ......................21.27

400 Meters (y = 440 Yards) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Dan Shannon, 1984..............................................46.09 Bill Boyle, 1964..........................................46.5y (46.2) Steve Dziabis, 1982 (Centrals) ..............................46.60 Ryan Postel, 2004 (BIG EAST) ............................46.63 Ryan Postel, 2006 (BIG EAST-Preliminaries) ........46.72 Dan Shannon, 1985 (Centrals)..............................46.81 Chris Cochran, 1999 (BIG EAST) ........................46.86 Ryan Postel, 2006 (Central Collegiates)................46.89 Ryan Postel, 2006 (BIG EAST-Final) ....................46.96 Ryan Postel, 2006 (Arizona) ................................47.03

800 Meters (y = 880 Yards) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Thomas Chamney, 2006 (Belgium*) ..............1:46.82 Joe Quigley, 1969 ..............................1:48.2y (1.47.50) Thomas Chamney, 2006 (NCAA-Final) ............1:47.64 Thomas Chamney, 2006 (NCAA-Semifinal) ......1:47.70 Pete Farrell, 1966 ................................1:48.7y (1:48.0) Phil Mishka, 2000 (Baldy Castillo) ....................1:48.01 Tim Kober, 2000 (NCAA) ................................1:48.12 Jeff Hojnacki, 1997 (Mount SAC)......................1:48.19 Jay Miranda, 1977 ............................................1:48.21 Jeff Hojnacki, 1997 (Drake) ..............................1:48.21 * = summer event

1,500 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Chuck Aragon, 1981 (NCAA) ..........................3:38.40 Kurt Benninger, 2007 (NCAA-Final) ................3:39.80 Kurt Benninger, 2004 (Georgia Tech) ................3:41.95 Jim Tyler, 1986 (NCAA)....................................3:42.16 Kevin Somok, 2004 (Georgia Tech)....................3:42.26 Jim Tyler, 1986 ..................................................3:42.60 Kurt Benninger, 2008 (BIG EAST) ....................3:42.49 Kevin O’Brien, 1968 ........................................3:43.00 Chuck Aragon, 1981 (IC4A)..............................3:43.34 Kurt Benninger, 2007 (NCAA-Prelim)

3,000-Meter Steeplechase 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Luke Watson, 2002 (BIG EAST) ........................8:37.61 Luke Watson, 2002 (Mount SAC)......................8:38.20 Luke Watson, 2002 (NCAA)..............................8:39.12 Luke Watson, 2002 (USATF) ............................8:41.66 Todd Ptacek, 2007 (NCAA-prelim)....................8:41.67 Luke Watson, 2000 (Gatorade) ..........................8:46.77 Todd Ptacek, 2007 (NCAA-final) ......................8:46.78 Luke Watson, 2000 (Stanford)............................8:46.98 Rick Mulvey, 1988 ............................................8:47.32 Todd Ptacek, 2007 (NCAA Regional)................8:47.87

5,000 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

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Kurt Benninger, 2005 (Stanford) ......................13:33.05 Luke Watson, 2002 (Mount SAC) ....................13:35.08 Luke Watson, 2003 (Mount SAC) ....................13:38.73 Patrick Smyt, 209 (Mount SAC) ......................13:39.50 Luke Watson, 2002 (Stanford) ..........................13:44.92 Patrick Smyth, 2008 (Mount SAC) ..................13:45.72 Patrick Smyth, 2007 (Stanford) ........................13:48.53 Ryan Shay, 2001 (NCAA)................................13:52.45 Dan Garrett, 1988 ..........................................13:53.52 Ryan Shay, 2001 (Mount SAC)........................13:54.77

10,000 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Patrick Smyth, 2009 (Stanford) ........................28:25.85 Ryan Shay, 2000 (Mount SAC) ......................28:26.91 Ryan Shay, 2002 (Stanford)..............................28:39.43 Ryan Shay, 2001 (Stanford)..............................28:40.03 Ron Markezich, 1989 ......................................28:44.91 Tim Moore, 2006 (Stanford) ............................28:47.99 Ryan Shay, 2000 (Stanford)..............................28:50.73 Ryan Shay, 2002 (BIG EAST) ..........................28:55.67 Kaleb Van Ort, 2005 (Stanford)........................28:59.35 Ryan Shay, 1999 (Stanford)..............................29:01.59

110-Meter Hurdles (y = 120 Yards) 1. Tom McMannon, 1971 ..........................13.5y (13.50) 2. Errol Williams, 1998 (NCAA) ..............................13.53 3. Selim Nurudeen, 2004 (NCAA Mideast) ..............13.57 4. Errol Williams, 1995 (Illinois) ..............................13.60 5. Selim Nurudeen, 2004 (NCAA) ..........................13.61 6. Errol Williams, 1998 (Miami-Ohio) ......................13.65 7. Errol Williams, 1998 (Billy Hayes) ........................13.67 8. Errol Williams, 1998 (BIG EAST) ......................13.69 9. Arnie Gough, 1979 ............................................13.74* 10. Selim Nurudeen, 2004 (Georgia Tech) ..................13.76 * = wind-aided

400-Meter Hurdles (y = 440-yard HH) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Austin Wechter, 2007 (Drake) ..............................51.29 Aubrey Lewis, 1957..................................50.5y (50.20) Balazs Molnar, 2007 (Mt. SAC) ............................51.50 Balazs Molnar, 2007 (NCAA Mideast) ..................51.60 Balazs Molnar, 2007 (BIG EAST-Final) ................51.62 Balazs Molnar, 2009 (BIG EAST) ........................51.37 Balazs Molnar, 2007 (Arizona State) ....................51.86 Balazs Molnar, twice ............................................51.87 (Most recently, BIG EAST-Prelim, 2007) 9. Austin Wechter, 2006 (BIG EAST)........................52.32

4 x 100-Meter Relay 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

2000 2000 2000 1991 1994 2000 1994 1999 2000 1998

(Spring Opener) ........................................40.22 (BIG EAST) ..............................................40.54 (Indy Relays) ..............................................40.59 (Rice)..........................................................40.68 (IC4A) ........................................................40.86 (Baldy Castillo)............................................40.93 (IC4A) ........................................................40.98 (Purdue) ......................................................41.00 (Drake) ......................................................41.06 (Miami Classic)............................................41.07

4 x 400-Meter Relay 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

1985 2007 2004 2006 2006 1982 1982 8. 2004 9. 2007 10. 2009

................................................................3:08.11 (Arizona State) ........................................3:09.38 (NCAA Mideast) ......................................3:09.65 (Georgia Tech) ..........................................3:09.95 (NCAA Mideast) ......................................3:10.39 (Drake) ....................................................3:10.40 (Centrals) ................................................3:10.40 (BIG EAST)..............................................3:10.52 (BIG EAST)..............................................3:10.83 (Arizona State) ........................................3:11.02

4 x 800-Meter Relay (since 1985) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1985 2007 2009 1999 2006 2008 2004 2003 2007 1998

................................................................7:20.11 (Drake) ....................................................7:22.42 (Drake) ....................................................7:23.28 (Drake) ....................................................7:25.91 (BIG EAST)..............................................7:26.04 (BIG EAST)..............................................7:28.06 (BIG EAST)..............................................7:28.48 (BIG EAST)..............................................7:30.63 (BIG EAST)..............................................7:31.27 (BIG EAST) ............................................7:33.07

High Jump 1. 2. 3. 4.

Lloyd Constable, 1982 ................................7-2 (2.19m) Todd Herman, 1994 (CCC) ................7-1 3/4 (2.18m) Todd Herman, 1994 (IC4A) ................7-1 1/2 (2.17m) Todd Herman, 1993 (Nat’l Invite) ......7-1 1/4 (2.16m) Todd Herman, 1993 (Centrals) ................7-0 (2.135m) 6. Lloyd Constable, three times ....................7-0 (2.135m) (Most recently, 1985 Centrals) Todd Herman, 1992 (Texas) ....................7-0 (2.135m) Todd Herman, 1994 (EKU/Hillsdale) ......7-0 (2.135m) 9. Tom Mescall, 1993 (Centrals) ............6-11 3/4 (2.13m) John Cole, 1988 ................................6-11 3/4 (2.13m) Paul Maloney, 1990 (IC4A) ................6-11 3/4 (2.13m)

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME®

Long Jump 1. Marshaun West, 2000 (BIG EAST)............25-8 (7.82m) 2. James Patterson, 1985 (IC4A) ............25-5 1/4 (7.75m) James Patterson, 1985 (Ind. Inter.) ......25-5 1/4 (7.75m) 4. James Patterson, 1985 (Drake)............25-4 3/4 (7.74m) 5. Jeff Smith, 1988 ................................25-3 1/2 (7.71m) 6. Marshaun West, 2000 (NCAA) ........25-2 3/4 (7.69m) 7. Godwin Mbagwu, 2004 (BIG EAST) ..25-2 1/2 (7.68m) 8. Mike McMannon, 1969 ............................25-2 (7.67m) 9. James Patterson, 1984 ..............................25-2 (7.67m) 10. James Patterson, 1985 (National) ........25-1 3/4 (7.66m)

Triple Jump 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Godwin Mbagwu, 2004 (BIG EAST) ....51-11 (15.82m) Lamarr Justice, 1995 (Miami-Ohio) ........50-8 (15.44m) James Patterson, 1985 (Dogwood) ..........50-7 (15.41m) Lamarr Justice, 1996 (BIG EAST) ....50-6 1/2 (15.39m) Godwin Mbagwu, 2003 (BIG EAST)..50-3 1/4 (15.32m) Lamarr Justice, 1994 (Centrals) ........50-0 3/4 (15.26m) James Patterson, 1985 (Drake) ..........50-0 1/2 (15.25m) G. Mbagwu, 2003 (NCAA Regional)..49-11 1/4 (15.22m) Lamarr Justice, 1995 (Illinois) ........49-11 1/4 (15.22m)

Pole Vault 1. Mike Brown, 1999 (Purdue) ..............17-5 1/2 2. Mike Brown, 1999 (Mount SAC) ......17-5 1/4 3. Mike Brown, 1997 (Mount SAC)..............17-3 Mike Brown, 1998 (Boilermaker)..............17-3 5. Matt Schipper, 2009 (BIG EAST) ......17-2 3/4 6. Mike Brown, 1997 (IC4A) ................17-0 1/4 7. Dave Gerrity, 1997 (Pomona-Pitzer)..........17-0 Mike Brown, 1998 (Mount SAC) ............17-0 9. Mike Brown, 1997 (Purdue) ............16-11 1/2 10. David Gerrity, 1996 (BIG EAST)......16-10 3/4

(5.32m) (5.31m) (5.26m) (5.26m) (5.25m) (5.19m) (5.18m) (5.18m) (5.17m) (5.15m)

Shot Put 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Mike Fleisch, 1997 (Butler/Miami) 59-10 Mike Fleisch, 1997 (Cal Poly) ..........59-7 Greg Cortina, 1972 (Penn Relays) ....59-5 Greg Cortina, 1972 (Miami) ............59-4 Mike Fleisch, 1997 (B. Castillo) ........58-2 Mike Fleisch, 1997 (Alabama) ..........57-8 Mike Fleisch, 1997 (Miami)..............57-8 8. Mike Fleisch, 1997 (BIG EAST) ....56-11 9. Mike Fleisch, 1997 (Butler/Miami) 56-10 10. Elio Polselli, 1972 ............................56-3 Mike Schubert, 2008 (BIG EAST ....56-3

3/4 3/4 3/4 1/4 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/4 3/4 1/4 1/4

(18.25m) (18.18m) (18.13m) (18.09m) (18.04m) (17.59m) (17.59m) (17.35m) (17.34m) (17.15m) (17.15m)

Paul Gill, 1970 (Michigan State) ....191-7 3/4 Elio Polselli, 1970 (Michigan St.) ....183-8 1/2 Paul Gill, 1970 (Army)..........................182-9 Paul Gill, 1970 (Centrals) ......................180-3 Matt Thompson, 2000 (Billy Hayes) ......180-2 Derek Dyer, 2001 (Spring Opener) ......179-5 Elio Polselli, 1972 (Quad) ....................178-8 Paul Gill, 1970 (Drake) ........................177-9 Matt Thompson, 2000 (BIG EAST) ....176-10 Brandon Drenon, 2008 (Ga. Tech) ........176-2

(58.40m) (55.98m) (55.70m) (54.94m) (54.92m) (54.68m) (54.46m) (54.18m) (53.90m) (53.70m)

Discus 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Hammer Throw 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Kyle Annen, 2006 (BIG EAST)..............201-8 Greg Moretti, 1996 (Miami) ................192-10 Jeff Mensch, 2009 (BIG EAST)............192-10 Tom Mick, 1988 (IC4A) ......................192-7 Greg Moretti, 1996 (BIG EAST) ..........191-3 Garet Koxlien, 2007 (BIG EAST) ..........191-1 Kyle Annen, 2006 (Georgia Tech)..........190-5 Tom Mick, 1988 (Indiana Intercoll.)......190-4 Kyle Annen, 2007 (NCAA Regional) ....189-9 Kyle Annen, 2007 (Mt. SAC) ................189-7

(61.46m) (58.78m) (58.78m) (58.70m) (58.30m) (58.24m) (58.03m) (58.02m) (57.83m) (57.79m)

Javelin (since 1986) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Ryan Mihalko, 1990 (IC4A)..................222-8 Ryan Mihalko, 1991 (Quad) ................215-5 Ryan Mihalko, 1988 (IC4A)..................213-8 Ryan Mihalko, 1992 (Alabama) ............207-9 Ryan Mihalko, 1990 (Rice) ..................207-5 Ryan Mihalko, 1991 (Centrals)..............206-9 Ryan Mihalko, 1991 (Rice) ..................206-1 Ryan Mihalko, 1990 (Stanford) ............203-5 Ryan Mihalko, 1990 (Centrals)..............203-2 Ryan Mihalko, 1990 (Snowshoe) ..........202-9 Derek Goguen, 2004 (Ga. Tech) ............202-9

(67.88m) (65.66m) (65.12m) (63.32m) (63.22m) (63.02m) (62.82m) (62.00m) (61.94m) (61.80m) (61.80m)

Decathlon 1. Justin Schneider, 2009 (NCAA)..................7,248 points


Women’s Indoor Bests 60 Meters (since 1999) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Maryann Erigha, 2006 (Alex Wilson-Final) ............7.38 Maryann Erigha, 2006 (Meyo-Final) ......................7.42 Maryann Erigha, 2006 (Alex Wilson-Prelim) ............7.43 Ayesha Boyd, 2002 (BIG EAST) ............................7.44 Maryann Erigha, 2006 (BIG EAST-Prelim)..............7.46 Maryann Erigha, four times....................................7.47 (most recently: BIG EAST-Final, 2006) 10. Maryann Erigha, 2005 (Meyo-Final) ......................7.48 Maryann Erigha, 2006 (Meyo-Prelim) ....................7.48

200 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Maryann Erigha, 2005 (Alex Wilson)....................23.60 Maryann Erigha, 2006 (Meyo)..............................23.74 Maryann Erigha, 2005 (Meyo)..............................23.85 Kymia Love, 2003 (Ball State/WMU) ..................23.88 Maryann Erigha, 2006 (Alex Wilson)....................23.90 Maryann Erigha, 2006 (BIG EAST-Final) ..............23.96 Liz Grow, 2001 (Alex Wilson) ..............................24.00 Ayesha Boyd, 2002 (BIG EAST) ..........................24.00 9. Ayesha Boyd, 2002 (Alex Wilson) ........................24.02 10. Ayesha Boyd, 2002 (NCAA) ................................24.04

400 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Liz Grow, 2002 (NCAA-Preliminaries)..................52.73 Liz Grow, 2002 (NCAA-Final) ............................52.88 Liz Grow, 2002 (Alex Wilson) ..............................53.10 Liz Grow, 2001 (Meyo) ........................................53.30 Liz Grow, 2001 (NCAA-Final) ............................53.42 Liz Grow, 2001 (NCAA-Preliminaries)..................53.73 Liz Grow, 2002 (Meyo) ........................................53.89 Okechi Ogbuokiri, 2006 (N.D. Opener) ..............54.00 Okechi Ogbuokiri, 2005 (Alex Wilson) ................54.03 Liz Grow, 1999 (Alex Wilson) ..............................54.05

