Notre Dame picks up four first-place finishes on the final day.
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in seven meets during the indoor and outdoor track and field seasons ... achieved a third-place finish in discus (38.55m), a second-place finish in pole vault (4.45m) and a first-place finish in the 1,500m run (4:30.75) to help him finish fifth in the decathlon at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... finished second in the decathlon at the EIU Big Blue Classic & Multi's meet, highlighted by first place finishes in the discuss (41.18m) and the 1,500m run (4:35.20) ... competed in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 11 track and field meets, specializing in the pentathlon and heptathlon ... finished fourth in the decathlon at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with 6,268 points ... placed fourth in the decathlon at the Alabama Relays (6,332 points) ... also competed in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, finishing ninth (4,067 points) ... earned fourth place in the heptathlon at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (4,475 points) ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Multi-events competitor ... finished with best marks in the 4x400 (3:28.86), high jump (1.76m), pole vault (3.9m) and shot put (8.74m) ... finished third in the pole vault (4.35m), notched a 1.81m in the high jump, and clocked 7.81 in the 60 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... competed in four events at the Indiana Relays ... clocked in at 7.95 in the 60 ... long jumped 5.41m ... pole vaulted 4.25 meters ... finished the 60 hurdles in 10.06 ... scored 4,292 points at the Meyo Invitational in the heptathlon... earned an indoor personal best in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... scored 4,390 points ... opened the outdoor season at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, 51.82 in the 400 ... competed in three events at the Border Battle: clocked 17.11 in the 110 hurdles, threw the javelin 37.24m, and long jumped 5.89m ... competed in four events at the Dave Ranking Invitational: 35.71m discus throw, ran the 100 in 11.90, finished the 110 hurdles in 17.51, vaulted 4.30m ... finished fourth at the Gina Relays and scored 6,040 points in the decathlon ... finished the season with an outdoor personal best at the BIG EAST Championships ... scored 6,187 points in the decathlon.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Nine- time letter winner in track and field, cross country, basketball and football at Lutheran South (Mo.) ... conference track champion as a senior ... won regional track championship during junior season ... three-time all- conference track selection ... named to the all-state track team as a senior ... team MVP during junior and senior campaigns ... team captain as a senior ... holds school records in the pole vault (14-0) and 4x400 relay (3:27.54) ... also competed in the high jump and 4x800m relay ... helped basketball team to conference championship as a junior ... team captain as a senior ... member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society ... born in San Antonio, Texas ... son of Keith and Kathy Odegard ... mother played basketball at Air Force ... enrolled in the College of Science and is majoring in biological sciences.