Note Dame competed against DePaul, Marquette, Detroit Mercy, and Bethel. They won 20 events, 10 men's and 10 women's.
AS A SENIOR: Competed in 15 meets during the indoor and outdoor track & field season ... specialized in four throwing events (shot put, discus, hammer and weight) ... finished in first place in the hammer throw (55.40m) and second in the discus (47.98m) at the Polytan Invitational ... placed second in the hammer throw (55.05m) and third in the discus (47.25m) at the 47th Annual Hillsdale College GINA Relays ... finished third and achieved a personal best in the weight throw (18.87m) at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... at the indoor Blue and Gold Invitational finished first in the weight throw (17.77m) ... achieved a personal best in the hammer throw (56.23m) at the GVSU Second to Last Chance Meet ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a spot on the Dean's List during the 2012 fall semester ... was a 2012-13 Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Participated in 15 meets during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons ... made it to the NCAA East Preliminary Round in discus with a hurl of 50.96m ... 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 ... earned 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 second season (shot put, discus, hammer and weight throw) ... best shot put throw came at the Meyo Invitational (15.53m), good for second in finals flight and 11th overall ... placed third at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational in the discus throw with best mark of the season at 47.66m ... brought home ninth in the hammer throw at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational with best distance in that event (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 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) ... had 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 ... threw 14.47m in the shot put 14.47m and 46.36m in the discuss throw at the Arizona State Invitational ... 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, throwing the shot put 14.83m and the discus 44.52m.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letter winner in track & field and football at Holy Trinity (N.Y.) ... thrower in track & field ... linebacker in football ... conference champion during junior and senior campaigns of track & 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 senior campaign ... team captain in football as a junior ... held disus record at time of graduation at 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 ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in accounting.