500 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Liz Grow, 2002 (BIG EAST)..............................1:11.65 Cora Dayon, 2008 (BIG EAST) ........................1:12.13 Natalie Johnson, 2009 (BIG EAST)....................1:12.22 Crysta Swayzer, 2007 (BIG EAST-Final) ............1:12.26 Natalie Johnson, 2008 (BIG EAST)....................1:12.27 Liz Grow, 2002 (BIG EAST)..............................1:12.35 Tiffany Gunn, 2005 (Notre Dame Invite) ..........1:12.45 Cora Dayon, 2008 (BIG EAST-Prelim).............. 1:12.57 Liz Grow, 2002 (Tri Meet) ................................1:12.61 Nadia Schmiedt, 1998 (Meyo) ..........................1:12.68 Natalie Johnson, 2008 (BIG EAST-Prelim) ........ 1:12.68

600 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Nadia Schmiedt, 1998 (Red Simmons) ..............1:32.72 Erica Peterson, 1993 (Purdue Relays) ................1:33.05 Nadia Schmiedt, 1997 (Indiana) ........................1:33.07 Erica Peterson, 1994 (MSU Quad) ....................1:33.17 Nadia Schmiedt, 1998 (Purdue Open) ..............1:33.30 Amanda Alvarez, 2002 (Windsor) ......................1:35.97

800 Meters 1. Kelly Langhans, 2009 (Meyo) ......................2:08.24 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Jacqueline Carter, 2006 (Alex Wilson) ..............2:08.75 Kelly Langhans, 2008 (Meyo) ............................2:09.35 Kelly Langhans, 2009 (ND Invite) ....................2:09.54 Erica Peterson, 1993 (Nebraska) ........................2:10.13 Jacqueline Carter, 2006 (BIG EAST-Final) ..............2:10.25 Erica Peterson, 1995 (Wilson) ..........................2:10.40 Erica Peterson, 1993 (Ball State) ........................2:10.42 Kerry Meagher, 2003 (Alex Wilson) ................2:10.78 Natalie Johnson, 2009 (Meyo) ..........................2:10.97

1,000 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Abby Higgins, 2009 (BIG EAST)............................2:50.55 Brianne Schmidt, 2006 (BIG EAST-Prelim) ............2:51.25 Jacqueline Carter, 2006 (Meyo) ........................2:51.70 Kerry Meagher, 2003 (BIG EAST-Final) ............2:52.43 Amy Siegel, 1995 (WMU/Marquette) ..............2:52.87 Kerry Meagher, 2003 (BIG EAST-Prelim) ..........2:52.90 Brianne Schmidt, 2007 (BIG EAST-Final) ..........2:53.15 Brianne Schmidt, 2005 (Meyo) ..........................2:53.25 Kerry Meagher, 2003 (Meyo) ............................2:53.40 Brianne Schmidt, 2007 (Meyo) ..........................2:53.55

Mile 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

High Jump Lauren King, 2003 (Alex Wilson) ......................4:38.37 Kerry Meagher, 2004 (NCAA) ..........................4:40.67 Lauren King, 2004 (NCAA) ..............................4:41.06 Lauren King, 2004 (Alex Wilson) ......................4:41.15 Kerry Meagher, 2004 (NCAA-Prelim) ..............4:41.18 Molly Huddle, 2004 (Alex Wilson)....................4:41.91 Molly Huddle, 2003 (Alex Wilson)....................4:42.60 Lauren King, 2004 (Meyo) ................................4:42.98 Kerry Meagher, 2004 (Alex Wilson) ..................4:43.47 Ramsey Kavan, 2006 (Alex Wilson) ..................4:43.78

3,000 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

(1.82m) (1.80m) (1.80m) (1.80m) (1.79m) (1.78m) (1.78m) (1.77m) (1.77m)

Long Jump

Molly Huddle, 2004 (Meyo) ..............................9:08.60 Molly Huddle, 2004 (BIG EAST) ......................9:09.43 Molly Huddle, 2004 (NCAA) ............................9:13.67 Molly Huddle, 2004 (Notre Dame Invite)..........9:14.13 Molly Huddle, 2003 (Meyo) ..............................9:14.33 Molly Huddle, 2003 (BIG EAST) ......................9:18.24 Lauren King, 2003 (Meyo) ................................9:19.52 Molly Huddle, 2003 (NCAA) ............................9:20.30 Stephanie Madia, 2005 (Alex Wilson) ................9:22.50 Stephanie Madia, 2005 (BIG EAST) ..................9:25.12

5,000 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1. Stacey Cowan, 2004 (BIG EAST) ......5-11 1/2 2. Jen Engelhardt, 1997 (Wilson) ..........5-10 3/4 Jen Engelhardt, 1999 (BIG EAST) ......5-10 3/4 Stacey Cowan, 2005 (N.D. Invite) ......5-10 3/4 5. Emily Loomis, 2003 (Meyo) ..............5-10 1/2 6. Stacey Cowan, 2004 (Cent. Mich.)............5-10 Jen Engelhardt, 2000 (Quad) ....................5-10 8. Stacey Cowan, 2004 (NCAA) ..............5-9 3/4 Jen Engelhardt, five times ....................5-9 3/4 (most recently: Alex Wilson Invitational, 2000) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Tameisha King, 2003 (CMU Open) ........20-8 1/2 Tameisha King, 2002 (Meyo) ....................20-7 Tameisha King, 2003 (NCAA) ..........20-6 1/4 Tameisha King, 2000 (BIG EAST)......20-4 1/2 Tameisha King, 2002 (A. Wilson) ......20-3 3/4 Tameisha King, 2001 (Alex Wilson) ........20-3 1/2 Tameisha King, 2003 (Meyo) ....................20-3 Tameisha King, 2002 (BIG EAST)......20-2 1/2 Tameisha King, three times ................20-1 1/2 (most recently: BIG EAST, 2003)

(6.31m) (6.27m) (6.25m) (6.21m) (6.19m) (6.18m) (6.17m) (6.16m) (6.13m)

Triple Jump

Molly Huddle, 2004 (BIG EAST) ....................15:57.22 Molly Huddle, 2004 (NCAA) ..........................15:58.42 Stephanie Madia, 2006 (NCAA) ......................15:59.01 Stephanie Madia, 2006 (Alex Wilson) ..............16:02.14 JoAnna Deeter, 1999 (NCAA) ........................16:10.16 Molly Huddle, 2005 (BIG EAST) ....................16:12.17 Stephanie Madia, 2006 (BIG EAST) ................16:18.34 JoAnna Deeter, 1999 (BIG EAST) ..................16:22.64 Molly Huddle, 2007 (BIG EAST) ....................16:25.90 Amy Kohlmeier, 2007 (BIG EAST) ..................16:28.02

60-Meter Hurdles (since 1999) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Tameisha King, 2003 (BIG EAST) ..........................8.39 Tameisha King, 2002 (Meyo)..................................8.48 Tameisha King, 2001 (BIG EAST) ..........................8.49 Tameisha King, 2002 (BIG EAST) ..........................8.53 Tameisha King, 2003 (Windsor) ............................8.54 Tameisha King, 2002 (BIG EAST) ..........................8.55 Tameisha King, 2001 (Windsor) ............................8.56 Tameisha King, 2003 (BSU/WMU) ......................8.56 9. Tameisha King, 2003 (Alex Wilson) ......................8.57 10. Tameisha King, 2001 (Alex Wilson) ......................8.58 Domenique Manning, 2007 (BIG EAST-Prelim)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Petra Dankova, 2003 (BIG EAST) ..........41-7 (12.67m) Petra Dankova, 2005 (BIG EAST)......41-3 3/4(12.59m) Cassie Gullickson, 2007 (Wilson)............40-6 (12.34m) Cassie Gullickson, 2007 (BIG EAST) ..40-5 1/2 (12.33m) Jaime Volkmer 2003 (BIG EAST)......40-2 1/4 (12.25m) Jaime Volkmer, 2003 (CMU Open)........40-2 1/4 (12.25m) Petra Dankova, 2005 (Meyo) ............40-0 1/2 (12.20m) Cassie Gullickson, 2007 (Meyo)........39-9 3/4 (12.13m) J. Volkmer, 2003 (BSU/WMU)..................39-8 3/4 (12.11m) Jaime Volkmer, 2000 (BIG EAST) ..........39-8 (12.09m)

Pole Vault 1. 2. 3. 4.

Mary Saxer, 2009 (Meyo) ..................13-7 1/4 (4.15m) Mary Saxer, 2009 (Indiana) ................13-4 1/2 (4.07m) Mary Saxer, 2009 (ND Opener) ........13-3 3/4 (4.06m) Mary Saxer, 2006 (N.D. Invite) ..........13-3 1/2 (4.05m) Mary Saxer, 2009 (NCAA) ................13-3 1/2 (4.05m) 6. Jaime Volkmer, 2003 (BIG EAST) ......13-1 1/2 (4.00m) Mary Saxer, 2009 (IU Opener) ..........13-1 1/2 (4.00m) 8. Mary Saxer, 2006 (BIG EAST) ........12-11 3/4 (3.96m) 9. Jaime Volkmer, 2003 (Wilson) ..........12-11 1/2 (3.95m) Mary Saxer, 2006 (Blue & Gold)........12-11 1/2 (3.95m) Mary Saxer, 2006 (Meyo) ................12-11 1/2 (3.95m)

4 x 400-Meter Relay 1. 2003 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................3:35.26 Tiffany Gunn, Ayesha Boyd, Kristen Dodd, Kymia Love 2. 2002 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................3:35.59 3. 2003 (NCAA) ..................................................3:38.28 4. 2004 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................3:38.56 5. 2002 (Meyo) ....................................................3:38.58 6. 2002 (NCAA) ..................................................3:38.99 7. 2001 (Alex Wilson) ..........................................3:40.21 8. 2009 (Meyo) ....................................................3:40.53 9. 2002 (BIG EAST) ............................................3:41.19 10. 2007 (BIG EAST)..............................................3:41.51

4 x 800-Meter Relay 1. 2009 (BIG EAST)........................................8:57.46 2. 2006 (BIG EAST)..............................................8:58.67 Brianne Schmidt, Jacqueline Carter, Katie DeRusso, Ramsey Kavan 3. 2004 (BIG EAST)..............................................8:59.26 4. 2002 (BIG EAST)..............................................8:59.82 5. 2008 (Indiana Relays)........................................9:04.97

Distance Medley Relay 1. 2004 (Meyo) ..................................................11:07.94 Lauren King, Kristen Dodd Kerry Meagher, Molly Huddle 2. 2004 (NCAA) ................................................11:22.33 3. 2003 (BIG EAST)............................................11:24.45 4. 2002 (Alex Wilson) ........................................11:26.92 5. 2003 (Meyo) ..................................................11:28.59 6. 2005 (BIG EAST)............................................11:32.29 7. 2004 (BIG EAST)............................................11:32.95 8. 2006 (BIG EAST)............................................11:37.41 9. 2008 (BIG EAST)............................................11:44.68 10. 2001 (Meyo) ..................................................11:49.16

Shot Put 1. 48-8 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Meghan Horn, 2005 (BIG EAST) ................................ 3/4 (14.85m) Karen Harris, 1993 (Alex Wilson) ..........48-1 (14.65m) Anna Weber, 2008 (Indiana Relays) 47-7 1/4 (14.51m) Anna Weber, 2009 (Blue & Gold) ..........47-4 (14.47m) Jaclyn Espinoza, 2009 (BIG EAST)..........47-3 (14.42m) Anna Weber, 2009 (BIG EAST) ..............47-0 (14.36m) Meghan Horn, 2006 (BIG EAST) ......46-8 1/4 (14.23m) Jaclyn Espinoza, 2009 (Indiana) ................46-0 (14.01m) Anna Weber, 2009 (IU Opener)................46-0 (14.00m) Karen Harris, 1993 (Meyo) ..................45-11 (13.99m)

Weight Throw 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Anna Weber, 2008 (BIG EAST)........63-7 1/2 (19.39m) Anna Weber, 2009 (ND Opener) 63-6 1/4 (19.36m) Anna Weber, 2009 (IU Opener)..............62-9 (19.18m) Anna Weber, 2008 (Indiana Relays)..62-0 1/4 (18.90m) Anna Weber, 2008 (Notre Dame Invite) ..61-11 1/2 (18.88m) Anna Weber, 2008 (Notre Dame Opener) ........58-3 (17.75m) Anna Weber, 2008 (Indiana Relays)..63-7 1/2 (19.39m) Anna Weber, 2008 (Indiana Relays)..63-7 1/2 (19.39m) Anna Weber, 2007 (BIG EAST) ......56-11 1/4 (17.35m) Anna Weber, 2007 (Wilson) ............56-7 1/4 (17.25m)

Pentathlon 1. Maddie Buttinger, 2009 (BIG EAST) ..........3,922 points

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6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Molly Huddle, 2006 (Mount SAC) ..................15:40.41 Molly Huddle, 2004 (Oly. Trials-Prelim.) ............15:47.15 Stephanie Madia, 2006 (Mount SAC) ..............15:47.59 Molly Huddle, 2007 (Stanford) ........................15:50.53 Stephanie Madia, 2005 (Mount SAC) ..............15:53.11

10,000 Meters 100 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Maryann Erigha, 2005 (Mount SAC) ....................11.28 Maryann Erigha, 2005 (Dr. Pepper) ......................11.47 Dominqué Calloway, 1997 (Miami) ......................11.48 Dominqué Calloway, 1997 (Billy Hayes) ..............11.52 Maryann Erigha, 2006 (NCAA Mideast) ..............11.53 Maryann Erigha, twice ........................................11.56 (Most recently: 2007 (BIG EAST-Final) 8. Maryann Erigha, 2005 (Georgia Tech) ..................11.60 Maryann Erigha, 2006 (Cent. Coll.-Final) ..............11.60 Maryann Erigha, 2006 (BIG EAST-Prelim) ............11.60

200 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Dominqué Calloway, 1997 (Billy Hayes) ..............23.25 Maryann Erigha, 2005 (Mount SAC) ....................23.28 Dominqué Calloway, 1997 (NCAA-Prelim) ............23.39 Maryann Erigha, 2005 (Dr. Pepper) ......................23.48 Ayesha Boyd, 2002 (Arizona State) ......................23.60 Ayesha Boyd, 2002 (Florida Relays)......................23.60 7. Maryann Erigha, 2005 (NCAA Mideast) ..............23.61 8. Maryann Erigha, twice ........................................23.67 (Most recently: Mt. SAC, 2007) 10. Maryann Erigha, 2004 (NCAA Mideast) ..............23.70

400 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Liz Grow, 2002 (BIG EAST-Final) ........................52.05 Liz Grow, 2001 (BIG EAST-Preliminaries) ............52.40 Liz Grow, 2002 (NCAA) ......................................52.50 Liz Grow, 2002 (Pomona-Pitzer) ..........................52.61 Liz Grow, 2000 (Georgia Tech) ............................53.10 Liz Grow, 2002 (Tom Botts) ................................53.14 Liz Grow, 2001 (BIG EAST) ................................53.17 Alison Howard, 1997 (Billy Hayes) ......................53.24 Joanna Schultz ....................................................53.12

800 Meters 1. 9. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Berit Junker, 1996 (Georgia Tech)......................2:05.68 Kelly Langhans ............................................................2:09.34 Berit Junker, 1996 (BIG EAST) ........................2:07.53 Berit Junker, 1996 (NCAA) ..............................2:07.89 Natalie Johnson, 2008 (Mt. SAC) ......................2:08.09 Berit Junker, 1995 (National Invit.)....................2:08.62 Kelly Langhans, 2008 (Mt. SAC)........................2:08.65 Natalie Johnson , 2008 (BIG EAST) ..................2:07.71 Jacqueline Carter, 2006 (Cent. Collegiates) ................2:09.21 Kelly Langhans, 2008 (BIG EAST)..............................2:09.34

1,500 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Lauren King, 2003 (Georgia Tech) ....................4:14.72 Kerry Meagher, 2005 (NCAA) ..........................4:16.37 Lauren King, 2003 (Mount SAC) ......................4:16.43 Lauren King, 2002 (NCAA-Final)......................4:16.51 Kerry Meagher, 2004 (Georgia Tech) ................4:16.88 Lauren King, 2002 (NCAA-Prelim.) ..................4:17.01 Lauren King, 2002 (Georgia Tech) ....................4:17.33 Molly Huddle, 2007 (Georgia Tech) ..................4:17.84 Kerry Meagher, 2004 (NCAA Mideast) ............4:18.16 Kerry Meagher, 2004 (NCAA-Prelim) ..............4:18.23

