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03/31/2012

Irish Travel The Country For Track And Field Meets

Notre Dame wins nine events on day two at Purdue.

02/02/2012

Irish Set To Host Elite Meyo Invitational This Weekend

The Meyo Mile race will get underway at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

01/27/2012

Notre Dame Heads To Bloomington For Indiana Relays

Irish open the two-day event on Friday.

01/20/2012

Irish Set To Host Notre Dame Invitational On Saturday

Four schools join Notre Dame at Loftus Sports Center.

01/12/2012

Notre Dame Opens 2012 At Bob Eubanks Open

The Irish will send 53 student-athletes to the Grand Valley State meet.

12/03/2010

12/3/10 Blue and Gold Invitational

Note Dame competed against DePaul, Marquette, Detroit Mercy, and Bethel. They won 20 events, 10 men's and 10 women's.

AS A SENIOR: Ran in one cross country meet during the fall, placing 21st out of 53 runners (16:40.5) at the 5K Crusader Invitational ... finished second in the 800 at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... set a career indoor best time of 1:24.87 in the 600 at the Bob Eubanks Open ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in multiple events for the Irish in his Junior season ... ran two events at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... was part of the winning 4x400m relay team that crossed the line in 3:27.64 ... finished the 800m in second with a time of 1:55.73 ... completed his Junior campaign with a second place finish (1:57.46) at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open's in the 800 meter run.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Opened the season running the 800 at the Blue and Gold Invitational in 1:58.37 ... also teamed with the 4x400 relay to finish in 3:30.13 ... racked a fourth-place finish in the 4x400 relay (3:28.47) as the first leg at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... closed the indoor season at the Meyo Invitational running the 800 in 1:55.43, a personal best ... concluded the outdoor season at the Gina Relays with an outdoor personal best in the 800 (1:56.41).

AS A FRESHMAN: Finished the outdoor season at the Dave Rankin Invitational in the 800 (1:59.11) ... competed at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in the 800 (1:57.09) for 11th ... ran the 800 in 2:01.54 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... opened the season in the 500 (1:09.70) at the Blue and Gold Invitational for 10th place.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight- time letter winner in track and cross country at St. Louis Priory (Mo.) ... team won cross country state title his freshman year and placed second during his sophomore campaign ... three-time ABC Conference champion in track ... senior cross country and track team captain ... eight-time all-conference selection ... named an all-state runner five times (four times in track and one in cross country) ... set school records in the 1,600, 3,200 and 4x800 ... full name is Maximilian Joseph Vincent Cruz ... son of Joseph and Christiane Cruz ... has two sisters, Miriam and Maria ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in Spanish ... also earned a secondary degree from the College of Arts and Letters in pre-professional studies.

CRUZ'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

500m (Blue & Gold Invitational)

800m (Meyo Invitational)

1:09.70

1:55.43

CRUZ'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

800m (Gina Relays) 1:56.41

Max Cruz
Max  Cruz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesterfield, MO

High School:
St. Louis Priory

Position:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
01/17/1990

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
12 wins
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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