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08/10/2015

Academic Honors Cap 2015 Season

Irish corral several USTFCCCA academic nods

06/13/2015

Irish Finish A Program-Best 13th At NCAA Outdoor Championships

Barber, Bamgbose wrap weekend as first-team All-Americans

06/12/2015

Clevenger Takes Second-Team All-America Honors

Irish men wrap stay at NCAA Outdoor Championships

06/12/2015

Seidel Wins First Women's Track Title In Notre Dame History

Junior standout dominates in final laps to grab gold in 10,000 meters

06/10/2015

Irish At The NCAA Championships: Five Things To Know

Quick hits on the Irish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships

06/01/2015

NCAA East Preliminary Championships Day 3

NCAA East Preliminary Championships Day 3

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2015 Honorable Mention All-American (outdoor 4x400-meter relay)
  • 2015 Second Team All-ACC (indoor 4x400-meter relay)
  • 2015 USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team

AS A SOPHOMORE: Turned in a productive season, competing in 13 meets between the indoor and outdoor track schedules … saw first action at the Meyo Invitational … also competed at the Spire DI Invitational before the ACC Indoor Championships … helped the Irish indoor 4x400-meter relay team (Eric Ways, Harvey Smith, Chris Giesting) to a third-place finish at the conference meet, good for second-team All-ACC honors (3:11.06) … participated in three relay groups (4x200, 4x400, sprint medley) at the Texas Relays to start the outdoor slate … helped the Irish 4x400 squad to the title at the Stanford Invitational (3:08.61) … also placed 13th in the open 400 at the same event (48.10) … placed fourth in the 200 meters at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (21.91) … ran with John Rutkowski, Aaron Dunn and Smith to third place in the 4x400 at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge … helped the 4x400 to a second place finish (3:07.50) and the 4x100 squad to fourth place (41.21) at the Georgia Tech Invitational (both with Ways, Smith and Giesting) … placed fourth with Ways, Smith and Giesting in the 4x200 at the Drake Relays (1:24.08) … placed eighth in the open 400 at the Jesse Owens Track Classic (47.82) … competed in the open 400 (20th place) and the 4x400 relay (eighth place) at the ACC Outdoor Championships … combined with Ways, Smith and Giesting for a school record-breaking performance in the 4x400 at the NCAA East Preliminaries (3:05.70) … earned honorable mention All-America accolades after finishing 22nd in the relay at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … a USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team selection … earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN:Competed in 10 meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season ... represented the Irish at the ACC Outdoor Championships, finishing 18th in the 400m dash (48.94) ... participated in two events at the Meyo Invitational, finishing 20th in the 400m dash (48.82) and second as a member of the 4x400 relay team (3:08.39) ... began the season with a fourth place finish in the 200m dash (22.11), a fifth place finish in the 400m dash (48.65) and a first place finish as a member of the 4x400 relay team (3:12.47) at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Saint Louis University High School in the spring of 2013 ... lettered in both cross country and track & field all four years of high school ... earned all-state honors after finishing in second place in the 400m as a senior ... clocked in a season-best time of 10.98 in the 100m ... won all-state honors after placing fourth in the 400m as a junior ... second chair cellist in the Notre Dame Symphony Orchestra ... was a member of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra ... was in the Missouri All State Orchestra from 2011 to 2013 and in the National High School Honors Orchestra ... full name is Alexander James Aebel Groesch ... born in St. Louis, Mo. ... son of Scott Groesch and Kathy Aebel-Groesch ... has one younger brother and one younger sister ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in Finance.

Alex Groesch
Alex  Groesch

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
St. Louis, MO

High School:
St. Louis University H.S.

Event:
Sprints

Event Calendar

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February 6
NTS
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 12
NTS
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
RECAP
February 12
NTS
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 20
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 26
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 27
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
March 11
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 12
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 18
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 19
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 25
3:00 PM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 25
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
March 26
10:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 26
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
April 1
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 2
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 8
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 9
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 16
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky.
April 22
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 23
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 28
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 28
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 30
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 30
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind.
May 14
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 15
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 16
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 26
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 27
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 28
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
June 8
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 9
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 10
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 11
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.

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