3,000 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

JoAnna Deeter, 1999 (BIG EAST) ....................9:18.31 Molly Huddle, 2003 (USATF-Jr.’s) ....................9:19.52 JoAnna Deeter, 1998 (Butler) ..........................9:30.82 JoAnna Deeter, 1999 (Purdue) ..........................9:35.41 Stefanie Jensen, 1993 (National Inv.)..................9:39.26 Stefanie Jensen, 1993 (Sea Ray) ........................9:42.64

3,000-Meter Steeplechase 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Lindsey Ferguson, 2009 (Mount SAC)..............10:15.23 Lindsey Ferguson, 2008 (BIG EAST)................10:29.63 Lindsey Ferguson, 2007 (BIG EAST)................10:41.33 Katie DeRusso, 2005 (NCAA Mideast)............10:41.49 Lindsey Ferguson, 2007 (Stanford) ..................10:45.41 Lindsey Ferguson, 2008 (Mt.SAC)....................10:45.73 Katie DeRusso, 2006 (Stanford) ......................10:47.05 Lindsey Ferguson, 2007 (Mideast) ....................10:47.10 Katie DeRusso, 2005 (Stanford) ......................10:51.41 Lindsey Ferguson (Mt. SAC)............................10:51.96

5,000 Meters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

120

Molly Molly Molly Molly Molly

Huddle, 2004 Huddle, 2007 Huddle, 2003 Huddle, 2007 Huddle, 2004

(Mount SAC) ..................15:32.55 (Mt. SAC)........................15:32.83 (Mount SAC) ..................15:36.95 (NCAA-Final) ................15:37.65 (Oly. Trials-Final) ............15:37.92

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Molly Huddle, 2006 (BIG EAST) ....................32:37.87 Molly Huddle, 2007 (BIG EAST) ....................33:20.42 JoAnna Deeter, 1999 (Stanford) ......................33:28.01 Lauren King, 2005 (NCAA) ............................33:56.95 JoAnna Deeter, 1999 (NCAA) ........................34:05.89 Lauren King, 2005 (Mount SAC) ....................34:11.78 Alison Klemmer, 1999 (Stanford) ....................34:19.19 Alison Klemmer, 1999 (NCAA) ......................34:26.74 Alison Klemmer, 2000 (Stanford) ....................34:30.16

100-Meter Hurdles 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Dominqué Calloway, 1997 (Billy Hayes) ..............13.13 Dominqué Calloway, 1997 (Carolina) ..................13.18 Dominque Calloway, 1997 (NCAA-Final) ............13.28 Dominqué Calloway, 1997 (NCAA-Prelim) ..........13.29 Dominqué Calloway, 1997 (Carolina) ..................13.33 Tameisha King, 2003 (BIG EAST-Prelim)..............13.52 Tameisha King, 2003 (Tom Botts) ........................13.61 Tameisha King, 2003 (BIG EAST-Final) ................13.64 Alyissa Hasan, 2008 (BIG EAST) ..........................13.71 Tameisha King, 2002 (BIG EAST) ........................13.81

400-Meter Hurdles 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Erica Peterson, 1994 (Georgia Tech) ....................58.25 Nadia Schmidt, 1999 (Georgia Tech) ....................58.27 Nadia Schmidt, 1999 (Pomona Pitzer) ..................58.30 Erica Peterson, 1993 (National Inv.)......................58.31 Nadia Schmidt, 1999 (BIG EAST)........................58.60

4 x 100-Meter Relay 1. 2002 (Mount SAC) ..............................................44.30 Tameisha King, Liz Grow, Ayesha Boyd, Kymia Love 2. 2003 (NCAA-Preliminary) ..................................44.32 3. 2001 (Georgia Tech Invitational) ..........................44.45 4. 2002 (NCAA)......................................................44.67 5. 2002 (Florida Relays) ..........................................44.70 6. 2003 (Baldy Castillo)............................................44.73 7. 2002 (Tom Botts) ................................................44.73 8. 2001 (Spring Opener) ..........................................44.74 9. 2002 (BIG EAST) ................................................44.77 10. 2002 (Pomona-Pitzer) ..........................................44.82

4 x 400-Meter Relay 1. 2002 (NCAA-Final) ..........................................3:32.12 Liz Grow, Kristen Dodd, Ayesha Boyd, Kymia Love 2. 2002 (NCAA-Preliminaries) ..............................3:33.34 3. 2003 (NCAA-Preliminaries) ..............................3:33.53 4. 2000 (Georgia Tech) ..........................................3:35.43 5. 2002 (Drake Relays)..........................................3:36.62 6. 2002 (Mount SAC) ..........................................3:36.99 7. 2001 (Drake Relays)..........................................3:37.06

4 x 800-Meter Relay 1. 2002 (BIG EAST)..............................................8:53.76 Lauren King, Megan Johnson, Kerry Meagher, Melissa Webb 2. 2003 (BIG EAST)..............................................8:56.43 2009 (BIG EAST)..............................................8:56.43 4. 2008 (BIG EAST)..............................................8:58.47 5. 1995 (Drake Relays)..........................................9:00.46 6. 1999 (Drake Relays)..........................................9:03.93 7. 2004 (BIG EAST)..............................................9:05.36 8. 2007 (BIG EAST)..............................................9:05.55

High Jump 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Jen Engelhardt, 1999 (Mt. SAC) ..........6-0 3/4 (1.85m) Jen Engelhardt, 2000 (Billy Hayes)..............6-0 (1.83m) Jen Engelhardt, 2000 (BIG EAST) ........5-11 1/2 (1.82m) Jen Engelhardt, 1999 (BIG EAST) ........5-11 1/4 (1.81m) Emily Loomis, three times ..................5-10 3/4 (1.80m) (most recently: NCAA-Final, 2006) 8. Stacey Cowan, twice ................................5-10 (1.78m) (most recently: Stanford Invitational, 2005) Jen Engelhardt, three times ......................5-10 (1.78m) (most recently: Drake Relays, 1998)

Long Jump 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Tameisha King, 2003 (BIG EAST) ......21-8 1/4 Tameisha King, 2002 (Georgia Tech) ..............21-4 Tameisha King, 2000 (BIG EAST)......21-1 1/2 Tameisha King, 2003 (Tom Botts)..........20-10 3/4 Tameisha King, 2000 (Georgia Tech) ............20-10 Tameisha King, 2003 (NCAA) ..........20-9 3/4

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME®

(6.61m) (6.50m) (6.44m) (6.37m) (6.35m) (6.34m)

7. Tameisha King, 2000 (Billy Hayes) ..........20-9 1/4 8. Tameisha King, 2003 (NCAA Regional )..........20-9 9. Tameisha King, 2002 (Fla. Relays)..........20-8 1/2 Tameisha King, 2002 (NCAA) ..........20-8 1/2

(6.33m) (6.32m) (6.31m) (6.31m)

Triple Jump 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Petra Dankova, 2004 (BIG EAST) ..........41-6 (12.65m) Jaime Volkmer, 2003 (BIG EAST) ......41-4 1/2 (12.61m) Jaime Volkmer, 2001 (Woodland) ..........41-0 1/2 (12.51m) Petra Dankova, 2004 (NCAARegional)......40-11 1/2 (12.48m) Petra Dankova, 2003 (BIG EAST) ..........40-7 (12.37m) Petra Dankova, 2003 (Ga. Tech)........40-6 1/4 (12.35m) P. Dankova, 2003 (Indy Relays) ........40-2 1/4 (12.25m) Cassie Gullickson, 2006 (BIG EAST) ..............40-2 (12.24m) P. Dankova, 2004 (Tom Botts) ..........40-0 3/4 (12.21m) Jaime Volkmer, 2000 (Quad) ..........39-10 3/4 (12.16m) Jaime Volkmer, 2002 (BIG EAST) ........39-10 3/4 (12.16m)

Pole Vault 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Mary Saxer, 2009 (NCAA) ..............................14-1 1/4 (4.30m) Mary Saxer, 2009 (BIG EAST)..........................13-9 1/4 (4.20m) Mary Saxer, 2009 (Mount SAC)........................13-7 1/4 (4.15m) Mary Saxer, 2009 (NCAA Regional) ................13-5 3/4 (4.11m) Mary Saxer, 2008 (NCAA Regional) ................13-3 3/4 (4.06m) Mary Saxer, 2008 (BIG EAST)..........................13-3 1/2 (4.00m) Mary Saxer, 2009 (Drake) ................................13-3 1/2 (4.00m) 8. Jaime Volkmer, 2003 (Baldy Castillo) ..........12-9 1/2 (3.90m) Mary Saxer, 2006 (Mount SAC) ........12-9 1/2 (3.90m) 10. Jaime Volkmer, twice ................................12-6 (3.81m) (Most recently: Tom Botts, 2003

Shot Put 1. Anna Weber, 2009 (BIG EAST)........48-7 1/2 (14.82m) 2. Dore DeBartolo, 2001 (Tom Botts)........47-5 3/4 (14.47m) 3. Dore DeBartolo, 2000 (BIG EAST) ..........47-5 1/4 (14.46m) Meghan Horn, 2005 (BIG EAST) ..............47-5 1/4 (14.46m) 5. Meghan Horn, 2005 (Hillsdale)........................47-1 (14.35m) 6. Anna Weber, 2007 (Cent. Collegate)..........46-7 1/4 (14.20m) 7. Anna Weber, 2008 (BIG EAST) ................46-6 1/4 (14.18m) 8. Dore DeBartolo, 2001 (Spring Opener)............46-6 (14.17m) 9. Rudy Atang, 2009 (Purdue)..............................46-6 (14.17m) 10. Anna Weber, 2007 (BIG EAST) ................46-3 1/4 (14.10m)

Discus 1. Jaclyn Espinoza, 2009 (NCAA Regional)172-05 (52.55m) 2. Jaclyn Espinoza, 2008 (NCAA Regional) ....172-0 (52.42m) 3. Dore DeBartolo, 1999 (Georgia Tech) ........171-1(52.14m) 4. Jaclyn Espinoza, 2009 (Purdue)............170-11 (52.10m) 5. Dore DeBartolo, 2000 (Billy Hayes)........169-2 (51.56m) 6. Jaclyn Espinoza, 2009 (NCAA)............169-00 (51.52m) 7. Jaclyn Espinoza, 2008 (BIG EAST) ........168-2 (51.25m) 8. Jaclyn Espinoza, 2009 (Ole Miss) ........168-00 (51.21m) 9. Jaclyn Espinoza, 2007 ( Regional) ..........165-7 (50.48m) 10. Jaclyn Espinoza, 2007 (Hillsdale) ..........163-3 (49.76m)

Hammer Throw 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Anna Weber, 2009 (NCAA Regional) 200-09 (61.20m) Anna Weber, 2009 (Bryan Clay)............193-6 (59.03m) Anna Weber, 2009 (Mount SAC) ........193-01 (58.83m) Anna Weber, 2008 ( Regional) ........192-3 1/2 (58.61m) Anna Weber, 2008 (Drake Relays) ......190-10 (58.16m) Anna Weber, 2008 (Eastern Michigan) ............(57.31m) Anna Weber, 2007 ( Regional) ..............185-4 (56.50m) Anna Weber, 2007 (BIG EAST) ......184-0 1/2 (56.09m) Dore DeBartolo, 2000 (Miami)............182-10 (55.74m) Dore DeBartolo, 2001 (Spring Opener)..........182-2 (55.52m)

Javelin 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Laura Huarte, 2006 (Mount SAC) ........154-2 (47.00m) Elise Knutzen, 2009 (NCAA Regional)....152-00 (46.54m) Laura Huarte, 2006 (BIG EAST) ......150-5 1/2 (45.87m) Laura Huarte, 2006 (NCAA Regional)..........149-6 (45.56m) Elise Knutzen, 2009 (Hillsdale) ....................147-04 (44.93m) Laura Huarte, 2006 (Cal Poly) ..............146-9 (44.73m) Kate Duman, 2005 (Dr. Pepper) ..........142-11 (43.56m) K. Duman, 2005 (NCAA Regional) ....142-0 1/2 (43.29m) Kate Duman, 2004 (Tom Botts) ..........141-3 (43.07m)

10. Elise Knutzen, 2008 (Ga. Tech) 140-3 1/2 (42.75m)

Heptathlon 1. 2. 3. 4. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Alyissa Hasan, 2008 (California) ....................5,509 Alyissa Hasan, 2008 (NCAA) ........................5,374 Alyissa Hasan, 2008 (BIG EAST) ....................5,365 Maddie Buttinger, 2009 (BIG EAST) ..............5,155 Alyissa Hasan, 2006 (BIG EAST) ....................4,736 Stacey Cowan, 2003 (BIG EAST) ..................4,675 Stacey Cowan, 2004 (BIG EAST) ..................4,576 Betsy Lazzeri, 2002 (BIG EAST) ....................4,489


Men’s Cross Country Monogram winners Adams, Brett ..............................2005, 2006, 2007 Alber, David ......................2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Alt, Anthony ................................................1997 Althoff, Matt ....................1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 Ambrico, Vinny ..................................2004, 2005 Andrassy, A.J. ............................2003, 2004, 2005 Arce, Antonio ..........1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000 Aragon, Chuck ................1977, 1978, 1979, 1980 Bartolini, Aldo ..............................................1979 Bartrand, Tim ..............................................1982 Benninger, Kurt ................2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Bergan, Don........................................1964, 1965 Biccicchi, Carl ....................................1979, 1980 Bird, Mario ..................................................2001 Boivin, Mark ................................................1974 Burke, James ......................................1989, 1991 Cahill, Ryan ..............................1987, 1988, 1990 Cannon, Tim ....................1981, 1982, 1983, 1984 Caron, Ralph ......................................1980, 1982 Carver, Frank ............................1961, 1962, 1963 Cato, Matt....................................................1979 Cawley, Galen ............................1957, 1958, 1959 Clark, Bill ................................1962, 1963, 1964 Clark, Daniel......................................2008 Clark, Will ..................................................1994 Coffey, Mike ..............................1963, 1964, 1965 Collins, Mike ............................1967, 1968, 1969 Collins, Mike ......................................1983, 1984 Conway, Mike ............................1995, 1996, 1997 Conway, Patrick ........................1999, 2000, 2001 Cotton, Dae ..............................1957, 1958, 1959 Courtney, Bill....................1981, 1982, 1983, 1984 Cowan, John ....................1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 Coyle, John ......................1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 Curran, Dan........................................2004, 2007 Dauphinais, Bill ..................................1989, 1990 Dean, Ed....................................1963, 1964, 1965 Dempsey, Tom ..................1958, 1959, 1960, 1961 Diamond, Tim ..............................................1985 Dillon, Andy ..............................1980, 1982, 1983 Dirnberger, Larry ................................1964, 1965 Drake, Mike......................1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 DuBois, Shane............................1992, 1993, 1994 Dunlop, Joe ......................1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 Dudley, John ..............................................1999 Engelhardt, Tim ..................................1996, 1998

The 1963 cross country team, which finished third at the NCAA Championship: Kneeling (left to right) team captain Frank Carver, Bill Clark. Standing (left to right) Rich Fennelly, Mike Coffey, Larry Dirmberger, Ed Dean and head coach Alex Wilson.

