Notre Dame Track took on DePaul, Western Michigan (girls), and Michigan State on January 22nd, 2010.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Participated in eleven indoor and outdoor track and field meets ... placed eighth in the 400m hurdles at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... was champion in the 60m hurdles (8.35) at the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational ... picked up four second-place finishes on the year ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with the sprints squad, racing in each of the 60m, 200m, 400m, 60m hurdles, 110m hurdles and 400m hurdles over the course of the year ... earned a monogram ... earned best time of the season in the 60m dash at the Notre Dame Invitational, placing fourth in 7.19 seconds ... placed third in heat and 16th overall in the 200m dash at the Indiana University Relays, earning his best time in the event on the year in 22.96 seconds ... earned fastest mark in the 400m dash at the Blue & Gold Invitational, finishing sixth in heat and overall at 50.37 seconds ... booked fastest time in the 60m hurdles at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a time of 8.34 seconds in prelims, earning a berth in the finals ... placed seventh in said finals after crossing in 8.47 seconds ... only competed in the 110m and 400m hurdles on the outdoor season ... earned quickest finish in the 110m hurdles at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational, crossing in 14.83 seconds ... at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship, finished ninth in prelims with his fastest time in the 400m hurdles at 53.26 seconds.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seven- time letter winner in track and field and football at Clay (Ind.) ... track and field conference and regional champion during his junior and senior campaigns ... nationally ranked in track and field as a junior and senior ... team captain in both football and track and field in his senior season ... MVP in track and field during his senior campaign ... all-conference, all-city and all-state selection during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons in track and field ... born in South Bend, Ind. ... son of Carl and Josie Buchanon ... brother, Carl, runs for Michigan ... sister, Latoya, ran at Western Michigan ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and is majoring in sociology ... also working towards a secondary major in pre-professional studies.