Note Dame competed against DePaul, Marquette, Detroit Mercy, and Bethel. They won 20 events, 10 men's and 10 women's.
AS A JUNIOR: Participated in 15 meets during the indoor and outdoor track and field seasons ... made it to the NCAA East Preliminary Round in discus with a 50.96m hurl ... earned all-BIG EAST honors in the discus at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a third place finish (51.95m) ... was champion in the weight throw (16.91m) at the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational ... earned a personal record in discus (53.00m), hammer (48.81m) and weight throw (18.21m) during the season ... credited to six top-five finishes in discus on the year ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in all four throwing events during his second season (shot put, discus, hammer, weight) ... best shot put throw came at the Meyo Invitational with a distance of 15.53m, good for second in his finals flight and 11th overall ... placed third at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational in the discus throw with his best mark of the season at 47.66m ... brought home ninth in the hammer throw at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational with his best distance in that event at 48.52m ... earned best weight throw of the year at the Notre Dame Invitational, hitting a mark of 15.78m and finishing seventh overall ... finished fourth in the discus at the Gina Relays with a mark of 47.47m.
AS A FRESHMAN: Started his Notre Dame career at the Blue and Gold Invitational in the shot put (12.51m) ... competed in the weight throw (11.85m) and shot put (13.56m) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... two personal bests at the Notre Dame Invitational: weight throw (13.30m) and shot put (13.84m) ... a throw of 13.44m in the shot put at the Meyo Invitational ... launched a 13.32m shot put throw at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... at the Arizona State Invitational he threw 14.47m in the shot put 14.47m and 46.36m in the discuss throw ... marked a 46.34m discuss throw at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... had a discus throw of 46.97m and a shot put of 14.93m, a personal best, at the Border Battle ... nabbed a personal best in the discuss throw at the Dave Ranking Invitational (47.02m) and threw the shot put 14.79m ... concluded season at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, shot put 14.83m and discus throw of 44.52m.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight- time letter winner in track and field and football at Holy Trinity (N.Y.) ... thrower in track and field ... linebacker in football ... conference champion during his junior and senior campaigns of track and field ... has a long list of accomplishments during his senior season: regional champion, state champion, nationally ranked and team captain ... all-conference, all-city and all-state selection during his senior campaign ... team captain for his football team as a junior ... holds the discus record at his high school ... member of the National Honor Society and jazz band ... born in Garden City, N.Y. ... son of Anthony and Mamie ... has one sibling ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in accounting.