Farrell, Pete................................1965, 1966, 1967 Fern, Robert ................................................1988 Filosa, John ........................................1979, 1980 Fox, Charles........................................1977, 1979 Gallasso, Dale......................................1961, 1962 Garrett, Dan ............1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 Grace, Scott ........................................1996, 1997 Gregory, Ron ....................1957, 1958, 1959, 1960 Griewe, Ray ................................................1999 Hagerman, Brock ........................................2006 Hatherly, Tony ....................................1978, 1979 Higgins, Ted ........................................1997, 1998 Holleran, Pete ....................................1969, 1970 Hoover, Bob ......................................1961, 1962 Horgan, Dan ......................................1976, 1977 Housley, Michael........................1972, 1973, 1974 Hojnacki, Jeff ......................................1993, 1994 Howard, Ken..............................1965, 1966, 1967 Hurt, James ........................................1974, 1975 Jackson, Dan ..............................2007, 2008 Jacobs, Ryan ......................................2008 Johnson, Ryan ......................................2002, 2004 Johnston, Dennis ........................1958, 1959, 1960 Juba, Ed ......................................................1983 Keane, John................................2000, 2001, 2002 Kearns, Patrick..................1987, 1989, 1990, 1991 Keegan, Kevin ..............................................1991 Kenny, Kevin ................................................1976 Kerwin, Brian..............................2001, 2002, 2003 Kunth, Nate ................................................1993 Latting, Chris ..............................................1978 Lavelle, Ed....................................................1990 Leahy, Bill ..................................1965, 1966, 1967 Lennon, Tom ................................................2000 Lopez, Antonio ............................................1999 Lunney, Steve ......................................1986, 1987 Macken, Tom................................................1987 Magill, John ........................................1984, 1985 Malligan, John ....................................1961, 1962 Markezich, Ron ......1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 Martisus, Derek ..................................1994, 1995 Maxfield, Craig ............................................1983 Maxwell, Ryan ................1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 McIntosh, Pete ....................................1961, 1962 McManus, Sean..........................1996, 1998, 1999

Kurt Benninger earned four cross country and five track and field monograms from 2003-2008 on his way to becoming one of the most accomplished runners in Notre Dame history

McWilliams, Mike ............1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 Meloro, J.R................................1992, 1993, 1994 Mertens, David ............................................2000 Miller, Joe ..........................................2008 Miranda, Jay ................................................1975 Mobley, Todd ....................2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Monahan, Chris ........................1958, 1959, 1960 Moore, Tim ......................2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Morgan, Daniel ..........................1976, 1977, 1978 Morrison, Eric..............................................2002 Mulvey, Rick ......................................1986, 1988 Novak, Marc ................................................1976 O’Brien, Dan ......................................1961, 1962 O’Connor, Mike ..............1986, 1987, 1989, 1990 O’Donnell, Sean ..............2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 O’Flaherty, Shane ........................................1986 O’Rourke, Tom ..........................1986, 1988, 1989 Popejoy, Mike......................................2006, 2007 Ptacek, Todd........................................2005, 2006 Quaderer, Joe ......................................1968, 1969 Radkewich, Nick ......................1990, 1991, 1992 Reamer, Dick......................................1964, 1965 Reinhart, James ................1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 Rexing, Jason....................1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 Riely, John ..................................................1980 Ronzone, Matt ............................................1988 Rorke, Dan ......................1957, 1958, 1959, 1960 Ruder, Nate......................1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 Saracino, Dan ....................................1968, 1969 Seiling, Derek ..................1992, 1993, 1995, 1996 Shay, Ryan ........................1997, 1998, 1999, 2001 Smedley, Mike ..............................................1995 Smoran, Mike ..............................................1987 Smyth, Patrick ..................2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Spiro, Harold ......................................1965, 1966 Springer, Paul ............................2007, 2008 Stepan, Fred ................................................1976 Striowski, Marc ................1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Strohman, Joseph ................................1977, 1978 Sullivan, Patrick ........................1977, 1978, 1979 Timm, Bob ........................................1965, 1966 Trautmann, Jim ............................................1992 Tyler, Jim ..........................1981, 1982, 1983, 1984 Van Ort, Kaleb ..........................2003, 2004, 2005 Veselik, Kevin ..............................................2008 Walker, Jake ......................2006, 2007, 2008 Watson, Jake ..............................2005, 2006,2007 Watson, Luke ..................1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Weaver, Austin ....................................2003, 2004 Zanderson, Sean ..................................2000, 2001 Bold indicates 2009 returnees.

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Women’s Cross Country Monogram Winners Alfieri, Becky ............................1991, 1992, 1994 Arnerich, Christi............................................2001 Bakula, Denise ....................................1996, 2008 Bauman, Becca....................................2006, 2007 Blaising, Amy ......................................1989, 1990 Boulware, Kala ............................................1991 Bradley, Diana ............................1989, 1990, 1991 Burn, Hilary ................................................2000 Deeter, JoAnna ..........................1996, 1997, 1998 DeRusso, Katie....................................2004, 2005 Dodds, Emily................................................1995 Dudas, Kristen ..........................1993, 1994, 1995 Dutton, Lindsay ............................................1995 Eaton, Kari..........................................1999, 2000 Endress, Rachel ..................................2000, 2001 Esterline, Sarah ............................................1990 Ferguson, Lindsey ..............2006, 2007, 2008 Fibuch, Jennifer ..........................2000, 2001, 2002 Filar, Linda ................................1986, 1987, 1988

Flood, Eva ..........................................1991, 1992 Gorski, Lisa ................................1990, 1991, 1992 Guyer, Laura ................................................1993 Handley, Jennifer ..............1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Higgins, Abby ............................2007, 2008 Hood, Emily........................................1993, 1994 Huddle, Molly ..................2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Husted, Emily ..................1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 Jensen, Stefanie ..................................1991, 1992 Johnson, Megan ................2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Kaptur, Renee............................1988, 1989, 1990 Kavan, Ramsey ............................................2005 Kelly, Maureen ..........................1993, 1994, 1995 Kibelstis, Teresa ..........................1986, 1987, 1988 Kiley, Janel ..........................................1996, 1997 King, Lauren ......................2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 King, Loryn..................................................2002 Klemmer, Alison ........................1997, 1998, 1999 Kohlmeier, Amy............................................2006 Kramer, Kristine................1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 Kuenster, Chrissy ................................1999, 2000 LaSelle, Nicole ....................................1996, 1999 Lavigne, Michelle ........................................1995 Ledrick, Jennifer ..............1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 Lemanski, Terese ........................1988, 1989, 1990 Lehman, Kathleen ..............................1986, 1987 Long, Carolyn ..............................................1993 Loughlin, Nancy ..........................................1986 Luby, Erin ........................1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 Madia, Stephanie ..............2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Marinangeli, Jean........................2003, 2004, 2005 Mazur, Ann ........................................2006, 2007 Meagher, Kerry ..........................2002, 2003, 2004 Merkel, Julia........................................1986, 1987 McGrath, Anne ............................................2000 Morales, Ana ................................................2002 Murray, Wendy ................1986, 1987, 1988, 1989

Nelsen, Maggie ..................................2003, 2004 Nusrala, Lucy ......................................1988, 1989 O’Brien, Bridget ........................1997, 1998, 1999 Olding, Sunni ............................2004, 2005, 2006 Olson, Erin ........................................1998, 1999 Opet, Julie....................................................2006 Pavela, Jennifer ............................................1998 Peterson, Kelly ....................................1996, 1997 Reichenbach, Heidi ......................................1996 Rice, Patti ..................................1997, 1998, 1999 Rice, Theresa ............................1986, 1987, 1988 Riley, Sarah ......................1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 Rocha, Heidi ......................................2006, 2008 Ryan, Kevaleen ............................................1988 Schmidt, Julia ................................................2001 Schmidt, Melissa..................................2000, 2001 Seigel, Amy ................................1993, 1994, 1995 Siqueira, Valerie ..........................................1998 Tacl, Beth ..................................2007, 2008 Treece, Marissa ..........................2007, 2008 Velarde, Rachel ..................................2008 Villarreal, Patty ............................................1990 Volland, Mary ..............................................1995 Wales, Katie ........................................2002, 2003 Walsh, Mieke ..............................................1997 Wauford, Emily ..........................2007, 2008 Webster, Elizabeth......................2003, 2004, 2005 Bold indicates 2009 returnees

Wendy Murray was one of the first women’s cross country runners to earn a monogram at Notre Dame in 1986. She eventually earned four such awards, the first women’s Irish harrier to earn that distinction.

For the second time in three seasons, Notre Dame earned a spot on the awards podium at the NCAA Cross Country Championship with a fourth-place finish in 2004 (from left to right: head coach Tim Connelly, Elizabeth Webster, Jean Marinangeli, Molly Huddle, Maggie Nelsen, Katie DeRusso, Lauren King, Kerry Meagher, Stephanie Madia and Sunni Olding).

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Becca Bauman was a three-time cross country monogram winner from 2006-2008 and was named to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District Five Second Team as a senior.


Men’s Track & Field Monogram Winners B-B-B-B

Brett Adams was a three-time monogram winner and earned five all-BIG EAST honors.

A-A-A-A Abbott, Joseph ......................................1927, 1928, 1930 Abernathy, John ........................................................1930 Adams, Brett ..........................................2005, 2006, 2007 Afridi, Jamal ....................................................2005, 2008 Alexander, John ....................................1952, 1953, 1954 Alba, Juan ..............................................2001, 2002, 2003 Alber, David....................................................2002, 2003 Allard, Bernard................................................1954, 1956 Allmendinger, William ....................................1976, 1978 Almaguer, Benjamin ..............................1950, 1951, 1952 Althoff, Matt..........................................1995, 1996, 1997 Ambrico, Vincent ............................................1969, 1970 Ambrico, Vinny ............................2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Amitie, Daniel ..........................................................1994 Anderson, Jeffrey ............................................1976, 1979 Anderson, Phil..........................................................1944 Andrassy, A.J.............................................................2006 Andrulonis, Nate ......................................................2001 Annen, Kyle ..........................................2005, 2006, 2007 Antoine, Richard ......................................................1995 Aragon, Charles ............................1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 Arce, Antonio ........................................1995, 1999, 2000 Archer, Clyde W.......................................................1940 Atkins, Tyrell ........................................2008, 2009 Autry, Joel..............................................1984, 1985, 1987

Babb, Randall ..............................................2009 Bachman, Charles ..................................1915, 1916, 1917 Bailey, Edward ........................................................1920 Bailie, Roy ............................................1929, 1930, 1931 Baker, James ..........................................1952, 1954, 1955 Balistrieri, Joseph ......................................................1961 Barber, Mark..........................................2002, 2003, 2004 Barber, Thomas ..............................................1922, 1924 Barr, William ........................................1923, 1924, 1925 Barrett, Ordo............................................................1902 Barron, Emmett ....................................1925, 1926, 1927 Baumer, Frederick ..................................................1922 Beams, Byron ..................................................1955, 1956 Behrman, Harry ......................................................1932 Beinor, J. Edward ..................................1937, 1938, 1939 Belcher, John........................................2008, 2009 Bell, Dave ......................................................1971, 1972 Bell, Greg........................................................1981, 1982 Bennett, Brad ..................................................1944, 1948 Bennett, Geoff ................................................2004, 2005 Benninger, Kurt ..................2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Bensberg, William J. ................................................1913 Benson, William ......................................................1963 Bereolos, Hercules ....................................................1940 Bergan, Donald ......................................1965, 1966, 1967 Bergman, Alfred ..........................1911, 1912, 1914, 1915 Bergman, Arthur ......................................................1916 Bergtold, Joseph ......................................................1946 Bernard, Edgar ........................................................1938 Bernard, Robert ....................................1934, 1935, 1936 Bernards, David......................................1979, 1980, 1981 Bernier, Thomas ..............................................1979, 1980 Betlach, David ................................................1976, 1978 Bicicchi, Carl............................................................1983 Birder, Cecil ............................................................1913 Blakeslee, Hal ..........................................................1956 Blaney, Ryan ............................................................1999 Boagni, Kenneth..............................................1929, 1930 Boland, Joseph..........................................................1926 Bollas, James ..........................................1949, 1950, 1951 Borgos, Michael........................................................1992 Bov, Thomas ........................................1926, 1927, 1928 Bowdren, James ..............................................1933, 1934 Bowers, Ralph ..........................................................1933 Boyle, Edward ........................................1935, 1936, 1937 Boyle, Hugh ............................................................1905 Boyle, William ................................................1963, 1964 Boyne, Robert ................................................1949, 1950 Bracken, James ................................................2001, 2003 Bradley, John W. ......................................................1930 Bradley, Keith ..........................................................1964 Brady, John ..............................................................1969 Brady, Raymond..............................................1923, 1924 Branigan, John..........................................................1990 Brantfort, Chauncey..................................................1931 Brehmer, Walter........................................................1943 Breitenbach, Michael ................................................1959 Brennan, Michael......................................................1984 Brennan, Robert ......................................................1929 Breunlin, Douglas ..................................1967, 1968, 1969 Brill, Martin ............................................................1930 Broderick, Edwin ..................................1967, 1968, 1969 Brooks, Chandler ..................................2008, 2009

Brosey, H. Clifford ..........................................1940, 1946 Brown, Bobby ........................................1997, 1998, 1999 Brown, John....................................................1928, 1929 Brown, Michael ............................1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 Brown, Tim ..............................................................1987 Brown, William......................................1927, 1928, 1929 Bruch, James ..................................................1963, 1964 Bryson, Newton ..............................................1973, 1974 Buckley, Thomas ......................................................1969 Buenger, William ............................................1940, 1941 Buhrfiend, Kevin ......................................................1991 Burger, Peter ................................1977, 1978, 1979, 1980 Burke, Frank ............................................................1944 Burke, James ..................................................1991, 1992 Burke, William ........................................................1920 Burns, Andrew ................................................1994, 1995 Burns, Edward ..........................................................1974 Burns, John ....................................................1957, 1958 Burns, Michael ........................................................1988 Butler, Timothy ..............................................1965, 1966 Buzaid, Billy....................................................2008, 2009

C-C-C-C Caffrey, Robert ........................................................1978 Cahill, Nathan ................................................2000, 2001 Cahill, Ryan..................................1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 Call, Charles ..................................................1917, 1918 Callan, Daniel ..........................................................1982 Cameron, Alexander ................................................1922 Campagnone, John ..................................................1952 Cannon, Niall..................................................1999, 2000

Mike Brown earned four monograms from 1996-1999 and won five BIG EAST indoor and outdoor pole vault championships.

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Men’s Track & Field Monogram Winners Cannon, Timothy ............................................1982, 1985 Cantwell, Brian ..............................................1965, 1966 Carey, Robert..................................................1925, 1926 Carlson, Jordan ............................................2009 Caron, Ralph ........................................1982, 1983, 1984 Carter, Spencer ............................................2009 Carver, Francis ................................................1962, 1964 Casey, Charles ........................................1923, 1924, 1925 Caspar, Philip ..................................................1991, 1992 Casper, Ed ................................................................1997 Cato, Matt................................................................1980 Cavanagh, John ......................................1935, 1936, 1937 Cavanaugh, John ....................................2006, 2007, 2008 Cawley, Galen .......................................1958, 1959, 1960 Chamney, Thomas ........................2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 Chaput, Michael ....................................1965, 1966, 1967 Charters, Robert ......................................................1949 Chevraux, Thomas....................................................1964 Choplin, Blake ............................2007, 2008, 2009 Christian, Craig ........................................................1994 Christian, James ....................................1979, 1980, 1982 Christman, Norbert ..................................................1932 Cividin, Glen ..................................................1959, 1960 Clark, Daniel........................................2008, 2009 Clark, William ................................................1963, 1964 Clark, Will ..............................................................1995 Clifford, William ....................................1936, 1937, 1938 Clouse, James ..........................................................1974 Clynes, Martin ......................................1957, 1958, 1959 Cochran, Chris ............................1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Coffey, Michael ......................................1964, 1965, 1966 Cole, John ....................................1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 Colgan, Alexander ..................................................1921 Collins, Kenneth..............................................1939, 1940 Collins, Richard........................................................1926 Componovo, William................................................1988 Conforti, Francis ....................................1941, 1942, 1943

Conley, Arthur ................................................1933, 1934 Conlin, John....................................................1928, 1929 Connelly, Timothy ....................................................1984 Connor, Michael ............................................1899, 1900 Conroy, J. Patrick......................................................1963 Constable, Lloyd ....................................1982, 1983, 1985 Conway, Mike ..............................1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Conway, Miquez ......................................................1992 Conway, Patrick ............................1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Cooper, Andrew ..............................................1999, 2000 Cooper, Charles........................................................1924 Copeland, William ..........................................1954, 1955 Corcoran, Patrick J. ......................1898, 1899, 1900, 1901 Cortina, Greg ..........................................................1972 Costantini, William ..................................................1969 Cote, Jack ..............................................1956, 1957, 1958 Cotton, David ........................................1958, 1959, 1960 Coughlin, Bernard ..........................................1925, 1926 Coughlin, Stephen ..........................................1938, 1939 Courtney, William ........................1982, 1983, 1984. 1985 Cowan, John ................................1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Cox, Wayne ..........................................1923, 1924, 1925 Coyle, John ..................................1990, 1991, 1993, 1994 Crawford, Andrew ....................................................1958 Creehan, Donald ............................................1971, 1972 Cripe, Clarence ..............................................1905, 1908 Croker, William ........................................................2002 Cronin, Carl ............................................................1930 Cronin, Michael ..............................................1960, 1961 Cullen, James ..........................................................1928 Culp, Richard..................................................1988, 1989 Cummings, Roger ....................................................1930 Cunningham, John ..........................................1952, 1954 Cunningham, Raymond............................................1925 Curley, Charles ........................................................1986 Curran, Joe ....................................................1993, 1995 Currie, Adam ................................2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Currie, Donald ........................................................1943

D-D-D-D

Bill Faymonville took home three monograms from 1937-39 and earned All-America honors in the discus all three seasons as well.

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DaDamio, Anthony ..................................................1949 Daly, James ............................................1954, 1955, 1956 Daly, Walter ............................................................1903 Dana, Fred ............................................1908, 1909, 1910 Daniels, Bernard ......................................................1908 Dant, Philip ....................................................1920, 1921 Darling, Robert ..............................................1931, 1932 Dauphinais, WIlliam ................................................1990 Davey, Frank ............................................................1903 Davey, Travis ................................1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Davis, Greg ..................................................2008 Davis, Jason ..............................................................2004 DeAngelis, Matthew ........................................1989, 1990 DeMeo, Peter ..................................................1988, 1989 Dean, Edward ........................................1964, 1965, 1966 Dean, John ............................................1938, 1939, 1940 DeHoughe, Wilbur ..................................................1924 Delaney, F. James ....................................1941, 1942, 1943 Della Maria, Joseph................................1925, 1926, 1927 Dempsey, Thomas ..................................1960, 1961, 1962 Desch, August ........................................1921, 1922, 1923 Devanny, Patrick ......................................................1991 Devine, John F. ......................................1908, 1910, 1911 Dewey, Matt ............................................................1998 DeWolf, Roger ........................................................1944

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Ryan Hurd followed in his father’s (Bill) footsteps as a sprinter for the Irish during the 2001-04 seasons. Bill earned his monograms from 1967-69. Dierks, Mike ............................................................1993 Dietrich, Tom ..........................................................1997 DiCamillo, Richard ................................1956, 1957, 1958 Dilling, Leo ..............................................................1933 Dillon, Andrew ............................1981, 1982, 1983. 1984 Dillon, Victor............................................................1958 Dillon, William ......................................1941, 1942, 1943 Dimick, Ralph ..............................................1909, 1910 Dirnberger, Lawrence ..............................................1964 Disney, Francis..........................................................1923 Doan, Franklin ................................................1927, 1929 Dolmage, George......................................................1926 Donnelly, Michael ....................................................1969 Donnelly, WIlliam ..........................................1938, 1939 Dornbach, Steve ....................................1957, 1958, 1959 Douglas, Walter ....................................1917, 1919, 1920 Dovidio, Chip ..........................................................1999 Doyle, Paul ............................................1981, 1982, 1983 Draper, William ....................................1903, 1904, 1905 Drenon, Brandon ............................................2007, 2008 Dreznes, Mike ..........................................................1999 Driscoll, Brian........................................1985, 1986, 1987 Driscoll, Dan ............................................................2004 Driscoll, David ........................................................1967 Duane, Joseph ........................................................1899 Duarte, Rolando ......................................................1945 DuBois, Shane ..........................................................1995 Ducasa, Salvador ............................................1934, 1935 Dudley, John....................................................1999, 2000 Duffy, John ..............................................................1973


F-F-F-F

Raghib Ismail was an All-American in both track and football. He finished second in the 55 meters at the 1991 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. Duke, Norman ........................................................1934 Dunlop, Joe............................................1993, 1994, 1995 Dunne, Daniel........................................1971, 1972, 1973 Dunnigan, John ........................................................1955 DuVair, Paul ............................................................1988 Dyer, Derek ..................................1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Dziabis, Steven..............................1980, 1981, 1982, 1983

E-E-E-E Eady, Jacques ................................1979, 1980, 1981, 1982 Eaton, Wilbur ..........................................................1924 Eckert, Cameron ..........................2007, 2008, 2009 Edgren, Paul ............................................................1916 Edwards, Howard ....................................................1909 Edwards, John ........................................1933, 1934, 1935 Egan, Joseph ............................................................1932 Eggeman, John W. ........................1898, 1899, 1900, 1901 Eichenlaub, Ray ..............................................1913, 1915 Eichner, Jeffrey ........................................................1973 Elder, Jack ......................................................1927, 1929 Ellick, Dwight ........................................2002, 2004, 2005 Elser, Donald..........................................1934, 1935, 1936 Engelhardt, Tim ........................................................1999 English, Robert ........................................................1952 Enright, Paul ............................................................1928 Entrikin, Frank ........................................................1945 Espenan, Ray............................................................1948 Evans, John ..............................................................1991 Ewart, Barclay ................................................1957, 1958 Ewing, Joseph ..........................................................1932 Ewing, Paul ....................................................1951, 1952

Fagan, James....................................................1933, 1934 Faley, Donald ........................................1956, 1957, 1958 Farley, John F. ..........................................................1898 Farrell, Allan G. ........................................................1934 Farrell, Peter....................................................1965, 1968 Fasano, Erik..............................................................1993 Faymonville, William ..............................1937, 1938, 1939 Fehlig, Eugene ......................................1941, 1942, 1943 Fehring, Nick ..................................................1998, 2001 Feiler, Robert ........................................1950, 1951, 1952 Feltes, Norman ......................................1951, 1952, 1953 Fennelly, Richard ............................................1963, 1964 Ferenc, Thomas ............................1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 Ficks, Albert ............................................................1921 Filosa, John ..............................................................1980 Finkel, Charles A.............................................1932, 1933 Fischer, Robert................................................1911, 1912 Fishleigh, Kenneth ..........................................1929, 1930 FitzGerald, Robert....................................................1990 Fitzmaurice, Shaun ..................................................1963 Fitzpatrick, Jerry ....................................1959, 1960, 1961 Fleisch, Mike..........................................1995, 1996, 1997 Fleming, Bill ................................1946, 1948, 1949, 1950 Fletcher, Forest ............................1909, 1910, 1911, 1912 Flynn, John R. ......................................1921, 1922, 1923 Foley, Charles ..........................................................1920 Foote, John ..............................................................1958 Foreman, Joseph ....................................1956, 1957, 1958 Fortunato, Alex ........................................................2004 Fox, Charles ............................................................1980 Foy, David ......................................................1952, 1953 Francis, John ..........................................1936, 1937, 1938 Frawley, John ........................................1934, 1935, 1936 Frericks, Thomas ............................................1974, 1975 Freschi, WIlliam ......................................................1933 Freund, Albert ........................................................1916 Frigo, Dan ......................................................1997, 1998 Fritch, Louis C. ......................................................1916 Froelke, Frank ................................................1961, 1962

G-G-G-G Gaffney, George A. ........................................1899, 1900 Gahagan, Michael ........................1972, 1973, 1974, 1975 Gamboa, Ryan..............................................2009 Garcia, Roberto ..............................................2003, 2005 Garrett, Daniel..............................1985, 1987, 1988, 1989 Gartiser, Madill ........................................................1946 Gearin, Walter ................................................1901, 1902 Gebhardt, U.J.. ................................................1924, 1925 Genao, Jose ..............................................................2005 Genovese, Anthony ..........................................1953, 1954 George, William ....................................1973, 1974, 1975 Geremia, Frank ........................................................1958 Gerrity, David ..............................1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 Gerwe, John ....................................................1973, 1974 Giacinto, Joseph........................................................1964 Giacinto, Michael ..................................1960, 1961, 1962 Gibbs, Daniel ........................................1936, 1937, 1938 Gibson, Jay ......................................................1941, 1942 Gilbert, Tom ..................................2000, 2001, 2002 2003 Gilfillian, Earl ................................................1918, 1919 Gilfoil, James ..................................................1933, 1934 Gilhooly, Thomas ......................................................1970 Gill, Paul................................................1968, 1969, 1970 Gilmore, Philip ................................................1984, 1986 Gits, John ................................................................1955 Glynn, Ralph ................................................1899, 1901 Goguen, Derek ......................................2003, 2004, 2005 Gorman, Pat ............................................................1996

Gormley, Eugene ............................................1937, 1938 Gott, Arch ......................................................1935, 1937 Gough, Arnold ......................................1977, 1978, 1979 Gough, Edward ......................................1931, 1932, 1933 Gough, Paul ............................................................1967 Grady, William P. ....................................................1899 Grace, Scott..............................................................1997 Graham, Stewart ......................................................1905 Gregory, Ron ........................................1959, 1960, 1961 Grenough, Dan ......................................1993, 1994, 1995 Griewe, Ray ....................................................1999, 2000 Griffin, Joseph ........................................1926, 1927, 1928 Gringer, Paul ..........................................................1920 Gross, George ..........................................................1950 Groves, John ............................................................1932 Gutschenritter, David................................................1977 Gyulai, Marton ........................................................2001

H-H-H-H Hall, Frank......................................................1956, 1957 Halpin, Joseph........................................1938, 1939, 1940 Hamling, John ................................................1924, 1925 Hammill, Michael ....................................................1926 Hanrahan, Robert ....................................................1952 Hardy, Russell ................................................1915, 1916 Harrington, James ..................................1952, 1953, 1954 Harrington, Paul ....................................1924, 1925, 1926 Harris, Rick ............................................................1972 Harris, Robert..........................................................1988 Hassenger, Thomas ................................1951, 1952, 1953 Hastings, John ..........................................................1951 Hatherly, Tony ................................................1979, 1980 Haverty, Michael ....................................1957, 1958, 1959 Hayes, Arthur T. ......................................................1899 Hayes, William ..............................................1921, 1922 Headrick, Brian ............................1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Heck, Josh ............................................1999, 2001, 2002 Hedinger, Keith ........................................................1980 Heffernan, John ......................................................1922 Helfenstein, George ..................................................1952 Helwig, Joseph ........................................................1950 Helwig, John..........................................1948, 1949, 1950 Hemphill, Frank ......................................................1960 Henehan, Martin ............................................1913, 1914 Herbert, Martin B. ......................1899, 1900, 1901, 1902 Herman, Todd ..............................1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 Hernon, James A. ....................................................1953 Hester, Curtis ........................................1938, 1939, 1940 Hickman, William ....................................................1959 Higgins, Luke ..........................................................1947 Hill, R. Martin ......................................1971, 1973, 1974 Hills, Andrew ..............................................2009 Hinkes, Thomas ........................................................1951 Hitchler, Edward ..........................................2009 Hoar, Gerald ........................................1919, 1920, 1921 Hobbs, William ........................................................1990 Hoffmann, F. Nordhoff ..........................1929, 1930, 1931 Hofner, Jay ..................................1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 Hogan, Edward ......................................1921, 1922, 1923 Hogan, Michael ............................1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 Hogan, William ......................................................1911 Hogue, Rolly............................................................1942 Hojnacki, Jeff................................1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 Holinka, Brian ......................................1998, 1999, 2000 Holleran, Patrick ......................................................1970 Hoover, Harry ........................................................1898 Hoover, Robert......................................1962, 1963, 1964 Horgan, Daniel ......................................1976, 1977, 1978 Housley, Michael ............................................1973, 1974 Howard, Charles..............................................1933, 1934

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Men’s Track & Field Monogram Winners Howard, Jack ................................................2009 Howard, Kenneth..........................1965, 1966, 1957, 1968 Howrey, Eugene ....................................1930, 1931, 1932 Hunter, Jack ....................................................1946, 1947 Hunter, III, Oliver ..................................1941, 1942, 1943 Hurd, William ........................................1967, 1968, 1969 Hurd, Ryan ..................................2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Hurt, James ....................................................1974, 1976 Hyde, Ronald ..........................................................1982

I-I-I-I Irby, Adrian ..............................................................1999 Ismail, Raghib ........................................1989, 1990 1991

J-J-J-J Jackson, Dan ........................................2008, 2009 Jacobs, Jack ..............................................................1944 Jacques, Christopher......................2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Jewett, Harry ..........................................................1890 Johnson, Clint ..........................................................1994 Johnson, Gerald ............................1947, 1948, 1949, 1950 Johnson, John ..........................................................1924 Johnson, John ..........................................................1947 Johnson, Ryan ................................................2004, 2005 Johnston, Dennis ............................................1960, 1961 Johnston, Ralph ..............................................1930, 1931 Johnston, Todd ......................................1994, 1995, 1996 Jones, Austin....................................................1942, 1943 Jones, Fred ............................................1944, 1945, 1946 Jordan, Charles..............................1934, 1935, 1936, 1937 Jorgensen, Paul ........................................................1981 Juba, Edward ..................................................1983, 1984 Judge, Charles ........................................1925, 1926, 1927 Justice, Lamarr ..............................1993, 1994, 1995, 1996

K-K-K-K Kania, Jan ................................................................1983 Kardok, Timothy ............................................1976, 1977 Kasper, Thomas ..............................................1920, 1921 Kauffman, Francis M. ............................1955, 1956, 1957 Kazimi, A. J. ................................1977, 1978, 1979, 1980 Keach, Leroy ............................................................1908 Keane, John ..............................................................2003 Kearns, Michael........................................................1957 Kearns, Patrick..............................1988, 1990, 1991, 1992 Kearney, Peter E. ....................................................1898 Keefe, James ............................................................1905 Keegan, WIlliam ....................................1955, 1956, 1957 Keenan, Larry ..........................................................1947 Keily, Michael ..........................................................1944 Kelley, Scott ....................................................2000, 2001 Kelly, Charles ..................................................1931, 1932 Kelly, Edward ........................................1962, 1963, 1964 Kelly, James ..................................1946, 1948, 1949, 1950 Kelly, Joseph ............................................................1944 Kelly, Thomas ........................................1927, 1928, 1929 Kelly, William ..........................................................1942 Kennedy, David ........................................................1962 Kennedy, Paul ........................................1922, 1923, 1924 Kenny, Brian ............................................................1968 Kenny, Kevin ..................................................1977, 1980 Kenny, Patrick ........................................1946, 1948, 1949 Kenny, Pat ................................................................1997 Kerr, Mike................................................................2001 Kilburg, William..............................................1953, 1954 Kinder, Randy ..........................................................1994

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King, Francis ..........................................................1919 King, Frank ............................................................1917 King, Edward ........................................1932, 1933, 1934 King, Thomas ..........................................................1916 Kirby, Harley ..................................................1901, 1902 Kirkland, Frank ......................................1915, 1916, 1917 Kittell, C. James ..............................................1949, 1950 Knott, Daniel............................................................1974 Knuth, Nathan..........................................................1994 Kober, Tim ............................................1998, 1999, 2000 Kohanowich, Albert ........................................1951, 1953 Korenstra, Alex ............................................2009 Koxlien, Garet........................................2005, 2006, 2007 Krass, Jonathan ........................................................1997 Kraus, Thomas ..........................................................1987 Krause, Edward ........................................................1933 Krider, William ........................................................1925 Kubicki, Brian ..........................................................1994 Kueny, Bob ............................................2005, 2006, 2007 Kuhn, J. Regis........................................1930, 1931, 1932 Kuzan, John ....................................................1980, 1981

L-L-L-L Labus, Kevin ................................................2009 LaFramboise, Paul ....................................................1934 Lahey, John ....................................................1927, 1928 Lambert, Terrail ........................................................2005 Lang, George ..................................................1978, 1979 Langdon, John ..........................................................1984 Langevine, Troy ..............................................1994, 1997 Langton, Harold ....................................1936, 1937, 1938 Lavelle, John ..................................................1927, 1928 Lavery, Mark ................................1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 Lawrence, Robert ..................................1938, 1939, 1940 Layden, Elmer ........................................1923, 1924, 1925 Layden, Francis................................................1934, 1935 LeKander, Gary ..............................................1985, 1986 Leahy, William ..............................1965, 1966, 1967, 1968 Lee, Tommie....................................................2004, 2005 Lehner, James ..........................................................1968 Lennon, Tom ............................................................2002 Leonard, William ..........................1943, 1947, 1948, 1949 Leonas, Theodore ..................................1938, 1939, 1940 Lepry, Louis ....................................................1949, 1951 Levicki, John ..........................................1935, 1936, 1937 Lewis, Aubrey..................................................1956, 1957 Lewis, Paul ..............................................................2000 Lieb, Thomas ..................................................1922, 1923 Lilly, Christopher ............................................1993, 1994 Linehan, John ..........................................................1956 Link, H. Carl ..................................................1934, 1935 Little, Brant ....................................................1930, 1931 Livergood, Bernard ........................................1923, 1924 Lloyd, Richard..........................................................1926 Lucas, Louis..............................................................1963 Lucey, Christopher....................................................1989 Ludecke, Carl ........................................1961, 1962, 1963 Lujack, John ............................................................1944 Lundergan, Charles..........................................1943, 1944 Lynch, James ............................................................1963 Lynch, W. Ken ................................................1977, 1979 Lyons, John ....................................................1944, 1947 Lytle, Dean ..............................................................1994

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Mike McMannon earned four monograms from 1969-72.

M-M-M-M Macauley, Timothy ........................1979, 1980, 1981, 1982 MacBeth, Jr., Frederick ..........................1931, 1932, 1933 Mack, John ..............................................................1940 Mackey, Jeff ..............................................................1995 Madden, John ..........................................................1967 Madigan, Michael ............................................2001, 2002 Mahon, Brian ..........................................................2008 Mahoney, Peter ........................................................1964 Mahoney, William ..................................1936, 1937, 1938 Majcina, Blair................................2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Malec, Dennis ..........................................................1954 Maloney, Anthony ..................................1941, 1942, 1943 Maloney, Paul ..................................................1990, 1991 Maney, Michael ..............................................1979, 1981 Manning, Michael ....................................................2005 Mansour, Mike ......................................2000, 2001, 2002 Manville, Keith................................................1965, 1966 Markezich, Ronald ................................1986, 1988, 1989 Martin, Frank ..........................................................1944 Martin, John ............................................................1940 Martin, William ..............................................1910, 1911 Martuscello, Paul ............................................1974, 1975 Masloski, Jesse ..........................................................1999 Masterson, Frank ............................................1925, 1927 Matsomoto, Jeff ........................................................1994 Matt, Marshall ..........................................................1977 Matteo, Christopher ........................................1985, 1987 Matteo, George ......................................1975, 1977, 1978 Matteo, Gregory ......................................................1991 Maxwell, Ryan ........................................................1999 Mayer, Frank ............................................................1926 Mbagwu, Godwin ........................2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 McAuliffe, Brian ....................................1979, 1980, 1981


Kevin Somok earned four monograms from 2001-04 and capped his career by appearing in the 2004 NCAA Outdoor Championships. McAuliffe, Kevin ..........................1969, 1970, 1971, 1972 McCann, Michael............................................1969, 1970 McCarthy, William ..........................................1935, 1936 McCauley, Frank ......................................................1944 McClain-Duer, Trevor ..................2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 McCloughan, John........................1979, 1981, 1982, 1983 McConnville, Donald................................................1930 McCormick, WIlliam ............................1930, 1931, 1932 McCullough, Ernest ..............................1946, 1947, 1948 McCullough, Gilbert ................................................1902 McDavid, Robert ..................................1947, 1948, 1949 McDonald, Chester ........................................1925, 1927 McDonald, Robert ..........................................1929, 1930 McDonough, Andrew ......................................1915, 1916 McDonough, Harry F. ............................................1908 McDonough, Justin ..................................................1952 McDougall, Natt ......................................................1900 McFarlane, Leo ......................................1934, 1935, 1936 McGauley, Edward ..................................................1927 McGinnis, Joseph......................................................1917 McGrath, Joseph..............................................1935, 1936 McGuire, James ........................................................1987 McKenna, John ..............................................1935, 1936 McKillip, Leo ..................................................1949, 1950 McMannon, Michael ....................1969, 1970, 1971, 1972 McMannon, Thomas ....................1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 McManus, Sean ........................................................2000 McNamee, David......................................................1964 McNelis, John ..............................1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 McSweeney, Edward ................................................1928 McTernan, Leo................................................1923, 1924 McQuaid, Brian ............................1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 McWilliams, Michael ....................1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Meagher, George....................................1934, 1935, 1936 Meehan, Edward ....................................1917, 1919, 1920 Meloro, J.R. ..........................................1992, 1993, 1994

Mensch, Jeff ........................................2008, 2009 Mercer, Gene ..................................................1971, 1972 Merchun, James ....................................2007, 2008 Meredith, George ..........................................1920, 1921 Mescall, Tom ............................................................1993 Metrailer, Frank........................................................1929 Meyer, Michael ............................1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 Michno, John ........................................1955, 1956, 1957 Michuta, John..................................................1935, 1936 Mick, Thomas ................................................1987, 1988 Mihalko, Ryan ..............................1988, 1990, 1991, 1992 Milbauer, Frank ..............................................1924, 1925 Millar, James ............................................................2008 Miller, Creighton ......................................................1943 Miller, James ..........................................1948, 1949, 1950 Miller, John ..........................................1915, 1916, 1917 Mills, Rupert F. ........................................................1915 Mineburg, Ryan ....................................2002, 2003, 2004 Miranda, Jay..................................1976, 1978, 1979, 1980 Mishka, Phil..................................1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Mobley, Todd..........................................2002, 2004, 2005 Moes, Leon..........................1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1926 Mohar, John ..........................................1950, 1951, 1952 Molnar, Balazs......................................2007, 2008 Monohan, Christopher..............................................1959 Monjeau, Richard ..................................1959, 1960 1961 Monnelly, Edward............................................1956, 1958 Montabon, Frank......................................................1991 Montague, John......................................1920, 1922, 1923 Moore, Tim............................................2003, 2005, 2006 Moran, Edward ........................................................1934 Morando, Michael ..................................1957, 1958, 1959 Moretti, Greg ........................................1993, 1995, 1996 Morgan, Donald ..............................................1937, 1939 Morgan, Peter ..........................................................1929 Morgan, Thomas (Tray) ............................................2007 Moriarty, Michael ..........................................1908, 1909 Morris, Roy ............................................................1952 Morrison, Eric ..............................2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Mortensen, Walter ....................................................1930 Moyar, James ..................................................1981, 1984 Muench, Richard......................................................1987 Mulcahy, Harold ......................................................1921 Mullaley, Patrick ..............................................1969, 1970 Mulligan, Frank ....................................1917 1918, 1919 Mulrooney, John ....................................1961. 1926, 1963 Mulrooney, Neil........................................................1992 Mulvey, Richard ....................................1985, 1986, 1988 Murphy, Charles ..............................................1942, 1943 Murphy, David ......................................1944, 1945, 1947 Murphy, Francis A. ..................................................1933 Murphy, Frank..........................................................1920 Murphy, Henry T. ....................................................1904 Murphy, James ..............................1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 Murphy, John A. ..................1943, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951 Murphy, John F. ......................................................1901 Murphy, John L. ..............................................1921, 1922 Murphy, John W. ......................................................1908 Murphy, Vincent ....................................1933, 1934, 1935 Murray, Thomas J. ....................................................1900 Muscato, Valentine ..................................1949, 1950, 1951 Musial, Richard ........................................................1961

N-N-N-N Newning, Harry ......................................................1914 Newquist, Harvey ..................................1952, 1953, 1954 Nichols, John............................................................1930 Nicholson, WIlliam ........................................1941, 1943

Nobles, Robert ......................................1985, 1986, 1987 Noland, Michael..............................................1979, 1981 Noonan, William ......................................................1917 Norton, Joseph ........................................................1927 Notwell, James..............................................2009 Novak, Marc ................................1977, 1978, 1979, 1980 Nulty, Joseph ............................................................1926 Nurudeen, Selim ..........................2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

O-O-O-O O’Brien, Daniel ........................................................1962 O’Brien, James ................................................1975, 1976 O’Brien, John J. ....................................1929, 1930, 1931 O’Brien, Keith ........................................................1993 O’Brien, Kevin................................................1968, 1969 O’Brien, Matt ................................................1999, 2001 O’Brien, William ............................................1899, 1900 O’Connor, Jerry ....................................1962, 1963, 1964 O’Connor, John ..............................................1951, 1953 O’Connor, Lawrence ................................................1938 O’Connor, Michael ......................1987, 1988, 1990, 1991 O’Donnell, Sean ..........................2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 O’Hare, Russell ........................................................1924 O’Keeffe, Richard ..........................................1953, 1955 O’Leary, James ..............................................1905, 1908 O’Neil, William ....................................1944, 1945, 1946 O’Neill, Terrence ......................................................1912 O’Reilly, Thomas......................................................1939 O’Rourke, J. Keith ..........................................1941, 1942 O’Rourke, Thomas........................1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 O’Shaughnessy, Martin ..................................1899, 1900 Obergfall, Rudolph ..................................................1932 Oberst, Eugene................................................1923, 1924 Olbrys, Joseph ................................................1940, 1941 Oppel, Justin ..................................................2004, 2005

P-P-P-P Pacilio, Anthony........................................................1959 Painter, Jack..............................................................1946 Pantea, Victor............................................................1974 Parker, Ronald..........................................................1957 Parsons, James ........................................1935, 1936, 1937 Patterson, Dillon ......................................................1918 Patterson, James ............................1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 Payton, Danny........................................1995, 1997, 1998 Pearcy, Van ....................................1982, 1983, 1985, 1986 Penick, Eric ..............................................................1972 Peppard, Brian ..............................1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 Perry, Thomas ..........................................................1938 Pestrichella, Alexander ....................................1954, 1955 Philbrook, George ........................1909, 1910, 1911, 1912 Pick, Edwin C. ........................................................1900 Pick, John B. ............................................................1900 Pilla, Jim ..................................................................1997 Pitcavage, James ..............................................1953, 1955 Plant, John ..............................................1912,l913, 1914 Pogue, Joseph ..........................................................1946 Pohland, Ralph ........................................................1944 Pokigo, Frank ..........................................................1972 Polselli, Elio ..................................1969,1970, 1971, 1972 Poreden, George ......................................................1932 Porter, Albert ........................................1955, 1956, 1957 Postel, Ryan..................................2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 Powell, Edward................................................1952, 1953 Powell, Jordan ..............................2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Powers, J. Fred ..............................................1898, 1999 Powers, John ..........................................1918, 1919, 1920 Pritchard, Edwin ......................................................1913

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Marshaun West was one of Notre Dame’s best all-around athletes in the late 90’s, earning allBIG EAST honors in both sprints and horizontal jumps.

Repetti, Joseph ......................................1926, 1927, 1928 Rexing, Jason................................1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Reynolds, John ........................................................1916 Ribera, Ernest ..........................................................1975 Ribera, William ..............................................1979, 1982 Rice, J. Gregory ....................................1937, 1938, 1939 Richon, Alfred J. ......................................................1901 Riely, Frank..............................................................1983 Riley, Charley ................................................1926, 1927 Riley, Joseph ............................................................1950 Rigney, J.J. ..............................................................1924 Rigney, James S. ......................................................1930 Riordan, Wilbur ......................................................1941 Roach, John ............................................................1908 Roberts, Chip ........................................2003, 2004, 2005 Roberts, Clyde ......................................1932, 1933, 1934 Rockne, Knute ....................................1912, 1913, 1914 Rogan, Michael......................................1988, 1989, 1990 Rogers, Richard ............................1979, 1980, 1981, 1982 Rohrbach, Robert ....................................................1932 Rorke, Daniel..................................................1959, 1960 Ross, Christopher............................................1992, 1994 Rossum, Allen ................................................1995, 1997 Roth, Jesse ......................................................1908, 1909 Rourke, John T. ........................................................1929 Roy, Raymond ......................................1940, 1941, 1942 Royer, Joe..............................................1992, 1994, 1995 Rubly, Paul ............................................1934, 1935, 1936 Ruder, Nate ..........................................1992, 1994, 1995 Rudziewicz, Geoff ....................................................2003 Rush, Paul ....................................................1910, 1911

Prokop, Joseph ................................................1940, 1941 Prosche, Bob ............................................................1945 Provost, Steve................................1945, 1947, 1948, 1949 Ptacek, Todd ................................2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Puma, Jeff ................................................................1998 Purcell, Robert ......................................1943, 1944, 1946

Q-Q-Q-Q Quaderer, Joseph ............................................1969, 1970 Quick, Eric ..................................2007, 2008, 2009 Quinn, Colin..........................................2001, 2002, 2003 Quigley, Joseph................................................1929, 1930 Quigley, Joseph ........................................................1969 Quigley, Thomas ....................................1927, 1928, 1929

R-R-R-R Rademaker, Theodore ............................1917, 1918, 1919 Radkewich, Nick ............................................1990, 1991 Ragunas, Anthony ..................................1986, 1987, 1988 Redmond, James ......................................................1955 Redwine, Quill ............................1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Regnery , Ronald ....................................................1989 Reher, Kevin ................................1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Reichert, Thomas ..................................1958, 1959, 1960 Reid, John ......................................................1967, 1968 Reidy, David ..........................................1938, 1939, 1940 Reilly, Jim ................................................................1968 Reilly, John ..............................................................1927 Reinhart, James ........................................................1976

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Errol Williams was a two-time All-American in the hurdles and earned four monograms from 1995-98.

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Joseph Young took home four monograms from 1932-34 and served as the track and field team captain in 1934.

S-S-S-S Saggau, Robert J. ............................................1939, 1940 Salsich, Peter ............................................................1958 Salzmann, John ........................................................1964 Samar, Jack......................................................1969, 1970 Sanfacon, Thomas............................................1956, 1958 Saracco, Nick............................................................2002 Saracino, Daniel........................................................1967 Saykally, David..........................................................1969 Scales, John J. ................................................1905, 1908 Scanlan, John ..................................................1931, 1932 Scarbrough, Kenneth ..............................1958, 1959, 1960 Scarpelli, Michael ....................................................1946 Schargen, Scott ........................................................1999 Schielke, Aaron ........................................................1996 Schiewe, George ....................................1940, 1941, 1942 Schipper, Kevin ............................................2009 Schipper, Matt..............................2007, 2008, 2009 Schirmer, Bob ..........................................................1945 Schmitt, William ......................................................1908 Schneider, Justin ..................................2008, 2009 Schneider, Shawn ............................................1990, 1992 Schoenig, Alfred ....................................1953, 1954, 1955 Schott, Robert ................................................1973, 1974 Schubert, Mike ......................................2005, 2006, 2007 Schwartz, Steve ..............................................1960, 1961 Schwetschenau, Paul................................1948, 1949,1950 Scolaro, John ..................................................2000, 2001 Seaman, Gabe ..........................................................1998 Searcy, Yan ............................................1987, 1988, 1990 Seiling, Derek ........................................1994, 1996, 1997 Seipel, Chuck ..........................................................1996 Seth, J. Cabot ..........................................................1974 Sexton, Michael........................................................1977 Shafer, Kirby L.......................................1929, 1930, 1931 Shannon, Daniel ..............................................1984, 1985 Shaw, Lawrence ..............................................1920, 1921 Shawel, Johnathan ........................................2009 Shay, John ......................................................1952, 1953 Shay, Ryan ....................................1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Sheehan, Joseph........................................................1924 Sheehan, Peter ..............................................1936, 1938 Sheeler, James ..........................................................1961


Sheets, Francis ................................................1940, 1941 Sheils, James....................................................1933, 1935 Sheptak, Peter ..........................................................1959 Sikorsky, William ............................................1967, 1968 Simmons, Floyd......................................1946, 1947, 1948 Skarstein, Ole ........................................1967, 1968, 1969 Slattery, James ................................................1929, 1930 Slattery, Jim ..............................................................1979 Small, Keith ....................................................1965, 1966 Smedley, Mike ................................................1994, 1995 Smerek, Jonathan ..........................1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 Smith, Anthony ..............................................1990, 1991 Smith, Chris ..........................................1986, 1987, 1988 Smith, Ezra ..............................................................1941 Smith, Jeffrey ................................1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 Smith, John ............................................1946, 1947, 1948 Smith, Robert ..............................1947, 1948, 1949, 1950 Smith, Timothy................................................1986, 1988 Smithson, Forrest ....................................................1905 Smyth, Patrick ..............................2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Snyder, Harry..................................................1952, 1953 Sobota, Raymond ........................1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 Somok, Kevin ..............................2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Soranno, John..................................................1952, 1954 Soroka, Gregory ......................................................1992 Sparks, Nicholas ..............................................1985, 1987 Spieler, Kurt....................................................1977, 1979 Spiro, Harold ..................................................1965, 1966 Springer, Joseph ....................................1952, 1953, 1954 Springer, Paul ..............................................2009 Squires, William ..............................................1954, 1956 Stace, Vincent ..........................................................1928 Stack, James ....................................................1925, 1926 Stany, Mike ..............................................................1998 Staples, E. Douglas ........................................1901, 1902 Starrett, Morris................................................1916, 1917 Staron, Chris ................................2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Steele, Franklin ..............................................1900, 1902 Steers, Fred L.........................................1909, 1910, 1911 Stephan, Joseph ........................................................1928 Stevenson, Jr., Harry ................................................1939 Stevenson, John ......................................................1955 Stewart, Jon ....................................................1989, 1990 Stickler, David ..........................................................1970 Stow, Perry ..................................1977, 1978, 1979, 1980 Striowski, Marc ......................................1999, 2000, 2003 Strohman, Joseph ....................................1977, 1978 1979 Struble, Ray ......................................1945, 1946, 194748 Styers, Cornelius ....................................1946, 1947, 1948 Suarez, Napolean ..........................2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Sullivan, Edward ......................................................1940 Sullivan, George............................1944, 1945, 1947, 1948 Sullivan, Joseph G.....................................................1934 Sullivan, Joseph J. ............................................1900, 1901 Sullivan, Mark ..........................................................1975 Sullivan, Patrick ........................................................1981 Sweeeny, Walter ....................................1918, 1919, 1920 Szebeny, Miklos ....................................2008, 2009 Szumachowski, Stephen ..................................1937, 1938

T-T-T-T Terry, Michael ................................................1960, 1961 Tetrault, Conrad ....................................1950, 1951, 1952 Thomas, Michael ......................................................1988 Thompson, Frazier ..........................................1945, 1946 Thompson, Matt ....................................1998, 1999, 2000 Thornburg, Brian ............................................2001, 2002 Timm, Robert........................................1965, 1967, 1968 Toneff, Robert..........................................................1951

Torribio, John A ......................................................1936 Tracy, Louis ..................................1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 Trautmann, James ............................................1992, 1994 Troy, Raymond ........................................................1933 Tully, William................................1944, 1945, 1946, 1947 Tuohy, Albert............................................................1931 Tupta, Richard ................................................1941, 1943 Twardzik, Timothy ........................1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 Tyler, James ..................................1982, 1983, 1984, 1986 Tyner, Stuart....................................................1993, 1994

U-U-U-U Utz, Joseph ....................................................1969, 1970 Uffendell, William ..........................................1901, 1902

V-V-V-V Vaichulis, John ..........................................................1929 Vallicelli, Richard ..................................1970, 1971, 1972 VandenBerg, Dale ..................................1956, 1957, 1958 Vandenberg, Scott ....................................................1991 VanderKraats, Dennis ....................1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 VanEyken, Mitch ....................................1982, 1984, 1985 Van Ort, Kaleb..............................2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 VanWie, Jeffrey ............................1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 VanWonterghen, A. ........................................1918, 1919 Varga, James ....................................................1989, 1990 Vehorn, Charles ............................1965, 1966, 1967, 1968 Vejar, Lawrence ........................................................1931 Veres, Denes ........................................2008, 2009 Vettel, Louis ............................................................1932 Vicars, Robert ................................................1941, 1942 Victor, Xavier..................................................1987, 1989 Viken, Dave ..................................2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Voelkers, John J. ......................................................1916 Vogel, Leo ......................................................1916, 1917 Vosburg, Robert ......................................................1945 Vuyosevich, John ......................................................1967

West, Marshaun ............................1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Whelan, John ..........................................................1990 Whelan, Kevin ........................................................1989 White, James ............................................................1943 Whitehouse, Peter..................................1962, 1963, 1964 Wholey, John ..................................................1965, 1966 Widdifield, Alvie ............................................1965, 1967 Wiethoff, John ......................................1941, 1942, 1943 Wilcox, Hughes ......................................................1952 Williams, Errol..............................1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Williams, Fred ................................................1911, 1912 Wills, Charles ........................................1975, 1976, 1977 Wilson, Alexander..................................1930, 1931, 1932 Wohlhuter, Richard ........................................1969, 1970 Wolf, Adam..............................................................1937 Wood, Fay F. ..................................................1905, 1908 Worthington, John ................................1949, 1950, 1951 Wozniak, Mark ..............................................1983, 1984 Wray, Terry ..................................1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Wynne, Chester ......................................................1921

Y-Y-Y-Y Yaley, William ........................................1961, 1962, 1963 Yonaker, John..................................................1943, 1944 Young, Eugene ................................................1925, 1926 Young, Joseph ........................................1932, 1933, 1934

Z-Z-Z-Z Zajeski, Benedict ............................................1954, 1955 Zanderson, Sean ....................................2000, 2001, 2002 Zilly, John ................................................................1947 Bold indicates 2009-10 returnees.

W-W-W-W Waage, George ........................................................1915 Wagner, Earl ..........................................................1900 Walker, Jake ..........................................2007, 2008, 2009 Walsh, Adam ..................................................1923, 1924 Walsh, John..............................................................1967 Walsh, Kevin ............................................................1962 Walsh, Luke ..................................................1923, 1924 Walsh, Mark ............................................................1967 Walsh, Robert ..........................................................1929 Walsh, Robert J. ......................................................1968 Walsh, Thomas ........................................................1945 Wares, Dale..............................................................1944 Warth, David ................................1986, 1987, 1988, 1989 Warth, Thomas ......................................1984, 1985, 1986 Wasson, James ....................1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913 Waters, Fred ............................................................1898 Watson, Glenn ................................................1987, 1990 Watson, Jake ................................2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Watson, Luke................................1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 Watson, Robert ..............................................1968, 1969 Weaver, Austin..........................................................2004 Weber, E. James ..............................................1961, 1962 Wechter, Austin ............................2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Weeks, David ..........................................................1923 Weiler, Tom..............................................................2004 Welch, Frank ..........................................................1915 Welch, Steve G. ....................................1977, 1978, 1979 Welch, William ..............................................1963, 1964 Welchons, Daniel ............................................1928, 1929 Welty, Daniel............................................................1967 Wendland, John ....................................1923, 1924, 1925

Matt Schipper is a three-time BIG EAST pole vault champion and competed at the 2009 NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships.

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Women’s Track & Field Monogram Winners Edwards, Emily........................................................1999 Engelhardt, Jennifer......................1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Erigha, Maryann ..........................2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Espinoza, Jaclyn ..........................2007, 2008, 2009

Maher, Susan ..................................................1992, 1993 Manning, Domenique ............................2005, 2006, 2007 Marinangeli, Jean ..........................2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Mattoon, Kate ................................................2006, 2007 Mazur, Ann ..............................................................2007 Meagher, Kerry ............................2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 McCarthy, Keri ........................................................2003 Minor, Jamie ................................................2009 Morales, Ana ..........................................2000, 2002, 2003 Motter, Cara ..................................................1997, 1998 Myers, Elizabeth ..................................2008, 2009

F-F-F-F

N-N-N-N

Ferguson, Lindsey ........................2007, 2008, 2009 Fibuch, Jennifer..............................................2001, 2002 Flood, Eva ....................................................1992, 1993 Flood, Kristin ..........................................................2001 Floyd, Tricia ....................................................2003, 2004

Nacol, Kelly............................................................1998 Newman, Erin ........................................................1999

E-E-E-E

G-G-G-G Geiger, Natalie ............................................2009 Gorski, Lisa ..........................................1991, 1992, 1993 Grow, Liz ....................................1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Gulick, Carrie ........................................................1998 Gullickson, Cassie ........................2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Gunn, Tiffany ........................................2002, 2003, 2004

H-H-H-H Ayesha Boyd is one of 30 four-year monogram winners in the history of the Notre Dame women’s track and field program.

A-A-A-A Altman, Heidi ................................................1994, 1995 Alfieri, Becky ..........................................................1992 Alvarez, Amanda ..................................1999, 2000, 2001 Antas, Rebecca ........................................................2007 Arnerich, Christi ......................................................2002

B-B-B-B

Hallett, Natalie ............................1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Handley, Jennifer..........................2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Harris, Karen ........................................1991, 1992, 1993 Hasan, Alyissa ................................................2006, 2008 Henze, Katherine ....................................................2000 Hessler, Angela........................................................1995 Higgins, Abby ......................................2008, 2009 Hirt, Molly ..................................................2009 Hood, Emily ..........................................................1994 Horn, Meghan ..............................2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Howard, Alison ............................1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 Huarte, Laura ........................................2003, 2004, 2006 Huddle, Molly ....................2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Husted, Emily ......................................1993, 1994, 1995

Bienko, Emily ..............................1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Biscardi, Lauren ..............................................2006, 2007 Boulware, Kala ........................................................1992 Boyd, Ayesha ................................2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Brady, Leanne ......................................1999, 2000, 2001 Bradley, Diana................................................1991, 1992 Bryant, Dee Anna (Dee Dee) ........................2004, 2005 Burn, Hilary ..................................................1999, 2000 Buttinger, Maddie ........................................2009

Jannazo, Kathryn ......................................................2007 Jensen, Stephanie............................................1992, 1993 Johnson, Megan ............................2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Johnson, Natalie ..................................2008, 2009 Joseph, Tricia ..........................................................1993 Junck, Lisa ............................................1992, 1994, 1995 Junker, Berit ........................................1995, 1996, 1998

C-C-C-C

K-K-K-K

Calloway, Dominqué ..............................................1997 Carter, Jacqueline ..........................................2005, 2006 Cheatham, Tanya ......................................................2003 Cowan, Stacey ..............................2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Cox, Monica ........................................1992, 1994, 1995 Creary, Susie ..........................................................2003

Kavanaugh, Rachel..................................................1993 Kearney, Jennifer ..........................2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Kelly, Maureen ..............................................1994, 1995 King, Lauren ................................2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 King, Tameisha ..............................................2000, 2003 Kramer, Kristi ......................................1992, 1993, 1995 Klemmer, Alison ..................................1998, 1999, 2000 Knutzen, Elise ............................2007, 2008, 2009 Kohlmeier, Amy ..................................2005, 2006, 2007 Kuenster, Chrissy ..........................................2000, 2001

D-D-D-D Dankova, Petra ......................................2003, 2004, 2005 Davis, Brienne ..............................2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Dayon, Cora ............................................................2008 DeBartolo, Dore ..................................1999, 2000, 2001 Deeter, JoAnna ....................................1997, 1989, 1999 DeRusso, Katie ............................2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Dodd, Kristen ..............................2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Dorsey, Tye..............................................................1993 Dudas, Kristen ..............................................1995, 1996 Duman, Kate ................................2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Duplechain, Andre ....................................................2003 Dutton, Lindsay ......................................................1995

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L-L-L-L Langhans, Kelly....................................2008, 2009 LaSelle, Nicole ....................................1998, 1999, 2000 Lazzeri, Betsy................................2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Ledrick, Jenny ........................................................1991 Lenz, Carri ................................1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Long, Carolyn ......................................1994, 1996, 1997 Lopienski, Sarah ............................................1997, 1998 Loomis, Emily ..............................2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 Love, Kymia ..........................................2000, 2002, 2003 Luby, Erin ......................................................1997, 1998

O-O-O-O O’Brien, Bridget ....................................................2001 Ogbuokiri, Okechi ........................2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Olding, Sunni..................................................2005, 2006 Olson, Erin ..............................................................1999 Opet, Julie ............................................2005, 2006, 2008

P-P-P-P Patrizio, Angela ..............................................1999, 2000 Pavela, Jennifer ........................................................1999 Peterson, Erica ............................1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 Peterson, Megan ......................................................2001 Philipp, Liz ......................................................2005, 2006 Price, Ashea ............................................................1991

R-R-R-R Reklau, Janelle ......................................................1998 Rice, Patty ............................................1997, 1999, 2000 Riley, Sarah ..........................................1992, 1993, 1995 Rocha, Heidi ........................................2007, 2008, 2009 Rosenbach, Kate ....................................................1996

S-S-S-S Saxen, Kelle ................................1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 Saxer, Mary ................................2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Schmidt, Brianne ........................2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Schmiedt, Nadia ..........................1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 Schroeder, Allison ........................................2009 Schultz, Joanna ..........................2007, 2008, 2009 Showman, Emily..............................................2002, 2003 Siegel, Amy ..........................................1994, 1995, 1996 Steele, Latasha ................................................2003, 2004 Stoveall, Kristin ......................................................1992 Sullivan, Jessica ....................................2008, 2009 Sullivan, Molly ....................................2008, 2009 Swayzer, Crysta ..............................................2005, 2007

T-T-T-T Tacl, Beth ..................................................2009 Tatum, Tiffani..........................................................1999 Treece, Marissa ....................................2008, 2009 Tutko, Kelly ............................................................2000

V-V-V-V VanWeelden, Jill............................2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Volkmer, Jaime ............................2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

W-W-W-W Wales, Katie ............................................................2002 Waters, Latrice ........................................................1991 Watkins, Kali ......................................2008, 2009 Weber, Anna................................2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Webster, Elizabeth..................................2003, 2004, 2005 Weiher, Gretchen ....................................................1997 Wicks, Kelsey ..........................................................2003 Williams, Samantha ......................................2008 Wilson, Bethany ........................1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

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Yergler, Nicole ........................................................2006

Madia, Stephanie ..........................2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Bold indicates 2009-10 returnees.

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Four-Year Monogram Winners Cole, John ..............................................1988-1991 Conway, Mike ..........................................1995-1998 • One of 18 recipients of the prestigious “Building Successful Futures” award presented by the Army ROTC and The Sporting News in 1999 Conway, Patrick ......................................1999-2002 • 2000 Cross Country All-American Courtney, William....................................1982-1985 Cowan, John............................................1992-1995 • 1995 Steeplechase All-American Coyle, John ............................................1990-1994 • 1992 indoor 3,000 meters All-American Currie, Adam ..........................................2005-2008 • 2005 and 2006 Distance Medley Relay All-American, Seven All-BIG EAST Honors Davey, Travis............................................1998-2001 Dillon, Andrew........................................1981-1984 Dyer, Derek ............................................1999-2002 • Two-time all-BIG EAST in the discus Dziabis, Steven ........................................1980-1983 • 1982 indoor 600 yards All-American and holds school record in the indoor 500 meters Eady, Jacques ..........................................1979-1982 Eggeman, John ........................................1898-1901

Pat Conway earned four monograms in track and field while also earning All-America honors on the 2000 cross country squad.

Ferenc, Thomas ......................................1976-1979 Fleming, Bill ..........................................1946-1950 • 1950 120-yard and 220-yard hurdles All-American

Men’s Track & Field Four-Year Monogram Winners

Fletcher, Forest........................................1909-1912 • Captain of the 1912 track and field team and a member of the ‘12 U.S. Olympic Team.

Ambrico, Vinny ......................................2003-2006 Aragon, Chuck ........................................1978-1981 • Ran the first sub-four minute mile in Notre Dame track and field history during the 1981 season

Gahagan, Michael ....................................1972-1975 • Co-captain of the 1975 track and field team

Bergman, Alfred ......................................1911-1915 • Captain of the 1915 Notre Dame track and field team also competed in football, basketball and baseball for the Irish

Garrett, Daniel ........................................1985-1989 • 1988 5,000 meters All-American Gerrity, David ........................................1994-1997 • 1996 BIG EAST outdoor pole vault champion

Brown, Mike............................................1996-1999 • Owns both the indoor and outdoor pole vault school records, also five-time BIG EAST Champion

Gilbert, Tom............................................2000-2003 • 2001 and 2002 BIG EAST indoor long jump runner-up

Burger, Peter ..........................................1977-1980 • 1979 indoor 4x800 relay All-American

Headrick, Brian ......................................1992-1995 Herbert, Martin ......................................1899-1902

Cahill, Ryan ............................................1988-1991 • Participated in the 3,000 meters at the 1991 NCAA Indoor Championship

Herman, Todd ........................................1991-1994 • Appeared in the 1993 NCAA indoor high jump Hofner, Jay..............................................1996-1999 • 1998 and 1999 BIG EAST hammer throw champion

Chamney, Thomas ..........................2003-04, 2006-07 • Three-time All-American, two-time individual BIG EAST Champ, outdoor school record holder and Irish National Champion over 800 meters was also a two-time Academic All-American Cochran, Chris ........................................1997-2000 • Won three individual BIG EAST titles (60 meters, indoor 400 meters, outdoor 400 meters), also an All-American on the ‘00 Distance Medley Relay team (finished sixth at NCAA Championship)

Four-time monogram winner Jeff Hojnacki was an AllAmerican and won two BIG EAST 1,000-meter titles.

Hogan, Michael ......................................1973-1976 Hojnacki, Jeff ..........................................1994-1997 • 1997 All-American (DMR) and school record holder in the indoor 800 meters (1:47.50), also won two BIG EAST 1,000meter titles

Four-time monogram winner Thomas Chamney competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, running the 800 meters for Ireland.

Howard, Kenneth ....................................1965-1968

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Four-Year Monogram Winners McQuaid, Brian ......................................1993-1996

O’Rourke, Thomas ..................................1987-1990

McWilliams, Michael................................1992-1995 • Four-time cross country All-American

Patterson, James ......................................1982-1985

Meyer, Michael ........................................1975-1978 • Co-captain of the 1977 and 1978 track and field team Mihalko, Ryan ........................................1988-1992 • Fullback on Irish football team holds school javelin record Miranda, Jay ............................................1976-1980 • 1979 4x800-meter relay All-American Mishka, Phil ............................................1997-2000 • 2000 All-American (DMR); earned all-BIG EAST honors in the 800 meters as well Moes, Leon ....................................1920-1923, 1926 Morrison, Eric ........................................2002-2005 • 2005 distance medley relay All-American; also eight-time all-BIG EAST honoree Murphy, James ........................................1946-1949 • 1948 Cross Country All-American

Pearcy, Van ..............................................1982-1986 • Also competed in football at Notre Dame Peppard, Brian ........................................1989-1992 • Co-captain of the 1992 track and field team Philbrook, George....................................1909-1912 • Member of the 1912 U.S. Olympic Team Polselli, Elio ............................................1969-1972 Powell, Jordan ........................................2004-2007 Provost, Steve ..........................................1945-1949 Ptacek, Todd............................................2004-2007 • Earned All-American honors in the steeplechase in 2007 Redwine, Quill ........................................1999-2002 • Competed in both horizontal and vertical jumps, earning all-BIG EAST honors in the triple jump (2000) and high jump (2002)

Murphy, John A. ......................................1943-1951

Reher, Kevin ..........................................1995-1998

Novak, Marc............................................1977-1980

Rexing, Jason ..........................................1995-1998 • Great distance runner won seven individual BIG EAST titles and was named the Most Outstanding Performer at the 1998 BIG EAST Indoor Championship after winning the 3,000 and 5,000 meters

Phil Mishka played a key role in Notre Dame’s middle distance group during the late 90’s while also earning All-America honors on the distance medley relay team in 2000.

Nurudeen, Selim......................................2002-2005 • Two-time All-American in 2005 (60m hurdles/110m hurdles); also seven-time BIG EAST champion and 15-time all-BIG EAST selection (indoor/outdoor combined)

Hurd, Ryan ............................................2001-2004

O’Connor, Michael ..................................1987-1991 • 1990 5,000 meter All-American (indoor and outdoor)

Rogers, Richard ......................................1979-1982 Schubert, Mike ........................................2005-2008

Jacques, Christopher ................................2004-2007 Johnson, Gerald ......................................1947-1950 Jordan, Charles ........................................1934-1937 • Captain of the 1937 track and field team Justice, Lamarr ........................................1993-1996 • Also played basketball at Notre Dame, 1996 BIG EAST outdoor triple jump champion Kazimi, A.J. ............................................1977-1980 Kearns, Patrick........................................1988-1992 Kelly, James ............................................1946-1950 Lavery, Mark ..........................................1988-1991 Leonard, William ....................................1943-1949 • 1948 Mile All-American Macauley, Timothy ..................................1979-1982 Majcina, Blair..........................................2006-2009 Mbagwu, Godwin ....................................2001-2004 • Won 2003 BIG EAST outdoor title for the Irish men’s team on final jump of the competition - two time BIG EAST individual champion McAuliffe, Kevin......................................1969-1972 McClain-Duer, Trevor ..............................2002-2005 • 2005 distance medley relay All-American McCloughan, John ..................................1979-1983 McMannon, Michael ................................1969-1972 McMannon, Thomas ................................1970-1973 • 1972 All-American (indoor hurdles) McNelis, John ..........................................1983-1986 • 1986 indoor 4x800-meter relay All-American

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The 1969 two-mile relay team, which finished second at the NCAA Championship: (left to right) Rick Wohlhuter, Jack Brody, Joe Quigley and Mike McCann.

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Shay, Ryan ..............................................1999-2002 • Most decorated men’s track and field athlete in school history, won the NCAA Championship in the 10,000 meters, eight-time BIG EAST Champion, moved on to win the U.S. Marathon National Championship as a professional in 2003 Smerek, Jonathan ....................................1991-1994 Smith, Jeffrey ..........................................1988-1991 Smith, Robert ........................................1947-1950 • 1948 200 meters All-American Smyth, Patrick ........................................2006-2009 • Four-time track All-American in the indoor 3,000 meters, outdoor 5,000 meters (twice) and the outdoor 10,000 meters, also won two BIG EAST Championships and earned Academic All-America honors Sobata, Raymond ....................................1946-1949 Somok, Kevin..........................................2001-2004 • Competed in the 2004 NCAA outdoor championship in the 1,500 meters Staron, Chris ..........................................2002-2005 • Five-time all-BIG EAST pick (indoor/outdoor) Stow, Perry..............................................1977-1980 • Former assistant track and field coach at Notre Dame Struble, Ray ............................................1945-1948 • 1948 Pole Vault All-American

Track and field is the second-oldest sport at Notre Dame behind football and has been competed outdoors in relatively the same spot since the program began in 1889. The old track on Cartier Field (also the football practice field) is pictured here with Notre Dame Stadium in the background.

Men’s Cross Country Four-Year Monogram Winners

Suarez, Napolean ....................................2001-2004

Alber, David............................................2000-2003

Sullivan, George ......................................1944-1948 • 1944 Shot Put All-American

Althoff, Matt ..........................................1993-1996 • 1996 all-BIG EAST finisher

Tracy, Louis ............................................1946-1949 • 1948 Cross Country All-American

Arce, Antonio ..........................................1995-2000 • 1997 all-BIG EAST finisher

Tully, William ........................................1944-1947 • 1945 Cross Country All-American

Aragon, Chuck ........................................1977-1980

Twardzik, Timothy ..................................1978-1981 Tyler, James ............................................1982-1986 • 1986 two-time All-American in the mile and indoor 4x800meter relay Van Ort, Kaleb ........................................2003-2006 • 2005 NCAA participant in 10,000 meters

Benninger, Kurt ......................................2003-2006 • Led team to third-place trophy with his eighth-place finish at the 2005 NCAA meet; three-time all-BIG EAST Cannon, Tim ..........................................1981-1984 • Helped Irish win the 1984 Notre Dame Invitational and two-consecutive National Catholic Meets (1983-84) Courtney, Bill ..........................................1981-1984 • Co-captain of the 1984 cross country team

VanWie, Jeffrey........................................1984-1987 Cowan, John............................................1991-1994 VanderKraats, Dennis ..............................1976-1979 Vehorn, Charles ......................................1965-1968 • 1968 Distance Medley Relay All-American

Coyle, John ............................................1989-1992 • 1990 All-American Dempsey, Tom ........................................1958-1961

Viken, David ..........................................2004-2007 Warth, David ..........................................1986-1989 • Participated in the 4x800-meter relay at the 1989 NCAA Indoor Championship Wasson, James ........................................1909-1913 Watson, Luke ..........................................1999-2003 • Six-time track and field All-American, holds school records in the indoor mile and 3,000-meter steeplechase Wechter, Austin ......................................2005-2008 West, Marshaun ......................................1997-2000 • 1999 indoor long jump and 2000 outdoor long jump AllAmerican, also won the indoor 200 meters at the 1999 BIG EAST Championship Williams, Errol ........................................1995-1998 • 1998 55-meter hurdles and 110-meter hurdles AllAmerican, also won the 1998 BIG EAST 55-meter hurdle title Wray, Terry ............................................1998-2001

Drake, Mike ............................................1988-1991 • Member of two Notre Dame Invitational winning teams (1990-91) and three National Catholic winning squads (1988-90) Dunlop, Joe ............................................1993-1996 Garrett, Dan............................................1984-1988 • 1987 and 1988 All-American, co-champion of the 1988 National Catholic

Moore, Tim ............................................2002-2005 • First four-time all-BIG EAST selection in program history; two-time All-American (2004, 2005); 2004 National Catholic Champion O’Connor, Mike ......................................1986-1990 • 1989 All-American and winner of the 1990 National Catholic Reinhart, James ......................................1973-1976 Rexing, Jason ..........................................1994-1997 • 1996 All-American, two-time all-BIG EAST finisher and two-time NCAA participant Rorke, Dan ............................................1957-1960 Ruder, Nate ............................................1991-1994 • 1993 National Catholic Champion Seiling, Derek..........................................1992-1996 • 1995 and 1996 All-American Shay, Ryan ......................................1997-1999, 2001 • 1999 and 2001 All-American, three-time all-BIG EAST finisher, 1999 Notre Dame Invitational champion and fourtime National Catholic champion Striowski, Marc........................................1998-2001 • Three-time all-BIG EAST finisher Tyler, Jim ................................................1981-1984 Watson, Luke ..........................................1998-2001 • 2000 and 2001 All-American, four-time all-BIG EAST finisher, 2000 and 2001 Notre Dame Invitational champion, 2000 National Catholic champion

Women’s Track & Field Four-Year Monogram Winners

Gregory, Ron ..........................................1957-1960

Markezich, Ron ......................................1984-1988

Boyd, Ayesha ..........................................2001-2004 • 2002 4x400-meter relay All-American and 2002 NCAA participant in the 200 meters

Maxwell, Ryan ........................................1996-1999 • 1997 and 1999 all-BIG EAST Finisher

Cowan, Stacey ........................................2003-2006 • 2004 indoor high jump All-American

McWilliams, Mike....................................1990-1993 • Four-time All-American and champion of the 1992 National Catholic

Davis, Brienne ........................................2005-2008 • Member of the 2007 BIG EAST 4x100-meter relay team, Three-time all-BIG EAST performer

Mobley, Todd ..........................................2000-2003 • Two-time All-American (2001, 2003) and Academic AllAmerican in ’03

DeRusso, Katie........................................2004-2007

Kearns, Patrick........................................1987-1991

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Four-Year Monogram Winners Dodd, Kristen ........................................2001-2004 • 2002 4x400-meter relay All-American Duman, Kate ..........................................2002-2005 • School-record holder and 2005 all-BIG EAST selection in javelin Engelhardt, Jennifer ................................1997-2000 • 1999 indoor and 2000 outdoor high jump All-American, holds high jump record at BIG EAST Outdoor Championship Erigha, Maryann ......................................2004-2007 • Two-time individual BIG EAST Champ and 15-time allBIG EAST honoree owns school records in three events Gullickson, Cassie ....................................2004-2007

Johnson, Megan ......................................2001-2004 • Runner-up in the mile at the 2004 BIG EAST Indoor Championship Kearney, Jennifer ....................................2001-2004 King, Lauren ..........................................2002-2005 • Two-time All-American (2002 - 1,500m; 2003 - mile); also seven-time all-BIG EAST honoree with three BIG EAST titles (indoor/outdoor) Lazzeri, Betsy..........................................2000-2003 • Finished third in the pentathlon at the 2002 BIG EAST Indoor Championship Lenz, Carri ............................................1998-2001

Hallett, Natalie........................................1999-2002 • Runner up in the indoor pole vault at the 1999 BIG EAST Championship

Loomis, Emily..........................2002-2003, 2005-2006 • Only Notre Dame student-athlete ever to earn All-America honors in two distinctly different sports (2006 outdoor high jump, 2004 volleyball)

Handley, Jennifer ....................................2000-2003 • 2002 and 2003 NCAA participant in the outdoor 5,000 meters

Madia, Stephanie ....................................2003-2006 • Two-time All-American (2005 outdoor 5,000 meters; 2006 indoor 5,000 meters)

Horn, Meghan ........................................2003-2006 • Three-time all-BIG EAST honoree in shot put

Marinangeli, Jean ....................................2003-2006

Howard, Alison ........................................1994-1997 • 1997 400 meter BIG EAST champion (outdoor) Huddle, Molly ........................................2003-2007 • First five-time monogram winner in program history … Ten-time All-American and 15-time all-BIG EAST honoree (combined cross country and track) is the most decorated athlete in Notre Dame sports history

Meagher, Kerry........................................2002-2005 • Three-time All-American - twice in 1,500m (2004, 2005) and once in mile (2004) Ogbuokiri, Okechi ..................................2004-2007 • BIG EAST Champion in 2005 (Indoor 400m) earned 12 all-BIG EAST honors during her career Peterson, Erica ........................................1993-1996 • 1994 400-meter hurdles All-American Saxen, Kelle ............................................1996-1999 • Two-time all-BIG EAST finisher in the indoor high jump Saxer, Mary ............................................2006-2009 • First ever Irish pole vaulter to earn All-America honors, also won three BIG EAST Championships Schmidt, Brianne ....................................2004-2007 • Departed with the school record in the 1,000m Schmiedt, Nadia ......................................1996-1999 • Hold Meyo Invitational 500-meter record VanWeelden, Jill ......................................2001-2004 Volkmer, Jaime ........................................2000-2003 • Holds BIG EAST Championship record in the indoor pole vault

King, Lauren ..........................................2001-2004 • Three-time All-American, two-time all-BIG EAST Kramer, Kristine......................................1991-1994 Ledrick, Jennifer......................................1987-1990

Wilson, Bethany ......................................1998-2001

Madia, Stephanie ....................................2002-2005 • Two-time All-American (2004, 2005); holds best NCAA finish by Notre Dame woman (third in 2005); member of four top-10 NCAA Championship teams; 2004 National Catholic Champion

Handley, Jennifer ....................................1999-2002 • Three-time all-BIG EAST

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Johnson, Megan ......................................2000-2003 • 2001 all-BIG EAST, 2000 National Catholic Champion

Weber, Anna ..........................................2006-2009 • Holds school records in the shot put and hammer throw

Women’s Cross Country Four-Year Monogram Winners

Molly Huddle was a five-time monogram winner and earned 10 All-America honors, the most by any Irish athlete in any sport, and 15 all-BIG EAST citations.

Stephanie Madia was a two-time All-American and a four-time monogram winner at Notre Dame.

Huddle, Molly ........................................2002-2005 • Three-time All-American (2002, 2003, 2005) and four-time all-BIG EAST; member of four top-10 NCAA Championship teams; 2004 Notre Dame Invitational Champion

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Luby, Erin ..............................................1996-1999

Murray, Wendy ........................................1986-1989 Riley, Sarah ............................................1991-1994 • 1993 All-American and 1992 National Catholic Champion


Irish in the BIG EAST With 30 years under its belt, The BIG EAST Conference continues on a path of success in and out of the athletic arena. The goals have always been the same. The league wants and expects to compete at the highest level and does so with integrity and sportsmanship. The commendable performances of the student-athletes at BIG EAST schools are the indicators of the league’s proud tradition of success. The BIG EAST has gone through membership changes since its birth, but the 2009-10 academic year will mark the conference’s fifth straight with the same 16-member group, the nation’s largest Division I-A conference. In 2008-09, BIG EAST student-athletes again succeeded on the national stage. The Connecticut women’s basketball team won its sixth national championship by defeating conference foe Louisville in an all-BIG EAST NCAA title game. The Notre Dame women’s soccer team reached the NCAA championship game and the Syracuse field hockey squad advanced to the NCAA Final Four. Three BIG EAST women’s cross country teams finished in the top 10 at the NCAA Championships. West Virginia was fourth followed by Villanova in sixth place and Georgetown in ninth. Individually in women’s sports, Providence’s Dannette Doetzel won the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Connecticut’s Maya Moore was the conference’s sixth winner of the Wade Trophy as the top player in women’s basketball. Notre Dame’s Kerri Hanks won the Hermann Trophy, the top award in women’s soccer. On the men’s side, Connecticut and Villanova advanced to the Final Four in basketball. The 2008-09 campaign was arguably the best men’s basketball season in the history of the BIG EAST with the league setting NCAA standards with three No. 1 tournament seeds, four teams in the round of the Elite Eight and five in the Sweet 16. The St. John’s men’s soccer team reached the NCAA College Cup before losing in the national semifinals. BIG EAST football has maintained its high profile and its reputation as a balanced group. Seven of the league’s eight squads were nationally ranked or received votes in the national polls in 2008. Cincinnati was the league champion. The BIG EAST, a charter member of the Bowl Championship Series, has won three of its last four BCS bowl games. West Virginia, Louisville and Con